Skyports demo'd its first brick-and-mortar passenger drone landing pad in Singapore in October. The collaboration with Volocopter is a long awaited milestone in the collective dream of urban air travel.
UrmO’s fundraising round through Kickstarter has landed the company 194,000 EUR in pre-orders. It has also sealed deals with undisclosed distribution partners across Germany. These early successes seem to be paving a smooth road for the mobility startup, who plans to distribute the pre-ordered vehicles in the coming months.
Notably, the smart mobility startup made news several times this year for its implementation in emergency rescue services. Amazingly, police in the UK used the app to locate people who were lost in the woods.
In 2019 the company has reached 3 million trips on the platform and also received the future unicorn award from Digital Europe. Its unique approach to mobility packaging steps toward a vision for diversified transportation.
The company was a recipient of the 2019 EU Startup mobility prize. Earlier in 2019, the company launched a pilot with its customer partner DB Schenker, meaning that they are close to industry adoption.
Many industries rely heavily on fossil fuel energy sources. Sunfire is a cleantech startup from Dresden, Germany, developing and manufacturing steam electrolysers and high-temperature fuel cells. The technology can be used to convert various fuels such as natural gas or LPG into electricity and heat and to convert electricity into chemical energy.
Where should I open my store? Or where is it worth to build an electric car charging station? Geospin collects and combines public data with company data and uses machine learning and deep learning to analyze the hidden structures and dynamics of cities.
In this category, we are introducing European startups that aim to make our cities smarter. This page offers an insight into the smart city industry and unique startups providing innovative additions to the city sphere.In addition to Industry 4.0, i.e. the networking of industry, the catchword Smart City is another aspect of the IoT. By networking the city, cities are becoming more efficient, more technologically advanced, greener and more socially inclusive.Examples of smart city services include the networking of traffic lights, vehicles, residents and administration.
The density of city spaces in the 21st century has encouraged startups to provide smart solutions to improve city living.
The following articles present the top innovations all aiming to disrupt the smart city field. Here, you will find articles about companies such as a startup using data to analyse the hidden structures and dynamics of cities, a startup hoping to boost energy transition throughout cities with a flexible power grid, and much more.