Horizon Europe Programme (G.A. 101075400)

The GEOTHERM-FORA project is a European Project funded by the Horizon Europe Programme (G.A. 101075400), which aims at supporting and strengthening the fora on geothermal systems dealing with research and innovation. The Deep Geothermal Implementation Working Group (DG-IWG) and the Platform on Deep Geothermal (ETIP-DG) are working together and interlinked. Supporting both fora has the objective to strengthen the development of new geothermal technologies to uptake the market and reach our climate and energy objectives for 2030 and 2050, in a common agreement of the sector: Industry, Research, and Public authorities.

CNR scientific referee: Dr. Adele Manzella, CNR-IGG (

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DeepU Project

Horizon Europe EIC Pathfinder programme (G.A. 101046937)

DeepU (Deep U-tube heat exchanger breakthrough: combining laser and cryogenics gas for geothermal energy exploitation), has been funded under the EIC Pathfinder programme (G.A. 101046937) by the European Commission as part of Horizon Europe, which supports early-stage projects developing revolutionary, high-risk/high-gain technologies with the potential to create new markets and address global changes.

CNR scientific referee: Dr. Adele Manzella, CNR-IGG (


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SECURE Project

Interreg Italy-Croatia - Program 2014-2020 - Call: Cluster

SeCure (Saltwater intrusion and climate change: monitoring, countermeasures and informed governance), which is allocated in the Cluster Adaptation to climate changes "governance and capacity building", is aimed to (i) maximize the main outcomes and the experiences developed in MAC IT-HR projects and the synergies between the projects to enhance visibility and transferability, and (ii) fully exploit and consolidate the results achieved so far to further increase the knowledge base on the saltwater contamination of the northern Adriatic coastlands in preparation for the next programming period, in particular Specific objective 2.4.

Contact at Institute of Geosciences and Earth Resources – CNR: Dr Luigi Tosi (


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 HYDRO-ISLAND (Pianosa Island: hydrological processes and water resources sustainability in a climate-changing Mediterranean) is carried out by through a cooperation among IGG, scientific leader, Tuscan Archipelago National Park,  promoter of the project  as responsible of Tuscan Islands Biosphere Reserve - MAB UNESCO, Earth Science Departments of the Siena and Pisa University (DSFTA-UniSi and DST-UniPi, respectively), GASP Museum and Turismo Sostenibile s.r.l. Furthermore, the Autorità Idrica Toscana (AIT) will represent a key stakeholder.

FUNDING INTERNATIONAL PROGRAM: UNESCO and the abrdn Charitable Foundation - Promoting sustainable development through UNESCO’s programmes and sites

P.I.: Marco Doveri, Istituto di Geoscienze e Georisorse (IGG-CNR) – marco.doveri(at)

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ABRESO Project

ABRESO (ABandonment and REbound: SOcietal views on landscape- and land-use change and their impacts on water and soils) is a Belmont Forum project funded by the Department of Earth Sciences and Technologies for the Environment (DSTTA). The ABRESO project is collaborative project of research teams from France, Japan, Taiwan, U.S. and Italy with four CNR Institutes (IGG-Pisa, IRET, IIA, IRCrES) in collaboration with the University of Pavia. 

PI: Maddalena Pennisi, CNR-IGG (

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ICEtoFLUX Project

ICEtoFLUX (HydrologIcal changes in ArctiC Environments and water-driven biogeochemical) is a project funded by the Arctic Research Program (PRA). ICEtoFLUX focus on hydrological processes occurring in arctic environment, as well as on their effects of physical, chemical and biological type.

PI: Marco Doveri (CNR-IGG,

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LEAP-RE Project

LEAP-RE is Horizon 2020 EU-funded project, in response to the LC-SC3-JA-5-2020 H2020 call for proposal.

LEAP-RE seeks to create a long-term partnership of African and European stakeholders in the field of renewable energy. 

