Horizon 2020 - sfida sociale 2, Work programme 2016-2017


Horizon 2020

Ammonta a oltre 774 milioni di euro il budget del programma di lavoro 2016-2017 della seconda sfida sociale di Horizon 2020

La Commissione Ue ha pubblicato il programma di lavoro 2016-2017 della sfida sociale 2 di Horizon 2020, Food security, sustainable agriculture and forestry, marine and maritime and inland water research and the bioeconomy.

Obiettivo generale del programma di lavoro è sostenere l’Europa su diversi fronti: sicurezza alimentare, crescita sostenibile e bioeconomia.

Tra gli strumenti previsti dal work programme ci sono 4 inviti a presentare proposte (call), articolati in diversi temi (topic):

1. Call - Sustainable Food Security – Resilient and resource-efficient value chains

More resilient and resource efficient value chains

  • SFS-01-2016: Solutions to multiple and combined stresses in crop production
  • SFS-02-2016: Teaming up for good: Exploiting the benefits of species diversity in cropping systems
  • SFS-03-2016: Testing and breeding for sustainability and resilience in crops
  • SFS-04-2017: New partnerships and tools to enhance European capacities for in-situ conservation
  • SFS-05-2017: Robotics Advances for Precision Farming
  • SFS-06-2016: Weeding - strategies, tools and technologies for sustainable weed management SFS-07-2016-2017: Organic breeding – Increasing the competitiveness of the organic breeding and farming sectors
  • SFS-08-2017: Organic inputs – contentious inputs in organic farming.
  • SFS-09-2016: Spotlight on critical outbreak of pests: the case of Xylella fastidiosa
  • SFS-10-2017: Research and approaches for emerging diseases in plants and terrestrial livestock
  • SFS-11-2016: Challenges for disease management: Perennial crops in the tropics and subtropics
  • SFS-12-2016: Support for international research on animal health
  • SFS-13-2017: Validation of diagnostic tools for animal and plant health
  • SFS-14-2016: Understanding host-pathogen-environment interactions
  • SFS-15-2016-2017: Breeding livestock for resilience and efficiency
  • SFS-16-2017: Bee health and sustainable pollination
  • SFS-17-2017: Innovations in plant protection
  • SFS-18-2016: Framework Partnership Agreement supporting Joint Actions towards PublicPublic Partnerships in the Bioeconomy
  • SFS-19-2016: ERA-NET Cofund: Public-Public Partnerships in the bioeconomy
  • SFS-20-2017: Towards a science-based regionalisation of the Common Fisheries Policy. SFS-21-2016/2017: Advancing basic biological knowledge and improving management tools for commercially important fish and other seafood species
  • SFS-22-2017: Smart fisheries technologies for an efficient, compliant and environmentally friendly fishing sector
  • SFS-23-2016: Improving the technical performance of the Mediterranean aquaculture SFS-24-2016: Reinforcing international cooperation on sustainable aquaculture production with countries from South-East Asia
  • SFS-25-2016: Support Action to a common agricultural and wider bioeconomy research agenda

Environment-smart and climate-smart primary production

  • SFS-26-2016: Legumes - transition paths to sustainable legume-based farming systems and agri-feed and food chains
  • SFS-27-2017: Permanent grassland – farming systems and policies
  • SFS-28-2017: Functional biodiversity – productivity gains through functional biodiversity: effective interplay of crop pollinators and pest predators
  • SFS-29-2017: Socio-eco-economics – socio-economics in ecological approaches
  • SFS-30-2017: Closing loops at farm and regional levels to mitigate GHG emissions and environmental contamination - focus on carbon, nitrogen and phosphorus cycling in agroecosystems
  • SFS-31-2016: Farming for tomorrow - developing an enabling environment for resilient and sustainable agricultural systems
  • SFS-32-2017: Promoting and supporting the eco-intensification of aquaculture production systems: inland (including fresh water), coastal zone, and offshore

A competitive food industry

  • SFS-33-2016: Understanding food value chain and network dynamics
  • SFS-34-2017: Innovative agri-food chains: unlocking the potential for competitiveness and sustainability
  • SFS-35-2017: Innovative solutions for sustainable food packaging
  • Healthy and safe foods and diets for all
  • SFS-36-2017: Co-fund on "One Health" (zoonoses – emerging threats)
  • SFS-37-2016: The impact of consumer practices in food safety: risks and mitigation strategies
  • SFS-38-2016: Impulsivity and compulsivity and the link with nutrition, lifestyle and the socio-economic environment
  • SFS-39-2017: How to tackle the childhood obesity epidemic?
  • SFS-40-2017: Sweeteners and sweetness enhancers
  • Support to the Implementation of the EU-Africa Partnership on Food and Nutrition Security and Sustainable Agriculture
  • SFS-41-2016: EU-Africa Research and Innovation partnership on food and nutrition security and sustainable agriculture
  • SFS-42-2016: Promoting food and nutrition security and sustainable agriculture in Africa: the role of innovation
  • SFS-43-2017: Earth observation services for the monitoring of agricultural production in Africa Implementation of the EU-China FAB Flagship initiative
  • SFS-44-2016: A joint plant breeding programme to decrease the EU's and China's dependency on protein imports
  • SFS-45-2016: Increase overall transparency of processed agri-food products
  • SFS-46-2017: Alternative production system to address anti-microbial drug usage, animal welfare and the impact on health
  • SFS-47-2017: Management of soil water resources in the EU and China and its impact on agro-ecosystem functions
  • SFS-48-2017: Resource-efficient urban agriculture for multiple benefits – contribution to the EU-China Urbanisation Partnership

