Environmental technonologies




Organic.Edunet is a multilingual federation of learning repositories with quality content for the awareness and education of European youth about Organic Agriculture and Agroecology.

Organic.Edunet aimed to facilitate access, usage and exploitation of digital

GELSO - Local Management for Sustainability



ISPRA - Institute for Environmental Protection and Research, started the project GELSO - Local Management for Sustainability aiming at creating a platform that allows Public Administrations, environmental associations, technicians, environmental

Environmental Electronic Exchange Language



The Eter Project (Electronic Standardization of Environmental Data) is the reference in Spain that harmonizes and facilitates the interoperability of environmental information between private companies and Public Administrations.

NATURE-SDIplus: Best Practice Network for SDI in Nature



The establishment of Natura 2000 and the new trans-boundary EU approach for protected sites management has enforced the link between nature conservation and geo-information. This has generated the need for interoperable, accessible and harmonised datasets for the EU.Â

Online all-in-one Environmental Permit



The VROM all-in-one service for electronic submission and process of environmental permits was introduced by the Environment Permits Bill (General Provisions), henceforth referred to by its acronym WABO.The main purpose of Wabo is to

Nuclear waste site emplacement (ACTEON)



ACTEON is a Web application created to answer queries concerning the emplacement of the Temporary Storage Center (ATC) and the radioactive waste management. The application has been implemented by the Spanish Ministry of Industry,

Nuclear waste site emplacement (ACTEON)



ACTEON is a Web application created to answer queries concerning the emplacement of the Temporary Storage Center (ATC) and the radioactive waste management. The application has been implemented by the Spanish Ministry of Industry,

Kivo-ebiz Ltd

Kivo-Ebiz Ltd was set up as a social enterprise in 2006, selling items on e-bay on behalf of local people. The enterprise is run by volunteers, uses 100% recycled materials for packaging and all profits go towards local community projects. We also provide training on two levels for internet trading – increasing local skills and volunteer numbers. This has recycled thousands

SAM Internet: e-applications for agricultural support in Sweden



SAM Internet is an electronic application system for agricultural support within the Common Agricultural Policy. SAM Internet makes applications by farmers easier, swifter, safer and more entertaining. The majority of applications received by the authorities are almost error-free, and thus save

Norwegian national portal for geospatial and environmental info services



The geoNorge portal is the national portal for the national Norway Digital geospatial infrastructure. Norway Digital is a large public partnership comprising all of the important users and producers of geospatial information at national, county and local levels. The portal is the

e-Identification and Registration of farmed animals in The Nether



Since December 2006, it has been mandatory for cattle farmers in the Netherlands to use the National Service for the Implementation of Regulations electronic identification and registration system for cattle. This system avoids the huge amounts of paperwork involved in

e-CITES, for a safe international trade of plants and animals

The CITES Convention regulates the international trade of plants and animals (and products thereof) threatened by overexploitation. In Switzerland, the issue of up to 100,000 import, export and re-export permits imposes administrative burdens on management authorities and delays the economic activities of the watch industry (export value of 13 billion CHF). e-CITES is an Internet-based system

SHOAL: Search and monitoring of Harmful contaminants, other pollutants and leaks in vessels in port using swarm of robotic fish

We have identified a cutting-edge method for monitoring pollution in ports as specified in EU Directive 2005/35. This monitoring process is currently costing approximately 350 million Euros per year in the EU. SHOAL will develop a shoal of robotic fish to analyse contaminants in water and produce a real-time map of which pollutants are in the water, in what concentrations and where these are

Localised environmental and health information services

There is a growing demand for real time and integrated environmental and health risk information. Provision of location-based services linked to the state of the environment at particular geographical locations is necessary for improving the quality of life. This is essential for mitigation of environmental-related health threats associated to water quantity and quality, and outdoor air

Electric Vehicle Charging Management

GRECO (Electric Vehicle Charging Management) meets two important needs: the essential boost to electric car among the citizens, as a key instrument for contributing to environmental sustainability and, on the other hand, the adoption of the Services Directive into Spanish law, in this case to allow free establishment of charging management companies, which supply the electric energy needed for


The EmpleaVerde, or ‘Green Jobs’ programme, which is spearheaded by the Fundacion Biodiversidad of the Spanish Ministry of Environment, Rural and Marine Affairs, is an initiative to promote employment and preserve the environment.

