Biorefineries

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.

Chilean-German project studies sustainable alternatives for the production of synthetic natural gas

By |2020-01-21T11:30:12-03:00October 15, 2019|Bioeconomy, Bioenergy, Biorefineries|

Research groups from Chile and Germany collaborate on an international project that seeks to develop new catalysts with applications in the sustainable production of energy from biomass.