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11 Jul
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New Measures for Sustainable Soil Use in Switzerland
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The Swiss Federal Council has published a report on the impacts of the Swiss Soil Strategy. Approved in 2020, the strategy aims for sustainable soil use by 2050. The report highlig...
21 Jun
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Synhelion Completes Solar Energy Plant Milestone
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Synhelion has completed its first industrial-scale demonstration plant, DAWN, in Jülich, Germany, where it will produce carbon-neutral aviation fuel using concentrated solar energy...
08 Apr
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SWEET Program Launches Call to Tackle Hard-to-Abate Emissions
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The Swiss Federal Office of Energy (SFOE) and the Federal Office for the Environment (FOEN) have announced a new call for proposals under the SWEET funding program. This initiative...
12 Mar
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Switzerland’s Fintech Sector Sees Record Growth Amid Sustainability Focus
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Switzerland's fintech sector achieved a record 11% growth, totaling 483 companies by the close of 2023, as per Lucerne University's latest study. Fintech entities emphasizing susta...
08 Feb
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Sustainable Medtech: A Leap Forward with Helbling
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Helbling is creating self-powered devices that could render batteries obsolete. This innovation aims for more efficient medical implants, reducing surgeries and healthcare costs th...
02 Feb
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The ICON Weather and Climate Model is Now Open Source
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The ICON weather and climate model, a collaborative effort by Swiss and German researchers, is now open source. This groundbreaking move aims to enhance transparency and foster inn...
09 Jan
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Swiss Researchers Build on CO2 to Transform Concrete Industry
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Empa's Concrete & Asphalt lab pioneers CO2-neutral concrete with biochar integration. Researchers aim for CO2-neutral or even CO2-negative outcomes by replacing traditional aggrega...
14 Dec
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reFuel.ch Consortium Launches for Sustainable Energy Solutions in Switzerland
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Switzerland takes a giant leap towards sustainable energy with the kickoff of reFuel.ch. Supported by SFOE's SWEET program, the consortium unites academia, industry, and global par...
29 Nov
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Swiss Project Aims for Eco-Friendly Plastics
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HSG leads the Innosuisse flagship project "Towards a NetZero Plastics Industry." Collaborating with Swiss universities and 18 businesses, they reshape the plastics industry, target...
16 Nov
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Innovation Alert: Water-Based Batteries Poised to Transform Urban Power
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Empa researcher David Reber is revolutionizing urban energy storage. His innovative approach combines water-based flow batteries with solid materials, addressing their low energy d...