Submitted by: BSH Bosch und Siemens Hausgeräte GmbH
Implemented country: Germany
Title: Protos - The plant oil stove
At least 1.6 million people die, causing the World Health Organization (WHO), every year of complications from respiratory diseases, the emissions from open fires. For this reason, the Bosch and Siemens Home Appliances Group (BSH) focuses on its core competency in cooking, and a completely new plant oil stove - designed specifically for developing and emerging countries - Protos. Protos works with conventional plants, and even used cooking oil. With Protos, BSH offers people in developing countries, a new and cleaner technology, reduce indoor air pollution considerably and protects people's health.