Project Meetings

How to reduce the water footprint in food production?

By | July 8th, 2019|Project Meetings|

According to FAO, it is estimated that 70 % of the world's water footprint is related to what is eaten. Spain is the second country with the largest water footprint in Europe, with 2461 cubic meters per inhabitant per year, which would be equivalent to spending 6700 liters per person per day. General Mills San Adrián  [...]

VÉGOLA implements LIFE MCUBO for an efficient water management in order to reduce its environmental impact.

By | July 9th, 2018|Project Meetings|

LIFE MCUBO will consolidate Végola’ s “Beyond Food” strategy, aimed at sustainable businesses for a better world. Located in La Rioja, the company Végola, from  the RAFAEL GONZÁLEZ Business Group, joins water management and energy savings thanks to the implementation of LIFE MCUBO project, which will provide an efficient water and energy management. The project will help Végola [...]

The LIFE MCUBO Project continues to move forward with monitoring campaigns.

By | July 9th, 2018|Project Meetings|

LIFE MCUBO starts its second campaign with the aim of studying the processes with the partner companies. The results of the study will help to define the actions that each of the companies will be able to carry out in order to save water and energy. With LIFE MCUBO we are contributing to a better [...]

Know our LIFE MCUBO project with our informative panels.

By | January 26th, 2018|Project Meetings|

The partners of LIFE MCUBO project, formed by: AIN (Navarra Industry Association), TECNUN (Advanced School of Engineers of the University of Navarra), Ceit-IK4 Technology Centre and Ctic Cita (Food Technology Centre) continue working to reduce the environmental impact and make real the challenge of efficient water management. LIFE MCUBO consortium has made the informative panels of the [...]

LIFE MCUBO as a case study of digitisation in the production processes

By | January 11th, 2018|Project Meetings|

LIFE MCUBO project showcased at "CASOS DE ÉXITO EN INDUSTRIA 4.0" workshop held at La Rioja’s Technology Center. The objective of the workshop was to share success cases linked to digital transformation actions in the industry. Therefore, the LIFE MCUBO project was particularly relevant for this workshop, since it is a clear case of process [...]

Presentation of LIFE MCUBO in the conference ‘Wastewater treatment in the food industry: new opportunities’

By | November 23rd, 2017|Project Meetings|

The LIFE MCUBO project was launched last October 19, in the conference ‘Wastewater treatment in the food industry: new opportunities’, where the current situation of the available technology in water treatment and management in the food industry was discussed. Moreover the strategies of circular economy in water management of this industry were analyzed. This workshop [...]

The water crisis is a common issue LIFE MCUBO Project also fights against the drought.

By | November 23rd, 2017|Project Meetings|

Climate change is intimately connected with the water. One of the main effect of climate change occurs in people and the environment through the water. Currently, water has become one of the higher value products around the worldbecause of its scarcity. The United Nations Organization (ONU) estimates that by 2025, 1, 8 million citizens will be [...]

GVTARRA, UVESA, and PEPSICO IBERIA implemented the LIFE MCUBO project in order to reduce water consumption and impact on the environment.

By | November 10th, 2017|Project Meetings|

The objective of the LIFE MCUBO project is to optimize water and energy consumption in the food industry and to reduce the environmental impact associated with its management, in addition to facilitating decision-making by companies to implement actions aimed at energy and production efficiency. To date, the project has already been implemented in three companies [...]

Interview with Javier Santos, LIFE MCUBO Project manager

By | March 14th, 2017|Project Meetings|

The current situation of water scarcity and consumption is worrying. The forecast of drought will affect the general public in the not too distant future. This project emerged from this and other — more technical and financial — reasons. Javier Santos, manager and coordinator of LIFE MCUBO, answers some questions, offering insights into the importance [...]

Coinciding with the New Year 2017, the LIFE MCUBO project has wanted to make known its website.

By | January 10th, 2017|Project Meetings|

The LIFE MCUBO project launches its website. We invite you to browse it to know the project first hand. LIFE MCUBO is included in the LIFE Programme 2015, with demonstrative character. This project focuses on the thematic priorities ‘Environment and Efficient Use of Resources’, Water. LIFE MCUBO aims to minimize the environmental impact related to [...]

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