On the EU level, Artificial Intelligence (AI) is perceived as the key element of economic growth and competitiveness. AI is one of the most important applications of the digital economy based on the processing of data. At the same time, the human and ethical implications of AI and its impact on various research areas are being highlighted.
Novi Sad is the 2nd largest city in Serbia and has been named by the EU: European Capital of Culture for 2022. Novi Sad exhibits a vibrant ICT ecosystem is home to the Faculty of Technical Sciences, of the University of Novi Sad, one of the most prestigious higher education institutions in the country in the IT domain.
With its 120,000 inhabitants, Trento is the third-largest city located in the heart of the Alps and the capital of the Province of Trento. It is also known as one of the IEEE Smart Cities in the world.
MARVEL is a HORIZON 2020 funded project and as such is financed by EU citizens. Therefore, it aims to benefit to the largest number of citizens possible and the fruits of our research to reach society as a whole. In order to achieve this, ZELUS, as the Dissemination Manager of the project and Work Package 7 Leader, is closely collaborating with the consortium partners to devise and implement a strategy to approach as many potential users as possible.
The Living-in.eu initiative for boosting sustainable digital transformation in cities and communities in the EU was introduced in 2019. Supported by the European Commission and the European Committee of the Regions, it is a platform to cope with the aforementioned challenges and utilizing digital solutions to make the cities climate neutral and work together on societal challenges in a ‘European Way’.