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15 March 2021

Article on technology&innovation magazine

"Sustainable innovation to relaunch SMEs in post-pandemic." Technology&Innovation, March 2021, Daniela Tulone

5 March 2021

ecoSurge joins aRound table on circular economy

ecoSurge joins the global community aRound Table on circular economy.

3 March 2021

Workshop on AI for UN SDGs

Daniela Tulone will join the panel discussion on Artificial Intelligence for Sustainable Development organized by Circle of Sustainable Europe and AI Governance International.

12 Jan 2021

Digital economy and data

Launch of the CEPS working group on Digital Economy and Data for the post-pandemic recovery.

11 Feb 2021

Presentation of EU project Periscope

Prof. Paolo Giudici will present Periscope ongoing work on assessing social and economic impact of covid-19 through data.

21 Jan 2021

Panel Discussion "Post-pandemic recovery through cross-sector collaboration"

Panelists: Eric McNulty (Harvard), Anna Sabidussi (Avans University and 5SNE), brian Bauer (Algramo).

Moderator: Daniela Tulone (ecoSurge)

12 Jan 2021

Digital economy and data

Launch of the CEPS working group on Digital Economy and Data for the post-pandemic recovery.

8 Jan 2021

Launch of Restart Together Discussion Groups on post-pandemic recovery

  • Digital focus group: integration of social and environmental aspects in the design and development of AI-IoT products

  • Circular-economy and digital focus group: solutions to reuse plastic packaging in food&beverage

  • SMEs  focus group: business model adaptation and KPIs

18 Dec 2020

CEPS task force on new industrial strategy

ecoSurge is member of the CEPS Task Force on New Industrial Strategy. 

4 Dec 2020

Restart Together Kick-off meeting


18 Nov 2020

AI & the work of the future

Online conference organized by MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy.

(click here

16 Nov 2020

Restart Together!

ecoSurge launches an "action-oriented think-tank" to pave the way for the relaunch of businesses and of a sustainable tranformation. 

10 Nov 2020

Open Data Institute Summit

ecoSurge participates to  the annual Open Data Institute event that brings people from a broad range of sectors, backgrounds and countries together to discuss critical issues around the future of data.

3-5 Nov 2020

Big Data Value Association Forum

ecoSurge participates to the flagship event of the European Big Data and Data-Driven AI Research and Innovation community organized by the Big Data Value Association (BDVA) and the European Commission (DG CNECT).

3-4 Nov 2020

EU Circular Economy Conference

ecoSurge participates to the flagship event of the European Circular Economy Stakeholder Platform, a joint initiative of the European Commission and the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC).

21 Oct 2020

ecoSurge joins UNEP GPML

ecoSurge joins the Global Partnership Marine Litter of the UN Environmental Programme.

16 Oct 2020

Panel "Covid e le strategie di rilance del paese".

Daniela Tulone will join a panel on the strategies for the relaunch of businesses organized by Aplus Network together with business associations from Emilia Romagna.

16 Oct 2020

Articolo: Come trasformare le attuali sfide in opportunità di crescita?

Articolo di Daniela Tulone on A+ Network

9 Oct 2020

Industrial Engineering and Environmental Protection Conference 2020

ecoSurge participates to the X International Conference - Industrial Engineering and Environmental Protection with a paper titled "EUROPEAN ONGOING INITIATIVES FOR TRANSFORMING COVID-19 CRISIS INTO AN OPPORTUNITY FOR A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE" by authors Kaja Primorac, Lucija Kolar, Anja Bubik and Daniela Tulone.

Kaja primorac's presentation here

8 Oct 2020

Keynote IoThings 2020

Daniela Tulone participates as keynote speaker to the Opening Session of IoThing 2020 title "Next Generation EU: The first accelerator towards Society 5.0?"

2 Oct 2020

ecoSurge Joins The Switchers

ecoSurge hs been admitted to join the Switchers community, a programme of UNEP, the Mediterrenean Action Plan, and the Regional Activity Center for Sustainable Consumption and Production, and European Commission.

29 Sept 2020

UNEP WEBINAR: The Impact of COVID-19 on the Increase of Plastic Waste in the Mediterranean

Daniela Tulone participates to the panel title "The impact of covid-19 on the increase of plastic waste in the Mediterranean" organized by The Global Partnership on Marine Litter of UN Environmental Programme.

