Eight students of Utrecht University School of Economics (U.S.E.) used the final project of their studies to take a deep-dive into several of the IRIS smart city projects.
In the Kanaleneiland-Zuid district of the city of Utrecht, an existing neighbourhood is being transformed into a more sustainable, future-proof district. Discover more with this overview of how the municipality, Utrecht Sustainability Institute (USI), social housing cooperation Bo-Ex and partners from varied backgrounds are collaborating to make it happen.
Those of you lucky enough to visit IRIS partner Johanneberg Science Park, will certainly have travelled on the route 55 ‘ElectriCity’ line – and been very impressed by the ride. The city and its partners have been too… and recently completed an order for 200 electric buses to operate in the Gothenburg area off the back of this successful pilot.
The European project IRIS is already halfway there. Here an intermediate score. What has happened in Kanaleneiland? And what is still to come?
Slides and video are available from IRIS free webinar on Wednesday 15th of July to learn how the cities could use the City Innovation Platform to create applications based on real-time or historical data.
Discover how to identify and address true needs, with a deep level of engagement and co-agency, giving citizens more impact on their living environment; supported by real-world application, insights and experiences.
Utrecht in the Netherlands is on track to deliver 2.600 electric charging points in the city by 2025 - with many of them being bi-directional 'Vehicle to Grid' (V2G) enabled, making them part of a smart and sustainable ecosystem.
A three month cycling challenge in IRIS fellow city Alexandroupolis kick started on June 3, 2020 in support of sustainable mobility policies and an urban development scheme to upgrade the city's coast.
Near Zero Energy and Positive Energy communities are expected to play a significant part in EU’s strategy to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. Within this context, the work presented in this IRIS open access paper aims to investigate the feasibility of: (a) a new-built positive energy neighborhood; and (b) the retrofit of an existing neighborhood to near zero energy performance in the city of Alexandroupolis, Greece.
Brf Viva in Gothenburg, built by IRIS partner Riksbyggen, is one of the nominees for the prestigious Swedish Light Prize. A competition being organized for the 28th consecutive year.