Technological Centre

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CETIM is leading the initiative and we are working on the analysis of new absorbent materials and the implementation of mixed-culture microorganisms in real wetlands to degrade emerging pollutants present in the urban water cycle. [caption id="attachment_14815" align="aligncenter" width="617"] NICE: Innovative and enhanced Nature-based Solutions for a sustainable urban water cycle.[/caption] According to the latest weather report from the State Meteorological Agency, this summer has been the...

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From CETIM we know the LIFE programme perfectly, due to our experience as coordinators and participants in the call throughout our trajectory. Today we want you to know in detail the activity of CETIM aligned with several of the themes of the LIFE programme. Remember that to participate in these calls you must submit your initiatives until 6th September 2023 at the latest. Circular Economy, resources...

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As a Technological Centre, we carry out many projects in areas such as nature-based solutions, water reuse, desalination, resource recovery or the detection of microplastics and emerging pollutants. One of our latest success stories is the LIFE Green Sewer research project through which we obtained recycled water suitable for agricultural irrigation at the Ferrol WWTP and which we will now test in Almendralejo (Extremadura). ...

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Next Tuesday, March 8th, CETIM will organize an Online Workshop of the LIFE GREEN SEWER project.

Among the speakers will be representatives of the University of Girona, Sacyr, Aqualia, the LEITAT technology center and researchers from the CETIM Technology Center.

Registration is open until the day before through an online form.

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The LIFE PHOENIX consortium, led by Aqualia and with the participation of CETIM, is made up of 8 partners from Spain, Portugal and the Netherlands. Based on low energy consumption technologies, the aim of the project is to obtain reclaimed water from WWTPs of any size and to achieve qualities that allow reuse with full guarantees. Several demonstration plants integrated in sea containers will tour WWTPs in the Iberian Peninsula to test the viability of the selected technologies.

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The Emulcell project “Cold bituminous mixes additivated with nanocellulose” (biopaving alternative to conventional asphalt) led by the Ourense company Misturas, S.A. and in which the Roads, Geotechnics and Materials Group of the CITEEC of the UDC and the Advanced Materials Area of CETIM Technology Centre participated, has won in the Company & Research category of the 1st Innovative Materials Competition of Galicia. The event, promoted and organised by the Galician Innovation Agency (GAIN), coincided with World Materials Day.

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