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Integrated SAfety Benefit Estimation tooL for 2-wheeLErs (ISABELLE)

Start date: 01 Jun 2012, End date: 11 Nov 2017,

"The traffic accidents, with 2wheelers like bicycles, motorcycles and mopeds, represent 23% of total road fatalities in EU. Even though until now there is no clear understanding of the mechanisms of injury of such vehicles. The lack of knowledge and uncertainties of the complex dynamics of 2wheelers accidents is limiting the advancement of protective equipment for them. This is a reason that most ...
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The present project is aimed to the development of a multi-step process for the production of second-generation biofuels from lignocellulosic biomass in a cost-efficient way through the use of tailored nanostructured catalysts. The proposed process is based on the cascade combination of three catalytic transformations: catalytic pyrolysis, intermediate deoxygenation and hydrodeoxygenation. The seq ...
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The HYDROSOL-PLANT project is expected to develop, verify and operate all of the tools required to scale up solar H2O splitting to the pilot (750 kWth) scale. The work will be based on the successful HYDROSOL series projects and mainly on the outcome of the current FCH-JU co-funded project, HYDROSOL-3D, dedicated to the provision of all main design specifications of such a pilot plant. HYDROSOL-PL ...
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Cultural expression is not limited to architecture, monuments or collections of artifacts. It also includes fragile intangible live expressions, which involve knowledge and skills. Such expressions include music, dance, singing, theatre, human skills and craftsmanship.These manifestations of human intelligence and creativeness constitute our Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH). ICH is at the same t ...
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A new approach is needed to ensure that the digital objects created today are available and useful for future generations of users. As scientific, engineering, and media assets and their related metadata are generated across different lifecycle phases, in a continually evolving environment, the concept of a fixed and stable "final" version becomes less relevant. The highly dynamic and complex digi ...
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The objective is to establish basic knowledge hitherto unknown about HMEs; their composition and characterisation. The task is also to review freely available recipes (for instance on internet) and to evaluate their dangerousness. During the study, several basic questions should be answered, how can HMEs be produced from ordinary commercially available chemicals and materials? What type of chemic ...
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EU-SOLARIS aims to create a new legal entity to explore and implement new and improved rules and procedures for reserach infrastructures (RI) for Solar Thermal Electricity (STE) technology, in order to optimise RI development and RTD coordination. According to what was communicated by ESFRI, EU-SOLARIS is expected to be the first of its kind, where Industrial needs and private funding will play a ...
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Development of Auxiliary Power Unit for Recreational yachts (PURE)

Start date: 01 Jan 2013, End date: 30 Jun 2016,

IIn Europe there is a very narrow technology base in portable fuel cell systems which can be applicable for various areas like emergency and remote power, recreational applications, personal portable power and educational devices. The PURE project targets these markets with the primary focus on maritime applications with a device, which will be portable, low weight and volume, based on improved HT ...
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StoRRe proposal concerns the area of thermal energy storage by chemical reaction for concentrated solar power plants (CSP). The objective of the project is to develop a new and promising solution for the heat storage with the following characteristics: Mid-term (24h to few days) up to long-term (several months) heat storage High storage density (300-500 kWh∙m3), High temperatures (300-550°C), w ...
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EUropean PORTWorkers TRAIning Scheme (EU-PORTRAITS)

Start date: 01 Dec 2013, End date: 31 May 2016,

EU-PORTRAItS addresses the requirements of the SST2013.6-2 (Towards a competitive & resource efficient port transport system) topic facilitating the implementation of “broad & open dialog with the social stakeholders” for the “establishment of a mutually recognizable framework on the training of port workers in different fields of port activity” under the unique goal of bringing EU ports at the fo ...
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Era-net Transport III (ENTIII)

