Tech awards

THE Cleantech Innovate 2015 awards have announced a 36-strong shortlist of finalists who will compete for a cash prize in London on 12 February 2015. Finalists include a toilet paper that is cleaned without water, the use of robots to insulate the home, and paint that helps fight air pollution. The awards are backed by both the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) and Innovate UK, with a €e20,000 prize provided by Climate-KIC.