An interdisciplinary team of scientists from Jena and Ulm, Germany, is working on a new method to produce hydrogen using light and organic chemical-based photoactive compounds.
For the past ten years, Austrian scientists have been working on a project to introduce a fungus to Nordmann firs to keep its harmful colleagues at bay.
The German federal state of Brandenburg is becoming more and more a center for sustainable energy.
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A Dutch consortium is investigating the production of rubber using latex from dandelions. It offers a sustainable alternative to latex from rubber trees.
Chemical engineers at Arlanxeo in the Dutch city of Geleen have proven that the rubber production based on sugar cane has a much lower CO2 footprint than that of petroleum-based rubber.
Every other week we take a look with sustainability expert Auke Hoekstra at what catches his eye when it comes to making the earth more sustainable. This week: The electric truck is on the way.
The higher efficiency of this material also makes it possible to retrofit the insulation in existing buildings without sacrificing interior space or modifying the facade.
Addressing the challenges of the world around us with in-depth technical knowledge and the right skills. This is what the Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) wants to weave into the curriculum.
TestGorilla is an online tool that allows remote, efficient and bias-free assessment of applicants by means of a pre-selection screening process.
"The prerequisite for an inclusive society is that everyone feels at home here. So: care for housing, a well-functioning infrastructure, clean air and a vibrant city"
"It is by working together that companies can maintain and even increase their competitiveness."
"For our cycling country with more than one and a half million electric bikes, it's a nice innovation - and a possible export product"
"The power of the Brainport region gives the city something that others lack"
Iron would provide a solution for owners of coal-fired power plants, such as Uniper, which is investing in the development of this technology.
Drawing on the four editorial themes of sustainability, mobility, health and digital, the editors of Innovation Origins look back on 2020 with a summary of the most noteworthy news stories.
The Municipality of Rotterdam is investing in five different companies that are active in the field of smart energy systems. The municipality hopes to achieve the Rotterdam Climate Agreement by doing
Rotterdam Zoo is building an innovative rainwater storage system for reusing rainwater. The system is made up of Bufferblocks and a biofilter system, Bluebloqs.
Dutch cultured meat manufacturer Mosa Meat is receiving 75 million US dollars in funding to expand its production facility.
Aniela Hoitink thinks that it is easier to change fashion production than consumer behavior. With fabric made of compostable mycelium (mushroom roots) she could succeed.