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On 18 September, Climate-KIC UK and Ireland’s Venture Competition 2017 sees start-ups from across the cleantech sector pitch to a panel of expert judges to win a cash prize and a place at the European Venture Competition Finals. Communications & Public Affairs Lead, Gudrun Freese, explores below how Climate-KIC is supporting businesses and what they are doing to propel Europe towards a sustainable future.    Turning good ideas into climate-positive businesses  
Post date: 22 Sep 2017
Type: News

VELUX ACTIVE with NETATMO wins Special Jury Mention at Batimat Innovation Awards  
Post date: 22 Sep 2017
Type: News

The first RESTORE Training School that will take place in Lancaster, UK between 14th and 17th November 2017. The call is still open! If you apply right now, you still could participate in multiple introduction seminars, action learning, team and individual presentations, study tours, and much more. The Training School will focus on Restorative Sustainability, Biophilia, and Sustainability Education. In four days trainees will gain a deep understanding of Restorative Sustainability and learn from experts. Find our more and APPLY! Application closes 15th September 2017!  
Post date: 18 Sep 2017
Type: News

Among the start-ups supported by BTA, Furbish focuses on next generation workspaces. Ulrike Rahe and Holger Wallbaum, founders of Furbish tell more about their philosophy, their approach and the future of office buildings. What is wrong with office buildings today?
Post date: 18 Sep 2017
Type: News

From Paris to Bonn, the Global Alliance of Buildings and Construction moves forward   The Conference of the Parties on Climate (COP23) in Bonn, Germany, under the chairmanship of Fiji, will be held in November 2017.
Post date: 12 Sep 2017
Type: News

What do the Brunfaut Tower of Brussels, the Parkgärten cooperative of Berlin and the Saint-Nazaire housing project in Western France all have in common? These are three examples of radical and affordable lightweight transformations using vertical and horizontal extensions, that are positively influencing the urban built environment in Europe with high architectural and resource efficient standards allowing for the creation of new housing without demolishing.
Post date: 12 Sep 2017
Type: News

Energy positive sewage treatment plants – A sustainable solution for climate protection in municipalities  
Post date: 8 Sep 2017
Type: News

Interview with Piero Pedone, winner of Green Building Solutions Award 2016 for Energy & Hot Climates   Four Questions for Piero Pedone from Pedone Studio, winner of the Green Building Solutions Award 2016 for the category "Energy & Hot Climates" with case study  "Case di Luce: Residential building NZEB - Bisceglie"  
Post date: 7 Sep 2017
Type: News

Energy positive sewage treatment plants – A sustainable solution for climate protection in municipalities  
Post date: 7 Sep 2017
Type: News

Mineral Carbonation International, an Australian company which develops carbon utilisation technologies is launching a pilot project aiming to capture carbon emissions and store them in building materials. The technology and research programme officially launched on Friday 25 August, at the Newcastle Institute for Energy and Resources in Australia. The initiative was announced last year, and is expected to cost $9m over the next four years.
Post date: 31 Aug 2017
Type: News