• Advancing IoT Platforms Interoperability Book

    The IoT European Platforms Initiative (IoT-EPI) projects are addressing the topic of Internet of Things and Platforms for Connected Smart Objects and aim to deliver an IoT extended into a web of platforms for connected devices and objects that supports smart environments, businesses, services and persons with dynamic and adaptive configuration capabilities. The specific areas […]

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  • Highlights IoT-EPI community events 2017

    This year has been full of inspiring events and great opportunities for startups and SMEs to connect with the IoT European Platforms Initiative. We have finished 2017 with meetups and events all over Europe to introduce the local IoT communities to our seven research and innovation projects: TagItSmart!, symbIoTe, Inter-IoT, bIoTope, BIG IoT, Agile and […]

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  • Community Management – Experiences from IoT-EPI

    The topic ‘Community Management‘ has gained popularity ever since social media claimed a major stake of our professional lives – both online and offline. Before social media, the activity was mostly the same, only the scope and the channels have changed: remember the “User Groups”, “Forums” and other similar initiatives that have always been at the […]

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  • Interview with visual programming tool Flowhub – Open Call Winner BIG IoT

    How can collaboration between startups, research and innovation units be enabled? The IoT European Platforms Initiative is an umbrella organization to seven leading research and innovation projects, which offer technology and funding for startups and SMEs. Our goal is to build a vibrant and sustainable IoT ecosystem in Europe to maximize the opportunities for platform […]

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  • BIG IoT announces six winning proposals

    We are excited to welcome six new partners in our ecosystem! BIG IoT announced the winning proposals of the their first Open Call. The Call launched on April 26th and received over 50 applications until it’s closing on June 16th 2017. The winners will receive funding up to 60.000 EUR and will start working with […]

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  • The need for Privacy and its relation to Trust in the Internet of Things

    With the advent of the Internet of Things, comes the generation of colossal amounts of data points. This is especially true at the device layer of the IoT Stack. When such a device, sensor or other data collecting mechanism is linked to a private individual, the issue of privacy of the given data and trust […]

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  • TagItSmart announces Winners of 1st Open Call

    Our project TagItSmart is happy to announce six winning proposals of the first Open Call. TagItSmart received 24 proposals in total. The goal of TagItSmart is to create a “smart tags driven service platform for enabling ecosystems of connected objects”. The next chance to submit proposals will be in September 2017. Find more relevant information […]

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  • Meet bIoTope Project: Open Call and Pilot in Electrical Vehicles Charging (Helsinki)

    bIoTope is one of seven research and innovation projects of IoT-EPI. The project lays the foundation for creating open innovation ecosystems by providing a platform that enables companies to easily create new IoT systems and to rapidly harness available information.  Industry of interest are energy efficiency, electric cars, traffic, mobility and more. bIoTopes open call […]

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  • Highlights of Hackathon at IoT Week Geneva 2017

    IoT Week, taking place every year in Europe, is considered to be one of the leading conference in the IoT space. This year’s summit in Geneva, in addition to the regular speeches and exhibitors, was enriched by a Hackathon inspired by the UN Sustainable Development Goals. The four-day long Hackathon gathered teams from the Ukraine, […]

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  • Best of IoT-EPI at IoT Week Geneva 2017

    The annual IoT Week highlights major development in the area Internet of Things. From the 6th until the 9th of June researchers, developers, SMEs and large industries came together in Geneva. Important topics like emerging technologies, privacy and industry 4.0 were discussed at the 7th IoT Week. As part of the conference the European Platforms […]

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  • Impressions IoT Week Geneva 2017

    IoT-EPI joined IoT Week Geneva to discuss the latest developments in the Internet of Things. In addition to that IoT-EPI held a separate meetup at the co-working space Impact Hub, to engage with the local startup community. Here are some impressions of the conference and the meetup.

