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Land, food, energy, water and climate are interconnected, comprising a coherent system (the ‘Nexus’), dominated by complexity and feedback. The integrated management of the Nexus is critical to secure the efficient and sustainable use of resources. Barriers to a resource efficient Europe are policy inconsistencies and incoherence, knowledge gaps, especially regarding integration methodologies and ...
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Tools for Assessment and Planning of Aquaculture Sustainability (TAPAS)

Start date: Mar 1, 2016, End date: Feb 29, 2020,

Aquaculture is one of five sectors in the EU's Blue Growth Strategy, aimed at harnessing untapped potential for food production and jobs whilst focusing on environmental sustainability. TAPAS addresses this challenge by supporting member states to establish a coherent and efficient regulatory framework aimed at sustainable growth. TAPAS will use a requirements analysis to evaluate existing regulat ...
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"NanoPack will demonstrate a solution for extending food shelf life by using novel smart antimicrobial surfaces, applied in active food packaging products. It will run pilot lines in operational industrial environments to manufacture commercially feasible antimicrobial polymer films, accepted by consumers. It will minimize the amount of preservatives required to maintain freshness, add value and a ...
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The CEASELESS project will demonstrate how the new Sentinel measurements can support the development of a coastal dimension in Copernicus by providing an unprecedented level of resolution/ accuracy/continuity with respect to present products. The retrieval and validation for restricted domains and for an enlarged set of combined variables (user oriented) will be the basis to advance the state of t ...
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HYDRALAB+ Adapting to climate change (HYDRALAB-PLUS)

Start date: Sep 1, 2015, End date: Aug 31, 2019,

HYDRALAB is an advanced network of environmental hydraulic institutes in Europe, which has been effective in providing access to a suite of major and unique environmental hydraulic facilities from across the whole European scientific community.A continuation project will prepare environmental hydraulic modelling for the upcoming urgent technical challenges associated with adaptations for climate c ...
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... ialisation research).The Netherlands –Royal Haskoning (“RH”): engineering and environmental consultancy (having secured in excess of 2,000MW of offshore wind consents).Denmark – DHI Water & Environment (“DHI”): world leaders in tidal resource assessment and hydrographical modelling.The project, which will run from 2014-2018, will build on the AR-series open ocean tidal turbine system tested at EME ...
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... differences.To be able to do so, we have built up a partnership with Nebrija University from Spain, an English school which has great expertise when it comes to approaching Character Education (Redhills Primary school) and Competence-based learning, an English school which is specialised in multi-intelligences teaching (Offwell Primary), an Academy Trust from England which will organize Universi ...
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The main objectives of DESSIN are- To demonstrate and promote innovative solutions to water-related challenges with a focus on: (i) water quality issues related to the implementation of the Water Framework Directive (WFD) and (ii) water scarcity.- To demonstrate a methodology for the valuation of ecosystem services (ESS) as catalyser for innovation in water management.DESSIN will launch demonstrat ...
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Preparing for Extreme And Rare events in coastaL regions (PEARL)

Start date: Jan 1, 2014, End date: Dec 31, 2017,

"Coastal floods are one of the most dangerous and harmful natural hazards affecting urban areas adjacent to shorelines. Rapid urbanisation combined with climate change and poor governance means a significant increase in the risk of local surface flooding coinciding with high water levels in rivers and high tide or storm surges from the sea, posing a greater risk of devastation to coastal communiti ...
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The overall objectives of the INNWIND.EU project are the high performance innovative design of a beyond-state-of-the-art 10-20MW offshore wind turbine and hardware demonstrators of some of the critical components. These ambitious primary objectives lead to a set of secondary objectives, which are the specific innovations, new concepts, new technologies and proof of concepts at the sub system and t ...
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Log Out and Live

Start date: Sep 1, 2016, End date: Aug 31, 2017,

The Youth Exchange “LOL” with 5 partner organizations and 25 participants (4 participants + 1 leader per organization) from 5 different European countries (Latvia, Greece, Italy, Bulgary and Spain) will take a place in Arta,( Kopraina, Nikolaou Skoufa), Greece on 29-10-2016 to 5-11-2016 (6 days, excluding travel days). The Youth Exchange “LOL” aims to promote, encourage and develop environmentall ...
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Transparency International, the leading global movement against corruption, has conducted representative research in EU countries showing that the young generation is feeling uninformed and unequipped to fight corruption. No national or EU level strategy has been developed in the member states to tackle this need. Anti-corruption education in schools is still far from being a reality, despite of t ...
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Residency abroad training for Modern Languages staff

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

Drummond Community High School has identified certain training needs to address the issue of variety of European languages currently on offer in the school and the patchy primary modern languages provision. There is one participant identified for this this mobility and she will complete the training with the expectation to fulfill all the compulsory requirements to become a GTCS registered teacher ...
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GLOCAL EDUCATION FOR 2020

