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EU-funded researchers have developed innovative particle accelerator technology capable of removing harmful sulphur and nitrogen oxide emissions from ship exhaust in a breakthrough that will support the transition to a greener, less-polluting and more sustainable global shipping industry.
Published: 28 May 2020
New solutions are needed to make our economies more sustainable, and they are needed quickly. Research and innovation to support the transition can be funded more effectively, if the relevant programme owners develop synergies and learn from each other, say EU-funded researchers championing a coordinated approach.
Published: 27 May 2020
EU-funded researchers have mapped out possible pathways to achieve the drastic technological, economic and societal transformations needed for the EU to become carbon neutral by 2050, meet its commitments under the Paris Agreement and lead global efforts to tackle climate change.
Published: 11 May 2020
An EU-funded consortium is developing advanced X-ray and 3D imaging technologies to enable European miners to extract essential metal and mineral resources more efficiently and sustainably.
Published: 20 April 2020
An EU-funded project promoted the exchange, display and transfer of innovative fertigation technologies which combine fertilisation with irrigation. This approach will help farmers to use limited water resources more sustainably while reducing harmful nutrient losses to the environment.
Published: 1 April 2020
Even the most modern buildings can use far more energy than the designers intended. EU researchers have created an open source energy management system that can pinpoint where energy is being wasted and indicate possible solutions.
Published: 4 March 2020
From literature and theatre to social media and sport, an EU project has investigated the production of gender equalities and inequalities in different forms of culture across Europe.
Published: 10 February 2020
Tinnitus, the perception of hearing noise when no external sound is present, affects more than 40 million people across Europe. Many could benefit from an EU-funded project that is exploring innovative personalised solutions to quieten the often debilitating and chronic condition.
Published: 8 January 2020
EU-funded researchers have demonstrated a new type of biomedical sensor featuring embedded intelligence. The sensor measures ion concentrations but the computing principles have far-reaching implications for all kinds of biomedical and environmental sensing.
Published: 31 October 2019
How can public authorities help to advance the bioeconomy through their purchasing decisions? An EU-funded project has produced a handbook and tools for procurers to support a shift towards greater sustainability.
Published: 22 October 2019