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BACterial Hosts for production of Bioactive phenolics from bERRY fruits
ID: 613793
Start date: 2013-11-01, End date: 2016-10-31
Plants synthesize a staggering variety of secondary metabolites, and this chemodiversity is a poorly used pool of natural molecules with bioactive properties of importance for applications in the pharma and food industries. BacHBerry focusses on phenolic compounds, a large an...
Programme: FP7-KBBE
Record Number: 110644
Last updated on: 2018-01-03
Ensuring the Integrity of the European food chain
ID: 613688
Start date: 2014-01-01, End date: 2018-12-31
Food Integrity “the state of being whole, entire, or undiminished or in perfect condition”. Providing assurance to consumers and other stakeholders about the safety, authenticity and quality of European food (integrity) is of prime importance in adding value to the European A...
Programme: FP7-KBBE
Record Number: 110951
Last updated on: 2018-01-03
Optimization of Perennial Grasses for Biomass Production
ID: 289642
Start date: 2011-10-01, End date: 2015-09-30
OPTIMA will integrate an ambitious biology system approach for perennial grasses such as switchgrass, miscanthus and giant reed in the Mediterranean environment. Moreover the perennial species cardoon, which has been proven to be particularly adapted to the Mediterranean clim...
Programme: FP7-KBBE
Record Number: 101188
Last updated on: 2018-01-03
Multidisciplinary Approach to Practical and Acceptable Precision Livestock Farming for SMEs in Europe and world-wide
ID: 227138
Start date: 2009-05-01, End date: 2011-04-30
BrightAnimal will contribute to economically, socially and environmentally sustainable development by outlining a practical and acceptable methodology for precision livestock farming. To achieve this goal, BrightAnimal has the following mission: To produce a framework for Eur...
Programme: FP7-KBBE
Record Number: 91265
Last updated on: 2018-01-03
Development of Cost efficient Advanced DNA-based methods for specific Traceability issues and High Level On-site applicatioNs
ID: 613908
Start date: 2013-12-01, End date: 2016-11-30
The Decathlon project will bring together a broad range of experts and expertise to jointly work on the development of new or improved methods that are needed in the field of 1) food pathogens, 2) traceability of GMOs and 3) customs issues. The project will develop advanced m...
Programme: FP7-KBBE
Record Number: 111292
Last updated on: 2017-12-11
MODelling vegetation response to EXTREMe Events
ID: 613817
Start date: 2013-11-01, End date: 2016-10-31
The continuous supply of services provided by agricultural systems is increasingly threatened by climate change in association with an estimated increase in the frequency of extreme weather events such as droughts, heat waves or heavy precipitation events. MODEXTREME has the ...
Programme: FP7-KBBE
Record Number: 110453
Last updated on: 2017-12-11
Multipurpose hemp for industrial bioproducts and biomass
ID: 311849
Start date: 2012-09-01, End date: 2017-02-28
Hemp is a sustainable high yielding crop well adapted to most European conditions, with advantageous environmental and agronomical characteristics. Traditionally cultivated for the fibres, seeds and psychoactive substances, it is now considered an ideal crop to produce innova...
Programme: FP7-KBBE
Record Number: 104295
Last updated on: 2017-12-11
Aquaculture for Food Security, Poverty Alleviation and Nutrition
ID: 289760
Start date: 2012-01-01, End date: 2014-12-31
Aquaculture is widely considered as important for enhancing food security, alleviating poverty and improving nutrition. However, little information is available concerning the direct and indirect impacts of aquaculture on food security and poverty alleviation in most developi...
Programme: FP7-KBBE
Record Number: 101755
Last updated on: 2017-12-11
3to4: Converting C3 to C4 photosynthesis for sustainable agriculture
ID: 289582
Start date: 2012-01-01, End date: 2016-12-31
Most plants use the C3 pathway of photosynthesis that is compromised by gross inefficiencies in CO2 fixation. However, some plants use a super-charged photosynthetic mechanism called C4 photosynthesis. The C4 pathway is used by the most productive vegetation and crops on Eart...
Programme: FP7-KBBE
Record Number: 101753
Last updated on: 2017-12-11
Enhancing biomass production from marginal lands with perennial grasses
ID: 289461
Start date: 2011-10-01, End date: 2015-09-30
Perennial grasses, which once established can be harvested and re-grow annually for many decades, have a number of other beneficial characteristics which suit them as biomass crops. These include high resource use efficiency, high productivity, good environmental qualities an...
Programme: FP7-KBBE
Record Number: 101133
Last updated on: 2017-12-11
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