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Environment and Sustainability
Last Idea on 31/05/2014 - 20:56: FreedomBox - Danube Edition
Category posted by admin on: 01/05/2014
  • FreedomBox - Danube Edition

    The FreedomBox is a small personal server that gives us back privacy and control over our digital identity, personal data, and communication. It is a physical piece of hardware in our homes, not beyon... readmore
     3 comments Posted on: 31/05/2014 - 20:56

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  • Landline-Free Low-Cost Internet (LOCI)

    Sort-IT.Biz (, in partnership with innovation company Railfast Intermodal (, aims to deliver an affordable solution which is easy to install and can cope wit... readmore
     1 comments Posted on: 31/05/2014 - 17:44

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  • NAtive Language Internet Access (NALIA)

    Through enhancements to a wireless network (e.g. at a hospital), it is possible to record data which includes the user's preferred language. NALIA will look to produce a prototype platform on which a... readmore
     0 comments Posted on: 31/05/2014 - 17:11

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  • City Spirits: games that empower our motivation

    City Spirits is an OpenSource videogame for Android smartphones that follows the TPB intervention approach. It aims to improve – in the long term – the motivation to walk, by providing a compelling s... readmore
     2 comments Posted on: 31/05/2014 - 16:52

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  • Freiburg in Transition - interactive platform

    We are programming a) interactive map showing sites of sustainable projects, associations &green companies b) Calendar on transition topics c) Newsportal with articles on sustainability *simple an... readmore
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    SCRAPSPONSIBLE tries to tackle the global e-waste problem by combining two approaches. First fighting the root and second fighting the symptom. By providing a web based platform SCRAPSPONSIBLE on the... readmore
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  • OPENSOCIETY: "If I could make my ideal society..."

    OpenSociety is a system idea how people can create and live by their own ideal economic, political, legal and other societal systems. It is also a platform for collecting and integrating the informati... readmore
     7 comments Posted on: 31/05/2014 - 14:34

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  • Bubbleclub - distributing live cultures

    Bubbleclub aims to be an on-line and on-site point of information and distribution about food fermentation, developing a participatory platform for citizens interested in improving the nutritional qua... readmore
     1 comments Posted on: 31/05/2014 - 13:54

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  • ThinkBit TechLabs: technology labs against poverty

    We want to explore the social impact of open-source hardware&software when delivered to the poorest and youngest segments of the population. We need your help to equip the TechLabs with Arduino,... readmore
     2 comments Posted on: 31/05/2014 - 13:48

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  • Digital mapping all together

    "Digital mapping all together" will be an open solution and proposes a low-cost hardware implementation using existing domestic technologies, such as projectors and motion sensing input devices, and a... readmore
     0 comments Posted on: 31/05/2014 - 13:39

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  • Place4Waste App - optimising value from waste.

    Place4Waste Ltd have developed an innovative business services concept tool based on an “app” for mobile devices (smart phones and tablet/notebooks), along with supporting software and a database, wit... readmore
     0 comments Posted on: 31/05/2014 - 13:04

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  • Quality RuralTransport Through Digital Innovation

    We will harness the power of smartphone technology, use big data analysis and innovation in web based journey planning, booking and payment to deliver improved public transport services. Big data anal... readmore
     1 comments Posted on: 31/05/2014 - 10:49

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  • Frutta Urbana maps, picks, distributes urban fruit

    The award is necessary for the studying, analysis and identification of the geographical area and the ideal characteristics for the development of the pilot project, evaluating the cost-benefit and fi... readmore
     4 comments Posted on: 31/05/2014 - 09:21

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  • Social Sands

    Social Sands brings the battle to save the dunes online. Dunes will enter our cyberspace: If you use the beaches and you like online social apps and interaction then Social Sands is going to find yo... readmore
     36 comments Posted on: 30/05/2014 - 22:51

