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Overall Sustainability Framework

Overall Sustainability Framework

Insights to NFA’s Sustainability Assessment The Horizon Europe project AeroSolfd aims to develop and demonstrate three different types of retrofit solutions to mitigate exposure to particulate air pollution. The solutions are exhaust particle filters on petrol cars, brake wear filters for buses, and filter squares for (semi-)closed environments. While the expected direct benefits are obvious,…

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Unveiling the Hidden World of Ultrafine Particles

Unveiling the Hidden World of Ultrafine Particles

Nature’s Secrets and Human-Made Challenges In the realm of air quality and human health, few subjects are as captivating and consequential as ultrafine particles (UFPs). These tiny, often invisible particles, with diameters less than 0.1 micrometers, hold a wealth of secrets and challenges that impact our environment, climate, and well-being. Today, we embark on an…

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The air we breathe

The air we breathe

What do you know about the air we breathe? Facts about lungs & breathing The lungs are the primary organ of the respiratory system in humans and most other animals, including a few snails and fish. Humans have two lungs, one on the left and one on the right. They are located in the thoracic…

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2nd Newstrack

2nd Newstrack

Second AeroSolfd Newsletter The second issue of the AeroSolfd Newstrack is out! We mark the end of our first project year here, share our project updates with you and take a look at future activities. Subscribe for future editions If you have not yet subscribed to the AeroSolfd newsletter, you can comfortably receive future issues…

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Metropolitano de Lisboa’s Project AeroSolfd Activities

Metropolitano de Lisboa’s Project AeroSolfd Activities

Metropolitano de Lisboa & AeroSolfd Air quality is of greatest relevance for Metropolitano de Lisboa (ML), the metro system from Lisbon, as it directly impacts the health and wellbeing of their passengers and employees. Poor air quality can lead to respiratory problems, allergies, and other health issues, which can ultimately result in reduced productivity and…

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Ultrafine Particles as Health Risk

Ultrafine Particles as Health Risk

Project AeroSolfd aims to reduce traffic-related fine dust and ultrafine particles (UFP). But what are these particles and why is it so urgent that we tackle them? Due to their size, there are different categories of particles and depending on how big they are, they can penetrate the human body to different depths causing serious…

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Horizon Europe project AeroSolfd and its tailpipe retrofit solution at 13th VERT Forum

Horizon Europe project AeroSolfd and its tailpipe retrofit solution at 13th VERT Forum

AeroSolfd presents three retrofit solutions to reduce traffic-related emissions The project AeroSolfd is focussing on developing market-ready retrofit solutions to immediately decrease the harmful effects on health and the environment of transport-related emissions with effective filtration devices. AeroSolfd will deliver affordable, easy-to-install and environmentally friendly retrofit solutions to reduce tailpipe and brake emissions and pollution…

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Filter for cleaner air

Filter for cleaner air

AeroSolfd presents three retrofit solutions to reduce traffic-related emissions Stuttgart, 13 February 2023 – Air pollution is a complex problem to be tackled. The co-funded EU-Project AeroSolfd aims to reduce traffic-related emissions through the deployment of three retrofit (filtration) solutions for tailpipes, brakes and (semi-)closed environments. AeroSolfd will be present at FILTECH, the largest filtration…

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1st Newstrack

1st Newstrack

First AeroSolfd Newsletter The first issue of the AeroSolfd Newstrack is out! We would like to share our project updates with you and close the year with a look back at some of our highlights in 2022. Subscribe for future editions If you have not yet subscribed to the AeroSolfd newsletter, you can comfortably receive…

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Kick-off Event

Kick-off Event

The European Commission and the Swiss State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation award funding for an €8.2 million project on cleaner urban air In May 2022, the innovation project AeroSolfd started with a kick-off event in Ludwigsburg, Germany. The AeroSolfd consortium – led by MANN+HUMMEL – will deliver affordable, adaptable, and environmentally friendly retrofit…

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Events

27th ETH Nanoparticles Conference

27th ETH Nanoparticles Conference
  • 12. – 14. Juni 2024

  • Zurich, Switzerland

The Nanoparticle Conference 2024will be organised as an on-site conference at ETH Zurich. It will serve as an interdisciplinary platform for expert discussions on all aspects of nanoparticles freshly emitted from various sources, transformed in the air and distributed on a local and global scale, technical aspects of containment, particle legislation and the impact of…

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Workshop on Air Quality Assessment in Metro Stations

