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Top tech not enough for district renovation success!   First in a series of three “Info Packs” from CITyFiED designed to unlock valuable insights and knowledge from the project tackles overcoming non-technological barriers in energy efficient renovation at district level. Additional new insights and public project deliverables available to registered users of cityfied.eu  
Post date: 17 Oct 2017
Type: News

Building on the success of 2015 in Paris for COP21, La Galerie by WE is taking place this year in Bonn, Germany, in association with World Climate Summit.   
Post date: 13 Oct 2017
Type: News

Photosynthesis discovery can help design more efficient artificial solar cells. Vertical axis wind turbines can offer cheaper electricity to urban and suburban areas. A thermal storage system, which will use salt to effectively store renewable energy. Airlines can reduce their gas emissions with renewable fuel. These are some of the breakthrough innovations in renewable energy. While some of them may take years to become fully functional and used on a massive scale, the others are already making waves and paving the way to a greener future.  
Post date: 11 Oct 2017
Type: News

Now in its third year, Climate-KIC’s Climathon challenge, a global 24-hour climate change event, engages more than 50 cities to join the movement on 27 October 2017. Brussels is one of them.    
Post date: 11 Oct 2017
Type: Event

The Smart Specialisation Platform on Bioenergy (S3P) is a tool to improve interregional cooperation through specialisation. In the spring of 2015, the EC launched the initiative of the Smart Specialisation Platforms (S3P) as a joint initiative of the Directorates-General for Regional and Urban Policy, Energy, and the Joint Research Centre (JRC). Energy being a crucial societal challenge for Europe, the pace of development quickly picked up and the S3P-Energy emerged.
Post date: 6 Oct 2017
Type: News

Technologies for efficient recycling and recovery of valuable raw materials from complex construction and demolition waste (video)  
Post date: 4 Oct 2017
Type: News

BUILD UP has released a short video presenting the benefits and opportunities of the webportal for buildings professionals.   The video is available at the link below, feel free to spread and show it to your network!  
Post date: 3 Oct 2017
Type: News

The results of the first stage of the Green Solutions Awards are out, each organising country officially announced their champions. They are now qualified for the international finals and will be now examined by two juries composed of international experts. They will designate winners in each category for buildings, districts and infrastructures.  
Post date: 29 Sep 2017
Type: News

At end of August the Flemish Minister of Environment, Nature and Agriculture officially recognised Tracimat as Construction and Demolition Waste management organisation.  
Post date: 27 Sep 2017
Type: News

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