22 new circular economy, nature-based solutions, raw material and cultural heritage projects to share €218 million of EU funding

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The European Commission has selected 22 projects that will receive around €218 million under Horizon 2020's Societal Challenge "Climate action, environment, resource efficiency and raw materials".

These projects were chosen among 82 proposals which were submitted by 5 September 2017 for the two-stage 2017 calls.

New projects will be launched in June 2018.

 

 

 

 

Project EU Contribution (million €) Coordinator

Circular economy

   

CINDERELA - New Circular Economy Business Model for More Sustainable Urban Construction

6.73 ZAVOD ZA GRADBENISTVO SLOVENIJE

CIRC4Life - A circular economy approach for lifecycles of products and services 

6.29 THE NOTTINGHAM TRENT UNIVERSITY
C-SERVEES - Activating Circular Services in the Electric and Electronic Sector 6.35 AIMPLAS - ASOCIACION DE INVESTIGACION DE MATERIALES PLASTICOS Y CONEXAS
RECiPSS -  Resource-efficient Circular Product-Service Systems 6.83 KUNGLIGA TEKNISKA HOEGSKOLAN
CarE-Service -  Circular Economy Business Models for innovative hybrid and electric mobility through advanced reuse and remanufacturing technologies and services 6.23 CONSIGLIO NAZIONALE DELLE RICERCHE
HOUSEFUL -  Innovative circular solutions and services for new business opportunities in the EU housing sector 6.98 ACONDICIONAMIENTO TARRASENSE ASSOCIACION
CIRCUSOL - Circular business models for the solar power industry 7 VLAAMSE INSTELLING VOOR TECHNOLOGISCH ONDERZOEK N.V.
Project O - Demonstration of planning and technology tools for a circular, integrated and symbiotic use of water 9.26 IRIS SRL
HYDROUSA - Demonstration of water loops with innovative regenerative business models for the Mediterranean region  9.96 NATIONAL TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OF ATHENS - NTUA
NextGen - Towards a next generation of water systems and services for the circular economy 9.96 KWR WATER B.V.

Nature-based solutions

   

OPERANDUM - OPEn-air laboRAtories for Nature baseD solUtions to Manage environmental risks 

12.25 ALMA MATER STUDIORUM - UNIVERSITA DI BOLOGNA
PHUSICOS - 'According to nature' - solutions to reduce risk in mountain landscapes  9.47 STIFTELSEN NORGES GEOTEKNISKE INSTITUTT
RECONECT - Regenarating ECOsystems with Naturebased solutions for hydrometeorological risk rEduCTion 13.52 STICHTING IHE DELFT INSTITUTE FOR WATER EDUCATION
CLEVER Cities - Co-designing Locally tailored Ecological solutions for Value added, socially inclusivE Regeneration in Cities 14.21 FREIE UND HANSESTADT HAMBURG
proGIreg - productive Green Infrastructure for post-industrial urban regeneration 10.43 RHEINISCH-WESTFAELISCHE TECHNISCHE HOCHSCHULE AACHEN
URBiNAT - Healthy corridors as drivers of social housing neighbourhoods for the co-creation of social, environmental and marketable NBS 13.02 CENTRO DE ESTUDOS SOCIAIS
EdiCitNet - Edible Cities Network Integrating Edible City Solutions for social resilient and sustainably productive cities 11.25 TECHNISCHE UNIVERSITAET BERLIN

Raw materials

   

NEMO - Near-zero-waste recycling of low-grade sulphidic mining waste for critical-metal, mineral and construction raw-material production in a circular economy

12.4

TEKNOLOGIAN TUTKIMUSKESKUS VTT OY

REMOVAL - Removing the waste streams from the primary Aluminium production and other metal sectors in Europe

14.48

MYTILINEOS ANONIMI ETAIRIA - OMILOS EPICHEIRISEON
CROCODILE - First of a kind commercial Compact system for the efficient Recovery Of CObalt Designed with novel Integrated LEading technologies 11.62 FUNDACION TECNALIA RESEARCH & INNOVATION
SecREEts - Secure European Critical Rare Earth Elements 12.88 SINTEF AS

Cultural heritage

   
RURITAGE - Rural regeneration through systemic heritage-led strategies 9.97 ALMA MATER STUDIORUM - UNIVERSITA DI BOLOGNA

 

 

 

Horizon 2020 Environment and Resources Circular economy nature based solutions cultural heritage raw materials