TreatRec – European Industrial Doctorate (EID) project

Leading organisations:
Catalan Institute for Water Research (ICRA)


Geographic Area:


To produce a group of young researchers capable of conducting high quality research, who are also able to address industrial and societal needs and implement wastewater-related directives in practice.

Target audience:
National/Local decision and policy makers, Scientists, Staff of wastewater treatment plants, Waste/water treatment providers, and Water/waste service providers

Area of interest:
Occurrence of pharmaceuticals in the environment, Wastewater, and Water treatment technologies


Training programme:
1) State-of-the-art technologies and tools for wastewater treatment and resource recovery from wastewater
2) Socio-economic issues, policy drivers and regulations related with the management of urban wastewaters
3) Inter-sectoral issues (industry engagement, networking and client development)
4) Complementary skills (project management, communication in science, communication to the stakeholders, etc)

Communication material:

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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.