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Algae bioreactors used to purify polluted air on a playground

The energy needed is provided from solar power and kinetic energy emitted from children's play.

GoRolloe

A bicycle wheel that can filter outdoor air pollution

The solution does not require additional energy to operate as it uses the kinetic energy of moving vehicles.

A curved roadside barrier that can mitigate air pollution

Researchers are using airflow modeling techniques to study the effects of unique roadside structures to deflect particulates away from pedestrians.

Brick Laying Robot

Brick-laying robots can build affordable houses

The system needs only two workers to control it, load bricks and mortar into its feeds, and also to complete damp-proofing and the pointing that finishes the mortar joints.

This wind turbine harnesses the power of traffic

The wind turbines generate electricity from the massive, untapped energy of moving vehicles.

Aldi traffic light system

Supermarket using a traffic light system for social distancing

The light shows red and only turns green when there is enough space inside for the next customer to enter.

This app can reduce food waste in every city

It is a food-sharing app that lets users find a nearby home for unwanted food...

This Ashtray Encourages Public Engagement, Keeps Streets Clean From Cigarette Butts

The unique solution invites smokers to cast their vote on a changeable topic by inserting their cigarette butt into one of two chambers.

Pavegen

These floor tiles harvest the kinetic energy from human footsteps

The technology is discreetly integrated into the existing environment and could be used to power things like lighting, wayfinding and advertisement boards.

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