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Combining innovation in vineyard management and
genetic diversity for a sustainable European viticulture
ID: 311775
Start date: 2013-01-01, End date: 2016-12-31
The strategic goal of the project is to help the European vineyard sector facing the increasingly global competition by meeting: * Consumer demands for diversified high quality wines and concerns for food safety * Citizens’ requests for environment-friendly production systems...
Programme: FP7-KBBE
Record Number: 104501
Last updated on: 2017-05-08
THERAPEUTIC AND PREVENTIVE IMPACT OF NUTRITIONAL LIPIDS ON NEURONAL AND COGNITIVE PERFORMANCE IN AGING, ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE AND VASCULAR DEMENTIA
ID: 211696
Start date: 2008-08-01, End date: 2015-03-31
Major objective: It is our aim to develop a lipid based diet that is able to delay or prevent onset of Alzheimer’s disease and related diseases and has a stabilizing effect on cognitive performance in aging. Multiple lines of evidence suggest that there is a large overlap bet...
Programme: FP7-KBBE
Record Number: 88395
Last updated on: 2017-05-08
New tailor-made biopolymers produced from lignocellulosic sugars waste for highly demanding fire-resistant applications
ID: 311935
Start date: 2012-08-01, End date: 2016-07-31
BRIGIT aims to develop a cost-competitive and environmentally friendly continuous process to produce biopolymers (polyhydroxybutyrate, PHB, and succinate-based biopolyesters, PBS-Poly-Butylene-Succinate) from waste-derived lignocelullosic sugar feedstock liquor of wood sulphi...
Programme: FP7-KBBE
Record Number: 104333
Last updated on: 2017-04-10
Molecular Targets Open for Regulation by the gut flora – New Avenues for improved Diet to Optimize European health
ID: 222720
Start date: 2009-09-01, End date: 2014-08-31
Europe is facing major diet related health problems. Attitudes to eating habits have to be changed and the benefits of alternative treatment regimes substantiated. This can only be achieved by providing guidelines regulating health claims based on scientific data. Thus, there...
Programme: FP7-KBBE
Record Number: 92926
Last updated on: 2017-04-03
Exploring the biological and socio-economic potential of new/emerging candidate fish species for the expansion of the European aquaculture industry
ID: 603121
Start date: 2013-12-01, End date: 2018-11-30
The European aquaculture is a modern industry employing 190,000 people, with a €7 billion ex-farm value. This sector is well situated to be among world leaders in the efficient and sustainable production of safe seafood of the highest quality and nutritional value, taking int...
Programme: FP7-KBBE
Record Number: 111185
Last updated on: 2017-03-06
Coordinated Integrated Pest Management in Europe
ID: 618110
Start date: 2014-01-01, End date: 2016-12-31
Europe faces the challenge of responding to the mandatory implementation of the principles of Integrated Pest Management (IPM) as called for by Directive 2009/128/EC on the sustainable use of pesticides. Most European countries are investing in research and extension to face ...
Programme: FP7-KBBE
Record Number: 111349
Last updated on: 2017-02-13
Quantification of ecological services for sustainable agriculture
ID: 311879
Start date: 2013-02-01, End date: 2017-01-31
The project aims to identify the key semi-natural habitats (SNH), outside and within crops, providing essential ecological services (ES). Vegetation traits will be linked to potential ES provision, case studies will measure actual ES levels and inform models which will show u...
Programme: FP7-KBBE
Record Number: 105334
Last updated on: 2017-02-13
PIVOTAL ASSESSMENT OF THE EFFECTS OF BIOACTIVES ON HEALTH AND WELLBEING. FROM HUMAN GENOMA TO FOOD INDUSTRY - PATHWAY
ID: 311876
Start date: 2013-02-01, End date: 2018-01-31
Scientific understanding of the role and mechanisms of bioactives is fragmented. Research often addresses the theoretical possibility of health improvement effects rather than their real, practical use for everyday diets. Bioactives cannot be considered as discrete chemical c...
Programme: FP7-KBBE
Record Number: 105103
Last updated on: 2017-02-13
An integrated approach to diversify the genetic base, improve stress resistance, agronomic management and nutritional/processing quality of minor cereal crops for human nutrition in Europe
ID: 613609
Start date: 2013-09-01, End date: 2018-08-31
Consumers have increasing demands for healthy, nutritious, and innovative food produced sustainably. Minor cereals can address these points, as well as contributing to feed and non-food markets. However, they have been hardly developed as commercial varieties, with no major i...
Programme: FP7-KBBE
Record Number: 111112
Last updated on: 2017-02-06
Food Use for Social Innovation by Optimising waste prevention Strategies
ID: 311972
Start date: 2012-08-01, End date: 2016-07-31
FUSIONS (Food Use for Social Innovation by Optimising waste prevention Strategies) will contribute to achieving a Resource Efficient Europe by significantly reducing food waste. It will achieve this through a comprehensive and experienced European partnership covering all key...
Programme: FP7-KBBE
Record Number: 104335
Last updated on: 2017-02-06
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