Web and mobile civic engagement apps are improving the performance and image of government by helping citizens actively participate in the improvement of their city. Such an application has been developed by URENIO Research Unit during the EU funded project PEOPLE (http://people-project.eu). The “Improve My City” application enables citizens to report local problems (potholes, illegal trash dumping, faulty street lights, etc.) or suggest solutions for improving their city. The submitted issues are displayed on a city's map, whereas users may add photos votes & comments.
TEFIS is a portal for easy access a wide set of different testing-services offered by fore-front testbeds in Europe and World-wide to support Future Internet experimentation. It also provides the opportunity for collaboration among different actors involved in the design and development of solutions for today´s and tomorrow’s Internet.
TEFIS brings testbed providers and experimenters together in one single access-point. For testbed providers TEFIS benefits are higher flexibility in service-offerings by combining individual services with others as well as to get support for visibility and market attraction of the testbed facility TEFIS has been developed and validated by a diverse set of Future