Institute of Technology Sector: Overview and Contact Points

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This presentation is from the EPA's FP7 Environment National Information Day 2010. For further information, see http://www.fp7ireland.com/

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Institute of Technology Sector: Overview and Contact Points

  1. 1. FP7-Environment National Information Day Dublin, 06 October 2010 Institute of Technology Sector Thomaé Kakouli-Duarte EnviroCORE Institute of Technology Carlow 7 October 2010 Thomaé Kakouli-Duarte, PhD 1
  2. 2. Overview of IoTs engaging in environmental and energy research • Athlone Institute of Technology • Institute of Technology Carlow • Cork Institute of Technology • Dundalk Institute of Technology • Institute of Technology Sligo • Waterford Institute of Technology 7 October 2010 Thomaé Kakouli-Duarte, PhD 2
  3. 3. Athlone Institute of Technology • Ecotoxicology • Endocrine Disruption Group • Innovative Wastewater Technologies 7 October 2010 Thomaé Kakouli-Duarte, PhD 3
  4. 4. Institute of Technology Carlow • EnviroCORE: BioEnviromental Technologies • Evolved from the existing Biotechnology and Molecular Environmental Sciences (BMES) Centre 1. Phyto and Microbial technologies for waste management 2. Biomass production and plant biotransformations 3. Bioenergy 4. Biological components for environmental bioindicators/biosensors 5. Biodiversity and conservation 6. Environmental monitoring and risk assessment 7 October 2010 Thomaé Kakouli-Duarte, PhD 4
  5. 5. Cork Institute of Technology • Clean Technology Centre • Mass Spectrometry Research Centre for Proteomics and Biotoxins • Air Quality Monitoring • Energy Engineering Group 7 October 2010 Thomaé Kakouli-Duarte, PhD 5
  6. 6. Dundalk Institute of Technology • Centre for Renewable Energy (CREDIT) • National Center for Freshwater Studies 7 October 2010 Thomaé Kakouli-Duarte, PhD 6
  7. 7. Institute of Technology Sligo • Centre for Sustainability 7 October 2010 Thomaé Kakouli-Duarte, PhD 7
  8. 8. Waterford Institute of Technology • Environmental Sensing Research Group • Centre for Renewable Energy Research 7 October 2010 Thomaé Kakouli-Duarte, PhD 8
  9. 9. Successful involvement in EU-funded projects Project 1 (FP5) • Endophytic degrader bacteria for improving phytoremediation of organic xenobiotics (ENDEGRADE; EU PROJECT: QLK3-CT2000- 00164) • EU CONTRIBUTION: €1,200,000 • DURATION: 36 months • START: 1 January 2001 7 October 2010 Thomaé Kakouli-Duarte, PhD 9
  10. 10. Partners 1. National Environmental Research Institute (NERI; Project Coordinator; Risk Assessment)-Denmark 2. Environment & Resources, DTU, Technical University of Denmark (Modelling)- Denmark 3. Milieu- en Procestechnologie Vito (Strain construction; Reporter Systems)- Belgium 4. Macaulay Land Use Institute (MLURI; Strain characterization and detection)-UK 5. Centre for Environmental Sciences, Limburgs Universitair Centrum (Strain isolation; Reinoculation studies; Greenhouse and field demonstrations)-Belgium 6. Biotechnology and Molecular Environmental Sciences (BMES) Centre, Institute of Technology Carlow (Strain construction)-Ireland 7. Siegfried D'Haene & Gunther De Becker DEC NV (DEME Environmental Contractors–NV; Management of filed studies)-Belgium 7 October 2010 Thomaé Kakouli-Duarte, PhD 10 •
  11. 11. Project 2 (FP5) • Testing integrated GM-rhizoremediation systems for soil bioremediation • (GM-RHIZOREMEDIATION; EU PROJECT: QLK3-CT-2001- 00101) • EU CONTRIBUTION: €1,300,000 • DURATION: 36 months • START: 1 January 2002 7 October 2010 Thomaé Kakouli-Duarte, PhD 11
  12. 12. Partners • Biotechnology and Molecular Environmental Sciences (BMES) Centre, Institute of Technology Carlow (Project Coordinator) – Ireland • University College Cork, NUI – Ireland • Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry-Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic – Czech Republic • The University of Tuebingen – Germany • National Environmental Research Institute (NERI)-Denmark • Nova Research Inc – USA • DANISCO A/S – Denmark • Universidad Autonoma de Madrid – Spain 7 October 2010 Thomaé Kakouli-Duarte, PhD 12
  13. 13. Contact Details • Institute of Technology Carlow – Patricia Mulcahy (mulcahyp@itcarlow.ie) – David Dowling (david.dowling@itcarlow.ie) – David Ryan (david.ryan@itcarlow.ie) – Thomaé Kakouli-Duarte (thomae.kakouli@itcarlow.ie) – Dina Brazil (dina.brazil@itcarlow.ie) 7 October 2010 Thomaé Kakouli-Duarte, PhD 13
  14. 14. Contact Details • Athlone Institute of Technology – Andy Fogarty (afogarty@AIT.IE)
  15. 15. Contact Details • Cork Institute of Technology – Kevin James (kjames@cit.ie)
  16. 16. Contact Details • Dundalk Institute of Technology – Suzanne Linnane (suzanne.linnane@dkit.ie) 7 October 2010 Thomaé Kakouli-Duarte, PhD 16
  17. 17. Contact Details • Sligo Institute of Technology – John Bartlett (bartlett.john@itsligo.ie)

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