Funding and projects

Our research is funded by Local, National and European Research Programmes as well as partnerships with private companies. Our main recent and currently running projects are listed below together with some basic details. For more information or to explore partnership opportunities, please refer to contact information.

LIST OF RECENT PROJECTS:

PROJECT TITLE: Riesgo ambiental de micro y nanoplásticos en aguas tratadas y regeneradas procedentes de plantas de tratamiento de aguas residuales - Environmental risk of micro and nanoplastics in wastewater treatment systems and receiving bodies

FINNANCING: Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad, Programa Estatal de Investigación, Desarrollo e Innovación Orientada a los Retos de la Sociedad, CTM2016-74927-C2-1/2-R, 313000 €, 01.10.2017-31.12.2020
PARTNERS: Universidad de Alcalá and Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
COORDINATOR: Roberto Rosal García (Coordinator, UAH) and Francisca Fernández-Piñas (UAM)

PROJECT TITLE: New and emerging challenges and opportunities in wastewater reuse (NEREUS)

FINNANCING: ESSEM COST Action ES1403
PARTNERS: Institutions from 29 countries, 2014-2018
COORDINATOR: Despo Fatta-Kassinos (University of Cyprus)
Web site: http://www.nereus-cost.eu/

PROJECT TITLE: Red Madrileña de Tratamientos Avanzados de Aguas Residuales

FINNANCING: Convocatoria de programas de I+D en tecnologías 2013, S2013/MAE-2716, 1886805 €, 01.08.2014-31.07.2017 PARTNERS: Universities of Alcalá, Complutense, Autónoma de Madrid and Rey Juan Carlos (Coord.), 812452 €, 01.10.2014-30.09.2018
PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Roberto Rosal García, (UAH) – Fernando Martínez Castillejo (URJC, Coord.)
Web site: http://www.remtavares.com

PROJECT TITLE: Eficacia e impacto ambiental del uso de nanomateriales en procesos de tratamiento y reutilización de agua - Efficiency and environmental impact of nanomaterials used for water treatment and reuse (NanoAqua)

FINNANCING: Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad, Programa Estatal de Investigación, Desarrollo e Innovación Orientada a los Retos de la Sociedad, CTM2013-45775-C2-1/2-R, 366630 €, 01.01.2014-30.09.2017
PARTNERS: Universidad de Alcalá (coordination) and Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Roberto Rosal García (Coordinator, UAH) and Francisca Fernández-Piñas (UAM)

PROJECT TITLE: Improved resource efficiency throughout the post-harvest chain of fresh-cut fruits and vegetables (CEREAL)

FINNANCING: Seventh Framework Programme FP7-ERA-Net Susfood, 1886805 €, 01.08.2014-31.12.2017
PARTNERS: Universidades de Almería (Coordinator), Alcalá, Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Agroalimentarias - INIA, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche - CNR, Fraunhofer Institute for Process Engineering and Packaging - IVV, Luleå University of Technology, Lappeenranta University of Technology, RWTH Aachen University)
PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Roberto Rosal García (UAH), Amadeo Rodríguez Fernández-Alba (UAL, Coordinator)
Web site: http://http://www.cereal-era.net/