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    When a patent isn’t enough

    When an innovative collaborative project starts to show results that can be commercialized, a general agreement like a Consortium Agreement is not enough. IMCG works strategically with IPR management in several EU-projects and we encourage partners not only to rely on the Consortium Agreement, but to sign legal documents regulating details minimizing the risk for legal disputes and maximizing the possibility for the outcome of the fruitful collaboration to reach market impact.

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    About to pitch for investors? Here are four tips for you!

    In a pitch you usually only have a couple of minutes in order to get a potential investor interested in your invention. You will stand in front of people who don’t share your interest for technical details and who don’t have your knowhow regarding that area. IMCG lists 4 tips on how you get through to the investor.

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    Winning EU-application: Millions to project for climate-smart solutions

    Gothenburg has together with six European cities been granted 18 million Euros (just over 175 million Swedish Crowns) by the EU, for a five-year project. The application is rated number one by the EU commission.
    – To have a good project idea isn’t enough if you want to receive a high score. You also need to have an excellent plan for the realisation of it and a clear picture of expected impact on society, says, Magnus Andersson, partner at IMCG and one of the key people in the creation of the winning application.

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    3 steps to increase success – the next H2020 work programme

    Now – or at the latest by early fall 2017 – you should be busy building your consortia for the next H2020 Work programme, 2018-2020. If you haven’t already gotten started, consider this a wake-up call to do so. IMCG lists three priorities to get you kick-started.

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    Invitation: Seminar about the use of IoT to show air pollution near you

    The IoT-project ”Environmental weather” has been going on since 2015. During this time the project group has developed and installed six sensors around the City of Gothenburg. Each sensor measures nitrogen dioxide, particulate matter and noise. With IoT a communication platform visualises the collected data.

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    Swedish Innovations travel to India

    Sweden is to show the world what the urban development of the future could look like. Noise prevention solutions from Controllable Urban Soundscape and the housing concept HSB Living Lab have been chosen for display at a large international smart cities conference in India.

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    ”This is just the beginning of something greater”

    VIDEO CLIP: Intense efforts are being made to ensure that the district energy project CELSIUS, now with more than 50 European member cities, continues to assist and motivate progress after project closure.
    Leading figures in the project are now mapping out the course to making it happen. See them interviewed here.

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    Business opportunities for cleantech companies

    IMCG has entered a collaboration with the company Cleantech Inn, their members and international partners.
    – Together we will develop a network organisation with a sharp business and growth focus. We aim to create new business opportunities for cleantech companies in the European market, says IMCG CEO Jonas Norrman.

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    Eloquent silence at Masthuggskajen

    In August, an exciting project takes place in the Masthuggskajen area. Around 40 sound-muffling hexagons will be placed in the open space by the river to create a controllable urban soundscape. The innovation company IMCG that develops new solutions for sustainable cities leads the effort.

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    Innovative washing machines boost the suburb

    VIDEO CLIP: Celsius, one of the largest Smart City projects in the EU, takes a leap forward through the opening of a demonstrator in Gårdsten outside Gothenburg. From now on, the tenants do their laundry in washing machines using hot water from the district heating system. This means a lower electricity consumption and thereby reduced greenhouse gas emissions.