Newsletter #2 NOV 2022

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Newsletter #2 NOV 2022



Dear readers,

We already count two years since the beginning of the WATER-MINING project and we are proud to share with you all the latest development. The 2nd edition of our newsletter will provide you with up-to-date information on the project’s results, recent events, as well as on other project-related topics. Keep yourself informed about the ongoing WATER-MINING activities & project news!

Happy reading,


Opening of the Sustainable Desalination Living Lab in Spain

On the 9th of November, WATER-MINING H2020 celebrated the Sustainable Desalination Living Lab’s installations in the southern Spanish city. The project’s main focus is to promote the circular economy, and the use of brine and to improve the connection between water, energy and food in arid regions by providing new sustainable sources of water for agriculture, READ MORE.

WATER-MINING 3rd General Assembly in Palermo, Italy

On September 19-21, the WATER-MINING held the 3rd General Assembly in Palermo city, Italy. Here, the project’s partners met all together to share the latest updates and exchange important insights on the project Case Studies. During the last day of the meeting, partners had also the opportunity to visit Case Study 1 in Lampedusa on water energy desalination, READ MORE.

New WATER-MINING Report Available

On June 14th, during the Water Projects Europe 2022 side-event, WATER-MINING H2020 participated to the Workshop ‘How can Innovation projects Support a Water-Smart Industrial Emission Directive’. During the workshop, Ms Evdokia Achilleos, Head of Sector at REA, introduced the addressing the Industrial Emissions Directive and gave the floor to 5 EU-funded projects. Amongst the participating projects, WATER-MINING introduced its main goals and addressed the case study located in Rotterdam. To learn more about the workshop, watch the full session HERE.


WATER-MINING exhibition at the NEMO Science Museum

WATER-MINING at the Athens Science Festival

The new WATER-MINING exhibition at The Studio of NEMO Science Museum offers visitors the chance to engage with this topic through an insightful and fun audio tour. The exhibition includes a floating circular dairy farm and crockery and jewellery made from Kaumera, READ MORE.

The Institute of Communications and Computer Systems of Athens (ICCS) represented the WATER-MINING project last month at the Athens Science Festival from the 21st to 23rd of October 2022. More than 5.500 visitors showed up at the festival over the weekend, READ MORE.

What are the Living Labs? New Virtual Lab organised

Visit at the Larnaca Wastewater Treatment Plant

WATER-MINING and ENoLL organised the Virtual Learning Lab 2.0 to give the online participants the opportunity to learn the essence of living labs, their key elements and their innovation processes.

On the 19th of July 2022, WATER-MINING had the pleasure to host Ms Evdokia Achilleos, Head of Sector at REA at the project partner site in Larnaca in Cyprus. The meeting was organized by Katerina Kalli and attended also by Maria Loizidou from Sealeau.

WATER-MINING project in the limelight

Over the last year, WATER-MINING project has been participating in several events, forums, workshops and conferences. From the ACHEMA 2022 Conference to the Athens Science Festival 2022, the project has been disseminated all around Europe. 


Upcoming Events

30 November – 01 December 2022
World Impact Summit 2022

5-7 December 2022
3rd International Conference – Strategies toward Green Deal Implementation Water, Raw Materials & Energy

12-14 December 2022
Horizon Europe Info Days

22-24 March 2023
UN 2023 Water Conference