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An XXL sail to tow cargo ships
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An XXL sail to tow cargo ships

Today, 90% of the world's trade in goods is carried out by maritime transport, which accounts for 3% of global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. This environmental footprint is expected to increase to 1...
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  • Tria, the first polymer heart valve
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    Tria, the first polymer heart valve

    Tria, an aortic heart valve made from LifePolymer, an advanced biopolymer material, could help save and improve the lives of millions of patients....

  • AeroSHARK, a "shark skin" to cover aircraft
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    AeroSHARK, a "shark skin" to cover aircraft

    Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) has decided to coat the 12 Boeing 777s in its fleet with a polymer adhesive film. This new surface technology will reduce the fuel consumption of the sub-fleet by...

  • Biomass plastics for the new Casio watch
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    Biomass plastics for the new Casio watch

    Casio Computer Co, Ltd. has announced the release of its first watch made from biomass plastics derived from renewable organic substances....

  • Featherweight packaging: Albéa's EcoFusion Top
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    Featherweight packaging: Albéa's EcoFusion Top

    Packaging manufacturer Albéa has developed a new solution, the EcoFusion Top, to close its tubes and also reduce their overall weight....

  • Building differently with WallE+
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    Building differently with WallE+

    Although the name of Wall-E might initially conjure up the image of the little cleaning robot from the eponymous animated film, it is also the name of a prefabricated module made of composites with a ...

  • New 100% PE e-fill!
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    New 100% PE e-fill!

    Arcade Beauty, the US world leader in sample and single-dose solutions for perfume and beauty, has developed its first single-material polyethylene e-fill for L'Oréal....

  • A solar sail for producing green electricity
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    A solar sail for producing green electricity

    The French start-up Héole has come up with the idea of developing organic photovoltaic sails to produce green energy to power boats. And it intends to make this dream a reality during the next Route d...

  • Traxium Compressor, a new kind of football boot
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    Traxium Compressor, a new kind of football boot

    The latest innovation from Decathlon and its football brand Kipsta is a fully moulded football boot, manufactured in a single step, without glue or waste, produced in partnership with French plastics ...

  • Shake up breakfast with Philips Eco Conscious !
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    Shake up breakfast with Philips Eco Conscious !

    Philips is going green with the launch of Eco Conscious, a collection of breakfast appliances made entirely from bio-based plastics....

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