ElectriCITY is a platform for cooperation between colleges, research institutes, business and residents in Hammarby Sjöstad around the future’s energy-efficient and climate-friendly city. ElectriCITY has the ambition to develop Sjöstaden into a “Urban Living Lab” that attracts researchers not only from Swedish colleges and universities, but also from leading universities around the world. Hammarby Sjöstad will be a first choice as a Swedish node in EU projects on studies of and for sustainable urban development.
The basis for research collaboration is that it will benefit those who live in Sjöstan and that it helps to make Hammarby Sjöstad a forerunner in the efforts towards reaching the Paris climate goal. The Royal Institute of Technology, KTH, Swedish Institute of Environmental Research, IVL, Research Institutes of Sweden AB, RISE, and Energy Research all are members of ElectriCITY and provide a guarantee of high scientific quality.