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GoJelly - A gelatinous solution to plastic pollution

Obiettivo

"The objective of the GoJelly project is to develop, test and promote a gelatinous solution to microplastic pollution by developing a TRL 5-6 prototype microplastics filter (GoJelly) for commercial and public use, where the main raw material is jellyfish mucus. In doing so, the consortium addresses two environmental issues with one approach by removing the commercially and ecologically destructive sea and coastal pollution of both jellyfish and microplastics. This innovative approach will ultimately lead to less plastic in the ocean, municipal demand (and thereby competitive prices) for jellyfish raw material to fill the ""mucus-need"" by filter developers, and in turn more jobs for commercial fishers in off-seasons. The by-products of the GoJelly biomass have other uses as well, ensuring that GoJelly also delivers a green innovation, resulting in novel, valuable resource for the food and feed industry as well as agro-biological fertilizer for organic farming. The GoJelly prototype products will be tested and demonstrated in three different European seas (Norwegian, Baltic and Mediterranean), by a range of stakeholders, including commercial fishers and industry partners. Tying it together, the project will also ensure the possibilities for broader European promotion and utilization of GoJelly at the local, regional and global level by delivering a socio-ecological methodological toolbox for forming and implementing policies. GoJelly will broadly communicate its results in several formats such as traditional social media, open lab ship cruise, and in the form of an experimental online game depicting different management scenarios under different jellyfish- and microplastics combinations. An interdisciplinary and international consortium consisting of technology developers, business analysts, fishing companies, research institutes, and both natural and social scientists will realize GoJelly, and will ensure the uptake of GoJelly products by industry and policy makers."

Campo scientifico

  • /scienze sociali/economia e commercio
  • /scienze agricole/agricoltura, silvicoltura e pesca
  • /scienze agricole/biotecnologia agricola/biomassa
  • /scienze agricole/scienze veterinarie e della produzione lattiero-casearia

Invito a presentare proposte

H2020-BG-2017-1
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Meccanismo di finanziamento

IA - Innovation action

Coordinatore

SYDDANSK UNIVERSITET
Indirizzo
Campusvej 55
5230 Odense M
Danimarca
Tipo di attività
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Contributo UE
€ 621 360,66

Partecipanti (15)

NORGES TEKNISK-NATURVITENSKAPELIGE UNIVERSITET NTNU
Norvegia
Contributo UE
€ 654 822,50
Indirizzo
Hogskoleringen 1
7491 Trondheim
Tipo di attività
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
ARDITI - AGENCIA REGIONAL PARA O DESENVOLVIMENTO DA INVESTIGACAO, TECNOLOGIA E INOVACAO - ASSOCIACAO
Portogallo
Contributo UE
€ 389 600
Indirizzo
Cam Da Penteada Madeira Tecnopolo Piso 2
9020-105 Funchal
Tipo di attività
Other
NACIONALNI INSTITUT ZA BIOLOGIJO
Slovenia
Contributo UE
€ 368 625
Indirizzo
Vecna Pot 111
1000 Ljubljana
Tipo di attività
Research Organisations
UNIVERSITY OF HAIFA
Israele
Contributo UE
€ 485 968,75
Indirizzo
Abba Khushy Blvd Mount Carmel
31905 Haifa
Tipo di attività
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
ORT BRAUDE COLLEGE
Israele
Contributo UE
€ 400 812,50
Indirizzo
Snunit Street 51
21982 Karmiel
Tipo di attività
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
CHRISTIAN-ALBRECHTS-UNIVERSITAET ZU KIEL
Germania
Contributo UE
€ 560 251,25
Indirizzo
Olshausenstrasse 40
24118 Kiel
Tipo di attività
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
HANSEATISCHE UMWELT CAM GMBH
Germania
Contributo UE
€ 132 125
Indirizzo
Waldstrasse 10
18233 Biendorf
Tipo di attività
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
SINTEF OCEAN AS
Norvegia
Contributo UE
€ 847 500
Indirizzo
Otto Nielsens Veg 10
7052 Trondheim
Tipo di attività
Other
CRM COASTAL RESEARCH AND MANAGEMENT GESELLSCHAFT FUR KUSTENFORSCHUNG UND MANAGEMENT MIT HAFTUNGSBESCHRANKUNG GBR
Germania
Contributo UE
€ 155 701
Indirizzo
Tiessenkai 12
24159 Kiel
Tipo di attività
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
CONSIGLIO NAZIONALE DELLE RICERCHE
Italia
Contributo UE
€ 469 062,50
Indirizzo
Piazzale Aldo Moro 7
00185 Roma
Tipo di attività
Research Organisations
SANPIETRO SOCIETA COOPERATIVA AGRICOLA
Italia
Contributo UE
€ 50 312,50
Indirizzo
Contrada Carestia 1/C
72017 Ostuni
Tipo di attività
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
UNIVERSITAET HAMBURG
Germania
Contributo UE
€ 125 375
Indirizzo
Mittelweg 177
20148 Hamburg
Tipo di attività
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
FONDATION EUROPEENNE DE LA SCIENCE
Francia
Contributo UE
€ 321 038,75
Indirizzo
Quai Lezay Marnesia 1
67080 Strasbourg Cedex
Tipo di attività
Other
INSTITUTE OF OCEANOLOGY, CHINESE ACADEMY OF SCIENCES
Cina
Contributo UE
€ 0
Indirizzo
Nanhai Road 7
Qingdao
Tipo di attività
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
HELMHOLTZ ZENTRUM FUR OZEANFORSCHUNG KIEL
Germania
Contributo UE
€ 415 559,34
Indirizzo
Wischhofstrasse 1-3
24148 Kiel
Tipo di attività
Research Organisations