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RTD E3 Projects. In Alphabetic order of acronym


  • Adaptability (QLRT-1999-30349)
    Importance of regulation mechanisms for the climatic adaptation of tree species (an example of Picea abies)
  • AD-NETT 2 (QLRT-2000-00439)
    Network on anaerobic digestion of waste from industry and agriculture
  • AEMBAC (QLRT-1999-31666)
    Definition of a common European analytical framework for the development of local agri-environmental programmes for biodiversity and landscape conservation
  • AEP (QLRT-2001-00772)
    Acoustic emission applied to mechanically loaded paper
  • AFPTEST (QLRT-1999-01116)
    Standard test kits incorporating novel antibody fusion proteins to detect harmful viruses
  • AG-MEMOD (QLRT-2000-00473)
    Agricultural sector in the Member States and European Union: Econometric modelling for projections and analysis of EU policies on agriculture, forestry and the environment
    Coordination, harmonisation and standardisation of measurement of bovine and porcine accute phase protein in blood; Reference preparations for animal protein assays
  • ANREC (QLRT-2001-01216)
    Association of physical and biological processes acting on recruitment and post-recruitment of anchovy
  • APOPHYS (QLRT-2001-01849)
    Developing a physical and functional map of the potato: Creating new sources for molecular markers to breed cultivars with multiple resistances and quality traits
    New markers of immunological stress and welfare in animals: Porcine ccute phase proteins in the Production of Healthy Pigs
  • AQCESS (QLRT-1999-31151)
    Aquaculture and coastal economy and social sustainability
  • Aqua-Flow network (QLRT-1999-30105)
    Aqua-Flow - European network for the dissemination of aquaculture RTD information
  • AROMIS (QLRT-1999-30670)
    Assessment and reduction of heavy metal input into agro-ecosystems
  • ARRDE (QLRT-2001-01192)
    Arrested development: The molecular and endocrine basis of flatfish metamorphosis
  • AsPIRE (QLRT-1999-30783)
    Aspatial peripherality, innovation and the rural economy
  • ASPIRE (QLRT-1999-30861)
    Asparagus: integrating research on decline in Europe
  • Automatic milking (QLRT-1999-31006)
    Implications of the introduction of automatic milking on dairy farms


  • BASSMAP (QLRT-2000-01701)
    Tools for the genetic improvement of sea bass: Construction and preliminary application of a medium-density linkage and synteny map
  • BBP (QLRT-2000-01732)
    Broiler breeder production: Solving a paradox
  • BEMMFISH (QLRT-2000-01533)
    Bioeconomic modelling of Mediterranean fisheries
  • BIODIOL (QLRT-2001-01343)
    Process development for microbial production of the bulk chemical 1.3-Propanediol from glycerol water as a waste effluent
  • BIOFAQs (QLRT-1999-30305)
    Biofiltration and aquaculture - an evaluation of hard substrate deployment performance within mariculture developments
  • BIOFLEX (QLRT-1999-01355)
    Biocompatible flexible polymer alloys based on polyesters from renewable resources for mass-consumer applications involving contact with human fluids and tissues
  • BIOFOAM (QLRT-1999-01298)
    Bio-source-based recyclable poly (ester-co-amide)s and poly (ester-co-urethane)s for industrial foam applications
  • BIOFUEL MIXES (QLRT-1999-01284)
    Environmentally adapted mixed diesel fuel systems containing diesel ethanol and RME
  • BIOGREASE (QLRT-2000-00611)
    Environment-friendly multifunctional grease based on regrowing resources and advanced thickener technology to apply in loss lubrication earth-moving equipment
  • BIOHYDROGEN (QLRT-1999-01267)
    A novel bioprocess for hydrogen production from biomass for fuel cells
  • BIOKENAF (QLRT-2001-01729)
    Biomass production chain and growth simulation model for Kenaf
    Integrated, non-fungicidal control of Melampsora rusts in renewable energy willow plantations
  • BIOOLIVE (QLRT-2000-00766)
    Development of industrial solutions for the recycling and valorization of the olive oil fabrication residues for biopolymers and fine chemicals
  • BIOPACK (QLRT-2000-00799)
    Proactive biobased cheese packaging
  • BIOPAL (QLRT-2001-02431)
    Algae as raw material for the production of bioplastics and biocomposites contributing to sustainable development of European coastal regions
  • BIOPOSTHARVEST (QLRT-1999-01065)
    Development of biocontrol agents for commercial application against post-harvest diseases of Perishable Foods
  • BIOREFINERY 2 (QLRT-1999-01442)
    Green chemicals and biopolymers from rapeseed meal with enhanced end-performances
  • BIOSTAB (QLRT-2000-00533)
    Stability of biodiesel
  • BIOTECH CONTROL (QLRT-1999-01389)
    Better management of water process systems by biotechnological identification and treatment of detrimental micro-organisms and metabolites
  • BIOTROLL (QLRT-2001-02344)
    Integrated biological treatment and agricultural re-use of olive mill effluents with the concurrent recovery of energy sources
  • Biowaste (QLRT-2001-01138)
    Bioprocessing of sewage sludge for safe recycling on agricultural land
  • Blight - MOP (QLRT-1999-31065)
    Development of a systems approach for the management of late blight in EU organic potato production
  • BONDSCHEME (QLRT-1999-01510)
    An assessment of the practicalities and acceptability of a bond scheme as part of Common Agricultural Policy reform
  • BOVMAS (QLRT-2000-02379)
    Quantitative trait loci affecting milk production: Mapping and utilisation for marker assisted selection in dairy and dual purpose cattle
  • BRIDGE-MAP (QLRT-2000-01797)
    Bridging genomes: An integrated genomic approach toward genetic improvement of aquacultured fish species
  • BSE IN SHEEP (QLRT-2001-01309)
    European project to study BSE strain in sheep
    Building new relationships in rural areas under urban pressure


