Category Archives: Environment

€ 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 »

GROW GREEN

Green Cities for Climate and Water Resilience, Sustainable Economic Growth, Healthy Citizens and Environments. The frontrunner cities of Manchester (UK), Valencia (Spain), Wroclaw (Poland) and Wuhan (China) and the follower cities Lille (France), Zadar (Croatia) and Modena (Italy) are currently inhabited by 12.7 million people and sit at the heart of wider metropolitan areas which… Read More »

URBAN GREENUP

New Strategy for Re-Naturing Cities through Nature-Based Solutions. Urban GreenUP coordinated by CARTIF aims at obtaining a tailored methodology (1) to support the co-development of Renaturing Urban Plans focused on climate change mitigation and adaptation and efficient water management, and (2) to assist in the implementation of NBS in an effective way. NBS classification and… Read More »

NOVOFUEL: Desarrollo de combustibles recuperados a partir de residuos urbanos e industriales

El objetivo principal del proyecto NOVOFUEL es el desarrollo y validación de las propiedades energéticas de nuevos tipos de Combustibles Sólidos Recuperados (CSR) de alta calidad sintetizados a partir de residuos plásticos y biomasa, y especialmente diseñados para su consumo en industrias de alto consumo energético como industrias cementeras, siderúrgicas, cerámicas, plantas térmicas de carbón… Read More »

Conference: Innovative technologies for water reuse in the Mediterranean tourist facilities

Join us at demEAUmed Final Conference in Barcelona on the 18th ofd May where results, benefits and opportunities of demEAUmed technologies in managing, treating and recycling water will be presented and discussed. One of the aims of the conference is to involve different stakeholders to demonstrate and promote innovative technologies to reduce the impact of… Read More »