trinamiX GmbH, a subsidiary of BASF SE, on May 10, 2022, announced the market launch of a novel solution for rapid onsite material analysis of Photovoltaic (PV) module encapsulations and backsheets. With trinamiX’s Mobile Near-Infrared Spectroscopy Solution, customers now gain transparency about the materials built into those protective layers of PV modules. In a matter … More Onsite PV backsheet checks at the push of a button: trinamiX launches handheld NIR solution for fast material identification
Portfolio expansion of colour-stable tailor-made engineering plastics for use in electric cars Ultramid® A3U44G6 DC OR – the new flame-retardant PA66 type shines in bright orange With Ultramid® A3U44G6 DC OR (PA66 – GF30 FR), BASF is expanding its portfolio of flame-retardant engineering plastics for the eMobility market. High technical requirements from the industry require … More BASF – New colour-stable polyamide for electromobility
On May 11, 2022, the EU Commission is presenting a package on child rights, including a proposal for rules to prevent and combat child sexual abuse, and the European strategy for a Better Internet for Kids (BIK+). The Commission is proposing new EU legislation to prevent and combat child sexual abuse online. With 85 million … More Child rights: Preventing and combatting child sexual abuse online and a European strategy for a Better Internet for Kids
The European Commission has on May 11, 2022. proposed a debt-equity bias reduction allowance, or DEBRA, to help businesses access the financing they need and to become more resilient. This measure will support businesses by introducing an allowance that will grant to equity the same tax treatment as debt. The proposal stipulates that increases in … More Corporate taxation: Commission proposes tax incentive for equity to help companies grow, become stronger and more resilient
In the second episode of the Eurostat podcast series Stats in a Wrap the focus is on statistics on waste. The host Jonathan Elliott together with Eurostat’s environmental statistics expert Oscar Gomez Prieto and Ioannis Bakas from the European Environmental Agency, debate the importance of recycling and its trends, look at the impact of waste … More How do we manage waste in the EU?
In 2020, the number of people killed in road traffic accidents in the EU decreased by 17% compared with 2019. Although this number decreased gradually over the last decade, the unprecedented drop in 2020 was largely due to the impact of COVID-19 restrictive measures on passenger transport. This information comes from data on road safety published by … More Number of EU road traffic victims down by 17 % in 2020