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GROW Observatory

Objectif

The GROW Observatory (GROW) will create a sustainable citizen platform and community to generate, share and utilise information on land, soil and water resource at a resolution hitherto not previously considered. The vision is to underpin smart and sustainable custodianship of land and soil, whilst meeting the demands of food production, and to answer a long-standing challenge for space science, namely the validation of soil moisture detection from satellites. GROW is highly innovative project leveraging and combining low cost consumer sensing technology, a simple soil test and a large user base of growers and plant enthusiasts to contribute individual soil and land data. It is designed to engage primarily individual growers and small-scale farmers across Europe, and to enable them to develop new wisdom and innovative practices through the collective power of shared and open data and knowledge. Citizens contributing data will gain access to the first single-source comprehensive crop and watering advice service for individual and small-scale growers incorporating scientific and crowdsourced information. Moreover, they will develop ‘campaigns’ (coordinated sampling operations) around local needs and issues, to underpin smarter decision-making and implementation of policy objectives. GROW will actively identify and enable new and credible social and business innovation processes, creating potential new services, applications and markets. The outcome will be a central hub of open knowledge and data created and maintained by growers that will be of value to the citizens themselves as well as specialist communities in science, policy and industry. The GROW partnership will connect and scale to globally dispersed communities linked through digital and social platforms, and a wide range of additional citizen associations and NGOs in sustainable agriculture, gardening, food democracy and land management.

Appel à propositions

H2020-SC5-2015-two-stage
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Régime de financement

IA - Innovation action

Coordinateur

UNIVERSITY OF DUNDEE
Adresse
Nethergate
DD1 4HN Dundee
United Kingdom
Type d’activité
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Contribution de l’UE
€ 1 725 519,22

Participants (19)

INTERNATIONALES INSTITUT FUER ANGEWANDTE SYSTEMANALYSE
Autriche
Contribution de l’UE
€ 269 000
Adresse
Schlossplatz 1
2361 Laxenburg
Type d’activité
Research Organisations
THE FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS
Italie
Contribution de l’UE
€ 126 687,50
Adresse
Viale Delle Terme Di Caracalla
00153 Roma
Type d’activité
Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)
MET OFFICE
United Kingdom
Contribution de l’UE
€ 68 637,63
Adresse
Fitzroy Road
EX1 3PB Exeter
Type d’activité
Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)
HYDROLOGIC RESEARCH BV
Pays-Bas
Contribution de l’UE
€ 289 362,50
Adresse
Westvest 41
2611 AZ Delft
Type d’activité
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
STARLAB BARCELONA SL
Espagne
Contribution de l’UE
€ 129 238,38
Adresse
Avenida Tibidabo 47 Bis
08035 Barcelona
Type d’activité
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
FUTURE EVERYTHING CIC
United Kingdom
Contribution de l’UE
€ 497 791,88
Adresse
Manchester Technology Centre Oxford Road
M1 7ED Manchester
Type d’activité
Other
RESEAU EUROPEEN POUR DES INITIATIVES COMMUNAUTAIRES SUR LES CHANGEMENTS CLIMATIQUES ET LE DEVELOPPEMENT DURABLE
Belgique
Contribution de l’UE
€ 0
Adresse
Mundo-b Building, Rue D'edimbourg 26
1050 Bruxelles
Type d’activité
Other
SUSTAINABLE IRELAND CO-OPERATIVE SOCIETY LTD
Irlande
Contribution de l’UE
€ 395 648,05
Adresse
North Tipperary Green Enterprise Park
Cloughjordan Co Tipperary
Type d’activité
Other
CULTUREPOLIS
Greece
Contribution de l’UE
€ 249 945
Adresse
Alepochori Kamara
49084 Kerkyra
Type d’activité
Other
PARROT SA

Participation terminée

France
Contribution de l’UE
€ 0
Adresse
Quai De Jemmapes 174/178
75010 Paris
Type d’activité
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
THE JAMES HUTTON INSTITUTE
United Kingdom
Contribution de l’UE
€ 244 127,50
Adresse
Errol Road Invergowrie
DD2 5DA Dundee
Type d’activité
Research Organisations
TECHNISCHE UNIVERSITAET WIEN
Autriche
Contribution de l’UE
€ 210 750
Adresse
Karlsplatz 13
1040 Wien
Type d’activité
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
THINGFUL LIMITED
United Kingdom
Contribution de l’UE
€ 129 714,54
Adresse
3 Scrutton Street
EC2A 4HF London
Type d’activité
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
INSTITUT D'ARQUITECTURA AVANCADA DE CATALUNYA
Espagne
Contribution de l’UE
€ 34 702,50
Adresse
Carrer Pujades 102
08005 Barcelona
Type d’activité
Research Organisations
STORYTHINGS LTD
United Kingdom
Contribution de l’UE
€ 41 912,50
Adresse
The Barn High Street Upper Beeding
BN44 3WN Steyning
Type d’activité
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
MISKOLCI EGYETEM
Hongrie
Contribution de l’UE
€ 109 593,75
Adresse
Egyetemvaros
3515 Miskolc
Type d’activité
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
THE FOREST TRUST LBG
United Kingdom
Contribution de l’UE
€ 32 625
Adresse
The Pavilion Botleigh Grange Business Park Hedge End
SO30 2AF Southampton
Type d’activité
Other
PERMACULTURE ASSOCIATION (BRITAIN)LBG
United Kingdom
Contribution de l’UE
€ 506 663,69
Adresse
Broad Lane Kirkstall Hollybusch Conservation Centre
LS5 3BP Leeds
Type d’activité
Research Organisations
THE UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH
United Kingdom
Contribution de l’UE
€ 35 000
Adresse
Old College, South Bridge
EH8 9YL Edinburgh
Type d’activité
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments