IBAIA - An European project for better water protection coordinated @ISCR

Regional Press Release – February 28, 2023 – IBAIA European project kick-off

Coordinated by Virginie Nazabal, CNRS researcher at the Rennes Institute of Chemical Sciences (CNRS/University of Rennes/ENSCR), the European IBAIA project [Innovative environmental multi-sensing for waterbody quality monitoring and remediation assessment] aims to develop a new range of sensors for monitoring the quality of water. Cheap, reliable, environmentally friendly and easy to use, their system may eventually replace current monitoring solutions, which are often non-European and of inferior quality. Involving sixteen European partners, including eight companies, the IBAIA project, launched on February 28, 2023 in Brussels, is endowed with 4.7 million euros over four years as part of Horizon Europe.

Water pollution has become a global problem for both health and economy. In order to answer to the requirements of the European Green Pact, regulations are increasing as is the demand for improved water quality monitoring solutions. …

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Virginie Nazabal, Univ Rennes, CNRS, ISCR-UMR 6226, 35000 Rennes, France
virginie [dot] nazabalatuniv-rennes [dot] fr


Published February 28, 2023