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Beneq and DSM Partner to Introduce a Novel Aerosol Deposition Technology for Solar Applications

Beneq, the global supplier of production and research equipment for thin-film ALD and aerosol coatings, and Royal DSM, the global Life Sciences and Materials Sciences company, are working together developing and commerci... [More]

Bayer MaterialScience LLC Helps Building Professionals Meet their Sustainability Goals

Sustainability is now standard in many building and construction projects, and building professionals are continually on the lookout for high-performance materials for sustainable building environments. With its high-... [More]
Collaboration To Develop Graphene-Enhanced Lithium-ion Battery For Electric Buses

Collaboration To Develop Graphene-Enhanced Lithium-ion Battery For Electric Buses

Graphene NanoChem is pleased to announce that Platinum Nanochem Sdn Bhd; its wholly-owned subsidiary, has entered into a product development and collaboration agreement (“Agreement”) with Sync R&D Sdn Bhd (“Sync R&D”) on a joint initiative to develop a ‘next generation’, graphene-enhanced lithium-ion battery solution for electric buses under the Electric Bus 1 Malaysia program . [More]
Nano-Alloy with Unique Morphology Enables Super-Efficient Oxygen Reduction

Nano-Alloy with Unique Morphology Enables Super-Efficient Oxygen Reduction

Researchers from China and Sweden used advanced theoretical and experimental investigations to report how a new nano-alloy made up of palladium nano-islands set in tungsten nanoparticles forms a new type of catalyst for highly effective oxygen reduction. [More]
Researchers at Ohio State University Create the World's First Solar Battery

Researchers at Ohio State University Create the World's First Solar Battery

Researchers at Ohio State University have created the world's first solar battery by combining a battery and a solar cell into one hybrid device. [More]
New Battery Prototype Using Biomaterials and Smart Recycling Strategy

New Battery Prototype Using Biomaterials and Smart Recycling Strategy

Scientists working at Ångström Laboratory at the Uppsala University, Sweden have developed a new environment-friendly battery prototype using resources from pine resin and alfalfa (lucerne seed) coupled with a smart recycling approach. Their concept could very well become an alternate option to present-day lithium batteries that have its share of environmental issues. [More]

Hexcel Promotes Composites For Aerospace, Automotive And Wind Energy At Composites Europe 2014

Hexcel will be promoting its latest carbon fibre and composite technologies at Composites Europe 2014, in Stuttgart, Germany, from 7th to 9th October 2014.  Hexcel will show how innovations in carbon fibre, prepregs... [More]
Innovative Method Makes Polymers for Sustainable Environment

Innovative Method Makes Polymers for Sustainable Environment

Industrial processes and consumption of fossil fuels release greenhouse gases, a major cause of global warming. An advanced membrane engineered by an international research team led by Easan Sivaniah at the Institute for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences (iCeMS) of Kyoto University can address this problem by eliminating greenhouse gases from the atmosphere. [More]
Renewable Initiative to Produce Biodegradable Bioplastics from Seaweed - SEABIOPLAS

Renewable Initiative to Produce Biodegradable Bioplastics from Seaweed - SEABIOPLAS

SEABIOPLAS, an FP7 project is working towards using sustainably grown seaweeds as feed for recyclable plastics. For attaining the EU target of 10% plastics being biodegradable plastics, it is very important to have large-scale production of biomass-based plastics. [More]
Completely Transparent Solar Collector Created Using Organic Materials

Completely Transparent Solar Collector Created Using Organic Materials

This new transparent solar concentrator uses organic molecules to absorb energy from infrared and ultraviolet light, channeling it into photovoltaic cells whilst allowing all visible light to pass through unaffected. [More]