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Clean Planet

Advances in technology enhance environmental sustainability issues. With clean technology incorporated into the manufacturing base, the products required to lift millions of people from poverty could be made with much less carbon pollution. It is unquestionable there will be environmental benefits arising from reduced emission into water and air, less waste for disposal and reduced consumption of water. Our researchers play an important role in creating the options that enable sustainability by developing chemicals, processes, products, and systems that are environmentally preferable, more energy- and resource-efficient, and often more cost-effective. Furthermore, they explore possibilities of using advanced technologies in the remediation of the industrailly-polluted environement and develop those to combat new forms of environmental pollution.
For their research and investigations the experts at the Technical University of Liberec can work in the  laboratories with the most up-to-date equipment, which are located at the Institute for Nanomaterials, Advanced Technologies and Innovation, known as the CxI.

 

Laboratories at CxI

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Zero-valent Iron Nanoparticles
Miroslav Černík
In this unique method TUL researchers apply nanoparticles of zero-valent iron for the process of nano-remediation, or in other words, treatment of contaminated groundwater and polluted wastewater. Read more.

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Active Membranes for Clean Water
Jakub Hrůza and INTEC team
The team members have cooperated with BMTO Group on the testing of laboratory and pilot production schemes of nanofibrous membranes with antimicrobial finishing. The first completed results are already available at: https://int.cxi.tul.cz/en/filtration     Read more.

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The world's smallest PEMS – Portable Emissions Monitoring System
Michal Vojtíšek and team in cooperation with CTU Prague
The team reacted to a request expressed by the Joint Research Center of the European Commission to build a miniature PEMS to measure the emission rates of gaseous pollutants. Read more.