Partners

OUR PARTNERS

AMIGOS brings together 28 Partners from across Europe and beyond: 14 Cities, 6 Tech Pioneers, 4 Research Innovators, and 4 Consulting companies.

PARTNERS of AMIGOS CONSORTIUM

FREIE UND HANSESTADT HAMBURG (FHH) - Germany
Project coordinator
Who are we?

The Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg is with 1.9 million inhabitants the second largest city in Germany, situated in the north of the country along the Elbe River. Three out of nine major European transport arteries – the TEN-T corridors – intersect in Hamburg. Around 40,000 trucks drive into the Port of Hamburg every day, and more than ten percent of all rail freight journeys in Germany start or finish there. Each day, around 500,000 people commute to and from Hamburg.

read more: www.hamburg.de 

MUNICIPALITY OF GABROVO (GABR) - Bulgaria
Who are we?

Gabrovo Municipality is a local authority managing the territory of Gabrovo municipality, which is mid-sized Bulgarian municipality with a population of around 60 000 citizens. Gabrovo city is the administrative center of Gabrovo municipality with 134 settlements, located in North Central region of Bulgaria. Gabrovo is a EU Mission City which has a goal to become a “Carbon Neutral and Smart City” by 2030, and one of the leading Bulgarian municipalities in development and implementation of innovative policies for sustainable energy and climate, and sustainable urban mobility. Gabrovo has a geo-strategic transport location in Bulgaria regarding transport corridors. This is one of the most industrialized areas of the country with a high traffic from and to the center of the city.

Read more: www.gabrovo.bg 

LAPPEENRANNAN KAUPUNKI (LAPP) - Finland
Who are we?

Lappeenrannan Kaupunki is a vivid mid-sized university city in Southeastern Finland. A green Lappeenranta is a key goal in the city strategy in terms of both residential comfort and industrial policy.  Actions are based on resource wisdom and carbon neutrality. The city is pioneering sustainable solutions, and participates actively in climate change mitigation, improving circular economy and restoring waterbodies. Lappeenranta is a EU Mission City which has a goal to become a “Carbon Neutral and Smart City” by 2030.

Read more: www.lappeenranta.fi and www.greenreality.fi

ISTANBUL METROPOLITAN MUNICIPALITY (IMM) - Turkey
Who are we?

IMM is the principal public organization in planning, designing, implementing, and operating on Istanbul’s various sectors such as transportation, infrastructure and etc., covering the provincial territory of 39 districts, spanning a total area of 5,461 km2. It has 30 subsidiary companies and 2 affiliated organizations with more than 88.800 employees. Istanbul is a EU Mission City which has a goal to become a “Carbon Neutral and Smart City” by 2030.

Read more: https://www.ibb.istanbul/ 

EMPRESA MUNICIPAL INNOVACION Y TRANSPORTE URBANO DE LAS ROZAS DE MADRID (LRZINN) - Spain
Who are we?

LRZINN is the Public Innovation Company of the City of Las Rozas in Spain. It promotes the city’s technological and innovative ecosystem. It attracts and connects talent, entrepreneurship, companies and public administration looking for a smart and sustainable city.

Read more: www.lasrozasinnova.es

REYKJAVIKURBORG (REYK) - Iceland
Who are we?

The City of Reykjavík is the northernmost capital in the world with ca. 144,000 inhabitants. Key mobility development programmes include 15-minute neighbourhoods, a Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) line, multi-modal transport and mobility hubs, a redesign of town squares (in poor use) for multi-purpose uses and community feel, and the extension of pedestrian zones. Tourism is very prominent in the city centre, with high density of bars/cafés/restaurants, galleries, museums, design centres, theatres and music halls, ground floor shopping and pedestrian zones. Reykjavik is a EU Mission City which has a goal to become a “Carbon Neutral and Smart City” by 2030.

Read more: www.reykjavik.is

JURMALAS VALSTSPILSETAS ADMINISTRACIJA (JURMALA) - Latvia
Who are we?

Jurmalas Valstspilsetas Administracija is the administration of Jūrmala local government. Administration works to provide quality living environment and services to Jūrmala city residents. Since Jūrmala is a resort town and 64% of its territory is green and blue areas, our mission is the development of the city in interaction with nature.

Read more: http://www.jurmala.lv/ 

CITTA METROPOLITANA DI BOLOGNA (BOL) - Italy
Who are we?

BOL, with its 55 municipalities and over 1M inhabitants, it is one of the most populous and economically relevant cities in Italy. Bologna grows thanks to its system of governance, a system that shares a unitary strategic vision, based on environmental sustainability, inclusion and quality of services throughout the whole metropolitan area. Bologna is a EU Mission City which has a goal to become a “Carbon Neutral and Smart City” by 2030.

Read more:  www.cittametropolitana.bo.it

ANKARA ELEKTRIK (ANK ELEK) - Turkey
Who are we?

ANK ELEK’ has undertaken the bus and rail systems (Metro) operations of the public transportation services in Ankara and also has undertaken the transportation planning services to ensure the city’s traffic safety. It’s mission is to offer public transit and transportation needs in Ankara in the most reliable, fastest, economical, comfortable and satisfying way.

Read more: www.ego.gov.tr

AYALON HIGHWAYS (AYALON) - Israel
Who are we?

Ayalon Highways is a subsidiary of the Israeli Department of Transportation and responsible for executing its policy decisions. Ayalon is proud to prioritize alternative modes of mobility and advance Israel towards a future where reliance on a car is a thing of the past.

Read more: www.ayalonhw.co.il 

GOZO REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY (GOZO) - Malta
Who are we?

Gozo regional development authority has a consultative role and addresses an important gap in the socio-economic development of Gozo by developing and streamlining regional policies and overseeing their implementation through the adoption of modern project management tools.

