Category Archives: Environment

New Resources for European Marine Monitoring

Five months have already passed since the COMMON SENSE project successfully finished. Here is a short review of this project containing the key outputs. The project was a great success, with significant progress made to improve marine data acquisition using sensors to contribute towards increasing the availability of standardised data on: eutrophication; concentrations of heavy… Read More »

GROW GREEN: new partnership to demonstrate benefits of nature-based solutions in cities

Innovation will be the focus of GROW GREEN, which stands for “Green Cities for Climate and Water Resilience, Sustainable Economic Growth, Healthy Citizens and Environments.” This new five-year demonstration project aims to achieve climate and water resilience in cities. Funded by Horizon 2020, the EU’s Framework Programme for Research and Innovation, it is intended to… Read More »

Tratamiento integral sostenible anticontaminación para la creación de corredores verdes ferroviarios

El proyecto de I+D+i “Tratamiento integral sostenible anticontaminación para la creación de corredores verdes ferroviarios (RECOVER)” liderado por COMSA (empresa constructora) y desarrollado conjuntamente con los centros tecnológicos LEITAT y CETIM se halla en el marco de la convocatoria “Retos de Colaboración” del año 2015, contando con financiación parcial del Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad.… Read More »

URBAN GreenUP – New Strategy for Re-naturing Cities through Nature-Based Solutions

URBAN GreenUP is a project funded under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme. Under the coordination of CARTIF Technology Centre, 25 partners from 9 countries are working together to develop a new strategy for re-naturing cities through Nature-Based Solutions. Activities will take place in the three demonstrator cities of Valladolid (Spain), Liverpool… Read More »

ODYSSEA

Operating a network of integrated observatory systems in the Mediterranean Sea. ODYSSEA will develop, operate and demonstrate an interoperable and cost-effective platform that fully integrates networks of observing and forecasting systems across the Mediterranean basin, addressing both the open sea and the coastal zone. The platform will collect its data from the many databases maintained… Read More »

EU awards €8.4M to ODYSSEA to develop and deploy integrated observatory systems

The collaborative international project will develop a platform that will integrate existing data with information generated by coastal observations, new and existing sensors at sea, oceanographic models and mobile apps.   The European Union (EU) has awarded the international ODYSSEA consortium €8.4 million to develop an interoperable and cost-effective platform that fully integrates networks of… Read More »

TOSYNFUEL

The Demonstration of Waste Biomass to Synthetic Fuels and Green Hydrogen. TOSYNFUEL will demonstrate the conversion of organic waste biomass (Sewage Sludge) into biofuels. The project implements a new integrated process combining Thermo-Catalytic Reforming (TCR©), with hydrogen separation through pressure swing adsorption (PSA), and hydro deoxygenation (HDO), to produce a fully equivalent gasoline and diesel… Read More »