Researchers from Miguel Hernández University illustrated the progress of the LIFE SUBSED project to the authorities of the port of Alicante.
Doctor Pilar Legua and Doctor Pablo Melgarejo met on February 15 with the port authorities of Alicante, at the facilities of the port of Alicante. The meeting was attended by the director of the port of Alicante, Carlos Eleno Carretero, the manager of the environment of the port of Alicante, Javier Jeréz Escolano, and the president of the Official College of Agricultural and Graduate Technical Engineers of Alicante (COITAGRA), Miguel Agulló Velasco.
During the meeting the objectives and expected results of the project were illustrated, as well as the progress of the actions currently underway.
The meeting represented a valuable opportunity to discuss sustainable alternatives for the reuse of marine sediments, which represent a significant problem for the Port Authority.
On Wednesday 16 December 2020 Caliplant welcomed the Minister of Water, Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and the Environment of the Region of Murcia, Antonio Luengo, the mayor of San Javier, José Miguel Luengo, the Councilor for Agriculture Sergio Martinez and the General Director of Waters Sebastian Delgado.
The technician Juan Luis Jimenez Martinez presented the objectives and the expected results of the LIFE SUBSED project to the politicians, underlining the importance that these initiatives have for the development of a more sustainable future in the agricultural sector.
During the visit, various political and legislative aspects were discussed, aspects which sometimes constitute real barriers to the development of a real and effective circular economy.
In light of the restrictions related to the COVID-19 pandemic, the fifth periodic meeting of the LIFE SUBSED project was held online.
Although the contacts between the beneficiaries are almost daily, the coordination meetings represent an opportunity to present to the beneficiaries the progress of the individual actions and the results obtained. During the meeting the next steps and expected results have been also illustrated.
The beneficiaries, in light of the difficulties related to the current health emergency, have evaluated the possibility of requesting an extension of the duration of the project to EASME.
Below are the slides presented during the meeting.