5 IDAEA researchers receive the Scientific Research Award for Urban Challenges in Barcelona 2020

17 March 2021

Five IDAEA researchers (Estanislao PujadesLaura Scheiber, Marc Teixidó, Rotman Criollo and Pablo Gago) win the Scientific Research Awards for Urban Challenges in the City of Barcelona 2020 (Premis de Recerca Científica a Reptes Urbans a la Ciutat de Barcelona 2020). In an event hosted by the Barcelona mayoress, Ada Colau, the award-winning scientists received the awards for their scientific contribution to facing the urban challenges of the Covid era in the context of the city of Barcelona.

Marc Teixidó and Laura Scheiber receiving their awards from the Barcelona mayoress, Ada Colau, and the City Councillor and Director of the Culture, Education, Science and Community Area, Joan Subirats

These new awards are aimed at all members of the scientific community up to the age of 40 working in any knowledge area. The main objectives are to stimulate and strengthen Barcelona’s young talent, and to support innovative projects that rethink the city model in a global way.

Estanislao Pujades receiving his awards from the Barcelona mayoress, Ada Colau, and the City Councillor and Director of the Culture, Education, Science and Community Area, Joan Subirats

Awarded projects:

  • Energia geotèrmica per potenciar la degradació dels compostos orgànics que es troben a les aigües subterrànies de Barcelona (70.857,00 €), by Estalisnao Pujades Garnes.
    Geothermal energy to enhance the degradation of organic compounds in Barcelona’s groundwaters
  • Avaluació de l’eficiència dels sistemes de drenatge urbà per reduir els actius contaminants i fer més sostenible l’ús de l’aigua (99.011,48 €), by Laura Scheiber Pagès, Marc Teixidó Planes, and Rotman Alejandro Criollo Manjarrez
    Evaluation of the efficiency of urban drainage systems to reduce polluting compounds and make a more sustainable water use
  • Expo-Bar: detecció de les substàncies químiques nocives que s’acumulen en embarassades i a les plantes de tractament de les aigües residuals de Barcelona (90.750,00 €), by Pablo Gago Ferrero
    Expo-Bar: detection of harmful chemicals accumulated in pregnant women and in Barcelona’s wastewater treatment plants

Pablo Gago Ferrero receiving his awards from the Barcelona mayoress, Ada Colau, and the City Councillor and Director of the Culture, Education, Science and Community Area, Joan Subirats

 

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