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The proposed project “Readiness of ICOS for Necessities of integrated Global Observations” (RINGO) aims to further development of ICOS RI and ICOS ERIC and foster its sustainability. The challenges are to further develop the readiness of ICOS RI along five principal objectives: 1. Scientific readiness. To support the further consolidation of the observational networks and enhance their quality. Th ...
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Background The compiling of Sustainable Forest Management (SFM) indicators is usually accomplished by ground surveys. This approach, based on forest inventory techniques, ensures accurate statistical assessments of forest attributes and how they change over time. However, surveying is generally expensive and time-consuming for medium to large forest manag ...
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Background The olive tree is one of the most widespread agricultural tree species in the world. Some 70% of the world’s olive harvest comes from the European Union, where almost 5 million ha of land is devoted to cultivating olives.. Agriculture is particularly vulnerable to the effects of extreme weather events and faces the combined challenge of mitig ...
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Starting from previous research experiences and tangible outcomes, STORM proposes a set of novel predictive models and improved non-invasive and non-destructive methods of survey and diagnosis, for effective prediction of environmental changes and for revealing threats and conditions that could damage cultural heritage sites. Moreover, STORM will determine how different vulnerable materials, struc ...
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ENVRIPLUS is a cluster of research infrastructures (RIs) for Environmental and Earth System sciences, built around ESFRI roadmap and associating leading e-infrastructures and Integrating Activities together with technical specialist partners. ENVRIPLUS is driven by 3 overarching goals: 1) favoring cross-fertilization between infrastructures, 2) implementing innovative concepts and devices across R ...
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The alarming rate of biodiversity loss and ecosystem transitions make it clear that new strategies are required to sustain functioning of the coupled ecological-societal system. Existing space data archives and data streams from the ESA Sentinels, offer unprecedented opportunities to provide rapid, high quality indicators necessary for informed management of key ecosystem services. Yet, it remains ...
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Synergic Circular Economy across European Regions (SCREEN)

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

SCREEN aims at the definition of a replicable systemic approach towards a transition to Circular Economy in EU regions within the context of the Smart Specialization Strategy, through the identification and implementation of operational synergies between R&I investments from H2020 and the European Structural and Investment Funds, thus contributing to novel future eco-innovative and horizontal busi ...
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Agrof-MM

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

The Agrof-MM project in Agroforestry Education, Mediterranean & Mountains ereas, is aimed at farmers, future farmers, advisors and stakeholders in Agroforestry. This agricultural system has experienced a strong abandonment in the 20th century, to count today only a few million ha in Europe. Following the work of scientific research, development structures-agencies, and the experiments of some pro ...
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The COOP+ project is motivated by the interest of several Research Infrastructures in Europe to benefit from extending international collaboration with other Research Infrastructures in their areas of expertise at global, worldwide level.The general goal of COOP+ is to strengthen the links and coordination of the ESFRI Research Infrastructures related to marine science, Arctic research and biodive ...
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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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AUTomotive deRivative Energy system (AutoRE)

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

"The overall aim is to create the foundations for commercializing an automotive derivative fuel cell system in the 50 to 100 kW range, for combined heat and power (CHP) applications in commercial and industrial buildings. More specifically, the project has the following objectives:• develop system components allowing reduced costs, increased durability and efficiency • build and validate a first ...
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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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Training in Sustainable Forestry

Start date: Oct 1, 2015, End date: Sep 30, 2017,

The EU strategy for sustainable growth and jobs “Europe 2020” puts innovations and green growth at the heart of the blueprint of competitiveness. It points out as major goal the formation of common labour market by growing up of new creative class of “knowledge workers”. An economical sector having high potential for realization of this policy is forestry. There is an increasing demand in the fiel ...
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Higher education student and staff mobility project

Start date: Jun 1, 2016, End date: Sep 30, 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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The aim of this proposal is to create a multiannual joint programme of collaboration between research-intensive non-commercial (academic) and commercial (industry) organisations to increase knowledge on the effects of colostrum-based neutraceuticals on functional gastrointestinal disorders (FGID). Functional gastrointestinal disorders such as irritable bowel syndrome represent well-known issues, y ...
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Targeted disease prophylaxis in European fish farming (TargetFish)

