US awards $13.4m to help combat plastic waste

The seven research and development projects will convert plastic films into more valuable materials and design new plastics that are more recyclable and biodegradable

From lab to market: Next-gen UK science leaders set for £113m boost

Projects supported include autonomous four-legged robots given the ability to navigate through difficult terrain, including in construction and agriculture, as well as during natural disasters and measuring and mapping the origins of and reducing methane emissions

British High Commission and Earth Rangers to empower youth to act on climate change

The partnership will see the use of app-based technology to inspire and encourage the next generation to take action on climate change ahead of the UK-hosted COP26 conference in Glasgow this year

Next gen innovators invited to design EV charge points of the future

The ‘Eco Innovators’ competition aims to inspire young people to use their creative and engineering skills for public charging points

Inspiring the next generation at #EL2016

Have you wondered how to kick-start your career in the energy industry? Would you like advice and tips on how to do so? Well, we are launching ‘Energy Live Next’ for final year university students and young professionals at the Energy Live 2016 conference in London next week. We have three inspiring speakers, all with […]

US invests $13m in advanced nuclear reactors

The US is providing $13 million (£8m) for nuclear energy research and development projects that support advanced reactor technologies. Five companies will team up with universities and research institutions to address technical challenges to the design, construction and operation of next-generation nuclear reactors. It is part of the Department of Energy’s programme, launched last year, […]