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We celebrate the World Energy Day by recalling the importance of promoting a respectful and sustainable use of energy resources. Green hydrogen and the development of other safe and efficient storage and transport options are key to decarbonising the economy and achieving climate neutrality. [caption id="attachment_15340" align="aligncenter" width="752"] World Energy Day - 14th February 2024.[/caption] Today is the World Energy Day, an important day to remember the importance...

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The staff of our Technological Centre is made up of 64% women, most of whom hold positions of high responsibility. Currently, some sectors, such as water treatment, energy storage or digital, continue to have more men than women, although this is beginning to change. [caption id="attachment_15305" align="aligncenter" width="907"] CETIM scientists.[/caption] This Sunday, 11th February, we celebrate the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, an opportunity to...

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BIORECOVER, the project that we have coordinated and led at our Technological Centre, is coming to an end with ambitious results, as we have managed to recover metals of high economic value such as magnesium and yttrium from waste of different origins. [caption id="attachment_15207" align="aligncenter" width="602"] CETIM Bioprocess Laboratory.[/caption] In 2019 we started a journey from CETIM coordinating and leading an initiative for the recovery of critical...

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MOFsDEL will develop electrochemical technologies that will improve costs and optimise current desalination processes [caption id="attachment_15228" align="aligncenter" width="634"] Moncofa desalination plant, built and operated by Lantania.[/caption] Lantania Aguas and CETIM Tecnological Centre are working on the creation of a technique that reduces the production cost of desalinated water. For it, the Lantania Group company and our Technological Centre will develop disruptive electrochemical technologies with low energy consumption...

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The research on the recovery of critical raw materials that we started in 2019 comes to an end with the celebration of a conference where the Head of ECO BIO Technologies at CETIM, Cristina Martínez, will disseminate the results obtained in our Technological Centre. The project H2020 BIORECOVER, led and coordinated by CETIM, comes to an end with an event that will bring together the scientific...

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Ángeles Vázquez, the second vice-president of the Xunta de Galicia and Regional Minister for the Environment, Territory, and Housing, visited our facilities this morning. During the visit, she gained firsthand insights into our Technology Centre's dedication to environmental initiatives. [caption id="attachment_15096" align="aligncenter" width="872"] From left to right, Sagrario Pérez, General Director of Environmental Quality, Sustainability and Climate Change; Ángeles Vázquez, Second Vice-President of the Xunta de...

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The Centre of Excellence for Competitiveness in Circular Economy, which we will develop in the estuary of O Burgo, will have 8,000 square metres and a budget of more than 7 million euros. José Ramón Gómez Besteiro visited our facilities this morning and saw first-hand the activity that we have been developing for 10 years. [caption id="attachment_15068" align="aligncenter" width="737"] From left to right, Toni Pons, General Director...

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CETIM is leading the initiative and we are working on the analysis of new absorbent materials and the implementation of mixed-culture microorganisms in real wetlands to degrade emerging pollutants present in the urban water cycle. [caption id="attachment_14815" align="aligncenter" width="617"] NICE: Innovative and enhanced Nature-based Solutions for a sustainable urban water cycle.[/caption] According to the latest weather report from the State Meteorological Agency, this summer has been the...

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We review the European and Spanish regulations that establish the minimum requirements for water quality and control for its reuse, and how this affects LIFE GREEN SEWER and LIFE DRAIN RAIN. [caption id="attachment_15027" align="aligncenter" width="667"] Laboratory water sampling.[/caption] Over the past few years, drought and water scarcity have emerged as significant concerns for global society. In response to these challenges, the European Union has implemented legal measures...

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At CETIM we celebrate the World Electric Vehicle Day remembering that thanks to research and investment in science and technology it is possible to face the technological challenges of electromobility, such as the scarcity of raw materials or the high cost of products. Figures from the Spanish car market show that more and more electric vehicles are on the road in Spain. The Unión Española de...

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