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The President of the Deputación da Coruña, accompanied by the Mayor of Culleredo, José Ramón Rioboo, visited our facilities this morning and saw first hand the activity that we have been developing for more than 10 years. We continue our commitment to Culleredo for the creation of the future Centre of Excellence for Competitiveness in Circular Economy in La Cros, which will contribute to the revitalisation...

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Today, 5th June, is World Environment Day, a very important date for our Technological Centre due to our involvement in the circular economy and sustainability in more than 90% of our research projects. Today is World Environment Day, a date that stands out for all of us because of the importance of caring for and respecting the environment that surrounds us, but above all in our...

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Still don't know the themes of Horizon Europe for this year? We tell you about them, along with all the value that CETIM can bring to the proposals. CETIM has participated in several European programmes from 2015 to 2023. Here you can see a graphic map of all the calls in which we have participated to date:   Horizon Europe Cluster 5 Energy & Mobility   HORIZON-CL5-2024-D2-02 A competitive and...

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ECLIPSE, a project in which we participate as the main research centre, will increase the levels of recovery and recovery of complex plastic waste by up to 80%, reducing the carbon footprint by 75%. [video width="854" height="480" mp4="https://cetim.es/wp-content/uploads/2024/05/ENG-Dia-Mundial-del-Reciclaje-17-05-2024-Video.mp4" poster="https://cetim.es/wp-content/uploads/2024/05/Dia-Mundial-del-Reciclaje-17-05-2024.jpg"][/video]   The correct and sustainable recycling of waste has become essential in view of the large amount of materials, especially plastics, that we generate each year. According to the...

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SMART CONSTRUCTION MANAGER will improve the control of site management and the supply chain of materials through a common use tool that incorporates different 4.0 technologies such as Artificial Vision, Digital Twins or Internet of Things devices. 0ACCIDNTES, Best National Innovation Project 2023 according to the Spanish Construction Technology Platform, will increase site surveillance and help prevent and ensure faster action in the event of accidents. [caption...

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Construction is one of the key sectors in Spain that, like many others, must face the main current challenges, such as the lack of digitalisation or the reduction of environmental impact. Today we talk to Francisco Vea Folch, Director of Innovation and New Technologies at Simetría Grupo, a company that has been working for more than 80 years in different fields, such as construction, energy,...

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At NanomatIA we will test AI-based strategies to accelerate the design and discovery of new materials in the energy storage sector. [caption id="attachment_15550" align="aligncenter" width="657"] Energy Storage Materials Laboratory at CETIM.[/caption] The research and development of new materials with better and more sustainable properties is limited by the time and economic cost, as the different types of materials to be considered is incredibly large. Due to the...

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Smart2ReDuCe is a project we are working on at our Technological Centre to contribute to the Circular Economy and the decarbonisation of the sector, converting waste into new sustainable materials for construction. The construction and operation of buildings accounts for almost 40% of the depletion of natural resources and generates 25% of the world's waste. Construction and Demolition Waste (C&DW) has become one of the main...

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At CETIM we are developing an integral and sustainable process for the transformation of potato production by-products into high quality mycoproteins, thus improving the economic and environmental cost of the sector. [caption id="attachment_15652" align="aligncenter" width="627"] CETIM Microbiology Laboratory.[/caption] In 2023, 1,981,742 tonnes of potatoes were produced in Spain, according to data collected by the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food. Galicia produced 363,139 tonnes, being the Autonomous...

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The DICKENS project has the collaboration of our Technology Centre and the companies ENCE, MASTERS BUILDERS, QMC, BRUPER, OMAR COATINGS, TECNOCAUCHO and CARINSA to offer environmental and economic solutions to the traditional processes of obtaining polymer composites. In recent years, numerous studies and reports show that plastic consumption has been increasing in most countries. In addition to this, the values of bioeconomy, circular economy and reduction...

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