International center for advanced Mediterranean agronomic studies

CIHEAM – Italy

UM is the youngest University in the Netherlands. It is rapidly expanding and has developed a strong international presence, while it is placed on the tenth place in the 2019 Times Higher Education (THE) 200 Under 50 ranking for best young universities in the world. UM is renowned for its unique, innovative, problem-based learning system, which is characterized by a small-scale, research and student-oriented approach. The UM is exceptionally well equipped to carry out EU projects. Approximately 25% of the University’s income is generated by externally funded research projects (all faculties combined). In FP7 UM was involved in over 150 projects. In Horizon 2020 the total amount of projects that the UM is involved in (from 2014 till August 2019), is about 160 with approximately 75 mln euro of funding volume.

Role in the project

CIHEAM will lead Developing sustainable insect diets from agricultural wastes and sidestreams, and contribute to Biological, technical and economic requirements on insect rearing process, Optimizing insect rearing (chain) through the development of a model-driven support system, Integration plan and platform interfaces, Testing, optimization and technical validation, and Pilot preparation and planning.

Contact person

Virginia Belsanti 

belsanti@iamb.it

CoRoSect consortium is a diverse and dynamic network of partners, representing key players in insect farming, pure robotic science and engineering, sustainability-driven innovation practices as well as collaborative business models.


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MAASTRICHT UNIVERSITY

UM – Netherlands

UM is the youngest University in the Netherlands. It is rapidly expanding and has developed a strong international presence, while it is placed on the tenth place in the 2019 Times Higher Education (THE) 200 Under 50 ranking for best young universities in the world. UM is renowned for its unique, innovative, problem-based learning system, which is characterized by a small-scale, research and student-oriented approach. The UM is exceptionally well equipped to carry out EU projects. Approximately 25% of the University’s income is generated by externally funded research projects (all faculties combined). In FP7 UM was involved in over 150 projects. In Horizon 2020 the total amount of projects that the UM is involved in (from 2014 till August 2019), is about 160 with approximately 75 mln euro of funding volume.