Forward… and sideways

schedule 12 August 2019
Opr./edited by AZ

WORLD Thyssenkrupp is to display the Thyssenkrupp Elevator’s Multi lift at World Expo 2020 in Dubai. Through the use of special motors, the lift can move both vertically and horizontally – and even diagonally.

Graphene to insulate buildings

schedule 02 August 2019
Eurobuild CEE

POLAND The Warsaw University of Technology is working on materials based on grapheme that act as thermal insulators, which could eventually be used in façades, windows and fabrics.

Technology gains a voice

schedule 01 August 2019
Agnieszka Zielińska

POLAND From September will be the first online grocer in Poland to make use of the Google Assistant app allowing the customer to order goods with voice commands.

C&W signs proptech partnership

schedule 22 July 2019
Rafał Ostrowski

EUROPE Cushman & Wakefield has entered a strategic partnership with a proptech venture capital firm Fifth Wall to develop innovations for the company’s clients.

Too Good To Go comes to Warsaw

schedule 19 July 2019
Eurobuild CEE

POLAND Mobile app Too Good To Go has debuted this month (July) in Poland. Using the app, leftover food from cafés hotels and restaurants can be purchased at a discount of up to two thirds of the original price.


How hard is your road?

schedule 12 July 2019
Agnieszka Zielińska

POLAND Tests are soon to be carried out on the durability of different types modified asphalt by Orlen Asfalt, Grupa Lotos, Budimex, the Gdańsk University of Technology and the Warsaw University of Technology as well as the Road and Bridge Research Institute.

Retraining for automation

schedule 11 July 2019
Agnieszka Zielińska

POLAND Every third person surveyed for the Top CDR – Digitally Responsible Company report believes that automation will mean that they will have to retrain or change their jobs within the next ten years.


Let there be data

schedule 10 July 2019
Rafał Ostrowski

POLAND Globalworth, Signify and the Proptech Poland Foundation have installed the first light-wave wireless communication system in the CEE region.

Zonifero to manage your office

schedule 09 July 2019
Eurobuild CEE

POLAND TenderHut has created the Zonifero subsidiary to develop an app to help people find their way around an office building.


Lit up by BrightSites

schedule 05 July 2019
Opr./edited by AZ

POLAND Signify has designed the BrightSites lampost that also acts as an advertising hoarding with video screens and a 5G telephone base station with WiFi.

Wavespace opens in Warsaw

schedule 26 June 2019
Eurobuild CEE

POLAND EY is to open a Wavespace innovation centre in Warsaw in order to help companies grow through the use of innovation.

TriCity pioneers AI

schedule 17 June 2019
Eurobuild CEE

POLAND Around 11 pct of Polish companies that use artificial intelligence (AI) are from the Tri-City, with Gdańsk ranking as the second city in Poland with the most widespread use of machine learning, claims a report by Digital Poland.

Building Smart comes to Poland

schedule 13 June 2019
Eurobuild CEE

POLAND The Building Smart Polska association, which was legally registered in February, has signed an agreement under which it has officially become an affiliate of Building Smart International.

Peakside first to employ blockchain

schedule 12 June 2019
Alex Hayes

GERMANY/CEE REGION Peakside Capital Advisors is for the first time to us a platform based on blockchain to launch a real estate investment fund.


Integral to differentiate Cavatina

schedule 06 June 2019
Opr./edited by AZ

POLAND Zonifero, a start-up established by the Tenderhut group, has been awarded a contract to introduce an application for managing the space and for supporting the administrators and tenants in five of Cavatina’s office buildings.

WearFits to introduce online changing room

schedule 06 June 2019

POLAND WearFits is testing a virtual fitting room.

This will be Booking for offices

schedule 09 April 2019

EUROPE Hubble has created the world's largest web platform for flexible office space. The company has already raised GBP 4 mln from a group of investors operating in the real estate sector headed by the JLL Spark Global Venture Fund.

MIT looks for innovators

schedule 24 May 2019

EUROPE The 1st edition of the MIT Enterprise Forum CEE programme has started.

Shopping with phone in hand

schedule 20 May 2019
Eurobuild CEE

POLAND One-third of consumers use electronic devices while shopping in traditional stores and over half need no help from a sales assistant, writes Deloitte in its 'End of the Era of Two Worlds' [Koniec ery dwóch światów] report.


The only way is app for Media Markt

schedule 16 May 2019
Anna Pakulniewicz

POLAND Media Markt has launched a virtual assistant for store searches, product information retrieval and purchase processing.

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