Projects

Title: “Biorefining processes for obtaining high added value products from lignin” LIGNO PRIZED (“Procesos de biorrefino para la obtención de productos de alto valor añadido a partir de lignina”)

  • Project funding: CIEN Project, CDTI (Subcontracted by ABN Pipe Systems)
  • Period: From October 2016 to September 2020

     

Title: “New advanced materials for the development of equipments within the water treatment sector” NUMASTA (“Nuevos materiales avanzados para el desarrollo de equipos dentro del sector del tratamiento de aguas”). RTC-2016-5285-5 

  • Project funding: RETOS COLABORACION Project, Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness, European Regional Development Fund
  • Period: From: September 2016 to August 2018

     

Title: “Electrochemical sensors based in nanocellular polymers for the analysis of polyphenols of interest in food” (“Sensores basados en polímeros nanocelulares para el análisis de polifenoles de interés en alimentación”). VA011U16

  • Project funding: Junta of Castile and Leon
  • Period: From July 2016 to July 2018

Title: “Development and continuous production of advanced thermal insulating materials based on nanocellular polymers” (“Desarrollo y fabricación en continuo de aislantes térmicos avanzados basados en polímeros nanocelulares”). MAT 2015-69234-R

  • Project funding: RETOS INVESTIGACION Project, Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness, European Regional Development Fund
  • Period: From January 2016 to December 2019

     

Title: “Innovative additives for the production of foams with enhanced thermal insulation properties and better fire behaviour” NEOADFOAM (“Aditivos innovadores para espumas con mejores prestaciones de aislamiento térmico y comportamiento frente al fuego”). RTC-2015-3340-3

  • Project funding: RETOS COLABORACION Project, Spanish Ministry of Economy, Industry and Competitiveness, European Regional Development Fund
  • Period: From September 2015 to August 2018

      

Title: “Development of a new generation of advanced thermal insulating materials based on the production of nanocellular structures” (“Desarrollo de una nueva generación de aislantes térmicos avanzados basados en la obtención de estructuras porosas nanocelulares”). VA035U13

  • Project funding: Junta of Castile and Leon
  • Period: From January 2013 to December 2015

Title: “Development of sub-microcellular and nanocellular plastics: production, structure, properties and potential applications (“Desarrollo de plásticos sub-microcelulares y nanocelulares: fabricación, estructura, propiedades y potenciales aplicaciones”). MAT2012-34901

  • Project funding: Materials National Plan, Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness
  • Period: From January 2013 to December 2015

Title: “The Electric Vehicle revolution enabled by advanced materials highly hybridized into lightweight components for easy integration and dismantling providing a reduced life cycle cost” EVOLUTION. 314744

  • Project funding: Seventh Framework Programme (7FP), European Commission
  • Period: From December 2012 to October 2016

     

Title: “Tailored polypropylene based cellular nanocomposites: production, characterization and applications” (“Nanocompuestos celulares en base polipropileno diseñados a medida: fabricación, caracterización y caplicaciones”). VA174A12-2

  • Project funding: Junta of Castile and Leon
  • Period: From January 2012 to December 2013

Title: “Valorization of polymeric residues in cementitious materials” CONREPOL (“Valorización de residuos poliméricos en materiales cementicios”)

  • Project funding: INNPACTO Programme, Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness, European Regional Development Fund
  • Period: From December 2011 to December 2013

     

Title: “Active and biodegradable packaging for fresh food” ACTIBIOPACK (“Envasado activo y biodegradable para alimentos frescos”)

  • Project funding: INNPACTO Programme, Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness, European Regional Development Fund
  • Period: From December 2011 to December 2014

     

Title: “Optimization system of networks for the transport of water” SENSOTUBO (“Sistema de optimización de las redes destinadas al transporte de agua”)

  • Project funding: INNPACTO Programme, Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness, European Regional Development Fund
  • Period: From December 2011 to December 2014

     

Title: “Production of water containers from renewable thermoplastic” BIOTELLA (“Fabricación de envases para agua a partir de termoplástico renovable)”

  • Project funding: INNPACTO Programme, Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation,
    European Regional Development Fund
  • Period: From October 2010 to September 2012

     

Title: “Advanced foams under microgravity”

  • Project funding: European Space Agency (ESA)
  • Period: From June 2010 to May 2013

Title: “New fabrication routes for plastic parts based on the production of microcellular materials by self-injection moulding (Nuevos procesos de fabricación de piezas de plástico basados en la obtención de materiales microcelulares mediante moldeo por autoinyección”)

  • Project funding: INNOCASH Project, Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology (FECYT)
  • Period: From January 2010 to May 2012

     

Title: “New developments in the microcellular polymeric materials field: production, structure, properties, modelling and applications” (“Nuevos desarrollos en el campo de los materiales poliméricos microcelulares: Fabricación, estructura, propiedades, modelización y aplicaciones”)

  • Project funding: Materials National Plan, Spanish Ministry of Science and Education
  • Period: From December 2009 to December 2012

Title: “Metal foaming under mechanical pressure” (“Espumación de metales bajo presión mecánica”)

  • Project funding: Integrated action with Technical University of Berlin
  • Period: From January 2009 to December 2010

Title: “Microcellular nanocomposite for substitution of Balsa wood and PVC core material” NANCORE. 214148

  • Project funding: Seventh Framework Programme (7FP), European Commission
  • Period: From November 2008 to November 2012

     

Title: “Investigation in explosives” SEDUCE (“Investigación en explosivos”)

  • Project funding: CENIT Project, CDTI (Subcontracted by ISDEFE)
  • Period: From October 2008 to October 2011

     

