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Project organistation

The project management group consisting of VITO and Markis will undertake the overall project management. They will be responsible for reporting to the Commission and for the continuously follow up of the development in EU legislation, debates and Directives within the field of groundwater protection.

Furthermore two local management teams will are formed. The local management teams will be responsible for the activities taken place at the landfill and industrial sites (samples, communication with the contractors installing the MULTIBARRIER etc.) the local management teams will follow the implementation of the project closely. The local management teams are responsible for the successful implementation of the MULTIBARRIER for the dedicated purpose of their local site.

VITO (Flemish Institute for Technological Research) – BENEFICIARY and COORDINATOR
The beneficiary VITO will coordinate the project as the company was also the coordinator of the development project and knows all the technical, administrative and economical details. It is specialized in classical PRB-technology (Permeable Barrier Technology) and was responsible for the installation of several full scale PRBs in Europe.

VITO (Flemish Institute for Technological Research) – Coordinator
BE-2400 Mol

Contact: Ludo Diels
Tel.: 32 14 33 69 24
Fax: 32 14 32 65 86

Markis Industrial Development Center is a Danish industrial development and management company working in solving regional or industrial development problems in a comprehensive way. Markis will co-coordinate the project with VITO, focusing especially on the dissemination of the results.

Markis IDC
Rådhusvej 26
2920 Charlottenlund

Contact: Konstantin Marotis
Tel: 39643211
Fax: 39643497

MWH (Montgomery Watson Harza) – PARTNER
The company is part of a world-leading independent engineering and consultancy firm specializing in the environment. With 160 offices around the world, the company is involved in a wide range of approaches to environmental strategy and engineering. The technical competence and experience regarding landfills includes the drawing up of a master plan for the remediation and exploitation of existing landfills.

MWH (Montgomery Watson Harza)
Nysdam Office Park
Avenue Reine Astrid 92
1310 La Hulpe

Tel: 32 15 27 69 58
Fax: 32 15 27 76 74

Leopold Franzens University Innsbruck – PARTNER
An Austrian public university, is the second scientific partner supporting the transfer of know-how and was also partner in the preceding Multibarrier R/D project. The participating Institute of Microbiology links together sound fundamental research with the demand for practical and economic solutions of environmental problems in soil and water for more than twenty years.

Leopold-Franzens Universität Innsbruck
Technikerstrasse 25 A
6020 Innsbruck Austria

Tel.: 43 512 507 6007
Fax: 43 512 507 2929

WPA Beratende Ingenieure – PARTNER
This Austrian company is an environmental engineering and consulting company in 1992 with a special focus on soil science and soil protection. WPA is a private, commercial organization (GmbH). It will also contribute to the research.

wpa Beratende Ingeieure GmbH
Am kehlerpark 1
6850 Dornbirn

Tel: +43 (5572) 54003
Fax: +43 (5572) 372996

UBA-A (Umweltbundesamt Austria) – PARTNER
An environmental specialist institution of the Austrian Federal Government. The Agency is involved in the implementation of almost all federal laws issued by the Minister for the Environment and co-drafts environmental legislation or amendments thereto in co-operation with the Ministry of Environment. The legal form is a private limited company of which the only shareholder is the federal government.

Umweltbundesamt GmbH
Spittelauer Lände 5
1090 Vienna Austria

Tel: +43 (0) 31304 / 5915
Fax: +43 (0) 31304 / 5911

IHM (Intercommunale Vereniging Hooge Maey – PARTNER
The landfill owner IHM is working on the development of a sustainable landfill for municipal and industrial waste (separated in two landfills). IHM is specialized in all kinds of equipment and quality control concerning landfill risks and remediation of waste and landfill leachate

Intercommunale Vereniging Hooge Maey cv
Moerstraat 99
Haven 550
B-2030 Antwerpen

Tel: 00 32 3 5683250
Fax: 00 32 3 5683269