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European Human Biomonitoring Initiative (HBM4EU)

Start date: 01 Jan 2017, End date: 31 Dec 2021,

The overarching goal of the European Human Biomonitoring Initiative (HBM4EU) is to generate knowledge to inform the safe management of chemicals and so protect human health. We will use human biomonitoring to understand human exposure to chemicals and resulting health impacts and will communicate with policy makers to ensure that our results are exploited in the design of new chemicals policies an ...
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Many European states have transferred decision-making powers regarding court administration and the career of a judge from political bodies to special organs in which judges have a major say. Judicial councils and other bodies of judicial self-government (JSG) spread particularly quickly during the European Union (EU) Accession Process. However, the effects of these bodies are not fully understood ...
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The European network for observing our changing planet (ERA-PLANET)

Start date: 01 Feb 2016, End date: 31 Jan 2021,

In the last decade a significant number of projects and programmes in different domains of environmental monitoring and Earth observation have generated a substantial amount of data and knowledge on different aspects related to environmental quality and sustainability. Big data generated by in-situ or satellite platforms are being collected and archived with a plethora of systems and instruments m ...
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The overall vision of INTERWASTE is to develop scientific understanding of issues related to environmental contamination with toxic organic chemicals (specifically flame retardants (FRs) and pharmaceutical and personal care products (PPCPs)) arising from their presence in the waste stream. Specific research objectives include: (a) exchange of knowledge of and best practice in methods for rapid and ...
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Instruct-Ultra aims to advance the scope and efficiency of implementation of Instruct and consolidate the foundations for long-term sustainability. This will be achieved through specific objectives: expand Instruct membership to new Member States and increase global links; engage new user communities; improve efficiencies in service delivery; improve data capture and management; adjust the scale a ...
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Clean drinking water is crucial to human health and wellbeing. The ambition of the NaToxAq ETN network is to expand the research basis for EU’s leading role in securing high quality drinking waters for its citizens. Focus is on natural toxins – a large group of emerging contaminants with unknown impact on drinking water resources. Both known toxins, like cyanotoxins, cyanogenic glucosides and terp ...
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Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the 3rd most common cancer in Europe, and with approximately 200,000 deaths per year, it remains the 2nd most common cause of cancer death. More than half of all CRC patients develop distant metastases and have 5-year overall survival (OS) of less than 5% because of ineffective treatments. Increased understanding of cancer biology, coupled with the implementation of “omi ...
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Dynamic assembly and exchange of RNA polymerase II CTD factors (DECOR)

Start date: 01 Aug 2015, End date: 31 Jul 2020,

The C-terminal domain (CTD) of the RNA polymerase II (RNAPII) largest subunit coordinates co-transcriptional processing and it is decorated by many processing factors throughout the transcription cycle. The composition of this supramolecular assembly is diverse and highly dynamic. Many of the factors associate with RNAPII weakly and transiently, and the association is dictated by different post-tr ...
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ICARUS will develop innovative tools for urban impact assessment in support of air quality and climate change governance in the EU. This will lead to designing and implementing win-win strategies to improve the air quality and reduce the carbon footprint in European cities. An integrated approach will be used for air pollution monitoring and assessment combining ground-based measurements, atmosphe ...
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ISOTIS addresses the nature, causes and impact of early emerging social and educational inequalities in the context of socioeconomic, cultural and institutional processes. The aim is to contribute to effective policy and practice development to combat inequalities. Quasi-panels and pooled longitudinal datasets will be used to examine the variation in early educational gaps and developmental trajec ...
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The transition to a low carbon economy needs to achieve multiple aims: competitiveness, protection of the environment, creation of quality jobs, and social welfare. Thus policy-makers and other key stakeholders require tools that need to focus beyond the energy sector by including these other domains of economy, society and the environment. Currently, most available tools lack integration of these ...
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NMR (Nuclear Magnetic Resonance)-based approaches have affirmed as extremely valuable for applications in neurosciences. Nonetheless, the exquisite flexibility of tissue contrast in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) that can be obtained by proper manipulation of nuclear spins still offers room for technological improvements which can be quickly expanded to clinical routine. In particular, there is ...
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iMARECULTURE is focusing in raising European identity awareness using maritime and underwater cultural interaction and exchange in Mediterranean sea. Commercial ship routes joining Europe with other cultures are vivid examples of cultural interaction, while shipwrecks and submerged sites, unreachable to wide public are excellent samples that can benefit from immersive technologies, augmented and v ...
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The central aim of “FINancial management, Accounting and Controlling for capacity building of public administration” (FINAC) project application is contribute to the higher quality of budgeting, money management, finance management, accounting and control, in Albanian and Serbian public administration. This aim will be achieved throughout meeting specific objectives:- Designing and developing thre ...
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European Joint Doctorate in Teacher Education (EDiTE-EJD)

