Burn green to breathe

In the Alpine Region (AR) there is a need to support a better use of local resources and an increase of energy self-sufficiency while reducing impacts on climate and the environment (EUSALP, AG9). Biomass is a local and affordable RES and its combustion avoids fossil CO2atmospheric emissions. For these reasons biomass use is strategic in…

ecobiente – successful design of sustainable products

The research project “successful design of sustainable goods” supports the commercial viability and the acceptance of sustainable goods. It was promoted by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research. The project aimed to impact companies and designers who develop or provide ecological sustainable goods. The project  paid attention to the opportunities that design has to…

Greenfashion Project

The Next Fashion Revolution is GREEN The GREEN FASHION project will revolutionise the Sustainability of fashion value chains and life cycles. Fashion shall be attractive, resource efficient, produced in a fair way, and deliver good value for the producers and consumer alike. And it is not just about fashion but all raw materials, the zippers,…

Successful strategies for Product Service Systems

Development of a promising design strategy, based on the analysis of best practice examples of PSS’s and of international methodic approaches to their systematic development, for an Austrian Product Service System (PSS) provider. Schedule: January 2006 tol January 2007 Project partners GrAT / TU Wien, STENUM GmbH and econcept Summary: The central goal of the project…