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When nature inspires tomorrow's urban techs

Without knowing, you are surrounded by technologies inspired by nature. Biomimicry is bringing on a new industrial revolution, introducing “an era based not on what we can...

12 mai 2017

Don't worry, be happy (in your city)

Being happy is one of everyone’s main life goals. Buf if the pursuit of happiness is an individual quest, more and more experts highlight the importance of happy places and...

28 avril 2017

Work is changing, and it changes cities too

Once upon a time, people had a lifetime job with one single employer. The majority of jobs were full-time ones in structured companies, and manufacturing jobs were a...

20 mars 2017

Enhancing the place of women in cities

"This is a man's world" claimed James Brown in his famous song. And this is still true. The 8th March...

6 avril 2016

Winter in the City

Scientists and NGOs are unanimous : this winter is the warmest ever worldwide. And 2015 was even the ...

10 mars 2016

Fighting urban loneliness for more human cities

Although cities are full of people, loneliness is a growing concern. In our over-connected society, it is quite...

10 février 2016

Rethinking urban logistics

If you have had no time to go Christmas shopping, you may be one of the 85% consumers that chose to purchase ...

7 janvier 2016

Fighting air pollution with innovation

France currently chairs and hosts the COP21. More than 190 countries are negotiating a new international...

14 décembre 2015

Running in the city

Recent years saw a growing popularity of urban running, as evidenced by the impressive number of participants in...

22 septembre 2015

Kids in the city

Nowadays, cities are evolving in order to respond to the needs of every part of its population, including children...

6 juillet 2015

Underground cities

In a context of fast growing urbanization, cities are facing issues such as congestion and lack of space for new...

7 mai 2015

Mapping the world with data

Data from social networks, software or mobile applications have become major sources to create a new generation of...

26 mars 2015

CES 2015: Towards a connected world

The 2015 edition of the Consumer Electronic Show (CES), held in Las Vegas from January 6th to 9th, was the...

28 janvier 2015

Riding on the paths of innovation

Innovation in the field of bicycle riding is not limited to the bicycle itself, it also concerns services and...

9 décembre 2014

Rivers are the new urban playground

Because of their strategic dimension, rivers have long played a major role in urban development by facilitating...

12 novembre 2014