FIT Consulting is an Italian independent SME, founded in 1997 and based in Rome (Italy). Its mission is to plan and delivery technical and scientific consultancy services in transport, mobility and logistics sectors. The Company is based in Rome (Italy). In IMOVE, FIT will be the WP5 leader, accomplishing the role of evaluation manager of the project, in charge of defining and implementing the overall evaluation methodology, validating data collected in the Living Labs and assessing impacts generated by IMOVE innovations. In addition, FIT will support the Living Lab in Torino and contribute to some horizontal tasks such as defining the MaaS regulatory framework and the project exploitation.
Mosaic Factor takes part in IMOVE providing its expertise in data driven innovation in mobility of people, Living Labs coordination and project exploitation. Main contributions include: Leadership of data analytics tasks, including data analytics to generate new knowledge about the MaaS ecosystem, potential offers or new configurations as well as user and customers’ needs. Living Labs coordination, plan and setup, based on the expertise developed in managing Living Labs in several FP7 projects. Exploitation of IMOVE results beyond project completion. High involvement in software enablers development.
URBI is a urban mobility services aggregator that allows people to find and book the best solution to reach a destination comparing all available options: car, scooter and bike sharing as well as taxis and ride sharing. This simple app helps you find the fastest, cheapest or most comfortable way to your destination. URBI started at the end of 2013. It’s currently active in all major cities in Italy, Spain and Germany as well as in Copenhagen, Amsterdam, Stockholm, Vienna and Paris. URBI is now part of the Telepass group (Telepass S.p.A. is the company in the Atlantia Group, which offers electronic payment services for urban and suburban mobility). Within the IMOVE project URBI is responsible for the living lab in Berlin and be an active player in the LL in Turin. During the IMOVE project URBI will create bundle and sell in both the cities some mobility packages that includes all the mobility modes (public transport, car / scooter / bike sharing and taxi).
Softeco Sismat is a leading ICT and engineering company, delivering innovative software solutions in several business sectors, including transport and mobility, manufacturing, telecommunications, energy, finance, security and government. In the transport sector, Softeco Sismat boasts a remarkable expertise in travel/traffic information management and multi-channel info delivery, fleet monitoring, vehicle dispatching (DRT, taxis, service fleets) and city logistics operation, etc. Combining a strong technical and market knowledge with a solid experience in RTD initiatives, Softeco Sismat participated to 90+ RTD projects (www.research.softeco.it), about 50% of which in sustainable transport and ITS area. Softeco Sismat will be the Coordinating Beneficiary of IMOVE, in charge of administrative and technical coordination, also providing a substantial contribution to the design and development of IMOVE architecture and to dissemination/communication/exploitation activities.
Västtrafik is responsible for the public transport in all of Västra Götaland. 2,700 buses, trains, trams and ferries. 22 000 stop locations. 390,000 km driven per day. This makes Västtrafik the second largest public transport company in the country. We organise the transport, compile the timetables and decide upon routes and lines.Many people, however, are not aware of the fact that we do not provide the actual services. All these are carried out by contracted, private companies. We have four bases in the region. This decentralisation makes it easier for us to assess local needs. At the same time, it gives us a good overview and permits us to organise and develop public transport so that it works well at an intermunicipal level
RISE Viktoria aims to comprehensively address issues and provide knowledge related to transformations towards sustainable mobility systems. RISE Viktoria is located in Gothenburg, Sweden and employs approx. 100 research personnel. Our activities are divided into five application areas: electromobility, digitalisation, cooperative systems, sustainable transport and sustainable business. Within the IMOVE project, RISE Viktoria coordinates the work package entitled Scalability Unlockers. The work package focuses on the following tasks : 1. Guidelines, tools and methods for the proactive engagement of multiple stakeholders 2. Guidelines, tools and methods for the development and implementation of sustainable MaaS business models 3. Enablers of sustainable travel behaviour 4. Assessing the need for regulatory changes.
UbiGo is a Swedish SME formed as a result of the successful and thoroughly evaluated MaaS-pilot in Gothenburg in which a business model and service design was tested on 70 paying households under commercial conditions. The service is planned to be relaunched in Stockholm in the beginning of 2018, initially within the H2020 CiViTAS Eccentric project with the City of Stockholm as site leader. Together with the Austrian company Fluidtime that provides the IT platform, UbiGo can support local actors to set up UbiGo-like services in other European cities. Based on experiences and insights from setting up and running MaaS services, UbiGo will support the Living Labs in developing sustainable business models, creating incentives to change behaviour and engaging stakeholders. UbiGo’s main focus is within WP1 (Scalability unlockers), but we will also participate in most of the other work packages.
