Research and Innovation

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Open Research Europe is an open access publishing platform for the publication of research stemming from Horizon 2020 funding across all subject areas. The platform makes it easy for Horizon 2020 beneficiaries to comply with the open access terms of their funding and offers researchers a publishing venue to share their results and insights rapidly and facilitate open, constructive research discussion.  
Post date: 7 May 2021
Type: Tool

Europe needs a rapid scale-up of wind energy to help keep global warming well below 2 °C and deliver on its Paris Climate Agreement commitments. Established in 2016 to inform research and innovation policy at European and national level, the European Technology & Innovation Platform on Wind Energy (ETIPWind) provides a public platform to wind energy stakeholders to identify priorities and foster innovations.  
Post date: 27 Apr 2021
Type: Link

A next generation energy efficiency meter named eensight has been created. The eensight tool is based on machine learning and will contribute to the much-needed advancement of the automated measurement and verification (M&V) methods for portfolios of buildings’ energy efficiency and provide essential insights for investors, legislators, building owners and energy companies to realise their goals.  
Post date: 19 Apr 2021
Type: News

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Post date: 8 Apr 2021
Type: Link

The CoMS 2020 International Conference has been renamed to COMS 2020/21 and will take place online from 20 to 21 April 2021.   The main purpose of the conference is to disseminate research results, exchange experiences and identify key issues and challenges in the thematic areas of the conference.   The conference will provide a platform for an active dialogue of conference participants.  
Post date: 22 Mar 2021
Type: Event

Context:   Since 2015, the Climate Chance Association participates in the mobilisation against climate change   Founded after the World Summit Climate and Territories which brought together climate actors just before COP21.  
Post date: 17 Mar 2021
Type: Link

  Concept:   Construction and demolition waste (CDW) constitutes the largest volume of all solid wastes. As such, it poses not only an economic burden but also a threat to the environment.   Made up of a mix of materials generated during the construction and demolition of buildings or structures, the recycling of CDW remains a challenge.  
Post date: 12 Mar 2021
Type: Link

Concept and objectives:   Reinforced concrete urban infrastructure poses significant, insufficiently addressed, environmental challenges due to impacts from cement, natural aggregate and steel reinforcement production.   This proposal focuses on integrating fibre reinforced concrete (FRC) with “green” concretes produced with waste and recycled materials.  
Post date: 12 Mar 2021
Type: Link

Concept and objectives:   The collaborative project EcoFuel addresses the Topic “Development of next generation renewable fuel technologies from CO2 and renewable energy (Power and Energy to Renewable Fuels)” under the call Building a low-carbon, climate resilient future: Secure, clean and efficient energy.  
Post date: 1 Mar 2021
Type: Link

Concept:   One of the lowest carbon emission heating options available today is the heat pump using electricity.   The use of heat pumps for domestic heating and hot water supply is expected to increase in Europe, which is important in the shift to a low-carbon future.  
Post date: 1 Mar 2021
Type: Link