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Looking for a Europe where electric vehicle charging is widespread, efficient and works for users?




Murcia - Barcelona - Florence - Rome - Budapest - Turku


February 2020 – January 2024


Eurocities - IBV - AMB - Budapest - BKK - Gewobag - VMZ - IKEM - mobilita Roma - FIT Moving Innovation - ENEA - DSI - Enel X Way - IPT - Turku ABO - Turku Energia - TVT - VASO Qwello - Comune de Firenze - Ayuntemiento de Murcia - UNE - Cities Forum - ETRA I+D



Main questions

Industry powered, city driven and user-centric, USER-CHI will co-create and demonstrate smart solutions around 7 connecting nodes of the Mediterranean and Scandinavian-Mediterranean Trans-European Transport Network (TEN-T) corridors between February 2020 – January 2024 to boost a massive e-mobility market take-up in Europe.

Main findings

USER-CHI will unlock the massive potential of electromobility in Europe by:

  1. Designing electric charging networks around user needs
  2. Deploying an interoperability framework and platform
  3. Enhancing scalable infrastructure roll-out by means of smart grid integration
  4. Developing marketable, innovative and highly convenient charging systems
  5. Co-designing and demonstrating novel and sustainable business and market models
  6. Making legal and regulatory recommendations for a massive deployment of electric vehicles


This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the grant agreement No [875187]