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Zdroje Zeme a.s. is a member of several national, European and global organisations. Through these memberships, the company gains fresh insights and information on current trends in the sector and establishes itself among leading innovators.

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ECN - European Compost Network, Bussels
Composting issues
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AVOH – Association of Organic Fertiliser Producers
Association of entrepreneurs in the production and sale of organic fertilisers
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Bioeconomy Cluster, Nitra
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BIC – Bio-based Industries Consortium, Brussels
A cluster of European industry leaders in the bio-economy sector
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V4 Biochar - V4 Biochar Platform, Praha
Association of stakeholders in the development, research, production and distribution of biochar and its products
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Partnerships and collaboration:

Zdroje Zeme is being approached by an increasing number of national and international companies and individuals interested in collaborating.

We collaborate and consult with researchers or institutions

  • prof. Ing. Vladimír Šimanský PhD.

Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra

  • prof. Ing. Jan Gaduš, PhD.,

SPU Nitra

  • Edward Someus

Inventor and owner, 3R-BioPhosphate Ltd., Kájaszó (HU)

  • Prof. RNDr. Miroslav Vosátka, CSc.

Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague

  • Doc. Mgr. Lukáš Trakal, Ph.D.

Czech University of Agriculture in Prague

  • Per Hansson

Secretary general in Nordic Agri Research (SE)

  • Cornelius J. van Blerk

Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NO)

  • Ivana Trkulja

International Centre for Research in Organic Food Systems – CORE (DK)

  • and other foreign agricultural, energy, and bio-waste experts


We participate in major European events focused on promoting healthy soil and the circular economy:

We are actively seeking partnerships within several consortia in international collaboration projects:

Certificates, trademarks and patents

ISO certificates

9001:2015: Management of research and development projects in the field of secondary
processing of raw materials,
 Recovery of biodegradable waste, and biodegradable municipal
waste by fermentation.

14001: Recovery of biodegradable waste and biodegradable
 municipal waste by fermentation

Patent and utility models in Slovakia

The production process, technology and output product have been granted 4 patents (Patent Applications – PA) and 4 utility
models (Utility Model Applications – UMA) in Slovakia:

  • Complex technological process of BDKW / PA No. 288692/2018 and UMA No. 8193/2018,
  • Container hygieniser of biodegradable waste and method of its hygienisation / PA No.
    288673/2019 and UMA No. 7943/2017
  • Biochar regeneration and/or fertilisation substrate PA No. 288651/2019 and UMA No. 7914/2017,
  • Industrial biochar fertilisation substrate and method of its preparation / PA No. 288676/2019 and UMA
    No. 7923/2017,

International patents

The technological process is currently protected by patents in 58 countries around the world, e.g.:

  • EPO – European Patent No. EP363 8953 granted on 9 July 2021, and validated in 37 European countries,
  • EAPO – patent in 8 countries of the Eurasian region granted on 15 September 2021,
  • China – patent granted on 24 September 2021,
  • Ukraine – patent granted on 22 June 2022,
  • USA – patent granted on 2 August 2022,
  • Saudi Arabia – patent granted on 8 January 2023,
  • South Africa – patent granted on 23 December 2020.

The biochar substrate has patents in 14 countries worldwide and an EPO covering 37 countries, in which
we are preparing validation, e.g.:

  • EPO – European Patent No. 355 8898 granted on 25 May 2023,
  • EAPO patent in 8 countries of the Eurasian region granted on 13 April 2023,
  • Japan – patent granted on 10 August 2022,
  • Ukraine – patent granted on 6 January 2021,
  • Australia – patent granted on 2 February 2023.
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