2021 is the European Year of Rail!

Friday, 1 January 2021, marks the beginning of the European Year of Rail. The European Commission initiative will highlight the benefits of rail as a sustainable, smart and safe means of transport. A variety of activities will put rail in the spotlight throughout 2021 across the continent, to encourage the use of rail by both Read more about 2021 is the European Year of Rail![…]

European Green Deal Call: €1 billion investment to boost the green and digital transition

The European Commission has decided today to launch a €1 billion call for research and innovation projects that respond to the climate crisis and help protect Europe’s unique ecosystems and biodiversity. The Horizon 2020-funded European Green Deal Call, which will open tomorrow for registration, will spur Europe’s recovery from the coronavirus crisis by turning green challenges Read more about European Green Deal Call: €1 billion investment to boost the green and digital transition[…]

Global market for smart city ICT seen to reach USD 994.6 billion by 2023

Market to witness 15.8 percent CAGR In MENA region, smart city spending forecasted to double by 2022 Future Cities Show 2019 to tackle role of IoT, AI, blockchains, among others, in building smart cities Dubai, United Arab Emirates, xxx March 2019: The global market for smart city information and communications technology (ICT) is forecasted to Read more about Global market for smart city ICT seen to reach USD 994.6 billion by 2023[…]

EGNSS applications fostering green, safe and smart mobility

Specific Challenge: The specific challenge of this topic is to develop innovative EGNSS based applications. These should lead to low emission (CO2 and air pollutants), safer, more secure, lower cost and higher performance mobility, and transport solutions that respond to the increased mobility needs of people and goods whilst improving transport service continuity. Scope: Proposals Read more about EGNSS applications fostering green, safe and smart mobility[…]

Nijmegen becomes European Green Capital for 2018

Nijmegen was rewarded for its efforts to become ‘fit for life’ and the ability to lead by example in a number of key environmental areas. Tomorrow the city of Nijmegen in the Netherlands will officially become the European Green Capital for 2018. Karmenu Vella, Commissioner for the Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, will hand over Read more about Nijmegen becomes European Green Capital for 2018[…]