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Wanted: recycling methods to keep astronauts alive

European Space Agency, ESA and European Innovation Council, EIC needs your help on recycling methods to keep astronauts alive. The aim is to get new ideas on how to reuse and recycle water, food, oxygen and more. Deadline extention until 1 March.

 ESA and the European Innovation Council – the new body guiding the commercialisation of high-risk, high-impact technologies in Europe – has teamed up to crowd source ideas for implementing ‘circular economy’ technologies and sustainable processes in space.

The aim is to seek out concepts targeting the reuse and recycling of water, food, oxygen, nitrogen and other scarce resources from apparent waste material. And further to their use in space, these solutions should also have wider uses on Earth, creating synergies with terrestrial moves towards a circular economy.



Cecilie Tornøe
Tlf.: +45 72 31 82 84
Email: ct@ufm.dk

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Senest opdateret 23. juni 2024