Innovation projects highlighted

Urban Logistics projects

Coaps (AIR Institute)

Collection and analysis of data on crowding in public spaces for the benefit of public transport and mobility in cities. More information

SmartEnCity (CARTIF)

Lighthouse project, coordinated by TECNALIA, which will demonstrate in Vitoria, Sonderborg and Tartu an integral sustainable urban regeneration model based on innovative technological solutions for energy, transport and ICTs, with the aim of becoming carbon neutral cities. Lecce and Asenovgrad, follower cities, ensure the replicability of the model. CARTIF leads the evaluation of the impact of the actions of the whole project. More information

SENATOR (Deusto)

The main objective of SENATOR project is to provide four governance schemes for urban planning policies, such as User demand planning, Transport planning and City infrastructure management. More information

SPROUT (ZLC)

The SPROUT project has a consortium of 29 members, coordinated by Zaragoza Logistics Center and composed of European and non-European cities and regions, international organisations, urban transport authorities and road operators, research centres and networks and universities. Its main objective is to put cities at the centre of the urban mobility transition. The project focuses on the development of new knowledge and practice-based tools to solve mobility challenges related to both passenger and freight transport in six pilot cities. More information

Co-gistics (Mobility and Logistics Cluster of the Euskadi)

European CIP project that aims to develop, implement, adapt to existing services and implement five advanced services in seven different environments (Arad, Bordeaux, Bilbao, Frankfurt, Thessaloniki, Trieste and Vigo): CO2 footprint estimation and tracking; multimodal loader, smart truck parking and unloading area management; efficient driving support; and priority and speed advice in order to demonstrate that cooperative logistics services (including smart loading) combined with existing freight services result in more sustainable and economically efficient freight transport. More information. More infomation.

Freilot (Clúster de movilidad y logística de Euskadi)

The FREILOT service aims to drastically increase energy efficiency in road freight transport in urban areas through a comprehensive treatment of traffic management, fleet management, the delivery vehicle and its driver, and to demonstrate in four related pilot projects that fuel consumption reductions of up to 25% in urban areas are feasible. More information.

REMOURBAN (CARTIF)

Large-scale demonstration project, led by CARTIF, whose main objective is to develop and validate in three lighthouse cities (Valladolid-Spain, Nottingham-UK and Tepebaşı-Turkey) a holistic and replicable urban regeneration model that facilitates the process of transforming urban environments into more sustainable and smarter areas. To ensure the replicability of the model two follower cities (Seraing-Belgium and Miskolc-Hungary) participate in the project. More information

MICRO HUB PLAZA MAYOR (CITYlogin)

CITYlogin, a sustainable last mile urban distribution company, in collaboration with the Municipal Transport Company of Madrid (EMT), launches the last mile logistics pilot of goods in the framework of the European collaborative project LEAD. This public-private collaboration has led to the creation of a micro hub for on-demand logistics operations located in the underground car park facilities of Madrid’s Plaza Mayor. The implementation of these micro logistics hubs is part of the measures included in the Madrid 360º Environmental Sustainability Strategy.

POSTLowCIT (Deusto)

The main objective of this project is to improve the efficiency and sustainability of goods delivery systems, to incorporate electric vehicles in the last mile, to boost the deployment of autogas by promoting it as an alternative fuel for long-distance transport, and to develop a more efficient distribution network model. More information

LEAD (ZLC)

The LEAD project will create digital twins of urban logistics networks in six cities, to support experimentation and decision-making with on-demand logistics operations in a public-private urban environment. Innovative solutions for city logistics will be represented by a set of value case scenarios, which address the requirements of the on-demand economy while aligning competing interests and creating value for all stakeholders. More information

SOLUTIONSplus (ZLC)

El proyecto SOLUTIONSplus tiene como objetivo establecer una plataforma global para The SOLUTIONSplus project aims to establish a global platform for shared, public and commercial electric mobility solutions and to start the transition towards low-carbon urban mobility. The project work plan encompasses city-level demonstrators to test different types of innovative and integrated electric mobility solutions, vehicle and user-level demonstrators, complemented by scaling-up and replication activities.

