Ulster University partners new EU-India Cooperation

1st August 2018

As a result of the SAFEWATER network and collaborative activities, Ulster University has been recently awarded further funding  towards a new research project, related to water treatment.

Known as PANI-WATER (Photo-irradiation and Adsorption based Novel Innovations for Water-treatment), it is part of the EU-Horizon 2020 Work Programme 2018-20 and its EU– India Cooperation Programme. PANI is the Hindi word for water. The successful bid worth € 5 million over 4 years includes 18 partners (12 European and 6 Indian) and is to be coordinated by the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, with Ulster University’s involvement led by Dr Pilar Fernandez-Ibañez of NIBEC. The project is co-funded by the EU and the Indian Government and Ulster’s expertise through the sister initiative Safewater, helped bring additional water expertise to the consortium’s successful bid.