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Bioplastics take on traditional petrochemical plastics in food packaging, with some challenges.
Highly resistant fresh food, preserved for months at the room temperature, may look as a picture cut from a science fiction scenario. However, this goal could be achieved, as the results of the ongoing studies are encouraging
Certifications for sustainable construction materials and buildings are amply available. But to what extent is the market ready to invest in them?
The project's model for evaluation of replication potential is a framework to help CITyFiED city cluster to review their individual replication potential of the technologies implemented on the demo sites.
A 100 percent renewable energy scenario is possible in Europe, but to achieve it, we need to make offshore wind more competitive and start redesigning our energy systems, says world expert Brian Vad Mathiesen
Pines are long-lived; between 100 and 1,000 years. And they are a tree species, of high commercial importance. Indeed, they are valued for their timber and wood pulp. Now, a European Research project, called ProCoGen, is ...
From pollution levels and the number of traffic accidents to safer public spaces and more efficient heating in buildings—to what extent can the smartness of a city be quantified? And is it possible to measure the quality ...
Global fight against food poisoning and the requirement for high quality products push European scientists into developing new technologies in food processing
Making a city or district energy smart is, first and foremost, an exercise in good planning. However, such green planning tools are still in their infancy. The trouble is that every city is different, every district unique. ...
Approximately 8 million metric tons of plastic waste washes off land into the ocean each year. Bottle caps, toothbrushes, tiny plastic fragments, filaments, pellets, film and resin float about in the water columns.