Re ECF Project: ECF 2016-44

Project Title: The 2nd International Conference on Biological Waste as Resource 2017 (BWR2017)

Applicant: Dr. Daniel C.W. TSANG, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Total Approved Grant: $499,700 or 70% of the total actual expenditure, whichever would be the less

Duration: 1/8/2016 to 31/7/2017

Project Status/Remarks: On-going

This conference has the following objectives:

1. Provide opportunity for international and local experts to meet, exchange information and inspire new thoughts;

2. Foster collaborations among academics, industrial sectors, green groups and governmental bodies at local and international level to devise or commercialize novel technologies;

3. Promote awareness and knowledge of conversion of waste into valuable resources among stakeholders;

4. Alleviate the landfill disposal pressure and minimize pollution problems due to improper treatments and disposal methods.

Summary of the Findings/Outcomes:
To be available upon completion of the project