Digital Twin Cities
|Coordinator||Chalmers Tekniska Högskola AB - Arkitektur och samhällsbyggnadsteknik|
|Funding from Vinnova||SEK 34 596 968|
|Project duration||February 2020 - December 2024|
Purpose and goal
The centre will conduct research and develop and apply technology for creating digital twins of cities and regions. Excellent research will be conducted in 8 different research areas covering all aspects required to develop digital twins on a large scale, and take advantage of the opportunities this provides for architecture, urban planning and construction with digital support. A special focus is on the transfer of knowledge to business and public actors, with the aim to strengthen Sweden´s role in the digitalisation and development of the built environment sector.
Expected results and effects
To significantly strengthen the design and planning process of viable and sustainable cities and communities through the development and use of digital twins.
Planned approach and implementation
The centre´s activities in each of the 8 research areas will be led by a pair of research leaders, one from academia and one from industry. The activities will be overseen by a centre board and the daily activities will be led and coordinated by a centre director, deputy director and a coordinator. The centre shall strive to involve all parties and promote active exchange and collaboration between the research areas.