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Neurodegenerative diseases cause a significant burden on the elderly population in Europe. Parkinson’s disease (PD) affects 1.2 million people in Europe and with the increasing life expectancy this number will rise, putting more pressure on health care. Treatment of PD is only symptomatic, and therefore, there is an urgent need for more efficient therapies. Degeneration of mesencephalic DA neurons ...
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... which mid- and long-term complications can be prevented by early interventions on hyperglycaemia.Aims: To assess the long-term effects on multiple complications of hyperglycaemia of early intensive management of hyperglycaemia with linagliptin, metformin or their combination added to lifestyle intervention (LSI) (diet and physical activity), compared with LSI alone in adults with non-diabetic int ...
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... to specific relationships with nature: mainly extraction and use of resources. These uses have largely shaped the medium, generating not only its shape, but also the culture that makes possible its management and maintenance.The various exploitation strategies have resulted in different landscapes and forms of cultural expression throughout Europe and the Mediterranean, but have also produced ver ...
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LEGumes for the Agriculture of TOmorrow (LEGATO)

Start date: Jan 1, 2014, End date: Dec 31, 2017,

The project has been conceived to promote the culture of grain legumes in Europe by identifying priority issues currently limiting grain legume cultivation and devising solutions in term of novel varietal development, culture practices, and food uses. LEGATO will develop tools and resources to enable state of the art breeding methodology and to exploit fully the breadth of genetic resources avail ...
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The Valor-Plus supports the realisation of sustainable, economically viable closed loop integrated biorefineries through the development of new knowledge, (bio-)technologies and products that enable valorisation of key biorefinery by-products. The project comprises five key areas:• Pre-treatment and fractionation: development of a novel methodology for the controlled and selective breakdown, relea ...
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Sustainable Innovative Mobilisation of Wood (SIMWOOD)

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

"SIMWOOD presents a novel idea for an innovative, integrated approach to multifunctional forestry and enhanced wood mobilisation across European forest regions. The project targets a multitude of forest owners and stakeholders to spread integrated, transferable solutions and viable policies to unlock immobile forest resources and ensure sustainable forest functions. A novel pan-European Informatio ...
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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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Immunostimulatory Agonist antibodies for Cancer Therapy (IACT)

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

... cer type and treatment regimen have been selected to approximate pre-clinical settings in which striking therapeutic impact with agonist IS-Abs has been obtained. These studies will involve extensive analysis of efficacy-related biomarkers by means of validated assays, not only in blood samples, but also in the most relevant compartment: the tumor microenvironment. While our state-of-the-art agoni ...
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The role of miRNAs in KRAS-driven Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (KRASmiR)

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

Lung cancer is the leading cause of death by cancer in Europe. Non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) represents about 80% of total lung cancers. KRAS is the most commonly mutated oncogene in NSCLC, found in over 20% of patients. Since KRAS mutations are directly responsible for NSCLC, KRAS represents a relevant target to prevent NSCLC development. Yet, efforts to develop therapeutic inhibitors have f ...
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FREVUE VALIDATING FREIGHT ELECTRIC VEHICLES IN URBAN EUROPE (FREVUE)

Start date: Mar 15, 2013, End date: Sep 14, 2017,

... ration of large electric vans and trucks can offer a viable alternative to diesel vehicles - particularly when combined with state of the art urban logistics applications, innovative logistics management software, and with well designed local policy.The project will demonstrate solutions to the barriers currently inhibiting uptake of EVs in the sector and includes leading European researchers who ...
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... Service-on-Demand in order to reduce the overall system cost.. Handling of mixed criticality applications under real-time conditions. Scalability and utmost flexibility. Full scale deployment and management of integrated tool chains, through the entire lifecycleApproved by ARTEMIS-JU on 12/12/2013 for EoN.Minor mistakes and typos corrected by the Coordinator, finally approved by ARTEMIS-JU on 24/ ...
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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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The PELARS project generates, analyzes, uses and provides feedback for analytics derived from hands-on, project-based and experiential learning scenarios. The project produces and evaluates technology designs for analytic data generation for constructivist learning scenarios in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) topics, including: technology solutions, infrastructure, activities, ass ...
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Machine Learning for Personalized Medicine (MLPM2012)

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

"Over the last decade, enormous progress has been made on recording the health state of an individual patient down to the molecular level of gene activity and genomic information – even sequencing a patient’s genome for less than 1000 dollars is no longer an unrealistic goal. However, the ultimate hope to use all this information for personalized medicine, that is to tailor medical treatment to th ...
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THE EUROPEAN GAME JAM LEARNING HUB (JamToday)

