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Integrated and Replicable Solutions for Co-Creation in Sustainable Cities

Deliverables

"Launch of T.T.#5 activities on Citizen engagement and motivating feedback (Gothenburg)"

"Related to T7.7. Demonstration of a BIM (Building Information Modeling) based 3D virtual reality environment, and a Personal Energy Threshold app for nudging users to change their consumption behaviour. Report describing the set-up of demonstration activities including the Spatial Design Contest and the ongoing development of “Min Stad” and initial experiences regarding the IRIS solutions and citizen engagement activities in T.T. #5. "

"Launch of T.T.#5 activities on Citizen engagement and motivating feedback (Utrecht)"

Related to T5.7. Demonstration of innovative citizen engagement methods, resulting in citizens who understand, trust, use and feel ownership of the Utrecht IRIS solutions offered in their homes and district. Report on thematic citizen engagement activities (e.g. community building by means of change agents, campaigns involving district schools, co-creation in local innovation hub, VR platform for new home and district experiences, local news desk and citizen journalism program) engaging the households living in the apartment buildings and other inhabitants of Kanaleneiland-Zuid, including a description of the initial operation of these activities.

"Launch of T.T.#4 activities on City Innovation Platform and information services (Utrecht)"

"Related to T5.6. City Innovation Platform with information services serving citizens, municipality and other stakeholders, based on open ICT and APIs, together allowing for the new business models that emerge in the Utrecht lighthouse project. Report describing the set-up of the City Innovation Platform, the specification of the associated new information services, and initial experiences regarding the operation of the CIP, the new CIP services and citizen involvement in T.T #4."

"Launch of T.T.#1 activities on Smart renewables and near zero energy district (Gothenburg)"

"Related to T7.3. This demonstrator will include physical installation of the solar PV, geothermal bore holes, coolant link to the neighbouring office building and the network of energy meters, connecting and testing them, and also testing airtightness in individual apartments. A BIPV (Building Integrated Photovoltaics installation will be demonstrated. Report describing the set-up of demonstration activities and initial experiences regarding the operation of IRIS solutions and citizen engagement activities in T.T. #1."

"Launch of T.T.#3 activities on Smart e-mobility (Gothenburg)"

Related to T7.5. The demonstrator will include the smart e-mobility solution EC2B in Riksbyggen’s BRF Viva, i.e. shared e-vehicles in connection to accommodation, easy access to a variety of other transport solutions, and customized information on suitable transport options which also “nudges” users towards more sustainable choices. A smaller version of the service will be offered to other residents and employees in the district. The report will describe the set-up of the demonstrator and initial experiences of operation.

"Launch of T.T.#2 activities on Smart energy management and storage for flexibility (Gothenburg)"

"Related to T7.4. Demonstration of a 350 V DC microgrid, a low temperature DH system for six buildings, a PCM thermal storage facility for cooling, and integration of an electrical energy storage using 2nd life batteries from electrical buses. Report describing the set-up of demonstration activities and initial experiences regarding the operation of IRIS solutions and citizen engagement activities in T.T. #2. "

"Launch of T.T.#3 activities on Smart e-mobility (Utrecht)"

"Related to T5.5. Demonstration of the V2G e-car sharing system WeDriveSolar and smart solar V2G e-buses, powered by wind power and locally produced solar power, monitored by performance measurement equipment. Report describing the set-up of demonstration activities and initial experiences regarding the operation of IRIS solutions and citizen engagement activities in T.T #3."

Document with technical solution reference architecture for CIP-components

Related to T4.2. The reference architecture will describe the business and technical capabilities needed for the CIP. It will also contain a description of technical aspect like api’s and Fiware components used.

Report on data model and management plan for integrated solutions

Related to T9.2, T9.3. Report with definitions on the monitoring infrastructure and comprehensive data collection approach and model which are needed for coordination and supervision of information collection in Task T9.3.

Report on baseline, ambition and barriers for Gothenburg lighthouse interventions

Related to T7.1. Report providing precise and realistic specification of ambitions, activities and planning for each of the interventions planned, running in parallel and in close cooperation with activities in WP1 on the extraction of requirements for the 5 Transition Tracks, including baseline definition of citizen energy and mobility behaviour, along with setting up of the monitoring principles and early business modelling development.

