European homeowners remain resistant to undertaking efficiency measures. Widespread incentives, regulations and policies concerning energy efficiency are making modest gains. In the U.K., for example, just one in 10 renovations ...
Scientists are trying to engineer apples so that the most widely consumed fruit in Europe no longer triggers allergic reactions. But would people want to eat them?
Energy consumption can be one of the most critical cost factors in manufacturing, especially for processes requiring a continuous and intensive use of energy. IK4-IKERLAN, a Spanish technology centre based in the Basque Country, ...
Forty percent of all road transport CO2 emissions come from urban mobility, according to the European Commission. Many projects aim to reduce greenhouse emissions while simultaneously improving mobility.
The Civitas Mimosa European project, working together with the citizens towards a new and innovative concept of urban mobility, is identifying where traffic congestion can be handled more effectively and how pollution can ...
Understanding which extreme weather events may have caused problems in the past leads to assess the potential impact of future such events on infrastructures.
A prototype of precise irrigation system tested in Italy for ornamental plants nurseries as water shortage puts pressure on growers
Everybody knows one of those houses; freezing cold in winter, stiflingly hot in summer and energy guzzling all year round. Better insulation is the key to recapturing the comfort of home while cutting energy bills.
A new research project helps agro-food sector small and medium size enterprises, such as bakeries and breweries, improve their environmental sustainability
A smart phone app points people the way, assists event organisers in preventing emergency cases and turns its creators into technology entrepreneurs.