EU provides grant to Kyiv manufacturer of hemp construction materials

Concrete, cement, rebar, mineral wool, foam plastic. These are all ordinary words when used with regard to construction. Hemp is a less ordinary word, isn’t it? This is the story of a Ukrainian startup manufacturing building materials based on industrial hemp and already exporting its technologies abroad. Read more

EU awards grant for development of eco-friendly  production of bearings

The Ukrainian company named “Symbol” launched the manufacture of plain bearings from scrap ferrous metals, replacing traditional bronze. Today’s metallurgy uses mostly bronze bearings, and the production of this nonferrous metal leaves a substantial energy and carbon trace. The manufacture from scrap metals is more economically beneficial and less harmful for public health and the environment. Symbol became a winner of Climate Innovation Vouchers, a grant program from EBRD and the EU implemented in Ukraine by Greencubator. Read more