In June of this year, the first mobile Kaumera Extraction Installation (KEI) was brought in operation in Utrecht, the Netherlands* After three months of succesful operation, the KEI has now been dismantled and transported to its new location, Faro-Olhão in Portugal.
Artificial leather made from Kaumera. A way to make water purification profitable and reduce the strain on the environment from the leather industry. TU Delft's student team Waterskins won a European award with this concept.
At several locations in the municipality of Lochem, Circulus-Berkel is renovating planting beds this season. The ornamental shrubs and perennials will need to be replaced. Young hedges have also been planted at various locations. Kaumera is used to stimulate the root growth of the young trees.
What will cities worldwide look like in 2050? TV channel Deutsche Welle made an interesting international documentary in which human rights, architecture and technological innovations, including Kaumera, are highlighted.