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Challenges 17 May, 2023 Environmental sustainability Sustainable Shipbuilding Challenge – Ekpboat Project

The marinas managed by EKP are occupied to a high degree by boats whose construction has historically generated a large amount of waste and whose recycling and use at the end of their useful life is costly and technically complex. In particular, boats made of composite materials based on fibreglass account for the vast majority of the fleet in EKP marinas and these materials are difficult to recycle. EKP...Read more

News 25 March, 2023 Basque Trade & Investment Aker Solutions selects TUBACEX as a delivery partner for umbilical tubes for key projects on the Norwegian Continental Shelf Tubacex Aker Solutions

As a result of collaboration between both companies, Tubacex will deliver Aker Solutions AS (the Norwegian energy solutions provider) a total of 1,000 km of umbilical offshore tubes to be installed for three projects in the North Sea. The aim of this important agreement is to manufacture tubes, that are used to control production equipment on the seabed and for the injection of fluids or corrosion inhibitors....Read more

Challenges 29 June, 2022 Environmental sustainability Soil Decontamination Challenge – GARBILAND Project

There are multiple techniques on the market for the recovery of contaminated soil. However, the option currently used in the majority of cases, not only in the Autonomous Community of the Basque Country (ACBC), but also in many other regions and countries, is excavation and landfill disposal. This is quicker and cheaper than other options, although it is environmentally unsustainable and inefficient, and does not...Read more

News 3 February, 2022 Environmental sustainability
Basque industry launches first phase of actions to achieve net zero emissions
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TurboWAVE reto webinar News 25 January, 2022 Environmental sustainability
3 February, TurboWave WEBINAR: Public Procurement of innovation for air turbines in the wave energy sector
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News 4 November, 2021 Environmental sustainability
The Basque Country Joins the Global Industrial Alliance at COP26 to Achieve Net Zero Emissions by 2050
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Invest in Basque Country - presentación sectorial alimentación
3 March, 2023 Invest in Basque Country

The food sector in the Basque Country, a great investment opportunity

The Basque Country, with a long culinary tradition, has become a benchmark in the production of high quality food and drink, as well as for innovation in food technologies and in promoting the local culinary heritage. Business development and boosting the setting up of new companies and businesses are two of the Basque Government's fundamental commitments to strengthen and grow the food and gastronomic value chain, which is a strategic sector for the Basque economy. The efforts to strengthen...Read more

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