Institute advances in the decrease of emissions arising from the ceramics kilns thanks to the DREAM project

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The main objective of the European project DREAM, which is funded by the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 programme, is the development and demonstration of a new series of technological innovations for the purpose of being implemented both in new generation kilns and conventional ceramic tile kilns, to enable significative progress in the sustainability of ceramic processes. Read More

Alicante University participates in a project to defend the rights of Roma girls and women in Europe

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University of Alicante (UA) researchers participate in the project Romomatter! to defend the rights of Romany girls and women in Europe. Funded by the European Commission with €499,000 within the framework of the Horizon 2020 Research & Innovation Programme, the kick-off meeting of the project was held on 28 and 29 January 2019, at the University of Seville Faculty of Psychology. Read More

First-ever online tool designed to calculate property energy efficiency

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Focused on analysing the incentives and costs involved in renovation works in rental housing, the tool is accessible to everyone and in seven languages.

It is part of the EU H2020 project RentalCal, where the University of Alicante takes part alongside eleven institutions from Germany, Denmark, the Czech Republic, France, Poland, the United Kingdom and the Netherlands. Read More

Wireless connections 100 times faster than 4G

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Researchers of the Valencia Polytechnic University (UPV) belonging to the Centre of Nanophotonic Technology, together with other European colleagues, have developed new infrastructure technology for 5G communications which will enable up to 100 times faster internet connections than 4G currently offers. This is the main result of Horizon 2020 TWEETHER, a European project headed by the University of Lancaster that has produced the future communication ‘arteries’ of the fifth generation. Read More

New biodegradable plastics developed

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The Polymer and Advanced Materials research group of the Universitat Jaume I in Castelló (UJI) participates in a European project, financed by the Horizon 2020 programme, which investigates the design of biodegradable containers that may reduce the use of petroleum and greenhouse gas emissions, in addition to advancing towards finding a solution for avoiding plastic waste pollution. The UJI is part of the consortium of 21 members from 11 countries that develops, until the end of 2020, the YPACK initiative, led by the group directed by José María Lagarón from the Institute of Agrochemistry and Food Technology (IATA) of the Spanish Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (CSIC). Read More