Start date: Jan 1, 2014, End date: Dec 31, 2016,

Game Jams have been organised for several years around the world and are a powerful instrument to stimulate innovation in the creation, development and deployment of educational games. Game Jam events are typically organised for 48 hours and simultaneously conducted in various locations. They offer the possibility to develop an idea into a potentially innovative solution around specific themes wh ...
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In 2007, heads of state and government from Africa and Europe launched the Joint Africa-EU Strategy (JAES) formulated in response to geopolitical changes, globalisation and the processes of integration in Africa and Europe. At the heart of the JAES is an overtly political relationship and among the features distinguishing JAES from previous Africa-Europe policy initiatives is the associated actio ...
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CreatiFI addresses key challenges for ICT creative entrepreneurs in Europe in a decentralised way. CreatiFI integrates 4 Hubs located in Europe's most creative Regions: Brussels, Barcelona, Helsinki, and Trento. CreatiFI hubs will provide business and technical guidance and assistance to regional SMEs and web entrepreneurs and beyond. CreatiFI offers (1) a very intensive dissemination and networki ...
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"BRAINVECTORS aims devising new gene therapy(GT)-based treatments for Parkinson’s and other neurodegenerative diseases, in substitution of current systemic treatments, by delivering neurotrophic factors (GDNF) into the CNS with new vectors derived from adeno-associated (AAV), canine adenoviruses (CAV) and lentiviruses (LV) with inducible gene expression.Although AAV, CAV and LVV are considered acc ...
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The Human Brain Project (HBP)

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

... Responsible Innovation, and a programme of transdisciplinary education, and develop a framework for collaboration that links the partners under strong scientific leadership and professional project management, providing a coherent European approach and ensuring effective alignment of regional, national and European research and programmes. The project work plan is organized in the form of thirtee ...
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"Traditionally, cancer researchers have focused their best efforts on studying the genetic alterations affecting the coding genes. Subsequently, it was observed that in addition to genetic alterations, epigenetic alterations affecting coding genes play an important role in tumor development. In the last decade, largely due to the ability to sequence the human genome and the observation that much o ...
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The importance of advanced simulation to the competitiveness of both large and small companies is well established. The principal objective of Fortissimo is to enable European manufacturing, particularly small to medium enterprises (SMEs), to benefit from the efficiency and competitive advantage inherent in the use of simulation. However, the simulation of, for example, high-pressure gas cylinders ...
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European Cloud Marketplace for Intelligent Mobility (ECIM)

Start date: Jan 1, 2014, End date: Jun 30, 2016,

... it will also help to unleash innovation by making them available as open public services that citizens and SMEs can use as the basis for innovation. To cite just one example, merging the real-time management of on-street and off-street parking availability with public sector transport options would enable cities to advance 'softer' urban mobility priorities such as encouraging more environmental ...
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... research needs identified by EFSA regarding the risk of seafood-borne parasites. It also will facilitate close cooperation between scientists and end-users to produce new technological solutions and management tools for both European and imported fishery products.The Work Plan has been organized in 9 work packages, each covering different stages of a risk assessment framework, providing new epidem ...
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... through various processing techniques.The resulting enriched images and 3D models will be exploited in two manners: integrating them into the professional knowledge-sharing platform Europeana and developing an innovative smartphone application based on Augmented Reality. Although curators and art researches will benefit from our works, the key of INSIDDE lies in improving the experience of visito ...
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Focal areas that Smart Cities try to overcome are the reduction of pollution, traffic, or crime, and the introduction of models for public data. However, it is SPECIFI's guiding principle that Smart Cities need to go beyond upgrades related to control tasks and public data. They can only become a success if they also become Smart Creative Cities, by employing open, Future Internet infrastructures ...
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Innovative knowledge-based Computer Aided Process Planning (CAPP) is a key enabler to minimise cost, improve adaptability, responsiveness, robustness, and sustainability of manufacturing processes. This CAPP-4-SMEs project, planned for 36 month duration and 480 person-months, is aimed at enhancing the competitiveness of European companies, particularly SMEs, in sustainable manufacturing environmen ...
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REstoring rivers FOR effective catchment Management (REFORM)

Start date: Nov 1, 2011, End date: Oct 31, 2015,

REFORM is targeted towards development of guidance and tools to make river restoration and mitigation measures more cost-effective and to support the 2nd and future River Basin Management Plans (RMBPs) for the WFD. Aims of REFORM are (1) to provide a framework for improving the success of hydromorphological restoration measures and (2) to assess more effectively the state of rivers, floodplains an ...
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Cognitive Radio Experimentation World (CREW)

