PROJECTS: PRIVATELY FUNDED PROJECTS

  1. TITLE: Study at laboratory and pilot scale of photosynthetic processes for the treatment of domestic wastewaters via anoxic-aerobic and anaerobic-anoxic-aerobic systems.
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Raul Muñoz & Esther Posadas
    BUDGET: 82.987,85 €
    FUNDING COMPANY: Elecnor
    PROJECT PERIOD: 01/2017-12/2018
  2. TITLE: Study of the anaerobic treatment with a membrane USAB reactor of urban wastewater in the region of Murcia and its potential valorization for irrigation
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Mar Peña & Fernando Fdz-Polanco.
    BUDGET: 25.000 €
    FUNDING COMPANY: CADAGUA.
    PROJECT PERIOD: 03/2016-12/2016.
  3. TITLE: Basic Engineering Design of a Process for Biogas Production from Cow Manure in a Dairy Farm.
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Guillermo Quijano & Israel Díaz.
    BUDGET: 6.000 €
    FUNDING COMPANY: COOPERATIVA VAZAECO DE C.Y.L.
    PROJECT PERIOD: 09/2015-02/2016.
  4. TITLE: Design and construction of thermal hydrolysis pilot plant.
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Fernando Fdz-Polanco & Sara Pérez Elvira.
    BUDGET: 144.500 €
    FUNDING COMPANY: Suez Environment.
    PROJECT PERIOD: 11/2015-11/2016.
  5. TITLE: Assistance in the Microalgal-bacterial inoculum preparation and the characterization of the hydrodynamics and mass transfer (PHASE II).
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Raúl Muñoz & Raquel Lebrero.
    BUDGET: 13.515 €
    FUNDING COMPANY: Biogas Fuel Cell S.A.
    PROJECT PERIOD: 05/2015-02/2016.
  6. TITLE: Collaboration in the Wastewater Treatment Plant of the Heineken Factor y Madrid: Study of the Process and collaboration in operation and modifications.
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Pedro A García Encina & Fernando Fdz-Polanco.
    BUDGET: 16.773 €
    FUNDING COMPANY: Heineken España S.A.
    PROJECT PERIOD: 07/2015-08/2015.
  7. TITLE: Operation of thermal hydrolysis pilot plant at CIRSEE Croissy.
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Sara Pérez Elvira.
    BUDGET: 24.095 €
    FUNDING COMPANY: Suez Environment.
    PROJECT PERIOD: 07/2015-08/2015.
  8. TITLE: Wastewater Treatment Course.
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Sara Perez Elvira.
    BUDGET: 1.700 €
    FUNDING COMPANY: Heineken España S.A.
    PROJECT PERIOD: 07/2015 -08/2015.
  9. TITLE: Collaboration in the Wastewater Treatment Plant of he Heineken Factory Madrid: plant monitoring.
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Pedro A García Encina & Fernando Fdz-Polanco.
    BUDGET: 12.879 €
    FUNDING COMPANY: Heineken España S.A.
    PROJECT PERIOD: 07/2015-12/2016.
  10. TITLE: Biogas upgrading. From biogas to biomethane.
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Fernando Fdz-Polanco & María Fdz-Polanco.
    BUDGET: 242.000 €
    FUNDING COMPANY: Aqualia.
    PROJECT PERIOD: 01/2015-12/2017.
  11. TITLE: New anaerobic digestion process producing biomethane.
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Fernando Fdz-Polanco & Sara I. Pérez Elvira.
    BUDGET: 181.500 €
    FUNDING COMPANY: Aqualia.
    PROJECT PERIOD: 01/2015-12/2017.
  12. TITLE: Thermal hydrolysis assays.
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Sara I. Pérez Elvira.
    BUDGET: 24.200 €
    FUNDING COMPANY: Suez Environment.
    PROJECT PERIOD: 03/2015-06/2015.
  13. TITLE: Development of Biological Processes for the abatement of off-gas (VOCs and CO2) from Diesel Motors.
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Raúl Muñoz Torre & Raquel Lebrero Fernández.
    BUDGET: 21.306 €
    FUNDING COMPANY: Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.
    PROJECT PERIOD: 07/2015-07/2016.
  14. TITLE: Characterization and pretreatment of celluloses.
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Silvia Bolado Rodriguez.
    BUDGET: 33.638 €
    FUNDING COMPANY: MAXAMCORP HOLDING S.L.
    PROJECT PERIOD: 05/2015 -09/2015.
  15. TITLE: Retrofitting of Chemical Scrubbers into biotrickling filters for odour treatment in wastewater treatment plants, and optimization and improvement of commercial odour removal units.
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Raúl Muñoz Torre & Raquel Lebrero Fernández.
    BUDGET: 9.075 €
    FUNDING COMPANY: JSF Hidraúlica S.L.
    PROJECT PERIOD: 01/2015-12/2017.
  16. TITLE: Energy Valorization of Wastes and Effluents: Smart Green House.
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Raúl Muñoz Torre & Raquel Lebrero Fernández.
