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The IMDEA Agua - Madrid Institute for Advanced Studies in Water Technologies is a non-profit research centre promoted by the Regional Government of Madrid. The objective to provide research capacities, technological development and innovation in water technologies field. The Institute is acknowledged by European Commission for Excellence in Human Resources management for researchers. The institute is gathering knowledge from experimental, legal and social sciences as well as engineering with the aim of generating relationship and interactions between different research units and topics in order to approach the XXI Century water Management. Beyond activities on technological development and innovation, research on water management issues is directed towards optimizing public and private decision-making processes. IMDEA Water thus emphasises on the link between water, public services, the economy and institutions. Advanced Training of scientists and professionals is also a key issue for IMDEA Agua, by organizing and collaborating in PhD, Masters and other training programmes, and therefore contributing to return to the society the effort realized in supporting the Institute. The scientific program of the Institute is based on the development of four main strategic lines for the integrated water management, and within them are active the different R&D projects. 1. Sustainable management of water bodies 2. and pollution 3. Treatment and Reuse 4. Economic and Institutional analysis


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