Eurecat participates in national public-funded projects programmes such as RETOS, RIS3CAT, CIEN, INNPACTO or INNOEUROPA. Eurecat collaborates on improving the competitiveness of enterprises, delivering disruptive technological solutions and laying the foundations for the innovative technology of tomorrow.

Eurecat is an institution generating knowledge focused on helping the enterprise sector to innovate. Eurecat has participated in the RETOS projects INTERACCIONA, Pig-Malion, AMFEED, ECOFIBRA, TexCONfiv, or iBPACK, among others.

Eurecat participates actively in 2014-2020 FEDER Operational Program RIS3CAT Communities, leading the Future Industries Community, in which 6 collaborative projects on advanced manufacturing and ICT are developed: AvintIgnitePlastfunSimbiots and Fampai. In addition, Eurecat participates in the following projects of different RIS3CAT Communities: MicrobiotaKetrenovin and Perfils (Innoàpat Community); Nextcare (NEXTHEALTH Community), Minibus and Greentronics (Mobilitat ECO Community), Refer (Energy Community); Pro2 (Llavor3D Community), Imaqua (Water Community), IoECrops (COTPA Community) and SecutilSENIXModem, Persoser and Activ 4.0 (Utilities 4.0 Community).

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The ACTIV4.0 project researches and develops technologies for the digital management of utilities assets, processes and installations (service provider networks) to offer a better service to the user. The digitalization, sensorization and monitoring of assets and processes associated with utilities enable the optimization of the operation [...]



The ADVANCEDFORMING project has been designed to introduce shearforming technology into the manufacturing process of critical parts for aeronautical engines. In order to design and manufacture a machine capable of processing complex axisymmetric geometry, similar to that used for the development of critical parts for aeronautical engines,  ADVANCEDFORMING  will [...]



High-spec aluminium structural and skin pieces for vehicles through research into new manufacturing techniques and strategies oriented towards the sheet metal forming process. During the ALUTOOL project, new components and manufacturing techniques will be created by optimising the combination of the die material, coatings and lubricants [...]



AMFEED aims to design and manufacture new materials to be used with additive manufacturing techniques to create metal and ceramic parts characterised by their controlled porosity level through sintering processes. These pieces are designed for high-added-value applications, such as healthcare or microelectronics. The project uses methods [...]



A service (app server) for managing farms and streamlining the process of identifying workers who work on the farm. The APPERVITI project provides technicians and managers of wine-production companies with a way to facilitate the identification of every operator hired to perform specific tasks in the [...]



New energy storage system based on graphene electrodes, capable of supplying a fully autonomous device made up of one or more sensors together with low-consumption control electronics. The Autograph project develops an energy storage system prototype based on graphene supercapacitors and that has the ability to [...]



The aim of the BELIEVE project is to develop and apply the blockchain features as a mechanism to improve the verification of current electronic voting systems. It is hoped to achieve this through the online publication of electoral audit tests in a distributed, open, and safe way. [...]



Development of innovative coating and surface treatment technologies for biomedical applications obtained by means of vacuum plasma assisted deposition techniques. The BIOPLASMA project develops advanced and innovative coatings for biomedical applications, such as prosthesis or implants, with the aim to improve the biological response of these [...]



CAR2CAR-LOFE aims to develop a low-frequency (LF), V2V (vehicle-to-vehicle) communication system: a new type of network through which autonomous vehicles can communicate with each other to make more information available on their surroundings and improve safety for drivers in the event of an emergency, such as [...]



New high- and medium-voltage cables designed by simulation with jacket and shield thicknesses that are more resistant to impact and torsion. The CATESIM project uses advanced numerical simulation techniques to model the contacts between the cable layers and the non-linear behaviour of new materials. Modelling has [...]



ChefMySelf project main goal is to develop a customizable and extensible (ICT) service ecosystem built around an automatic cooking solution to support older people in preparing meals and maintaining healthy eating habits. A food processor with an accessible interface, specially tailored for the elderly, will encourage [...]



Innovative neuroscience and Artificial Intelligence technologies applied to the design of new food products. The CIEN CONOCE project applies disruptive technologies in the field of neuroscience and Artificial Intelligence, with the aim of deepening the consumer’s knowledge and perception of multisensory stimuli, developing innovative food products [...]