Start date: 01 Nov 2012, End date: 30 Apr 2016,

Era-net Transport (ENT) has evolved since 2004 into a service platform for Programme Owners and Managers, providing the required framework for initiating and implementing transnational research and innovation funding collaborations ENTIII will further strengthen the foundation of the ERA, engaging 20 partner countries and regions, represented by Europe’s most relevant national transport research a ...
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"European Chemicals Industry supplies European Textile & Clothing industry with textile fibres, 75% of which are synthetic (polyester, elastane, nylon). The European Biomass Industry needs to gain market share to the petrochemical industry as supplier of sustainable biomaterials to the Chemicals Industry. More than 99.9% of the world synthetic fibers are made of non-renewable petrochemical resourc ...
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Sport is the most universal and accessible of cultural pursuits. European Traditional Sports and Games (TSG) are as diverse as our cultures. TSG organisations work tirelessly to promote participation in their sports, but also as custodians of custom, language and history. The TSG club or playing field is often the focal point of community life. Trends in globalisation have led to a convergence of ...
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While preservation of digital content is now well established in memory institutions such as national libraries and archives, it is still in its infancy in most other organizations, and even more so for personal content. ForgetIT combines three new concepts to ease the adoption of preservation in the personal and organizational context, each overcoming major obstacles:First, Managed Forgetting mod ...
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The European Union is a world leader in research and innovation, responsible for 24% of world expenditure on research and 32% of high impact publications. However, over the past decade, the emerging economies continue to strengthen their research and innovation systems, while global challenges are important drivers for research and innovation. The EU has long acknowledged the need for supporting i ...
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As we move inextricably into a digital economy there is a looming crisis for a growing number of increasingly marginalized individuals. The accessibility technologies we have are meeting the needs of only some, at high cost, and will not work with many new technologies. The path and pace of technological change predestines these approaches to fail in the very near future. At the same time the inci ...
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Leaves can split water into O2 and H2 at ambient conditions exploiting sun light. James Barber, one of the key players of ArtipHyction, elucidated Photosystem II (PSII), the enzyme that governs this process. In photosynthesis, H2 is used to reduce CO2 and give rise to the various organic compounds needed by the organisms or even oily compounds which can be used as fuels. However, a specific enzyme ...
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The ultimate goal of OpenCube project is to facilitate (a) publishing of high-quality linked statistical data, and (b) reusing distributed linked statistical datasets to perform advanced data analytics and visualizations. Towards this end, OpenCube project will develop open source software tools in terms of (a) standalone applications and (b) extensions of two linked data management platforms, nam ...
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The goal of NEMESYS is to research and develop novel security technologies for seamless service provisioning in the smart mobile ecosystem. Mobile and smartphone security is a fast moving field, where new vulnerabilities and resulting attacks need to be detected and analyzed as fast as possible. The attacker is always a step ahead, managing to obtain vast amounts of information by hacking computer ...
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INERTIA will introduce the Internet of Things/Services principles to the Distribution Grid Control and DSM Operations. It will provide an overlay network for coordination and active grid control, running on top of the existing grid and consisting of distributed and autonomous intelligent Commercial Prosumer Hubs. This way, it will address the present "structural inertia" of DG by introducing more ...
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"Decentralized hydrogen production at refuelling stations has great potential to accelerate market introduction of hydrogen-powered vehicles. Based on the outcome of the previous NEMESIS project under FP6 the overall objective of the proposed NEMESIS 2+ project is the development of a small-scale hydrogen generation prototype capable of producing 50 standard cubic metres of hydrogen per hour from ...
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Increasing the share of biomass for renewable energy in Europe demands conversion pathways which are economic, flexible in feedstock and energy efficient. The BioBoost project concentrates on dry and wet residual biomass and wastes as feedstock for de-central conversion by fast pyrolysis, catalytic pyrolysis and hydrothermal carbonisation to the intermediate energy carriers oil, coal or slurry. Ba ...
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LOGistics INNovation uptake (LOGINN)

Start date: 01 Nov 2012, End date: 30 Apr 2015,

"The LOGINN CSA aims at co-ordinating and supporting RTD projects in the logistics area to improve their capabilities to bridge the gap between pilot implementation and marketable solutions. To achieve this goal LOGINN will set up a collaborative platform (Virtual Arena) to allow the main stakeholders of the logistics domain (industry, SMEs, public authorities, investors and research organizations ...
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Television Linked To The Web (LinkedTV)

Start date: 01 Oct 2011, End date: 31 Mar 2015,

Description Web and TV seamlessly interlinked = LinkedTVOur vision of future Television Linked To The Web (LinkedTV) is of a ubiquitously online cloud of video content decoupled from place, device or source.Television existing in the same ecosystem as the Web means that TV and Web content should and can be seamlessly connected, and browsi ...
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City-Hub (City-HUB)

Start date: 01 Sep 2012, End date: 28 Feb 2015,

The project brings together leading experts in the fields of design and urban integration, transport operation and business, with local and regional authorities and end-users organizations, which represent the economic, demographic and territorial diversity of Europe.The project starts by analysing the best and bad practices developed from current urban interchanges. Apart from the state of the pr ...
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ADVISE aims to design and develop a unification framework for surveillance-footage archive systems, in an effort to deal with the increasingly critical need to provide automated and smart surveillance solutions.This need arises due to the continuous growth of surveillance systems in scale, heterogeneity and utility. There are two major obstacles: the variety on the technical components of the surv ...
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Bringing policy makers closer to real life of citizens is the objective of Live+Gov. We will develop a mobile government solution that allows citizens to accurately express their needs to government by using a variety of mobile sensing technologies available in their smartphones (GPS; image/audio recording; compass, orientation sensors, etc.) next to established means of mobile eParticipation such ...
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Network of European – Asian Rail Research capacities (NEAR2)

