The Junta de Andalucía will launch new aid for technology centers to promote the transfer of knowledge in the third quarter

2024-02-15T13:32:47+01:002 February 2024|Front Page, Innovation|

The Secretary General of Research begins in CATEC a round of contacts with these entities to inform them of the next call and find out their needs Starting in the third quarter, the Regional Ministry of University, Research and Innovation will announce new incentives aimed at technology centers in Andalusia in order to promote the transfer of knowledge with the [...]

Three Innovation projects approved in which several companies from the Andalucía Aerospace cluster participate

2024-02-15T11:31:16+01:001 December 2023|Innovation|

These projects, developed mainly by SMEs, include work in Artificial Intelligence, Extended Reality, or Additive Manufacturing In its continued commitment to Innovation, the Andalucía Aerospace cluster coordinates three innovation projects in industrial digitalization in collaboration with several of its associated companies.These investments by companies, which amount to more than one million euros, are supported in the form of a subsidy [...]

New CATEC´s world milestone: an aerial robot lands, autonomously, on a pipeline for inspection tasks

2023-09-25T10:51:54+02:0025 September 2023|Front Page, Innovation|

IoT technology and specialized robots have been put to the test these days at Chevron Oronite's headquarters in L'Havre, France, to revolutionize the safety and environmental protection of refinery inspection operations The lack of investments for the renewal of civil infrastructure deteriorated by the passage of time, such as tunnels, viaducts or refineries, requires an increase in the efficiency and [...]

CATEC technology heading to Jupiter

2023-04-24T11:04:57+02:0014 April 2023|Innovation|

This mission of the European Space Agency relies on the technology of the Advanced Center for Aerospace Technologies (CATEC), based in Aerópolis, and the Spanish engineering company CiTD, which have manufactured 11 structural components through metal additive manufacturing (3D printing) achieving a weight reduction of 52% compared to the versions developed by conventional technology, key in optimizing the structure of [...]

The drone technology company EHang and CATEC successfully complete the BAUD project under the ICEX “Invest in Spain” program

2023-04-03T10:48:56+02:0030 March 2023|Innovation|

EHang Holdings Limited (Nasdaq: EH), the world's leading autonomous aerial vehicle (UAV) technology platform company, has successfully completed the BAUD project, in close collaboration with the Center for Advanced Aerospace Technologies (CATEC) The BAUD Project, part of the Invest in Spain Program of the Spanish Institute for Foreign Trade (ICEX), has the objective of improving the operational safety and efficiency [...]

EAGLE project: deployment of drones applied to the maintenance of offshore wind farms

2023-03-06T12:11:12+01:006 March 2023|Innovation|

CATEC participates in a new project, led by the University of Vigo, which will digitize maintenance operations in offshore wind farms using unmanned aircraft A team led by the University of Vigo and with the participation of the University of A Coruña and the Advanced Center for Aerospace Technologies has been working since last November on the EAGLE project, for [...]

CATEC develops a solution based on Artificial Intelligence and automatic 3D reconstruction for the inspection of large infrastructures in the transport sector

2022-12-20T10:42:50+01:0020 December 2022|Innovation|

The results are very promising, revealing the projection, approach and transfer capacity of solutions based on Artificial Intelligence to society, with the aim of helping SMEs to implement solutions based on AI in their processes CATEC is one of the five leading technology centers in Spain that make up the CEL.IA National Network (CEL.IA – Cervera Consortium for R&D Leadership [...]

2022-11-24T09:33:47+01:0015 November 2022|Front Page, Innovation|

The AGORA project takes off to consolidate Andalusia as a benchmark in the unmanned aerial vehicles sector Airbus and Fada-Catec join forces to develop a set of technologies for the safe integration of drones in airspace The Regional Minister of University, Research and Innovation, José Carlos Gómez Villamandos, has presented the AGORA project (Experimental Air Traffic Management Unit for Autonomous [...]

The Mayor of Seville values Aerópolis and ​​CATEC’s technology for space missions as a “strength” to host the Space Agency

2022-10-28T14:30:29+02:0027 October 2022|Aeropolis, Front Page|

Muñoz points out that Seville's candidacy is based on foundations as solid as those represented by CATEC and Aerópolis The mayor of Seville, Antonio Muñoz, today received the express support of the Advanced Center for Aerospace Technologies (CATEC), managed by the Andalusian Foundation for Aerospace Development (FADA) and located in Aerópolis, for the city's candidacy to host the headquarters of [...]

CATEC applies aerial robotic technology for infrastructure inspection

2022-07-06T15:10:50+02:0026 April 2022|Innovation|

Within the PILOTING project, an aerial robot has been developed, AEROCAM, which has just carried out its first validation tests Increasing the efficiency of inspection and maintenance activities to preserve the necessary security levels of civil infrastructures aged by the passage of time has become a challenge. This is precisely the objective of the European research project PILOTING, made up [...]

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