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 "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, an applied research center in the field of bioeconomy, contributes to the new reality of living with the COVID-19 virus. Thus, it is working on 4 projects related to the pandemic. Alcohol gel is a sanitizing product that will be in everyone's backpacks, purses and pockets for a long time to come. It is [...]
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.
This is a pilot program to recycle personal protection elements, a gelling agent, cellulose face masks and biodegradable face shields, all initiatives in an advanced stage.
With the results, the Universidad de Concepción is positioned as the third house of studies with the most projects accepted at the national level.