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Fusioncat: nuclear fusion in Catalonia

By |2021-01-27T14:38:26+00:00January 27th, 2021|Innovation and product development, News|

Nuclear fusion is one of the few technologies with the potential to meet growing energy demand using sustainable, safe and low emission energy sources. Inspired by these scientific and technological challenges, the Catalan community of organisations working in nuclear fusion technology is joining forces in the FusionCAT research project. In this project, Eurecat is [...]

AI & Big Data Congress underscores how the predictive capability afforded by artificial intelligence puts businesses at a competitive advantage

By |2020-10-27T12:21:42+00:00October 15th, 2020|Big Data, Notes de premsa|

The predictive capability afforded by artificial intelligence puts businesses at a competitive advantage. This was spelled out at the AI & Big Data Congress which emphasised the importance of early adoption of this technology in generating more economic activity and jobs along with the support it provides in reworking organisational intelligence against today’s backdrop of [...]

Catalan firm 8wires and Eurecat get €2.4 million from a European project to improve patient pre-op preparation

By |2020-12-10T15:05:40+00:00October 6th, 2020|E-Health, Notes de premsa|

The Catalan firm 8wires and the Eurecat technology centre have been chosen to take part in a European project designed to improve the preparation of patients over the age of 65 before undergoing surgery. The firm and the technology centre have each been allocated €1.2 million to develop in conjunction with medical staff two apps [...]

TecnomiFood Network to invest €4 million in optimising the industrial development and innovation of functional foods and nutraceuticals using omic technologies

By |2021-01-28T15:55:14+00:00September 25th, 2020|Notes de premsa, Nutrition and Health, Omics sciences|

Over the next three years the TecnomiFood Network consortium is to spend nearly €4 million on a coordinated strategy to optimise the industrial development of foods, functional ingredients and nutraceuticals using omic technologies, which encompass research areas with enormous potential in personalised nutrition. The TecnomiFood Network is an accredited Cervera Centre of Excellence and led [...]

Metals and minerals from seawater desalination plants are recovered to be turned into raw materials

By |2020-12-07T15:11:21+00:00September 14th, 2020|Notes de premsa, Sustainability|

The Eurecat technology centre is coordinating the European Sea4Value project which is to develop a new process for recovering high-value metals and minerals from effluent generated by seawater desalination plants. The idea is to turn them into a source of raw materials in line with the circular economy. The almost 16,000 desalination plants operating worldwide [...]

New system is being developed to enhance neuromuscular disease monitoring using biomechanical sensors

By |2021-01-27T08:15:57+00:00September 4th, 2020|E-Health, Notes de premsa|

The Eurecat technology centre is coordinating the 6MWT+ project which has developed a new system to enhance monitoring of the evolution of chronic neuromuscular diseases. It does this by integrating biomechanical sensors into the 6 Minute Walk Test, one of the standard functional tests used in hospitals for assessing and measuring these diseases. The new [...]

Eurecat takes part in a collaborative community to boost European cybersecurity

By |2020-12-07T14:58:08+00:00August 25th, 2020|IT-Security, Notes de premsa|

The Eurecat technology centre is taking part in the SPARTA collaborative community which is to devise and implement cooperative research and innovation actions to enhance European cybersecurity in areas such as health, energy, finance, transport and industry. The SPARTA project’s main goals are to drive key innovation in this field, provide the resources needed to [...]

Pilot project shows petrochemical industry wastewater can be reclaimed

By |2020-12-07T14:47:15+00:00July 31st, 2020|Notes de premsa, Sustainability|

The Eurecat technology centre is coordinating the European LIFE REWATCH project which is demonstrating on a pilot scale a new system for treating wastewater from the petrochemical industry in one of DOW Chemical Ibérica’s production plants in Tarragona. The system makes it possible to obtain high-quality reclaimed water which can be reused in the same [...]

Catalan consortium allocates €1.16 million to bringing artificial intelligence, 360º interactive video and EEG into neuropsychological rehabilitation

By |2020-12-07T14:39:57+00:00July 27th, 2020|E-Health, Notes de premsa|

The Eurecat technology centre is a partner in a Catalan consortium led by the Guttmann Institute which has brought new technologies such as artificial intelligence, interactive digital video and neuromodulation into rehabilitation treatments and cognitive stimulation for patients with brain damage. The project comes under the RIS3CAT Nexthealth Community sponsored by ACCIÓ, the agency for [...]

SEAT runs university-level Industry 4.0 training for its employees in partnership with the Eurecat Academy and IL3

By |2020-12-07T13:11:38+00:00July 24th, 2020|Notes de premsa, Training|

Carmaker SEAT has kicked off its Industry 4.0 Academy training programme in partnership with the Eurecat technology centre’s Eurecat Academy specialist training service for professionals and the University of Barcelona’s IL3 Institute for Lifelong Learning. This is a pilot smart factory education project for production line workers designed to equip them with the skills they [...]

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