Foresight and decision support

activities such as: critical thinking concerning long-term developments, debate and effort to create wider participatory democracy, shaping the future, especially by influencing public policy etc.

Innovation: Set of policy briefs for water management practitioners

Last update: 10.09.2014
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Most of the policy briefs highlight the key interventions that were discussed in the workshops, including developing alternative water sources, demand management measures, and general measures to strengthen the governance of the water sector. Each of the briefs provides a description and general context for the intervention, a summary of [...]

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Innovation: Fire Risks Assessment And Increase Of Passenger Survivability

Last update: 01.11.2013
Demo
The results of the project AIRCRAFTFIRE have different expected impacts on fire safety in aeronautics. The impacts follow the work programme performed by the AIRCRAFTFIRE consortium. AIRCRAFTFIRE will mainly: - evaluate the new fire threat induced by the massive use of composites in aeronautics; - provide flammability, toxicity and burning [...]

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Innovation: FENIX TOOL: a comprehensive on-line tool for evaluating packaging waste management options in Spain and Portugal

Last update: 06.09.2013
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It is an ad-hoc software tool for evaluating alternative scenarios for the management of post-consumer packaging waste, enabling the selection of more sustainable waste management practices, in accordance with the current European policy principles. The tool is intended to be used directly by the local municipalities and waste management entities [...]

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Innovation: Air quality forecast and simulation system supported by advanced monitoring technologies

Last update: 30.08.2013
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An optimal combination of simulation models has been chosen for ROMAIR to embrace a complex reality and to obtain accurate monitoring and air quality forecasting. The inclusion of a LIDAR within the project aimed at increasing the accuracy of the models and to provide access to innovative modelling technologies.

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Innovation: Sustainable farm Management Aimed at Reducing Threats to SOILs under climate change

Last update: 27.08.2013
Pre-Demo
SmartSOIL focuses on arable and mixed farming systems in Europe and will develop an innovative approach using the soil C flow and stocks concept to assess the impact of C management on crop productivity, soil organic C (SOC) stocks and other ecosystem services. SmartSOIL will develop a decision support tool [...]

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Innovation: Innovation Systems In African Agriculture - Recommendations for policy, research and practice

Last update: 22.08.2013
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JOLISAA aimed to assess and learn from past and ongoing experiences in three countries in Africa (Benin, Kenya and South Africa) with multi-stakeholder approaches to agricultural innovation development, particularly looking at the role of local knowledge and innovation in the process. JOLISAA synthesised findings and lessons learnt by combining joint [...]

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Innovation: Development Of Regional And Pan-European Guidelines For More Efficient Integration Of Renewable Energy Into Future Infrastructures

Last update: 17.08.2013
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The main objective was to develop a comprehensive set of robust guidelines (WP5) for infrastructure decision makers and power distributors regionally as well as across Europe. These guidelines are based on the extensive regional and trans-national scenario studies. They consist of strategies, recommendations and criteria for more efficient integration of [...]

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