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Scalable Linking and Integration of Big POI data (SLIPO)

Start date: Jan 1, 2017, End date: Dec 31, 2019,

POIs are the content of any application, service, and product even remotely related to our physical surroundings. From navigation applications, to social networks, to tourism, and logistics, we use POIs to search, communicate, decide, and plan our actions. The Big Data assets for POIs and the evolved POI value chain introduced opportunities for growth, but also complexity, intensifying the challen ...
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ARCADES aims at disrupting the traditional paradigm in Computer-Aided Design (CAD) by exploiting cutting-edge research in mathematics and algorithm design. Geometry is now a critical tool in a large number of key applications; somewhat surprisingly, however, several approaches of the CAD industry are outdated, and 3D geometry processing is becoming increasingly the weak link. This is alarming in s ...
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Storytelling applies to nearly everything we do. Everybody uses stories, from educators to marketers and from politicians to journalists to inform, persuade, entertain, motivate or inspire. In the cultural heritage sector, however, narrative tends to be used narrowly, as a method to communicate to the public the findings and research conducted by the domain experts of a cultural site or collection ...
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My Health - My Data (MH-MD)

Start date: Nov 1, 2016, End date: Oct 31, 2019,

Issues of data subjects’ privacy and data security represent a crucial challenge in the biomedical sector more than in other industries. The current IT landscape in this field shows a myriad of isolated, locally hosted patient data repositories, managed by clinical centres and other organisations, which are subject to frequent and massive data breaches. Patients are disenfranchised in this process ...
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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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Open Science is around the corner. Scientists and organizations see it as a way to speed up, improve quality and reward, while policy makers see it as a means to optimize cost of science and leverage innovation. Open Science is an emerging vision, a way of thinking, whose challenges always gaze beyond its actual achievements. De facto, today’s scientific communication ecosystem lacks tools and p ...
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Interactive Music Science Collaborative Activities (iMuSciCA)

Start date: Jan 1, 2017, End date: Jun 30, 2019,

iMuSciCA will – through engagement in music activities – support mastery of core academic content on STEM subjects (Physics, Geometry, Mathematics, and Technology) for secondary school students (aged 12-16) alongside with the development of their creativity and deeper learning skills. To reach this goal, iMuSciCA introduces new methodologies and innovative technologies supporting active, discovery ...
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FabSpace 2.0 aims at making universities open innovation centres for their region and improving their contribution to the performance of societies. It will concentrate on one innovation area with high expected socio-economic and environmental impact: geodata-driven innovation, by leveraging space data in particular.When Universities must endorse a new role as co-creators of innovations in the cont ...
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"A 4 year "Coordination and Support Action" project led by the Science Technology Facilities Council (UK) in partnership with Universita degli Studi di Milano, (Italy), ATHENA Research and Innovation Centre, (Greece) and German Aerospace Center, DLR (Germany). The goal of STR-ESFRI is to provide support to reinforce the European Strategy Forum for Research Infrastructures (ESFRI) under the guidan ...
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Water and water-related services are major components of the human wellbeing, and as such are major factors of socio-economic development in Europe; yet freshwater systems are under threat by a variety of stressors (organic and inorganic pollution, geomorphological alterations, land cover change, water abstraction, invasive species and pathogens. Some stressors, such as water scarcity, can be a st ...
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The European Open Science Cloud for Research Pilot Project. (EOSCpilot)

Start date: Jan 1, 2017, End date: Dec 31, 2018,

The EOSCpilot project will support the first phase in the development of the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC) as described in the EC Communication on European Cloud Initiatives [2016]. • It will establish the governance framework for the EOSC and contribute to the development of European open science policy and best practice; • It will develop a number of pilots that integrate service ...
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The crowning achievement of human communication is our unique ability to share intentionality, create and execute on joint plans. Using this paradigm we model human-robot communication as a three step process: sharing attention, establishing common ground and forming shared goals. Prerequisites for successful communication are being able to decode the cognitive state of people around us (mindrea ...
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Whole-Body Interaction Learning for Dance Education (WhoLoDancE)

Start date: Jan 1, 2016, End date: Dec 31, 2018,

Whole-Body Interaction Learning for Dance Education WhoLoDance is aiming at both researching and innovating contemporary learning theories of embodied cognition and dance education, building on advances on neuroscience, pedagogical and learning theories, educational psychology together with new technologies in artificial intelligence and knowledge management. Dance is a diverse and heterogeneous ...
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A major obstacle to increase the efficiency, effectiveness and quality of education in Europe is the lack of widely available, accessible, multilingual, timely, engaging and high-quality educational material (i.e. OpenCourseWare). The creation of comprehensive OpenCourseWare (OCW) is tedious, time-consuming and expensive, with the effect, that often courseware employed by teachers, instructors and ...
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To meet the greenhouse gas reduction targets set by the European Commission and to reduce the reliance on imported energy sources from not-EU countries, the energy efficiency sector vitally needs basic analytical and decision support tools. This is especially true for large scale energy-consumer plants (for ex. foundries) but also for medical centres which typically (1) use large amounts of energy ...
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Open Access Infrastructure for Research in Europe 2020 (OpenAIRE2020)

