Initially, the great challenge of electric mobility was to set the standard for the plugs of all electric vehicles charging stations. For some years now the challenge involves the interoperability of systems. This is a question that arises in most countries and in Europe as a whole as well, but not in Portugal, where MOBI.E, one of the projects anchored in the mobi.me platform, pioneered the creation of a fully interoperable market environment for electric mobility.
The eMI3 - eMobility ICT Interoperability Innovation has thus emerged in 2012 as an open group that brings together key players of the electric vehicles market in order to standardise the definitions, formats and interfaces of ICT data and share mechanisms to create a common language among all ICT platforms for electric vehicles. CEiiA is one of the founding members, alongside entities like BMW, IBM, the Renault-Nissan Alliance, Bosch, e-on, EDF, Siemens or Panasonic, and belongs to the board of eMI3.