-Vila Nova de Gaia (Portugal) hosts an event on Advanced Materials' impact on the Industry

Vila Nova de Gaia (Portugal) hosts an event on Advanced Materials' impact on the Industry

Advanced Materials' importance and impact on the Industry, Sustainability, Decarbonisation challenge, Mobility and companies' Digital Transition were some topics addressed at the event ending Green4Industry Project. The initiative brought together several specialists in an afternoon of knowledge and sharing ideas and experiences.

The session took place on June 27th at The Baron's Hall & Gallery, in Vila Nova de Gaia (Portugal), on the theme "Sustent(H)abilidade e Materiais Avançados: qual o caminho?". It is worth highlighting the presence of João Pedro Matos Fernandes, former Portuguese Minister of the Environment and Energy Transition, University Professor and Consultant in the Sustainability and Climate areas, who addressed the topic "Materials and climate change".

The meeting panel, called "Green Conversations for Industry", discussed the impact of Advanced Materials on the Industry’s Sustainability and  Intelligent Digital Transformation. The conversation included representatives of leading companies, namely João Gomes from dst group, Nelson Ferreira from Bosch Home Comfort, Luís Matos from Rangel, and João Borga from COMPETE 2020, moderated by António Braz Costa, CeNTI's Executive Director.

At the event, the CeNTI Innovation Prize, launched within the Green4Industry scope, was also awarded to the innovative and sustainable solution "Solar Wash Protect". The product was developed by ChemiTek, whose purpose is to clean and protect photovoltaic and thermal solar panels.

CeNTI, as Green4Industry's promoter, also presented the main objectives and results achieved by the Project, as well as the technologies covered. In the end, the participants learned the illustrative demonstrators of Energy, Industry, and Transport areas, using Research & Innovation.

The Green4Industry Project is co-financed by Portugal 2020 under the Competitiveness and Internationalization Operational Program (COMPETE 2020) and the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).

Watch the video report of the event HERE (in Portuguese only).


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