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This project has received
funding from the European
Union’s Seventh Framework Programme for research, technological development
and demonstration under
grant agreement no 289642

Other FP7 projects

linked with OPTIMA

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The concept and ultimate objective of the OPTIMA project is to identify high-yielding perennial grasses for the Mediterranean area, within optimized production chain that will provide stable source for both biomass and new plant derived bio-products.

Moreover, OPTIMA will explore the potentialities of perennial grasses on underutilized or abandoned marginal lands.

An interdisciplinary approach involving physiology, biotechnology, agronomy, socio-economical and environmental analysis at different scale levels will be undertaken with the aim at tackling specific bottlenecks of perennial grasses in the Mediterranean area and to create alternative end-use chains.

 
Cultivating grasses to save the planet!
OPTIMA story on Horizon 2020 website diagrammahome