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3to4: Converting C3 to C4 photosynthesis for sustainable agriculture
ID: 289582
Start date: 2012-01-01, End date: 2016-12-31
Most plants use the C3 pathway of photosynthesis that is compromised by gross inefficiencies in CO2 fixation. However, some plants use a super-charged photosynthetic mechanism called C4 photosynthesis. The C4 pathway is used by the most productive vegetation and crops on Eart...
Programme: FP7-KBBE
Record Number: 101753
Last updated on: 2017-10-06
Breeding to Optimise Chinese Agriculture
ID: 266045
Start date: 2011-06-01, End date: 2014-05-31
OPTICHINA (Breeding to Optimise Chinese Agriculture) aims to link the crop breeding research activities carried out by European and Chinese researchers. This Co-ordination Action build on previous and ongoing collaborative research experience of European and Chinese partners ...
Programme: FP7-KBBE
Record Number: 99123
Last updated on: 2017-09-24
Improvement of current and development of new vaccines for theileriosis and babesios of small ruminants
ID: 245145
Start date: 2010-04-01, End date: 2014-09-30
The proposal deals with the establishment of control measures for two major tick-borne diseases of small ruminants: theileriosis caused by Theileria lestoquardi and T. uilenbergi and babesiosis caused by Babesia ovis. The research programme aims at improving existing and prod...
Programme: FP7-KBBE
Record Number: 94555
Last updated on: 2017-09-24
Ensuring the Integrity of the European food chain
ID: 613688
Start date: 2014-01-01, End date: 2018-12-31
Food Integrity “the state of being whole, entire, or undiminished or in perfect condition”. Providing assurance to consumers and other stakeholders about the safety, authenticity and quality of European food (integrity) is of prime importance in adding value to the European A...
Programme: FP7-KBBE
Record Number: 110951
Last updated on: 2017-08-27
Enabling the exploitation of Insects as a Sustainable Source of Protein for Animal Feed and Human Nutrition
ID: 312084
Start date: 2013-02-01, End date: 2016-04-30
Food security is a global challenge. Within the overall increased demand for food, and particularly meat production, there is also an urgent need to increase supply of protein from sustainable sources. The principle objective of the international and multidisciplinary PROteIN...
Programme: FP7-KBBE
Record Number: 105074
Last updated on: 2017-07-16
BlueGenics – From gene to bioactive product: Exploiting marine genomics for an innovative and sustainable European blue biotechnology industry
ID: 311848
Start date: 2012-08-01, End date: 2016-07-31
Marine organisms, in particular sponges and their associated microorganisms, are an inexhaustible source of novel bioactive (lead) compounds for biomedical application. Industrial exploitation of this natural resource using traditional approaches is, however, hampered, with a...
Programme: FP7-KBBE
Record Number: 104248
Last updated on: 2017-07-16
Development of Cost efficient Advanced DNA-based methods for specific Traceability issues and High Level On-site applicatioNs
ID: 613908
Start date: 2013-12-01, End date: 2016-11-30
The Decathlon project will bring together a broad range of experts and expertise to jointly work on the development of new or improved methods that are needed in the field of 1) food pathogens, 2) traceability of GMOs and 3) customs issues. The project will develop advanced m...
Programme: FP7-KBBE
Record Number: 111292
Last updated on: 2017-06-12
Industrial Crops producing added value Oils for Novel chemicals
ID: 211400
Start date: 2008-03-01, End date: 2013-02-28
Replacing fossil oil with renewable resources is perhaps the most urgent need and the most challenging task that human society faces today. Cracking fossil hydrocarbons and building the desired chemicals with advanced organic chemistry usually requires many times more energy ...
Programme: FP7-KBBE
Record Number: 88255
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
Reinforcing the international cooperation in FP7 FAFB strengthening the CIRCLE of Third Countries BIO NCPs
ID: 265608
Start date: 2011-02-01, End date: 2013-01-31
The main objective of BIO CIRCLE 2 is to foster the knowledge base about FP7 FAFB & the networking capacities of Third Country researchers in order to reinforce their participation in FP7 projects. 3 project goals are distinguished: 1.Disseminate information effectively to Th...
Programme: FP7-KBBE
Record Number: 98629
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
European Surveillance Network for Influenza in Pigs 3
ID: 259949
Start date: 2010-11-01, End date: 2013-10-31
This “European surveillance network for influenza in pigs (ESNIP) 3” will maintain and expand surveillance networks established during previous EC concerted actions (ESNIP 1, QLK2-CT-2000-01636; ESNIP 2, SSPE-022749). Three work packages (WP 2, 3, 4) aim to increase the knowl...
Programme: FP7-KBBE
Record Number: 97365
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
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