Maximizing the upscaling and replication potential of high level urban transformation strategies

Areas of expertise

Business Innovation
Science Communication
Social Innovation


Cities & Communities
Built environment


European project



About the project

MAtchUP drives the transformation of Smart Cities in Europe, as part of the EU Smart Cities and Communities initiative.

The project seeks to facilitate the urban transformation process by leveraging innovative solutions in the field of energy, mobility and ICT areas, with the involvement of citizens. Three Lighthouse cities – Valencia (ES), Dresden (DE), Ankara (TR) and five fellow cities – Kerava (FI), Ostend (BE), Skopje (MK), Herziliya (IL) – are involved in the project.

16,100 views for the press release to promote the first project video. The video obtained 1,500 views on YouTube and 1,000 on Twitter.

Our role

We lead the Communication and Dissemination activities and exploitation strategies and plans.

Moreover, ICONS plays a key role in the design and implementation of a social evaluation framework (leading social evaluation modelling and analysis) and in clustering activities with EU-funded Lighthouse Smart Cities projects.

Learn more about this project:

Visit to Antalya demo site, 2018