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Special mention for the project by Eurecat, AINIA, CTAG, CTAEX, AIN and CARTIF researchers at the Meetech Spain 2023 technology Challenge

2023-06-19T09:03:07+02:00May 23rd, 2023|Fires, Functional Printing, Press Notes|

The team made up of researchers from the Eurecat, AINIA (Valencia Region), CTAG (Galicia), CTAEX (Extremadura), AIN (Navarra) and CARTIF (Castilla y León) technology centres received a special mention in the Challenge set by Enagás at Meetech Spain 2023 for their idea based on printing smart graphene sensors on adhesive tape which would be [...]

Eurecat trials generating more sustainable smart plastics with new features

2023-05-18T14:00:31+02:00December 15th, 2022|Functional Printing, Plastic material, Press Notes|

The Eurecat technology centre has tested integrating electronics and plastic materials to craft new, more sustainable products with high added value, low weight, built-in sensors and advanced features in a plant set up at its Cerdanyola site which manufactures these parts using a cutting-edge technology known as plastronics. “This innovation is much in demand and extremely [...]

Eurecat presents the prototype of a printed device for producing green hydrogen at the LOPEC fair

2022-10-17T15:34:01+02:00March 25th, 2022|Aigua aire sols, Fires, Functional Printing, Press Notes, Sustainability|

The Eurecat technology centre is taking part in the European LOPEC fair, the leading event for printed electronics, being held this week in Munich, where it is presenting the prototype of a flexible, lightweight printed device for producing green hydrogen, designed to reduce the impact and cost of the electrolytic cells usually used in this process. [...]

Hybrid and flexible electronics using gesture recognition technology through artificial intelligence for products in the habitat sector

2022-04-17T17:34:02+02:00January 28th, 2022|Functional Printing, Press Notes|

Habitat Cluster Barcelona, the Eurecat technology centre and partner firms Jung and Madersenia are running the ARIES (Artificial Intelligence Embedded in Surfaces) project to explore how to combine hybrid and flexible electronics with the application of gesture recognition technology through artificial intelligence (AI) in products for the habitat sector. The project’s purpose is to tailor [...]

Eurecat innovates in advanced materials to build more energy-efficient trains

2022-04-17T23:08:25+02:00November 30th, 2021|Audiovisual Technologies, Big Data, Composite material, Consulting, Fires, Functional Printing, Innovation and product development, New Manufacturing Processes, Press Notes, Railway|

The Eurecat technology centre is coordinating the CARBODIN (Car Body Shells, Doors and Interiors) project which is to support building lighter and more energy-sustainable passenger trains by developing innovative modular tooling for manufacturing car bodies and carriage shells using composite materials. As part of the project “innovative and versatile moulds and tooling are to be designed and [...]

Covid-19 ramps up demand for touchless products and systems

2021-05-31T14:58:51+02:00March 31st, 2021|covid19, Functional Printing, Press Notes|

Covid-19 will foster a new mobility which will drive the implementation of emerging technologies such as touchless push-buttons. The Eurecat technology centre believes these solutions will be in high demand in areas such as public transport, leisure facilities, lifts and workspaces in response to the new patterns of behaviour brought about by the coronavirus. Eurecat [...]

SmartLabels project heads towards smart labels in the wine industry

2022-07-25T16:54:14+02:00March 29th, 2021|Functional Printing, Press Notes|

The Eurecat technology centre has taken part in the SmartLabels project which over the last year has explored the feasibility of using new printing technologies in self-adhesive labels for wine bottles such as NFC antennas, invisible ink and unique two-dimensional barcodes. The idea is to closely track the product right across the production and distribution process while preventing counterfeiting and [...]

Eurecat is at leading European printed electronics trade fair

2022-07-25T16:57:20+02:00March 25th, 2021|Fires, Functional Printing, Press Notes|

The Eurecat technology centre is taking part in the LOPEC fair, the premier European event in printed electronics which this year is being held online together with the SmartEEs2 Technology Acceleration Hub, which seeks to make SMEs more competitive by baking in flexible, portable electronics. “The Eurecat technology centre’s knowhow in printed electronics means we can increasingly bring this technology [...]

New medical platform to diagnose problems in chronic patients

2021-03-09T09:31:43+01:00September 8th, 2020|Functional Printing, Press Notes|

The ERKSens project promoted by Renalyse, a Rovira i Virgili University (URV) spinoff, together with the Eurecat technology centre and the URV has received €1.3 million from the RETOS programme to bring a device for diagnosing and monitoring haemoglobin and potassium to the market in four years. The funding is part grant and part soft [...]

Hartmann Group and Eurecat to develop smart dressings to detect and monitor injury infection

2020-10-19T08:31:52+02:00June 29th, 2020|Functional Printing, Press Notes|

The Hartmann Group and the Eurecat technology centre have devised a new smart dressing using bio-inks which enable colorimetric detection of bacterial infections. The project is called K-BacTrack and has been funded by the Centre for the Development of Industrial Technology (CDTI) as part of its R&D Projects work strand. “The idea is to enhance the quality of life of [...]

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