Development of Materials

  • Advice and development in new absorbent materials of metals for remediation of heavy metals
  • Development of new flocculants from waste to treat water.
  • Advice and development in new absorbent materials that promote dilution for the remediation of crude and refined oil products.
  • Advice and development in new materials and processes for photo catalytic processes for the decontamination of water and air.
  • Development of new catalysts (NANO, BIO, PHYTO) for remediation of soil/water/air
  • Research on manufacturing processes of cellulose nanofibers and cellulose nanocrystals by alternative technologies that minimize energy costs
  • Functionalisation to improve the properties of dispersion, chemical compatibility and stability
  • Application of nanofibers in various high added value applications, including health sector, composites and organic electronics among others
  • Development of physical and chemical processes for waste treatment for their subsequent recovery as an added value raw material in the development of construction materials.
  • Development of Bio-polymers from natural substrates.
  • Extrusion and COMPOUNDING of high performance polymeric materials with low environmental impact using recycled material mixtures.
  • Development of new concrete and asphalt mixtures with low environmental impact and improved properties from waste.
  • Reuse of wood by-products to develop new applications with improved properties.
  • Development of antimicrobial, antifouling and anticorrosive coatings with improved properties for materials subject to harsh environments.
  • Design and optimisation of materials based on cement, concrete and asphalt mixtures
  • Development of new thermoplastic and thermostable polymer formulations, biopolymers, nanocomposites and smart materials: bases, loads and additives and the interaction between them.
  • Development of new surface cleaners and detergents.
  • Development of new formulations for paints and adhesives.
  • Physical-chemical characterisation of materials.
  • Optimisation of manufacturing and material moulding processes (extrusion, injection, cured, etc) and their industrial scaling.

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