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... ems and as such put in the high-priority list of ESFRI. The goal of MAXSIMA is to contribute to the ""safety in MYRRHA"" assessment.MAXSIMA has five technical work-packages. The first contains safety analyses to support licensing of MYRRHA. Design-based, design extended and severe accident events will be studied with a focus on transients potentially leading to fuel pin failures. Fuel assembly blo ...
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Fanconi anemia (FA) is a rare inherited syndrome characterized by the early development of bone marrow failure and increasing predisposition to cancer with age. Allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation (alloHCT) is the only curative therapy for hematopoietic manifestations of FA, although associated with complications arising from myeloablation, graft versus host disease and increased inciden ...
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DEVICE FOR LARGE SCALE FOG DECONTAMINATION (COUNTERFOG)

Start date: Nov 1, 2013, End date: Oct 31, 2017,

COUNTERFOG will be a new, rapid response system for collapsing all kinds of dispersed agents (smoke, fog, spores, etc.) by using a fog made of a solution that could eventually contain any kind of neutralizing component. It will be a permanent installation in large public buildings like railway stations but also a portable COUNTERFOG for use outdoors, used to counteract a CBRN attack in its earlies ...
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Preparing ESNII for HORIZON 2020 (ESNII plus)

Start date: Sep 1, 2013, End date: Aug 31, 2017,

Preparing ESNII for HORIZON 2020The aim of this cross-cutting project is to develop a broad strategic approach to advanced fission systems in Europe in support of the European Sustainable Industrial Initiative (ESNII) within the SET-Plan. The project aims to prepare ESNII structuration and deployment strategy, to ensure efficient European coordinated research on Reactor Safety for the next generat ...
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REELCOOP stands for REnewable ELectricity COOPeration, and will address 5 areas: photovoltaics (PV), concentrated solar power (CSP), solar thermal (ST), bioenergy and grid integration. REELCOOP will develop decentralised (distributed) building integrated PV systems and ST/biomass micro-cogeneration systems, as well as centralised generation of electricity in hybrid solar/biomass power plants. This ...
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COMET will strengthen the pan-European research initiative on the impact of radiation on man and the environment by facilitating the integration of radioecological research. COMET will build upon the foundations laid by the European Radioecology Alliance (ALLIANCE) and the on-going FP7 STAR Network of Excellence in radioecology. By collaborating with the European platforms on nuclear and radiologi ...
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Code for European Severe Accident Management (CESAM)

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

The Fukushima accidents highlighted that both the in-depth understanding of such sequences and the development or improvement of adequate severe accident management measures is essential in order to further increase the safety of the nuclear power plants operated in Europe. CESAM (Code for European Severe Accident Management) is a R&D project that aims in particular at the improvement of the Europ ...
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... oring potential enhancement of existing source term mitigation devices,Demonstrating the ability of innovative systems to achieve larger source term attenuation.The understanding gained from in-depth analysis of experimental results will make it possible to produce simple models and/or correlations easy to be implemented in accident analysis codes, this way enhancing code capabilities to model Sev ...
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... centres; establishing one access point and clear rules for users; preparing all the necessary mechanisms to secure sustainable financial resources; defining appropriate systems for knowledge and IPR management; coordinating the efforts of the participating infrastructures around Europe; establish joint future development of research facilities; elaborating effective rules for the dissemination of ...
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Preparing NUGENIA for HORIZON2020 (NUGENIA-PLUS)

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

... oordination and Support Action and the second part a Collaborative Project. The aim of the first part, the Coordination and Support Action, is to establish an efficient, transparent and high quality management structure to carry out the planning and management of R&D including project calls, proposal evaluation, project follow-up dissemination and valorisation of R&D results in the area of safety ...
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MyrrhA Research Infrastructure Support Action (MARISA)

Start date: Sep 1, 2013, End date: Aug 31, 2016,

... o develop and to construct a world-class and first-of-a-kind nuclear research infrastructure. The design and the construction of the MYRRHA facility is particularly challenging since it requires the management of a large number of activities in view of achieving technical excellence in compliance with the project budget and schedule. Accordingly, state-of-the-art project management procedures and ...
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INNOVATIVE CONFIGURATION FOR A FULLY RENEWABLE HYBRID CSP PLANT (HYSOL)

Start date: May 1, 2013, End date: Jul 31, 2016,

Renewable energies have often problems in order to provide a stable and reliable power supply, as they often depend on meteorological circumstances that have a variable or stochastic component. This fact is often used by their detractors to favour the use of other alternatives such as fossil fuels.The main added value of the hybridisation concept will be the achievement of the Europe Strategic Ene ...
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Safety of ACtinide Separation proceSSes (SACSESS)