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  • BikeLine

    The proposal consists of three main elements: Physical line: Visual signs painted on the ground to guide cyclists through safe and easy routes across the city. Simple and visible for everyone, they at... readmore
     0 comments Posted on: 30/05/2014 - 19:48

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  • FIX - Flood Information Exchange

    2017 will see 2.3bn smartphones in use worldwide. This is the infrastructure for citizen-sensor networks that make real-time crowd-sourced flood data available at no cost. FIX enables information exch... readmore
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  • Production of electricity from solar water heaters

    Our small domestic application, the "solar power kit" will be connected to domestic solar water heaters to transform them into cogeneration units that produce electricity in addition to hot water. By... readmore
     4 comments Posted on: 30/05/2014 - 19:08

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  • foodPreneurs

    foodPreneurs is an international small food sellers web platform to promote and redesign their food business models. It combines the tool BusinessModelFood, a market flows mapping and a critical analy... readmore
     10 comments Posted on: 30/05/2014 - 18:10

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  • Wadjet: the eye of eco-driving

    Wadjet consist of a hardware and software integrated system which allows and automatic recording of real-time data from the sensors of the vehicle, voice, image and location. Data from the sensors is... readmore
     0 comments Posted on: 30/05/2014 - 17:12

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  • Crowdinnovation platform for sustainable packaging

    We will initiate our platform that compiles best practice cases for sustainable packaging design, hosts sustainable design competitions and thereby builds up a directory of best practice cases for sus... readmore
     26 comments Posted on: 30/05/2014 - 15:09

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  • Collaborative Tourism 4 Local Engagement -ColTourE

    The platform will allow to: - Present the aggregated offer of collaborative tourism services; - Link the offer to proximity resources; - Promote the creation of new content and proposals by users; - M... readmore
     9 comments Posted on: 30/05/2014 - 11:24

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  • Cloud Engine - API for share economy ressoruces

    We are developing an API for socio-economic relationships capable of managing inventory and to digitally process and match demand and supply relationships in multi-stakeholder networks and setups. We... readmore
     0 comments Posted on: 29/05/2014 - 17:27

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  • The Whole Community As Architects (WCAA)

    The rise of Social Media, Open Source, Mobile Apps and increasingly-realistic Virtual Worlds have created a potential for community engagement from project conception through to completion. Continuous... readmore
     1 comments Posted on: 28/05/2014 - 16:46

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  • The Physics Of Trains Interactive Platform (POTIP)

    POTIP will present both conventional rail and alternatives such as "2nd Generation Rail" (2GR) to compare and contrast energy use, speed, capacity, stopping distance, timeslots, gradients and the rel... readmore
     1 comments Posted on: 28/05/2014 - 16:10

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  • Renewable energy projects connected data hub

    The solution proposed by REP is to develop a data hub for renewable energy projects. This hub will include all relevant renewable energy data from around the globe: project data, news, analysis, insi... readmore
     1 comments Posted on: 27/05/2014 - 12:43

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  • MindTheFridge - Stop food waste, get healthy!

    MTF integrates features that help people to manage food life cycle, from purchase by using the integrated barcode scanner and mobile payment features, through a virtual fridge management, to the consu... readmore
     0 comments Posted on: 23/05/2014 - 18:10

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  • Celiac World: eat, drink and… have fun!

    Celiac World: eat, drink and… have fun! is a mobile app that signals to the celiac what places to eat prepare also gluten-free food, providing them with a large variety of food to eat and without cond... readmore
     0 comments Posted on: 22/05/2014 - 17:52

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  • The WwWo - Global Families : Taming Globalization

    Major disasters tend to strike entire populations at once, like a tsunami rippling through the ocean. Nearby help resources are likely to be affected, overwhelmed and exhausted. The only resources tha... readmore
     0 comments Posted on: 22/05/2014 - 13:04

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  • Home…works!