More information

Shared micro depots for urban pickup and delivery) (CENIT)

Urban space is limited and shrinking more and more each year. For logistics service providers, retailers and even urban residents, the last mile of goods further exacerbates the congestion of these urban spaces. “Shared micro depots for urban pick-up and delivery (SMUDs) address today’s inefficient approaches to space utilisation and pollution prevention. SMUDs provide a publicly acceptable solution for last mile delivery to be operated for the benefit of urban residents.  The SMUD implementation process is evaluated within two living laboratories in the cities of Helmond (NL) and Helsinki (FI). Further support for future micro depots is developed through a roadmap and an implementation programme, as well as a toolbox with a wide range of solutions and best practices regarding e.g. planning and site selection, functional and architectural design and business models offering services for B2B, B2C and C2C.

Port Logistics projects

Identification of needs and opportunities for collaboration for the Energy Transition in Spanish Ports

In collaboration between Logistop’s Decarbonisation and Port Logistics Working Groups, the project “Identification of needs and opportunities for collaboration for Energy Transition in Spanish Ports” has been launched.

The aim of this project is to carry out an analysis of the initiatives and projects of the different Port Authorities in the fields of energy and digital transition that can structure a collaboration between the participants in order to subsequently access national and/or European funding.

ECO-GATE (AP de Gijón)

The Port Authority of Gijón participates as a partner in the project “ECO-GATE: European COrridors for natural GAs Transport Efficiency”, whose general objective is to study the efficiency of the conventional and renewable NGV market throughout the Atlantic Corridor (Portugal, Spain and France) and its interconnection with the Rhine-Danube Corridor to Heddesheim (Germany), the Mediterranean Corridor, through new technologies and innovative solutions for the supply of logistics services, cleaner fuels, refuelling, infrastructure manufacturers, vehicles and components and operational processes. More information

Blue Atlantic Port Services (AP de Gijón)

The Port Authority of Gijón participates as a partner in this European project dedicated to carrying out a series of pilot tests, dissemination actions and technical studies with the aim of promoting the preparation of reception and treatment facilities for ballast water and other types of waste in the ports of the Atlantic arc, within the framework of the adoption of the IMO international convention for the control and management of ballast water and sediments from ships. More information

PLANET (Fundatión Valenciaport)

PLANET addresses the technological and logistical challenges implied by the rapid expansion of European transport networks and their integration into the emerging global trade corridors. In this regard, PLANET will assess the impact of such integration from geo-economic and technological perspectives: a) the geo-economic approach contemplates the modeling and specification of the dynamics of new trade routes and their impact on logistics infrastructure and operations, with specific reference to the TEN-T network; b) the technological approach addresses the adaptation of the EU logistics network through disruptive concepts and technologies (IoT, blockchain, Physical Internet, 5G, 3D printing, autonomous/automated vehicles, Hyperloop, etc. ) that can shape its future and address its shortcomings, in line with the concept of a federated network of platforms driven by the Digital Transport and Logistics Forum (DTLF).

The project will design and develop 3 Living Labs including maritime and rail transport for intercontinental connectivity and provide the experimentation environment to design and exploit future integrated green corridors. More information.

Kevin Gates - Big Gangsta

It is an infrastructure project co-financed by the European Commission through the CEF program. The project is fully aligned with the objectives of the Mediterranean Corridor, one of the nine TEN-T corridors in which the Port of Valencia is a key node. In addition, the project fits perfectly into the Strategic Plan of the Port Authority of Valencia, which has as its main objective the integration of the Port of Valencia into the national and European infrastructure networks, contributing to the competitiveness of its industrial hub by improving connections to and from its hinterland. The CONNECT Valenciaport project is part of a global and ambitious project aimed at improving the accessibility of the port of Valencia by sea and land.

In particular, the project concerns the improvement of the rail infrastructure, including studies and construction works, and addresses the most urgent problems affecting the rail infrastructure of the Port of Valencia. More specifically, it proposes to address the lack of interoperability of the port’s rail infrastructure with the Mediterranean Corridor. More information.

iTerminals 4.0 (Fundación Valenciaport)

El proyecto iTerminals 4.0 comprende un estudio con implementación de proyectos piloto en operaciones reales en terminales portuarias de contenedores europeas. El proyecto se orienta hacia la digitalización de las operaciones portuarias y la adopción de tecnologías de Industria 4.0 en el sector portuario. Con este proyecto se espera ofrecer un amplio abanico de beneficios derivados de la transformación digital de las operaciones portuarias en términos de aumento de eficiencia operativa, (ciber) seguridad, reducción de costes y disminución de la huella de carbono. Las nuevas soluciones de IoT y los pilotos planteados en el proyecto se desarrollarán en ocho terminales de contenedores estratégicas localizadas ​​en ocho puertos de la denominada red Core de la red Trans-Europea de Transporte: Amberes, Hamburgo, Bremerhaven, Wilhelmshaven, Rouen, Malta, Sines y Génova.

