Applications are open for four more USER-CHI cities to join the learning programme!

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Applications are open for four more USER-CHI cities to join the peer learning programme

USER-CHI is an industry-powered, city-driven and user-centric project that co-creates and demonstrates eMobility solutions in 5 connecting nodes of the Mediterranean and Scandinavian-Mediterranean TEN-T network: Metropolitan Area of Barcelona (ES), Berlin (DE), Budapest (HU), Rome (IT) and Turku (FI). These are also known as the USER-CHI demonstrator cities.

Through the USER-CHI peer learning programme, fellow cities willing to learn, exchange and further develop their eMobility plans based on the experience of the USER-CHI demonstrator cities are recruited.

Fellow cities are recruited for each of the following USER-CHI demonstrator sites:

  • Barcelona Metropolitan Area
  • Budapest
  • Turku
  • Rome

Why become a fellow city?

  • Do you want to learn about cities’ approaches for deploying new electric vehicle charging points?
  • Do you wish to exchange with city peers on ways to motivate private users to shift to more sustainable and electric ways of transport?
  • Would you like hands-on experience on how cities are testing innovative charging solutions?
  • You will have the chance to discuss this and much more by joining the USER-CHI peer learning programme and becoming a fellow city!

What does the project offer?

If selected to become a fellow city, you will have:

  • Access to the eMoBest platform, a secure online space where you can learn and exchange with your city peers on electromobility
  • Access to the USER-CHI electromobility library, news, resources, and events
  • Tailored participation in the preparatory ElectriCity webinar, which will dive into the state of electromobility in the fellow demonstrator site
  • Direct contact with the USER-CHI cities and experts from the fellow demonstration site
  • USER-CHI assistance for the development of electromobility plans and strategies
  • Participation in one peer learning visit in the fellow demonstrator site in 2022, with travel costs reimbursed for one person up to 750 euros
  • Opportunity to speak at online and offline electromobility conferences and meetings

What are the commitments of a fellow city?

  • Fill in the application form and define a detailed request for learning
  • Participate in the ElectriCity webinar organised by the fellow demonstration site
  • Take part in the peer learning visit in the fellow demonstration site in 2022
  • Fill in a short peer learning report at the end of the peer learning visit
  • Gather and send all documents required for the reimbursement of costs (no financial obligations as participants)

How to apply?

The USER-CHI peer learning programme is open to any urban authority of a local administrative unit active in electromobility and established in an EU Member State or in a Horizon 2020 associated country.

To be eligible, the application must:

  • Be submitted by 25th September 2021 COB;
  • Be prepared by only one city (no “joint” applications),
  • Be duly completed in all parts;
  • Be submitted in English;
  • It is possible to express interest in multiple USER-CHI demonstrator sites.

Please send your signed application to matilde [dot] chinellato [at] eurocities [dot] eu and specify in the subject line: USER-CHI peer learning programme

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Link to the original call here


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