At the European summit on the future of the Internet in Luxembourg June 6, 2011, the research project Sense Smart City got First Prize of 5,000 Euro for the best idea. An international jury selected the winners who were invited to Luxembourg to present their ideas on the future Internet.
Jan Petersson, CDT (Center for Distance-Spanning Technology) at Luleå University of Technology received the award and presented the project in Luxembourgh.
Criteria for entries was: Ideas in the form of new innovative technologies, services and applications with the potential to shape the future of the Internet. Areas of particular interest was: health, environment, energy, transportation and supplies.
Financiers of the project Sense of Smart City are:: Regional Growth, the European Regional Development Fund, Skellefteå Municipality, Region Västerbotten, Skellefteå Kraft. The project is run by CDT, Luleå University of Technology