Themes and Topics


ICEEM11 provides a wide range of multidisciplinary research topics grouped in 7 general themes.

Please find below the topics for an adequate match for your abstract submission:

I. Environmental biotechnology

  • Biotechnological approaches to tackle marine and terrestrial plastic pollution
  • Bioremediation contribution to the healthy soil and food mission
  • Understand and manage the microbiome of environmental systems (including food, agriculture and health)

II. Water and wastewater cycles in the context of circular (bio)economy

  • Water and wastewater treatment
  • Recovery of nutrients and precious elements
  • Water and sludge reuse applications

III. Waste management in the context of circular (bio)economy

  • Waste treatment and valorization
  • Cascaded valorization of biowaste and biorefineries
  • Urban mining

IV. Sustainability assessment & eco-innovation

  • Life cycle assessment
  • Footprint indicators (ecological, water, carbon)
  • Eco-design and eco-innovation

V. Novel materials for environmental and energy applications

  • Solar energy materials
  • Materials, eco-processes and eco-products
  • Nanotechnologies

VI. Monitoring and modelling of environmental pollution

  • Process modelling, optimization and simulation
  • Investigation and prognosis tools for environmental issues
  • Pollution monitoring and control

VII. Thematic workshops

  • Circular economy and bio-economy
  • European projects
  • Emerging research priorities & opportunities


All these topics will be covered during the various ICEEM10 Events, which include:

  • Plenary sessions
  • Key note lectures
  • Oral Communications
  • Poster sessions
  • Worskhops

More details on the Events page.