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New RESET Project: Mission Climate Neutrality – Driving Transformation with Digital Solutions

RESET is launching a new project. In four online special features, we are approaching the question of how the target level of climate neutrality can be achieved with digital support - and as quickly as possible.

Ecoworks: Making Old Buildings Carbon Negative with a Second Skin

Converting older buildings with energy saving insulation is often costly and time consuming. A German startup wants to make the process more efficient and convenient.

Biomason: Can Bacteria-Built Cement Clean Up Construction?

Traditional cement is dirty, slow and unwieldy. A US-based startup hopes its new biocement can help change that.

Magway: Is Maglev Technology the Future of Low Carbon Home Delivery?

Imagine a world in which deliveries zoom through underground tunnels direct to your door. An innovative project in the UK hopes to make this a reality.

New Carbon Capture Technique Turns Carbon Solid in Seconds. Can This Help Clean Up Heavy Industry?

Heavy industries like cement and steel are dirty business. But can new carbon capture technologies help them to become more circular?

UrbanSky: Can Cheap Balloon-Based Images Help Disaster Relief and Civil Society?

A US startup hopes its 'mircoballoon' platform can provide aerial photography to a new host of users, including charities, farmers and rescuers.

New York’s Portable Recycling Plant Highlights a Micro-Manufacturing Future

While some manufacturers are going big, others are looking to small, self-sustaining microfactories as a more sustainable way to build things.

Can Civic Technology Help You Fix Your City from Your Smartphone?

All too often, living in a city can make you feel like a passive bystander. But new civic technology is aiming to make it easier than ever to get involved and have your voice heard.