TRANSFER OR KNOWLEGDE

Research projects

2022
  • Material valorization of sewage sludge hydrothermal treatment products (SLUDGEVALOR). Proyectos de Transición Ecológica y Transición digital 2021. Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación (TED2021-130287B-I00). October 2022- September 2024. Coordinator: Mª Ángeles de la Rubia, Ángel Fernández Mohedano. 161.000 €

  • Development of a soil amendment by hydrothermal carbonization of pig manure (ERIABON22). Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. III Programa de Fomento de la Transferencia del Conocimiento 2021.  June 2022- December 2022. Coordinator: Mª Angeles de la Rubia Romero, Angel Fernández Mohedano, Elena Díaz Nieto. 13.200 €
  • Hydrogen and biogas production from the process water obtained by hydrothermal carbonization of pig manure (APROAGUA22). Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. III Programa de Fomento de la Transferencia del Conocimiento 2021. June 2022- December 2022. Coordinator: Elena Díaz Nieto, Mª Angeles de la Rubia Romero, Angel Fernández Mohedano. 13.200 €
  • Treatment of pig manure by hydrothermal carbonization in continuous operation. (TRAPURIN22). Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. III Programa de Fomento de la Transferencia del Conocimiento 2021. June 2022- December 2022. Coordinator: Angel Fernández Mohedano, Elena Díaz Nieto, Mª Angeles de la Rubia Romero. 13.200 €
2021
    • Material and energetic valorization of biomass waste by hydrothermal carbonization and anaerobic digestion. Validation of technologies in the framework of the circular economy (VALIDAWASTE). Programa Estatal de Generación de Conocimiento y Fortalecimiento Científico y Tecnológico del Sistema de I+D+i y el Programa Estatal de I+D+i Orientada a los Retos de la Sociedad (PDC2021-120755-I00). December 2021- November 2023. Coordinator: Ángel Fernández Mohedano, Elena Díaz Nieto. 144.900 €

        2020
        • Waste valorization through hydrothermal treatment. Recovery of energy, value-added products and nutrients (WASTEVALOR). State Program for R&D&I Oriented to Society’s Challenges (PID2019-108445RB-I00). June 2020 – May 2023. Coordinator: Angel F. Mohedano, Elena Diaz Nieto. 266.200 €.

        • New technology for the valorization of agricultural waste (RESAGROB20). Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. II Programa de Fomento de la Transferencia del Conocimiento 2020. September 2020 – December 2020.  Coordinator: Angel Fernández Mohedano, José Luis Sanz Martín. 20.000 €
        • Hydrothermal treatment of biomass waste: activated carbon production, nutrient recovery and biofuel generation (MICROEDA20). Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. II Programa de Fomento de la Transferencia del Conocimiento 2020. September 2020 – December 2020.  Coordinator: Elena Díaz Nieto, Mª Ángeles de la Rubia. 20.000 €
        • Energetic valorization of pig slurry by hydrothermal carbonization and anaerobic digestion. Nutrient recovery (VALPURIN20). Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. II Programa de Fomento de la Transferencia del Conocimiento 2020.  September 2020 – December 2020. Coordinator: Angel Fernández Mohedano, Mª Angeles de la Rubia Romero. 20.000 €
        • Valorizationery of sewage sludge through hydrothermal carbonization. Process Scaleup (IND2019/AMB-17092). Convocatoria de Ayudas para la Realización de Doctorados Industriales (2019) – Comunidad de Madrid. Zoitechlab. January 2020 – December 2022. Coordinator: Mª Angeles de la Rubia Romero, Angel Fernández Mohedano. 90.000 €
        2019
        • NEWIR Manure: Nutrients, Energy, and Water Innovations for Resource Recovery (INFEWS) National Science Foundation (EE.UU.). August 2019 – July 2023. Charles Coronella (UNR, EE.UU.); Angel Fernández Mohedano (UAM). $2,300,000. Researcher mobility.
        • Production of biofuel and activated carbon by hydrothermal treatment of WWTP sludge. Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. Programa de Fomento de la Transferencia del Conocimiento 2019. July 2019 – December 2019. Coordinator: Mª Angeles de la Rubia Romero, Angel Fernández Mohedano. 20.000 €
        • Urban bioeconomy: transformation of bio-waste into biofuels and bio-products of industrial interest (BIOTRES-CM) Department of Education and Science. Community of Madrid (S2018/EMT-4344). January 2019 – January 2023. Coordinator: Juan Antonio Melero Hernádez (project), Elena Diaz Nieto (UAM). 1.023.585 € (project); 136.230€ (UAM)
        2017
        • Valorization of grape seeds and olive bones by hydrothermal carbonization and chemical activation. Proyectos de Cooperación Interuniversitaria UAM-Santander con EE.UU. (2017/EEUU/07).  July 2017 – December 2018. Coordinator: Angel Fernández Mohedano (UAM), Chuck Coronella (UNR). 12.500 €.
        2016
        • New adsorbents and catalysts obtained by hydrothermal carbonization and activation of biomasic waste for water treatment. State Plan for Scientific and Technical Research and Innovation (CTM2016-76564-R). December 2016 – December 2019. Coordinator: Angel F. Mohedano, Elena Diaz Nieto. 250.000 €.
        2015
        • Ionic liquid treatment by advanced oxidation processes and biological systems. Fondo de Cooperación Universitaria UAM-SANTANDER con América Latina (CEAL-AL/2015-08). Coordinator: Elena Díaz Nieto (UAM), Iván Moreno Andrade (UNAM). July 2015 – December 2016. Funding: 12.000 €.
        • Valorization of organic solid waste by hydrothermal carbonization and anaerobic digestion. From urban solid waste to sustainable generation of energy and biofertilizers. UAM-SANTANDER con América Latina (CEAL-AL/2015-29). Coordinator: Mª de los Ángeles de la Rubia Romero (UAM). July 2015 – December 2016
        2014
        • Integral treatment of FORSU to obtain biofuels and soil improvers. Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad. Financiación adicional ayuda Ramón y Cajal (RYC-2013-12549). Coordinator: Mª de los Ángeles de la Rubia Romero (UAM). December 2014 – November 2018.
        • Intensification strategies in advanced biological systems for ionic liquid degradation. National Environmental Technologies Program (CTM2013-43803-P). January 2014 – December 2016. Coordinator: Angel F. Mohedano, Victor M. Monsalvo. 220.000 €.
        • Biodegradability of ionic liquids by mixed cultures acclimatization and bioaugmentation with an isolated strain. Fondo de Colaboración Internacional del Instituto de Ingeniería de la Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. Coordinator: Angel F. Mohedano (UAM), Iván Moreno Andrade (UNAM). January 2014 – December 2015.

