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Via becomes a Silver Sponsor of the Congress

Via reimagines how people move. We’re the first TransitTech company to offer a flexible, end-to-end platform that serves the needs of modern communities across the public and private sectors. Via works with 500+ partners worldwide to plan, operate, and optimize their transportation networks. Whether your needs fall under planning, operations, fleet management, services, rider experience,

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AECOC, Ametic, CTAG, Connected Mobility Hub and Mobility City join SUM Bilbao as Strategic Partners

AECOC, with over 30,000 member companies, is one of the main business associations in Spain and the only one that includes representatives of the entire value chain (primary sector, industry, distribution and intermediary operators) from various professional sectors. AECOC’s mission is to improve the entire value chain and make it more competitive, by sharing solutions,

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What does the Congress digital platform offer you? Live sessions, innovative projects, networking… and much more!

This edition of SUM Bilbao has an important news: the launch of a digital platform for the event, with multiple functionalities. It is a space through which registered attendees can virtually follow the broadcast of the congress sessions live, virtually attend the exhibition, innovative projects and solutions in the Showcase Area, networking, contacting attendees, speakers

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Via will showcase its solutions at SUM Bilbao 21

Via reimagines how people move. We’re the first TransitTech company to offer a flexible, end-to-end platform that serves the needs of modern communities across the public and private sectors. Via works with 500+ partners worldwide to plan, operate, and optimize their transportation networks. Whether your needs fall under planning, operations, fleet management, services, rider experience,

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EIT Urban Mobility becomes an Institutional Partner of the Congress

EIT Urban Mobility, an initiative of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT), a body of the European Union, aims to accelerate solutions and the transition towards a user-centric, integrated and truly multimodal transport system. As the leading European innovation community for urban mobility, EIT Urban Mobility works to avoid fragmentation by facilitating collaboration

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Bilbao Metrópoli-30 and TECNALIA join SUM Bilbao as Strategic Partners

Cities have always acted as facilitators for relationships between people, and the large number of opportunities available increases productivity, making cities more attractive. But this advantage may become a problem if the high population density and number of economic activities increase the demand for transport, thus causing friction and important health problems. Bilbao Metropoli-30, a

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EIT Urban Mobility joins SUM Bilbao as Institutional Partner

EIT Urban Mobility, an initiative of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT), a body of the European Union, aims to accelerate solutions and the transition towards a user-centric, integrated and truly multimodal transport system. As the leading European innovation community for urban mobility, EIT Urban Mobility works to avoid fragmentation by facilitating collaboration

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ANFAC, Empresas por la Movilidad Sostenible, and Leber join the Congress

ANFAC is the Spanish Association of Automobile and Truck manufacturers. It is a non-profit business organisation whose mission is to promote the proper development of the Automotive Sector, contributing to the general interests of the country. ANFAC represents the common interests of the 52 automobile manufacturers and importers in Spain integrated in the association. The

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Mercociudades and FLACMA become Strategic Partners of SUM Bilbao

Mercociudades came about 25 years ago with the aim of strengthening regional integration between cities in the Southern Common Market (Mercosur). Initially made up of 12 local governments, the network now includes more than 360 cities from 10 South American countries and is a benchmark in regional integration processes. Its initiatives and programmes are based

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On-line forum: Mass passenger transport in sustainable cities

An on-line forum was held on 19th May in which diverse stakeholders from the public and private sectors met to analyse the advances made in terms of innovation in mass passenger transport. In this forum, different innovation projects within the context of sustainable mobility in Spanish cities were presented. Then, participants went on to debate

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Bilbao wins the European Urban Road Safety Award

Bilbao has won the European Urban Road Safety Award that is awarded each year by the European Commission within the framework of the European Mobility Week. The announcement was made during an on-line ceremony held recently, which was attended by Adina Vălean, European Commissioner for Transport, and Matthew Baldwin, Deputy Director-General of the European Commission’s

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Irizar e-mobility, once more at SUM Bilbao

Sustainable mobility is an essential factor in the energy transition and in the fulfilment of the SDGs and the 2030 Agenda. Therefore, Irizar e-mobility continues designing and manufacturing turnkey electromobility solutions for sustainable, efficient, smart, accessible, safe and connected public transport. Firmly committed to sustainability and the environment, its goal is to reduce noise emissions,

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Bizkaibus will be joining the referential Congress on sustainable mobility

Bizkaibus is the public road transport service managed by Bizkaia Provincial Council. It connects the province of Bizkaia thanks to an effective network of inter-urban routes, with a constant increase in recent years of the number of passengers and kilometres travelled. Bizkaibus has one of the most sustainable, efficient and modern fleets in Spain, comprised

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Eudel joins the meeting for sustainable urban mobility

The Association of Basque Municipalities-EUDEL joins SUM Bilbao for another year. This edition EDUEL will contribute to achieving three objectives: Give visibility to the good practices of the Basque Country Councils. Learn about solutions and innovative experiences from other territories. Encourage collaboration between different actors that configure the urban mobility systems. Local governments play a

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IBIL Charging Technology and Services

IBIL was set up in 2009 as a result of an agreement between Repsol and the Basque Energy Agency (EVE) in order to develop electric vehicle charging technology, services and capacities and to shape sustainability initiatives. Today, IBIL is the leading company in electric vehicle charging technology in Spain and Portugal. Through its industrial technological

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SUM Bilbao Programme: discover the future of sustainable urban mobility

On 6th and 7th October 2021, SUM Bilbao 21 will bring together national and international experts and authorities to debate the challenges, opportunities, and strategies to consolidate urban mobility systems, structured around three topics: Energy transition, Governance and funding, and Mobility, digitalization and innovation. This second edition of SUM Bilbao will have a complete program

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BBK will show its commitment to regional sustainability in the second edition of SUM Bilbao

BBK, as a banking foundation committed to the development and progress of Bizkaia, has been working in favour of the environment and the region’s sustainable development for some time. Among other projects, it has supported the creation of start-ups in Bizkaia that offer refreshing stimuli, funding projects that develop renewable energy generation or foster energy

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The second edition of SUM Bilbao will include the participation of FEMP

The Spanish Federation of Municipalities and Provinces (FEMP) is an organisation committed to environmental, economic and social sustainability. Aware of the fact that society is calling for a healthier life in a more sustainable world, it is important for FEMP that local governments participate in the design of more sustainable and cleaner mobility that incorporates

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UCLG repeats as a collaborator at SUM Bilbao

The participation of UCLG (United Cities and Local Governments) at SUM Bilbao 21 falls into the need for cities to lead public-private dialogue on mobility in order to create synergies between the different stakeholders so as to move from commitment to action. Therefore, UCLG will attend the Congress as a Lead Partner. UCLG is the

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Bilbao will once more host SUM Bilbao 21

At the event held to celebrate the Anniversary of SUM Bilbao 19 on 23rd February 2021, the return of SUM Bilbao was announced. This second edition, which will once more be organised by Bilbao City Council and Petronor, will be held on 6th and 7th October 2021 in a hybrid format: in-person at the Euskalduna

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SUM Bilbao Anniversary

On 23rd February 2021, Petronor and Bilbao City Council celebrated the second anniversary of SUM Bilbao and the Declaration of Bilbao Towards a more sustainable urban mobility, in an event that was held at the Azkuna Zentroa in Bilbao. This event was presented by the Basque journalist, Vanessa Sánchez, and was organised in an in-person

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