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VitiGEOSS smart platform drives sustainability in vineyard management

2024-03-13T11:33:06+01:00February 29th, 2024|Fires, Press Notes, Sustainability|

The European VitiGEOSS project has developed an innovative smart platform featuring digital tools for precision viticulture which drive more sustainable vineyard management and the crop’s resilience to climate change which the Eurecat technology centre is showcasing at Mobile World Congress 2024 in Barcelona. “We have developed a single platform which farmers and other service [...]

New biodegradable bioplastics from agri-food waste for high added-value medical applications

2024-03-13T11:20:04+01:00February 22nd, 2024|Health, Plastic material, Press Notes, Sustainability|

The PHASAL project is fashioning new biodegradable bioplastics from agri-food waste for medical applications such as transdermal patches and suture kits which will minimise their environmental impact. Specifically, it is to develop new grades of biodegradable plastics (PHA) obtained from the recovery of organic waste, thus affording them advanced processability and biocompatibility properties, which [...]

Eurecat points to generative artificial intelligence as the technology trendsetter for 2024

2024-01-17T12:46:59+01:00December 21st, 2023|Construction, Finances and Insurance, Health, ICT, Press Notes, Public Sector, Sustainability|

The Eurecat technology centre predicts that 2024 will be the year of exploiting generative artificial intelligence which will yield solutions developed for a wide range of sectors including healthcare, construction, manufacturing, education, finance, retail and government. Daniel Casellas, Eurecat’s scientific director, notes “the enormous potential which is opening up to ensure that new technological [...]

Ebro-based Kenshô and Eurecat research fermentation technologies for sustainable production of products such as sake and miso

2024-01-17T12:38:00+01:00December 18th, 2023|Food, Nutrition and Health, Press Notes, Sustainability|

Ebro-based company Kenshô and the Eurecat technology centre have teamed up to examine solid-phase fermentation for more sustainable manufacturing of fermented products such as Mediterranean sake and miso in L’Ampolla. As part of this R&D and innovation project, Eurecat has looked into the recovery of potential fermentative microorganisms from the washing water of a [...]

Eurecat Congress points to industrial innovation as the key to Catalonia’s competitiveness and wellbeing

2023-12-11T15:41:08+01:00November 24th, 2023|Events, Materials Processing and Capital Equipment, Press Notes, Sustainability|

The first Eurecat Congress has underscored Catalonia’s opportunities for moving forward in reindustrialisation against the backdrop of today’s technological revolution by enhancing its competitiveness, growth and generation of wealth and social wellbeing through harnessing levers including adaptation to climate change, digital transformation and tapping artificial intelligence technologies. The congress hosted by the Eurecat technology [...]

Solution imitates nature for biodiversity regeneration in ports

2024-01-17T12:28:57+01:00November 10th, 2023|Canvi Climàtic, Innovation and product development, Press Notes, Simulation, Sustainability|

The Eurecat technology centre and the companies Ocean Ecostructures and GPA SEABOTS have teamed up on the OASIS project which is designed to roll out nature-based solutions to address the environmental impact of port infrastructures and thus help turn ports into active players in biodiversity regeneration and the fight against climate change on coasts. The [...]

Progress on new energy technologies and smart building materials adapted to the climate

2024-01-17T12:24:14+01:00November 7th, 2023|Canvi Climàtic, Press Notes, Sustainability|

The Eurecat technology centre is a member of the European iClimaBuilt project consortium which is developing advanced energy technologies for insulation and energy harvesting and storage in buildings and new smart building materials which can adapt to a diversity of climates. It is showcasing all these breakthroughs at Smart City Expo 2023 in Barcelona this [...]

Seed Building unveiled at Climate Resilience Centre (CRC) in Amposta

2024-02-05T14:37:54+01:00October 30th, 2023|Canvi Climàtic, Press Notes, Sustainability|

David Mascort, the Minister for Climate Action, Food and Rural Agenda; Adam Tomàs, the Mayor of Amposta, and Francesc Santasusana, a member of Eurecat’s Board of Trustees and Executive Committee, today opened the new Seed Building at the Climate Resilience Centre (CRC) in Amposta. It is a purpose-built structure and a leader in Catalonia [...]

Eurecat presents technologies and digital solutions for the automotive industry and electric and autonomous mobility in Brussels

2023-12-15T12:23:44+01:00October 18th, 2023|Automotive, Big Data, Canvi Climàtic, Data Science, Press Notes, Smart Management Systems, Sustainability|

At the European FORM Forum on the future of road mobility held this week in Brussels, the Eurecat technology centre is unveiling new technologies and digital solutions for the automotive industry to enhance transport anchored in autonomous vehicles and the resilience of connected autonomous mobility systems along with producing more sustainable and robust vehicles and [...]

Santos Jorge and Eurecat create new product with waste glass for golf bunkers

2023-12-15T12:25:41+01:00October 16th, 2023|Energy, Press Notes, Sustainability|

Santos Jorge, a business engaged in managing and treating recycled glass, and the Eurecat technology centre have teamed up to develop a new innovative process for recovering glass waste which until now ended up in landfill and turn it into new market products and applications such as a substitute for sand in golf bunkers. The [...]

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