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21 transnational projects recommended for funding for over 17 million euro
Following the ranking list established by an independent evaluation panel of experts, the Call Steering Committee - composed by the WaterWorks2015 partners participating in the call – has shortlisted and funded  the 21 top research projects for a total Grant amount of over 17 million euro (in cash, i.e. total costs over 21 million euro).
The 21 shortlisted projects are scientifically excellent projects, covering a wide range of disciplines (from social and economic sciences to nature sciences), and addressing a range of societal challenges related to Water and Agriculture.
The funded projects are listed below.

 

Project Acronim

Project Title

Coordinator

Participating countries

ABAWARE

Advanced biotechnology for intensive – freshwater aquaculture wastewater reuse

Norway

Norway, Germany, Finland, Ireland, Romania, Sweden

AgriAs

Evaluation and management of As contamination in agricultural water and soil

Finland

Finland, Germany, France, Sweden

AGRINuPeS1

Integrated monitoring and control of water, nutrients and plant protection products towards a sustainable agricultural sector

Portugal

Portugal, Spain, The Netherlands, Sweden, Turkey

AgWIT

Agricultural Water Innovations in the Tropics

Canada

Canada, Germany, Brazil, Costa Rica, Denmark, Sweden, Taiwan

AquaVal

Valorisation of water use in aquaculture using multi trophic systems

Portugal

Portugal, Spain, Italy

AWARE

Assessing the fate of pesticides and wastewater-borne contaminants in agricultural crops and their environmental risks

Spain

Spain, Germany, France, Norway

CLEARANCE

Circular Economy Approach to River pollution by Agricultural Nutrients with use of Carbon-storing Ecosystems

Poland

Poland, Germany, Denmark

ECOSAFEFARMING

Development and testing of a novel photocatalytic system for efficient cogeneration of clean water and hydrogen for ecosafe agriculture

Turkey

Turkey, Germany, Canada, Spain

Eutro-Sed

Eutrophication hotspots resulting from biogeochemical transformations and bioavailability of phosphorus in the fluvial suspended sediment of geologically contrasting agricultural catchments

Ireland

Ireland, Canada, Sweden,

FORWARD

Operational monitoring and Forecasting system for Resilience of agriculture and forestry under intensification of the WAteR cycle: a bid Data approach

Spain

Spain, Belgium, Denmark

IMPASSE

Impacts of MicroPlastics in AgroSystems and Stream Environments

Norway

Norway, Canada, Spain, The Netherlands, Sweden

INNOMED

Innovative options for Integrated Water Resources Management in the Mediterranean

Spain

Spain, Cyprus, France, Italy, Moldova, Portugal

LEAP

Legacies of Agricultural Pollutants (LEAP): Integrated Assessment of Biophysical and Socioeconomic Controls on Water Quality in Agroecosystems

Canada

Canada, Denmark, Portugal, Sweden

OPERA

Operationalizing the increase of water use efficiency and resilience in irrigation

The Netherlands

The Netherlands, South Africa, France, Italy, Poland, Spain

POTENTIAL

Variable rate irrigation and nitrogen fertilization in Potato; engage the spatial variation

Belgium

Belgium, Germany, Denmark, The Netherlands

ProWsper

How to PROtect Water, Soil and Plants production all togethER

Romania

Romania, France, Portugal

REWATER

Sustainable and safe water management in agriculture: Increasing the efficiency of water reuse for crop growth while protecting ecosystems, services and citizens’ welfare

Portugal

Portugal, Romania, Spain, Sweden

SMARTECOPONICS

On-site microbial sensing for minimising environmental risks from aquaponics to human health

Spain

Spain, France, Italy

SOSTPRO

SOurce STream (headwater) PROtection from forest practices: what are the costs and benefits, and how best to do it?

Canada

Canada, Finland, Sweden

Water4ever

Optimizing water use in agriculture to preserve soil and water resources

Portugal

Portugal, Spain, Italy, Turkey

WaterFARMING

Improvement of water and nutrient retention and use efficiency in arable farming systems from field to catchment scale in Europe and North Africa

Denmark

Denmark, Germany, Egypt, The Netherlands, Tunisia

Due to legal reasons, the project’ original acronym was replaced by AGRINuPeS with the agreement of the CSC, the WaterWorks2015 Coordinator and the EC.

WaterWorks2015

ANR (Coordinator) French National Research Agency [WJPI2] (France)
AKA Academy of Finland (Finland)
ASRT Academy of Scientific Research & Technology (Egypt)
BLE Federal Office for Agriculture and Food (Germany)
BMEL Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture (Germany)
CDTI Centre for the Development of Industrial Technology (Spain)
CIP Center of International Project (Moldova)
EPA Environmental Protection Agency (Ireland)
EZ Ministry of Economic Affairs (The Netherlands)
FCT Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (Portugal)
FNR Fachagentur Nachwachsende Rohstoffe (Germany)
FNRS Fund for Scientific Research (Belgium)
FORMAS Swedish Research Council Formas (Sweden)
IFD Innovation Fund Denmark (Denmark)
IRESA Institution de la Recherche et de l’Enseignement Supérieur Agricole (Tunisia)
ISPRA National Institute for Environmental Protection and Research (Italy)
JÜLICH Jülich Forschungszentrum (Germany)
MINECO Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness (Spain)
MIPAAF Ministero delle politiche agricole alimentari e forestali (Italy)
MIUR Ministry of Education, Universities and Research (Italy)
MoAF Finnish Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry (Finland)
MoST Ministry of Science and Technology (Taiwan)
NCBR National Center for Research & Development (Poland)
NSERC Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (Canada)
RCN Research Council of Norway (Norway)
RPF Research Promotion Foundation (Cyprus)
SUEN Turkish Water Institute (Turkey)
TÜBITAK Scientific and Technological Research Council (Turkey)
UEFISCDI Executive Agency for Higher Education, Research, Development and Innovation Funding (Romania)
VLAIO Flanders Innovation & Entrepreneurship (Belgium)
WRC Water Research Commission (South Africa)
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