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New Projects on Sustainability and Urban Development in India and China

Beginning of 2016, Sofies became an integral part of a winning consortia for a project awarded by Swiss Development Cooperation (SDC) on ‘Capacity Building for Low Carbon and Climate Resilient City Development in India’ (CapaCITIES). The project aims to strengthen the capacities…
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Formation pour entreprises Développement durable au CSF

Sofies donne des cours aux entreprises via le Centre suisse de formation (CSF) sur différents outils et thématiques du développement durable: écologie industrielle et économie circulaire, responsabilité sociale des entreprises, écobilans, aménagement du territoire et planification industrielle, gestion des déchets, achats durables,…
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Sofies becomes an active member of the Food & Nutrition Cluster

Created in 2015 under the guidance of the Swiss Capital Region Association (cantons of Bern, Fribourg, Neuchâtel, Valais and Solothurn), the Food & Nutrition Cluster aims to unite forces to promote the agri-food sector of Central Switzerland. Eco-innovation is a…
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International workshop on food waste valorization, Montreux, 9-11 March 2016

The Montreux International Workshop on Food Waste Valorization is the key event of 2016 for professionals in the field of food biomass valorization. It is the opportunity to meet international professionals from academia, associations and industries working in the scientific,…
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Eco-innovation: what is it? Why and how to “eco-innovate”?

Sofies is proud to support the Association AGEDEVE in the EcoPartner project, aimed at promoting eco-innovation within Romanian companies. AGEDEVE is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to promote circular economy, eco-innovation and achieve knowledge transfer and capacity building. The…
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Efficiency record on Perovskite-Silicon solar cell tandem

It’s with great pleasure that Dr Nicolas Tetreault of Sofies joined with the research team of Prof. Christophe Ballif (EPFL CSEM, Neuchatel) to develop a record-breaking monolithic perovskite-silicon tandem solar cell. Silicon solar cells are the foundation of commercial solar…
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