Read more: www.grda.mt

LANDESHAUPTSTADT WIESBADEN (WIESB) - Germany
Who are we?

Between the river Rhine and the hills of the Taunus lies the former spa town and current state capital of Hesse. Hot springs, beautiful 19Th century architecture, parks and green spaces characterize the cityscape. With more than 280,000 inhabitants, Wiesbaden is the second largest city in Hesse after Frankfurt am Main and is part of the thriving Rhine-Main metropolitan region.

Read more: www.wiesbaden.de 

STADT FRANKFURT AM MAIN DER MAGISTRAT (FFM) - Germany
Who are we?

Frankfurt am Main, the metropolis in the heart of EUrope, is characterised by exiting contrasts such as tradition and modernity, trade and culture, bustle and tranquility.

Read more: www.frankfurt.de 

LAVAL AGGLOMERATION (LAVAL) - France
Who are we?

Laval Agglo is a French agglomeration community, located in the Mayenne department and Pays de la Loire region. It is centered on the city of Laval. This inter-communal structure groups together more than 110,000 inhabitants and thirty-four communes with diverse profiles, some of which are part of the Laval urban unit, the others remaining rather rural.

Read more: www.agglo-laval.fr 

AIT AUSTRIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (AIT) - Austria
Who are we?

AIT is the Austria’s largest Research and Technology Organisation (RTO). It performs applied research for and enabling the market exploitation of innovative infrastructure related solutions.

Read more: http://www.ait.ac.at/

INSTITUTO TECNOLOGICO DE ARAGON (ITAINNOVA) - Spain
Who are we?

ITAINNOVA is the Aragon Institute of Technology, a non-profit centre linked to the Department of Science, University and the Knowledge Society of the regional government of Aragon. It develops new products, improves existing processes, and fosters the smart use of technology in regional, national and international contexts.

 Read more: www.itainnova.es 

TREE TECHNOLOGY (TREE) - Spain
Who are we?

TREE is R&D-performing company providing information and communication technology solutions based on Big Data and Artificial Intelligence.

Read more: www.treetk.com

GALLERY IP TELEPHONY (IPgallery) - Israel
Who are we?

IPgallery is a private company that specializes in the design, development, implementation and deployment of day2day as well as time and mission critical, event, data and intelligence driven, Smart City and Urban Transportation and Mobility services and solutions.

Read more: www.treetk.com 

EPIGRAM (EPIGRAM) - Norway
Who are we?

EPIGRAM is a machine learning company based in Oslo, Norway, founded by previous and current students at the Department of Informatics at the University of Oslo.

Read more: www.epigram.ai 

TRANSPORTOKONOMISK INSTITUTT (TØI) - Norway
Who are we?

TØI is the Norwegian national institution for transport research and development. It carries out applied research on issues connected with transport and promotes the application of research results by advising the authorities, the transport industry and the public at large.

Read more: www.toi.no

LAPPEENRANNAN-LAHDEN TEKNILLINEN YLIOPISTO (LUT) - Finland
Who are we?

LUT is a public university specialized in technology and economy. It is interested in human-data interaction. LUT University has signed the national Declaration for Open Science and Research 2020-2025.

Read more: www.lut.fi/en/

ESTACA (ESTACA) - France
Who are we?

ESTACA is a private engineering school specialised in transport.

Read more: www.estaca.fr

STICHTING WETENSCHAPPELIJK ONDERZOEK VERKEERSVEILIGHEID (SWOV) - Netherlands
Who are we?

SWOV institute for Road Safety Research is an interdisciplinary (e.g. social sciences, engineering, mathematics) and independent scientific institute that covers the entire area of road safety. SWOV actively disseminates the research results to road safety professionals. 

Read more: www.swov.nl

TECHNION - ISRAEL INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (TECHNION) - Israel
Who are we?

Technion is a science and technology research university, Israel’s first university and its largest center of applied research. Technion is ranked among the leading technological universities worldwide with research programmes in the fields of science, engineering, medicine, industrial management, architecture, urban planning, artificial intelligence, and computer science.

Read more: www.technion.ac.il

MOZGASSERULTEK BUDAPESTI EGYESULETE (MBE) - Hungary
Who are we?

MBE is the Budapest Association of Disabled People.

Read more: http://www.mbeinfo.hu/

CAMBIAMO SOCIEDAD COOPERATIVA MADRILENA (CMO) - Spain
Who are we?

CMO is a non-profit cooperative with experience in urban planning, engineering and economics, focused on research, consultancy and action in urban mobility and its transformation processes towards healthier, more sustainable and equitable models and patterns, with activities that are closer and favour social interactions in public space.

Read more: www.cambiamo.net

EUROPEAN INTEGRATED PROJECT (EIP) - Romania
Who are we?

EIP is an SME consultancy company based in Romania, providing consulting services for city authorities, operators, and the private sector. EIP developed new engagement instruments following the thorough understanding of cities’ capacity to engage with local stakeholders to develop sustainable policies. Besides this, EIP provided an important support in understanding the core values that are influencing mobility behaviour, both for individuals, but also for providers of mobility products and services (www.mobilitybehaviour.eu). EIP also developed a new framework to assess cities’ capacity to develop and implement innovative, sustainable solutions. The EIP research in gender and sexual harassment has been materialised in a decision-making tool targeting Sub-Saharan African countries. The company is committed to address the climate change challenge through developing awareness, dialogue and knowledge to decision and policy makers.

Read more: https://www.mobilitatedurabila.ro/

EUROQUALITY (EQY) - France
Who are we?

EQY is a consulting company specialised in European projects setting up and management. Since 1997, Euroquality supports technological and methodological innovation within all organisations active in R&D (SME, industries, research centres, NGOs, universities, etc.). 

Read more: www.euroquality.fr