Start date: 01 Oct 2015, End date: 30 Sep 2019,

The EDiTE joint research programme is a response to the current challenges in the complex processes of transformation of education professionals' career development. Particularly in focus is the teaching profession as central to all education systems. In the research area it is essential that typical national or regional perspective found in TE programmes are extended to include transnational pers ...
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The normalization of people with disabilities is an objective assumed by all countries signing the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. Education should encourage present and future citizens accept the commitments, principles and values of the Convention. The project Mobiablity is in the frame of this horizontal priority.One of the areas less standardized in the lives of people w ...
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Developing an open online course in European social pedagogy

Start date: 01 Sep 2016, End date: 31 Aug 2019,

As a holistic, relationship-based way of working with children, young people and adults in educational and care settings from early years, school support, foster care, youth justice, residential child care, family support, support for people with disabilities and elderly care, social pedagogy is well established in many European countries. Given the inadequate educational and well-being outcomes f ...
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Extending and reinforcing good practice in teacher development

Start date: 01 Sep 2016, End date: 31 Aug 2019,

This project aims to enhance quality of higher education in Europe by strengthening and reinforcing good practice in educational development. It will do so by designing a curriculum of a new educational development course, moreover by implementing the course for 35-45 Ph.D. students from Bratislava and Brno and by producing three studies and a book that will explore the determinants that support/h ...
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Structural biology provides insight into the molecular architecture of cells up to atomic resolution, revealing the biological mechanisms that are fundamental to life. It is thus key to many innovations in chemistry, biotechnology and medicine such as engineered enzymes, new potent drugs, innovative vaccines and novel biomaterials.iNEXT (infrastructure for NMR, EM and X-rays for Translational rese ...
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This ETN is embedded into an established international research programme; The European Research Initiative on Anaplastic Lymphoma Kinase (ALK)-related malignancies (ERIA; www.erialcl.net) is an existing and functional network of 13 partners, which will cosset and nurture a cohort of early stage researchers to become confident, competent, independent and well-connected European scientists with exc ...
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The life sciences are undergoing a transformation. Modern experimental tools study the molecules, reactions, and organisation of life in unprecedented detail. The precipitous drop in costs for high-throughput biology has enabled European research laboratories to produce an ever-increasing amount of data. Life scientists are rapidly generating the most complex and heterogeneous datasets that scienc ...
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Environmental chemicals as obesogens (OBESOGENS)

Start date: 01 Jul 2016, End date: 30 Jun 2019,

Obesity is a serious health risk that has reached epidemic proportions worldwide. Obesity is traditionally considered a as disorder of energy imbalance imposed on a background of genetic disposition. In addition to risk factors such as diet and genetics, chemicals in our environment have emerged as contributing factors associated with an increased risk for obesity (i.e. obesogens). Phthalate ester ...
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"The proposed ERA Chair project aims at supporting the on-going structural shift in the culture of the scientific community of Masaryk University by engaging a world-class scientific leader capable of inspiring positive change. Masaryk University has already been deeply involved in this process as the largest contributing member of the Central European Institute of Technology (CEITEC).CEITEC is a ...
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Embedded systems have significantly increased in technical complexity towards open, interconnected systems. This has exacerbated the problem of ensuring dependability in the presence of human, environmental and technological risks. The rise of complex Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS) has led to many initiatives to promote reuse and automation of labor-intensive activities. Two large-scale projects are ...
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The main goals of LIBRA are to implement innovative Gender Equality Plans (GEPs) that will empower women researchers to achieve successful careers in science, remove gender barriers and biases at an institutional level, and raise awareness of gender aspects in the experimental design of pre-clinical research projects. To achieve these goals we will: 1) conduct an initial external assessment of eac ...
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Structural studies of human picornaviruses (PICOSTRUCTURE)

Start date: 01 Mar 2014, End date: 28 Feb 2019,

"Many picornaviruses are human pathogens that cause diseases varying in symptoms from common cold to life-threatening encephalitis. Currently there are no anti-picornavirus drugs approved for human use. We propose to study molecular structures of picornaviruses and their life cycle intermediates in order to identify new targets for anti-viral inhibitors and to lay the foundations for structure-bas ...
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Widening Access to Virtual Educational Scenarios

