Editorial from
Michael Parkes
CEO/Founder of BIOS | PhD Student
November 16, 2022
11. Sustainable cities and communities

11. Sustainable cities and communities

Making cities and communities inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable

12. Responsible consumption and production

Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns

13. Climate action

Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts

Who counts in Sustainability? People, Planet, Profit.

Michael Parkes, CEO/Founder of BIOS, welcomed our new Masters' students 21/22 with a great talk on the topic of sustainability.

Would you like to know more about the BIOS project - underdevelopment in partnership with Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation?

In summary, BIOS targets high-energy consuming buildings to reduce environmental impact. The purpose of this partnership is to develop the technology of energy recovery and carbon capture through building integration of climate system with controlled environment agriculture. Our aim is to provide a solution for green house gas emission reduction and food production amidst the backdrop of the many challenges of urbanization.

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Michael Parkes
CEO/Founder of BIOS | PhD Student

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