A new project for CREVIS just started on January 2018. Sino-European innovative green and smart cities (SiEUGreen) aspires to enhance the EU-China cooperation in promoting urban agriculture for food security, resource efficiency and smart, resilient cities. The kick-off meeting was held in Oslo 16-17 of January, by the Project Coordinating team from the NMBU.
SiEUGreen brings together a multi-disciplinary Consortium of 19 European and Chinese partners consisting of researchers, technology providers, SMEs, financiers, local and regional authorities and citizen communities. The consortium building on the model of zero-waste and circular economy, it will demonstrate how technological and societal innovation in urban agriculture can have a positive impact on society and economy, by applying novel resource-efficient agricultural techniques in urban and peri-urban areas, developing innovative approaches for social engagement and empowerment and investigating the economic, environmental and social benefits of urban agriculture.
CREVIS is participating in the SiEUGreen project leading WP6 – Business modelling and sustainability, and is responsible for the development of a gamification application COMMURBAN aiming to allow and facilitate active community engagement.
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