Future Europe
Future Europe
European Investment Bank
Future Europe showcases the innovations that will shape your future. From environmental clean-ups to vaccines, superlasers and smart city tech. The episodes feature a project from each of the 28 European Union countries focusing on health, education, mobility, agriculture, urban development or science. Future Europe presents the projects through the voices of the people involved in them, set against the backdrop of sounds recorded on site. There’s no narrator to tell you what to think. It’s your future; you can figure it out for yourself. With the help of Future Europe. From the European Investment Bank. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Introducing Climate Solutions 2122: How will we solve the climate crisis?
Climate Solutions 2122 is going to blow your mind. Coming to you from 100 years into the future, the podcast tells you about the new technologies that are going to make it possible to beat climate change. And they’re already being developed as you listen to this podcast. Subscribe to Climate Solutions 2122 on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Amazon Music and all other major podcast platforms. Find out how you’re going to survive.Listen to Climate Solutions’ award-winning first season for a checklist of things you can do to stop climate change, our second season to find out what 30 000 people across Europe, the US and China say they would give up to solve the climate crisis, and our third season to find out how we will finance the fight against climate change. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Oct 18, 2022
8 min
Introducing Monster Under the Bed
Listen to our new podcast - Monster Under the Bed! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Sep 22, 2019
25 min
Will travelling be more sustainable in the future?
Listen to this episode of Future Europe if you want to know:·        How the Tallin airport is becoming more eco-friendly·        How the La Mure line in France is reshaping the economy of a whole community in a sustainable way·        … and why Londoners (and not only) are so enthusiast about Crossrail, a new high-speed network in London and surrounding areas  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
May 20, 2019
11 min
Will we be more ‘social’ in the future?
Listen to this episode of Future Europe if you want to know:-         how Ilunion improves the lives of disabled people and gives them jobs across Spain-         how food waste factory Verspillingsfabriek is changing food production and making a social impact-         …and why prunes that are 3 milimetres too small will no longer be a problem. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
May 13, 2019
9 min
How will we entertain ourselves in the future?
Listen to this episode of Future Europe if you want to know:·        how renovating and improving educational institutions, museums, entertainment centers and concert halls inspires teachers and students and makes citizens feel better about the future·        how future culture investments revitalize city centers and regenerate old architecture·        the recipe for chocolate chip cookies Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
May 6, 2019
11 min
What kind of care will you get in the future?
Listen to this episode of Future Europe if you want to know:·        how tomorrow’s doctors and nurses are being trained (you had better listen, because you may need them to save your life one day…)·        how nurses practice for births with a doll and a recording of a woman yelling at them in pain, so they’ll learn how to deal with stress—and how to deliver the baby, of course·        how a pre-school sets up its toys and materials within reach, so that children can play with the things that spark their imagination—not just the things the teacher gives them Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Apr 29, 2019
15 min
How will we pay in the future?
Listen to this episode of Future Europe if you want to know:·        How a Swedish company expanded small business electronic payments for shops and cafés to sell their products·        How cash-free is Sweden? Very. Hear how that happened·        How the European Investment Bank gave early support to the small business electronic payments infrastructure company·        … and which film deserved the 1973 Best Picture Oscar Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Apr 22, 2019
9 min
How will we keep ourselves warm in the future?
For the future of energy, we need to be sure that our supply is secure and that we use it efficiently. Three projects in Lithuania, the Czech Republic and Romania illustrate how the EU bank is financing projects Help achieve these goals.Listen to this episode if you want to know:·        how alternative sources of energy can boost energy security·        how saving money motives people to save energy·        how climate action can be triggered by a combination of supply-side and demand-side incentives. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Apr 8, 2019
12 min
How will we learn in the future?
From massive university projects to science toys, here’s how future education will change the way we learn. This special episode of Future Europe examines how future education will change, and shows you the projects from across Europe that illustrate these changes as they’re happening now. Listen to this episode of Future Europe if you want to know:·        how schools and universities will develop to attract innovation and funding·        how one company is making toys designed to attract children—and girls, in particular—to science·        what makes the perfect environment for learning at kindergarten level·        and of course if you just like cute kids. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Apr 1, 2019
23 min
How will we eat in the future?
From using wasted food to lasers that sort through tonnes of sunflower seeds, here’s how future food will be produced—and how it might taste. This special episode of Future Europe examines how future food will change, and shows you the projects from across Europe that illustrate these changes as they’re happening now. Listen to this episode of Future Europe if you want to know:·        how synthetic fertilizers can cut energy consumption·        the weight of one sunflower seed·        the social impact of a project to cut food waste by 50%·        and what happens to the rest of the tomato, after the restaurant puts a single slice on your burger. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Mar 31, 2019
17 min
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