Las actividades piloto servirán para mejorar, adaptar y demostrar la viabilidad de las soluciones propuestas, así como sus beneficios, antes de implementarlas a gran escala. El proyecto evaluará los pilotos de Industria 4.0 aplicados al entorno operacional de las terminales de contenedores seleccionadas, incluyendo la implantación de nuevas redes de sensores en equipos portuarios, el diseño algoritmos de predicción y la aplicación de inteligencia artificial a los modelos actuales de business intelligence utilizados por las terminales de contenedores. More information.

MOSES (Fundación Valenciaport)

El proyecto MOSES tiene como objetivo mejorar el componente SSS de la cadena de suministro de contenedores mediante una serie de innovaciones que incluyen buques innovadores y la optimización de las operaciones logísticas. El resultado final del proyecto será un rediseño completo de la operativa portuaria basada en la operación con feeder con medios propios de manipulación de contenedores y que no dependa de la disponibilidad de práctico o remolcadores para entrar en puerto. Con respecto a la participación de la Fundación Valenciaport, su principal rol es analizar cómo se verá afectada la operativa portuaria e identificar modificaciones que es necesario realizar en los sistemas de notificación a buque/puerto, operativa de terminales de contenedores, sistemas de carga de baterías del buque hibrido y estudiar los flujos de carga entre el puerto de Valencia y puertos de mediano tamaño.  More information.

SMILE (Fundación Valenciaport)

The main objective of the SMILE project was to contribute to the development of smart and energy efficient Mediterranean cities through the testing of smart solutions in the field of urban logistics in order to reduce energy consumption, emissions, noise and traffic congestion. Six cities participated in this project: Piraeus, Bologna, Montpellier, Rijeka, Barcelona and Valencia. Specifically, in Valencia, an electric mobility pilot was launched focusing on last mile parcel delivery, using electrically assisted tricycles and supported by a micro distribution platform. This pilot was carried out between October 2014 and January 2015.

SUMPORT (Fundatión Valenciaport)

The SUMPORT (Sustainable Urban Mobility in MED PORT cities) project aims to improve planning capacities, elaborate or update Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans, as well as develop pilot actions related to sustainable mobility in six port cities: Valencia, Koper, Kotor, Durres, Igoumenitsa and Limasol.

The pilots to be developed in the framework of the SUMPORT project are related to the following areas: 1)extension or creation of bike lanes (Limasol, Durres and Kotor); 2) actions focused on promoting bike sharing systems (Valencia and Igoumenitsa), 3) simulations of maritime transport (Igoumenitsa); 4) implementation of carpooling systems for workers (Port of Valencia); 5) elaboration, updating or harmonization of the SUMP (Port of Valencia, Durres and Iguminitsa); and 6) enhancement of infomobility to promote public transport (Koper). More information.

LASH FIRE (CENIT)

LASH FIRE (Legislative Assessment for Fire Safety Risks and Innovations in the Ro-Ro Environment) is an international research project that aims to significantly reduce the risk of fires on board ro-ro vessels.  Bringing together 26 project partners from 13 EU Member States to investigate cost-effective measures to mitigate the risk of ro-ro space fires, LASH FIRE aims to provide a recognised technical basis for the revision of international IMO regulations, thereby greatly improving fire prevention and ensuring fire management on ro-ro vessels without resorting to external intervention.  Taking a holistic approach to the problem, the ultimate goal of LASH FIRE is to build European industry knowledge to address the technical challenges of these updated rules, enhancing shipyards, system providers and other industries to develop and build safer and more competitive ships for sustainable transport. More information.

