Environmental acceptable use of sewage sludge in soil remediation


The main objective of the project is the effective, reasonable and mutually beneficial co-operation between the Slovak and Hungarian research institutes and universities for the sake of high-quality education and the solution of the important issues of environmental protection.   Reaching this target enhances the improvement of the effectiveness of the economic and social integration along the border, which is in line with the strategic aims of the programme. The issue to be examined within the frame of the project is to handle the growing quantity of the sewage-sledges, its disposal and utilisation, and to reduce the related cost, and to use the sewage-sludge for the remediation of contaminated soil.

Specific aims:

  1. To continue  the years of mutually beneficial co-operation between the University of SS. Cyril and Methodius in Trnava and the University of Western Hungary, and to extend their common activities with the involvement of the Research Centre for Growing Plants in Piestany and the Energy Agency Public Nonprofit Ltd.
  2. To strengthen the research activity of the co-operating partners, to increase efficiency, to utilise the already existing instrument infrastructure and the scientific know-how together, to improve the technical facilities of the co-operating institutions, to increase the competitiveness on both sides of the border.
  3. To solve the scientific issues the project examines.
  4. To involve the students pursuing MSc and PhD studies into the research, solving certain tasks of the project in the form of exchange practices. The implementation of the programme enhances the realisation of both priority aims of the call for tenders. Mainly with the realisation of the programme section "Strengthening of the economic competitiveness of the border region" in the priority target field "Economy and society", and with the realisation of the aim "Protection of natural values" within the priority area "Environmental and nature protection, availability".

Energia Ügynökség Közhasznú Nonprofit Kft.

1092 Budapest,
Kinizsi út 21-15.