Highly resonant wireless power technology: safe, efficient, and over distance

Dr Morris Kesler, Chief Technology Officer at WiTricity Corporation, discusses their highly resonant wireless power technology. The idea of transmitting power through the air has...

Petalite: revolutionising electric vehicle charging

Petalite are revolutionising electric vehicle charging to change the course of transportation infrastructure and how EVs are charged on land, sea, and air through...

CERN communicates plans to reduce their environmental footprint

With the release of their second Environment Report, CERN illustrates its concreate actions to reduce its environmental footprint by focusing on its greenhouse gas...

Wind-based electrification in a climate neutral Europe

WindEurope’s ‘Electric City’ event highlighted that wind-based electrification will account for half of the electricity produced in a climate neutral transition. WindEurope’s 2021 annual event,...

Scottish circular economy to go mainstream

The Scottish circular economy has gone from theory to practice. With international recognition for our successes to date, it’s now time to go to the mainstream. The goal of the circular economy is simple – making our precious resources last....

Marine Protected Areas: why bother?

Innovation News Network speaks to Jean-Luc Solandt of the Marine Conservation Society about the importance of having well-managed Marine Protected Areas. We live on one planet, 70% of which is made up of ocean – an ocean which is teeming...

The BSI’s circular standard: how businesses can adopt circular policies

Innovation News Network speaks to David Fatscher from BSI about their new circular standard, giving advice to businesses wanting to become part of the circular economy. Adopting a circular standard of operating as a business or an organisation can seem...

Airborne inspection and quality assurance

The standard inspection method for quality assurance of the exterior surfaces of wind turbines is to employ people trained as rope access or industrial climbers, but this is not the only way. Drones are capable of undertaking visual inspection of...

Marine energy efficiency: prioritising the energy audit

The principle of energy efficiency has been around for a long time and is widely deployed - basic energy efficiency awareness can achieve savings of up to 40%. However, the marine industry often lags behind in this field. Shipowners...

Phytoponics: hydroponic technology for sustainable agriculture

Phytoponics have created a high quality hydroponic system, costing significantly less than traditional designs – their technology has the potential to meet global food demand with sustainability in mind. To continue to feed the world while preserving the environment, crop...

Maritime bridge tech leaders launch new innovations

Hatteland Display AS are one of the market leaders in maritime bridge displays. They released their new and improved technology at SMM Hamburg 2018. As ship traffic increases, European waters are becoming ever more congested. Having the ability to safely...

Will Brexit affect the EU meat trade industry?

Many of the agricultural products imported and exported within Europe are covered by the Single Common Market Organisation, which provides market instruments to stabilise the sector when needed. Beef, pork, poultry and lamb meat are some of the most common...

The circular economy concept, explained

The term "circular economy" is being used more and more frequently within the manufacture and construction industries as well as various other business sectors. Brendon Rowen of Cradle to Circular Design Consultancy UK explains the concept. The modern idea of...

The European Environmental Bureau is pursuing a circular economy

Stephane Arditi from the European Environmental Bureau spoke to Innovation News Network about the instruments that can be used to promote a circular mode of operation. It is estimated that it takes the Earth 18 months to replenish the resources...

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