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Company Profile:
ATIC, the Advanced Technology and Innovation Center, is associated with the Universitat Rovira i Virgili of Tarragona ((URV). We are integrated in the TECNIO network of the Generalitat de Catalunya (Catalan Government), which affiliates the main technology transfer centers and agents of Catalonia.
ATIC was born in 2009 as the merger of two innovation centers, CiTQ and DINAMIC. ATIC aims to transfer to society the knowledge gathered in the areas of biotechnology, environment, fluid mechanics and health, by four research groups of the URV (NBG, BBG, AGA and FeT) for over 15 years.
With the goal of transferring and exchanging knowledge between academia and the business world, ATIC aims to promote the creation of added value in products, services and innovative processes, developing competitive solutions for industry’s technological challenges.
ATIC supplies innovative solutions to the following sectors:

• Chemical and allied -pharmaceutic, plastics, perfumery, oil-
• Services -energy, environment, waste and health-
• Agro-alimentary
• Local, regional, national and European public administrations

Carbon footprint assessment of products, processes and/or services based on Life Cycle Analysis.

What we offer:
The Advanced Technology Innovation Centre (ATIC) in Tarragona, Spain has developed the expertise to determine the carbon footprint of products, processes or services based on Life Cycle Analysis (LCA).
ATIC has a demonstrated expertise in the calculation of carbon footprint and its collaboration with Rovira i Virgili University ensures the last research developments will update the method used for the calculation of carbon footprint. Based on LCA, the method ATIC uses to determine the carbon footprints will allow the company to identify strong and weak points in its operation and also its most pollutant suppliers. This information can be then combined with financial data
to determine the least efficient parts of the operation, allowing the client to become more
efficient and more sustainable at the same time.
Tracking of the carbon footprint over time allows the client to make informed decisions of interventions and provides a paper trail to prove its commitment to industrial and/or legal standards.
The expertise ATIC offers can be applied to any industrial operation, including manufacture, transport & logistics, waste treatment, etc. and services providers.

What are we looking for:
The type of partner sought is any company with an interest in green operations.
- Task to be performed by the partner sought: data collection for the assessment and joint development of the method for further needs.T

  • ] Computational chemistry
  • ] Environment

Collaboration sought:
  • Commercial Agreement
  • Research and development
  • Technical Co-operation


Mr Prof. Francesc Castells

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