COVID-19 has not made Climate Change go away. That said, the lockdown of cities has had an immediate effect on our climate: Production slowed down. Traffic on the streets vanished. Planes grounded. Satellite pictures over China show that pollution decreased within the first week after… Read More »Climate Change: 70% of global CO₂ comes from cities
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]200+ applications from almost 20 countries around the world came in, vying for a place in the 2020 Urbantech program. An impressive haul during these testing times. Thank you to all who helped spread the word. And especially of course to those who threw their… Read More »Urbantech 2020 applications
A Quick Q&A with Kaidi Ruusalepp CEO of Funderbeam Who is the person who has most influenced the way you think about cities and technology? It actually goes back to 1996 when I worked as the first IT lawyer of Estonia. We had the youngest… Read More »‘Soon organisations, countries and companies will be run by a piece of code…’
Given the developments in the last couple of weeks, one question rises to the top: ‘how can we develop resilient cities?’ Cities have to be prepared for health crises like pandemics, but also other threats like climate change, natural disasters or cyber attacks in the… Read More »How to develop resilient cities?
A 100 year shift More and more people live in cities. According to the United Nations’ research, only around one third of the world’s population lived in cities in 1950. In 2007, for the first time in history, the global urban population exceeded the rural… Read More »How do we adapt our cities for 2.5 billion more citizens by 2025?
How might one explore a topic in some depth, yet at incredible speed? This week, we hosted a series of workshop sprints at BLOXHUB for 60 lecturers from KEA who work and teach in architecture and building industry. We got involved because we love to… Read More »Workshop Sprint: Open standards in the Built Environment?
TOP 5 URBANTECH COUNTRIES We looked through 2.660 urbantech startups – and cross-referenced them with where they were founded, investment stage etc. Here is what we found: -North America, India and Europe lead the way for Urbantech investments and startup density at a regional level.… Read More »Urbantech hotspots: cities that have become platforms for urban innovation
Ewii is chasing better indoor climate with German technology / Ewii jagter bedre indeklima med tysk teknologi
Through sensors and data processing, German Rysta will provide homeowners with accurate knowledge of the moisture and risk of mold in their homes. Through a pilot collaboration, their mold sensor may find its way to Ewii’s customers in the Triangle area. Via målinger og databehandling… Read More »Ewii is chasing better indoor climate with German technology / Ewii jagter bedre indeklima med tysk teknologi
PRESS RELEASE Urbantech opens applications for sustainable city-tech startups 70% of global CO2 emissions stem from cities – International accelerator Urbantech is looking for its second cohort of B2B startups. The accelerator doesn’t take equity and is looking for growth-stage companies building organizations with purpose,… Read More »Urbantech opens applications for sustainable city-tech startups