FERTIMANURE 1st Intermediate Event @MANURESOURCE in The Netherlands – 12 of May 2022.

FERTIMANURE 1st Intermediate Event @MANURESOURCE in The Netherlands – 12 of May 2022.
12/05/2022

During FERTIMANURE 1st Intermediate Event, several activities were organised and performed by the different project partners. These activities included:

Two Round tables  

  • Table 1 covered: What constitutes a bio-based fertiliser? What is the definition and purpose of a tailor-made fertiliser? Arriving to a consensus on definitions and terminologies which will help define manure or other organic-based fertilising products in the market     
  • Table 2 covered: Product Category Rules for bio-based fertilisers. In search of a consensual approach

Two Parallel Sessions:  ​

  • Parallel Session 1: European nutrient balance landscape and market opportunities for closing nutrient loops​, which included the following presentations:
    • Current situation of manure production and management in the European Union. Nutrient imbalance analysis in six European countries. 
    • Market landscape analysis of bio-based fertilising products.     
    • FERTIMANURE fertilising products – Agronomic performance and competitiveness in the market.
  • Parallel Session 2: Innovative manure processing plants for the production of marketable bio-based fertilisers​, which included the following presentations:       
    • Innovative manure processing plants for the production of marketable bio-based fertilisers. 
    • On-farm pilot for the production of bio-based fertilisers as an innovative technological solution for pig slurry valorisation.     
    • Nutrient recovery from cattle manure through a novel thermo-chemical conversion process. 
    • Producing bio-based fertilisers from co-digested dairy cattle slurry at the on-farm pilot (Farm of Arjan Prinsen) in the Netherlands.

The 2 other Intermediate Events will be organised in Argentina and Poland; and the Final Conference will take place in Catalonia.