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Gentle remediation of trace element contaminated land

Objective

"Gentle remediation options (g.r.o.) include various (mostly plant based) approaches to remediate trace element contaminated soils at low cost and without significant negative effects for the environment. Although g.r.o. comprise very innovative and efficient technologies, they are still not widely used as practical site solution due to several reasons of hindrance for applying g.r.o. as practical solution.
Greenland is bringing gentle remediation options (phytoremediation, in situ stabilisation) into practical application and to solve the final problems comprising still major reasons of hindrance. The major objectives are:
• test the remediation efficiency and success in pilot field case studies
• develop a toolkit to quantify the remediation progress and targets (no total, but ""bioavailable"" trace element fractions)
• test different technologies of biomass valorisation (incineration, gasification, biodiesel production, etc.)
• develop a decision support tool
• publish a best practice guide
Greenland has defined two groups of end users:
1) companies that will offer gentle remediation options commercially (including the treatment of metal-rich biomass) - these group is part of the project consortium
2) stakeholders (including environmental agencies) that will decide for gentle remediation options - these are not part of the project consortium but of the advisory board.
The main task of the advisory board is to take part at 4 Greenland meetings (kick off, 2 midterm, final meeting) to give feedback on the project progress. The members of the advisory board should especially consider if their requirements are met (e.g. do we provide all needed information to allow the future stakeholders deciding for gentle remediation options). The travel costs will be covered by the consoritum."

Call for proposal

FP7-KBBE-2010-4
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UNIVERSITAET FUER BODENKULTUR WIEN
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1180 Wien
Austria
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Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
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Markus Puschenreiter (Dr.)

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UNIVERSITEIT HASSELT
Belgium
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€ 246 348,96
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Martelarenlaan 42
3500 Hasselt
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Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
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Jaak Vangronsveld (Prof.)
LULEA TEKNISKA UNIVERSITET
Sweden
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€ 170 206
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Universitetsomradet Porson
971 87 Lulea
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Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
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Jurate Kumpiene (Dr.)
INSTITUT NATIONAL DE RECHERCHE POUR L'AGRICULTURE, L'ALIMENTATION ET L'ENVIRONNEMENT
France
EU contribution
€ 190 449,45
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147 Rue De L'universite
75007 Paris Cedex 07
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Research Organisations
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Fabienne Schneider (Ms.)
INSTITUT NATIONAL DE L ENVIRONNEMENT ET DES RISQUES INERIS
France
EU contribution
€ 357 940,86
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Parc Technologique Alata
60550 Verneuil En Halatte
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Research Organisations
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Valerie Bert (Dr.)
UNIVERSITY OF BRIGHTON
United Kingdom
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€ 218 272,80
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Lewes Road Mithras House
BN2 4AT Brighton
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Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
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Andrew Cundy (Prof.)
AGENCIA ESTATAL CONSEJO SUPERIOR DE INVESTIGACIONES CIENTIFICAS
Spain
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€ 190 479,50
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Calle Serrano 117
28006 Madrid
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Research Organisations
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Eusebio Jiménez Arroyo (Mr.)
UNIVERSITA DEGLI STUDI DI FIRENZE
Italy
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€ 178 401,60
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Piazza San Marco 4
50121 Florence
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Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
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Paolo Nannipieri (Prof.)
AIT AUSTRIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY GMBH
Austria
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€ 206 208
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Giefinggasse 4
1210 Wien
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Research Organisations
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Wolfgang Friesl-Hanl (Mr.)
INSTYTUT UPRAWY NAWOZENIA I GLEBOZNAWSTWA, PANSTWOWY INSTYTUT BADAWCZY
Poland
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€ 196 914
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Czartoryskich 8
24 100 Pulawy
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Research Organisations
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Grzegorz Siebielec (Dr.)
Phytotech Foundation
Switzerland
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€ 207 742,36
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Quartiergasse 12
3013 Bern
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Rolf Herzig (Dr.)
SACHSISCHES LANDESAMT FUR UMWELT LANDWIRTSCHAFT UND GEOLOGIE
Germany
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€ 195 540
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August-bockstiegel-strasse 1
01311 Dresden
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Ingo Müller (Dr.)
SVERIGES LANTBRUKSUNIVERSITET
Sweden
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€ 214 581,72
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Almas Alle 8
750 07 Uppsala
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Ingrid Ragnarsdotter Jajke (Ms.)
Tratamientos Ecologicos del Noroeste S.L.
Spain
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€ 91 351,95
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Lugar A Mina S/n
15822 Touro
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Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
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Xose Quiroga (Mr.)
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Poland
EU contribution
€ 23 273,35
Address
Na Grobli 6
50 421 Wroclaw
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Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
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Ryszard Bajorek (Dr.)
INNOVEOX SAS
France
EU contribution
€ 80 712,74
Address
Rue D'aguesseau 18
75008 Paris
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Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
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Patrick Lemaitre (Mr.)
CENTRE NATIONAL DE LA RECHERCHE SCIENTIFIQUE CNRS
France
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€ 71 187,60
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Rue Michel Ange 3
75794 Paris
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Other
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Philippe Leconte (Mr.)