Sep 2, 2022

COMPAIR: Community Observation Measurement & Participation in AIR Science

First Name
Last Name
What is the name of your organization?
21c Consultancy
What best describes the type of organisation that you are representing?
Private sector
Where are you based?
33 Churchfield Road
London W3
United Kingdom
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What is the name of your initiative?
COMPAIR: Community Observation Measurement & Participation in AIR Science
How would you describe the main mission of your initiative?
  • Measure/monitor air quality
  • Measure personal exposure
  • Raise awareness/education
  • Advocate for air quality policies
  • Environmental justice


Please provide a short description of your initiative* (What is being done? Who is participating? What are your main goals?) This text will appear on the main page.
The COMPAIR innovation project is designed to bolster citizens’ capacity to monitor, understand, and change their environmental impact, both at a behavioural and policy level. It unlocks the power of the wider public, including people from lower-socio economic groups, to provide broad granular data around a central theme of air quality, complementing and improving the quality of official datasets and making new information useful for helping to meet environmental aims.
Who is your main audience?
  • Citizens
  • Schools
  • Non- Governmental Organisations
  • Cities
  • Private sector
  • Universities and/or research institutes


If possible, provide the list of partners involved in the initiative.
Digital Flanders
Athens Technology Center
Inter 3 Institute for Resource Management
21c Consultancy
Energy Agency of Plovdiv Association
European Citizen Science Association
Fraunhofer HHI
Sofia Development Association
Mobiel 21c
University of the Aegean
Flanders Environment Agency
Please provide an estimation of the total budget of the initiative:
More than 1 000 000€
What is the status of the initiative?
What is the duration of the initiative?
1 year
How many participants (citizen scientists, volunteers, etc.) have been involved (approximately)?
Website that presents your initiative
Please share any other relevant/interesting links about your initiative:
Please upload a picture to illustrate your initiative


Technical Details
Name of the equipment
Air quality sensor
The number of these devices used in your initiative (estimation):
  • Commercial product


Measured parameter (you can select several)
  • PM2.5
  • PM10
  • Temperature
  • Humidity
  • O3


Temporal resolution
Temporal resolution – Other
10 seconds
Where are you measuring air quality?
Device’s location
  • Street – public domain
  • Street – private domain
  • Mobile : Bike mounted


Level of expertise required to operate
Simple if you take the time to read the documentation


Are you using a platform for data visualisation?
Yes, we have created our own data platform
Would you like to share with us any additional information? (Max 300 words)
The platform will be ready later in the project. It will either be a subdomain of the project website or a new domain. In any case, we will make an announcement prior to the release.

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