Research and funded projects

Smart City Project Graz Mitte

In the heterogeneous former industrial area near the main train station „Grazer Hauptbahnhof“ a new energy-autonomous district area will be constructed over the next few years. In an integrative planning process energy technologies for the intelligent „zero emissions“ city shall be demonstrated for the first time. The project contents include

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Smart Mürz – Development of a Smart City Region Mürz

The project „Smart Mürz“ wants to actively counteract the strong migration tendencies in the upper Mürz Valley by strengthen the quality of life in the urban axis of the region. So the cities and communities along the Mürz Valley as a unit become more attractive.

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Floating Fleet – Feasibility Study for a Floating Fleet Operation in the e-bike rental system by electronic bicycle locks

The e-bike rental system of the model region of the larger metropolitan area of Graz (Graz Bike) is currently not suitable for a free floating operation, whereby usability and attractiveness for potential users are insufficient.
The e-bike rental system of the model region of the larger metropolitan area of Graz (Graz Bike) is currently not suitable for a free floating operation, whereby usability and attractiveness for potential users are insufficient. The overall objective of the project is to research the feasibility of a Floating Fleet for Graz Bike via a retrofit electronic bicycle lock (e-cylinder) incl. a smartphone control app for booking and using. Within the framework of a pilot phase a few prototypes will be built in order to test suitability for practical application as well as potential transferability to other model regions.

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Meeting point for the urban district: Office of Neighbourhoods

The Office of Neighbourhoods is a place of neighbours. A place where you can meet easily. A space for ideas, negotiation and community. As urban district center in the Kernstockgasse 20 (8020 Graz/Gries) this is a place for information, participation, interaction and community.

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