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XF-ACTORS aims to establish a multidisciplinary research program to answer the urgent need to improve prevention, early detection and control of Xylella fastidiosa (Xf). Recently, Xf was introduced into Italy, where it is causing severe damage to olive crops, and in France, where so far it is limited to ornamental plants and some landscape trees. The overall goal of the research program is to asse ...
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Increasingly challenging global and environmental requirements have resulted in agricultural systems coming under increasing pressure to enhance their resilience capabilities in order to respond to the abrupt changes in resource quality, quantity and availability, especially during unexpected environmental circumstances, such as uncertain weather, pests and diseases, volatile market conditions and ...
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Background Diffuse pollution affects 90% of river basin districts, 50% of surface water bodies and 33% of groundwater bodies across the EU. Manure nutrients, especially nitrogen (N) and phosphorous (P) are among the main pollution sources, especially in high-density farming areas. Agriculture and livestock (especially manure) are responsible for over 50% ...
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Industry alone accounts for one-third of all the energy used globally and for almost 40% of worldwide CO2 emissions. Heat for Industrial Processes stands for 17% of the overall energy demand and for 69% of the industrial energy demand in the EU28 countries in 2013. Whereas available EE and RE technologies could supply a significant share of heat requirements in industry. Even when technological or ...
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Background Pollution from agriculture is a major pressure on Europe’s freshwater resources. Nutrients (nitrogen and phosphorous) from fertilisers, pesticides, organic material, pathogenic micro-organisms in sediment and micropollutants are washed into waterways. This is especially the case in areas with intense rainfall and poorly drained soils. In some ...
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With the five broad application areas of the BBI JU Scientific Innovation and Research Agenda, which defines the key areas around which projects should be developed, at its core, the BIOCOM action will develop excellent promotional and educational materials and design and implement pubic engagement activities, based on this material. These activities will be focused on promoting bio-based industri ...
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Political consumerism is a bottom up, grass root engagement of concerned citizens. By uniting their individual selves to a collective, the feeling of individual insignificance is transformed into a non-negligible player on the economic market. The diversification of political interests, the intransparent product interrelationships, however, far too often lead to an evaporation of the collective mo ...
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Scientific understanding of the role and mechanisms of bioactives is fragmented. Research often addresses the theoretical possibility of health improvement effects rather than their real, practical use for everyday diets. Bioactives cannot be considered as discrete chemical compounds and research must focus on bioactive-enriched foods (BEF), if consumer demands for foods delivering appropriate hea ...
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Background Ecosystems are becoming degraded as a result of the exhaustive use of non-renewable resources such as petrochemical-based polymers. The environmental impact of long-lasting plastic waste is a growing global concern. Solutions such as incineration produce significant greenhouse gas emissions. Petrol-based plastics are mostly used in packaging (f ...
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Background Overall waste generation is stable in the EU. However, generation of sewage sludge is still increasing, partly as a result of the progressive implementation of the Urban Waste Water Treatment Directive (91/271/EEC). Between 1992 and 2005, production of dry sewage sludge in the EU increased from around 5.5 million tonnes to nearly 9 million tonn ...
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Background According to the national ministry of agriculture, food and the environment, around 121 746 hectares were under rice cultivation in Spain in the 2011-12 agricultural season. One of the main environmental challenges of rice cultivation is the management of the organic waste material known as ‘rice straw’. Burning the rice stubble in the fie ...
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Innovation support by the Enterprise Europe Network - SEIMED to enhance the innovation management capacity of SMEs & services as key account managers for the SME Instrument beneficiaries in the regions of Comunidad Valenciana y Murcia. In order to enhance SME innovation management capacity, we will support SME´s to implement truly effective processes in order to become more competitive and have a ...
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End-user driven DEmo for cbrNe (EDEN)

Start date: Sep 1, 2013, End date: Dec 31, 2016,

The accidental or deliberate release of CBRNE materials are low probability events that can have a significant impact on citizens and society. Whenever and wherever they occur, they usually require a gradual and multi-facetted response as they tend to provoke severe and unexpected physical, psychological, societal, economical and political effects that cross EU-borders. Successful CBRNE resilience ...
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Background Meeting required hygiene standards is essential for the food industry. Food companies, therefore, devote considerable time and resources to achieving and maintaining safe standards. They undertake frequent cleaning and disinfection of installations and equipment coming into contact with food products, to the considerable benefit of human health ...
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"Competitive manufacturing industry must be able to react to change and to understand the balance of possible options when making decisions on complex multi-faceted problems. Understanding how best to configure and re-configure a global production network, set against rapidly changing product-service requirements is one such complex problem area. This project aims to provide services that support ...
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The EU fruit juice and nectars market stood at a healthy 11.3 billion litres in 2009. A 60% of total volume consumed is packaged with carton, a 25% with PET and the remainder is packaged with glass (13%) and other packaging formats (2%).Environmental sustainability concerns are rising on the public agenda, becoming even more relevant to the consumers.The EU juice and nectars industry is aware of i ...
