LIFE Subsed at IPM ESSEN 2020 – 22-25 January 2020

Also this year – thanks to the Flora Toscana participation – LIFE Subsed took part to the IPM Essen fair. This fair is one of the most important fairs in floriculture sector in the world, and this year 54,000 (+1,200 compared to 2019) visitors from 100 countries came to see the products and services of the 1,538 exhibitors. More than ever, climate change and sustainability have been the dominant subjects at the fair. This context has been perfect for the dissemination of the contents of the LIFE SUBSED project, and several positive opinions have been collected by visitors to the stand organized by Flora Toscana.

LIFE Subsed dissemination to a delegation of Chinese researchers from Beijing Academy of Agriculture and Forestry Sciences visiting CREA in Pescia as a part of an International Cooperation Project – 28 November 2019

The CREA team welcomed the students of the Beijing Academy of Agricultural and Forestry Sciences in visit to the CREA headquarters in Pescia in November 2019 as part of an International Cooperation Project. The Subsed project has been presented to Chinese students, who took part in a presentation concerning the objectives and expected results of the project.

LIFE Subsed at the International Floriculture Trade Fair 2019 in Vijfhuizen (Netherland) – 6-8 November 2019

The IFTF fair is one of the most important events for world floriculture. More than 300 exhibitors from over 30 countries and over 25,000 visitors from over 100 countries took part in the event, which represents a very important opportunity for the exchange of information and the start of cooperation. During the event, the Flora Toscana team exhibited the objectives and expected results of the LIFE Subsed project to its visitors, and distributed the gadgets and promotional material produced during the project.

LIFE Subsed at the Naturalitas exhibition at the Technical Agronomical Institute “D. Anzillotti” of Pescia (Italy) – 13-14 April 2019

Naturalitas is an important annual event that takes place at the Agronomical Institute of Pescia. The CREA team participated in this event by setting up a stand dedicated to the LIFE SUBSED project. The event is open to both researchers and students and to the general public, and it represented a precious opportunity to illustrate the objectives and actions of the SUBSED project and to distribute the information material produced by the beneficiaries.

 

LIFE Subsed at the Irish Agriculture and Food Development Authority – 1-8 December 2019

During the visit of Dr. Cristina Macci, CNR researcher, to the Environment, Soil and Land-Use Department (Teagasc, Johnstown Castle, Wexford, Ireland) from 1 to 8 December 2019, the activities of the LIFE Subsed project has been presented to Simon Parker (Postdoc), Amanuel Gebremichael (Postdoc) and David Wal (Senior Research officer). The objectives, the main actions and the expected results of the project have been described.

The invitation letter and the presentation shown are available at these links.

Furthermore, the issue of dredging sediments and the different possibilities of re-using decontaminated sediments in various environmental sectors was addressed. During the meetings the process that will be undertaken during the project for the insertion of sediments in the list of agronomic substrates of the Italian legislation (Legislative Decree 75/2010) was described.

LIFE Subsed at BRIGHT 2019 in Pisa (Italy) – 27 September 2019

The LIFE Subsed project was present (thanks to the participation of the beneficiary  CNR of Pisa) at BRIGHT 2019 – The night of researchers in Tuscany (here is the detail for the city of Pisa), now a classic annual appointment to make citizens aware of the excellence of Italian research.

During the day, objectives and expected results of the LIFE Subsed project has been exposed to the crowd that took part in the event by going to the stand of the CNR of Pisa.

LIFE Subsed at the RemTech fair in Ferrara (Italy) – 18-20 September 2019

RemTech is the most specialized event on contaminated sites remediation and territory protection and requalification. The program focuses every year the most topical and interesting themes: regulatory evolution, characterization, risk analysis, remediation technologies, research, innovation, monitoring, environmental controls, industry, sustainability.
During the event, the general activities of the LIFE Subsed project has been described at the CNR stand, as well as its objectives, its main actions and the expected results. Particular attention has been paid to illustrating the problems inherent in the re-use of sediments, but relating them to their potential in different environmental sectors.

 

LIFE Subsed at the 3rd National Congress “Fruta de Hueso” in Murcia – 6 March 2019

LIFE Subsed took part in the III national congress “Fruta de Hueso” (www.frutadehueso.com) thanks to the participation of the CaliPlant team. This event represented an important opportunity to meet stakeholders and operators of the sector. Below are some photos and information pages on the event and the article dedicated to CaliPlant and Subsed project.

Photo with Miguel Ángel Del Amor Saavedra, Minister of Agriculture of the Region of Murcia

 

Photo with Mari Carmen Salinas, Chairwoman of Thader Cieza

 

Photo with Santiago Martínez Gabaldón (President) and Carmen Hernandez Ortega (Quality Control), FECOAM (Federation of Agricultural Cooperatives of Murcia)

 

Photos with the technical and commercial team of Soltir Company

 

LIFE Subsed at the course “Water management across agro-ecosystems” in Pisa – 26-29 March 2019

Between 26 and 29 March 2019 the course “Water management across agro-ecosystems” has been held in Pisa at the CNR IRET headquarters (here the list of participants is available), as part of the “Springesemester in water and environmental management” organized by “UniLaSalle” of Beauvais in France. During the event, information material for the LIFE Subsed project has been distributed to the students.