We are currently facing many societal challenges, being energy transition a pressing one. We are part of a large H2020 EU project called a Lighthouse project, in which cities in seven countries in Europe bite the bullet to effectuate innovative solutions for energy transition in demo areas in each city. A prime focus in projects like these is solving problems in implementing emerging technologies.
During a 16-day Hackathon, sixty-five students of Utrecht University came up with innovative and sustainable solutions to improve living in the Utrecht neighborhood of Kanaleneiland.
Q&A with study author and project lead Kateřina Válková