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  Today, June 5, we celebrate World Environment Day, one of the most important dates on the environmental calendar. This 2020, the theme chosen by the United Nations has been biodiversity, a matter of concern and more after the health crisis of COVID-19.   Biodiversity, or biological diversity, is the variability of living things on Earth. It covers approximately 8 million species on the planet: from plants and...

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Circular economy is a business model in which we firmly believe and whose lines of action define the vision and mission of our entity     As the United Nations Organization reminds us, today more than ever, on this International Mother Earth Day (April 22) we need a change towards a more sustainable economy that works for both people and the planet. It is necessary, he points out,...

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At CETIM Technological Centre we continue to work to maintain support for our clients and collaborators in these exceptional circumstances caused by COVID-19. We want to inform you that we have activated preventive measures following the recommendation of the health authorities to guarantee the health of our workers and the continuity of our activity.   Our laboratories remain operational with controlled access of personnel, respecting the established...

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NicolaMenna, Director Técnico de Cromogenia

The chemical industry is designing a more sustainable future by investing in more sustainable and biodegradable processes and products and by using raw materials from renewable sources. This strategic plan is also the new roadmap of Cromogenia, a Spanish chemical company referring to national and international level, with which CETIM Technological Centre carries out several R&D projects such as Hormiplast, Powerplast or Novacell. We spoke...

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Construction is an industry constantly present in our daily lives: from the buildings in which we live and work, to the establishments in which we enjoy our leisure time, such as theatres or shopping centres, and the transport infrastructures that we use to move around.   This great presence in our lives is also reflected in great environmental and economic impacts. The sector represents nearly 40% of...

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Recently, the European Commission has approved H2020 REWAISE project. The project, led by FCC Aqualia, will last five years and is made up of a consortium of 25 partners, including CETIM. The main objective of REWAISE is to create a new "intelligent water ecosystem", developing an intelligent digital infrastructure to provide water services and for decentralised decision-making, involving all stakeholders to make society perceive the...

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Last 29th and 30th January, CETIM Technological Centre participated in the second meeting of the H2020 BIORECOVER project, held in Greece. This project, led by CETIM, researches sustainable production and recovery of critical raw materials, BIORECOVER is made up of a multidisciplinary consortium of 14 partners from 6 EU countries, and has the international cooperation of South Africa. Furthermore, it involves the entire value chain,...

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GEOSTONE II project in which CUPA Group, in collaboration with CETIM, is developing a series of high-performance geopolymer mortars and concretes from slate dust and granite is nearing his completion. The results achieved up to date have been very successful and show potential for their possible introduction in the market.   The development of geopolymer mortars and concretes already represents an environmental benefit for the construction sector,...

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LIFE REFOREST project has organized the seminar "Burned Forest Areas - Impact and solutions for their recovery" on March 5th in DOMUS museum (A Coruña). This project, financed by the European LIFE Programme and led by CETIM Technological Centre, aims to mitigate erosion and soil loss in areas affected by forest fires through an innovative system based on micotechnologies, a combination of stabilised organic waste...

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CETIM was one of the entities invited to participate in the forum about the Galician Strategy of Circular Economy 2019-2030 held last December 20 at the Cidade da Cultura (Santiago de Compostela, A Coruña). The event served as a public presentation of the Galician Strategy of Circular Economy 2020-2030, the Xunta de Galicia’s new roadmap to make Galicia a reference in the change of development...

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