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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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... rs and (IV) effectiveness proven in a trial with 200 patients and 40 professionals. Fully rolled out in the four countries, enabled by procurers with the authority and capacity in their countries and regions, ProEmpower will serve 12 million diabetes patients. Reductions in diabetes-related death, amputation, blindness and renal failure promise cost relief of € 53 billion over 7 years in the four ...
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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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... y involved. NOW seems like the perfect time for a big push to support the growth of our eHealth SMEs.Europe counts a number of support initiatives for eHealth SMEs. However, they are usually local or regional, short-term, not supporting eHealth SMEs at various stages of development, lacking a strong vertical focus and never addressing all the challenges facing European eHealth SMEs. Incubators and ...
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... n Murcia (surrounding the municipalities of Moratalla, Calasparra and Cieza). To achieve this aim, the project plans to: Create green infrastructure among the two natural riparian reserves of the region; Increase the area of riparian forest habitat in the project area and protect relevant flora and fauna species; Eliminate IAS; Create a land custody network for the Vega Alta; Use the latest ...
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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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... that will CAPITALISE COMPANIES WITH PREPARED YOUTH, providing enterprises innovation, expertise and added value.IM-FUTURE arises from a Strategic Partnership composed of seven entities from regions that are highly influenced by the furniture and woodworking industry: Four universities, two technical research and Training centres and one furniture industry representatives. With the aim to DEVELOP A ...
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... mplementation of the ethical position stated within international directives like UNCRPD and the European Disability Strategy 2010-2020. In this context, SupportAbility can bring an increased inter-regional and transnational cooperation between public authorities in their VET commitment on behalf of supporting SMEs seeking to maximise accessibility to their world of work in all its forms.
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Background Sewage sludge generated in urban wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs) is a complex, heterogeneous mixture of microorganisms, inorganic materials and organic substances. It is classified as a non-hazardous waste. Sludge disposal can represent up to 50% of the WWTP management costs. Sewage sludge must undergo some treatment in order to reduce its ...
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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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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,

... ers responsible for managing and coordinating DV interventions e.g. social workers, police, health workers, teachers, counselors and staff from NGOs The DVCI partnership brings together local and regional authorities, VET providers, and NGOs, enabling the development of high quality, innovative CVET relevant to national and EU labour market needs, promoting and supporting responses against DV and ...
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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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Background European citrus fruits production is concentrated in the Mediterranean region. Spain 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 gen ...
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Learning and Teaching Together

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

... pils and residents in the local area. A focus will be put on the skills learned by pupils and the participating adults. Once complete the projects will be disseminated in multiplier events in each region. These events will serve as a celebration of the good practice shared but also a further opportunity to encourage other schools in our regions to engage in similar activities. There is no doub ...
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... constraints for the implementation of the proposed technology as an upgrading technology for WWTPs in the EU; Determination of the potential transferability of the technology to other European regions and/or climate conditions as well as different wastewater profiles. Besides Mediterranean and Atlantic regions, many people live in a geographical area that is under the threat of periods of water s ...
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Digital Schools of Europe

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

... 8 EU countries (pupil age group 4 – 14) in using digital technologies to enhance teaching and learning. Additionally, all of the schools would commit to involvement in an eTwinning project. 2. Each regional organisation will investigate the feasibility of implementing an accreditation scheme for schools based on their use of digital technologies, using the Irish Digital Schools of Distinction prog ...
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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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... ntation 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 the technology, once the project will be finished. The lo ...
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... he consumption of water per capita increases (due to the improvement of living standards), the population grows and as a result, the amount of available water is less than the overall demand. Some regions of the European Union, especially in the Mediterranean area, have an unbalanced geographical distribution of water resources. Furthermore, the volume of wastewater is also increasing by six to s ...
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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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... a – a species 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, sprea ...
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... 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 Agribusiness are key sectors for all of the regions involved in the project and recently they have been object of important development strategies for the promotion of the Italian territory and its typical products at European level. Hence, there ...
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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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... xperience of the consortium partners on the innovation vouchers management. The new model will be tested in real environment in a pilot project by the launch of an innovation voucher’s call in five regions to support only transnational exchange of innovation services.Lessons learnt during the pilot project, jointly with the feedback from other regions from outside of the project will contribute to ...
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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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Background In Europe, techniques for rehabilitating river sediments contaminated with heavy metals have tended to focus on ex-situ physical and chemical approaches, such as pyrometallurgical separation, solidification, electrokinetics, soil washing, and excavation and burial at hazardous-waste sites. Remedial techniques based on phytoextraction have scarc ...
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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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Background 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. ...
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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,

... nd partnership between Higher education institutions (KIT), VET provider (CETEM, CEIPE, STP) and partners from outside academia: enterprises (STP,CETEM), professional organisations (CETEM), and local/Regional Bodies (CETEM, STP) in order to obtain an impact on the modernisation and internationalisation of VET education in the 3D Printing sector. SO2. Create a FLEXIBLE LEARNING PATHWAYS able to pr ...
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... ng skills mismatches. -Capacity Building in these Sectors: Establishing a stable Strategic Partnership that will promote active cooperation among enterprises, professional organisations and local/Regional Bodies in order to support high quality VET with a strong work based learning component. ERGOSIGN brings together two HE institutions and three VET providers addressing the furniture and woodwork ...
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V.I.D.A. Volunteering Is a Defining Action

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

... access to a decent life, equality, and respect for the environment.To promote awareness of the Erasmus + Program: YOUTH IN ACTION through the support of European volunteers and other entities of the Region of Murcia, sharing their own experience as participants of this program.To strengthen the capacities of the workers of the partner organizations involved in this project as well as those of othe ...
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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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