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Today, the Project Adviser - Raw Materials of the European Commission, Susana Xará, also participated.   After this first meeting at the CETIM facilities, the next step is to start working on this strategic environmental project for the EU.   Culleredo, June 27, 2019. Researchers and technicians from universities, research centres and leading companies throughout Europe and South Africa meet for three days and until tomorrow at CETIM Technological...

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Technological Centre's new newsletter  is published every four months.   Those interested in receiving the next number can subscribe through the web.     Culleredo, June 18, 2019. CETIM has just published the first issue of its online corporate magazine. Every four months, the Technology Centre has chosen to activate this new communication tool as a way to enhance contact and relationship with its partners, customers and new subscribers, which can...

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Next January 9, 2019, the CETIM Technology Centre will host the presentation of the Conecta PEME project BIOCHARMB "Development of a biomass pyrolysis plant for the use of biochar in environmental applications".   Its consortium includes the companies GESTÁN Medioambiental, Valora Consultores, ENSO Environmental Solutions and INTACTA Gestión Ambiental, the latter leader of the consortium. With the technological support of CETIM, the partners will develop and validate...

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Today is one of the most important days of the environmental calendar. The celebration of the World Environment Day was set at the end of 1972 by the United Nations (UN).   Since its inception, CETIM has decided to encourage the circular economy through research and innovation in recycling processes and methodologies.     Culleredo, June 5, 2019. We have a clear mission, to offer services and to satisfy the...

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Since 2014, it had the category of Technological Innovation Support Center.     Culleredo, April 23, 2019. This April 10th the Ministry of Science, Innovation and Universities (MICINN) has notified CETIM of its official registration in the registry as national Technology Centres. It is a recognition of Center’s work in research and innovation, its human and material resources and its scientific and technological capabilities.   This grant represents a qualitative...

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Cadena SER interviewed CETIM researcher Cristina Martínez, head of ECO BIO Technologies of the Center, to shed light on rare earths and their strategic importance.   Their importance lies in the fact that they are the source of essential raw materials for electronics used in smartphones, wind turbines or medical equipment.     Just days after the Donald Trump administration included Huawei on its commercial blacklist, a move that involves...

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These researches, financed by European Union programs Horizon2020 and LIFE, involve an investment mobilization of around € 25 million.   Among the benefits for society are from reducing the importation of critical raw materials to optimizing water treatment systems.     Culleredo, May 27, 2019. Since its beginnings in 2011, CETIM has collaborated, and led, international projects with objectives such as improving water quality or revalorizate by-products; as well as...

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Eduardo García Pazo, director gral. CUPA Innovación

Since its origins in the southern region of Valdeorras (Galicia, Spain) almost 130 years ago, CUPA Group has positioned itself as the world leader of the natural slate business, covering more than the 33% of the global market share. Its business development will continue to grow under three strategic lines like innovation, with ITC projects such as CUPA 4.0, applied knowledge and environmental concern. We...

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It will be held on May 29 in Barcelona.   Companies and research organizations such as Aqualia, Acciona Agua or the universities of Barcelona and Politécnica de Catalunya will give lectures on direct osmosis and AnMBR applied to urban wastewater and waste recovery.   CETIM, project leader, will present the project and the new secondary wastewater treatment system it proposes, based on an integration of direct-indirect osmosis with AnMBR.   For...

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On Thursday May 16, our colleague Alberto Miguéns Blanco, senior researcher of Advanced Materials of CETIM, participated as a speaker at the conference "Technological challenges in construction 4.0" that took place during the professional fair BB Construmat Barcelona. Specifically, within the stand of the Spanish Technological Construction Platform (PTEC).   Alberto participated in the round table "Building materials and energy" with a paper focused on "Sustainable building materials:...

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