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VicInAqua is a medium-scale focused research project that has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 689427.
11 partners from 7 European and African countries aims at developing an integrated approach for water management by providing an integral, sustainable, innovative, cost effective and robust solution for water sanitation combined with the demand for clean water in aquaculture and irrigation in the Lake Victoria basin.
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VicInAqua Information Session in Nairobi, Kenya

21 November 2018: The VicInAqua partners came together with experts from investment, policy and services to discuss the project's innovative solutions

Didn't have time to attend our webinar last 19 October?

Our presentation Turning water and energy challenges into opportunities is now available online

VicInAqua webinar - Turning water and energy challenges into opportunities (free)

19 October 2018: How water and energy innovations can emerge from global challenges

3rd European Symposium on Surface Science in Nice, France

17-19 October 2018: Get insights on VicInAqua innovations in the field of membrane material science with partner Dr. Alberto Figoli of ITM-CNR!

VicInAqua Information Session in Tanzania: Wastewater Treatment and Own Renewable Energy Supply - The Environmental Impact

5 October 2018: Great discussions about water & energy innovations with experts from fish farming, water management, renewable energy and policy!

Register to our free webinar (19 October 2018) - Turning water and energy challenges into opportunities!

Learn and discuss with us how water and energy innovations can emerge from global challenges.

VicInAqua Pilot inauguration to be on 23 November 2018

The big day for our pilot in Kisumu, Kenya!

European Researchers' Night 2018 in Calabria - SuperScienceMe: REseArCH in your REACH

28 September 2018: our Italian partners showcasing a career in science and what their researchers do for society in the frame of VicInAqua!

AQUA 2018 in Montpellier, France

25-29 August 2018: Successful show for partners AquaBioTech and Oxyguard staging sustainable and advanced aquaculture!

VicInAqua Information Session and Study Visit in Kenya: Wastewater treatment with MBR and RAS fish farm

16 August 2018 in Nairobi and Murang'a County, Kenya: participants got live insights on membrane bioreactor and recirculating aquaculture systems

Keep posted: Inauguration of the VicInAqua pilot in November 2018

As the pilot construction started, partners are planning to organise an inauguration ceremony in the frame of their next 6-monthly project meeting

The 26th National Agricultural & Trade Show in Jinja, Uganda

13-22 July 2018: partner NARO showcased VicInAqua's contribution to agricultural value chains innovation for farmer-led food security, households...

Euromembrane 2018

9-13 July in Valencia, Spain: VicInAqua solutions for nanostructures based membrane functionalization and self-cleaning, anti-biofouling membranes

VicInAqua academic student exchange programme - second round conducted in Germany

Gaining hands-on experience in water treatment, environmental science and renewable energy technologies at Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences

Nanotech France 2018

27-29 June in Paris, France: Showcasing nanotechnologies developed and implemented in VicInAqua

Joint "Water For Africa" session at the EBC VII - ISEB 2018

25-28 June 2018 in Chania, Crete: VicInAqua and its sister projects showcased their first achievements for more water sustainability in Africa

Sustainable Aquaculture in Lake Victoria Basin: Kenyan Embassy representative meets VicInAqua project partner AquaBioTech

Discussing novel solutions for eco-friendly wastewater treatment and reuse in aquaculture & irrigation with involvement of local population and...

WATERSPOUTT 2nd General Assembly

21-25 May 2018 in Kampala, Uganda: Join the event of our sister project!

VicInAqua academic student exchange programme - first round conducted in Italy

Fruitful experience for students from Tanzania and Uganda and our research partners at ITM-CNR and UNICAL

2018 Sustainable Research and Innovation (SRI) Conference

2-4 May 2018 in Juja, Kenya: Discussing latest innovations in engineering with stakeholders from industry, academy, research & government agencies

VicInAqua Round Table on Gender & Aquaculture in Tanzania

16 April 2018: Empowering women in sustainable aquaculture: What are the issues? Stakeholders dicussed with partner STIPRO

Academic student exchange programme - students selected

Partners HsKA, ITM-CNR and UNICAL announced their choices, preparations for welcoming the ten students in Germany and Italy are ongoing

Helpful support from the Common Exploitation Booster

One-day workshop for the further refinement of the project exploitable results thanks to the European Commission

Academic student exchange programme - call for applications closed

Thank you for having shared and applied!

