When a follower takes the floor
09 Jan 2020
Rather than silent observers that learn and replicate, the MAtchUP follower cities are active and crucial players that enrich the project and its partners. Last December the city of Skopje was the first follower city to host a project meeting. And it turned out to be a great decision.
Valencia: new app for smartphones helping citizens to reduce energy consumption
09 Dec 2019 - Video Interview
In Valencia, Spain, researchers have developed an information system to help households to better manage their energy consumption and to use renewable energy sources with the aim of reducing CO2 emissions.
District Future House opened in Dresden’s city District Johannstadt
04 Dec 2019 - Press release
Smart City EU-Project MAtchUP tests intelligent building control technology for suitability for everyday use
Air pollution in Skopje: how citizens spurred policymakers towards the change
03 Dec 2019 - Article
The air in Skopje, North Macedonia, is one of the most polluted in the world because of the city’s natural position and people's reliance on fossil fuels. However, over recent years, many citizens have started demonstrating against this plague, pushing policymakers to follow their new will
Open Data Hackathon delivers new digital applications for Dresden
28 Nov 2019 - News release
The winners of the Open Data Hackathon developed an application for a Dresden tour based on dynamic route guidance and the "VV Wo?" project, which uses voice recognition to provide information on public transport connections in Dresden.