Development of new organic NPK fertilisers
Europe is highly dependent on imports of the raw materials needed to manufacture nutrients for European agriculture, which is the most advanced in the world. The reality is that Europe has virtually none of the natural resources needed to produce mineral fertilisers, which is of enormous importance in this strategic sector.
- This is why one of the main nutrients, phosphorus, has been included in the Commission's list of critical raw materials for the European Union
- Phosphorus is also an essential nutrient whose dynamics in the soil are complex and make it difficult for plants to extract it.
The general objective of the project is to develop a bioactive complex mineral fertiliser, which improves the plant's performance in terms of nutrient absorption, mainly that of phosphorus.
- The new advanced fertiliser will be an optimised, more effective product, with biological modes of action that surpass traditional chemical modes of action.
The MICROFOS project is carried out with the collaboration of CDTI.