CNR Scientific Responsible: Eugenio Trumpy (CNR-IGG, eugenio.trumpy(at)

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Il progetto PON “Infrastruttura di Ricerca Italiana per le Geoscienze” (Geoscience Research INfracstructure of ITaly; GRINT) ha come obiettivo generale quello di potenziare le strutture, le risorse e i servizi collegati al piano di implementazione dell’Infrastruttura di Ricerca (IR) Europea European Plate Observing System (EPOS) e di definire possibili ampliamenti dell’offerta di dati, prodotti e servizi, con particolare riferimento alle regioni meno sviluppate (Campania, Calabria, Puglia e Sicilia) o in transizione (Abruzzo, Molise e Sardegna).

Responsabile scientifico per il l'Istituto di Geoscienze e Georisorse del CNR: Maddalena Pennisi (CNR-IGG, 

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Bilateral project CNR-MOES Albania, 2021-2022

CNR Scientific Responsible: Eleonora Regattieri, CNR-IGG (

MOES Scientific Responsible: Kujtim Ozuni, Institute of Geosciences, Energy, Water and Environment, Geology Department, Tirana University

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Bilateral Project Italy - Morocco

Fault reactivation study of the long-lived major fault systems of the High Atlas belt (Morocco)

Partner Italy: Dr. Alessandro Ellero, CNR-IGG (alessandro.ellero(at)

Partner Morocco: Prof. Hassan Ouanaimi, Ecole Normale Supérieure, Université Cadi Ayyad, Marrakech

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HIETE Project

HIETE aims to develop an interdisciplinary experimental – modelling approach to quantify the ongoing consolidation / subsidence process in Holocene deposits in relation to current sedimentation and SLR rates in order to reconstruct the Holocene evolution of the salt marshes of the Venice lagoon and predict the feedback on their resilience in the near future.

CNR Scientific Responsible: Dr. Luigi Tosi (luigi.tosi(at)igg.cnr(dot)it) 

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BRIC-INAIL Asbestos Call 

The project aims at the evaluation of the environmental hazard related to the presence of fibrous minerals (NOA, Naturally Occurring Asbestos) in natural settings. The project will focus on three fibrous minerals originated in different geological contexts: fibrous antigorite from the serpentinites of the Voltri Massif (Liguria); fibrous tremolite from the serpentinites of the Calabrian-Lucanian Apennines (Basilicata); fibrous fluoredenite from the Pleistocene volcanic rocks of Biancavilla (CT - Sicily), at the foothills of Mount Etna.

Project coordinator: Alessandro Pacella, Roma Sapienza

CNR-IGG group coordinator: Fabrizio Piana, CNR-IGG (fabrizio.piana(at)

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The ORMA Project, funded by the Region of Tuscany with Executive Decree no. 7426 of 14/05/2020 and started on December 1, 2020, aims to train experts to support innovation, technology transfer, promotion of the relationship between research and business and europlanning and to strengthen the skills of the territory in the field of research/enterprise integration, internationalization, technology transfer, culture of innovation, monitoring and forecasting of technologies and europlanning.

IPCF Tutor: Luciano Celi

IGG Contact Person: Maddalena Pennisi (maddalena.pennisi(at)

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Bilateral project Italy - China

"Coastal system changes over the Anthropocene: Natural Vs Induced drivers in China and Italy" is a Bilateral project between National Council of Research of Italy and Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), funded for 3 years (2020-2022).  

Italian coordinator: Sandra Donnici, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche – Istituto Geoscienze e Georisorse (CNR-IGG) (sandra.donnici(at)igg.cnr(dot)it)  

Chinese coordinator: Cheng Tang, Chinese Academy of Sciences - Yantai Institute of Coastal Zone Research (CAS-YIC).

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The project "TREZZE, TEGNUE AND MARINE ENVIRONMENTS OF NORTHERN ADRIATIC SEA: MANAGEMENT PROPOSALS (TRETAMARA)" aims to capitalize on previous knowledge, to enhance the best management practices, drawing up a document that supports the drafting of the management plans of the coastal and marine SCI areas, contributing to the harmonization of the plans of management at Northern Adriatic level. The project would like to propose national and transnational guidelines for an integrated management of the marine-coastal habitat and a high ecological value also through targeted actions with highly innovative content.   

