Workshops on Green Entrepreneurship in High Schools start in the framework of the GreenTecLab project

Throughout this week, the training sessions of the Greenteclab Project have started in vocational training and secondary schools in the city of Cadiz. The workshop dealt with Entrepreneurship and Employment towards Ecological Transition, within the framework of the GreenTecLab Project being carried out by the Institute for Promotion, Employment and Training of the City Council of Cadiz. Tackling the climate…

Save the Date 07.12.2022: Hybrid Event “Strengthening Start-ups for Climate Protection”

Results and next steps GreenTecLab “Strengthening start-ups for climate protection”, Athens and Crete Wednesday 7th December 202 12:00 – 14:00 (Greek time), hybrid event On Wednesday 07.12.2022, between 12:00 and 14:00 (Greek time), a hybrid event will take place in the GreenTecLab project. Different speakers from Athens and Crete will discuss results and next steps in the project under the…

Lessons learned – What green startups need to unfold their transformative potential: Last Article of the Transition 1 | 2022 (by Romina Große, Rüdiger Klatt, Elisabeth Meyer & Silke Steinberg)

Lessons learned – What green startups need to unfold their transformative potential (Romina Große, Rüdiger Klatt, Elisabeth Meyer & Silke Steinberg) Potential of green startups to foster a green transition of economies and societies  The GreenTecLab project was initiated out of the conviction that green startups can contribute significantly to accelerating the necessary ecological, social, economic and cultural transition. In…

GTL Knowledge Pill 30: 3D printing – Innovation Potential and Sustainability

Would you like to learn more about 3D printing, which processes and materials are involved and what opportunities and innovation potentials arise from it? Then read more about “3D Printing” in this new GTL Knowledge Pill. Please find the translation in Slovak, Greek or Spanish here. If you are interested in other “green” topics, take a closer look at the “GTL Knowledge Pill” Category. New pills on…

Blue Economy, an opportunity to explore: Article 12 of the Transition 1 | 2022 (by Aida Muñoz Maqueda, IFEF)

Blue Economy, an opportunity to explore (Aida Muñoz Maqueda, IFEF) The Blue economy sector generates, develops and enhances ideas that contribute to the sustainability of a vitally important resource, the sea, and is inspired by contributions that a circular economy approach and a commitment to the environment offers today’s society.  Here you can find the article. 

Startup support in Slovakia: Article 11 of the Transition 1 | 2022 (by Milan Filá)

Startup support in Slovakia (Milan Filá) The use of the term startup originally became commonly used in the US in 1997-2001, which was a period of so-called unhealthy rapid growth of technology and software companies. The original connotation of a startup was a recently founded, technology-oriented company that is characterised by high growth potential. Startups still do not have a…

Green startups for the environment and climate protection: Article 10 of the Transition 1 | 2022 (by Hartwig Berger) 

Green startups for the environment and climate protection (Hartwig Berger)  Projects in rural towns in Andalusia In this article you can get information about the economic structure of La Janda and how it developed over the years. Furthermore challenges and impulses of environmental and climate protection are described. Different projects and steps to help with green entrepreneurships are listed at…

GTL Knowlegde Pill 29: Blue Economy

Would you like to know more about the Blue Economy, its main sectors, the importance of the oceans and the threats they face? Then read more about “Blue Economy” in this new GTL Knowledge Pill. Please find the translation in Slovak, Greek or Spanish here. If you are interested in other “green” topics, take a closer look at the “GTL Knowledge Pill” Category. New pills on exciting…

The Grove Crete – State-sponsored greenwashing? Article 9 of the Transition 1 | 2022 (by Serhat Ünaldi)

The Grove Crete – State-sponsored greenwashing? (Serhat Ünaldi) How misguided tourism policies make it difficult for green startups to get off the ground  On the need to think holistically, intersectorally and qualitatively about sustainability in the hospitality industry  In 1983, U.S. student and environmentalist Jay Westerveld was vacationing in Fiji. Although he was staying in a small guesthouse, he fetched fresh…

From whey to socio-ecological transformation: Article 8 of the Transition 1 | 2022 (by the Heinrich Böll Stiftung)

From whey to socio-ecological transformation (Heinrich Böll Stiftung) What could the creation of the first hotel with a zero carbon footprint mean for the future of a tourist-heavy Crete? And how can an agri-farming region use residues from tree pruning and cheese-making to produce a high-quality product such as whey, without any energy burden? These and many other things are…