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Organic waste and insects: animal feed of the future?
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August 14, 2017
youris.com GEIE
Right now, the European Union doesn’t have enough animal feed of its own to nourish livestock, forcing it to bring in supplies from beyond the bloc’s borders. To face this unsustainable dependency, researchers are looking for alternative protein ...
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Good shoes take you good places – the rise of bio-based footwear
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August 14, 2017
youris.com GEIE
More shoes, more problems? Global shoe consumption grows continuously and brings with it environmental impacts during production and disposal. But bio-based, biodegradable and recycled footwear can now help you to reduce your environmental footprint!
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Could ‘superfoods’ stop disease?
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August 11, 2017
youris.com GEIE
Lentils and broccoli, algae and insects: science is investigating traditional and new diets in a bid to reduce the risks of us getting ill
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Green living: encouraging investors to go retro
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August 7, 2017
youris.com GEIE
Making our homes greener and more energy efficient is crucial if Europe is to realise its environmental targets and ambitions. But securing financial fuel to retrofit existing properties is tough, with investors often wanting to inject their cash int...
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Using resources twice over to save money
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August 3, 2017
youris.com GEIE
“Directly integrating a small to medium amount of green electricity into a factory is quite simple. In some countries however, the legal framework needs to be changed if the manufacturing sector is to adopt renewables more widely”, says Spanish a...
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Making clothes from milk
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July 31, 2017
youris.com GEIE
In the EU we waste an estimated 88 million tonnes of food every year, according to the latest estimates. That is roughly 170 kilogrammes per person. But what if we could turn some of that waste into useful products?
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Climate change threatens some of the world’s best wines
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July 31, 2017
youris.com GEIE
Global warming is affecting the taste and production of wine growing regions across the world. Finding genes better suited to stress and pests can boost resilience
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‘Fintech’ helps power the green energy revolution
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July 21, 2017
youris.com GEIE
From “cryptocurrencies” to crowdfunding, innovative financial technology offers new ways for citizens to get involved in green energy projects, and to reap the benefits of the clean power produced
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The music of time
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July 20, 2017
youris.com GEIE
Working with scientists who are trying to create a highly precise clock, artist Kerstin Ergenzinger tries to give shape to the “sound of time”
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How to dispose of bio-based plastics?
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July 19, 2017
youris.com GEIE
Bio-based plastics can be treated in different recycling and recovery streams. The preferred solution depends on the waste management infrastructure available in your country or region and the acceptance of the stakeholders along the value chain.
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Generation green: smart cities bring new eco-friendly jobs
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June 1, 2017
youris.com GEIE
Smart cities across Europe are pioneering all sorts of cutting-edge technologies to reduce pollution and boost energy efficiency, becoming green role models for others to follow. The eco-friendly push is not only helping to protect our planet, it’s...
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Making fabric from wood
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May 31, 2017
youris.com GEIE
As a material wood has many uses, but did you know that it can be used to make fibres for clothing and other textiles? Perhaps surprisingly, it is the raw material of some well known man-made fibres.
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Long live your food
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May 31, 2017
youris.com GEIE
Can a novel technique, which combines high pressure with temperature, be the ace in the hole of the food industry to tackle bacteria, reduce the energy required for food processing and improve quality as well?
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When crowdfunding is Sharia compliant
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May 26, 2017
youris.com GEIE
Starting at the bottom, creating a tangible project, sharing and limiting risk. This is what crowdfunding and Islamic finance is all about when they come together
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Water leak detection from up high
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May 24, 2017
youris.com GEIE
Fluid Handling International spoke to Yolande Louvet, the initiator of the WADI project.
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When sound drives a piece of art
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May 24, 2017
youris.com GEIE
British artists are shaping the sound waves produced during quantum system simulations, so that the general public may grasp sophisticated mathematical concepts
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Green energy and politics: crowdfunding to the rescue?
