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.

Innovation: Water Enhanced Resource Planning - Where water supply meets demand

Last update: 25.04.2014
Pre-Demo
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 [...]

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Innovation: Development Of An Interactive Tool For The Implementation Of Environmental Legislation In Nanoparticle Manufacturers

Last update: 28.11.2013
Pre-Demo
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 [...]

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Innovation: Compromise For A Reduction Of The Environmental Impact Of The Retail Sector - Obtaining Green Commerce Recognition Label

Last update: 13.10.2013
Ready to use
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 [...]

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Innovation: Green Commerce - Self -Assessment Questionnaire: Environmental evaluation of retail businesses

Last update: 13.10.2013
Ready to use
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 [...]

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Innovation: New Sustainable Concepts And Processes For Optimization And Upgrading Municipal Wastewater And Sludge Treatment

Last update: 12.10.2013
Ready to use
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, [...]

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Innovation: FENIX TOOL: a comprehensive on-line tool for evaluating packaging waste management options in Spain and Portugal

Last update: 06.09.2013
Ready to use
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 [...]

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Innovation: ECOWEB, Your Gateway to European Eco-Innovations

Last update: 03.09.2013
Ready to use
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 [...]

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