The Great Green Connector: Stronger together for climate action
Merezzate+ took part into ‘The Great Green Connector: Stronger together for climate action’ organised by EIT Climate-KIC to bring together the innovators and thought leaders of our current innovation portfolio (with circa 50 projects) and create a space to experience our inspiring EIT Climate-KIC community. This was a precious opportunity to benefit from practical insights of implementing innovation projects in the field of climate action.
The event consisted in a three-days meetings, organised as follow:
DAY 1 – 27 October 2020:A Bird’s Eye View of our Collective Climate Action
Learn about what’s in the innovation portfolio, and how it maps against our key priorities for climate impact.
Start engaging with other partners so that we organise ourselves for better impact.
DAY 2 – 3 November 2020: Portfolio Deep Dive
Discover other projects within our innovation portfolio that might be relevant to your work.
Exchange on learnings with other partners working in your area of interest.
Explore connections and potential collaborations within the portfolio.
DAY 3 – 17 November 2020: Open Space & Discussion
Pitch and discuss your challenges, issues and ideas for collaboration with other partners and discover potential synergies.
Discuss with others how this portfolio can be moved forward and how it could convince external funders.
Merezzate+ is presented as a project impacting the following Goals:
Promote retrofit and decentralised energy: Drive a significant increase in urban retrofit rates and enable district-scale clean energy production, paving the way for deep cuts in emissions.
Nurture nature-based resilience for cities: Create more liveable, resilient cities through substantially increasing the introduction of nature-based solutions and enhancing natural systems.
Accelerate sustainable urban mobility: Trigger the switch to clean urban mobility to
achieve considerable cuts in urban transport emissions.