Smart cities

13 Mar 2017
Think traffic flows, and you think cars. But what about bike and people traffic? In an urban environment, mixed mobility flows are becoming the norm as European cities seek to reduce air pollution and congestion.
Cities, smart cities, technology, programmable city, smart city, smart tech, connected city, city science, urban, innovation, urban innovation
17 Mar 18 Mar 2017

2-days filled with ScienceSquared multimedia content highlighting the ERC-funded research accompanied by hands-on workshops and experiments dedicated to urban issues.

20 Oct 2016
The 2016 edition of the Researchers’ Night Festival, the biggest science festival in the Baltics that ended on 30 September also featured the project ERC= Science2, funded by the European Research Council (ERC), inviting the public at large to think about the cities of the future.
19 Sep 2016
The Social and Cardiovascular Epidemiology Research Group of the University of Alcala in Spain, with its HeartHealthyHoods Project lead by Dr. Manuel Franco, has published a manuscript on the features of a neighborhood in Madrid (Spain) that affect the cardiovascular health of its residents. This manuscript has been published in the journal BMC Medical Research and Methodology. The European Research Council through an ERC-Starting Grant funds this research.
26 Sep 30 Sep 2016

The special programme will be carried out by AHHAA Science Centre

The programme by AHHAA will comprise some of the best hands-on workshops AHHAA has to offer, e.g the making of LED lanterns, 3D glasses, virtual reality glasses and holograms.

The workshop on LED lanterns will help participants to find out how lamps have changed ...

22 Jul 2016
In one apocalyptic moment on the afternoon of March 11, 2011, the Great Tōhoku Earthquake sent a giant tsunami wave sweeping over the city of Sendai, a peaceful metropolis of one million people in Northern Japan. The waves swept away vehicles, causing buildings to collapse and severing roads and highways. Debris swamped the city’s airport. The extent of the damage surprised even the most sophisticated of observers. To date, it has been difficult to nearly impossible to measure tsunamis or model defenses against it.
25 Jul 27 Jul 2016

At ESOF, ERC=Science² will have a pop-up science tent on St.Ann’s Square in Manchester from July 25-27. The tent will display one project from the each of the first two themes, ‘The Human City’ and ‘Food’. Both projects place and emphasis on citizen science and how it can improve urban spaces.

ERC=Science² is a pan-European ...

19 Jul 21 Jul 2016

On 19 of July, Science Squared and Ecsite will kick-off a series of public dialogues at Cité des Sciences et de l'Industrie in Paris. The event is part of an ERC=Science2 campaign ...

12 Jul 2016
Between 19 and 21 July, ERC grantees join geographers and urban planners in France to discuss and showcase smart ideas for making the cities of the future livable. On 19 of July, Science Squared and Ecsite will kick-off a series of public dialogues at Cité des Sciences et de l'Industrie in Paris. The event is part of an ERC=Science² campaign The Human City , and features the quest of European ...
2 Jun 2016
With resources and services stretched to their limits, future cities must be smarter. Cambridge professors Doug Crawford-Brown, Robert Mair and Koen Steemers describe the innovations in technology and governance needed to keep the megacity functional There is a clear line of sight on the broad features of the cities of the future. They will be large, with significantly more than half of the world ...