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Nuclear waste will remain a deadly threat for hundreds of thousands of years. Despite having decades of hazardous waste in temporary storage, the world is only now finalising plans for long-term containment

Onkalo aims to solve the 100,000-year problem of nuclear waste storage

Nuclear waste will remain a deadly threat for hundreds of thousands of years. Despite having decades of hazardous waste in temporary storage, the world is only now finalising plans for long-term containment

smart cities

Business From the creation of innovation districts, to the deployment of drones to collect waste, Rotterdam is aiming for the smart city gold standard

Rotterdam leads the way for Europe’s new smart cities

From the creation of innovation districts, to the deployment of drones to collect waste, Rotterdam is aiming for the smart city gold standard

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Strategy With urbanisation continuing apace, Utrecht is leading the way in finding solutions to how to live healthily in a city

Utrecht is leading the way in terms of healthy city living

With urbanisation continuing apace, Utrecht is leading the way in finding solutions to how to live healthily in a city

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Technology "We try to add the most sophisticated knowledge-related employment to our region," says Utrecht Science Park director Floris de Gelder

Utrecht Science Park brings innovation and employment to the city of Utrecht

“We try to add the most sophisticated knowledge-related employment to our region,” says Utrecht Science Park director Floris de Gelder

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Business Rotterdam has two major assets: its delta location and innovative spirit. Peter van Wingerden, CEO and partner at Beladon, talks to us about a new floating farm project that will combine the two

Rotterdam’s floating farms reduce environmental harm

Rotterdam has two major assets: its delta location and innovative spirit. Peter van Wingerden, CEO and partner at Beladon, talks to us about a new floating farm project that will combine the two

Energy Reimagining, redesigning, and rebuilding the cities we live in to be more sustainable will be key to a green future

Sustainable Innovation Forum 2015: Building sustainable cities

Reimagining, redesigning, and rebuilding the cities we live in to be more sustainable will be key to a green future

Business Belfius Bank has brought together local municipalities, midcorp entities and leading experts to finance sustainable investments and so help develop the smart cities of the future

Sustainable investment is vital to city marketing

Belfius Bank has brought together local municipalities, midcorp entities and leading experts to finance sustainable investments and so help develop the smart cities of the future

Technology Mayor of Mannheim Dr Peter Kurz on what Mannheim is doing to attract young, innovative startups to its new technology campus

Mannheim: One of the most inventive cities in the world

Mayor of Mannheim Dr Peter Kurz on what Mannheim is doing to attract young, innovative startups to its new technology campus

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Business Scientists, business leaders and healthcare professionals must collaborate to meet the demands of tomorrow; officials from the City of Utrecht and Utrecht Science Park explain how this is done in the city and region of Utrecht

Utrecht becomes one of the world’s best places to live

Scientists, business leaders and healthcare professionals must collaborate to meet the demands of tomorrow; officials from the City of Utrecht and Utrecht Science Park explain how this is done in the city and region of Utrecht

Strategy As urban populations swell and resources are excessively expended, it is crucial for cities to get smart. While others struggle to contend with this 21st-century challenge, Rotterdam leads by example

Rotterdam’s future shines bright

As urban populations swell and resources are excessively expended, it is crucial for cities to get smart. While others struggle to contend with this 21st-century challenge, Rotterdam leads by example

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Business We speak to officials from the City of Utrecht to find out how the city is managing a growing population and encouraging healthy lifestyles among its citizens

Utrecht: where people come to live happy, healthy lives

We speak to officials from the City of Utrecht to find out how the city is managing a growing population and encouraging healthy lifestyles among its citizens

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Business Gabriele Booth of Stadtmarketing Mannheim lays out some of the technology projects that have put the German city at the forefront of sustainability and smart urban design

Mannheim becomes one of the world’s smartest cities

Gabriele Booth of Stadtmarketing Mannheim lays out some of the technology projects that have put the German city at the forefront of sustainability and smart urban design

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Business Vilnius is one of the most populous and satisfied cities in the Baltic region. Its advancements in lighting, engagement and transport have also made it one of The New Economy’s top smart cities

Vilnius becomes one of Europe’s smartest cities

Vilnius is one of the most populous and satisfied cities in the Baltic region. Its advancements in lighting, engagement and transport have also made it one of The New Economy’s top smart cities

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