Air Quality

The challenge

Poor air quality is one of the most serious public health risks facing us today. Caused mainly by pollution from road traffic, it is associated with a number of health problems and can reduce life expectancy by an average of over 11 years. Children, older people and people with asthma are particularly vulnerable while those from low-income families and ethnic minority groups are disproportionately affected. Products that tackle air pollution could have a significant impact on people’s well-being and make everyone’s lives a little bit healthier.

In the UK



The following products and services are ways in which air quality could be improved in the UK:


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