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Eurecat leads a study about Mediterranean diet’s beneficial effects on reducing youth obesity

By |2020-06-10T11:52:57+00:00May 27th, 2020|Notes de premsa, Nutrition and Health, Omics sciences|

The Eurecat technology centre leads a European-level clinical study whose main purpose is to demonstrate that an energy-restricted Mediterranean diet enriched with products typical of the Mediterranean, such as pomegranate, chickpeas, nuts and sourdough bread, is more effective in reducing weight and cardiovascular risk factors associated with youth obesity than a conventional energy-restricted low-fat diet. [...]

Study finds a significant improvement in university students’ performance during lockdown

By |2020-07-24T09:51:32+00:00May 19th, 2020|Notes de premsa|

Researchers from the Eurecat technology centre and the Autonomous University of Madrid (UAM) have looked at the impact of the COVID-19 lockdown on the performance of university students. Their research concludes that the hard work done by students and lecturers during this period has led to a significant rise in academic performance, which translates into [...]

Eurecat wins JEC World Innovation Award with CFIP advanced manufacturing technology

By |2020-06-25T08:50:16+00:00May 13th, 2020|CFIP, Notes de premsa|

CFIP technology, developed and patented by the Eurecat technology centre, has won the JEC World Innovation Award in the additive manufacturing category. The prize is recognition of the innovation it delivers since it enables parts manufactured by 3D printing to be reinforced with continuous carbon fibres, thereby increasing their strength and reducing their weight. CFIP [...]

Eurecat collaborates on a European solution for fighting pandemics using sewerage analysis and Artificial Intelligence

By |2020-05-14T08:29:08+00:00May 4th, 2020|covid19, Notes de premsa, Smart Management Systems|

The Eurecat technology centre has won one of the challenge categories in the European #EUvsVirus hackathon with a solution for forecasting epidemic outbreaks in real time by analysing sewerage using microbiology and Artificial Intelligence tools. It has been developed in conjunction with researchers from the KWR Water Research Institute, Exeter University, Thessaly University and the [...]

Eurecat successfully tests a new system designed by E. Vila Projects to disinfect face masks using infrared radiation and ultraviolet light

By |2020-04-21T15:08:11+00:00April 20th, 2020|covid19, Notes de premsa|

The Eurecat technology centre has successfully tested in its Manresa laboratories the system developed by E. Vila Projects, a firm based in Sant Fruitós de Bages, which uses infrared and ultraviolet radiation technology to disinfect FFP2 and FFP3 masks so they can be reused. These face masks provide the greatest protection against Covid-19. The trial [...]

Hospital de Sant Pau, QEV Technologies, Nissan and Eurecat have developed a respirator to supply emerging countries

By |2020-04-21T15:08:22+00:00April 15th, 2020|covid19, Notes de premsa|

Hospital de Sant Pau, the engineering company QEV Technologies,  the automobile company Nissan and the technology centre Eurecat have developed the Q-Vent respirator to be used in hospital ICUs to alleviate the lack of equipment generated by the Covid-19 throughout the world. Its design is intended to contribute to supplying emerging countries given its performance [...]

Donation of single-use foetal monitoring belts for pregnant women to prevent the spread of coronavirus

By |2020-04-21T15:08:34+00:00March 30th, 2020|covid19, Notes de premsa|

The Eurecat technology centre, Barcelona Provincial Council and start-up Treematernity are to donate hundreds of single-use pregnancy monitoring belts which they have jointly developed to avoid the reuse of traditional belts and the bacterial load that this entails. The aim is to help prevent potential coronavirus infections in hospital mother and baby units. The belts [...]

Eurecat to provide testing of face masks to ensure they are effective against coronavirus

By |2020-04-09T17:43:55+00:00March 25th, 2020|Notes de premsa|

The Eurecat technology centre is to provide testing of the face masks and their components which are starting to be produced to remedy the shortage of this medical equipment for combating coronavirus. It will involve checking their effectiveness in terms of filtration, breathability and microbial cleanliness. The tests will be coordinated by Eurecat at its [...]

Eurecat brings its capabilities and infrastructure into play to help tackle COVID-19

By |2020-07-24T10:20:53+00:00March 20th, 2020|covid19, Notes de premsa|

The Eurecat technology centre is using its multi-technology capabilities to address COVID-19. They include developing devices, software and hardware for data processing, expertise in artificial intelligence applied to bioinformatics, infrastructures for biotechnology trials and analysis, setting up platforms and knowledge transfer. Over recent weeks the technology centre has been delivering its knowhow in the integrated [...]

Tourism industry to be supported by the CoE in Tourism Innovation, a centre of excellence promoting innovation, sustainability and competitiveness

By |2020-04-21T15:13:22+00:00January 30th, 2020|Notes de premsa|

The tourism industry will be able to call on the CoE in Tourism Innovation centre of excellence, a public-private partnership designed to drive innovation, sustainability and competitiveness in destinations and businesses through applied research, innovation, knowledge transfer and competitive intelligence services. The CoE in Tourism Innovation is sponsored by the Eurecat technology centre with the [...]

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