"Report on Citizens requirements from the T.T.#5 Solutions"

Related to T1.5. This deliverable compiles and summarises existing approaches to citizen engagement and parallel co-creation approaches. The report will examine in detail how the different solutions can include the requirements of citizens in their development and deployment and will consider the individual characteristics of the targeted citizen populations in each city. A citizen engagement plan will be formulated and described for each demonstration area and will include activites for stimulating and encouraging citizen engagement and for creating appropriate end user profiles that will be used in WP3, 5-7 and 8.

"User, Business and Technical Requirements of T.T.#1 Solutions"

Related to T1.1. The report summarizes current existing know-how based solutions relevant to increase of RES harvesting and utilization of waste heat streams among partners and their integration with smart components in order to become smart controlled and more replicable on a EU level. The individual characteristics of each city will be considered. The orientation of the report will be the provision of the detailed requirements and specification of the corresponding solutions, along with the provision of recommendations capable of allowing the demonstrated solutions to become more transferable among EU cities.

Corporate identity design and guide

Related to T10.1. Coordinated and clear visual identity for the project. Easy identification and understanding of key project goals, ouputs and potential.

Data Governance plan

Related to T4.3. Report on data governance within the CIP platform with the description of the support process in allowing the data valorization and incorporating privacy and ethical issues.

Interim social media and content distribution monitoring report

Related to T10.4. Data and analysis of the reach and influence of online activities. The report will provide information for in-depth analysis and subsequent improvement of IRIS digital strategy.

Planning of Gothenburg integration and demonstration activities

Related to T7.2. Report providing the coordination structures and procedures concerning governance, communication, monitoring and impact analysis, local risk assessment, periodic reporting, and planning of Utrecht integration and demonstration activities aligned between Utrecht ecosystem partners

Communication and dissemination plan with conference agenda

Related to T10.1. A framework document and strategy for effective and relevant local, national and European communication and dissemination across multiple channels. Facilitates a network of core communications contacts and locally generated content to engage citizens and stakeholders in sustainable change and boost demand for smart city solution replication.

First update of Data Management Plan

Related to T9.2. This deliverable will update the early Data Management Plan based on the initial definition of KPIs included in T9.1. The DMP will describe the data management life cycle for the data to be collected, processed and/or generated, and will include information on the handling of data during and after the end of the project; what data will be collected, processed and/or generated; which methodology and standards will be applied; whether data will be shared/made open access; and how data will be curated and preserved (including after the end of the project).The early strategy will also give recommendations to ensure privacy and security of sensitive information.

"User, Business and Technical requirements of T.T.#4 Solutions"

Related to T1.4. The report describes the compliance of the City Innovation Platform for each city with existing and developing standards, open protocols, security measures, international initiatives and an analysis of EU technical regulations already in force for grid monitoring (e.g. European Smart Grid Task Force for grid monitoring). The report provides detailed input for implementing an open, flexible platform that matches existing and developing initiatives.

European cities and district market analysis

Related to T3.1. The report will contain identified efficient pathways for replication and deployment of IRIS solutions by trending and mapping legal, political, acceptance and financial conditions throughout Europe.

Planning of Utrecht integration and demonstration activities

Related to T5.2. Report providing the coordination structures and procedures concerning governance, communication, monitoring and impact analysis, local risk assessment, periodic reporting, and planning of Utrecht integration and demonstration activities aligned between Utrecht ecosystem partners.

A Roadmap for replication of activities

Related to T8.1. A Roadmap (business/financing plan) summarizes replication of activities for demonstration plans and post-project replication with a Gantt chart and a Work Breakdown Structure (WBS), as well as a schedule per task, responsible partner related subtasks, related deliverables, and dependencies on other tasks. Report will focus on removing obstacles to investment, providing visibility and technical assistance to investment and replication in additional areas and making smarter use of new and existing financial resources.

Interim report on national and international conferences

Related to T10.5. This interim report summarizes the results of the participation of IRIS partners in specific national and international event and conferences for cooperation and exchange with other for a/ networks than selected projects EIP-SCC (Lighthouse projects), ESPRESSO, and CITYKEYS, in terms of communicating the project, disseminating results and knowledge transfer through plenary presentations, poster sessions, and participation in workshops.

