Public & Private Funding


Public Funding
Demonstration of an integrated innovative biorefinery for the transformation of Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) into new BioBased products (URBIOFIN). 1.132.250 € University of Valladolid). (2017-2021).Total Budget 10.946.366 € P.I. Raúl Muñoz Torre & Raquel Lebrero (P.I. from University of Valladolid); (Imecal-Project coordinator).

Biological valorization of diluted emissions of CH4 for the production of bioplastics. Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad (2017-2020). CTM2015-73228-JIN. 205.700 €. P.I Rebeca Perez & Raul Muñoz

Biogas Bioconversion to Commodities and High-Added Value products: Exploring new strategies for biogas valorization. Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad (2016-2019). CTM2015-70442-R. 173.030 €. PI. Raúl Muñoz & Raquel Lebrero Fernandez

Innovative Eco-Technologies for Resource Recovery from Wastewater. European Union Horizon2020 program. Water 1b-2015. 338,687 € (University of Valladolid). Total Budget 7,209,031 € P.I. Raúl Muñoz Torre (P.I. from University of Valladolid); Juan Antonio Alvarez (Aimen-Project coordinator) 

Assistance in the Microalgal-bacterial inoculum preparation and the characterization of the hydrodynamics and mass transfer (PHASE II). BIOGAS FUEL CELL S.A. (2015) 13.515. €. PI. Raúl Muñoz & Raquel Lebrero.

Development of Biological Processes for Gas (VOCs and CO2) Purification of diesel engines. II-UNAM (2015) 21.306€. PI. Raúl Muñoz & Raquel Lebrero 

Integral valorization of SANDACH: Evaluation of the potential of microalgae for nutrient recovery from digestate. BIOGAS FUEL CELL S.A. (2015) 48.395. €. PI. Raúl Muñoz & Raquel Lebrero. 

Retrofitting of Chemical Scrubbers into biotrickling filters for odour treatment in wastewater treatment plants, and optimization and improvement of commercial odour removal units”. JSF Hidraúlica S.A. (2015-2016) 9.075 €. PI. Raúl Muñoz & Raquel Lebrero. 

Energy valorization of solid waste and effluents: Smart Green Gas. CDTI-MINECO. (2015-2018). IDI-20141342. 592.779 €. PI. Raúl Muñoz. 

Biogas purification for injection in natural gas grid using symbiotic algal-bacterial processes. Junta de Castilla y Leon (2015-2017). VA024U14. 28.980 €. PI. Raúl Muñoz. 

Advanced biological processes for the abatement of the greenhouse gases CH4 and N2O: targeting the direct gas-cell mass transport and process microbiology. Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad (2013-2016). CTQ2012-34949. 154.440 €. PI. Raúl Muñoz.

CO2 and Nutrient capture from the gas and liquid effluents from the anaerobic digestion of wastes. II-UNAM call for International Collaboration. (2013-2015). 780.000 Mexican Pesos = 40.000 €. PI. Armando Gonzalez (UNAM), Raul Muñoz (UVa).

Development of a new Generation of Compact, low-cost, high-performance Bioreactors for odour abatement in wastewater treatment plants. Ministerio de Ciencia en Innovación (2009-2012). CTQ2009-07601. 229.900 €. PI. Raúl Muñoz.

Development of a new Generation of Compact, low-cost, high-performance Bioreactors for odour abatement in wastewater treatment plants. Junta de Castilla y Leon (2010-2012). VA004A11-2. 20.000 €. PI. Raúl Muñoz.

IWA-Water & Industry 2011 International conference: an IWA chemical Industries specialist group conference. Ministerio de Ciencia en Innovación (2011) CTM2010-10260-E. 8600 €. PI. Raúl Muñoz.

Technical feasibility of algal-bacterial systems in photobioreactors for bioremediation processes and production of biofuels (2011-1012). Spanish Cooperation and Development Agency (AECID). AP/038987/11. 5.700 €. PI. Raúl Muñoz.

Technical viability of swine manure treatment using high rate algal-bacterial photobioreactors (2009-2011). Spanish Cooperation and Development Agency (AECID). A/016603/08 and A/023287/09. 53.000 €. PI. Raúl Muñoz, Virginia Vargas

Contracts with Companies
Project of anoxic biofiltration of biogas at pilot scale. Urbaser S.A. 71.662,25 €.(2017). P.I Raul Muñoz & Raquel Lebre 

Evaluation of the Design and Operation of Biological Gas Treatment Units of THOLANDER ABLUFTTECHNIK GMBH. Tholander Ablufttechnik GmbH. 3025 €. P.I Raul Muñoz & Raquel Lebrero. 

Study at laboratory and pilot scale of photosynthetic processes for the treatment of domestic wastewaters via anoxic-aerobic and anaerobic-anoxic-aerobic systems. Elecnor S.A. 82.987,85 € (2017-2019) 

Assistance in the Microalgal-bacterial inoculum preparation and the characterization of the hydrodynamics and mass transfer (PHASE II). BIOGAS FUEL CELL S.A. (2015) 13.515. €. PI. Raúl Muñoz & Raquel Lebrero

Development of Biological Processes for Gas (VOCs and CO2) Purification of diesel engines. II-UNAM (2015) 21.306€. PI. Raúl Muñoz & Raquel Lebrero

Integral valorization of SANDACH: Evaluation of the potential of microalgae for nutrient recovery from digestate. BIOGAS FUEL CELL S.A. (2015) 48.395. €. PI. Raúl Muñoz & Raquel Lebrero.

Retrofitting of Chemical Scrubbers into biotrickling filters for odour treatment in wastewater treatment plants, and optimization and improvement of commercial odour removal units”. JSF Hidraúlica S.A. (2015-2016) 9.075 €. PI. Raúl Muñoz & Raquel Lebrero.

Energy valorization of solid waste and effluents: Smart Green Gas. CDTI-MINECO. (2015-2018). IDI-20141342. 592.779 €. PI. Raúl Muñoz.

Integrated Systems of biogas cleaning, biofuels production and wastewater treatment with microalgal technology. Fundación Iberdrola. 17.200 €. (2014) PI. Raquel Lebrero & Raúl Muñoz (UVa)

CO2 capture and nutrients recycling using a patented algae system for bio-fertilizer production. Ref: ECO/12/333032 COFERT-PHASEI. 3.252 €. (2014) PI. Raúl Muñoz (UVa)

Algal photobioreactor as urban wastewater purification system. (2011-2013) Ministerio de Ciencia en Innovación. CDTI. CENIT-Program. 59.000 €. PI. Raúl Muñoz.

Optimization of the simultaneous removal of CO2 and H2S in Photobioreactors (2008-2010). Ministerio de Ciencia en Innovación. CDTI. CENIT-Program. 119.480 €. PI. Raúl Muñoz