Strategic, Sustainable R&I Cooperation with Latin America (Climate Action, Resource Efficiency and Raw Materials)

As a Coordination Action, the ENSOCIO-LA project aims at establishing sustainable and integrated research and innovation cooperation between the EU and Latin American Countries in the environmental field, namely in climate change, resource efficiency and raw materials. ENSOCIO-LA will also help to improve dissemination and the exploitation of research results in this area by different user groups.

  • Project duration: 01.05.2013 – 30.04.2015
  • Coordinated by : Mark Morris, Samui France SARL

Project partners

  • Samui France SARL (France)
  • Methodology Centre for Environmental Assessment (Czech Republic)
  • Universidad Politécnica de Cartagena (Spain)
  • Deutsches Zentrum fuer Luft- und Raumfahrt (Germany)
  • Ministerio de Ciencia, Tecnología e Innovación Productiva (Argentina)
  • Comisión Nacional de Investigación Científica y Tecnológica (Chile)
  • Departamento Administrativo de ciencia, tecnología e innovación (Colombia)
  • Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnología (Mexico)
  • Environmental Research Institute (Sweden)
  • World Association of Industrial and Technological Research Organisations – Caribbean Industrial Research Institute (Trinidad & Tobago)
  • Fraunhofer Institute for Interfacial Engineering and Biotechnology IGB (Germany)
  • Inter American Institute for Global Change Research (Brazil)
  • Helmholtz Institute Freiberg for Resource Technology (HIF) (Germany)
    Centro de Investigación Cientifico Technológico para la Mineria (Chile)


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The research leading to results in this project receives funding from the European Union's Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2007-2013) under grant agreement n°603959.