Biomaterials

Cellulose nanofibers: powerful lightweight and strong material

By |2020-01-30T09:00:38-03:00January 20, 2020|Bioeconomy, Biomaterials, Bioproducts, Biorefineries|

One of the consequences of the communication digitalization is that less paper is used for printing and writing. In parallel, new uses for cellulose are being investigated, which, as nanofibers, is a promising reinforcing additive from different materials. 

New material for 3D prints is the winner of the “ESCALA-TECH” Contest for entrepreneurs

By |2020-01-21T10:52:20-03:00November 15, 2019|Biomaterials, Bioproducts, Biorefineries, Technology Management|

Three were the selected initiatives that had a period of mentoring and technical support by UDT to boost their projects. Cicla 3D was the winner, a proposal that seeks to innovate in the filament market for 3D printers.

UDT offers research scholarships for doctoral students

By |2020-01-30T09:02:31-03:00October 22, 2019|Bioeconomy, Bioenergy, Biomaterials, Bioproducts, Biorefineries, Internships|

The Technological Development Unit (UDT) of the Universidad de Concepción (UdeC) invites students from doctoral programs in Chile and abroad, to conduct a research stay at its facilities for a minimum of six months. Deadline Friday, November 22, 2019.

Expert talk on systemic approach of processes based on forest biomass

By |2020-01-30T09:08:26-03:00October 17, 2018|Biomaterials, Event|

Dr. Stephen Kelley, professor at North Carolina State University, will held the conference "A Systems Approach to Biorefineries Based on Woody Biomass" on Thursday, October 25 at 12 pm at the Hugo Segura Auditorium, Gustavo Pizarro Building, Universidad de Concepción.

Registration open to the V Latin American Congress on Biorefineries

By |2020-01-30T09:09:27-03:00October 5, 2018|Bioeconomy, Bioenergy, Biomaterials, Bioproducts, Biorefineries, Environment and Services, Event|

The meeting, organized by UDT, Biotechnology Center UdeC and BIOREN - UFRO, will be held at the Victoria Clubhaus in San Pedro de la Paz, between January 7 and 9, 2019.