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CIC energiGUNE promotes the production of critical metals for batteries from secondary resources of the mining and metallurgical industry

The Basque centre is part of the European METALLICO project, which aims to alleviate Europe’s dependence on essential raw materials for batteries by recovering these types of metals from slag and waste from mining sites. The...

Spyro Software develops plan to contribute to Sustainable Development Goals

The Gipuzkoa-based company has defined a series of commitments and good practices in line with the UN Sustainable Development Goals in order to draw the attention of customers and workers to certain global problems such as...

Global research shows that cities are not taking advantage of the full potential of nature-based solutions

A study carried out by the Basque Center for Climate Change (BC3) and the University of Almeria, with the participation of Ikerbasque researcher Marta Olazabal and Unai Pascual, identifies critical strategies to advance the application of...

BCBL researcher James Magnuson joins the world’s scientific elite

James Magnuson, researcher and head of the computational neuroscience group at the Basque Center on Cognition, Brain and Language (BCBL), a centre located on the Donostia-San Sebastián Campus of the Euskadi Technology Parks, has joined the...

Three new European Research Council grants for the Basque Country amounting to 7 million euros

Ikerbasque researchers Ainhoa Magrach from the Basque Centre for Climate Change (BC3) and Mariana Astiz from the Achucarro Basque Center for Neuroscience, as well as Miguel Moreno Ugeda, Ikerbasque researcher at the DIPC, have been awarded...

The WATEREYE project to reduce costs at offshore wind farms comes to a successful end

Corrosion is one of the main causes of faults in offshore structures, and one of the most serious if it occurs.  The WATEREYE project headed by the Ceit Technology Centre has been funded by €4.7 million...

The leader of the laboratory of Circadian Physiology of Neurons and Glia will receive 2 million euros to develop StarTicking an ambitious project aiming to understand when and how the circadian clock starts to work

Dr. Mariana Astiz, currently Ikerbasque Research Fellow at ACHUCARRO leading the laboratory of Circadian Physiology of Neurons and Glia has been awarded with an ERC Consolidator Grant 2022. The project StarTicking is funded with 2 million euros, and will be developed during 5...

SMARTER AND MORE SUSTAINABLE ZERO-DEFECT AERONAUTICAL PRODUCTION

Tekniker has supervised the development of an innovative demonstrator within the framework of the European Innotool project used to assemble aeronautical structures   New sensoring, metrology or additive manufacturing technologies are radically changing conventional industrial production...

Sustainable materials for reducing the environmental impact of industry

The Minerva project has been launched with the aim of developing materials destined to help deal with current social challenges such as generating clean energy, developing electromobility and reducing the impact of industry on the environment....