Innovation challenges & funding support

  • Funding 8 commercialisations SME projects (min. 2 organisations e.g 2 SMEs or 1 cross-setoral SME and 1 or more end-user/problem owner, leading to >20 beneficiaries);
  • 7 of the successful tecnologies will be purchased by end-user;
  • 25 SMEs benefiting from a specialist voucher scheme and their projects will develop a value chain charter with its problem owner for long term monitoring and commitments towards sustainability.

 

VIDA Challenges enlisted below present the examples and not an exhaustive list. Some additional resource efficiency challenges in the agrifood sector may be also considered eligible.
For more information, you can check VIDA Terms of Conditions and if in any doubt, do contact us.

Food Sector Resource efficiency challenges
Fish Farming Decontamination, closingloops

Sustainable Farming North and South of Europe
Manure management; Water recycling; decontamination; Energy
efficiency; clogging pipes/species; difusse pollution
Soy/Milk Processes Nutrients valorisation; dewatering
Brewery Wineries Closingloops; innovative water sources; water treatments
for industrial process; improvement of cleaning
Greenhouses Energy–water efficiency and circular economy
Meat processing Nutrients valorisation; energy efficiency in cooling and
heating; water efficiency –monitoring and water footprint;
organic pollutants degradation
Sugar processing industry Degradation of persistent organic pollutants; sugar
production; nutrients valorisation