Aran Blanco, PhD

Senior R&D&I Consultant and Environmental Researcher

Degree in Environmental Sciences (2008), Master in Sustainable Use and Management of Mediterranean Soils (2009) and Dre. Cum Laude by the University of Murcia (2015) in the area of modelling and digital mapping of soil properties. Representative in Murcia of Kveloce I+D+I, specialized in the environmental field, they has made presentations and posters related to sustainable management and conservation of soils in Mediterranean areas. In addition, they has extensive knowledge in laboratory techniques as well as in dissemination and communication and knowledge transfer, having worked as a teacher of Vocational Training, as well as in the organization of technical seminars and training workshops in the environmental field in restoration and soil management. Currently, they has 4 years of experience in writhing R&D proposals, at European, National and Regional level, especially international programs H2020 and ERASMUS+, and participating in projects related to Circular Economy and environmental education (URBANREC, SUSKIDS, AGRO2CIRCULAR); she is also a postdoctoral researcher through the Talen Promotion Program of the Valencian Agency for Innovation, carrying out the TICSOIL project for the incorporation of citizen science in soil protection.