Soil Decontamination: POSIDON

Suelo contaminado


30 May 2023


Derio, Astondo Bidea, Edificio 700 - TECNALIA


9:45 am - 2:00 pm




POSIDON addresses the lack of innovation in the soil decontamination sector in Europe

The initiative contributes to identifying the most appropriate and cost-effective innovative solutions for soil decontamination and rehabilitation.

The event will provide the results of the forward-looking public sector R&D procurement aimed at developing and testing innovative in situ technologies to decontaminate soils highly polluted by petroleum hydrocarbons and heavy metals.

Aimed at

  • With the aim to connect public and private procurers with POSIDON developers, the event will target potential investors, soil owner facing a decontamination challenge to foster the large-scale deployment phase.

More information

  • The conference can be attended in person at TECNALIA's facilities or online via Teams.
  • Individual meetings with HPC and TESECO will only be in person as scheduled in the agenda, for those who cannot join the meeting in Zamudio a mail to connect with HPC and TESECO will be provided.
  • The room capacity is limited, register to guarantee your place.
  • During the meeting a light meal will be provided.

**POSIDON has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement N.776838.

Daniel Vezzoli HPC, (POSIDON PCP awardee)





9:45 am - 10:00 am

Welcome and Opening

Ekain Cagigal (TECNALIA, POSIDON technical partner)

10:00 am - 10:20 am

Presentación Proyecto PCP POSIDON

Sara Bedin (Innovation procurement expert and POSIDON partner)

10:20 am - 10:40 am

PCP phases and pilot testing sites (POSIDON front-runners buyers): Bilbao “Zorrotzaurre” contaminated brownfield in Spain / Trieste “exEZIT” contaminated brownfield in Italy.

Mikel Gonzalez Vara (Bilbao City Council), Eric Marcone (Port Network Authority of the Eastern Adriatic Sea)

10:40 am - 11:00 am

SOIL OMIC technology presentation and field-testing results

Alessandro Gentini (TESECO, POSIDON PCP awardee)

11:00 am - 11:20 am

ERASE technology presentation and results

11:20 am - 11:50 am

Round table on lessons learned and recommendations for the deployment phase

Moderator: Sara Bedin. Participants: Mikel González Vara (Bilbao City Council), Eric Marcone (Port network Authority of the Eastern Adriatic Sea), Ekain Cagigal (TECNALIA), HPC, TESECO.

12:00 pm - 12:20 pm

Registration to the brokerage session with TESECO and/or HPC in individual meetings.

Begoña Benito (MAS)

12:20 pm - 2:00 pm

Bilateral meetings with TESECO (máximo 20 min each)

12:20 pm - 2:00 pm

Bilateral meetings with HPC (máximo 20 min each)