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Improving the resistance of legume crops to combined abiotic and biotic stress
ID: 289562
Start date: 2012-01-01, End date: 2016-12-31
ABSTRESS applies combined, integrated systems biology and comparative genomics approaches to conduct a comprehensive study of the gene networks implicated in the interaction of drought stress and Fusarium infection in legumes. It uses Medicago truncatula as a model to rapidly...
Programme: FP7-KBBE
Record Number: 101334
Last updated on: 2017-10-06
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
Role of health-related claims and symbols in consumer behaviour
ID: 311963
Start date: 2012-09-01, End date: 2016-08-31
Health-related claims and symbols may be potentially influential in supporting informed choice, furthering healthier consumer food choices, and strengthening competitiveness of the European food industry in bringing about food products that support a healthier lifestyle. Howe...
Programme: FP7-KBBE
Record Number: 105145
Last updated on: 2017-08-27
Protection of consumers by microbial risk mitigation through combating segregation of expertise
ID: 265877
Start date: 2012-01-01, End date: 2014-12-31
The general objectives of PROMISE are: PROMISE strives for multidimensional networking thus fostering integration The primary strategic objective of PROMISE is to improve and increase the integration, collaboration and knowledge transfer between the new member states, old mem...
Programme: FP7-KBBE
Record Number: 101620
Last updated on: 2017-08-27
Pesticide Use-and-risk Reduction in European farming systems with Integrated Pest Management
ID: 265865
Start date: 2011-03-01, End date: 2015-02-28
To meet both the worldwide demand for food security and new environmental needs, agriculture must increase food production and quality while decreasing its ecological footprint. Ensuring sustainability and competitiveness with reduced pesticide inputs is a major challenge. PU...
Programme: FP7-KBBE
Record Number: 98869
Last updated on: 2017-08-27
Targeting environmental pollution with engineered microbial systems á la carte
ID: 212894
Start date: 2008-07-01, End date: 2010-09-30
Synthetic Biology-SB- deals with rational combination of biological properties with central elements of engineering design. By merging the genetic tool box already available with engineering disciplines & computer sciences there is a great opportunity for a new approach to en...
Programme: FP7-KBBE
Record Number: 87946
Last updated on: 2017-05-30
“Effect of diet on the mental performance of children”
ID: 212652
Start date: 2008-03-01, End date: 2013-12-31
Current evidence on the effect of diet on mental performance (MP) is largely based on animal, retrospective studies, and short-term nutritional intervention studies in humans. NUTRIMENTHE will significantly improve this knowledge through studying the role, mechanisms, risks &...
Programme: FP7-KBBE
Record Number: 88812
Last updated on: 2017-05-30
Strategies for the eradication of bovine tuberculosis
ID: 212414
Start date: 2008-10-01, End date: 2012-06-30
Tuberculosis is an infectious disease caused by the Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex. This infection affects domestic and wild animals and represents a major concern worldwide because of its high economic impact due to mortalities, condemnations, decreases in productions, a...
Programme: FP7-KBBE
Record Number: 88408
Last updated on: 2017-05-30
Targeted DISCOvery of novel cellulases and hemicellulases and their reaction mechanisms for hydrolysis of lignocellulosic biomass
ID: 211863
Start date: 2008-08-01, End date: 2012-07-31
The aim of the proposed DISCO project is to develop more efficient and therefore more cost-effective cellulosic and hemicellulosic enzyme tools for the enhanced hydrolysis of pre-treated lignocellulosic biomass in simultaneous saccharification and fermentation (SSF) condition...
Programme: FP7-KBBE
Record Number: 88398
Last updated on: 2017-05-30
Promoting the exploitation of scientific knowledge through academia–industry cooperation in the Knowledge-Based Bio-Economy in Europe and beyond
ID: 212446
Start date: 2008-11-01, End date: 2012-01-31
Knowledge2Innovation aims at stimulating and supporting the knowledge transfer process between academia and industry in Europe, and beyond. The project involves a consortium of 9 participants, experienced in knowledge transfer with complementary skills, covering 7 EU countrie...
Programme: FP7-KBBE
Record Number: 88476
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
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