Category Archives: H2020

GROW GREEN

Green Cities for Climate and Water Resilience, Sustainable Economic Growth, Healthy Citizens and Environments. The frontrunner cities of Manchester (UK), Valencia (Spain), Wroclaw (Poland) and Wuhan (China) and the follower cities Lille (France), Zadar (Croatia) and Modena (Italy) are currently inhabited by 12.7 million people and sit at the heart of wider metropolitan areas which… Read More »

Urban GreenUP

New Strategy for Re-Naturing Cities through Nature-Based Solutions. Urban GreenUP coordinated by CARTIF aims at obtaining a tailored methodology (1) to support the co-development of Renaturing Urban Plans focused on climate change mitigation and adaptation and efficient water management, and (2) to assist in the implementation of NBS in an effective way. NBS classification and… Read More »

Marisurf: How about new and natural ingredients to enhance food quality, biomed and cosmetics?

On the 23rd of March 2017, the consortium of the Marisurf project met in Barcelona in LEITAT premises for their 18M meeting. All the consortium members where present to present the upate for each task.   Marisurf aims at satisfying an increasing consumer demand for natural and ‘environmentally-friendly’ ingredients, as well as changing government legislation… Read More »

CALIBRATE

The objective of the caLIBRAte project is to establish a state-of-the-art versatile Risk Governance framework for assessment and management of human and environmental risks of MN and MN-enabled products.   The framework will be a web-based “system-of-systems” linking different models and methods for: screening of apparent and perceived risks and trends in nanotechnology control banding,… Read More »

Nanotechnologies and Advanced Materials in H2020: LEITAT in top five RTOs

On the 9th of February 2017, the European Commission (DG RTD Unit D3) organised in Brussels a workshop entitled “Nanotechnologies and Advanced Materials for Regional Growth – The Challenge of upscaling”. The full presentation can be downloaded here.   The Commission gave an overview about nanotechnologies, advanced materials and production in Horizon 2020, where LEITAT… Read More »

LEITAT supporting JRC’s new Policy Brief on the Internationalisation of RTO’s through EARTO

LEITAT is proud to be included in the JRC’s new Policy Brief on the Internationalisation of RTOs. Thanks to EARTO, LEITAT could share its experience regarding its internationalisation process in Chile.   About the Brief: In the last decades, Research and Technology Organisations (RTOs) have progressively extended the scope of their activities outside their country… Read More »

EMIRI launches ‘EMIRI Tech Talk’ starting with Batteries for Energy Storage (stationary & e-mobility)

EMIRI launches ‘EMIRI Tech Talk’ starting with Batteries for Energy Storage (stationary & e-mobility)! The objective of EMIRI Tech Talk is to offer EMIRI members an updated overview of insights on Technology, Key Players, Markets, and EU policies. Are invited to attend EMIRI members, EU Commission officials as well as other selected stakeholders   Participants… Read More »