Supporting projects


The Joint Programming Initiative “Water Challenges for a Changing World” aims to achieving sustainable water systems for a sustainable economy in Europe and beyond. WatEUr prepared and supported the successful development and implementation of the Water JPI.


IC4WATER plans to elaborate new principles of international transnational research and innovation cooperation through concrete joint programming. It will in particular focus on the theme of UN Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs) related to Water challenges: within the 2030 development agenda, the place of water-related issues has been further strengthened. Indeed, water is at stake not only in Goal 6 to “Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all”, divided into seven specific targets, but in almost all of the 17 SDGs.


WaterWorks2014 responds to the Horizon 2020 (H2020) Societal Challenge 5 2014 Call topic Water-3 [2014]: Stepping up EU research and innovation cooperation in the water area.


WaterWorks2015 is a collaboration between the Water JPI and FACCE-JPI. Achieving a “sustainable water use in agriculture, to increase water use efficiency and reduce soil and water pollution” is at the intersection of the two JPIs, contributing to the implementation of their respective Strategic Research Agendas.


WaterWorks2017 is a joint project initiated by the Water JPI that aims to address research and innovation to support the implementation of EU water policy, in particular on the thematic area “Closing the Water Cycle Gap – Sustainable Management of Water Resources” of the Water JPI Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda (SRIA Theme 5).


The 2020 Joint Transnational Call “Risks posed to human health and the environment by pollutants and pathogens present in water resources” within the ERA-NET Cofund AquaticPollutants is a joint project initiated by three JPIs: Water JPI, JPI Oceans and JPIAMR that aims to address research and innovation to support the implementation of the global, EU and national water and health policies contributing to the strategic objectives of the three JPIs.

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