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All Publications (155)

Have your say on circular houses
Press Release
August 8, 2018
iCube Programme
An online survey collects inputs on how to best introduce circularity in the housing sector
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REMOURBAN at EIP SCC General Assembly in Sofia: Smart City Tec...
Press Release
July 30, 2018
youris.com GEIE
REMOURBAN project partner, Matthieu Grosjean from Steinbeis-Europa-Zentrum (SEZ), delivered the latest project insights to the 100 delegates attending the first plenary session at the EIP SCC Marketplace General Assem...
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Transforming Academic Research into more tangible actions for ...
Press Release
July 16, 2018
iCube Programme
Three research institutions from the STARDUST consortium shared their insights with a network of Spanish universities as to how Smart Cities can act as exemplary figures for replication to their regions
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The URBAN GreenUP catalogue of Nature-Based solutions is now p...
Press Release
July 11, 2018
iCube Programme
The document provides a detailed description of the green urban interventions implemented by the project
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Hacking into the City’s Infrastructure for a Brighter Future
Press Release
July 10, 2018
iCube Programme
Disruptive ideas on Smart City Solutions were showcased in Tampere’s industrial Hackathon innovation challenge
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CITyFiED enters into its last year: it’s time to show the re...
Press Release
July 10, 2018
youris.com GEIE
At the end of May the consortium came together in Lund, Sweden, to catch up on the latest developments, align on the status of the project and pinpoint future actions.
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Is it worth renovating old buildings?
Publication
June 13, 2018
youris.com GEIE
The building sector is the largest energy-consuming sector in Europe. As retrofitting works are often unaffordable for people who own apartments in old blocks, the EU has had to step in
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Liverpool, a frontrunner city in re-naturing public spaces
Publication
June 7, 2018
iCube Programme
The English city is leaving behind its maritime past by introducing innovative green solutions into its urban spaces
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The dream smart city
Press Release
May 23, 2018
youris.com GEIE
A Smart City is a city where life has become very easy.
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The human factor in saving energy
Press Release
May 23, 2018
youris.com GEIE
Throughout Europe buildings are still responsible for 40% of energy consumption and 36% of CO2 emissions. More renovation of the existing stock is needed. This is where citizens come into play
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Stardust released its project video
Press Release
May 21, 2018
iCube Programme
The European Stardust project has released its project video. It provides an opportunity for viewers to be familiar with the project and its actions.
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Should we wait to live in the future or can we create it ourse...
Press Release
May 21, 2018
iCube Programme
The new MAtchUP video explains how the solutions developed within the project will improve the quality of urban life.
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How can smart cities finance their transformation?
Publication
May 18, 2018
youris.com GEIE
Smart solutions are innovations. Therefore, by nature, they’re often new and untested - which is a scary feature for potential investors, who want safe and predictable results. So what are some attractive financing ...
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Cities light the way with new manifesto
Press Release
May 18, 2018
youris.com GEIE
Representatives of the twelve smart city ‘lighthouse’ projects, recipients of a combined investment of €263.84 million euro from the European Commission, met to sign a manifesto of cooperation.
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How can the circular approach save our cities?
Press Release
April 10, 2018
iCube Programme
The state of the art findings on circular cities and their implementation at an urban level were highlighted in the conference on Circular Cities: Promoting Innovation in Urban Systems.
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Energy reduction in public buildings: learning to lead from th...
Press Release
March 26, 2018
youris.com GEIE
Buildings in EU27 Member States represent up to 24 billion m2 of floor space, responsible for 40% of Europe’s energy consumption and 36% of CO2 emissions – both key contributors to climate change. In response, a n...
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REMOURBAN and fellow projects in Brussels for a series of smar...
Press Release
February 26, 2018
youris.com GEIE
On 26 January 2018 representatives of 40 cities sat around the table at the Innovation and Networks Executive Agency (INEA) with industry representatives and experts to ensure that the €263.84 million invested by th...
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Reflecting on a greener future - URBAN GreenUP holds its perio...
Press Release
February 23, 2018
iCube Programme
URBAN GreenUP consortium partners gathered together from the 16th to the 18th of January 2018 in Izmir for its 2nd Periodic Meeting, an occasion to share knowledge and progress on the implementation of urban renaturin...
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The City for Tomorrow
Press Release
February 19, 2018
youris.com GEIE
On February 16, 2005, the Kyoto Protocol entered into force. The first global agreement of history to reduce carbon dioxide emissions was based on the scientific consensus that climate change is occurring. Thirteen ye...
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Good governance: a key to Re-naturing Urban Plans’ success
Press Release
February 13, 2018
iCube Programme
Izmir organized its first International Green Infrastructure Workshop to highlight the governments’ role in moulding policies that support nature-based solutions and to announce its Green Infrastructure Strategy
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International praise for CITyFiED innovation and impact contin...
Press Release
February 13, 2018
youris.com GEIE
CITyFiED is honoured to be recognised as a leading international example of “innovative and influential” work in urban transformation by a panel of global city leaders. The awards are set to take place at the Smar...
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A walk to the park? Assessing access to green areas in Europe&...
Report
January 10, 2018
h...
A walk to the park? Assessing access to green areas in Europe's cities
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“Smart transformation of urban areas through integrated acti...
Press Release
December 22, 2017
youris.com GEIE
The Annual Symposium of Architectural Research 2017 (Atut 2017) was held on November 29th – December 2nd, 2017 in Oulu, Finland. This symposium is organised on an annual basis by the Finnish schools of architecture ...
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Cities: How smart strategies can turn into effective action plans
Publication
December 21, 2017
youris.com GEIE
Smart innovations are years in the making and require long-term vision. Changes in government and citizens’ sensibilities can halt or alter strategies. So how can they survive to create lasting change?
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District heating: has its time come?
Publication
December 15, 2017
youris.com GEIE
Due to its reliance on renewable energy sources, district heating is becoming a preferred energy saving solution. One of the biggest challenges, however, is convincing homeowners of the long-term value of retrofitting...
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Retrofitting public buildings: where public procurement and in...
Publication
December 14, 2017
youris.com GEIE
In recent years, the word “smart” has started rolling off the tongues and keyboards of policy makers in many areas of our global village. The building and construction sector is no stranger to this word as EU dire...
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Energy efficiency’s ‘best kept secret’ delights district...
Report
December 14, 2017
youris.com GEIE
CITyFiED City members and consortium experts discovered energy efficiency’s ‘best kept secret’ Ludwigshafen and neighbouring Mannheim 30 November – 1 December 2017
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Lighthouses at Barcelona – Remourban and fellow Lighthouse p...
Press Release
December 13, 2017
youris.com GEIE
Empower cities. Empower people. That was the battle cry at this year’s Smart City Expo World Congress (SCEWC) that took place between 13-15 November in Barcelona’s Gran Via.
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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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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 decisio...
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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 a...
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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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A snapshot of national renovation strategies - examples from s...
Report
November 30, 2017
bpie.eu...
A snapshot of national renovation strategies - examples from selected EU member states
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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 u...
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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 calculati...
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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 ...
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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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