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  • UPSIDE – Maribor Smart City
    about cities potential The Cloud technology then allows them not only to share information but to develop composite applications ensuring join participation and facilitate the creation of joint activities benefiting both public and private stakeholders The main objective of the initiative is to develop a technological framework for smart cities platform and a pilot smart city of Maribor which will exploit new technologies ICT and social in order to increase the potential and attractiveness of a city in an environmentally friendly way and thereby create new business opportunities for public and private stakeholders as well as benefits for final users citizens tourists and visitors In order to achieve the specified goals and challenges of urban information model the consortium foresees research development activities being carried in on cloud solutions supported with big open data in the following areas smart energy smart infrastructure smart buildings smart mobility smart health smart education and government and smart security Picture 1 Plan of supported areas in cloud solutions with open data Results Pilot project is one of the 4 identified pilot projects in the framework of SCM 11 stakeholders of the SCM cluster participate companies university and technology park Project concept was presented on national event for development of Slovenian Smart strategy specialization on 16 th of June 2015 in the framework of strategy priority Healthy working and living environment including smart cities and communities smart buildings and homes Further steps Development of the smart home project in the form of a living lab demo centre where the developing test demonstrate primarily services the user interaction The project does not require major infrastructure investments Project integration of communication with end users of public infrastructure energy water transport etc Pilot project 2 Smart neighbourhood Maribor Main aim The purpose of the demonstration project Maribor s Smart neighbourhood is first to set up and then present a system for advanced local control of electricity production from renewable energy sources and a system for advanced local control of electricity consumption in accordance with the postulates of systemic energy efficiency energy self sufficiency smart electricity grid concepts and by taking into account the individual requirements of advanced active users in private households The planned solutions represent an innovation both from a technical as well as from a socio economic point of view because the advanced services of smart communities as they have been defined and planned in the project have never been established or implemented as a demonstration project unique solutions before The system foreseen in this will be set up in the same geographic location Nonetheless it will be possible to apply and diversify verified solutions and gained experiences to other environments or communities The project is divided into 3 sections which are logically interrelated and together represent a comprehensive innovation both from a technical as well as socio economic point of view advanced local management of production advanced energy management in the neighborhood advanced management of public lighting Involved SCM partners Municipality of Maribor coordinator and

    Original URL path: http://www.upside-project.eu/activities/implementation-of-pilot-test-beds/cluster-setup-maribor/?month=mar&yr=2016 (2016-05-02)
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  • UPSIDE – Maribor Smart City
    about cities potential The Cloud technology then allows them not only to share information but to develop composite applications ensuring join participation and facilitate the creation of joint activities benefiting both public and private stakeholders The main objective of the initiative is to develop a technological framework for smart cities platform and a pilot smart city of Maribor which will exploit new technologies ICT and social in order to increase the potential and attractiveness of a city in an environmentally friendly way and thereby create new business opportunities for public and private stakeholders as well as benefits for final users citizens tourists and visitors In order to achieve the specified goals and challenges of urban information model the consortium foresees research development activities being carried in on cloud solutions supported with big open data in the following areas smart energy smart infrastructure smart buildings smart mobility smart health smart education and government and smart security Picture 1 Plan of supported areas in cloud solutions with open data Results Pilot project is one of the 4 identified pilot projects in the framework of SCM 11 stakeholders of the SCM cluster participate companies university and technology park Project concept was presented on national event for development of Slovenian Smart strategy specialization on 16 th of June 2015 in the framework of strategy priority Healthy working and living environment including smart cities and communities smart buildings and homes Further steps Development of the smart home project in the form of a living lab demo centre where the developing test demonstrate primarily services the user interaction The project does not require major infrastructure investments Project integration of communication with end users of public infrastructure energy water transport etc Pilot project 2 Smart neighbourhood Maribor Main aim The purpose of the demonstration project Maribor s Smart neighbourhood is first to set up and then present a system for advanced local control of electricity production from renewable energy sources and a system for advanced local control of electricity consumption in accordance with the postulates of systemic energy efficiency energy self sufficiency smart electricity grid concepts and by taking into account the individual requirements of advanced active users in private households The planned solutions represent an innovation both from a technical as well as from a socio economic point of view because the advanced services of smart communities as they have been defined and planned in the project have never been established or implemented as a demonstration project unique solutions before The system foreseen in this will be set up in the same geographic location Nonetheless it will be possible to apply and diversify verified solutions and gained experiences to other environments or communities The project is divided into 3 sections which are logically interrelated and together represent a comprehensive innovation both from a technical as well as socio economic point of view advanced local management of production advanced energy management in the neighborhood advanced management of public lighting Involved SCM partners Municipality of Maribor coordinator and