The CIMEC project has been developed to generate new cyber-physical systems to improve the productivity of the energy sector during the manufacture of high added value parts. CIMEC will incorporate monitoring and quality guarantee systems to help obtain dynamic features required for the mechanization of parts. [...]



The objective of COLTEST is the development of a comprehensive testing methodology and set of testing technologies that allows for the systematic prediction of biomechanical functional and biological behaviour of dynamic spinal column implants. Consortium formed by: Neos Surgery, IBV (Biomechanical Institute of Valencia), UAB (Autonomous University [...]



Development of new ingredients and food products to improve people’s mental and emotional well-being and cognitive performance. The DANTIAN project has the objective to meet the demand for alimentary strategies aimed at potential mental well-being and cognitive performance of the consumer. The innovation of the project [...]



Feasibility study for the identification of pre-frailty and frailty conditions in elderly people. The Defrail project will allow designing a preventive intervention to delay or prevent their loss of functionality. The analysis will serve as a basis to develop, in a second phase, a simple and [...]



A device designed for secure extubation for patients in states of muscular relaxation RTC-2014-2806-1 A device designed for secure extubation for patients who have been induced into a state of muscular relaxation as an anaesthetic technique. This project involves the manufacture of a medical device, which [...]



Recovery and valorisation of urban digestates resources in the framework of the circular economy to transform them into fertilisers of high-added value. DIGESTAKE project develops news processes and innovative technologies for the treatment, recovery, valorisation and reuse of liquids and gaseous effluents from the anaerobic digestion [...]



ECOFIBRA is designing and testing a composite material with advanced mechanical properties made in an additised thermoplastic mould from recovered cellulose fibre. The project will also examine options regarding the application of cellulose fibre to new products and new circular economy business models and will optimise [...]



Development of competitive and innovative technologies to reduce costs associated with the management and treatment of residual effluents of complex composition to obtain water of adequate quality of its management. The main objective of EFLUCOMP is to do research for the development of competitive and efficient [...]



EK2.0 develops artificial intelligence algorithms that, based on the remote monitoring of the behaviour and health conditions of the chronic, fragile or dependent patient, enable the creation of new management tools and solutions for healthcare professionals. These algorithms provide added value to the current functionalities of [...]



Innovative technologies based on electro purification techniques to reduce the costs associated with the management and treatment of residual effluents from the paper, chemical and tanning industries. In the initial phase, ELDE select the characteristic effluents of the three industrial sectors, followed by a phase of [...]



The objective of the ENCODER INNOVATION project is the development of a new generation of intelligent, flexible, customisable, robust, water-tight encoders for food production environments, primarily based on a new, increased-precision photonic nucleus embedded in plastic, an innovative, embedded, wireless monitoring and communication solution, and an [...]



New device for the diagnosis and monitoring of haemoglobin and potassium for the detection and monitoring of chronic kidney disease. Currently, more than 90 million people in the EU have soe degree of chronic kidney disease (CKD), a condition in which kidney function deteriorates over time [...]



The EXORAPI projects aims to develop, implement, and validate a walking EXOskeleton for use in children affected by Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. The objective is to improve their quality of life and delay the decline of their physical condition. The team in charge of developing the project is [...]



The objective of EXTRULIGHT is the development of extruded, post-formed optics for high-quality LED lighting products with competitive costs and energy-efficient processes. Consortium formed by: Polinter, Eurecat. General data Project New design and manufacture methodologies for extruded optical profiles for interior lighting. Project reference  [...]



The project aims FLEXeTOY - Development and scaling of flexible electroluminescent devices for use in the toy sector is carrying out research in printed electronics on flexible plastic substrates, specifically electroluminescent devices (EL), connections and circuitry required for operation, to achieve effective integration of them in the [...]



Innovative software infrastructure that allows the evaluation of the image quality for deep learning segmentation and classification algorithms. The Framework project has the objective to design and develop a new software infrastructure which allows the evaluation of images quality for deep learning segmentation and classification algorithms, [...]



