The JRC has launched a new tool with data on all 10,000 urban centres scattered across the globe. It is the largest and most comprehensive database on cities ever published.
By opening a new branch in Accra, Ghana, ecoligo brings its solar-as-a service solution to Impact Hub – a co-working space which creates sustainable solutions to regional challenges to support individual growth in Ghana.
The Raw MatTERS Ambassadors at Schools (RM@Schools), an active learning project, has achieved success and recognition by involving experts from EIT RawMaterials to engage students in experiments, and efforts to disseminate the results of those experiments.
Getting the first client is a landmark for any company, but signing for 75 million € with the first client is a real record for a start-up. After years of research, testing and certification, Greenrail has signed their first contract with an American company to license their sustainable railway sleepers that close the circular economy loop by using recycled plastic and end-of-life tyres as a material.
The CommBeBiz Budapest meeting will provide networking, expertise and skills support to Bioeconomy research teams to ensure that the obligation to deliver innovation can be met. The free meeting in Budapest is open to all European researchers working across Food, Agri, Marine, Forestry or Biotech topics who wishes to upskill their efforts to innovate for commercial or social benefit.
There are over a thousand species of birds found in Kenya and understanding species distribution is key to facilitating their conservation. Since the last Kenyan bird distribution map was made, almost thirty years ago, many invasive bird species have upset the natural balance, certain native species have dwindled in numbers, and concerns have grown over the effect of climate change.
Innovative clay additive manufacturer ALINA has raised a EUR 550 000 investment from a business angel syndicate, led by Jerry Wirth and David DeRousse.
Olive oil, palm oil, seafood – for small producers of such goods, for example in rural parts of Asia, the cost of decontaminating wastewater to the required standard can be a heavy burden. EU-funded researchers have developed innovative photocatalytic technology to support them. Part of the work was carried out by a project partner in Malaysia.