Entries by Linda Henriksson

Scent ‘Spotlight’ Series – Daniele Miorandi, U-Hopper

U-Hopper – an intro from Daniele Miorandi Daniele Miorandi is executive VP for research and development at U-Hopper, a research-intensive technology-driven company. U-Hopper builds solutions for other companies through data analytics tools. Daniele focused on U-Hopper’s earlier engagement with environmental projects before Scent, how smaller communities can benefit from Scent and how Scent can become […]

Riccardo Braga from XTeam Software reviews Nordic Game Conference

From Wednesday, 17 May to Friday, 19 May 2017, Riccardo Braga, our colleague from partner organisation XTeam Software, travelled north to Malmö, Sweden for the annual Nordic Game conference. One of the leading European gaming conferences, the event boasts high-profile keynote speakers and focused talks on industry matters including mobile gaming and VR, as well […]

Scent ‘Spotlight’ Series – Athanasia Tsertou, ICCS

Our Second ‘Spotlight’ entry focuses on the work of ICCS, the Institute of Communication and Computer Systems, a research institute based in Athens. ICCS conducts research across several application areas, including security, transport, logistics and the environment. For the latter, ICCS interests include information and communication technologies for environmental applications, including sensors, sensor networks and […]

Scent partner U-Hopper attends Commonfare Trentino

What fundamentally links Scent to a diverse set of EU-funded research projects and to a global movement/campaign is the theme of citizen science and its development as a citizen observatory project. Last month, Andrea Cuoghi from Scent partner organisation U-Hopper, attended a round table with EU-funded digital platform Commonfare and local stakeholders in Trentino (Italy) […]

Flickr tags could help predict floods

According to a new study, images of floods and other large amounts of water uploaded to the online social image gallery Flickr could help scientists predict floods before they overwhelm flood-prone areas and communities. Researchers at the University of Warwick studied “tagged” photos on Flickr with words like “river” and “water” which were matched to known flood […]

Scent partners gather in Dublin for first plenary project meeting

Scent project partners were met with unusually dry Dublin conditions for the Scent project’s first plenary meeting, which featured presentations and discussions on project progress. Partners from the Scent pilot areas; the Danube river delta (Romania), and the Kifisos river (Greece), presented the latest on their progress. Iulian Nichersu of DDNI emphasised the importance of […]