ITACA project is funded under the INNPRONTA program of CDTI and Feder funds. The project has a total budget of 15,5 M€ and will be carried out during 2011-2014. The consortium is composed by 10 private companies and 11 technological centres. Its main objective is to consolidate research lines on new wastewater treatment technologies able to integrate efficiency, flexibility and environmental impact minimisation. LEQUIA researchers were subcontracted to carry out two research studies.