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The GeoERA proposal is put forward by the national and regional Geological Survey Organisations (GSO) of Europe. Its overall goal is to integrate the GSO’s information and knowledge on subsurface energy, water and raw material resources, to support sustainable use of the subsurface in addressing Europe’s grand challenges. The GeoERA consortium will organise and co-fund together with the EC a joint ...
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Background The wide area of Romagna includes relevant sites for the conservation of the project’s target species, the southern damselfly (Coenagrion mercuriale castellanii) and hermit beetle (Osmoderma eremita) and possesses a high insect biodiversity – it is home to important populations of beetles, dragonflies and butterflies (Oxygastra curtisii, Lu ...
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CHEurope focuses on developing a new integrated theoretical and methodological framework to enhance the academic and professional training and open future job opportunities in cultural heritage preservation, management and promotion. Heritage has commonly been perceived through its contingent relationship to other areas, preventing it to be considered as a ‘legitimate’ scientific discipline. Moreo ...
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ERA-NET rare disease research implementing IRDiRC objectives (E-Rare-3)

Start date: Dec 1, 2014, End date: Nov 30, 2019,

Rare diseases (RD) are diseases that affect not more than 5 per 10 000 persons (according to the EU definition). 7000 distinct rare diseases exist, affecting between 6% and 8% of the population (about 30 million EU citizens). The lack of specific health policies for rare diseases and the scarcity of the expertise, translate into delayed diagnosis, few medicinal products and difficult access to car ...
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S.O.S. 4 LIFE - Save Our Soil for LIFE (SOS4LIFE)

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

Background Soils provide seven main ecological functions: carbon sequestration; water purification; prevention of erosion; support of biodiversity; habitat for pollinators; production of wood/fibre; and food production. Most of these functions provide economic, as well as ecological benefits, to local communities. However, they are inhibited by soil seali ...
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MUseum Sector Alliance

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

The project aims to address the increasing disconnection between formal education and training and the world of work because of the emergence of new job roles due to the quickening pace of the adoption of ICT in the museum sector. Mu.SA addresses directly the shortage of digital and transferrable skills identified in the museum sector and supports the continuous professional development of museum ...
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Measuring Return on Investment from EU VET mobility

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

The Education and Training 2020 Strategy wishes for a challenging 6% rate of VET students involved in a mobility experience abroad, compared to the current 0,7%. ROI-MOB springs from the idea that quality can increase quantity. But what is quality?All people say work experiences abroad are useful, enriching, favour employability, development of one’s skills, etc.. What are such statements based up ...
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coAstal laGoon long teRm managEmEnt (LIFE AGREE)

Start date: Jun 1, 2014, End date: Apr 30, 2019,

Background The project location is the vast coastal lagoon area of the ‘Sacca di Goro’ (situated in the province of Ferrara). The Natura 2000 site’s important coastal habitats and waterbird species are under threat from eutrophication of the lagoon waters, due to accumulation of underwater vegetation. Also, there is a lack of nesting sites for a sev ...
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I-Media-Cities is the initiative of 9 European Film Libraries, 5 research institutions, 2 technological providers and a specialist of digital business models to share access to and valorise audiovisual (AV) content from their collections for research purposes in a wide range of social sciences (sociology, anthropology, urban planning, etc). The project revolves around cities in European history an ...
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MILAR Modelli Inclusione Lavoro Rifugiati

Start date: Oct 3, 2016, End date: Feb 2, 2019,

The growing number of people seeking refuge in Europe makes it increasingly difficult to match the labour supply of this target with the actual demand for professionals by European enterprises. In the absence of more targeted measures, after the first phases of reception, the new refugees risk being marginalized by the social and production community, falling victims to criminal activities.The MIL ...
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Background Most European floodplains are crossed by a dense network of channels, created to protect areas from flooding and to enable the land to be used, typically for agriculture. Managed by land reclamation authorities, the channels facilitate the drainage of rainwater off the floodplain. They can also be used to store water during the summer months fo ...
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BIM4PLACEMENT European key competences in building and construction

Start date: Nov 1, 2016, End date: Oct 31, 2018,

Building Information Modelling (BIM) can be defined as a process involving the generation and management of digital representations of physical and functional characteristics of places. BIM softwares are used to plan, design, construct, operate and maintain many kinds of buildings and infrastructures. In Europe BIM is becoming more and more studied in VET schools, VET courses and university course ...
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Preventing flooding RIsks by Making resilient communitiES (LIFE PRIMES)