Start date: 01 Jan 2016, End date: 31 Dec 2018,

Each area of professional competency faces its own challenges in providing relevant training before workplace practice. In public service and industry, too much is expected of students learning from their apprenticeship phase, compromising reliability or safety. Trainees lack opportunities to practise applying “inert” knowledge to a real task context, while in a risk-free environment. In response, ...
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BISON will enhance the collaborative framework of the Central European Institute of Technology of Masaryk University (CEITEC MU), which was created during 2011-14 by utilising synergies of Structural Funds and the Framework Programme, with its three internationally-leading counterparts in the fields of structural biology by extending expertise related trans-disciplinary areas. The goal is to stimu ...
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The overarching aim of TWINFUSYON is to strengthen, to the highest European level, CEITEC scientific excellence and innovation capacity in nanosystems for a novel generation of label-free non-invasive optronic biosensing by harmonising integration of expertise in nanomaterials synthesis, characterisation at nanoscale, nanofabrication technologies, theory and modelling development, design of biosen ...
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Medical Genomics and Epigenomics Network (MEDGENET)

Start date: 01 Jan 2016, End date: 31 Dec 2018,

The main goal of MEDGENET consortium is to use synergies and existing expertise in EU leading institutions such as EMBL, Uppsala University and CERTH to reinforce the productivity and competitiveness of the CEITEC in the field of medical genomics and epigenomics. We propose clear strategy based on combination of unique complementary skills present in partner institutions that will transform CEITEC ...
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World-wide E-infrastructure for structural biology (West-Life)

Start date: 01 Nov 2015, End date: 31 Oct 2018,

The focus of structural biology is shifting from single macromolecules produced by simpler prokaryotic organisms, to the macromolecular machinery of higher organisms, including systems of central relevance for human health. Structural biologists are expert in one or more techniques. They now often need to use complementary techniques in which they are less expert. Instruct supports them in using m ...
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The establishment of good governance will effectively secure the confidence of the industry to use the Interoperability Framework (IF) semantic technologies that will be established under the IP4 Shift2Rail program. The objective of the Governance of the IF for Rail and Intermodal Mobility (GoF4R) project is to define sustainable governance for the IF that will create the right conditions to intro ...
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Training Against Medical Error

Start date: 15 Oct 2015, End date: 14 Oct 2018,

The overall objective of this project is to introduce innovative pedagogy methods that will provide training for students against medical error (TAME). TAME will innovate curricula towards teaching and learning in safe environment and closer to the needs of the real practice, where medical errors occur. With achievement of TAME’s objectives, a great need for the changes in the national healthcare ...
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Inclusive education has increasingly become a focus of debate in discussions about the development of educational policy and practice around the world. We can see today that in a large number of developed and developing countries they have started reformulating their policies to promote the inclusion of students with difficulties (social or physical) into mainstream in higher education. However, w ...
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The Nizami project concerns the modernization of doctoral education, research and internationalization of HEIs in Azerbaijan. This project intends to answer to the urgent need for Azerbaijan universities to revise the rules and content of organizing doctoral studies within Bologna process documents in terms of their consistency, especially on ensuring science and research provisions in relevance w ...
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In conditions of very low youth labor force participation and unappealing perspectives in employment upon graduation, universities lack capacity to equip their students with entrepreneurial skills. Lack of internships and other professional training opportunities during studies, among others, lead to discouragement, lack of motivation and inactivity among the youth. Large group of GE and KG youth ...
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Through Academic Cooperation Towards Innovtive Capacity

Start date: 15 Oct 2015, End date: 14 Oct 2018,

The project focused on the training and building up the capacity of management and governance in order to improve the higher education sector in the involved countries so that it can face the new challenges brought by globalization and the knowledge society. The aim is not only to increase higher education quality and accountability, but also to close the gap with developed and emerging countries. ...
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"SOLUTIONS will deliver a conceptual framework for the evidence-based development of environmental and water policies. This will integrate innovative chemical and effect-based monitoring tools with a full set of exposure, effect and risk models and assessment options. Uniquely, SOLUTIONS taps (i) expertise of leading European scientists of major FP6/FP7 projects on chemicals in the water cycle, (i ...
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The proposal will investigate young people’s views of the EU and of their role in building the EU through their participatory practices at EU, national, regional and local levels. These issues will be examined from an interdisciplinary perspective (Political Sciences, Sociology, History, Media and Communications, Education, Psychology) as building blocks for a new and groundbreaking conceptualiza ...
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Good Start to School

Start date: 01 Oct 2015, End date: 30 Jun 2018,

Early childhood education and care (ECEC) provides the basis of lifelong learning and has become a policy priority in most European countries. Research, conducted by the OECD and the European Commission, recognises that ECEC brings a wide range of benefits, such as social and economic, better child well-being and learning outcomes, more equitable outcomes, reduction of poverty and better social an ...
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