Tag: EU-MACS

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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