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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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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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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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Ángeles Vázquez, the second vice-president of the Xunta de Galicia and Regional Minister for the Environment, Territory, and Housing, visited our facilities this morning. During the visit, she gained firsthand insights into our Technology Centre's dedication to environmental initiatives. [caption id="attachment_15096" align="aligncenter" width="872"] From left to right, Sagrario Pérez, General Director of Environmental Quality, Sustainability and Climate Change; Ángeles Vázquez, Second Vice-President of the Xunta de...

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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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IRIDRA is the first Italian company specialising in Nature-based Solutions for sustainable water management and it continues to be one of the few companys in the world is able to offer this type of solution to their clients. It collaborates in the NICE project, which CETIM leads, optimising green walls for the treatment and reuse of grey water. Today we talk to his partner, Anacleto...

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