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  A magical morning caught on camera from a Handsworth house has scooped a top prize in a local photography competition. Ian Cartlidge’s photo entitled ‘Multi-Faith Handsworth’ captures Lozells Central Mosque, New Testament Church of God, Hamstead Road Baptist Church and Villa Road Methodist Church. The picture was selected from a wide range of entries […]

Posted by Daniel VAN LERBERGHE

MyN has been showcased at the Connected Smart Cities Conference organised by ENoLL (European Network of Living Labs) in Brussels on 22 January, 2015. The conference covered the following topics: Interoperability, harmonisation of APIs, solutions portability, avoid vendor lock-in. Connected Smart cities at national, regional and European level: National networks and their local work. Using the Integrated […]

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On 5th December 2014, MyN concepts and services illustrating the Human Smart Cities approach were presented at the European Foundation Centre Conference held at the European Economical and Social Committee (EESC). The conference focused on 4 particular aspects (services, partnerships, cultural heritage, technology solutions), each of them were discussed by experts in a specific panel. […]

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The Aalborg pilot is focusing on improving the everyday life for people with disability, and the newest initiative is the launch of the companionship card. The card is granted persons with disability with a need for assistance when going out, and allows the cardholder to bring a companion free of charge to local events. So […]

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As the interest is growing amongst our vibrant community for the new MyN Online Platform, the Aalborg pilot is looking to expand and harvest users experiences. At a gathering in one of Aalborg’s finest functionalist buildings, designed in the early 1940s by Bent Helweg-Møller, the pilot crew stepped aside to let a group of users […]

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During the trial period, the Voluntary Help Service has as assisted 11 people with disabilities in finding a volunteer to accompany them to different activities and engage in social relations. Currently many more are on waiting list, interested in finding a volunteer to match their needs. Luckily resent initiatives to attract more volunteers are beginning […]

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The service Quarto food club combines the need for affordable and gourmet food prepared having in mind the nutrition needs of the elderly people, with the opportunity for young people to do practical training and testing new business model hypothesis. Stakeholders that were engaged in the co-design phase of the service in Quarto Oggiaro, Milan, […]

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