Eurecat is the leading Technology Centre of Catalonia, providing the industrial and business sector with differential technology and advanced expertise. The centre offers solutions to their innovation needs and boosts their competitiveness in a fast-paced environment. It brings together the expertise of 650 professionals who generate a volume of income of 50M€ per year. Serving more than a thousand companies, Eurecat is involved in 200 projects of R&D national and international with high strategic value.
UAegean participates in GREEN-LOG with the Laboratory of Research on Transport and Decision-Making (TRANSDEM) of the Department of Shipping, Trade and Transport, being one of the leading university laboratories in Greece in the domain of transportation, aiming at promoting fundamental and applied research, in the fields of Transportation, Decision Making, Statistics, Operational Analysis, Simulation Design, Modeling, and Policy and Environmental Analysis. Members of the TRANSDEM have coordinated and participated in several EU-funded and (Greek) national projects.
Aimsun is an international leader in mobility planning and transportation management technology. The company’s global team of transport engineers, data scientists and software developers are behind some of the world’s largest, most complex transportation models. Aimsun supports consultancies, transportation agencies, and research institutions seeking to optimize smart, sustainable mobility. Whether the team is setting up cloud-based regional planning frameworks, helping cities deploy real-time traffic management, or simulating the impact of driverless cars, they’re always working at the frontier of new technology.
Mosaic Factor SL combines cutting-edge and robust solutions on Datatech and Artificial Intelligence (AI) to several years of innovation experience in the fields of mobility and logistics. Active both at the local (Spanish ecosystem) and European level.
MOBY X SOFTWARE LTD is a Cyprus-based start-up company founded by researchers in 2018. Its main objective is to design transport-related software usually used by authorities for transport planning purposes, and by the industry for market studies and investment planning. Currently, MOBY X has two main products: 1. the personalised smartphone-based travel survey platform (the MobyApp), and 2. an integrated spatial and transport planning software for new mobility services (the HARMONY Model Suite; close to completion). Both products are the outcome of research and innovation (R&D) projects funded by the H2020 framework of the European Commission and other international research councils.
The Research Group Transport and Regional Economics of the University of Antwerp (TPR) is committed to being an international centre of excellence for fundamental and applied academic training, research and service provision in transport economics, logistics and regional economics. Its mission is to enhance transport and logistics for our society and the business community. Its research results in theories, innovative and sustainable applications, and instruments to enhance existing academic knowledge, transport policy and supply chain environments. TPR pursues results that are academically sound, economically viable and support sustainable development.
The School of Information Technology (ITE) at Halmstad University offers education on all levels, from undergraduate to PhD education, as well as education for professionals. Research is conducted within aware intelligent systems, smart electronic systems, cyber physical systems, and digital service innovation. ITE is a multicultural school with around 130 employees from 20 different countries.
e-Novia has operated since 2015 in deep tech for sustainable mobility. In eight years, thanks to its skills in innovative technologies in the field of robotics, e-Novia has created an Industrial Group which today is active on the reference markets through Blubrake, e-Shock, HiRide, Y.Share, YAPE, Blimp, Weart and Smart Robots. Furthermore, within its Factory Studio, e-Novia continuously generates an ever-growing pipeline of projects and products. This continuity is guaranteed by economically sustainable operations and ever-growing human and financial capital.
Based in Barcelona but with a genuinely global mindset, Factual is a foresight boutique innovation consultancy specialised in all things mobility. We liaise with stakeholders at the local level, public and private, and support them in understanding and effectively adapting to a complex, interconnected, dynamic mobility ecosystem. At the same time, we work for global customers and enjoy boosting innovation by contributing our expertise and commitment to international, cross-industry consortia pursuing research and innovation under public-funded projects.
DAEM is the City of Athens IT Company aiming at providing Cloud based multiplatform e-Governance to local government organisations, public administration, and other authorities. The development and promotion of new innovative services which are fundamental to the smart and sustainable city idea, lies at the heart of DAEM’s interest and is a strategic objective at the city level. The EU projects Sector is fully qualified for the design, development and implementation of integrated information systems and committed to the success of any scale ICT project by building on relevant project and activities experience and expertise in key areas and by exploiting communication channels to further promote project developments.
