STUDENTS WIN AWARD FOR FACEMASK MADE FROM POTATO

A Year 12 student team who developed a biodegradable face mask made from potato were crowned the winners of an inaugural sustainability competition by Stephen Richardson, President of the Institution of Chemical Engineers. The University...

Eco-minded energy firms are a hotbed of innovation but valuable tax credits are going...

By Nigel Holmes, head of R&D Technical Operations, and Karen Taylor, group head of Grants, at specialist tax consultancy Catax We are in the midst of a green revolution, but our progress toward Net Zero...

£166 million cash injection for green technology and 60,000 UK jobs

Government announces major cash injection for green technology and development as part of Green Industrial Revolution. £166.5 million cash boost will drive forward developments in critical technology needed for a green industrial revolution including...

Renewables training provider gets visit from Rishi Sunak

MP for Richmond (Yorks), Rishi Sunak, visited renewables training provider, GTEC – a company leading the way when it comes to creating the ‘green’ installers needed to meet carbon reduction targets. Making our homes low carbon offers...

Fugro expands UK marine laboratory capacity to support green industry services

Fugro has opened new state-of-the art marine chemistry and biology laboratories within the Heriot-Watt University Research Park in Edinburgh, UK. Fugro’s newly outfitted chemistry laboratories will be able to simultaneously analyse a wider range of...

Scientists’ new tech could slash energy use

Albotherm raises £370k to develop climate change-fighting coating. Two scientists are developing climate change-fighting technology that could slash energy use in buildings. Albotherm’s new temperature responsive glass coating reflects sunlight, reducing the energy required to cool...