  • CAP-STRAT (QLRT-2000-00394)
    Common Agricultural Policy strategy for regions, agriculture and trade
  • CATEFA (QLRT-2000-02038)
    Combining acoustic and trawl data for estimating fish abundance.
  • CATRA (QLRT-1999-01507)
    Minimising stress-inducing factors on cattle during handling and transport to improve animal welfare and meat quality
  • CEESA (QLRT-1999-01611)
    Sustainable agriculture in Central and Eastern European countries
    Integrated control of polysaccharide and ligninbiosynthesis to improve cellulose content, availability and fibre quality
  • CEPHSTOCK (QLRT-2001-00962)
    Cephalopod stocks in European waters: Review, analysis, assessment and sustainable management
  • CERBERUS (QLRT-2001-01027)
    Multipurpose exploitation of European forest resources: From wood and bark to bioactive compounds
  • Chicken Image (QLRT-1999-01591)
    Chicken IMAGE: Improvement of chicken immunity and resistance to disease based upon analysis of gene expression
  • CHITOMED (QLRT-2001-01330)
    Biiomedical Textiles from Dibutyrylchitin and Chitin
  • CHITOSAN (QLRT-2000-00777)
    Chitosan activates resistance against pathogens after exposure: Production of chitosans from shrimp shells for applications in plant disease protection
  • CLOSYS (QLRT-1999-31301)
    Closed system for water and nutrient management in horticulture
  • CNTER (QLRT-2000-00596)
    Carbon-nitrogen interactions in forest ecosystems
  • CODTRACE (QLRT-2000-01697)
    Establishing traceability for cod (Gadus morhua): Determining location of spawning and harvest
  • CODYSSEY (QLRT-2001-00813)
    Cod spatial dynamics and vertical movements in European waters and implications for fishery management
  • COLDTREE (QLRT-2000-00135)
    The application of cDNA microarray technology for unravelling molecular events underlying dormancy and cold hardiness in forest tree seedlings
  • COLORED (QLRT-1999-31629)
    Regulations of skin colouration in the Red Porgy (Pagrus pagrus): Towards the development of natural hue in cultured populations
  • COMPOSITE PANELS (QLRT-1999-01221)
    High added value composite panels through recycling of waste lignocellulosic materials
    Management of soil health in horticulture using compost
  • Compression Wood (QLRT-2000-00177)
    Compression wood in conifers - the characterisation of its formation and its relevance to timber quality
  • CONFLOW (QLRT-2000-01412)
    Control of flowering time for sustainable and competitive agriculture, and forestry
  • CONTROCAM (QLRT-1999-31684)
    Sustainable control of the horse chestnut leaf miner, Cameraria ohridella (Lepidoptera, Gracillariidae), a new invasive pest of Aesculus hippocastanum in Europe
  • CONVERSION (QLRT-1999-31112)
    Overcoming barriers to conversion to organic farming in the European Union through markets for conversion products
  • COST-IMPACT (QLRT-2000-00993)
    Costing the impact of demersal fishing on marine ecosystem processes and biodiversity
  • CREOAK (QLRT-2001-01594)
    Conservation and restoration of European cork oak woodlands: A unique ecosystem in the balance
  • CRYMCEPT (QLRT-2001-01279)
    Establishing cryopreservation methods for conserving European plant germplasm collections
  • Cryocyte (QLRT-2001-00784)
    Towards the development of technologies for cryopreservation of fish oocytes


  • DEMETRA (QLRT-2001-00691)
    Development of environmental modules for evaluation of toxicity of pesticide residues in agriculture
  • Detal (QLRT-1999-30778)
    Fluorescent rapid and ultra-sensitive detection test for the tracking of toxic algal species in the marine environment
  • DIABROTICA (QLRT-1999-01110)
    Threat to European maize production by invasive quarantine pest, Western corn rootworm (Diabrotica virgifera virgifera)
  • DIAG CHIP (QLRT-2000-02270)
    Feasibility of a European Union plant health directive (77/93/EEC): Diagnostic chip
  • DISCBIRD (QLRT-2000-00839)
    Effects of changes in fishery discarding rates on seabird communities
  • DISCOVAR (QLRT-1999-01471)
    Development of diagnostic tools and host plant resistance to control the rapid spread of lettuce big-vein and ring necrosis disease in leafy vegetables
  • DOLPHINS (QLRT-1999-30593)
    Development of origin-labelled products: Humanity, innovation and sustainability
  • DREAM (QLRT-1999-01462)
    Durable resistance management of the soil-borne quarantine nematode pests Meloidogyne chitwoodi and M. fallax
  • DST2 (QLRT-1999-01609)
    Development of structurally detailed statistically testable models of marine populations
  • DYNABEECH (QLRT-1999-01210)
    Effects of silvicultural regimes on dynamics of genetic and ecological diversity of European forests


