Category: Tech

The Destination Sustainability Index: a new index that will allow the measurement of the sustainability level of touristic destinations

In line with the 17 UN sustainable development goals (SDGs), the proposals made by the WTO for the measurement of tourism sustainability and the data set indicated by the European Tourism Indicator System (ETSI), the Data Appeal Company has created the Destination Sustainability Index (DSI). It is an index aimed

Stronger ties between the European Commission and local authorities are “a win-win endeavour”

EU’s cities and regions are looking forward to strengthening further their cooperation with the European Commission in the fields of research and innovation, education and culture. Through the Joint Action Plan which enters its second year, regions and cities will play their part in the success of the European Year

Local leaders mobilized to ensure a sustainable and just transition of regions with a strong automotive industry

​​Members of the Commission for Territorial Cohesion Policy and EU Budget (COTER) adopted a draft opinion on the zero emission road transport policy and the deployment of alternative fuel infrastructure for all cities and regions in the EU. During their meeting on 10 December, local and regional leaders also debated

Join the Mediterranean Diet Course!

The current Mediterranean Diet Course is part of the MD.net project and aims to develop a common vision regarding the Mediterranean Diet in the society. The objectives of the course are: Developing a common vision regarding the different dimensions of the Mediterranean Diet; Creating and strengthening the linkages between the

One common strategy for one Mediterranean

The Mediterranean is one of the most attractive areas for marine and coastal tourism, attracting around 30% of world’s tourism. Mediterranean islands have experienced an important development and have become popular destinations for tourism. Nevertheless, if tourism is an important source of economic growth for Mediterranean regions, it also brings

MedCities has launched an Offer Request for experts to draft the second Urban Transports’ Policy Brief

MedCities has launched an Offer Request for experts to draft the second Urban Transports’ Policy Brief. The main topic of this assignment is mobility planning in touristic areas and the main goal of the Policy Brief is to analyse and make recommendations on the promotion of a more balanced mobility

Regional innovation ecosystems are the key to higher competitiveness and strategic autonomy of European industry

The EU needs a strategy that can help industry to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and reach climate-neutrality at the same time as helping to recover from the pressures of the COVID-19 pandemic. A set of concrete measures on how this can be achieved – including strengthening the role of SMEs

Commission launches the €570 million interregional innovation investment instrument

European Commission Press release Brussels, 24 Nov 2021 The Commission has launched the first call for projects for the new Interregional Innovation Investment instrument (I3) Powered by WPeMatico

PRESS RELEASE – BLUE BIO MED launches its Mediterranean Innovation Alliance for sustainable blue economy

The event brought together policy makers, innovation actors, stakeholders’ associations, business support organisations (innovation and sectoral agencies, etc.) operating both at territorial (regional/national) and transnational levels. It attracted over 50 participants on site and many more online through remote connection. Participants had the opportunity to listen to and interact with representatives

ARLEM reports: Innovation urgently needed in Mediterranean economy

The development of innovation ecosystems and the management of changes to the tourism industry will be critical to the long-term recovery of Mediterranean economies from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to local and regional politicians as well as representatives from the United Nations, the Union for the Mediterranean,