Brief look at national AI strategies

From Venture Beat: Canada’s Pan-Canadian Artificial Intelligence Strategy is a five-year, $94 million (CAD $125 million) plan to invest in AI research and talent. The EU Commission has committed to increasing its investment in AI from $565 million (€500 million) in 2017 to $1.69 billion (€1.5 billion) by the end of 2020. In two policy documents, “A Next Generation Artificial[…]

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[…]

R&S Quantum invited to attend the Global Chemical Leasing Award 2018

R&S Quantum invited to Vienna to attend the Global Chemical Leasing Award 2018

R&S Quantum works in the field of innovative solutions. One of our focus areas is environmental and resource efficient issues as part of a larger effort of the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals. The company’s areas of activity are related to such SDGs as “responsible consumption”, “preservation of ecosystems”, “clean water” among others. For us, chemical leasing has become another[…]

By the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association

European Commission: some 2,000,000 EV charging points will be needed by 2025

The unbalanced distribution of EV charging points in the EU discourages European consumers from buying electric cars. From the current number of some 100,000 charging points for electric vehicles in the EU, 76% are in the Netherlands, Germany, France, the UK: only 27% of EU’s total surface area. Romania only counts 114 EV charging points. Malta — 97, Bulgaria[…]

Nissan makes 100% electric mobility a mass market reality

The most sold EV in the world: over 320,000 Nissan LEAFs have been sold globally

The 100,000th European Nissan LEAF found its home a couple weeks ago. It went to Madrid. The European Union sets a target of 800,000 publicly accessible charging stations to be installed by 2020, with additional individual targets being set for each member state. About 120,000 all-electric cars were sold in the past 10 years in Japan.[…]

R&S Quantum listed among solution providers for EBRD-funded Climate Innovation Vouchers Program

R&S Quantum is now featured among solution providers for the beneficiaries of the €1 million Climate Innovation Vouchers Program funded by the European Bank of Reconstruction and Development. The funding will be provided in the framework of the Finance and Technology Transfer Centre for Climate Change (FINTECC), the main technology transfer programme of the EBRD in[…]

This Ukraine-made e-bike delivery network also measures air quality in your community

The Greek Municipality of Volvi is situated in the Region of Central Macedonia. It has 24,000 inhabitants and covers an area of 782 And it aims is to be the first Zero Energy Municipality in Greece. R&S Quantum got to learn about these plans through the European Commission’s networking platform CORDIS. As part of our Horizon[…]

R&S Quantum targets Horizon 2020 call to develop and realize a smart and cost-efficient fast EV charging network

We at R&S Quantum are developing a novel fast charging system, suitable for all common commercialized electric vehicles on the market. Our system allows to charge these vehicles in short time, making the fast and smart charger highly interesting for everyone operating an EV fleet, where every minute spent charging — and not on the[…]

R&S Quantum registers with CORDIS and ETNA 2020, two EU projects

This month R&S Quantum registered with two EU funding and networking platforms CORDIS and ETNA 2020. Our partnership request is called “Development, manufacturing fast charging station for electric vehicle and design charging station network in Ukraine and in other countries”. Call for proposal title:  Greening the Economy Call for proposal identifier:  H2020-SC5-2016-2017 Organisation types sought:[…]