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

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…

18. March 2020

EVENT-GALLERIE: LAUNCH CITYTREE 2020 AT BIKINI IN BERLIN

On March 12th we launched our new CityTree model 2020 with the first three CityTrees in front of the BIKINI Berlin (opposite…

6. March 2020

ON MARCH 12TH WE ARE LAUNCHING THE NEW CITYTREE 2020 IN FRONT OF BIKINI BERLIN

On March 12th we are launching the new generation of our CityTree with the unveiling of the first three CityTrees in front…