Project
Horizon 2020

The Project

Horizon 2020

The MossTree project was awarded funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No. 847744. H2020 is a business innovation support scheme of the EU that targets Small and Medium Enterprises with the most innovative ideas and biggest growth potential. With an average success rate of 3-5%, the SME instrument has become a very popular and competitive instrument among innovative companies within the startup scene.

Our Vision

World’s first regenerative biofilter

– With higher air purification performance
– Product quality testified by a renowned research institute
– Applicability of our product; e.g facades, bridges, bus stops, etc.
– Greater impact through building networks of MossTrees
– Become an integral part of any Smart City infrastructure
– Duplicate and scale this lighthouse project in other EU cities

Implementation

Urban Pilot Project 2020

By 2020, a network of MossTrees will be placed in a traffic and pollution hotspot area of Berlin. With the support of renowned external research partners, a measurement campaign will be conducted to quantify and certify the air quality improvement of our technology.

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The latest News

30. October 2020

SO YOUNG AND ALREADY SO GOOD

A new series of tests with external measuring institutes shows the enormous filter effect of young mosses
The CityTree has a significant effect on air quality. It removes more than…

2. July 2020

TEDx – GREEN CITY SOLUTIONS IN LOS ANGELES

Green City Solutions was part of the TEDxGrandPark Event in Los Angeles!

With its events, the initiative offers today’s pioneers a stage to…

15. May 2020

NEXT STOP: THE B-PART AM GLEISDREIECK

Our CityTrees have a new home: B-Part Am Gleisdreieck 

As part of Horizon 2020,…

25. March 2020

HAPPY BIRTHDAY GREEN CITY SOLUTIONS!

Green City Solutions turns six today, so: Happy Birthday!

Since their incorporation and invention in 2014, Green City Solutions and the CityTree…

25. March 2020

NOW MORE THAN EVER: WE GROW FRESH AIR

Covid-19 has a firm grip on the world. Public life in Germany has all but come to a halt. Cities are…

20. March 2020

WORLD PREMIERE OF THE NEW CITY TREE AT BIKINI BERLIN

Thursday, March 12th, 10:13am: the last drops of rain fall as founders Peter Saenger and Liang Wu present the new generation…