    Original URL path: http://www.upside-project.eu/activities/implementation-of-pilot-test-beds/cluster-setup-maribor/?month=jul&yr=2016 (2016-05-02)
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  • UPSIDE – Urban ICT Arena (Kista)
    will come true This is decided since several operators in industry government research institutes and universities jointly endorsed the initiative and has signed the cooperation agreement The arena is called Urban ICT Arena and is starting up in 2016 Urban ICT Arena is an open co creation arena and testbed in Kista Here the opportunities of digitalization is developed tested and displayed in an urban environment Within Urban ICT Arena the academia industry and public sector together will develop new digital opportunities and solutions for the future of society and business Promoters are the Electrum Foundation in cooperation with the Founding Partners City of Stockholm County Administrative Board of Stockholm Ericsson AB IBM Swedish AB KTH Stockholm University and the Swedish ICT In Urban ICT Arena there will be showcases of existing projects and research as well as development and testing of new ones It is the comprehensive whole with a broad variety of IT infrastructure wired and wireless together with an educational and sharing intention and strategy that makes the arena unique Urban ICT Arena is both an important component of a dynamic economy and one of the tools needed in the ambition of making Stockholm the world s smartest city WELCOME Timetable 2016 In April the website www urbanictarena se will be launched Also in April Stokab will begin to construct the new dark fiber infrastructure along Kistagången and connect lamp posts bus shelters and buildings all the way In May the Project Place built by IBM will be launched Before June at least three pilot projects is running In September the basic IT infrastructure of Urban ICT Arena will be inaugurated Before the end of the year at least ten projects are running Contact Petra Dalunde Chief Operating Officer Urban ICT arena petra dalunde kista com 46

    Original URL path: http://www.upside-project.eu/activities/implementation-of-pilot-test-beds/kista/?month=mar&yr=2016 (2016-05-02)
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  • UPSIDE – Urban ICT Arena (Kista)
    will come true This is decided since several operators in industry government research institutes and universities jointly endorsed the initiative and has signed the cooperation agreement The arena is called Urban ICT Arena and is starting up in 2016 Urban ICT Arena is an open co creation arena and testbed in Kista Here the opportunities of digitalization is developed tested and displayed in an urban environment Within Urban ICT Arena the academia industry and public sector together will develop new digital opportunities and solutions for the future of society and business Promoters are the Electrum Foundation in cooperation with the Founding Partners City of Stockholm County Administrative Board of Stockholm Ericsson AB IBM Swedish AB KTH Stockholm University and the Swedish ICT In Urban ICT Arena there will be showcases of existing projects and research as well as development and testing of new ones It is the comprehensive whole with a broad variety of IT infrastructure wired and wireless together with an educational and sharing intention and strategy that makes the arena unique Urban ICT Arena is both an important component of a dynamic economy and one of the tools needed in the ambition of making Stockholm the world s smartest city WELCOME Timetable 2016 In April the website www urbanictarena se will be launched Also in April Stokab will begin to construct the new dark fiber infrastructure along Kistagången and connect lamp posts bus shelters and buildings all the way In May the Project Place built by IBM will be launched Before June at least three pilot projects is running In September the basic IT infrastructure of Urban ICT Arena will be inaugurated Before the end of the year at least ten projects are running Contact Petra Dalunde Chief Operating Officer Urban ICT arena petra dalunde kista com 46

    Original URL path: http://www.upside-project.eu/activities/implementation-of-pilot-test-beds/kista/?month=jul&yr=2016 (2016-05-02)
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  • UPSIDE – Joint Action Plan – Accompanying measures
    Christian The Joint Action Plan JAP defines a common strategy and measures to be implemented so as to foster the development of innovation systems able to accelerate the cycle of research innovation and adoption in real life environments within these fields Thereby the JAP serves as an instrument for the coordination of RTD activities between clusters regions In addition to the pilot test beds in the UPSIDE regions the JAP will also contribute to the coordination of additional research and innovation activities in specific Staff exchange programme between the clusters Identification and development of joint RTD and innovation projects Moreover as part of the JAP the aspects of internationalisation and mentoring will provide a specific contribution to the coordination of activities with respect to the development of research driven ICT clusters and the development of innovative solutions for health mobility public services and energy resource efficiency These activities involve and address explicitly partners outside the consortium The UPSIDE partners agreed on following twelve joint actions World Cafés for User Driven Participatory Solutions for Smart Cities Regions Sustainable living labs Development and Pilot Testing of the Smart City Region Assessment and Benchmarking Methodology Innovation workshops Joint application to collaborative research and innovation funding schemes Masterclass eHealth eHealth Regional Mapping Participatory e Governance solutions and public services Maribor cluster set up Mentoring emerging research driven clusters Study visits to facilitate international collaboration non EU countries Staff Exchange Programme between UPSIDE partners The pilot test beds in each partner region are closely linked to the Joint Actions and shall contribute to the emergence of interoperable innovation platforms as well as a faster development of single European markets for innovative digital services in the application areas selected Interested in latest UPSIDE activities Sign up for our newsletter Name Email Calendar March 2016 Mo Tu

