You broke down and bought a new iPad, then realized you didn’t want to compose long messages by tapping on the glass and are thinking about a keyboard accessory. Maybe you are just looking for a replacement keyboard or want to try something new. Then it may be worth checking out this iZen keyboard that is 92% bamboo.
Canada has performed well over the last few years. The country looks particularly good when compared to many other nations which suffered tremendously after the recession of 2007 & 2008.
I see it all the time – a great idea, turned into a product, gone through a testing process, and earned certification….but now what? So often, innovators don’t know where to turn when seeking partners for pilot testing.
Dutch beer giant Heineken just launched an online innovation platform called Heineken Ideas Brewery. The first of several challenges will focus on new ideas for sustainable beer packaging.
Nothing rotten in the state of Denmark: the Danes top 2012 list of countries best at fostering clean innovation
This week Cleantech Group and WWF published Coming Clean: The Global Cleantech Innovation Index 2012. This first-ever report of its kind looks at cleantech innovation by geography: where entrepreneurial cleantech companies are growing today and where they will spring-up over the coming years.
Earlier this month Secretary of Energy Steven Chu announced “plans to launch a new Energy Innovation Hub for advanced research on batteries and energy storage with an investment of up to $120 million over five years.”
Although wind and solar energy steal most of the headlines, geothermal energy is enjoying significant growth. The past five years have seen accelerated geothermal development in countries like New Zealand, Indonesia and the US. But geothermal is also growing in new markets including countries like Australia and Germany.
Clean technology is one of the fastest growing sectors in the global economy. From solar and wind, to energy efficiency and electric cars, new technologies and opportunities are happening every day. The 2012 Cleantech Directory is a powerful tool to help keep up with a fast moving sector.
Cleantech is the next great investment opportunity. Huge amounts of investment wealth have been generated by technological innovations like the microprocessor and the Internet. These two innovations have ushered in unprecedented investment growth in the 1980s and 1990s.
Worldwide, the total square footage of green buildings (defined here as LEED certified buildings) is doubling every year, and 85 countries now have their own green building standards. But are we doing enough to harness the overwhelming benefits that come from boosting energy efficiency in buildings?