South-East Europe’s first climate champions crowned

Climate Bridges

Climate protection across borders: on 9 November 2022, South-East Europe’s first Climate Champions were crowned in Sarajevo/BiH. From 40 projects submitted on climate protection and sustainability, an international jury of experts selected five, while two other projects received special awards.

Primary School in Polis Chrisochous, Paphos, Cyprus

Identifying the gaps and barriers in deep energy renovation of school buildings through UPGREAT

UPGREAT – Training Tool for Efficient Schools

The UPGREAT project works to upgrade professionals’ skills for deep renovations which are needed to sustainably transform the buildings sector to fulfil high energy and low carbon emissions standards.

Composting and other Environmental Activities in School Yards

Humus per la Biosfera

16 Schools and more than 1700 children participated in Composting and other Activities in the second phase of EUKI project “Humus per la Biosfera”.

Primary School in Trikala

UPGREAT: Renovation following the Passive House Concept

UPGREAT – Training Tool for Efficient Schools

The UPGREAT project works to upgrade professionals’ skills for deep renovations which are needed to sustainably transform the buildings sector to fulfill high energy and low carbon emissions standards.

The European Railway Summit: living up to citizens’ expectations? 

European Rail Renaissance

The ‘Europe On Rail’ project reflects on the hybrid European Railway Summit event that took place 21st of February 2022 and brought European actors of the rail sector together to discuss how rail can be the driver for greener and more innovative transport.

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GTL Start-ups from Crete in the Ruhr Area: Experience exchange for transition

GTL – Green Tec Labs

The GreenTecLabs project motivates potential founders of green start-ups to develop business ideas in Greece, Spain and Slovakia. The five winning projects from Crete visited the Ruhr area together with their project partners from Athens and Heraklion to exchange experiences.

One year into the CLI-MA project: What has been achieved so far

CLI-MA – From Housing Manager to Climate Manager

This article of EUKI project ‘CLI-MA – from Housing Manager to Climate Manager’ describes the achievements of the project in its first year – from the analysis of the status quo on the Polish and Latvian housing management market to the implementation of surveys and various online events.

Creative autumn in GreenTecLab: First start-ups and new activities in the European GreenTecLabs (GTL)

GTL – Green Tec Labs

The GreenTecLab project selected 11 green start-ups with innovative business ideas on climate action and sustainability to receive professional support and funding.

Technical Dialogue on good practices to implement sufficiency in existing models

CACTUS – Consolidating Ambitious Climate Targets with End-Use Sufficiency

Key experts from the CACTUS project and sustainable energy scenario experts from the Nordic-Baltic region met for a technical exchange on integrating sufficiency into energy system models.

Study Visit to Lusatia

Green Rural Deal

On 27 September 2021 EUKI project Green Rural Deal will held its first study visit to the East German region of Lusatia with participants from Greece, Kosovo, Serbia and Germany. The purpose of this field trip is to discuss challenges and possible solutions for structural sustainable development of local regions.