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LowCVP Sustainable Urban Mobility Challenge 2012

First published in Cleantech magazine Issue 5, 2012

With over half of the world’s growing population living in urban environments, city transport is an increasingly acute challenge for city dwellers and governments alike. Cities suffer a particular problem in the form of air pollution. The LowCVP, however, set out to identify potential technology solutions to the low carbon challenge.

The LowCVP’s 2012 Technology Challenge, based around low carbon urban mobility ideas, aimed to accelerate the market introduction of new and innovative products and technologies, and to identify the most promising new ideas. It also aimed to provide an opportunity to emergent supply chain companies and technology developers, to promote themselves and add credibility to their low carbon urban mobility solutions.

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Will cities be the next big cleantech market?

First published on the Cleantech Investor website, 22 March 2012. Copyright Cleantech Investor Ltd.
Felicia Jackson reports from the 5th European Summit of Regions and Cities, taking place in Copenhagen
Europe’s cities, like the rest of the world, face three key challenges. Handling climate change and reducing CO2 emissions; creating jobs and economic growth; and securing sufficient energy supplies. At the 5th European Summit of Regions and Cities, taking place today and tomorrow in Copenhagen, European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso pointed out that the economic, environmental, social and demographic challenges facing the world are problems focused in cities and exacerbated by the financial crisis.
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Companies in Smart Cities

Published with the feature on Smart Cities by Felicia Jackson in Cleantech magazine, 2011 issue 3

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