Call for applications: The Expo 2020 Dubai - Innovation impact grant program

Expo Live’s flagship Innovation Impact Grant Programme will award injection funds up to USD 100,000 to support the growth of social enterprises, startups and grassroots projects from around the world whose solutions generate social value and are in line with Expo 2020 Dubai’s subthemes of Opportunity, Mobility and Sustainability.
Application Deadline in 12 days

Stanford researchers develop a rooftop device that can make solar power and cool buildings

A new rooftop device under development will be able to produce electricity from sunlight while also beaming heat directly into space to cool buildings.

European Commission and Bill Gates-led Breakthrough Energy launch €100 million clean energy investment fund

Breakthrough Energy Europe links public funding with long-term risk capital so that clean energy research and innovation can be brought to market faster and more efficiently. With a capitalisation of €100 million, the fund will focus on reducing greenhouse gas emissions and promoting energy efficiency in the areas of electricity, transport, agriculture, manufacturing, and buildings. It isa pilot project that can serve as a model for similar initiatives in other thematic areas.

Call for Proposals on Joint Innovation Projects between France and Singapore

Applicants are expected to develop ready-to-market solutions for products, technology-based services or methods which have strong potential for the French, Singaporean and/or international market.

Call for innovative solutions for leak detection in heating networks

The purpose of this call for projects is to find a technology that will allow us to provide a system that complements the solutions that are currently being used (see annex for details of the solutions being used) to locate leaks in hot and overheated water networks.
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Call for Applications: Unilever Young Entrepreneurs Awards 2018

The Unilever Young Entrepreneurs Awards support and celebrate inspirational young people from all over the world who have existing initiatives, products or services tackling some of the planet’s biggest sustainability challenges.
Applications are closed
7 months ago

Banana peels based bio-plastic

Making bio-plastic from banana peels instead of the traditional petroleum-based plastic is believed to be a successful solution to increase the efficiency of plastic industry.
7 months ago

Finland's INTENS project to focus on energy efficiency improvement and emissions reduction of ship energy systems

INTENS, a VTT-coordinated Finnish research-industry collaborative consortium, has jointly committed over €13 million in the next three years, with the ardent funding support of €5.6 million from Business Finland, to proactively advancing, promoting and digitalizing Finnish marine industries and beyond, specially focusing on energy efficiency improvement and emissions reduction of ship energy systems.
7 months ago

Supporting Climate-Smart Development for the Global Public Good

In the past 10 years, the WBG-China energy relationship has focused on energy efficiency and renewable energy development. The World Bank Group has successfully introduced market-based mechanisms to promote energy efficiency, supported the establishment of an enabling environment for increased investment in renewable energy and energy efficiency, and promoted renewable energy technology improvement for higher quality and lower costs.
8 months ago

EU Call for Proposals: Conversion of captured CO2

Development of energy-efficient and economically and environmentally viable CO2 conversion technologies for chemical energy storage or displacement of fossil fuels that allow for upscaling in the short to medium term.
Applications are closed
8 months ago

EU Call for Proposals: High-quality organic fertilisers from biogas digestate

Projects shall develop treatment technologies to convert digestate into a suitable fertiliser or soil amender. They could focus on a specific digestate type or develop a flexible process covering a variety of digestates.
Application Deadline in a month
9 months ago

Make Our Planet Great Again - Call for proposals for financing of master’s excellence grants

Three broad research themes are prioritized: earth systems, climate change and sustainability, and the energy transition.
Applications are closed
9 months ago

ADB Projects in Cambodia, Mongolia, Tajikistan Secure GCF Funding

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has secured $190 million in total funding comprising of $85 million in grants and $105 million in concessional loans from the Green Climate Fund (GCF) for its climate change projects in Cambodia, Mongolia, and Tajikistan, shoring up the bank’s efforts to increase its climate financing for the Asia and Pacific region.
9 months ago

Inclusive Climate-Smart Finance (in Africa) – Reaching those most in need

Addressing the climate challenge rests inter alia on the availability of adequate and sustainable climate-smart finance, along with properly designed mechanisms for its smooth provision.
9 months ago

European Space Agency's Call for Proposals: Organic Best Practices & Ecosystem Preservation

The European Space Agency’s Organic Best Practices & Ecosystem Preservation Kick-Start Activity offers support and funding to companies looking to develop space empowered services for the preservation of our environment.
Applications are closed
9 months ago

EU Call for Proposals: EIC Horizon Prize for 'Innovative Batteries for eVehicles'

The challenge is to develop a safe and sustainable battery for electric-vehicles through the development of new materials and chemistries making use of abundant, sustainable low cost materials, which are easily available in Europe.
Application Deadline in 2 years
10 months ago

Bioplastic production from cellulose of oil palm empty fruit bunch

Bioplastic synthesis used glycerol as plasticizer and cassava starch as matrix. This research was successfully producing bioplastic sheet by casting method. In future prospects, bioplastic from EFB cellulose can be developed as plastic bag and food packaging.
10 months ago

EU Call for Proposals: Advanced CO2 capture technologies

The objective is the validation and pilot demonstration of advanced CO2 capture technologies that have shown a high potential for reduction of the energy penalty and a significant overall improvement of cost-efficiency of the whole capture process, but that are not yet commercial.
Applications are closed
10 months ago

NUS researchers pioneer water-based, eco-friendly and energy-saving air-conditioner

A team of researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) has pioneered a new water-based air-conditioning system that cools air to as low as 18 degrees Celsius without the use of energy-intensive compressors and environmentally harmful chemical refrigerants.
a year ago