    Home…works! is a web portal where anyone can subscribe either as generic user or domain expert, such as plumber, electrician, wall painter, bricklayer or any jobs that could be helpful to repair somet... readmore
     0 comments Posted on: 21/05/2014 - 19:44

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  • Community Futures: Networked, Social and Smart.

    Providing information to households about their energy and resource use is a good way to change behaviour, but comparing information with social peers is even more powerful. Our idea is to research t... readmore
     0 comments Posted on: 21/05/2014 - 13:24

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  • A "Football Academy" for 3D Printing Businesses

    We define business as whatever we have to do as people to survive and preferably thrive. We create an environment where ideas can be discussed and advice sought from people who have experience and whe... readmore
     4 comments Posted on: 16/05/2014 - 08:44

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  • Emotional Journey

    Emotional Journey is a mobile application, in which to create emotional paths of the territory, such as paths of love, mystery,discovery, fun, etc. Territorial attractions and their distinc... readmore
     0 comments Posted on: 15/05/2014 - 21:49

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  • Cycling is good for all

    To facilitate a transition to cycling, more data is needed. Information about cycling patterns will be obtained by making use of sensor technology. Data will be collected in the living lab of the Dutc... readmore
     0 comments Posted on: 14/05/2014 - 13:14

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  • Particulate matter (pm10) awareness

    A new technology and algorithm have been developed which make it possible to measure particulate matter, real time, at significantly lower costs. By creating a local network of low-cost sensors the am... readmore
     1 comments Posted on: 14/05/2014 - 09:41

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  • Explore - peak experiencing in everyday life

    Explore is a social media where people can get inspired and share their most valuable moments. A person (let’s say Martina) using Explore can find things to experience in her own neighbourhood or abro... readmore
     8 comments Posted on: 07/05/2014 - 10:59

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  • CarSafari – SatNav for kids

    At the core of CarSafari is a database of geotagged data, with information on numerous topics – monuments, architectural heritage, folklore, flora and fauna, geographic features, etc. Most of the dat... readmore
     0 comments Posted on: 06/05/2014 - 15:17

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  • Discover Something - Socially innovative tourism

    The idea consists of developing a new entertainment product that can be adopted by tourist sector operators (tourist agencies, holiday villages, hotels, sea cruises..) and that target in particular yo... readmore
     0 comments Posted on: 02/05/2014 - 05:21

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  • Foodsharing:productive surpluses to those in need

    Foodsharing creating an online web for tenderers(producers,restaurateurs..),charity organizations and people in need. Tenderers will be able to publish freely the food surpluses and based on conservat... readmore
     4 comments Posted on: 30/04/2014 - 20:57

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  • The City Game

    TheCityGame app is the way users discover in a fun way the sustainable actions they can perform and find the physical locations where these actions can be verified in order to earn points.Much like a... readmore
     0 comments Posted on: 28/04/2014 - 20:43

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    In many cities and many places you never know if and when a bus will arrive at the bus stop. This is often a reason for not using the bus.. Instead, each time you want to catch a bus is very useful t... readmore
     9 comments Posted on: 25/04/2014 - 18:01

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  • Community car sharing

    The community car sharing application offers the solution, which is in line with the trend of a sharing economy in which people only pay for use. App functions are: car reservations, car key (via Blue... readmore
     2 comments Posted on: 25/04/2014 - 13:10

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  • MyFoody - Be the One to Save

    MyFoody aims at reducing food waste. It consists of an online platform, which is also accessible as mobile application. Wholesalers and retailers are meant to upload their expiring products on MyFoody... readmore
     28 comments Posted on: 17/04/2014 - 09:18

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  • Miles & money; biking, walking and shopping

    The solution proposed consists of a system based on foot/bike speed and gps relevator devices that collect and transmit city routes covered by a user through a specific App installed on her/his smartp... readmore
     3 comments Posted on: 15/04/2014 - 10:40

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  • I LOVE BIOGAS - turn waste into fuel at home

