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For World Water Day, we show you that the challenges currently facing water resources can be overcome thanks to the development of new technologies that improve the processes for obtaining and treating water. LIFE GREEN SEWER, NICE and RESURGENCE are examples of how reused water can be obtained, reducing environmental impact and economic costs. [video width="1280" height="720" mp4="https://cetim.es/wp-content/uploads/2024/03/Dia-Mundial-del-Agua-4.mp4"][/video]   World Water Day has been celebrated since 1993 to remind...

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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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CETIM, in collaboration with the industrial fabric, developed a new binding material from construction and demolition waste and iron and steel slag, to minimise the environmental impact associated with the production of this type of material [caption id="attachment_15185" align="aligncenter" width="570"] CETIM's Sustainable Construction Materials Laboratory.[/caption] One of the main challenges facing the construction sector is to find alternatives to Portland cement, a material with significant environmental burdens....

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Extraco is a construction company that began its operations in 1969. After positioning itself as a reference company in Galicia in its early years, today it is one of the 50 companies in the construction sector of revenue and presence at both national and international levels. Today we learn about its formula for success, its evolution over the years and perspective on the future challenges...

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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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In CETIM, we are responsible for the R&D project of three types of complex and composite materials from various local waste, with the aim of achieving demountable construction solutions for the renovation of heritage wall, floor and ceiling. [caption id="attachment_15216" align="aligncenter" width="692"] HERIT4AGES testeará y validará las tecnologías desarolladas en cinco ‘living labs’.[/caption] Historical heritage throughout Europe represents an important part of our cultural identity. For decades,...

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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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CETIM is collaborating on the project by researching the photocatalysis process and studying advanced materials for hydrogen storage. [caption id="attachment_14933" align="aligncenter" width="769"] BIOPHOTO: Research into the production and storage of green hydrogen from organic waste.[/caption] The crisis in the energy sector, which began with an increase in gas and electricity prices in 2021, has evolved into a raw material supply crisis. Therefore, developing renewable alternatives such as...

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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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