Integrating personalised mobility solutions for Digital Cities

EIT Digital Cities Summer School

July 22 - August 4 Apply now
EIT Digital Summer Schools

Most current digital public services are local and are most often developed in isolation from other local, national or international authorities. Independently developed digital services tend to be locked into specific standards, which obstructs the development of future cross-border services.

The cities of Helsinki and Tallinn are collaborating with Tallinn University of Technology, Forum Virium Helsinki and Aalto University on developing smart city concepts within the FinEst (Finland-Estonia) project. The project will focus on designing truly ubiquitous (anytime and anywhere) urban services and test them in cities in Europe and worldwide.

Mobility as a service integrates public, private, peer-to-peer, conventional, decarbonized, or autonomous transport for seamless door-to-door mobility services. It benefits from the increasing openness of citizens to participate in a sharing economy and developments in autonomous transport.

This summer school will explore several applications for seamless mobility using public open data concepts.

Summer School Fee

Category Fee 1 week Fee 2 weeks Accommodation Travel
EIT Digital Doctoral students n/a Stipend Incl Incl
Students, ARISE countries n/a Stipend Incl Incl
Students, other universities (incl. partner universities) n/a €750 €250 Excl
Business community        
Alumni €1.4001 €1.9601 Excl2 Excl
Professionals, partner companies3 €1.4001 €1.9601 Excl2 Excl
Professionals, external companies €1.750 €2.450 Excl2 Excl
  1. Discount 20%
  2. Offer to join EIT Digital master student's hotel EIT at a price of €250 (shared room for 12 nights)
  3. EIT Digital member companies

Summer School programme

The first week of the Summer School the main focus will be on thematic lectures by academics and industrialists, network activities and introduction to the cases for the business development assignment. Teams will start to work on the ideation phase and will present the value proposition and revenue model at the end of the week.

The second week will continue with the team work to turn the business idea into a viable business plan with start-up strategy, marketing and financial planning. The business plan will be presented at the end of the week in a final pitch in front of a business panel.

To bring the participants up to speed on the basic understanding of Innovation and Entrepreneurship topics, an online starter-kit will be sent out before entering the following Summer School 2018.

Get to know Stéphane

Stéphane PéanStéphane Péan is leading the EIT Digital 'Digital Cities’ Action Line.

Prior to joining EIT Digital, Stéphane held various roles in the automotive and future mobility sectors and was most recently a Project Manager at Toyota Motor Corporation. Before that he also held posts including Consultant in collaboration with IHS Automotive, Analyst at PSA Tokyo Office and Head of ITS France. Stéphane holds Master’s Degrees in Urbanism from Sciences Po Paris and in Intelligent Transportation Systems from École des Ponts/ParisTech, as well as an MBA in Global Business & Leadership from Globis University of Tokyo.

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