One of the European Sustainable Phosphorus Platform (ESPP)’s objectives is to be a hub for networking, for exchange of information and for interaction between research and industry. This SCOPE special edition aims to identify and summarise some of the most significant, recent, scientific publications into phosphorus stewardship. The following list of papers are summarised.
Download SCOPE Newsletter 128 here: www.phosphorusplatform.eu/SCOPE128
Here you can download the ESPP catalogue of nutrient recycling and management projects and platforms. It includes R&D projects on nutrient recycling and management (not only phosphorus), for promotion on our website (www.phosphorusplatform.eu) and in our network of companies, public bodies and other stakeholders. Please provide your input and corrections by email to
Consult the list of projects: here
Here you can download the draft ESPP input document with ideas for the development of the 9th EU research Framework Programme (FP9) .
If you have any input please send it to
ESPP Joint position on the need for research into organic contaminants - signed by ESPP, Eureau (Europe’s drinking water and waste water service operators), EBA (European Biogas Association), ECN (European Compost Network), EEB (European Environment Bureau) and Growing Media Europe (6 October 2017)
About 25 nutrient recovery research and demonstration projects metin Basel, Switzerland, 19th October, to discuss project coordination and future research needs. Projects present included Horizon 2020, LIFE, Interreg and national funded R&D projects, as well as participants from industry and policy makers. This was jointly organised by ESPP, the Phos4You project and Basel Region.
DONUTSS (Data on Nutrients to Support Stewardship) aims to identify what data is needed by decision makers (agriculture, industry, investors waste sector and policy makers) on nutrient stocks and flows, and define how to make this data available.
More information about DONUTSS: www.phosphorusplatform.eu/DONUTSS