European Projects and Funding Group

Contact: grup-projecteseuropeus@oat.cat
Contact Person: Abraham Arcos

Who we are


The European Projects and Funding Group (GPEU, Catalan acronym) is an open space for public participation. Interested entities, groups and citizens can participate in debates and tasks development of the OAT and particularly in the field of projects research and calls for projects
that may be of interest to the OAT and its working groups.

The GPEU works in collaboration with the rest of Working Groups at the OAT and also with the Plenary and the Permanent Commission. Therefore, its coordinator is also a member of the OAT’s Permanent Commission.

Who is part of it?

The GPEU is coordinated by a person chosen by all the participants of the Group from among those who make up the Plenary and is responsible for stimulating the debates and informing the Plenary of their results. The following people are currently part of the GPEU:

Participants Affiliation
Beatriz Amante

Project Engineering and Construction Department. Polytechnic University of Catalonia -UPC / Institute of Textile Research and Industrial Cooperation of Terrassa – INTEXTER

Abraham Arcos (coord.) Cecot
Carme Fonseca  
Gerard Torrent  
Jordi Morató

UNESCO Chair in Sustainability

Míriam Planas

Engineers Without Boarders

Joseba Quevedo

Polytechnic University of Catalonia -UPC

What we aim

Its main role is developing research on European projects and other funding sources. The Group also promotes projects in line with the Observatory’s and the Working Groups goals. Its main work fields are:

  • Human right to water
  • Social control
  • Indicators: information management for local governance
  • Water culture and educational resources
  • Water footprint, circular economy
  • Water quality and taste, health

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