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A DECentralIzed management Scheme for Innovative Valorization of urban biowastE

Objective

The growing attractiveness of cities leads to increasing population, thus rising energetic and food demands in urban areas. This makes urban waste management increasingly challenging, both in terms of logistics and environmental or health impacts. To decrease the cities’ environmental impacts and to contribute to a better resilience of urban areas towards energy or food supply crisis, waste management systems have to be improved to increase recycling of resources and local valorization. In this context, the DECISIVE project proposes to change the present urban metabolism for organic matter (foods, plants, etc.), energy and biowaste to a more circular economy and to assess the impacts of these changes on the whole waste management cycle. Thus, the challenge will be to shift from a urban “grey box”, implying mainly goods importation and extra-urban waste management, to a cooperative organization of intra- and peri-urban networks enabling circular local and decentralised valorization of biowaste, through energy and bioproducts production. Such a new waste management paradigm is expected to increase the sustainability of urban development by: (1) promoting citizens awareness about waste costs and values; (2) promoting renewable energy production and use in the city; (3) developing an industrial ecology approach that can promote the integration between urban and peri-urban areas, by providing valuable agronomic by-products for urban agriculture development and so improving the balance of organic products and waste in the city; (4) developing new business opportunities and jobs. In order to achieve these objectives, the project DECISIVE will develop and demonstrate, at real scale, eco-innovative solutions addressed to waste operators and public services, consisting in: (1) a decision support tool to plan, design and assess efficient decentralised management networks for biowaste in urban areas; (2) eco-designed solid-state fermentation processes. Moreover in parallel of real scale demonstration sites, an eco-designed new micro-anaerobic digestion process will be developed and tested.

Call for proposal

H2020-WASTE-2014-2015

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Sub call

H2020-WASTE-2015-two-stage

Coordinator

INSTITUT NATIONAL DE RECHERCHE POUR L'AGRICULTURE, L'ALIMENTATION ET L'ENVIRONNEMENT
Net EU contribution
€ 1 313 490,60
Address
147 Rue De L'universite
75007 Paris Cedex 07
France
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00

Participants (13)

UNIVERSIDAD AUTONOMA DE BARCELONA
Spain
Net EU contribution
€ 684 455,31
Address
Calle Campus Universitario Sn Cerdanyola V
08290 Cerdanyola Del Valles
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
AARHUS UNIVERSITET
Denmark
Net EU contribution
€ 980 377,38
Address
Nordre Ringgade 1
8000 Aarhus C
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
TECHNISCHE UNIVERSITAT HAMBURG
Germany
Net EU contribution
€ 986 535,12
Address
Am Schwarzenberg Campus 1
21073 Hamburg
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
FUNDACIO ENT
Spain
Net EU contribution
€ 585 130,39
Address
Carrer Josep Llanza, Numero 7, Pis Segon, Oficina
08800 Villanova I La Geltru
Activity type
Other
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGICAL SYSTEMS SRL
Italy
Net EU contribution
€ 551 775,00
SME

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

Yes
Address
Via Dell'artigianato 58
34070 Gogliano Redipuglia Go
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 236 475,00
AERIS TECNOLOGIAS AMBIENTALES SL
Spain
Net EU contribution
€ 443 593,32
SME

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

Yes
Address
Calle Santa Rosa 38
08290 Cerdanyola Del Valles
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 190 111,42
ASSOCIATION DES VILLES ET REGIONS POUR LA GESTION DURABLE DES RESSOURCES
Belgium
Net EU contribution
€ 468 637,50
Address
Avenue D'auderghem 63
1040 Bruxelles
Activity type
Other
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
Region
Région de Bruxelles-Capitale/Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest Région de Bruxelles-Capitale/ Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest Arr. de Bruxelles-Capitale/Arr. Brussel-Hoofdstad
AGENCIA DE RESIDUS DE CATALUNYA
Spain
Net EU contribution
€ 529 230,00
Address
C Provenca, 204
08036 Barcelona
Activity type
Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
PSUTEC SPRL
Belgium
Net EU contribution
€ 113 759,59
SME

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

Yes
Address
Le Trou 2
4190 Ferrieres
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 48 754,11
SUEZ GROUPE
France
Net EU contribution
€ 502 512,50
Address
16 Place De L'iris Tour Cb21
92040 Paris La Defense Cedex
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 215 362,50
HELMHOLTZ-ZENTRUM FUR OZEANFORSCHUNG KIEL (GEOMAR)
Germany
Net EU contribution
€ 202 527,75
Address
Wischhofstrasse 1-3
24148 Kiel
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
Region
Schleswig-Holstein Schleswig-Holstein Kiel, Kreisfreie Stadt
REFARMERS
France
Net EU contribution
€ 183 701,39
SME

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

Yes
Address
3 Rue Adamoli
69001 Lyon
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 78 729,16
Region
Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Rhône-Alpes Rhône
 
A&T 2000 SPA
Italy
Net EU contribution
€ 209 375,71
Address
Piazzetta G Marconi 3
33033 Codroipo
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 89 732,45
Region
Nord-Est Friuli-Venezia Giulia Udine