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AGRO-ENVIRONMED

Eco-innovation in Agro-food sector leads to growth

Budget
1,243,770.53 €
Call
1st call - 2008
Type
Classic
Priority axis
1
Objective
1.1
Duration
-

Project aims and approach

Project summary

The food and drink industry is the main industrial sector in the majority of the MED countries and therefore plays a key role for the economic growth. Moreover the Mediterranean area has a long tradition of agrofood industry, that must adapt to changes and needs, specially to foster ecoinnovation. These were the starting points of the AGROENVIRONMED project. Due to the complexity of the agro-food sector the project partners decided to target the following five sub-sectors: meat,...

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Key achievements and results

The elaboration of a Regional Characterization document and the development of a “Catalogue of environmental technologies and best practices in eco-innovation in the Mediterranean” were the first steps of the project implementation to base further activities. On the basis of the Regional Characterization document and the Catalogue, an Action Plan containing the BAT (Best Available technologies) and BEP (best environmental practices) more adequate for each installation has been defined. The...
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Relevance to 2020 strategy

The AGROENVIRONMED project is in line with the EU2020 strategy, mostly because it goes toward the integration of sustainable consumption and production and resource efficiency practices in the environmental legislation in the Mediterranean area. The project specifically contributes to the smart growth pillar of the EU2020 strategy due to the fact that its main output, the EcoAP, was built on the IU (Innovation Union) in three ways. 1/ it expanded the focus of innovation policies towards green technologies...
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Budget

ERDF contribution
940,604.63 €
National co-funding
303,165.90 €
Total project budget
1,243,770.53 €

Project partnership

Lead Partner

Spain
ANDALUSIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY / Andalousia (Spain)

Project partnership

Greece
NATIONAL AND KAPODISTRIAN UNIVERSITY OF ATHENS / Attiki (Attica) (Greece)
Italy
SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY PARK OF SICILY / Sicily (Italy)
Spain
ENVIRONMENT, WATER, TOWN PLANNING AND HOUSING DEPARTMENT OF VALENCIAN GOVERNMENT / Valencia (Spain)
Spain
REGIONAL GOVERNMENT FOR ENVIRONMENT, ANDALUSIA / Andalousia (Spain)
Italy
APEA Siena - Agenzia Provinciale per l'Energia, l'Ambiente e lo Sviluppo sostenibile S.r.l. / Tuscany (Italy)
Portugal
ENTREPRENEURS ASSOCIATION OF ALENTEJO-AEAL / Alentejo (Portugal)
Slovenia
SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH CENTRE BISTRA PTUJ / Slovenia: the entire country (Slovenia)
France
CRITT FOOD ALIMENTARY PACA / Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur (France)
Italy
Agenzia Regionale per la Tecnologia e l’Innovazione (ARTI) / Apulia (Italy)
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