    BUDGET: 592.779 €
    FUNDING COMPANY: Gas Natural Fenosa S.A.
    PROJECT PERIOD: 02/2015-07/2018.
  17. TITLE: Integral valorization of SANDACH: Evaluation of the potential of microalgae for nutrient recovery from digestate.
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Raul Muñoz Torre & Raquel Lebrero Fernandez.
    BUDGET: 48.395 €
    FUNDING COMPANY: Biogas Fuel Cell S.A.
    PROJECT PERIOD: 04/2015-04/2016.
  18. TITLE: Integrated system of biogas upgrading, biofuel production and wastewater treatment with microalgal Technology
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Raquel Lebrero Fernandez & Raul Muñoz Torre
    BUDGET:17200 €
    FUNDING COMPANY: Fundación Iberdrola
    PROJECT PERIOD: 09/2014-09/2015.
  19. TITLE : Wastewater characterization and conceptual study at Palencia factory
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Sara I Perez Elvira
    BUDGET:18390 €
    FUNDING COMPANY: SEDA outspan Ibérica S.L
    PROJECT PERIOD: 06/2014-12/2014.
  20. TITLE: Study of the process and collaboration in the operation and modification int he wastewater treatment plant of Heinken Factory in Jaen
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Pedro A. Garcia & Fernando Fdz-Polanco
    BUDGET: 32065€
    FUNDING COMPANY: Heineken España
    PROJECT PERIOD: 06/2014- 12/2014
  21. TITLE: Prototype of a system for self-generation of energy in zero-energy buildings from anaerobic digestion of organic solid waste
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Pedro A. García Encina & Silvia Bolado Rodriguez
    BUDGET: 2904€
    FUNDING COMPANY: 1 A Consultores
    PROJECT PERIOD: 05/2014-12/2014
  22. TITLE: Enhancement of the FORSU anaerobic digestion process via Thermal Hydrolysis
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Maria Fdz-Polanco & Sara I Perez
    BUDGET: 60500€
    FUNDING COMPANY: URBASER
    PROJECT PERIOD: 04/2014-12/2104
  23. TITLE: Performance of the hydrogenotrophic production of methane
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Fernando Fdz-Polanco & María Fdz-Polanco
    BUDGET: 45859€
    FUNDING COMPANY: Enercorr XXI
    PROJECT PERIOD: 03/2104-12/2104
    International Conference on Renewable Resources and Biorefineries. 4-6 June 2014.
  24. TITLE: CO2 capture and nutrients recycling using a patented algae system for bio-fertilizer production Ref: ECO/12/333032 COFERT-PHASE I.
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Raúl Muñoz Torre
    BUDGET: 3252 €
    FUNDING COMPANY: BIOGAS FUEL CELL S.A
    PROJECT PERIOD: 03/2014- 04/2014
  25. TITLE: Pilot Plant of Thermal Hydrolysis of Solids.
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Fernando Fdz-Polanco y Sara I. Pérez-Elvira
    BUDGET: 141.000: €
    FUNDING COMPANY: Universidad de Valparaiso (Chile)
    PROJECT PERIOD: 08/2013-02/2014
  26. TITLE: Performance Assessment of the hydrogenotrophic CH4 production in a pilot digester with CO2 and H2 feeding using membrane techniques.
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Fernando Fdz-Polanco y María Fdz-Polanco
    BUDGET: 45.859: €
    FUNDING COMPANY: RosRoca CryoEnergy
    PROJECT PERIOD: 10/2013-10/2014
  27. TITLE: Membrane Technology in an Anaerobic UASB Biological Reactor at Pilot Scale.
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Mar Peña Miranda & Maria Fdz-Polanco
    FUNDING COMPANY: ABENGOA WATERS
    BUDGET: 29.483 €
    PROJECT PERIOD: 10/2013 -
  28. TITLE: SL1101-Management of anaerobic digestion supernatant.
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Sara I. Pérez Elvira
    FUNDING COMPANY: Cetaqua
    BUDGET: 7.200 €
    PROJECT PERIOD: 05/2014 - 12/2014
  29. TITLE: Operation Under Microaerophilic Conditions for the Control of H2S in the Anaerobic Digestion of Wastewater Treatment Sludge.
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: María Fdz-Polanco
    FUNDING COMPANY: SOCAMEX
    BUDGET: 129.269 €
    PROJECT PERIOD: 05/2012 - 05/2014
  30. TITLE: Hydrolysis of the Lingnocellulosic Matrices through Biological Stimulation of Enzyme Production.
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: María Fdz-Polanco
    FUNDING COMPANY: Veolia Environnement Recherche et Innova
    BUDGET: 30.000 €
    PROJECT PERIOD: 01/04/2012 - 31/03/2013
  31. TITLE: Ecotoxicological Evaluation of Pharmaceutical and Personal Care Products (PPCP’s) as a measure for the prevention of aquatic environment pollution.
