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Join U-CERT team, our guest keynote speaker, the 6 guest representatives of the Next Generation EPCertficates cluster of H2020 projects and take part in the interactive activities, led by IRI-UL, targeted at all 6 projects to try to understand what people on the ground actually think about EPCertificates and their value.  
Post date: 5 Mar 2021
Type: Evento

The next PowerSKIN Conference is going to be held in Munich on April 9th.   This year, the conference will be held online. You can register now for a free ticket.   The focus of the PowerSKIN Conference 2021 deals with the question of whether simplicity and robustness are in contradiction to good performance or whether they even complement each other:  
Post date: 5 Mar 2021
Type: Evento

  Concept:   Concrete is a composite material made up of a mixture of aggregates and paste.   The aggregates are sand and gravel or crushed stone; the paste is water and Portland cement. Cement makes up around 10–15 % of concrete.   Through the hydration process, the cement and water harden and bind the aggregates into a rock-like mass.  
Post date: 5 Mar 2021
Type: Link

De nouveaux outils sont développés pour faciliter la transition du secteur de la construction vers plus de circularité. Parmi ces outils, les passeports matériaux représentent une opportunité majeure.   Ils permettent l’acquisition, le stockage et la transmission de données. Ils facilitent ainsi notamment l’entretien, la réparation, le remplacement, ou encore le réemploi ou le recyclage futur des matériaux et systèmes.  
Post date: 5 Mar 2021
Type: Evento

Concept:   Small and medium-sized municipalities in the region of Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes are not meeting their energy saving goals due to a lack of technical and legal expertise.   The EU-funded BAPAURA project will offer a scheme to support energy efficiency investments in 115 public buildings, by developing advanced and centralised energy services for small and medium-sized municipalities.  
Post date: 5 Mar 2021
Type: Link

Greg Brave/Shutterstock Aysin Dedekorkut-Howes, Griffith University; Elnaz Torabi, Griffith University et Michael Howes, Griffith University With most of the world’s people now living in urban areas, the coronavirus pandemic has highlighted the importance of urban resilience.   It’s just as important for adapting to climate change. Put simply, resilience is the ability of a system, in this case a city, to cope with disruption.  
Post date: 4 Mar 2021
Type: News

Shutterstock Sonja Pedell, Swinburne University of Technology et Ann Borda, The University of Melbourne Senior citizens need help and encouragement to remain active as they age in their own communities.   Given the choice, that’s what most would prefer. The smart city can provide the digital infrastructure for them to find and tailor the local neighbourhood information they need to achieve this.  
Post date: 4 Mar 2021
Type: News

The Second Call for Applications of the European City Facility will open on the 29th March 2021. Don’t miss this opportunity! Apply before the 31st May 2021, 17:00 CET.   In this second round, an even larger number of beneficiaries will be selected and receive tailor-made, fast and simplified support and a grant of €60,000 to develop their investment concept: an initial step towards a fully-fledged business and financial plan.  
Post date: 4 Mar 2021
Type: News

Introducing BAPAURA – a European project funded by Horizon2020 to support energy renovation in the French region of Auvergne Rhônes-Alpes.    On an autumn day in 2020, national and regional agencies from Auvergne Rhônes-Alpes got together to find a solution to the energy transition challenge.  
Post date: 4 Mar 2021
Type: News

Starting today, the seventh edition of the global green business ideas competition ClimateLaunchpad opens for applications.   The program, supported by EIT Climate-KIC and TU Delft, helps aspiring entrepreneurs grow their cleantech ideas into global businesses.   Think of innovations in adaptation, renewable energy, food and agriculture, water, transportation, industrial technology, or any other way to tackle climate change.
Post date: 4 Mar 2021
Type: News