Academic student exchange programme - call for applications!

Are you an academic student from Kenya, Uganda or Tanzania? Apply to our programme to stay 2 weeks at our scientific partner institutions in Germany...

VicInAqua Training on RAS and special aspects of fish hatchery in Mwanza, Tanzania

27-28 November 2017: Explaining Recirculating Aquaculture Systems (RAS) and their benefits, in particular for applications in Lake Victora Basin

VicInAqua Training on Renewable Energy Systems for water treatment in Nairobi, Kenya

27-28 November 2017: Giving some insights on systems used in the VicInAqua concept, such as photovoltaic (PV) and biogas

First VicInAqua information session in Europe: good resonance

1 November 2017 in Mosta, Malta: Sharing knowledge and experience on VicInAqua technologies with stakeholders from aquaculture industry and research

STIPRO Annual Workshop 2017

27 October 2017 in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania: Dissemination of research results and progresses

Aquaculture Europe 2017

17-20 October 2017 in Dubrovnik, Croatia: Cooperation for Growth

NannoInnovation 2017

28 September 2017 in Rome, Italy: Lecture at the TT.VI.E "Advanced nanomaterials and technologies for energy exploitation"

Dr. Raffaella Mancuso awarded by the Italian Chemical Society

Proud to have her contributing to the development of our self-cleaning membrane bio-reactor (MBR) system!

16th National Congress of the Italian Chemical Society (event in Italian)

10 -14 September 2017 in Paestum, SA, Italy: towards the successful preparation of materials for the development of antimicrobial coatings for...

ICOM 2017

29 July to 4 August 2017 in San Francisco, USA: The 11th International Congress on Membranes and Membrane Processes

Training Workshop on RAS by the Economic and Social Research Foundation (ESRF)

22 July 2017 in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania: Sharing experience with attendees on Recirculation Aquaculture Systems (RAS)

FLOWERED Project 1st Workshop

18 July 2017 in Arusha, Tanzania: Sharing knowledge and best practices on various water issues with sister project FLOWERED and further stakeholders

World Aquaculture 2017

26-30 June 2017 in Cape Town, South Africa: Sustainable Aquaculture, New Frontiers for Economic Growth, Spotlight on Africa

WATEC Italy 2017

21-23 June 2017 in Palermo, Italy: Water Technology and Environmental Control

Funding and Promoting the Future of Energy in Europe and Africa

12-13 June 2017 in Berlin, Germany: International conference on EU and international funding, practical project implementation and State Aid

HAWtech Congress 2017: Build for the Future (event in German)

4-5 May 2017 in Berlin, Germany: Gathering to discuss the latest sustainable innovations in the building sector

African Great Lakes Conference 2017

2-5 May 2017 in Entebbe, Uganda: Conservation and development in a changing climate

AquaME 2017

10-12 April 2017 in Dubai, UAE: the largest and leading trade exhibition in the Middle East dedicated to aquaculture

First AfriAlliance Conference

22-24 March 2017 in Ekurhuleni, South-Africa: Inauguration of the innovation alliance

9th Fish Famers’ Symposium and Trade Show by WAFICOS (Walimi Fish Cooperative Society)

1-3 March 2017 in Kampala, Uganda: Enhancing Profitability and Regional Trade in Aquaculture within East Africa

Visiting Pioneer Fish Farm in Kisumu, Kenya

27 January 2017: Gathering knowledge for our project pilot and extend our stakeholders community

Aquaculture Europe 2016

20-23 September 2016 in Edinburgh, Scotland, UK: Food for Thought

Looking for synergies with sister projects and beyond!

DAFNE, FLOWERED, MADFORWATER, SafeWaterAfrica, WATERSPOUTT, AfriAlliance…

Project Launch

7-8 June 2016 in Karlsruhe, Germany

Official Start of VicInAqua

1 June 2016