50% of European countries
water stress issues
reduction of landfilled wastes
initial investment and running
Development of a competitive MBR
To develop a competitive and sustainable MBR with ceramic membranes, from raw materials, ceramic by-products and agro-industrial wastes.
Generation of high quality treated water
To generate treated water of equal or higher quality than that offered by conventional technologies for wastewater treatment.
Diversification in the ceramic industry
To enable the manufacture of ceramic membranes on an industrial scale in a ceramic industry.
Valorisation of agro-industrial wastes
To valorise waste products from different agricultural and industrial processes, such as olive pomace pastes (alperujo) or chamotte.
Manufacture of an eco-innovative product
To produce an innovative product that uses recycled materials
Costs savings in MBR applications
To develop a low cost recycled membrane, which will be optimal for MBR applications
Generation of environmental benefits
To regenerate a greater amount of wastewater to be reused, which at the same time represents a top-rated environmental benefit