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

CONTEXT The IC Assisi 3, for years has been pursuing a policy of internationalization, with the aim of building the European citizenship , participating in many of the actions of the European Programme LLP, Pestalozzi, international networks " NELLIP and" SoC School on the Cloud : connecting education to the Cloud for digital citizenship ". The internationalization policy has been pursued m ...
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... on of the INTELLIPOOL concept we have neither the facilities nor the resources to undertake the R&D. The R4SMEs funding provides a vehicle for outsourcing the complex R&D to 4 RTO’s – DHI, University of Heidelberg, Leitat and BHRVP. The foreground intellectual property generated will be owned and exploited by the SMEs who will benefit from sales and licensing of IPR, generating >€40 million in rev ...
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Recent advances in our understanding and forecasting of climate and climate change have brought us to the point where skilful and useful predictions are being made. These forecasts hold the potential for being of great value for a wide range of decision-makers who are affected by the vagaries of the climate and who would benefit from understanding and better managing climate-related risks. Howeve ...
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The vision of the two-year ESPIN project is to increase sports participation of disadvantages groups by promoting volunteering and equal access of migrants & minorities to organised sport.The under-representation of migrants and ethnic minorities and their exclusion from positions of authority or status is a reality in many sports. The lack of advancement of minorities in non-playing positions (ad ...
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"The GMES downstream project ""AQUAculture USEr driven operational Remote Sensing information services"" (AQUA-USERS) will be a highly user driven project to provide user relevant and timely information to aquaculture industries based amongst others on historic ENVISAT, future Sentinel 3 (and 2) data and innovative optical in-situ measurements. The key purpose of AQUA-USERS is to develop, together ...
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Portable Automated Water Analyser for Viruses (AQUAVIR)

Start date: Nov 1, 2013, End date: Oct 31, 2016,

Water-borne viral diseases pose high risks for public health worldwide. The urban wastewater contains large number of pathogen viruses, and even the most advanced wastewater treatment is not safe for full removal of virus particles.The conventional biological water quality indicators do not provide adequate information about the presence of pathogenic viruses. The currently available reliable viru ...
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ESCOLA DA FLORESTA / Forest School

Start date: Oct 1, 2014, End date: Sep 30, 2016,

Considering that the high number of young early school leavers and who do not initiate any system of vocational training, feeds a number of socially reprehensible acts, fosters deregulation of educational structures, increases the number of unsafe citizens and the number of anti-social groups who practice violent and delinquent acts; Considering that the consequent increase in the number of people ...
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CLIL as a tool for change in the Primary classroom

Start date: Sep 1, 2014, End date: Aug 31, 2016,

Throughout this project we are applying for, as far as our school and teachers are concerned, we mainly aim to get to know new ways of approaching CLIL and teaching different Curriculum subjects through the English language, learn new methods to cater for diversity and different learning styles, analyse whether we have been carrying out a successful CLIL methodology so far and cooperate with other ...
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International talk 4 teaching

Start date: Sep 1, 2014, End date: Aug 31, 2016,

Ongoing professional development is key in ensuring that teachers continue to evolve their practice for the benefits of all learners. In taking part in learning, the teacher is also reminded of how learning feels to their students. For our pupils to be enthused, empowered and supported to become life long learners, teaching must evolve to meet their needs and utilise the realities of living in the ...
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YW-ROMA: One Nation - Many Lives

Start date: Sep 1, 2015, End date: Feb 29, 2016,

The Training Course “ROMA: One Nation - Many Lives" was a 8 days project that took place in Moldova between 16th to 24th October 2015.. This project was as a starting point for putting the situation of Roma in Central and Eastern Europe in the center of attention of the current issue of the Thematic Series. The TC was an initiative adopted by different European and partner countries that sizable ...
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"At a time with an urgent need to conserve water resources, efficient sanitation systems play a key role in sustainability. They can ensure that the vital resource Water is recovered from waste and can be re-used at the same time as protecting human health and the environment. The SWINGS project consortium will establish an optimal methodology for nutrient and energy recovery from wastewater (WW) ...
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... nd in which the eight organizations present will participate equally. To ensure sustainability, the online communication platform supporting the project will be reused http://geschlechtergerechtejugendhilfe.de/euprojekt/. This guarantees a reconnection of the findings in the sending institutions, the participatory development of joint follow-up projects, as well as an opening for other participant ...
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"European oceans will be subject to massive development of marine infrastructure in the near future. The most obvious is the energy facilities e.g. offshore wind farms, exploitation of wave energy, expansion of electricity connections, and also further development and implementation of marine aquaculture. This will also lead to an increased need for marine infrastructure to support installation an ...
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Preparing Land and Ocean Take Up from Sentinel-3 (LOTUS)

