Circular Agronomics > Consortium


19 partners are involved in the consortium representing 10 different countries (8 EU Member States and 2 Non-EU: Switzerland and Kenya). The competences of all partners fully cover the entire innovation value chain and include: research institutes and foundations, planning and consulting companies, technology and process providers, end users and dissemination experts.

Expert advisory board

Mrs. Mella Frewen

General director of FoodDrinkEurope (BE)

Expertise: Food, Milk and Drink production, Food industry, Innovations towards circular economy in the food-sector

Mr. Javier Brañas

Research Director of Fertiberia S.A. (ES)

Expertise: Fertilisation management and products; irrigation techniques: fertigation, automatisation and telemonitoring; and horticultural crops: soilless culture.

Mr. Chris Thornton

Secretary of the European Sustainable Phosphorus Platform (ESPP) BE

Expertise: Phosphorus management, recovery and recycling. Assessment of testing of recycled nutrient fertilisers or use of recovered phosphorus products.

Mrs. Sandra Esteves

Professor at the Sustainable Environment Research Centre (SERC). University of South Wales (UK)

Expertise: Biotechnology. Organic waste degradation and product recovery (energy, materials chemical and nutrients). Anaerobic digestion.