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Deep neural networks (DNNs) have led to dramatic improvements of the state-of-the-art for many important classification problems, such as object recognition from images or speech recognition from audio data. However, DNNs are also notoriously dependent on the tuning of their hyperparameters. Since their manual tuning is time-consuming and requires expert knowledge, recent years have seen the rise ...
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Time-Programmed Self-Assemblies and Dynamic Materials (TimePROSAMAT)

Start date: 01 Nov 2016, End date: 31 Oct 2021,

"TimeProSAMAT aims to introduce concepts to program the time domain of self-assembled systems and materials in CLOSED systems under non-equilibrium conditions by controlling the kinetics of assembly and disassembly pathways via (i) modulating the surrounding by feedback systems, (ii) dissipative structure formation and (iii) active structural feedback. After reaching a fundamental understanding on ...
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Fundamental quantum mechanical processes determine the properties of matter and their functionality. In order to understand complex processes such as light harvesting in photosynthesis and photovoltaics, a detailed knowledge of coherent effects in excitation and charge transfer processes and related dynamics is required. To a large extent, the complexity of the systems induces too many interaction ...
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MSc European Forestry

Start date: 01 Sep 2016, End date: 30 Aug 2021,

Master of Science in European Forestry (MSc EF) is a two-year interdisciplinary programme that provides academic education in the field of sustainable resource management with special emphasis of bio-economy. MSc EF offers a new approach to the markets in forestry and nature management and it connects the increasing number of forest related issues with European dimension at international as well a ...
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Objective of this proposal is to obtain a real time picture of how components of a multi-protein complex interact to perform complex regulated tasks, in particular to see how a protein system might be more than the sum of its components. In living organisms many proteins work in complexes to form multicomponent protein machines and to regulate cellular processes. The function of such multicomponen ...
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The EN-ACTI2NG program (European Network on Anti-Cancer Immuno-Therapy Improvement by modification of CAR and TCR Interactions and Nanoscale Geometry) emanates from the recent clinical evidence that T cells expressing engineered tumor-specific immune receptors can eradicate certain tumors that do not respond to conventional treatment. To obtain T cells with reactivity to a wider array of tumors an ...
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Plant-inspired materials and surfaces (PlaMatSu)

Start date: 01 Oct 2016, End date: 30 Sep 2020,

Modern polymeric materials and surfaces are a corner-stone of Europe’s economy and research activities. Materials with novel properties are therefore of great interest. Nature provides us with a rich pool of multifunctional materials that can act as concept generators for synthetic materials. The uppermost layer of plant leaves and flower petals, the cuticle, is a smart polymer composite which a v ...
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The project focuses on increasing access to wood resources through more efficient silviculture and a better understanding of the business models governing the procurement of forest operations services. The project further considers increasing efficiency in forest harvesting and collection, and the reduction of soil impact from forest operations, and puts forward ways of making this a measurable an ...
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Plant metabolic processes exert a large influence on global climate and air quality through the emission of the greenhouse gas CO2 and volatile organic compounds (VOCs). Despite the enormous importance, processes controlling plant carbon allocation into primary and secondary metabolism, such as respiratory CO2 emission and VOC synthesis, remain unclear.This project (VOCO2) develops a novel technol ...
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Mitochondria are essential organelles with crucial roles in cellular energy metabolism, Fe-S cluster biogenesis, signaling and apoptosis. Mitochondrial dysfunction causes encephalomyopathy and neurodegenerative diseases. Mitochondria possess a remarkably high content of small proteins compared to other cellular compartments. About one third of the cellular proteins ≤15 kDa characterized to date ar ...
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Trapping Ions in Atoms and Molecules Optically (TIAMO)

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

Isolating ions and atoms from the environment is essential in experiments on a quantum level. For decades, this has been achieved by trapping ions with radiofrequency (rf) fields and neutral particles with optical fields. Our group demonstrated the trapping of ions by interaction with light. We see these results and our proposal as starting point for finally combining the advantages of optical tra ...
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Self-regenerating materials are intriguing. If critical properties of a failing material or device could be easily restored, this would significantly extend its life time. In this proposal, we describe our vision of a technology platform for the self-regeneration of surface properties. Functional surfaces fail due to damage or contamination. Instead of trying to make “better” functional materials, ...
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Forest policy and decision makers are challenged by the need to balance the increasing demand for forest-based services (e.g. recreation, protection, conservation) and wood-based products (e.g. timber, fuelwood) with the foreseen scarcity of supply in different situations as for example disturbances (e.g. wildfires, droughts). Under these circumstances research on the impacts of different disturba ...
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A gardening robot for rose, hedge and topiary trimming (TrimBot2020)

