New REGROUND Article: Identification and quantification of single constituents in groundwater with Fourier-transform infrared spectroscopy and Positive Matrix Factorization

Title:  Identification and quantification of single constituents in groundwater with Fourier-transform infrared spectroscopy and Positive Matrix Factorization Authors: Fritzsche, Andreas (FSU Jena) Ritschel, Thomas (FSU Jena) Schneider, Louis (FSU Jena) Totsche, Kai U. (FSU Jena) Direct Links: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0924203118302030?via%3Dihub Abstract: Fourier-transform infrared (FTIR) spectra of environmental samples usually comprise superposed pure component spectra of the individual constituents present. Thus, evaluation of band intensities […]

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REGROUND extended; new tasks added!

The project REGROUND is extended. In order to achieve all goals and to identify all potentials and possible limitations of our technology, in agreement with EASME, the project received an extension of four months and therefore will continue until end of December 2018. In addition, in order to reach the broadest possible audience, the consortium […]

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Our technology is participating Future Champions accelerator

Our technology has been selected to receive one year mentoring and guidance for marketing from Rheine-Ruhr Future Champions Accelerator program. The management team of the project (under working title ColFeroX) has been participating in two events (pitch presentation, Team buildup) so far. More information: https://www.rhein-ruhr-accelerator.de/index.php/die-start-ups/

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Successful application in Germany

Following the decision made by the consortium during the project meeting in Barcelona, 20-21 September 2017, an additional pilot-test was performed in an industrial park close to Cologne, Germany. The aquifer is contaminated with Zinc. At June 5th, 2018 ca. 40 cubic meters of optimize NPs were injected into two wells in order to install […]

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REGROUND final conference
Dr. Beate Krok of UDE at the REGROUND session, in the 7th European Bioremediation Conference.

REGROUND final international conference was held in collaboration with 7th European Bioremediation Conference (25-29 June 2018). The REGROUND session was held on Tuesday, June 26th. At the beginning, Dr. Sadjad Mohammadian presented an overview of the concept of the technology, events and activities in last three years, results and future of REGROUND. Following this introduction, […]

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REGROUND 36M Meeting (Final Meeting)
Members of Tecnalia, FSU JENA and KUL attending the internal meeting of REGROUND.

An internal meeting of REGROUND members and PAG was held on Sunday, 24.06.2018, in Crete (Greece) during which the partner discussed their latest findings, and a dissemination plan for publication was discussed.

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REGROUND Participation in the EBC-VII

REGROUND Project will be presented in 7th European Bioremediation Conference (EBC-VII) and the 11th International Society for Environmental Biotechnology conference (ISEB 2018). TUESDAY, JUNE 26TH, 2018: SESSION – 3A: GROUNDWATER REMEDIATION / REGROUND FINAL PROJECT CONFERENCE SESSION – 4A: GROUNDWATER REMEDIATION / REGROUND FINAL PROJECT CONFERENCE REGROUND PROJECT SPEAKERS: Sadjad Mohammadian (UDE) will present REGROUND […]

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REGROUND Video is just released!

The REGROUND H2020 Project is pleased to present its first corporate video, in which the objectives of this project are explained in a visual and accessible way.

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New article generated within REGROUND project

KU LEUVEN, with the collaboration of other REGROUND members such as FSU Jena and University of Duisburg-Essen, recently published a new scientific article detailing technologies developed within the project. TITLE: “Efficient removal of arsenate from oxic contaminated water by colloidal humic acid-coated goethite: Batch and column experiments” AUTHORS: Daniela Montalvo (KU Leuven), Ruth Vanderschueren (KU Leuven),  Andreas Fritzsche (FSU Jena), Rainer U. Meckenstock […]

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Further investigations in laboratory and field

REGROUND is planning to perform yet another new test application in a new contaminated aquifer. This new test was decided by the consortium after the project meeting in Barcelona, 20-21 September 2017. The aim of this new field application is to assess the performance of REGROUND technology in aquifers where the contamination is only present in […]

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