Proposal for Technical Assistance and Consultancy for the elaboration of a Sustainable Energy Plan for the Port of Motril

In collaboration between the Decarbonisation and Port Logistics Working Groups of Logistop, this project has been launched to develop a proposal for technical assistance and consultancy for the development of a Sustainable Energy Plan in the form of a Roadmap to achieve the decarbonisation of the logistic-port operations of the Port of Motril and the transformation of the Port of Motril into an environmentally sustainable “energy island” with zero-emissions with the horizon of 2030.

CORE LNGas Hive (AP de Gijón)

The Port Authority of Gijón has participated as a partner since 2015 in the CORE LNGas Hive project, led by ENAGAS and with the participation of more than 30 partners. The project aims to develop an integrated, safe and efficient logistics chain for the supply of liquefied natural gas, LNG (small scale and bunkering) as fuel in the transport sector, especially maritime, in the Iberian Peninsula. More information

LNGHIVE2 VESSELS DEMAND (AP de Gijón)

The LNGHIVE2 VESSELS DEMAND: GREEN AND SMART LINKS – LNG solutions for smart maritime links in Spanish Core ports project includes the adaptation of five vessels to be fuelled with LNG (Abel Matutes, Nápoles, Sicilia, Bahama Mama and Martín i Soler), adapting the vessels’ current main engines without the need to replace them with new ones. More information

COREALIS (Fundatión Valenciaport)

The COREALIS project proposes a strategic and innovative framework, supported by disruptive technologies (IoT, data analytics, 5G networks, etc.) to enable ports to manage present and future capacity, traffic, efficiency and environmental challenges.

The proposed innovations aim to increase the efficiency of port operations and optimize land use, while being financially viable, respecting the principles of the circular economy and being at the service of the environment and the urban environment. All innovations will be implemented and tested in real operating conditions in 5 Living Labs, in the ports of Piraeus, Valencia, Antwerp, Livorno and Haminakotka. More information.

H2PORTS (Fundatión Valenciaport)

The H2Ports project is an Action aligned with the needs and objectives of the European Commission and the port industry. The objective is to provide efficient solutions to facilitate a rapid evolution from a fossil fuel based industry to a low carbon and zero emission sector. Hydrogen has been tested in other logistics and transport sectors as a solution for machinery and vehicles, so the action proposes different pilots to bridge the gap between prototypes and pre-commercial products.

Its cross-cutting objective is to carry out feasibility studies for the development of a sustainable hydrogen supply chain in the port, coordinating all the actors involved: customers, hydrogen producers, suppliers, etc. The expected results of the project are to test and validate hydrogen technologies on port machinery in order to have applicable and real solutions without affecting the performance and safety of port operations and producing zero local emissions. More information.

SPROUT (Fundatión Valenciaport)

The SPROUT project seeks to define a new innovative formula driven by cities themselves and based on data to address the impact of new mobility patterns, digital operating and business models and the needs of transport users. It aims primarily to place cities at the center of the urban mobility transition. Based on the solutions to urban mobility problems developed by six pilot cities: Valencia, Padua, Kalisz, Budapest and Tel Aviv (Europe) and Ningbo (China), the project work will focus on producing new, practice-based knowledge and tools that will contribute to an innovative policy response. More information.

Adimen Portua (Mobility and Logistics Cluster of the Euskadi)

Optimization of the Efficiency of Port Processes through Advanced Information Collection and Analysis Techniques. With the objective of generating a technological platform that will support port processes. This support will be materialized in a series of technological tools and solutions that will focus on the collection of data and information necessary to know in a reliable way and in real time the port reality, in order to improve port processes, after a process of analysis of this reality. More information.

Galatea (Clúster de mobility y logística de Euskadi)

The GALATEA project aims to develop new cross-sectoral and cross-border value chains, supporting innovative SMEs, to foster the development of key “Blue Growth” industries in Europe. This development will be driven by the integration of technologies and knowledge from the aerospace and ICT sectors, to the following domains: ports, ships, shipyards and maritime surveillance. More information.

Neptune - Port Logistics (Clúster de movilidad y logística de Euskadi)

Project aimed at developing new cross-sectoral value chains. To help SMEs and other stakeholders identify market trends and opportunities and support the incubation of innovative projects and ideas in the water industry. More information.