Start date: Jan 1, 2013, End date: Dec 31, 2015,

"The objective of the LOTUS project is to support the development of GMES by developing applications of Sentinel-3 to complete the space observation infrastructure that are designed for land and ocean monitoring for GMES. Sentinel-3 is the GMES space component for monitoring the oceans. The SRAL instrument onboard Sentinel-3 is a radar altimeter that will provide observations of sea-surface and la ...
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Project in brief Blooms of Ostreopsis in coastal areas are a topic of increasing interest, mainly in the Mediterranean Sea, due to the potential hazards that this species of algae might cause to human health and the consequent negative effects on tourism, fishery and aquaculture businesses. In the last 15 years, blooms of toxic dinoflagellates (harmful water microorganisms) belonging to the genus ...
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"Embrace Equality"

Start date: Apr 6, 2015, End date: Nov 5, 2015,

... cooperation of four European institutions that develop its work in the area of intervention with youth: Santa Casa da Misericórdia de Lisboa - Portugal, Helsingin Kaupunkin - Finland, Movego Jugendhilfe Gemeinnützige GmbH - Germany and the Dove House Community Trust - Ireland. This project represents a continuation of the work that begun in 2010 that allowed the realization of three exchanges inv ...
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"There is globally a large and growing market for biofuels, mainly due to environmental and safety of energy supply concerns, which is only limited by production capacity and competitive prices. Currently, the market is almost totally based on 1st generation biofuels, which have negative implications to global food resources. Therefore the rising pressure towards shifting to biomass residues and w ...
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EcoWater will address the development of meso-level eco-efficiency indicators for technology assessment through a systems' approach. The effort will focus on enhancing the understanding of the interrelations of innovative technology uptake in water use systems, and their economic and environmental impacts. Research will address the selection of indicators appropriate for assessing system-wide eco- ...
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Future Deep Sea Wind Turbine Technologies (DeepWind)

Start date: Oct 1, 2010, End date: Sep 30, 2014,

The hypothesis of this project is that a new wind turbine concept developed specifically for offshore application has potentials for better cost efficiency than existing offshore technology. Based on this hypothesis the objectives are: i)to explore the technologies needed for development of a new and simple floating offshore concept with a vertical axis rotor and a floating and rotating foundation ...
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Saph Pani addresses the improvement of natural water treatment systems such as river bank filtration (RBF), managed aquifer recharge (MAR) and wetlands in India building on a combination of local and international expertise. The project aims at enhancing water resources and water supply particularly in water stressed urban and peri-urban areas in different parts of the sub-continent. The objective ...
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The co-ordinated and integrated approach of HYDRALAB aims at structuring the access to unique and costly hydraulic and ice engineering research infrastructures in the European Research Area. The network of HYDRALAB is unique in the hydraulic research community and has large experience in co-operating since its start in 1997. It began by informing and co-ordinating the activities of the partners in ...
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Collaborative research on flood resilience in urban areas (CORFU)

Start date: Apr 1, 2010, End date: Jun 30, 2014,

Collaborative research on flood resilience in urban areas (CORFU) is an interdisciplinary international project that will look at advanced and novel strategies and provide adequate measures for improved flood management in cities. The differences in urban flooding problems in Asia and in Europe range from levels of economic development, infrastructure age, social systems and decision making proces ...
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PREPARED “ENABLING CHANGE” (PREPARED)

Start date: Feb 1, 2010, End date: Jan 31, 2014,

IPCC climate change scenarios have a global perspective and need to be scaled down to the local level, where decision makers have to balance risks and investment costs. Very high investments might be a waste of money and too little investment could result in unacceptable risk for the local community. PREPARED is industry driven, 12 city utilities are involved in the project and the RDT carried out ...
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Coastal Biomass Observatory Services (CoBiOS)

Start date: Jan 1, 2011, End date: Dec 31, 2013,

The proposed CoBiOS project aims to integrate satellite products and ecological models into a really operational and user-relevant information service on high biomass blooms in Europe’s coastal waters. To this end CoBiOS will produce a harmonized and validated water transparency product based on satellite images for a large variety of coastal water types which will be used to force ecological mode ...
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@qua Innovation Network for Water Efficiency (@qua)

Start date: May 1, 2011, End date: Oct 31, 2013,

Description @qua Innovation Network gathers ICT and water services leading actors from SME to majors, research entities developing competences in both sectors, local and regional authorities directly responsible for water policy and water management. Partners have developed significant expertise about the interface of ICT and water and at th ...
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More than 1.2 billion people, mostly in poor regions, suffer from water scarcity, due to a global shortfall of potable water caused by population growth, over-exploitation, and pollution. NATIOMEM proposes to alleviate this by developing novel technology for treating contaminated surface and waste water so that it will be potable. This technology will not require electrical power, chemicals or oth ...
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"The project NANOPOLYTOX will evaluate the toxicological impact of nanomaterials included in polymer nanocomposites, highly used in various industrial sectors, during their life cycle. The toxicological profile will be correlated with the changes in the physical and chemical properties of the nanomaterials during the artificial aging/weathering process of the polymeric nanocomposites. Raw nanomate ...
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