• RDMMOGT—Reliability and durability of machines and mechanisms used for oil and gas transportation in Black Sea Region (CO: Azerbaijan Technical University, Azerbaijan). The overall goal of project is development of integrated model of the piston machine system that is than used to evaluate and improve current design.
—Natural analogue investigation for CCS in the Southern Caucasus (CO: Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany). The project is applied research for CO2 capture, storage and conversion to fuel for the BS-Caucasus area.
—Molecular approaches for rapid and quantitative detections of cyanobacteria and their toxins from coastal Black Sea (CO: National Institute for Marine Research and Development, Romania). This project focus on a timely, major unsolved problem related to the coastal ecosystems and human health.
Transportation Risk Assessment for Carbon Capture and Storage (CO: National Technical University of Athens, Greece). The project aims address to thermodynamic analysis, modeling of CO2 mixtures as well as risk analysis of CO2 transportation pipelines.
—Hydrogen production from H2S decomposition in micro-structured proton-conducting solid oxide (CO: Centre for Research & Technology Hellas, Greece). The project is directed to develop a micro-structured proton conducting membrane reactor for H2 production.
• HYSULFCEL—Hydrogen production from Black Sea water by sulfide-driven fuel cell (CO: Bulgarian Academy of Sciences). The project is directed to produce ‘carbon-free’ energy and to extract valuable compounds from the deep marine water.
—Radiation background of Black Sea coastal environment (CO: National Institute of R&D for Physics and Nuclear Engineering, Romania). The main objective of the project is to establish the level of radiation background and its sources in coastal Black Sea.
—Innovative materials for waste water purification systems to be installed in tourist and other small polluting objectives on the Black Sea coast (CO: National R&D Institute for Chemistry and Petrochemistry, Romania). The objective of project is to contribute to the implementation of environmental- friendly technologies in the BSEC countries.
—Geophysical based hydrogeological modeling to prevent pollution from sea water intrusion at coastal areas (CO: Technical University of Crete, Greece). The project aims to develop an integrated systematic sea water intrusion prediction methodology for planning effective prevention measures in coastal areas.
—Water pollution prevention options for coastal zones and tourist areas: Application to Danube Delta front area (CO: GeoEcoMar, Romania). The project is a multidisciplinary approach of the front area of the Danube Delta and Razelm- Sinoie lagoon complex.
• SGD Black
—Investigation of submarine groundwater discharge (SGD) for preventing pollution and eutrophication of the coastal Black Sea (CO: Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research).