Category Archives: Environment

Industrial demonstration of alternative DWOR due to begin in the next months!

MIDWOR-LIFE is already working with the six companies that will participate in the industrial demonstration of the alternative DWOR products that have been selected together with them for five different applications, namely workwear, upholstery, fashion, automotive carpets and sportswear.   Textile researcher Marolda Brouta (LEITAT) comments on the lab demonstration results: “The most interesting result… Read More »


Mitigation of environmental impact caused by Flame Retardant textile finishing chemicals LIFE-FLAREX aims to carry out an analysis of the environmental impact of the best technologies currently available that are alternative to toxic Flame Retardants (FRs) used in textile finishing processes. The project will concentrate on those that are halogenated, and demonstrate which are the… Read More »

New Resources for European Marine Monitoring

Five months have already passed since the COMMON SENSE project successfully finished. Here is a short review of this project containing the key outputs. The project was a great success, with significant progress made to improve marine data acquisition using sensors to contribute towards increasing the availability of standardised data on: eutrophication; concentrations of heavy… Read More »

GROW GREEN: new partnership to demonstrate benefits of nature-based solutions in cities

Innovation will be the focus of GROW GREEN, which stands for “Green Cities for Climate and Water Resilience, Sustainable Economic Growth, Healthy Citizens and Environments.” This new five-year demonstration project aims to achieve climate and water resilience in cities. Funded by Horizon 2020, the EU’s Framework Programme for Research and Innovation, it is intended to… Read More »

Tratamiento integral sostenible anticontaminación para la creación de corredores verdes ferroviarios

El proyecto de I+D+i “Tratamiento integral sostenible anticontaminación para la creación de corredores verdes ferroviarios (RECOVER)” liderado por COMSA (empresa constructora) y desarrollado conjuntamente con los centros tecnológicos LEITAT y CETIM se halla en el marco de la convocatoria “Retos de Colaboración” del año 2015, contando con financiación parcial del Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad.… Read More »

URBAN GreenUP – New Strategy for Re-naturing Cities through Nature-Based Solutions

URBAN GreenUP is a project funded under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme. Under the coordination of CARTIF Technology Centre, 25 partners from 9 countries are working together to develop a new strategy for re-naturing cities through Nature-Based Solutions. Activities will take place in the three demonstrator cities of Valladolid (Spain), Liverpool… Read More »