Bioremediation and


UMinho is producing electricity from human urine

  • August 26, 2014
  • Braga

CEB is producing electricity and fertilizer from human urine. This European project, entitled "Value from Urine", already caught the interest of the North American Aerospace Agency (NASA) and the European Space Agency (ESA).

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Ana Júlia Cavaleiro awarded by NASA

  • October 22, 2014
  • Cape Canaveral, Florida, USA

NASA awarded Ana Júlia Cavaleiro with Best Oral Presentation (2nd place) at the 12th International Workshop on Environment and Alternative Energy

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Biological treatment with magnetic nanomaterials can reduce pollution of textile wastewater

  • April 21, 2016
  • Porto Canal

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Symposium Novel Anaerobes

  • November 10, 2017
  • School of Engineering, Amphiteater (building 16, room 0.05), Gualtar

An international forum for discussion and knowledge transfer in environmental biotechnology and microbiology, with a special focus on anaerobic processes, in pursue of a sustainable bio-based economy

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Recent Projects


Multi‐purpose strategies for broadband agro‐forest and fisheries by‐products valorisation: a step forward for a truly integrated biorefinery


Activation of the Inverted Anaerobic Sludge Blanket (IASB) reactor Pilot Plant


Underpinning Biotechnology to foster the north of Portugal bioeconomy


Enhanced microbial oil bioremediation by ferric minerals