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THE ELVITEN PROJECT

ELVITEN demonstrates the usefulness of light electrified vehicles for urban transportation. Our focus is on bicycles, scooters, tricycles and quadricycles (EL-VS). We work for more innovative, more sustainable and more connected urban mobility in Europe.

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ELVITEN invited to the EPP Group Conference in Athens

The ELVITEN project participated in the conference organised by the European People’s Party Group in the Grande Bretagne Hotel in Athens on 7 February 2019. It was an event dedicated to the members of the EPP Group and journalists from various European countries.

ICCS and more specifically the I-SENSE group, presented the vision of the project, the planned activities and also deployed the opportunity to share the ELVITEN idea among European policy makers. Within a short presentation, the I-SENSE members briefly presented how this idea came up and how it was transfigured into a project as well as its social benefits. Attendees had a fruitful discussion about smart cities, future steps and the social circumstances in Europe for young people and other important issues relevant to the current affairs.

In parallel, the ELVITEN project was present with a booth where participants were able to find out further information about the project and its contribution to a better daily life. A light electric vehicle also travelled from Trikala to Athens for the ELVITEN booth, attracting the visitors while the most daring tried it out. The Chairman of the EPP Group, Mr.Manfred Weber, and the President of Nea Dimokratia (Greece), Mr. Kyriakos Mitsotakis, visited the booth and expressed interest to find out more information about the project and finally tested the ELVITEN EL-V.

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The ELVITEN project participated in the conference organised by the European People’s Party Group in the Grande Bretagne Hotel in Athens on 7 February 2019. It was an event dedicated to the members of the EPP Group and journalists from various European countries. ICCS and more specifically the I-SENSE group, presented the vision of the […]

ELVITEN: ready to transform the mobility in Trikala

The ELVITEN project will soon start the demonstration of Electric Light Vehicles (EL-Vs) in the city of Trikala. From the end of this month, citizens of Greece’s first smart city will start seeing around the ELVITEN three-wheelers and four-wheelers EL-Vs.

In total, the city of Trikala is deploying 10 tricycles and 10 quadricycles which has been provided by the Swiss company Kyburz, one of the 21 project partners. The objective of these demonstrations is to evaluate the usefulness of this specific type of vehicles in Trikala, make Trikala’s citizens more familiar with the EL-Vs and finally encourage ICE vehicle users to switch to more sustainable means of transportation.

The deployment of the EL-Vs in Trikala, one of the six ELVITEN locations, will be accompanied by an awareness campaign in which all citizens are welcome to participate by sharing the #LetsGoElectric over the social media everytime they see one of the electric vehicles and share their opinions over electromobility.

With the objective of encouraging citizens to contribute to make Trikala a more sustainable and greener city, the ELVITEN partners in the city has put in place a number of incentives for those achieving the highest record toward using ELVITEN services and apps. The awards will range from useful everyday goodies (e.g. bottles of water, mugs, helmets etc.), to more entertaining services such as free cinema tickets, Mill of Elves Magic Park Free cards and Mill Of Elves gift Packages, free swimming pool subscription and much more.

Stay tuned for what is coming next!

The ELVITEN project will soon start the demonstration of Electric Light Vehicles (EL-Vs) in the city of Trikala. From the end of this month, citizens of Greece’s first smart city will start seeing around the ELVITEN three-wheelers and four-wheelers EL-Vs. In total, the city of Trikala is deploying 10 tricycles and 10 quadricycles which has been provided by the Swiss […]

ELVITEN at the Connected Smart Cities Conference

On 17 January 2019 and under the theme ‘Making Agile The New Stable’, smart city network Open & Agile Smart Cities (OASC) organised its annual Connected Smart Cities Conference in Brussels. This event, dedicated to cities, policy-makers, start-ups, innovators and representatives from research and academia, was the perfect opportunity to network and to exchange ideas on smart cities.

Along with other projects engaging with the idea of smart cities, the ELVITEN project participated with a stand where attendees had the chance to learn more about how ELVITEN is contributing to make cities smarter and more sustainable.

The different sessions of the Connected Smart Cities Conference 2019 touched four main topics: Technology, Future, Sustainability and Economic Fund. Speakers included, among others, personalities from a variety of domains: politics (Roberto Viola, Director General DG Connect), city officials (City of Helsinki, City of Porto, City of Antwerp, City of Ghent, City of Bordeaux, City of Amsterdam and City of Eindhoven) and various organisations (ERTICO, International Telecommunication Union, EUROCITIES, …).

Open & Agile Smart Cities is a non-profit international smart city network connecting more than 120 cities on three continents.

You can find videos about the plenary sessions and pictures of the entire event by clicking here.

On 17 January 2019 and under the theme ‘Making Agile The New Stable’, smart city network Open & Agile Smart Cities (OASC) organised its annual Connected Smart Cities Conference in Brussels. This event, dedicated to cities, policy-makers, start-ups, innovators and representatives from research and academia, was the perfect opportunity to network and to exchange ideas […]

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We demonstrate the ELVITEN solutions to the citizens of six different cities across Europe. ELVITEN expands pre-existing electrified transport systems with light vehicles in these areas.

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