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Every company goes green: Why sustainability is a main topic

This is an international event that will announce, to the 32 Mobility City partners, the trends that are innovating in sustainable mobility, in which startups from Silicon Valley, United Kingdom, Israel, Paris, Amsterdam will participate and Spain, among which SharinGos, a London startup that offers a shared mobility platform; Neuro Sounware that develops an internet-based solution of things to detect mechanical failures and monitor quality controls, or BreezoMeter, an Israeli startup that analyzes air quality in real time.

Connected vehicles, electrification, shared mobility, autonomous driving and hardware and sensors will be the axes around which the day will revolve. The content of the presentations will address topics in the mobility sector such as: Computer Vision, Predictive Analytics, Human Behavior, City Analitycs and Smart Parkings, among others.

Mobility City and Plug & Play hold two summits every year, known as Innovation Day, the first one was held in Zaragoza on May 28 and it featured the development of fifteen advanced global startups in mobility.

Fundación Ibercaja and Plug and Play signed a collaboration agreement on February 15 to globally launch the Mobility City project and provide the Ibercaja Foundation initiative partners with the best global connections in the field of sustainable mobility.

One of the actions envisaged in this agreement is that the 32 companies and institutions that are members of Mobility City access the most disruptive innovations and proposals of global startups, as well as the latest trends of the different sectors involved in the revolution of connected, sustainable and autonomous mobility.

15 startups

In the first call for Innovation Day, held on May 28 in Zaragoza, 15 advanced global startups in mobility showed their developments in the areas of autonomous and connected vehicles; connectivity; electrification; shared economy and shared mobility; smart cities and infrastructure; hardware, sensors and Internet of Things (IOT); logistics of the last kilometer; virtual reality and augmented reality; Edge Computing (processing internet data of things closer to where they are created) and data analysis; voice control; artificial intelligence; 4.0 industry and indoor navigation.

On the first Innovation Day, the director of Plug and Play Smart Cities, Jaime de Borbón, explained that Innovation Day “is a day in which all the relevant actors of the different companies that are part of the Mobility City project meet, as well as representatives of the Aragon government, which are key actors when it comes to implementing many of the innovative solutions we present, and we hope they explore potential opportunities for collaboration. ”

Plug and Play is the global innovation platform based in Silicon Valley that develops acceleration and corporate innovation programs by bringing corporations and startups together.

Collaboration of institutions and companies

Mobility City is an international initiative of Fundación Ibercaja with the support of the Government of Aragon, which aspires to place Zaragoza and Aragon at the forefront of the debate on new mobility and the transformation of associated industries and sectors in which institutions collaborate and reference companies of our economy.

With the incorporation of Renfe last week there are 32 entities, institutions and companies participating in this project: ALD Automotive, Caser Seguros, Endesa, Europcar Mobility Group, Expo Zaragoza Empresarial, FCA Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Grupo Avanza, Grupo Edelvives, Hiberus Technology, Hyundai, Ibercaja Leasing, Iberdrola, Jaguar Land Rover, LG Electronics, Nissan Porsche, PSA, Repsol, Sacyr, Tramways of Zaragoza Vodafone, Volvo, Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Zaragoza, Zaragoza Center, CAF, Automotive Cluster of Aragon , Aragón Energy Cluster, Ebrópolis, Circe Foundation, Tecnara Cluster and ITAInnova. In addition, the University of Zaragoza, San Jorge University, Grant Thornton and Plug and Play are collaborating members of Mobility City.

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