The BIOARBIO project “Generating Biomass with Reclaimed Water: Opportunity for the Circular Bioeconomy” has been awarded the first AEIPRO prize for Project Excellence in the Applied Research category. The project, chosen as the winner among the almost 200 projects presented, is being carried out by a consortium made up of the IMDEA Water Institute, the National Institute for Agricultural and Food Research and Technology (INIA-CSIC) and the company EULEN, S.A.
The Spanish Association of Project Management and Engineering, AEIPRO, the Spanish representation of the International Project Management Association (IPMA), is a non-profit association whose goal is to promote excellence in the profession of Project Management and Engineering. AEIPRO encompasses different types of professionals who work in the field of Project Management, from researchers and higher education teachers to professionals from engineering, consulting and training companies.
AEIPRO has designed these awards with the aim of recognizing Excellence in Project Management to those projects that, due to their excellence and innovation, represent an example of the application of Project Management standards. This award is designed to assess excellence in projects by assessing them according to the IPMA Project Excellence Model standard. The winning Project is the one that demonstrates, through narratives and documentary evidence, excellence and innovation.
Raúl Jerónimo Pradana Yuste received this award on July 7 at the AEIPRO National Congress held in Terrassa (Barcelona). Raúl is a predoctoral researcher linked to IMDEA Agua within the Water and Soil Quality in the Environment (SWQ) group and is developing his doctoral thesis linked to the BIOARBIO project, funded by the Community of Madrid (call for industrial doctorates 2019).