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By News Editor / Updated: 06 Oct 2017

Deadline approaches for European Green Leaf Award applications


The application deadline for the European Green Leaf Award is now fast approaching, with 18 October the last day for submissions.

To celebrate the tenth year of the European Green Capital competition, the European Commission will for the first time award a financial prize to the winner of the European Green Leaf 2019 title.

The European Green Leaf Award, established in 2015, recognised and commends the work of smaller cities in driving environmental change. Previous winners include Mollet del Vallès (Spain), Torres Vedras (Portugal), and Galway (Ireland).

By Mobility Academy / Updated: 14 Sep 2017

wocomoco 2017

On 18, 19 and 20 October 2017, the Swiss Mobility Academy will be hosting it’s 5th World Collaborative Mobility Congress – "wocomoco" – in Berlin, Germany. Key players from all over the globe gather here to exchange their views and present their latest innovations in the thriving markets of car-, ride- and bike-sharing.

By rswa178 / Updated: 10 Aug 2017
By News Editor / Updated: 23 Mar 2017

Entries for European Capital of Innovation award now open


Could your city be the next European Capital of Innovation?

Carlos Moedas, Commissioner for Research Science and Innovation, has launched the competition for the iCapital first prize of €1 000 000, which will go to the city that has most successfully experimented with new and innovative citizen-driven initiatives proving itself as a 'test-bed' for potential solutions to relevant societal challenges.

Is your city eligible to apply?

The contest is open to cities:

By sitim / Updated: 22 Mar 2017


The rapidly spreading smart city paradigm and its potential towards managing many of the above aspects in the Mediterranean region lies at the core of the 2nd Euro-Mediterranean Conference on:
'Smart, Inclusive and Resilient Small and Medium-sized Cities and Island Communities in the Mediterranean: Exploring Current Research Paths and Experience-based Evidence', ​to be held in a Greek smart city, Heraklion-Crete, in September 28-29, 2017.

By News Editor / Updated: 07 Mar 2017

Deadline extension for EUSEW 2017


You still have a chance until 10 March to propose a session for the policy conference or nominate a project for an EU Sustainable Energy Award.

Are you running late with your proposal for session at this year’s policy conference or for an EU Sustainable Energy Award?

The deadline is being extended until 10 March, giving you a few extra days to tell us about your brightest ideas in energy efficiency or renewables.

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By heshamierek / Updated: 13 Feb 2017

Urban Planning: definition, problems and solutions


Urban Planning is a large-scale concept concerned with planning and development at all levels ( architectural, infrastructural, ecological, economical, and even political ).
During this process many problems come up but luckily the same as any other kind of problems, there are solutions.

We will discuss the critical problems that facing urban planning & city planner and also we also expose the most innovative solutions discovered by professional and researchers in this field.

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By News Editor / Updated: 09 Feb 2017
By News Editor / Updated: 06 Feb 2017

Essen becomes European Green Capital 2017 (Germany)


The town of Essen has officially become the European Green Capital 2017, taking over from Ljubljana (Slovenia).

The European Green Capital Award rewards efforts and commitment to improving the urban environment, boosting awareness of the need for environmental change at the city level.

Essen will act as role model for sustainable urban development, sharing and promoting best practices that have been tried and tested in the German city.

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By Jorgen Held / Updated: 07 Nov 2016


REGATEC 2017 has a technical and industrial focus and is directed towards microbial and thermochemical conversion of biomass and waste to biomethane, Power-to-gas, biomass gasification for CHP production, and cryogenic upgrading/liquefaction.

REGATEC includes plenary and parallel sessions, a poster session, an exhibition and excellent opportunities to network and find new collaboration and business partners. The latest advances will be presented by leading experts and experiences of unique industrial scale plants will be presented by prominent industrial representatives.