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!

Premium and Featured Publicationslearn more ..

All Publications (180)

Closing the Gap between Projects and People
Press Release
November 15, 2018
youris.com GEIE
An immersive and interactive workshop at the Nordic Edge conference late September shone the spotlight on how European project teams can get their message across to citizens.
Read
Urban GreenUP at the World Forum on urban forests in Mantua
Press Release
November 14, 2018
iCube Programme
URBAN GreenUP will play an active role in the event taking place from the 28th of November to the 1st of December 2018 in Italy
Read
Making co-owned buildings energy efficient: a EU lab in Rome
Publication
November 13, 2018
youris.com GEIE
Italy may be emblematic in the energy rehabilitation of buildings because of its red tape and ever-changing tax incentives
Read
URBAN GreenUP in Cities Alive
Press Release
November 12, 2018
iCube Programme
A contribution from Mersey Forest, member of the URBAN GreenUP Consortium, has been included in the report Cities Alive: Water for People
Read
Putting citizens at the core of more liveable cities
Press Release
November 12, 2018
iCube Programme
People’s central role for developing sustainable cities was discussed at the BY&FORCITIZENS conference in Valladolid from the 20th to the 21st of September 2018
Read
Night at Museum with STARDUST
Press Release
November 12, 2018
iCube Programme
The STARDUST partners from Trento participated at the local Museum of Science for the 2018 European Researchers’ Night by demonstrating the science behind smart cities
Read
Introducing a more sustainable way of life through Gaming
Press Release
November 9, 2018
iCube Programme
The STARDUST’s Gaming Tool challenge was held during Pamplona a hackathon within “Navarra LAN Party”
Read
Renovating buildings to save energy
Report
October 29, 2018
youris.com GEIE
Photo-reporting from what used to be a run-down district in Valladolid, Spain, that has now become a model of sustainable living in cities
Read
BY&FORCITIZENS Conference: Citizens to play key role in making...
Press Release
October 24, 2018
youris.com GEIE
Across Europe citizens are being put centre stage in efforts to move towards a more sustainable and liveable built environment. How are EU-funded projects embracing this citizen engagement as they innovate?
Read
Recycled construction waste: building a more sustainable future
Publication
October 24, 2018
youris.com GEIE
The European construction industry is working towards producing high-quality materials from recycled waste, enhancing the sector’s sustainability and reducing its environmental impact
Read
The State of the European Union: the View of Regions and Citie...
Report
October 17, 2018
cor.europa.eu...
The State of the European Union: the View of Regions and Cities - October 2018
Read
STARDUST Meets the Dragon
Press Release
October 1, 2018
iCube Programme
STARDUST’s City of Tampere was acknowledged during the Smart City Expo China 2018 for its goal to build a smart and sustainable future for its citizens
Read
Tackling the barriers that keep nature off the cities
Press Release
October 1, 2018
iCube Programme
The URBAN GreenUP analysis on obstacles hampering the implementation of Nature-Based Solutions and the related countermeasures is now available
Read
Reflecting on the future of the European Union - The view fro...
Policy Brief
September 19, 2018
cor.europa.eu...
Reflecting on the future of the European Union - The view from local and regional authorities
Read
Dresden establishes a network of 76 mobility hubs from this au...
Report
September 13, 2018
iCube Programme
Users can quickly switch between bicycle, car sharing, electric car and public transport.
Read
Big boilers from Reick
Publication
August 27, 2018
iCube Programme
Trial operation has begun for the latest heat towers of the storage tanks at Reick power station. The Technical University of Dresden monitors the effectiveness of the district heating system.
Read
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
Read
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...
Read
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
Read
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
Read
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
Read
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.
Read
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
Read
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
Read
The dream smart city
Press Release
May 23, 2018
youris.com GEIE
A Smart City is a city where life has become very easy.
Read
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
Read
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.
Read
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.
Read
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 ...
Read
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.
Read
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.
Read
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...
Read
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...
Read
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...
Read
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...
Read
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
Read