Nanomemwater Conference is organized as the closing conference of a research project called BioNexGen supported by the the European Union as part of its 7th Framework Programme. Membrane development and characterisation for the purification of (waste) water and using nanotechnology in the purification of (waste) water are some of the topics that will be discussed at the Nanomemwater Conference, which will be held at İzmir Swissotel Grand Efes between October 8 and 10, 2013.
Nanomemwater is held as the summit for the project BioNexGen which is a research project co-financed by the European Commission within the scope of the 7th Framework Programme. BioNexGen is led by an international consortium comprising 11 partners from 8 different countries; the objective is to develop a new class of high efficiency membrane for Membrane Bioreactors to attain sustainable wastewater treatment and reuse in municipal, agricultural and several other industries in Europe, Middle East and North Africa (MENA). Keynote speakers will address critical issues in wastewater treatment and, in addition, the conference will serve as a platform for the partners to convey their experiences, research results, and ideas through podium and poster presentations. Participants include a wide variety of stakeholders from policy, business, science, industrial sectors, retailers and government organizations.