Start date: Mar 1, 2013, End date: Jun 30, 2016,

... d makes an important contribution to improve European Union’s independence, security and diversity of energy supply. However, its social acceptance is closely linked to an enhanced safety in the management of long-lived radioactive waste contributing to resource efficiency and cost-effectiveness of this energy and ensuring a robust and socially acceptable system of protection of man and environmen ...
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"This project will support the ESNII (European Sustainable Nuclear Industrial Initiative) roadmap and the Strategic Research Agenda and the Deployment Strategy of SNETP (Sustainable Nuclear Energy Technology Platform) on the enhancement of Sodium-cooled Fast neutron Reactors (SFR) safety, especially towards a higher resistance to severe accidents.In the initiation phase of SFR core disruptive acci ...
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Fast Reactor Experiments for hYbrid Applications (FREYA)

Start date: Mar 1, 2011, End date: Feb 29, 2016,

"Building up on the former activities accomplished in the previous FPs, namely MUSE in FP5 and EUROTRANS in FP6, it is proposed in the FREYA project to extend the investigations of the subcritical configurations for validation of the methodology for on-line reactivity monitoring of ADS systems. The investigations will be related to the different subcriticality levels for the nominal operation mode ...
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Recent safety assessments nuclear waste repositories have shown that the formation and stability of colloids may have a direct impact on the overall performance of the repository.The main aim of the BELBaR project is increase the knowledge of the processes that controls clay colloid stability, generation and ability to transport radionuclides. The overall purpose of the project will be to suggest ...
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Logistics for Energy Crops' Biomass (LOGISTEC)

Start date: Sep 1, 2012, End date: Feb 29, 2016,

... of the Strategic Energy Technologies-Plan of the European Union, which are likely to be impeded by the potential scarcity of lignocellulosic biomass from agriculture. Innovative techniques for crop management, biomass harvesting and pre-treatment, storage and transport offer a prime avenue to increase biomass supply while keeping costs down and minimizing adverse environmental impacts.The LogistE ...
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... close gaps that have been identified in nuclear and radiological preparedness following the first evaluation of the Fukushima disaster. It addresses the call Fission-2010-3.3.1: Update of emergency management and rehabilitation strategies and expertise in Europe. The consortium intends to review existing operational procedures in dealing with long lasting releases, address the cross border proble ...
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Very Long Base Line Interferometry is a key technology for high spatial resolution observations of the universe. Among its applications, it should be highlighted the study of galaxies, stars and planetary systems dynamics; the composition and dynamics of planetary atmospheres and the evolution of galaxy clusters.Radio astronomy instrumentation requires the constant development of custom high perfo ...
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PEL-SKIN: A novel kind of surface coatings in aeronautics (PEL-SKIN)

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

"The PEL-SKIN project aims to deliver a novel airfoil coating to improve the global aerodynamic performance and manoeuvrability of future air transport. We propose to investigate drag reduction from a prefabricated coating composed of a densely packed arrangement of flexible fibres that can be attached directly onto a wing or aerodynamic surface, in the region of separated flow.Inspired by the ‘po ...
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... ill investigate how climate change alters local patterns of pollutant exposure and threshold exceedance.A network of European experiments for contrasting ecosystems and climates, combined with meta-analysis of unpublished datasets, will quantify how climate change alters ecosystem vulnerability to tropospheric O3 and N deposition, including interaction with increased CO2. Combined with special top ...
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EERA Design Tools for Offshore Wind Farm Cluster (EERA-DTOC)

Start date: Jan 1, 2012, End date: Jun 30, 2015,

The European Energy Research Alliance (EERA) together with some high-impact industry partners addresses the call proposing an integrated and validated design tool combining the state-of-the-art wake, yield and electrical models available in the consortium, as a plug-in architecture with possibility for third party models. To decrease uncertainties around wind farm wake predictions, a small measur ...
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CHAIN-REDS vision is to promote and support technological and scientific collaboration across different eInfrastructures established and operated in various continents, in order to facilitate their uptake and use by established and emerging Virtual Research Communities (VRCs) but also by single researchers, promoting instruments and practices that can facilitate their inclusion in the community of ...
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... th systems. RA is the most common inflammatory arthritis, affecting 0.5% to 1% of the general population worldwide with little variation of the prevalence among countries.The current pharmacological management of RA involves early intervention with synthetic disease modifying anti-rheumatic drugs (DMARDs) either singly or in combination. Despite all those treatments, RA remains as an unmet clinica ...
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European Nuclear Science and Applications Research (ENSAR)

