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LIFE Hymemb @ APA’s session for launching LIFE 2014-2020

LIFE Hymemb was invited by APA – Agência Portuguesa do Ambiente to participate in the lauching session of LIFE program 2014-2020 held last 14 July 2014 Maria João Rosa presented an overview of LIFE Hymemb project and shared with the participants her experience on the LIFE program.… (READ MORE)

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1st Executive Board meeting of LIFE Hymemb

Last 22nd May, the Executive Board of LIFE Hymemb met in Lisbon, LNEC for the first time. Participants included members of both partners, LNEC and Águas do Algarve S.A., the European Commission External Monitor Dr. Filipa Ferrão (Astrale) and the National LIFE contact, Dr. Isabel Lico (APA – Agência Portuguesa do Ambiente). The meeting agenda included presentations of project overview, actions’ progress and clarification of administrative and financial aspects.… (READ MORE)

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LIFE Hymemb on Indústria & Ambiente special issue on “Água e Resíduos – desafios comuns”

LIFE Hymemb was present in an article by invitation published in Indústria & Ambiente special issue (vol. 84, Jan-Feb. 2014) on “Water and waste – common challenges”, dedicated to the 12nd Water Congress, 16th ENaSB and 16th SILUBESA joint event ( The article “Water and wastewater quality and treatment. Challenges and opportunities”, by Maria João Rosa, Elsa Mesquita and Catarina Silva, addressed the climate extreme phenomena affecting the urban water cycle, namely, water scarcity and … (READ MORE)

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LIFE Hymemb @ Ambiente Online (Nov. 2013)

Water treatment must adapt to new challenges. Resilience to climate change pressures and emerging contaminants are major drivers for water treatment innovation. Several R&D projects are being developed at LNEC, namely LIFE Hymemb. Download


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LIFE Hymemb on the news – ambienteonline

LNEC tests an innovative process for water treatment. A hybrid process using ceramic membranes saves energy (… (READ MORE)

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