VORARLBERG PILOT: e-Mobility

Innovative participative solutions in the field of e-Mobility

Thematic field: Mobility

PILOT SCOPE

The scope of the pilot is in the field of sustainable and electric mobility. In the close cooperation with illwerke vkw, FHV will:

• Test business models and services which are ambitious and profitable for the region as well as VLOTTE, in particular FHV will test the acceptance and potentials of self-driving cars in combination with Mobility on Demand (MoD), e-cars, and inter-modal people transport chains.

• Use a range of different channels for testing the business models and services, i.e. via the use of existing social media platforms, targeted interview with different focus groups, inclusion of innovation drivers and key users, as well as the use in-field analysis with a custom-built smartphone App for demand and pricing recording/estimation.

• Use existing success stories for promotional and analysis purposes, in particular cooperate with fleet manager who have already adapted e-cars into their existing fleets and create dissemination material for/with them (video).

MAIN STAKEHOLDER INVOLVED

Vorarlberger Illwerke AG

CIVIL SOCIETY/CITIZENS

Association of citizens will be involved in the project throughout the implementation phase of the project. FHV will organize various events and activities to reach audience. FHV will also use additional instruments to reach citizens, such as digital channels and Web 2.0 environment. Another group that will be in the focus of the pilot are FHV students.

TARGET AUDIENCE

• Association of citizens, citizens and NGO’s      • Business associations and public administrators

HIGH LEVEL ROADMAP

05-2017->10-2017

Long Night Participation event, aimed at targeting and informing audiences on the innovative participation platform in the field of sustainable e-mobility in the region of Vorarlberg.

08-2017->03-2018

Contextual data gathering, co-design and the development of the first version of the participative platform. 

04-2018->11-2018

Testbed implementation and the development of the final version of the platform. 

09-2018->11-2018

Smart service implementation.

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