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Solid biofuels and water and odor decontaminating carbons are developed with waste from the olive oil industry.

By |2021-03-26T14:33:25-03:00December 28, 2020|Bioenergy|

The oil extraction process generates about 70,000 tons of alperujo, which is organic waste that is currently used directly as fertilizer and to a lesser extent as fuel, due to its high humidity. The Universidad de Concepción, through the Technological Development Unit (UDT), is making progress in creating activated carbons and biofuel from olive oil [...]

UdeC academics to develop natural anti-stain for lumber

By |2021-03-26T14:29:40-03:00November 24, 2020|Bioeconomy, Bioenergy, Biomaterials, Bioproducts, Biorefineries|

A from forestry waste, researchers from UDT and the Faculty of Natural Sciences and Oceanography hope to develop, thanks to Fondef Idea funding, a product that keeps wood free of fungi. Dr. Cecilia Fuentealba Becerra, a researcher at the Technological Development Unit, has been working for several years on research related to the use of [...]

The Circular Bioeconomy, a new production paradigm

By |2021-03-26T14:26:58-03:00November 9, 2020|Bioenergy, Bioproducts|

The "petroleum era" will sooner rather than later come to an end and will open the opportunity to move towards a circular and sustainable bioeconomy, in which production is done in an intelligent way and the need for new raw materials is minimized. This is the path followed by the Technological Development Unit, UDT, of [...]

UDT will execute 3 Fondef IDeA projects in the area of biomaterials

By |2021-03-26T14:23:24-03:00September 1, 2020|Bioenergy, Biomaterials, Bioproducts, Biorefineries|

Bioactive materials, elastomers and containers and packaging are the lines of research, in which 3 projects were awarded by UDT within the 2020 Fondef IDeA I+D contest, 2 as the main institution and 1 as an associate.

Head of Bioenergy UDT first woman on the board of AChBIOM

By |2020-09-01T13:32:04-04:00September 1, 2020|Bioenergy|

Dr. Cristina Segura, head of the Bioenergy Department of the Technological Development Unit, UDT, of the Universidad de Concepción, is one of the new directors of the Chilean Association of Biomass A.G., AChBIOM, an organization that groups together companies and institutions related to the use, production and management of biomass, mainly as an energy source.

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