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A major challenge for our future buildings is to reduce the environmental impact, as our current method of construction leads to too great an environmental impact to stay within the carrying capacity of the earth with our building needs.
The ruling by the Constitutional Court, which abolished the reversing counter earlier this year, caused quite a commotion among owners of solar panels. A financial mechanism for this target group suddenly disappeared.
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French-Dutch airline group Air France-KLM has taken to the skies its first long-haul flight using so-called SAF. This is a sustainable aviation fuel made from used cooking oil by the French oil and gas group Total.
Mercedes-Benz VISION AVTR, is inspired by AVATAR. The name of the groundbreaking concept vehicle stands not only for the close collaboration in developing the showcar together with the AVATAR team but also for ADVANCED VEHICLE TRANSFORMATION.
The Faculty of Rehabilitation Sciences at UHasselt can now use the high-tech movement lab GRAIL. The lab consists of an advanced treadmill with a platform that measures step strength, among other things, a screen on which a virtual environment is projected, and numerous cameras that meticulously record and analyze the subject's balance and every movement.
The CAPTURE research center in the Zuidrand district of Ghent has officially opened the doors of a brand new building. Researchers from UGent, VUB and UAntwerpen will work there on circular economy and look for ways to reuse scarce raw materials such as water and plastics. "In the field of sustainable technology, we want to be among the world leaders," said UGent Rector Rik Van de Walle at the opening.
The tenth anniversary of EnergyVille is being celebrated. The research collaboration between the Flemish partners KU Leuven, VITO, imec and UHasselt exists ten years and has been based at Thor Park in Genk for five years.
Deploying artificial intelligence could allow wind turbines to work in a smarter way with environmental factors. The doctoral study of VUB researcher Timothy Verstraeten shows that wind energy can become cheaper and more efficient this way.
Energy Minister Tinne Van der Straeten (Groen) wants to make Belgium the hydrogen hub of Europe. Before the summer she wants to come up with a strategy that should make optimal use of the potential of our country. The Minister stated this in response to a study on the role of gaseous energy carriers in a climate-neutral Belgium.
A new start-up is using plasma technology from the UAntwerp to break down harmful CO2 molecules into their original building blocks. With these ingredients, companies can start working again to produce biofuels, chemicals or other useful raw materials.
Tuesday, March 16, 2021. Day on day 26 years after Bill Gates visited our first campus. What moment is more suitable to anchor our plans for the future?
Smart Cities. A term about which there is a lot to do. But how do you make the city of the future tangible?
Lots has been undertaken, done and written about Smart City projects. What is common ground, is that there are lots of challenges to tackle when starting a Smart City project. We have listed the 8 most heard challenges.