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EGU General Assembly in Viena

24 April 2017

MAGIC at EGU General Assembly, Vienna, 23-28 April 2017

Ansel Renner and Violeta Cabello-Villarejo (UAB) took part in the 2017 edition of the European Geosciences Union General Assembly in Vienna (Austria), 23–28 April 2017. Their work on MAGIC (WP4) was presented in the PICO session "Monitoring the Sustainable Development Goals" (IE3.4/ESSI2.12), jointly with contributions of SIM4NEXUS consortium...

Workshop on Energy Narratives

20 April 2017

MAGIC at Inspirational Workshop on Energy Narratives

MAGIC’s coordinator Mario Giampietro spoke at the Inspirational Workshop on New Narratives of Energy and Sustainability–Debunking myths and interrogating the universality of global and local integrations, organised by MAGIC partner JRC Ispra. The event took place on Thursday 20 April 2017 in Brussels at the Berlaymont (Schuman Room). The...

MAGIC joins the desalination EIP-Water AG

13 March 2017

MAGIC joins the desalination EIP-Water AG

ITC will represent MAGIC in the Renewable-energy Desalination Action Group (AG025) of the European Innovation Partnership (EIP) Water. The synergy is aimed at triggering a collaboration between the two initiatives by sharing the acquired knowledge in MAGIC as well as engaging the relevant sectoral stakeholders participating in the action group. The...

WEAM4i closing workshop

06 March 2017

MAGIC at the WEAM4i closing workshop

Violeta Cabello (UAB) presented MAGIC at the closing event of the WEAM4i Eu Project at the Parc Científic de Barcelona on 6 April 2017. Violeta introduced the main features of the projects along with a relevant case study currently tackled in the Project on vegetable production in the Almería province. Given the specific field of experise of the...

WEAM4i closing workshop

21 December 2016

MAGIC at the WaterInn EU event

Violeta Cabello (UAB) presented MAGIC at the closing event of the WaterINN Eu Project at the Casa de Convalescència, Barcelona, on 24-25 January 2017. Violeta introduced the main features of the projects along with the most relevant contents and domains tackled with a specific close-up on the MuSIASEM methodology proposed as a tool for the...

WssTP brokerage event

23 November 2016

MAGIC at the WssTP brokerage event

Violeta Cabello (UAB) represented the MAGIC Consortium at the annual Brokerage & Working Groups event of the European Technology Platform for Water (WssTP) that took place in Brussels on 23-24 November 2016. SIM4NEXUS and MAGIC, who have taken on the challenge to jointly coordinate the WssTP Water-Energy-Food Biodiversity Nexus Workgroup,...

Talk at the Université de Genève

07 November 2016

Invited talk at the Université de Genève (CH)

Project Coordinator Mario Giampietro presented MAGIC at the Institute for Environmental Sciences of the Université de Genève on Monday 7 November 2016 upon invitation by the TIGERS network (Technology of Information for Geographic and Environmental Research and Services). Mario’s TIGERS talk focused on MAGIC’s innovative integrated approach...

S.Net Meeting in Bergen

12 October 2016

MAGIC at the S.Net Meeting in Bergen (NO)

MAGIC’s Project members Zora Kovacic (UAB), Tarik Serrano (UAB) and Thomas Völker (JRC) took part in the thematic session The Nexus approach to the assessment of innovation policies organized at the 8th annual S.Net meeting in Bergen, Norway (12th-14 October 2016). Tarik Serrano presented a case study on GMOs: The license to import GM crops by...

MAGIC at the WE Nexus Expert Event

28 September 2016

MAGIC at the WE Nexus Expert Event in Ispra (IT)

MAGIC Project Coordinator Mario Giampietro participated in the Expert Workshop on Understanding the Water-Energy Nexus: Integrated Water and Power System Modelling, organized by the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC) and the US Department of Energy (DOE) with the participation of EC’s Directorate General for Research and...

RGS Conference

31 August 2016

MAGIC was presented at RGS Conference

Kirsty Blackstock (The James Hutton Institute – Aberdeen, Scotland), made several contributions related to the MAGIC project at the 2016 Annual International Conference of the Royal Geographical Society to take place at the Imperial College London on August 31 – September 2. Following the titles of the three presentations and the related...