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2017.01.05 | News from the management

New FACCE SURPLUS Call: Small scale biorefineries

FACCE SURPLUS announces the launch of a second call for transnational research projects on "Small scale Biorefineries". The deadline for the submission of pre-proposals is March 7, 2017.

A new project aims to improve the cultivation of miscanthus, a gigantic plant able to deliver a significant amount of biomass for energy production. Photo: Colourbox

2017.01.02 | Research news

Development of techniques for biomass production on marginal land in Europe

A new project will develop techniques for biomass production on marginal and contaminated land in Europe thus avoiding conflicting with food production.

Previous research indicates that the Sida plant has many advantages, such as contributing significantly to diversified bioeconomy and enhanced biodiversity. Photo: Fritzflohrreynolds

2016.12.21 | Research news

American multipurpose plant may enter the European market

The plant called Sida hermaphrodita might for the first time soon enter the European market, thereby contributing to the development of several bio-based products as well as improving biodiversity. In combination with tree production this could be a great stepping stone towards a bio-based economy.

The project partners in Vitismart will develop biological and environmentally friendly ways of defeating grapevine diseases.

2016.12.21 | Research news

Towards a biological and climate resilient wine production

A new research project will reduce chemical input, prepare for climate changes and improve productivity in grapevine production. A development which is highly needed in order to adapt to future challenges.

2016.11.18 | Research news

Pre-Announcement of 2nd FACCE SURPLUS Call for proposals

FACCE-JPI and FACCE SURPLUS pre-announce the upcoming call for joint research projects. The indicative total available budget amounts to 7M€. The call is expected to open on January 5, 2017 with a closing date for pre-proposals on March 7, 2017.

2016.09.27 | Meeting

Successful kick-off meeting attracted participants from all of Europe

Two hundred researchers and representatives from European companies got together for three days in Denmark to mark the launch of FACCE SURPLUS research projects.

2016.07.06 | Workshop

FACCE SURPLUS scoping workshop identified four activities

On 30th and 31st of May 2016 FACCE SURPLUS organized a scoping workshop in Ghent, where members of the FACCE SURPLUS Steering Committee met along with representatives from FACCE-JPI SAB and StAB, other related initiatives as well as national experts under the auspices of the Bio Base Europe Pilot Plant.

This event will mark the launch of FACCE SURPLUS. Photo: Jesper Rais.

2016.07.05 | Workshop

FACCE SURPLUS Kick-off meeting and Biorefining Workshop in Denmark

To present funded projects and create synergy with ongoing research, FACCE SURPLUS hosted a kick-off event in Denmark in September 2016. The event was part of the International Biorefining Seminar and Partnering Workshop which aimed at facilitating European consortia establishment in the field of biorefining and food production.

Photo: Pixabay

2016.05.13 | Events

FACCE SURPLUS scoping workshop in Ghent

FACCE SURPLUS is organising a scoping workshop on May 30 and 31, 2016 in Ghent for funders and experts.

2016.01.27 | Research news

FACCE-JPI adopts new priorities

The Joint Programming Initiative on Agriculture, Food Security and Climate Change (FACCE-JPI) revises the Strategic Research Agenda, to set out clear policy-relevant research priorities on agriculture, food security and climate change in Europe.

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