Principal Researcher. Efficient and Sustainable Processes
Circular Economy: Valorisation of Food By-Products, Biotechnology, Environmental Assessment and Communication, Production Efficiency and Savings.
Astondo Bidea, Edificio 609 Parque Tecnológico de Bizkaia Derio Bizkaia 48160 Spain
Degree in Biological Sciences by the Basque Country University, since 1989 and Master Degree in 1990. Specialization course on “Environmental Expert in the Industry” by the Spanish Distance University (UNED) in 1999. Work experience in Organic Wastes and Waters biological treatments and Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) of products, for more than 23 years in several Research and Development Centres in the Basque Country (BIOTEC, GAIKER, LEIA). Since 2008, she works in the Sustainability Area (Food Research Unit) of AZTI, with special focus on Biogas and Biohydrogen Production from Food Industry by-products and Microalgae growth from wastewaters.