NYC Air Quality and Urban Heat Island Effect

09/12/2019

Novenco’s fan technology can deliver on New York City’s ambitious building efficiency code

In September 2019, the Danish-based company NOVENCO Building & Industry was selected among the finalists in the Access Cities New York Open Innovation on Air Quality […]
09/12/2019

The Access Cities 2019 Open Innovation Calls led to en-hanced collaboration and new calls

More than 80 submissions to the Open Innovation Calls in New York and Copenhagen resulted in brand new ideas and insights as well as enhanced collaboration […]
25/09/2019

Winners of the Open Innovation Call in NYC: Plants and paint can increase air quality and decrease urban heat island effect

With the UN Climate Action Summit as backdrop, New York City and Access Cities partnered in finding the two most innovative solutions to pressing climate challenges. […]
20/09/2019

Pitch Finale: Finding the best solutions to NYC’s Urban Heat Island and Air Quality challenges

The City of New York is presented with eight of the most innovative approaches to better air quality and urban heat island reduction in partnership with […]
28/08/2019

Announcement of finalists for the Open Innovation Call in New York targeting Air Quality and Urban Heat Island Effect

On August 26 2019, the finalists were announced. Below you will find a presentation of the solutions, which the finalists will be presenting at the pitch […]
05/06/2019

Press Release: New York City launches call for innovative approaches to address Air Quality and Urban Heat Island Effect

The Mayor’s Office of the Chief Technology Officer is partnering with Access Cities alliance to find solutions for the City’s most present and acute environmental issues. […]
15/05/2019

Access Cities Open Innovation Call in New York targeting Air Quality and Urban Heat Island

For large cities, urban air pollution and the urban heat island effect are among the most present and acute environmental issues challenging urban populations. In New […]