Start date: Sep 1, 2010, End date: Dec 31, 2014,

ENSAR is the Integrating Activity of Nuclear Scientists from almost all European countries performing research in three of the major subfields of Nuclear Physics: Nuclear Structure, Nuclear Astrophysics and Applications of Nuclear Science. It proposes an optimised ensemble of Networking (NAs), Transnational Access and Joint Research Activities (JRAs), which will ensure qualitative and quantitative ...
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In concentrating photovoltaic systems (CPV) the incident solar radiation is multiplied by a factor equal to the concentration ratio. The electricity production per cell area is increasing almost linear with the concentration ratio. Concentration on PV cells surface, directly results in a proportional temperature increase, deteriorating the performance of the cells. To cope with this effect, in som ...
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Test Infrastructure and Accelerator Research Area (TIARA)

Start date: Jan 1, 2011, End date: Dec 31, 2014,

"The main objective of TIARA (Test Infrastructure and Accelerator Research Area) is the integration of national and international accelerator R&D infrastructures into a single distributed European accelerator R&D facility. This will include the implementation of organisational structures to enable the integration of existing individual infrastructures, their efficient operation and upgrades, and t ...
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The European Union has set a 10 % mandatory target for the share of renewables (including biofuels) in transportation sector by 2020 in Europe.To achieve this goal sustainable biofuels from lignocellulosic biomass must deploy in Europe very soon since the competition between food vs. energy prevents further (significant) increase on the current first-generation biofuels already in the market. This ...
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... ease and emission reduction in this field.The chosen system approach of the BioMaxEff consortium rather than an isolated product optimization and demonstration approach consequently is:• Perform an analysis of framework conditions and market needs• Develop seasonal efficiency and emission factor determination methods for the test stand and field testing• Demonstrate and optimize considered technol ...
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Long-term performance of Engineered Barrier Systems (EBS) (PEBS)

Start date: Mar 1, 2010, End date: Feb 28, 2014,

... , with particular emphasis on possible impacts on safety functions. In addition to the scientific-tech. aim, the consortium will spread the essential results to the european scientific community and Canada, Japan and China, use its expertise for public information purposes, and promote knowledge and technology transfer through training. WP 5 brings together activities concerning dissemination and ...
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Solar Facilities for the European Research Area (SFERA)

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

Concentrated solar energy is a very promising renewable source of energy. The solar resource in the Mediterranean countries of the EU and in North Africa is huge. The best known application so far is bulk electricity generation through thermodynamic cycles, but other applications have also been demonstrated, such as production of hydrogen and solar fuels, water treatment and research in advanced m ...
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Persisting Transgenesis (PERSIST)

Start date: Jan 1, 2009, End date: Jun 30, 2013,

... of which 6 focus on vector innovations (part A: emerging technologies), 6 on applications & evaluation (part B), 1 on process development and the remaining 2 on training/dissemination and project management including IPR issues. Targeting deadly diseases, such as inherited immunodeficiencies, storage disorders and haemophilias, PERSIST is in line with the Strategic Research Agenda (SRA) of the In ...
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... he increasing connections between the energy and industrial sectors in the area, to the continuity of sedimentary basins that can act as possible storage reservoirs and to the existing experience in managing a large gas transport infrastructure, such as the natural gas pipeline coming through Morocco, to Spain and Portugal. The consortium is coordinated by INETI (Portugal), and comprises 7 researc ...
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Co-ordination and Harmonisation of Advanced e-INfrastructures (CHAIN)

Start date: Dec 1, 2010, End date: Nov 30, 2012,

Over the past 6 years, the EC has invested to extend the European eInfrastructure technology and European eInfrastructure (and particularly Grid) operational and organisational principles to a number of regions in the world, and reinforcing the close collaboration and exchange of know-how with similar technologies in other areas. A number of different collaboration models have thus been establishe ...
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... dissemination actions, workshops, Conferences;o\tProduce dissemination material.Grid Services for VRCs will be provided by CLARA on the basis of a business plan using a Life Cycle Product Management (LCPM) approach.
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Heavy Liquid Metal Network (HeLiMnet)

Start date: Jan 20, 2010, End date: Jan 19, 2012,

... ntrol on the quality and comparability of the experimental data obtained in different labs. Finally, one other HeLiMnet goal is the appraisal of the liquid metal technology research area, through the analysis of approaches and activities going on at national and international level in different areas of investigation (fission (LFR, ADS, SFR), neutron spallation targets and fusion), the identificat ...
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