SMART CHEMISTRY

SMART CHEMISTRY

Natural extracts The exploitation of biomass and products of plant origin for obtaining energy dates back to the beginnings of the Industrial Revolution. More than a hundred years ago, the German engineer Rudolf Diesel designed an engine prototype that worked with...
CIRCULAR ECONOMY

CIRCULAR ECONOMY

Waste valorization One of the first research lines in CARTIF was the one focused on agrofood. Optimize the manufacturing processes, develop new products, waste recovery, and extraction and isolation of natural products with biological activity from agrofood waste, are...
20 YEARS

20 YEARS

Framework Programmes As a research centre, one of the objectives of CARTIF has always been to obtain an international presence. Aware that science, technology and innovation are a universal heritage that requires the sharing of information as to what is being done...
WINERIES AND VINEYARDS

WINERIES AND VINEYARDS

Improvement of processes Valladolid, where CARTIF is based, is one of the most fortunate regions in Spain because it is surrounded by extensive wine-producing areas with a great variety of grapes and some of the best Designations of Origin in Spain and the world. The...
Nº ESPECIAL

Nº ESPECIAL

Internationalization These 20 years of existence of CARTIF have coincided with a period very interesting from several points of view: historical, political, economic and technological, both in Spain and in the rest of the world. In the decade of the 90s, when CARTIF...
RESEARCH

RESEARCH

Research lines Research in a technology centre such as CARTIF, emerges from the necessity of improving the processes of production, diffusion and use of scientific and technological knowledge. A technology centre within the system sciencetechnology-society has to...