The success of smart city development needs integrated solutions on energy, transport, service and governance with the full involvement of multiple stakeholders, governments, enterprises, citizens, etc.

DESENT is such a project focusing on providing a smart decision support tool for urban energy and transport by developing innovative approaches and utilising cutting-edge technologies using co-creation. The consortium which integrates top universities, research institutes, enterprises and private companies, will tackle the various challenges by developing/ implementing the innovative solutions in demo cities. DESENT will support smart decision making for policy makers and personalised services for citizens.


DESENT – Smart decision support system for urban energy and transportation
Duration: 2016–2019
Contact: Univ. Prof. Dr. Harry Timmermans, Eindhoven University of Technology
Budget: 1.352.380 EUR
Partners: Eindhoven University of Technology, 4ward Energy Research GmbH, Weizer Energie- Innovations- Zentrum GmbH, Reiterer & Scherling GmbH, City of Weiz, City of Helmond, SINTEF Energy Research, City of Steinkjer




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