Supporting the EU Mission "A Soil Deal for Europe" across national communities

To Establish 100 Living Labs and Lighthouses

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Our Aims

We aim to support the EU Mission: A Soil Deal for Europe, preparing regional and national stakeholders to apply for and implement soil health Living Labs and Lighthouses (LLs).

In this context, we act as a Soil Mission messenger through multiple activities:

  • Raising awareness nationally and regionally
  • Providing access to capacity-building materials
  • Addressing regional soil needs through LL setups
  • Fostering matchmaking for LL clusters

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A soil deal for Europe

Between 60 and 70% of EU soils are estimated to be unhealthy. Soil is a fragile resource that needs careful management and preservation for future generations. One centimetre of soil can take hundreds of years to form, but can be lost in just a single rainstorm or industrial incident - European Commission

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Our Offer

Our initiatives to mobilise applicants for regional soil health LLs open calls include:

  • National events
  • Matchmaking B2B events
  • Thematic events
  • Training materials
  • Capacity building
  • Helpdesk

Their main results will be reported back to provide policy recommendations.

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