PIONEERS (CENIT)

The PIONEERS consortium (Portable Innovation Open Network for Efficiency and Emissions Reduction Solutions) involves CENIT working together with other leading international think tanks, ports, terminal and transport operators, technology developers and public entities to form a leading voice in the greening of European ports, showcasing solutions to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in ports and safeguarding competitiveness. PIONEERS brings together the ports of Antwerp, Barcelona, Constanta and Venlo to address the challenge for European ports to reduce GHG emissions and meet Green Deal targets, while remaining competitive and committed to blue growth.  The ports will implement a total of 19 green port innovation demonstrations in four main pillars: clean energy production and supply, sustainable port design, modal shift and flow optimisation and digital transformation. More information.

Decarbonisation projects

H2-LOGIN (FM Logistic)

The latest major sustainable innovation project is H2-Login, developed at our Illescas facilities.  It is a pioneering project in the Spanish and European logistics sector, and one of the first implementations of green hydrogen projects that combine production and consumption on-site, taking advantage of the capacities of the logistics platform.

The hydrogen is produced in an electrolyser powered by photovoltaic electricity generated in the logistics warehouses themselves. The hydrogen produced is used to power forklifts for the movement of goods in the warehouses and a fuel cell electric van. It is also complemented by the investments that the FM Logistic group has made in renewable energy through photovoltaic solar energy installations.

The whole ensures that the carbon footprint of the movement of goods is zero.

The project is a technological model and a paradigm of sustainability in the sector, as it guarantees emission-free logistics operations from the origin of the energy to its final use.

Life GySTRA (CARTIF)

Europe needs to identify on a large scale the major emitters in order to be in a position to firstly monitor and secondly reduce air pollution. LIFE GySTRA will provide the most effective solution to this problem, creating a global system to accurately quantify vehicle emissions in real driving situations, not only to monitor them, but also to support the creation of a policy to reduce them. This will be achieved through the use of a new remote sensing device adapted to current EU requirements: the RSD+. More informaction

NEMO (CARTIF)

NEMO aims to create a turnkey solution whereby new systems are integrated into existing infrastructure to empirically measure emissions and noise emitted by individual vehicles. The new measurement systems, together with the implementation of new mitigation solutions, form a comprehensive and scalable solution to improve air quality and reduce noise impacts in EU cities. More information

FRevue (ITENE)

This project aims to demonstrate the feasibility of using electric vehicles (as an alternative to traditional combustion vehicles) and logistics consolidation platforms for the urban distribution of goods. More information

Manual for the purchase of service vehicles / different propulsion technologies (CENIT)

A quarter of all man-made CO2 emissions are produced by transport, leading to an unsustainable and intolerable situation in our cities and metropolitan areas.  To reduce emissions for road transport, it is necessary to focus on technological advances and reduce dependence on fossil fuels. In response to these needs, we have seen the emergence of alternative energy powered vehicles such as electric and gas powered vehicles on the market.

The aim of this project has been to develop a guide for the procurement of alternative energy goods vehicles to fossil fuels for road transport companies.  The handbook is aimed at road transport companies/operators as a guide for the procurement of alternative energy freight vehicles.

mySMARTLife (CARTIF)

Coordinated by CARTIF, the mySMARTLife project aims to create sustainable and green cities, increasing energy efficiency, the use of renewable energy and reducing CO2 emissions. More information

Pro-e-bike (ITENE)

This project aims to promote clean and energy-efficient vehicles, electric bicycles and electric scooters (e-bikes), for goods delivery and passenger transport. More information

BOOSTLOG (ZLC)

BOOSTLOG’s vision is to transform the European R&D ecosystem in freight transport and logistics to optimally promote the generation of impact from investment in R&D, contributing to the objectives of the EU policy towards climate neutrality, the reduction of pollution, congestion and noise, the free movement of goods, internal security, the digital transformation of logistics chains and data exchange logistics ecosystems; and the sustainability and competitiveness of companies generating value for society. More information

HALLO - pilot cities for low-emission last mile delivery (CENIT)

The post-pandemic growth of e-commerce has raised concerns about the viability of small businesses surviving in a fossil fuel-free transport zone. The pilot study, led by the Metropolitan Area of Barcelona (AMB) with consortium members from Sweden and the Netherlands and funded by EIT Urban Mobility and Horizon Europe, aims to create a test bed to help small businesses by incorporating them into the business model using cargo bikes and dynamic advertising. 