For the recording of the panel click here

21-27 Sept 2020

NYC Climate Week

A rich program of events focused on different sustainability topics with a special focus on covid-19.  

24 Sept 2020

Workshop weBuildBackSmart

As member of weThink, ecoSurge will participate to the first weBuildBackSmart Initiative event on circular economy titled "Giving circularity a chance to build a smart future"  

18-19 June 2020

MIT Conference on Plastic - Invited Speaker

"Plastic and the Environment: Science meets Public Policy"

Daniela Tulone participated with a talk "Plastic reduction and covid-19: opponents or allies?" 

March 2020

Impact of coronavirus pandemic on plastic reduction

ecoSurge and Social Meter by Maxfone launched a project to monitor the impact of coronavirus pandemic on the path taken for reducing plastic production, use and discharge from the business and consumer perspective (SDG 12). The conducted through the analysis of contents from web, blogs and social media using Maxfone's platform.

25 February 2020

MIT Climate Symposia - Economy Wide Deep Decarbonization - Also in Streaming

The Symposium will discuss pathways to scalable, affordable low- to no-carbon fuels; the role of biofuels, hydrogen, and long-term energy storage; and large-scale capture of carbon dioxide and gigaton-scale utilization.  

Watch here the live stream

6 February 2020

Salone CSR Mind Milano

ecoSurge will participate to the Social Innovation Campus and workshop "Enterprises, technologies and innovation for the cities".

6 February 2020

Funky Tomato - Social Innovation Academy

An inspiring success case from Basilicata (Italy) written by Daniela Tulone for the Social Innovation Academy. Funky Tomato is a business developed in Basilicata (Italy) for the production and transformation of tomatoes into high-quality products. It arose as a cultural movement to overcome socio-economic challenges such as gangmaster systems.

29 January 2020

Seminars on the business value of SDGs

ecoSurge is organizing with other partner a series of seminars for SMEs on the business opportunities inherent to SDGs and a sustainable transition. The seminars will be interactive and particularly focused on the needs of Small and Medium Enterprises.

28 January 2020

MIT ALUMNI Italy - Talk "Venice: past, present and future?"  Prof. Paola Malanotte Rizzoli

Paola Malanotte Rizzoli, Professor of Physical Oceanography and Climate at MIT and former consultant for the MOSE barriers, will talk about what has been done so far to protect Venice and will address these questions: What could be the role of technology to save a living city but also a human heritage site? What can be done scientifically before it is too late?

24 January 2020

Presentation of SDGs and the upcomung Camplus Contest

Daniela Tulone will give a talk to Camplus university students about the increasing impact that climate change effects have on society and businesses, and the high potential provided by technology innovation and new business models.

18 January 2020

Saturday Green Brunches

Daniela Tulone will meet a group of international students of the Global MBA of Bologna Business School to discuss about the potential business value inherent to the sustainable transition and the current perception that businesses have of sustainability. This is the first of a series of bi-week informal meetings to discuss each time on a specific aspect of SDGs from the business perspective.

15 January 2020

Climate Change Symposium, Milano

ecoSurge will participate to the Climate Change Symposium 2020 organized by The Reality project, Legambiente, HubZine, Està.

10 January 2020

Camplus and ecoSurge launch an SDGs Contest 

Camplus and ecoSurge will launch soon a National Contest open to Camplus university students to foster new ideas to address SDGs challenges.

The final event and the award ceremony will take place in Bologna on May 15. The jury formed by ecoSurge experts from different sectors will be lead by Daniela Tulone.

13 December 2019

Invited Talk at "Emerging Opportunities for IoT and AI"  Dept. of Computer Science, University of Verona

Daniela Tulone will give a talk on the role and high potential of IoT and AI technologies in the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals, and will present ecoSurge.

7 November 2019

Big Match Event - Sustainable Packaging

ecoSurge will participate to Art-ER event and will meet several companies in the context of sustainable packaging and ecoSurge working group on reduction of plastic packaging in food retailers.

30 October 2019

Bologna Business School - Start-up Ecosystem Day

ecoSurge is invited to participate to the Startup Ecosystem Day 2019. It will be present during the expo, and later with a pitch followed by a round table discussion.

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