Start date: Oct 1, 2012, End date: Sep 30, 2017,

European aquaculture production provides direct employment to 65.000 people with a turnover of 3 billion €. However, the lack of authorised veterinary medicinal products and the consequent disease outbreaks in farmed fish species costs the sector 20% of the production value. The most appropriate method for disease control, both on economical and ethical grounds, is disease prevention by vaccinatio ...
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Learning to Learn by Teaching 2

Start date: Sep 1, 2015, End date: Aug 31, 2017,

Learning to Learn By Teaching 2 builds on the Grundtvig project L2LByTe in which many of the partners have worked together, but also continues the excellent work of two other Grundtvig projects: Vintage and A.L.I.C.E. The objective is to further respond to the need for an adult education training for teachers, which implies a fundamental shift in the roles of both teachers and learners towards th ...
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MedEu aims to create a Jean Monnet Chair at Tuscia University, offering didactic activities about European Historical Studies. In addiction, MedEud would promote knowledge and awareness of European Integration processes, focusing the attention on the Mediterranean Area as a space of exchange and integration itself. MedEu will enlighten and teach European Integration main topics, deepening how the ...
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Innovative Education towards the Needs of the Organic Sector

Start date: Sep 1, 2014, End date: Nov 30, 2016,

Project title: ‘Innovative Education towards the Needs of the Organic Sector’ Development and implementation of innovative, labour market relevant teaching approaches in higher education institutions can enhance the quality of education and, in perspective, improve students’ employability. One of the sectors of the European market characterized by dynamic growth, but still hardly supported by well ...
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Guerrilla Literacy Learners

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

This project develops a “Guerrilla” Flipped Class, on the model of “guerrilla gardening/knitting movement” intending to improve public spaces through citizens’ creative contribution. The target audiences are individual learners, teachers, community-builders, librarians, and teacher training departments seeking learner-centered ways to improve basic literacy thus decreasing the number of early scho ...
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Higher education student and staff mobility project

Start date: Jun 1, 2015, End date: Sep 30, 2016,

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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Optimising Subsidiary Crop Applications in Rotations (OSCAR)

Start date: Apr 1, 2012, End date: Mar 31, 2016,

There is a need to improve sustainability in farming systems particularly through soil care and improvement, but not at the expense of productivity. One approach is to focus on a comprehensive advance in conservation tillage. This will be developed from improved ways of integrating subsidiary crops (SC) as living or dead mulches or cover crops with the main crops in rotations so as to simultaneous ...
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Despite many efforts to ensure that only high-quality and safe products are put on the market, fish-borne parasites continue to pose risks to human health, with zoonotic infections and allergic reactions mainly following consumption of raw, lightly cooked, or marinated seafood.The PARASITE proposal is presented by a multidisciplinary consortium of 12 European and 3 Asian research institutions and ...
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Realizing the European Network in Biodosimetry (RENEB)

Start date: Jan 1, 2012, End date: Dec 31, 2015,

Creating a sustainable network in biological dosimetry that involves a large number of experienced laboratories throughout the EU will significantly improve the accident and emergency response capabilities in case of a large-scale radiological emergency. A well organised cooperated action involving EU laboratories will offer the only chance for a fast and trustworthy dose assessment urgently neede ...
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Integrated non-CO2 Greenhouse gas Observing System (INGOS)

Start date: Oct 1, 2011, End date: Dec 31, 2015,

InGOS will support and integrate the observing capacity of Europe for non-CO2 greenhouse gases (NCGHG: CH4, N2O, SF6, H2 and halocarbons). The emissions of these gases are very uncertain and it is unknown how future climate change will feedback into the land use coupled emissions of CH4 and N2O. The NCGHG atmospheric abundances will increase further in the future and the emissions of these gases a ...
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The fundamental objective of the ICOS-INWIRE project is to enhance the capabilities of the ICOS infrastructure and fill in critical gaps for monitoring fluxes and concentrations of greenhouse gases, in order to meet the needs of operational users in the GMES program. It will achieve this by: Developing and testing autonomous sensors systems for greenhouse gas fluxes and concentration, enhancing th ...
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Zero-impact innovative technology in forest plant production (ZEPHYR)

