AGENT

Project Title
Aerobic granule technology combined with selected microbial agents for the degradation of toxic wastewater pollutants
Project Type
Nacional / Public
Funding Body
Funding Program
02/SAICT/2017 - Projetos de Investigação Científica e Desenvolvimento Tecnológico (IC&DT)
Reference
POCI-01-0145-FEDER-031264
Funding
  • CEB: 59 750,00
  • Total: 239 137,00
Start
01-07-2018
End
30-06-2021
Partnership
Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Universidade do Minho

Principal Investigator

Team Members - CEB

Abstract

Protective environment of AGS from toxic effects of pollutants – characterization of EPS from AGS-SBR lab full scale installations: Bioreactor operation; Granular sludge characterization. Production of granules with degrading strains for bioaugmentation: Production of granules; Granules characterisation. Bioaugmentation of AGS with immobilized degrading strains. AGS as enrichment of degrading bacteria and occurrence of horizontal gene transfer within bioaugmented reactors.