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Daniela Blanco

Daniela Blanco (Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering, 2020) is a cofounder of Sunthetics

Reducing the environmental impact of the chemical industry with reactors to replace oil and gas with electricity from renewable sources

More than 50% of the energy consumed by the European chemical industry comes from non-renewable sources. The huge environmental impact of this industry could be reduced if the gas and oil it consumes were replaced by electricity generated by renewable sources. That is the goal of the young chemical engineer Daniela Blanco, who seeks to accelerate the electrification of the chemical industry with the help of artificial intelligence through her start-up Sunthetics....