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Guide: Understanding the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions – I...
These days, there is truly a multitude of European funding opportunities for scientific research. Each funding scheme is unique, and calls for very specific requirements in order to achieve particular goals and maximi...
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cyberGRID Software Connects Tesla Large-Scale Battery to Slove...
IT-platform cyberNOC is now implemented into one of the largest energy storage systems in Europe.
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Greece is first Balkan country to announce a coal phase-out da...
The Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis surprised the United Nations Climate Action Summit in New York by announcing the end of the use of coal by 2028 and the dismantling of plants. This is our report from Weste...
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Learning Sustainability: Call for papers
The issue brings together three main areas :- sustainability of the Earth and humanity, including the SDGs & climate change,- experience (of all kinds),- learning, including experiential learning.
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Logistics: the Achilles' heel of the short food supply chain
From the ‘uberisation’ of last mile delivery to the use of smart lockers, from the offer of ready-to-eat products to the constant search for higher produce quality: how short food supply chain (SFSC) producers may...
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Always use your indicator: BioMonitor shows importance of indi...
BioMonitor's Claudio Soregaroli (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore) stressed the need for indicators and monitoring for developing the bioeconomy value chain in Milan during the National Bioeconomy Day on 23 May.
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Open Standards for the Internet of Things
The Internet of Things, commonly abbreviated as IoT is a novel paradigm that describes the idea of everyday physical objects being connected to the internet. In the framework of MAtchUP, the Universitat Politecnica de...
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Buildings to save energy with mesh and management
Much of our building stock was designed and built before global warming, environmental protection and recycling became foremost in our minds and behaviours. It represents around 40% of energy consumption and 36% of CO...
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Living building blocks: a new vision for future homes
Micro-agriculture bioreactors bring green technologies to ecological architecture
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Taking complexity out of the building site
Researchers in Europe are developing a new kind of prefabricated energy efficient building façades, equipped with special insulation and solar panels. These solutions are built far from the construction site, in an i...
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Researchers simulate mafia and terrorism recruitment
Computational and social sciences help institutions prevent and fight the recruitment process of mafia and terrorist organisations. Researchers developed a new tool that will be made available to municipalities to ‘...
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Sustainable nappies for eco-friendly generations
Biodegradable nappies and sanitary pads could reduce the burden that fossil-based plastic litter puts on nature. The prototypes currently developed are meant to be of higher quality, but still they are more expensive ...
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HEALTHY HANDBOOK
The HEALTHY HANDBOOK has a professional and very effective content to be used as many times as needed by the organizations which work with adults as well as by caregivers, parents (families), stakeholders, communities...
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Energy efficiency: adding architectural value to prefab solutions
Architects don’t usually like prefabricated solutions. But they concede there are upsides, and when time is of the essence, saving the planet becomes the priority
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Know your market, save more energy
Homeowner or landlord? To convince people to have energy-saving renovations you need to know what they are really looking for
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Surfing on bio-based boards
Surfboards are not as eco-friendly as you might think. Could bio-based materials and new technological developments help?
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Could the roads of the future be bio-based?
Bitumen is a by-product of oil production and is used to bind the surfaces of paved roads. Some researchers, concerned about its environmental impacts and future supply if petroleum refining slows down, have started t...
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Nottingham ready to beat Theresa May’s climate targets
As Theresa May signs into law a commitment to bring the UK’s carbon emissions to net zero by 2050, one city in the UK is on its way to achieving this goal 22 years sooner
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Smart buildings of glass
Glass in architecture has been recently used more intensively thanks to developments in its manufacturing
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Towards the next generation of electric vehicles
A compact and modular drivetrain that fits different size of electric cars aims to reduce range anxiety holding back more consumers from going green
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How to communicate the bioeconomy: 10 insights from the BioCan...
Informing consumers about the bioeconomy and raising awareness for bio-based products remains a major communication challenge. However, what can a successful communication look like?
