First review meeting of the project took place at DOW facilities in Tarragona on March 7th 2017. Representatives of DOW, Veolia, KWR, WssTP and Fundació CTM Centre Tecnològic attended to the meeting.

During the meeting the attendees reviewed the current status of the project, action by action. The project progresses as scheduled, with preparatory actions nearly finished. Action B.1, related to the optimization of the process at bench scale, started at both CTM and DOW facilities at the end of 2016 and is expected to finish by July 2017. The ACTIFLO and the MBBR biological processes have been optimized in CTM facilities and the filtration steps and the ion exchange resins in DOW. Action B.2., intended to the design and construction of the prototype is also in progress. The tender offer for the acquisition of the prototype will be launched shortly.