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  • IoT-European Platforms Initiative offers special events, mentorship and funding for startups at IoT Week Geneva

    IoT-European Platforms Initiative offers special events, mentorship and funding for startups at IoT Week Geneva Geneva, June 6th 2017 – International IoT experts from the IoT-Europeans Platforms Initiative (IoT-EPI), funded with 50 Mio € by the EU, will present their support programmes for startups and SME at IoT Week Geneva 2017 from June 6th to […]

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  • symbIoTe announces winners for first open call: OptionsNet, Terracom Informatics & Fincons

    Let’s thrive through new connections:  symbIoTe has successfully chosen three companies, who will receive funding and access to their ecosystem. The first open call focused on attracting IoT platforms to become symbIoTe-compliant. From launch in November until February 2017, symbIoTe received 34 applications. The top three proposals have eventually obtained funding and will join the […]

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  • IoT-EPI at IoT Week Geneva 2017

    The IoT-European Platforms Initiative (IoT-EPI) was formed to build a vibrant and sustainable IoT-ecosystem in Europe. IoT-EPI will be part of the IoT Week 2017 in Geneva. Come and meet us at booth 16!   Come and meet IoT-EPI at IoT Week Geneva Seven leading innovation projects make their technology accessible and introduce funding possibilities […]

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  • Impressions: IoT-EPI meets IoT ecosystem at SIdO

    The 3rd edition of the annual Internet of Things Showroom (SIdO) beginning of April at Lyon’s Cité Internationale (France) provided IoT-EPI the perfect platform to talk to IoT professionals about the interoperability challenges the projects are working on and to spread the news about the upcoming IoT-EPI open calls. SIdO – a multinational IoT get-together  […]

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  • Let’s create together – Hackathon at IoT Week Geneva

    This year, IoT-EPI will be offering mentorship and API’s for teams to co-create at IoT Week Hackathon in Geneva. The 4 day Hackathon is looking for innovative and original ideas from tech teams on the 6th-9th of June. The aim is to bring people together who can support the UN Sustainable Development goals using IoT technology. […]

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  • Explore the IoT- EPI Ecosystem using this intuitive browser!

    Are you confused with the maze of technologies, use cases and projects around the European Platforms Initiative (IoT-EPI)? The Eco-system Browser is the perfect tool for you in that case!

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  • IoT and Trust

    IoT-EPI presents a practical toolkit for verifying trust in IoT Applications   Read More

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  • SIdO 2017: IoT-EPI project announces new funding Call for Startups and SME in Smart City & Mobility

    Lyon, April 5th, 2017: At SIdO, the Horizon 2020 programme IoT-European Platforms Initiative, short IoT-EPI, announced a new open call for European startups and SME in Internet of Things powered by the international consortium BIG IoT.

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  • The IoT-EPI Partner Meeting 2017 in Berlin

    In March 2017, the team of the IoT-European Platforms Initiative partner met for one week in Berlin, to attend business-building and community-building workshops, to share their projects with the Berlin tech and startup scenes, to host the IoT-EPI challenge 2017, and to strengthen the bonds of this growing network.

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  • IoT-EPI Challenge 2017 in Berlin

    Trust, Mobility, Retail – the 12 teams from more than six countries, that attended this years IoT-EPI Challenge in Berlin clearly had some tough challenges to solve. With the help of the experts of the IoT-European Platforms Initiative these tasks became fun. Our media partner DataConomy summarised the event in a blog post!  

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  • Learn more about the symbIoTe Open Call

    Last Thursday (February 16), a webinar on symbIoTe’s 1st Open Call was organized. The webinar shed more light on the approach, the goals and the expectations from external parties interested in joining symbIoTe.

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  • Time for Action

    On March 17th, the IoT-European Platforms Initiative (IoT-EPI) organises its first IoT Challenge. For this, 10-15 mixed teams consisting of IoT-EPI members and external stakeholders from the IoT Community come together to work on challenges in Mobility, Retail and Trust.    If you are an entrepreneur, developer or designer interested in IoT, check out our challenge topics. […]

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  • IoT Week 2017 is coming!

    Top experts, innovators and stakeholders in the Internet of Things area are invited to share their knowledge at the leading conference on IoT research and emerging technologies.

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  • SymbIoTe Launches First Open Call!

    symbIoTe, one of the projects under the IoT-EPI umbrella, has recently launched its Open Call. Here’s an invitation to Startups, SME’s, research organizations and Universities to apply! In particular, IoT Platform owners/providers are of special interest. There’s €120,000 to be given away to successful applicants! Read More

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