  • EAEF (QLRT-2000-01502)
    Economic assessement of European fisheries
  • EASE (QLRT-2001-01693)
    European advice system evaluation
  • EASY (QLRT-2001-01495)
    Evaluating current European agri-environment schemes to quantify and improve nature conservation efforts in agricultural landscapes
  • ECOGEN (QLRT-2001-01666)
    Soil ecological and economic evaluation of genetically modified crops
  • ECONOGENE (QLRT-2000-02461)
    Sustainable conservation of animal genetic resources in marginal rural areas: Integrating molecular genetics, socio-economics and geostatistical approaches
  • ECO-SLOPES (QLRT-2000-00289)
    Eco-engineering and conservation of slopes for long-term protection from erosion, landslides and storms
  • ECOWOOD (QLRT-1999-00991)
    Development of a Protocol for Ecoefficient Wood Harvesting on Sensitive Sites
  • EDEN (QLRT-2000-00443)
    Enzyme discovery in hybrid aspen for fibre engineering
  • EDFAM (QLRT-1999-01272)
    European decapod fisheries: assessment and management
  • EELREP (QLRT-2000-01836)
    Estimation of the reproduction capacity of European eel: Enhancing the biological basis for sustainable fisheries and aquaculture
  • EFEP (QLRT-2000-01685)
    European fisheries ecosystem plan
  • EFFE (QLRT-1999-31228)
    Evaluating financing of forestry in Europe
  • EGGDEFENCE (QLRT-2000-01606)
    Improving quality and safety of hen eggs in new production systems by reinforcing the antimicrobial natural defence and by developing tools for grading eggs
  • EISfom (QLRT-2001-02400)
    European information system for organic markets
  • ELPEN (QLRT-1999-01296)
    European livestock policy evaluation network: Development of a livestock policy decision support system
  • ENARPRI (QLRT-2001-02481)
    European network of agricultural and rural policy research institutes (ENARPRI) - Thematic network on trade agreements and European agriculture
  • ENRISK (QLRT-2000-01911)
    Environmental risk assessment for European agriculture
  • ErgoWood (QLRT-2001-01190)
    Ergoefficient mechanised logging operations
  • ERWINIA (QLRT-1999-01583)
    Induction of pathogen resistance in fruit trees by transiently altering the flavonoid metabolism with specific enzyme inhibitors
  • ESLOCO (QLRT-1999-01118)
    Protecting biodiversity through the development of environmentally sustainable locust and grasshopper control
  • ESTABLISH (QLRT-1999-31377)
    Molecular ecophysiology as a tool for the selection of highly stress-resistant poplar species for multipurpose forests
  • ETHOFISH (QLRT-2001-00799)
    The effect of turbidity and hypoxia on the behaviour of coastal marine fish
    Developing cross-compliance in the European Union: Background, lessons and opportunities
  • EUCABLIGHT (QLRT-2001-00971)
    Potato late blight network for Europe
  • EU-CEEOFP (QLRT-2001-00917)
    Further development of organic farming policy in Europe, with particular emphasis on European Union enlargerment
  • EUFABA (QLRT-2001-02307)
    Faba bean breeding for sustainable agriculture
  • EUFRAM (QLRT-2001-01346)
    Concerted action to develop a European framework for probabilistic risk assessment of the environmental impacts of pesticides
  • EURICE (QLRT-1999-01484)
    European rice: Transgenes for crop protection against fungal diseases
  • EUROFIBER (QLRT-1999-01520)
    Fibre variability of European spruce and wood assortments for improved TMP production
  • EUROLAN (QLRT-2001-02346)
    Strengthening the multifunctional use of European land: Coping with marginalisation
  • EUROPEAT (QLRT-2001-01835)
    Tools and scenarios for sustainable management of European peat soils to protect associated landscapes and natural areas in relation to agricultural production
  • EUROTATE_N (QLRT-2001-01100)
    Development of a model-based decision support system to optimise nitrogen use in horticultural crop rotations across Europe


