Create a win-win situation by bringing polluted land back to agricultural production through cost reduction and improved phytoremediation
Produce clean biofuels with low ILUC risks from selected energy crops grown on contaminated lands
Promote the international collaboration towards the Mission Innovation Challenge 4 on advanced biofuels
Good health and well being
Clean water and sanitation
Proposed phytoremediation strategies and optimised solutions will reduce leaching of nutrients and pollutants, and will improve the control, transformation /dissipation, and/or management of organic compounds in soil and groundwater.
Affordable and clean energy
Production of clean fuels from biomass and the use of GOLD innovative conversion technologies will support the increase of the proportion of the population with primary reliance on clean fuels and technology.
Decent work and economic growth
Industry, innovation and infrastructure
Responsible production and consumption
Cultivating energy crops in contaminated lands following a low input management will reduce the material and ecological footprint of the produced biomass.
The use of harvested biomass for clean biofuel production will support the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions.
Life on land
Proposed innovative phytoremediation strategies and optimised solutions will support the restoration of degraded/contaminated lands and soils.