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FP6 plant research projects

Projects in Priority 1: Life sciences, genomics and biotechnology for health
 

Integrated Projects (IP)
 
Acronym: MOLECULAR IMAGING
Title: Integrated Technologies for In-vivo Molecular Imaging
Coordinator: Eleftherios N. Economou, Institute for Electronic Structure and Laser, GR
Website
Duration: 01/2004 - 12/2008
EU contribution: 11 M
Acronym: AGRON-OMICS
Title: Arabidopsis GROwth Network integrating OMICS technologies
Coordinator: Pierre Hilson, VIB Department of Plant Systems Biology, Ghent University, BE
Website
Duration: 11/2006 - 10/2011
EU contribution: 12 M
Networks of Excellence (NoE)
 
Acronym: EPIGENOME
Title: Epigenetic plasticity of the Genome
Coordinator: Thomas Jenuwein, Research Institute of Molecular Pathology, AU
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Duration: 06/2004 - 05/2009
EU contribution: 12.5 M
Specific Targeted Research Projects (STREP)
 
Acronym: GENINTEG
Title: Controlling gene integration: a requisite for genome analysis and gene therapy
Coordinator: Jean-Marie Buerstedde, Institute of Molecular Radiobiology, DE
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Duration: 01/2004 - 12/2007
EU contribution: 1.85 M
Acronym: FUNGWALL
Title: The fungal cell wall as a target for antifungal therapies
Coordinator: Jean-Paul Latgé, Institut Pasteur, Paris, FR
Website
Duration: 01/2005 - 12/2007
EU contribution: 2.9 M
Specific Support Actions (SSA)
 
Acronym: MolConnect
Title: Integration of genomics and biodiversity research: implementation of an international platform
Coordinator: Bernd Mueller-Roeber, University of Potsdam, DE
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Duration: 11/2005 - 10/2006
EU contribution: 152,000

Projects in Priority 5: Food quality and safety
 

Integrated Projects (IP)
 
Acronym: GRAIN LEGUMES
Title: New strategies to improve grain legumes for food and feed
Coordinator: Noel Ellis, John Innes Centre, UK
Website
Duration: 02/2004 – 02/2008
EU contribution: 14.7 M
Acronym: QualityLowInputFood
Title: Improving quality and safety and reduction of cost in the European organic and 'low input' supply chains'
Coordinator: Carlo leifert, University of Newcastle, UK
Website
Duration: 03/2004 - 02/2009
EU contribution: 12,4 M
Acronym: HEALTHGRAIN
Title: Exploiting bioactivity of European cereal grains for improved nutrition and health benefits
Coordinator: Kaisa Poutanen, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, FI
Website
Duration: 06/2005 - 05/2010
EU contribution: 10.8 M
Acronym: BIOEXPLOIT
Title: Exploitation of natural plant biodiversity for the pesticide-free production of food
Coordinator: Jaap Bakker, Wageningen University, NL
Website
Duration: 10/2005 - 09/2010
EU contribution: 15.8 M
Acronym: EU-SOL
Title: High Quality Solanaceous Crops for Consumers, Processors and Producers by Exploration of Natural Biodiversity
Coordinator: Willem Stiekema, Centre for Biosystems Genomics, NL
Website
Duration: 05/2006 - 04/2011
EU contribution: 18.7 M
Acronym: ISAFRUIT
Title: Increasing Fruit consumption through a trans disciplinary approach leading to High quality produce from environmentally safe, sustainable methods
Coordinator: Ole Callesen, University of Aarhus, DK
Website
Duration: 01/2006 - 06/2010
EU contribution: 13.8 M
Networks of Excellence (NoE)
 
Acronym: ENDURE
Title: Ecosystem resistance to climate change: feeding and survival strategies in the face of global warming
Coordinator: Pierre Ricci, INRA, FR
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Duration: 01/2007 - 12/2008
EU contribution: 11.2 M
Specific Targeted Research Projects (STREP)
 