  • FATEALLCHEM (QLRT-2000-01967)
    Fate and toxicity of allelochemicals (natural plant toxins) in relation to environment and consumer
  • Feedstuffs-RADIUS (QLRT-1999-30900)
    Rapid antibiotic detection for illegal and unlicensed substances in animal feedstuffs
  • FEMMES (QLRT-2001-01560)
    Women in fisheries and marineculture in Europe
  • FEMS (QLRT-2001-01824)
    Framework for the evaluation of management strategies
  • FertOrgaNic (QLRT-2001-01799)
    Improved organic fertiliser management for high nitrogen and water-use efficiency and reduced pollution in crop systems
  • FIREGUARD (QLRT-2000-00784)
    Monitoring forests at the management unit level for fire prevention and control
  • FISHCAL (QLRT-2000-01465)
    Calcium, the backbone of fish culture: Importance in skeletal formation, reproduction and normal physiology
  • FISHREG (QLRT-1999-01405)
    Fishery regulation and the economic responses of fishermen: perceptions and compliance
  • FORBIOBEN (QLRT-1999-30130)
    Integrating foraging attributes of domestic livestock breeds into sustainable systems for grassland biodiversity and wider countryside benefit
  • FORM (QLRT-2001-00628)
    Fish oil and meal replacement
  • fPPARs (QLRT-1999-30360)
    Cloning and functional analysis of fish peroxisome proliferator-activated receptors: The transcriptional control of lipid metabolism in farmed fish species
  • FUCOMYR (QLRT-2000-02044)
    Novel tools for developing fusarium-resistant and toxin-free wheat for Europe


  • GBMAF (QLRT-1999-01253)
    Combining geostatistical and Bayesian methods to improve the scientific basis for the management of Atlantic mackerel fisheries
  • GEDIFLUX (QLRT-2000-00934)
    Genetic diversity in agriculture: Temporal flux, sustainable productivity and food security
  • GEMINI (QLRT-1999-00942)
    Genetic determinism of maritime pine pulp and paper properties
  • GeMQual (QLRT-1999-30147)
    Assessment of genetic variation in meat quality and the evaluation of the role of candidate genes in beef characteristics
  • GENE-MINE (QLRT-1999-30722)
    Improved use of germplasm collections with the aid of novel methodologies for integration, analysis and presentation of genetic datasets
  • GENEROSE (QLRT-2001-01278)
    Genetic evaluation of European rose resources for conservation and horticultural use
  • genesheepsafety (QLRT-1999-30656)
    Using genetics to improve the quality and safety of sheep products
  • GENOMYCA (QLRT-1999-31319)
    Genes and genetic engineering for arbuscular mycorrhiza technology and applications in sustainable agriculture
  • GL-PRO (QLRT-2001-02418)
    European extension network for the development of grain legume production in the European Union
  • GRASP (QLRT-2001-00862)
    Development of ryegrass allele-specific (GRASP) markers for sustainable grassland improvement
  • GRAZEMORE (QLRT-2000-02111)
    Improving sustainability of milk production systems in the European Union through increasing reliance on grazed pasture
  • GUTINTEGRITY (QLRT-1999-31656)
    Gastrointestinal functions and food intake regulation in salmonids: Impact of dietary vegetable lipids
  • GVE (QLRT-2000-01871)
    Growth, vigour, environment: Molecular breeding for plant growth and yield


  • HARMONIA (QLRT-1999-01505)
    Hemp as raw material for novel industral applications
  • HEALTHYPIGUT (QLRT-1999-30522)
    Defining and validating gut health criteria in young pigs, based on digestive physiology, microbiology and mucosal immunology investigations for testing alternative strategies to in-feed antibiotics
  • HEMP-SYS (QLRT-2001-01363)
    Design, development and up-scaling of a sustainable production system for hemp textiles: An integrated quality systems approach
  • HERGEN (QLRT-2000-01370)
    Conservation of diversity in an exploited species: Spatio-temporal variation in the genetics of herring (Clupea harengus) in the North Sea and adjacent areas
  • HIBECO (QLRT-1999-01515)
    Human interactions with the mountain birch forest ecosystem: Implications for sustainable development
  • HiDRAS (QLRT-2001-01492)
    High-quality disease-resistant apples for a sustainable agriculture
  • HOMSIR (QLRT-1999-01438)
    A multidisciplinary approach using genetic markers and tags in horse mackerel (Trachurus trachurus) stock assessment and management
  • HybTech (QLRT-1999-30902)
    Development of an environment-friendly F1 hybrid breeding technology
  • HYDROPHOB (QLRT-2001-01439)
    Improvement of wood product properties by increased hydrophobicity obtained by the use of silicon compounds


