Navigation Links
EPA's P3 award winners celebrate a green future
Date:4/21/2009

(Washington, D.C. - April 21, 2009) EPA has announced the university teams who won the annual People, Prosperity and the Planet (P3) competition. The P3 award competition encourages college students to apply technology in innovative ways to tackle global environmental challenges. P3 designs must be economically profitable, which is why each winner receives funding up to $75,000 to commercialize their designs.

"Scientific innovation has long been a driving force behind the U.S. economy," said Lek Kadeli, acting assistant administrator for the Office of Research and Development. "The ingenuity displayed by this year's People, Prosperity and the Planet award winners shows that we can look forward to a bright future where economic growth and environmental sustainability go hand in hand."

Winners of this year's awards and their projects are:

  • University of Arizona - Development of Sustainable Integrated Aquaculture Systems with Assessment of Environmental, Social, and Economic Implications
  • Columbia University - Multifunction Energy Platform Pilot
  • Drexel University, Syntactic Selective Near Infrared Scattering Architectural Coatings
  • University of South Florida - Water Awareness, Research and Education in east Tampa: A Pilot Collaboration Involving USF, Young Magnet Middle School, and the East Tampa Community
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology - A Novel Solar Thermal Combined Cycle with Bio-methane Carbon Capture for Distributed Power Generation
  • University of Tennessee at Knoxville - The New Norris House: A Sustainable Home for the 21st Century

The P3 Award competition was held at EPA's Annual National Sustainable Design Expo on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., April 18-20. Each year, the expo showcases innovative, cutting-edge technologies designed by the P3 teams along with sustainable policies and technologies developed and implemented by government and state agencies an
'/>"/>

