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Phone: (+34) 93 592 99 50
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May 20th, 2010Participation of AINIA as accredited press through the AINIA packaging technical guide
MATGAS hosts its first annual symposium on sustainability.
This act is of particular interest to all students and professionals working on industrial and environmental engineering.
Its aim is to offer attendees the opportunity to have a broad view of Life Cycle Analysis as a key tool for the sustainable development of industrial processes. This simposium will be held by national and international experts in the field from both academia and industry.
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The exhibition '16 Científiques Catalanes' (16 Catalan Science Women) is based on the profile of 16 researchers in universities, research centers and companies in Catalonia. Among them you can find Dr. Lourdes F. Vega, the director of MATGAS.
It is organized by the Catalan Association of Scientific Communication (ACCC) through a grant from the Department of Innovation, Universities and Enterprise (DIUE) of the Catalan regional government.
Venue: Centre Cultural Les Corts - c/Dolors Masferrer i Bosch, 33-35
When: From 23 February to 10 March, from 9h to 24h, Monday to Sunday
Coordinators: Mercè Piqueras / Raul Toran.
Opening: February 23 at 19h
Project Microalgas for the production and development of algae cultures for the capture of CO2 and the production of biofuels
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The Spanish Secretary of State for Research has signed an agreement with the Spanish Institute of Oceanography (IEO) for the management of the Project Microalgas for the «production and development of algae cultures for the capture of CO2 and the production of biofuels», in the frame of the Spanish Economy and Employment Stimulation Plan (Plan E).
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The Carbon Disclosure Project, which holds the largest database of corporate climate change information in the world, has recognized Air Products' approach to climate change disclosure and named the company to its Leadership Index for 2009.
Of the S&P500, only the top 50 companies' responses to the CDP's questionnaire are included in its Leadership Index, which highlights the "constituent companies displaying the most professional approach to corporate governance in climate change disclosure practices." Companies were scored based on their responses to the CDP's questions that ranged from greenhouse gas emissions and reduction targets, to risks and opportunities associated with climate change.
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Spain is among the European leading countries on the development of CO2 capture technologies as stated by Prof. Vicente J. Cortés during a seminar at MATGAS on January 28th in the frame of our " Seminar Series on CO2 and related issues ".