Start date: 01 Dec 2012, End date: 30 Nov 2014,

The rapid development of Asian economies, particularly China, India and Russia has dramatically increased the trade volumes between Europe and Asia, with the largest trading partners of Europe actually being located in Asia. Nowadays, the most important trade loads are being transported between the two continents by sea. Railway transport, using the existing and new land routes for the Trans-Euras ...
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"More than a decade ago, Lisbon Strategy highlighted the importance of investing in R&D as crucial factor of social development. Nowadays, though, in a period of economic instability, the investment in Research and Innovation is even more required and has been proposed as a reliable solution to major societal challenges. EU Member States renewed their commitments towards an Innovation Union by 202 ...
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Occupant Aware, Intelligent and Adaptive Enterprises (Adapt4EE)

Start date: 01 Nov 2011, End date: 31 Oct 2014,

Adapt4EE aims at augmenting the contemporary architectural envelope by incorporating business and occupancy related information thus providing a holistic approach to the planning, design & evaluation of energy performance of construction products at an early design phase and prior to their realization.Adapt4EE aims to deliver and validate a holistic energy performance framework that incorporates a ...
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The vision of the proposed Linked2Media project is to tap into the vast user-generated content and interpret information posted on blogs, social networks and social media in Europe and beyond, ensuring that the European Commercial and Industrial SMEs will have homogenized access to the globally available online, social media information and data resources needed to perform, on their own, corporate ...
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Management of weather events in transport system (MOWE-IT)

Start date: 01 Oct 2012, End date: 30 Sep 2014,

The MOWE-IT project shall assess factors that prerequisite cross-modal transferability between the air and surface-based European transport systems in order to protect the passengers, shippers, European institutions and citizens against travel delays, cancellations and/or stoppages in freight transfer caused by extreme weather and/or other natural disasters. The on-going WEATHER and EWENT- project ...
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Offering collective and participative experiences to real-world and online communities is at the heart of the Future Media Internet (FMI) and will form an essential part of entertainment, education, collaborative working, product and service innovation and advertising. Communities involved potentially include hundreds of professionals, tens of thousands at live public events and millions online. C ...
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Talent and Extended Mobility in the European Innovation Union (TANDEM)

Start date: 01 Oct 2012, End date: 30 Sep 2014,

Mobility represents a key factor at the early stages of researchers’ careers. Over the last years the European Union has started a number of initiatives to facilitate mobility in the European Research Area, most prominently the EURAXESS Services Network. The TANDEM proposal aims at strengthening these activities by adding a complimentary focus on dual career aspects.In growing numbers young resear ...
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The project will highlight which future challenges and demand drivers can have a considerable impact on the global demand patterns in the passenger and the freight transport and how this might affect the competitiveness of related industries and service providers. In doing so, it aims at bridging the gap between the manifold studies on the future of the European transport system and its subsection ...
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The vision of the proposed Linked2Safety project is to advance clinical practice and accelerate medical research, to improve the quality of healthcare, benefiting public health, and to enhance patients' safety; by providing pharmaceutical companies, healthcare professionals and patients with an innovative semantic interoperability framework, a sustainable business model, and a scalable technical i ...
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Trans-national Cooperation among NCPs (NCP) (PeopleNetwork+)

Start date: 01 Jan 2012, End date: 31 Mar 2014,

The PEOPLE Programme under FP7 aims to strengthen the human potential in research and technology in Europe, by stimulating people to take up the profession of researchers, encouraging European researchers to stay in Europe, and attracting to Europe the best researchers from the entire world. The international dimension is well addressed by the Marie Curie Actions (MCAs) by providing a number of op ...
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Optimized Fuels for sustainable transport in Europe (OPTFUEL)

Start date: 01 Jan 2009, End date: 31 Dec 2012,

OPTFUEL undertakes a first large scale demonstration of the Biomass to Liquid (BtL) production chain from biomass via gasification and fuel synthesis to the final fuel in the consumer car. BtL production will be demonstrated in an industrial size plant environment (15000 t/a). All production chain components from biomass provision up to market introduction of final consumer fuels containing BtL wi ...
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"HYDROSOL-3D aims at the preparation of a demonstration of a CO2-free hydrogen production and provision process and related technology, using two-step thermochemical water splitting cycles by concentrated solar radiation. This process has been developed in the frame of EU co-financed projects within FP5 and FP6. From the initial idea over the proof of principle and over several steps of improvemen ...
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"SAVE ME aims to develop a system that detects natural (i.e. earthquake, fire,…) and man-made (i.e. terrorist attacks) disaster events in public transport terminals / vehicles and critical infrastructures (i.e. tunnels, and bridges) and that supports quick and optimal mass evacuation guidance, to save the lives of the general public and the rescuers, giving particular emphasis to the most vulnerab ...
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