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Climate-efficient concrete building

Cement production has a substantial carbon footprint. A new method developed by FormConsult makes it possible to reduce the amount of cement in concrete by 20 percent. The innovation also increases the lifespan of the buildings.

A cure for poor bathing water quality

Bathing sites near urban areas frequently have problems with poor water quality caused by waste water discharges. Kemira's disinfectant DesinFix cleans bathing water quickly with no hazardous substances remaining in the water.

Nutrient recycling turns a problem into profit

The input of nutrients is essential for food production - but nutrient leaching from soils causes pollution and euthropication. EkoBalans completes the cycles by removing harmful substances from waste and residual streams and refining the nutrients into fertilizer.

Light and strong aircraft structures

Laser-welded lightweight structures can make aircraft engines much lighter without compromising strength. The technology saves fuel and reduces emissions, and the developer, GKN Aerospace, expects it to have a lot of traction.

Nutrient recycling turns a problem into profit

The input of nutrients is essential for food production – but nutrient leaching from soils causes pollution and euthropication. EkoBalans completes the cycles by removing harmful substances from waste and residual streams and refining the nutrients into fertilizer.

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Climate-efficient concrete building

Cement production has a substantial carbon footprint. A new method developed by FormConsult makes it possible to reduce the amount of cement in concrete by 20 percent. The innovation also increases the lifespan of the buildings.

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Vast potential for organic solar cells

Epishine’s organic solar cells are based on carbon, not silicon. The thin-film cells can be printed like newspapers – and may end up being the cheapest method to produce electricity, ever.

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The Swedish project Advantage Environment provides information about existing and future products designed to reduce environmental impacts.

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