Ongoing

CAELESTIS

Today, aviation accounts for 2% of global CO2 emissions and 3.8% of CO2 emissions in the EU, yet the expected growth of air traffic, which will outstrip the current pace for fuel efficiency, is going to see emissions from aviation increase by 50% by 2050 compared to 2019 in the EU. Within the context of a global commitment for drastically cutting down noxious emissions, the EU is leading this endeavour and has set ambitious goals for climate neutrality by 2050, that have been embraced by aviation.

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VIRTIGATION

Tomatoes and cucurbits are among the most produced crops in the world, but are increasingly under threat by emerging viral diseases caused by begomoviruses (whitefly-transmitted) and tobamoviruses (mechanically transmitted). VIRTIGATION will develop a broad range of solutions, including vaccines for the plants, biopesticides against virus vectors and integrated pest management (IPM) strategies, to tackle these deadly viruses.

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SUSTAINair

SUSTAINair researches and develops solutions to increase resource efficiency and aircraft performance while reducing waste and material costs throughout the aircraft life cycle, what is known as circular aviation.

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UNTWIST

UNTWIST Uncover and promote tolerance to temperature and water stress in Camelina sativa UNTWIST Uncover and promote tolerance to temperature and water stress in Camelina sativa Europe has experienced an increasingly variable climate and extreme weather episodes. The recent examples of summer 2018 with extreme heat and drought conditions in continental and northern Europe, and

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BIOVEXO

The spread of the pathogenic bacterium Xylella fastidiosa has been rapidly increasing across Southern Europe, severely damaging and often completely destroying olive and almond orchards. To date, there is no organic solution available on the market to battle the devastation caused by Xylella. As a result, the BIOVEXO project will establish and validate the top performing biopesticides to combat the aggressive…

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Avant

AVANT is a multi-actor inter-sectorial project aimed at developing alternatives to antimicrobials for the management of bacterial infections in pigs, especially diarrhoea during the weaning period, as the major indication for antimicrobial use in livestock in Europe…

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FNS-Cloud

Driven by an international consortium of 35 organisations, coordinated by RTDS, FNS-Cloud will launch a first-generation ‘food cloud’, federating existing and emerging datasets and develop new services to support re-use by researchers…

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Plamorf

PLAMORF focuses on Plant Mobile RNAs: Function, Transport and Features…

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Susfert

SUSFERT will develop sustainable fertilizers for phosphorus and iron supply for the EU agriculture that provide several much-needed functionalities in one. The products will be made from by-products from several industries and thus also be totally biodegradable…

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