IGG contact person: Sandra Donnici, CNR-IGG ( 

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MoST project

Project Coordinator: Prof. Paolo Salandin University of Padova, Department ICEA (paolo.salandin(at)unipd(dot)it)

CNR Scientific Responsible: Dr. Luigi Tosi, CNR-IGG (luigi.tosi(at)

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ASTERIS project

Project Coordinator: Prof. Simone Galeotti, Università degli studi di Urbino "Carlo Bo"

CNR Scientific Responsible: Dr. Barbara Nisi, CNR-IGG (barbara.nisi(at)

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H2020 Project GECO (Geothermal Emission Gas Control)

GECO (Geothermal Emission Gas Control) is a European project co-funded for four years (01/10/2018 - 30/09/2022) by the European Commission under Horizon 2020, the Framework Program for Research and Technological Development 2014 - 2020.

The project aims to study and develop, at industrial level, the production of geothermal energy with zero emissions. Geothermal fluids can naturally contain small variable amounts of CO2 and H2S that, if released into the atmosphere, can contribute negatively to the climate change.

Scientific coordinator IGG-CNR: Chiara Boschi (chiara.boschi(at)

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VENEZIA 2021 project

This research aims at quantifying the present land subsidence in the Venice Lagoon, detecting the natural and anthropogenic factors responsible for the observed movements, and predicting their possible evolution.

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Scientific Responsible: Dr. Luigi Tosi, CNR-IGG (luigi.tosi(at)igg.cnr(dot)it)

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IGCP 663 - IM2LSC project

The International Geoscience Programme approved the project IGCP 663 “Impact, Mechanism, Monitoring of Land Subsidence in Coastal cities (IM2LSC)” aiming to bring together worldwide researchers to share expertise on subsidence processes typically occurring in coastal areas and cities. IGCP 663 plans to research the impacts of human activities and sea-level rise, hydro-mechanism and monitoring methods of land subsidence in coastlands with special focus on coastal cities of the less developed countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America.

CNR Scientific Responsible: Dr. Luigi Tosi, CNR-IGG (lugi.tosi(at)igg.cnr(dot)it) 

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VIOLA project

Coordinators: Dr. Giuseppe Passarella, IRSA of Bari (giuseppe.passarella(at)ba.irsa.cnr(dot)it) e Dr. Elisabetta Preziosi, IRSA of Roma (preziosi(at)irsa.cnr(dot)it)   

Responsible for the Collaboration Agreement between IGG and IRSA: Dr. Maddalena Pennisi, IGG-CNR of Pisa (maddalena.pennisi(at)igg.cnr(dot)it)

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CNR Scientific Responsible: Dr. Adele Manzella, CNR-IGG (adele.manzella(at) Link to project web site:

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The general  objective of the OT4CLIMA project is to develop advanced Earth Observation (EO) technologies and methodologies for improving our knowledge of the effects of Climate Change (CC) and our capability to mitigate them at the regional and sub-regional scale.

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CNR Scientific Responsible: Dr. Maddalena Pennisi, CNR-IGG (maddalena.pennisi(at)

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CNR Scientific Responsible: Adele Manzella (adele.manzella(at)igg.cnr(dot)it)

Link to project web site:

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GEMEx is a project of international cooperation in the geothermal field between Europe and Mexico, funded by Horizon 2020 EU framework programme for research and innovation.
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Geochemical tracers and indicators for the evaluation of geothermal resources is a Joint Research Project between National Council of Research of Italy and Ministry of Science and Technology of Taiwan, funded for 2 years.
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The ERA-NET Consortium “European Research Area for Climate Services”, so-called ERA4CS, has been designed to boost the development of efficient Climate Services in Europe.
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H2020 European project "ECOPOTENTIAL"

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DESCRAMBLE, is a European project, co-funded for three years by the European Commission within Horizon 2020.
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Italy Partner: Dr. Barbara Nisi
Moldova Partner: Dr. Oleg Bogdevici
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IMAGE is a European project, co-funded for four years by the European Commission within the 7th Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development 2007-2013.
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Mountains are sentinels of climate and environmental change and many marine regions provide information on past climate variations.
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Geothermal ERA-NET is a European project co-funded for four years by the European Commission within the 7th Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development 2007-2013.
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The long life of a landfill
Coordinator: Dr. Brunella Raco
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Climate Change and Groundwater resources
Principal Investigator for CNR-IGG: Antonello Provenzale (antonello.provenzale(at)
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