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The results from the bIoTope project will presented at a major event in Dublin on 29 April through 2 May, at the Digital in Practice Conference hosted by project partner The Open Group. A special session titled Smart Cities: Boundaryless Information Flow on 1 May will feature presentations that describe the bIoTope project, the specific information exchange problems that it has investigated, its standards framework for IoT boundaryless information flow, and how it enables the deployment of sma

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CORDIS article features bIoTope project

An article providing an overview of the bIoTope project and benefits from the project technologies, and the importance of support for open standards has been published on the CORDIS website hosted by the European Commission.

The Community Research and Development Information Service (CORDIS) is the European Commission's primary source of results from the projects funded by the EU's framework programmes for research and innovation (FP1 to Horizon 2020). It's mission is to bring research results t

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bIoTope Project Meeting at BMW in Munich

419214239?profile=RESIZE_710xThe bIoTope project partners held a General Assembly meeting in Munich on 26-28 November hosted by BMW at their Research and Innovation Centre. The meeting marked an important milestone for the project with completion of the development tasks of the technology components. Updates were provided by each of the Smart City Pilot partners on their use of bIoTope technologies for developing new IoT applications and services. Presentations from partners who participate in the project through the Open C

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133448724?profile=RESIZE_710xHugo Kerschot and Christophe Aubry de Maraumont (IS-Practice), Project Managers for the bIoTope project, introduced the bIoTope technologies for IoT and their benefits at the Global Forum held on 5-6 November in Copenhagen. They presented the project and its use cases during two parallel panel discussions focusing on smart cities and the impact of digitization on society and economy that they moderated.

The Global Forum is an internationally recognised think tank for exchange and networking amon

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Florian Mayer from BMW presented "Breaking up Vertical Silos in Today's IoT-Mobility Landscape" at Managing Digital Enterprises Conference in Singapore on 30 October 2018, hosted by The Open Group. The presentation was given at the plenary session with an estimated audience of 200 people. The four day event from 29 October through1 November focuses on emerging digital technologies, as well as the standards, architectures and business frameworks that support and enable the transition to and impl

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bIoTope featured in Smart Cities opinion article

The bIoTope project and the open standards that have been extended in the project have been featured in an opinion piece article titled "Why open standards are the key to truly smart cities" published on the SmartCitiesWorld platform. The article was prepared by Dr Michele Supper from project partner The Open Group and describes the challenges faced by those responsible for implementing Smart City advances and the importance of open standards and the interoperability challenges they address.

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A new video has been produced by the bIoTope project showcasing the results of the testing and integration work for smart parking and charging service with project partner BMW and Finnish start-up Parking Energy, along with the Smart Equipment capabilities provided by project partner Enervent.

Visit the bIoTope YouTube Channel to see more videos about bIoTope technologies.

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102030064?profile=RESIZE_710xThe bIoTope project is testing smart parking and charging service with BMW and Finnish start up Parking Energy at Aalto University from 3 to 6 September 2018!

The results of the testing will be demonstrated for City officials, industry representatives, media, and for others interested in the bIoTope project at a demonstration event at Aalto University on 6 September from 13.30 till 15.30 at Maarintie 8, room 4126 (4th floor), Espoo (Aalto University).

During this demo, the Finnish bIoTope partne

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bIoTope participates to IoT Week 2018

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The annual IoT Week 2018 has been concluded on a positive note in Bilbao, Spain during the week of 4-7 June 2018. The event gathered each year an estimate of 500 participants from research centers, research projects, large industries, SMEs, developers, standards development organizations, policy makers, and IoT enthusiasts alike.

This year, bIoTope participated with the representation of the Aalto University School of Business team at the exhibition booth showcasing the project’s progress and t

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Open Call 2 Results Announced

The second Open Call from the bIoTope project was closed on 30 May 2018. A total of 113 proposals were received for this Call and from these 6 proposals have been selected to receive funding for a total amount of 322,441.60 EUR. The evaluation and selection process has been completed and all proposers have been informed about the evaluation results for their proposal and financial support.

