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Establishment of Smart City Center of Excellence

Project description

From Estonia to Finland, new Smart City Centre boosts research

Estonia will become the home of a new multidisciplinary smart-city centre of excellence (CoE), which is part of a joint venture between the Estonian Tallinn University of Technology, and Finland’s Aalto University as well as Forum Virium Helsinki. The EU-funded FINEST TWINS project will help Estonia’s CoE form strategic partnerships between key stakeholders in both countries. The centre will pair with existing leading smart city centres around the world by focusing on research related to mobility, energy and the built environment combined with governance, urban analytics and data management. To translate research results into real-life innovations, the centre will develop user-driven smart city solutions via a cross-border platform for innovation collaborations with dozens of companies in both countries.

Call for proposal

H2020-WIDESPREAD-2018-2020

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Sub call

H2020-WIDESPREAD-2018-01

Coordinator

TALLINNA TEHNIKAÜLIKOOL
Net EU contribution
€ 8 234 882,50
Address
Ehitajate Tee 5
12616 Tallinn
Estonia

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Region
Eesti Eesti Lõuna-Eesti
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00

Participants (3)

AALTO KORKEAKOULUSAATIO SR
Finland
Net EU contribution
€ 4 655 816,25
Address
Otakaari 1
02150 Espoo

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Region
Manner-Suomi Helsinki-Uusimaa Helsinki-Uusimaa
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
MAJANDUS JA KOMMUNIKATSIOONIMINISTEERIUM
Estonia
Net EU contribution
€ 434 828,75
Address
Suur-ameerika 1
10122 Tallinn

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Region
Eesti Eesti Põhja-Eesti
Activity type
Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
FORUM VIRIUM HELSINKI OY
Finland
Net EU contribution
€ 1 674 472,50
Address
Unioninkatu 24
00130 Helsinki

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Region
Manner-Suomi Helsinki-Uusimaa Helsinki-Uusimaa
Activity type
Other
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00