Environmental protection

includes preventive and conservative measures as well as end-of-pipe technologies such as CSS, aiming at preserving the current state of natural environment and, where possible, reversing its degradation.

Innovation: Guidance on evaluation and selection of sustainable water demand management technologies

Last update: 10.09.2014
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The report “Guidance on evaluation and selection of sustainable water demand management technologies” presents guidance for the evaluation and selection of Water Demand Management (WDM) type technologies for the reduction of water consumption in a technically sound, yet economically, environmentally and socially acceptable way for all stakeholders involved. Find the [...]

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Innovation: Web based self-audit adaptive potential tool for urban water stakeholders

Last update: 10.09.2014
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The tool guides users through a series of targeted questions, in which they are asked to assess particular practices within of their organisation. The purpose is to instigate thoughts about how their organisation operates and how practices might be improved. Once the tool questions are completed, an overall assessment scores [...]

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Innovation: Noise Barriers With Sun Energy Production For District Heating System

Last update: 15.05.2014
Pre-Demo
January 7 2013: Final location determined Based on the noise survey previously carried out by the Municipality of Lerum (2003) along the E20 motorway and the Western main line (railroad) a suitable location is identified. Interesting areas are identified by means of noise, conditions for solar thermal energy production, proximity [...]

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Innovation: Review and Evaluation of WO&PR Management Methods, Techniques and Technologies

Last update: 14.02.2014
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The review of WOPR The desk research procedure was conducted by excessive internet use regarding data mining and subsequent studying of the relevant literature which includes technical books, professional, doctoral and postgraduate studies, scientific publications and formal public documents. The evaluation was expanded to all phases of petroleum waste and [...]

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Innovation: Environmental Sound Practices & Code of Good Environmental Sound Practices

Last update: 14.02.2014
Demo
The attempt for the formation of an Environmental Code of Practice regarding the PRWO management was based on the principles and the guidelines of Environmental Management Systems. To this end, the procedures at each managerial phase were integrated in order to comply with the current legislative framework and all the [...]

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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: BIOLCA - A Tool For The Evaluation And Improvement Of The Sustainability In The Transport Sector

Last update: 08.11.2013
Pre-Demo
The tool, based on the Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) methodology, will enable the assessment of environmental, social and economic impacts throughout the whole life cycle. BIOLCA will be a powerful tool for decision making that will contribute to the improvement of the sustainability in the Transport and Biofuels sectors, since [...]

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Innovation: European Biofuels Technology Platform

Last update: 20.09.2013
Demo
The EBTP as a platform consists of companies and stakeholders dedicated to the research, demonstration and market implementation of advanced biofuels (commonly referred to as second or third generation biofuels) but also to the improvement of already commercial biofuel value chains. Policy makers will be supported via fact-based information regarding [...]

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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
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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: New Soil Improvement Products For Reducing The Pollution Of Soils And Waters And Revitalizing the Soil System (BIOREWIT)

Last update: 04.09.2013
Demo
The main goal of the BIOREWIT project is to develop innovative technologies of new soil improvers for horticulture outdoors production and soil-less substrates for greenhouse cultivation, applied in comprehensive agricultural research. AGRICULTURE VERIFICATION OF BIODEGRADABLE SUBSTRATES AND SOIL ECO-ACTIVATORS - Greenhouse experiments New soil-less substrates were used for long term [...]

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