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12/02/2016

​A Dutch consortium constructs modular care homes within a day

A Dutch consortium developed an innovative construction concept to provide temporary care homes. The dwellings are detachable and reusable because of sustainable precast-elements. More

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11/02/2016

The Dutch startup Ecovat develops large, underground heat buffers

With these heat buffers the company says it can emit sustainable heat for whole neighborhoods. More

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10/02/2016

Coming Soon to France: Hundreds of Miles of Solar-Powered Roads

​Thin panels installed on existing roads could be used to power streetlights and homes within five years. More

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09/02/2016

Subsidie voor huizen die energiezuinig worden

Het is weer mogelijk om een aanvraag te doen voor een Europese subsidie ten behoeve van ambitieuze energierenovaties van Amsterdamse woningen More

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08/02/2016

Looking for Dutch startups! Apply to one of 28 challenges of Startup in Residence (STIR)

STIR connects government agencies with innovative startups to develop technology products that address civic challenges More

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08/02/2016

Improve the energy performance of your home and receive subsidy

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04/02/2016

Amsterdam gets its first bench from the 3D-printer

Architect Janjaap Ruijssenaar got a lot of international attention in 2013 with his plan for a 3D-printed exhibition space Landscape House. The production of that building will accelerate in 2016, More

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03/02/2016

Smart Spotlight column

An interview with Gert-Jan van Amerongen from Finch Buildings More

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02/02/2016

A more efficient shower decreases water use by 90 percent

With the Hamwells shower water use is reduced by 90 percent and energy use is reduced by 80 percent, compared to a normal shower. The investment will pay for itself within five years according to the developer. More

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01/02/2016

Smart Light has been implemented at the Hoekenrodeplein in Amsterdam

The Hoekenrodeplein in Amsterdam South East is now equipped with streetlights with smart applications More

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29/01/2016

Maybe the Hyperloop will be ‘made in Holland’

Taking a train in Amsterdam to Paris to have dinner. According to the American billionaire Elon Musk this would be possible with the Hyperloop. More

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28/01/2016

More than half of the dwellings in Amsterdam are labeled as energy efficient

It is the first time that more than half of the dwellings in Amsterdam are labelled as energy efficient. More

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27/01/2016

A new subsidy in Amsterdam for 100% electric cars

This subsidy is the next step towards an emission-free Amsterdam in 2025 More

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26/01/2016

​Amsterdam as an example for thousands of course members worldwide

AMS institute starts a free online course about the sustainable future city More

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25/01/2016

Apply now for Startupbootcamp Smart City & Living Amsterdam

Applications close in 12 days More

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22/01/2016

#AnyQuestions - 9 February

Balanced City More

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21/01/2016

The U.S. solar industry provides more jobs than the coal mining industry

Employment in the United States solar industry had grown to 209.000 jobs by the end of November. The industry now creates more employment than for example the coal mining industry. This is reported by the Solar Foundation, a nonprofit organization within More

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20/01/2016

​COP21 becomes visible in cities

Cities offer the solutions to the challenges of climate-change. After a historic Paris Agreement adopted by 195 states, we examine the impact for the city of Amsterdam. What does the Paris agreement mean for the Amsterdam metropolitan area? And how will More

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19/01/2016

A recently build office that consists of 80 percent used building materials

Alliander recently opened an office in Duiven that consists of 80 percent used building materials. To create a more durable society, we need to watch on how we are dealing with energy and raw materials. This makes it possible to use a lot of the existing More

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18/01/2016

This Bus Seat Design Offers a More Sustainable Ride

When you board a bus or train, you’re usually focused on getting to your destination as quickly as possible. But Michiel Meurs and his team at FromAtoB Public Design in Bunnik, Netherlands, are thinking about the design of public transit infrastructure More

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15/01/2016

O2 provides ‘smart homes’

O2 has teamed up with AT&T to be the first in Europe to provide a platform for ‘smart homes’ on a commercial basis for consumers in Great-Britain. This will benefit energy efficiency indoors. More

Upcoming events

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18/02/2016

Amsterdam Metropolitan Area congress

February 18, Amsterdam More


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10/03/2016 - 10/02/2016

Smart City Dialogue 10 march 2016

Smart city pilot projects: scaling up or fading out? Experiences from Amsterdam More


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29/03/2016 - 29/03/2016

Beyond Data Event

March 29 2016, city of Eindhoven More


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07/04/2016 - 08/04/2016

Sustainable Built Environment 2016: TRANSITION ZERO

April 7-8, Utrecht More


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14/04/2016 - 14/04/2016

Innovatie-estafette

April 14th 2016, Amsterdam More


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23/04/2016 - 25/04/2016

SMARTGREENS: International Conference on Smart Cities and Green ICT Systems

April 23 - 25, Rome More


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26/05/2016 - 27/05/2016

Experience TNW conference 2016

May 26 - 27, Amsterdam More


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31/05/2016 - 02/06/2016

Metropolitan Solutions

May 31 - June 2, Berlin More


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07/06/2016 - 10/06/2016

Smart City Event

June 7 - 10, Amsterdam ArenA More


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11/07/2016 - 15/07/2016

Hackatrain

11-12 July 2016, Amsterdam-Berlin More