"Construction is an incredibly archaic industry," says our new columnist architect Eugène Franken. Starting this month, he will be writing in his columns about the architecture of the future.
"Don't put any more money into old polluting solutions but continue to invest smartly in research and technology."
PeelPioneers is opening a new factory in 2021 in the Dutch city of Den Bosch. They will triple their current production capacity with this factory.
Wendy van Ierschot writes and talks about HR, technology and investing in start-ups. We will be publishing her column here on Innovation Origins over the next few months.
In view of the sustainablealternative offered by Purified Metal Company's recycling plant for contaminated steel, the Dutch government will introduce a landfill ban as of January 1, 2021.
The ECOSTRESS sensor can map geothermal fields by satellite. This geothermal heat can be processed into sustainable energy.
During Photonics Applications Week you can attend digital lectures and workshops on the applications of photonics, like those in agriculture and horticulture.
British and American researchers have combined two enzymes from a plastic-eating microbe in such a way that it can break down plastic six times faster than the plastic-eating enzyme PETase.
Rabobank research 'Brainport at the top' highlights the issues that determine whether the region will still be the 'Smartest in the World' in 10 years' time.
Breakthroughs in Photonics: Accurate measurement of oxygen levels in patients prevents death or paralysis
You can digitally attend lectures and workshops during the Photonics Applications Week on the application of photonics, such as in the field of anesthesia in hospitals.
For Innovation Origins, Jelmer Visser analyzes the spread of the corona pandemic across Europe. Today: The Netherlands, where policy is characterized by a lack of vision, decisiveness and leadership
The German Friedrich-Schiller University of Jena has developed a Redox-Flow battery that is more environmentally friendly than its predecessors and more resistant to high temperatures.
The DSM chemical group's research director in Geleen, Koen Janssen, believes that the world has to step up its efforts to combat climate change. "We need to go on the offensive."
Next Friday the first stretch of road will be constructed in Vlissingen with asphalt that uses plant-based material called lignin to replace petroleum-based bitumen.
The Dutch province of Brabant could lose its leading position without cooperation with international partners. Which is why the province is seeking cooperation with 5 comparable regions in Germany.
Underground irrigation provides clean water for crops and significantly reduces the use of fresh water by the agricultural sector.
IO columnist and sustainability expert Auke Hoekstra explains why he is pleased with the new WWF report on the state of the environment. "It presents solutions."
The Belgian company Janssen is starting the final phase of their vaccine research in the United States, South Africa and South America. The Netherlands will also have its turn soon.
Dutch research institute TNO calls for a joint effort of the entire transport sector in the transition to e-fuels in order to meet the climate targets.
Insect larvae instead of conventional protein feed: Munich-based start-up FarmInsect has developed a technology to breed insect larvae as a source of protein-rich feed.