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Network for effective knowledge transfer on safe and economic wastewater reuse in agriculture in Europe

Objective

Reclaimed water has a strong potential for complementing conventional water resources. According to the European Commission communication “Closing the loop - An EU action plan for the Circular Economy” (COM(2015)0614): “in addition to water-efficiency measures, the reuse of treated wastewater in safe and cost-effective conditions is a valuable but under-used means of increasing water supply and alleviating pressure on over-exploited water resources in the EU”. Water reuse is especially relevant in agriculture as this is one of the main water consumers, having additional benefits for farmers: lower cost compared to other solutions (e.g. desalination), reliability of supply regardless of season, climatic conditions and associated water restrictions, and nutrients contribution of the treated wastewater that can supplement or replace conventional fertilizers. Based on the results of a previous EU project called SuWaNu (contract number 319998) whose main result was to set research driven clusters in the field of water reuse in 5 target countries: Malta, Spain, Germany, Greece and Bulgaria, SuWaNu Europe is intended to bridge the current innovation gaps and achieve an effective implementation of reuse solutions in agriculture. SuWaNu Europe will extend the geographical coverage of its predecessor and will summarize, share and present existing and upcoming knowledge and skills in the field of water reuse in agriculture to the relevant stakeholders such as farmers and farming advisory groups. SuWaNu Europe will also create regional working groups for the development of action plans. These action plans will set strategies at regional level with the objective of boosting innovation in the agricultural and water sectors, improving best practice development and identifying the most appropriate channels to reach stakeholders. In addition to this, dissemination and training will create the capacity and competencies needed to implement these results.

Call for proposal

H2020-RUR-2018-2020

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Sub call

H2020-RUR-2018-1

Coordinator

BIOAZUL, SL
Net EU contribution
€ 213 819,49
Address
Avenida Manuel Agustin Heredia Numero 18, 1-4
29001 Malaga
Spain

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Region
Andalucía Málaga
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00

Participants (19)

FEDERACION NACIONAL DE COMUNIDADES DE REGANTES
Spain
Net EU contribution
€ 87 030,00
Address
Paseo De La Habana 26 Planta 2
28036 Madrid

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Region
Comunidad de Madrid Comunidad de Madrid Madrid
Activity type
Other
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
ASOCIACION ESPANOLA DE REUTILIZACION SOSTENIBLE DEL AGUA ASERSA

Participation ended

Spain
Net EU contribution
€ 14 234,26
Address
Avenida De La Zarzuela 107
28523 Rivas Vaciamadrid

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Region
Comunidad de Madrid Comunidad de Madrid Madrid
Activity type
Other
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
UNIVERSIDAD DE CORDOBA
Spain
Net EU contribution
€ 98 695,00
Address
Avenida De Medina Azahara 5
14005 Cordoba

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Region
Andalucía Córdoba
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
VEREIN ZUR FORDERUNG DES TECHNOLOGIETRANSFERS AN DER HOCHSCHULE BREMERHAVEN EV
Germany
Net EU contribution
€ 139 827,50
Address
Am Lunedeich 12
27572 Bremerhaven

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Region
Bremen Bremen Bremerhaven, Kreisfreie Stadt
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
ABWASSERVERBAND BRAUNSCHWEIG
Germany
Net EU contribution
€ 108 203,75
Address
Celler Strasse 22
38176 Wendeburg

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Region
Niedersachsen Braunschweig Peine
Activity type
Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
ANAPTYXIAKI ETAIREIA NOMOU THESSALONIKI AE
Greece
Net EU contribution
€ 88 718,49
Address
Ploutonos 27
546 55 Thessaloniki

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SME

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

Yes
Region
Θεσσαλονίκη Κεντρική Μακεδονία Βόρεια Ελλάδα
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
ARISTOTELIO PANEPISTIMIO THESSALONIKIS
Greece
Net EU contribution
€ 63 189,01
Address
Kedea Building, Tritis Septemvriou, Aristotle Univ Campus
54636 Thessaloniki

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Region
Θεσσαλονίκη Κεντρική Μακεδονία Βόρεια Ελλάδα
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
AGRAREN UNIVERSITET - PLOVDIV
Bulgaria
Net EU contribution
€ 127 687,50
Address
Mendeleev Street 12
4000 Plovdiv

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Region
Югозападна и Южна централна България Южен централен Пловдив
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
CONFEDERAZIONE GENERALE DELL AGRICOLTURA ITALIANA
Italy
Net EU contribution
€ 79 562,50
Address
Corso Vittorio Emanuele Ii 101
00186 Roma

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Region
Centro (IT) Lazio Roma
Activity type
Other
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
UNIVERSITA DEGLI STUDI DI TORINO
Italy
Net EU contribution
€ 84 677,76
Address
Via Giuseppe Verdi 8
10124 Torino

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Region
Nord-Ovest Piemonte Torino
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
CONSORZIO DI BONIFICA DI SECONDO GRADO PER IL CANALE EMILIANO ROMAGNOLO CANALE GIANDOTTI
Italy
Net EU contribution
€ 126 623,49
Address
Via Ernesto Masi 8
40137 Bologna

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Region
Nord-Est Emilia-Romagna Bologna
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
MEKOROT WATER COMPANY LIMITED
Israel
Net EU contribution
€ 105 587,50
Address
Lincoln Street 9
61201 Tel Aviv

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Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
CONSULAI, CONSULTORIA AGROINDUSTRIAL LDA
Portugal
Net EU contribution
€ 132 211,51
Address
Rua Fernando Namora Nº 28 1 Esq
7800-502 Beja

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SME

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

Yes
Region
Continente Alentejo Baixo Alentejo
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
FENAREG - FEDERACAO NACIONAL DE REGANTES DE PORTUGAL
Portugal
Net EU contribution
€ 60 457,24
Address
Rua 5 De Outuro 14
2100-127 Coruche

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Region
Continente Alentejo Lezíria do Tejo
Activity type
Other
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
UNIVERSITY OF CYPRUS
Cyprus
Net EU contribution
€ 65 633,75
Address
Avenue Panepistimiou 2109 Aglantzi
1678 Nicosia

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Region
Κύπρος Κύπρος Κύπρος
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
GEORGIKO EPIMELITIRIO KIPROU
Cyprus
Net EU contribution
€ 24 802,50
Address
Androkleous 4 Flat 3
Nicosia

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Region
Κύπρος Κύπρος Κύπρος
Activity type
Other
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
ECOFILAE
France
Net EU contribution
€ 159 027,50
Address
425 Rue Alfred Nobel
34000 Montpellier

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SME

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

Yes
Region
Occitanie Languedoc-Roussillon Hérault
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
CONFEDERACION DE AMBITO ESTATAL DECONSUMIDORES Y USUARIOS CECU
Spain
Net EU contribution
€ 48 000,00
Address
Calle Mayor 45
28013 Madrid

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Region
Comunidad de Madrid Comunidad de Madrid Madrid
Activity type
Other
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
PROEFSTATION VOOR DE GROENTETEELT
Belgium
Net EU contribution
€ 171 937,50
Address
Duffelsesteenweg 101
2860 Sint-katelijne-waver

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SME

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

Yes
Region
Vlaams Gewest Prov. Antwerpen Arr. Mechelen
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00