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Building renovations: social aid to accept the change
When energy-saving measures are planned in social housing buildings, the environmental aim is combined with the scope of reducing inequality. In Zaragoza, Spain, a team of social workers is helping the tenants of a mu...
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Short food supply chains: setting another place at the table
Ever more citizens are opting for short food supply network to get fresh local produce. They bypass supermarkets and support sustainable agriculture. However, this is often the prerogative of an educated and activist ...
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Sexism also exists in botany
An increase in allergies associated with pollen may be a self-inflicted wound caused by our preference for male plants, hence the need to assess better the allergenic potential of green spaces
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Multifunctional renewable energy
European researchers are developing a device that stores and uses solar energy to provide both hot water and mechanical ventilation for multifamily houses. Moreover, an app linked to the machine monitors the users’ ...
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Oceans: they pollute, they pay
In an effort to combat ocean plastic pollution the EU has just adopted ambitious new legislation targeting ten of the most common single use plastic products, washing up on beaches and imposing greater responsibility ...
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Bike, bus, metro, foot: going intermodal
Intermodality is the smart future of urban mobility. Ever more cities need to offer public mobility options that combine several means of transport to decrease the use of private cars
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Programming the forces of evolution
Robots can utilise computational natural selection to boost experimental power and avoid hours of trial and error
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Soft robotics: what the octopus has taught us
Ten years ago the octopus inspired the world's first entirely soft robot, made with silicone. The artificial octopus allowed researchers to simplify control and sensory-motor behaviour of robots, enabling them to be m...
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EIT Digital Challenge 2019 applicaton period started
Who will be Europe’s next tech giant? Fast-growing startups are invited to apply for the sixth edition of the EIT Digital Challenge. The best ten companies will receive prizes totaling €750,000 in cash and in kin...
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Indoor air pollution: the invisible enemy
Researchers are developing low-cost technologies to tackle indoor air pollution that is a growing menace. A new generation of electrostatic filters can capture even the smallest particles of household pollutants, usin...
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Smart 3D modelling for buildings
Building information modelling (BIM) has disrupted the construction industry. The digital technology represents and processes all the characteristics of a building in its whole life-cycle, allowing architects, enginee...
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Electric cars: current trends make for a shocking change
While vehicle manufacturers invest in research, authorities are working to improve charging infrastructure to support consumers’ growing interest in the sector. The day when electric cars dominate the passenger tran...
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The revolution of plantoids
Robots are usually inspired by humans and animals. But the very last frontier is the ‘plantoids’ – plant robots able to move and explore the environment with their smart sensors. Their ‘mother’ is researcher...
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Investing in Europe’s global role: The must-have guide for t...
Investing in Europe’s global role: The must-have guide for the negotiations of the Multiannual Financial Framework 2021-2027
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Joint 5G IA - AIOTI Vision on Future Networks, Services and Ap...
A further step to strengthen end-to-end digitalisation in Europe through collaboration between Smart Networks and IoT
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Would you wear clothes made from poo, and other agricultural w...
Disposing of agricultural waste is an expensive and complicated issue for many farmers. But now a number of innovative companies are turning this waste into clothes for us to wear
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When Smart Means Dim
An urban district in western Turkey is trialling a smart lighting system in a bid to cut energy bills and be more ecological.
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Bio-based beverage cartons
Beverage cartons have already been on the market for over 100 years. The milk carton, originally entirely made of paperboard and thus 100% bio-based, was patented in 1915. A century later, beverage cartons are the mos...
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Smart city: enthusiasm but caution on new 5G technology
5G networks no doubt have the technological specs necessary to power smart cities, but without careful design and planning the complexity of integrating everything from traffic to health care could prove overwhelming
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Terrorism recruitment on the dark web
How do terrorists recruit people on the anonymous corner of the internet known as the dark web? We asked security expert Michael Osborne
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Energy's got game
Saving the planet can mean saving money and having fun. This is not wishful thinking but a reality that is happening with gamification all over the world
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Florence: Renaissance and smart future
The Italian city has recently become a model smart city by implementing a broad plan ranging from urban development to mobility and new tourism management
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