INSPIRATION - Integrated spatial planning, land use and soil management research action

The main aim of INSPIRATION is to develop a Strategic Research Agenda (SRA) to inform environmentally friendly, socially acceptable and economically affordable soil and land use management that meets societal needs and challenges. A SRA built on end-user knowledge needs is more likely to be enthusiastically adopted by funders in order to promote the knowledge creation, transfer and implementation agenda. INSPIRATION envisaged a SRA, which funders, end-users and researchers recognize and take ownership of, thereby supporting its successful implementation.

Partner institutions: German Environment Agency (Umweltbundesamt – UBA) (Lead Partner), Germany; Bureau de Recherches Géologiques et Minières, France; Institute for Ecology of Industrial Areas, Poland; Institute of Geonics of the CAS, Czech Republic; University of Algarve, Portugal; Openbare Vlaamse Afvalstoffenmaatsschappij, Belgium; Istituto Superiore sui sistemi territoriali per l’innovazione, Italy; Urban Planning Institute of the Republic of Slovenia, Slovenia; Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research WSL, Switzerland; Projektgruppe Stadt und Entwicklung, Germany; University of Nottingham, United Kingdom; TECNALIA Research and Innovation, Spain; Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research – UFZ, Germany; Stichting Deltares, The Netherlands; Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich, Switzerland; Slovak University of Technology, Slovakia; DIU Dresden International University GmbH, Germany; University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Austria; National Research and Development Institute for Soil Science, Agrochemistry and Environment, Romania; Ministerie van Infrastructuur en Milieu, The Netherlands; Finnish Environment Institute, Finland; Swedish Geotechnical Institute, Sweden; National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, The Netherlands and StadtLand U.G, Germany.

CinTurs researcher(s): Thomas Panagopoulos (UAlg Coordinator)

Budget UAlg: 60.055,00€

Total budget: 2.598.761,00€

Funding institution(s): EU Framework Programme Horizon 2020

Period: 2015 - 2018

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