R&D into Sustainable Manufacturing, Production and Services

NUIG, GMIT, SFI (Science Foundation Ireland), EPA (Environmental Protection Agency), Local Businesses, National and European Policymakers

Courtesy: Inhabitat (Flickr)
Courtesy: Inhabitat (Flickr)

Greater research and development (R&D) is required within our universities, institutes of technology and businesses into green manufacturing, production and services. This could be championed by national governments and the EU with supportive legislation, regulation, standards, demonstration projects, financial aid and other assistance.

Eco-innovation Action Plan, The European Commission

Laboratory for Manufacturing and Sustainability, University of California, Berkeley, USA