  • IBACS (QLRT-2001-01610)
    Integrated approach to the biological basis of age estimation in commercially important fish species
  • ICONFORS (QLRT-1999-30621)
    Improving germplasm conservating methods for perennial European forage species
  • IDARA (QLRT-1999-01526)
    Strategy for integrated development of agriculture and rural aeas in CEE countries
  • IDARI (QLRT-2001-02718)
    Integrated development of agricultural and rural institutions
  • IENICA (QLRT-2000-00111)
    The interactive European network for industrial crops and their applications in the changing millennium
  • IMALP (QLRT-2001-01099)
    Implementation of sustainable agriculture and rural development in Alpine mountains
  • IMPAST (QLRT-2000-02266)
    Improving fisheries monitoring through integrating passive and active satellite-based technologies
  • IMPRESS (QLRT-1999-30864)
    Interactions between the marine environment, predators and prey: Implications for sustainable sand eel fisheries
  • INFORCHAIN (QLRT-1999-01477)
    Information tools for more efficient forestry-wood chains
  • INFORRM (QLRT-2000-00203)
    Industry network for renewable resources and materials
  • INTERCROP (QLRT-2001-02352)
    Intercropping of cereals and grain legumes for increased production, weed control, improved product quality and prevention of N-losses in European organic farming systems
  • IRON CURTAIN (QLRT-2000-01401)
    Innovative models of critical key indicators as planning and decision support for sustainable rural development and inegrated cross-border regional management in former Iron Curtain areas based on north to south European reference studies
  • ITM (QLRT-1999-31349)
    Implementing tree models as forest management tools


  • KARNAL BUNT RISKS (QLRT-1999-01554)
    Risks associated with Tilletia indica, the newly listed EU quarantine pathogen, the cause of Karnaval Bunt of wheat


  • LacNatRes (QLRT-1999-31680)
    Genetic diversity of wild crop relatives: Exploitation and efficiency of ex situ conservation of natural resources of wild lactuca species
  • LAMECOW (QLRT-2001-00969)
    A multidisciplinary approach to the reduction in lameness and improvement in dairy cow welfare in the European Union
  • LEGGRAZE (QLRT-2000-02328)
    Low input animal production based on forage legumes for grazing systems
  • LIFECO (QLRT-1999-30183)
    Linking hydrograpic frontal activity to ecosystem dynamics in the North Sea and Skagerrak: Importance to fish stock recruitment
  • LINESET (QLRT-1999-01467)
    Linking raw material characteristics with industrial needs for environmentally sustainable and efficient transformation processes


  • MACOM (QLRT-1999-01617)
    Demonstration of maternel effects of Atlantic cod: Combining the use of unique mesocosm and novel molecular techniques
  • MAFCONS (QLRT-2001-00856)
    Managing fisheries to conserve groundfish and benthic invertebrate species diversity
  • MANCHEST (QLRT-2000-00029)
    Ecological, biological, sivicultural and economical management for optimisation of chestnut wood and alimentary production within a sustainable development frame
  • MARINEGGS (QLRT-1999-01157)
    Genetic identification of fish eggs by species-specific DNA markers for use in stock biomass Assessments and Detection of Commerical Fraud
  • MARKETOWNS (QLRT-2000-01923)
    The role of small and medium-sized towns in rural development
  • MARWINGCA (QLRT-1999-01587)
    Magnetic resonance imaging of wood and its interface with glue, coatings and air
  • MASTER (QLRT-2000-01447)
    Integrated pest management strategies incorporating biocontrol for European oilseed rape pests
    New breeding tools for improving mastitis resistance in European dairy cattle
  • MEDMONT (QLRT-1999-31031)
    Tools for evaluating investment in the Mediterranean mountain areas - An integrated framework for sustainable development
  • MedVeg (QLRT-2000-02456)
    Effects of nutrient release from Mediterranean fish farms on benthic vegetation in coastal ecosystems
  • MEFYQUE (QLRT-2000-00345)
    Forecasting the dynamic response of timber quality to management and environmental change: An integrated approach
  • MERAMED (QLRT-1999-31779)
    Development of monitoring guidelines and modelling tools for environmental effects from Mediterranean aquaculture
  • MFBUNRR (QLRT-2000-01535)
    Modelling fishermen's behaviour under new regulatory regimes
  • MICROFIX (QLRT-2001-00791)
    Microbial fixation of atmospheric nitrogen for staple food crops
  • MMEDV (QLRT-1999-01499)
    Molecular and other markers for establishing essential derivation in crop plants (EDV)
  • MOFISH (QLRT-1999-01273)
    Multiple objectives in the management of EU fisheries
  • MOHIEF (QLRT-2000-00244)
    Modelling of heterobasidion infection in European forests: A decision-support tool for the forest manager
  • MOSSYWE (QLRT-1999-01085)
    Modification of starch synthesis and yield in wheat endosperm
  • MUTFISHARE (QLRT-2001-01353)
    Mutualisation on fisheries and aquaculture European research institutes


  • NAT-MAN (QLRT-1999-01349)
    Nature-based management of Beech in Europe - A multifunctional approach to forestry
  • NeighbourWoods (QLRT-2000-00165)
    Advancing the quality of life and the environment of European cities through socially-inclusive planning, design and management of urban woodlands
  • NEWRUR (QLRT-1999-30094)
    Urban pressure on rural areas: Mutations and dynamics of periurban rural processes
  • NODO (QLRT-2000-02445)
    Natural oxylipins and defence in ornamentals
  • NONEMA (QLRT-1999-01501)
    Making plants resistant to plant parasitic nematodes: no access - no feeding
  • NovaCell (QLRT-2001-01482)
    Resource-efficient sulphur-free production of cellulose pulp


