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Erhalt der europäischen Kulturlandschaft durch regionale Produkte

Start date: 01 Jun 2015, End date: 31 May 2017,

... s form seven European countries are engaged in the issue of landcare - Deutscher Verband für Landschaftspflege (D), (HR), Veelzijdig Boerenland (NL), Asociatia Microregionala Pogany-havas (RO), (S), SVERIGES LANTBRUKSUNIVERSITET (SE) und Institut za trajnostni razvoj in celostne resitve - InTeRCeR (SI), The Firm of ARCH (UK) and Transhumancia y Naturaleza (S). These partners are at different stage ...
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... of forest, in both Sweden and Finland, with fertilizer made from the digestion residue. The results show that information about substrate content is very important, since the efficiency of the process can be enhanced by optimizing the carbon/nitrogen ratio. Bionäring (BN) is dry and pelleted or granulated digestate. Fertilizing the forest with BN resulted in a significant increase in growth. The n ...
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European crop production is to remain competitive while reducing environmental impacts, requiring development and uptake of effective soil improvingcropping systems. The overall aim of SOILCARE is to identify and evaluate promising soil-improving cropping systems and agronomictechniques increasing profitability and sustainability across scales in Europe. A trans-disciplinary approach will be used ...
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Regulators and industries are challenged by the difficulty to analyse and predict the impact of nonlinear environmental processes on short-term and long-term responses of ecosystems to environmental change. Until very recently, the development of most conventional monitoring, forecasting and prediction tools has been based on the assumption of stationary environmental systems. In the context of gl ...
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An increasing number of nanomaterials (NMs) are entering the market in every day products spanning from health care and leisure to electronics, cosmetics and foodstuff. Nanotechnology is a truly enabling technology, with unlimited potential for innovation. However, the novelty in properties and forms of NMs makes the development of a well-founded and robust legislative framework to ensure safe dev ...
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European forests are expected to provide a broad range of ecosystem services (ES). This capacity is however threatened by the uncertainties of climate change, the complex dynamics of evolving global markets and the pressures for increased use of bioenergy. Such challenges cannot be effectively addressed with an uncritical regional or national commitment to traditional forest management models (FMM ...
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PROTEIN2FOOD’s aim is to develop innovative, cost-effective and resource-efficient plant proteins –rich food sources with positive impact on human health, the environment and biodiversity. The quality and quantity of protein from selected highly nutritious seed crops (quinoa, amaranth and buckwheat), and legumes with high protein quantity (lupin, faba beans, pea, chickpea, lentil) will be signific ...
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Forest policy and decision makers are challenged by the need to balance the increasing demand for forest-based services (e.g. recreation, protection, conservation) and wood-based products (e.g. timber, fuelwood) with the foreseen scarcity of supply in different situations as for example disturbances (e.g. wildfires, droughts). Under these circumstances research on the impacts of different disturba ...
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Grasslands are vitally important for European agriculture. The 20 partners of Inno4Grass gather farmers’ organisations, extension services, education and research in eight countries (Germany, Belgium, France, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland & Sweden) where grasslands contribute a major share of the agricultural area. The overall objective of the project is to bridge the gap between practic ...
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LAND Management: Assessment, Research, Knowledge base (LANDMARK)

Start date: 01 May 2015, End date: 31 Oct 2019,

LANDMARK is a pan-European multi-actor consortium of leading academic and applied research institutes, chambers of agriculture and policy makers that will develop a coherent framework for soil management aimed at sustainable food production across Europe.The LANDMARK proposal builds on the concept that soils are a finite resource that provides a range of ecosystem services known as “soil functions ...
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Nanomaterial FAte and Speciation in the Environment (NanoFASE)

Start date: 01 Sep 2015, End date: 31 Aug 2019,

Concept: NanoFASE will deliver an integrated Exposure Assessment Framework, including methods, parameter values, model and guidance that will allow Industry to assess the full diversity of industrial nano-enabled products to a standard acceptable in regulatory registrations. Methods to assess how use phases, waste streams and environmental compartments (air, soil, water biota) act as “reactors” in ...
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EFFORTE draws a red line through critical, cost/benefit driving processes, and environmentally concerns of today´s forestry. Starting with efficient fulfilment of various customer demands the red line goes along efficient utilization of Big Data sources, present knowledge and critical new knowledge foreseen as outcomes from this project.Technical development and mechanization has been a winning co ...
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Urban strategies for Waste Management in Tourist Cities (UrBAN-WASTE)

