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The challenges facing society in urban wastewater management cannot be solved by any one sector alone. ALICE (AcceLerate Innovation in urban wastewater management for Climate changE) will accelerate innovation by bringing together and exchanging knowledge between the key players who can, together, address the future techno-economic, governance and societal challenges arising from climate change. I ...
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Public procurers in ProEmpower aim to procure a disease self-management solution to help meet the imminent threat of a diabetes epidemic. ProEmpower will make person-centred care reality - giving the patient the steering wheel - for optimal health outcomes. Very significant synergies will be reaped by supporting all 10 action areas of diabetes management in an integrated ICT solution. Early detect ...
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Background Despite increasing awareness in the land use, land use change and forestry sectors (LULUCF) concerning climate change action, reflected in Decision 529/2013/EU, the emissions and carbon sink effect generated by sustainable forest management (SFM) strategies are not included in the EU’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction objectives (40% ...
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Industry 4.0 for wood and furniture manufacturers

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

The EU supports the 4th industrial revolution through its industrial policy and through research and infrastructure funding. However, challenges like training workers and future professionals remain. Furthermore the furniture and wood sector has identified that it has a shortage of professionals with high qualification in ICTs and other emerging technologies. Some of the specific skills and compe ...
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The business opportunities in eHealth are equally as important as the health care challenges they are trying to solve. Therefore, the participation of this emerging industry in building a strong EU economy is potentially proportional to the impact it will have on the health of our citizens.If the eHealth market is accelerating globally, it is still up and coming in Europe and has not accelerated t ...
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Background In the Almadenes and Cañaveros nature reserves of Murcia, biodiversity is seriously threatened by invasive alien species (IAS): Opuntia maxima, Washingtonia filifera, Eucaliptus camadulensis, Roninia pseudoacacia, Phoenix canariensis , Arundo donax among others. These IAS have colonised original habitats and pose a threat to riparian species. ...
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The normalization of people with disabilities is an objective assumed by all countries signing the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. Education should encourage present and future citizens accept the commitments, principles and values of the Convention. The project Mobiablity is in the frame of this horizontal priority.One of the areas less standardized in the lives of people w ...
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Inflammatory diseases affect over 80 million people worldwide and accompany many diseases of industrialized countries, being the majority of them infection-free conditions. There are few efficient anti-inflammatory drugs to treat chronic inflammation and thus, there is an urgent need to validate novel targets. We now know that innate immunity is the main coordinator and driver of inflammation. Rec ...
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The field of Higher Education has been recognised as one of the key drivers within the EU2020 Strategy to overcome the socioeconomic crisis, to boost growth and jobs and to foster equity and inclusion. Moreover, one of the key priorities for HE is the reinforcement of the “Knowledge Triangle”, through the support of innovation, entrepreneurship and university-business cooperation. This specifical ...
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Article 27 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD) and its Optional Protocol has 11 directives to secure "the right of persons with disabilities to work, on an equal basis with others" while the European Disability Strategy 2010-2020 identified eight areas for action for the elimination of barriers, two of these being 'Employment' along with 'Education ...
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... dry AD of sewage sludge at semi- or pre-industrial scale has not been carried out to date. The project will test this technology in a 20 m3 pilot plant to be installed in the urban WWTP of Mula (Murcia, Spain). It will demonstrate that the abovementioned process offers a vast improvement in terms of effectiveness, cost-effectiveness and sustainability over other methods for sludge treatment in s ...
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... y in a newly-developed demonstration plant that will centralise the treatment of secondary sludge from small WWTPs and cattle manure from surrounding farms. The facility will be located in Totana (Murcia, Spain) and be able to deal with sewage sludge from five surrounding WWTPs (Aledo, Librilla, Alhama, Mazarrón and Puerto Lumbreras) and several farms, covering an area of about 2 700 square kilom ...
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Nowadays, mulching is an essential technique used in agriculture to satisfy the worldwide growing demand for agricultural products. It consists of covering the soil surface in order to modify climate conditions and favouring the crops. Conventional mulch is made of polyethylene plastic with important limitations: the plastic has to be removed after the harvest (time consuming, expensive & 10-20% r ...
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Domestic Violence: Coordinating the Strategic Intervention

