Bridging development and sustainability

International Workshop on Eco-shoreline Designs for Sustainable Coastline Development

November 16th, 2016 - ECOncrete was honored to be invited as a key speaker at the International Workshop on Eco-shoreline Designs for Sustainable Coastline Development that took place in Hong Kong. We are happy to take part and assist towards finding new solutions to deal with the development in these sensitive coastal areas.

Link to Workshop website

Lighting the Way for the Coastal Future

October 25-28, 2016 - ECOncrete is proud to sponsor American Shore & Beach preservation Association’s (ASBPA) conference “Lighting the Way for the Coastal Future”. The conference will take place on October 25-28, Ocean Place Resort, Long Branch, NJ.

Link to conference website

ASLA 2016

October 2016 – ECOncrete® will display its products and technologies at the ASLA annual meeting and expo. The Expo will take place at the New Orleans convention center on Oct. 22-23. Please visit us at booth #1635.

We will also be presenting a talk “Bringing Concrete to Life - Applying Principles of Reconciliation Ecology in Urban Waterfronts” on Saturday, Oct. 22nd at 16:00.

 

 Link to EXPO Website

ECOncrete launches re-designed armoring units

Aug. 2016 – ECOncrete® launches the latest design of armoring units at Herzelia Marina. A perfect blend of aesthetics, biological enhancement and constructive requirements.

 

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Bauma 2016

April 2016 - ECOncrete® will participate in the 2016 Bauma expo at Munich. ECOncrete®'s display will include models of the latest designs and solutions along with concrete samples prepared especialy for the exhibit.

ECOncrete®'s display will be part of Besser's booth in hall B1 booth 149.

 Link to Bauma web site

Globes follows up with ECOncrete's latest achievements

January 14th 2016 - Globes, Israel's well established financial newspaper, continues their follow up regarding ECOncrete®'s latest achievements.

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ENR about ECOncrete

January 13th 2016 - Engineering News-Record (ENR) publishes an editorial about ECOncrete®'s latest achievements.

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BIRD Foundation approved $​850K in funding

December 2015 - T​he Israel-U.S. Binational Industrial Research and Development (BIRD) Foundation approved $​850K in funding for​ a collaborative R&D project by ​ECOncrete and ​Besser Company (a world leader in concrete products ​machinery). The project, entitled: Bio-enhanced drycast concrete products that mitigate climate​ impacts will be launched in Q1 of 2016, and entail development of two innovative products aimed at reducing the ecological footprint of urban and coastal structures.

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Harnessing urban coastal infrastructure for ecological enhancement

December 2015 - ICE Virtual Library published ECOncrete®'s paper titled "Harnessing urban coastal infrastructure for ecological enhancement" in their Themed issue on Coastal Management 2015. (Volume 168 Issue 3, September, 2015, pp. 102-110).

The paper is now available also online.

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Dr. Ido Sella - One of Israel's Most Promising Individuals

December 2015 - Each year, Globes Magazine selects 40 of Israel's most promising individuals under the age of 40 and includes them in a designated issue called G-40.

We are proud to post that Dr. Ido Sella, our co-founder and CTO was chosen as one of those talented individuals.
Congratulations!

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World Harbour Project

November 2015 - ECOncrete® is an active partner at the global World Harbour Project. The main goal of the project is to develop resilient urban ports and harbours through a global network of collaborating scientists. The Project brings together international research institutions and agencies concerned with the health of these heavily urbanised waterways and the increasing challenges they face.

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ECOncrete's Latest Achievments Covered by Globes

November 25th 2015 - Globes, Israel's well established financial newspaper, covers ECOncrete®'s latest achievments.

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ECOncrete Wins First Place at World Youth Science & Technology Innovation Contest in Shanghai, China

November 18th 2015 - ECOncrete® wins first place at the World Youth Science & Technology Innovation Contest in Shanghai, China.


Blue is the new green – Ecological enhancement of concrete based coastal and marine infrastructure

November 2015 - Ecological Engineering pulishes ECOncrete®'s paper titled "Blue is the new green – Ecological enhancement of concrete based coastal and marine infrastructure"


 

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World Youth Science & Technology Innovation Contest in Shanghai, China

October 27th 2015 - ECOncrete® is chosen to represent Israel at the World Youth Science & Technology Innovation Contest in Shanghai.


ECOncrete on 'From the Grapevine'

June 11th 2015 - ECOncrete® is revealed in an article in "From the Grapevine"

 Link to full article

ECOncrete in Monaco

May 2015 - ECOncrete® is chosen as one of Israel's most innovative companies and will present it's activities in the israeli innovation conference in Monaco. 

Link to Conference Website

ECOncrete's Vibrant Tide Pools

April 22nd 2015 - ECOncrete®'s tide pools covered in the Brooklyn Bridge Park blog.

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NYC Science and Engineering Fair

April 20th 2015 - ECOncrete® congratulates New York Harbor Schools' Tahirah Abdo for her amazing achievements. Based upon her ECOncrete® research project, Tahirah won second place at the NYC Science and Engineering Fair over all high school’s in NYC, and will receive a full scholarship to an Ivy leaguetop college! Keep on the great work!!! (and congratulations Mauricio!!!!)

Forbes - "How Entrepreneurs Turn The Tide On Waterfront Erosion"

Feb. 18th 2015 - ECOncrete®'s solution for practical coastline protection is simply explained in an article by Forbes.

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ECOncrete's Bio-active Tiles Cover Israel's Walls and Fountains

Feb. 2015 - ECOncrete®'s bio-active tiles were chosen to be installed in several terrestrial projects including a bio-active fountain in the new "BIG" complex in Ashdod and the new state comptroller building in Jerusalem, Israel.

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ECOncrete Wins ASLA 2014 People's Choice Award

Nov. 23rd 2014 - ECOncrete® Wins The American Society of Landscape Architects 2014 People's Choice Award for "Best New Exhibitor".

LIVING BREAKWATERS Wins 2014 Fuller Challenge

Oct. 23rd 2014 - ECOncrete®  part of SCAPE team's "Living Breakwaters" wins 2014 Fuller Challenge. 

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National Geographic September 2014

September 2014 - ECOncrete®'s technologies discussed in the September 2014 issue of National Geographic.

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ECOncrete in Contractor and Builder magazine

May 2014 - ECOncrete®  reviwed in "Contractor and Builder" Magazine. 

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ECOncrete on the Weather Channel

July 16th 2014 - The Weather Channel publishes a video article about "Living Breakwaters" - Our proposal for the protection of Staten Island, as part of RBD together with Scape team.

Watch video article

ECOncrete in "Ecology and Environment" magazine

May 2014 - ECOncrete®'s article regarding ecological enhancement of coastal infrastructure is published in "Ecology and Environment" magazine. 

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ECOncrete - Chosen to Protect US Shoreline

June 22nd 2014 - Israeli business paper Globes covers ECOncrete®'s latest achievements.

"הפיתוח הישראלי שנבחר ע"י הבית הלבן להגן על ארה"ב"

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ECOncrete part of the 8200's EISP Accelerator program

June 9th 2014 -  ECOncrete® wins Israel's 8200 start up of the year.

Read article from Calcalist (Hebrew)

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Rebuild by Design Winner

June 2nd 2014 - ECOncrete® technologies part of SCAPE TEAM $60M winning solution in the  "Rebuild by Design" Competition.

 

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Photo Credit: "SCAPE TEAM"

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