Optimized bioremediation protocol with selection of microbial consortia with improved degradation abilities towards alkanes, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and BTEX, with enhancement of agro-industry by-products.
Microorganisms production at industrial scale and bioremediation of a demonstration area of 400 m³ compatible with the public and residential use in the site of Fidenza (Emilia-Romagna region, Italy).
Revegetation of polluted soil and restore its ecological functions, including the elaboration of chemical, microbiological and ecotoxicological indicators and showing the possibility to cultivating different plant species.
Guidelines for an effective bioremediation, sustainable from an environmental and economic point of view, exportable to other EU sites similarly polluted by hydrocarbons.
Increase the engagement of citizens, schools and policy makers about pollution, soil conservation, enhancing local resources through communication activities, training courses, events, international workshops.