2. Call - Blue Growth - Demonstrating an ocean of opportunities

Boosting Innovation for emerging Blue Growth activities

  • BG-01-2016: Large-scale algae biomass integrated biorefineries
  • BG-02-2016/2017: High value-added specialised vessel concepts enabling more efficient servicing of emerging coastal and offshore activities
  • BG-03-2016: Multi-use of the oceans' marine space, offshore and near-shore: compatibility, regulations, environmental and legal issues
  • BG-04-2017: Multi-use of the oceans marine space, offshore and near-shore: Enabling technologies
  • BG-05-2016: ERA-NET Cofund on marine technologies

Linking healthy oceans and seas for healthy people

  • BG-06-2017: Interaction between people, oceans and seas: a strategic approach towards healthcare and well-being
  • BG-07-2017: Blue green innovation for clean coasts and seas
  • BG-08-2017: Innovative sustainable solutions for improving the safety and dietary properties of seafood

The Arctic Dimension

  • BG-09-2016: An integrated Arctic observation system
  • BG-10-2016: Impact of Arctic changes on the weather and climate of the Northern Hemisphere
  • BG-11-2017: The effect of climate change on Arctic permafrost and its socio-economic impact, with a focus on coastal areas

Valorising the Mediterranean Sea Basin

  • BG-12-2016: Towards an integrated Mediterranean Sea Observing System
  • BG-13-2016: Support to the BLUEMED Initiative: Coordination of marine and maritime research and innovation activities in the Mediterranean

3.Call - Rural Renaissance - Fostering innovation and business opportunities

New approaches towards policies and governance

  • RUR-01-2016: Consolidated policy framework and governance models for synergies in rural-urban linkages
  • RUR-02-2017: Coastal-rural interactions: Enhancing synergies between land and sea-based activities
  • RUR-03-2017: Towards 2030 - policies and decision tools for an integrated management of natural resources
  • RUR-04-2016: Water farms – improving farming and its impact on the supply of drinking water
  • RUR-05-2017: Novel public policies, business models and mechanisms for the sustainable supply of and payment for forest ecosystem services

New value chains and business models

  • RUR-06-2016: Crop diversification systems for the delivery of food, feed, industrial products and ecosystems services - from farm benefits to value-chain organisation
  • RUR-07-2016: Resource-efficient and profitable industrial crops on marginal land
  • RUR-08-2016: Demonstration of integrated logistics centres for food and non-food applications
  • RUR-09-2017: Business models for modern rural economies

Innovation and skill development

  • RUR-10-2016-2017: Thematic Networks compiling knowledge ready for practice
  • RUR-11-2016: On-farm demonstrations: deepening farmer-to-farmer learning mechanisms RUR-12-2017: Networking European farms to boost thematic knowledge exchanges and close the innovation gap
  • RUR-13-2017: Building a future science and education system fit to deliver to practice
  • RUR-14-2016: Advisors' roles in the functioning of AKIS and advisory policies boosting innovation in sustainable agriculture
  • RUR-15-2017: The benefits of working with others – fostering social capital in the farming sector RUR-16-2017: Optimising interactive innovation project approaches and the delivery of EU policies to speed up innovation in rural areas

4.Call - Bio-based innovation for sustainable goods and services - Supporting the development of a European Bioeconomy

Securing sustainable biomass supply for bio-based goods and services

  • BB-01-2016: Sustainability schemes for the bio-based economy
  • BB-02-2017: Towards a method for the collection of statistical data on bio-based industries and bio-based products
  • BB-03-2017: Adaptive tree breeding strategies and tools for forest production systems resilient to climate change and natural disturbances
  • BB-04-2016: Intelligent solutions and tools in forest production systems, fostering a sustainable supply of quality wood for the growing bioeconomy

Cross-reference to the Rural Renaissance Call - Building the "bio-based markets of the future"- mobilising stakeholders engagement

  • BB-05-2017: Bio-based products: Mobilisation and mutual learning action plan
  • BB-06-2016: The regional dimension of bio-based industries

Il work programme prevede anche altre misure, tra cui:

  • Strumento per le PMI,
  • Fast track to innovation,
  • premio Horizon (Horizon Prize on Food Security).

ll budget del programma di lavoro 2016-2017 è di oltre 774 milioni di euro, di cui oltre 365 milioni di euro per il 2016 e più di 410 milioni di euro per il 2017.

Programma di lavoro 2016-2017
Horizon 2020 - Scienza e societa', bozza Work programme 2016-2017

Europrogettazione per i work programme 2016-2017 Horizon 2020

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