Contest for a new prototype engine to gain € 3.5 Million

A new challenge launched by the European Commission under HORIZON PRIZE competition for  participants coming up with a solution integrated in a system prototype, which will be able to demonste reduction of emissions of pollutants and lowering fuel consumption in real driving conditions without affecting the operational capabilities of the vehicle. The purpose of this Read more about Contest for a new prototype engine to gain € 3.5 Million[…]

Commission to review permits of Large Combustion Plants

Today the Commission has taken action to tackle pollution from Large Combustion Plants, such as power stations and district heating plants, which are responsible for about one third of all air conventional pollutants from industry. More than 30% of EU citizens are exposed to air pollutant levels above EU standards, and air pollution remains the Read more about Commission to review permits of Large Combustion Plants[…]

Graphene sensor detects harmful air pollution in the home

Scientists from the University of Southampton in partnership with the Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (JAIST) have developed a graphene-based sensor and switch that can detect harmful air pollution in the home with very low power consumption. The sensor detects individual CO2 molecules and volatile organic compounds (VOC) gas molecules found in building Read more about Graphene sensor detects harmful air pollution in the home[…]