Greener Defence Outlook

Having the ability to provide seamless network access and alleviate the spectrum scarcity, cognitive satellite terrestrial networks are considered as a promising candidate for future wireless networks with emerging requirements of ubiquitous broadband applications and increasing demand for spectral resources. With the emerging environmental and...

Defense agencies are increasingly identifying the benefits of environmentally benign solutions on multiple types of operations. Energy use, material use, and environmental damage are factors that influence military operations in both the short and the long term. In this paper, we examine the behavior of...

In recent years, many nations have developed and implemented green solutions for defence. Optimisation of energy, water and waste management are current focal areas of such efforts, together with catalysing developments of more environmentally conscious materials and munitions. Yet the military is currently engaged in...

Energy harvesting has been attracting attention as a technology that is capable of replacing or supplementing a battery with the development of various mobile electronics. In environments where stable electrical supply is not possible, energy harvesting technology can guarantee an increased leisure and safety for...

Greener Defence Outlook – Linking green technologies and concepts to real-world security challenges. Expert technology analysis and news related to ‘greener military’ approaches from Eyvor’s staff and affiliated experts.

The blog is edited by: Georg Mandelhoff and Roman Kernchen.

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Editor of the blog

Georg Mandelhoff
Senior Research Associate

Dr. Georg Mandelhoff is leading the Emerging Technology Monitoring at Eyvor Institute. His research interests include strategic foresight studies and innovation policy. Georg Mandelhoff holds a Diploma in Mathematics from Leibniz-University in Hannover, a Master of Business Administration from Open University and a PhD in Strategy and Innovation from Georgia Tech University. He is currently also working as Innovation Manager with AXA Group.

Roman Kernchen
Scientific Director

Roman Kernchen is scientific director at Eyvor Institute. He received his Ph.D. (Dr.rer.nat.) from Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms University, Bonn and then held permanent academic positions at the German Aerospace Centre (DLR) and the Fraunhofer-Institute for Technological Trend Analysis. His current research interests centre around the investigation of scientific, economic, ecological, social, organizational, and political framework conditions for generating innovations and their implications for sustainability and security. Topics of interest include innovation research, risk studies, technology options assessment, strategic foresight, security studies, and governance of emerging technologies.