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Meet the academic protecting bridges from climate change
Italian structural engineer Enrico Tubaldi’s experience of a strong earthquake in his hometown as a student led him to set about improving the resilience of structures to tremors. Now based in the UK, he’s turned his attention to protecting historic bridges from the effects of flooding.
Energy saving start-up secures investment after Catapult event
Promising start-up companies looking to secure investment for their innovations gathered at the Shard in London last February to pitch their business propositions. One year on, we speak to event participant Gregor Hoefter of energy saving platform GridDuck about his firm’s journey.
Cambridgeshire haulier drives consolidated deliveries and shared charging forward
Nearly 200 organisations have come together in the Freight Innovation Cluster – convened by Connected Places Catapult – to strengthen ties within the logistics sector. One new member is Welch’s Transport which is developing a freight consolidation centre to reduce the number of trucks heading towards Cambridge.
Meet the innovator cleaning the air in train stations
Matteo Maccario and his start-up company Pluvo are about to install new air filtration devices on train platforms in Birmingham and Salisbury.
CReDo among the winners at Climate Innovation Awards
Climate resilience digital twin tops Green Building, Infrastructure and Adaptation category
Professor Chris Smith: Green maritime ambitions need greater focus
Connected Places Catapult’s new Affiliate explains why the UK must do more to meet the carbon challenge in shipping.
Carbon accounting tool completes Heathrow trial
Advanced lifecycle assessment software developed by Looper – an SME supported by Connected Places Catapult – has helped Ferrovial Construction to manage its carbon emissions at Heathrow Airport.
Meet the Innovator helping to reduce freight vehicle pollution in cities
Supply chain specialist Steve Whyman has developed CurbCargo, an environmental software system that encourages businesses to work together to reduce the impact of delivery vehicles in cities.