The global economy is dominated by multinational corporations whose sheer complexity is often incomprehensible even to journalists and lawmakers. A pioneering mapping exercise by the EU-funded CORPLINK project has helped to explain how, and why, these corporations have become so complex. This approach could offer citizens greater transparency of modern capitalist systems.
All too often, waste ends up in landfill or is incinerated. The EU-funded DAFIA project sought to address this by exploring ways of converting waste into ingredients to make high-end products. Recovering valuable compounds from waste streams is helping the EU transition away from fossil fuels, benefitting industry, the environment and citizens.
Certain plastic materials can be incredibly difficult to recycle. The EU-funded MultiCycle project
If data is the new gold, it’s only fair that its rightful owners can use and share it as they please
Europe is in the process of moving away from an economy based on fossil fuels. The EU-funded FALCON
The many microscopic organisms, or microbiome, that live in our gut play a big part in keeping us