Category Archives: Environment

ODYSSEA

Operating a network of integrated observatory systems in the Mediterranean Sea. ODYSSEA will develop, operate and demonstrate an interoperable and cost-effective platform that fully integrates networks of observing and forecasting systems across the Mediterranean basin, addressing both the open sea and the coastal zone. The platform will collect its data from the many databases maintained… Read More »

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 »

TOSYNFUEL

The Demonstration of Waste Biomass to Synthetic Fuels and Green Hydrogen. TOSYNFUEL will demonstrate the conversion of organic waste biomass (Sewage Sludge) into biofuels. The project implements a new integrated process combining Thermo-Catalytic Reforming (TCR©), with hydrogen separation through pressure swing adsorption (PSA), and hydro deoxygenation (HDO), to produce a fully equivalent gasoline and diesel… 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 »

Bio-valorisation of CO2 for the sustainable production of biomethane

POWER2BIOMETHANE offers a solution to use the excess production of renewable energy and CO2 emissions from biofuel production processes to generate fully renewable and sustainable biomethane. POWER2BIOMETHANE develops an alternative CO2 capture, conversion and recovery system and an alternative energy storage system through the conversion of CO2 into biomethane. POWER2BIOMETHANE will produce biomethane by means… Read More »