Welcome to the Fertilecity project!

Towns resilient to pandemics through the nexus of local agriculture, energy, water and waste. From the pilot to the town AGAUR 2020PANDE00021.

For the self-sufficiency of resources, the reduction of waste and the improvement of sustainability and circularity within schools, buildings and towns with an analysis on a pilot scale and at the municipal level, which help the adaptation of cities to situations not common as the pandemic.

Fertilecity in the current pandemic

What do we do?

Research technologically, environmentally, socially and economically the integration of urban agriculture to transform cities into resilient, sustainable and healthier spaces for current and future pandemics.


Through local agriculture and recycling / waste reduction.


The researh groups Sostenipra and GICOM by Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB), and Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC). The team includes environmentalists, agronomists, architects, engineers and industrial designers, among others.


In the Z ICTA-ICP building (with LEED-Gold certificate of sustainability) and the DEQBA facilities located on the UAB campus, INS Ca n’Oriac (Sabadell), and Institut de jardineria i agricultura Les Garberes (Castellar del Vallès) and different neighborhoods in the Barcelona Metropolitan Area.


To adapt to new realities and needs.


From May 2021 to December 2022.

Who finances?

The Department of Research and Universities of the Generalitat de Catalunya, AGAUR 2020PANDE00021.

Visit our facilities on the last Monday of every month

If you want to visit our facilities you can use the form of this link to contact us.

Visits are made on the last Monday of each month, (except August) from 10 am to 12 noon, after confirmation using the form in the Contact section.

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Fertilecity I

Project information sheet CTM2013-47067-C2-1-R

Fertilecity II

Project information sheet CTM2016-75772-C3-1-R


Presentation of the project at the Project Monitoring Conference of the Environmental Sciences and Technologies (CTM / TECNO) program on October 18, 2019.

Fertilecity III

2020PANDE00021 project information sheet