Tag: EU-MACS

10
Oct

MARCO and EU-MACS to be presented at Climateurope Festival 2018

The MARCO project will be presented during the Climateurope Festival 2018 “Climate information at your service”, taking place in Belgrade, Serbia, on 17-19 October 2018, together with the sister-project EU-MACS.  The event is an opportunity to actively interact with users and suppliers of climate information, share best practices, gaps and recommendations and discover the state-of-the-art about climate observations, modelling and services. On 17 October afternoon,

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17
Aug

Save the Date – Final MARCO/EU-MACS stakeholder meeting 28 Sept 2018 – Berlin

The MARCO project is excited to announce its Final Stakeholder meeting, which will take place at Steigenberger Hotel in Berlin on the 28 September 2018. This promises to be an extremely interactive gathering of representatives and experts from the numerous stakeholder groups that drive the project. The market of climate services currently remains in its infancy: current strategies face knowledge and visibility gaps, while the associated economic benefits to users are either unknown or

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16
Nov

A rundown of the MARCO 1st Stakeholder Workshop in 2017

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

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15
Nov

Transforming climate science into services: Create value instead of pushing concepts

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

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17
Jun

EU-MACS Seminar: “Towards Climate Services based on demand and guided by science”

MARCO’s sister-project, the EU-MACS, which studies how supply of and demand for climate services can be better matched, organizes its first seminar: Towards Climate Services based on demand and guided by science in Helsinki on 19 June. Next to presenting the findings on the current functioning of the climate services market, experiences, needs, and prospects of climate service users will get

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13
Feb

MARCO’s sister project EU-MACS kicks off in Paris

The EU-MACS (European Market for Climate Services) and MARCO (Market research for a Climate Services Observatory) projects had their kick of meetings back-to- back in Paris during 22 – 24 November 2016. Both projects will address how climate services can better help fight and adapt to climate change. EU-MACS analyses market barriers and enablers, and look into opportunities and solutions,

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8
Nov

Analysing the European climate services market to unveil opportunities for growth

PRESS RELEASE 2016-01 The new MARCO (Market research for a Climate Services Observatory) Horizon 2020-funded project will address how climate services can better help fight and adapt to climate change. As climate risks grow, both companies and governments are increasingly facing the consequences. Tools, products, data and services that can help them either mitigate or adapt to climate change have

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