Research Network in Smart Cities
The research network on Smart and sustainable cities is a collaborative project where different research groups, departments, centres and campus infrastructures develop their joint capacities to create new multidisciplinary research activities.
Smart and sustainable cities CORE initiative is located in the University Autonoma of Barcelona. It is a network composed by scientific specialists in areas related with the sustainable management of urban environments.
Research interests cover a wide range of views from the economical and sociological aspects of industrial ecological design or the development of public urban design policies, to the application of specific technologies to innovative solutions for management of mobility and resources like energy, waste and water.
The network has a flexible structure to provide technological answers to specific social challenges. Its objective is to provide support to territorial needs improving current knowledge and tools.
The CORE project wants to coordinate activities and share resources to support the research and technological transference of the Sphere UABCie (Campus of International Excellence). It also wants to encourage these research activities into a European reference node.