KTH Royal Institute of Technology
SE-100 44, Stockholm, Sweden
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KTH is the largest technical university in Sweden. KTH is actively executing major EU cooperation programs such as Horizon2020, Erasmus+ and Interreg. Several national and international competence centres and networks of excellence are located at KTH. KTH is involved in four of five Knowledge and Innovation Communities (KIC) within EIT. KTH is playing a leading role in the consortia “EIT Digital” and “KIC InnoEnergy” since 2009, with the prominent international PhD schools. Those consortia include research institutes, major engineering companies and several leading technical universities in Europe.
The Energy Platform at KTH connects more than 500 researchers and 15 research centres from all schools and institutes to facilitate transdisciplinary research in the Energy field. KTH and its Energy Platform is leading the Swedish Strategic Innovation Agenda “Smart Sustainable Cities” in cooperation with the wide range of stakeholders, including the City of Stockholm, ABB , Electrolux, Ericsson, Fortum, IBM, Intel, ITU, Siemens, Stockholmshem, Skanska, Svenska Kraftnät, Swedish ICT, SWECO, Trafikverket, TeliaSonera and many others.
WP5 will be led by KTH’s Department SEED – Sustainable Development, Environmental Science and Engineering, School of Architecture and Built Environment and in particular, its UrbanT - Urban Analytics and Transition - research group aiming at fostering sustainable urban transitions through collaborative processes informed by analytics and ICT. The UrbanT group participates in the major projects connected to Stockholm’s smart city initiatives, including GrowSmarter, Citizen Communication Platform, Urban Smart Grid in Stockholm Royal Seaport, Big energy data for retrofitting Stockholm, Climate Neutral Urban Districts in Europe.
KTH leads WP5 which is the Stockholm Demonstrator (together with Ellevio) and is responsible for project management and communication relating to the Stockholm site.
For data management in the project KTH will use its the Smart Urban Metabolism Framework for integrating, analysing, and feeding back, consumption and production data, which has been established in Hammarby Sjöstad and Stockholm Royal Seaport.
KTH is responsible for defining baselines, designing an evaluation plan, and monitoring, and assessment of the project KPIs. KTH proposes feedback mechanisms for the demand response signals in the different sites, and evaluates the resulting behavioural changes and user acceptance.