ERTICO is delighted to announce that the Oxfordshire County Council, the local authority for Oxfordshire in the United Kingdom, committed to delivering various services on behalf of more than 600 000 county’s residents, has joined its Partnership. This new collaboration opens ERTICO’s network to another important player in the Public Authorities sector.
“It is with great pleasure to have Oxfordshire County Council as a new Partner on board at ERTICO – ITS Europe. With their expertise and success in innovations and research, we truly look forward to expanding our network in this sector and work together on transport and mobility development”, says Jacob Bangsgaard, CEO of ERTICO – ITS Europe.
“We are excited to join this partnership and collaborate internationally with other leading authorities, share learnings and facilitate the delivery of societal and industry benefits of innovative technologies”, says Dr George Economides Fciht, the Future Mobility Team Leader of the Innovation HUB at the Oxfordshire County Council.
Established in 1889, the Oxfordshire County Council is an elected body responsible for the most strategic local government services in the United Kingdom.
“Oxfordshire County Council’s Innovation HUB is one of the most established and successful innovations and research teams in UK local authority, having worked in over 50 projects, from autonomous vehicles and drones to healthcare and green fuel,” says Dr George Economides Fciht, the Future Mobility Team Leader of the Innovation HUB at the Oxfordshire County Council.
Oxfordshire County Council provides a wide range of services, including, social services, public health, highway maintenance, waste disposal, emergency planning, consumer protection and town and country planning for matters to do with minerals, waste, highways and education. Currently, Oxfordshire County Council is highly focusing on transport and mobility development within the region.