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Heavy-Element Nanowires (HELENA)

Start date: Sep 1, 2014, End date: Aug 31, 2019,

"Nanowires are a powerful and versatile platform for a broad range of applications. Among all semiconductors, the heavy-elements materials exhibit the highest electron mobilities, strongest spin-orbit coupling and best thermoelectric properties. Nonetheless, heavy-element nanowires have been unexplored. With this proposal we unite the unique advantages of design freedom of nanowires with the speci ...
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"The bottom-up design of advanced materials with unprecedented mechanical properties is a grand challenge, requiring reliable multiscale methods. This proposal targets a novel extended multiscale computational homogenization framework, in order to make a breakthrough in lifting scale separation limits restricting existing scale bridging methods. This method enables designs using groundbreaking con ...
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MOTOrcycle Rider Integrated SafeTy (MOTORIST)

Start date: Feb 1, 2014, End date: Jan 31, 2018,

Powered Two Wheelers (PTWs) are an efficient and flexible transport system and their use is beneficial especially in the more and more congested European cities. Unfortunately the PTW riders are exposed to a high risk of becoming a victim in a crash mainly due to the difficulty to control a PTW under all circumstances but also due to limited conspicuity. In addition when PTW riders are crash victi ...
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Reactive Atmospheric Plasma processIng - eDucation network (RAPID)

Start date: Oct 1, 2013, End date: Sep 30, 2017,

"The goal of the Multi-Partner ITN-RAPID (Reactive Atmospheric Plasma processIng - eDucation network) is the realization of an interdisciplinary training involving the disciplines physics, chemistry and engineering. As a result, RAPID will create the platform for a truly European PhD in plasma technology. The scientific goal is the development of non-equilibrium reactive processes in atmospheric p ...
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ADvanced Electric Powertrain Technology (ADEPT)

Start date: Oct 1, 2013, End date: Sep 30, 2017,

The goal of the ADEPT program is to produce a virtual development environment for E-propulsion systems and to train and establish a multi-disciplinary research network. The ADEPT program will raise the profile and to improve career perspectives for 12 ESRs, and 2 ERs, offering a high-quality structured consortium providing personalized training opportunities in E-propulsion systems and in compleme ...
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European High-performance Infrastructures in Turbulence (EUHIT)

Start date: Apr 1, 2013, End date: Mar 31, 2017,

Advances in key economical and societal issues facing Europe, like transport, energy generation, climate change, or industrial, environmental and geophysical mixing processes are obstructed by the lack of understanding of turbulence. To date, models fail to explain many fundamental features of turbulence, from boundary layers and particle transport, to heat transport and turbulence in complex and ...
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"MoDeNa aims at developing, demonstrating and assessing an easy-to-use multi-scale software-modelling framework application under an open-source licensing scheme that delivers models with feasible computational loads for process and product design of complex materials. The use of the software will lead to novel research and development avenues that fundamentally improve the properties of these nan ...
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The SAGE6 demonstration project aims to develop and mature a lean burn combustion system. An essential enabler to development of such technology is an accurate and reliable computational tool for prediction of emissions. Lean burn provides significant benefits in terms of NOx emissions. However, the emissions of CO, UHC and soot limit the operation of the combustor at different conditions. Reliabl ...
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Even though composite materials are more and more used in modern airframes, many significant improvements are still achievable. Firstly, the substitution of the assembly of many small composite parts by a single one-shot large part provides additional weight reduction. Secondly, the final assembly line process must be adapted to composite properties (lack of ductility, stiffness). Thirdly, if the ...
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Interoperable GCDC AutoMation Experience (i-GAME)

Start date: Oct 1, 2013, End date: Sep 30, 2016,

The objective of i-GAME is to develop technologies that speed-up the real-life implementation of automated driving, which is supported by communication between the vehicles and between vehicles and road-side equipment. These automated systems must be safe and able to cope (to a certain extend) with different circumstances. And the technology must not be too specific to be able to be used in a wide ...
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"This research program aims at pioneering and developing new nanofabrication techniques for carbon-nanoelectronics using a so-called 'bottom-up' approach. Individual building blocks for carbon-based nanodevices, such as catalyst nanoparticles, horizontally aligned carbon-nanotubes and ultra-scaled contacts and dielectrics will be precisely placed directly on the chip, without the use of lithograph ...
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CPSoS is a 30-month Support Action that will provide an exchange platform for Systems of Systems (SoS) related projects and communities. It will focus on the challenges posed by the engineering and the operation of technical systems in which computing and communication systems interact with large complex physical systems. Its approach will be simultaneously integrative, aiming at bringing toge ...
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Future electronic power devices and packages will need to demonstrate more performance and functionality at reduced cost, size, weight, energy consumption and thermal budget. Further, increasing reliability demands have also to be met by industry to be competitive in this growing multi-billion Euro market of heterogeneously integrated systems.To respond to these challenges, new innovative nano- an ...
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Computing systems are getting ever more ubiquitous, making usdependent on their proper functioning. Therefore we require that theyare correct (i.e. they conform their intended behavior), safe (i.e.itsoperation does not have catastrophic consequences), reliable,available to provide the intended service, and secure (i.e., no userwithout appropriate clearance can access or modify protected data).Guar ...
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The SAM.SSA project aims at developing new phase change materials (PCM) for thermal energy seasonal storage applications (STES) in the range of medium temperatures. The generated materials shall provide:• Low cost, environmentally sound and safe solutions for seasonal storage applications• Easy adjustment of the melting point for optimal ”tuning” to the required applications• Energy densities > 20 ...
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Context awareness has the potential to revolutionise the way people interact with information technology. Whereas conventional computers merely interpret explicit user input, context-aware systems analyse and automatically respond upon users’ behaviour and situation he/she is in. This enables electronic systems to assist users in situations in which the use of conventional computers and mobile d ...
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Highly-complex and networked control systems (HYCON2)