Digitization and automation projects

Development of AI applications aimed at optimising the management of transport and associated logistics elements

Within the framework of Logistop’s Automation and Robotics Working Group, we are working on a proposal for a collaborative technological project in the framework of intermodal transport with several companies involved in the entire chain, to be presented in a call for proposals linked to the Next Generation Funds.

iNGENIOUS (COSCO SHIPPING Lines (Spain) S.A.)

The aim of iNGENIOUS is to design and evaluate the Next Generation Internet of Things technology to contribute to the digitisation of supply chains. To do so, different technologies will be tested, such as 5G, Artificial Intelligence, blockchain, etc. Six use cases will be carried out to validate the technologies developed in the project and focused on the automation of loading and unloading processes in terminals and warehouses; geolocation in the transport of goods by train and ship; and the development of systems for the prediction of events and the exchange of documentation in transport and logistics operations. Más información

INBOTS (innCome)

It aims to create the largest network of connections between agents working on the development and introduction of bipedal robotics in Europe, in order to promote the elimination of non-technical market access barriers and boost the growth of the sector. The project brings together a consortium of more than 25 institutions from 13 European countries, led by the Cognitive Neurorehablitation Group of the Cajal Institute of the CSIC, in which innCome participates collaborating in the management and coordination tasks of the project, as well as leading the dissemination and communication of the project. More information

AI-CUBE (ZLC)

AI-CUBE aims to improve the understanding of the different digital technologies related to artificial intelligence (AI) and Big Data (BD) applied in industrial processes for all SPIRE sectors (cement, ceramics, chemical, engineering, minerals, non-ferrous metals, steel and water). Therefore, close collaboration with industry is essential to achieve a thorough understanding of the possible areas of AI application in processes, technology, sensor applicability and assessment of their level of implementation. More infomartion

CS4CONNECT (Clúster de movilidad y logística de Euskadi)

Modelo para la transformación digital de la cadena de suministro en la Industria 4.0. Con el objetivo de impulsar y facilitar la toma de decisiones empresariales, especialmente en entorno PYME, respecto al proceso de digitalización industrial, de cara a incrementar su competitividad. More information.

Hydrocarbon Output Prediction with Machine Learning (LIS Data Solutions)

Development for Exolum of Machine Learning (ML) models on a modular and scalable analytics platform. The project included data ingestion from the client’s IT systems and the subsequent dumping of the results back into the data ecosystem. After a quality check of the obtained forecasts and the complete data flow, the new output prediction models were implemented in the supply logistics operation.

Predictive Maintenance (LIS Data Solutions)

Implementation for Volkswagen of a real-time data acquisition system that automatically extracts the data measured by the robots themselves. All information is stored in a scalable database, which is used for further analysis. By means of different mathematical models, which were aligned to the specific problem, the risk of failure and wear and tear of the machines is evaluated. In addition, customised dashboards have been implemented that visualise all information in real time. This system includes automated alarms that alert the production team to production problems.

Innovation Guide for Logistics (CENIT)

The objective of this project has been to develop a guide for small companies, in the field of road transport companies, in order to provide them with decision-making tools for digital transformation. First, an analysis of the operations in small road transport companies and of the technologies mainly used in the industry was undertaken to identify the main operations and common characteristics in these companies.  A methodology was then proposed to rank the importance of the technology and the potential benefit of its implementation. The user is guided, both qualitatively and quantitatively, through the best technology choice. Secondly, once a technology is suggested through this assessment, the implementation and fit of the technology is evaluated in terms of infrastructure, personal requirements and other technological requirements to support the final decision.

Transforming Transport (CARTIF)

The Transforming Transport project (48 partners with expertise in transport, logistics and ICT) demonstrated, in a realistic, measurable and replicable way, the transformative effects that Big Data can have on the mobility and logistics market. Thirteen pilots were launched in 7 domains: highways; connected vehicles; rail infrastructures; ports; airports; urban mobility and e-commerce logistics. More information

LOGISTAR (Deusto)

It aims to facilitate effective planning and optimisation of transport operations in the supply chain, taking advantage of the ever-increasing amount of real-time data from the logistics environment. More information

LABYRINTH (innCome)

