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SC5 - Climate action, environment, resource efficiency and raw materials

The Societal Challenge 5 Work Programme focuses on moving to a greener, more resource efficient and climate-resilient economy, with a strong commitment to supporting the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals and the targets of the Paris Agreement.

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Kathleen Goris

kathleen.goris@vlaio.be

+32 2 432 42 82

About this programme

The Societal Challenge 5 Work Programme focuses on moving to a greener, more resource efficient and climate-resilient economy, with a strong commitment to supporting the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals and the targets of the Paris Agreement.

The work programme for 2018-2020 focuses on several priorities in two general calls with many topics and subtopics:

  • Building a low carbon, climate resilient future: climate action in support of the Paris Agreement
  • Greening the economy in line with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
    • Circular economy
    • Raw materials
    • Water for our environment, economy and society
    • Innovating cities for sustainability and resilience
    • Protecting and leveraging the value of natural and cultural assets (including earth observation, nature-based solutions, disaster risk reduction, natural capital accounting and heritage alive).
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RUSTICA - Converting organic residues into bio-based fertiliser products

The RUSTICA project obtained funding under Horizon 2020, more in particular under the topic ‘Closing nutrient cycles’.  RUSTICA focuses on demonstration and implementation of circular bio-based nutrient valorisation chains, focusing on waste from the fruit and vegetable agro-food system. The project kicked off in 2021 and will run until 2024. It will use a strong multi-actor approach to co-create both socio-economic and technological knowledge in four case study regions in Europe and one in Colombia. The Flanders-based company DRANCO is one of the project partners and acts as technical project manager for the entire project. DRANCO participates in the project to develop its own technologies, to network and to help make the transition to a more circular based economy.

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