On 18th October 2016, the Triangulum project partners in Manchester welcomed a group of delegates from Berlin Energy Agency. They were attending as part of a Horizon 2020 funded Urban Learning programme.
Triangulum partners informed about the project at a stand at the smart city conference Nordic Edge in Stavanger this October. Nordic Edge aims at becoming one of Europe’s most important arenas for knowledge exchange and inspiration for creators of smarter businesses, smarter homes and smarter cities and has taken place for the second time in 2016.
Represented by the Stavanger partnership, Triangulum was promoted at the 15th Annual Transatlantic Forum in Chicago from 24th to 25th October 2016. Sciences, innovation and business were included as part of the cross disciplinary programme.
Every 20 years, the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development is organised. The latest edition, Habitat III, took place in Quito, Ecuador, from 17-20 October 2016 – and Triangulum coordinator Damian Wagner was there too. He formed part of a delegation from the German city Ludwigsburg, headed by its mayor Werner Spec.
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The Triangulum Project was represented at a joint stand together with the other six European Smart City Lighthouse Projects at the SGBC16, celebrated on October 18-19th in Stockholm, Sweden.
The Building Sustainability SGBC16 with WorldGBC Congress Sweden brought together stakeholders working with sustainability in real estate, architecture, construction and urban planning. The 2016 edition of the conference addressed how the built environment can actively contribute to sustainable living and a more stable climate.
From 10th – 12th October 216 the Triangulum partners met in the follower city Sabadell to discuss the project progress. Cargo bikes, parking apps, smart home safaris – these were some of the measures that the Triangulum Lighthouse Cities Manchester, Eindhoven and Stavanger have carried out during the last months. The three Follower Cities Leipzig, Prague and Sabadell presented and discussed their ideas for future activities. Two intense days of the project meeting were followed by a review meeting with the European Commission, where the progress of the first 1.5 years of Triangulum was discussed.
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Adjusting the colour and intensity of the public lighting by using a Smartphone, bicycle paths light up as cyclists approach, cameras detect accidents and contact both the authorities and the nearest citizen with a first aid degree… Do you know how a city with ‘brains’ looks like? We are looking for the best ideas and offer innovative entrepreneurs and start-ups funding for the development of smart services and products. Together with the municipality of Eindhoven, TU/e and VolkerWessels we are launching the iCity Tender. A tender for smart city development with living lab Strijp-S as launching market. For more information click here.
On 15th June, Manchester Metropolitan University officially launched the introduction of electric cargo bikes – an important element of the mobility measures foreseen within the Triangulum activities in Manchester.
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