Development of an integrated phytomining system for the recovery of metal nanoparticles from mine waste

Project Details


The proposal combines phytomining with an enzyme-based biotechnological approach to retrieve metal nanoparticles from mining waste – particularly, but not limited to, Au, Ag, and Cu. Biomass waste will be converted into biogas and/or value-added products.
Effective start/end date15/02/2314/02/25

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This project contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure


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