Environment

Research & Development

France

Finding lead-free solutions for aeronautic and military electronics
13/05/2010
The Green Electronics in Aeronautic and Military Communication Systems LIFE project focused on lead-free assembly of electronic equipment for the aeronautical and military sectors. Lead soldering has long been a key element in the assembly of electronics equipment. However, the presence of lead...
French process strengthens case for phytoremediation
28/04/2009
Researchers at the University of Rennes 1 have patented a process to strengthen the abilities of plants to absorb contaminants, increasing their potential use in land remediation. The Ecobio CNRS unit in Rennes has developed a method for increasing the tolerance of plants to absorb contaminants...