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"Nutritional iron deficiency (ID) is estimated to affect 1.5–2 billion people worldwide. In the Western society, consumers are increasingly adopting a preventive dietary strategy to reduce food intake or the consumption of specific foods, thus leading to the decrease of micronutrient intake correlated to ID. BAKE4FUN responds to the needs of food SMEs of innovating food formulations and technologi ...
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Energy produced from biogas is a key renewable resource in the transition from a fossil fuel driven energy sector towards increasing use of green energy.A successful and sustainable growth of the biogas sector is conditioned by a supply of substrates and waste materials compatible with responsible use of arable lands, and safe food and feed production.Among the vastly available but at present unde ...
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"SUCCIPACK aims to support European industry efforts to introduce biobased polybutylene succinate (PBS) as a new material on the food packaging market. Its main advantage is that it has complementary properties compared to other biobased polymers like polylactic acid. PBS is synthesized by polycondensation of succinic acid and butanediol, both identified as key “building blocks” from renewable res ...
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SUSCLEAN will contribute to the development and implementation of a new generation of environment-friendly equipment sanitation and food product decontamination technologies ensuring food safety. Susclean is focused on minimally-processed vegetables (MPV) i.e. vegetables physically altered from their original form by slicing and cutting but remaining in a fresh state. We will develop knowledge, me ...
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Anaerobic digestion is a biological process where the organic matter is degraded to form biogas and a digestate. Biogas can be fired in combined heat and power (CHP) engines or purified and injected into the gas grid. The total primary energy produced from biogas in Europe was 5.9 million toe in 2007, and there is still growing potential, since the white paper objective for 2010 is 15 million toe ...
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Listeria mococytogenes is one of the most important food-borne pathogenic bacteria, having “zero tolerance” in ready-to-eat and dairy foods. Currently, a novel system for monitoring the contamination levels in industrial food producing plants in a more fast, safe and efficient manner than current tools is being developed in the framework of the BioliSME project (Project No: 232037). Although the p ...
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"GREENFOODEC will set up novel and advanced decontamination technologies, overcoming existing limitations for high quality preservation and microbial decontamination of herbs & spices.To solve the present limitations related to the use of the current technologies used for the preservation of spices, this project will focus on four novel technologies: High pressure CO2+ultrasound (HPCD+US), cold pl ...
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The food and drink industry is the single largest manufacturing sector in the EU and is mainly comprised by SMEs and microenterprises (99.1% of European food and drink businesses). The European food industry is in the lower part of the innovation performance ranking, and is losing relative importance in the global food market. This situation was a primary reason for the initiation of the ETP Food4 ...
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Knowledge2Innovation aims at stimulating and supporting the knowledge transfer process between academia and industry in Europe, and beyond. The project involves a consortium of 9 participants, experienced in knowledge transfer with complementary skills, covering 7 EU countries. The project will develop material and tools that can raise awareness for and facilitate knowledge transfer. All material ...
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Background Biodiesel has been produced on an industrial scale since 1992 in the EU and its production has continuously increased due to the high price of crude oil and the national policies aimed at CO2 emissions reduction. In 2005, 3 184 000 tonnes of biodiesel were produced. Although biodiesel is a renewable fuel, it is associated with high social and ...
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Pathogenic bacteria are the origin of 90% of reported food-borne illnesses. Listeria monocytogenes is one of the most important, having “zero tolerance” in ready-to-eat and dairy foods. This bacterium has become a worldwide concern since it causes listeriosis, an infection which can kill vulnerable people such as the elderly, pregnant women and people suffering from immuno-compromising diseases.Mo ...
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AgriFoodResults intends to answer the need for a better dissemination of food results. The vision is to improve the cost effectiveness of agri-food research activities by enhancing the transfer of the results to the end-users. The project combines capacity building with the creation of sustainable services for dissemination managers. Theses services include web-sites, innovative approach to commun ...
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The main objective of the Open New Food project is to increase the awareness and competences of the managers of the Traditional Food Industries SMEs, about Collaborative Food Product Development in order to boost the “integrated value chain model” of food production, through the cooperation of transnational partners.
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The project Q-BAKE responds to the needs stated by a number of bakery companies for industry-oriented training for their workers. All RTDs presenting this proposal have a close relationship with the industry and have been providing technical training to the sector for a number of years. The changes in industrial and technological processes occur very rapidly and it is difficult for the companies a ...
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BackgroundIn order to be competitive on the market, SMEs need to incorporate new products and innovation. Besides, those innovations should be aligned with the needs, preferences and expectations of consumers. Therefore, it is critical to integrate both sensory and consumer sciences from the beginning to the end of the development of new products. ObjectiveThe aim of the project is the training o ...
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GILearn is a training project for adult learning in protected designations of origin (PDO) products: its main objective is that European adults gain the knowledge for the identification and valorisation of PDO products and specifically, their unique sensory characteristics. Secondary objectives of GILearn project are the promotion of PDO products and the preservation of traditional manufacture pro ...
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MEAT TIPS produced training material and a suitable accompanying methodology on various innovative technological developments for the fermented meat products sector of the food industry. The project, involved central competent food authorities, technology centres, universities, research centres and business associations as partners, covering Spain, Italy and Hungary, countries with considerable ex ...
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