Participation in the kick-off meeting of LIFE CLIVUT “Climate Value of Urban Trees” project


The kick-off meeting of the LIFE CLIVUT “Climate Value of Urban Trees” project was held in the University of Perugia on the 8th & 9th of October. The project involves six partners from Italy, Greece and Portugal. Its main objective is to develop and implement a strategy for the management of urban green spaces in medium-sized Mediterranean cities, on the basis of shared planning and management of such spaces performed by scientists of urban planning as well as by citizens and other entities. The Laboratory of Silviculture of the Faculty of Forestry and Natural Environment of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTH) is partner of the project, with Pr. Thekla Tsitsoni as the Scientific Responsible.
Homeotech Co. participated in the meeting and was represented by Mr. Nikolaos Gounaris, who works as a partner of the Laboratory of Silviculture. Mr. Gounaris presented the GreenTree software. This specific software is the result of URBANFORMAS project which was implemented in the context of collaboration of Homeotech Co. with the Laboratory of Silviculture and had been financed by the General Secretariat for Research and Technology. Through the relevant LIFE CLIVUT project a transfer of experience and knowledge exchange will be pursued as well as the improvement and forming of synergies among participating entities.