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Grage Project Final Conference @Athens, Greece | November 2nd 2018

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Food and tourism related activities within cities

 

Prof. Alessio Cavicchi presents means of integration of elderly people in the local community

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Green & Grey Workshop and open Day

The Centre for Ubiquitous Computing will host the GRAGE Project Workshop and Open Day on the 13 and 14th of September 2018, at Tellus Stage, Linnanmaa Campus. The event gathers international experts from academic and non-academic institutions, in the fields of ICT, Law, Economy and Humanities, members of the project consortium and guest lecturers to discuss the challenges of the elderly living in the urban environment. The event is opened to the academic community, local institutions and the general public. [Read More]

 

Photos for the 2 day-event

GRAGE OPENDAY- DEMOROOM

GRAGE OPENDAY-FABLAB

GRAGE-WORKSHOP

GRAGE- LUNCH & DINNER

 

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Grage Project Final Conference @Athens, Greece | November 2nd 2018

Grage Project Final Conference @Athens, Greece | November 2nd 2018

 

 

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A few words about EU project GRAGΕ

Prof. Francesca Spigarelli from University of Macerata, project coordinator of GRAGE - Grey & Green in Europe: Elderly Living in Urban Areas project,

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GRAGE workshop on sustainable development in an ageing world in Ireland

Today, Friday 25 May 2018, a workshop is organised in the frame of EU project GRAGE on Sustainable Development in an Ageing World. The workshop is held by project partner Ulster University. 

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GRAGE represented at EU Green Week 2018 High-Level Conference in Brussels

GRAGE researcher Prof. Olena Motuzenko from project partner Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv (Ukraine), took part, in the frame of her scientific mission, in Green Cities for a Greener Future events organised by DG Environment and DG Interpretation European Commission on 23-24 May 2018 in Brussels. See more here https://www.eugreenweek.eu/.

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UNIMC GRAGE researcher seconded to Colombia shares research with students

GRAGE researcher from University of Macerata Luz Andrea Velandia shares experience from her stay in Bogotà, Colombia at the University Colegios de Colombia (UNICOC). 

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GRAGE research outcomes presented at Winter Institute conference 2018 in the US

GRAGE researchers from project leader UNIMC Giacomo Fiorani - Phd in Economics - and Serena Mariani PhD student in Law - visit Minnesota, USA and St. Cloud State University to talk about taxonomy of sustainable food, sustainable food and gastronomic cities and legal discipline of urban agriculture in the frame of the annual Winter Institute conference on economic education, this year dedicated on "Innovative Economics - Rediscovering Cities".

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GRAGE Open Day & workshop in Kiev (Ukraine)

A GRAGE open day was held at Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv (Ukraine), focusing on an international workshop on “Transfer of Innovation for Elderly People in the Urban Environment”. 

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GRAGE at the Excellence Forum 2017 in Milan (Italy)

ESRs of the University of Macerata attended the Excellence Forum 2017, organised by Performance Strategies in Milan, Italy on 17-18 November 2017. The conference was aimed at improving leadership skills. To this end, ESRs of University of Macerata presented a series of best practices enabling the management of professional and personal lives.

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GRAGE researcher at Meet Magento Greece #MM17GR

GRAGE visiting Chinese researcher Tian Zhang gets mindread in Athens by renowned Swedish mentalist Henrik Silver during Meet Magento Greece event #MM17GR, organised by Meet Magento Association hosting a vibrant, global e-commerce community!

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Greenery resources of Kyiv City for elderly urban gardening

Prof. Olena Motuzenko from GRAGE Ukrainian partner Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv presents the scientific contribution on "Greenery resources of Kyiv City for elderly urban gardening" at the 7th International Urban Geographies of Post-Ccommunist States Conference.

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Online GRAGE meeting in Macerata (Italy)

Always connected, sharing information and news on further steps!

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How can energy and technology facilitate the lives of elderly?

How can energy and technology facilitate the lives of elderly? How do they improve their quality of life? How do active local communities contribute to active ageing? How does sound waterwater management make a difference in daily lives of citizens?

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Academic collaboration Ukraine-Italy

Great interaction and cooperation among partners is going on! Prof. Olena Motuzenko from Taras University (Ukraine) and researcher from University of Macerata (Italy) set the next steps to be taken for a fruitful research. 

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Discussion on senior citizens and technology in Macerata (Italy)

GRAGE project invites you to join to the next meeting to be held at the University of Macerata on 20 July 2017. GRAGE partner representatives from all over Europe discuss the topic "Senior citizens and public tweets. How to exploit public Wi-Fi data" and "What do we know about smartphone use? A literature review on mobile phone usage practices". 

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GRAGE at an International Conference in Cape Town (South Africa)

GRAGE has been presented at the 4th Annual Fortham International and Comparative Urban Law Conference held at the School of Law in Cape Town (South Africa) on 17-18 June 2017. The experienced Researcher Chiara Feliziani gave relevance to GRAGE' objectives into her speech on "The New Urban Agenda and the New European Public Procurement Law: Convergences or Divergences".

