PROJECTS: PUBLICLY FUNDED PROJECTS

  1. TITLE Conversion of diluted mixed urban bio-wastes into sustainable materials and products in flexible purple photobiorefineries (Deep-Purple)
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Raul Muñoz
    BUDGET: 590,425 € (University of Valladolid). Total Budget 7,549,300 €
    FUNDING AGENCY AND PROJECT REFERENCE: Horizon 2020 / BBI-JU
    PROJECT PERIOD: 05/2019-04/2023.
  2. TITLE: Enhancing competences of sustainable waste management in Russian and Kazakh HEIs (EduEnvi).
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Silvia Bolado
    BUDGET: 64,202€ (University of Valladolid). Total Budget 999,895 €
    FUNDING AGENCY AND PROJECT REFERENCE: Erasmus+ – European Commission
    PROJECT PERIOD: 2017 - 2020
  3. TITLE: Biogas upgrading with micro-aeration and algal cultivation
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Raúl Muñoz
    BUDGET: 24,336€
    FUNDING AGENCY AND PROJECT REFERENCE: National Research Foundation, Republic of Korea, International Cooperation Program
    PROJECT PERIOD: 01/2016 - 12/2017
  4. TITLE: Procesos biológicos avanzados para la purificación de aire interior (BIOPURAIR)
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Raúl Muñoz, Raquel Lebrero
    BUDGET: 260,150€
    FUNDING AGENCY AND PROJECT REFERENCE: Ministry of Science, Innovation & Universities – Retos 2018
    PROJECT PERIOD: 01/01/2019 – 31/12/2021
  5. TITLE: Desarrollo de un filtro biológico innovador para aplicación en acuicultura basado en un relleno sostenible de concha de mejillón
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Raúl Muñoz, Pedro A. García Encina
    BUDGET: 13,226.51€
    FUNDING AGENCY AND PROJECT REFERENCE: Programa PLEAMAR 2018. Fundación Biodiversidad del Ministerio de Agricultura y Pesca, Alimentación y Medio Ambiente
    PROJECT PERIOD: 01/01/2019 – 31/12/2019
  6. TITLE: Programa Estratégico-Instituto de Procesos Sostenibles. CLU-2017-09
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Pedro A. García Encina
    BUDGET: 850000€
    FUNDING AGENCY AND PROJECT REFERENCE: Junta de Castilla y León
    PROJECT PERIOD: 01/10/2018 - 30/09/2022
  7. TITLE: Explorando el potencial de herramientas moleculares para la mejora en la conversión
    biológica de biogás a productos de valor añadido. VA281P18
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Pedro A. García Encina
    BUDGET: 120000€
    FUNDING AGENCY AND PROJECT REFERENCE: Junta de Castilla y León
    PROJECT PERIOD: 01/01/2019 - 31/10/2021
  8. TITLE: Caracterización y valorización fraccionada de biomasa algal crecida en plantas de tratamiento de purines (BIOFRACTAL)
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Silvia Bolado
    BUDGET: 115,000 € (UVa partner)
    FUNDING AGENCY AND PROJECT REFERENCE: MICINN RETOS 2017 CTQ2017-84006-C3-1-R
    PROJECT PERIOD: 1/2018 Hasta: 12/2020
  9. TITLE: Modelización y valorización secuencial de biomasa algal crecida en plantas de tratamiento de purines (BIOPURAL)
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Silvia Bolado
    BUDGET: 20,000€
    FUNDING AGENCY AND PROJECT REFERENCE: Consejeria de Educación Junta de Castilla y León. VA080G18
    PROJECT PERIOD: 4/06/2018-31/12-2020
  10. TITLE: Nuevos Procesos de microalgas y bacterias para la bioconversión de CO2 de biogás a biopolímeros acoplada a la generación de biometano
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Raul Muñoz Torre
    BUDGET: 40,000€
    FUNDING AGENCY AND PROJECT REFERENCE: Fundación Domingo Martinez
    PROJECT PERIOD: 01/06/2018-31/05-2019
  11. TITLE: Biological Valorization of Methane Emissions: CH4BioVal (Project ID: 750126)
    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Sergio Bordel & Raul Muñoz
    BUDGET: 170.121,60 €
    FUNDING AGENCY AND PROJECT REFERENCE:Horizon 2020 / BBI-JU
    PROJECT PERIOD: 09/2017-09/2019.
  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
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