Centro Ceramico puts on the spot REMEB Project in the R2B, Research to Business Fair

  • The XI R2B fair was held on 9th and 10th June in Bologna Exhibition Centre.

  • The event, promoting collaboration on innovations between public and private experts in different fields, is organised by the Emilia-Romagna Region and Bologna Fiere, in collaboration with ASTER, the regional consortium for innovation, and SMAU.

Bologna, Italy. Centro Ceramico, the Ceramic research centre in Bologna and member of the REMEB project consortium, participated as exhibitors at the Research to Business fair, which took place in the exhibition centre of Bologna on 9th-10th June.

R2B fair, which is focused on innovation, networking and the creation of new synergies, gathered a great number of experts from research laboratories, academia, private companies and institutions.

Along two days, attendees had the opportunity to participate in conferences and workshops mainly on innovation with international speakers and opinion-leaders while exhibitors presented their new technology on the market.

On the occasion, Centro Ceramico presented the REMEB project, developing a low-cost ceramic membrane bioreactor based on agricultural wastes for wastewater reuse. Centro Ceramico, which is currently working on the replicability of the ceramic membrane manufacture in Italy had several meetings with interested companies from the ceramic sector such as the Ceramiche Caesar, Ceramiche Refin and Cotto Cusimano. REMEB ceramic membranes will be manufacture following the tile manufacturing process.

The REMEB project, funded by the European Commission  in the framework of Horizon 2020 programme, is coordinated by the Spanish company Sociedad de Fomento Agrícola Castellonense SA (FACSA) and has 11 partners from Spain, Italy, France, Norway, Cyprus, Turkey and Colombia, such as the Institute for Ceramic Technology – Universitat Jaume I (ITC-UJI), Investigación y Proyectos Medioambiente SL (IPROMA), the Regional Entity of Sanitation and Wastewater Treatment in the Region of Murcia (ESAMUR), the Valencia Region Council of Chambers of Commerce, the Centro Ceramico di Bologna (CENTRO CERAMICO), Imeca Process (IMECA), Biowater Technology (BIOWATER), Atlantis Consulting Cyprus (ATLANTIS), Seramik Arastirma Merkezi AS (SAM) and the Universidad Antonio Nariño (UAN).

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