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EDAR de El Toyo (Almería), piloto de LIFE PHOENIX.

CETIM takes part, since last month, in a new Project funded under the LIFE programme of the EU. LIFE PHOENIX, led by AQUALIA FCC, is a European project that will address the problematic related to the reuse of waste water for irrigation, in an EU and national context in which water stress is an ever-growing concern. The project deal as well with the increasing challenge posed by the Contaminants of Emerging Concern (CECs) and the microplastics in water.

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Galician Material Library, Materioteca de Galicia, promoted by the Galician Innovation Agency, is the first digital database of innovative materials created by Galician companies and knowledge centres.

 

Polymers included by CETIM Technological Centre are obtained or reinforced with lignin from the valorization of paper pulp manufacturing waste streams.

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Ferrovial Servicios' Engineering and Environmental Innovation Department has decades of experience and success stories in waste treatment and recovery thanks to its commitment to innovation, technological solutions and, in general, the circular economy. Currently, with CETIM they collaborate in Biomat Recover project for the selective biorecovery of critical raw materials present in electrical and electronic waste (WEEE). The objective is to increase the selectivity of...

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Recently, the implementation of the PID (Research and Development Project) REC4Agua "Research and Development of a technology based on Membrane Contactors for the RECovery of Resources present in Wastewater" has been completed. The project, started in 2017 and  in which CETIM collaborated with Espina & Delfín, was aimed at research, development and validation of a technology based on hydrophobic membranes liquid-liquid contactors that allows ammonia...

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CETIM continues its strategic positioning and since May 2020 we are part of ATIGA (Intersectoral Technological Alliance of Galicia). This association is made up of the Galician technology centres recognized at state level. It was created in 2012 on the initiative of AIMEN, ANFACO-CECOPESCA and CTAG, and was later joined by GRADIANT (in 2013) ENERGYLAB and ITG (in 2015) and now CETIM in 2020.   ATIGA is...

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At the end of April, the info-days of the European LIFE and BBI calls were held. For the first time in its history, and due to the measures taken by all countries to fight the coronavirus pandemic, these events have been held virtually. Despite the virtual nature of the conferences, they have been very useful for the CETIM team - who participated both from our...

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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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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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XXV Encontro Galego-Portugués de Química

Between November 20 and 22, CETIM researchers María del Mar Castro López and Alicia Bañón Goiriz participated in the XXV Galician-Portuguese Chemistry Encounter, invited by our collaborator José Luis Francisco Fuentes, secretary of the Official College of Chemists of Galicia and responsible of Cellulose R&D in ENCE.   Mar Castro López, co-authored the poster "Lignina - it is possible to guarantee quality", led by Pedro Calvo Criado,...

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