Friday, December 6, 2019 (All day) to Saturday, December 7, 2019 (All day)
Kaiserslautern, Germany

Both the University of Kaiserslautern (UNIKL) and the University of Applied Sciences Kaiserslautern have a strong focus on physical science. With roughly 15.000 students here at University alone, this makes Kaiserslautern very attractive for Research Institutes and SMEs alike.

In this context, UNIKL has organized a hackathon to showcase and demonstrate the use of VICINITY to interested students and SMEs. The event started off with an introduction and hands-on tutorial workshop, followed by around 20h of straight hacking and utilizing VICINITY to its full potential.

Thursday, November 28, 2019 (All day)
Faro, Portugal

A workshop took place with regional stakeholders in the afternoon of the 29th November 2019 in Faro, Algarve. The workshop was held at CCDR-Algarve, the regional authority for development. The aim of the workshop was to present the results of project VICINITY to the stakeholders and to astimulate the dialogue on how the project results can be used and co-developed benefiting the regional innovation, digital and economic ecosystems. 

The workshop was divided into four parts:

Thursday, November 21, 2019 (All day)
St Petersburg, Russia

Develop standards for IoT.

ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 41 is being supported administratively by IEC. All information related to ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 41 is available on the IEC web site 

Standardization in the area of Internet of Things and related technologies. 

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 (All day)
Athens, Greece

In the context of the 19th IEEE International Conference on BioInformatics and BioEngineering (BIBE 2019), Information Technologies Institute of the Centre for Research and Technology Hellas and the University of Edinburgh co-organized  Intelligent Digital Health Interventions towards Prevention, Self-Management and Treatment of Pathologies (DIGHI 2019) Special Session.

Tuesday, October 22, 2019 (All day) to Friday, October 25, 2019 (All day)
Sophia Antipolis, France

The main goal of this event is to discuss and present the IoT standard showcases that provide real-life implementations of standard based technologies for oneM2M standard and SAREF communication networks applied to IoT services.

The following topics were covered:

Thursday, October 17, 2019 (All day)

The main goal of this event is to provide a VICINITY overview to the Digital Innovation Hub members.

The Digital Innovation Hub objective” is to help companies (specially SMEs) become more competitive through the adoption of Internet of Things technologies in their business/production processes, products and services.” 

Some organizations (Deloitte, ViewNext,BISITE, VICINITY) had the privilege of launching a challenge to be developed by the hackers.

The challenge provide by VICINITY was:

Thursday, October 3, 2019 (All day)
Växjö, Sweden

The Dept of Physics and Electrical Engineering at Linnaeus University organised a one-day conference called Electric power and Power Electronics (or Elkraft och kraftelektronik in swedish). They have had this conference for a number of years. The conference gathers regional company representatives, researchers and students. This year the conference aims to focus on system level, in contrast to last time when the focus was on SiC devices. 

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 (All day) to Thursday, September 26, 2019 (All day)
Stavanger, Norway

Nordic Edge has established by far the largest smart city even in the Nordics.

Based in Western Norway, but with a Nordic focus, Nordic Edge aims to be one of Europe´s most important arenas for knowledge exchange and inspiration to creators of smarter businesses, cities and societies. Established in 2015, Nordic Edge is by far the largest Smart City event in Norther Europe.

Monday, September 9, 2019 (All day)
CWi – Oslo Pilot Sitek

Cwi is a Coworking Space – situated at the Oslo Pilot Site. 

Every 2nd Friday the host a possibility to pitch a company, project of deliverable which members of the community has been involved in. 

On behalf of Tinymesh and Vicinity – TINYM presented Tinymesh and gave an overview of how the establishment was used as a Pilot Site and a description of how VICINITY was used at the premises.

Tinymesh could point out the different sensors implemented and the use of the Gorenje fridge which is in use at the Oslo Pilot Site.

Wednesday, July 10, 2019 (All day) to Friday, July 12, 2019 (All day)
Lisbon, Portugal

The conference aimed at bringing together experts in software engineering and knowledge engineering to discuss on relevant results in software engineering or knowledge engineering. The conference also aimed at exploring the synergy between software engineering technologies and the semantic web.

Conference website: