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Internet of Food and Farm 2020 (IoF2020)

Start date: Jan 1, 2017, End date: Dec 31, 2020,

The IoF2020 project is dedicated to accelerate adoption of IoT for securing sufficient, safe and healthy food and to strengthen competitiveness of farming and food chains in Europe.It will consolidate Europe’s leading position in the global IoT industry by fostering a symbiotic ecosystem of farmers, food industry, technology providers and research institutes.The IoF2020 consortium of 73 partners, ...
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The Andes Lupin (Lupinus mutabilis, tarwi) grows excellently in marginal lands due to it´s excellent foraging characteristics having the ability to fix nitrogen, mobilise soil phosphate and have low nutritional requirements for cultivation. For the increased biomass needed in Europe in coming years and decades we cannot rely on the most fertile lands, which is currently allocated to food productio ...
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NoAW : No Agro-Waste.Innovative approaches to turn agricultural waste into ecological and economic assets.Driven by a “near zero-waste” society requirement, the goal of NoAW project is to generate innovative efficient approaches to convert growing agricultural waste issues into eco-efficient bio-based products opportunities with direct benefits for both environment, economy and EU consumer. To ach ...
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Background The agricultural sector and climate change are strongly interlinked. On the one hand, climate change has a significant impact on the quality and quantity of agricultural production and related revenues while, on the other hand, agricultural practices generate considerable amounts of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions that contribute to global warmi ...
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Knowledge regarding the complex interplay between agricultural land use and management and soil quality and function is fragmented and incomplete, in particular with regard to underlying principles and regulating mechanisms. The main aim of iSQAPER is to develop an interactive soil quality assessment tool (SQAPP) for agricultural land users that integrates newly derived process understanding and a ...
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SALSA will assess the role of small farms and small food businesses in delivering a sustainable and secure supply of affordable, nutritious and culturally adequate food. SALSA will identify the mechanisms which, at different scales, can strengthen the role of small farms in food systems and thereby support sustainable food and nutrition security (FNS). By considering a gradient of 30 reference reg ...
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Background The European Union food and drink value chain causes 17% of the EU’s direct greenhouse gas emissions and 28% of material resource use. European consumption patterns have global impacts, especially related to the consumption of animal protein and water use. In the EU, it is estimated that 90 million tonnes of food waste is produced every year, ...
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Malaria is a life-threatening disease causing more than 500,000 deaths every year in sub-Saharan Africa. Prevention of the disease is best achieved by vector control which relies on the use of insecticides. Monitoring mosquito vector populations is an integral component of control programmes and a prerequisite for effective interventions. Several individual methods are used for this task, However, ...
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Microalgae were always an exciting target for Aquaculture and Biotechnology, as they represent a largely untapped reservoir of novel and valuable bioactive compounds. ALGAE4A-B (ALGAE For Aquaculture and Beauty) project seeks to exploit the microalgae diversity, as a source for state-of-the art high-added-value biomolecules in aquaculture and cosmetics. The diversification of microalgae biomass pr ...
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The main objective of the project is to design and implement a parameterized, knowledge-based, multi-target food sensitive mini-portable system, with heterogeneous micro-scale photonics for on-the-spot food quality sensing and shelf-life prediction. In particular, the miniaturized smart integrated system will be able to detect food hazards, spoilage (incl. early sign of spoilage) and food fraud th ...
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CONSumer Energy Efficiency Decision Making (CONSEED)

Start date: Dec 1, 2016, End date: Nov 30, 2019,

Consumers do not minimize the total costs of their energy-consuming investments due to a range of market and non-market based failures. This is known as the ‘Energy Efficiency Gap’. To reduce the gap and provide customers with energy consumption information, the EU has mandated that electrical appliances, cars and buildings carry information to indicate their energy consumption.There is a large k ...
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Skills Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture

Start date: Nov 1, 2016, End date: Oct 31, 2019,

In the EU almost 50% of the territory is covered by farmland (both arable land and permanent grassland). Agriculture therefore plays a key role in land management and has a huge responsibility in the preservation of natural resources. The desired relationship between agriculture and the environment can be captured by the term “sustainable agriculture”. All farming systems, from intensive conventio ...
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Real Skills for Work and Entrepreneurship in the Agri-food Sector

Start date: Sep 1, 2016, End date: Aug 31, 2019,

In today's highly competitive labour markets, the experience gained through VET programmes that combine a theoretical component with work-based learning (WBL) can open doors to later jobs. In countries with a strong tradition of WBL, such as Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Denmark. youth unemployment rates are lower than in countries with less developed WBL systems. In addition, graduates have s ...
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The overall aim of AgriDemo-F2F is to enhance peer-to-peer learning within the commercial farming community. The project will utilize the experience of different actors and involve practitioner partners throughout the project to deepen understanding of effective on farm demonstration activities (multi-actor approach). In a first step, we will conduct a geo-referenced inventory of open commercial f ...
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GATES will develop a serious game-based training platform, in order to train professionals across the agricultural value chain on the use of Smart Farming Technologies (SFT), thus allowing deploying its full economic and environmental potential in European agriculture.The positive impact on the adoption of Smart Farming Technologies (SFT) in crop farming has been well established for the last 10 y ...
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Background Climate change mitigation is a crucial objective of the Kyoto Convention, and is oriented towards reducing GHG emissions. By 2013, the EU reduced its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 11%, a progress achieved through multidisciplinary strategic planning and applying measures in numerous EU policies. However, only forests’ capacity as carbon s ...
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Background Climate change constitutes one of the main global threats we have to face this century, with significant impacts expected on many sectors of society. Agriculture is one of the economic sectors that will likely be hit hardest by climate change, since it directly depends on climatic factors such as temperature, sunlight, and precipitation. In sou ...
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Sustainable finance for sustainable agriculture and fisheries (SUFISA)

Start date: May 1, 2015, End date: Apr 30, 2019,

A good functioning of the European food system is key to deliver food and nutrition security for all Europeans. However, that system faces many economic, environmental and social challenges as well as opportunities following socio-economic and technological developments, that are not equally distributed throughout the EU. Future policymaking aiming at healthy and resilient systems needs to take in ...
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Advisory platform for small farms based on earth observation (APOLLO)

Start date: May 1, 2016, End date: Feb 28, 2019,

The overall objective of APOLLO is to develop a commercial platform that will provide a suite of farm management advisory services specifically designed to address the needs of small farmers. APOLLO will use state-of-the-art methodologies for the calculation of agricultural parameters based on EO data, taking advantage of the improved spatial and temporal coverage of the new Sentinels. APOLLO will ...
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Bioresources For Oliviculture (BeFOre)

Start date: Feb 1, 2015, End date: Jan 31, 2019,

The project aims at establishing a multi-lateral network of research and innovation staff active in olive germplasm access, conservation, evaluation and exploitation, strengthening research capacities through the exchange of knowledge and expertise on a shared research programme focused on developing integrated common protocols to phenotype and characterize plants at molecular, morphological and p ...
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The Food and Drink Manufacturing and Processing (FDMP) sector is no longer seen as an attractive choice for workers mainly due to the traditional reluctance to invest in innovation. As a consequence, recruitment difficulties have arisen, especially for high-level, food science and technology roles. Moreover, employers and experts feel that young people are often ill-prepared and are not sufficient ...
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FATIMA addresses effective and efficient monitoring and management of agricultural resources to achieve optimum crop yield and quality in a sustainable environment. It covers both ends of the scale relevant for food production, viz., precision farming and the perspective of a sustainable agriculture in the context of integrated agri-environment management. It aims at developing innovative and new ...
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Background Invasive species are defined as non-native species that have been introduced and established in new geographic regions and have the potential to have an adverse impact on the environment, economy and human health. Globalisation of trade and travel has facilitated the spread of such non-native species and climate change has enhanced their surviv ...
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Long term S&T objective: The project is aimed to sustainable use of Leguminous plants and soil resources in order to ensure European citizens with balanced and safe food, ensuring the high quality protein sources in their daily diet by increasing competitiveness and cultivation of legumes for food and feed. Short-term S&T objectives: 1. Evaluation of pea, faba bean and cowpea/black-eye-bean local ...
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Widening Interdisciplinary Sustainability Education

