Thursday, 16 February 2017
Imagine wind turbine or aircraft wings that de-ice themselves in extreme conditions or floors and walls with invisible, built-in heating.
Wednesday, 01 February 2017
Mobile devices like laptops, cellular phones and other devices - powered by a new generation of lithium-ion based batteries - have changed our lives, according to Professor Silvia Bodoardo of the Politecnico di Torino, Italy.
Wednesday, 04 January 2017
Retrofitting buildings across entire city districts with modern insulation, heating systems and other new construction techniques is a cost-effective way to improve energy efficiency.
Tuesday, 03 January 2017
An EU-funded project has developed and brought to market unique tools and methodologies for ensuring historical buildings meet modern environmental and energy efficiency standards while preserving their original character.
Monday, 19 December 2016
Heavy industries like metal foundries, glass, ceramic and cement makers rely on large, energy-guzzling furnaces to heat materials during processing.
Thursday, 15 December 2016
Researchers are building a diamond-based device that can remove carbon dioxide (CO2) from the air and transform it into valuable chemicals, including fuel.
Tuesday, 15 November 2016
The SET-Plan conference 2016 will take place between 30 November and 2 December 2016 in Bratislava under the Slovak Presidency.
Monday, 07 November 2016
Addressing European decarbonisation targets requires technologies that reduce energy consumption and emissions whilst fully harnessing the potential of renewable energies.
Monday, 31 October 2016
EU-funded researchers are testing new Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) solutions in six European cities to improve urban mobility, cut emissions and boost opportunities for high-tech European SMEs.
Friday, 28 October 2016
DG Research and Innovation, as a member of the European Commission's negotiating task force led by DG CLIMA, will showcase at COP 22 the contribution of research and innovation on climate-related challenges.