Start date: 01 Jan 2016, End date: 31 Dec 2019,

The TrimBot2020 project will research the robotics and vision technologies to prototype the first outdoor garden trimming robot. The robot will navigate over varying terrain, approach rose bushes, hedges and boxwood topiary, to trim them to an ideal shape. The robot will be based on a modified Bosch Indego robot lawnmower, which will navigate using a user-defined garden map and 3D scene analysis, ...
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Molecular Analytical Robotics Assays (MARA)

Start date: 01 Dec 2015, End date: 30 Nov 2019,

Diagnostic tests are essential to provide a targeted treatment of infectious diseases and to contain the further spread of multidrug resistant pathogens. Current methods are based either on cultivation or on PCR and have significant limitations concerning the clinical requirements to characterise pathogens including their resistance mechanisms within 3 hours. In MARA, we will develop and combine t ...
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Within a densely interconnected network, selective communication can be achieved only if neuronal inputs and outputs are functionally segmented and if only one segment is selected for a given time and neural population. We focus here on this process in the primary motor cortex (M1) which projects to a variety of brain structures involved in motor generation and suppression as well as somatosensory ...
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Globalization is impacting our economies and societies locally, nationally, regionally and worldwide. This changing environment and context places new demands in terms of education and sets new requirements for university graduates. They need to be able to understand “the nature, scope and consequences of global transformations” (Rivzi 2009: 263) and how to relate to these in geographically, econo ...
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Medieval Philosophy in Modern History of Philosophy (MEMOPHI)

Start date: 01 Jul 2014, End date: 30 Jun 2019,

"MEMOPHI plans the first comprehensive study of how eighteenth- and nineteenth-century historians of philosophy reconstructed medieval thought. Associating intellectual and cultural approaches, it investigates to what ends and how the history of medieval philosophy has been written, used and institutionalised in European institutions of knowledge. In the 18th and 19th centuries, history and philos ...
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The objective is to develop and integrate the most advanced critical PEMFC stack components, many from recent FCH JU programmes, into an automotive stack showing BOL performance of 1.5 W/cm2 at 0.6V,
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Europe’s bioeconomy is expected to foster economic growth and to tackle significant societal challenges with less harmful environmental effects through innovative, sustainable and inclusive use of European forest resources. Increasing demand for biomass and other ecosystem goods and services calls for changes in forest-related policies at different levels and across different sectors. Accordingly, ...
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The proposed research project breaks important new ground by analyzing and documenting how the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) dealt with the legacy of mass atrocities committed under Maoist rule. Most accounts of the period mention the trial against the “Gang of Four” and the accompanying resolution on party history from 1981, which held former party chairman Mao Zedong accountable for grave politi ...
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The height of conventional wind turbines is limited by the enormous stresses on the structure. The idea of the Airborne Wind Energy (AWE) is to replace the most efficient part of a conventional wind turbine, the tip of the turbine blade, with a fast flying high efficiency kite, and to replace the rest of the structure by a tether which anchors the kite to the ground. Power is generated either by p ...
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The interaction of matter with light is one of the most fundamental processes occurring in nature with countless scientific and technological applications. In recent years, the continuing development of intense, ultrashort, coherent light sources from the mid-infrared (mid-IR) to the extreme ultraviolet (XUV) spectral range has opened new possibilities for the investigation of this interaction in ...
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The aim of STREAMS is to bring Europe into the new leading thermal management paradigm and maintain EU position at the forefront of ICT development. With a focused consortium gathering complementary experts, STREAMS will develop a generic active cooling thermal management solution (reaching TRL4), to keep nanoelectronic devices and systems performances at their best, while meeting IC future challe ...
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Protein serine/threonine phosphatases (PSTPs) are considered undruggable although they are involved in the most prominent post-translational modifications. This is mainly due to an apparent lack of substrate specificity. One important PSTP is protein phosphatase-1 (PP1), a ubiquitous PSTP that is predicted to catalyze about 1/3rd of Ser and Thr dephosphorylations in eukaryotic cells, counteracting ...
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FCFP FRIAS COFUND Fellowship Programme (FCFP)

Start date: 01 Nov 2013, End date: 31 Oct 2018,

The University of Freiburg, one of Germany’s leading research-oriented universities, offers a new fellowship programme (FRIAS COFUND Fellowship Programme, FCFP) with up to 22 fellows (both incoming and reintegration) spending twelve to 24 months working on their own research project at the university’s research college, the Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies (FRIAS). The programme comprises o ...
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Algorithms and Complexity of Highly Decentralized Computations (ACDC)

