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The University of Alicante licenses a patent to Enercoop Group to manufacture fuel briquettes from almond shells

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Alicante, June 27, 2011

The University of Alicante and Enercoop Group through its subsidiary Energy Covaersa, SA, have signed this morning a patent license agreement to implement an industrial manufacture of briquettes from almond shells for commercial exploitation worldwide.

The licensed patent is the result of a research conducted by Dr. Rafael Font Montesinos, from the Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of Alicante.

The patented invention is a process for the production of briquettes from almond shells, suitable to serve as fuel.

Those responsible to sign this deal have been the Director-General of the company from Alicante, Ildefonso Serrano Garcia and the Vice President for Research, University of Alicante's Development and Innovation, Manuel Palomar Sanz, who have agreed on highlighting that the partnership will boost the performance of I&D projects in the energy sector in Spain.

 

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