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May 24, 2017
youris.com GEIE
The pressure’s on for countries to honour their climate change commitments. But US President Donald Trump is threatening to tear up the Paris agreement and the UK’s quitting the EU. So where does this leave the green energy sector? Step in crowdf...
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Assessing wind resources in our cities
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May 19, 2017
youris.com GEIE
Urban environments are challenging locations for small wind turbines. Moreover, the sector must deal with cases of small turbines poorly sited and installed by companies that are more interested in appearing green than actually being environmental fr...
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A Sustainable & Interconnected Mediterranean Region
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May 17, 2017
euractiv.com...
Driving the energy transition into Mediterranean countries for a sustainable and prosperous future
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Energy, Russian Influence, and Democratic Backsliding in Centr...
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May 11, 2017
epthinktank.eu...
Energy, Russian Influence, and Democratic Backsliding in Central and Eastern Europe
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EeB PPP Project Review 2017
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May 10, 2017
European Construction Technology Platfor...
The Energy Efficient Buildings Committee of ECTP is pleased to share with you the 6th edition of the EeB PPP Project Review 2017. This yearly publication presents the progress and results of 110 co-funded projects within the EeB PPP under FP7 and Hor...
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RKW Group NV from Belgium joining HortEx Vietnam 2018!
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May 10, 2017
Nova Exhibitions BV
HortEx Vietnam 2018 is the first specialised exhibition and conference for Horticultural and Floricultural Production and Processing Technology in Vietnam.
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Small wind turbines: the art of disguise
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May 8, 2017
youris.com GEIE
Small wind turbines may be a lot smaller than their towering relations, but their visual impact in an urban area can still be a source of concerns. It’s up to developers to find smart ideas and designs to integrate them into communities – and to ...
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Powering the future: could Europe go dark?
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May 8, 2017
youris.com GEIE
A recent night-time blackout in the de-facto European capital of Brussels raised questions about the robustness of our energy supplies. The power production sector is facing changing demands, while also coming under huge pressure to integrate more re...
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Administrative data collection on rape, femicide and intimate ...
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May 3, 2017
eige.europa.eu...
Administrative data collection on rape, femicide and intimate partner violence in EU Member States
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The Case for a Federal Europe
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May 1, 2017
martenscentre.eu...
W hile conservatives frequently offer trenchant criticisms of the European Union (EU), they are short on constructive suggestions about how the European project should be reformed. The tradition of international federalism, which exists in free-marke...
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Storm ahead – how to prepare Europe for extreme weather
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April 28, 2017
youris.com GEIE
River floods are expected to become more frequent by mid-century, and rainstorms and coastal flooding by the end of the century
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eLearning Africa 2017
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April 28, 2017
ICWE GmbH
12th International Conference on ICT for Development, Education and Training
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Investing to future-proof infrastructure against extreme weath...
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April 27, 2017
youris.com GEIE
With climate change firmly on the agenda, investors are increasingly hesitant to fund infrastructure projects that aren’t future-proofed
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Food preservation: a never ending story
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April 21, 2017
youris.com GEIE
Prolonging food life has always been a crucial challenge giving rise to many inventions and innovation processes
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Biotechnology: navigating a minefield
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April 13, 2017
youris.com GEIE
When it comes to getting biotechnology innovations to market, with commercial protection, it can be tough. Around three quarters of patent applications normally fail to cut it. Although biotechnology is recognised as being important for the economy a...
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Is wood a sustainable resource?
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April 13, 2017
youris.com GEIE
Wood can be used as a biofuel and as a raw material for many new and traditional products, but is it sustainable?
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Is your home healthy? Ask the DNA
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April 12, 2017
youris.com GEIE
Genetic investigations are the latest tool for busting unsafe microorganisms and improving air quality in buildings
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Could biomaterials help earthquake-proof buildings?
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April 7, 2017
youris.com GEIE
Italy is no stranger to earthquakes, suffering deadly seismic events which have shattered communities. Sixty percent of the country’s building stock was built before a law dated 1974, which introduced regulations for constructions in risk areas. So...
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