Cetaqua
Barcelona

Created in 2007 by Aigües de Barcelona, the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC) and the Spanish National Research Council (Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, CSIC).

Lines of research of Cetaqua Barcelona

Our centre in Barcelona focuses on increasing resilience to climate change by incorporating circular economy models, using digitalisation as a transversal axis.

More about our lines of research
Las líneas de investigación de Cetaqua: agua 4.0. Las líneas de investigación de Cetaqua: biofactoría y recuperación de recursos. Gestión de infraestructuras críticas y resiliencia Sostenibilidad ambiental, económica y social Gestión de recursos hídricos

Projects of note

Through R&D&I projects, we work toward transformative outcomes. These are some of them:

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  • Deep Plant

    Computer vision for automated detection of anomalous events in water plants

  • LIFE Remine Water

    By-product recovery and ZLD in the mining industry.

  • METALLICO

    Demonstration of battery metals recovery from primary and secondary resources through a sustainable processing methodology

  • WalNUT

    Technological solutions for redesigning nutrient supply chains from wastewater and brine.

  • LIFE Nimbus

    We produce biomethane from sewage sludge.

  • LIFE Conquer

    Reuse of contaminated groundwater for urban irrigation.

  • B-WaterSmart

    Accelerating water intelligence on Europe’s coast through Living Labs.

Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees is the main governing body. It defines strategy, annual plans and budgets, approves major projects and activities, and oversees financial management.

  • Member

    Carlos Closa

    CSIC
  • Chairman

    Ciril Rozman

    AGBAR
  • Vice Chairman

    Daniel Crespo

    UPC
  • Trustee Secretary

    Fernando Tallarico

    Agbar
  • Member

    Manuel Cermerón

    AGBAR

Scientific-Technical Council

The Scientific-Technical Council is appointed by the Board of Trustees and acts as an advisory body. It advises the centre on research policies, offers technical assistance, and evaluates business requirements.

  • Chairman

    Joan De Pablo

    UPC
  • 1st Vice Chairwoman

    María Monzó

    AGBAR
  • 2nd Vice Chairman

    Antoni Ginebreda

    CSIC
  • Member

    Joana Tobella

    Aigüas de Barcelona
  • Member

    Joan Grimalt

    CSIC
  • Member

    Javier Lafuente

    UAB
  • Member

    Manel Poch

    UdG
  • Member

    Xavier Obradors

    CSIC
  • Member

    Jesús Carrera

    CSIC
  • Member

    Ernest Bladé

    UPC
  • Member

    Ferran Marqués

    UPC
  • Member

    Joseba Quevedo

    UPC
  • Member

    Joaquín Pérez Novo

    AGBAR
  • Member

    Guillermo Pascual

    AGBAR
  • Member

    Joan Ramón Morante

    IREC
  • Member

    Myriam García

    EURECAT

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Cetaqua Barcelona

Crta. Esplugues, 75
08940 Cornellà de Llobregat,
Barcelona, España

[t] (+34) 933 124 800
[e] info@cetaqua.com

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