Press Notes

European Consortium to Study How to Reduce the Impact of Endocrine Disruptors on Pregnancy and Pre-puberty

2024-03-07T17:30:34+01:00March 7th, 2024|Health, Nutrition and Health, Omics sciences, Press Notes|

The European HYPIEND project, coordinated by the Eurecat technology centre, is studying the impact of endocrine disruptors on the hormonal system during pregnancy, the first 18 months of a baby’s life and during pre-puberty to gain the understanding needed to devise strategies to minimise exposure to these chemicals and minimize their adverse effects on [...]

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 [...]

Mobile World Congress reaffirms multi-sector role of artificial intelligence and cements its place as a strategic meeting point for start-ups

2024-03-13T11:35:10+01:00March 1st, 2024|Fires, ICT, Press Notes|

The Mobile World Congress is “once more the international meeting point for the digital industry where artificial intelligence has taken centre stage with applications across all sectors” and with a “key role for 4YFN, which on its tenth anniversary has cemented its position as the preeminent venue for the start-up ecosystem,” says Miquel Rey, [...]

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 [...]

Eurecat trials assistive robot which can hold a conversation, provide personalised care and guide an exercise routine

2024-03-13T11:29:56+01:00February 27th, 2024|Autonomous and professional robotics, E-Health, Fires, Health, Press Notes|

The Eurecat technology centre is this week showcasing at the Mobile World Congress an assistive robot which helps people at home with a range of daily tasks and can hold a conversation and offer personalised care to users based on monitoring their state of health or mood, furnishing for example instructions for an exercise [...]

MWC showcases headband to record brain activity during acute stroke and predict complications

2024-03-13T11:25:04+01:00February 26th, 2024|Fires, Health, Innovation and product development, Press Notes|

The Eurecat technology centre is presenting this week at the Mobile World Congress a headband developed together with Time is Brain to record brain activity in real time during an acute stroke and predict complications early on. The innovation is part of the BraiN20® portable medical device which provides the patient with “quicker access [...]

Artificial intelligence featured at MWC with groundbreaking applications for sectors including healthcare and sustainability

2024-03-13T11:22:52+01:00February 23rd, 2024|Fires, ICT, Press Notes|

Cybersecurity-related technologies and virtual reality tied to the user experience, smart cities and digital twins will be prominent at the forthcoming Mobile World Congress, where artificial intelligence will take centre stage with applications in various sectors, especially in health and nutrition, sustainability and industry. Eugenia Fuenmayor, scientific director of Eurecat’s Digital Area, says that [...]

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 [...]

Artificial intelligence technologies can enhance the learning process and help transform the educational model

2024-03-13T11:16:44+01:00February 16th, 2024|ICT, Press Notes|

Artificial intelligence and data technologies have huge potential to help transform the educational model and enhance the teaching and learning process while also ensuring that Catalan is more widely used online and in everyday life in society. This is the conclusion of the ‘White Paper on Artificial Intelligence applied to Education and to 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 [...]

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