Partners

CENTRO TESSILE SERICO SOSTENIBILE SRL

Centro Tessile Serico Sostenibile srl offers support services for production activities in the textile system, placing as a qualified instrument in the growth of the textile culture and the protection of the industrial and professional heritage of the territory. It is structured with three departments: Laboratory Area, Research and Technological Area and Training Area. The laboratory is able to perform more than 300 kinds of tests on textile products, plastic materials, chemicals and wastewater, and among these determinations, more than one hundred are Accredited Tests by Accredia
www.textilecomo.com

POLITECNICO DI MILANO

POLIMI implements strategic research and education, through 250+ laboratories and 20 cutting-edge PhD programmes, fostering inter- and multi-disciplinarity and attracting students from 100+ countries. 2 Departments are involved: DICA (Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering) and DCMC (Dept. of Chemistry, Materials and Chemical Engineering “Giulio Natta”), developing innovative and cross-cutting concepts to integrate human activities and the environment, enhance sustainability, protect ecosystems and human health, and facing the engineering challenges of correlating materials’ features to the products’ application.

Pulsante Stilizzato www.polimi.it www.dica.polimi.it

www.cmic.polimi.it

LARIANA DEPUR SPA

Lariana Depur SpA is a private company of 100 shareholders, most of which are textile factories. The company is located in the textile district of Como and it is responsible for the management of two wastewater treatment plants treating domestic and industrial wastewater (50%). Lariana carries out also consulting and design activities related to the upgrading of the centralised WWTPs, studies and experimental investigations of new wastewater treatments, feasibility studies aimed at minimising emissions from textile industries.
www.lariana.it

UNIVERSITA' DEGLI STUDI DELL'INSUBRIA

The University of Insubria is in Como and Varese, with another campus in Busto Arsizio, in Italy. It was founded in 1998 and was named after its regional location of Insubria. There are eight departments at the university, which deal with a variety of research subjects, from Environmental sciences to Economics, Medicine, Engineering, STEM disciplines as well as Social Sciences and Humanities. The university provides 22 undergraduate degree programs, 14 master's courses, 26 medical specialty schools, and eight PhD courses. There are more than 12,000 students and 400 faculty members.

Pulsante Stilizzato www.uninsubria.eu www.uninsubria.it

COMO ACQUA

Como Acqua is the public company that manages the Integrated Water Service in the Province of Como, according to the procedures for the in-house providing model. Operational since 2019, following the aggregation process of the previous managements, it serves over 500,000 inhabitants, in 147 municipalities. It manages a water supply network of over 6,000 km, 3,000 km of sewerage and 57 wastewater treatment plants. It has two accredited laboratories, analysing 4,250 drinking water samples and 5,500 wastewater samples per year.
https://comoacqua.it

ACQUEDOTTO INDUSTRIALE SOC. COOP. A R.L.

Acquedotto Industriale is a private cooperative founded in 1978 that provides non-potable water from the Como Lake to its members and customers for industrial, firefighting, hygienic non-potable, irrigation uses and horticultural - watering of sports areas, street washing system and energy recovery by heat exchange in heat pump systems. Most users are companies in the textile sector.
www.acquedottoindustriale.it

UNIVERSITA' DEGLI STUDI DI BRESCIA

The research group involved in the project belongs to the Chemistry for Technologies (C4T) Laboratory of the University of Brescia (Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering). To enhance the understanding of materials' properties and behaviours are the primary aim of C4T Lab. In particular, in the last years, a lot of efforts have been dedicated to rethinking waste as resources/materials and to handling the issues related to micro and nanoplastics. The main role of UniBS is the preparation of true-to-life test materials, towards a development of a methodological pathway for characterizing microplastics in different matrices.
Pulsante Stilizzato www.unibs.it www.chem4tech.unibs.it/

CITEVE
TECHNOLOGICAL CENTRE FOR TEXTILE AND CLOTHING INDUSTRIES

CITEVE is a Portuguese textile technological Centre being a reference within the National and European scene regarding research, innovation, and technology transfer promotion for the Textile Industry, promoting quality improvement and providing instrumental support for the definition of industrial policies for the sector. CITEVE has a high track record in R&D for Sustainable Processes and Materials, Circular Economy, Sustainable Dyeing and Finishing, Functional Coatings, Functional Fibres and Fabrics, for different sectors.
www.citeve.pt

AQUASOIL

Founded in 2006, AquaSoil SrL is an integrated environmental services engineering and management company, focused on the research, development and commercialization of innovative processes and technologies for the treatment of water and wastewater. From 2006 to 2022, AquaSoil designed and operated the wastewater reclamation and reuse plant in Fasano-Forcatella Puglia, Italy. Currently, AquaSoil manages the reclaimed wastewater distribution network of Castellana Grotte, Puglia, Italy and is involved in several European projects centered on the validation of the multi-patented, proprietary technology platform commercialized as MITO3X.
www.aquasoil.it

DE NORA
WATER TECHNOLOGIES ITALY SRL

Founded in 1923, De Nora is an Italian multinational company listed on the Euronext Milan stock exchange. The Company has a portfolio of products and systems to optimize the energy efficiency of critical industrial electrochemical processes and a range of products and solutions for water treatment. Globally, De Nora is the world's largest supplier of activated electrodes and is among the world's leading suppliers of water filtration and disinfection technologies; moreover, it is the world's leading swimming pool disinfection components supplier.
www.denora.com

BIOCHEMIE LAB SRL

Biochemie Lab is an innovative and dynamic company that combines a very modern analysis laboratory with all the collateral activities of the environmental and food sectors. Established in 1996, it now boasts 4 hubs and is considered a point of reference in Italy for the culture and excellence of laboratory analyses. A company focused on customer satisfaction, which offers the best services at extremely competitive prices and which, thanks to this, creates value, grows, and becomes a market leader.
www.biochemielab.it

ZDHC
STICHTING ZDHC FOUNDATION

The ZDHC Foundation oversees the implementation of the Roadmap to Zero Programme and is a global multi-stakeholder initiative of more than 320+ Signatories within the fashion and footwear industry. Its vision is widespread implementation of sustainable chemistry, driving innovations and best practices to protect consumers, workers and the environment. ZDHC uses collaborative engagement to drive a holistic, industry-focussed and practical approach to sustainable chemical management.
Pulsante Stilizzato www.roadmaptozero.com www.implementation-hub.org