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

Background In the last decades, flooding events linked to climate change have been increasing, raising the costs borne by communities, in terms of human life and damage to environmental, social-cultural and economic assets. Local communities are now being called upon to be more active in building adaptation strategies and implementing effective early warn ...
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Urban areas represent the greatest challenges for freight transport and service trips, both in terms of goods distribution and service allocation performance, and environmental impacts (air emission, traffic congestion, road safety, accidents and noise). The salient scope of the proposal is the enabling of knowledge and understanding of freight distribution and service trips by providing guidance ...
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The exploitation of minerals in Europe is an indispensable activity to ensure that the present and future needs of the European society can be met. This means that sufficient access is required to explore and exploit minerals. At the same time the mineral needs of our society must be met without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. Accordingly exploitable mineral ...
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EP-DeM Labs seeks to engage and enable disadvantaged youth (16-24) in transition moments across 4 cities/regions in Europe to express their voices, co-develop and co-delivery projects and measures aimed at improving their education level and employability. The laboratories of dialogue and co-design experimented will have the ground-breaking role of permanent generators of knowledge and incubators ...
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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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Background In the river Po plain, the organic carbon stock stored in soils varies from 34-60 tonnes per hectare (t/ha). The potential for further uptake if soils are managed appropriately is estimated to be at least 12.8 t/ha of CO2 equivalent. Furthermore, increasing the organic content of soil improves the physical and chemical qualities of soils, leadi ...
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Wireless Sensor Network for Ground Instability Monitoring (Wi-GIM Life)

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

Background Subsidence and land slides are two of the many natural processes that shape the surface of the earth. It is only when they threaten people or property that these processes represent a hazard. Scientists have long-since tried to analyse the factors that give rise to these processes and to develop methods for modelling and evaluating safety facto ...
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Background The hydrographic network of creeks and streams that drain water from the hills and mountains of Emilia-Romagna are often characterised by small watersheds and narrow stream beds prone to flooding. As a consequence, creeks and streams are characterised by steep slopes and very few floodplains. Thus, it is not always easy to consider the expansio ...
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Background Italy’s agricultural sector is considered to be responsible for producing 35% of the country’s methane and 45% of its nitrous oxide greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. There is a link between intensive agricultural activities and the level of these emissions. Much of Emilia-Romagna’s agricultural output is focused on producing high quality fo ...
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PRoduct Environmental Footprint Enhanced by Regions (Life PREFER)

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

Background Current production and consumption patterns are not sustainable and are contributing to climate change, the loss of natural resources, the extinction of species, and environmental damage caused by emissions. The Global Ecological Footprint tracks the area of biologically productive land and water required to provide the renewable resources that ...
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Coordinated Integrated Pest Management in Europe (C-IPM)

Start date: Jan 1, 2014, End date: Dec 31, 2016,

Europe faces the challenge of responding to the mandatory implementation of the principles of Integrated Pest Management (IPM) as called for by Directive 2009/128/EC on the sustainable use of pesticides. Most European countries are investing in research and extension to face this challenge, reduce reliance on pesticides, and reduce risks associated with their use. Added value and synergies can be ...
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Mobility Of VET Forward Automotive Sector Traineeships

Start date: Nov 1, 2014, End date: Oct 31, 2016,

The project is a proposal from an italian mobility Consortium, which involves partners (VET secondary level schools, VET tertiary level organisations, enterprises) caming from Emilia Romagna region and which unsigned a network agreement to build the VET Hub named "POLO TECNICO-PROFESSIONALE PER LA FILIERA MECCANICA FORNOVO DI TARO (PR)", that is a permanent system of sharing resources to organize ...
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The EU Strategy Europe 2020 and its flagship initiative “Youth on the move” call up member states to design modern Education and Training systems, in order to achieve competences that are key to economy and the knowledge and excellence society, to cut off youth unemployment by making training more respondent to young people’s needs and by encouraging them in taking advantage from EU funding for le ...
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... ation strategy of the IeFP regional system, aiming at the reaching of the 6% benchmark of students participating to mobility, foreseen by ET2020. Aeca and its regional network of partners, including Regione Emilia Romagna, have already started the process through previous LLP Leonardo Mobility, Network and ESF for students' mobility and the development of a regional structure that could facilitat ...
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To meet the EU’s ambitious targets for carbon emission reduction, renewable energy production must strongly be upgraded and made more efficient and capable for grid energy storage. Alpine Foreland Basins feature a unique geological inventory which can contribute substantially to tackle these challenges. Deep ‘Molasse’ basins at the fringe of the Alpine mountain range offer an abundant geothermal p ...
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Engineering the POlicy-making LIfe CYcle (ePolicy)