Start date: Nov 3, 2016, End date: Nov 2, 2018,

The DVCI project aims increase the skills and expertise of professionals, including statutory commissioners and policy makers, who are responsible for leading and coordinating responses to domestic violence (DV) and other forms of violence against women and girls (VAWG). The DVCI project will develop, test and implement innovative, work-based CVET to support the crucial role of DV Strategic Coord ...
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Eco-innovation Skills for European Designers

Start date: Nov 1, 2015, End date: Oct 31, 2018,

The ECOSIGN project will create an Eco-Innovation Skills Alliance in four European countries (Slovenia, Spain, Romania and Italy) with the goal of addressing the lack of knowledge of designers coming from three economic sectors: food packaging, electronic goods and clothing/textiles. These sectors have production-consumption systems with globalised supply chains and large shares of imports to the ...
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The Roadmap to a Resource-Efficient Europe outlines the significant impact of manufacturing goods on natural resources, energy, the environment and climate change. In this way, significant improvements in furniture manufacturing processes and materials have the potential to contribute to a competitive furniture sector and related industries, as well as to their sustainability and energy efficiency ...
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... ain represents nearly 60% of the EU’s total production and Italy around 30%; the remaining 10% comes from mainly Cyprus, Greece and Portugal. Spanish production is concentrated in the regions of Murcia and Valencia. The process of obtaining the desired fruit generates a significant amount of waste, mainly low-quality fruits and those parts with little commercial value. At best this waste matter ...
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Learning and Teaching Together

Start date: Sep 1, 2015, End date: Aug 31, 2018,

The partner local authorities aim to take an innovative strategic view to reinforce our education systems and to improve collaboration internally as well as with parents and other external stakeholders. At systemic level, we expect to awaken a modernisation of education. Through this project we will engage and widen the school community and reinforce our response to the main challenges of to ...
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Background The growing problem of scarcity of water of sufficient quality affects around 70% of European citizens, especially those in southern countries where the impact of climate change is greater. In fact, some are living in extreme situations with increased frequency of flooding or drought. As the cost of energy production increases, so too does the ...
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Digital Schools of Europe

Start date: Sep 1, 2015, End date: Aug 31, 2018,

... INTO: Professional Development Unit Finland (Oulu): Regional Education Authority Denmark (Odense): Education Centre France (Limoges): Teacher Training College Italy (Pisa): Municipality Spain (Murcia): Education Centre Sweden (Malmo): Municipality Portugal (Lisbon): Teacher Training organisation A minimum of two schools which have an association with the partner organisations, will be invo ...
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Green Entrepreneurship Training - Underpinning Prosperity

Start date: Sep 1, 2016, End date: Aug 31, 2018,

There is little doubt that the development of the green economy can make a significant contribution to restoring Europe’s economy to growth by harnessing new business and employment opportunities that green businesses offer and many countries are looking to green growth as the way out of the current economic crisis. The global market for environmental goods and services is vast and it continues to ...
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The main objectives of the REMEB project are the implementation and validation of a low-cost ceramic membrane bioreactor (MBR) in a Waste Water Treatment Plant (WWTP), the study of the impact and replication of the technology for the reuse of the water in regions with water scarcity and the industrial sector, and finally, the definition of a proper business plan to start the commercialization of t ...
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... icient quality for re-use in high-value applications. In Spain re-used water accounts for only a small percentage of the total Spanish water demand, but in some areas, such as the Canary Islands, Murcia and Valencia, this percentage is much higher, indicating that water has become a strategic non-conventional resource. Objectives ...
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Background During 2012, 91 983 tonnes of pesticides were applied in Spain, of which 8 429 tonnes were applied in Murcia. A total of 250 055 hectares was cultivated in 2012 in Murcia, and more than 60 000 cubic metres of agro-waste water was produced (average 240 litres/ha), in particular from the cultivation of crops to which pesticides are intensively ap ...
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... ecies of evergreen coniferous tree in the cypress family – are a priority European habitat. Its distribution area on mainland continental Europe is restricted to a population in the Region of Murcia. Other European populations can be found in Malta and in the Spanish territory of Melilla on the African continent. The Murcian population was estimated to be 8 455 individual trees, spread over 557 ...
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“VALLEY - Vocational Alliance: from Learning to Labour for the European Young" is a mobility project aiming at promoting the employability of young people coming from Tourism and Agribusiness sector and at facilitating their entrance into the labour market. This should also have a positive effect in terms of the national economy revitalization, especially in the South of Italy. Tourism and Agrib ...
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Higher education student and staff mobility project

