We use cookies to personalise content and ads, to provide social media features and to analyse our traffic. We may also share information about your use of our site with our social media, advertising and analytics partners. Read more about our Privacy Policy.

I got it!

All Publications (279)Add yours for free

Ensuring Reliable Communication in Smart Grids
With the increasing volume of flexibilities from distributed renewable energy resources, Austrian energy tech company cyberGRID’s proprietary platform plays an important role in the optimization of distribution grid...
Read
Brexit: an opportunity for local food systems?
Brexit presents big risks for food supply in the UK, but could it also offer an opportunity for the country to change the way it produces and sells food? Maybe, but only if the government step-ups and takes local food...
Read
Valencia: sensors on public buses to make passengers happier a...
In Valencia, Spain, hybrid and electric buses will be monitored with sensors to detect power consumption and passenger comfort. Researchers will use this data to improve the performances of the public transport and re...
Read
Testing fuel-cell buses
The Finnish town of Kerava is one of the few European cities that will use electric buses powered by electro-chemical cells combining hydrogen and oxygen
Read
Smart solutions for over-touristed cities
The coastal city of Ostend, Belgium, is set to trial new technologies to improve the quality of services for its inhabitants, a population that triples in the tourist season
Read
Valladolid Changes Mindsets to Renovate Buildings
Despite strong initial reluctance to the innovative retrofitting of their flats, residents in a Valladolid district (Spain) are now enjoying improved comfort and lower fuel bills as they head towards winter, all thank...
Read
Aerial Patrol for water leaks
How super-resolution images from a drone's eye can help to find water leaks
Read
Europe set to take flight as a leader in drone services
Harmonising regulations regarding drone manufacturing, safety and operation in the EU is a first step toward creating a true service market. The removal of uncertainty is being welcomed by members of the industry who ...
Read
The second BioMonitor expert workshop
BioMonitor second expert workshop will be held in Cologne as a side event of the 8th Biocomposites Conference.
Read
PROTON, the floor is yours!
The final results of the EU-funded project PROTON have been presented in Ghent (Belgium) on the 18th of September 2019: a new era in the fight against crime and terrorism is about to start
Read
Unveiling the secrets of PROTON
The results of the EU-funded project PROTON are available: discover a new way to fight organised crime and terrorist networks through an innovative combination of computer and social sciences
Read
Smart city projects share policy recommendations in Brussels
During the European Week of Regions and Cities, the first three Smart Cities and Communities projects GrowSmarter, Remourban and Triangulum, funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Progra...
Read
Smart city and wise city
The term smart cities mainly refers to the field of technology. Some fear that the intelligent cities of the future will be massively robotic, with algorithms dominating people. Hence the need for more citizen engagem...
Read
The Future is Now: Taking Snapshots of Tomorrow with the Futur...
On September 23-29, more than 80 Future and Emerging Technologies projects have showcased their vision of the future by presenting their ground-breaking results across Europe during the Future Tech Week.
Read
POCITYF project raises stakes for positive energy city transfo...
A new smart city EU-funded project, POCITYF, is set to transform our historical and cultural cities into more efficient, healthy, sustainable living environments with "positive energy districts". Led by EDP, the proje...
Read
A new European research initiative will develop innovative way...
The CURSOR project will devise an innovative system using drones, miniaturized robots and advanced sensors to speed up the location of disaster victims trapped under debris while reducing risk for search-and-rescue te...
Read
New SESAR project aims to make aircraft movement on the airpor...
On time, resilient and seamless traffic in European airspace requires a modernized air transport system. In connection with the SESAR 2020 research project Integrated Airport Operations, the Airspace User Demonstratio...
Read
Renewable district energy: cities' first step towards deca...
As sustainable energy moves up the political agenda, low carbon solutions for heating and cooling are coming to the fore. District heating in Dresden is turning greener thanks to the Innovation Power Plant Reick
Read
How will tenants save money with renewable energies?
As Germany’s recent Tenant Electricity Act opens the door to the so-called tenant electricity, Dresden unveils its "Smart Tenants" project to help them saving energy, money and protecting the climate.
Read
Mobility: getting the mix right
New interactive information panels will help public transport users in Valencia. Passengers will be able to choose in real time the best and quickest way to reach their destination: bus, metro, tram, train or – in a...
Read
“From Dream to Reality” Leading Smart City projects to Sh...
