European projects

A European project is an initiative involving collaboration between several member countries of the European Union or other countries associated with cooperation programs. These projects, often financed by the European Commission, aim to promote cooperation and development in various fields such as research, innovation, the environment, etc., on a European scale.

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European projects - Thematic
eu 16 project
In progress

Guiding society's transformation towards sustainable development

Project description

VALORADA is a project funded by the European Commission as part of the HORIZON EUROPE program. Its aim is to strengthen European regions and cities so that they can lead the societal transformation towards sustainable, climate-resilient development through their own initiatives. The project is part of the EU's adaptation mission, which aims to convert 150 European regions into sustainable, climate-resilient territories by 2030.

Launch year

2023

Theme

Environment
eu 15 project
In progress

Fostering gender-based open innovation

Project description

GILL is establishing a pan-European learning center based on Living Lab principles to foster gender-focused open innovation. It focuses on four main objectives: fostering cultural and organizational change, enhancing professional development, integrating gender and diversity into innovation, and promoting inclusive educational practices. GILL is conducting 15 experiments in 8 European countries to develop new approaches, evaluate changes and validate results. Through iterative cycles of co-creation, GILL will provide methodologies, services and tools for gender-sensitive open innovation, accessible via a collaborative platform. G.A.C. Group is leading the co-creation and development of the GILL platform, including needs analysis, co-creation workshops and development of the community of practice across Europe.

Launch year

2023

Theme

Inclusion
eu 14 project
In progress

Optimizing Europe's digital ecosystem in the manufacturing sector

Project description

The European DREAM project aims to strengthen the European digital ecosystem in the manufacturing sector, in order to meet the major challenges of green transition, digital transition and industrial resilience. Focusing on SMEs, the project will concentrate on four main areas:
Strengthening resilience
Training
Internationalization
Innovation and adoption

Theme

Circular economy
eu 13 project
In progress

Developing a personalized prevention roadmap for the future of healthcare

Project description

The aim of the PROPHET project is to co-create with stakeholders such as patients and healthcare professionals a personalized prevention roadmap for tomorrow's healthcare. This will support the definition and implementation of innovative, sustainable and high-quality personalized strategies, particularly effective in the prevention of chronic diseases. The G.A.C. Sophia-Antipolis team offered the coordinator proposal guidance, support and punctual follow-up, in the unexpected absence of the coordinator for medical reasons. It also offered a methodological approach to the co-creation and exploitation of research results.

Launch year

2022

Theme

Health
eu 12 project
In progress

Promote knowledge sharing and collaboration on technologies

Project description

The NGI Enrichers project aims to be the gateway from the European Union to the USA and Canada for innovators in the "Next Generation Internet (NGI)" field. Through the implementation and agile management of a transatlantic fellowship program. NGI Enrichers will strengthen existing collaborative links between European and American innovators and forge new ones, while developing a brand new collaborative network of innovators and researchers between the EU and Canada. Up to 90 European innovators will be offered the opportunity to spend 3 to 6 months in the USA or Canada.

Launch year

2022

Theme

R&D
eu 11 project
In progress

Promoting and developing Aragon's circular economy

Project description

The Resource project aims to develop innovative business models to attract private investors to finance circular economy projects. Nine companies in Spain's Aragon region will receive technical, financial and administrative support to strengthen their business models and attract private investors, with the aim of raising €20 million by 2026. The project involves collaboration between local and European partners, with the aim of promoting the adoption of the circular economy in the region. It is based on a project development approach that reduces risk for investors and promotes learning. Nine pilot projects will seek to raise funds for a total investment of €20 million, drawing on European best practice.

Launch year

2022

Theme

Circular economy
eu 10 protect project
In progress

Facilitating the purchase of solutions for adapting to climate change

Project description

The PROTECT project supports the preparation of a pre-commercial procurement procedure for innovative solutions based on environmental observation data. It aims to strengthen the market for climate services to meet the needs of adaptation, mitigation and resilience to climate change. The five application areas include services of general interest, green communities, circular and bio-based economy, land use and marine environment, as well as security and civil protection.

