mySMARTLife News

2nd mySMARTLife Newsletter available - Special Focus on the Urban transformation strategy


mySMARTLife celebrates its first birthday! We  take this opportunity to review in the second edition of the mySMARTLife newsletter the actions...

Creating smart cities with the help of citizens and businesses – The mySMARTLife Urban Transformation Strategy


Developing new ways on how to engage citizens in the city life and in an integrated city planning process is at the core of the mySMARTLife Urban...

Lighthouse City Nantes promotes energy transition through Energy Data Lab


With the Energy Data Lab initiative (“Datalab Energie”), the mySMARTLife consortium partners Nantes Metropole, Enedis and Atlanpole aim at stimulating...

Event series “mySMARTLife-Walks & Talks” –getting to know mySMARTLife actions in Lighthouse City Hamburg


"mySMARTLife Walks & Talks" is an event series in Lighthouse City Hamburg where mySMARTLife is presented to the public. Talks are organised on a...

Lighthouse city Nantes develops Smart lighting concept


The Western part of the demonstration district “Ile de Nantes” is a very busy and touristic entertainment area where many urban developments are...

Viikki Environmental House is testing Demand Response and Individual Heat Control


Viikki Environmental House is one of Finland's most energy-efficient office buildings. Thanks to the integration of Fourdeg Ltd's Smart Heating®...

Helen demonstrates reactive power compensation with solar inverters


At the beginning of 2016, mySMARTLife project partner Helen built a 890 kWp solar power plant in Kivikko, a quarter of Helsinki, where the solar...

Improved living comfort with smart heating control in Merihaka (Helsinki)


In Merihaka, Helsinki, a housing association decided to install smart heating controls to all apartments. Smart thermostats enable dynamic heating...

mySMARTLife and the other Lighthouse Projects lead the way to a smarter Europe at Smart City EXPO Barcelona


mySMARTLife and eleven further smart city projects covering almost 60 cities across Europe came together at the 7th Smart City Expo World Congress...

mySMARTLife project is part of the Expo World Congress in Barcelona


Together with the other Smart City projects from across Europe, mySMARTLife will be featured at the 7th Smart City Expo World Congress which is set to...

mySMARTLife follower cities Bydgoszcz and Rijeka on their way to becoming smarter cities – SmartEnCity Conference Week and Follower City Workshop in Sonderborg


The Cities of Bydgoszcz (Poland) and Rijeka (Croatia) participated in various activities organised during the SmartEnCity Conference Week and the...

“Empowering smart solutions for better cities” – mySMARTLife represented at annual SCIS conference


From 2nd to 3rd October the annual conference of the EU Smart Cities Information System gathered the European Smart City community in Budapest....

3D city model of lighthouse city Helsinki presented at Lähiöfest


The City of Helsinki was the main supporter of the Lähiöfest (festival of neighbourhoods), which took place from 25th September to 1st October in ten...

Nordic Edge 2017 – Meeting of Europe’s Smart Cities in Stavanger


“Smart Happiness” was the theme of this year’s Nordic Edge Conference and Expo, organised for the third time in Stavanger from 26th to 28th September...

Helsinki tests vehicle to grid (V2G) systems in mySMARTLife project


The first two-way charging point in Finland was installed in the Suvilahti district in Helsinki in connection with mySMARTLife project partner Helen’s...

First mySMARTLife newsletter published


The mySMARTLife project consortium has published its first newsletter. You can find it here. In this first edition, we explain what is behind the...

Social media activities


mySMARTLife has the ambition to be close to citizens, especially in the Lighthouse and Follower Cities as they are in the centre of the...

Project website online


The brand new mySMARTLife website has been launched! Under the domain www.mysmartlife.eu you will get the latest information on the project, its...

Hamburg represents mySMARTLife in the European Urban Agenda Partnership on Digital Transition


Hamburg is part of the European Commission’s Urban Agenda for the EU Partnership on Digital Transition and does in this function also share its...

Latest news from Lighthouse City Helsinki


During the first months of the project, partners of the local Helsinki consortium presented mySMARTLife on different occasions, such as the Helsinki...

mySMARTLife – Transition of EU cities towards a new concept of Smart Life and Economy


mySMARTLife is a project funded under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme. Under the coordination of CARTIF...

Nantes will be the first city in Europe to use 24-meter long E-Busways


In Lighthouse City Nantes, preparatory actions to integrate electrical buses (“E-Busways”) in the public transport network are in progress. The aim is...

Raising awareness for renewable energy sources and energy efficiency - Bydgoszcz Energy Days & Environmental Protection Forum


On 2nd June 2017, the final event of the 2nd Bydgoszcz's Energy Days and 25th Environmental Protection Forum took place at the Old Market of...

Hamburg presented as European Best Practice at the Zhuhai Inter-City Laboratory in China


Within the Zhuhai Inter-City Laboratory, Hamburg recently promoted mySMARTLife in China. The conference, organised by the Europe-China Eco-Cities...

“Smarter is Cleaner” policy session at European Energy Sustainable Week 2017 – Learning from the SCC1 smart city projects


This year’s European Energy Sustainable Week (EUSEW) brought together the nine smart city ‘Lighthouse’ projects in a special policy session entitled...

The Smart City strategy – an integrated vision of city planning


The sustainable development of urban areas requires new, efficient and user-friendly technologies and services, especially in the energy, transport...

“Experience Kalasatama” – mySMARTLife activities during Helsinki Day


The Kalasatama area will be important for the Helsinki mySMARTLife activities – newly constructed smart high-performance buildings are planned to be...

Citizen engagement in Nantes supports the city’s transition process – The Great Debate on Energy Transition


Nantes Metropole has evaluated first results of "The Great Debate on Energy Transition", which took place from September 2016 to March 2017 in Nantes...

First Public Event for mySMARTLife in Lighthouse City Hamburg


Every year in May, Hamburg celebrates the “Europe Week”. The project mySMARTLife used this event to invite the people of Hamburg to a public...

Lighthouse City Hamburg visits Melbourne to exchange best-practices on Smart Cities


Lighthouse City Hamburg participated in an event in Melbourne, Australia, in May 2017 that was organised in the framework of the European project...

Learning from the others – Hamburg mySMARTLife team visits GrowSmarter Lighthouse City Cologne


In addition to Stockholm and Barcelona, Cologne was the first German Lighthouse City in the EU Horizon 2020 research project GrowSmarter. The aim of...

mySMARTLife joins forces with EU projects – Common booth at CeBIT 2017


CeBIT is one of the biggest ICT fairs in Germany. In March 2017, mySMARTLife was presented at CeBIT within the common booth “Smart City Innovations”,...

mySMARTLife and the further EU’s 8 Lighthouse projects pledge closer cooperation in their efforts towards low carbon and resource efficient urban spaces


In their efforts to deliver and replicate Smart City solutions, the EU’s nine Lighthouse projects formally signed a Cooperation Manifesto in...

mySMARTLife consortium meets in Valladolid


From 4th to 6th April 2017, the mySMARTLife consortium got together for the 2nd project meeting in Valladolid, Spain. The partners discussed the...

Transition of EU cities towards a new concept of Smart Life and Economy – mySMARTLife partners gather for kick-off meeting


In December 2016, just in time for the project start, the mySMARTLife consortium met in Nantes, one of the project’s lighthouse cities. The 28...
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