Start date: Dec 31, 2015, End date: Dec 30, 2017,

We are presently facing many environmental challenges, relating to social and economic changes that take place in a number of different scales. To address complex environmental issues, such as climate change, pollution, depletion of natural resources or biodiversity decline, we need to teach students an interdisciplinary approach through courses and programmes that derive from many different disci ...
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Background Dealing with the impact of human activities on climate change is one of the biggest challenges and highest priorities of EU environmental policy. The food industry is one of the most dynamic sectors of the European economy, but it also accounts for 15 to 20% of total EU greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions; 5-6% coming from transport, 8-10% from food ...
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"The main objective of the TEAP project (A Traceability and Early warning system for supply chain of Agricultural Products: Complementarities between EU and China”) is obtaining a better mutual understanding of the agricultural product quality and safety in both the European Union and China, and deep in the knowledge of the technologies that assure these final objectives. The program centers in f ...
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This is a project for higher education student and staff mobility between Programme Countries and Partner Countries. Please consult the website of the organisation to obtain additional details.
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Background Greece is Europe's number one producer of pistachios and the sixth largest producer worldwide, with an annual production volume of about 9,500 tonnes. The variety of pistachio produced on the island of Aegina is the most famous in Greece, and has been awarded a Protected Designation of Origin (PDO). However, little is known about the management ...
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Higher education student and staff mobility project

Start date: Jun 1, 2016, End date: Sep 30, 2017,

This is a higher education student and staff mobility project, please consult the website of the organisation to obtain additional details.
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Space for Agricultural Innovation (AGRISPIN)

Start date: Mar 1, 2015, End date: Aug 31, 2017,

AgriSPIN: creating SPace for INnovationThe project name reflects the overall aim of this project: to strengthen support systems in creating space for innovating farmers. Innovative farmers are everywhere, but their environment determines the rate of success. The project aims to create more space for innovations, through amplifying good examples of innovation support systems and through multi-acto ...
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Discipline Echange Mobilité Expérience Transfert Europe Ressources

Start date: Jun 1, 2015, End date: May 31, 2017,

The Ecole nationale de formation agronomique (ENFA) is a higher education institution under administrative supervision of the French Ministry of Agriculture. The ENFA has 156 employees (civil servants and professors). Initial and continuous training of employees from public agricultural technical and vocational institutions constitutes the main activities of ENFA. It's the only french HEI in char ...
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This is a project for higher education student and staff mobility between Programme Countries and Partner Countries. Please consult the website of the organisation to obtain additional details.
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"Application of standards, certification schemes and labels has positive long-term effects on the overall development of the European bio-based product market. Good product information that presents correct claims to industry and public procurers is vital for the usage of these new products. Ensuring the sustainable sourcing of raw materials and the effective bio-content are important additional s ...
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Higher education student and staff mobility project

Start date: Jun 1, 2015, End date: Sep 30, 2016,

This is a higher education student and staff mobility project, please consult the website of the organisation to obtain additional details.
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Economics of climate change adaptation in Europe (ECONADAPT)

Start date: Oct 1, 2013, End date: Sep 30, 2016,

The aim of the ECONADAPT project is to provide user-orientated methodologies and evidence relating to economic appraisal criteria to inform the choice of adaptation actions using analysis that incorporates cross-scale governance under conditions of uncertainty. A critical theme of the proposal is therefore to support the application of adaptation economics in the period following the publication o ...
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Background Water shortages and water pollution constitute major environmental threats in the EU that pose a threat to agriculture in particular. Several northern EU Member States face water and soil pollution. Southern Member States are more susceptible to drought and soil degradation. Climate change is only expected to intensify these natural threats. ...
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BRIGIT aims to develop a cost-competitive and environmentally friendly continuous process to produce biopolymers (polyhydroxybutyrate, PHB, and succinate-based biopolyesters, PBS-Poly-Butylene-Succinate) from waste-derived lignocelullosic sugar feedstock liquor of wood sulphite pulping process based on “in-situ” fermentation process and new fermentation culture technology without alteration of the ...
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The definitional context of “Superfoods” refers to foods with very high nutritional value defined by their antioxidant capacity and their overall health benefits. This group of superfoods consists of goji berry, blueberry, black chokeberry, hippophae, spiroulina, aloe vera and many other foods. The project has created a training programme, an e-platform and an e-book on marketing of superfoods. Th ...
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Smart-AKIS was submitted to the 2014 call, remaining on the reserve list (12/15). For resubmission, all items in the ESR have been carefully addressed: i) more focused approach, addressing only Smart Farming Technology for crop production and using more concrete methodologies; ii) stronger involvement of the machinery industry, with specific support from national Associations and a dedicated worki ...
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