Start date: Jan 1, 2015, End date: Jun 30, 2018,

OpenAIRE2020 represents a pivotal phase in the long-term effort to implement and strengthen the impact of the Open Access (OA) policies of the European Commission (EC), building on the achievements of the OpenAIRE projects. OpenAIRE2020 will expand and leverage its focus from (1) the agents and resources of scholarly communication to workflows and processes, (2) from publications to data, software ...
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A major sustainability challenge for the European society is moving beyond conventional, industrialised food production and agricultural systems, characterised by a high use of external inputs. Mainstream conventional food production systems are posing a serious threat to the environment and to biodiversity and are becoming increasingly unsustainable due to unacceptable levels of food waste in ind ...
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Open Mining INfrastructure for TExt and Data (OpenMinTeD)

Start date: Jun 1, 2015, End date: May 31, 2018,

Recent years witness an upsurge in the quantities of digital research data, offering new insights and opportunities for improved understanding. Text and data mining is emerging as a powerful tool for harnessing the power of structured and unstructured content and data, by analysing them at multiple levels and in several dimensions to discover hidden and new knowledge. However, text mining solution ...
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Avoiding and mitigating safety risks in urban environments (City.Risks)

Start date: May 1, 2015, End date: Apr 30, 2018,

The main objective of the City.Risks project is to increase the perception of security of citizens in cities by activating in a more transparent and sustainable way their participation in communities, through which information and interventions can be provided both to proactively protect citizens from falling victims to criminal activities as well as to reactively provide more timely and effective ...
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Research Data Alliance - Europe 3 (RDA Europe)

Start date: Sep 1, 2015, End date: Feb 28, 2018,

The Research Data Alliance (RDA) is rapidly building the social and technical bridges that enable open sharing and re-use of data on a global level. RDA/Europe - the European plug-in to the global Research Data Alliance activities – will ensure that European research, industrial, e-infrastructure and policy stakeholders are all aware of its achievements, engaged with and actively involved in the g ...
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Innovation and Commercialisation in the NMP thematic area (INCOMERA)

Start date: Jan 15, 2014, End date: Jan 14, 2018,

Towards Europe 2020, European Commission adopted a comprehensive innovation strategy to enhance Europe's capacity to deliver smart, sustainable and inclusive growth. This strategy concerns the so called concept of Smart Specialization Strategy.By itself, sounds a challenging task, but it is of crucial importance, especially for less advanced regions. According to this concept, each region must set ...
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The European machine translation (MT) research community is experiencing increased pressure for rapid success – from the legal and political frameworks and schedules of the EU, such as the Digital Single Market, but also from the globalising business world. At the same time, the research community has to cope with a striking disproportion between the scope of the challenges and the available resou ...
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"A diverse team of experts in scientific research and science communication from leading Research Institutes and Educational Organizations, located in the Athens Metropolitan area, is formed to organize the Researcher's Night activities for the years 2016 and 2017. By adopting the concept “Science invites People”, we propose a large scale REN, in 2016, at NCSR "Demokritos", the largest Science Res ...
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Efficient water management is a challenging issue with the potential to affect the long-term well-being, economy and security of society. Policies for sustainable water management have been established in the EU. However measures to support efficient water use for citizens are currently lacking. Consumers have limited means to accurately monitor their water consumption and thus stimuli to modify t ...
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The exponential growth of data in the digital age has led to the development of powerful techniques for effectively harnessing digital information and discovering new knowledge. In this context, Text and Data Mining (TDM) enables researchers from different disciplines to analyse, extract insights and knowledge, and exploit diverse and complex datasets from various digital media. However, the prese ...
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#dariahTeach

Start date: Jan 1, 2015, End date: Jun 30, 2017,

The DARIAH-RC Strategic Partnership presents a unique new approach to curriculum development: an international consortium consisting of 7 institutions from 7 European countries will join forces to establish an open source, freely-available modular reference curriculum and key benchmarking criteria in the rapidly expanding field of Digital Humanities along with an extensible collection of high-qual ...
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ARIADNE is a proposal to bring together and integrate the existing archaeological research data infrastructures so that researchers can use the various distributed datasets and new and powerful technologies as an integral component of the archaeological research methodology. There is now a large availability of archaeological digital datasets that altogether span different periods, domains and reg ...
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Automatic building of Machine Translation (Abu-MaTran)

