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... n 5 participating countries. It is the project’s hope that implementation will result in such obvious benefits amongst the industrial partners that its application will become widespread within the European forest sector.
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Social Innovation in Marginalised Rural Areas (SIMRA)

Start date: Apr 1, 2016, End date: Mar 31, 2020,

... I and its impacts on economic, social, environmental, institutional and policy dimensions of territorial capital.4. Co-constructed evaluation of SIs in case studies across the spatial variation of European rural areas, considering which components of territorial capital foster and, or mainstream RD. 5. Synthesis and dissemination of new or improved knowledge of SIs and novel governance mechanisms ...
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The goal of GenTree is to provide the European forestry sector with better knowledge, methods and tools for optimising the management and sustainable use of forest genetic resources (FGR) in Europe in the context of climate change and continuously evolving demands for forest products and services. To reach its goal, GenTree will make scientific, technological and implementation breakthroughs in: ( ...
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Agroforestry Innovation Networks (AFINET) (AFINET)

Start date: Jan 1, 2017, End date: Dec 31, 2019,

... the resulting ecological and economic interactions. Research activities developed by AFINET partners indicates that appropriate application of AF principles and practices is a key avenue to help the European Union to achieve more sustainable methods of food and fibre production, producing both profits for farmers and environmental benefits. However up to now exists a lack of AF knowledge among en ...
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... x molecular information and data management (Alacris, TATAA) and two non-profit organizations (IBBL, a Biobank with extensive experience in the validation and execution of plasma assays; EORTC, the European organization that aims to develop, conduct, coordinate, and stimulate translational and clinical research) comprises a unique network of experts in the fields of tumour biology, biomarker devel ...
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"Many EU and nationally funded research projects in the fields of agriculture and forestry provide excellent results, but the outreach and translation of these results into field practices is limited. The overall aim of VALERIE is to boost the outreach of research by facilitating the integration into innovative field practices. The work in VALERIE consists of three major approaches. (1). Stakehold ...
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The important climatic, environmental, socio-economic and land-use changes taking place at global, regional and local levels, pose new challenges for meeting the multifunctional demands on European forest resources, and for their sustainable management. In the European Union the formulation of forest policies is in the competence of the Member States and although the Treaties of the EU make no pro ...
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AGFORWARD

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

... ill evaluate and adapt the innovations to improve the delivery of positive ecosystem services and business profitability at farm- and landscape-scales across Europe. By using and developing existing European fora, such as the European Agroforestry Federation, AGFORWARD will implement an informative and effective promotion programme to benefit the European economy, environment and society.
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Operational Potential of Ecosystem Research Applications (OPERAs)

Start date: Dec 1, 2012, End date: Nov 30, 2017,

Human use and exploitation of the biosphere is increasing at such a pace and scale that the sustainability of major ecosystems is threatened, and may not be able to continue to function in ways that are vital to the existence of humanity. Re-framing environmental resource use has led to the emergence of the concepts of ecosystem services (ES) and natural capital (NC). This discourse indicates not ...
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Sustainable Innovative Mobilisation of Wood (SIMWOOD)

Start date: Nov 1, 2013, End date: Oct 31, 2017,

"SIMWOOD presents a novel idea for an innovative, integrated approach to multifunctional forestry and enhanced wood mobilisation across European forest regions. The project targets a multitude of forest owners and stakeholders to spread integrated, transferable solutions and viable policies to unlock immobile forest resources and ensure sustainable forest functions. A novel pan-European Informatio ...
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Rational molecular Assessments and Innovative Drug Selection (RAIDS)

Start date: Oct 1, 2012, End date: Mar 31, 2017,

Cervical cancer (CC) is the second most common cause of cancer deaths in women worldwide. The main objective of the RAIDs project is to use this model system which is accessible to repeat biopsies to learn how to stratify patients into targeted therapies. The patients’ tumors will be classified into molecular subtypes based on their molecular profile by use of high-throughput technologies (sequen ...
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Sustainable water management under climate change is an urgent challenge for the Euro-Mediterranean region. Future climate change projections estimate an increase in water scarcity and droughts in the region, causing substantial socioeconomic losses and environmental impacts.In this context, efforts are needed to strengthen public participation and embed a sense of responsibility within the societ ...
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A European Platform for Translational Cancer Research (EUROCANPLATFORM)

