Thursday, 19 June 2014

08:00 - 09:15


09:15 - 09:45

Welcome Speeches

Chair: N. Markatos, M. Loizidou

10:00 - 11:30

Keynote Speakers

Chair: N. Markatos, M. Loizidou


Georges Kremlis, European Commission, DG Environment, "Circular Economy in the 7th EAP"

Maria Loizidou, National Technical University of Athens, "Industrial Symbiosis as a tool for sustainable development"

Jori Ringman-Beck, Confederation of European Paper Industries, "The paper industry experience in industrial ecology and symbiosis"

Milda Basilyte, European Federation of Waste Management and Environmental Services (FEAD), "The enabling role of the private waste management sector in Industrial Symbiotic networks: a 'wasted' opportunity?"

Nikolaos Markatos,National Technical University of Athens, "Introduction on the eSYMBIOSIS Project"

Antonis Kokossis, National Technical University of Athens, "Large-scale development of Industrial Symbiosis networks: technology and application paradigms"

11:30 - 12:00

Coffee Break


SESSION I: The content of the eSYMBIOSIS project

Chair: A. Kokossis, P. Innes

12:00 - 12:15

F. Cecelja, T. Raafat, N. Trokanas, P. Innes, M. Smith, A. Migiakis, A. Kokossis

eSymbiosis: Semantically Supported Industrial Symbiosis Targeting SMEs

12:15 - 12:30

N. Trokanas, T. Raafat, F. Cecelja

Ontology Engineering Supporting Industrial Symbiosis

12:30 - 13:00

P. Innes, S Innes, F. Cecelja, T. Raafat, N. Trokanas,  M. Smith, A. Migiakis, Y. Zorgios, A. Kokossis, Z. Palaskas, K. Moustakas, C. Bimi, M. Loizidou, N. Markatos

Demonstration of the developed esymbiosis platform for promoting and advancing Industrial Symbiosis

13:00 - 13:15

F. Cecelja, A. Kokossis, M. Loizidou, N. Markatos

The added value of the esymbiosis platform

13:15 - 13:30

P. Innes, S. Innes

The role of practitioners in the successful implementation of symbiosis networks

13:30 - 13:45

N. Koudounis

The industry view on symbiosis networks

13:45 - 14:00

Discussion - Conclusions

14:00 - 14:45

Lunch Break


SESSION II: Utilization of Specific waste streams

Chair: G. Lyberatos, K. Lasaridi

14:45 - 15:00

A. Papathanasoglou, M. Panagiotidou, K. Valta, M. Loizidou

Investigating the adequacy of the institutional framework for implementing Industrial Symbiosis in practice: the case of Greece - presentation

15:00 - 15:15

A. Martínez García, A. Ibáñez García, A. Sánchez Reche

Study of the influence of the almond variety in the properties of injected parts with biodegradable almond shell based masterbatches - presentation

15:15 - 15:30

A. Kyriacou, K. Abeliotis, E. Mitsou, K.E. Lasaridi

Antibiotics resistance in sewage sludge enterococci

15:30 - 15:45

M. C. S. Ribeiro, A. Fiúza, A. C. Meira-Castro, F. G. Silva, J. P. Meixedo, M. L. Dinis

A Case Study undertaken Recycling & Reuse of Glass Fibre Reinforced Thermoset Polymer Wastes of Composite Materials Industry

15:45 - 16:00

A. A. Tsoumani, T.E. Matikas, N.-M. Barkoula

Recycled aggregate as structural material - presentation

16:00 - 16:15

C. Spathi, L. Vandeperre, C.R. Cheeseman

Production of lightweight fillers from recycled glass and wastepaper sludge ash - presentation

16:15 - 16:30

J. Raclavský, P. Hluštík, J. Raček, P. Hlavínek

Greywater recycling in buildings

16:30 - 16:45

D. Xevgenos, K. Dimopoulos, K. Moustakas, D. Malamis, M. Loizidou

Enhanced Resource Efficiency in the desalination sector through resource recovery from brine - presentation

16:45 - 17:00

D. S. Tsoukleris, P. Schinas, E. A. Pavlatou

Novel photocatalytic materials for industrial wastewater treatment under UV and Visible light irradiation

17:00 - 17:15

G. Lytras, G. Malavetas, C. Lytras, G. Lyberatos

On the potential toxicity of "promising" chromium extractants - presentation

17:15 - 17:30

S. Mahgoub, K. Tsioptsios, E. Likotrafiti, P. Samaras

Removal of melanoidins by potential manganese peroxidase producing bacteria isolated from molasses effluent