Start date: Jan 1, 2013, End date: Dec 31, 2016,

Abu-MaTran seeks to enhance industry-academia cooperation as a key aspect to tackle one of Europe's biggest challenges: multilinguality. We aim to increase the hitherto low industrial adoption of machine translation by identifying crucial cutting-edge research techniques (automatic acquisition of corpora and linguistic resources, pivot techniques, linguistically augmented statistical translation a ...
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Traditionally, the European manufacturing industry is characterized by innovative technology, quality processes and robust products which have leveraged Europe's industrialization. However, globalization has exposed Europe's industry to new emerging and industrialized manufacturing markets and the current economic challenges have decelerated the internal boost and investment, respectively. Hence, ...
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Wireless access is becoming the dominant way of connecting to the Internet due to the high data rates that several radio access technologies (RATs) provide. Such success is a result of several advances in wireless communications over the last two decades. A key enabling technique which promises further improvement in data rates is carrier aggregation (CA). Intra-band and inter-band carrier aggrega ...
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Description Mobility disabilities are prevalent in our ageing society and impede activities important for the independent living of elderly people and their quality of life. The MOBOT project aims at supporting mobility and thus enforcing fitness and vitality by developing intelligent active mobility assistance robots for indoor environments ...
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Europeana Cloud: Unlocking Europe's Research via The Cloud (eCloud)

Start date: Feb 1, 2013, End date: Apr 30, 2016,

Europeana Cloud is a Best Practice Network, submitted under Objective 2.1.a and coordinated by the Europeana Foundation, designed to establish a cloud-based system for Europeana and its aggregators. Europeana Cloud will provide new content, new metadata, a new linked storage system, new tools and services for researchers and a new platform - Europeana Research. Content providers and aggregators, a ...
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... , RDA Organisational Advisory Board (OAB) co-chaired by Juan Biccaregui (STFC), RDA Europe Forum member - Donatella Castelli (CNR-ISTI), RDA Secretariat Hilary Hanahoe (Trust-IT), Fotis Karayannis (Athena RC) and Herman Stewouher (MPG).
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Local content in a Europeana cloud (LoCloud)

Start date: Mar 1, 2013, End date: Feb 29, 2016,

LoCloud aims to build on the achievements of CARARE in establishing a repository-based aggregator for Archaeological and Architectural heritage and of Europeana Local in its work with local institutions and their regional and national aggregators, which resulted in the contribution to date of well over 5 million items to Europeana.The main goals of LoCloud are: to continue to ease the task of ena ...
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Description Handling novel situations beyond learned schemas or set behaviours is still a quest in engineering cognitive and embodied systems. Powerful generalisation mechanisms are necessary for any agent to operate effectively in real-world environments. POETICON++ suggests that natural language can be used as a learning tool for generalis ...
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Space Research Road-mapping and Planning for Europe (SpacePLAN 2020)

Start date: Jan 1, 2013, End date: Dec 31, 2015,

Space is part of our everyday life. Without the use of space assets, communications, meteorology, navigation, science and agriculture are just some of the applications which are integral to our life which would suffer. Space applications, missions, space exploration with humans or not are fully dependant on the technology we develop. Technology which needs to be robust, reliable, low cost, effecti ...
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Environmental change and particularly amplified global climate change are accelerating in the Arctic. These changes already affect local residents and feedback from the Arctic’s land surface to the climate system, will have global implications. However, climate change and its impacts are variable throughout the wide environmental and land use envelopes of the Arctic. Unfortunately, the Arctic is g ...
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Spoken Dialogue Analytics (SpeDial)

Start date: Dec 1, 2013, End date: Nov 30, 2015,

The speech services industry has been growing both for telephony applications and, recently, also for smartphones (e.g., Siri). Despite recent progress in spoken dialogue system (SDS) technologies the development cycle of speech services still requires significant effort and expertise. A significant portion of this effort is geared towards the development of the domain semantics and associated gra ...
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Near-Earth Space Data Infrastructure for e-Science (ESPAS)

Start date: Nov 1, 2011, End date: Nov 30, 2015,

The ESPAS project will provide the e-Infrastructure necessary to support the access to observations, the modeling and prediction of the Near-Earth Space environment. This includes the plasma and energetic particle environments that surround our planet as well as the neutral atmosphere at altitudes above 60 km. These environments are an important target for future research in areas such as space we ...
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Making the Web an Exploratory for Geospatial Knowledge (GeoKnow)

Start date: Dec 1, 2012, End date: Nov 30, 2015,

The advent of the Data Web demonstrates how Web technologies can be employed to integrate dispersed, heterogeneous information. Most information – be it the product logistics status within supply chains, data warehouses of E-Commerce systems or offerings of the bakery shop next door – has a directly or indirectly associated spatial dimension. Integrating and efficiently using information with such ...
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