Software energy management tools to improve and optimize the energy efficiency of HVAC facilities in the tertiary sector. GDO2Clim project, ended in January 2018, has contributed to improving energy efficiency, energy demand management and to the promotion of the production of renewable energies. The tools developed [...]



The main objective of the GERAR project is the development and evaluation of innovative, integrated health services for patients with rare illnesses, supported by intelligent ICT and network solutions. The use case of patients with PAH AND CTEPH will be considered as a starting point and the [...]



A solution for quality management in a production process and critical launch phases, which is oriented at sharing the information obtained between the components supplier and the end customer, with the objective of mitigating cost overruns and impacts on production. During the Gescal project, the main [...]



Design and development of a power train system for electric scooters with specific technology, thus making up for a national lack of technology to meet the needs of future electric vehicle manufacturers. The iBPACK project has developed an electronic energy and power management system for electric [...]



New platform for the copyright management of digital creative works that allows the creation, exhibition, commercialisation, licensing and distribution of works through a new virtual market, using Blockchain technologies and DLT (Distributed Ledger Technologies). The IDENTI@RT project develops new identity management solutions and guarantees of exploitation [...]


IdF Community

The Community of Industries of the Future, coordinated by Eurecat and composed of 28 reference entities in the Catalan manufacturing sector, aims to consolidate a leading innovation pole in Efficient and Sustainable  Manufacturing in Catalonia, by creating a network of capacities and local pilot plants that [...]



The ILUMINIO project intends to set the foundations for the industrialization of a new generation of intelligent aluminium profiles. ILUMINIO aims to demonstrate the viability of functional printing on rigid, metallic substrates such as aluminium. ILUMINIO’s solution for digital printing on aluminium will provide aluminium profiles with new integrated functionalities. [...]



Innobrain project has the main objective to investigate on new technologies for innovating in rehabilitation and cognitive stimulation treatments for patients with neurodegenerative and psychiatric illnesses. In particular, Innobrain’s solution will be addressed to patients with ABI (acquired brain injury), schizophrenia, dementia and bipolar disorder, some [...]



INNOFORMIN implements an innovative sheet forming center, which will integrate incremental and stretched deformation systems, with the aim of creating a hybrid technology that combines the technologies of Incremental Sheet Forming (ISF) and Stretch Forming (SF). The combination of Incremental Sheet Forming (ISF) technology, which allows [...]



INPROPIB is developing a new range of fish-based products that are healthy and effective at treating obesity, the metabolic syndrome and other associated cardiovascular pathologies. INPROPIB will continue to advance on researching the identified functional ingredients in order to detect which ingredient or what combination of [...]



The KETRENOVIN project has obtained ingredients and products from new sources in order to respond to the challenges facing the health and nutrition industries, with demonstrable effectiveness on the health and wellbeing of animals and consumers alike. Over the course of the project, the healthiest supplements [...]



MAIC project has developed a collaborative industrial mobile manipulator capable of adapting itself, in a multi-functional way, to an industrial production environment with the mission of assisting the operators in manipulating items of various weights and shapes. The objectives of the project give response to SEAT [...]



Study of opportunities to improve the production process in the wine production sector through industry 4.0 technologies. The study has allowed exporting and learning the reality of companies in the sector and detecting needs and/or improvement opportunities in the various areas of a company by incorporating [...]



New premixed powdered iron-based formulations manufactured in-company for use in the pulvimetallurgical industry. The METALDIS project develops a new industrial metal powder wet-mixing strategy for implementation at semi-industrial level in the production chain of pressed and sinterised parts for structural and magnetic components intended mainly for [...]



Development of a new platform that allows augmented and interactive reality experiences. The MIRONINS project aims to redesign the cultural experience involved in visiting a museum, through the transmedia narrative, gamification and the use of new technologies. MIRONINS develops a new platform that allows augmented and [...]



The MODEM project develops and tests demand prediction and management models to be implemented in the utilities sector (electricity, gas and water provision infrastructures). The project, geared towards developing solutions aimed at prosumers, identifies behaviour patterns and processes consumption data to generate tailor-made service strategies. As part [...]