17:30 - 17:45

M. Stylianou, K. Tsiftes, K. Kostarelos, I. Gavriel, C. Demetriou, A. Papaioannou

Environmental impacts of abandoned sulphide mines - the example of Mathiatis Mine in Cyprus

17:45 - 18:00

Discussion - Conclusions


SESSION III: Waste management in the Food Industry

Chair: M. Loizidou, K. Abeliotis

14:45 - 15:00

M. K. Doula, P. Kouloumbis, K. Elaiopoulos

Turning wastes into valuable materials: Valorization of pistachio wastes in agricultural sector - presentation

15:00 - 15:15

G. Tavantzis, V. Spiliotis, D. Ladikos

Pilot biofuels production based on the utilisation of industrial waste

15:15 - 15:30

P. Damala, Κ. Valta, K. Moustakas, D. Malamis, K.-J. Haralambous, M. Loizidou

Wastewater treatment in Food and Textile Industries located in Greece - presentation

15:30 - 15:45

D. Adel Nakhla, S. El Haggar

Environmentally balanced sugarcane industrial complex in Egypt

15:45 - 16:00

J.G. Tapali, S. Demis and V.G. Papadakis

Plant design and economics of Rice Husk Ash exploitation as a pozzolanic material - presentation

16:00 - 16:15

A. Apostolou, D. Sahpazidou, D. Stagos, S. Haroutounian

Vinification Wastes: Polyhenolic profile and anti-cancer activities assessment of grape stem extracts

16:15 - 16:30

K. E. Lasaridi, A. Kyriacou, C. Chroni, K. Abeliotis, I. Chatzipavlidis, L. Ayed, N. Chammam, M. Hamdi

Bioremediation of green table olive processing wastewater using a selected strain of Aspergillus niger - presentation

16:30 - 16:45

F. Figueiredo, P. Marques, É. Castanheira, F. Freire

GHG assessment of olive oil in Portugal addressing the valorization of olive mill waste - presentation

16:45 - 17:00

K. Valta, E. Angeli, C. Papadaskalopoulou, V. Panaretou, A. Sotiropoulos, D. Malamis, K. Moustakas, K.-J. Haralambous

Adding value to olive oil production through waste and wastewater treatment and valorisation: the case of Greece - presentation

17:00 - 17:15

N. M. Anigbogu, D. J. Uchealor

Chemical characteristics of source separated municipal organic waste degraded with diastic micobes (of Achatina achatina) as animal feed

17:30 - 17:45

Discussion - Conclusions


20:30 - 22:30

Conference Gala Dinner


Friday, 20 June 2014

08:00 - 9:30


9:15 - 10:45

Keynote Speakers

Chair: F. Cecelja, J. Ringman-Beck


Igor Nikolic, Delft University of Technology, "Multi-model ecologies for Industrial Symbiosis"

Malcolm Bailey, Visiting Professor in Engineering with Sustainable Resources in the Centre for Environmental Strategy, University of Surrey, "Second &Third Generation Industrial Symbiosis….What would it look Like?"

Martin Andersen, DI Energy, "INDUSTRIAL SYMBIOSIS 2.0 - when scarce resources spur innovation and collaboration"

Michelle Green, Smile Resource Exchange, "Influencing change in SME’s – An Irish Case Study"

Murat Mirata, Linköping University, "Many shades of industrial symbiosis: Where is your focus?"

Stig Yding Sørensen, Danish Technological Institute, "Waste as a resource"

10:45 - 11:15

Coffee Break


SESSION IV: Industrial Symbiosis

Chair: S. Yding Sørensen, P. Ozuyar

11:15 - 11:30

S. Halls

Creating Employment and Value from Waste: Challenges and Opportunities - presentation

11:30 - 11:45

L. H. Tackmann, N. Boisen, J. K. Madsen, L. U. Nielsen

Industrial symbiosis exchanges – developing a guideline to realization - presentation

11:45 - 12:00

N. Voulvoulis

Understanding systems and their complex interrelationships: a prerequisite to solving environmental problems - presentation

12:00 - 12:15

A. Mehrotra

Environmental economics and engineering innovations for Sustainable Development

12:15 - 12:30

A. Virág

Industrial Symbiosis in Hungary - presentation

12:30 - 12:45

P. Ozuyar, N. Nurlu Deniz

Black Sea Industrial Symbiosis Platform: an innovative tool for environmental protection and sustainable development in the Black Sea Basin - presentation

