Bioeconomics and circular economy
Effects and implications of the production and use of renewable biological resources and their conversion into food, feed, and bioenergy within a reuse, recycling, and waste reduction scheme.
Research groups working within the area:
- Value of resources
- Agricultural Economics and Natural Resources Management
- Research Group on Agricultural Systems (Agsystems)
- Agroecosystems pollution by agricultural practices (COAPA)
- Agroenergetic Group (GA)
- Hydroinformatics and Water Management
Active research projects within the area (public funding):
CONSOLE: CONtract SOLutions for Effective and lasting delivery of agri-environmental-climate public goods by EU agriculture and forestry.
European Commission. H2020-EU.126.96.36.199 (Project: 817949). 2019-2022 IP: Ana Iglesias.
DIVERSify: Designing InnoVative plant teams for Ecosystem Resilience and agricultural Sustainability.
European Commission. H2020-EU.188.8.131.52. (Project 727284). 2017-2021. IP. María Inés Mínguez- Participan: Alberto Garrido, Isabel Bardají, Rubén Moratiel, Esperanza Luque.
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.
European Commission. H2020-EU.3.5.4. (Project 688320). 2016-2020. IP: Consuelo Varela Ortega. Participan: Irene Blanco, Paloma Esteve, Rhys Manners, Marina Martínez.
PROTEIN2FOOD: Development of high quality food protein from multi-purpose crops through optimized, sustainable production and processing methods.
European Commission, H2020-EU.3.2. (Project 635727). 2015-2020. IP: Consuelo Varela Ortega. Participan: Irene Blanco, Paloma Esteve.
Converting Typha (Typha spp) Threat in Nigeria Irrigation Schemes to Opportunity to Improve Livelihood of Farmers.
World Bank. 2017-2021. IP: Eva Iglesias. Participa: Fernando Escribano.
SIM4NEXUS: sustainable integrated management for the nexus of water-land-food-energy-climate for a resource-efficient europe.
European Commission. HH2020-EU.184.108.40.206. (Project 689150). 2016- 2020 IP: María Blanco. Participa: Pilar Martínez