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Optimizing Bio-based Fertilisers in Agriculture – Knowledgebase for New Policies

Project description

Improving nutrient recycling in agriculture

Bio-based fertilisers (BBFs) will have an increasingly important role in future food production. By optimising the use of nutrient-rich side-streams like manure and sewage sludge as BBFs in agriculture, European dependency on imported fertilisers can be reduced. In the EU-funded LEX4BIO project, replacing mineral fertilisers with BBFs is evaluated by mapping nutrient-rich side-streams, estimating their nutrient contents, and providing necessary technologies for producing safe BBFs. By optimising the use of fertilisers according to crop requirements, their environmental impact can be minimised and agriculture profitability improved. The project will provide recommendations for decreasing the dependency on imported fertilisers, closing the nutrient cycles, and improving the sustainability of European farming systems.

Field of science

  • /social sciences/economics and business/economics/production economics/productivity
  • /engineering and technology/other engineering and technologies/food and beverages/food safety
  • /agricultural sciences/agriculture, forestry, and fisheries/agriculture

Call for proposal

H2020-RUR-2018-2
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Funding Scheme

RIA - Research and Innovation action

Coordinator

LUONNONVARAKESKUS
Address
Latokartanonkaari 9
00790 Helsinki
Finland
Activity type
Research Organisations
EU contribution
€ 871 668,75

Participants (20)

PROMAN MANAGEMENT GMBH
Austria
EU contribution
€ 360 318,75
Address
Weingartenstrasse 92
2214 Auersthal
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
JULIUS KUHN-INSTITUT BUNDESFORSCHUNGSINSTITUT FUR KULTURPFLANZEN
Germany
EU contribution
€ 324 315
Address
Erwin-baur-strasse 27
06484 Quedlinburg
Activity type
Research Organisations
KOBENHAVNS UNIVERSITET
Denmark
EU contribution
€ 526 666,25
Address
Norregade 10
1165 Kobenhavn
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
UNIVERSITAET FUER BODENKULTUR WIEN
Austria
EU contribution
€ 282 415
Address
Gregor Mendel Strasse 33
1180 Wien
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
UNIVERSITEIT VAN AMSTERDAM
Netherlands
EU contribution
€ 318 516,25
Address
Spui 21
1012WX Amsterdam
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
UNIVERSITAET HOHENHEIM
Germany
EU contribution
€ 367 500
Address
Schloss Hohenheim
70599 Stuttgart
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
FORSCHUNGSINSTITUT FUR BIOLOGISCHEN LANDBAU STIFTUNG
Switzerland
EU contribution
€ 502 858,75
Address
Ackerstrasse 113
5070 Frick
Activity type
Research Organisations
UNIVERSIDAD DE SEVILLA
Spain
EU contribution
€ 349 720
Address
Calle S. Fernando 4
41004 Sevilla
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
PANNON EGYETEM
Hungary
EU contribution
€ 201 250
Address
Egyetem U 10
8200 Veszprem
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
UNIVERSITEIT GENT
Belgium
EU contribution
€ 292 500
Address
Sint Pietersnieuwstraat 25
9000 Gent
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
STIFTELSEN NORGES GEOTEKNISKE INSTITUTT
Norway
EU contribution
€ 184 800
Address
Sognsveien 72
N-0855 Oslo
Activity type
Other
HELSINGIN YLIOPISTO
Finland
EU contribution
€ 231 330
Address
Yliopistonkatu 3
00014 Helsingin Yliopisto
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
AGRO INNOVATION INTERNATIONAL
France
EU contribution
€ 222 750
Address
18 Avenue Franklin Roosevelt
35400 Saint-malo
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
LITORIJ UAB
Lithuania
EU contribution
€ 31 250
Address
Architektu 37-22
LT-04106 Vilnius
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
RUOKAVIRASTO
Finland
EU contribution
€ 84 185
Address
Alvar Aallon Katu 5
60100 Seinajoki
Activity type
Research Organisations
SOIL CARES RESEARCH BV

Participation ended

Netherlands
EU contribution
€ 183 750
Address
Nieuwe Kanaal 7 C
6709 PA Wageningen
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
EVROPROJECT OOD
Bulgaria
EU contribution
€ 115 925
Address
Ulica Graf Ignatiev 1 Fl 1 Ap 3
1000 Sofia
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
FIELDSENSE A/S
Denmark
EU contribution
€ 118 750
Address
Agro Food Park 13
8200 Aarhus N
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
INSTYTUT GOSPODARKI SUROWCAMI MINERALNYMI I ENERGIA PAN
Poland
EU contribution
€ 246 000
Address
Ul. Jozefa Wybickiego 7A
31 261 Krakow
Activity type
Research Organisations
AGRANA RESEARCH & INNOVATION CENTER GMBH
Austria
EU contribution
€ 183 500
Address
Friedrich-wilhelm-raiffeisen-platz 1
1010 Wien
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)