        Contracts, technological or transfer merits

        2022
        • Development of a soil amendment by hydrothermal carbonization of pig manure (ERIABON22). Arquimea Agrotech, SLU. June 2022- December 2022. Coordinator: Mª Angeles de la Rubia Romero, Angel Fernández Mohedano, Elena Díaz Nieto.
        • Hydrogen and biogas production from the process water obtained by hydrothermal carbonization of pig manure (APROAGUA22). Agropecuaria La Serrota S.L., Arquimea Agrotech, SLU. June 2022- December 2022. Coordinator: Elena Díaz Nieto, Mª Angeles de la Rubia Romero, Angel Fernández Mohedano.
        • Treatment of pig manure by hydrothermal carbonization in continuous operation. (TRAPURIN22). Arquimea Agrotech, SLU. June 2022- December 2022. Coordinator: Angel Fernández Mohedano, Elena Díaz Nieto, Mª Angeles de la Rubia Romero.
        2021
        • New technology for the valorization of agricultural waste (TECAGROP21). Agropecuaria La Serrota S.L. June 2021- December 2021. Coordinator: Angel Fernández Mohedano, Mª Angeles de la Rubia Romero, Elena Díaz Nieto.
        • Development of a continuous HTC reactor prototype for the valorization of pig manure. (PLAPURIN21).  Arquimea Agrotech. June 2021- December 2021. Coordinator: Angel Fernández Mohedano, Elena Díaz Nieto Mª Angeles de la Rubia Romero.
        2020
        • Hydrothermal treatment of biomass waste: activated carbon production, nutrient recovery and biofuel generation (MICROEDA20). EXMAN, ZOITECHLAB. September 2020 – December 2020. Coordinator: Elena Diaz Nieto, Mª de los Angeles de la Rubia.
        • Energetic valorization of pig slurry by hydrothermal carbonization and anaerobic digestion. Nutrient recovery (VALPURIN20). AGROPECUARIA LA SERROTA, ZOITECHLAB. September 2020 – December 2020. Coordinator: Angel F. Mohedano, Mª de los Angeles de la Rubia.
        • New technology for biohydrogen production from agro-industrial waste (RESAGROB20). ZOITECHLAB. September 2020 – December 2020. Coordinator: Angel Fernández Mohedano, José Luis Sanz Martín.
        2019
        • Hydrothermal carbonization of sewage sludge for use as fuel or soil improver. ZOITECHLAB. July 2019 – December 2019. Coordinator: Angel F. Mohedano, Mª de los Angeles de la Rubia. 
        2018
        • Composition analysis of effluents from pre-pilot anaerobic acidogenic reactor. Proyecto MIDES. FCC Aqualia. January 2018 – December 2019. Coordinator: Angel F. Mohedano, Mª de los Angeles de la Rubia. 
        2017
        • Determination of biochemical methane potential of landfill waste by manometric method. Grupo Soil Recovery. July 2017-December 2017. Coordinator: Mª Ángeles de la Rubia Romero
        • Waste methanogenic potential evaluation in Spain. Energylab. October 2017- March 2018. Coordinator: Ángel Fernández Mohedano
        2015
        • Thermochemical treatment of sewage sludge for use as adsorbent support in membrane bioreactors. Abengoa Research. April 2015 – December 2015. Coordinator: Angel F. Mohedano, Juan J. Rodriguez. 

        Financing entities

        Public entities

        Private entities

        Get in touch. Contact us

        Facultad de Ciencias Módulo 8 Despacho 609 Calle Francisco Tomás y Valiente, 7 28049 Madrid

        Facultad de Ciencias Edificio de Ingeniería Química y Ciencia y Tecnología de los Alimentos Calle Marx, 10 28049 Madrid

        Programa Aceleración y escalado [145/2021/01472]