Bronze Leading Organisation for Excellence in the Pharmaceuticals sector
A new generation of Microbial Electrochemical Wetland for effective decentralized wastewater treatment (iMETland)​​

iMETland project aims at unleashing the small community economies potential through innovative wastewater treatments technologies, creating a virtuous circle connecting water, energy, ICT , land resources and safeguarding the environment. The project maximises the innovation potential of the following technical features, to be tested and...

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Transformation of disposed reverse osmosis membranes into recycled ultra-and nanofiltration membranes (LIFE TRANSFOMEM)

LIFE TRANSFOMEM, project coordinated by IMDEA WATER, aims to test an innovative and environmentally-friendly recycling process for waste reverse-osmosis desalination membranes, currently landfilled, in order to produce lower pressure ultra-nanofiltration membranes LIFE TRANSFOMEM is framed in the "LIFE+ Environment Policy & Governance"...

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Knowledge, Assessment, and Management for Aquatic Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services Across EU Policies (AQUACROSS)

Knowledge, Assessment, and Management for AQUAtic Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services aCROSS EU policies (AQUACROSS) aims to support EU efforts to protect aquatic biodiversity and ensure the provision of aquatic ecosystem services. Funded by Europe's Horizon 2020 research programme, AQUACROSS seeks to advance knowledge and application of...

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Tools for Assessment and Planning of Aquaculture Sustainability (TAPAS)

Aquaculture is one of five sectors in the EU's Blue Growth Strategy, aimed at harnessing untapped potential for food production and jobs whilst focusing on environmental sustainability. The H2020 TAPAS project led by the University of Stirling (UK) and formed by 15 partners from 10 European countries will address this challenge by supporting...

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Water reclamation by using a new concept of land application systems

FILVER+ project considers the development of an Amended Land Application System (ALAS) as a technology of secondary and tertiary treatments, to maximizing removal of nutrients, microparasites/pathogens and emerging pollutants, by application of low cost and easy acquisition amendments. That will give as result a reduction of the required surface...

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Impacts of Microplastics in Agrosystems and Stream Environments

There is evidence to suggest that each year in North America, farmed soils are exposed to up to 300,000 tonnes of MPs, which are less than 5mm in size. It is unknown whether these MPs have any direct or indirect effects on agrosystems or the freshwater environment. A primary source of MPs to agrosystems is thought to be biosolids, grey water, or...

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What defines us.
Being an internationally acknowledged centre of excellence for research and innovation on water issues.
Helping Madrid take pride of place among the regions generating knowledge and facilitating innovation, by providing solutions to problems and challenges in water management.
To foster multidisciplinary research and innovation on water issues, generating affordable and sustainable solutions for water-related issues and management.
To create an efficient development model for science and technology in collaboration with the production sector.
- Commitment to society
- Social, environmental and economic responsibility
- Excellence in the activities of the center
- Encouraging participation among different actors
Our core business

IMDEA Water, a research Institute focused on water management issues, is directed towards optimizing public and private decision-making processes, emphasizing on the link between water, public services, the economy and institutions. The Institute is acknowledged by European Commission for “Excellence in Human Resources management for...

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Our products and services

IMDEA Agua has as objective to provide research capacities, technological development and innovation in water technologies field, adequate for:
- To carry out activities of international excellence scientific research.
- To achieve quality and excellence research, focused and driven by the real necessities of the society.

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Company Data
Size of the organisation< 250 employees
LocationMadrid, Spain
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