  • OAKFLOW (QLRT-1999-30960)
    Intra- and interspecific gene flow in oaks as mechanisms promoting diversity and adaptive potential
  • OLIVERO (QLRT-2001-01841)
    The future of olive plantation systems on sloping and mountainous land: Scenarios for production and natural resource conservation
  • OMEGA (QLRT-2001-01335)
    Development and testing of an objective mesh gauge
  • OMIaRD (QLRT-1999-31124)
    Organic marketing initiatives and rural development
  • OPTIDIS (QLRT-1999-01280)
    Development of an optical detection system for diseases in field crops with a view to reducing pesticides by targeted application
  • OPTOMIZE (QLRT-1999-30357)
    Architectural engineering in the tomato
  • OPTOUR (QLRT-1999-30407)
    Opportunities for and barriers to tourism-led integrated rural development in rural regions of selected Member States
  • ORCIS (QLRT-2000-01233)
    Optimisation of rearing conditions in sea bass for eliminated lordosis and improved musculoskeletal growth
    Harmonised and standardised procedures for evaluation of plant protection products, fertilisers and soil conditioners for use in organic agriculture
  • OXYDELIGN (QLRT-1999-01277)
    Towards efficient oxygen delignification


  • Panels (QLRT-1999-01640)
    Enhancing the competitiveness and efficiency of wood-based panels in construction
  • PASTORAL (QLRT-2000-00559)
    The agricultural, ecological and socio-economic importance of free-ranging livestock rearing in Europe
  • PECHDEV (QLRT-2000-02277)
    Élaboration et application d'un modèle calculable d'équilibre général à l'analyse de la contribution des activités halieutiques au développement régional
  • PEPPA (QLRT-1999-30068)
    Perspectives of plant protein use in aquaculture: Biological, environmental and socio-economic consequences
  • PESERA (QLRT-1999-01323)
    Pan-European soil erosion risk assessment
  • PHRAME (QLRT-2001-00672)
    Development of improved pest risk analysis techniques for quarantine organisms using pinewood nematode, Bursaphelenchus xylophilus, in Portugal as a model
  • PigBioDiv2 (QLRT-2001-01059)
    Characterisation of genetic variation in the pig breeds of China and Europe to facilitate the maintenance and exploitation of biodiversity
  • PITCH (QLRT-1999-01357)
    New environmentally-sound methods for pitch control in different paper pulp manufacturing processes
  • PKFM (QLRT-2001-01782)
    Policy and knowledge in fisheries management: The North Sea cod case
  • PLYBIOTEST (QLRT-2001-01270)
    Biological performance testing methodology to evaluate the durability of plywood as a quality indicator for exterior construction purposes
  • Pollinator parasites (QLRT-2001-00741)
    Biodiversity, impact and control of microsporidia in bumble bee (Bombus spp.) pollinators
  • POPWOOD (QLRT-1999-01209)
    Engineering fibre and wood properties in poplar using innovative functional genomic approaches
  • POPYOMICS (QLRT-2001-00953)
    Linking physiology, molecular genetics and genomics in Populus to understand and improve yield and quality for biomass and timber productions across Europe
  • PorDictor (QLRT-1999-31363)
    New predictors for pork quality derived from gene expression profiles of skeletal muscle during prenatal development
  • PRECI SPRAY (QLRT-1999-01630)
    Tree shape and foliage volume map-guided precision orchard sprayer
  • PREMECS II (QLRT-2001-01328)
    Development of predictive model of cod-end selectivity
  • PRIME (QLRT-2000-00801)
    Improving the performance of wood joinery through vacuum impregnation of wood primers and preservatives in a single treatment process
  • PROBASS (QLRT-1999-31365)
    Improving production efficiency of sea bass farming by developing methodologies to eliminate environmental androgenesis
  • PROBE (QLRT-1999-31457)
    Improved procedures for flatfish larval rearing through the use of probiotic bacteria
  • PROGRESS (QLRT-2000-00994)
    Protein and growth efficiency in salmonid selection
  • PROMOT (QLRT-2001-00852)
    Global change and pine processionary moth: A new challenge for integrated pest management
  • PROPANEDIOL 2 (QLRT-1999-01364)
    1.3-Propanediol - A versatile bulk chemical from renewable resources by novel biocatalysts and process strategies
  • PSEUDOMICS (QLRT-2001-00914)
    Exploiting the genomes of diverse pseudomonas biocontrol strains for sustainable agriculture, to protect the environment and to Improve Human Health by Production of Healthy Food
  • PUBERTIMING (QLRT-2001-01801)
    Photoperiod control of puberty in farmed fish: Development of new techniques and research into underlying physiological mechanisms
  • PUFAfeed (QLRT-1999-30271)
    Feed for aquatic animals that contains cultivated marine microorganisms as alternatives for fish oil


