Funded projects under Mission Soil

The Mission Soil is rooted in research and innovation and was launched under Horizon Europe, the EU Research and Innovation (R&I) Programme. Funded projects gather partners from all over Europe and beyond to work together towards achieving the Mission Soil objectives. 

The 29 projects funded under the Work Programme 2021-2022 are presented below.

To find further information about the calls for proposals, please visit the Funding Opportunities section.


Topic numberTopic titleAwarded project(s)
HORIZON-MISS-SOIL-01-01Preparing the ground for healthy soils: building capacities for engagement, outreach and knowledgePREPSOIL (project website, CORDIS
HORIZON-MISS-2021-SOIL-02-01From knowledge gaps to roadmaps on Soil Mission objectivesSOLO (project website, CORDIS)
HORIZON-MISS-2021-SOIL-02-02Validating and further developing indicators for soil health and functions

BENCHMARKS (project website, CORDIS), 

AI4SoilHealth (project website, CORDIS)

HORIZON-MISS-2021-SOIL-02-03Linking soil health to nutritional and safe foodSOIL O-LIVE (project website, CORDIS)
HORIZON-MISS-2021-SOIL-02-05Incentives and business models for soil health

NOVASOIL (project website, CORDIS),

SoilValues (project website, CORDIS), 

InBestSoil (project website, CORDIS)

HORIZON-MISS-2021-SOIL-02-06Engage with and activate municipalities and regions to protect and restore soil healthHuMUS (project website, CORDIS)
HORIZON-MISS-2021-SOIL-02-07National engagement sessions and support to the establishment of soil health Living LabsNATI00NS (project website, CORDIS)
HORIZON-MISS-2021-SOIL-02-08Next generation soil advisorsNBSOIL (project website, CORDIS)
HORIZON-MISS-2022-SOIL-01-01Building the Mission's knowledge repository and advancing the European Soil ObservatorySoilWise (project website, CORDIS)
HORIZON-MISS-2022-SOIL-01-02Improving food systems sustainability and soil health with food processing residues

DeliSoil (project website, CORDIS),

Waste4Soil (project website, CORDIS)

HORIZON-MISS-2022-SOIL-01-03Soil biodiversity and its contribution to ecosystem services

BIOservisES (CORDIS),  

SOB4ES (project website, CORDIS)

HORIZON-MISS-2022-SOIL-01-04Remediation strategies, methods and financial models for decontamination and reuse of land in urban and rural areas

ARAGORN (project website, CORDIS),   

ISLANDR (project website, CORDIS),    

EDAPHOS (project website, CORDIS)

HORIZON-MISS-2022-SOIL-01-05Monitoring, reporting and verification of soil carbon and greenhouse gases balance

MaRViC (project website, CORDIS),    

MRV4SOC (project website, CORDIS)

HORIZON-MISS-2022-SOIL-01-06Network on carbon farming for agricultural and forest soilsCREDIBLE (project website, CORDIS)
HORIZON-MISS-2022-SOIL-01-07Foster soil education across society

LOESS (project website, CORDIS)

CURIOSOIL (project website, CORDIS)

HORIZON-MISS-2022-SOIL-01-08Framework Partnership Agreement for a Living Lab Network Support StructureSOILL-Startup (project website, CORDIS)
HORIZON-MISS-2022-SOIL-01-09Citizen science for soil healthECHO (project website, CORDIS)
HORIZON-MISS-2022-SOIL-01-10Innovations for soil improvement from bio-waste

BIN2BEAN (project website, CORDIS),    

FENIX (project website, CORDIS),    

SOILUTIONS (project website, CORDIS)