EU awards €8.4M to ODYSSEA to develop and deploy integrated observatory systems

The collaborative international project will develop a platform that will integrate existing data with information generated by coastal observations, new and existing sensors at sea, oceanographic models and mobile apps.   The European Union (EU) has awarded the international ODYSSEA consortium €8.4 million to develop an interoperable and cost-effective platform that fully integrates networks of… Read More »

ECHA publishes REACH Guidance for nanomaterials

On the 24th of May 2017, ECHA published five documents that aim to help registrants preparing dossiers that cover nanoforms ahead of the 2018 registration deadline.   The documents include two new pieces of guidance as well as recommendations and updates of the existing guidance on nanomaterials. The new publications are: Nano-specific Appendix to Chapter… Read More »

Review of the Final Conference of demEAUmed: pre-market technologies for water reuse

The demEAUmed Final Conference was held in Barcelona on the May 18th 2017. Results, benefits and opportunities of demEAUmed technologies in managing, treating and recycling water have been presented and discussed. Keynote speakers represened their vision and discussed demEAUmed results: Suez Environnement, CTM, the University of Girona, IVL, Robinson, the Gremi d’Hotels de Barcelona, Melia Hotels International,… Read More »

€ 184 million of Horizon 2020 funding for 23 environment & resources projects

The European Commission has selected 23 projects that will receive around €184 million under Horizon 2020’s Societal Challenge “Climate action, environment, resource efficiency and raw materials”. These projects were selected among 56 proposals which were submitted by the 6th of September 2016 for the two-stage 2016 calls. Out of these 23, LEITAT participates in 3 of… Read More »