The MARCO project was represented at COP23 by Suzi Tart (LGI), one of the project partners. During the event, she met with the winner of the #MARCOCOP23 draw – an initiative created to boost participation in the climate services market demand survey and also appeared on a panel! Here’s a quick summary: “With Fiji presiding over COP23, world leaders focused
The 1st MARCO Stakeholder workshop was organized in Milan (Italy) on 31st October 2017, back-to-back with the Climate-KIC Innovation Summit. The event aimed at sharing preliminary results and consulting stakeholders on open issues related to climate services. The workshop consisted of 3 major elements: The first element introduced the relevant EU-H2020 projects (MARCO and EU-MACS) and presented the concept of
Climate services are promoted as a solution to bridge the gap between scientific knowledge and economic and political decision making. While focusing on user needs and developing new business models can indeed support climate change adaptation and mitigation, the eager talk about climate services may hide some critical challenges. The risks of climate change have been known for long, yet
Do you work within the building industry or the transport and logistics sector? And do you use weather or climate data, such as seasonal forecasts or other information about future weather conditions and their consequences? If you can answer yes to both of these questions, you are the person we are looking for to participate in a short 30 min.
The MARCO 1st Stakeholder Workshop will take place on the 31st of October 2017, following Climate-KIC’s “Climate Innovation Summit” in Milan, Italy. MARCO (MArket Research for a #Climate Services Observatory) is to hold its 1st Stakeholder Workshop which will take place on the 31st of October 2017, following the event Climate-KIC’s “Climate Innovation Summit” in Milano, Italy. This will be
The overarching EU call topic of climate services market research covers two topics, which are addressed in MARCO and its sister project EU-MACS (EUropean MArket for Climate Services). EU-MACS gathers 9 partners and will make the wealth of climate information truly accessible and applicable for a large variety of potential climate service users. In cooperation with current and potential CS users, the project will develop
Do you consider yourself a supplier of climate services? This survey aims to gain further information about the nature of climate services providers/purveyors and their portfolio. Your participation will allow MARCO better assess offered climate service information, data and tools to be used for climate-related acivities distinguishing between commercial and open source products in all identified categories of climate services suppliers.
In this section, we speak climate services with the MARCO project partners. Our debut interview features Elisa with whom we discuss the the climate services community and how to overcome obstacles faced to the road to strengthening it. MARCO: Tell us a bit about Acclimatise. What does it do and in which way is it involved in the climate services
In this section, we address frequently asked questions about the project. What is MARCO? MARCO stands for MArket Research for a Climate services Observatory and is a H2020-funded project that aims at characterising the current and untapped market for CS in Europe and to derive opportunities for market growth. MARCO will provide a series of case studies from the market
“Valencia was a great city to hold the first plenary meeting. As Climate-KIC Spain hosted the meeting, our discussions took place in the beautiful botanical gardens. The highlight for me (apart from the giant paella) was showcasing the 24 posters that LGI and Smith created to illustrate how climate services are being used across various economic sectors in Europe. Regardless