The projects gather 314 participants from 32 countries to deliver a wide variety of benefits for the restoration and protection of soil by 2030. Most of them have already started their research.
Scientists studying sand particles estimate there are five hundred times more microplastics on earth than stars in the Milky Way galaxy
Help us select the best research proposals to deliver on the EU Green Deal and the EU Mission Soil
Today, the European Commission and the European Regions Research and Innovation Network (ERRIN) held the launch event of the Mission Soil Manifesto.
Commission launches new calls worth over €600 million to support research and innovation under EU Missions
This investment is expected to result in, for example, better preparing local and regional authorities to face climate-related risks, optimising minimally-invasive diagnostic cancer interventions, restoring at least 25 000 km of free-flowing rivers, and rolling out soil monitoring programmes.
The European Research Executive Agency is bringing you a selection of projects that are spreading what Christmas is all about: solidarity, sustainability, peace, and cheer.
EU Mission ‘A Soil Deal for Europe’: ten new projects to prepare the ground for the transition towards healthy soils by 2030
Ten multinational projects will receive over €63 million in funding from Horizon Europe, the EU research and innovation programme. They have recently signed their grant agreements with the Commission and some are already starting.
The Commission has received 78 high quality proposals under a €95 million EU Soil Mission call. Evaluations are ongoing.
The projects have just signed their grant agreements with the European Commission and will share €959 million. They are starting their research on advancing organic farming, sustainable food chains and circular economy methods, while protecting ecosystems and the environment.