Out of over 1,000 water bodies reported to be in New Delhi in 2017 nearly 80% just exist on paper

In March 2019, the National Green Tribunal pulled up the Uttar Pradesh government for failing to take remedial measures for tackling industrial and any other pollution in the state’s Hindon, Kali and Krishna rivers. Millions of people living along the banks of the Hindon and its tributaries are consuming groundwater that has been contaminated by hazardous[…]

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Four TED talks about science and technology augmenting human body

The Age of Genetic Wonder Gene-editing tools like CRISPR enable us to program life at its most fundamental level. But this raises some pressing questions: If we can generate new species from scratch, what should we build? Should we redesign humanity as we know it? What Your Breath Could Reveal about Your Health The latest[…]

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Untangling India’s clean water supply and sustainable sanitation situation before Ukraine’s Cleantech Mission to New Delhi and Bengaluru

Eight Ukrainian clean technology companies prepare for the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development-supported business mission to India (April 21-27, 2019). During our second visit to India, R&S Quantum will offer there our waste and water cleaning solutions that result in enriched soil and organic fertilizer products for the soil-depleted South Asian country. This time our[…]

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List of top environment polluters by Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of Ukraine

Dnipropetrovsk region has the highest concentration of Ukrainian companies polluting the environment, says the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of Ukraine. Two thirds of companies featured in a recent ranking prepared by the Ministry are located in four regions: 30 in Dnipropetrovsk region, 22 in Donetsk region, 9 in Zaporizhia region and 6 in Luhansk[…]

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R&S Quantum receives Partnership in Sustainability Award from the United Nations Global Compact in Ukraine

This month, R&S Quantum received a Partnership in Sustainability Award from the United Nations Global Compact in Ukraine. This was in recognition of our chemical leasing solution in line with four of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals: SDG 2 Zero Hunger SDG 6 Clean Water and Sanitation SDG 15 Life on Land SDG 17 Partnerships to Achieve the Goal[…]

2019 Climate change mitigation, energy mix and organic agriculture trends

The world needs to commit to a virtual target of 1.4C warming above pre-industrial levels to achieve a 2C goal. Concentrations of CO2 are now 46% greater than the levels in the atmosphere before the industrial revolution. According to UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the world needs to spend US$2.4 trillion every year until 2035 to[…]

Science commercialization is still marginal in Africa, despite uptick in cross-border research networks

Sub-Saharan Africa is set to double in population by 2050, which translates into a growing demand for quality youth formation in Africa. This trend equally translates into a greater need of the professor corps as well as science commercialization specialists. Currently, Africa counts some 8 scientists/engineers per 100,000 people compared to some 15, 250 and 400 in Brazil, Europe[…]

So far, just a handful of nations really work on national digital health strategy

Hungarian Dr. Bertalan Meskó — aka The Medical Futurist — and his team have been our big inspiration around all things digital health. Here is a summary of their latest take on the state of national digital health strategies around the world. Public expenditure on health and long-term care in OECD countries is set to increase from around[…]

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Solving Africa’s youth unemployment problem by training more African cybersecurity and healthcare experts

Lack of jobs, or lack of skilled people to fill them? It’s all about lack of proper information sharing between those who educate and those who seek to hire. The World Population Counter says that there are three times more births than death on a given day, while more than 7.6 billion people populate the Earth at[…]

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Our CEO to attend 4th Eastern Partnership Business Forum in Tallinn, Estonia

Oleh Martychenko, CEO at R&S Quantum, is to attend the 4th Eastern Partnership Business Forum that will take place in Tallinn, Estonia between 26th and 27th October 2017. This networking opportunity aims to promote cross-border economic relations, transparency and new business cooperation between the EU and EaP countries. Mr Martychenko is particularly interested in the following two discussions: Financing[…]