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Project Profile: ENLARGE

ENabling LARGE-scale integration of technology hubs to enhance community resiliency via DDS in various urban FWE nexuses

Who?

Principal Investigators: Dr. Edo Abraham, Delft University of Technology, Netherlands and Dr. Ni-Bin Chang, University of Central Florida, United States
Partners: N C Van de Giesen, Delft University of Technology - Faculty of Civil Engineering and Geosciences, Netherlands
Dr. Molle Bruno, IRSTEA, France
Clouet Benjamin, Ecosec, France
Dr. Nicolas Condom, ECOFILAE, France
Virpi Heybroek, Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Metropolitan Solutions, Netherlands
Nancy Schneider, Institute for Sustainable Communities, United States
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What?

Full Project Title: ENabling LARGE-scale integration of technology hubs to enhance community resiliency via DDS in various urban FWE nexuses
Full Call Title: Nexus2016
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Why?

Project Objective: This project aims to generate actionable information by analysing the distributed production and storage of materials and energy flows into, out of, and within a community/city given their consumption patterns and supply chains associated with various food-water-energy (FWE) nexuses.
Call Objective: The Sustainable Urbanisation Global Initiative (SUGI)/Food-Water-Energy Nexus is a joint call established in order to bring together actors to find innovative new solutions to the Food-Water-Energy Nexus challenge. The ultimate goal is to increase the access and the quality of life.

Where?

Regions: Europe, North America
Countries: France, Netherlands, United States of America (USA)

When?

Duration: 36 months
Call Date: December 9, 2016
Project Award Date: February 15, 2018