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We welcome Kineo Mobility Analytics (www.kineo- analytics.com) as a new CARNET industrial partners. Kineo is a research-intensive technology company that analyses anonymised geolocation data from mobile devices and blends them with other data sources to provide mobility and travel demand information. Kineo is a joint company by Nommon Solutions and Technologies (www.nommon.es) and Luis Willumsen (www.luiswillumsen.com), which brings together Nommon’s capabilities in big data processing and spatio-temporal data analysis with Luis Willumsen’s recognised expertise in transport and traffic modelling. Kineo works in partnership...

The second of February 2017 saw a new edition of the Catalonian ITS congress on mobility topics. Hosted at the RACC automobile club in Barcelona, the congress was once again attended by highly regarded experts in the field. CARNET was invited by ITS Spain to attend this prestigious event. ITS Spain was founded as a non-profit association in 2002 as a forum of new technologies in transportation. ITS aims to bring together public, private and academic sectors...

Following the great success of the inaugural Hackathon last year, on 11, 18 and 19 March CARNET held the second edition of “Hackathon Mobility Barcelona”, hosted again at the UPC in Barcelona. This edition had a new extended format, with an additional session of techpills to challenge participants to address the automotive and mobility trends of the future. Student teams enjoyed the opportunity to prove themselves and showcase their wide range of abilities. This Hackathon was not only...

On the 14th of November, CARNET hosted the Symposium on Urban Mobility Challenges in Barcelona. Organised by  the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC) & the Technische Universität Braunschweig (TUB), the event attracted attendance by respected international experts on urban planning, connectivity concepts and mobility services. Together, they presented their views and ideas on how to solve the global challenge of improving mobility in cities.  This article aims to summarize the main points of discussion presented at...

The most successful manner to design the future is through co-creation between complementary organisations which combine knowledge and vision to achieve goals. This is the intention of heads of Volkswagen Group Research, SEAT, and the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), which have just publicly presented the Cooperative Automotive Research Network (CARNET project) to focus on urban mobility solutions in Barcelona. CARNET is an open collaboration boost initiated by the 3 principle founding members, SEAT, Volkswagen Group Research...