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Spanish technology centre
29 November 2018 en Analysis and Testing, Legislation and standards
Solvent Violet 13 is used to dye hydrocarbon products like solvents and petrol, thermoplastics, synthetic resins, e.g. polystyrenes, and synthetic fiber. It is also used in cosmetics, e.g. in hair and skin care products and in pyrotechnics...
Institute of Plastic Technology
27 November 2018 en Automotive and Transport, Energy efficiency, R&D
Nearly one hundred stakeholders from the electric vehicle industry and affiliated sectors attended the workshop Innovative Research to Improve Energy Efficiency in EVs that recently took place in Vigo, Spain.
Spanish technology centre
23 November 2018 en Technology Watch
In the last two years, the concept ‘Industry 4.0’ has burst into the world of industry, which can be defined as the transformation of the current production processes due to the integration of digital technologies and the Internet.  
Spanish technology centre
21 November 2018 en Technology Watch
AIMPLAS is carrying out an ambitious project that will allow adapting the whole Valencian plastic industry to the concept ‘Factory of the Future’ or ‘Industry 4.0’. According to different studies, this will boost its competitiveness and an...
Plastic research institute
20 November 2018 en Circular Economy, Recycling
The Fishermen association of Gandía and fishermen working in the ports of Marín and Vigo have collected a total of 3,000 kg of marine litter. About 8,000 items have been characterized and the most representative are food packages and bags...
Plastic research institute
13 November 2018 en Innovation, Technology Watch

Preamble
Collaborative robots, also known as cobots, have existed since the 1990s, but in recent years advances in sensors and automation and the emergence of Industry 4.0 have significantly increased their presence in the industry....
Spanish technology centre
12 November 2018 en Functional Printing, Innovation
The current market requires new lightweight polymers with electrical conductivity properties. These requirements are mainly requested by two sectors: the transport (aeronautics, automotive, etc.) and the electrical-electronic sector. This...
Institute of Plastic Technology
08 November 2018 en Analysis and Testing, Food sector, Healthcare, Packaging
The main objective of this R&D project is to develop an innovative methodology to support companies from the Valencian Community, in particular, SMEs, when identifying and controlling NIAS, with the aim of improving the food safety of...
Institute of Plastic Technology
07 November 2018 en
PERCAL project will exploit Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) as feedstock to develop intermediate chemical products with huge industrial interest. These intermediate chemicals, lactic acid (LA), succinic acid (SA), and biosurfactants, will be...
Spanish technology centre
07 November 2018 en Analysis and Testing, Food sector, Packaging
Bottled mineral water is the most consumed beverage during the summer months. The most common packaging for water is polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottles. Such polymer is widely used because of its excellent properties of transparency...

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