SMS 3rd annual meeting in France

Le 13 12 2016

The 3rd SMS Annual Meeting was held on November 17-18 2016 in Banuyls, France and was hosted by Microbia Environnement.

The goals of the meeting were to:
1. Assess the progress made by the porject in terms of biosensors development, preconcentration and sampling unit development, field testing and explotiations of the project's results
2. Identify possible challenges and discuss contengency plans to overcome these challenges
3. Adress the next steps and the project's future

The meeting was attended by Dr. Amara Gunatilaka as external expert. He assessed the project's work and exposed his adivice and suggestions.




Read our latest Press release!

Le 10 11 2016

In the framework of the upcoming 'Ocean of Tommorrow' Newsletter, the team of SMS drafted a press release underlining the importance of good seawater quality monitoring as well as the progress made by our partners.

You can read it here


Fish Information and Services (FIS) and Cordis disseminated our press release to their subscribers! 

Click on the pictures to access the articles:


SMS in Brussels to discuss Ocean Health !

Le 19 10 2016

Alessandro Porchetta from the University of Roma 'Tor Vergata' attended the final conference of the EU project DEVOTES. 

During a seesion about 'Monitoring - tracking the changes of the seas', Alessandro presented SMS and the innovation we offer.

You can learn more about the DEVOTES project here : 



SMS at the International Conference on Harmful Algae

Le 19 10 2016

Our partner, Microbia Environnement, attended and spoke at the 17th International Conference on Harmful Algae. 

You can learn more about the International Conference on Harmful Algae with this video


 Below some pictures of Carmem Lara Manes, our SMS partner from Microbia Environnement !


SMS organised its 3rd demonstration workshop!

Le 25 07 2016



On July 21st 2016, the University Tor Vergata of Roma, in collaboration with the SYSTEA and the other SMS partners, hosted the 3rd SMS demonqtration workshop on biosensors assembling and measurement for water monitoring.

The workshop aimed at sharing and demonstrate, to different stakeholders, technics and innovation developed by the different SMS partners in order to finalise the water monitoring devices.

The morning session was dedicated to oral presentations on the development of the different biosensors, the sampling and preconcentration, and the integration of the modules into one detection tool. Demonstration of the detection instruments were made in the afternoon in the lab of the University.

Download the agenda here

Dowload the oral presentations material here

Some pictures of the demonstration hosted by the University of Roma!




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