ELTA Courier S.A. was founded in 2000 and is active in the highly competitive market of courier services. It is a member of ELTA Group (Hellenic Post), a continuation of the DOOR –to-DOOR service, the first courier service in Greece, introduced to the market in 1986. Based on experience, ELTA Courier gains the trust of more and more Businesses and Consumers, thanks to the flexible services and the fast and reliable delivery of any parcel to any destination in Greece and the world.
FGC is the public railway operator associated with the Ministry of Territory of the Government of Catalonia, Spain. The main functions of FGC are the operation of railway services, the management of the infrastructure, and the management of tourist trains and mountain resorts. FGC is committed to territorial balance, sustainable mobility, and combating climate change, always prioritising safety, security, and efficiency in its services. FGC is also a PTO leader in punctuality, reliability, and availability of trains.
Leuven (102.000 inhabitants + 50.000 students) is the fastest growing city in Belgium. The city, with a dense and lively historical centre, is located 20 km East of Brussels and is the regional hub for schools/university, business, health, leisure, catering… In 2022, Leuven was selected one of the 100 Climate-Neutral and Smart Cities by 2030 (EU Missions). With “LKN 2030” (Leuven Climate neutral 2030) Leuven established a cooperation of more than 60 local partners (high tech, medical field, universities, innovative start-ups, etc.) which all have a commitment to decarbonisation in 2030. The city has been awarded the European Green Leaf Award in 2018 and the iCapital (European Capital of Innovation) in 2020.
Ghent is a medieval medium-sized European city. It is in Flanders (Belgium) and the third largest city in the country with 248.358 citizens. The city of Ghent has a long history of making and executing strategic mobility plans. In 2014 Ghent finalised a SUMP that aims to create a city for people, as opposed to a city for cars. Modal shift is a cornerstone. Ghent continuously rebalances the space in favour of cyclists and pedestrians. Ghent has an inner ring (R40) and an outer ring (R4), and in the historic centre there is a pedestrian area of 2 km². At this moment, the city is developing policies related to more sustainable urban freight. We develop an action plan for urban freight by the mid of 2023. Ghent aims to be climate neutral in 2050.
Mechelen is located in the heart of Flanders, halfway between Brussels and Antwerp. In the top 10 of the largest Flemish cities, Mechelen is in 5th place. The city is becoming more popular year after year which attracts more people and companies. Mechelen breathes history and has a vibrant cultural and city life. 126 nationalities feel at home here, with a total of 88.000 inhabitants. As an innovative city, it has ambitions to grow and prosper. Mobility is one the spearheads during the current legislation.
VIL is a non-profit member organisation appointed by the Flemish government as the single point of contact for the logistics sector and represents more than 600 companies, of which about 78% SME’s. The primary focus of VIL lies on innovative projects and their subsequent valorisation. VIL, together with its members, has defined 4 domains in which such projects will be conducted: digital transformation, green supply chains, hinterland connectivity and last-mile logistics.
POLIS is the leading network of European cities and regions working to develop innovative technologies and policies for local transport. Based in Brussels, it represents more than 100 members (cities, regions, and knowledge institutes), such as project partners Arad, Gent, Mechelen, Leuven. POLIS aims to improve local transport through integrated strategies that address the economic, social and environmental dimensions of transport. POLIS fosters cooperation and partnerships across Europe with the aim of making research and innovation in transport accessible to cities and regions. POLIS strives to provide decision makers with the necessary information and tools for making sustainable mobility a reality.
Arad is an important industrial centre and transportation hub at Romania’s Western gateway with the most extensive network of tramway lines in Romania compared to the urban area (171 km), the longest urban network of cycling lanes in the country (135 km), and one of the highest rates of bicycle use nationally. Arad has been experiencing significant growth in last-mile deliveries and seeks to ensure sustainability in the coming years, among other mobility objectives outlined in the city’s SUMP for 2021-2027 and beyond.
