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Water Efficiency in European Urban Areas

Objective

WE@EU is a coordination action born from the initiative of a wide range of actors from five different European regions that have a true awareness on problems related to availability of water in sufficient quantities and adequate quality in their regions. Taking into account that over 80% of the population is expected to be living in urban areas in EU countries by 2050, pressures on the availability of water, also under the effects of the climate change phenomenon, is becoming a major challenge at European and global level. WE@EU has been conceived to coordinate european innovation in the water efficiency market of products and services through high-level
cooperation between five European regions represented by research-driven clusters. The five participating regions are envisaged to identify common solutions towards the development of effective R&D&I policies trough knowledge transfer, mutual learning and capacity building,in a coordinate collaboration with R&D&I performers, the business sector, regional authorities/policy makers and civil society. WE@EU will promote the delivery of innovative solutions, skills and policy
instruments to support to boost competitiveness of the participating regions towards a more
resource-efficient economy.
Ultimately, WE@EU is expected to set up the base for a higher specialization degree in water-efficiency, contributing to the development of their Regional Innovation Strategies.

Call for proposal

FP7-REGIONS-2012-2013-1
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Coordinator

UNIVERSIDAD DE ZARAGOZA
Address
Calle Pedro Cerbuna 12
50009 Zaragoza
Spain

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Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Oscar Lopez (Mr.)
EU contribution
€ 395 910

Participants (8)

CAMPUS FOR MEDICINE AND RESEARCH IN GALILEE ASSOCIATION - EGMA
Israel
EU contribution
€ 118 570
Address
Tzhar, Galilee Industrial Park 1
12000 Rosh-pina

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Activity type
Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
Dan Levanon (Prof.)
MIGAL GALILEE RESEARCH INSTITUTE LTD
Israel
EU contribution
€ 168 020
Address
2 Tarshish Str, South Industrial Zone
11016 Kiryat-shmona

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Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Uri Marchaim (Prof.)
PARAGON LIMITED
Malta
EU contribution
€ 183 535
Address
Constitution Street 295b
MST9052 Mosta

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Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Andrea Demadonna (Mr.)
PELEG HAGALIL HAHEVRA HAEZORIT LEMAYIM UBIYUV LTD
Israel
EU contribution
€ 100 170
Address
Tzahar Industrial Park
12000 Rosh Pina

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Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Eddie Schossev (Mr.)
EA ECO-ENTREPRISES ASSOCIATION
France
EU contribution
€ 375 715
Address
Che Du Sanatorium Europole De L Arbois Le Petit
13290 Les Milles

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Activity type
Other
Administrative Contact
Christelle Maffre (Mrs.)
OPPORTUNITY PETERBOROUGH LIMITED
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 233 290
Address
Stuart House Groud Floor - Zone 5 - St Jhon's Street
PE1 5DD Peterborough

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Activity type
Other
Administrative Contact
Sheila Spittles (Ms.)
ASOCIACION CLUSTER PARA EL USO EFICIENTE DEL AGUA-ZINNAE
Spain
EU contribution
€ 287 713
Address
Maria De Luna 11, Nave 6
50018 Zaragoza

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Activity type
Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
María Luisa Fernandez (Ms.)
ANGLIA RUSKIN UNIVERSITY HIGHER EDUCATION CORPORATION
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 207 765
Address
Bishop Hall Lane
CM1 1SQ Chelmsford

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Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Aled Jones (Dr.)