PROJECTS: PUBLICLY FUNDED PROJECTS

  1. TITLE: Demonstration of an integrated innovative biorefinery for the transformation of Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) into new BioBased products (URBIOFIN)
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Raul Muñoz & Raquel Lebrero
    BUDGET: 1.1325.250 € (University of Valladolid). Total Budget 10.946.366 €
    FUNDING AGENCY AND PROJECT REFERENCE:Horizon 2020 / BBI-JU
    PROJECT PERIOD: 06/2017-05/2021.
  2. TITLE: Biological valorization of diluted emissions of CH4 for the production of bioplastics.
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Rebeca Pérez & Raúl Muñoz
    BUDGET: 205.700 €
    FUNDING AGENCY AND PROJECT REFERENCE: MINECO CTM2015-73228-JIN
    PROJECT PERIOD: 01/2017-12/2019.
  3. TITLE: Study of micropollutants removal in wastewater treatment systems and its effect over microbial populations in biological systems.
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Pedro A. García Encina
    BUDGET: 120000 €
    FUNDING AGENCY AND PROJECT REFERENCE: Junta de Castilla y León. VA067U16
    PROJECT PERIOD: 03/2016-06/2018
  4. TITLE: Thermal Hydrolysis of Sludge: Efficient Integration of water, energy and agriculture.
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Sara Perez Elvira.
    BUDGET: 244.420 €
    FUNDING AGENCY AND PROJECT REFERENCE: MINECO CTM2015-70722-R
    PROJECT PERIOD: 01/2016-12/2018
  5. TITLE: Innovative Eco-Technologies for Resource Recovery from Wastewater.
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Raúl Muñoz Torre.
    BUDGET: 338,687 € (University of Valladolid). Total Budget 7,209,031 €
    FUNDING AGENCY AND PROJECT REFERENCE: . European Union Horizon 2020 program. Water 1b-2015
    PROJECT PERIOD: 06/2016-06/2019
  6. TITLE: Biogas Bioconversion to Commodities and High-Added Value products: Exploring new strategies for biogas valorization.
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Raul Muñoz Torre & Raquel Lebrero.
    BUDGET: 173.030 €
    FUNDING AGENCY AND PROJECT REFERENCE: MINECO CTM2015-70442-R
    PROJECT PERIOD: 01/2016-12/2018
  7. TITLE: Valorization of agrofood wastes via bioenergy and bioproduct in microalgae processes.
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Silvia Bolado
    BUDGET: 28.865 €
    FUNDING AGENCY AND PROJECT REFERENCE: Junta de Castilla y León (Ref: VA094U14)
    PROJECT PERIOD: 01/2015 - 12/2017
  8. TITLE: Biogas upgrading for injection in natural gas grids using microalgal-bacterial symbiotic processes.
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Raúl Muñoz
    BUDGET: 29.980 €
    FUNDING AGENCY AND PROJECT REFERENCE: Junta de Castilla y León (Ref: VA024U14)
    PROJECT PERIOD: 01/2015 - 12/2017
  9. TITLE: Valorization of Agrofood Effluents using Microalgae Processes to produce Bioenergy and Bio-products .
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Silvia Bolado
    BUDGET: 28.865 €
    FUNDING AGENCY AND PROJECT REFERENCE: JCyL, VA094U14
    PROJECT PERIOD: 10/2014 - 09/2017
  10. TITLE: Nutrient recovery from agroindustrial effluents via microalgal biomass growth and valorization .
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Silvia Bolado
    BUDGET: 88.754 €
    FUNDING AGENCY AND PROJECT REFERENCE: MINECO - RTA2013-00056-C03-02
    PROJECT PERIOD: 10/2014 - 10/2017
  11. TITLE: Fundamentals of the process biogas-based explosion?: Application to the pre-treatment of sludge from Wastewater Treatment Plants.
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: María Fdz-Polanco
    BUDGET: 87.750 €
    FUNDING AGENCY AND PROJECT REFERENCE: MICINN - CTQ2012-32279
    PROJECT PERIOD: 01/2013 - 12/2016
  12. TITLE: Advanced biological processes for the elimination of greenhouse gases CH4 y N2O: exploring the direct gas-cell transport and the process microbiology.
