Category: Innovation

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Buildings made of bone

In a bid to reduce building emissions, researchers at the University of Cambridge are developing a sustainable building material made of artificial bone and eggshell. The composite material takes very little energy to produce....

Japanese inventors are taking on disposable plastic products with their ecological packaging material made out of algae. (Image credit: Toyota) 1

Plastic out of seaweed

Japanese inventors want to alleviate the problem of marine waste with an ecological, degradable packaging. Made out of marine algae, their product has already received a prestigious design award. The designers are now in...

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Amsterdam is Europe’s most innovative city

The European Commission has awarded this year’s European Capital of Innovation award to Amsterdam. The Dutch city was recognised for embracing a bottom-up approach based on smart growth, start-ups, liveability and digital social innovation....