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An adventure in solidarity, for access to drinking water

With Sail for Water, three French cousins set off on their first round-the-world trip on a sailing boat with the aim of combating the lack of drinking water by distributing water filters to the most deprived populations.
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28/11/16

A therapeutic contact lens

Glaucoma is the leading cause of irreversible blindness in the world. While there is no cure for it, ocular medications aim to lower pressure in the eye with the goal of preventing vision loss
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Wingjump: skiing and flying

It all started with a random discussion, by the fireside, among four friends who enjoyed extreme sports. The topic? Which sport could safely combine the pleasure of skiing and free flight, and still be accessible to all?
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Plastics for the aquaculture of the future

Plastics for the aquaculture of the future

Closely linked to the development of aquaculture, the plastics industry is now at the forefront of recycling of the waste and by-products generated by such activities.

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Plastic Viewpoints

Seabird, a lifeline for the fishing industry and marine life

Seabird, a lifeline for the fishing industry and marine life

An interview with Raynald Godet, Bioplastic Engineering Project Manager, at Seabird, a French start-up that develops products based on bioplastics intended for the fishing and aquaculture industries.

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Eco Plastics

Once a plastic, forever a plastic

Once a plastic, forever a plastic

Do plastics still have a future after a lifetime of faithful service? The words "plastic waste" often conjure up images of recycled packaging. However, plastics have established themselves in other areas such as the construction and automotive industries, where they already account for almost 30% of the increasing production of these materials. What do we do with used plastics? As the concept of the circular economy gains increasing traction, the question requires an answer.

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Plastic Chairs: legendary chairs

Plastic Chairs: legendary chairs

"Making the best for the most, for the least" is how Charles and Ray Eames, furniture designers, described one of their main aims. Of all their creations, none more so than, the Plastic Chairs…

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