    New gene tools to improve pig welfare and the quality of pork


  • RAFOA (QLRT-1999-30058)
    Researching alternatives to fish oil for aquaculture
  • RAMFIC (QLRT-1999-31517)
    Sustainability, product safety and quality in cereals:Development of novel quantitative models for risk assessment for mycotoxigenic fusarium species
  • RAP (QLRT-2000-00631)
    Improving fraxinux (ash) productivity for European needs by testing, selection propagation and promotion of improved genetic resources
  • RASER (QLRT-2001-01825)
    Reproduction and stock evaluation for recovery
  • REAPBALK (QLRT-2000-01608)
    Rural employment and agricultural perspective in the Balkan Applicant Countries
  • RECOVEG (QLRT-2000-01458)
    Recycling horticultural wastes to produce pathogen suppressant composts for sustainable vegetable crop production
  • RECOVERY (QLRT-2001-00935)
    Research on effective cod stock recovery measures
  • RECYCLED FIBRES (QLRT-1999-01071)
    Upgrading recycled fibres by appropriate treatments during stock preparation
  • REDCAFE (QLRT-1999-31387)
    Reducing the conflict between cormorants and fisheries on a pan-European scale
  • REDFISH (QLRT-1999-01222)
    Population structure, reproductive strategies and demography of redfish (genus Sebastes) in the Irminger Sea and adjacent waters (ICES V, XII AND XIV; NAFO 1)
  • REGALP (QLRT-2000-02329)
    Regional development and cultural landscape change: The example of the Alps - evaluating and adjusting European Union and national policies to manage a balanced change
  • REMPULP (QLRT-1999-01105)
    Reduction of air emissions at kraft pulp mills
  • RENMAN (QLRT-1999-30745)
    The challenge of modernity for reindeer management: Integration and sustainable development in Europe's sub-Arctic and boreal regions (RENMAN)
  • RenuResin (QLRT-2001-01596)
    Renewable resins for industrial wood-based panel production
  • REPRO-DOTT (QLRT-2001-01355)
    Reproduction of the bluefin tuna in captivity: A feasibility study for the domestication of Thunnus thynnus
    Engineering durable pathogen resistance in grapevine: A novel strategy for integrated disease management to overcome environmental impacts of pesticides
  • RESPONSE (QLRT-2001-00787)
    Response of benthic communities and sediment to different regimens of fishing disturbance in European coastal waters
  • RESPONSIBLE (QLRT-2000-01998)
    Sharing responsibilities in fisheries management
  • RESROBS (QLRT-2000-00241)
    Resistance of spruce to root and Butt Rot disease
  • RESTRIM (QLRT-1999-30819)
    Restructuring in marginal rural areas - The role of social capital in rural development
  • RIPFOR (QLRT-1999-01229)
    Hydraulic, sedimentological and ecological problems of multifunctional riparian forest management
  • ROCKFOR (QLRT-1999-31302)
    Rockfall - forest interrelation: Efficiency of the protective function of mountain forest against rockfalls
  • RODET (QLRT-2000-00749)
    Reduction of detrimental substances in papermaking
  • Rotigen (QLRT-2001-01302)
    Genetic implications in the production of rotifers in commercial finfish hatcheries
  • RUMEN-UP (QLRT-2000-00992)
    New plants and plant extracts to decrease methane and nitrogenous emissions from ruminants and to alleviate nutritional stress


