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EU research on Deep Sea Mining up to 2016

Published on: Sun, 18/12/2016 - 07:32
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    EU research programmes contributed €27 million on three major projects starting in 2013 , 2014 and 2016 and researchers from eleven countries contributed €13.2 million for a joint effort under the auspices of the Joint Programming Initiative for Seas and Oceans

     

     

     

    MIDAS

    Blue Mining

    Blue Nodules

    Ecological aspects of deep-sea mining

    Viable Alternative Mine Operating System

     

    Budget

    €12 M

    €15 M

    €8 M

    €13.2 M

    €12.6 M

     

    EU contribution

    €9 M

    €10 M

    €8 M

     

     

     

    Partners

    32

    19

    14

     

    17

     

    Countries

     

    6

    9

    11

    9

     

    Start

    November 2013

     February 2014

    February 2016

    February 2013

     

     

    Duration

    36 months

    48 months

       

    42 months