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Smart City Innovation Award

On 2nd March 2017, the first edition of the Smart City Innovation Awards were held. This took place in the Ernst and Young room at Catolica Business School. Participants were all members of the Innovation Management Course in Catolica. The Jury, which comprised of the Vice President of Brisa Autoestradas de Portugal, Pedro Rocha e […]

By |March 7th, 2017|Events|0 Comments

Open Call for Entrepreneurs Fund

The 6th call for Repsol Entrepreneurs Fund is now open. The project is an initiative to support innovative startups in the energy and mobility sector. The Entrepreneurs Fund offers up to 144 000 euros per year for each project’s business development. Ideas are supported with 2000 euros per month over a 12 month period. Sign […]

By |February 22nd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

SCIL to present at Green Business Week

This March the Smart City Innovation Lab will be presenting at the largest national knowledge transfer event – Green Business Week. The event is organized by the AIP Foundation and will take place at the Lisbon Congress Center from 15 to 17 March. The SCIL will present in the Knowledge and Innovation Space on Me2: […]

By |February 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

InteGRIDy Kick-off

The European project InteGRIDy (Integrated Smart GRID Cross-Functional Solutions for Optimized Synergetic Energy Distribution, Utilization & Storage Technologies) kicked off in Barcelona from the 11th to the 12th of  January 2017.

The inteGRIDy project seeks to connect innovative services, technologies and emerging mechanisms of intelligent electric networks through the deployment of a scalable and replicable platform. […]

By |February 6th, 2017|Events, SCIL Projects, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Me2 newsletter published

In June 2016 the European smart city project “me²” started. The project is coordinated by the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences within the framework of the ERA-NET Cofund Smart Cities and Communities (ENSCC) programme. The project me² represents a new market place for urban actors in which a local community of electric vehicle (EV) users […]

By |January 20th, 2017|News, SCIL Projects|0 Comments

Me2 pilot commencement

The me2 Lisbon Pilot started in December 2016 and will end in May 2017, a duration of 6 months. It involves a community of around 50 members, including several EV users. Most of the me2 community members are municipality employees. The energy consumption of the households of all community members will be monitored. Smart meters […]

By |January 18th, 2017|Events, News, SCIL Projects|0 Comments

The Smart City Revolution

René Bohnsack of Catolica Lisbon business school discusses the current trend toward smart cities.

We are in the middle of a revolution. The city as we know it might soon be a memory of the past. Our urban environment is undergoing wide-reaching change with regard to its conditions for citizens, the operations of infrastructure and potentially […]

By |November 7th, 2016|News, Publications|0 Comments

Conference on mobility and smart cities in UCP, Lisbon

On the 26th of September, 2016, Dr Bohnsack gave the keynote speech at the conference of mobility and urban systems in University of Catolica in Lisbon.

 

 

 

 

 

By |October 25th, 2016|Events, News|0 Comments

Oikos Case Competition win

Dr Rene Bohnsack and Pico van Heemstra won the 2nd prize of the oikos case writing competition. This case analyzed Cofely, a technical service provider in the electricity industry, which sees an opportunity arising related to the increasing number of electric vehicles in the Netherlands. It explained the background, strategic issues, and players in this […]

By |May 25th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Dieselgate: a strategy perspective on the Volkswagen scandal

René Bohnsack of Catolica Lisbon business school sheds light on the Dieselgate case of Volkswagen using insights from one of our recent publications on the developments of low-emission vehicles in the car industry in Technological Forecasting and Social Change.

For the Portuguese original see: https://www.dinheirovivo.pt/opiniao/510679/

By |March 25th, 2016|Publications, Uncategorized|0 Comments