Tarragona confirms its position as hub for industrial decarbonisation, a priority for Catalonia and the world

2023-10-26T14:00:59+02:00July 3rd, 2023|Chemical, Corporatiu, Press Notes, Química|

Industrial decarbonisation is a priority for the government, businesses and scientific and technological stakeholders who are committed to working together to fast-track a process which will enable progress towards climate neutrality while safeguarding industrial competitiveness and associated jobs. This was the main message at the conference on industrial decarbonisation held this Monday, organised by [...]

Eurecat fast-tracks scaling new, more sustainable chemical processes to expedite industrial decarbonisation

2023-06-19T09:07:22+02:00May 30th, 2023|Chemical, Energy, Press Notes, Química, Sustainability|

Starting today at Expoquimia, the Eurecat technology centre is showcasing new solutions in industrial scaling to meet society’s challenges in industrial decarbonisation, hydrogen and the circularity of plastic materials. They harness sustainable technologies which make it possible to manufacture new products and help companies in their transition towards green chemistry and the circular economy. [...]

Eurecat scoops the Iberquimia Innovation Award

2022-03-14T11:35:32+01:00December 9th, 2021|Chemical, Press Notes, Química|

The Eurecat technology centre has won the Iberquimia Award in the Innovation category for its work in R&D applied to industry at a ceremony held at the Barcelona edition of the congress. Ricard Garcia Valls, director of Eurecat’s Chemical Technology unit, picked up the award. He said that this acknowledgement “draws attention to Eurecat’s efforts to help [...]

Environmental awareness is driving force for recovery across all economic sectors

2022-07-25T15:34:57+02:00June 2nd, 2021|Fires, Press Notes, Química, Sustainability|

Environmental awareness “is a driving force for recovery across all economic sectors and for large and small and medium-sized enterprises alike,” says Miquel Rovira, director of the Eurecat technology centre’s Sustainability Division. It has “significant potential for rolling out the circular economy in segments such as agri-food, chemicals, transport, construction and equipment manufacturing.” With this in mind, [...]

Metals and minerals from seawater desalination plants are recovered to be turned into raw materials

2020-12-07T15:11:21+01:00September 14th, 2020|Press Notes, Química, Sustainability|

The Eurecat technology centre is coordinating the European Sea4Value project which is to develop a new process for recovering high-value metals and minerals from effluent generated by seawater desalination plants. The idea is to turn them into a source of raw materials in line with the circular economy. The almost 16,000 desalination plants operating worldwide [...]

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