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 [...]

Magtel’s ‘Orishi’ project promotes a water saving system for any industry that has cooling towers

2023-05-22T11:24:10+02:0022 May 2023|Innovation|

It is a fully scalable, flexible and adaptable to any sector technique, despite the fact that the first study was focused on solar thermal plants Magtel's Energy Division, in collaboration with the company RPOW, is currently working on the innovative "Orishi" project, whose objective is to reduce water use for all those industries that have evaporation towers. Although initially the [...]

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 [...]

Magtel leads the ‘Ad-Grhid’ project that focuses on the research and development of new products and systems related to hydrogen

2023-05-22T11:11:59+02:0027 February 2023|Innovation|

Magtel's R+D+i Division is leading the "Ad-Grhid" project awarded by the Center for Technological Development and Innovation (CDTI), under the Ministry of Science and Innovation, within Mission 1 "Strengthen technological capabilities for safe and sustainable energy autonomy (fusion, hydrogen and renewables)", within the framework of the "Missions 2022" call. This initiative covers an important part of the hydrogen value chain, [...]

A large European decarbonization project, with the participation of Aertec, will develop electrical technologies for hybrid aircraft

2023-02-15T13:10:04+01:0015 February 2023|Innovation|

Aertec will develop and validate a technological demonstrator that monitors and controls the availability and operation of all new generation high voltage electrical systems that are developed in the HECATE project The European aviation industry is working to achieve its goal of net zero carbon emissions by 2050. Advancing the development of hybrid-electric aircraft is one of the keys to [...]

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 [...]

CT and the Instituto Astrofísico de Canarias will develop the first transportable optical terrestrial station in Spain

2022-12-13T13:02:16+01:0013 December 2022|Innovation|

Several CT teams will collaborate on the design engineering of the system and its integration into a road transportable vehicle CT, a leading engineering company in technological innovation throughout the entire product life cycle, has signed a collaboration agreement with the IAC in the field of laser communications, with the aim of developing a transportable quantum communications system. The IAC, [...]

One hundred percent Andalusian technology in a new system that will revolutionize avionics

2022-11-24T09:17:56+01:0024 November 2022|Innovation|

The IMASAT consortium has developed a smaller, lighter on-board computer with great computing capacity compared to current systems on the market The international engineering company specializing in technologies applied to aeronautics Aertec has led the European project IMASAT (Integrated Modular Avionics for Small Air Transport) for the last four years, with the company Clue Technologies as a partner. This research [...]

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