• ISDE11 - 11th Symposion on Digital EarthCSO Tanya Walker Fri, 16/08/2019 - 15:01 The International Society for Digital Earth (ISDE), founded in Beijing in 2006, is a non-political, non-governmental and not-for-profit international organization principally promoting academic exchange, science and technology innovation, education, and international collaboration towards Digital Earth. The biyearly ISDE symposia are the major international events relating to the progress and advances in the science, technology and applications for the Digital Earth. The theme of this year’s conference is “Digital Earth in a Transformed Society”. The event is hosted by the Institute of Atmospheric Pollution Research of the National Research Council of Italy. The research and innovation activity of the Florence Division and its Earth and Space Science Informatics Laboratory (ESSI-Lab) focuses on Knowledge generation and management from Earth Observation (big) Data to address Global Changes through an informed decision-making process. Register here Tue, 24/09/2019 - 12:00 Fri, 27/09/2019 - 12:00FlorenceItaly No No No
    • The EU-funded WATERSPOUTT project's partners in Malawi are designing and testing an innovative solar-ceramic water filtration system capable of providing local communities with a reliable source of clean water at the household level.
    • All-too-often it takes global disasters or looming events to bring countries together for a common cause. Climate change is perhaps the biggest 'event' of this kind, an existential threat driving international research cooperation in a new sustainable solution called solar-thermal electricity (STE). But it takes leadership to forge such a grand alliance of scientists, engineers, technicians and companies prepared to back progress in this field. Europe stood up when it was needed.
    • High-level nuclear waste includes long-lived and high-radiotoxic radionuclides. An EU-funded project helps to solve this issue by carrying out the research needed to build a facility that is capable of splitting material with long radioactive half-lives into radionuclide products with 1 000 times shorter half-lives.
    • As climate change worsens, natural disasters like forest fires are becoming more destructive. Firefighters and other emergency service providers often feel outmatched. An EU-funded project is helping these first responders improve their coordination and equipment to keep Europeans safe.
    • Appuntamento a Napoli il 3 e 4 ottobre per l’International Forum on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioeconomy (IFIB) una due giorni dedicata ai temi del biotech industriale e alla bioeconomia che riunisce mondo accademico, R&S e imprese del biotech industriale per portare all’attenzione del mercato nuove tecnologie intese come vettori di crescita economica.  Interverranno speaker e aziende di fama internazionale. Nel contesto di IFIB2019, i partner di Enterprise Europe Network organizzano un evento di incontri one to one per agevolare la collaborazione commerciale e tecnica fra imprese e centri di ricerca italiani ed esteri, che operano nell’ambito dei settori tipici dell’economia circolare: tecnologie ambientali, biotecnologie industriali, nuovi materiali green, energie rinnovabili, etc. L’edizione 2018 ha visto la partecipazione di più di 90 aziende provenienti da 16 paesi EU e extra-EU, e la realizzazione di 200 incontri. Per maggiori informazioni e per registrazioni: Per il programma:  
    • COPERNICUS Marine for the Aquaculture sectorCSO Tanya Walker Tue, 06/08/2019 - 12:14 The European Aquaculture Technology and Innovation Platform (EATIP) and Mercator Ocean International are organising, in September 24-25 2019 in Athens, Greece, an event entitled “Copernicus Marine for the Aquaculture Sector”.  The meeting Copernicus Marine Service for the Aquaculture Sector will take place in Athens, Greece the 24th & 25th of September 2019, in Amalia hotel (10 Amalias avenue, Athens 105 57).  Language: Presentations will be given in English. THIS EVENT FOCUSES ON THE FOLLOWING OBJECTIVES: Day1 am: Allow for aquaculture community to share issues they are facing regarding operating at sea, such as water quality monitoring, aquaculture farm siting, optimization of existing locations, environmental risk management, or impact from climate change. The stakeholders will also express their expectations on how Copernicus Marine Service might contribute to tackle current and future challenges. Day1 pm: Present Copernicus Marine Environment Monitoring Service experts and users to respond to those issues with existing examples and known solutions. Day2: Put in practice some of the existing examples and known solutions within marine hands-on technical training sessions. Draft agenda Register here Tue, 24/09/2019 - 12:00 Wed, 25/09/2019 - 12:00AthensGreece No No No Marine
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