DEUSTO organises the AURORAL General Meeting

Published on Friday, 03 November 2023 - 10:00

On October 25th and 26th, the University of Deusto hosted the second in-presence General Meeting for the H2020 AURORAL project. The assembly brought together over 25 European consortium partners, showcasing the University’s ongoing commitment to societal betterment—particularly in reducing the digital divide in rural regions and fostering their advancement.

This AURORAL General Meeting served as a pivotal juncture in the project’s progress, fostering a collaborative environment for more than 50 participants. During two full days, this encounter facilitated productive dialogues, knowledge exchange, and strategic planning, all aimed at addressing the project towards its ambitious objectives for the future.

The AURORAL project is dedicated to enhancing connectivity and establishing a digital ecosystem of smart objects and interoperable service platforms, aiming to stimulate dynamic rural ecosystems and promote innovation, applications, and services. With the goal of driving economic growth, addressing societal challenges, and narrowing the digital divide between urban and rural areas, AURORAL focuses on maximising the potential of rural regions through increased connectivity and digitization. The project showcases its digital environment via cost-effective, flexible cross-domain applications in large-scale pilots across seven European regions.