University of Ljubljana (Slovenia)

The University of Ljubljana, Biotechnical faculty is Slovenia’s leading educational and research institution in the field of natural resources (soil, physical space, flora, fauna and water). The scientific and research work of the faculty combines basic, applied and developmental research and enables rapid transfer of research results into practise.


Main Role: 

They main activity within the project are the establishment of the Slovenian Living Lab in collaboration with KOTO, ZRS and 3R. The Slovenian Association for Conservation Agriculture (SACA) with its farmers and advisors will be involved as a subcontractor. In WP4 we will investigate the use of microalgae for nutrient recovery from digestate. They will conduct pot and field experiments in the Slovenian Living Lab to test algae SI and biostimulants.


Involved persons: 

doc. dr. Rok Mihelič, assistant professor

Ana Schwarzmann, esearcher

Tanja Zrnec Drobnjak (researcher)

The Consortium

  • Center for Research and Technology Hellas (Greece)
  • The Association Nationale des Industries Alimentaires (France)
  • University of Applied Sciences (Finland)
  • Soilfood OY (Finland)
  • Institut de Recerca i Tecnologia Agroalimentàries (Spain)
  • Università degli studi di Parma (Italy)
  • Assembly of European Regions producing Fruits, Vegetables and Ornamental Plants (France)
  • Leitat Technological Center (Spain)
  • SEDE Environment (France)
  • 3R-BioPhosphate Ltd. (Hungary)
  • Instituto Technologico del Embalaje, Transporte y Logistica(Spain)
  • Legacoop Agroalimentare (Italy)
  • WINGS ICT Solutions (Greece)
  • Wageningen University & Research (Netherlands)
  • Confagricoltura general Confederation of Italian Agriculture (Italy)
  • Biomasa Peninsular S.A (Spain)
  • Institute of soil Science and Plant Cultivation State Research Institute (Poland)
  • Cluster of Bioeconomy and Environment of Western Macedonia (Greece)
  • Waste Management of Western Macedonia S.A. (Greece)
  • KOTO d.o.o. (Slovenia)
  • Gesco Societa Cooperativa Agricola (Italy)
  • University of Ljubljana (Slovenia)
  • Bay Zoltan Nonprofit Ltd. for Applied Research (Hungary)
  • Savonia University of Applied Sciences (Finland)
  • Spanish National Research Council (Spain)
  • Science and Research Centre Koper (Slovenia)
  • Euroquality SAS (France)
  • Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (Switzerland)