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Scattering and tapping on soft-hard-open nuts (SCATAPNUT)

Start date: 01 Sep 2016, End date: 31 Aug 2021,

Seeds enclosed in maternal tissue are an important evolutionary plant development as they protect the embryo in many different environments. The protecting coverings are very heterogeneous in structure and origin due to different seed dispersal strategies and environments designed for. The ones having hard outer coverings are commonly called nuts and their shells have recently become of interest f ...
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MSc European Forestry

Start date: 01 Sep 2016, End date: 30 Aug 2021,

Master of Science in European Forestry (MSc EF) is a two-year interdisciplinary programme that provides academic education in the field of sustainable resource management with special emphasis of bio-economy. MSc EF offers a new approach to the markets in forestry and nature management and it connects the increasing number of forest related issues with European dimension at international as well a ...
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The Directive 2009/128/EC sets rules in EU for the sustainable use of pesticides to reduce the risks and impacts of pesticide use on people's health and the environment. Among the listed actions there is the promotion of low pesticide-input management including non-chemical methods. In parallel several chemical active ingredients have been banned because of toxicity concerns. The result is that gr ...
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VOLATILE aims in the development of an innovative Volatile Fatty Acids Platform for the bioconversion of municipal solid bio-waste fraction and sludgy biowaste from other industries. The platform will be integrated in anaerobic digestion. The volatile fatty acids will be recovered continuously using sophisticated membrane technology and will be provided as feedstock / carbon source for value added ...
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The project focuses on increasing access to wood resources through more efficient silviculture and a better understanding of the business models governing the procurement of forest operations services. The project further considers increasing efficiency in forest harvesting and collection, and the reduction of soil impact from forest operations, and puts forward ways of making this a measurable an ...
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The phytohormone auxin has profound importance for plant development. The extracellular AUXIN BINDING PROTEIN1 (ABP1) and the nuclear AUXIN F-BOX PROTEINs (TIR1/AFBs) auxin receptors perceive fast, non-genomic and slow, genomic auxin responses, respectively. Despite the fact that ABP1 mainly localizes to the endoplasmic reticulum (ER), until now it has been proposed to be active only in the extrac ...
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Social Innovation in Marginalised Rural Areas (SIMRA)

Start date: 01 Apr 2016, End date: 31 Mar 2020,

SIMRA seeks to advance understanding of social innovation (SI) and innovative governance in agriculture, forestry and rural development (RD), and how to boost them, particularly in marginalised rural areas across Europe, with a focus on the Mediterranean region (including non-EU) where there is limited evidence of outcomes and supporting conditions. These objectives will be achieved by: 1. Develop ...
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MyToolBox mobilises a multi-actor partnership (academia, farmers, technology SMEs, food industry and policy stakeholders) to develop novel interventions aimed at achieving a 20-90% reduction in crop losses due to fungal and mycotoxin contamination. MyToolBox will not only pursue a field-to-fork approach but will also consider safe use options of contaminated batches, such as the efficient producti ...
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Innovative Management of Genetic Resources (IMAGE)

Start date: 01 Mar 2016, End date: 29 Feb 2020,

This aim of IMAGE is to enhance the use of genetic collections and to upgrade animal gene bank management. IMAGE will better exploit DNA information and develop methodologies, biotechnologies, and bioinformatics for rationalising animal genetic resources. It will demonstrate the benefits brought by gene banks to the development of sustainable livestock systems by: enhancing the usefulness of genet ...
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INTCATCH will instigate a paradigm shift in the monitoring and management of surface water quality that is fit for global waters in the period 2020-2050. INTCATCH will do this by developing efficient, user-friendly water monitoring strategies and systems based on innovative technologies that will provide real time data for important parameters, moving towards SMART Rivers. The business model will ...
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FOLSMART will bring to phase I clinical trials novel folate-based nanodevices (FBN) for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis (RA). These nanodevices for folic acid (FA)-mediated targeting of activated macrophages showed improved clinical scores in a mouse model of RA when compared to methotrexate (MTX), a first-line drug therapy for the treatment of RA. In this way, FBN will be benchmarked agains ...
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The Wider objective of CONSEA is to ensure Biodiversity Conservation & Environmental sustainability around the Mekong River Basin. CONSEA consortium aims to develop a strong education program on biodiversity conservation in SEA. In spite of socio-economic difficulties of Cambodia and Vietnam, these countries are located in biodiversity hotspots. These territories endowed of added value are under c ...
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The severity of natural disasters significantly affect environment, causing extensive damage. The countries of Western Balkan are exposed to a variety of natural hazards including floods, droughts, forest fires, earthquakes, and landslides. The general situation in WB countries is inadequate professional qualification and technological disciplines for education of human resources, the lack of spec ...
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FAST Nuclear Emergency Tools (FASTNET) (FASTNET)