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Raúl Muñoz
    BUDGET: 154.440 €
    FUNDING AGENCY AND PROJECT REFERENCE: MICINN - CTQ2012-34949
    PROJECT PERIOD: 01/2013 - 12/2016
  13. TITLE: Techncial feasibility of Algal-bacterial Systems in Photobiorreactors for biorremediation processes and biofuel production.
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Raúl Muñoz
    BUDGET: 5.700 €
    FUNDING AGENCY AND PROJECT REFERENCE: AECID
    PROJECT PERIOD: 12/2011 - 12/2012
  14. TITLE: Advanced Technology Application for the energetic and process optimization of the general treatment scheme of a wastewater treatment plant.
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: María Fdz-Polanco
    BUDGET: 256.945 €
    FUNDING AGENCY AND PROJECT REFERENCE: MICINN (CADAGUA IPT-2011-1078-310000)
    PROJECT PERIOD: 07/2011 - 12/2014
  15. TITLE: A Study of organic matter biodegradation and nutrients recovery from Agro-industrial Wastewaters using simbiotic microalgal-bacterial systems: Optimization at lab scale.
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Pedro García Encina
    BUDGET: 63.600 €
    FUNDING AGENCY AND PROJECT REFERENCE: MICINN
    PROJECT PERIOD: 04/2011 - 05/2013
  16. TITLE: Development of a new generation of compact, high performance bioreactors for odour abatement in wastewater treatment plants.
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Raúl Muñoz
    BUDGET: 20.000 €
    FUNDING AGENCY AND PROJECT REFERENCE: Regional Goverment of Castilla y León (Ref: VA004A11-2)
    PROJECT PERIOD: 01/2011 - 12/2012
  17. TITLE: Technology Optimization for the Production and Cleaning of Biogas.
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Fernando Fdz-Polanco & María Fdz-Polanco
    BUDGET: 821.203 €
    FUNDING COMPANY: URBASER-MICINN (INNPACTO TOPBIO), IPT-310000-2010-023
    PROJECT PERIOD: 06/2010 – 12/2013
  18. TITLE: Development of a new generation of compact, high performance bioreactors for odour abatement in wastewater treatment plants.
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Raúl Muñoz Torre
    BUDGET: 229.000 €
    FUNDING AGENCY AND PROJECT REFERENCE: Ministry of Science and innovation
    PROJECT PERIOD: 01/2010 - 01/2013
  19. TITLE: Optimization of oxidation technologies for reducing trihalomethanes in drinking water treatment plants.
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Rubén Irusta Mata
    BUDGET: 211.221 €
    FUNDING AGENCY AND PROJECT REFERENCE: Ministry of Science and Innovation (Ref: CEN-20091028)
    PROJECT PERIOD: 01/2010 - 12/2012
  20. TITLE: Pervasive Air-quality Sensors Network for an Environmental Friendly Urban Traffic Management (RESCATAME).
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Rubén Irusta Mata
    BUDGET: 2.508.075 (Budget for CARTIF: 1.487.162) €
    FUNDING AGENCY AND PROJECT REFERENCE: European Union Program LIFE+ (Ref: LIFE08 ENV/E/000107)
    PROJECT PERIOD: 01/2010 - 12/2012
  21. TITLE: Technical feasilibity of swine manure treatment using high rate algal-bacterial photobioreactors.
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Raúl Muñoz Torre
    BUDGET: 53.000 €
    FUNDING AGENCY AND PROJECT REFERENCE: AECI
    PROJECT PERIOD: 01/2009 - 01/2011
  22. TITLE: Implementing membrane technology and MBR systems for the wastewater treatment in the Technology Park of Boecillo (Spain).
