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In Europe, there is a series of underutilized land. Contaminated, marginal, fallow lands etc. are fragmented areas quite common throughout the continent, as a result of improper forestry management, excessive mining activities, environmental pollution, or simple mismanagement of arable lands. Although these abandoned areas are not suitable for conventional, agricultural, or forestry activities, there are… » read more

Posted by Rita Balazs

As a group of SMEs, we at Europa Media and Geonardo are well familiar with the need to apply energy saving practices in our offices. In fact, that is where we drew our inspiration for the START2ACT project. Now, as the project is in its second year, we are never short of creative ideas for… » read more

Posted by Rita Balazs

Listening to the needs of the innovation intermediaries, the INNO-4-AGRIFOOD project launched e-learning solutions which aim to enhance service portfolios and skills within innovation consultants in the agri-food sector. INNO-4-AGRIFOOD is an EU-funded project set on fostering and stimulating online collaboration for innovation amongst more than 11 million SMEs active within the European Agri-food ecosystem.… » read more

Posted by Rita Balazs

For two days, Budapest turned into a start-up jamboree by having start-ups, tech companies, VCs, accelerators and incubators from the Magyar capital hosting breakfasts, office tours, workshops, hackathlons, meetups, trainings and professional lectures around the city. Having a good taste of the start-up ecosystem, attendees had a chance to meet the teams, founders and investors,… » read more

Posted by Rita Balazs

WWF Hungary, Europa Media and their partners in the LIFEinFORESTS project organize a professional forestry conference on forest management of Natura 2000 sites. The LIFEinFORESTSs conference will provide an extensive forum to learn and share experiences about sustainable forest management and forest treatment at Natura 2000 sites. Hungarian and European experts will present the most… » read more

Posted by Rita Balazs

PlasCarb combines the production of high-value industrial materials with the treatment of unavoidable food waste. Do you remember the question that was posed by Krisztina nearly three years ago, in her blog post? Is it possible to turn food waste into a resource? This question kicked off the PlasCarb project on December 1st, 2013, and… » read more

Posted by Rita Balazs

The Geonardo Team completed its next Geo3Dscanning mission. This time the journey led up to north to Coventry, West Midlands in the UK. The aim was to conduct a 3D survey of building façades, and through this, provide the basis for further activities on the façades in the frame of the Horizon 2020 IMPRESS project.… » read more

Posted by Rita Balazs

The EU Green Week 2016, the annual occasion to explore and discuss European environment policy, took place betweem 30 May and 3 June 2016, under the slogan “Investing for a greener future”. ‘Investing’ in the broadest sense of the word, means to use any capital goods in hopes of making a profit for a sustainable… » read more

Posted by Rita Balazs

No matter how detached an average Horizon 2020 R&I project in general may seem from global politics, certain aspects still can affect even the most research focused initiative with no ties whatsoever to politics or global security. Even though the suicide bombings in Madrid and London over a decade ago were terrible with devastating numbers… » read more

Posted by Rita Balazs