Results of the Triangulum on-site assessment in Leipzig were presented at the second Leipzig West Zukunftslabor- meeting held on the 23th of February. A broad range of experts and citizens were invited to discuss and share their visions for the district Leipzig West on a variety of topics relevant for the future development. Addressed were issues like sharing concepts, smart mobility, big data, decentralized rainwater management, affordable housing and micro logistics. The Zukunftslabor together with the Zukunftsforum form the shareholding structure of the City of Leipzig’s first Smart City Implementation Plan.
The on-site assessment in the Lighthouse City of Manchester took place from the 11th to the 22nd January 2016. This assessment was led by researchers from the Institute of Human Factors and Technology Management (IAT) at the University of Stuttgart in coordination with the Institute for lndustrial Engineering (IAO) and the Institute for Open Communica tion Systems (FOKUS) at the Fraunhofer Gesellschaft, and TÜV Süd. The corridor of Manchester is the focus area for the Triangulum project.
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From the 30th of November until the 9th of December 2016, the second Triangulum on-site assessment took place in the Lighthouse City of Stavanger in Norway. Within the context of the EU funded smart cities and communities project, Stavanger is striving to maximize the benefits of its Triangulum smart city implementation plan for citizens and local businesses, as well as to achieve a long-term resilience of the local economy.
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From 24-25 November 2015 all Triangulum partners met in the Spy museum in Berlin for the General Assembly Meeting. Besides the progress presentations, central Triangulum topics like the development of the “smart city replication framework” and the “ICT reference architecture” were discussed in workshops.
The TRIANGULUM Steering Committee met in Eindhoven on 22nd – 24th June 2015 to discuss the progress of the project and to visit the Lighthouse District Strijp-S, a central development area situated in the former innovation hub of Philips. The project aims at transforming the former area into an innovation district providing the right eco-environment for the development of smart services and start-ups. In order to do that, a variety of different concepts and co-working facilities, exhibition areas, innovation laboratories and business incubators will offer their services and working space to the young companies of tomorrow.
From the left: Belma Covic (Stavanger), Michelle Oddy (Manchester), Nora Fanderl (Fraunhofer), Damian Wagner (Fraunhofer), Alexandra Fezer (Steinbeis-Europa-Zentrum), Gerd Seehuus (Stavanger), Henk Kok (Eindhoven), Hans van Amelsvoort (Eindhoven), Saskia Heyde (Steinbeis-Europa-Zentrum), Thijs van Dieren (Volker Wessels)