EIT Digital the leading European digital innovation organisation plans to showcase 11 of its Digital Cities disruptive innovations at Innovative City in Nice on June 16 and 17.
'For the second consecutive year, we will showcase some of our best Digital Cities innovations at Innovative City. Innovative City is a major event in Europe for smart cities, attracting more than 3,000 people from over 40 countries. We bring our innovations with us to increase their visibility in front of representatives of cities, regions and city services providers,' says Gilles Betis, Digital Cities Action Line Leader at EIT Digital.
By 2050, the global urban population will raise by 75% to 6.3 billion (that will be 2/3 of the world's population). The challenge of developing and maintaining attractive, inclusive and safe urban environments needs to be met on multiple fronts.
EIT Digital invests in strategic areas, including Digital Cities, to accelerate the market uptake of research-based digital technologies focusing on Europe’s societal challenges. With its pan-European ecosystem of partners and startups portfolio, EIT Digital is a key player in shaping Europe’s future cities. It delivers Digital Cities disruptive innovations in integrated mobility services, urban data economy, citizen engagement and empowerment, city planning and gaming. Next year, it will also include safety services.
The EIT Digital Cities Innovations to be showcased at the event are:
3cixty websites and apps help compare and combine information about events and places to discover a city. It is run from Sophia Antipolis by the startup data specialist Data Moove and the world-class research centre EURECOM.
ADDACT is a total new way of planning live events and distributing tickets. On ADDACT, fans can pledge for their favourite tour cities by giving binding ticket orders. The cities with the most demand will get a show. ADDACT combines ticketing and crowdfunding so fans can actively influence the tour dates of their favourite acts. ADDACT is one of the 2015 EIT Digital Challenge winners in the Digital Cities category.
BOOGI is a solution that mixes carpooling and public transport in real time to move in the city. The app helps passengers to reduce the time spent in transportation and makes them become the main players of their moves. The solution is operated by Instant System based in Sophia Antipolis and was already launched in Bordeaux in May 2016 and will be deployed in Nice end of June.
The EIT Digital innovations will be showcased on stand n°9.