Start date: 01 Jun 2016, End date: 31 May 2019,

Europe’s cities are some of the world’s greatest tourism destinations. The socio-economic impact of tourism is extraordinary and urban tourism, but it brings at the same time a range of negative externalities, including high levels of unsustainable resource consumption and waste production. In comparison with other cities, tourist cities have to face additional challenges related to waste preventi ...
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A collective effort is needed to create the environmental research infrastructure for answering pressing questions in a world of rapid social, economic and environmental change.The overall aim of the eLTER project is to advance the European network of Long-Term Ecosystem Research sites and socio-ecological research platforms to provide highest quality services for multiple use of a distributed res ...
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Europe’s bioeconomy is expected to foster economic growth and to tackle significant societal challenges with less harmful environmental effects through innovative, sustainable and inclusive use of European forest resources. Increasing demand for biomass and other ecosystem goods and services calls for changes in forest-related policies at different levels and across different sectors. Accordingly, ...
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SAPHIR aims to develop vaccine strategies effective against endemic pathogens responsible for high economic losses in livestock in order to strengthen the profitability of food animal systems, improve animal welfare and reduce xenobiotic usage in farming with a One Health perspective. SAPHIR will bring novel vaccine strategies to the market i) at short term, with several promising vaccines brought ...
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Background The annexes of the EU Habitat Directive have changed little over the years, with the few changes made relating to successive EU enlargements. Their adaptation has been called for in order to reflect the current state of knowledge and recent progress made, to adequately reflect the current extent of EU territory and adequate inclusion of threats ...
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Although there is a large body of knowledge available on soil threats in Europe, this knowledge is fragmented and incomplete, in particular regarding the complexity and functioning of soil systems and their interaction with human activities. The main aim of RECARE is to develop effective prevention, remediation and restoration measures using an innovative trans-disciplinary approach, actively inte ...
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The project proposes to set up and disseminate an original training on agroecology at the European level to develop skills for actors of sustainable agricultural development. Agroecology, providing new paradigms for management of natural resources, challenges the interfaces between productive activities, ecological systems and societies. Operating the transition towards agroecological agriculture ...
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This is a project for higher education student and staff mobility between Programme Countries and Partner Countries. Please consult the website of the organisation to obtain additional details.
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B3Africa - Bridging Biobanking and Biomedical Research across Europe and Africa will dramatically improve and facilitate the development of better predictive, preventive and personalized healthcare worldwide. The rapidly evolving African biobanks are an invaluable resource: The African population has the greatest genomic diversity on the planet and represents an incredible resource of information ...
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Higher education student and staff mobility project

Start date: 01 Jun 2016, End date: 31 May 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 objective of SteamBio is to demonstrate a mobile processing concept that will enable efficient pre-treatment of agro-forestry residues for use as flexible feedstocks in chemical and process industries. These ligno-cellulosic materials originated from rural locations will be upgraded and densified into uniform sizes at source, allowing cost-effective transportation to existing industrial sites ...
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The AQUAVALENS consortium has brought together SMEs, Industries, Universities and Research Institutes with the mission of protecting the health of European Citizens from contaminated drinking water and water used in food processing. We will achieve this by developing sustainable technologies to enable water system managers whether in large or small water systems or within food growers or manufactu ...
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Advance_eLTER marks a crucial step in building the distributed European Research Infrastructure of Long-Term Ecosystem Research sites and socio-ecological research platforms (eLTER RI) to provide highest quality data and services complementary to the European and global environmental RIs. The project will conduct important conceptual work and preparatory steps towards enabling European-scale inves ...
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Co-creating Ecosystem-based Fisheries Management Solutions (MareFrame)