On 8 October 2019, from 14:30-17:00, the first three Smart Cities and Communities projects GrowSmarter, Remourban and Triangulum, funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme, are ho...
Read
Putting procurement experts at the heart of security innovation
Numerous innovative security solutions never make it to market. The EU funded iProcureNet project sets out to change this by mobilising a sometimes overlooked expert group.
Read
When car sharing goes beyond green mobility
With traffic congestion and pollution being two central issues cities are tackling today, the Finnish town of Kerava is doing a new e-car sharing experiment which turn out to teach citizens more than what was expected.
Read
How can visionary science bring innovation into society?
Nine Future and Emerging Technologies experts from the academia, the industry and the government answer the big question raised during the Innovative Enterprise Week Bucharest.
Read
Tampere plants the seeds of a smarter future
This Spring 2019, STARDUST’s Lighthouse city of Tampere networked with various local stakeholders in order to develop the different STARDUST smart urban solutions within the city.
Read
Riding in the right direction: a Turkish city goes back to cyc...
Tepebaşı is a town of Eskişehir in western Turkey embracing a return to urban cycling albeit with a novelty – the bikes are electric
Read
REMOURBAN presents its final brochure
A few months from now REMOURBAN will come to an end. As a farewell to its readers, the project released a brochure on its achievements and legacy
Read
SSPCR 2019 Special sessions
SSPCR Conference 2019 announces its special sessions
Read
How do we best capture the existing European Bioeconomy?
From June 3 to 6, 2019, the BioMonitor project had its annual meeting in Bratislava, Slovakia and held a session at the ICABR conference in Ravello, Italy.
Read
Looking ahead: setting out roadmaps and actions for developing...
What gaps need to be plugged in those Member States which don't yet have a national bioeconomy strategy?
Read
REMOURBAN contributes to new Smart City Guidance Package
The EIP-SCC has launched a guidance package to help towns and cities move towards a sustainable future. The toolbox is the fruit of many European projects, including REMOURBAN.
Read
Researchers and innovators encouraged to work closer for a pro...
Innovative Enterprise Week conference sees scientists and policymakers scan the monetary horizon of Future and Emerging Technologies (FET) research and its evolution in the European Innovation Council (EIC) Pathfinder...
Read
Green remote energy for Finnish apartment buildings
The STARDUST’s Lighthouse city of Tampere will host the first residential area in Europe powered by a remote photovoltaic plant
Read
The Custom Laboratories’ Role in Monitoring the Development ...
The BioMonitor project partners ECN part of TNO and the Dutch standardization institute NEN are invited to present the project at the 7th Seminar of European Customs Chemists (July 1-4 2019, Hungary).
Read
Building energy efficient communities
In many EU countries multi-family dwellings represent the dominant residential solution. But structural renovations to cut emissions and save energy may be a real challenge in such contexts, if the communities are not...
Read
On the way to spur uptake of electric and hybrid mobility
A major challenge in the automotive industry is to produce a single, integrated drivetrain to work on different classes of hybrid and electric cars and thus meet the growing trend for greater sustainability.
Read
Successful first STEP-IN Network of Interest workshop on energ...
The STEP-IN project (www.step-in-project.eu) held its first annual General Assembly meeting with all project partners at partner RAE’s premises in Athens, Greece on May 29-30. At the same time, STEP-IN discussed the...
Read
Solar fuel breakthrough: SUN-to-LIQUID produces solar kerosene...
The transition from fossil to renewable fuels is one of the most important challenges of the future. The SUN-to-LIQUID project takes on this challenge by producing renewable transportation fuels from water and CO2 wit...
Read
Create your own plastic on the Bio-based plastic Street
The transition to a bio-based economy starts by raising already young children’s awareness. Activities which take technology and chemistry of bio-based materials in the schools make children curious and help them un...
Read
Bikes beat traffic
On 3 June the UN celebrates World Bicycle Day to promote sustainable transportation and road safety. We report from Turkey, where Tepebaşı, a district of Istanbul, aims to revive a once very vibrant biking culture w...
Read
EU Project Boosts Use of E-Vehicles in Valladolid
Municipal staff in Valladolid, Spain, are going electric in their daily work. With a fleet of 13 e-cars, the municipality is leading by example in adopting a more ecological behaviour thanks to EU-funded project REMOU...
Read
cyberGRID wins Power Network Innovation Award 2019
The Flexibility Aggregation platform cyberNOC became one of two winners of the 2nd Power Network Innovation Award, hosted by E.DSO and ENTSO-E.
Read
BioMonitor’s session “Contribution of the Bioeconomy to Su...
On June 6, 2019, the BioMonitor project will have the session “Contribution of the Bioeconomy to Sustainable Development Goals” at this year’s International Consortium of Applied Bioeconomy Research conference i...
Read