LABYRINTH will enable the development of a new centralised planning system, capable of communicating with all drones active in a given area and identifying their directional path to calculate alternative routes to avoid collisions between drones. This system will improve the safety and efficiency management of civilian land, sea and air transport, as well as emergency and rescue operations.  The project is made up of a consortium of 13 public and private entities, spread across 5 European countries. The Carlos III University of Madrid leads the project and innCome participates by providing support in management and coordination tasks, as well as in communication. More information

PLANET (COSCO SHIPPING Lines (Spain) S.A. - ITAINNOVA – ZLC)

The aim of the project is to test new technological paradigms, such as Blockchain technology, Physical Internet and Big Data, and to assess their impacts on the logistics corridors between China and Europe, and USA and Europe by optimising the connection between the TEN-T networks and the New Silk Road and emerging routes. More information

FENIXT (Clúster de movilidad y logística de Euskadi)

FENIX desarrollará la primera arquitectura federada europea para el intercambio de datos al servicio de la comunidad logística europea de transportistas, proveedores de servicios logísticos, proveedores de infraestructura de movilidad, ciudades y autoridades con el fin de ofrecer interoperabilidad entre cualquier plataforma individual existente y futura. El proyecto plantea nueve pilotos en los diferentes corredores principales de la Red Transeuropea de Transportes (RTE-T). El corredor Atlántico centrará sus casos de uso en el escenario Puerto Marítimo – Puerto Seco con el Puerto de Bilbao como actor principal. Los principales objetivos de FENIX son establecer una red federada de agentes de transporte y logística en toda Europa, que permita compartir la información y los servicios necesarios para optimizar la RTE-T; demostrar la viabilidad operativa y los beneficios a través de los pilotos nacionales organizados: centrarse en probar las capacidades de interoperabilidad logradas; y establecer el programa de construcción de comunidades de corredores de la UE y promover los beneficios para los participantes en términos de reducción de costos y emisiones de GEI.  More information.

Algorithm Development with AI (LIS Data Solutions)

ENCE required the development of classification and machine learning algorithms for the design of a tool for the management of tree felling operations in order to reduce the risk of accidents and plan tasks in a more optimal way. Through decision tree and algorithm training methodologies and based on the accumulated knowledge of years of experience of the company’s operators, a Business Intelligence tool was developed based on AI Knime algorithms that provided information to assess the risk of accidents based on more than 30 variables. Interfaces were developed to SAP, external supplier systems, as well as to Open Data databases of forestry, GIS databases and meteorology

Control and tracking of the transports involved in the process (LIS Data Solutions).

The solution connects all ENCE’s IT systems with GPS system providers, integrating the transport process at a single point independent of the different combinations in the systems. The solution allows real-time visibility and tracking with details of the route, stops and the information contained in the delivery notes. Reporting to the agents involved in the transport. Once the journey is completed, an audit is carried out to detect deviations and non-conformities with the process. All processed data is stored for further study and to support data-driven decision making. Data acquisition is performed using Elastic (ELK) Stack and Apache Spark as the processing engine.

Circular Economy projects

LOOP Ports (AP de Gijón)

The Port Authority participates as a stakeholder in the LOOP PORTS Project. The main objective of this project is to facilitate the transition towards a more circular economy in the port sector, where the value of products, materials and resources is maintained in the economy for as long as possible and waste generation is minimised. The project, through the creation of a Ports for the Circular Economy Network, provides an innovation ecosystem that aims to stimulate the implementation of circular economy initiatives in European ports. The network will mainly focus on the following materials: metals, plastics, cements and biomaterials. More information

REWAISE (innCome)

The European REWAISE project is focused on optimising the management and use of the properties of water to achieve a more sustainable and efficient water cycle. The project, funded by the European Framework Programme for Research and Innovation Horizon 2020, is made up of 24 entities from 11 European countries, led by Aqualia, including innCome, which provides support in management and communication tasks. REWAISE works to reduce the use of freshwater and recover energy, nutrients and dissolved materials in water, favouring a sustainable and carbon-free hydrological cycle. The project will rely on a network of 9 Living Labs, led by leading European water utilities, to test and apply the technological innovations developed throughout the project. More information

WASTE4Think (Deusto)

The main objective of this project is to move towards a new paradigm of waste management, moving away from traditional finalist treatment and disposal models towards new models of recycling and recovery of materials based on the principles of the Circular Economy. More information

X