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Evidence driven indoor air quality improvement

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What is EDIAQI?

EDIAQI stands for Evidence
Driven Air Quality Improvement.

It is a European funded research and innovation action under the Horizon Europe framework programme.

The EDIAQI project will study indoor air pollution in European cities, using short-term, high-intensity measurements and long-term, large-scale monitoring. The project will aim to understand the sources, routes of exposure, and health effects of indoor air pollution.

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The challenges

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Pollution exposure
Increased exposure to indoor air pollutants.
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Health threats
Increased risk of early-life respiratory diseases.
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Knowledge gap
Limited understanding of indoor air quality pollutant sources, concentrations and monitoring strategies.
Legislation
Weak legislative framework
Lack of standardised guidelines across European Union countries.

The EDIAQI response

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Develop and deploy low cost/user-friendly indoor air quality monitoring solutions.
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Collect data on and characterise indoor air pollutants.
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Understand associations between indoor air pollution and early-life disease.
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Support policymakers in reviewing standards and regulatory measures.
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Provide science-based evidence to support the Zero-Pollution Action Plan of the European Green Deal.
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The project
in numbers

4
measurement
campaigns
€ 7.8 M
million in funding
4
Pilots
18
project partners
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EDIAQI pilots

4 pilots covering large test areas with big sample sizes to generate evidence for policy, recommendations and training:
Schools, offices, entertainment and residential building scenarios.
Administrative and social care buildings, schools, kindergartens and universities.
SCH2021 cohort, households of 200 patients, school children with asthma.
Existing users of ventilation and conditioning systems.

EDIAQI campaigns

4 measurement campaigns to generate insights into Indoor Air Quality and health risk assessment:
Tropos - Mira Poehlker

Evaluation of low-cost sensors

Performance evaluation of consumer grade sensors.
Seville

Seville campaign

Physical-chemical characterisation of indoor air pollutants, behavioural differences and ventilations habits.
Vilnius campaign

Vilnius campaign

Impact of vehicles on indoor air quality and school children exposure.
Awareness campaigns

Awareness campaigns

Raising awareness about outdoor and indoor air pollution.

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