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Eurecat trials solutions tapping printed electronics to monitor health and detect pollutants in water

2024-03-13T11:37:09+01:00March 7th, 2024|Fires, Functional Printing, Press Notes|

This week at LOPEC, the preeminent event in printed electronics held in Munich, the Eurecat technology centre is showcasing innovative solutions for medical care, prevention and health monitoring, overseeing water quality and detecting pollutants, and for the new generation of cars with a prototype which has won the best demonstrator award presented at the [...]

eMobility World Congress showcases ultra-thin smart interface for interacting with the new generation of cars

2024-03-13T11:09:12+01:00February 14th, 2024|Automotive, Fires, Functional Printing, Press Notes|

The Eurecat technology centre has developed a smart plastic surface just 3 millimetres thick which has an interface that allows users to interact and communicate with a machine, software or intuitive system with built-in LED lighting and capacitive sensors which is expected to be embedded in the central electronic control system of the new generation [...]

Eurecat investigates manufacturing advanced materials with graphene for the automotive, aerospace, hydrogen energy and water treatment industries

2024-01-17T12:42:12+01:00December 20th, 2023|Aeronautical, Automotive, Energy, Functional Printing, Press Notes|

The Eurecat technology centre is coordinating the European GIANCE project which is to develop and test grapheme-based innovative and recyclable solutions to furnish industry with new sustainable materials and optimise their applications in the automotive, aerospace, hydrogen energy and water treatment industries. Specifically, the project aims to design, develop and scale up the next generation [...]

Eurecat develops new type of ultra-thin smart interface for the new generation of cars

2023-12-13T09:15:48+01:00December 11th, 2023|Automotive, Functional fabrics, Functional Printing, Plastic material, Press Notes|

The Eurecat technology centre has developed a smart plastic surface just 3 millimetres thick which has an interface that allows users to communicate with a machine, software or intuitive system with built-in LED lighting and capacitive sensors which is expected to be embedded in the central electronic system of the new generation of cars. [...]

Opening the door to high-volume production of printed electronic devices using plastronics technology

2023-10-26T13:37:03+02:00June 28th, 2023|Functional Printing, Plastic material, Press Notes, Sustainability|

The MADRAS project, coordinated by the Eurecat technology centre, has spurred high-volume production of printed electronic devices embedded in plastic parts using electronic in-mould technology, also known as plastronics, which helps to cut costs and lessen environmental impact, for use in the automotive, consumer electronics, health and other industries. The project, funded by the European Union’s [...]

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 [...]

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