Start date: Oct 1, 2010, End date: Sep 30, 2015,

... 5 individual wireless testbeds (heterogeneous ISM @ iMinds-Gent, heterogeneous licensed @ TCD-Dublin, cellular @ TUD-Dresden, wireless sensor @ TUB-Berlin, outdoor heterogeneous ISM/TVWS @ JSI-Ljubljana) augmented with SoA cognitive sensing platforms from IMEC (Belgium) and TCS (France).CREW will physically and virtually federate components by linking together software and hardware entities from ...
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Insights gained in FI-PPP Phase 1 emphasize the need for novel ICT solutions that allow radical improvements for collaboration in business networks. Primary sectors demanding such solutions are Agri-Food and Transport & Logistics industries: several actors (incl. enterprises, authorities, service providers) need to exchange information & communicate across org. borders to conduct business. Current ...
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... c fuselage section” named B2, which has been manufactured within the Eco-Design for Airframe (EDA) activity in the Clean Sky programme. The SENTRY Project will assess the current end of life management practices, namely operations associated to aircraft part dismantling and processes associated to material recycling, and will propose the necessary changes for satisfying an optimal low weight panel ...
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NANOFOOT main goal is to develop advanced and innovative nanotechnology based solutions for leathers and polymers components for footwear products, aiming a new sustainable and customer-driven production of consumer goods; where the health, environment, high quality of components, fair marketing communication and competitive sales price are combined to promote the competitiveness of the companies. ...
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... safety of NMs, still represents a barrier to their wide innovative use. Therefore the first priority of SIINN is to focus on developing a consolidated framework to address nano-related risks and the management of these risks for humans and the environment by investigating the toxicological behaviour of NMs.European R&D activities in N&N remain largely uncoordinated and fragmented, resulting in the ...
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Europeana Creative

Start date: Feb 1, 2013, End date: Jul 31, 2015,

Europeana Creative will support and promote the re-use of cultural resources available via Europeana by realising a set of concrete objectives. (1) The project will establish the Europeana Labs Network of online and physical spaces for experimentation and engagement. The labs will provide access to technical and business services, and experimentation content to support the development of new proje ...
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My Neighbourhood | My City (My Neighbourhood)

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

The My Neighbourhood solution will combine new digital technologies and techniques, such as social gaming principles (gamification), with the Living Lab methodology to help strengthen existing ties and resolve communal issues in the real, day-to-day world of the neighbourhood. The solution will be rooted in an open My Neighbourhood site that 1) combines the data and functionality of existing City ...
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... density as a resource rather than as an impediment, iii) enabling traffic-proportional energy consumption, and iv) guaranteeing mobile user's quality of experience by designing smarter connectivity management solutions.The technology developed by the project will be designed taking into account the requirements for commercial deployment. Exploitation plans comprise a thorough roadmap for standard ...
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... order to support centralised processing and a heterogeneous backhaul, challenges on access and backhaul must be simultaneously tackled.Approach. iJOIN introduces the novel concept RAN-as-a-Service (RANaaS), where RAN functionality is flexibly centralised through an open IT platform based on a cloud infrastructure. iJOIN aims for a joint design and optimisation of access and backhaul, operation an ...
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NEW ADVANCED VACCINES IN CHRONIC HEPATITIS B (NAVICHEB)

Start date: Apr 1, 2011, End date: Mar 31, 2015,

"Despite effective vaccines, hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection remains a major health problem with 2 billion people infected worldwide. Among them, 350 million are chronically infected, a major risk factor for development of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). A new and efficient treatment against chronic infection and HCC is strongly needed, and therefore it is important to understand HBV replication ...
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The aim of the project is to understand how the NMDA receptor subunit NR3A is involved in selective synapse elimination (“pruning”) during development and how the abnormal expression of NR3A found in mental disorders such as Schizophrenia, Alzheimer´s disease and Huntington correlates with the reduction of functional synapses and deficits in the cognitive function. Importantly, the Host lab has al ...
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... to the standardization and openness of the EV ecosystem through a System of Systems (SoS) approach establishing open interfaces between the different systems and stakeholders; and iv) establish the management interface between the EV infrastructure and the electric grid, taking benefit of this information to create a more reliable and efficient end-to-end energy system.MOBI.Europe will enable als ...
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FI-WARE: Future Internet Core Platform (FI-WARE)

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

... foundation for the Future Internet. From an architectural perspective, FI-WARE is based on the following main foundations: • Service Delivery Framework – the infrastructure to create, publish, manage and consume FI services across their life cycle, addressing all technical and business aspects. • Cloud Hosting – the fundamental layer which provides the computation, storage and network resources, ...
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