Creating a socially aware and citizen-centric Internet of Things!

SOCIOTAL is an EU FP7 funded STREP project addressing the objective FP7-ICT-2013.1.4 “A reliable, smart and secure Internet of Things for Smart Cities” and more specifically sub-objective a) “A reliable and secure Internet of Things”.  The consortium is led by societal values and brings together 10 partners, 4 higher education institutions, 2 research institutions, 2 SMEs and 2 municipalities from 6 European countries: UK, Spain, Italy, Serbia, Netherlands and France, as well as a partner from Australia.

SOCIOTAL aims to design and provide key enablers for a reliable, secure and trusted IoT environment that will enable creation of a socially aware citizen-centric Internet of Things by encouraging people to contribute their IoT devices and information flows. It will provide the techno-social foundations to unlock billions of new IoT information streams taking a citizen-centric IoT approach towards creation of large-scale IoT solutions of interest to the society. By equipping communities with secure and trusted tools that increase user confidence in IoT environment, SOCIOTAL will enable their transition to smart neighbourhood, communities and cities.

Contract Number: CNECT-ICT- 609112