SMART-Plant
Scale-up of low-carbon footprint material recovery techniques in existing wastewater treatment plants
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Energy Efficiency
Eco-innovative and energy-efficient solutions to renovate existing wastewater treatment plants
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Nutrient Recovery
Nitrogen and phosphorus will be recovered both in the wastewater line and in the sludge line. Recovered nutrients will be field-tested for their agronomic properties
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Biopolymers Production
Biopolymers will be produced from sewage to be used together with the recovered cellulosic sludge for novel sludge-plastic composites for the building and construction sector
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Cellulose Recovery
Cellulose which is contained in toilet paper flushed down the toilet will be recovered by revamping an existing WWTP
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  • SMART-Plant
  • Energy Efficiency
  • Nutrient Recovery
  • Biopolymers Production
  • Cellulose Recovery

Scale-up of low-carbon footprint MAterial Recovery Techniques in existing wastewater treatment PLANTs

The project will prove the feasibility of circular management of urban wastewater and environmental sustainability of the systems and co-benefits of scaling-up water solutions through Life Cycle Assessment and Life Cycle Costing approaches.

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HORIZON 2020
The project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 690323.

Partners

  • Università Politecnica delle Marche (UNIVPM)
  • Università di Roma La Sapienza (UR)
  • Brunel University (UBRUN)
  • Cranfield University (CU)
  • Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB)
  • Universitat de Vic (UVIC-UCC)
  • National Technical University of Athens (NTUA)
  • Berlin Centre of Competence for Water (KWB)
  • Biotrend S.A. (BIOTR)
  • Socamex S.A (SOC)
  • BYK Additives Ltd (BYK)
  • SCAE srl
  • AGROBICS Ltd (AGRB)
  • Salsnes Filter A.S.
  • Instituto de Biologia Experimental e Tecnológica (IBET)
  • Athens Water Supply and Sewerage Company (EYDAP)
  • Alto Trevigiano Servizi S.r.l. (ATS)
  • Mekorot Water Company Ltd
  • Aigües de Manresa S.A. (AdM)
  • CirTec
  • Excellence Hub InnoEXC GmbH (INNOEXC)
  • Severn Trent Ltd
  • Aktor SA
  • Specialist Building Products Limited T/A Ecodek (SBPL)
  • Wellness Smart Cities, S.L. (WSC)
  • Università degli Studi di Verona (UNIVR)

    SMART-Plant is a member of the ICT4WATER cluster

    SMART-Plant member of the European Sustainable Phosphorus Platform