Multichanel Codec for 3D audio

The Multichanel Codec for 3D audio project has the objective of designing a new method for efficiently encoding/decoding (codec) and encapsulating 3D audio information stored into a proprietary file format. The new system will be built extending existing stereo free compression algorithms to multichannel in order [...]



The project consists of the development of an integrated telemedicine system to manage patients with OSA syndrome. The system consists of a Web application, artificial intelligence algorithms and data mining as well as a mobile App Web 2.0 (MyOSA). Thanks to the online analysis of the data collected [...]



The MyVENT project aims to improve home mechanical ventilation patients’ treatment and health care with the implementation of a smart telemedicine technology system. The system includes a web platform, supporting professionals, and a mobile platform, enabling patients with home mechanical ventilation needs to follow the therapy [...]



The objective of NANOPATEX is the development of functional textiles aimed at thermal sensorisation and/or controlled release of substances into the skin for health and physical well-being purposes, based on the use of synthetic micro/nano-structured PA fibres through polymeric particles which contain the active ingredients and components. [...]



The project NEXTCARE is an innovation project to advance the co-design, development, implementation and evaluation of a new model of integrated care for the adaptive management of chronic complex patients, which constitute the 5% of Catalonia’s population. The new model will facilitate interactions between health professionals [...]



Development and integration of technologies that allow the offer of energy control and optimization products for energy service companies of higher quality and performance than those currently available. The project Optiener has the objective to develop two informatics tools, focused on the market of buildings in [...]



OTIOT develops a system for monitoring and detecting threats in OT/IoT environments (Operational Technology/Internet of Things) that allows the automated detection of attack patterns and identification of compromised devices, as well as the possible automated recovery of filtered sensitive data. During the project, a system for [...]


PECT Mataró-Maresme: Innovation ecosystem for caregiving cities

The Territorial Competitiveness Specialization Project Mataró-Maresme (PECT in its acronym in Spanish) is the materialization of the multiple strategies promoted, both at the municipal and regional levels, to implement the transformation of the territory through the construction of a model of smart, sustainable and economic growth. [...]



The PERFILS project is a response to the growing demand for ingredients, foodstuffs and food supplements for sufferers of a variety of physiological conditions, such as allergies, intolerances and pathologies, which demand certain nutritional requirements and for which there is a very limited range of suitable [...]



The PERSOSER project uses sensor technologies, data analytics and customer engagement activities so that utilities can offer tailor-made services to every customer. PERSOSER will increase transparency in the utilities sector, improve customer relations and increase competitiveness. To achieve this, new customer behaviour analysis models will be [...]



Smart platform where architecture of interoperable data from existing tools, systems, applications and devices will be deployed, which will ensure the simplified orchestration of integral management of water resources. The results of the PISCIA project will make it possible to homogenize the exchange of information and [...]



Advance in the state of the art on the optical and electrical elements applicable to light signals in road infrastructure to achieve a greater energy efficiency and lower cost, both in production and operation processes. The PRINTLED project (Printed Electronics for Signal Applications) has developed industrial [...]



Prediction and support system for the comprehensive management of the evolution and use of resources in pandemics situations. The PROCEED project aims to create an augmented epidemiological model to support decision-making through the collection, integration, and analysis of heterogeneous data sources (health, mobility, environment, wastewater and [...]



The development and industrial implementation of advanced PVD hard coatings for the application thereof in the shaping, cutting and machining operations of materials used in the automotive and aeronautics sectors. The REDUCA project is developing new materials highly resistant to wear (both abrasive and adhesive) and [...]



Innovative, competitive technology on an international scale that removes the main technological barriers to recycling urban, industrial and agricultural waste water so that it can be reused. The REGIREU project aims to generate high-quality recycled water efficiently, effectively, sustainably and cheaply without posing health risks and [...]



High-performance steels addressed to electric mobility sector obtained through the use of recycled material. Currently, the European industry and mobility is facing a two-pronged challenge: the need of obtaining materials with increasing performance and cost competitiveness, while at the same time, reducing their ecological footprint and [...]


RIS3CAT Media Community

The RIS3CAT Media Community is a group of 34 companies and agents from the cultural and creative industries (ICC) working and collaborating to promote and enhance an R+D+I action plan, with the aim to promote Catalonia as an international reference in the development of strategies that [...]


