This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 820906.  This project has been co-funded by Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Government of India.

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2nd Consortium Meeting

Our second consortium meeting was held in Delft, Netherlands in September 2019.  For more information click here

Getting to know our Partners

Plataforma Solar de Almería (PSA)

PSA is formally considered by the European Commission as a European Large Scientific Installation and it is also the largest and most complete R+D centre in the World devoted to solar thermal concentrating systems.

PSA’s location has been used for many movies and TV series, from Spaghetti Western Movies, Sergio Leone’s Trilogy to more recently Game of Thrones (Season 6).

John Lennon also wrote the song “Strawberry Fields Forever while filming “How I won the war” in the nearby Tabernas desert.

Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University   

Introducing our India Coordinator, Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University, located in the Capital City of Gujarat, Gandhinagar, which is considered to be the greenest capital city in Asia with around 50% of its total area covered with greenery.

University of Birmingham.  

First up is our EU co-ordinator the University of Birmingham. Did you know that Birmingham has an intricate canal system that dates back to the Industrial Revolution in which they were used to transport coal, iron and other heavy goods. This played a huge role in Birmingham’s development as a city and the 35 mile canal system within Birmingham itself dwarfs the 26 miles of canal that Venice has to offer.

Sarcocornia Harvest

Our Partner, Ben-Gurion University, have been busy with their experiment of Sarcocornia growth.  Here are some pictures of their harvest.

Sarcocornia

One of our Partners, Ben-Gurion University, have been busy setting up their experiment of Sarcocornia growth under nine different fertiliser types and application rates.  Here are some pictures of their work so far.

World Water Day 2019

See what our EU Co-Ordinator, Philip Davies at the University of Birmingham has to say about World Water Day, and his thoughts on the INDIA-H2O Project helping with the challenge of providing clean water.

Kick Off Meeting February 2019

The INDIA-H2O Kick Off Meeting was hosted by Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University, in Gandhinagar, Gujarat.

This gave all the partners the opportunity to meet each other, and discuss our aims in detail.  Our week long meeting allowed us the chance to visit multiple sites over the state of Gujarat, including some of the sites of our Indian Partners, Arvind, GCCI and Madhur Dairy.