27. 05. 2013
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Paris Region Innovation Centre – Presentation & Expertise

​ The Paris Region Innovation Centre (PRICE / CFI in French)is one of the innovation support agencies for the Paris region. With the support of the regional government and Oseo PRICE aims to...

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UCD - university college of Dublin

University College of Dublin – Presentation & Expertise

​University College Dublin (UCD) is Irelands largest university. It is a leading research-intensive university ranked 134 in the QS World University Ranking (2011). It has over 23,000 students, 6,000 graduate students and 1,300...

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Lancaster University

Lancaster University – Presentation & Expertise

Lancaster University is a large research intensive university ranked 131 in the Times Higher World University Rankings 2011-2012 and 9th in the UK by the Complete University Guide for 2012. The university is...

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22. 05. 2013
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Water Scarcity by United Nations Photo

Why Worry about Water?

Europe’s Water is under pressure.  Recent figures show that 20% of surface water is at serious risk from pollution; 60% of European cities over-exploit their groundwater resources and 50% of wetlands are endangered....

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22. 05. 2013
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SeaGen Tidal Power Plant

New research highlights opportunities for SME’s in the offshore wind sector

The European Environment Agency believes that offshore wind energy capacity in Europe will increase 17 fold between 2010 and 2020 and in developing countries spending is also rising rapidly. But is there really...

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22. 05. 2013
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Zigzag Nanotube by Material Science

What Does Eco-Toxicology Mean to You?

There are several ways in which chemicals can enter the human body and environment.  Even where direct harm to humans may not be detected they may contaminate the air or water and can...

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17. 05. 2013
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Shaking Hands by Nicola Corboy

When Student Meets Company

The Student: Emmanuel Ugbodaga is undertaking a Master’s programme in Environmental Management and Consultancy and through this became involved in the student exchange programme for KARIM. He states that one of the major...

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17. 05. 2013
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Earth Day by AlicePopkorn

Biomimicry as a tool for sustainable innovation.

In order to face global social and environmental issues, new trans-disciplinary and trans-sectorial approaches have become essential. Biomimicry (bio=life, mimesis = imitate) is a  promising approach: it takes advantage of living technologies and...

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02. 05. 2013
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Innoventure Avril 2013 Environmental Technologies

Innoventure Europe – Smart Money, for smart ideas

Every 6 months, investors and startups meet to share, network and explore investment opportunities within a specific innovation sector. Last April, the third of the fourth events took place, as usual, in Paris...

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