Irish Companies and Researchers Urged to Access €3.2 Billion European Public-Private Partnership Funding Initiative

Enterprise Ireland has announced that the latest round of funding from the €3.2 billion industry-focused initiatives under the EU’s €50 billion Framework Programme 7 (FP7) budget will be available to Irish businesses from mid-July. These Public Private Partnership initiatives are aimed at those sectors most affected by the economic downturn, namely manufacturing, construction and automotive. … Read more

Least Green Car of the Year Uses Football Pitch of CO2 Every Year

The Lamborghini Murcielago, a vehicle that over the course of a year emits an amount of CO2 equivalent to felling a football pitch-sized forest of trees, has been named the Least Green Car of the Year 2010 by the Environmental Transport Association (ETA). The Lamborghini emits exactly five times more CO2 per kilometre than the … Read more