Report on monitoring and evaluation schemes for integrated solutions

Related to T9.1. Report on the KPIs and target numbers in relation to the all-embracing monitoring program, designed to be able to evaluate the effectiveness and impact of the cities proposed integrated solutions at different time horizons, including necessary harmonization of metrics. The report will also contain an evaluation plan based on defined KPIs as well as a defined monitoring program, which is necessary to create a baseline for later reference.

First update of communication and dissemination plan

Related to T10.1. First update of the framework document and strategy for effective and relevant local, national and European communication and dissemination across multiple channels. Incorporates analysis of initial communications and modifies and updates to ensure effective communication and dissemination.

First version of website and key social media channels online

Related to T10.4. Report on the establishment of the first version of the IRIS project website and the accompanied IRIS online social media channels to distribute IRIS content to interested media, specialist and public audiences. Basis for coordinated digital outreach and impact across multiple platforms. Development of social media to distribute IRIS content to interested media, specialist and public audiences.

Report on the list of selected KPIs for each Transition Track

Related to T1.1-T1.5. The report will contain a list of KPIs that will be used for facilitating the monitoring phase of the demonstrated Solutions and their evaluation. The repository of KPIs will differentiate based on the character of each of the five (5) Transition Tracks (TT) already identified and described in the context of IRIS.

Second update of Data Management Plan

Related to T9.2. This deliverable will update the latest Data Management Plan based on the initial definition of KPIs included in T9.1. The DMP will describe the data management life cycle for the data to be collected, processed and/or generated, and will include information on the handling of data during and after the end of the project; what data will be collected, processed and/or generated; which methodology and standards will be applied; whether data will be shared/made open access; and how data will be curated and preserved (including after the end of the project).The early strategy will also give recommendations to ensure privacy and security of sensitive information.

IRIS exploitation plan and operations

Related to T3.5. The report contains exploitation plan for the IRIS solutions that are “born global”. The plan will match the set objectives, which are to reach at least 20 replication / deployment agreements before end of project.

Financing solutions for cities and city suppliers

Related to T3.4. The report will map and present financial pathways for IRIS solutions, including a financial toolbox. It will mainly focus on two tracks; IRIS solutions with city ownership and without city ownership. The work is important since the European cities have lack of sustainable financing frameworks as one of as the main deployment obstacles.

Replication tool box

Related to T8.3. A report describing IRIS´ exploitable results available for post-project and beyond-project continuation for capacity building, training and knowledge transfer.

Planning of Nice integration and demonstration activities (Nice)

Related to T6.2. This report will define the optimal coordination, collaboration and communication between the Nice ecosystem partners and involved stakeholders, supporting optimal preparation and implementation of all foreseen Nice lighthouse interventions.

"User, Business and Technical requirements of T.T.#2 Solutions"

Related to T1.2. The report identifies and analyses at first level current existing know-how based solutions relevant to energy management and storage among partners and at second level their integration with smart components in order to become smart controlled and more efficient. The orientation of the report will be the provision of the detailed requirements and specification of the corresponding solutions, along with the provision of smart solutions - recommendations capable of allowing a smarter and more efficient grid balancing, not only as concerns the electricity, but also additional energy streams distribution as those of heating/cooling on a city level basis.

"User, Business and Technical requirements of T.T.#3 Solutions"

Related to T1.3. The report summarizes current existing know-how based solutions relevant to mobility schemes promoting RES use and management (e.g. EVs, V2G) among partners and their integration with smart components in order to become smart controlled and more replicable on a EU level. The individual characteristics of each city will be considered. The orientation of the report will be the provision of the detailed requirements and specification of the corresponding solutions, along with the provision of recommendations capable of allowing the demonstrated solutions to become more transferable among EU cities.

Transition Strategy, Commissioning Plan for the demonstration & replication

Related to T1.6. This report will provide a detailed transition strategy plan, comprising of the demonstration, replication and opinions exchange planning among cities / administrations / cities planners and all involved stakeholders, on the basis of the analysis of all the defined solutions in the five IRIS transition tracks. A commissioning plan will further be developed and commonly approved by all involved partners, to be used in the demonstrations of the three LH cities, the result of which will feed back in to the replication plans in WP8.

Report on unified framework for harmonized data gathering, analysis and reporting

Related to T9.3. Report on the design, development and deployment of the project unified monitoring and evaluation framework for that will allow smooth and integrated data gathering from all the LH cities, enabling the monitoring, post-processing, visualization and permitting easy sharing and cooperation between the consortium partners.

Report on monitoring framework in LH cities and established baseline

Related to T9.4. Report on how the unified framework developed in T9.3 is deployed to all lighthouse cities including tested and verified baseline data.

Report on baseline, ambition & barriers for Nice lighthouse interventions

Related to T6.1. Report on baseline, ambition and barriers for Nice Lighthouse interventions”: Report will identify the strengths and weaknesses, opportunities and threats of the Nice LH ecosystem and will generate guidelines for the development of the IRIS action plan. In parallel and close cooperation with activities in WP1, the report will include citizen energy and mobility behaviour issues in view of defining early business modelling development.

Functional & technical requirements for integrated, interoperable and open solutions, standards and new business models

Related to T4.2. The deliverable for this task is a standard-based reference CIP architecture and technology stack for connecting, managing and providing large volumes of data and information coming from vertical solutions, platforms and external data sources/partners. The reference architecture contains the foundation for a City Data Market, to provide support for realizing integrated solutions, new business models and applications. It also describes the Data Management Framework, including requirements for data governance policies and compliance with security and privacy regulations (GDPR).

Sustainable Business Model Dash-board tool

Related to T3.1. Report will underline the limits of the extant SBM contributions and how the IRIS context should go beyond. The report will frame the basic pillars of the IRIS SBM by identifying the strengths and weaknesses of local ecosystems.

Data Management Plan

Related to T9.2. This deliverable will give an early Data Management Plan based on the initial definition of KPIs included in T9.1. The DMP will describe the data management life cycle for the data to be collected, processed and/or generated, and will include information on the handling of data during and after the end of the project; what data will be collected, processed and/or generated; which methodology and standards will be applied; whether data will be shared/made open access; and how data will be curated and preserved (including after the end of the project).The early strategy will also give recommendations to ensure privacy and security of sensitive information.

Implementation and integration of core CIP components

Related to T4.4. Guide for integration and configuration of Fiware components and source code of the CIP core components and APIs of the CIP platform with technical documentation and test plan.

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Publications

A Methodological Framework for the Selection of Key Performance Indicators to Assess Smart City Solutions

Author(s): Komninos Angelakoglou, Nikos Nikolopoulos, Paraskevi Giourka, Inger-Lise Svensson, Panagiotis Tsarchopoulos, Athanasios Tryferidis, Dimitrios Tzovaras
Published in: Smart Cities, Issue 2/2, 2019, Page(s) 269-306, ISSN 2624-6511
DOI: 10.3390/smartcities2020018

The Smart City Business Model Canvas—A Smart City Business Modeling Framework and Practical Tool

Author(s): Paraskevi Giourka, Mark W. J. L. Sanders, Komninos Angelakoglou, Dionysis Pramangioulis, Nikos Nikolopoulos, Dimitrios Rakopoulos, Athanasios Tryferidis, Dimitrios Tzovaras
Published in: Energies, Issue 12/24, 2019, Page(s) 4798, ISSN 1996-1073
DOI: 10.3390/en12244798

A Citizen Innovation Challenge as a Way to Identify and Develop User Innovations in Low Income Groups

Author(s): Mark Sanders, Willem-Jan Renger, Nathan Rozema
Published in: The 17th International Open and User Innovation Conference, Issue 17th, 2019

The impact of incubation on start-up performance; Smart city, user and radical innovations

Author(s): Chris Eveleens, Frank van Rijnsoever, Marko Hekkert, Mark Sanders
Published in: The 17th International Open and User Innovation Conference, Issue 17th, 2019

User Innovation and Business Incubation

Author(s): Mark Sanders, Carolin Eckinger
Published in: Utrecht University School of Economics Working Paper Series, Issue nr: 19-16, 2019

Using an urban futures design tool to reclaim spaces for citizen participation in pre-structured transformation processes - Assessment of the Scope Model, applied in the IRIS Smart Cities Project

Author(s): Astrid C. Mangnus, Joost M. Vervoort, Willem-Jan Renger
Published in: 2019