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THE DAY TO DAY OF LIFE ALCHEMIA

LIFE Platform event on wastewater treatment

LIFE Platform event on wastewater treatment

Last week the LIFE ALGAECAN project attended the LIFE platform event in relation to urban wastewater treatment and the circular economy in Barcelona on January 29 and 30. This event was organized by EASME (European Commission) and CETaqua (Water Technology Center) and...

The LIFE ALGAECAN pilot plant in Huercasa is already in operation

The LIFE ALGAECAN pilot plant in Huercasa is already in operation

The pilot plant of the LIFE ALGAECAN project located in the Huercasa business group facilities, in the province of Segovia, has started its activity (start-up). During the last days the plant has carried out centrifugation and spray drying operations of the...

HUERCASA hosts the second project monitoring meeting

HUERCASA hosts the second project monitoring meeting

El proyecto europeo LIFE ALGAECAN celebró el día 19 de junio su segunda reunión de monitorización en las instalaciones de HUERCASA, en el término municipal de Sanchonuño (Segovia), donde los socios de la iniciativa pusieron en común los avances logrados en el último...

ALGAECAN’s pilot plant is ready to operate in HUERCASA

ALGAECAN’s pilot plant is ready to operate in HUERCASA

The project's demonstration plant is located in HUERCASA facilities with the photovoltaic system assembled on top and all the equipment ready to start the first tests with HUERCASA's wastewater. The prototype will work with renewable energy (solar and biomass) and in...

Students from University of Salamanca visit the demonstration plant

Students from University of Salamanca visit the demonstration plant

Chemistry students from the University of Salamanca visit the laboratories, equipment and pilot plants of CARTIF.The objectives and development of the LIFE ALGAECAN project were presented along with the different equipment used in this wastewater treatment process...

LIFE ALGAECAN at Fruit Logística 2019

LIFE ALGAECAN at Fruit Logística 2019

Representatives of Huercasa, a partner in the project, participated this week in the international fresh produce fair FRUIT LOGÍSTICA 2019, which takes place in Berlin between February 6 and 8. The objective of exposing the project is to publicize the main objectives,...

LIFE ALGAECAN, invited as a success story in the use of microalgae

LIFE ALGAECAN, invited as a success story in the use of microalgae

The LIFE ALGAECAN project has participated in the 2nd technical conference 'Circular Economy and Microalgae: Bioproducts for the chemical, energy and agricultural industries', at the facilities of the National Center for Renewable Energies (CENER) in Sarriguren...

LIFE ALGAECAN present at CIAB4

LIFE ALGAECAN present at CIAB4

The Iberoamerican Congress on Biorefineries celebrates its fourth edition between October 24 and 26, in Jaén, and is consolidated as the scientific congress in which the possibilities of establishing biorefineries in specific areas are presented and valued....

Microalgae biotechnology in Agriculture, in Trebon (Czech Republic)

Microalgae biotechnology in Agriculture, in Trebon (Czech Republic)

As an example of microalgae cultivation for wastewater treatment, researchers from the LIFE ALGAECAN project have participated in the Symposium on Microalgae Biotechnology in Agriculture, which took place on September 25 and 26 in Trebon (Czech Republic). This event...

AlgEn meets with CARTIF after the first year of work

AlgEn meets with CARTIF after the first year of work

The researchers from the ALGEN technology center (Slovenia) working at LIFE Algaecan have visited the CARTIF facilities, in the Boecillo Technology Park (Valladolid), to share with the project coordinators the main advances achieved in the first year. This Slovenian...

CARTIF visits two of the ALGAECAN project partners in Slovenia

CARTIF visits two of the ALGAECAN project partners in Slovenia

CARTIF researchers working on the LIFE ALGAECAN project have visited the facilities of two of the project partners in Slovenia to share the first progress of the project since its launch. The first visit was to the AlgEn Technology Center, in Ljubljana, in charge of...

Microalgae drying in CARTIF laboratories

Microalgae drying in CARTIF laboratories

CARTIF researchers carry out the first laboratory tests of the LIFE Algaecan project with the spray dryer, to know the operating conditions of the drying of microalgae, the microorganisms with which this project works to carry out the water treatment residuals from...

ALGAECAN, at the Saltgae algae project consortium meeting

ALGAECAN, at the Saltgae algae project consortium meeting

The Slovenian company AlgEn, a partner in the project, dedicated to algae technology, participates in the Saltgae consortium meeting, a European project that works on the development and demonstration of a technologically and economically viable solution to the use of...

First monitoring meeting at CARTIF

First monitoring meeting at CARTIF

In the presence of the entire consortium (AlgEn, HUERCASA, VIPI, NTUA and CARTIF) and María Rodríguez, monitor of NEEMO, the LIFE ALGAECAN project has held its first monitoring meeting at the CARTIF facilities, in the Boecillo Technology Park ( Valladolid). The...

LIFE ALGAECAN participates in Fruit Logistica 2018

LIFE ALGAECAN participates in Fruit Logistica 2018

Representatives of HUERCASA, a partner of the LIFE ALGAECAN project, participate in the Fruit Logistica 2018 fair, which this year took place in Berlin between 7 and 9 February. The purpose of the participation is to present the main objectives and actions of the...

Visit to the demonstration plant of the All-gas project

Visit to the demonstration plant of the All-gas project

The team of researchers from the ALGAECAN project visited the demonstration plant of the European All-gas project, inaugurated this week in Chiclana de la Frontera (Cádiz). This plant is the result of seven years of work from this project that has demonstrated that...

Field work in the Spanish demonstrator

Field work in the Spanish demonstrator

As part of the technical actions of the project, the team of researchers from CARTIF visited this week the facilities of the Spanish demonstrator, the HUERCASA vegetable processing factory, to collect samples of wastewater. This action is one of the first to be...

Launch meeting of the LIFE ALGAECAN project

Launch meeting of the LIFE ALGAECAN project

With the presence of all partners, the ALGAECAN project, funded by the EC through the LIFE program, has started today at the CARTIF facilities in Valladolid. The objective of the ALGAECAN project is to develop a demonstration plant for a model of sustainable treatment...

LIFE16 project launch meeting in Brussels

LIFE16 project launch meeting in Brussels

The team of researchers of the LIFE ALGAECAN project at CARTIF has participated in the LIFE16 project launch meeting in Brussels, Belgium. This event, which the European Commission organizes every year in the offices of EASME (European Commission, Executive Agency for...

First visit to the future location of the ALGAECAN plant

First visit to the future location of the ALGAECAN plant

The ALGAECAN project team from the CARTIF Technology Center visited the area where the project's demonstration plant will be installed at the HUERCASA facilities (Sanchonuño, Segovia). This demonstration plant is one of two that will be built during the development of...