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March 11, 2020

Last month, Pilsen's Deputy for Transport and Environment, Michal Vozobule, talked to DNES, the second largest newspaper in the Czech Republic, about the project and how it's helping local policy makers to improve traffic in the city. Below is a translated version of the interview which appeared in print on 24 February 2020.

The PoliVisu project aims to gather relevant data and create analytical tools to support important policy decisions. Pilsen, along with Ghent in Belgium and Issy-les-Moulineax in France, is the thir...

January 30, 2020

Sometimes you need to practice what you preach.  This was the order of the day for PoliVisu’s latest consortium meeting in Issy-les-Moulineaux, Paris (29th and 30th January 2020). With one year to go until the end of the project, the imperative was on generating a thorough evaluation process for the projects final results and ensuring lasting products and services for the European market.

Co-design, however, is easier said than done.  Transforming the thinking of a bunch of researchers and technologists into that of a ‘...

December 5, 2019

Trefdag Digitaal Vlaanderen is an annual event that brings together thousands of innovation enthusiasts from across Flanders to discuss the latest ICT developments in the region. The PoliVisu partner AIV, who is also the main organiser, used the opportunity to share its experience with the project. Given the priority attached to traffic safety, AIV emphasised the impact PoliVisu tools have had on regional transport policy making.

For those new to the subject, the Flemish traffic safety programme rests on five key pillar...

November 25, 2019

On 19-21 November, more than 24 thousand visitors from all over the world convened in Barcelona for the ninth edition of the Smart City Expo World Congress. This year’s hot topics covered a wide range of areas, from 5G to Digital Twins, from micro-mobility to Intelligent Transport Systems, from rural-urban links to data governance and digital rights. If you missed it, here are the three main takeaways according to PoliVisu whose team spent three full days at the event. PoliVisu shared the exhibition space provided by t...

November 8, 2019

The original article can be read in Czech here. ECHO is a bimonthly magazine that provides information on European research and cooperation opportunities in this area. ECHO is distributed free of charge in an edition of 1500 pieces to university faculties, institutes of the Czech Academy of Sciences, other research organisations, SMEs, regional assemblies, ministries and a number of libraries.

Interview with Stanislav Štangl about the experience of local administration in Horizon 2020 project PoliVisu 

Much information o...

November 6, 2019

Busy day for our partners InnoConnect and Plan4all who were showcasing WebGLayer and Traffic Modeller to passers-by at today's festival Inovujeme Plzen 2019. These are the two visualisation tools that PoliVisu is using to help the City of Pilsen become smarter, agile and more responsive to citizen needs. Read our case studies to find out more https://policyvisuals.eu/case-studies/

November 5, 2019

PoliVisu's work on public sector transformation through advanced data visualisations was officially acknowledged by EPSA at its prestigious annual ceremony that took place 4 November 2019 in Maastricht. 

This year's edition (titled 'New Solutions to Complex Challenges - A public sector citizen-centric, sustainable and fit for the future') received over 80 applications but only 40 were granted the status of best practice. PoliVisu is pleased to be one of them. 

Representing PoliVisu at the event, Hugo Kerschot of IS-Pract...

October 16, 2019

The Paris Region Île-de-France has just launched a new Smart Cities platform where users can find data on services covering everything from transport to economy. What's more, the whole region can be viewed in 3D and you can also see the estimated capacity to produce energy from sun rays for each of the 2.5 million buildings, with red being the highest. We are pleased that our partner Issy Media is among the 47 stakeholders who made this project possible!

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