The EUCLID Project (EU-China Lever for IPM Demonstration) was launched at the kick off meeting held at the Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique (INRA) in Sophia-Antipolis, France, on September 28-29.

EUCLID is a four-year Research and Innovation Action funded by the European Commission under Horizon 2020. 

EUCLID research activity aims at developing more sustainable pest management methods in Europe and China in order to reduce the negative effects of pesticides on human health and the environment, to reduce economic losses in agriculture, and to provide scientific support to EU and China policies.

18 partners from 7 countries – Italy, France, UK, Spain, Belgium, Sweden, China – form EUCLID project consortium, which have been selected as to integrate in the project different experiences, including universities, research institutions, SMEs, retailers, in order to reach a variety of stakeholders such as farmers, consumers, policy-makers, scientists and entrepreneurs.