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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.

/jrc/en/file/document/180392Download and fill out the proposal submission form

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