PERM6 becomes NERM (Nutrients in Europe Research Meeting)

16-17 April 2024 – Brussels & online – plus research students meeting & site visits 


NERM (Nutrients in Europe Research Meeting) is organised by ESPP, FERTIMANURE, LEX4BIO, RUSTICA, SEA2LAND and WALNUT.

Towards closing nutrient cycles for a sustainable future, from R&D to implementation.

NERM will include:
- key outcomes of recent nutrient recycling R&D under Horizon 2020, LIFE, Interreg and other programmes
- roadmap for future nutrient recycling R&D needs
- nutrient recovery technologies and recycled fertiliser production
- quality, application and use, stakeholder acceptance of secondary fertilisers
- from nutrient recovery to market
Plus PhD / research students event 15th April and site visits 17th April (on-farm and sewage treatment nutrient recovery sites).

Check the preliminary programme: click here.

Call for abstracts

Proposals are invited for presentations (10 mins) or posters. Send by 15th November 2023 to

  • maximum one page (free format, can include photos, figures)
  • outline proposed content with references or web links, relevant to nutrient recovery technologies and/or to processing, analysis, LCA, application, market/distribution, farmer or stakeholder attitudes to recycled fertilisers
  • must include names, organisation and email for each speaker and co-author
  • specify funding programme and partners of work presented, where applicable, or website for this information.

All presentations and posters to be in Brussels (not online). Presentations must include results, experience or data. Posters can cover general information about projects, policies, proposals.



  • ESPP members and speakers: 330€ (399.30€ inc. VAT)
  • Standard price: 450 € (544.50€ inc. VAT)
  • Additional price for poster :150€ (181.50€ inc. VAT)

Registration will soon open on Eventbrite.

Previous editions

PERM5 Vienna, 22 June 2022, summary in SCOPE Newsletter n°143

PERM4, online, June 2021, 370 participants,
with Biorefine, summary 
SCOPE Newsletter n°141 slides and webpage

PERM3, Rimini, November 2018, with Smart-Plant, ESPP eNews n°28

PERM2, Basel, October 2017, with Phos4You SCOPE Newsletter n°126

PERM1, Berlin, 2015
published by the European Commission
summary in SCOPE Newsletter n°111