Europe in My Region

I began hearing talks on ‘Social Innovation’ in 2012 for professional reasons. This is a repost of 7 cose che ho imparato sulla Social Innovation (in Italia), originally published on Medium by Fabiana Zeppieri (@Fabiazep, on Medium) and submitted to the Europe in My Region 2016 blogging competition. Nowadays, many of us in Italy know… » read more

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This article has been prepared by Riccardo Tomasi (Head of the IoT Services Management research unit, Pervasive Technologies, ISMB) and Maurizio Spirito (Emerging Trends and Opportunities, ISMB), based on know-how generated by the GreenCom project. This is a repost of The top 20 Lessons to remember when running an ICT&Energy R&D project with a pilot… » read more

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Although the European Commission decided in 2014 to allow regions to manage European funds directly, these regions are struggling to communicate effectively. Yet this is a chance for Europe to establish a direct connection with citizens in local territories, by funding projects which bring cultural and economic renewal. (Picture: Wall painting, Lascaux Cave). This is… » read more

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The forecast indicated rainy, windy, cold weather for the whole Whit weekend. Our plan was to find a place in Hungary that is relatively easily to reach from Budapest on the motorway and promised acceptable weather. We visited Szigetvár. This is a repost of Miért éppen Szigetvár?, originally published in Hungarian by Viktor Balogh (@eleverege,… » read more

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I have been thinking long and hard about which project to choose for this competition and what interests me. If I was to write about something that I don’t find interesting, I would be a bit bored. But then I arrived at the idea of connecting similar projects and to see whether connecting such similar… » read more

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The Cabárceno Natural Park is a tourist and nature conservation area located in the Pisueña valley, in the municipality of Penagos in Cantabria, Spain. It is home to more than 150 animal species cohabiting in a semi-freedom regime across an area of over 20 km which can be covered either by car, bicycle or on… » read more

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  We are encouraged to use public transport for environmental reasons, to reduce traffic, to ensure public service sustainability, and to increase urban life quality. Awareness campaigns are funded out of the European or local administrative budget. This is a repost of Municipiul Săcele, originally published in Romanian by Marius Malinescu (@deretinut on Twitter, also… » read more

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The Jury will be looking for best blogging practices, combined with successful promotion of your post. Each post will get two scores: one will reflect the amount of traffic and social shares each post receives, so make sure you promote your posts! (the EC will promote each post equally) the Jury will give each post… » read more

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