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EU project to present innovative technologies for treatment of olive mill wastewater at olive oil fair
Friday, November 16, 2012
 

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MEDOLICO to present innovative technologies for the treatment of olive mill wastewater at OLIOLIVA

MEDOLICO, a standard project focusing on the valorisation of olive mill wastewater, will be presented during the twelfth edition of "OLIOLIVA", a fair dedicated to the olive oil sector to take place in Imperia (Italy) from 16th to 18th November. During a workshop scheduled on 16th November, the innovative technologies being developed by MEDOLICO to reduce the toxic substances contained in olive mill wastewater will be showcased. In addition, a practical case - olive mill "Fratelli Fresia"- where to apply the treatment solutions will be illustrated.

The event is organised by the Liguria Chamber of Commerce (Italy), partner of MEDOLICO. The project, implemented over a period of 36 months, aims to address the need for a harmonized and basin-wide effort that significantly reduces the environmental impact of wastewater generated by olive mills.

Besides building up cost-efficient solutions, MEDOLICO will also contribute to recovering a suitable quantity of by-products resulting from olive oil extraction to compensate for the cost of wastewater treatment technologies. Finally, olive mills operators will be supported through training sessions and guidelines. 

MEDOLICO budget is € 1.964.500 of which € 1.768.050 are provided as ENPI contribution (90%). Led by NIREAS - International Water Research Center, University of Cyprus, the partnership is composed of the following organisations:

• Matimop, Israeli Industry Center for R&D (Israel)
• Liguria Chamber of Commerce (Italy, Liguria)
• National Laboratory of Energy and Geology, Bio-energy Unit (Portugal)
• Jordan University of Science and Technology (Jordan, Irbid)
• Ben Gurion University of the Negev (Israel)
• University of Genova, Department of Chemicals and Industrial chemicals (Italy, Liguria)

Contacts
Raffaella Bruzzone
Liguria Chamber of Commerce
raffaella.bruzzone@lig.camcom.it / +39 010 24852207

MEDOLICO workshop at OLIOLIVA: agenda and registration form
Project fact sheet


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MEDOLICO Project
Email: medolicoproject@gmail.com
Website:http://www.medolico.com
Facebook page: www.facebook.com/medolico

NIREAS-IWRC, UCY-Beneficiary
Dr. Despo Fatta-Kassinos
75, Kallipoleos Street
1678 Nicosia, Cyprus
Tel: + 357 22 892275 or 893515
Fax: + 357 22 895080 (Departmental)

BGU
Prof. Zeev Wiesman
Energy Engineering Unit, Head
Plant Lipid Biotechnology Lab (PLBL)
Department of Biotechnology Engineering
Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, 84105
Tel/Fax: 972-8-6477184
E-mail: wiesman@bgu.ac.il, zeev.wiesman@gmail.com

MATIMOP
Mr. Moshe Avrahami
Chief Financial Officer
Chief Financial Officer
Chief Financial Officer
Industry House (14th Floor), 29 HaMered St.,
P.O. Box 50364, Tel Aviv 61500
Tel: 972-3-511-8111   
Fax: 972-3-517-7655
Email: moshe@matimop.org.il
Webiste: http://www.matimop.org.il


UNIONCAMERE LIGURIA
Raffaella Bruzzone
Coordinatore ALPS LIGURIA
Unioncamere Liguria
Via San Lorenzo, 15/1, 16123 GENOVA – Italy
Tel. +39 010 24852207
Fax +39 010 2471522
e-mail: raffaella.bruzzone@lig.camcom.it
website: www.lig.camcom.it; www.alpsliguria.eu

UNIGE
Prof. Gustavo Capannelli
Presidente di TICASS
TICASS S.c.r.l.
Via Bartolomeo Bosco, 57/4, 16121 Genova - Italia
Tel. +39 0108900600 - 601
Fax +39 0108900624
gustavo.capannelli@ticass.it

JUST
Munir Rusan, Ph.D. Soil Fertility and Plant Nutrition
Department of Natural Resources and Environment
Jordan University of Science and Technology
PO Box 3030; Irbid - Jordan 22110
mrusan@just.edu.jo

LNEG
Dr. Ana Eusébio
Unidade de Bioenergia
Laboratório Nacional de Energia e Geologia, I.P.
Estrada do Paço do Lumiar, 22, 1649-038 Lisboa
Tel: +351 210 924600
ana.eusebio@lneg.pt        
www.lneg.pt
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