Start date: 01 Nov 2013, End date: 31 Oct 2018,

"Many of today's and tomorrow's computer systems are built on top of large-scale networks such as, e.g., the Internet, the world wide web, wireless ad hoc and sensor networks, or peer-to-peer networks. Driven by technological advances, new kinds of networks and applications have become possible and we can safely assume that this trend is going to continue. Often modern systems are envisioned to co ...
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The project, aiming at strengthening cooperation between Russia and Kazakhstan, addresses one of their common regional priorities – ‘Development of partnerships with enterprises’ which is on the lists of national priorities for both countries. The project is also consolidated by the shared environmental theme - a cross-cutting topic in the national and regional priorities for RU and KZ. The consor ...
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To feed a growing world population with the given amount of available farmland, we must develop new methods of sustainable farming that increase yield while reducing reliance on herbicides and pesticides. Precision agricultural techniques seek to address this challenge by monitoring key indicators of crop health and targeting treatment only to plants that need it. This is a time consuming and exp ...
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Higher education student and staff mobility project

Start date: 01 Jun 2016, End date: 31 May 2018,

This is a higher education student and staff mobility project, please consult the website of the organisation to obtain additional details.
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Needs Tailored Interoperable Railway (NeTIRail-INFRA)

Start date: 01 Jun 2015, End date: 31 May 2018,

The Needs Tailored Interoperable Railway project (NeTIRail-INFRA) focuses on infrastructure challenges affecting the large number of people and the large geographical proportion of Europe (especially recent accession countries) that are served by conventional rail lines. These lines have huge potential for a step change in productivity which must be addressed to ensure economic viability. The work ...
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NANOSCALE ANALYSIS OF PROTEIN ISLANDS ON LYMPHOCYTES (nano-Islands)

Start date: 01 May 2013, End date: 30 Apr 2018,

To detect foreign invaders and to communicate with other cells of the immune system, B lymphocytes carry a multitude of receptor proteins on their surface. In the past, it was thought that most of these receptors are randomly distributed on the cell surface and only become organized upon lymphocyte activation. Recent studies showed, however, that many of these surface proteins are pre-organized in ...
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Quantum Probes for Complex Systems (QuProCS)

Start date: 01 Apr 2015, End date: 31 Mar 2018,

We are on the verge of a new scientific and technological era as the first quantum simulators able to investigate physical systems that cannot be studied classically are about to be built in the laboratories. Controlling and probing complex quantum systems is of paramount importance for the implementation of these devices.Quantum simulators are controllable complex quantum systems that emulate the ...
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Verifying and Synthesizing Software Compositions (VSSC)

Start date: 01 Apr 2013, End date: 31 Mar 2018,

One of the first things a programmer must commit to in developing any significant piece of software is the representation of the data. In applications where performance or memory consumption is important, this representation is often quite complex: the data may be indexed in multiple ways and use a variety of concrete, interlinked data structures. The current situation, in which programmers either ...
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Graphene-based disruptive technologies (GrapheneCore1)

Start date: 01 Apr 2016, End date: 31 Mar 2018,

This project is the second in the series of EC-financed parts of the Graphene Flagship. The Graphene Flagship is a 10 year research and innovation endeavour with a total project cost of 1,000,000,000 euros, funded jointly by the European Commission and member states and associated countries. The first part of the Flagship was a 30-month Collaborative Project, Coordination and Support Action (CP-CS ...
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Clearing Clutter Bit by Bit (SQUIRREL)

Start date: 01 Feb 2014, End date: 31 Jan 2018,

Clutter in an open world is a challenge for many aspects of robotic systems, especially for autonomous robots deployed in unstructured domestic settings, affecting navigation, manipulation, vision, human robot interaction and planning.SQUIRREL addresses these issues by actively controlling clutter and incrementally learning to extend the robot's capabilities while doing so. We term this the B3 (bi ...
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Training in Embedded Predictive Control and Optimization (TEMPO)

Start date: 01 Feb 2014, End date: 31 Jan 2018,

"TEMPO addresses the needs of European companies and society for embedded control technology, through training on cutting edge research in the rapidly emerging inter-disciplinary field of embedded predictive control and optimization. The key objectives are:- to expand the scientific and technical knowledge platform for Embedded Predictive Control and Optimization in Europe;- to exploit this platfo ...
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"Nitrogenase and nitrous oxide reductase are complex metalloenzymes that are highly sensitive to dioxygen. They catalyze economically and ecologically important chemistry, but their function is not understood in full detail. We propose to analyze the mechanisms of these enzymes and elucidate the complex biogenesis of their intricate metal cofactors, the FeMo cofactor and the CuZ site, respectively ...
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The brain of a fly is capable of steering the animal through a complex environment at high relative speeds, avoiding stationary obstacles and moving predators. Because it is relatively easy to study how flies do this at several levels, from the behavioral to the cellular, fly vision has long been recognized as an ideal system to address a fundamental question in neuroscience- how does the distribu ...
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"More and more industrial sectors (e.g. automotive, wind energy, boatbuilding) are demanding lightweight and high-performance composite materials, which represent a strong driver to develop the carbon fibre (CF) industry. Today, almost 80% of CF available on the market are using PolyAcryloNitrile (PAN) as the starting raw material because of its superior properties compared to pitch based carbon f ...
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