Carmen Librero, president of Ineco, and Lola Ortiz, chair of the Association of Civil Engineers of Madrid, visited the Innovation Tunnel of Madrid Civil Engineering Week, an event that was held from 1 to 6 October and during which the company showcased its Cityneco model to demonstrate how smart cities improve urban mobility.
Under the slogan Innovating to Make Progress, this major event in the sector was hosted by Madrid and featured different activities with the aim of bringing engineering closer to society. The tunnel, which was situated in the centrally-located Plaza de Callao, was visited by more than 30,000 people interested in learning about technological and innovative infrastructures.
The company also participated with its Cityneco model in the Spain Space of the Smart City Expo World Congress (SCEWC), the main international event dedicated to smart cities, which was held at the Fira de Barcelona. Each edition of the event, which receives more than 20,000 visitors, includes participation by 700 cities and more than 800 exhibitors from around the world. The event, which was held from 19 to 21 November under the slogan Cities Made of Dreams, has become a major fixture on the smart cities calendar and brings municipal representatives, institutions, academic and thought leaders, research centres, companies and entrepreneurs with major decision-making power together in one place.
SCEWC 2019 focused on five main themes related to the most pressing problems cities face: digital transformation, urban environment, mobility, governance and finance, and inclusive and shared cities.