RIS3CAT Water Community

The RIS3CAT Water community comprises 56 organisations, including companies, technological centres, research centres, universities and associations. Its aim is to promote the economic transformation of companies with links to water management and consumption through knowledge acquisition and technological development in order to overcome existing technological challenges [...]



Modular management and decision-making support platform integrating devices, people and processes within one single environment to provide integrated comprehensive management of traceability, quality and industrial maintenance. The SCOuT platform will use artificial intelligence (AI), automatic learning and process mining, among other technologies, to develop predictive and [...]



Comprehensive security chain management system to improve physical security, access control and cybersecurity in networks and infrastructure facilities involved in utilities resource management. During SECUTIL project cryptographic solutions will be implemented to guarantee the security and privacy of personal data throughout the service and technology cycle, [...]



Investigation and development of a batteries system to feed electric lightweight quadricycles to adapt to current market requirements in terms of efficiency, durability and autonomy. The SIBCLE project emerge from the analysis of current electric lightweight quadricycles and their technique characteristics related to the autonomy and [...]



SIMBIOTS project facilitates the introduction of robotics in new industrial processes and applications thanks to the development of collaborative robots that facilitates the interaction of robots and operators without physical barriers. SIMBIOTS allows: The implementation of safe workspaces shared between robots and operators The improvement in the ergonomics of [...]



Development of smart foods and nutritional supplements to improve health, well-being and the quality of life of people with risk to suffer multi-factor pathologies and chronic diseases. The SMARTFOODS project has designed and developed smart foods and nutritional supplements to introduce them in a balanced diet [...]



The STEA-PoC project has the goal to provide non-invasive and easily applied methods in clinical practice for the diagnosis an ectopic accumulation of fat in the liver, named technically of non-alcoholic hepatic steatosis (NASH). The illness, which affects from 20 to 30% of the population in [...]



Automated online 3D content generation system based on videogrammetry, the generation of three-dimensional models of objects and environments through video recording, to optimise and improve research, supervision and security systems. SV3D project will provide technological advances in the automation of content production and continuous dynamic 3D [...]



Development and validation of a mobile remote monitoring system to detect pre-frailty and frailty in independent senior citizens in order to maintain or encourage activity and physical exercise, thus benefitting their long-term well-being. The project aims to offer subjects an individualised and group-based plan to empower [...]



New ingredients, food supplements and medical foods capable of positively influence the health of people at risk of developing colorectal cancer (CRC) or who are diagnosed and undergoing therapy. The CIEN TERÁTROFO project investigates and experimentally develops new food consumption products and more effective, safe and [...]



The “Functional textiles for improving the comfort of the interior of the vehicle” - TexCONfiv project aims at developing new fabrics for the automobile interior with improved functional properties, such as light, acoustic, ergonomic and thermal comfort. TexCONfiv will use particular textile structures for the adaptation [...]



The main objective of UNIKO is an innovative social research assistance platform that allows for increased research efficiency, providing the researchers with a tool that facilitates the search for and processing of entry data, covering all possible sources: from other research projects to direct feedback from the [...]



A solution for smart water management in urban environments that responds to the market demands of those responsible for its management (planning, improving performance, locating leaks, expanding designs, saving energy, optimizing control, etc.) and facilitates communication with industrial suppliers of network components (manufacturers of pumps, valves, [...]



Recovery of titanium sheet waste to manufacture titanium metal powder through atomisation. The VARTIP project valorises titanium sheet metal waste with the objective to manufacture high-value titanium powder and promote its future commercialisation. In this sense, VARTIP is developing a centrifugal atomisation technology for high melting [...]



Modelling and simulation of compact vehicles for the construction industry equipped with optimised thermal management compared to motor cooling elements. The VECOTER project makes use of CFD integral numerical simulation to achieve a realistic level by coupling physical differences and adjustment and validation against parameters obtained [...]



Creation of an innovative audiovisual production and consumption system focused on a new form of audiovisual narration based on omnidirectional video. The ViVIM project develops a new audiovisual format based on omnidirectional video that offers end users a coherent audiovisual experience on virtual reality devices, tablets [...]