Resilient city operations center
|Coordinator||SICS Swedish ICT Västerås AB|
|Funding from Vinnova||SEK 479 413|
|Project duration||April 2016 - September 2016|
|Venture||Challenge-Driven Innovation – Stage 1 initiation|
|Call||Challenge-Driven Innovation - Stage 1 Initiation 2016 (spring)|
Purpose and goal
The aim is to increase resilience to disruptions in the region and find new profitable business. To streamline and enhance co-operation in the city´s control room around the control functionality of both technical and operational The goal is to launch the city´s control as a new business concept where we can offer products and services in our control room for customers and partners regionally, nationally and internationally. Increased cooperation in the region for increased resilience and cooperation around emergencies, as well as in the daily operational and strategic work.
Expected results and effects
Well developed communication technologies and information sharing gives us a wide range of products in the business model that provides a positive environmental impact in terms of reduced CO2e emissions. Developed resilient city that gives citizens greater security and a clear model for social benefits. Attractive region with new business opportunities and an established business and cooperation model. ´Stadens Kontrollrum´ is an applicable concept for other cities, regions nationally and internationally and its players.
Planned approach and implementation
The focus has been on identifying interested and relevant stakeholders in the Västerås area, to seek their views on a´stadens kontrollrum´. The actors have participated in workshops and interviewed individually to discuss and present their requirements in detail. The result is a number of storyboards from players and short picture stories emanating from the actors´ current situation, problems and needs related to the city´s control could help by creating the right conditions in terms of correct information and coordination of community resources.