Black & Veatch: Data Analytics Is the Foundation of Tomorrow’s Smart Cities

New technology is changing the face of transportation, electric vehicle sales are rising, along with the infrastructure that supports them; autonomous vehicles are hitting the streets; ride sharing is transforming urban transport markets; and greener buses are reshaping mass transit.
a year ago

UMD Researcher Develops Innovative Water Treatment System to Clean and Sustain the Port of Baltimore

Algae grows quickly and is harvested by the Port once a week and fed into a series of three digesters, housed in small greenhouse-like structures that break down the algae, to produce methane-enriched biogas. The biogas can be used as a supplement to power a fuel cell that produces electricity.
a year ago

Canada will invest $700 million in Clean Technology

Canadian clean technology companies produce innovative and competitive technologies that use less energy or reduce negative impacts on the environment. Through today's investment, BDC will take on more risk to help high-potential clean tech firms expand by providing them with the capital they need to hire new staff, develop products, support sales, and scale up and compete globally.
a year ago

Canada launches Clean Technology program for the Fisheries and Aquaculture industries

The new program will provide up to $20 million over four years to help Canada's fisheries and aquaculture industries incorporate existing clean technologies into their day-to-day operations.
a year ago

Vivatech Mobility and Smart City Challenge

This call for projects covers four main subjects:new ways of moving around,smart parking,new fuels, hydrogen,improving the energy efficiency of vehicles.
Applications are closed
a year ago

Call for Applications: Mining Cleantech Challenge

The Colorado Cleantech Industries Association (CCIA) is now accepting applications for the second annual Mining Cleantech Challenge (MCC), a market-driven showcase to be held in Denver, Colorado on March 29, 2018.
Applications are closed
a year ago

Engineered quantum dots could bring down the cost of solar electricity

researchers are creating double-pane solar windows that generate electricity with greater efficiency and create shading and insulation for good measure. It’s all made possible by a new window architecture which utilizes two different layers of low-cost quantum dots tuned to absorb different parts of the solar spectrum.
a year ago

MIT Engineers create plants that glow

By embedding specialized nanoparticles into the leaves of a watercress plant, they induced the plants to give off dim light for nearly four hours.
a year ago

UN Environment and BNP Paribas are partnering to bring private capital to sustainable projects in emerging countries

UN Environment and BNP Paribas will collaborate to identify suitable commercial projects with measurable environmental and social impact, with a target of capital funding amounting to USD 10 billion by 2025 in developing countries.
a year ago

UNDP and China to Collaborate on Innovation and Technology Sharing

The strengthened partnership will focus on enhancing knowledge and technology exchange between China and other developing countries through South-South cooperation, promoting progress towards the SDGs. The two parties will work together to match the technologies of China with the challenges of other developing countries are facing in achieving sustainable development and facilitate technology transfer.
a year ago

Proparco invests US$100 Million to boost Green Financing in Emerging and Developing Countries

Proparco has invested US$100m in Amundi Planet – Emerging Green One, an investment fund created jointly by the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a World Bank subsidiary, and French asset management firm Amundi. The fund’s brief is to invest in “green bonds” to be issued by financial institutions in emerging and developing countries over the next seven years.
a year ago

The start-up Tiamat to design, develop and produce battery using sodium ions

This performance opens possibilities for use in areas that have not been developed or have great room for technological development, such as stationary storage (mass storage of intermittent renewable energies, wind and solar) and mobile storage for electric vehicles (buses that can be recharged at the end of the line, for example).
a year ago

Canada announced New $155-Million Clean Growth Program to Address Climate Change

Canada's Minister of Natural Resources announced a $155-millionprogram that will fund clean technology projects in the areas of energy, mining and forestry, helping to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and improve environmental outcomes.
Applications are closed
a year ago

Launch of Africa NDC Hub, African Platform to help 54 African countries on Climate-related Projects

This platform should be a catalyst for concessional funding for climate-related projects in Africa which will, in turn, help raise private finance. This is a most timely initiative, bearing in mind that, US$ 4 billion will be required to implement the NDCs, according to recent studies.
a year ago

China consolidates position as Global Leader on Green Finance, says new research

China has become a new growth driver in the global green bonds market. In the first half of 2017, China issued 36 green bonds worth RMB77.67 billion (US$11.7 billion). Of these bonds, the number and size of bonds grew 278 per cent and 28 per cent respectively compared with 2016.
a year ago

Call for Applications: Start Up Energy Transition 2018 to Identify the Most Promising Start-ups in the Energy Transition and Climate Protection

SET, an initiative by the Deutsche Energie-Agentur, the German Energy Agency (dena), in cooperation with strategic partner, the World Energy Council, has launched the second round of the international award ‘Start Up Energy Transition’ (SET) during the annual UN Climate Change Conference (COP 23) in Bonn, Germany. Young companies and innovation projects around the world are invited to apply.
Applications are closed
a year ago

Green IoT: An Investigation on Energy Saving Practices for 2020 and Beyond

Green IoT envisions the concept of reducing the energy consumption of IoT devices and making the environment safe. Inspired by achieving a sustainable environment for IoT, we first give the overview of green IoT and the challenges that are faced due to excessive usage of energy hungry IoT devices.
a year ago

Plastic Omnium Invests in a Venture Capital Fund Dedicated to the Energy Transition and the Mobilities of the Future

The Group just invested, as co-sponsor, as part of the €240 million fundraising effort of Aster, a venture capital company specializing in the digital transformation and new industrial models.
a year ago

Mubadala, CDC International Capital, and Bpifrance sign 1 billion Euros Investment Agreement

Bpifrance and Mubadala invest up to 500 million Euros in startups and more mature technology companies through both direct investments and venture capital funds. The program will focus on information and communication technologies, biotech, green tech and other fast-rising technology sectors.
a year ago