The SoilCare project proposal has been granted by the Euopean Commission. Project leader Rudi Hessel received the approval e-mail on November 6th, 2015 - five months after the proposal had been submitted in the EU call 'Sustainable Food Security - H2020-SFS-2014-2015'.

Currently the project has entered the project negotiation phase, where technical details need to be submitted to the EU officials. The project will officially start when this phase has been completed.

Starting date of the project will be March 1st 2016.