Introducing EPIC:
European Platform for Intelligent cities
Wim Vanobberghen
Smart cities and the Future Internet, 25th Jan...
EPIC:	
  an	
  EU	
  pla,orm	
  for	
  Intelligent	
  Ci5es	
  
•  Industrial	
  strength,	
  pan-­‐European	
  “open	
  s...
EPIC	
  Objec5ves	
  
•  Use	
  the	
  Cloud	
  as	
  the	
  basis	
  for	
  a	
  
European-­‐based	
  web-­‐service	
  de...
Service	
  Applica5ons	
  
Romania and others to test and adapt pre-tested platform applications
Wifi and RFID
3D –
Geoloc...
EPIC	
  outcomes	
  
Outcome	
  1:	
  	
  Infrastructure	
  
•  A	
  tested	
  prototype	
  for	
  a	
  pan-­‐European	
  ...
Consor5um	
  Partners	
  
•  UK:	
  	
  Birmingham	
  City	
  University,	
  	
  21c	
  Consultancy,	
  	
  
Manchester	
 ...
Consor5um	
  Roles	
  
EPIC	
  stakeholders	
  
	
  	
  	
  	
  	
  EPIC	
  combines	
  all	
  stakeholders	
  in	
  the	
  innova6on	
  chain:	
...
contact	
  
– For	
  further	
  informa6on:	
  
	
   	
   	
   	
   	
  	
  
	
   	
   	
   	
  Pieter.Ballon@vub.ac.be	
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  1. 1. Introducing EPIC: European Platform for Intelligent cities Wim Vanobberghen Smart cities and the Future Internet, 25th Jan 2012, Brussels
  2. 2. EPIC:  an  EU  pla,orm  for  Intelligent  Ci5es   •  Industrial  strength,  pan-­‐European  “open  smart  city  pla,orm”  to  s6mulate   the  crea6on  &  uptake  of  “smart  city”  services   •  Embed  a  business-­‐focused  Roadmap  to:   –   Accelerate  the  uptake  of  innova6ve  services   –   Improve  the  capacity  for  SMEs  to  drive  innova6on   –   Ensure  marketability  and  sustainability     •  Use  established  Living  Lab/Smart  City  players  to  reinforce  the  role  of  the   user/ci5zen/business   •  ‘Future  proof’  by  focusing  on  innova5ve  internet  applica6ons  &  services   related  to  the  IoT:  3D  Geo-­‐localisa6on,  mobile  Sensors,    wifi  and  RFID   •  Develop  a  truly  interoperable  “eGovernment”  case  concerning  a  family   moving  from  a  city  in  one  member  state  to  an  other   •  Ul6mately  test  in  a  “virgin”  city  (Tirgu  Mures  Romania)    
  3. 3. EPIC  Objec5ves   •  Use  the  Cloud  as  the  basis  for  a   European-­‐based  web-­‐service  delivery   plaSorm     •  Pilot  ‘Smart  City’  use  of  the  plaSorm   across  Europe     •  Develop  a  Roadmap  for  pan-­‐European   implementa6on  
  4. 4. Service  Applica5ons   Romania and others to test and adapt pre-tested platform applications Wifi and RFID 3D – Geolocalisation for Mobile Devices Mobile Sensors IOT Technology Business Services Relocation Services Wifi and RFID Brussels UK France Environmental Services Promote/Market businesses to citizens Accelerates the rapid take up of smart applications by providing a Pan- European innovation ecosystem Enable networking between SME’s Benefit of Platform Inform citizens of city environmental conditions Improve services through Evaluation of responses Make it easier to relocate to Brussels Bolster the cities housing market Service Area Service Objective
  5. 5. EPIC  outcomes   Outcome  1:    Infrastructure   •  A  tested  prototype  for  a  pan-­‐European  web  service  delivery   plaSorm  with  IoT  (Internet  of  Things)  extensions     Outcome  2:  Web  services   •  A  range  of  eGovernment  web-­‐based  services  extending  to  the   private  sector  and  to  ci6zens     Outcome  3:    Implementa5on  Strategy   •  A  deployment  Roadmap  that  shows  how  a  ‘Smart  City’  can   transi6on  to  and  benefit  from  web-­‐based  services  and  Cloud   Compu6ng    
  6. 6. Consor5um  Partners   •  UK:    Birmingham  City  University,    21c  Consultancy,     Manchester  City  Council   •  Germany:  IBM,  Fraunhofer  Ins6tute  FKIE   •  Belgium:    Deloi[e  Consul6ng,  IS-­‐prac6ce,  IBBT  iLab.o,   Immoweb,  ENoLL  ivzw       •  France:    Issy  Media,  Navidis   •  Greece:    ATC,  Na6onal  Technical  University  of  Athens   •  Romania:  Tirgu  Mures  
  7. 7. Consor5um  Roles  
  8. 8. EPIC  stakeholders            EPIC  combines  all  stakeholders  in  the  innova6on  chain:       •  Smart  ci5es:    Brussels,  Issy,  Manchester,  Tirgu                                        Mures   •  Industrial  players:    IBM,  Deloi[e   •  Living  Labs  network:  ENoLL     •  Living  Labs:    IBBT  iLab.o,  Issy  Media,  Manchester   •  Technology  researchers:  Fraunhofer  Ins6tute,  IBM  cloud  core          enterprise  services,  the  Na6onal                                        Technical  University  of  Athens   •  IOT  specialists:        BCU  (Birmingham  City  University)   •  SMEs:      ATC,  Navidis,  Immoweb,  IS-­‐prac6ce                                      and  21c      
  9. 9. contact   – For  further  informa6on:                      Pieter.Ballon@vub.ac.be          Shenja.vanderGraaf@ibbt.be          Wim.Vanobberghen@vub.ac.be      

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