EIT Community New European Bauhaus: Info Session

25 Apr 2023

EIT Community New European Bauhaus Info Session

Are you interested in ideas that champion sustainability, inclusivity and quality of experience? Want to know more about how the EIT Community is advancing these ideas through their New European Bauhaus programmes? 

The EIT Community New European Bauhaus will be hosting an online information session to give an insight into our work and to showcase opportunities to get involved with our 2023 programmes.

Speakers for the event will include representatives from the Joint Research Centre (JRC), EIT Community New European Bauhaus alumni to discuss their work and their experience being part of the programme, and to hear from the EIT Community team themselves who will answer questions on the 2023 activities.

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Agenda for event

09:30 – 09:45 Welcome and opening remarks

  • Opening: representative TBC, European Institute of Innovation & Technology (EIT), European Commission
  • Chair: Natalia Vera, EIT Climate-KIC

09:45- 10:00 Keynote speech: Elisa Grafulla, New European Bauhaus Unit, Joint Research Centre (JRC), European Commission

10:00 – 10:30 EIT Community New European Bauhaus opportunities in 2023

  • Ignite NEB: Ilona Puskás, EIT Climate-KIC
  • Grow NEB: Tommaso Emiliani, EIT Food
  • Catalyse NEB: Thomas Park, EIT Climate-KIC
  • Connect NEB: Maria Marrugat, EIT Urban Mobility
  • Co-Create NEB: Maria Marrugat, EIT Urban Mobility
  • Enhance NEB: Maria Marrugat, EIT Urban Mobility

10:30 – 11:00 Q&A

11:00 – 11:45 EIT Community New European Bauhaus 2021-2022 Success Stories:

  • Story 1 NEB Ideation
    • Jebbia (Sicily, Italy): modular gardens that cover elements on roof-tops to protect architectural heritage of the Mediterranean towns.
  • Story 2 NEB Start-ups
    • NABO FARM (Copenhagen, Denmark): bike delivery of greens produced with hydroponics and software on a very small area and reducing 90% water use.
    • ScrapBees (Neuss, Germany): pick-up service for recycling scrap metal from public and private residences and businesses.
    • LivingLight (Rotterdam, The Netherlands): microbial fuel cell technology that creates energy from organic waste to lighten indoors households and outdoors public spaces.
  • Story 3 NEB Citizen Engagement
    • HARBOR project (Paris, France): inclusive and cultural actions reconnecting citizens with the beauty of the river.
    • H4H project (Limerick & Ennis, Ireland): horticulture activities for less favoured communities with the aim of social integration.
    • ProModSe project (Warsaw, Poland & Lviv, Ukraine): rapid construction of modular refugee settlement with bio-based materials and inclusive ways of living.
    • Building Sharing Community project (Ljubljana, Slovenia): improved sharing economy practices including library of things, clothes swapping and book exchange.

11:45 – 12:00 Q&A

12:00 Closing

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