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It is a non SI measuring unit to describe energy. It is commonly adopted for electric applications, since 1 kWh is the energy consumption of a device requiring 1000 W of electric power in input for the time of one hour. One kWh is equivalent to 3.6 MJ.
ECT (GLO) - The Knowledge-based economy is an expression coined to describe trends in advanced economies towards greater dependence on knowledge, information and high skill levels, and the increasing need for ready access to all of these by the business and public sectors.
(Eurostat b, Glossary, accessed 14 October 2016.)
STL - The application of the knowledge of life sciences in new, sustainable, environmentally friendly, and competitive products.
(Carrez, D., Albrecht, J., Cunningham, P., Daroda, L., Manzia, R., Máthé, L., Raschka, A., Carus, M., Piotrowski, S., 2010, The Knowledge Based Bio-Economy (KBBE) in Europe: Achievements and Challenges, Clever Consult BVBA, Belgium, 14 September 2010.)