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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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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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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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[caption id="attachment_8727" align="alignright" width="440"] Máquina de punto modificada para incorporar fibra óptica en el tejido.[/caption] From the Digital Industry Area of ​​CETIM Technology Centre, in collaboration with the family business Textil Roig, we have launched the OPTEX project to develop optical-luminescent fabrics for applications in various market sectors. After improving technique and technology, one of the objectives is to apply luminescent fabrics to new sectors with...

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