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"MICROSMETICS aims to discover and carry to the stage of development innovative products in the area of cosmeceuticals originating from global biodiversity using emerging and state of the art technologies in the field of biotechnology, natural products chemistry and applied microbiology. These objectives will be implemented through an extended and balanced scheme of researcher’s exchanges and recr ...
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Long-term effects of early nutrition on later health (EARLYNUTRITION)

Start date: Feb 1, 2012, End date: Oct 31, 2017,

... in hypothesis• The mismatch hypothesis.Scientific and technical expertise in placental biology, epigenetics and metabolomics will provide understanding at the cellular and molecular level, and refined strategies for intervention in pregnancy and early post natal life to prevent obesity.Using existing cohort studies, ongoing and novel intervention studies and a basic science programme, we will prov ...
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"The research programme will integrate diverse levels, methods and disciplinary traditions with the aim of developing a comprehensive policy agenda for changing the role of the financial system to help achieve a future which is sustainable in environmental, social and economic terms. The programme involves an integrated and balanced consortium involving partners from 14 countries that has unsurpa ...
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DEferiprone Evaluation in Paediatrics (DEEP)

Start date: Jan 1, 2011, End date: Aug 31, 2016,

... 09 priority list approved by the Paediatric Committee at the European Medicines Agency (PDCO). In addition, according to the recent scientific advancements and in consideration of the anticipated benefit of this chelator in controlling cardiac iron overload, studies evaluating the effects of the deferiprone in all the paediatric ages and in all transfusion-dependent chronic congenital anaemia (in ...
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Heart failure (HF) represents a major public health problem with high morbidity and mortality. Health care expenditure for HF exceeds those of all cancers and myocardial infarctions combined. We aim to investigate structural, cellular and molecular changes of the failing human heart before and after non-pulsatile,continuous flow,left ventricular assist devices (LVAD) - induced unloading and to cor ...
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Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia (PCD) is a rare genetically heterogeneous disorder which results from dysfunction of motile hair-like organelles (cilia) that results in severe, chronic airways disease. Due to other cilia-related disease mechanisms several other organ systems like the heart can be affected. The complexity of the disease phenotype, late diagnosis, as well as lack of evidence based manage ...
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hERG related risk assessment of botanicals (HERGSCREEN)

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

The main goal of this project is the establishment of a network between European, South American, North American and South African educational and research entities. This attempt will be based on an innovative scientific project aiming towards the identification of hERG (human Ether-à-go-go Related Gene) channel blockers in commonly consumed botanicals and supplements. Blocking these ion channels ...
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Electronic Health Record systems for Clinical Research (EHR4CR)

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

Current medical needs, the growth of targeted therapies and personalized medicines, and escalating R&D costs result in formidable cost pressures on healthcare systems and the pharmaceutical industry. Clinical research is also growing in complexity, labour intensity and cost. There is a growing realization that the development and integration of Electronic Health Record systems (EHRs) for medical ...
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"NATPROTEC aims to discover and carry to the stage of development innovative products in the area of cosmeceuticals originating from European natural resources using emerging and environmentally friendly technologies. These objectives will be implemented through an extended and balanced scheme of researcher’s exchanges and recruitments, in both directions and via a mutual scientific project develo ...
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OpenScienceLink will introduce and pilot a holistic approach to the publication, sharing, linking, review and evaluation of research results, based on the open access to scientific information. OpenScienceLink will pilot a range of novel services that could alleviate the lack of structured data journals and associated data models, the weaknesses of the review process, the poor linking of scientifi ...
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... pathogens and determine their susceptibility. This is too long if empiric treatment is inappropriate.Objetives. The overall goal is the optimisation of the treatment of VAP caused by MDR-GNB, by defining a gold standard empiric therapy and reducing the period of time needed for the determination of the etiology and susceptibility of pathogens.Methods. MagicBullet proposes a randomized, open label, ...
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... culture a substantial part of the costs is variable cost related to operations and maintenance of the plants. It is obvious that optimization of the use of ocean space for different purposes might benefit from shared resources such staff allocation, transportation of staff and material from and to the platforms, use of forecasting systems, ships etc."
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Over the past 15 years, EU-funded cohorts and collaborations (EuroSIDA, CASCADE and PENTA), have played a central role in developing our understanding of HIV progression and the effects of ART, enabling European expertise to contribute directly to the advances in patient diagnosis and management worldwide, and providing a continued surveillance mechanism for detection of emerging problems at a Eur ...
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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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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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The instrumentation of the world with diverse sensors, smart phones, and social networks acquires exascale data that offer the potential of enhanced science and services. In particular, a better societal management of the overall cycle of disaster monitoring and response becomes possible, citizens may now become involved in decision making and data acquisition (crowd-sourcing), and advanced planni ...
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RF communication and remote sensing (radar/radiometric) systems are facing the demands ofincreasing complexity/number of frequency bands, increased bandwidths and higher frequencies forhigher data throughput, while at the same time the power consumption, the form factor of the systems,and the overall system costs need to be reduced. Smart micro-/mm-wave systems will have to achieveself-reconfigura ...
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Network of Excellence in Internet Science (EINS)

