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Ioanna Stavropoulou January 24, 2022

TOP 10 battery manufacturers to use sustainable carbon nanomaterials to level up their production in 2022

  The rapidly increasing carbon emissions are the main cause of climate change and global warming. Annual global emissions of CO2 amount up to 40 billion tonnes, out of which a significant  share comes from the transport sector and from fossil fuel combustion. The threat is undeniable and the adoption of electric vehicles appears to be […]
Are electric cars really better for the environment?
Teele Niidas December 10, 2021

Are electric cars really better for the environment?

Electric cars are clearly at the frontier of next-generation mobility – an image widely curated by Tesla. We have entered the decade where the electric car numbers are set to hit 145 million by the end of 2030, and this is even a modest assumption according to the International Energy Agency (IEA). After entering commercial […]
UP Catalyst co-founder Dr Sander Ratso will join European Space Agency for a post-doc research on oxygen generation and energy storage on Mars
Teele Niidas August 17, 2021

UP Catalyst co-founder Dr Sander Ratso will join European Space Agency for a post-doc research on oxygen generation and energy storage on Mars

The European Space Agency (ESA) and National Institute of Chemical Physics and Biophysics (NICPB) in Estonia have signed a partnership agreement for investigating the electrochemical splitting of CO2 for carbon and oxygen production in Mars conditions. The agreement comes at an exciting time where the race for human exploration of Mars has been so far split […]