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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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Recently, the European Commission has approved H2020 REWAISE project. The project, led by FCC Aqualia, will last five years and is made up of a consortium of 25 partners, including CETIM. The main objective of REWAISE is to create a new "intelligent water ecosystem", developing an intelligent digital infrastructure to provide water services and for decentralised decision-making, involving all stakeholders to make society perceive the...

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LIFE REFOREST project has organized the seminar "Burned Forest Areas - Impact and solutions for their recovery" on March 5th in DOMUS museum (A Coruña). This project, financed by the European LIFE Programme and led by CETIM Technological Centre, aims to mitigate erosion and soil loss in areas affected by forest fires through an innovative system based on micotechnologies, a combination of stabilised organic waste...

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Like every March 22 since 1992, World Water Day is celebrated today to raise awareness among the population about this precious and indispensable natural resource, necessary for any aspect of life, sustainable development, and industrial activity.   At CETIM Technology Centre we investigate water treatment to improve and make industries and citizens more efficient the purification processes of our water resources. We do research with industries and...

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In the third CETIM bulletin, we analyze how water treatment plants are becoming recovery plants for valuable resources such as nitrogen or phosphorus or even reuse water for irrigation.   We also interview Frank Rogalla, R&D Director of FCC Aqualia, a company with which we develop projects such as LIFE ULISES or H2020 REWAISE.   Culleredo, December 26, 2019. The theme highlighted this bulletin is a complete report on the...

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The fruitful relationship that we have had for several years in the CETIM Technology Centre with Aqualia (FCC Group) collaborating as partners in various European projects has taken another step with the award of the LIFE ULISES, with both entities in the consortium. The objective of this research is the transformation of wastewater treatment plants into a new model of urban biorefinery, focusing on their...

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EU Water Innovation Conference 2019

A delegation from CETIM went on December 12 to the Water Innovation Conference 2019 that the European Commission, through the Environment GD in cooperation with the Government of Aragon, held in Zaragoza. It has been the fifth EIP Water Conference, after Brussels (2013), Barcelona (2014), Leeuwarden (2016) and Porto (2017), and has focused on the efforts of the European Innovation Association (EIP Water) to promote...

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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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CETIM Technology Centre attended in Brussels to the IV Raw Materials Week, organized by the European Commission, to discuss the latest developments on raw materials in the EU. In this event, held in Brussels between November 18 and 22, the main actors in the sector met, as well as political leaders. The event revolved around 4 main axes: latest EU activities in the field of...

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European project LIFE REFOREST has initiated the implementation and validation of its micro-soil system to mitigate erosion and soil loss in two areas affected by forest fires in Galicia and Portugal.   This project financed by the European LIFE Program, and which we lead in the CETIM Technology Centre, aims to mitigate erosion and soil loss in areas affected by forest fires through an innovative system based...

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