You find the city of Helsingborg with its’ 150 000 inhabitants in southern Sweden, close to Denmark and the Danish capital Copenhagen. By 2035 Helsingborg shall be a creative, vibrant, united, global, and balanced city for both people and businesses. The port, several intersecting railway stretches, and a business community dominated by trade and entrepreneurship has made Helsingborg a logistics node. Innovation, co-creation, and climate neutrality set out the direction for future Helsingborg.
Municipality of Valga is a local public authority which has an estimated population of 15 500 people. The municipality extends over 750 square kilometres and is located in South-Estonia, lying along the line of the Estonian-Latvian border. The population is mainly concentrated in the city of Valga, with villages and sparsely populated areas covering the rest of the territory. Valga is the centre of municipality and together with Valka on the Latvian side, it forms a unique twin town which, despite its small size, reaches two countries, boasting two languages and cultures. The common slogan of Valga and Valka is „1 City, 2 States”. The town has been formed on the medieval junction of important trade and military roads, which shapes the structure, the current economic environment and mobility solutions of the region.
The Autoritat del Transport Metropolità (Metropolitan Transport Authority or ATM) is a voluntary inter-administrative consortium set up in 1997, in which all administrations that own collective public transport services can join, individually or via groups or bodies that represent them. The aim of ATM is to organise the cooperation between the public administrations owning the collective public transport services and infrastructures in the area of Barcelona which form a part of it, as well as collaboration with those administrations, such as the state government, are committed from a financial point of view or which own their own services or services that have not been assigned to other bodies.
VANAPEDAL, established over 10 years ago in Barcelona, is one of Europe’s leading neutral Last-Mile Cargo Bike Operators. Clients include FEDEX, DHL and PAACK, amongst others. It has a strong track record of green innovation, collaborating with partners in both the public and private sectors. With a fleet of over a dozen cargo bikes it articulates the needs and Best Practice of SME companies dedicated to sustainable city logistics and identifies opportunities for transferring Best Practice whilst co-developing the Barcelona case of the GREEN-LOG Living Lab.
FEED Oxford is an innovative UK SME, born during the pandemic to support small food traders. We specialise in low-carbon urban food systems through an end-to-end approach. Previous work included trialling dark kitchens, vertical farming, EV and cargo bike delivery, as well as new mobility solutions such as drones and quadruped robots. We prioritise practical learning and experience, and SME engagement.
Oxfordshire is a county located in England, United Kingdom that is home to the University of Oxford. The city of Oxford has a network of narrow, historic streets, threading between tall medieval stone buildings through much of its centre. Local government authority Oxfordshire County Council (OCC) serves around 700,000 residents and manages 4,200km of roads. Transportation accounts for 40% of the county’s carbon emissions, and OCC aims to achieve net zero in transportation by 2040. Oxfordshire County Council’s vision is to lead positive change by working in partnership to make Oxfordshire a greener, fairer, and healthier county.
The University of Wolverhampton (UoW) has been an anchor institution and major employer in the industrial West Midlands, UK, since 1827. UoW will be represented in the project by its transportation and infrastructure research group and more specifically the Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) lab. UoW’s ITS lab has participated in various H2020 and HE projects. These include OPTIMUM, MaaS4EU, HARMONY, FRONTIER and SOTERIA with roles related to big-data analytics and machine learning models for transport applications such as traffic forecasting and social media mining, development of integrated mobility services including a dynamic journey planner for Mobility-as-a-Service, modelling and simulation for freight and passenger mobility, models for response plan generation as part of traffic management services and development of safety solutions for road users.
Pedal & Post is an ultra-low emission delviery services with headquarters in Oxford, the UK. The company uses cargo bikes to move goods and freight sustainably in this way changing how deliveries are made in cities to meet pressing challenges, like traffic, air pollution and parking issues and road danger. Specialising in using cargo bikes with over 10 year experience, Pedal & Post is among the leaders within cycle logistics & freight consolidation. The company is a living wage emplyer and continues to rapidly expand to multi cities in 2023/2024.