Category Archives: Environment

Urban GreenUP

New Strategy for Re-Naturing Cities through Nature-Based Solutions. Urban GreenUP coordinated by CARTIF aims at obtaining a tailored methodology (1) to support the co-development of Renaturing Urban Plans focused on climate change mitigation and adaptation and efficient water management, and (2) to assist in the implementation of NBS in an effective way. NBS classification and… Read More »

NOVOFUEL: Desarrollo de combustibles recuperados a partir de residuos urbanos e industriales

El objetivo principal del proyecto NOVOFUEL es el desarrollo y validación de las propiedades energéticas de nuevos tipos de Combustibles Sólidos Recuperados (CSR) de alta calidad sintetizados a partir de residuos plásticos y biomasa, y especialmente diseñados para su consumo en industrias de alto consumo energético como industrias cementeras, siderúrgicas, cerámicas, plantas térmicas de carbón… Read More »

Conference: Innovative technologies for water reuse in the Mediterranean tourist facilities

Join us at demEAUmed Final Conference in Barcelona on the 18th ofd May where results, benefits and opportunities of demEAUmed technologies in managing, treating and recycling water will be presented and discussed. One of the aims of the conference is to involve different stakeholders to demonstrate and promote innovative technologies to reduce the impact of… Read More »

Betitex in the news! research*eu published article about sustainable textiles that repel biting bugs

Read the article in the research*eu magazine online.   SUSTAINABLE TEXTILES REPEL BITING BUGS   Chemical resistance in insects and other arthropods, as well as stricter legislation of the pesticide market and anthropogenic factors, such as climate change, all demand new technologies for controlling ticks and bedbugs. An EU-funded consortium is therefore developing textile technologies… Read More »

International Conference on Microplastic Pollution in the Mediterranean Sea in Capri

Following the conclusion of the Project LIFE13 ENV/IT/001069 – Mermaids: “Mitigation of microplastics impact caused by textile washing processes”, the Organizing and Scientific Committees are pleased to invite the scientific community and stakeholders to the “International Conference on Microplastic Pollution in the Mediterranean Sea” (μ MED) hosted in Capri (NA), Italy, on September 26-29th 2017.  … Read More »

3rd and last leaflet of STEP-2-SPORT published

The third and last leaflet of the STEP-2-SPORT project has been published. Below the links to download it in the language of your choice: Catalan Bulgarian Polish Portuguese Swedish Italian   About the 3rd version of the leaflet (in Spanish): Descubre las herramientas y metodologías para mejorar la eficiencia energética de tu centro deportivo visitando… Read More »

REFER: Reducció Energètica i Flexibilitat en Edificis en Rehabilitació

Segons indica l’informe Energy Efficiency Status Report de la comissió europea, el 26.6% del consum de l’energia i el 29.71% de l’electricitat es degut al consum en edificis.   El projecte Reducció Energètica i Flexibilitat en Edificis en Rehabilitació (REFER) pretén millorar les alternatives energètiques disponibles per a edificis, dotant-los de flexibilitat amb varies opcions… Read More »

Final event of STEP-2-SPORT: Reducing the energy consumption of sports buildings

The Final Dissemination Event of STEP-2-SPORT project took place on 21st February 2017 in Brussels at the Delegation of the Government of Catalonia to the European Union. It was an open public event with the objective to disseminate the STEP-2-SPORT results to a wide variety of stakeholders: sport associations, EU associations, construction sector and experts in… Read More »

RESSEEPE video published! Enhancement of Energy Efficiency in Public Edification

RESEEPE will bring together design and decision making tools, innovative building fabric manufacturers and a strong demonstration programme to demonstrate the improved building performance through retrofitting.   The core idea of the RESSEEPE project is to technically advance, adapt, demonstrate and assess a number of innovative retrofit technologies. Reductions in the area of 50% will… Read More »