The LIFE NextFUMIGREEN project presented at the 2nd Conference on good practices in the Alentejo-Algarve-Andalusia Euroregion

  • LIFE NextFUMIGREEN will be presented by Adrián Noheda, Director of Innovation and Environment of the Finnova Foundation, at the hybrid event that will take place on Wednesday 31 May at the La Vega Environmental Complex in Seville.
  • After the success of the first edition in 2022, this year the meeting will seek to promote Spanish-Portuguese cooperation for the proper management and treatment of waste through the collection of good practices in circular economy.

25/05/2023, Seville. The Environmental Complex of La Vega in Seville will host next Wednesday, May 31st from 09:00h to 13:00h CEST an intervention on the European project LIFE NextFUMIGREEN. This event is part of the second edition of the “Conference of good practices on circular economy and waste prevention” organised by the Mancomunidad de la Vega, with the support of the Finnova Foundation and the subsidy of the Junta de Andalucía.

The objectives of the conference will focus on generating alliances and seeking solutions in terms of waste reduction and recovery and circular economy to consolidate a joint regional response that can be reflected in projects and programmes of the European Union.

At the meeting, different presentations will be given on the problems of waste management. LIFE NextFUMIGREEN will participate through Adrián Noheda, Director of Innovation and Environment of the Finnova Foundation, in the second block on the “European financial framework for financing solutions to the challenges detected and dynamisation of the local entrepreneurial ecosystem”, which will take place at approximately 11:00h CEST.

In this intervention, Noheda will talk about the innovative technology of the LIFE NextFUMIGREEN project to develop natural fumigants from plant extracts to control whitefly populations in horticultural crops under glass. This new fumigant biopesticide, which is less toxic than conventional ones, aims to improve food security and biodiversity, among others.

About Mancomunidad de Servicios de la Vega

The Mancomunidad de Servicios de La Vega is a Local Administration born in 1998 from the grouping of a total of 19 municipalities around the Vega del Guadalquivir for the management of the collection and treatment of Urban Solid Waste (USW). Its mission is to establish a common strategy that favours the correct development of services and actions within the framework of waste collection and treatment, guaranteeing the protection of the ecosystem, and always acting in accordance with the values of effectiveness, efficiency and commitment.

The Mancomunidad de La Vega is made up of the following municipalities: Alcalá del Río, Alcolea del Río, Brenes, Burguillos, Cantillana, Castilblanco de los Arroyos, Castilleja de la Cuesta, El Castillo de las Guardas, Gerena, Guillena, La Algaba, La Rinconada, Lora del Río, Peñaflor, San Juan de Aznalfarache, Tocina, Villanueva del Río y Minas and Villaverde del Río.

About Life NextFUMIGREEN

LIFE NextFUMIGREEN is a European project that seeks to develop natural fumigants from plant extracts to control whitefly populations and fungal outbreaks of botrytis in greenhouse horticultural crops. The project, led by FumiHogar and 60% funded by the European Union’s LIFE programme, will last four and a half years and will test the efficacy of a new fumigant biopesticide that is less toxic than conventional ones. With a total budget of €2,758,921.01, this project aims to improve food safety, biodiversity and contribute to the professionalisation of farmers in the use of biopesticides.

About Finnova Foundation Finnova is the Spanish-Belgian non-profit foundation based in Brussels and Spain, working for the promotion and development of innovation and entrepreneurship in the EU. Finnova’s experience in leading communication and dissemination activities for European projects is combined with a proven track record in business creation and entrepreneurship support programmes, such as accelerators, incubators and events, as well as its commitment to training and employability of young people.


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