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Nanoindentation in the today’s News: Materials novel characterization by harmonized protocols

By |2022-09-22T05:23:53+00:00September 14th, 2022|

By Konstantinos Andrikos, Nanomechanic Engineer Testing materials' mechanical properties has always been a matter of great importance for the evaluation of their robustness, wear resistance, but also stability index, failure prediction and materials'design, to meet the demanding requirements of manufacturing and product trends; reliability, performance, durability, quality, to name a few. In order to have [...]

Is it possible to reach a climate neutral wastewater treatment plant?

By |2022-07-21T07:48:32+00:00July 21st, 2022|

By Lydia Peraki, Sustainabity Specialist In addition to the indirect emissions that are derived mostly from the energy use, direct GHGs, methane (CH4), nitrous oxide (N2O) and biogenic carbon dioxide (CO2) are emitted during the wastewater treatment processes (WWTP). Moving towards climate neutrality by improving the energy balance of the WWTP is an issue of [...]

Offsetting: A green investment or greenwashing?

By |2022-06-17T07:15:29+00:00June 17th, 2022|

By Lydia Peraki, Sustainabity Specialist Individuals and organizations can invest in environmental projects worldwide to compensate for their own unavoidable emissions. By definition, a carbon offset is a removal or reduction of greenhouse gas emissions by compensating the emissions generated elsewhere. Offsets are measured in tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent (tCO2e) reduced or removed from [...]

Sharing is Caring

By |2022-01-31T13:47:39+00:00January 28th, 2022|

By Sandy Bei, Data Scientist & Giannis Skaltsas, Full Stack Developer With Meta (aka Facebook) announcing the Metaverse, more and more people are going to be more familiar with the online world. Words like “web app”, “api”, “blockchain”,” cryptocurrency” etc. are going to be our next reality. But how did we end up with all [...]

Sustainable Christmas!

By |2021-11-23T14:08:08+00:00November 23rd, 2021|

By Angelos Gentikis, Sustainability Expert It is this time of the year again. Christmas is knocking on our doors. Shops are dressed in colorful lights and are ready to offer their products to customers. Whether it is meant for present or for personal use, each product comes with its own beautiful packaging. Packaging, in particular, [...]

Nanosafety: Who do we protect, the worker or the product?

By |2021-07-20T09:09:32+00:00July 20th, 2021|

By Spyros Damilos, Risk & Safety Engineer Nanotechnology, a fascinating “hot” research trend finding applications in almost all areas ranging from food industry and pharmaceuticals to energy and biofuels. Defining what nanomaterials are, according to the current definition adopted by European Commission (EC) the term “nanomaterial” describes the materials with particles of one or more [...]

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning boost Materials Discovery, Selection & Development!

By |2021-06-30T10:38:33+00:00June 29th, 2021|

By Konstantinos Paraskevoudis, Data Scientist Non experts most likely have heard the terms "Big Data" and "Data Science". What about "Machine Learning" and "Artificial Intelligence"? From taking and processing photos on your smartphone's camera to clicking on fine tuned recommended news on your browser, one thing is for sure: you have definitely used tools that [...]

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