Start date: Oct 1, 2012, End date: Nov 30, 2015,

The UN General Assembly has proclaimed 2011 as the International Year of Forests, since they play a crucial role in regulating the global climate and are also a vital resource for many countriesBy the European side, the Commission Green Paper “On forest protection and information in the EU: preparing forests for climate change” [COM(2010)66] underlines that forests serve multiple and interrelated ...
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Higher education student and staff mobility project

Start date: Jun 1, 2014, End date: Sep 30, 2015,

The project has been a key component of the University overall international policies. Its paramount targets were the student and staff mobility, and a wider participation in international cooperation projects, thus in compliance with the guidelines of the Erasmus Charter for Higher Education 2014-2020. Nevertheless these objectives were driven by three more general aims: improving the University ...
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Offshore Renewable Conversion systems are mostly at the pre-commercial stage of development. They comprise wave energy and tidal stream converters as well as offshore wind turbines for electrical generation. These devices require research to be undertaken at a series of scales along the path to commercialization. Each technology type is currently at a different stage of development but each one al ...
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Developing world-class research infrastructures for environmental research is one of the top priorities of European authorities. This proposal brings together scientists and users being involved in Europe’s major environmental related research infrastructure projects, i.e. EISCAT, EPOS, LifeWATCH, EMSO, and ICOS, with their US counterparts that are responsible for the NSF funded projects AMISR, EA ...
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Monitoring of Animals for Feed-related Risks in the Long Term (MARLON)

Start date: Aug 1, 2012, End date: Jul 31, 2015,

While there are many European scientific activities for each of the items related to either animal health or the occurrence of GM ingredients in animal feed, the proposed MARLON project will be unique in bringing these widely different fields of scientific expertise together for the cross-disciplinary task of developing an epidemiological model for the case-specific monitoring of potential health ...
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The objective of DEBPAL is to reinforce the cooperation capacities of Al-Quds University, to improve its researches activities in defence and recovery of Biodiversity (including Agro-Biodiversity), in the interlinked fields of conservation and restoration as requested by the international Convention on Biological Diversity, a major commitment in the European Union main politics.The Palestinian Te ...
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The role of the African continent in the global carbon cycle, and therefore in climate change, is increasingly recognised. Despite the increasingly acknowledged importance of Africa in the global carbon cycle and its high vulnerability to climate change there is still a lack of studies on the carbon cycle in representative African ecosystems (in particular tropical forests), and on the effects of ...
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Operational Global Carbon Observing System (GEOCARBON)

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

Today, countries use a wide variety of methods to monitor the carbon cycle and it is difficult to compare datafromcountry to country and to get a clear global picture. The current global observational and modelling capabilitiesallow us to produce estimates of carbon budget at different level (from local to global) but many uncertainties stillremain. Decision makers need now more than ever systemat ...
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Background Neptune Grass, or Mediterranean tapeweed (Posidonia oceanica) is endemic to the Mediterranean Sea. The priority seagrass species forms large underwater meadows that are an important part of the marine ecosystem. However, there have been declines in its population, especially in the western Mediterranean, due to mechanical damage from trawling a ...
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A number of epidemiological studies have consistently demonstrated the protective effects of fruits and vegetables with respect to several age related diseases. The aim of this project is to investigate the protective action of agents with potential use as functional food constituents with respect to cancer, diabetes and cardiovascular disease. In collaboration between EU and Indian research cente ...
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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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"Forests play a crucial role in regulating the global climate and are also a vital resource for many countries. Forests are an important global resource that human populations depend on for wood, air quality, recreation and many other usesThe Regen-Forest project objective is to Introduce a new technology for production of forest regeneration materials built on sustainable production in a cost eff ...
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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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"The network INCREASE consists of 6 infrastructures (large-scale field sites) with experimental manipulation of climate e.g night time warming and extended summer drought. Within INCREASE we will improve the technology and methodology for studies of climate change effects on European shrublands. The main objectives of INCREASE are: 1. To optimize technologies and methodologies for non-intrusive fi ...
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