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BIOremediation systems exploiting SYnergieS for improved removal of Mixed pOllutants

Objective

BIOSYSMO is a 48-month action that will develop a computationally-assisted framework for designing and optimizing synergistic biosystems combining the required pathways and traits to achieve the most efficient degradation and sequestration of pollutant mixtures. These biosystems will comprise combinations of bacteria, fungi and plants containing the natural or engineered pathways required for pollutants degradation and identified based on a computationally-assisted analysis. BIOSYSMO will take advantage of the high natural microbial diversity by screening samples from polluted sites and locations affected by diffuse pollution to identify natural microorganisms already present and able to metabolize the target pollutants. The search will be expanded to microorganisms previously identified and characterized by applying data mining tools to genomic and metagenomic data available in public repositories.
The construction and optimization of synergistic biosystems will combine approaches based on 1) enhancing plant-microbe (bacteria, fungi) interactions to achieving combinations with improved pollutant uptake and/or degradation; 2) engineering bacteria, for improved degradation and bioaugmentation, and plants (poplar tree), for improved microbial colonization and pollutant uptake; 3) constructing artificial micro-structured consortia into aggregates and biofilms, containing all the required pathways for pollutant removal; and 4) applying bioelectrochemical systems (BES) as stand-alone or in hybrid systems. The different key players will be identified and combined to formulate innovative biosystems with the assistance of genome-scale metabolic (GEM) models for elucidating and simulating the key metabolic pathways. The constructed biosystems will be applied in conventional (phytoremediation, biopile, bioaugmentation) and innovative (BES, hybrid BES-phytoremediation) bioremediation approaches optimized for the treatment of mixtures of pollutants in soil, sediments and water.

Coordinator

IDENER RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT AGRUPACION DE INTERES ECONOMICO
Net EU contribution
€ 935 000,00
Address
Calle Early Ovington 24-8
41300 La Rinconada Sevilla
Spain

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Region
Andalucía Sevilla
Activity type
Research Organisations
Other funding
€ 935 000,00

Participants (14)

UNIVERSIDAD DE BURGOS
Spain
Net EU contribution
€ 462 875,00
Address
Hospital Del Rey
09001 Burgos

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Region
Castilla y León Burgos
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Other funding
€ 462 875,00
INSTITUT JOZEF STEFAN
Slovenia
Net EU contribution
€ 513 467,50
Address
Jamova 39
1000 Ljubljana

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Region
Slovenija Zahodna Slovenija Osrednjeslovenska
Activity type
Research Organisations
Other funding
€ 513 467,50
ACONDICIONAMIENTO TARRASENSE ASSOCIACION
Spain
Net EU contribution
€ 469 540,00
Address
Carrer De La Innovacio 2
08225 Terrassa

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Region
Este Cataluña Barcelona
Activity type
Research Organisations
Other funding
€ 469 540,00
COMMUNAUTE D' UNIVERSITES ET ETABLISSEMENTS UNIVERSITE BOURGOGNE - FRANCHE - COMTE
France
Net EU contribution
€ 318 187,50
Address
32 Avenue De L'observatoire
25000 Besancon

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Region
Bourgogne-Franche-Comté Franche-Comté Doubs
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Other funding
€ 318 187,50
Third-party

Legal entity other than a subcontractor which is affiliated or legally linked to a participant. The entity carries out work under the conditions laid down in the Grant Agreement, supplies goods or provides services for the action, but did not sign the Grant Agreement. A third party abides by the rules applicable to its related participant under the Grant Agreement with regard to eligibility of costs and control of expenditure.

UNIVERSITE DE FRANCHE-COMTE
France
Net EU contribution
€ 121 625,00
Address
1 Rue Claude Goudimel
25000 Besancon

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Region
Bourgogne-Franche-Comté Franche-Comté Doubs
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Other funding
€ 121 625,00
BLUE SYNERGY SL
Spain
Net EU contribution
€ 253 250,00
Address
Calle Maudes 51 Planta 8 Puerta 1
28003 Madrid

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SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Region
Comunidad de Madrid Comunidad de Madrid Madrid
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Other funding
€ 253 250,00
CENTRO INTERDISCIPLINAR DE INVESTIGACAO MARINHA E AMBIENTAL
Portugal
Net EU contribution
€ 380 007,25
Address
Av General Norton De Matos S/n
4450 208 Matosinhos

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Region
Continente Norte Área Metropolitana do Porto
Activity type
Research Organisations
Other funding
€ 380 007,25
UNIVERSIDAD POLITECNICA DE MADRID
Spain
Net EU contribution
€ 386 950,00
Address
Calle Ramiro De Maeztu 7 Edificio Rectorado
28040 Madrid

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Region
Comunidad de Madrid Comunidad de Madrid Madrid
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Other funding
€ 386 950,00
AXIA INNOVATION UG
Germany
Net EU contribution
€ 225 937,50
Address
Turkenstrasse 29
80799 Munchen

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SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Region
Bayern Oberbayern München, Kreisfreie Stadt
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Other funding
€ 225 937,50
CENTRE NATIONAL DE LA RECHERCHE SCIENTIFIQUE CNRS
France
Net EU contribution
€ 353 410,00
Address
Rue Michel Ange 3
75794 Paris

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Region
Ile-de-France Ile-de-France Paris
Activity type
Research Organisations
Other funding
€ 353 410,00
TAUW GMBH
Germany
Net EU contribution
€ 168 015,31
Address
Richard-lochel-strasse 9
47441 Moers

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Region
Nordrhein-Westfalen Düsseldorf Wesel
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Other funding
€ 168 015,31
Third-party

Legal entity other than a subcontractor which is affiliated or legally linked to a participant. The entity carries out work under the conditions laid down in the Grant Agreement, supplies goods or provides services for the action, but did not sign the Grant Agreement. A third party abides by the rules applicable to its related participant under the Grant Agreement with regard to eligibility of costs and control of expenditure.

TAUW BELGIE NV
Belgium
Net EU contribution
€ 93 097,19
Address
Remylaan 4c Campus Remy
3018 Wijgmaal

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Region
Vlaams Gewest Prov. Vlaams-Brabant Arr. Leuven
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Other funding
€ 93 097,19
Third-party

Legal entity other than a subcontractor which is affiliated or legally linked to a participant. The entity carries out work under the conditions laid down in the Grant Agreement, supplies goods or provides services for the action, but did not sign the Grant Agreement. A third party abides by the rules applicable to its related participant under the Grant Agreement with regard to eligibility of costs and control of expenditure.

TAUW IBERIA SA
Spain
Net EU contribution
€ 71 656,25
Address
Avda De La Albufera 321-planta 1 Oficina 10
28031 Madrid

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Region
Comunidad de Madrid Comunidad de Madrid Madrid
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Other funding
€ 71 656,25
EXELISIS IKE
Greece
Net EU contribution
€ 120 312,50
Address
Skra 12 & Dekeleias 215
143 42 Nea Filadelfeia

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SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Region
Κεντρικός Τομέας Αθηνών Aττική Αττική
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Other funding
€ 120 312,50

Partners (1)

IMPERIAL COLLEGE OF SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY AND MEDICINE
United Kingdom
Net EU contribution
€ 0,00
Address
South Kensington Campus Exhibition Road
SW7 2AZ London

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Region
London Inner London — West Westminster
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Other funding
€ 0,00