Start date: Dec 1, 2011, End date: May 31, 2015,

... le consequences of architectural choices on social, economic, environmental or political aspects, and ultimately on quality of life at large.The individual contributing disciplines will themselves benefit from a more holistic understanding of the Internet principles and in particular of the "network effect". The unprecedented connectivity offered by the Internet plays a role often underappreciated ...
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Sparse Online Learning (SOL)

Start date: May 1, 2013, End date: Apr 30, 2015,

The emerging theory of Compressed Sensing (CS), changed the very essence of our thinking about signal recovery, system identification and parameter vector estimation. Since its debut only a few years ago, CS attracted considerable research interest with thousands of papers spanning along the Mathematical, Machine Learning and Signal Processing communities. This ``research happening'' gave birth t ...
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Searching the Social Web (SOCWEB)

Start date: May 1, 2011, End date: Apr 30, 2015,

From its beginnings as a means to share scientific data, the Web is evolving to capture parts of daily life for millions of users. A large amount of user-generated content on a number of topics, people and their connections to other people and content are placed on-line daily. Within this new ecosystem there are two important new trends that bring a paradigm shift to how information is searched an ...
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The ChemBioFight project aims towards the exploration of natural resources to the discovery of bioactive therapeutic molecules against leishmania and Chagas disease. This will be accomplished through the establishment of an extended scientific network between European and South American research entities. Already assembled, highly diverse chemical libraries will be employed for the determination o ...
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Heart failure is common in Europe and its prevalence is increasing as our population ages. Despite major improvements in care since the early 90s, it is still related to a poor prognosis, an impaired quality of life and high health care costs. Many new therapies have failed to improve outcome further. One obvious reason is that the response to treatment is not homogenous. Treatment may need to be ...
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... reline and 4G wireless network of cities and include a right of way without interference from unwanted traffic, so that each user in any of the involved cities can "experience" live interactive high definition video-to-video. LiveCity is a technology integration trial which offers advanced services to approximately 2,670 users in five European Cities. This unifying approach in five cities underpin ...
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CHANCES aims at combining and integrating on-going cohort studies in order to produce evidence on ageing-related health characteristics and determinants in Europe, and their socio-economic implications. 15 cohorts participate, covering populations from 18 EU Member States, 4 associate countries, and 3 additional countries. The combination of these different studies would lead to an integrated appr ...
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"As the Internet and other networks become the basic infrastructure for conducting governmental, commercial and personal transactions, there are increasing amounts of sensitive data that are produced, transferred and stored in digital form. Computer services have revolutionized every aspect of human endeavour, but at the same time the current data management practices have lead to high risks of in ...
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Strategies and tools for Real Time EArthquake RisK ReducTion (REAKT)

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

Earthquakes are a serious threat for many European countries, particularly those around the Mediterranean Sea. In many cities exposed to high earthquake hazard, a substantial proportion of the population still lives in buildings that do not meet modern earthquake-resistant standards. Preventive actions, such as retrofitting of structures, are essential, but they are not sufficient and cannot be a ...
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Advanced Program Analysis Using Declarative Languages (PADECL)

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

... ses, since they concentrate on what the analysis needs to compute and not on how it does so. In our past work we have shown that declarative specifications of points-to analyses not only are easy to define, but also admit aggressive optimization. As a result of our optimization methodology, our work has demonstrated very large (often more than 10x) performance improvements compared to traditional ...
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The consortium will discover and carry to the stage of development candidates, plant derived small molecules with potential as new cosmetic and agrochemical agents. These compounds will derive from plants originating from major biodiversity hotspots in Europe, Africa, Latin America, and the Asia-Pacific region. The starting point of the project will be a diversity-oriented natural product library ...
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ICE-WISH will install mature ICT-based innovative energy and water monitoring system, including non-invasive and utilise smart metering, wireless communication, 'cloud' computing, and standard low cost Set-top box (STB) that will be connected to standard home TVs.ICE-WISH will monitor simultaneously 300 social houses in ten European countries - acknowledging the climatic diversity and statistical ...
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Marine Renewable Integrated Application Platform (MARINA Platform)

