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eseia Welcomes New Members, Discover Who They Are


written by Daria Delnevo


eseia´s continuous effort, made in the past months to build up a strong consortium for the KIC proposal wemove2zero , has born its fruits. New organisations decided to join the Alliance. With their strong expertise in the field of urban mobility, they will contribute to expand the skills and knowledge of eseia´s Working Group on Smart Cities and Regions. 

Meet the new eseia Members:

University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna   (BOKU)

BOKU is an internationally highly reputed teaching and research centre for renewable resources that aims at protecting and preserving resources for future generations. The University connects natural sciences, engineering and economic sciences to ensure a sustainable use of natural resources. In order to innovate and solve current and future problems, BOKU supports a holistic teaching approach backed up by practice and international cooperation.

In the field of urban mobility, BOKU´s smart urban logistics lab “thinkport VIENNA” tackles the present and future challenges of logistics in and around urban areas of Austria´s capital city.  The Lab offers a multimodal test environment for the development, testing and evaluation of urban freight innovations.


Agency for Energy (ADENE), Lisbon, Portugal

The Portuguese energy agency ADENE is a private non-profit association, whose mission is to promote the efficient use of energy and water and thus a more sustainable society.

ADENE manages the National Buildings Energy Performance Certification System (SCE); the National Intensive Energy Consumption Management System (SGCIE); the Energy Supplier Switching Operator Platform (Poupa Energia); the Energy Efficiency Program for Public Administration (Eco.AP), training and capacity building programs for professionals on energy and water efficiency (Academia ADENE); the National Energy Observatory.

The association is also part of R&D innovation projects on energy and water efficiency, water-energy nexus, and circular economy. 



Tallinn University of Technology (TTÜ), Tallinn, Estonia

TTÜ is the largest and only technical university in Estonia with the mission to support knowledge-based economic development through research and science-based higher education in engineering, natural and social sciences.

TTÜ expertise includes preparation, manufacturing and quality control of complex prototypes; development of digital twins and virtual and augmented reality (VR&AR); preparation, manufacturing and quality control of complex prototypes; self-driving vehicles in production logistics; predictive maintenance and optimization of smart manufacturing; safe and sustainable energy solutions for smart industry.

Besides participating in eseia´s wemove2zero KIC Urban Mobility, TTÜ is already partner in KIC Digital, Raw Materials, and Climate.