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Changes in the Vehicle Market

30th of January 2018 The Centre for Global Eco-Innovation, Lancaster University, and Lancaster University Management School (LUMS) hosted the first eco-innovation themed breakfast seminar with Lombard. This seminar brought together industry leaders, regional business and academics to discuss emerging technologies in the transport sector, including autonomous vehicles, electric vehicles, and hybrid engines. There was a…
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Recirculate Knowledge Exchange Workshop

19th January 2018 Workshop series brings together African researchers, businesses and policy makers to explore how knowledge exchange could help provide safe, sustainable water Lancaster University staff delivered the first of five week-long Knowledge Exchange workshops, to initiate the start of the £7M RECIRCULATE project, supported by the UK Government’s Global Challenges Research Fund. RECIRCULATE…
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Real World PhDs

Solving real world problems with businesss while getting a PhD was a winning combination for students graduating from the Centre for Global Eco-Innovation. The award winning Centre for Global Eco-innovation (CGE), matches academic researchers with business people who have a problem they need to solve. This could involve a product, service or process they want…
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Chimneys: A Hidden Source of Energy Savings

Lancaster University recently teamed up with Cumbria Eco-firm Chimney Sheep Ltd for a collaborative piece of work. Chimney Sheep Ltd manufacture and sell an innovative energy saving chimney draught excluder. Made of felted sheep wool, the Chimney Sheep® fits snugly into the chimney throat just above the fireplace and prevents warm air from escaping up…
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