Sustainable Construction

In the United Kingdom, the ‘built environment’ –  meaning constructing homes, offices and factories and then living and working in them – is responsible for almost half of the country’s carbon emissions, half of water consumption and a third of landfill waste. So, giving ‘green skills’ to the men and women who design, build, renovate and manage

Clear About Carbon

Clear About Carbon is an innovative project in Cornwall with a mission to find new ways to raise awareness among businesses and the public sector about carbon-based gas emissions and their impact on our climate. Working with staff in Cornish SMEs and public sector organisations, the project identifies the most successful ways of getting them actively involved in reducing carbon within their


Supporting sustainable development involves giving people the skills that will be in demand in the future. In Belgium, the ECO+ project is doing just this by offering workers the chance to train and gain skills in the new fields of ecologically friendly building construction and renovation. This is a growing market and source of jobs, as people seek to lower their energy usage and benefit the


Atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations are now at their highest for 3 million years and as a result urban areas are vulnerable to increased temperatures and flooding. Regional spatial planning and urban design can provide solutions that make our communities less vulnerable to these risks. Green infrastructure including gardens, parks, productive landscapes, green corridors, green roofs and

HySy Vision

The Piedmont region in northern Italy is opening up its industries to new forms of hydrogen application in preparation for the new hydrogen industry of tomorrow. HySy Lab brings together research centres, universities and small businesses to develop hydrogen-based projects. Overcoming challenges such as fuel storage on a hydrogen-powered scooter is made easier thanks to the combined expertise

Un Comune rurale sceglie l'energia sostenibile

A small town in the Po Valley has switched to 100% renewable energy for its municipal energy users. A mix of different technologies now provides all the heat and air conditioning it requires during traditionally cold winters and hot summers.Roncoferraro is located some 140 km south-east of Milan. Its 6 700 inhabitants are spread over a wide area, with most working in the agricultural sector.

Valutazione del potenziale delle tecnologie legate alle energie rinnovabili

Projects such as this are helping the EU to become a smart, sustainable and inclusive economy by 2020, as set out in the EU 2020 growth strategy. The EU is facing some tough challenges, including an ageing population, an insufficiently qualified workforce, the need for greater innovation, striking a balance between economic growth and environmental degradation, and ensuring secure, clean

Migliorie di carattere ambientale per il trattamento dei rifiuti

Support from the European Regional Development Fund has enabled municipal waste from the city of Salerno, in Italy’s Campania region, to be processed to higher environmental standards.

As a result of the EUR 25 million project, the organic component of household and industrial rubbish is now filtered through the new processing system, which has the capacity to process 30 000

POWERED Project of Offshore Wind Energy: Research, Experimentation, Development

POWERED aims to define a set of strategies and shared methods for the development of the off-shore wind energy in all the Countries overlooking the Adriatic Sea. Such energetic choice could allow a rapid increase of installations, thanks to the reduction of the problems related to landscape topic that are frequently the main obstacles to the creation of wind parks in high density population


The project MEDDMAN is a transnational approach in the field of drought and water management involving competent national authorities, leading research institutes and regional authorities. The project's target is to develop an integrated system, capable of evaluating the state of surface water and groundwater resources in the MEDOCC regions. Under the general scheme of preserving and

Struttura ricettiva in bioedilizia

Ristrutturazione di fabbricato rurale con tecniche di bioedilizia e utilizzo di energie rinnovabili quale fotovoltaico e solare termico.