Start date: Sep 1, 2010, End date: Nov 30, 2014,

ICT developments both enable and also enforce large-scale, highly-connected systems in society and industry. Knowledge to cope with these emerging systems is lacking. HYCON2 will stimulate and establish the long-term integration of the European research community, leading institutions and industry in the strategic field of control of complex, large-scale, and networked dynamical systems. It will i ...
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"This project aims at the development of multiscale simulation methodology and software for predicting the morphology (spatial distribution and state of aggregation of nanoparticles), thermal (glass temperature), mechanical (viscoelastic storage and loss moduli, plasticity, fracture toughness and compression strength), electrical and optical properties of soft and hard polymer matrix nanocomposite ...
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Low Emission Gas Turbine Technology for Hydrogen-rich Syngas (H2-IGCC)

Start date: Nov 1, 2009, End date: Apr 30, 2014,

The overall objective of this project is to provide and demonstrate technical solutions which will allow the use of state-of-the-art highly efficient, reliable gas turbines in the next generation of IGCC plants, suitable for combusting undiluted hydrogen-rich syngas derived from a pre-combustion CO2 capture process, with high fuel flexibility. The recognised challenge is to operate a stable and co ...
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"The proposal lies within the field of RENEWABLE ENERGY and aims to assist in achieving the EU climate and energy goals. Photovoltaics (PV) will have a significant impact on the energy market when the energy conversion efficiency of solar cells is enhanced. Most types of PV cells employ functional thin films and cell efficiency can be improved tailoring the properties of such films. Major challeng ...
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FUSENET - The European Fusion Education Network (FUSENET)

Start date: Oct 1, 2008, End date: Sep 30, 2013,

"This aim of the FUSENET project is the establishment of a European Fusion Education Network (FUSENET) for education in fusion science and technology, as part of a comprehensive package of coordination actions, in order to increase, enhance, and broaden fusion training and education activities in Europe. The project consists of eleven focused work packages, with a total proposed budget of 2,000,00 ...
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Virtual Campus Hub

Start date: Oct 1, 2011, End date: Sep 30, 2013,

Description Virtual Campus Hub (VCH)Higher education and industrial innovation are challenged by today's fast development in the natural sciences, engineering, technology, and economy, underpinned by the dramatic advances in information technology. Education in universities and their effort in innovation haven’t really adjusted to this trend ...
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Flexible, Fast and Future Production Processes (F³ FACTORY)

Start date: Jun 1, 2009, End date: Jul 31, 2013,

The F3 consortium’s vision is that the EU’s chemical industry’s competitive position would be strongly enhanced if it could operate modular continuous plant (F3 plant) which combines world scale continuous plant efficiency, consistency and scalability with the versatility of batch operation. Our project will deliver such a radically new production mode based on: a) Plug–and–play modular chemical ...
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FEMTOPRINT is to develop a printer for microsystems with nano-scale features fabricated out of glass. Our ultimate goal is to provide a large pool of users from industry, research and universities with the capability of producing their own micro-systems, in a rapid-manner without the need for expensive infrastructures and specific expertise. Recent researches have shown that one can form three-dim ...
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Combustion Models for Industrial Applications (COMBINA)

Start date: Mar 1, 2009, End date: Feb 28, 2013,

"Combustion processes are an essential component of energy conversion and their accurate modeling is required if the objectives of reduction of fuel consumption and emissions are to be realized. Meeting these requirements will involve a substantial effort, in particular towards the development and availability of accurate and reliable simulation tools for reactive flows and more experimental data. ...
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The focus of the project MULTIFORM is on the integration and the interoperation of tools and methods based on different modelling formalisms in order to make a significant step towards integrated coherent tool support for the design of large complex controlled systems from the first concept to the implementation and further on over their entire life cycle.By addressing the issue of multi-level mul ...
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Control for coordination of distributed systems (CON4COORD)

Start date: May 1, 2008, End date: Aug 31, 2011,

Control for coordination of distributed systems is motivated by the case studies of control for underwater vehicles, for aerial vehicles, for a road control and communication network, for automated guided vehicles, and for complex machines.The research thrust is in control design and control synthesis. In particular,control synthesis of a global coordinator of a distributed system, in communicatio ...
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Decentralized and Wireless Control of Large-Scale Systems (WIDE)

Start date: Sep 1, 2008, End date: Aug 31, 2011,

Increased global competition and an urgent need to address sustainability and resource-efficiency of operations force European industries and large-scale infrastructure operators to look for efficient real-time decision-making systems that allow them to react rapidly, consistently and effectively to a continually changing economical and environmental landscape. Advances in optimization tools and t ...
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