  • SAFE (QLRT-2000-00560)
    Silvoarable agroforestry for Europe
  • SAFO (QLRT-2001-02541)
    Sustaining animal health and food safety in organic farming
  • SAGES (QLRT-1999-30764)
    Sustainable grasslands withstanding environmental stresses
  • SALIMPACT (QLRT-2000-01185)
    Impact of aquaculture on the immune response genes of natural salmonid populations: Spatial and temporal genetic signatures and potential fitness consequences.
  • SALMAR (QLRT-1999-01346)
    Margins along the European seafood value chain - Impact of the salmon industry on market structures
  • SALMODEL (QLRT-1999-01546)
    A coordinated approach towards development of a scientific basis for management of wild Atlantic salmon in the North-East Atlantic
  • SARDYN (QLRT-2001-00818)
    Sardine dynamics and stock structure in the north-east Atlantic
  • SC-GUT (QLRT-2000-02332)
    Studies on the alimentary pathogensis of BSE agents and natural scrapie in sheep and mice: Implications for diagnosis and control
    Monitoring the effect of scrapie control policies that use genetics in different countries
  • ScreenClean (QLRT-2000-00619)
    Optimisation of screening and cleaning technology to control de-inking pulp cleanliness
  • SECURE (QLRT-2001-01813)
    Stem canker of oilseed rape: Molecular tools and mathematical modelling to deploy durable resistance
  • SELFISH (QLRT-2000-00989)
    Dietary self-selection in fish: a geometrical approach for optimising aquaculture production
  • SEP (QLRT-1999-00679)
    Propagation of European pines via somatic embryogenesis
  • SIDS (QLRT-1999-01567)
    Sexual identification and development in the swordfish - Improved determination tools for more efficient stock assessment and implementation of control measures
  • SILEGENEQUA (QLRT-2000-01262)
    Efficient utilisation of forage maize by dairy cattle: Key plant parameters, genetic determinism, impact on milk production, Animal Behaviour and Environment
  • SILVER EEL (QLRT-1999-31141)
    Management of silver eel: Human impact on downstream migrating silver eel in the River Meuse
  • SIMFAMI (QLRT-2000-02054)
    Species identification methods from acoustic multifrequency information
  • SMALLFORE (QLRT-1999-01493)
    Small-scale wood harvesting technology in Europe
  • SPINDIGO (QLRT-1999-30962)
    Sustainable production of plant-derived indigo
  • SPOREBIOTICS (QLRT-2000-01729)
    Spore probiotics: An alternative to antibiotics in animal husbandry
  • SPRITE (QLRT-1999-31211)
    Supporting and promoting integrated tourism in Europe's lagging rural regions
  • SRTSENETWORK (QLRT-2001-00959)
    European network for surveillance and control of TSE in small ruminants: With emphasis on epidemiology, pathology and diagnostic tests
  • STAMINA (QLRT-2001-01313)
    Stability and mitigation of arable systems in hilly landscapes
  • STODAFOR (QLRT-2000-00645)
    Storm damaged forest: Efficient and safe harvesting, and log conservation methods
  • STOVE (QLRT-2001-02239)
    Seed treatments for organic vegetable production
  • STRAIGHT (QLRT-2000-00276)
    Measures for improving quality and shape stability of sawn softwood timber during drying and under service conditions
  • STRESSGENES (QLRT-2000-02211)
    A functional genomic approach to measuring stress in fish aquaculture
  • SUBERWOOD (QLRT-2000-00701)
    Strategy and technology development for a sustainanble wood and cork forestry chain
  • SUMBAWS (QLRT-2001-00730)
    Sustainable management of interactions between aquaculture and wild salmonid fish
  • SUPPLIERS (QLRT-1999-30841)
    Supply chains linking food SMEs in Europe's lagging rural regions
  • SURVIVAL (QLRT-2001-01603)
    Survival: An assessment of mortality in fish escaping from trawl cod-ends and its use in fisheries management
  • SUS-CHAIN (QLRT-2001-01349)
    Marketing sustainable agriculture: An analysis of the potential role of new food supply chains in sustainable rural development
  • SUSPORKQUAL (QLRT-1999-30162)
    Sustainability in the production of pork with improved nutritional and eating quality using strategic feeding in outdoor pig-production
  • SUSTAIN (QLRT-2000-01461)
    Developing wheat with enhanced nitrogen use efficiency towards a sustainable system of production
  • SUSTMAN (QLRT-2001-00851)
    Introduction of broadleaf species for sustainable forest management
  • SWEETGRASS (QLRT-1999-30498)
    Ensiling and grazing of energy-rich grasses with elevated sugar contents for the sustainable production of ruminant livestock


  • TACADAR (QLRT-2001-01891)
    Towards accreditation and certification of age determination of aquatic resources
  • TANNINS (QLRT-1999-00913)
    Copolymers of tannins and waste lignocellulosic materials with synthetic materials for non-toxic, environment-friendly chromesbstitutes in leather tanning
  • TECTAC (QLRT-2001-01291)
    Technical developments and tactical adaptations of important European Union fleets
  • TEGERM (QLRT-1999-31502)
    Analysis and exploitation of germplasm resources using transposable element molecular markers
  • TEMEC (QLRT-1999-01295)
    Technical efficiency in EU fisheries: Implications for monitoring and management through effort control
  • TONA (QLRT-1999-00929)
    Improvement of dry toner digital print quality for efficient communication
  • TSE AND FISH (QLRT-2001-00866)
    Evalution of the possible transmission of prions (scrapie and BSE) to different fish species
  • TSP-EEES (QLRT-1999-01479)
    Sustainable production of transgenic strawberry plants, ethical consequences and potential effects on producers, environment and consumers
    The roles of selection and husbandry in the development of locomotory dysfunction in turkeys


    Construction and application of a multifunctional and saturated genetic map for forest species


  • VALFEZ (QLRT-1999-01271)
    Value of exclusion zones as a fisheries management tool in Europe: A strategic evaluation and the Development of an Analytical Framework
    Verticillium wilt in tree species - Developing essential elements for integrated and innovative management strategies
  • VIRUS DETECTOR (QLRT-1999-01553)
    Improved diagnostic tools for the certification of strawberry propagation material
  • VISULANDS (QLRT-2001-01017)
    Visualisation tools for public participation in managing landscape change


  • WECOF (QLRT-1999-31418)
    Strategies of weed control in organic farming
  • WOOD-EN-MAN (QLRT-2000-00527)
    Wood for energy - A contribution to the development of sustainable forest management
  • WORMCOPS (QLRT-2000-01843)
    Worm control in organic production systems for small ruminants in Europe: Towards the implementation of non-chemical, sustainable approaches


  • Xyloreach (QLRT-2000-00608)
    End-user access to European RTD for the forest and wood industries sector

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