Barcelona hosts the final conference of FP4BATIW

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FP4BATIWThe Final Conference of the project FP4BATIW “Fostering partnerships for the implementation of best available technologies for water treatment & management in the Mediterranean” took place 13-14 July 2016 in Barcelona, at Casa Convalescència (Sant Antoni Maria Claret Street, 171. 08041). Our environmental expert was invited to give a speech about innovative bio-economy solution to valorise livestock manure into a range of stabilised soil improving materials for environmental sustainability and economic benefit for European agriculture.

 

The event brought together the best of brains for some roundtable discussions on the direction and flow of water technologies in the Mediterranean Countries following a NEXUS approach in the next decade.

 

It was an excellent opportunity for leading experts, industrials, the government officials and representatives of civil society to meet and to present their research activities and experiences and to discuss new concepts and technologies.

 

Conferences and parallel sessions
Through a programme of keynote speeches, expert talks and panel discussions, participants gained an overview of current and upcoming developments in the water technologies treatment.

 

Elevator Pitch of business ideas on water topics
The best 3 ideas of FP4BATIW Prize were presented their business idea to a large audience at the final conference of FP4BATIW and they will meet some investors in Barcelona. In addition other innovative ideas of entrepreneus were presented.

 

Brokerage event
Moreover, a brokerage event was organized in order to establish successful relationships between researchers and industrial companies. It is an opportunity for setting up new partnerships and for launching new collaborative project proposals.

 

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