UITP is the global advocate of public transport and sustainable mobility, and the promoter of innovations in the sector. It is a platform for worldwide cooperation, business development and the sharing of know-how between its 1,400 Companies member from 96 countries. Today UITP includes, in addition to the Brussels Head Quarter, 15 Regional and Liaison Offices around the world. UITP will be leading the working package on Communication and Exploitation and will contribute with its expertise to other WPs. UITP draws back to its extensive experience with European level research and development activities in the mobility sector and in relation to its large network of stakeholders in urban mobility leading the communication and exploitation activities. UITP also contributes to the following tasks: Business Models, Regulatory Frameworks, Living Labs and Impact assessment.
Torino, with around 886,000 inhabitants, is an important business and cultural centre in northern Italy: capital city of the Piedmont region, it is located on the banks of the Po River, in front of Susa Valley and surrounded by the western Alpine arc. City of Torino will mainly support the deployment of MaaS measures in the planned Torino Living Lab from the point of view of a city authority and, in cooperation with 5T, will assist partners to validate and assess MaaS in real-life conditions. Besides, they will take part to the investigation and development of MaaS business models approaches from the point of view of a city authority, as well as to the analysis of the enablers of sustainable combined travel choices.
Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) is the transport authority for the city region. With over 2.7 million residents, Greater Manchester is now home to the fastest growing UK economy outside of London. The needs of our transport users are diverse and constantly evolving and so it’s vital that we aspire to create a fully integrated, high capacity transport network that supports our users while at the same time, bolsters a prosperous and sustainable local economy. We believe the key focus of MaaS is to put users at the core of our transport services by offering them mobility solutions that can be shaped to meet their needs. As part of iMOVE, Greater Manchester will host a Living Lab to demonstrate and evaluate the barriers and opportunities for MaaS in a real world environment. Through this demonstration, TfGM will explore new opportunities in service planning and delivery to create a seamless and sustainable transport network with the customer at its heart.
ICCS is a non-profit Academic Research Body established in 1989 by the Hellenic Ministry of Education in order to carry research and development activities in the fields of all diverse aspects of telecommunications, computer systems and techniques and their application in a variety of areas. ICCS is associated with the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering of the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA). The ICCS group involved in IMOVE is the I-SENSE group which focuses, among others, on intelligent vehicles, sensor & information fusion, MaaS, connected & automated driving and electromobility. In IMOVE ICCS is leading WP3 activities, dealing with the data and information exchange network. More specifically, it is working on the implementation of a reference MaaS data model and the development of relevant interfaces and adapters. ICCS also works on the design and implementation of the IMOVE software enablers and contributes to the implementation of the Roaming living lab.
Vectos is an innovative provider of transport planning and infrastructure design services to the development industry. It specialises in providing transport policy and planning advice to developers, retailers, mobility operators, land owners and local authorities. Involvement in state-of-the-art European programmes such as CIVITAS enables intelligence to be fed directly into the company’s UK portfolio, ensuring that its solutions remain at the international leading edge. Internationally, we are leading research projects that examine how we can travel more sustainably. We apply lessons learnt through this research to our UK projects thus providing a unique level of service. Much of the work involves state of the art demonstration projects in programmes such as CIVITAS, which aim to use leading edge technologies to provide easier, safer and cleaner mobility to citizens to achieve smarter, more sustainable cities.
CVUT is represented in the project by its Artificial Intelligence Centre, the leading AI research centre in Czechia. In the project, CVUT will participate in the design and the development of the Software Enablers and the Data & Information Exchange Framework. As the leader of Task 2.2., CVUT will ensure that the architecture of software enablers is designed in a way ensuring extensibility, scalability, openness and easy of adaptation to different environment. CVUT will draw on experience from previous European projects in smart mobility, in particular MyWay and SUPERHUB.
5T s.r.l. was founded in July 2000 under Turin Municipality mandate. The term 5T stands for ‘Telematics Technologies for Transport and Traffic in Turin’ and it is also the name of an advanced integrated telematics mobility management system that currently operates over a large section of the metropolitan area of Turin. The company has acquired considerable experience from the deployment of large-scale integrated telematics systems and through its participation in many EU projects. 5T shareholders are Turin Municipality (30%), Piedmont Region (30%), GTT (Turin public transport company fully owned by Turin Municipality – 35%) and Piedmont mobility agency (5%). 5T will be mainly involved in supporting the development and running of the Turin Living lab.