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Implementation options for more design sustainability and acceptance in our living spaces
Combatting climate change requires the sustainable transformation of the economy towards greenhouse gas-neutral, resource-efficient and…
With its holistic approach, LIFE creates new perspectives for a socially inclusive flood risk management.
f. l. Martin Beermann, Franz Prettenthaler and Gerfried Jungmeier with the battery life cycle tester
As of the end of January 2021, there were over 45,000 all-electric passenger cars in Austria. This is less than 1% of all vehicles on Austria's roads,…
Screenshot des virtuellen BRIDGE-Meeting im März 2021 mit den geplanten Tarifänderung für Local Energy Communities in den Ländern Österreich, Italien, Portugal und Frankreich
From March 2nd to 4th 2021 the annual meeting of the BRIDGE initiative took place virtually.
Tourism and Climate Change, edited by Ulrike Pröbstl-Haider, Dagmar Lund-Durlacher, Marc Olefs and Franz Prettenthaler
Gestapelte Sandsäcke vor einer Eingangstür als lokale Schutzmaßnahme gegen Hochwasser.
Best Paper Awards recognize scientific publications as particularly relevant contributions.
The project team with director Franz Prettenthaler at the rooftop garden for research science tower in Graz.
The prize was awarded for the project Smart City Rooftop Farming for combining nature based solutions with the production of food on urban rooftop.
With the final – this time virtual – General Assembly, the European project PROSNOW is heading into the finishing straight. A showcase access allows…
LIFE gained extensive expertise in the field of fisheries and aquaculture through its activities in the process support of specific funding programs…
From 12 - 14 February 2020, the 16th Symposium on Energy Innovation took place at the Graz University of Technology entitled "ENERGY FOR FUTURE -…
ECHOES HORIZON 2020 project successfully completed: Large-scale Europe-wide survey on energy behaviour provides insights.
During a workshop of the stakeholder network „Smart Networks for Energy Transitions“ (ETIP SNET) on November, 14th in Paris, Mag. Andreas Türk, MBA …
On November, 13th 2019, events were held in Paris and Tervuren/Brussels on the topic of "Climate Services" with exciting contributions from LIFE.
For one year now, various fruits and vegetables have been growing on the roof of the Science Tower. This prompted LIFE Centre Director Dr. Franz…
An international conference on Energy Communities was held in Lisbon on 9 October. Energy communities have been defined within the framework of the…
At the 12th Austrian Cycling Summit in Graz, Judith Köberl (JR LIFE) and Thomas Rath (Bike Citizens) presented a tool to support climate-resistant…

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STORY Projectmeeting in Brussels

From 15th to 17th of April 2019 the 9th STORY project meeting took place in Brussels.
Within the scope of the project "FUTURE OF LIFE - 150 Years Lichtenfelsgymnasium", Mag. Andreas Türk, head of the LIFE research group International…
Within the scope of the project "FUTURE OF LIFE - 150 Years Lichtenfelsgymnasium", JR LIFE Director Franz Prettenthaler welcomed 19 students of the…
JOANNEUM RESEARCH LIFE presented a new climate service, which has been developed in cooperation with the Graz start-up Bike Citizens, to support city…
Climate-related natural disaster events increase. The Austrian population is more and more confronted with the consequences of extreme weather events.…
LIFE is now working with the International Energy Agency (IEA) to investigate future scenarios for critical raw materials in the field of…
On October 30, 2018, the book "The Role of Bioenergy in the Bioeconomy: Resources, Technologies, Sustainability and Policy" has been published. LIFE…
The project launch of "COMPILE Integrating Community Power in Energy Islands" took place at the kick-off meeting on 8 and 9 November 2018 in the…

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Smart Grids Week 2016

Decentralized Digital Energy Systems