    After you put organic waste in a bin it is taken to a land fill. Here it decays thanks to micro organisms that will ultimately convert it into gas. This is a very slow and inefficient process. Alterna... readmore
     3 comments Posted on: 14/04/2014 - 11:10

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  • Waste2protein

    By developing a process & practice that returns that pomace to the farms that produce the olives for Vermi-composting you can return the land to agro-silvo -pastoral system & not chemical base... readmore
     0 comments Posted on: 09/04/2014 - 14:26

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  • ecomumy - Helps My Mummy. Helps My Environment.

    ecomumy helps parents to share their school rounds with fellow parents, freeing themselves for a few full days in a week and allow them to find time to do something constructive such as doing a part-t... readmore
     19 comments Posted on: 07/04/2014 - 00:36

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  • Organic Networks in Community-led Development

    Our innovative approach fosters the formation of organic social graph with the genome of natural organization - fractal stacking and interconnection of resilient and flexible networks. The online plat... readmore
     10 comments Posted on: 01/04/2014 - 23:39

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  • My Event. Shrink your time, strecht your network!

    ME is a solution for event organizers and participants. ME collects national and international events in just one app, removing the annoiance of uninstalling it when the event is over, since it always... readmore
     4 comments Posted on: 25/03/2014 - 19:44

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  • 3E E-Bikes E- Tourism E- Inclusion

    Develop a rural tourism E-Bike Hire and Tour project. This will provide sustainable work for local people in their home area. The training in Bike mechanics, Tour guiding and Family Tree research will... readmore
     0 comments Posted on: 22/03/2014 - 19:44

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  • Pharmawizard - The Digital Pharma Awareness

    Pharmawizard is able to 1) Meet the need for information about drugs: All information leaflet, Search in a simple and intuitive software through a natural language recognition 2) Make more informed ch... readmore
     76 comments Posted on: 21/03/2014 - 20:10

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  • RiverWatch/Tevere - Tiber river clean up

    Crowdcare for the Tiber river in Rome. RiverWatch/Tevere will be a web platform allowing people and organisations geo-navigate the river online, crowdshare information about it, tag and comment items... readmore
     71 comments Posted on: 20/03/2014 - 15:50

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  • SMARTY - SMArt River’s communiTY

    The group intends to develop an IP to promote online discussion, coordinate local initiatives and enhance data exchange within a river-scale SC. The novelty is the coupling of a real participatory pro... readmore
     1 comments Posted on: 13/03/2014 - 16:32

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  • UPGREAT: booking platform for sustainable hotels

    UPGREAT will be a booking platform for sustainable hotels as well as conventional hotels committing to become more sustainable. UPGREAT provides unique selling propositions for each target group: 1. H... readmore
     0 comments Posted on: 24/02/2014 - 16:29

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  • communication ethics online

    CEO offers best practice information for sustainable development using: 4.1 Decision systems All CEO information resources aid non-commercial commercial decision-making across multiple fields of sust... readmore
     0 comments Posted on: 21/02/2014 - 10:57

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  • Mapping Sunlight Exposure using Mobile Phones

    The aim of this proposal is to test the feasibility of modelling the precise level of UV sunlight intensity a citizen is exposed to. Given the mobility of citizens and the growing penetration of adva... readmore
     3 comments Posted on: 19/02/2014 - 20:21

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  • Makerble

    Makerble collects stories & results from the charitable projects you make project. Our app and website lets people set aside a monthly amount which is used to fund projects sourced from registered... readmore
     0 comments Posted on: 17/02/2014 - 13:16

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  • CYCLODEO: Exploring Cities By Bike from a Laptop

    Cyclodeo is a dynamic website that synchronizes Maps, GPS tracks and cycling videos in one page . When a ‘Cyclodeo ride’ is being replayed, a moving mark is highlighted on the map to indicat... readmore
     2 comments Posted on: 14/02/2014 - 12:58

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