€ 184 million of Horizon 2020 funding for 23 environment & resources projects

By | May 16, 2017
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The European Commission has selected 23 projects that will receive around €184 million under Horizon 2020’s Societal Challenge “Climate action, environment, resource efficiency and raw materials”. These projects were selected among 56 proposals which were submitted by the 6th of September 2016 for the two-stage 2016 calls.

Out of these 23, LEITAT participates in 3 of them: RUN4LIFE, GROW GREEN and URBAN GREENUP. This positions LEITAT at the forefront in the field of circular economy and nature-based solutions.

 

New projects will be launched in June 2017.

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Full News item on EC website (source)

2016 call for proposals

Submission statistics

 

PROJECTS EU contribution* Coordinator
Circular economy
SYSTEMIC: Systemic large scale eco-innovation to advance circular economy and mineral recovery from organic waste in Europe € 7.85 mln STICHTING WAGENINGEN RESEARCH – the Netherlands
PolyCE: Post-Consumer High-tech Recycled Polymers for a Circular Economy € 8.32 mln FRAUNHOFER GESELLSCHAFT ZUR
FOERDERUNG DER ANGEWANDTEN
FORSCHUNG E.V – Germany
FiberEUse: Large scale demonstration of new circular economy value-chains based on the reuse of end-of-life fiber reinforced composites € 9.79 mln POLITECNICO DI MILANO – Italy
ECOBULK: Circular Process for Eco-Designed Bulky Products and Internal Car Parts € 9.66 mln EXERGY LTD – United Kingdom
Water2REturn: REcovery and REcycling of nutrients TURNing wasteWATER into added-value products for a circular economy in agriculture € 5.87 mln BIOAZUL – Spain
ZERO BRINE: Re-designing the value and supply chain of water and minerals: a circular economy approach for the recovery of resources from saline impaired effluent (brine) generated by process industries € 9.99 mln TECHNISCHE UNIVERSITEIT DELFT – the Netherlands
PlastiCircle: Improvement of the plastic packaging waste chain from a circular economy approach € 7.77 mln INSTITUTO TECNOLOGICO DEL EMBALAJE,
TRANSPORTE Y LOGISTICA – Spain
CIRC-PAK:  Towards circular economy in the plastic packaging value chain € 7.3 mln FUNDACION CIRCE CENTRO DE INVESTIGACION DE RECURSOS Y CONSUMOS – Spain
PAPERCHAIN: New market niches for the Pulp and Paper Industry waste based on circular economy approaches € 7.82 mln ACCIONA CONSTRUCCION SA – Spain
RUN4LIFE: Recovery and utilisation of nutrients for low impact fertilizer € 6.23 mln FCC AQUALIA SA – Spain
Climate services & decarbonisation
CLARA: Climate forecast enabled knowledge services € 3.45 mln FONDAZIONE CENTRO EURO-MEDITERRANEO – Italy
VISCA: Vineyards´ Integrated Smart Climate Application € 2.79 mln METEOSIM SL – Spain
CLARITY: Integrated Climate Adaptation Service Tools for Improving Resilience Measure Efficiency € 5 mln AIT AUSTRIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY GMBH – Austria
PROSNOW: Provision of a prediction system allowing for management and optimization of snow in Alpine ski resorts € 3.2 mln METEO-FRANCE – France
PUCS: Pan-European Urban Climate Services € 2.93 mln VLAAMSE INSTELLING VOOR TECHNOLOGISCH
ONDERZOEK N.V. – Belgium
H2020_Insurance: Oasis Innovation Hub for Catastrophe and Climate Extremes Risk Assessment € 4.8 mln POTSDAM INSTITUT FÜR
KLIMAFOLGENFORSCHUNG – Germany
Nature-based solutions
URBAN GreenUP: New Strategy for Re-Naturing Cities through Nature-Based Solutions € 13.97 mln FUNDACION CARTIF – Spain
UNALAB: Urban Nature Labs € 12.76 mln Teknologian tutkimuskeskus VTT Oy – Finland
CONNECTING Nature: COproductioN with NaturE for City Transitioning, INnovation and Governance € 11.4 mln THE PROVOST, FELLOWS, FOUNDATION
SCHOLARS & THE OTHER MEMBERS OF BOARD OF THE COLLEGE OF THE HOLY & UNDIVIDED TRINITY OF QUEEN ELIZABETH NEAR DUBLIN – Ireland
GROW GREEN: Green Cities for Climate and Water Resilience, Sustainable Economic Growth, Healthy Citizens and Environments € 11.22 mln MANCHESTER CITY COUNCIL – United Kingdom
Raw materials
X-MINE – Real-Time Mineral X-Ray Analysis for Efficient and Sustainable Mining € 9.31 mln Teknologian tutkimuskeskus VTT Oy – Finland
SIMS – Sustainable Intelligent Mining Systems € 12.7 mln ATLAS COPCO ROCK DRILLS AB – Sweden
Cultural heritage for sustainable growth
ROCK: Regeneration and Optimisation of Cultural heritage in creative and Knowledge cities € 9.87 mln COMUNE DI BOLOGNA – Italy

* Budget figures are rounded to the nearest 10 000. Due to rounding, some totals may not correspond with the sum of the separate figures.

Source: European Commission EASME

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