Project Valorcomp started his journey

09/12/2017 by cidaut

The kick-off meeting of project VALORCOMP took place on the 25th of July 2017. This project is co-financed by the programme of cooperation INTERREG V-A Spain-Portugal (POCTEP) 2014-2020 and will run until September 2019.

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Project VALORCOMP aims to contribute cooperatively to solve cross-border problems in the valorisation of waste generated in the treatment of the organic fraction of municipal solid waste.

With this goal in mind, the project will make it possible to find

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ALMAGIC project kick-off meeting

09/12/2017 by cidaut

The ALMAGIC consortium met in Munich last July 13-14th to kick-off the project. All partners gathered at “MTU Aereo Engines AG” facilities to present the working plan and the tasks to be carried out during the next 18 months.

ALMAGIC, Contract No. 755515  is a Clean Sky 2 funded Project, “Aluminium and Magnesium Alloys Green Innovative Coatings”, aims at contributing to the advance of substitution of hexavalent chromium in the aerospace materials by developing and manufacturing alternative conversion coatings for aluminium and magnesium, with a special focus on the characterization of these alternative coatings ensuring standards of

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How can your company maximize precision, cost savings and the security of the ADAS systems?

07/11/2017 by cidaut

Automobile cockpit, various information monitors and head up displays. autonomous car, driverless car, driver assistance system, ACC(Adaptive Cruise Control), vector illustration

Automobile cockpit, various information monitors and head up displays. autonomous car, driverless car, driver assistance system, ACC(Adaptive Cruise Control), vector illustration

 

The manufacturers and suppliers of the automotive industry work at a breakneck pace to bring to the market their advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS). The question is, are these systems as secure as they should

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What would happen if an overweight articulated truck crashed against a barrier at 70Kph?

06/20/2017 by cidaut

Probably it would cause an accident with not determinate results for passenger and other vial´s users, due to the highest containment level installed on EU-roads is currently designed to vehicles up to 38tn at 65Kph and they are mostly made of conventional steel (Mild Steel).

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The latest tests performed by HIPEBA project for very high containment level systems made of HPS (High Performance Steels), articulated Heavy Good Vehicles overweight at higher speed (It

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CIDAUT and BASF presented their solutions to meet the next automotive trends

06/20/2017 by cidaut

Boecillo (Valladolid, Spain), June 13 2017

CIDAUT Foundation, in conjunction with the chemical giant and global automotive supplier BASF, presented on June 13 their last capabilities and solutions to meet the new challenges posed by new mobility systems. The solutions shown were plentiful and opened a wide variety of alternatives.

The Workshop, celebrated at CIDAUT’s premises in Boecillo Technological Park (Valladolid, Spain), was attended by more than 100 people, mainly technical product managers and technicians and professionals from the main companies of Castilla y Leon´s automotive sector. In this way, car manufacturers as Renault España or

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Great participation in the HYACINTH Workshops in Spain

06/20/2017 by cidaut

The Hyacinth project comes to an end with two workshops in Spain where CIDAUT participated very actively.

More than 50 people participated in the first of the workshops held on 9th May at the Ministry of Economy, Industry and Competitiveness (Madrid): “What does Europe think about hydrogen technologies and fuel cells?” The event, organized by Hydrogen National Centre (CNH2-Hyacinth coordinator), the Spanish Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technology Platform (PTE HPC) and Hydrogen Association (AeH2) presented to the audience the main results of the HYACINTH project whose objective is to gain a better knowledge of the social acceptance

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CIDAUT Foundation attended the technical workshop on “JTI Clean Sky2: 6th call for proposals” at the Fundación Centro Tecnológico De Miranda De Ebro on 4 may 2017

06/20/2017 by cidaut

The aim of the workshop was to provide practical information on the overall functioning of this European initiative to support transnational cooperative R&D on automotive sector (Clean Sky 2), in particular the 6th call for proposals.

Clean Sky is the largest European research programme developing innovative, cutting-edge technology aimed at reducing CO2, gas emissions and noise levels produced by aircraft. Funded by the EU’s Horizon 2020 programme, Clean Sky contributes to strengthening European aero-industry collaboration, global leadership and competitiveness.  This 6th Clean Sky call for proposals is the biggest Call ever launched by Clean Sky 2: 74

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Final Event Udrive (European Naturalistic Driving Study)

06/20/2017 by cidaut

The preliminary results from the 3 year naturalistic driving project have been presented at the UDRIVE final event – the UDRIVE Experience – which took place on 7 June 2017 in the Hague, the Netherlands. Around 100 participants attended the final event and participated in the interesting rotating sessions covering different naturalistic driving topics such as risky driving, distraction, cyclists and pedestrians, eco-driving, motorists and trucks. Cidaut was present as the motorcycle Operation Site and doing the vehicle demonstrator for the motorcycles. Two UDRIVE equipped vehicles – a motorcycle and a car – showed the participants the UDRIVE

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ALIVE project final days

04/12/2017 by cidaut

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The Aachen Body Engineering Days (ABED), which took place on the 20-21st of September in the facilities of the ALIVE partner IKA, at the RWTH Aaachen University, became the platform to present the final results of ALIVE and ENLIGHT, being the flagship R&D projects funded by the EC in the domain of vehicle lightweighting. A workshop on the 22nd of September and a booth with the demonstrators was dedicated to the SEAM cluster projects. ALIVE demonstrators were showcased in this event, which was a success, counting on the presence of

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Remaghic Mid Term Review and upcoming events

04/12/2017 by cidaut

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Partners of the Remaghic project met at the European Commission the past 2nd of February to present the project status after eighteen months of research. The project so far has developed a magnesium recycling methodology for magnesium scrap and scum with the collaboration of CIDAUT with Grupo Antolín, in which recycling efficiencies of 80% have been achieved. This work done at laboratory level will be upscaled in the second half of the project to reach a

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