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In today's Daily Digest, new measures to reduce emissions from tyres and brakes, Imperial College London has launched a new seed fund for research projects in India, and more.
Members of the European Parliament have adopted a negotiating position on updating limits for vehicle exhaust emissions. They will also introduce new measures to reduce emissions from tyres and brakes and increase battery durability.
Bayer is set to demonstrate how digital technologies can be used to deliver greater precision for regenerative agriculture at the Agritechnica event which will be held 12-18 November, in Hanover, Germany. The company will share insights on how its digital farming solutions will contribute to making agriculture more sustainable.
Imperial College London has launched a new seed fund for research projects in India. The India connect fund will award grants to develop innovative ideas, and nurture connections between Imperial and Indian scientists. At the same time Imperial has also launched a new scholarship fund, said to be the largest ever for Indian scientists which will support 30 of India’s most talented Masters students.
The European Parliament has backed plans to improved access to and use of data. The Data Act, already agreed between MEPs and Member States, aims to stimulate innovation, and eliminate barriers to data access. The legislation establishes rules on the sharing of data using connected products or related services, allowing users to access the data they generate.
Johnson Matthey has said that it has successfully designed a mass balance accounting methodology for offering 100% recycled Platinum Group Metal. The methodology has been reviewed and accepted by the by the Carbon Trust as being in line with industry recommendations, outlined by the Ellen McArthur Foundation. This development marks the completion of Johnson Matthey’s mass balance accounting approach, helping its customers meet sustainability goals.