SPI participated in the SARASWATI 2.0 Consortium Meeting in Mumbai, India
SPI has participated in the SARASWATI 2.0 Consortium Meeting which took place at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) of Mumbai, in Mumbai from 27th to 29th November 2023.
SARASWATI 2.0 is a Horizon 2020 project jointly funded by the European Union the Department of Science and Technology (DST) and the Department of Biotechnology (DBT) from the Government of India. The project is coordinated by the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (BOKU), in Austria, from the EU side, and the Indian Institute of Technology of Kharagpur from the Indian side. The consortium comprises a total of 17 institutions of which 9 are European and 7 are from India, with one partner from Israel.
The overall objective of SARASWATI 2.0 is to identify the best available as well as affordable technologies for decentralized wastewater treatment with a scope of resource/energy recovery and reuse in rural and urban areas of India. The project also addresses the challenge of real-time monitoring and automation.
SPI was represented by Andre Almeida and Ana Fernandes, who had a productive discussion with the WP partners about the dissemination and communication work developed and presented the exploitation activities to be developed during the next months.