Launch year

2022

Theme

Environment
eu 9 project
In progress

Developing a new space technology

Project description

CARIOQA-PMP aims to prepare for the flight deployment of a Quantum Pathfinder mission (a planned space mission to test and demonstrate quantum technologies in space) within the next decade. This is a crucial environmental, technological and strategic challenge for Europe. The project contributes to the EU's goal of independence and to the ambitions of the European Commission's Green Deal. G.A.C. Group oversees the communication and impact strategy, sharing information with a wide community, and facilitates the engagement of a variety of stakeholders, including scientists, industrialists and space agencies. It also monitors long-term results and assesses the impact of proposed technologies at EU level, while supporting CNES as coordinator for official reports.

Launch year

2022

Theme

R&D
eu 8 project
In progress

Facilitating the digital and ecological transition

Project description

FORGING aims to create a sustainable and interactive forum, fostering the co-creation and adoption of future technologies to support digital and ecological transitions. Based on the innovative concept of Industry 5.0, FORGING integrates societal aspects into the Industry 4.0 domain, while respecting the planet's limits and maximizing benefits for all stakeholders in society.

Launch year

2022

Theme

R&D
eu 7 lotus project
Fenced

Controlling water management and sanitation in India

Project description

This project enabled :
a) The design and production of an innovative chemical sensor to monitor water quality in India, reducing the cost of sensors by at least 10 times.
b) The development of a software platform to improve water management, integrating off-line and on-line tools.
c) Deployment of the LOTUS solution in various contexts, covering the entire water value chain in India.
d) Business model planning to ensure the availability of advanced but affordable products after the project.
e) Promoting social innovation by fostering cooperation with local players and having a lasting impact on water quality in India.

Launch year

2019

Theme

Environment
eu 6 project
In progress

Accelerating European research and innovation in the United States

Project description

The ENRICH project aims to create a network of European research and innovation centers to facilitate collaboration with the USA. These centers, based in Silicon Valley and Boston, will act as contact points for EU and US research and innovation players. The network will provide centralized support, bringing together the dispersed services of EU and Member State initiatives. To ensure sustainable implementation, the project will follow a methodology involving needs analysis, the creation of pilot hubs, service development and ongoing evaluation. Proposed services will include collaboration and funding opportunities, with close coordination and targeted dissemination to relevant stakeholders.

Launch year

2017

Theme

R&D
eu 5 project
In progress

Integrating China into the international consortium for personalized medicine

Project description

Recent advances in biomedical and digital technologies are opening up new prospects for personalized medicine (PM), promising to improve healthcare and the sustainability of healthcare systems. Both the European Union and China recognize its importance, with significant investments in research and development. To make PM accessible to all, international collaboration is essential. The EU-supported IC2PerMed project aims to facilitate this collaboration by mapping policies and promoting exchanges between European and Chinese stakeholders, while engaging with global initiatives such as ICPerMed.

Launch year

2020

Theme

Health
eu 4 project
In progress

Optimizing water policies with AI and reinforcement learning

Project description

The aim of the project is to facilitate the next generation of effective and intelligent water policies, using artificial intelligence and enhanced learning to assess the link between water, energy, food and the ecosystem (WEFE). NEXOGENESIS improves policies and policy-making processes to strengthen cooperation and help the European Union achieve the objectives of various initiatives (Water Framework Directive, the greener CAP, Green Deal ambitions, Water Diplomacy). NEXOGENESIS will have a major impact on understanding, governance and policy implementation in these areas. G.A.C. Group focuses on maximizing impact: communication, dissemination, networking, exploitation and political impact.

Launch year

2022

Theme

Environment
eu 3 project
In progress

Adapting to climate change through systemic solutions and innovation

Project description

Adapting to climate change requires a holistic approach, integrating innovative solutions to address multiple climate-related challenges. ARSINOE establishes an ecosystem using the System Innovation Approach (SIA) to integrate diverse technologies, digital, commercial, governmental and environmental into adaptation pathways. It collaborates with the Climate Innovation Window (CIW) to create innovation packages and promotes ecosystem sustainability and growth through cross-fertilization and replication at all scales. G.A.C. Group acts to maximize impact in terms of communication, dissemination and exploitation of project results.

Launch year

2023

Theme

Environment

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