Start date: Jan 1, 2010, End date: Jun 30, 2014,

MARINA is a European project dedicated to bringing offshore renewable energy applications closer to the market by creating new infrastructures for both offshore wind and ocean energy converters. It addresses the need for creating a cost-efficient technology development basis to kick-start growth of the nascent European marine renewable energy (MRE) industry in the deep offshore – a major future gl ...
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Description Cultural heritage institutions nowadays face the important challenge of making their collections more engaging to visitors, especially the young ‘digital natives’, while exploiting, in new forms of cultural interactive experiences, the recently developed digital libraries. An approach for cultural heritage institutions (e.g. muse ...
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Fire regimes result from interactions between climate, land-use and land-cover (LULC), and socioeconomic factors, among other. These changed during the last decades, particularly around the Mediterranean. Our understanding of how they affected fire regime in the past is limited. During this century temperatures, drought and heat waves will very likely increase, and rainfall decrease. These and fur ...
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UniverSelf

Start date: Sep 1, 2010, End date: Nov 30, 2013,

... twork embedding.UniverSelf will adopt a use-case driven approach to develop high added value, innovative and cost efficient solutions that will serve both the EU economy and its Citizens, who will benefit in terms of QoE/QoS. The competitiveness of the European ICT industry will be significantly enhanced (creation of new business opportunities, reduced time-to-market); standards bodies (ITU-T, ET ...
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Marine Exploring Researchers (MAREXPRES)

Start date: May 1, 2013, End date: Nov 30, 2013,

... he opportunity to frequent scientists in diverse circumstances, different from those usually anticipated. In addition, MAREXPRES will point out that European citizens can be EU support beneficiaries, such as of Marie Curie actions.The activities of the event, which will be of both scientific and entertaining nature and try to satisfy a broad spectrum of interests, will be planned and implemented b ...
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Wireless Hybrid Enhanced Mobile Radio Estimators - Phase 2 (WHERE2)

Start date: Jul 1, 2010, End date: Oct 31, 2013,

The availability of position information plays an increasing role in wireless communications networks already today and will be an integral part of future systems. They inherently can offer the ability for stand-alone positioning especially in situations where conventional satellite based positioning systems such as GPS fail (e.g., indoor). In this framework, positioning information is an importan ...
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Computational Geometric Learning (CG Learning)

Start date: Nov 1, 2010, End date: Oct 31, 2013,

High dimensional geometric data are ubiquitous in science and engineering, and thus processing and analyzing them is a core task in these disciplines. The Computational Geometric Learning project (CG Learning) aims at extending the success story of geometric algorithms with guarantees, as achieved in the CGAL library and the related EU funded research projects, to spaces of high dimensions. This ...
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RECOGNITION will develop a radically new approach for embedding self-awareness in ICT systems. This will be based on the cognitive processes that the human species exhibits for self-awareness, seeking to exploit the fact that humans are ultimately the fundamental basis for high performance autonomic processes. This is due to the cognitive ability of the brain to efficiently assert relevance (or ir ...
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European Project on Mendelian Forms of Parkinson’s Disease (MEFOPA)

Start date: Apr 1, 2010, End date: Sep 30, 2013,

... ed in the models analyzed in subprojects 1 and 2. Through this integrated, translational approach combining basic and clinical research groups, the project aims to achieve measurable progress in defining the relevant targets and readouts for disease-modifying therapies and will set the stage for rationally designed drug trials in carefully selected groups of patients and even presymptomatic mutati ...
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Musical Interaction Relying On Reflexion (MIROR)

Start date: Sep 1, 2010, End date: Aug 31, 2013,

... s based on the idea of letting users manipulate virtual copies of themselves, through specifically designed machine-learning software referred to as interactive reflexive musical systems (IRMS). By definition IRMS are able to learn and configure themselves according to their understanding of learners' behaviour. The project proposes to extend the IRMS paradigm with the analysis and synthesis of mu ...
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Air Quality Monitoring Technologies for Urban Areas (AirMonTech)

Start date: Dec 1, 2010, End date: May 31, 2013,

With increasing requirements for air pollution monitoring in Europe, and a rising number and complexity of available instruments, harmonisation and innovation of air pollution monitoring in Europe is of vital importance. In the short term, harmonisation is needed to ensure comparability of measured concentrations, and their estimated measurement uncertainties, provided by European air pollution mo ...
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