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The “washing machines” district smartens up to halve energ...
Publication
December 12, 2017
youris.com GEIE
A peripheral district in Genoa, Italy, has become a smart city lab. The project has improved apartment conditions, reduced waste and lowered the energy bill, all with the help of citizens
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Lina: the world’s first structural bio-based car
Publication
December 12, 2017
youris.com GEIE
Interview with Yasmin Amel Gharib (TU/ecomotive, Eindhoven University of Technology)
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Repairing the brain
Press Release
December 12, 2017
youris.com GEIE
European scientists are studying a new generation of neuro-prostheses. The target patients are people with motor disabilities due to brain injuries, such as stroke
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EU Clean energy package: more chance for “energy citizens”?
Publication
December 11, 2017
youris.com GEIE
The European Commission stresses the importance of a major “energy democracy” to boost renewables. A process that could also pave the way for alternative finance such as crowdfunding
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Social impact of green crowdfunding
Publication
December 5, 2017
youris.com GEIE
Researchers have measured the effectiveness of crowdfunding for renewable energy projects in terms of human and environmental wellbeing
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Accelerating sustainable urban renovation: a pathway for success
Press Release
December 4, 2017
youris.com GEIE
CITyFiED Methodology is an integrated approach divided into seven phases, ranging from initial citywide diagnosis to final evaluation of the renovation. It includes an indicators tool and guidelines to support decision-making process.
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Lighthouse Projects lead the way to a smarter Europe at Smart ...
Press Release
December 4, 2017
youris.com GEIE
Twelve smart city projects covering almost 60 cities across Europe came together at the 7th Smart City Expo World Congress (SCEWC) in Barcelona from 14-16 November - the biggest edition to date –to show how cities are leading the way in driving sus...
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The new Lighthouse Project MAtchUP kicks-off in Valencia
Press Release
December 4, 2017
iCube Programme
Three new Lighthouse cities and Four Follower cities enriching the European smart city landscape
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Hot food under pressure
Publication
November 30, 2017
youris.com GEIE
European researchers carried out final tests on an innovative technique to lengthen shelf life of food
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Smoother ice creams, greener peas and ecological tomatoes
Publication
November 29, 2017
youris.com GEIE
Three projects on novel food processing took the stage at the international conference of the European Federation of Food Science and Technology (EFFoST) to present their findings
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Challenging Darwin: an ‘evolution machine’ for biomolecules
Publication
November 24, 2017
youris.com GEIE
A new device produces desirable molecules by modifying the environments where virus and bacteria interact
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Starting the R2CITIES home run
Press Release
November 24, 2017
youris.com GEIE
In late October, the R2CITIES team met in Kartal, Turkey, for its second-to-last project meeting. As we look ahead to the final months of the project, our attention is on the monitoring of the works. This will allow us to build a picture of the energ...
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Make your life easier: a simple framework for selecting distri...
Press Release
November 23, 2017
youris.com GEIE
CITyFiED has developed a way to assess and select energy efficient measures for buildings to be included in existing or new district renovation strategies. The replication framework outlines energy costs and calculations plus interviews and workshops...
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Exploring the Northern Lights – Remourban goes to Denmark fo...
Press Release
November 23, 2017
youris.com GEIE
You probably don’t know where Sonderborg is exactly, although by the look of the name you would situate it somewhere in Scandinavia. Remourban project coordinator Miguel García knows exactly where this Light house town lies as he took part in the ...
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Best Paths discusses the future of the European energy grid
Press Release
November 23, 2017
youris.com GEIE
The workshop on “Innovating grid technologies for sustainable energy”, held on 22nd November in Madrid, gave an overview of the future of the European power grid.
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OEB Global: Experts Warn Learning Providers about Data Regulation
Press Release
November 23, 2017
ICWE GmbH
International experts on data security and privacy in education are warning that the education sector may not be ready for the imminent implementation of the EU’s new law on data protection, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
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Improving the imperfect: photosynthesis for the future
Publication
November 22, 2017
youris.com GEIE
Engineering novel pathways to potentially boost plant yield nets finalist place in the EU Innovation Radar Prize
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Helping to “empower smart solutions for smart cities” - Re...
