Andrea Muñoz-Garcia

Andrea Muñoz-Garcia is a Consultant at the NNFCC working on the BBI JU funded Pilot4U project, under the Horizon2020 programme. The aim of the project is to set up an accessible network of open access pilot and multipurpose demo-infrastructures for the European bioeconomy.

Andrea is currently finishing a PhD in Green Chemistry where she focused on the recovery of precious metals from waste sources using bio-adsorbents. She also focused on the preparation and utilisation of bio based materials for energy storage devices. During her PhD, she worked for WasteValor, a project partially funded by the European Regional Development Fund, which offered free, short-term advice about waste valorisation to SMEs based in the region of Yorkshire.

Andrea also completed the MSc in Green Chemistry & Sustainable Industrial Technology as part of an international exchange programme during the final year of her BSc in Chemistry.

Recent projects

Pilots4U

Andrea is key contributor in the 2-year project Pilots4U funded by BBI JU under the Horizon2020 programme, which aim to assess the assets of the European pilot and demonstration plants and compare them to the bio-industry needs in order to find the current gaps in such field. In addition, the project aims to create and accessible network of open access pilot and multipurpose demo-infrastructures for the European bioeconomy.