Start date: Oct 1, 2011, End date: Dec 31, 2014,

The e-POLICY project presents a multi-disciplinary research effort whose goal is to support policy makers in their decision process across the engineering of a policy making life-cycle. The life-cycle integrates, in a unique way, global and individual perspectives on the decision process, bringing to the policy maker's attention both global concerns (e.g., impacts, budget constraints and objective ...
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Background As European society has grown wealthier, it has increased its consumption of resources, especially in urban centres. The quantity of water, energy and other resources used by an average urban family has steadily increased. This in turn has increased the dependence of urban areas on outside regions for these resources as well as to serve as wast ...
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The idea of the SMARTiP project is to take the experience developed by a wide range of existing user-driven, open innovation initiatives in Europe, particularly those developed through Living Labs, and to apply this experience to the challenge of transforming public services by empowering 'smart citizens' who are able to use and co-produce innovative Internet-enabled services within emerging 'smar ...
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Background Efforts to improve the environmental performance of tourism businesses in north-east Italy remain largely embryonic, and initiatives are required to help increase awareness in the tourist sector about options for reducing green house gas emissions. Examples of good practice that offer opportunities include ‘zero miles’ and CO2 labelling. ...
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Background Transport in the Emilia Romagna Region was noted as being responsible for 90% of total CO emission, 46% of NOx, 41% of primary PM10, and 42% of total non-methane volatile organic compounds (NMVOC). More specifically, CO2 emissions from the road transport sector in this region were the second highest in Italy, representing 30% of total regional ...
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Background Transport and energy were selected as national priority areas for action in 2009 by the Italian Ministry for the Environment. Commuting between home and work, especially in industrial areas, generally offers good opportunities for improvements in efficiency in the management of mobility. Inadequate public transport often means that employees in ...
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AQUA. Adoption of Quality water Use in Agro-industry sector (AQUA)

Start date: Jan 1, 2011, End date: Jun 30, 2013,

Background According to the EU Water Framework Directive (WFD) 2000/60/EC, “water is not a commercial product like any other but, rather, a heritage which must be protected, defended and treated as such”. Nevertheless, water resources in the EU are under increasing pressure from continuous growth in demand, whilst water quality is under increasing thr ...
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The project KNOW US plans to increase the competitiveness of SMEs in strategic field on the cross-border area between Italy and Slovenia, supporting the new knowledge generation, also in synergic collaboration with enterprises associations, science and technology parks, universities and local authorities, in order to start a way of innovation in sustainability. ...
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The main objective of the project is to develop the EU Information and Policy Support System for Sustainable Supply of Europe with Energy and Mineral Resources (EuroGeoSource). The web GIS-based system will incorporate a large number of spatial data services for geo-energy and mineral resources datasets according to OGC specifications.The system will allow users to identify, access, use and reuse ...
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Archaeological Park of the Northern Adriatic Sea (PArSJAd)

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

The project aims to intervene in the common archaeological heritage of the Adriatic coast, from the coast of Emilia to the Slovene one, through the implementation of planning tools for cultural, archaeological and landscape entities and the creation of a network with such knowledge, for professional and non professional users. ...
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Since 2002, CIVITAS Initiative has been able to attract a raising interest among local authorities in Europe, becoming a true point of reference, even beyond the boundaries of the European Union. This is because worldwide, massive resources are poured into research and development of new solutions for a better urban environment. However, funds often target individual initiatives, which doubtlessly ...
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The goal of this collaboration is to develop a roadmap for future European research in CAM that is appropriate for the health care needs of EU citizens, and acceptable to the EU parliament as well as their national research funders and healthcare providers. We will enable meaningful reliable comparative research and communication within Europe and create a sustainable structure and policy. CAMbrel ...
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European Research NEtwork on Sustainable Tourism (ERNEST)

Start date: Sep 1, 2008, End date: Aug 31, 2012,

"The ERNEST “European Research Network on Sustainable Tourism” project will address the issue of sustainable development in tourism through coordination and collaboration among regional research programmes. ERNEST will be a horizontal ERA NET action, not directly linked to one specific cooperation theme but with much European added value. The overall objective is to develop and strengthen a framew ...
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