Triangulum Follower City Training Mission: Stakeholders met in Sabadell

The Triangulum Lighthouse Cities have tested and evaluated countless methods, measures and tools on their way to become more green and sustainable cities. But how could the Follower Cities (FCs) choose from this wealth of experience and benefit from good practices?

Within the project, support is given by means of the so called “Follower City Training Mission”, consisting of FC days, workshops and webinars which are tailored to the specific needs of Follower Cities, and of the Triangulum Replication Tool, a database interlinking city needs with possible solutions.

On 13th and 14th November, stakeholders met in Sabadell to discuss the goals and the next steps for Follower City Sabadell.

 

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Triangulum Follower City Training Mission: All webinars online available now!

The series of Triangulum Follower City Webinars is now completed and availabe for the public. Go and get the information on:

http://triangulum-project.eu/index.php/press-releases/webinars/

Select from the following topics according to your requirements:

  • Webinar 1 “Smart City Policies and Governance” (17th March 2017)
  • Webinar 2 “ICT Reference Architecture” (28th March 2017)
  • Webinar 3 “Smart Business Services and Innovation Management” (18th May 2017)
  • Webinar 4 “Innovation Procurement” (30th May 2017)
  • Webinar 5 “Citizen Engagement, Developement of Living Labs” (23rd June 2017)
  • Webinar 6 “Financing the Smart City” (6th September 2017)
  • Webinar 7 “Smart and Electric Mobility” (19th September 2017)

 

 

Triangulum’s solutions presented as best practices at SET Plan conference in Bratislava

In 2017 the Strategic Energy Technology (SET) Plan marks its 10th year anniversary. For this occasion, a conference, taking place in Bratislava from 29 November to 1 December 2017, reviewed the progress achieved in the last decade in the energy transition and the key role played by the SET Plan as the technological pillar of the EU energy policy.

On 29 November 2017, the conference also featured a Smart Cities and Communities focused side event, including a presentation of Triangulum Coordinator Damian Wagner.

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Manchester’s Data Curation service open for business!

The official launch of Manchester-I, Manchester’s portal for city-related data, was held on the 29th November at the Manchester Central Library. There was a good turnout of data professionals from across the Manchester Triangulum partner organisations, as well as the City. Attendees were invited to explore the system to understand the datasets available.

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Triangulum and the other Lighthouse Projects lead the way to a smarter Europe at Smart City EXPO

Triangulum and eleven further smart city projects covering almost 60 cities across Europe came together at the 7th Smart City Expo World Congress (SCEWC) in Barcelona from 14-16 November – the biggest edition to date – to show how cities are leading the way in driving sustainable and smart innovation.

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Manchester Metropolitan University ranked as the UK’s greenest university

Triangulum partner Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU) has been named the greenest university in the UK, ranked in first in the People and Planet University League. The league assesses a range of environmental and ethical factors, management practices and policies, and performance in carbon reduction, energy sources, waste and recycling, and water reduction.

One of MMU’s electric vehicles purchased as part of Triangulum

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Discovering the Triangulum activities in Eindhoven during the World Design Event

A dedicated expo on the Triangulum activities took place during the World Design Event, which was held together with the Dutch Design Week from 21st until 29th October in Triangulum’s Lighthouse City Eindhoven. And many of the 335,000 visitors to the Design Week explored this exhibition.



Mayor John Jorritsma of Eindhoven is enjoying the ‘VR-tour’ around the model of Strijp-S

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Triangulum consortium meets in Leipzig for its 3rd General Assembly

From 11th to 13th October 2017, the entire Triangulum consortium came together in the project’s Follower City Leipzig for a Steering Committee meeting and its 3rd General Assembly.

After an official welcome by Leipzig’s Lord Mayor Burkhard Jung and Dr. Norbert Menke of Leipziger Versorgungs- und Verkehrsgesellschaft, the consortium members discussed the project progress and the next upcoming activities. During an excursion the project partners could also discover Leipzig’s public transport mobility stations and an innovative heat storage station.

Picture source: Westbad / Robert Raithel