Acronym: 2E-BCAs IN CROPS
Title: Enhancement and exploitation of soil biocontrol agents for bio-constraint management in crops
Coordinator: Maurizio Vurro, CNR - Institute of Sciences of Food Production, IT
Website
Duration: 01/2004 - 12/2007
EU contribution: 2.3 M
Acronym: ACE-ART
Title: Assessment and critical evaluation of antibiotic resistance transferability in food chain
Coordinator: Lorenzo Morelli, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, IT
Website
Duration: 01/2004 - 06/2007
EU contribution: 2.5 M
Acronym: REPLACE
Title: Plants and their extracts and other natural alternatives to antimicrobials in feeds
Coordinator: R.J. Wallace, Rowett Research Institute, UK
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Duration: 03/2004 - 02/2008
EU contribution: 2.9 M
Acronym: FLAVO
Title: Flavonoids in fruits and vegetables : their impact on food quality, nutrition and human health
Coordinator: Loic Lepiniec, INRA, FR
Website
Duration: 01/2005 - 12/2007
EU contribution: 4 M
Acronym: FLORA
Title: Flavonoids and related phenolics for healthy Living using Orally Recommended Antioxidants
Coordinator: Cathie Martin, John Innes Centre, UK
Website
Duration: 03/2005 - 02/2009
EU contribution: 3.3 M
Acronym: NOCHEMFOOD
Title: NOvel Vegetal-based Extracts Additives for CHEMical-Free FOOD
Coordinator: Alessandro Capodicasa, BIOMA Agor Ecology CO AG, IT
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Duration: 08/2006 - 07/2009
EU contribution: 2.3 M
Acronym: TRANSCONTAINER
Title: Developing efficient and stable biological containment systems for genetically modified plants
Coordinator: Ruud de Maagd, Plant Research International, NL
Website
Duration: 05/2006 - 04/2009
EU contribution: 4.1 M
Acronym: DEVELONUTRI
Title: Development of high throughput approaches to optimise the nutritional value of crops and crop-based foods
Coordinator: Derek Stewart, Scottish Crop Research Institute, UK
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Duration:
EU contribution: 3.3 M
Acronym: META-PHOR
Title: Metabolomic Technology Applications for plants, health and outreach
Coordinator: Robert Hall, Plant Research International, NL
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Duration: 10/2006 - 09/2009
EU contribution: 3.4 M
Acronym: MICROMAIZE
Title: Management of plant-beneficial microbes to balance fertiliser inputs in maize monoculture
Coordinator: Yvan Moenne-Loccoz, CNRS, FR
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Duration: 11/2006 - 10/2009
EU contribution: 1.9 M
Acronym: RHIBAC
Title: Rhizobacteria for reduced fertiliser inputs in wheat
Coordinator: Nicolaus von Wiren, University of Holhenheim, Institute of Plant Nutrition, DE
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Duration: 01/2007 - 06/2010
EU contribution: 2 M
Specific Support Actions (SSA)
 
Acronym: CHANNEL
Title: Improving quality and safety and reduction of cost in the European organic and 'low input' supply chains'
Coordinator: Lazlo Radics, Budapest University of Economic Sciences and Public Administration, HU
Website
Duration: 11/2004 - 05/2006
EU contribution: 392,850
Acronym: TDC-OLIVE
Title: Setting-up a network of Technology Dissemination Centres to optimise SMEs in the olive and olive oil sector
Coordinator: Rosa de la Viesca, CINDOC-CSIC, SP
Website
Duration: 02/2004 - 01/2006
EU contribution: 789,000
Acronym: BIOPRODUCTS 4 FOOD
Title: Disseminating the results of EC funded research into food quality and safety to facilitate their transfer and exploitation into new products and processes to improve European health and well-being
Coordinator: Stephen James, Rothamsted Research, UK
Website
Duration: 01/2004 - 12/2006
EU contribution: 273,000
 
Acronym: CEAF
Title: Stimulating participation of Central Europe Agri-Food Sector in the FP6
Coordinator: Bozena Romanowicz, Institute of Fundemental Technological Research, PL
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Duration: 01/2004 - 09/2006
EU contribution: 300,000
Acronym: ENVIRFOOD
Title: Environment friendly food production system: requirements for plant breeding and seed production
Coordinator: Ina Belicka, State Stende Plant Breeding Station, LV
Website
Duration: 10/2004 - 09/2005
EU contribution: 80,000
Acronym: GMO-COMPASS
Title: GMO Communication and safety evaluation platform
Coordinator: Kristina Sinemus and Christoph Lower, Genius, DE
Website
Duration: 01/2005 - 12/2006
EU contribution: 460,020
Acronym: CONSUMERCHOICE
Title: Do European consumers buy GMO foods?
Coordinator: Vivian Moses, Kings College London, UK
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Duration: 05/2006 - 06/2008
EU contribution: 707,752
Acronym: MYCO-GLOBE
Title: Integration of Mycotoxin and Toxigenic Fungi Research for Food Safety in Global System
Coordinator: Angelo Visconti, Institute of Food Production, IT
Website
Duration: 10/2004 - 03/2007
EU contribution: 300,000
Acronym: ETNA
Title: European Training and Networking Activity in Plant Genomics and Bioinformatics
Coordinator: Jens Freitag, Max Planck Institute of Molecular Plant Physiology, DE
Website
Duration: 09/2006 - 08/2009
EU contribution: 235,000
Acronym: BIOSAFENET
Title: Biosafety Research Communication Network
Coordinator: Joachim Schiemann, Federal Biological Research Centre for Agriculture and Forestry, DE
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Duration: 09/2006 - 02/2009
EU contribution: 534,000