The organisations selected and the funding to be provided are summarised in the following table.

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bIoTope at IoT Week in Bilbao 4-7 June

34154304?profile=RESIZE_710xThe bIoTope team will be participating to the annual IoT Week 2018 being held this year in Bilbao, Spain on 4-7 June. With leadership provided by Aalto University School of Business, the project participates with a booth providing information on the project and details on project progress and the smart city pilots being carried out in Lyon, Helsinki and Brussels.

The IoT Week event gathers the community of stakeholders engaged in developing new IoT technologies and solutions and hosts prominent

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Hugo Kerschot (IS-practice), project manager of bIoTope will present the achievements of the project during the third edition of the Internet of Things Convention Europe in Antwerp (Belgium) June 6th. (https://iot-convention.be)

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The conference will give a broader view on the European and Belgian IoT landscape.  What IoT-applications will change our daily lives? And what trends should we keep an eye on? Over more than 35 experts will give an answer to these questions and no less than 55 companies

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14611041?profile=RESIZE_710xThe bIoTope project was active in presenting the project and new technologies at the Web Conference held in Lyon on 23-27 April as part of the series of conference organised by the World Wide Web Consortium. This series aims to provide the world a premier forum for discussion and debate about the evolution of the Web, the standardization of its associated technologies, and the impact of those technologies on society and culture.

Sylvan Kubler from University of Lorraine, who has been involved wi

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Kary Främling presented the bIoTope project results at The Open Group conference in London at Central Hall Westminster on 16 April, together with Ron Schuldt from the company Data-Harmonizing, with the title "Standards by The Open Group for Globally Interoperable APIs in Smart Cities". The bIoTope Advisory Board meeting was also held on 18 April as a part of the Open Platform 3.0 member meeting at the same location in London.

The results shown, and the Use Case implementations in particular, we

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New release of MobiVoc

14322294?profile=RESIZE_710xA new release of the mobility vocabulary MobiVoc for describing parking and charging station information for e-vhicles is now available. The release includes new features and extensions that were identified IoT systems through the project work carried out in the bIoTope smart city pilot in Helsinki.

The new MobiVoc release is available on GitHub, and detailed documentation for the new release is available on the Mobivoc website by clicking here.

The goal of Mobivoc is to significantly improve th

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Open Call 2 Published

The bIoTope project has published the second Open Call inviting organisations from outside of the consortium to join the project and contribute to the evolution of the bIoTope ecosystems.

2150155?profile=RESIZE_320x320The goals of the second open call are to:

  • Expand the bIoTope ecosystems
  • Validate the bIoTope techniques in real-world scenarios
  • Support the development of innovative IoT solutions using technologies and services provided by the bIoTope project


Funding is provided to successful applicants to support

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A new video has been added describing the work to demonstrate the proof of concept in using bIoTope technologies to better manage the challenges of parking and charging of electric vehicles in smart cities.

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Click here to see the new video that describes the capabilities bIoTope provides for enabling important advances for Europe's smart cities.

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bIoTope Open Call results announced

The first Open Call from the bIoTope project was closed on 22 August 2018. The negotiation phase took longer than expected, and the results are published now as contracts with all new beneficiaries have been signed. The call received in total 131 proposals, out of which 19 were eligible for funding and fit the scope of the open calls.

The bIoTope consortium was satisfied with the call responses. The calls were thematically linked to the various project use cases, and required deep specific cont

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IoT Innovation Night - Helsinki, 16 November 2017

Let's mingle with the Helsinki IoT community!

2150174?profile=RESIZE_480x480Take the opportunity to meet with relevant stakeholders and discover upcoming funding opportunities at an important evening event hosted by the IoT European Platform Initiative (IoT-EPI).

Project partners ControlThings and Forum Virium from bIoTope will be introducing the project and also the smart cities pilot where innovative IoT technologies from bIoTope are being introduced and evaluated. Other projects within the IoT-EPI cluster will also be p

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