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SEMiLLA: From Waste to Resource with the Application of Space Technology

SEMiLLA: From Waste to Resource with the Application of Space Technology

Already today, cities consume 75% of the natural resources, produce 50% of the global waste, and emit 60-80% of the greenhouse gases (GHG). By 2050, two thirds of the population…

Space for Smart and Circular Cities

Space for Smart and Circular Cities

According to the most recent estimates, by 2050 the planet will have a population of 9.6 billion people with the majority (66%, with respect to current 50%) living in urban…

The Air Quality Platform project: how space technology can help challenge air pollution in cities

The Air Quality Platform project: how space technology can help challenge air pollution in cities

Air pollution in large cities is one of the biggest challenges that municipalities will have to face in the near future. The increase in population at a global level and…

Space for Twin Cities: Green and Sustainable Cities webinar

Space for Twin Cities: Green and Sustainable Cities webinar

Cities are our future, and a better global future lies in urban innovation and action. To combat climate change, one of the main challenges is to make our cities greener…

Space for Twin Cities: Space for 5G

Space for Twin Cities: Space for 5G

The new 5G technology will bring people and businesses a new range of opportunities, such as drone delivery, self-driving vehicles, optimisation of cargo logistics and augmented reality. Representatives from ESA discussed…

From Space to Earth: Satellite integration for 5G

From Space to Earth: Satellite integration for 5G

5G is the fifth generation of cellular networks which will bring new opportunities for people, businesses and corporations through faster speed, higher traffic capacity, low-latency communications and enhanced positioning. The…

Space for Twin Cities: Smart Mobility seminar

Space for Twin Cities: Smart Mobility seminar

Nearly half of the world population nowadays lives in cities, with figures expected to grow in the next decades. Representatives from Tallinn in Estonia and Turin in Italy discussed how space…

Space for Twin Cities: Cultural Heritage seminar

Space for Twin Cities: Cultural Heritage seminar

Historic sites across the world are under threat from deterioration and damages caused by pollution and time. Representatives from Rome, Venice and Cyprus discussed how space technology can help preserve…

Space for Twin Cities: Urban Planning seminar

Space for Twin Cities: Urban Planning seminar

With more than 60% of the world population projected to live in urban areas by 2050, urban planning is becoming a technological challenge in which satellite data can play a…

Space for Twin Cities: Air Quality seminar

Space for Twin Cities: Air Quality seminar

Air quality is one of the most important issues facing today’s major cities. Space technology can be very useful in measuring and predicting pollution in certain areas, thanks to the…

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