There are more than 1 billion people with disabilities or access requirements globally. In Norway alone, this number is as high as 1 million, and Europe has 135 million potential customers needing access requirements. So why has the tourism industry yet to adapt its accommodations or attractions for these customers?
HYBES will develop new methods to make buildings more energy efficient and environmentally friendly. The project partnership comprises institutions from Norway, Sweden, the Faroe Islands, Iceland and Ireland.
Forty-five scientists recently met in Bremen, Germany, to discuss the future of Arctic fjords and the communities around them. But the researchers' most important task is listening to local people of the North.