Start date: 01 Jan 2014, End date: 31 Dec 2017,

"MareFrame seeks to remove barriers preventing a more widespread use of an Ecosystem-based Approach to Fisheries Management (EAFM). It will develop assessment methods and a Decision Support Framework (DSF) for management of marine resources and thereby enhance the capacity to provide integrated assessment, advice and decision support for an EAFM. Enabling comparisons between relevant ""what-if"" s ...
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With numerous European industries heavily depended on imported REE raw materials, there is a need for EU to secure a viable supply of REE minerals as well as develop from the ground up the currently non-existent European REE extraction and processing industry. The goal of the EURARE project will be (i) to characterize the potential REE resources in Europe; and (ii) to research, develop, optimize a ...
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"The fruit is the result of the development of the ovary and it is a major evolutionary acquisition of flowering plants. Fruits likely evolved to protect the developing seeds and to ensure seed dispersal adopting an incredible array of morphologies and inventing many types of mechanisms for seed dispersal. Dry dehiscent fruits mechanically disperse the seeds, while fleshy fruits develop tasty tiss ...
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Growing food demand exacerbates negative impacts of agriculture on the environment including diffuse nutrient losses from agricultural land to surface and groundwaters causing their eutrophication. The research will evaluate a robust monitoring method of detecting diffuse pollution in space and time in agricultural catchments based on in situ fluorescence sensors. Tangible advantages of the fluore ...
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LEGumes for the Agriculture of TOmorrow (LEGATO)

Start date: 01 Jan 2014, End date: 31 Dec 2017,

The project has been conceived to promote the culture of grain legumes in Europe by identifying priority issues currently limiting grain legume cultivation and devising solutions in term of novel varietal development, culture practices, and food uses. LEGATO will develop tools and resources to enable state of the art breeding methodology and to exploit fully the breadth of genetic resources avail ...
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Developing an European American NGS Network (DEANN)

Start date: 01 Jan 2014, End date: 31 Dec 2017,

The DEANN project is a network formation initiative that involves six research institutions and universities from four EU countries and equivalently, six research entities from four Latin American countries. The overall goal is to strengthen research partnership among the participants by developing a shared scientific knowhow in the field of Next Generation Sequencing data analysis. More specific ...
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Widening Interdisciplinary Sustainability Education

Start date: 31 Dec 2015, End date: 30 Dec 2017,

We are presently facing many environmental challenges, relating to social and economic changes that take place in a number of different scales. To address complex environmental issues, such as climate change, pollution, depletion of natural resources or biodiversity decline, we need to teach students an interdisciplinary approach through courses and programmes that derive from many different disci ...
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"Chronic kidney disease is world wide a major cause of end-stage renal disease (ESRD). 800.000 patients in Europe and in the US, respectively, require long-term treatment initially with peritoneal dialysis, followed by hemodialysis and kidney transplantation. Each ESRD patient on hemodialysis costs ≈€40000 to €80000 per year, has extremely poor quality of life and an average life expectancy of onl ...
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"GREEN SURGE will identify, develop and test ways of connecting green spaces, biodiversity, people and the green economy, in order to meet the major urban challenges related to land use conflicts, climate change adaptation, demographic changes, and human health and wellbeing. It will provide a sound evidence base for green infrastructure planning and implementation, exploring the innovation potent ...
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"The goal of WATBIO is to use the power of next generation sequencing to develop an accelerated route for producing new germplasm with enhanced drought tolerance whilst maintaining biomass productivity and quality in water scarce, marginal environments unsuitable for food crops.This will be achieved for three non-food crops (Populus, Miscanthus and Arundo), suitable for growth on water scarce, mar ...
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The S&T objectives of the Advanced_SAR project are: 1) to develop advanced Earth Observation methods by combining 3D data derived from various Remote Sensing systems in an novel way and 2) to show their improved performances in forest biomass estimation and biomass change detection with respect to present GMES services. The methodology is based on object-based, multi-date analysis of Sentinel-1 (C ...
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Benthic ecosystem fisheries Impact Study (BENTHIS)

Start date: 01 Oct 2012, End date: 30 Sep 2017,

Benthic ecosystems provide important goods and services, such as fisheries products and supporting, regulation and cultural services. There is serious concern about the adverse impact of fisheries on benthic ecosystem which may negatively affect the fisheries yield and integrity of the sea bed. To develop an integrated approach to the management of human activities in the marine environment, in pa ...
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European Plant Breeding College

Start date: 01 Sep 2015, End date: 31 Aug 2017,

The European seed sector is facing major challenges in the years to come, especially growing world population and an increasing role of European food production the impact of climate change and environmental stresses on agricultural production and the need for a more sustainable agricultural system. The European seed sector will therefore have to develop new high-yielding plant varieties and new ...
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Using the laying hen sector as a case study, we aim to demonstrate the potential for practice-driven innovation networks, supported by existing science and market-driven actors, to develop practical cost-effective solutions to sustainability challenges (objective 1). Multi-stakeholder networks will develop technical innovations to injurious pecking and the management of end-of-lay hens concerns ba ...
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Higher education student and staff mobility project

Start date: 01 Jun 2015, End date: 31 May 2017,

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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