Start date: Jun 1, 2016, End date: May 31, 2018,

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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The main objective of INNOVOUCHER project is to develop a European Label for Innovation Voucher programmes, by defining a new model of innovation voucher programme supporting the transnational exchange of innovation services and the procedures of the award of the European Label to those programmes complying with the defined model.The project will foster the transnational collaboration based in inn ...
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Art and Furniture Strategic Partnership

Start date: Oct 1, 2015, End date: Mar 31, 2018,

Artistic quality will be crucial for the future success of furniture design. It is essential to promote design-driven innovation in industries to strengthen the competitiveness in the furniture sector. Also to increase the skills and competences in design tools, business, ICTs and regulation of the students of the fine arts will make them more competitive according to the needs of the current mar ...
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... n used. These work by transferring heavy metals and excess nutrients from soils to plants, which can then be periodically removed from the system. The riverbed and banks of the Guadalentin River in Murcia are contaminated with heavy metals and vegetation cover is degraded. This is mainly as a result of direct waste spills coming from industries (mainly tanneries), farms (swine) and agriculture ( ...
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Beyond45 was created in response to unfavorable social and economic trend in the form of marginalization amongst the working age populations regarding citizens aged 45 and over. According to the official statistics in the EU this problem affects every fifth person from this group. The countries where the partners come from - have both similar and complementary socio-economic trends. Each of these ...
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Employable Young People - EYP programme

Start date: Feb 1, 2016, End date: Jan 31, 2018,

Being disengaged from the labour market in younger years can have negative long-term social consequences, not only for the young person but also for the society. It causes problems in the community in the form of nuisance and crime; leads to long-term costs in increased criminality, welfare dependency, housing and a wide range of social and economic factors. The economic cost of not integrating NE ...
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CITYnvest strives to introduce innovative financing models (revolving funds, EPC,TPF, cooperative models, etc.) in 3 Pilot Regions (partners Liège (BE), Rhodope (BG) and Murcia (ES)) and conduct a wide-scale capacity building programme in 10 focus countries concerning specific financial instruments/business models. The assessment of innovative financial models is integral to discovering opportunit ...
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... The Guadalquivir river basin is in the south of Spain, with a surface area of 57,527 km², including parts of four regions: Andalusia, Castilla-La Mancha, Extremadura and Murcia. Rains in the area are often torrential and fall on lands recurrently affected by long periods of drought and high temperatures, and a marked susceptibility to erosion. In the basin, there are nu ...
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Background Up until the 19th century, the Iberian lynx (Lynx pardinus) could be found in all the regions of Spain and Portugal. Since then, and particularly in the last decades of the 20th century, its population and distribution area have suffered an alarming decline. The species is the most threatened carnivorous mammal in Europe. There are currently on ...
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Information and Communication technologies (ICT) and robotics for sustainable agriculture
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ERASMUS3D+: Training material for developing 3D printers.

Start date: Nov 2, 2015, End date: Nov 1, 2017,

According to most analysts, the 3D printing market is expected to grow by leaps and bounds over the coming years. Experts say that the worldwide shipments of 3-D printers in 2015 will more than double from 2014. Staggering as the forecast is, they say even those numbers will be a small fraction of the total potential market. According to a forecast by Canalys, the size of the 3-D printing market ...
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The European furniture and sleep sectors are key drivers of sustainable growth with a significant contribution to economic health, competitiveness, creativity, innovation, employment and export. ERGOSIGN proposes the creation of a flexible learning pathway and learning programme in line with the needs of learners and companies in the furniture, sleep and related sectors that will improve enterpris ...
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V.I.D.A. Volunteering Is a Defining Action

Start date: Jun 2, 2016, End date: Nov 1, 2017,

... e opportunities, causing a change in these young people about their participation in society. It also comes from the need to have partner organizations to improve the supply of existing activities in Murcia for youth and disadvantaged groups. It is also a result of the needs of these organizations to improve the skills of their workers in social inclusion, non-formal education methods and youth wo ...
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European Digital Portfolio for University Students

Start date: Nov 1, 2015, End date: Oct 31, 2017,

The proposed project, EDIPUS, will create a new powerful tool, namely the Digital Portfolio Portal (DPP) which will be addressing the employability needs of university students and young job seekers. The DPP, will provide students with a digital area, where they can create their own portfolio of experiences and qualifications in a creative and professional way. The DPP aims to replace the traditio ...
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