Projects in Priority 6: Sustainable development, global change and ecosystems
 

Integrated Projects (IP)
 
Acronym: ALARM
Title: Assessing LArge-scale environmental Risks with tested Methods
Coordinator: Josef Settele, Centre for Environmental Research Leipzig-Halle, Germany
Website
Duration: 02/2004 - 01/2009
EU contribution: 12 M
Acronym: CARBOEUROPE
Title: Assessment of the European Terrestrial Carbon Balance
Coordinator: Ernst-Detlef Schulze, Max Planck Gesellschaft zur Förderung Jena - Germany
Website
Duration: 01/2004 - 12/2008
EU contribution: 16.3 M
Acronym: EURO-LIMPACS
Title: Integrated Project to Evaluate the Impacts of Global Change on European Freshwater Ecosystems
Coordinator: Simon Patrick, University College London, UK
Website
Duration: 02/2004 - 01/2009
EU contribution: 12.6 M
Acronym: NITROEUROPE
Title: The nitrogen cycle and its influence on the European greenhouse gas balance
Coordinator: Mark Sutton, Natural Environment Research Council Swindon, UK
Website
Duration: 02/2006 - 01/2011
EU contribution: 16.6 M
Acronym: SENSOR
Title: Sustainability Impact Assessment: Tools for Environmental, Social and Economic Effects of Multifunctional Land Use in European Regions
Coordinator: Katharina Helming, ZALF Leibniz-Centre for Agricultural Landscape Research, Germany
Website
Duration: 12/2004 - 05/2009
EU contribution: 10.2 M
Networks of Excellence (NoE)
 
Acronym: EVOLTREE
Title: Evolution of trees as drivers of terrestrial biodiversity
Coordinator: Antoine Kremer, INRA, France
Website
Duration: 04/2006 - 03/2010
EU contribution: 14.3 M
Acronym: EDIT
Title: European Distributed Institute of Taxonomy
Coordinator: Jean-Noel Forget, Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations, France
Website
Duration: 03/2006 - 02/2011
EU contribution: 11.9 M
Specific Targeted Research Projects (STREP)
 
Acronym: INSEA
Title: Integrated Sink Enhancement Assessment
Coordinator: Michael Obersteiner, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis Laxenburg, Austria
Website
Duration: 01/2004 - 06/2006
EU contribution: 1.5 M
Acronym: LUPIS
Title: Land use policies and sustainable development in developing Countries
Coordinator: Floor Brouwer, Agricultural Economics Research Institute, the Netherlands
Website
Duration: 01/2007 - 06/2010
EU contribution: 2.1 M
Specific Support Actions (SSA)
 
Acronym: PAN-AMAZONIA
Title: Project for the Advancement of Networked Science in Amazonia
Coordinator: Yadvinder Malhi, University of Edinburgh Edinburgh, UK
Website
Duration: 01/2004 - 12/2006
EU contribution: 400,000
Acronym: MULTAGRI
Title: Capitalisation of research results on the multifunctionality of agriculture and rural areas
Coordinator: Dominique Cairol, Cemagref, France
Website
Duration: 02/2004 - 07/2005
EU contribution: 1 M
Acronym: ATLAS
Title: Action for Training in Land use And Sustainability
Coordinator: Hannes Palang, Institute of Ecology, Tallinn University , Estonia
Website
Duration: 09/2005 - 03/2007
EU contribution: 494,932
Acronym: REP-LECOTOX
Title: Reinforcement of research potential of laboratory for ecotoxicology
Coordinator: Radmila Kovacevic, University of Novi Sad, Serbia and Montenegro
Website
Duration: 01/2007 - 12/2009
EU contribution: 290,000
Acronym: BIOSTRAT
Title: Developing the EU Biodiversity Research Strategy
Coordinator: Katalin Torok, Institute of Ecology and Botany, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Hungary
Website
Duration: 11/2006 - 10/2009
EU contribution: 771,000

 


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