News and Events
A fruitful COMMECT meeting took place today at Aalborg University, in Denmark.
The members of the Executive Board gathered together to discuss the progresses of the #project over the first 6 months. Particular focus was on the use cases that were defined for each Living Lab, after closely discussing with the end-users, and stakeholders, listening to their needs, and daily challenges.
In the coming months, the consortium will deploy first connectivity solutions that have been identified to address the challenges, and make rural communities stronger, prosperous, and competitive.
Following the Executive Board Meeting, COMMECT holded a General Assembly. A work plan for the upcoming months was presented by the coordinator Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST). Lot of collaboration, and interaction are forseen among the partners of the multi-disciplinary consortium. This will ensure the design of innovative connectivity solutions that can find large adoption, and have a concrete socio-economic, and environmental impact.
IoT Day organized by DunavNET (DNET)
On April 9th, the IoT community celebrated the IoT Day to recognize the profound impact of IoT technology. To mark this event, DunavNET (DNET) is hosting a meeting to discuss recent achievements in digital technologies, with a particular emphasis on the data economy, artificial intelligence, and advanced analytics that are propelling the industry to new heights. The meeting will take place on April, 21st and more details about it can be found here: https://lnkd.in/eZ6vm_G4
In that special occasion, DunavNET (DNET) will be pleased to showcase its latest activities within the COMMECT and H2020 DEMETER projects.
Padborg Transportcenter (PTC) at the 'Telecom Industry Forum' (Denmark)
Yesterday the Danish Department of Data and Infrastructure held a meeting titled 'Telecom Industry Forum'. The event saw the participation of 50 key actors in the fields of telecommunication, fiber networj, and broadcasting, together with several delegates from the Confederation of the Danish Industry. The invited attendees discussed how to expand the fiber net as well as how to enhance the use of 5G networks.
The COMMECT Consortium was represented by Padborg Transportcenter (PTC) and its Director Jesper Schimann Hansen. At the end of the event, Padborg Transportcenter was invited by the Department for the Use of New Technologies – i.e., a new department under the Danish Ministry of Digitalization and Infrastructure – to participate in upcoming workshops and meetings organized by the Ministry itself. In those occasions, PTC will have the opportunity to present and discuss the technologies explored within COMMECT, and in particular in the Living Lab on Livestock Transport in Denmark.
COMMECT in the LuxInnovation Newsletter
The ambitious objective of the COMMECT project is to provide digital connectivity to rural areas by identifying the most efficient and cost-effective solutions. The national innovation agency in Luxembourg, Luxinnovation, helped the coordinator of the COMMECT project, LIST, to find key international partners and ensure the high quality of the funding application. Learn more: https://www.luxinnovation.lu/news/bridging-the-digital-divide/
COMMECT in the Norwegian newspaper Nationen
Nationen is a Norwegian daily publication focusing on agriculture and rural areas. The newspaper published an article about the COMMECT project and how the adoption of 5G technology may enhance the forestry industry in Norway.
COMMECT in the Press in Norway
Telecom Revy is a Norwegian website focusing on the telecommunication industry. On November 4th, the webzine published a long article about the activities carried out by the COMMECT's Norwegian partners Telenor, Klosser Innovation and Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences in the context of the local Living Lab ('Connected Foresty').
COMMECT in the Press in Luxembourg
Following the kick-off meeting, MERKUR, a Magazine from the Chambre de commerce in Luxembourg, published a PRESS Alert, announcing the start of the project, and the strategic role of LIST, leading the project aiming to digitalise rural areas across Europe and beyond.
COMMECT Kick-off Meeting
The COMMECT project started on September 1st, 2022, and the kick-off meeting was organised on September 8th - 9th , hosted in Luxembourg, by the coordinator, the Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST).