Synchronicity Iot project
Get involved: SynchroniCity launches open call

Lea Hemetsberger

Jun 1, 2018


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SynchroniCity, one of the European Internet of Things (IoT) Large Scale Pilots, has launched its € 3 Million open call. SMEs, cities and large business will have the opportunity to demonstrate mature IoT-enabled solutions in the eight core partner cities – Antwerp, Carouge, Eindhoven, Helsinki, Manchester, Milan, Porto, and Santander. The call will be open until 30 September 2018.

Martin Brynskov, SynchroniCity project lead and coordinator, Professor at Aarhus University and Chair of OASC, said: “The 3M€ open call will put the hard work of all project members to a real-life test. We are excited to see the mature solutions the applicants will bring to the mainstream, large scale market to address the challenges we have defined with the eight core partner cities representing 11 million citizens.”

Meet SynchroniCity at IoT Week 2018

On 7 June, the SynchroniCity team will present details of the open call live on stage during IoT Week Bilbao 2018. In the session on Large Scale Pilots and Open Calls, interested applicants will get first-hand information about this funding opportunity.

If you can’t join the SynchroniCity team in Bilbao during IoT Week 2018, then register now for the open call webinar on 12 June 2018.

IoT LSP Programmes help bring Europe’s best IoT innovations to the market

Set up in 2016 the EU-funded IoT Large Scale Pilots Programme comprises a total of five innovation consortia, working hand in hand to foster the take up of Internet of Things in various sectors in Europe and beyond.

With a total budget of € 10 Million for standards-based innovation and procurement, the IoT Large Scale Pilot Programme represents an ambitious catalyst for mainstream adoption of IoT-enabled services for key sectors, while also addressing the emerging cross-application needs for security, privacy and interoperability.

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SynchroniCity is a European IoT Large Scale Pilot funded under the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 programme. The goal is to open up a global IoT market where cities and businesses develop shared digital services to improve the lives of citizens and grow local economies – based on OASC principles.

The SynchroniCity consortium consists of 38 partners. They are (in alphabetical order): Aalto University, Aarhus University (coordinator), Alexandra Institute, amio, Atos, Bordeaux Metropole, Bronze, Carouge (Ville de Carouge), Digipolis, Digital Catapult, Engineering, ENoLL, Eindhoven (Gemeente Eindhoven), FIWARE Foundation, Forum Virium Helsinki, Future Cities Catapult, Heijmans, HopUbiquitious, imec, KETI – Korean Electronics Technology Insitute, León (Ciudad de León), NEC, Manchester City Council, Manchester Metropolitan University, Mandat International, Milano (Comune di Milano), Open & Agile Smart Cities, Porto, Porto Digital, Santander (Ayuntamiento de Santander), Snip, Tecnológico de Monterrey, TST Sistemas, UDG Alliance, ubiwhere, ULike, Universidad de Cantabria.