News

© Greencake

From Ashes to Hope: Rebuilding Gaza with Greencake

How do you set about mending the destruction caused by years of conflict and rebuilding your home, neighbourhood or city, when political instability make it impossible to get hold of the necessary resources? Two Gazan women set about doing just that, and have come up with a durable and affordable building block made out of waste materials: Greencake. Read on

© Cummins / Business Wire

Aeos: an Electric Truck for Heavy Goods on Short Trips

A US motor manufacture has just unveiled its first ever electrically powered articulated lorry. It won't be covering long distances any time soon, but it's a step in the right direction for the cargo industry. Read on

© Bloop

Bloop: The Ten Dollar Reusable Device That Saves Lives

For people in low-income countries, undergoing surgery can bear one key additional risk: a lack of access to safe blood supplies means that too many still end up perishing due to loss of blood. But how to prevent major blood loss during surgery, and ensure timely availability of clean and safe blood to those who need it, even in places lacking the appropriate medical infrastructure? Read on

© Cloud&Heat

Cloud&Heat Transforms Servers Into Water Heaters

As the world becomes increasingly digitalised, the need for servers - to store and process the huge amounts of data that we're producing - grows with it. A startup from Dresden, Cloud&Heat, has come up with a way of transforming all the warmth they give off into more than just a bunch of hot air. Read on