Contact: Suzanne Ackerman
ackerman.suzanne@epa.gov
202-564-4355
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. Entrust Digital Signatures Help Secure More Than 18 Million U.S. ePassports
2. Entrust, Hewlett Packard Partner to Deploy Taiwanese ePassports, Authenticate Biometric Data
3. [video] Michael DePasquale, CEO of BIO-key International, Inc., Discusses Q2 2008 Revenue Growth on WallSt.nets 3-Minute Press Show
4. Entrust Expands Relationship with Slovenia, Implements Second-generation ePassport Solution
5. Entrust, 3M Collaborate to Provide End-to-End Secure ePassport Solution
6. Entrust, 3M Collaborate to Provide End-to-End Secure ePassport Solution
7. The Finnish Population Register Centre to Deploy Entrust EAC ePassport CA Solution
8. ESF EURYI award winner aims to stop cancer cells reading their own DNA
9. The American Society of Plant Biologists announces 2007 awards
10. Minimally invasive heart surgery research wins NIH award
11. 12 McGill researchers awarded Canada Research Chairs
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/30/2014)... engineers, led by Clemson University associate professor Brian ... from the U.S. Department of Energy,s Experimental Program ... positive impact on South Carolina in the advancement ... , "Understanding the scientific and engineering needs for ... nuclear technologies is imperative if South Carolina is ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... of Medicine reports positive results of a phase ... subset of lung cancer marked by rearrangement of the ... with advanced non-small cell lung cancer testing positive for ... with 3 complete responses and 33 partial responses. Median ... disease to resume its growth after being slowed by ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... German . ... foods in the world. Because they grow underground, people use ... smell of truffles is not only of interest to gourmets. ... of the Goethe University Frankfurt have discovered that the smell ... are trapped inside truffle fruiting bodies. , White truffles from ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Researchers get $5.25 million to advance nuclear technologies in South Carolina 2NEJM: Crizotinib effective in Phase 1 trial against ROS1 lung cancer 2On the trail of the truffle flavor 2
... vessel Polarstern has returned today to Bremerhaven from the ... vessel ever both the Northeast and the Northwest Passages ... of the research vessel,s 23rd Arctic expedition, operated by ... its journey on August 12th in Reykjavik and ended ...
... LEDs may help reduce skin ... in Germany are describing a potential alternative to Botox ... scheduled for the November 5 issue of ACS, ... that high intensity visible light from light emitting diodes ...
... microstructure, and prepare to be surprised. Known for its ... "It is intrinsic to the material," says Carolyn ... WisconsinMilwaukee (UWM). "A pit can begin to develop from ... The pitting is cause for concern for industry because ...
Cached Biology News:Research around the North Pole 2Research around the North Pole 3American Chemical Society Weekly PressPac Oct. 15, 2008 2American Chemical Society Weekly PressPac Oct. 15, 2008 3American Chemical Society Weekly PressPac Oct. 15, 2008 4American Chemical Society Weekly PressPac Oct. 15, 2008 5American Chemical Society Weekly PressPac Oct. 15, 2008 6American Chemical Society Weekly PressPac Oct. 15, 2008 7American Chemical Society Weekly PressPac Oct. 15, 2008 8Nanoscale coating protect products -- and the economy 2Nanoscale coating protect products -- and the economy 3Nanoscale coating protect products -- and the economy 4
(Date:9/30/2014)... , Sept. 30, 2014 Pacific Northwest ... Summary Global Markets Direct,s, ,Pacific Northwest ... provides an overview of the Pacific Northwest Biotechnology, ... report provides comprehensive information on the current therapeutic ... with comparative analysis at various stages, therapeutics assessment ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... 2014 Shimadzu Scientific Instruments has ... and highly precise tool for measuring displacement in ... With 1000-mm maximum movement distance, the DSES-1000 can ... gauge length of 10 mm. In addition, it ... 50-mm stroke and within +/- 100 µm below ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... the last decade, the laboratory filtration market is experiencing ... acceptance of new filtration technologies in end users market. ... catalyzing the growth of laboratory filtration market. , The ... a strong CAGR during the forecast period of 2014-2019 ... 2019. The market is mainly driven by the increasing ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... California (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 ... the level of each type of cholesterol carrier or ... the presence of excessive cholesterol levels in the body, ... precursor condition to heart attack and other cardiovascular disorders. ... worldwide, therefore testing for cholesterol levels on a regular ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Pacific Northwest Biotechnology, LLC - Product Pipeline Review - 2014 2Pacific Northwest Biotechnology, LLC - Product Pipeline Review - 2014 3Shimadzu’s New Long-Travel Extensometer Increases Precision for Soft Material Testing 2Global Laboratory Filtration Market To See 7.0% CAGR to 2019 Says a Research Report Available at ReportsnReports.com 2Global Laboratory Filtration Market To See 7.0% CAGR to 2019 Says a Research Report Available at ReportsnReports.com 3Global Laboratory Filtration Market To See 7.0% CAGR to 2019 Says a Research Report Available at ReportsnReports.com 4Global Laboratory Filtration Market To See 7.0% CAGR to 2019 Says a Research Report Available at ReportsnReports.com 5Surging Diabetic, Obese and Hypertensive Population Drives the Global Cholesterol Testing Market, According to New Report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc. 2Surging Diabetic, Obese and Hypertensive Population Drives the Global Cholesterol Testing Market, According to New Report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc. 3Surging Diabetic, Obese and Hypertensive Population Drives the Global Cholesterol Testing Market, According to New Report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc. 4
... Oct. 19, 2011 Physicians and scientists from ... released the results of their groundbreaking research study ... Embryonic Reproductive Potential While Blastocyst Biopsy Does Not: ... Non-Biopsied Sibling Embryos.   The study, led by ...
... Oct. 19, 2011 Intellect Neurosciences, Inc. (OTCPK: ILNS) announces ... presenting at the 10TH Annual BIO Investor Forum.  Hosted by ... Forum features leading private and emerging public companies. The meeting ... San Francisco, Calif. Dr. Chain will be presenting on October ...
... JOSE, Calif., Oct. 19, 2011 Process automation specialist ... US company that develops, produces and distributes sensors, hardware ... intends to strengthen its position in the area of ... increasingly important role in the future, not only in ...
Cached Biology Technology:Revolutionary IVF Study May Change the Way Embryos are Biopsied for Genetic Disease 2Revolutionary IVF Study May Change the Way Embryos are Biopsied for Genetic Disease 3Intellect Neurosciences, Inc. to Present at 10TH Annual BIO Investor Forum 2Intellect Neurosciences, Inc. to Present at 10TH Annual BIO Investor Forum 3Endress+Hauser and Finesse Solutions Form Strategic Partnership - Swiss Process Automation Provider Invests in US Biotech Company 2Endress+Hauser and Finesse Solutions Form Strategic Partnership - Swiss Process Automation Provider Invests in US Biotech Company 3
Mouse monoclonal [6G11] to Cytohesin 1 + 2 ( Abpromise for all tested applications)....
HNF-1 Purified Anti-Mouse, Anti-Rat, Anti-Rabbit, Anti-Human clone 2, Isotype Mouse IgG 1 , 50 µg Consult technical datasheet for details....
Recombinant Porcine IL-1 alpha/IL-1F1, CF...
... siRNA Custom Synthesis Service provides ... RNA to knockdown any gene. ... RNA base pairs with terminal ... or other lengths of your ...
Biology Products: