PROJECTS: PRIVATELY FUNDED PROJECTS

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. TITLE: Project of anoxic biofiltration of biogas at pilot scale
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Raquel Lebrero, Raúl Muñoz
    BUDGET: 71.662,25 €
    FUNDING COMPANY: Urbaser S.A
    PROJECT PERIOD: March 2017-November 2017
  16. TITLE: CENIT-SOST-CO2: Continuos thermal hydrolisis in anaerobic digestion.
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Fernando Fdz-Polanco & Sara I Pérez Elvira
    FUNDING COMPANY: Sociedad General de Aguas de Barcelona, S.A.
    BUDGET: 626.400 €
    PROYECT PERIOD: 09/2009 – 12/2012
  17. TITLE: CENIT-TECOAGUA: Anaerobic Membrane bioreactors technology.
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Mar Peña Miranda & Fernando Fdz-Polanco
    FUNDING COMPANY: BEFESA AGUA S.A.
    BUDGET: 254.279 €
    PROYECT PERIOD: 09/2009 – 09/2012
  18. TITLE: Study of process to minimize the production of sludge, to recover the nutrients and optimize energy consumption in the treatment of wastewater.
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Fernando Fdz-Polanco
    FUNDING COMPANY: 281/PC08/3-04.3, CADAGUA
    BUDGET: 455.923 €
    PROYECT PERIOD: 05/2009 – 12/2010
  19. TITLE: Sludge Treatability Test for Process Design and Control
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Fernando Fdz-Polanco & Sara I. Pérez Elvira
    BUDGET: 64.032 €
    FUNDING COMPANY: CETAqua
    PROJECT PERIOD: 05/03/2009 - 31/12/2009
  20. TITLE: CENIT-SOST-CO2: A study of packing material improvement and biofouling prevention in pressurized scrubbing towers
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Fernando Fdz-Polanco
    BUDGET: 150.000 €
    FUNDING COMPANY: ROS ROCA INDOX CRYOENERGY
    PROJECT PERIOD: 12/2008 – 12/2011
  21. TITLE: CENIT-SOST-CO2: Development of catalytic processes for the transformation of biogas in metanol.
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Esther Alonso Sánchez
    BUDGET: 200.000 €
    FUNDING COMPANY: ROS ROCA INDOX CRYOENERGY
    PROJECT PERIOD: 12/2008 – 12/2011
  22. TITLE: Membrane Technology in Anaerobic Biological Reactors.
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Mar Peña Miranda & Fernando Fdz-Polanco
    BUDGET: 149.141 €
    FUNDING COMPANY: BEFESA CONTRUCCION Y TECNOLOGIA AMBIENTAL S.A
    PROJECT PERIOD: 07/11/2008 - 30/04/2009
  23. TITLE: CENIT-SOST-CO2: Optimization of the Simultaneous Removal of CO2 and H2S in Photobioreactors.
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Raúl Muñoz Torre
    BUDGET: 119.480 €
    FUNDING COMPANY: BIOGAS FUEL CELL S.A
    PROJECT PERIOD: 10/2008 – 10/2010
  24. TITLE: Evaluation of co-digestion opportunities.
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Fernando Fdz-Polanco & Sara I. Pérez Elvira
    FUNDING COMPANY: CETaqua
    BUDGET: 153.329 €
    PROYECT PERIOD: 08/2008 – 07/2010
  25. TITLE: Comparative Environmental Assessment of two facades and two partition walls using the SimaPro software. Quantification of emissions released during the curing stage of polyester resins.
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Rubén Irusta Mata
    FUNDING COMPANY: ACCIONA
    BUDGET: 18.000 €
    PROYECT PERIOD: 06/2008 - 10/2008
  26. TITLE: Sludge Treatability Tests for Process Design and Control.
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Sara I. Pérez Elvira
    FUNDING COMPANY: CETaqua + CIRSEE
    BUDGET: 33.840 €
    PROYECT PERIOD: 04/2008 - 12/2008
  27. TITLE: Anaerobic Membrane Bioreactors.
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Mar Peña Miranda & Fernando Fdz-Polanco
    FUNDING COMPANY: BEFESA Construcción Y Tecnología
    BUDGET: 128.570 €
    PROYECT PERIOD: 09/2007 – 12/2009
  28. TITLE: Comparative Environmental Assessment of two designs of soil using the software SIMAPRO. Environmental risk and health assessments of the gases released during the curing process of a phenolic resin and a three component-resin. End of Life Management of Fibre-reinforced plastic.
