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Call for expressions of interest - Pilot living labs at the JRC

Living labs are a modern way of creating user-centred environments that enable innovation, co-creation and start-up development.

We launch a call for expressions of interest to co-create living labs in two of our research sites Ispra, Italy and Petten, the Netherlands for smart city solutions.

Future mobility solutions in Ispra encompassing

  • ad-hoc shared rides
  • door-to-door automated delivery
  • vehicle connectivity and communication (V2X)
  • automated shuttle, robo-taxi
  • clean vehicle solutions

Digital energy solutions in Ispra and Petten encompassing

  • smart-city technologies and tools for energy management
  • IoT devices and systems
  • advanced tools for data analytics and visualisation

We offer

  • a city-like, controlled environment
  • state-of-the-art laboratories and technical support
  • scientific expertise
  • advanced infrastructures
  • IPR and commercialisation advice

Please have a look at our facilities and laboratories or take a virtual tour.

How to apply

The pilot call is open to public and private organisations - in particular small and medium-sized enterprises and start-ups.

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Submit by email to

This call is open until 31 December 2021.

Proposals may be submitted at any stage.

An internal JRC panel will evaluate the applications on a regular basis.

We will notify applicants about the results of the selection process approximately every 3 months.

Shortlisted applicants will be contacted to arrange a meeting to discuss the proposals.

For details please download


Any questions, please email