Environment

Research & Development

Greece - Resource Efficiency

Portal aims to help the seeds of innovation to grow
29/04/2013
An online portal is aiming to promote the results of European environmental research and development by providing details of a range of promising eco-innovations, and rating their “technology readiness”. The Innovationseeds portal went public in mid-2012. It has established a library of results...
Making building materials greener
04/09/2011
Life-cycle assessment reveals potential for eco-innovation and substitution of traditional materials by natural, local equivalents to cut the environmental footprint of buildings. The impact of a building on its environment has just as much to do with the materials used to construct it as with...
Developing second-generation biofuels for commercial flights
20/11/2008
Airbus and Honeywell are working with others to develop biofuels that could satisfy nearly a third of global demand from commercial aircraft by 2030 without affecting food supplies Airbus, JetBlue Airways and International Aero Engines will work with two Honeywell companies – UOP and Honeywell...
Integral cylinder pressure sensor cleans up diesel engines
05/11/2008
The 2008 EUREKA Lillehammer Award went to a glow plug pressure sensor that can cut nitrogen oxide (NOx) and soot particle emissions from car diesel engines by up to 90%. As a result of work in the EUREKA CYPRESS project, diesel cars can now meet new EU and US emissions standards with reduced...
Cleaning up on off-road diesels
04/08/2008
A diesel particulate filter technology developed in a German project funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) is set to clean up emissions from off-road construction vehicles. Reduction of nitrogen oxide and particle emissions from diesel vehicles has been a major problem....