Start date: Jan 1, 2011, End date: Dec 31, 2016,

Europe has a number of advantages as regards developing translational cancer research, yet there is no clear European strategy to meet the increasing burden posed by cancer. The FP6 Eurocan+Plus project analysed the barriers underlying the increasing fragmentation of cancer research and stressed the need to improve collaboration between basic/preclinical and comprehensive cancer centres (CCCs), in ...
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The main aim of this project is to support the sustainable delivery of non-food biomass feedstock at local, regional and pan European level through developing strategies, and roadmaps that will be informed by a “computerized and easy to use” toolset (and respective databases) with update harmonized datasets at local, regional, national and pan European level for EU27, western Balkans, Turkey and U ...
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... 0 Strategy) to base its economy on a smart, sustainable and inclusive growth. Part of this concept is to initiate the development towards an innovative, resource efficient and bio-based (bio-economy) European economy. Such development should contribute to economic growth and the creation of jobs, while mitigating climate change effects and providing effective responses to address the need for carb ...
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Careers in Sustainability Excellence (CASTLE)

Start date: Nov 1, 2012, End date: Oct 31, 2016,

Implementing the EU vision of a Green Economy will cause rapid changes to the forest-based and bio-energy sectors. Growing bioenergy demands change land use and cause intensified resource utilisation in agriculture and forestry. Sustainable development targets in production and consumption of biomass and wood products have stimulated wider adoption of sustainability assessment methods in policy an ...
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Centre of Excellence of Forest-based Industry (LignoSilva)

Start date: Jun 1, 2015, End date: May 31, 2016,

... forestry, wood-processing and a pulp-paper complex involving two major organizations, the National Forest Centre in Zvolen and Pulp and Paper Research Institute in Bratislava in cooperation with the European Forest Institute as a leading research organisations from high performance countries of the EU. LignoSilva will help to strategically transform Forest-based sector of the region towards the ...
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Designing Trees for the future (TREES4FUTURE)

Start date: Nov 1, 2011, End date: Apr 30, 2016,

TREES4FUTURE will make a significant contribution to helping the European forestry sector respond, in a sustainable manner, to increasing demands for wood products and services (among which preservation of forest biodiversity) in a context of changing climatic conditions. To do so TREES4FUTURE will integrate for the first time major, yet rarely interacting forestry communities (and their resources ...
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"ENCCA aims to establish a durable, European Virtual Institute clinical and translational research in childhood and adolescent cancers that will define and implement an integrated research strategy and will facilitate the necessary investigator-driven clinical trials to introduce the new generation of biologically targeted drugs into standard of care for children and adolescents with cancer. This ...
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... icapped by its fragmentation, its limited means, and occasional outdating and isolation. In addition, the low benefits that Mediterranean forests provide to forest-based industries--compared to other European forests--make it difficult to attract interest and funds from the private sector. For this reason, new ways to overcome this situation must be implemented through research partnerships, netwo ...
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"The vital environmental and socio-economic role of European forests is well documented and acknowledged in policy documents of both the European Union and its member states. However, there are critical incoherencies within and between trans-national, national and local forest-related land use policies, the central issue being mismatches between the policies and their implementation at the landsca ...
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INFRES aims to accelerate the technological development and open new paths to EU’s renewable targets by producing research based knowledge, technological solutions and service innovations for forest residue feedstock supply. INFRES aims at high efficiency and precise deliveries of woody feedstock to heat, power and biorefining industries by: Producing technological and logistic innovations for dev ...
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"The sustainable provision of ecosystem services (ES) in and from mountain regions is of crucial importance to an array of stakeholders and society in general, going much beyond the interests of particular landowners in the mountain regions themselves. Mountain ecosystems can only continue to provide all these services in a rapidly changing world if a wide array of ES is considered in forest manag ...
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The growing demand for renewable energy (RE) will increase the pressure on the Alpine environment. It will strongly impact land use patterns, ecological connectivity and biodiversity. Both the demand for renewable energy and the need for the conservation of biodiversity, soil, and connectivity transcend national borders. A transnational dialogue to address multiple environmental objectives, interd ...
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Visions Of LANd use Transitions in Europe (VOLANTE)