Start date: 01 Oct 2015, End date: 30 Sep 2019,

When dealing with emergency, two issues with fully different time requirements and operational objectives, and thus different methods and tools, have to be considered: emergency preparedness and emergency response. This project will address both issues by combining the efforts of organizations active in these two areas to make already identified deterministic reference tools and methods a decisive ...
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There is a massive and urgent effort needed to ensure security of food supply for the growing world population. This challenge of doubling crop yields by 2050 provides the motivation for this project, entitled Cereal Pathology – training in innovative and integrated control of cereal diseases (CEREALPATH). Cereals are the most important source of human calories, but we lose billions of euro worth ...
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The overall aim of the REFRESH project is to contribute significantly towards the objective of reducing food waste across the EU by 30% by 2025 (which amounts to between 25 to 40 million tonnes of food not being wasted in 2025[1], worth tens of billions of Euros a year) and maximizing the value from unavoidable food waste and packaging materials. To achieve this ambitious goal, we will adopt a sys ...
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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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Wood phenotyping tools: properties, functions and quality (TOPWOOD)

Start date: 01 Apr 2015, End date: 31 Mar 2019,

The objective of TOPWOOD is to build a four-year scientific exchange program about the test and development of medium and high-throughput phenotyping measurement and analysis tools for selected basic wood properties in the laboratory and in the field (TOols for Phenotyping WOOD-TOPWOOD). The participants wish to exchange knowledge and experience for sharing and expanding skills, improving existing ...
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Geohazards: Risk Assessment, Mitigation and Prevention (GEO-RAMP)

Start date: 01 Apr 2015, End date: 31 Mar 2019,

This proposal aims to provide a step change in terms of our capacity to assess and predict risks due to geohazards (landslides and rock slides, earthquakes, floods). This is necessary in order to make built environments and infrastructures resilient to the increasing threat of natural hazards due to the expanding size of European cities and urban centres, increased use of infrastructure, and the ...
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Next-generation biopharmaceutical downstream process (nextBioPharmDSP)

Start date: 01 Mar 2015, End date: 28 Feb 2019,

The scope of the project is the optimization of downstream process (DSP) for the production of Biopharmaceuticals. Biopharmaceuticals have been successfully used as efficient therapeutic drugs for many pathophysiological conditions since the first recombinant product, insulin, was approved in 1982. Despite its efficacy, accessibility is still limited due to extremely high costs. In the production ...
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The project coordinator is among Romania’s most competitive agricultural universities, yet at international level and in the agricultural economics discipline still struggles to become fully competitive. Three extremely innovative and well-known Western institutions of agricultural economics research have agreed to deliver the necessary know-how to improve this situation. Mainly four important bri ...
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"The overall aim of the project is the upgrade of knowledge, skills and social capacity of UNSFA in the field of environmental sciences, with special focus on agrometeorology and related ecosystem sciences (such as plant physiology, crop management). The main tool for reaching that aim will be establishment of the AgMnet+ research network at UNSFA in collaboration with leading international resear ...
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MultiCoop is aimed at promoting new opportunities for participating partners (VSCHT, QUB and BOKU) by development of levels of excellence and expertise of all three institutions in the field of comprehensive food and feed safety assessment. A major focus will be in enhancing the range of competences of VSCHT. The main objectives and goals of the project are (i) the establishment of close links bet ...
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AQUACROSS aims to support EU efforts to enhance the resilience and stop the loss of biodiversity of aquatic ecosystems as well as to ensure the ongoing and future provision of aquatic ecosystem services. It focuses on advancing the knowledge base and application of the ecosystem-based management concept for aquatic ecosystems by developing cost effective measures and integrated management practice ...
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The RESYNTEX project aims at designing, developing and demonstrating new high environmental impact industrial symbiosis between the unwearable blends and pure components of textile waste and the chemical and textile industries. The project comprises:- a strategic design of the whole value chain from textile waste collection, until the new marketable feedstock for chemical & textile industrie, by w ...
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Agricultural activities significantly affect all components of natural environment and thus directly influence living of population around the world. Agricultural sector significantly contributes to national economies of Central Asian countries which have inherited major environmental challenges from the Soviet era. Moreover, extensive irrigation agriculture is responsible for more than 90% of the ...
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In Argentina and Peru the livestock sector is important for the national economies as job provider in rural areas and major contributor to the GDP. Currently the sector is facing many challenges and limitations, but also big opportunities as the demand for products of animal origin is growing. These dynamics make the need for better trained livestock professionals, able to respond to needs and dem ...
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Food safety issues have reached a dramatic level in most Asian Countries. in its "integration program" ASEAN has put food security as one of its 12 priorities. It is abundantly documented that most of these problems are due to both qualitative and quantitative limitations in food safety management, mainly due to inadequate skills of workers, who often do not operate in compliance with the good pra ...
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South East Asia Academy for Beverage Technology