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Rubén Irusta Mata
    FUNDING COMPANY: ACCIONA
    BUDGET: 18.000 €
    PROYECT PERIOD: 07/2007 - 12/2010
  29. TITLE: Monitoring and improvements in wastewater treatment plants.
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Fernando Fdz-Polanco
    FUNDING COMPANY: Heineken España, S.A.
    BUDGET: 22.300 €
    PROYECT PERIOD: 07/2007 – 01/2008
  30. TITLE: CENIT-SOSTAQUA: Technological Developments towards a Sustainable Water Urban Cycle.
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Mª Fdz-Polanco & Fernando Fdz-Polanco
    BUDGET: 1.020.800 €
    FUNDING COMPANY: AGBAR
    PROJECT PERIOD: 01/07/2007 - 31/12/2010
  31. TITLE: Observatory of Urban Solid Waste Treatment Technologies
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Mª Fdz- Polanco & Fernando Fdz-Polanco
    BUDGET: 1.301.172 €
    FUNDING COMPANY: URBASER
    PROJECT PERIOD: 10/2006 – 12/2009
  32. TITLE: Technical collaboration in the project: promoting the Spanish standard UNE 150301:2003. Environmental management in the process of developing products and processes.
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Rubén Irusta Mata
    FUNDING COMPANY: ITENE
    BUDGET: 7.525,07 €
    PROYECT PERIOD: 10/2006 - 03/2007
  33. TITLE: Evaluation of environmental health risks of the gases released during the curing stage of epoxy resins.
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Rubén Irusta Mata
    FUNDING COMPANY: ACCIONA
    BUDGET: 9.016,92 €
    PROYECT PERIOD: 10/2006 - 01/2007
  34. TITLE: Recovery of wastewater from a polyester sterification plant
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Gerardo Gonzalez Benito
    BUDGET: 10.324 €
    FUNDING COMPANY: CRAY VALLEY
    PROJECT PERIOD: 07/2006 - 10/2006
  35. TITLE: Sulphide control in anaerobic digesters via Microaerophilic processes
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Mª Fdz-Polanco
    BUDGET: 219.469 €
    FUNDING COMPANY: SOCAMEX
    PROJECT PERIOD: 07/2006 – 07/2006
  36. TITLE: Application of DGGE and FISH techniques for the monitorisation of activated sludge bacterial communities oriented to the optimization and control of biological reactor operation
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Pedro García Encina & Mª Fdz- Polanco
    BUDGET: 18.000 €
    FUNDING COMPANY: AGUAS DE VALLADOLID
    PROJECT PERIOD: 06/2006 – 05/2008
  37. TITLE: Monitoring Valladolid WWTP biological process
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Pedro García Encina & Mª Fdz-Polanco
    BUDGET: 47.763 €
    FUNDING COMPANY: AGUAS DE VALLADOLID
    PROJECT PERIOD: 03/2006 – 02/2007
  38. TITLE: Optimization of wastewater treatment plant and study of the treated wastewater reuse of PROSOL S.A.
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Rubén Irusta Mata
    FUNDING COMPANY: PROSOL
    BUDGET: 100.000 €
    PROYECT PERIOD: 01/2006 - 12/2006
  39. TITLE: “PROTEGELO”
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Fernando Fdz-Polanco
    BUDGET: 63.800 €
    FUNDING COMPANY: Sorea
    PROJECT PERIOD: 09/2005 – 08/2006
  40. TITLE: Treatment of wastewater by membrane processes for recycling and reuse.
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Rubén Irusta Mata
    FUNDING COMPANY: ADE
    BUDGET: 150.067 €
    PROYECT PERIOD: 01/2005 - 12/2009
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