Bonus Clean Water

Leading organisations:
Aarhus University, Aalborg University, Aquaporin A/S, BIOFOS A/S, Liqtech International A/S, Lund University, Sweden Water Research, Primozone Production AB, Veolia Water Technologies, and German Federal Institute of Hydrology

2017 - 2019

Geographic Area:
Baltic Sea Region


BONUS CLEANWATER is a research project working with solutions to reduce micro-pollutants and micro-plastics in the Baltic Sea. The project is focusing on innovative research on water technology to remove micro-pollutants and micro-plastic from wastewater. The solutions will be developed in close collaboration with end-users.

Target audience:
Environmental experts, General Public, National/Local decision and policy makers, Pharmaceutical manufacturers, Scientists, Staff of wastewater treatment plants, and Waste/water treatment providers

Area of interest:
Emergence of anti-microbial resistance (AMR), Occurrence of pharmaceuticals in the environment, Pharmaceutical manufacturing, Pharmaceutical waste & waste management, Risks to ecosystems, Risks to human health, and Wastewater


Communication material:

Contact person:
Kai Bester (Professor Environmental Chemistry, Department of Environmental Science, Aarhus University)
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HCWH Europe gratefully acknowledges the financial support of the European Commission (EC)’s LIFE+ programme, the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, and Nuclear Safety (BMU) Germany, and the German Environment Agency (UBA). HCWH Europe is solely responsible for the content of this project and related materials. The views expressed do not reflect the official views of the EC, BMU, or UBA.