To celebrate the end of LIFE GySTRA project, the project has organised a final online event as a clause to its three years of work. The conference took place last June 28.

More than 35 people from all round Europe registered to the event.

The event started with an introduction of Dolores Hidalgo, project coordinator and Sergio Sanz, researcher giving an overview about vehicle emissions and the problems in heath ecosystems, climate, heritage and economy. Then Javier Buhigas, OPUS RSE explained the device RSD+ and Manuel Pujadas commented the validation process for the RSD+, this part raised high interest, especially from audience from JRC. Javier Buhigas and Elitsa Panayotova explained the two demonstrations carried out in Madrid and Sofia. Several question from the commission, raised here to better understand how the DGT labels works in Spain.

During the second session, the following Projects were presented:

    • MILE21 project is a LIFE project about informing the consumers about their real fuel consumption and emissions. Mr. Nikiforos Zacharof, researcher from LAT of Aristotele University presented this interesting project.
    • DIAS H2020 is creating solutions to secure vehicle environmental protection systems from tampering. Mr. Dimitris Kontses researcher from LAT of Aristotele University explained the project.
    • TRUE Initiative is focussed on the real urban emissions. The initiative uses remote sensing to monitor exhaust emissions in the streets. Ms. Sheila Watson, Deputy Director of the FIA Foundation, was the presenter.
    • NEMO H2020 project dedicated to develop sensors for noise and emissions to upgrade the infrastructure and better monitor traffic monitor. Pete Liljenberg, Gate21 Communication responsible of NEMO explained the project

Finally, the event counted with a speech of Mr. Roberto Fraile, Councillor of Innovation, Digital Transformation and Economic Development of Alcobendas, who explained how was the Proof of concept in Alcobendas and the main results and barriers.

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