Projects

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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Advanced production of biodiesel from animal waste using supercritical technology – LIFE Superbiodiesel

In Europe more than 17 million tons of animal by-products (SANDACH) are processed, which produces 2.85 million tons of animal fat. Part of this animal fat processed in Europe is just disposed of in rubbish tips or it is incinerated.

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Business models in the context of the circular economy: videos on real cases.

The circular business models have aroused great interest recently. Although their benefits are remarkable, the process involved in a transition to a circular business model is, for many entrepreneurs and companies, a changeover that entails a lot of uncertainty. Some of the most common questions asked are related to the resulting implications of the final business model, what skills and knowledge we need, how our value chain partners will respond, how long, how much effort and money will be required.

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Advanced Robotic Technology for Handling Soft Materials in Manufacturing Sectors

SOFTMANBOT is an industrial-end-user driven project that will provide an innovative and holistic robotic system for the handling of flexible and deformable materials within labour-intensive production processes.

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New EDM electrodes manufactured with electrically conductive materials by Additive Manufacturing – EDM Additive

Reduce lead times and costs in the manufacturing of electrodes can highly contribute to improve the SMEs competitiveness. Moreover, additive technologies allow the manufacturing of more complex electrodes that can boost the manufacturing of more creative moulds and designs.

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