Knowledge Exchange Event Speakers
Find out more about our Knowledge Exchange Event Speakers below:
Microbiologist, KWR, The Netherlands.
ANtibioticS and mobile resistance elements in WastEwater Reuse applications: risks and innovative solutions- (ANSWER)-ITN.
Luc Hornstra works as microbiologist at KWR and is specialized in the removal or inactivation of pathogenic microorganisms from all types of water, by a range of water treatment processes, with the aim of providing safe and clean water.
Associate Professor, University of Bologna, Italy
MadforWater – Development and application of integrated technological and management solutions for wastewater treatment and efficient reuse in agriculture tailored to the needs of Mediterranean African countries.
Dario Frascari, PhD in Chemical Engineering, Associate Professor at the University of Bologna. He is coordinator of the MADFORWATER project. His research focuses on the treatment and valorisation of wastes and wastewater.
CEO, Ecofilae, France.
SuWaNu Europe – Network for effective knowledge transfer on safe and economic wastewater reuse in agriculture in Europe.
Nicolas Condom, PhD in soil science, is a committed player, aware of global issues, and part of the French and European groups on regulations related to treated wastewater reuse. His expertise inherited from 20 years of experience in the industrial field, including the reuse of unconventional water and the management of water and salty soils, is recognised internationally.
InduRe: Technological concepts for industrial water reuse
Antonia Lorenzo López
CEO and R&D Director, Bioazul, Spain.
Water2Return – Resource-oriented solutions for industrial wastewater treatment.
Bachelor of Agricultural Chemistry and specialist in Environmental Engineering and Technology. Antonia founded BIOAZUL in 2003 with the hope of promoting; sustainability, environmental protection and efficient water management. She has more than 17 years experience in managing projects related to water treatment and reuse, waste, circular economy, among others.
Engineer – Project Manager, Nobatek/INE4, France
INNOQUA – Innovative Wastewater Treatment.
As environmental engineer working on Interna0onal projects he heads the water sector at NOBATEK/INEF4, a Research and Technology organisa0on focused on the sustainable building sector.
Founder and Managing Partner, QStone Capital, The Netherlands.
Matching Capital with Water Reuse Projects.
Jeroen M. Tielman is founder and managing partner of QStone Capital. QStone Capital develops and finances water re-use projects in India and Europe while connecting innovative water treatment technologies developed by SME’s with projects and capital.
Applied researcher on water in horticulture, Research Station for Vegetable Production (PSKW), Belgium.
Fertinnowa – Transfer of innovative techniques for sustainable water use in fertigated crops.
Els Berckmoes is an applied researcher in water and horticulture at the Research Station for Vegetable Production (PSKW). She has over 10 years experience in the field of water and fertigation technologies in horticulture.
Assistant Professor, National Technical University of Athens, Greece.
Hydrousa – Demonstration of water loops with innovative regenerative business models for the Mediterranean region.
Dr Simos Malamis is an Assistant Professor at the National Technical University of Athens. He is the coordinator of the Horizon2020 project HYDROUSA.
Abraham Esteve Núñez
Professor at the University of Alcalá, Madrid, Spain.
iMETland – A new generation of Microbial Electrochemical Wetland for effective decentralised wastewater treatment.
George E Romanos
Research Director,Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology. National Center for Scientific Research “Demokritos” (NCSRD), Greece.
George, PhD in Chemical Engineering, is a research director at the National Centre for Scientific Research “Demokritos”. His main research activities are in the area of porous materials functionalisation, characterization and evaluation of their performance in gas adsorption, gas separation and catalytic/photocatalytic applications.
LIFE PureAgroH2O – Innovative Photocatalytic Nanofiltration technology for pollutant removal and water reuse of Agro-industrial effluents.