The INMA consortium is integrated by two end users, one equipment provider, four research organisations, three universities and the EASN association. Participation of industrial partners who will directly exploit the project results guarantees the impact of the project.
Information and communication technologies
ICT (information and communications technology - or technologies) is an umbrella term that includes any communication device or application, encompassing: radio, television, cellular phones, computer and network hardware and software, satellite systems and so on, as well as the various services and applications associated with them, such as videoconferencing and distance learning.
Water can be saved through: infrastructure investment; improved coordination; or behavioural change-measures with different costs & time scales. While 40% water savings could be achieved from technological improvements, this value is the sum of a series of different actions. Based on water resources management experience, it can be roughly estimated [...]
INANOTOOL APPROACH The objective of i-NanoTool is to contribute to the efficient implantation of the environmental policy and legislation in nanomaterials manufacturers companies, especially SMEs. It includes the development of an interactive platform (etool) for environmental self-diagnosis addressed to nanoparticles manufacturers in European countries. Its specific objectives are: • To [...]
TRANSFORuM provides a platform for stakeholders of all areas of the European Transport sector to develop a common view and strategies of how four key goals of the 2011 White Paper on Transport can be achieved. Our underlying assumptions are that policy making should be based on an in-depth understanding [...]
The Green Commerce Project introduced the European "Green Commerce" label which shops can use to advertise their environmental credentials to customers. It sets minimum standards of environmental performance which shops need to meet and comply with to become credited with the "Green Commerce" label: 1. GOOD PRACTICES The business reads [...]
The Green Commerce project developed of a self-assessment software that enables businesses interested to know the degree of compliance with the requirements set for obtaining recognition Green Commerce, and to manage the implementation of corrective measures in pilot shops of participant municipalities. The shops in other cities may also access [...]
Results of Neptune will be used to reduce environmental impact while at the same time reducing overall costs of the environmental protection. New analytical tools for micropollutants detection will enable better management of the whole effluent toxicity. By comparing existing as well as new technologies developed within Neptune, using LCA, [...]
It is an ad-hoc software tool for evaluating alternative scenarios for the management of post-consumer packaging waste, enabling the selection of more sustainable waste management practices, in accordance with the current European policy principles. The tool is intended to be used directly by the local municipalities and waste management entities [...]
The final ECOWEB online platform. ECOWEB is a smart online platform which gathers over 3.000 eco-innovations, including technologies, applications, products, patents, processes and other solutions. A tool supporting development and marketing of eco-innovation. It aims to increase the development and uptake of eco-innovations. Therefore, ECOWEB presents up-to-date information on eco-innovations [...]
The inland waterway and the maritime field tests, were necessary to demonstrate the performance of the ARIADNA system and provide navigation support to skippers to reduce the risk of collisions. The system showed very clearly that potential collisions such as collisions with bridges, port infrastructure, and other vessels can be [...]