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  Algeria
  Argentina
  Australia
  Austria
  Bangladesh
  Belarus
  Belgium
  Benin
  Bolivia
  Bosnia and Herzegovina
  Brazil
  Bulgaria
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Photo of article Crops grown on contaminated land could fuel bioeconomy

The global bioeconomy is growing, but it must overcome hurdles including avoiding competition with land used for food production. An EU- and industry-funded project is exploring using contaminated and waste land for biocrops.

Published: 30 September 2020


Photo of article Swarms of smart sensors explore the unknown

The maintenance of pipelines is constrained by their inaccessibility. An EU-funded project developed swarms of small autonomous remote-sensing agents that learn through experience to explore and map such networks. The technology could be adapted to a wide range of hard-to-access artificial and natural environments.

Published: 15 May 2020


Photo of article Unleashing the potential of climate services

Climate services can contribute substantially to climate change mitigation and adaptation. However, this market is still under development. Now EU-funded research is tackling the barriers restricting growth in these vital services.

Published: 21 October 2019


Photo of article Traditional pig breeds could boost pork industry's sustainability

An EU-funded project has researched lesser-known and not industrially farmed pig breeds in a bid to help Europe's pork industry diversify and become more sustainable. This could help save endangered breeds, benefit the environment and result in new, high-quality meat options for consumers.

Published: 4 September 2019


Photo of article Closing the loop in a circular plastics economy

Electrical and electronic equipment is a growing source of waste in Europe and is difficult to recycle. Now EU-funded researchers have found a cheaper way to sort and reuse such waste. Their results could help close the loop in a circular plastics economy and power a more sustainable European future.

Published: 8 July 2019


Photo of article Cleaning up oil in a cold climate

Exploration and production of oil and gas are entering ever more extreme environments. An EU-funded project is examining the best ways to respond to accidental oil spills in the icy waters of the Arctic.

Published: 7 March 2019


Photo of article Mushroom compost: a rich source of bio-product innovation

A project funded by the BBI JU under Horizon 2020 is developing innovative technologies that will enable mushroom farms to turn compost into novel bio-based products such as natural pesticides, cutting fossil fuel use and positioning the sector at the heart of Europe's circular economy.

Published: 21 January 2019


Photo of article Getting green renewables into the grid

Today's clean, renewable energy is bringing power to millions with virtually no adverse environmental impact. An EU-funded project is modelling the power sector and assessing different scenarios for the further integration of green renewables into the electrical grid.

Published: 15 January 2019


Photo of article New strategies to fight Europe's growing wildfire risk

The EU-funded AF3 project has developed advanced detection and prediction software, as well as new blaze-fighting technologies aimed at saving lives and limiting destruction caused by forest fires.

Published: 22 November 2018


Photo of article Making the most of mathematical modelling

Powerful mathematical modelling and simulation systems are being made accessible to all by an EU-funded project that is driving innovation aimed at addressing societal and environmental challenges.

Published: 25 September 2018



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