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Rubén Irusta Mata
    BUDGET: 130.201 €
    FUNDING AGENCY AND PROJECT REFERENCE: Ministry of Education and Science (Ref: PPT-310000-2008-2)
    PROJECT PERIOD: 11/2008 - 07/2010
  23. TITLE: Transversal Tool Development for the optimization of wastewater, sludge, and odour treatment in WWTP.
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Pedro García Encina
    BUDGET: 243.914 €
    FUNDING AGENCY AND PROJECT REFERENCE: Regional Government of Castilla y León - Ref. GR76
    PROJECT PERIOD: 08/2008 - 08/2010
  24. TITLE: Energy Production via anaerobic digestion of agroindustrial organic wastes.
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Dr. Adrián Rodríguez García (CIDETEQ)
    BUDGET: 50.000 €
    FUNDING AGENCY AND PROJECT REFERENCE: Iberoamerican program of Science and Technology for Development (CYTED) Ref. P707AC0370
    PROJECT PERIOD: 01/2008 - 12/2009
  25. TITLE: Processing of agricultural food waste to produce biogas and fertilizer.
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Rubén Irusta Mata
    BUDGET: 103.826 €
    FUNDING AGENCY AND PROJECT REFERENCE: Ministry of Industry, Tourism and Trade (Ref: IAP-590000-2008-30)
    PROJECT PERIOD: 01/2008 - 12/2008
  26. TITLE: Conception of the Sewage Treatment Plant of the XXI Century. Development, implementation and evaluation of technologies for the treatment and resources recovery from wastewaters. Acronym NOVEDAR.
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Dr. Juan Lema Rodicio (Universidad de Santiago de Compostela)
    BUDGET: 4.500.000 (Budget for UVA: 348.000) €
    FUNDING AGENCY AND PROJECT REFERENCE: Ministry of Education and Science. Programa Ingenio 2010. CONSOLIDER project - Ref. CSD2007-00055
    PROJECT PERIOD: 11/2007 - 11/2012
  27. TITLE: A study at microscopic and process-scale of the interactions between nitrification-denitrification processes and biological phosphorous removal during the treatment of wastewater.
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Pedro Garcia Encina
    BUDGET: 198.440 €
    FUNDING AGENCY AND PROJECT REFERENCE: CICYT CTQ2007-64324/PPQ
    PROJECT PERIOD: 10/2007 - 10/2010
  28. TITLE: A study on the interactions between nitrification-denitrification processes and biological phosphorous removal. Applicability of biological techniques of monitorisation.
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Pedro Garcia Encina
    BUDGET: 17.100 €
    FUNDING AGENCY AND PROJECT REFERENCE: Regional Government of Castilla y León - Ref. VA038A07
    PROJECT PERIOD: 07/2007 - 06/2009
  29. TITLE: Development of biphasic processes of biodegradation of Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs). Technical and economic feasibility.
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Santiago Villaverde
    BUDGET: 15.600 €
    FUNDING AGENCY AND PROJECT REFERENCE: Regional Government of Castilla y León - Ref. VA053A07
    PROJECT PERIOD: 07/2007 - 06/2009
  30. TITLE: Removal study of endocrine disruptors by Photocatalysis and Membrane Bioreactors.
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Rubén Irusta Mata
    BUDGET: 75.500 €
    FUNDING AGENCY AND PROJECT REFERENCE: Ministry of Education and Science (Ref: CIT-310200-2007-67)
    PROJECT PERIOD: 07/2007 - 08/2010
  31. TITLE: Photobioreactors development for the treatment of swine manure.
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Pedro Garcia Encina
    BUDGET: 40.000 €
    FUNDING AGENCY AND PROJECT REFERENCE: Regional Government of Castilla y León & Agricultural Technology Institute of Castilla y León (ITACyL) - Ref. VA13-C3-1
    PROJECT PERIOD: 05/2007 - 05/2009
  32. TITLE: Removal of Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) by solar Photocatalysis.
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Rubén Irusta Mata
    BUDGET: 27.967 €
    FUNDING AGENCY AND PROJECT REFERENCE: Ministry of Environment (Ref: A520/2007/2-07.1)
    PROJECT PERIOD: 04/2007 - 03/2008
  33. TITLE: Environmental management tools in life cycle analysis applied to the manufacture of sustainable products.
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Rubén Irusta Mata
    BUDGET: 45.010 €
    FUNDING AGENCY AND PROJECT REFERENCE: Ministry of Environment - Ref. A483/2007/3-11.3
    PROJECT PERIOD: 01/2007 - 12/2007
- Prior Projects -