PANDEMIES project team was created by  21 PhD, 13 women i 8 men, and an external advisor from the University of Bologna (Italy); 7 PhD researchers and 1 technician; with the collaboration of two schools in the Vallès area: INS Ca n’Oriac (Sabadell), and Institut de jardineria i agricultura Les Garberes (Professional Grade in the Agricultural Field); and two towns to conduct pilot projects.

The research staff comes from three SGR groups: Gicom 2017SGR671, and Sostenipra 2017SGR 1683 from UAB; and the Construction Research and Innovation Group 2017SGR227 from UPC. Gicom is part of the BIO-GLS Technology Center (Red Tecnio). Sostenipra also incorporates researchers from the Integrated System Analysis of Urban Vegetation and Agriculture (URBAG) project. Gicom is an expert group in the management, treatment and recovery of waste by biological processes; Sostenipra is an expert group in environmental analysis, urban agriculture and resource use (rainwater, electronic waste components, among others). URBAG is a project of the European Research Council (ERC). In addition, the team includes researchers who have participated in the Fertilecity project, from the UAB and the UPC, specialists in urban agriculture, law, energy, and construction materials. UPC doctors are specialists in energy and sustainability, as well as construction materials.

Project director:

  • Dr. Xavier Gabarrell Durany

ICTASostenipra 2017 SGR 1683 by Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona:

  • Dr. Xavier Gabarrell Durany
  • Dra. Gara Villalba
  • Dra. Maria Rosa Rovira
  • Dra Isabel Pont
  • Dra. Maria Angelica Mendoza
  • Eng Agr. Ramiro Gonzalez
  • Dr. Carles Gasol
  • MSc. Alexandra Peña
  • Dr. Pere Muñoz
  • Dra. Cristina Madrid
  • Dr. Johannes Langemeyer
  • Dra. Laura Talens
  • Dra. Alba Badia
  • Dr. Martí Rufí
  • MSc. Pietro Tonini
  • MSc. Susana Toboso
  • MSc. Verónica Arcas
  • MSc. Felipe Agustín Parada
  • MSc. Gaia Stringari

Gicom 2017SGR67 by Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona:

  • Dr. Antoni  Sanchez
  • Dra. Raquel  Barrena
  • Dr. Javier  Moral
  • Dra. Teresa  Gea
  • Dr. Xavier Font
  • Dra. Adriana Artola
  • Daniel Gonzalez

Construction Research and Innovation Group 2017SGR227 by Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya:

  • Dr. Santiago Gasso
  • Dra. Eva Cuerva
  • Dr. M. Dolores Alvarez
  • MSc. Joan  Muñoz


 Les Garberes

UNIBO Advisor:

  • Dr. Francesco Orsini