Press Notes

Vall d’Hebron, Eurecat and Medical Simulator present an innovative simulator to learn how to perform ultrasound-guided punctures

2024-06-28T15:41:21+02:00June 28th, 2024|E-Health, Health, Press Notes, Sin categoría @en|

The training of healthcare professionals is essential to ensure the best results and guarantee the safety of patients, especially when involving invasive procedures. In order to aid this learning, Vall d'Hebron, together with the Eurecat technology center and Medical Simulator, have developed a high-precision simulator, Winco USG, to teach punctures under ultrasound control, which [...]

Eurecat tests new technologies to ensure availability of strategic raw materials including lithium, magnesium, nickel and cobalt

2024-07-17T13:40:39+02:00June 3rd, 2024|Press Notes, Sustainability|

The Eurecat technology centre has tested new technologies to recover and valorise strategic raw materials including lithium, magnesium, nickel and cobalt from waste and by-products to help secure their supply, avert the environmental impact of their mining and support decarbonising industry by fostering the circular economy. Critical raw materials (CRM) are crucial to economic [...]

Eurecat tops €62 million in earnings in 2023, up 11% on 2022, with growth standing at more than 126% since it was set up in 2015

2024-07-17T13:39:11+02:00May 29th, 2024|Corporatiu, Press Notes|

The Eurecat technology centre posted €62 million in earnings in 2023, a figure that represents growth of 11 percent over 2022 and a 126 percent increase compared to the €36 million it made in 2015, the year it was set up. Eurecat has expanded its customer base to more than 2,000 companies during this [...]

Eurecat drives new smart collaborative platform to optimise European traffic management

2024-07-17T13:36:05+02:00May 28th, 2024|Aeronautical, Automotive, Press Notes, Railway|

The European FRONTIER project, coordinated by the Eurecat technology centre, has developed a smart collaborative platform to optimise communication between transport stakeholders to reduce traffic congestion, predict incidents and help make management decisions. The platform, called ANTME (Autonomous Network and Traffic Management Engine), optimises traffic control by monitoring incidents such as road works or [...]

Eurecat study shows that bioactive multi-ingredient supplement could improve menopausal women’s health

2024-07-17T13:34:35+02:00May 27th, 2024|Health, Nutrition and Health, Press Notes|

A study by the Eurecat technology centre has shown that a bioactive compound multi-ingredient supplement containing phytosterols and the polyphenols hesperidin and curcumin has beneficial effects similar to hormone replacement treatments in tackling metabolic and cardiovascular alterations which can occur in the menopause, meaning that it could be an alternative therapy to improve women’s [...]

Test beds for construction companies to test smart materials in a diversity of climates

2024-07-17T13:32:56+02:00May 24th, 2024|Fires, Press Notes, Sustainability|

The Eurecat Manresa technology centre is presenting as of today at the ExpoBages fair two test beds for the construction industry, where companies can test smart materials for façades and monitor them in real time in a diversity of climates, along with technologies for monitoring and improving indoor air quality. Eurecat is a member [...]

Promoting digital and ecological transformation of tourism SMEs by integrating innovative technologies

2024-07-17T13:31:04+02:00May 24th, 2024|Consulting, Press Notes, Tourism|

The European RESETTING project, coordinated by the Eurecat technology centre, has rolled out the digital and ecological transformation of 60 small and medium-sized European tourism enterprises, 14 of them in Tarragona, and they have received over half a million euros in grants to enhance their resilience and sustainability by integrating innovative technologies. The project’s [...]

Eurecat showcases new artificial intelligence and photonics system to predict textile production defects

2024-07-17T13:28:45+02:00May 23rd, 2024|Fires, Press Notes, Textile|

At the IOT Solutions World Congress, the Eurecat technology centre is showcasing an innovation developed in partnership with Canmartex harnessing photonics, the Internet of Things and artificial intelligence algorithms for large-diameter circular knitting machines which makes it possible to predict and prevent potential manufacturing defects before they occur. An estimated 92 million tons of [...]

Personal trainer tapping artificial intelligence to help age better with healthy habits

2024-07-17T13:26:54+02:00May 22nd, 2024|E-Health, Fires, Health, Press Notes|

At the IOT Solutions World Congress fair in Barcelona, the Eurecat technology centre is showcasing ​​a digital health app which provides personalised recommendations tapping artificial intelligence to foster healthy lifestyle habits for older people and helps towards active ageing and better care for dependent people. The app is called Carpe Diem Virtual Coach and [...]

Eurecat underscores upsurge in initiatives for novel medical devices

2024-07-17T13:23:17+02:00May 16th, 2024|E-Health, Health, Press Notes|

Felip Miralles, director of Health Technologies at the Eurecat technology centre, today underscored “the upsurge in initiatives by start-ups and small and medium-sized enterprises, and also with the backing of the technology and pharmaceutical industry, for novel medical devices which enable early diagnosis, prognosis and therapy management” for patients. He unpacked trends and opportunities [...]

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