Success Stories - Dyed without waste A factory in Belgium specialises in dyeing fabrics. Every year around 12,000 kilometres of textile materials are dyed. And for that, millions of litres of water are needed. After use, ...
Success Stories - Domestic fuel cells: the power within Why buy electricity from the grid when you can produce it affordably yourself - and heat your home at the same time? And reduce your environmental footprint? And possibly even ...
Research Headlines - Driving hydrogen fuel cell vehicles to market A major EU-funded project , with the support of the Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint undertaking (FCH JU), has installed hydrogen filling stations, tested prototype fuel cell vehicles and brought ...
Research Headlines - Preserving sponge grounds in the North Atlantic EU-funded research into North Atlantic sponge grounds aims to discover unique sponge ecosystems. This should improve understanding of such ecosystems functioning, help predict threats, ensure their sustainable use and assess ...
Research Headlines - An integrated observing system for the Atlantic Ocean Buoys, floats, moorings and research vessels, to name just a few examples - data about the state of the Atlantic is collected by a number of means. And by a ...
Events - Second Arctic Science Ministerial - 25-26 October 2018, Berlin, Germany. The European Commission, Finland and Germany will co-host the 2nd Arctic Science Ministerial (ASM 2) on 25-26 October 2018 in Berlin.
The aims of this 2nd ministerial meeting are to ...
Research Headlines - Improved hydrogen fuel cells to power the cars of the future Hydrogen cars generate zero emissions but up until now have been too expensive to become the car of choice for the majority. The EU-funded COPERNIC project improved the quality of ...
Research Headlines - Shaking up construction with lightweight quake-resistant design New building concepts that take into account catastrophic events such as earthquakes have the potential to save thousands of lives. EU-funded researchers have pioneered new methods and materials for constructing ...
Success Stories - Can farmed fish become vegetarian to reduce the industry's eco-footprint? Can carnivorous farmed fish become vegetarian? Trout is one of Europe's main farmed fish. Its diet relies on catching wild fish. The goal is to reduce the pressure on marine ...
Research Headlines - Sun, sea and sustainability: improving RES uptake in the Med ETRERA_2020 addresses future energy needs by creating a renewable energy research alliance to foster the uptake of renewable energy technologies and improve cooperation between research and industry in the Mediterranean.
Research Headlines - Reshaping aquaculture with healthier, cleaner ocean farms An innovative start-up is finalising the development of open-ocean fish farming technology that could reshape the global aquaculture industry, enabling farmers to raise larger quantities of fish in healthier, more ...
Research Headlines - Forest study helps Europe prepare for climate change An EU-funded project tracked tree growth and carbon emissions in forests across Europe and South Africa, drawing lessons for the sustainable management of Europe's more temperate, but warming, forests.
Research Headlines - From farm to flight Biofuels for aviation face numerous challenges in the journey from farm to flight. An EU-funded project has successfully demonstrated via test flights how biofuel can enter the aviation supply chain ...
Events - “Cities of the Future 2017” International Brokerage Event - 26-27 October 2017, Brussels, Belgium The EU-funded project “Turkey In Horizon 2020” and the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK) have the honour to invite you to the “Cities of the Future 2017” ...
Research Headlines - Faster, greener chemicals production Green chemistry is helping industry produce widely-used industrial chemicals more efficiently and with lower impacts on the environment. An EU-funded project has developed nitrogen fixation and hydrogenation processes that are ...
Research Headlines - New sustainable indicators to protect fish stocks and economy EU-funded researchers have developed new indicators to determine fisheries' maximum sustainable yields that fully respect ecological, economic and social sustainability. These indicators will feed into Europe's fisheries management plans for ...
Research Headlines - Innovative solutions to solve city water shortages The rise in the number of people living in cities - predicted to reach 80 % by 2020 - coupled with climate change is straining Europe's water supplies. An EU-funded ...
Environment - Pioneering partnership of 19 countries to tackle water and food shortages in the Mediterranean A new Partnership on Research and Innovation in the Mediterranean Area (PRIMA) will soon start to develop much-needed solutions for a more sustainable management of water and agro-food systems. A ...
Research Headlines - Mapping out routes towards environmentally sustainable cities With a little help from bees, an EU-funded project has explored how cities can adopt more transformative thinking and actions, including social innovation, to reduce negative environmental impacts and promote ...

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