"Lose your way: Towards a Citizen-driven city" Workshop

May 3rd, 2016

Design & the City 2016 was a conference organized by Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences from the 19th to the 22nd of April. The summit explored citizen-centered design approaches for the smart city. Its central theme was the role of design(ers) to create opportunities and practices for citizens, (social) entrepreneurs and policy makers towards more […]

Weev Wins Issy App Challenge

April 22nd, 2016

On 13 April 2016 all groups participating in the Issy App Challenge arrived at Fort d’Issy to present their applications to a panel of judges composed of representatives from Bouygues Immobilier, la Caisse des dépôts, Engie, Issy Média, Navitia and Transdev. In their presentations developers had to demonstrate four things: (i) focus on Issy-les-Moulineaux and […]

ECIM Attends Prestigious Event in Dubai

March 31st, 2016

ECIM partner CEN Group was in Dubai on 29-31 March 2016 for the second edition of Internet of Things Expo (IoTx). CEN was among 6000+ visitors who attended the event that included everything from technical workshops to hackathons to networking sessions. At IoTx CEN shared his experience with ECIM and encouraged Smart City, transport and […]

Brussels App Challenge

March 16th, 2016

Brussels App Challenge is now closed Introducing ECIM ECIM simplifies the integration and improves interoperability of different mobility related services, such as parking and payment. With its flexible cloud platform ECIM aims to address integration challenges of mobility apps, including real-time public transport information, open access to timetables and booking and payment options for services such […]

Three Teams Progress to Next Stage of Barcelona App Challenge

March 15th, 2016

On 23 January and 5 March 2016 ECIM organized two hackathons in Barcelona as part of ECIM Barcelona App Challenge. Students from Ramon Llull University and Polytechnic University of Catalonia, together with independent professionals, broke out into teams to compete for a place in the final phase of the App Challenge that is due to […]

Exhibiting at the Innovation Market in Barcelona

February 26th, 2016

It was a second time when ECIM joined 4YFN event (22-25 February 2016) – the home of the growing global tech start-up community to showcase its results and to build lasting connections with other innovators and investors. This year more than 10,000 companies took part in the event which runs in parallel with Mobile World […]

Second ECIM App Challenge

February 12th, 2016

Context Transportation systems are undergoing a fundamental transformation. New technologies and business models, socio-demographic developments, changes in the production and use of energy have all played a role in the way transport services are packaged and delivered to end users. As a result, the latter’s preferences have evolved considerably in the past decade, so much […]

Memorandum of Understanding between ECIM and OTN, SDI4Apps and FOODIE signed!

February 1st, 2016

After months of discussions ECIM signed a Memorandum of Understanding with OTN, SDI4APPs and FOODIE – three EU-funded projects that use data to advance innovation and promote decision-making process, among other things. Common to all projects are the three spatial themes – transport network, land use and points of interest – that together with related technologies for data management constitute the […]

ECIM prepares for a city game in Brussels

February 1st, 2016

On 6 February 2016 ECIM will run a city game in the Brussels municipality of Schaarbeek whose aim is to encourage testers to use ECIM app to find the popular tourist destination – Train World museum. The app will allow users not only to find the best route to the museum but also discover the […]

Issy-les-Moulineaux fosters open innovation through API Contest

February 1st, 2016

On 29 January 2016 ECIM pilot Issy-les-Moulineaux launched an API challenge whose aim is to improve mobility around the city and the region of Île-de-France more generally. The challenge is an opportunity for everyone from students to developers to use ECIM platform and come up with innovative transport solutions that citizens want and need. For […]