The 3rd issue of WeLive Newsletter is out! During the last 7 months, we have been working hard on the integration, set-up and population of the WeLive framework giving birth, as result, to the first version of the WeLive environment which has been deployed in order to enable the four project trial sites (Bilbao – Spain, Trento – Italy, Novi Sad – Serbia and Helsinki-Uusimaa – Finland).
DunavNET and City of Novi Sad took part at the workshop that was held in conjunction with the IoT Week 2016 in Belgrade during the conference Innovation day, on 31st May 2016. The goal of the event was to involve not only representatives of the city of Novi Sad, but also citizens and public administration from other cities in Serbia and the region.
WeLive project was presented in City Renaissance in the Digital Age Conference in Florence, Italy 1st of June 2016. The presentatiom is done in the scope of CLIPS project Final Conference in the Session 4. Key Learnings and Recommendations.
WeLive project regular quarter meeting is currently being held (24th and 25th of May) in Bilbao Spain. During the meeting the project partners are summarizing project activities in the last few months and future steps are being considered.
Also, preparations are conducted for the 1st project review meeting that will be held on 26th of May.
Laurea University of Applied Sciences, as part of the WeLive project consortium, held a WeLive seminar with the topic “Better use of the open data generated by the cities!”
Laurea WeLive team appreciates the collaboration of the keynote speakers: Mirka Järnefeld from the City of Vantaa started the seminar with her presentation: “City as the platform of Digitalization”
Novi Sad meetup was held in the great hall of the Business Incubator on 8th April 2016 at 14 o’clock and it gathered significant number of developers, SME’s and general public, proving to be an interesting event for all. It was held as an opportunity to mark the unofficial world IoT day and it included meetup events in Belgrade and Novi Sad, both starting at 14 o’clock. Video link was provided for both events and participants were able to connect and a chat about their experiences in this field.
One of our project partner companies -DunavNET was one of the organizers and participants of the first IoT themed conference held in Croatia - IoT 2 Europe.
The aim of the event was to answer frequently asked questions: “Where does the expression “IoT“ come from?”, “How to start deploying IoT? And where?” during panel discussions that included DunavNET's representatives.
Giovanni Aiello (ENGINEERING) and Jorge Pérez Velasco (TECNALIA) attended Policy & Networking Meeting" organized by the European Commission in Brussels, Belgium on February 19th.
They were representing WeLive project at the event.