Start date: 15 Oct 2015, End date: 14 Oct 2018,

Currently Thailand clearly lacks in capacities to supply the beverage industry with adequately trained students and qualified non-academic staff. There are either technical engineers with technical knowledge & skills, but lacking of deeper knowledge on food quality, hygiene, production processes, etc., or food scientists, less skilled in engineering and without deeper knowledge in beverage technol ...
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The Europe 2020 strategy which was initiated in 2010 aims at promoting a sustainable growth and therefore at protecting the environment and natural resources such as soil, water and biodiversity. The Common Agricultural Policy which starts this year induces technical and organizational changes for farms in order to lead farmers to agro ecological practices. The agro ecological transition will rest ...
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Sustainable Land Management Network

Start date: 01 Sep 2015, End date: 31 Aug 2018,

The project proposal arises from the need to enhance the governance of the land management in the Europe as an encouragement for the European economic and environmental integration.The objective of the proposed project is to create virtual research and educational network “Sustainable land management network” with specific objectives to promote research and teaching in the field of sustainable Eur ...
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Europe's major growth strategies recognize the role that the education has as an essential driver of innovation and development, and a generator of smart, sustainable and inclusive growth in the EU, as recognized also by the Europe 2020 Strategy and European policy priorities for vocational and educational training (VET). Education and training contributes also to the social, economic and envi ...
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Leadership for Transition

Start date: 01 Sep 2015, End date: 31 Aug 2018,

Leadership for Transition (LiFT 2.0) pilots and spreads an innovative cross-sector capacity building program offering next generation training and education in basic and transversal leadership skills for facilitating dialog processes with diverse stakeholders in transnational and intercultural settings. The project rationale holds that in times of multidimensional crisis, where fundamental values ...
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Consumers have increasing demands for healthy, nutritious, and innovative food produced sustainably. Minor cereals can address these points, as well as contributing to feed and non-food markets. However, they have been hardly developed as commercial varieties, with no major investment to exploit genetic diversity in breeding programmes, and have low yields. There has been little research to optimi ...
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"The objective of the project is to provide a conceptual basis, evidence, tools and improved incentive and policy options to support the "smart" provision of public goods by the EU agriculture and forestry ecosystems, in the light of trade-offs and conflicts brought about by prospective intensification scenarios, using a transdisciplinary approach. PROVIDE will consider a wide range of public good ...
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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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The 'European Peer Review VNFIL Extended' project aims to extend the current European Peer Review for RVC methodology to more European partners in more countries, establishing Peer Review to complement and enhance the usual quality assessurance systems in Validation of Non-Formal and Informal Learning (VNFIL). Building upon the results of a series of previous European programmes, the project seek ...
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CREATE addresses the task Tackling Urban Road Congestion, taking a long-term view of how this can be achieved, especially in cities experiencing rapid growth in car ownership and use. It deals with most of the issues set out in the recent Urban Mobility Package.Objectives:• Rigorously and systematically develop practical definitions of urban road congestion and of network performance, and identify ...
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SecureChain promotes a Sustainable Supply Chain Management (SSCM) that meets highest environmental quality standards and targets local biomass suppliers, energy producers and financial sector players to mobilise more biomass, maximise the share of sustainable bioenergy in the final energy consumption, and reduce the transaction costs for further market uptake of most efficient systems in six Europ ...
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The EU-GUGLE project mobilises public / private resources to build showcases of totally around 226,000 m2 of cost-efficient urban Zero Carbon Building Renovation models in AT, FI, DE, IT, SK & ES - together with associated cities in SE&TR. EU-GUGLE is designed to respond to the needs of an effective take-off of the Smart City initiative within the EU SET-plan and in particular by demonstrating dif ...
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