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Environmental law and circular economy in Macerata (Italy)

A conference is organised by the University of Macerata in the frame of GRAGE project on "Environmental law and circular economy". The conference will be held in Macerata on 30 May 2017.

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Lecture by professor Peter Buckley in Macerata (Italy)

Visiting scholar, Professor Peter Buckley, lectured in the Polo Pantaleoni to University of Macerata (UNIMC) students and faculty on multinational enterprises and how they relate to the “global factory.”

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Research collaboration between Italy and the Netherlands

Early Stage Researchers from the University of Macerata meet staff of the Dutch partner WAAG Society during their secondment in the Netherlands. That's how GRAGE creates connections and new relations!

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Meeting on urban agriculture in Macerata (Italy)

The fruitful discussion on Urban Agriculture hosted at the University of Macerata (Italy) gathered Early stage Researchers, Experienced Researchers and Staff of academic institutions, such as Taras University (Ukraine), and non-academic institutions, such as Ifuplan (Germany).

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Cross-fertilisation experiences Italy - the Netherlands

Cross-fertilisation experiences of GRAGE Early Stage Researchers involved in the project Ph.D. student Cristina Grieco from University of Macerata during her stay at HAS premises in the Netherlands.

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Research collaboration Italy - the Netherlands!

Early Stage Researchers Ph.D. student Maria Celeste Petrini from University of Macerata and Jurre Ongering form Waag Society during the secondment of the former to the Netherlands.

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Open seminars on ageing and technology in Utrecht (the Netherlands)

Promoting communication and collaboration among researchers and company staff in view of sharing knowledge was the aim of two GRAGE related seminars organised by project partner Utrecht University. The seminars hosted Early Stage Researchers, Experienced Researchers and Managers discussing on crucial issues linked to active ageing.

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GRAGE presented at European Summit in Brussels

The GRAGE project was presented in Brussels during the European Summit on Digital Innovation for Active and Healthy Ageing held on 5-8 December 2016.

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GRAGE presented at European Summit in Brussels (Belgium)

The GRAGE project was presented in Brussels during the European Summit on Digital Innovation for Active and Healthy Ageing held on 5-8 December 2016. The project was hosted by the partner event on "Neighbourhoods of the Future - A European Reference Framework for Age Friendly Housing" organised by the Agile Ageing Alliance on 8 December 2016.

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Reporting from the 15th Architecture Biennale in Venice (Italy)

Written by researcher Paola Monachesi, Utrecht University

The 15th Venice Architecture Biennale, Reporting from the front, considered themes that are very much related to the GRAGE project: inequalities, sustainability, insecurity, traffic, pollution, waste and the house shortage among others.

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GRAGE researchers at Symposium in Brussels

The important Symposium on "Building a Scientific Narrative on Impact and Societal Value of Science" held in Brussels on 17.11.2016, hosted the participation of two GRAGE researchers, Ph.D students Lorenzo Compagnucci and Massimiliano Gatto from University of Macerata.

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Symposium on the societal value of science in Brussels (Belgium)

The important Symposium on "Building a Scientific Narrative on Impact and Societal Value of Science" held in Brussels on 17.11.2016, hosted the participation of two GRAGE researchers, Ph.D students Lorenzo Compagnucci and Massimiliano Gatto from University of Macerata.

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GRAGE at 2016 UK IVR Annual Conference "Law and Social Sustainability" in Leeds

GRAGE researcher Dr. Chiara Feliziani from project leader University of Macerata disseminated the project during the important annual 2016 UK IVR Annual Conference "Law and Social Sustainability", held at the University of Leeds (UK) from 28 - 29 October 2016.

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GRAGE featuring in Bridge Exclusive Magazine "Finesse"

"Overall, it appears that becoming a frequent bridge player can lead to improvements in specific neuropsychological and cognitive capacities, but can also play a role in one's general longevity prospects and overall wellbeing.

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Workshop on Creative Industries & Design in Macerata

*Written by: Angelika Balliou, Militos Consulting S.A. Greece 

During the "Workshop on Creative Industries & Design as a catalyst for Entrepreneurship & Innovation in Macerata" organised by CreaHub, a number of interconnected topics were discussed. This is a short overview of the workshop. 

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GRAGE hosted at meeting on social tourism and urban gardens in Italy

GRAGE project hosted an important meeting on one of the most important project topics "Social Tourism and Urban Gardens between Technology and Community: New Perspectives". The meeting was held on 4 July 2016 in San Paolo di Jesi, Regione Marche, Italy.

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GRAGE researchers pilot the I-Skills e-assessment tool in Athens (Greece)

Building synergies between EU projects. GRAGE project researchers from the University of Macerata in Italy and the University of Oulu in Finland seconded at Militos Consulting S.A. in Athens during June 2016, participated at the pilot workshop held in the frame of EU project I-Skills on the training of innovation skills of PhDs in view of increasing their employability in SME while fostering transfer of knowledge and innovation in the marketplace.

