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Geothermal Energy Stakeholder Event

István Pári

The Mayors’ Geothermal Club (MGC) aims to facilitate synergies and cooperation between the key stakeholders of the European geothermal market with special attention to municipalities with deep geothermal potentials. The MGC will be officially launched on 8 October 2015…

Perks of Being a Project Manager

Liliya Levandovska

According to the Business Dictionary definition[1], project management is “the body of knowledge concerned with principles, techniques, and tools used in planning, control, monitoring, and review of projects.” Consequently, a project manager is a person with necessary knowledge and skills…

PlasCarb presented at EXPO Milan 2015

Valentina Zuri

On 26th June 2015, the FP7 PlasCarb Project Coordinator Neville Slack was invited by the European Commission to give a presentation on the project’s scope, objectives and scientific achievements at the World Exhibition EXPO 2015 in Milan, Italy.

Europa Media launches the next generation training courses on EU Project Management

Valentina Zuri

There are several companies on the European market providing training programs on managing EU-funded projects. Some of them are “innovators” and “early adopters” and some of them – let’s say – “are playing safe”.

Mixing work and leisure Down Under

István Pári

The World Geothermal Congress, the largest event for geothermal professionals, organised in every 5 years had been hosted this year in Melbourne, Australia. The 5 days conference revealed the latest tendencies, achievements and future trends of all aspects of geothermal…

"State of the Union 2015"

Valentina Zuri

From 6th to 9th May, the annual State of the Union conference took place in Florence, Italy.

“You will never walk alone” or how to find partners for a new project idea

Balazs Kozak

One can have the best idea for a proposal in response to a call, but one cannot apply alone for a Horizon 2020 project. Why is it important to have consortium partners beyond meeting the minimum H2020 eligibility criteria?

Dump it or not

Daniel Frohnmaier

This trend is promising: EU citizens produced in average less municipal waste in the year 2013 than compared to the level in the mid-1990s. Municipal waste is defined as waste generated by households, but also to some extent by small…

Geothermal science was never so sweet!

István Pári

Sometimes EU projects can take you to unexpected directions and open new horizons for you. In my case, the FP7 Geothermal Communities project brought me as far as... down under!

The Internet of Things

Valentina Zuri

Picture this: a fridge with a button that allows you to order take-away pizza and signals you when it’s time to buy groceries; a luggage that can communicate its geolocation and lock itself, if lost; a door bell that sends…

MY-WAY sets out to improve the web entrepreneurship ecosystem for students in Europe

Krisztina Tóth

MY-WAY will integrate student networks into the web-entrepreneurship eco-system for supporting the next generation of tech-entrepreneurs. If you would like to know more about the project or join our community please visit our website or follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook…

The end of the Circular Economy – but not for us

Valentina Zuri

On 25th February 2015, the College of Commissioners has adopted the executive’s 2015 Work Programme, permanently abolishing the Circular Economy Package.