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EPO – Finalist Industry – Self-cleaning concrete, Luigi Cassar, Gian Luca Guerrini and team

Invention: Self-cleaning concrete

Thanks to an invention from chemist Luigi Cassar, building exteriors can now not only stay cleaner longer but also help neutralise pollutants and improve air quality. Just a thin layer of an innovative cement coating combined with sunlight enables cleaner facades – and cleaner air in the cities that surround them.

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