IoT Living Lab Projects & Partners

Together we’ll create an IoT Living Lab for your city


IoT & Smart City Events


25 Jan. 2019 in Amsterdam 

Amsterdam Living Lab New Years Resolution

The City Innovation Exchange Lab (CITIXL), the CTO office of Amsterdam and partners are organizing a unique, fun and interactive event to ask some serious questions.  We need to look at where Living Labs are, what role they play and what potential they have to really make a differences to peoples lives.


12-13 Feb. 2019 in London

Mobility Re-imagined 

The worlds most important mobility event where disruptive technology and innovation drive much needed change.  Paul Manwaring will speak and panel in the session “Innovation & living labs: Agile innovation delivery for the transport sector”.



22-23 March, 2019 in Boston, USA

Reclaiming Space 

To help reach the goals of “Imagine Boston 2030”, the Boston City Council together with Wentworth Institute of Technology (and other local industry leaders) will organize a high-impact event, learn from the Dutch experience, develop a series of strategies that will identify and analyze underutilized or blighted properties in Boston’s District 4.


26-29 March, 2019 in Taipei, Taiwan 

Taipei Smart City Summit Expo 

At the Social Innovations and Civic Engagement: City as a Living Lab Session Paul Manwaring will speak on Smart City Methodology: User Driven Living Labs and panel with other experts on Next Generation Smart Cities.  The Taipei Smart City “Go Smart” initiative will launch as well and Paul will be on hand to share the CITIXL multi-city collaboration experiments.

IoT Living Lab News

The Future of Microgrids – SIDE Systems 

Metabolic publishes an important report on SIDE – Smart Integrated Decentralised Energy Systems

Igloo Architecture Magazine 

In depth interview with Tom van Arman about Amsterdam as a Smart City.

Digital Playground 

The IoT Living Lab featured in Amsterdam Smart City’s Smart Stories


I-Cities 4 Green Growth 

Amsterdam Smart Cities and the IoT Living Lab listed for Citizen Engagement use case for World Bank project

Unlock the Power of your People

Formerly the AMSiXL – CITIXL has a new website

Report on MUF 2018 

Read Paul Manwaring’s report on LinkedIn

Article on AMSiXL

IoT Living Lab, Tapp and The City of Amsterdam join forces

Playful data-driven Active Urban Living

Testing IoT interactivity in public parks.

SPARKS Smart Parking Systems project

Using limited city parking spaces efficiently






Moscow Urban Forum: Brainstorm about Technology for the City of the Future


Smart Cites New York:  CITIXL Future Mobility Workshop

Our Partner Network

The City as Living Lab 

The IoT Living Lab and the City Innovation Exchange Lab (CITIXL) are active participatory partnerships among various individuals and organisations which began in Amsterdam in March 2015 and is now growing beyond The Netherlands and Europe.  The goal of IoT Living Lab is to leverage IoT infrastructure through citizen engagement to test, validate, distribute and scale emerging IoT innovations which creates rapid impact on the urban environment, peoples lives and the economy.  The CITIXL is a partnership lead by the IoT Living Lab, Tapp and the CTO office of the City of Amsterdam to work together with other municipalities around the world to THINK, CREATE, SHARE and NURTURE innovations that create social impact in a fast and effective Living Lab way of working.