Start date: Nov 1, 2010, End date: Apr 30, 2015,

VOLANTE aims to develop a new European land management paradigm, providing an integrated conceptual and operational platform which allows policy makers to develop pro-active and context-sensitive solutions to the challenges for the future, rather than to react on largely autonomous external land systems developments.Objective of VOLANTE is to provide European policy and land management with critic ...
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... stry and fisheries, human health, and industrial production.SAT-BBE brings together a consortium of internationally recognised and respected researchers in bio-based economy and sustainability at the European and global levels. During the two and a half years planned for the project, the consortium will design a systems analysis tools framework using their broad experience of modelling the economy ...
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... n strategies in Pilot Areas, and conclusions drawn from the dialogue group survey that was also published on the project website. C3-Alps intensified the cooperation with other networks (e.g. the European Environment Agency or Permanent Secretariat of the Alpine Convention). More than 20 stakeholder workshops were organized and the project achieved a high media coverage.
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The OrientGate project will foster concerted and coordinated climate adaptation actions across the SEE region. The project will explore climate risks faced by coastal, rural and urban communities; contribute to a better understanding of the impact of climate variability and change on water regimes, forests and agro-ecosystems; and analyse specific adaptation needs in the hydroelectricity, agro-ali ...
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La forêt, en plus de ses fonctions économiques reconnues par tous les acteurs du milieu rural tels que le développement de l'emploi rural et le marché local du bois pour la transformation ou pour l'énergie, rend de nombreux autres services.Cependant, de multiples risques sont identifiables et doivent être gérés dans et pourront éventuellement être aggravés par les changements climatiques: futures ...
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New Ways to Value and Market Forest Externalities (NEWFOREX)

Start date: Dec 1, 2009, End date: May 31, 2014,

"Many forest goods and services are not marketed. Methods for assessing these values are incomplete, and so is an understanding of who benefits from them. Forest owners are not rewarded for the value of these externalities and may make decisions providing less externalities than optimal. We can increase welfare, if we develop ways to enhance their provision. The objectives of NEWFOREX are: 1: To p ...
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... s well as the development of the Transport Protocol to the Carpathian Convention will ensure political and institutional sustainability of the project and broader dissemination in these two important European mountain ranges.12 partner from 8 countries, accompanied by further 4 ASP (strategic level) and 6 Observers (incl. Slovenia and Montenegro) build the partnership - thus a multi-level particip ...
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... RWAST and various EUROSTAT projects setting up environmental and economic accounts, or have dedicated expertise on key domain areas. The project has made special provisions for further engagement of (European) participants in the London Group.
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"European forests are under unprecedented threat from the combined forces of climate change and large increases in the numbers of alien invasive pests and pathogens resulting from changes in patterns of global trade. Interactions between climate change, including likely changes in both mean temperatures and precipitation, will have serious impacts on the susceptibility of forest ecosystems to dama ...
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... ation for policy makers and citizens. However, much of this information is not readily comparable, posing a major obstacle to the development of well-informed environmental policies and strategies at European level. It is important to have access to reliable and relevant scientific data that has been gathered through harmonised methods and protocols. These should provide comparable, spatially deta ...
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Harmonised European Land Monitoring (HELM)

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

... policy, forestry, water catchment area management, etc.In spite of its importance, land monitoring in Europe is quite inefficient owing to lacking coordination between the national, sub-national, and European levels. Efforts are duplicated and given opportunities for mutual support are not utilised which means a substantial waste of resources.HELM is a network of authorities concerned with land mo ...
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Fire regimes result from interactions between climate, land-use and land-cover (LULC), and socioeconomic factors, among other. These changed during the last decades, particularly around the Mediterranean. Our understanding of how they affected fire regime in the past is limited. During this century temperatures, drought and heat waves will very likely increase, and rainfall decrease. These and fur ...
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BIOREGIO Carpathians is aimed at enhancing the integrated management of the Carpathians protected areas and natural assets in a transnational context and thereby increase the attractiveness of the region. The Carpathians, the largest mountain range of Europe, harbour a unique natural heritage and act as a major ecological link within Europe. Experiences e.g. from the Alpine Space demonstrate that ...
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InContext will investigate drivers and barriers for sustainability and their interplay on an individual and collective level. InContext assumes that both individual and collective behaviours respond to an external context (like social norms, policies, and infrastructure) and an internal context (like needs, values and priorities). So far, initiatives to further sustainable development have focused ...
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Greenhouse gas management in European land use systems (GHG Europe)

Start date: Jan 1, 2010, End date: Sep 30, 2013,

The GHG-Europe project aims to improve our understanding and capacity for predicting the European terrestrial carbon and greenhouse gas (GHG) budget by applying a systematic, comprehensive and integrative approach. GHG-Europe quantifies the annual to decadal variability of the carbon and GHG budgets of terrestrial ecosystems in EU27 plus Switzerland and in six data-rich European regions via data-m ...
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SylvaMED : Mediterranean Forests for All (SylvaMED)

Start date: Aug 31, 2010, End date: Aug 30, 2013,

SylvaMED intends to facilitate innovative integration of forests environmental services into regional policies. Mediterranean forest ecosystems provide multiple goods and services, and are key to the socio-economic development of rural zones and to the well-being of urban populations. Many of these forest collective goods are crucial to environmental sustainability but currently unrecognized. Quan ...
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