Title: “Investigation focused on the production of biodegradable foamed materials from polyhydroxybutyrate obtained from sugar beet “(“Investigación aplicada a la fabricación de materiales espumados biodegradables a partir de polihidroxibutarato extraído de la remolacha azucarera”)

  • Project funding: PROFIT Programme, Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation
  • Period: From October 2008 to May 2010

Title: “Development of fire retardant cellular nanocomposites: applications in building and automotive sectors” (“Desarrollo de nanocompuestos celulares ignifugos: aplicaciones en los sectores de la construcción y la automoción”)

  • Project funding: PROFIT Programme, Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation
  • Period: From October 2008 to May 2010

Title: “Collaboration project Spain-Brazil”

  • Project funding: Special actions of Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation
  • Period: From May 2008 to May 2009

Title: “Adhesived conference” (“Congreso adhesivos”)

  • Project funding: Special actions of Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation
  • Period: From May 2008 to May 2009

Title: “Development of new advanced cellular materials” (“Desarrollo de nuevos materiales celulares avanzados”)

  • Project funding: Junta of Castile and Leon: Group of Excellence GR39
  • Period: From January 2008 to December 2010

Title: “Production and characterization of polypropylene based foams under controlled pressure conditions” (“Fabricación y caracterización de espumas con base polipropileno en condiciones de presión controlada”)

  • Project funding: Junta of Castile and Leon
  • Period: From July 2007 to July 2010

Title: “Design, production, characterization, durability and applications of new open cell, microcellular polyolefin foams” (“Diseño, fabricación, caracterización, durabilidad y aplicaciones de nuevas espumas de poliolefina de celdilla abierta y microcelulares”)

  • Project funding: Materials National Plan, Spanish Ministry of Education and Science
  • Period: From January 2007 to December 2009

Title: “Production of insulating materials for building applications from wastes of plastic foams with an industrial origin (phase 2)” (“Obtención de materiales aislantes para construcción a partir de la reutilización de residuos de espumas plásticas de origen industrial (fase 2)”)

  • Project funding: Economic Development Agency (ADE) of Castile and Leon
  • Period: From September 2006 to June 2007

Title: “Study of the technical and environmental viability of the application of structural adhesives in aluminium foams joints for structural components in aircrafts” (“Estudio de viabilidad técnica y medioambiental de aplicaciones de adhesivos estructurales en uniones de espumas de aluminio para componenentes estructurales en la fabricación de aeronaves”)

  • Project funding: PROFIT Programme, Spanish Ministry of Education and Science
  • Period: From October 2005 to March 2007

Title: “Production of insulating materials for building applications from wastes of plastic foams of industrial origin (phase 1)” (“Obtención de materiales aislantes para construcción a partir de la reutilización de residuos de espumas plásticas de origen industrial (fase 1”))

  • Project funding: Economic Development Agency (ADE) of Castile and Leon
  • Period: From September 2005 to December 2006

Title: “Engineering and science network on adhesive” (“Red de ingeniería y ciencia de adhesivos”)

  • Project funding: Special actions of Spanish Ministry of Education and Science
  • Period: From April 2005 to April 2006

Title: “Aluminium based foams: structure, properties and applications” (“Espumas de aluminio: estructura, propiedades y aplicaciones”)

  • Project funding: Special Actions of Spanish Ministry of Education and Science
  • Period: From March 2005 to March 2006

Title: “Characterization and design of polyolefin based foams for energy absorption in impacts” (“Caracterización y diseño de espumas de poliolefinas que requieran absorción de energía de impacto”)

  • Project funding: Interministerial Commission of Science and Technology (CICYT), Spanish Ministry of Science and Technology
  • Period: From December 2003 to November 2006

Title: “Structural aeronautical components based on metallic foams: design, production and testing” (“Componentes estructurales aeronáuticos basados en espumas metálicas: diseño, fabricación y ensayo”)

  • Project funding: Economic Development Agency (ADE) of Castile and Leon and PROFIT Programme, Spanish Ministry of Science and Technology
  • Period: From May 2003 to February 2005

     

Title: “Design and optimization of the cellular structure in biomaterials of natural origin for biomedical applications” (“Diseño y optimización de la estructura celular en biomateriales de origen natural en aplicaciones biomédicas”)

  • Project funding: Spanish Ministry of Science and Technology
  • Period: From January 2003 to December 2004

Title: “Design and characterization of new polyolefin based foams for acoustic absorption applications” (“Diseño y caracterización de nuevas espumas con base poliolefina como absorbentes acústicos”). VA026/93

  • Project funding: Junta of Castile and Leon
  • Period: From January 2003 to December 2005

Title: “Development and characterization of metallic aluminium foams for structural applications”(“Desarrollo y caracterización de espumas metálicas de aluminio para aplicaciones Estructurales”). MAT-2002-04505-C02-01

  • Project funding: Interministerial Commission of Science and Technology (CICYT), Spanish Ministry of Science and Technology
  • Period: From October 2002 to October 2003

Title: “Physical properties of polyvinylchloride foams”(“Propiedades físicas de espumas de policloruro de vinilo”). VA37/00A

  • Project funding: Junta of Castile and Leon
  • Period: From January 2000 to January 2003

Title: “Design of polyolefin based foams” (“Diseño de espumas poliméricas con base poliolefínica”). MAT 99-0979

  • Project funding: Interministerial Commission of Science and Technology (CICYT), Spanish Ministry of Science and Technology
  • Period: From December 1999 to December 2002

Title: “Polymer composites: rheological and crystallization characterization”). HTECH CRG 960974

  • Project funding: North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)
  • Period: From July 1996 to July 1997