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Final Report - BIOMERCURY (Worldwide remediation of mercury hazards through biotechnology)

Project ID: 505561
Funded under: FP6-NMP

Abstract

This is the final report for the BIOMERCURY project whose aim was to assess a new microbe-based technology which is environmentally friendly and cost-effective in order to clean up contaminated environments.

The report commences with a brief summary which comprises the hazards of mercury, a description of the new biotechnology process for removing mercury from contaminated environments as well as a brief overview of the objectives of the project and then it proceeds with the contractors that were involved. Afterwards, the report is divided into two sections; the first section comprises overview of the general objectives, the performed work, the involved contractors and the main achievements while the second sections consists in nine work packages.

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Record Number: 12466 / Last updated on: 2011-04-14
Category: PROJ