EU Projects


expedite | current projects

Addressing Urban Resilience Challenges

In response to the pressing challenges posed by climate change, Expedite tackles the vulnerabilities faced by cities and urban centers, which are particularly susceptible to the adverse impacts of natural disasters. With over half of the world's major cities (58%) vulnerable to at least one natural disaster, the urgent need arises to reimagine and redesign our existing urban landscapes. The fundamental challenge lies in transforming cities into more sustainable, resilient, inclusive, and safe environments, ensuring their ability to withstand and recover from the impacts of climate-related events.

Solution: Pioneering Digital Twins for Urban Innovation

Expedite presents a visionary solution to the formidable challenge of urban resilience by creating and developing novel digital twins. This transformative approach involves the real-time monitoring, visualization, and management of district energy flows within urban environments. By introducing digital twins, Expedite offers a cutting-edge tool for city planners, policymakers, and stakeholders to gain comprehensive insights into energy dynamics. These digital replicas enable a proactive approach to urban management, fostering resilience through timely responses to energy demands and potential disruptions. As an ongoing project spanning from 2023 to 2026, Expedite stands as a beacon of innovation, dedicated to crafting sustainable and resilient urban futures in the face of evolving climate challenges.