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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…

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bIoTope Project Meeting at BMW in Munich

The 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…

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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…

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The 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…

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bIoTope participates to IoT Week 2018

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,…

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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…

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The 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…

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New release of MobiVoc

A 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…

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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.

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

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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…

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IoT Innovation Night - Helsinki, 16 November 2017

Let's mingle with the Helsinki IoT community!

Take 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…

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Prof Kary Främling from Aalto University and the Coordinator for the bIoTope addressed key IoT security challenges with a presentation "Secure Trust and Information Access for the Internet of Things" at the Architectiong the Digital Enterprise Conference in Amsterdam on 23 October 2017.

Synopsis: In the Internet of Things…

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