EU projects

EU Project : VORTEX

EU Project : VORTEX

VORTEX : In the Horizon 2020 project VORTEX, the Royal Netherlands Institute for Sear Research investigates the degradation of (micro)plastics in marine environments, from estuaries and coastal areas to offshore seas and the deep ocean. NIOZ (the Netherlands Institute for Sea Research) biogeochemist and microbiologist Helge Niemann – who heads the team – received a ...

EU Project : TOPIOS

EU Project : TOPIOS

TOPIOS : In the EU-funded TOPIOS project, which started in April 2017, scientists are trying to solve the so-called ‘missing plastic problem’. “This means that as much as 99 % of ocean plastic is missing: we don’t know exactly where it is or what damage it is doing. TOPIOS aims to fill in the gaps ...

EU Project : CACH

EU Project : CACH

CACH : Ice-core records show that glacials had lower atmospheric pCO2 and cooler temperatures than today and that the last deglaciation was punctuated by large, abrupt millennial-scale climate events. Explaining the mechanism controlling these oscillations remains an outstanding puzzle. The ocean is a key player, and the Atlantic is particularly dynamic as it transports heat, ...

EU project : NET&ME

EU Project : NET&ME

NET&ME : Growing global concern about the public health and societal costs of problematic use of the internet, which has an estimated prevalence of 6% among the general population and which is increasingly recognised to affect children and young people, represents an emerging challenge for mental health research. The internet is now an integral part ...

EU project : EFFORT

EU Project : EFFORT

EFFORT: The EU-funded research project EFFORT (“ Ecology from Farm to Fork of microbial drug Resistance and Transmission “) was launched in December 2013 and will held its Final Conference 26-28 November 2018 in Utrecht, The Netherlands. Effort aimed to find data on the main routes of transmission and spreads of Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) entering the ...

EU project : CARTNET

EU Project : CARTNET

CARTNET : This project trains young researchers in Europe to address serious and global problems of antibiotic resistance. CARTNET, which started begin 2018,  will focus on alternative approaches to handle antibiotic resistance and treating resistant infections in both humans and animals. It will provide competences to young researchers and future policymakers that will allow them ...