December 5, 2023

Demonstrators of Energy Applications: meet the Second Open Call Support Program selected projects

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November 20, 2023

InterConnect solutions developed in Italy under the spotlight at the Energy Efficiency Report event

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November 2, 2023

With the project ending on the horizon, InterConnect’s 8th General Meeting discusses what’s to come

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September 27, 2023

InterConnect and Electricity Maps partner up to decarbonize the electricity grid

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September 12, 2023

In Eindhoven, the Dutch pilot resumes at full speed with a two-week campaign

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July 13, 2023

InterConnect is part of a new cluster of European projects to make the smart energy transition a reality

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June 30, 2023

Dutch pilot promotes GDPR session to strengthen data security practices

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May 10, 2023

Portuguese pilot engages with customers to showcase HEMS app capabilities

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March 28, 2023

Interconnect: In Ghent, open meetings show the way to integrate devices

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November 18, 2022

Meet InterConnect Prototypes Open Call winners

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November 11, 2022

InterConnect’s 5th General Assembly gathered more than 80 participants in the city of Porto

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November 4, 2022

InterConnect project presents its Semantic Interoperability Framework in Brussels

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June 1, 2022

InterConnect Open Call will finance 14 technological solutions in the European electricity sector

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July 30, 2021

InterConnect: Italian pilot starts engaging inhabitants in Milan

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June 30, 2021

2nd General Assembly of the InterConnect project

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June 28, 2021

InterConnect lauched online community to foster collaboration opportunities

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March 1, 2021

Exploitation of the complex InterConnect project is a challenging question. How will we make impact?

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March 1, 2021

1st Advisory Board meeting

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December 11, 2020

French pilot is setting up technologies to be tested in residential areas

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December 10, 2020

Dutch pilot: residential and office buildings are being prepared to test new technologies

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December 10, 2020

Greek pilot: defining technical details, services and pilot’s architecture

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October 30, 2020

1st General Assembly of the InterConnect project

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October 27, 2020

Portuguese pilot - commercial demo: collecting data to define the technical solutions for implementation

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August 20, 2020

InterConnect promotes a series of webinars in Open Innovation and Personal Data Protection

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June 8, 2020

Use cases for smart building and grids in the InterConnect project

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April 29, 2020

Defining energy and non-energy services for the 7 InterConnect pilots

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February 19, 2020

InterConnect participates in BRIDGE

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January 30, 2020

InterConnect “Empathizing with Design Thinking” Workshop

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December 20, 2019

The InterConnect project has started

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June 30, 2023

Dutch pilot promotes GDPR session to strengthen data security practices

The Dutch pilot prepared a “lessons learned” session regarding General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance during the pilot focusing on the use of SmartHome technologies (IoT) in the residential pilot. The session brought together several members of the InterConnect consortium.

The online session was conducted by Ronnie Groenewold, Innovation Manager of iCity, Remy Van den Boon, Data Protecion Officer of TNO, and Mirjam de Vaal, Privacy Officer of VolkerWessels. The objective? Promote a privacy-conscious approach, strengthen data security practices, and contribute to the responsible and lawful handling of personal data in similar initiatives.

Additionally, as the InterConnect pilot involves processing the residents’ personal data, the session identified potential vulnerabilities and weaknesses in data security measures.

“By reflecting on the Dutch pilot’s experiences and outcomes, the GDPR session facilitates continuous improvement. It encourages InterConnect partners to identify areas for enhancement, refine existing processes, and implement necessary changes to ensure ongoing compliance with data protection regulations”, reads a one-pager composed by the pilot.

The organizers highlight that “GDPR is a crucial legal framework for protecting individuals’ privacy rights and ensuring the lawful handling of personal data”: “Conducting a session specifically focused on GDPR helps ensure compliance with these regulations and prevents any potential data breaches or privacy violations in other InterConnect pilots”.