Projects

GVA 2021 I+D New materials of Metal additive manufacturing

The objective of this research line is to be able to offer companies new opportunities for the use of additive manufacturing (AM) technologies, through the development and application of new materials for AM.

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Development of probiotics and value-added products from beer brewing waste – Biovalora

Beer brewing within the EU generates over 6 million tonnes of bagasse and a million tonnes of yeast. Bagasse is rich in protein and dietary fibre. However, 20% of bagasse waste gets disposed of in landfill sites, thus leading to a loss of a high value-added product.

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SAFEorFAKE Toolkit

The SAFEorFAKE? Toolkit is a project led by AIJU with the support of the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO).

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Development of new recycled materials from waste of multilayer pet containers for footwear, toy and construction applications – RECImPET

29.1 million tonnes of plastic waste is being generated within Europe on an annual basis, 17.8 million tonnes of which pertain to packaging. Within the latter, still over 7 million tonnes are incinerated while 3.3 million tonnes are disposed of in landfill sites, thus having an impact on the environment and the sustainability of the planet.

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PAHSS “Evaluation of the impact of the new regulations on impact attenuating playground surfacing made of recycled materials and improvement of its toxicological properties.”

The main objective is to determine and evaluate the presence of toxic substances in the materials coming from recycled tyres and that are used as raw materials in play areas and/or sports fields, and how it is modified during the manufacturing and ageing process due to use and weather conditions, both controlled (indoor use) and not (outdoor use).

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New approaches to children’s product safety in the online environment E-SAFEPRODUCT

The statistics colleted by the OECD and other studies on the safety of children's products sold online demonstrate that nowadays the safety level of products in the e-commerce is below the products sold by traditional stores. In the case of products aimed at children, safety is a critical aspect, as the users are particularly vulnerable and an injury may have fatal consequences.

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Research for the valorization of children’s product safety on the markets – SAFEVALOR

Safety is a key factor for children's products and decisive in the consumers' purchase decision, especially in the case of products for babies and young children, like toys or childcare articles.

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Development of realistic Biomodels with complex pathologies for surgery planning or training through Digital Anatomy Printing – DAP4MED

Survey of the working methods to develop realistic biomodels through digital anatomy printing to be considered either in planning of complex surgery or in training.

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Functional biomaterials as a sustainable alternative to consumer products in the Valencian Community: toy, packaging, and household sectors – BioFcase

Functional biomaterials as a sustainable alternative to consumer products in the Valencian Community: toy, packaging, and household sectors – BioFcase       Human carbon emissions from burning fossil fuels have increased by between 33% & 130% over the last decades compared to the past 800,000 years. Even if European standards require manufacturers to implement [...]

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“New skills to face the risks of counterfeiting in consumer goods for children” CounterRisk European Project

  European CounterRisk project “New skills to face the risks of counterfeiting in consumer goods”       Counterfeit products are harmful to both companies’ economy and consumers’ health. In the case of children’s products, counterfeiting seriously impair health of the most vulnerable consumers, children. The EUIPO’s “Qualitative Study on Risks Posed by Counterfeits to [...]

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