We are pleased to announce three sponsored Poster and Presentation Awards, open to all participants.


Growing media Industry Award”. AIPSA (Italian Association of Growing Media and Soil Improvers Producers) promotes two awards to researches that allow the best technology transfer from scientific context to industrial production. A Certificate and a Prize of € 500.00 will be awarded to the winners.

Biochar Award”. Two awards will be given by ICHAR (Italian Biochar Association) to outstanding contributions focusing on the benefits of biochar in growing media. A Certificate and a Prize of € 250.00 will be awarded to the winners.


Compost Award” is an initiative sponsored by CIC (Italian Composting and Biogas Association) to support studies on composting process and the uses of compost in growing media.  Two awards for the best presentations will be given and A Certificate and a Prize of € 500.00 will be awarded to the winners.

The participation is open to all attendants and there is no required application.

The winners will be selected by Special Committees of members of the Scientific Committee and of each Association. Certificates and Prizes will be awarded to the first author of the presentations.

The winners will be announced on Thursday afternoon (June, 27th)

Università degli Studi di Milano – Aula Magna

Via Festa del Perdono 7 – 20122 – Milano


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