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Sunset research follow-up

Published April 11, 2014 at 8:39 am

A number of Sunset partners together with new partners have created an ambitious Sunset follow-up research proposal called ‘EMPOWER’.

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SUNSET featured in top stories CORDIS

Published March 21, 2014 at 12:27 pm

On the CORDIS website an article named ‘A Smartphone App to travel smarter’  has become available featuring SUNSET.


SUNSET research activities ended

Published February 19, 2014 at 1:07 pm

Every project has a start and an end…. As planned the SUNSET Living Lab operation and other research activities within the  SUNSET project have ended per 31 Jan 2013. Read more

Last month of Living Lab experiments

Published December 3, 2013 at 12:27 pm

SUNSET has entered the final phase of the project. As a result the Living lab experiments will officially stop at the end of December. The final phase of the project will be devoted to analysis and evaluation of the results and writing of the final deliverables.

New start-up company established

Published May 1, 2013 at 10:12 am

Based on the SUNSET vision and approach, a spin-off company has been launched this April. The company will develop and exploit new social and personal ICT-based mobility services. Read more

tripzoom app is available!

Published November 29, 2012 at 1:34 pm

Join the experience and download the tripzoom app!

Facts & Figures

Facts & Figures about Sunset

  • SUNSET has been a three-year research & development project ended February 2014.
  • The project is part of the European Commission’s Seventh Framework programme Smart Cities & Sustainability (CONNECT.H.5) under DG Connect.
  • The SUNSET triple helix consortium comprises of 9 partners from 4 different countries with a total budget of 4.1 million euro.
  • SUNSET combines technical with social research creating new services for sustainable travel and evaluation of these services in real life settings of the cities Enschede (NL), Gothenburg (SE) and Leeds (UK).