12:45 - 13:00

M. Ciotkowski, R. Droop, E. Echeverría

Eco-Innovera Systems Innovation Strategy the way forward in research for eco-innovation - presentation

13:00 - 13:15

C. Sautenet

Waste On A Diet: reducing waste, increasing circular economy & preserving household purchasing power - presentation

13:15 - 13:30

A. Iacondini, I. Vassura, A. Fanelli, P. Cibotti, F. Passarini

Feasibility of Industrial Symbiosis in Italy as an opportunity for economic development:Critical Success Factor analysis, impact and constrains of the specific Italian regulations - presentation

13:30 - 13:45

L. Cutaia, E. Mancuso, S. Sbaffoni, A. Luciano, G. Barberio

First results of the implementation of the Industrial Symbiosis Platform in Italy

13:45 - 14:00

P. Manara, A. Zabaniotou

Industrial symbiosis of biodiesel plants and agricultural biomass-based energy plants via co-gasification of crude glycerol waste streams with agricultural residues: The GlyCo Bio-Diesel Project - presentation

14:00 - 14:15

E. Alkaya, M. Boğurcu, F. Ulutaş

Industrial Symbiosis in Iskenderun Bay: A journey from Pilot Applications to a National Program in Turkey - presentation

14:15 - 15:00

Lunch Break


SESSION V: Waste utilization

Chair: A. Zabaniotou, N. Voulvoulis

15:00 - 15:15

B. Zhu, , C. B. Davis, G. Korevaar
Industrial symbiosis data repository - presentation

15:15 - 15:30

K. Konstantinou, I. Sarigiannis, Ch. Makrakis – Karachalios

Guidelines to a successful green marketing plan for an eco-industrial park - presentation

15:30 - 15:45

P. Manara, A. Zabaniotou

Lignite Power Generation plant could potentially use crude glycerol by-product of biodiesel existing plants in Greece as alternative fuel in an industrial symbiosis perspective -the Glyco Project - presentation

15:45 - 16:00

T. Ioannou, K. Abeliotis, K. Lasaridi

Municipal Solid Waste Management in the context of Industrial Ecology: the case study of Athens – Greece - presentation

16:00 - 16:15

E. F. Iliopoulou, C. Mihailof, M. Sfetsas, M. Pachnos, M. Emmanouilidou, A. A. Lappas

Characterization studies of Waste- bio-derived feedstocks - presentation

16:15 - 16:30

K. G. Kalogiannis, A. Marianou, C. Michailof, S. Stefanidis, A. Kalogianni, A. Lappas

Lignocellulosic biomass fractionation as a pretreatment step for production of fuels and green chemicals - presentation

16:30 - 16:45

K. Hornsby, M. Ripa, C. Vassillo, S. Ulgiati

An integrated approach towards the sustainability assessment of the production of a biomass fuel from mixed municipal solid waste based on the MARSS demonstration - presentation

16:45 - 17:00

G. Lo Bianco

N.O.WA.S.T.E. – New Organic Waste Treatment Engine

17:00 - 17:15

L. Lombardi, E. Carnevale

The use of waste incineration residues for the upgrading of biogas

17:15 - 17:30

P. Hlavínek, L. Stříteský, R. Pešoutová, L. Houdková, P. Hluštík

Biogas production from algal biomass from municipal wastewater treatment

17:30 - 17:45

C. Caldeira, J. Queirós, F. Freire

Biodiesel from WCO in Portugal: alternative collection systems - presentation

17:45 - 18:00

A. Hajji, M. Rhachi

The influence of temperature on the production of biogas under mesophilic regime

18:00 - 18:15

S. Vakalis, M. Baratieri

Calculating the overall efficiency of polygeneration plants – introducing an integrated thermodynamic decision tool for biomass gasification

18:15 - 18:30

C. Koroneos, Ε. Nanaki, G. Xydis
The impact of exergy analysis in the symbiosis of the energy use


15:00 - 17:00

SESSION VI - Training on the developed eSYMBIOSIS platform


Closing Session

Chair: N. Markatos, M. Loizidou, A. Kokossis, P. Innes, G. Lyberatos, F. Cecelja

18:30- 19:00

Synopsis of the SYMBIOSIS 2014 conclusions with the active participation of all Chair Persons