Living labs are a modern way of creating user-centred environments that enable innovation, co-creation and start-up development.

The EC Joint Research Centre (JRC) has launched a call for expressions of interest to co-create living labs in two of the JRC research sites Ispra, Italy and Petten, the Netherlands for smart city solutions. The call is open until 31 December 2020.

Future mobility solutions in Ispra encompassing

  • ad-hoc shared rides
  • door-to-door automated delivery
  • vehicle connectivity and communication (V2X)
  • automated shuttle, robo-taxi
  • clean vehicle solutions

Digital energy solutions in Ispra and Petten encompassing

  • smart meters, sensors and devices to collect energy and well-being data
  • ICT infrastructure
  • Interactive user interfaces, geographic information systems, data analytics

The JRC offer

  • a city-like, controlled environment
  • state-of-the-art laboratories and technical support
  • scientific expertise
  • advanced infrastructures

How to apply

The pilot call is open to public and private organisations - in particular small and medium-sized enterprises and start-ups. Further information about this call can be acccessed here:

https://ec.europa.eu/jrc/en/research-facility/living-labs-at-the-jrc/cal...