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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: Set of policy briefs for water management practitioners

Last update: 10.09.2014
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Most of the policy briefs highlight the key interventions that were discussed in the workshops, including developing alternative water sources, demand management measures, and general measures to strengthen the governance of the water sector. Each of the briefs provides a description and general context for the intervention, a summary of [...]

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Innovation: Creation of Jobs by the Implementation of Environmentally Sustainable Management Techniques for Petroleum Residues & Waste Oils

Last update: 14.02.2014
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The results of the study were including the total number of offered jobs for the entire managerial chain of PRWO management by considering different technological approaches as for the processing of the respective quantities. For this reason it was assumed a processing capacity of 10.000 tonnes per year for all [...]

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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
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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: E2ReBuild Building Demonstrations

Last update: 03.09.2013
Demo
The aim is to reduce the energy use in the demonstration buildings to 30-50 kWh/m2a for heating, ventilation and hot water, by introducing innovative and sustainable renovation solutions. These solutions focus on industrial manufacturing methods for e.g., facade elements and standardised retrofit measures that allow a high replication potential. That [...]

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Innovation: ECOWEB, Your Gateway to European Eco-Innovations

Last update: 03.09.2013
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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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Innovation: Innovation Systems In African Agriculture - Collection of case studies

Last update: 22.08.2013
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What can we learn from the successes in the field of agricultural innovations? The objective of this project is to evaluate and learn from recent experiences in Africa in terms of agricultural innovation in order to determine more specific relevance of the priorities for research and policy and meet the [...]

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Innovation: Innovation Systems In African Agriculture - Recommendations for policy, research and practice

Last update: 22.08.2013
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JOLISAA aimed to assess and learn from past and ongoing experiences in three countries in Africa (Benin, Kenya and South Africa) with multi-stakeholder approaches to agricultural innovation development, particularly looking at the role of local knowledge and innovation in the process. JOLISAA synthesised findings and lessons learnt by combining joint [...]

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