    Original URL path: http://www.upside-project.eu/activities/joint-action-plan-accompanying-measures/?month=mar&yr=2016 (2016-05-02)
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  • UPSIDE – Joint Action Plan – Accompanying measures
    Christian The Joint Action Plan JAP defines a common strategy and measures to be implemented so as to foster the development of innovation systems able to accelerate the cycle of research innovation and adoption in real life environments within these fields Thereby the JAP serves as an instrument for the coordination of RTD activities between clusters regions In addition to the pilot test beds in the UPSIDE regions the JAP will also contribute to the coordination of additional research and innovation activities in specific Staff exchange programme between the clusters Identification and development of joint RTD and innovation projects Moreover as part of the JAP the aspects of internationalisation and mentoring will provide a specific contribution to the coordination of activities with respect to the development of research driven ICT clusters and the development of innovative solutions for health mobility public services and energy resource efficiency These activities involve and address explicitly partners outside the consortium The UPSIDE partners agreed on following twelve joint actions World Cafés for User Driven Participatory Solutions for Smart Cities Regions Sustainable living labs Development and Pilot Testing of the Smart City Region Assessment and Benchmarking Methodology Innovation workshops Joint application to collaborative research and innovation funding schemes Masterclass eHealth eHealth Regional Mapping Participatory e Governance solutions and public services Maribor cluster set up Mentoring emerging research driven clusters Study visits to facilitate international collaboration non EU countries Staff Exchange Programme between UPSIDE partners The pilot test beds in each partner region are closely linked to the Joint Actions and shall contribute to the emergence of interoperable innovation platforms as well as a faster development of single European markets for innovative digital services in the application areas selected Interested in latest UPSIDE activities Sign up for our newsletter Name Email Calendar July 2016 Mo Tu

    Original URL path: http://www.upside-project.eu/activities/joint-action-plan-accompanying-measures/?month=jul&yr=2016 (2016-05-02)
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  • UPSIDE – Internationalisation
    will be achieved via better integration the UPSIDE clusters in the global value chains securing access to key enabling technologies and cost efficient supply chains worldwide in the targeted fields of 1 smart energy 2 intelligent transportation solutions and smart mobility 3 smart public services 4 health and smart living Regarding this goal exchange of knowledge and technology transfer between the UPSIDE regions and strategic international partners mutual learning and joint input to the development of the addressed value chains holds a central role An important aspect here is also stronger self positioning and increased visibility in the international arena for UPSIDE clusters and regions to be acknowledged as leading players in their fields and partners of choice for other excellent companies clusters regions all over the world Generating new revenues in the target markets Asia and North America From the perspective of the cluster companies the rationale of internationalisation activities ultimately comes down to increased competitiveness and higher revenues This will be achieved via entering new markets in Asia and North America potentially also in Australia identified as offering the best opportunities for the UPSIDE clusters and their members Both soft landing as well as assistance in the form of various practical services supporting e g setting up pilots building competitive business units joint ventures in the target markets are necessary for this aim To provide services that are truly valuable to the companies of the UPSIDE regions collaboration with strong local partners the shortlisted international cluster as well as other stakeholders with in depth market knowledge access to relevant information networks etc are invaluable In this context the below travels were executed follow link for more details Silicon Valley USA September 2014 Montreal Canada December 2014 Poona Mumbai India January 2015 Atlanta USA and Puerto Rico August 2015

    Original URL path: http://www.upside-project.eu/activities/internationalisation/?month=mar&yr=2016 (2016-05-02)
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  • UPSIDE – Internationalisation
    will be achieved via better integration the UPSIDE clusters in the global value chains securing access to key enabling technologies and cost efficient supply chains worldwide in the targeted fields of 1 smart energy 2 intelligent transportation solutions and smart mobility 3 smart public services 4 health and smart living Regarding this goal exchange of knowledge and technology transfer between the UPSIDE regions and strategic international partners mutual learning and joint input to the development of the addressed value chains holds a central role An important aspect here is also stronger self positioning and increased visibility in the international arena for UPSIDE clusters and regions to be acknowledged as leading players in their fields and partners of choice for other excellent companies clusters regions all over the world Generating new revenues in the target markets Asia and North America From the perspective of the cluster companies the rationale of internationalisation activities ultimately comes down to increased competitiveness and higher revenues This will be achieved via entering new markets in Asia and North America potentially also in Australia identified as offering the best opportunities for the UPSIDE clusters and their members Both soft landing as well as assistance in the form of various practical services supporting e g setting up pilots building competitive business units joint ventures in the target markets are necessary for this aim To provide services that are truly valuable to the companies of the UPSIDE regions collaboration with strong local partners the shortlisted international cluster as well as other stakeholders with in depth market knowledge access to relevant information networks etc are invaluable In this context the below travels were executed follow link for more details Silicon Valley USA September 2014 Montreal Canada December 2014 Poona Mumbai India January 2015 Atlanta USA and Puerto Rico August 2015

    Original URL path: http://www.upside-project.eu/activities/internationalisation/?month=jul&yr=2016 (2016-05-02)
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