Workshop on Air Quality Assessment in Metro Stations
  • 23.05.2024

  • Barcelona, Spain

Air quality is a central topic of several ongoing Horizon Europe projects. This workshop was organised by EU project AeroSolfd and co-chaired by the EU project K-HEALTHinAiR of the IDEAL cluster. The common goal was to initiate the knowledge exchange and discussion on how to assess air quality at metro stations to generate reliable and…

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RTR Conference 2024

RTR Conference 2024
  • 5.-7.2.2024

  • Brussels, Belgium

In February 2024 the 7th edition of the RTR Conference, where over 400 participants, including the AeroSolfd project, are expected to gather is taking place. This conference serves as a unique gateway to explore the achievements of EU-funded projects in road transport, including Horizon 2020 and Horizon Europe initiatives. Attendees will gain insights into the…

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14th VERT Forum

14th VERT Forum
  • 22.03.2024

  • Dübendorf, Switzerland

The 14th VERT Forum is fast approaching, and it offers an exclusive opportunity for VERT members to engage with experts in the field of road transport and emissions reduction. Next year’s forum will feature a diverse range of topics, including presentations and discussions related to the AeroSolfd project. While specific details regarding the main focus…

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EuroBrake

EuroBrake
  • 12.-14.09.2023

  • Barcelona, Spain

EuroBrake is the world’s largest annual brake technology conference. Contributors and attendees gather from the major brake industry stakeholders, including passenger car and commercial vehicle component suppliers and manufacturers, raw material suppliers, and leading brands in rail, aerospace, and academia. AeroSolfd will be represented by project coordinator MANN+HUMMEL and project partner LINK. MANN+HUMMEL showcased AeroSolfd…

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ICE2023

ICE2023
  • 10.-14.09.2023

  • Capri, Italy

The International Conference on Engines & Vehicles for Sustainable Transport (ICE) was launched almost 30 years ago with the aim of promoting the exchange of scientific and practical knowledge in the field of vehicles, and it has always been intended as a forum to foster cooperation between industry, research laboratories and universities. The 16th edition…

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EAC 2023

EAC 2023
  • 03.-08.09.2023

  • Malaga, Spain

European Aerosol Conferences (EAC) are annually organized by the European Aerosol Assembly (EAA).  The aim of the event is to bring together scientists, engineers, researchers, companies, institutions and users involved in science, technology, impact, measurements, and characterization of aerosols either coming from natural sources or having anthropogenic origin. AeroSolfd is excited to be there, represented…

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26th ETH Nanoparticles Conference

26th ETH Nanoparticles Conference
  • 20.-22.06.2023

  • Zurich, Switzerland

The Nanoparticle Conference 2023 will be organised as an on-site conference at ETH Zurich. It will serve as an interdisciplinary platform for expert discussions on all aspects of nanoparticles freshly emitted from various sources, transformed in the air and distributed on a local and global scale, technical aspects of containment, particle legislation and the impact…

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VERT Forum

VERT Forum
  • 21.03.2023

  • Zurich, Switzerland

The VERT Forum is a free annual conference in Switzerland. This year was the 13th time that the event took place, organised by our project partner VERT-Association. Topics such as emission-reducing technologies to improve air quality were addressed and AeroSolfd was a part of it. We were very excited about this great opportunity and hope many of you could…

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Open Innovation Kongress

Open Innovation Kongress
  • 06.03.2023

  • Stuttgart, Germany

The Ministry of Economics, Labour and Tourism Baden-Württemberg and the Steinbeis Europa Zentrum were the organisers of the day-long 8th Open Innovation Congress Baden-Württemberg. This annual event brought together innovators, researchers and entrepreneurs to share their ideas and exchange on innovative projects. AeroSolfd is a Horizon Europe innovation action aiming to reduce traffic-related emissions and was…

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FILTECH 2023

FILTECH 2023
  • 14.-16.02.2023

  • Cologne, Germany

The FILTECH Show is the largest and most important filtration event world-wide featuring 440+ Exhibitors in 2023 and a major international Conference. Project coordinator MANN+HUMMEL and project partner VERT presented and showcased AeroSolfd project. Find out more about Filtech: Participated partners

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AeroSolfd goes InnoTrans

AeroSolfd goes InnoTrans
  • 20.-23.09.2022

  • Berlin, Germany

The InnoTrans is the world’s largest trade exhibition focused on the rail transport industry and takes place every two years in Berlin. It gathers visitors and exhibitors from a diverse field within the transport sector from Railway Technology to Public Transport and many more. AeroSolfd was present at InnoTrans 2022, represented by partner MANN+HUMMEL, supported…

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