“Recovering carbon from contaminated matrices by exploiting the nitrogen and sulphur cycles”

Project summary

The objective of the project is to exploit the integration of the carbon, nitrogen and suflur cycles in bioreactors to design optimal treatment trains to recover added-value products out of liquid and gaseous effluents. The strategy will be to combine interdisciplinary approaches to:

Investigate innovative unit processes based on partial nitrification for nitrogen recycle, autotrophic denitrification for biosulfur recovery and multienzyme-based bioreactors for CO2 valorisation.

Apply technologies that are novel in this field such as moving bed bioreactors, membrane biofilm reactors and enzymatic reactors.

Combine biological processes into innovative treatment trains for wastewater treatment and biogas upgrading.

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RECYCLES WORKSHOP: Integrating C/N/S cycles in environmental technologies

During the 19th, 20th and 21st of January, the RECYCLES project will hold a specific workshop on the integration of carbon, nitrogen and sulphur cycles in environmental technologies for gas and wastewater treatment, where different researchers from each of the project partners will explain their experiences in the field and the ongoing work regarding the […]

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Escola d’Enginyeria UAB, C/de les Sitges S/N, Bellaterra
Cerdanyola del Vallès, Cataluña 08193 España
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RECYCLES WORKSHOP: Metagenomics and metabarcoding approaches to describe ecological systems and infer their development

During the 5th, 6th and 7th of July 2022, the RECYCLES project will hold a specific workshop on metagenomics and metabarcoding approaches to describe ecological systems, where different researchers from each of the project partners will explain their experiences in the field and the ongoing work regarding the RECYCLES project. The workshop will take place […]

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Università di Pisa, Polo Didattico San Rossore, Università di Pisa, Via Risorgimento
Pisa, Pisa 56126 Italia
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