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Rubén Irusta Mata
    FUNDING COMPANY: Fundación Mapfre
    BUDGET: 15.000 €
    PROJECT PERIOD: 01/2012 - 12/2012
  32. TITLE: Study of the Feasibiliy of Construction and Operation of an Anaerobic Treatment.
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: María Fdz-Polanco
    FUNDING COMPANY: UTE S Y D AGUAS
    BUDGET: 14.000 €
    PROJECT PERIOD: 01/01/2012 - 30/06/2013
  33. TITLE: Feasibility Study for the Anaerobic Pre-treatment in Wastewater Treatment Plants.
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: María Fdz-Polanco
    FUNDING COMPANY: Depuración de Aguas del Mediterráneo
    BUDGET: 16.520 €
    PROJECT PERIOD: 12/2011 - 12/2012
  34. TITLE: Characterization Assays.
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Sara I. Pérez Elvira
    FUNDING COMPANY: Empresa Municipal de agua y saneamiento de Murcia
    BUDGET: 5.310 €
    PROJECT PERIOD: 12/2011 - 12/2012
  35. TITLE: Advanced Technologies for the Integral Use of Microalgae: Algal Photobioreactors as Urban Wastewater Purification System.
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Raúl Muñoz Torre
    FUNDING COMPANY: BIOGAS FUEL CELL S.A
    BUDGET: 59.000 €
    PROJECT PERIOD: 06/2011 - 06/2013
  36. TITLE: Biogas Hydrogen Sulphide Minimisation Via Oxygen Injection.
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: María Fdz-Polanco
    FUNDING COMPANY: CETaqua
    BUDGET: 23.600 €
    PROJECT PERIOD: 05/2011 - 05/2012
  37. TITLE: An study of the biogas generation potential from Cereal straw in a semi-continuous pilot plant.
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Pedro A. García Encina & Silvia Bolado Rodríguez
    FUNDING COMPANY: 1A Consultores
    BUDGET: 11.180 €
    PROJECT PERIOD: 05/2011 – 12/2011
  38. TITLE: Technical report on the performance measurement of thermal sludge drying plants.
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Fernando Fdz-Polanco
    FUNDING COMPANY: STC
    BUDGET: 8.850 €
    PROJECT PERIOD: 05/2011
  39. TITLE: A feasibility study proposal for the treatment of wastewater from a Malt industry.
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Fernando Fdz-Polanco
    FUNDING COMPANY: SMAC
    BUDGET: 2.985 €
    PROJECT PERIOD: 04/2011 - 04/2012
  40. TITLE: Study of the Treatment of Liquid Effluents from Seda Solubles S.L.
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: María Fdz-Polanco & Sara I Pérez Elvira
    FUNDING COMPANY: SEDA SOLUBLES S.L.
    BUDGET: 14.248,50 €
    PROJECT PERIOD: 10/2010 – 03/2011
  41. TITLE: Feasibility study of technologies associated with small water treatment plants for the preparation of the roadmap in R+D+i in the cluster of environmental sustainability.
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Rubén Irusta Mata
    FUNDING COMPANY: ACALINCO
    BUDGET: 9.000 €
    PROJECT PERIOD: 09/2010 - 11/2010
  42. TITLE: Advanced Technologies for the Integral Use of Microalgae: Optimization of Anaerobic Digestion of Microalgae.
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Fernando Fdz-Polanco & Sara I Pérez Elvira
    FUNDING COMPANY: AQUALIA
    BUDGET: 236.000 €
    PROJECT PERIOD: 06/2010 – 12/2013
  43. TITLE: Evaluation of the basic engineering PROJECT and analysis of the upgradring alternatives of Avila WWTP.
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Pedro García Encina
    FUNDING COMPANY: SOMACyL
    BUDGET: 14.146 €
    PROJECT PERIOD: 05/2010 - 06/2010
  44. TITLE: Study of the biogas generation potential from lignocellulosic material.
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Silvia Bolado Rodríguez & Pedro A. García Encina
    FUNDING COMPANY: 1A Consultores
    BUDGET: 5.800 €
    PROJECT PERIOD: 04/2010 – 06/2010
  45. TITLE: Thermal hydrolysis of solid wastes.
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Fernando Fdz-Polanco & Sara I Pérez Elvira
    FUNDING COMPANY: CAMBI
    BUDGET: 117.925 €
    PROJECT PERIOD: 01/2010 – 12/2011
  46. TITLE: Efficient and intelligent technologies aimed at health and comfort indoors.
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Rubén Irusta Mata
    FUNDING COMPANY: ACCIONA
    BUDGET: 10.000 €
    PROJECT PERIOD: 01/2010 - 12/2010
  47. TITLE: Introduction of environmental criteria for the purchase of lighting equipment, conditioning air and partial isolation in airport terminals.
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Rubén Irusta Mata
    FUNDING COMPANY: TECNOMA
    BUDGET: 5.000 €
    PROJECT PERIOD: 01/2010 - 12/2010
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