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13th Workshop C.MET05 on economic & policy research in Naples (Italy)

The Special panel on "Energy industry, European policies and global processes" held at the University of Naples "L'Orientale" was organised in cooperation with the GRAGE project and moderated by GRAGE project coordinator Prof. Francesca Spigarelli (UNIMC).

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GRAGE project presented at CEFood 2016 Conference in Kiev (Ukraine)

The work and project research on urban agriculture and the quality of life of the elderly titled “Sustainable Food, Gastronomic Cities and the elderly” were jointly presented by GRAGE PhD researcher Giacomo Fiorani from project leader University of Macerata and Prof. Olena Motuzenko from Taras Shevchenko National University of Kiev. 

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Meeting with Marie Curie Fellows from Macerata in Munich (Germany)

Dr. Florian Lintzmeyer and Dr. Linda Szücs from project partner Ifuplan welcomed seconded Marie Curie Fellows, Ph.D candidates in Law from University of Macerata Mr. Stefano Guerra, Mr. Sirio Zolea and Mr. Massimiliano Gatto and held a fruitful meeting on ways urban agriculture can improve and impact resource efficiency within cities.
 
 
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Eureka Programme: International Student Competition in Macerata (Italy)

In the last few years, the University of Macerata (UNIMC), GRAGE project leader, has carried out several programmes and projects to boost local development. One of these, has been the URBACT "Gastronomic Cities" project : http://urbact.eu/gastronomic-cities

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Eureka Programme: Meeting with prof. Trencher from Clark University

The First Meeting in the frame of Eureka Programme for "Training on innovation and applied research" was held at the University of Macerata (UNIMC). "Beyond the Third Mission: Sustainability Co-Creation Between Universities and Societal Stakeholders" was the topic of the seminar by Professor Gregory Trencher from Clark University.

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Project partners meet in Macerata (Italy)

Project partners met in Macerata, kindly hosted by GRAGE project coordinator, University of Macerata, to hold the first Mid - Term Review Meeting with the participation of the Project Officer Ms. Monika Schlichtner - REA European Commission.

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Video interview with prof. T. Gallina Foschi on gender balance and public engagement in research

In the frame of a series of seminars and events 2016 launched at the University of Macerata to support knowledge acquisition of GRAGE researchers and promote their constant engagement and training. While event are held on site in Macerata, short interviews in video are available anytime to the public. Interviewing for Horizon 2020: SSH perspective, GRAGE project coordinator Prof. Francesca Spigarelli speaks with Prof. Tullia Gallina Foschi from the University of Bologna on Promoting Gender balance and inclusion in Research, Innovation and Training: The Plotina Manifesto - Notes of a careful flight

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Video interview with prof. A. Cerroni on research and public engagement

In the frame of a series of seminars and events 2016 launched at the University of Macerata to support knowledge acquisition of GRAGE researchers and promote their constant engagement and training. While event are held on site in Macerata, short interviews in video are available anytime to the public. Interviewing for Horizon 2020: SSH perspective, GRAGE project coordinator Prof. Francesca Spigarelli speaks with Prof. Andrea Cerroni, Sociology of Communication at the University of Milano Bicocca on Research and public engagement.

 

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GRAGE Open day and International meeting in Macerata (Italy)

Event was hosted by the University of Macerata, leader of EU project GRAGE with the participation of all project partners. The meeting stirred the debate on the state-of-the-art of elderly living conditions in urban areas, challenges and ways of improvement.

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Series of GRAGE seminars launched in Macerata (Italy)

Starting from 3 February 2016, the GRAGE project leader University of Macerata in Italy offers a series of seminars related to the project's main theme. The participation is open to Academic and non-Academic partners. The aim is to enhance the dialogue and exchange on elderly living in urban areas in Europe, involving representatives of stakeholders and the civil society. 

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Conference on energy consumption and the cities in Turin (Italy)

The event "Energy consumptions and the cities: trends and drivers. Comparing Europe and China" was held with the support of GRAGE project at the Politecnico di Torino in Castello del Valentino, Italy on 12 November 2015. The project, objectives and research activities were presented and urban planning in relation to energy efficiency was discussed in depth.

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Workshop on issues for future cities in Utrecht (the Netherlands)

A Workshop on Issues for Future Cities is organised by GRAGE project partner Utrecht University in cooperation with The Chinese University of Hong Kong on 5-6 November 2015 in Utrecht, the Netherlands. The workshop is supported by the Healthy Urban Living Programme run by Utrecht University under the research theme "Sustainability".

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Meeting on resource efficiency within cities in Germany

Meeting titled "Resource Efficiency within the cities: The opportunities of local food supply and urban agriculture" was held with expert in inner-urban development, Dr. Florian Lintzmeyer, Geographer at the Institute of Environmental Planning and Spatial Development at project partner ifuplan, based in Germany. 

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The project kicks off in Brussels (Belgium)

GRAGE project kicks off! Partners met in Brussels, got to know each other and the work they do. The basic elements of the GRAGE project were laid out and the roadmap for implementation was discussed. The meeting was held with the presence of project partner and European Commission representatives. 

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