Press Release
November 22, 2017
youris.com GEIE
In early October four REMOURBAN partners headed off to Budapest, Hungary, for the SCIS conference to meet with other Lighthouse and Smart Cities projects and help drive a smart and sustainable vision for Europe.
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OEB GLOBAL: Experts to debate the effect of social media on s...
Press Release
November 20, 2017
ICWE GmbH
As concern grows about the effects of social media and the Internet on young people, a panel of experts will discuss whether education institutions should do more to try to persuade students to get offline and get out more.
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2017 INCSMPS International Conference on Labour Market Segment...
Presentation
November 20, 2017
I.N.C.S.M.P.S. - National Research Insti...
The annual International Conference of INCSMPS, the 9th edition ~ LABOUR MARKET SEGMENTATION IN EUROPE. OPPORTUNITIES AND COSTS FOR THE HUMAN RESOURCE IN RESEARCH, INNOVATION AND CREATIVE INDUSTRIES ~ The Program
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Challenging energy renovation of buildings
Publication
November 13, 2017
youris.com GEIE
To make new energy efficient buildings or to renovate the existing stock? That is the question. Experts from the construction sector, gathered in Rome, discussed solutions to make the second option worthwhile and cheaper
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VulnerABLE: Pilot project related to the development of eviden...
Report
November 9, 2017
health-inequalities.eu...
VulnerABLE: Pilot project related to the development of evidence based strategies to improve the health of isolated and vulnerable persons
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Analysis of the sustainability and transparency of the Europea...
Publication
November 9, 2017
bankwatch.org...
Analysis of the sustainability and transparency of the European Fund for Strategic Investments
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Crisis modifiers a solution for a more flexible development hu...
Report
November 9, 2017
odi.org...
Crisis modifiers a solution for a more flexible development humanitarian system?
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Disruptive innovation delivering industrial solutions that mak...
Press Release
November 9, 2017
youris.com GEIE
With a strong dedication to supporting and funding applied MSc and PhD research, Mir Technology Holding has more than 100 commercialised patents and a unique production know how helping CITyFiED district heating solutions.
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The EUROCHAMBRES Economic Survey 2018 (EES 2018) is the 25th consecutive annualassessment of the European business community’s expectations. The study is based onresponses from over 50,000 European businesses in 23 countries to a survey that was ca...
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On a global scale, e-commerce is growing at a phenomenal rate . Global e-commerce sales are expected to reach $4 trillion in 2020, up from $1.6 trillion in 2016 1 . However, this study shows that the majority of EU digital shoppers prefer to remain w...
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Will energy-free computing reactions ever take place?
Publication
November 7, 2017
youris.com GEIE
Zero-power processing could be closer as European researchers take on the Landauer Limit
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Clear 2.0 enabling Consumers to Learn about, Engage with, and Adopt Renewables
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XV International Conference “Black Sea Grain-2018” – Ear...
Press Release
November 7, 2017
UkrAgroConsult, Consulting agency
UkrAgroConsult is glad to inform that Early Bird registration for the Anniversary XV International Conference “Black Sea Grain-2018: Moving Up the Value Chain” has started.The conference will take place on April 18-19, 2018 in InterContinental ...
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European consumers need better protection when choosing, buyin...
Infographic
November 7, 2017
beuc.eu...
European consumers need better protection when choosing, buying and receiving an online product
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Blocked: Why Some Companies Restrict Data Access to Reduce Com...
Policy Brief
November 2, 2017
datainnovation.org...
Blocked: Why Some Companies Restrict Data Access to Reduce Competition and How Open APIs Can Help
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Public Health England and other health organisations have concluded that the health risks of vaping are unlikely to exceed five per cent of the risks of smoking. Early fears about e-cigarettes acting as a ‘gateway’ to smoking appear to be unfounded
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