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Doped semiconductor nanocrystals (dSNCs) are an exciting emerging material. Carrier densities in the range of 1020-1021cm-3 lead to localized surface plasmon resonances (LSPRs) in the near infrared (NIR). Prominent examples are copper chalcogenides, where doping occurs via vacancy formation, and metal oxides (MOs) that show plasmonic response due to impurity doping. Excitingly, both materials disp ...
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Multiple-actOrs Virtual Empathic CARgiver for the Elder (MoveCare)

Start date: Jan 1, 2017, End date: Dec 31, 2019,

MoveCare develops and field tests an innovative multi-actor platform that supports the independent living of the elder at home by monitoring, assist and promoting activities to counteract decline and social exclusion. It comprises 3 hierarchical layers: 1) A service layer provides monitoring and intervention. It endows objects of everyday use with advanced processing capabilities and integrates th ...
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IMproving PRedictions and management of hydrological EXtremes (IMPREX)

Start date: Oct 1, 2015, End date: Sep 30, 2019,

IMproving PRedictions and management of hydrological EXtremesFor a better anticipation on future high impact hydrological extremes disrupting safety of citizens, agricultural production, transportation, energy production and urban water supply, and overall economic productivity, prediction and foresighting capabilities and their intake in these strategic sectors need to be improved. IMPREX will im ...
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Industrial scenarios for connected factories (ConnectedFactories)

Start date: Sep 1, 2016, End date: Aug 31, 2019,

There is a consensus among industry and policymakers that Europe is currently in the middle of an industrial revolution initiated by the digitisation of industrial processes. Cyber Physical Systems (CPS), the Industrial Internet and the Internet of Things (IoT) connect people, devices, machines and enterprises like never before. For many years companies and research organisations have been address ...
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The project aims at improving our understanding on behavioural mechanisms in energy efficiency, following an interdisciplinary and broad behavioural science approach. The project will provide an empirical and numerical assessment of the psychological, social, economic and financial factors that influence energy efficiency in the residential and industry sectors By paring with energy utilities and ...
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The objective of this project is to quantify the role of consumers’ behaviour on the design and assessment of policies aimed at enhancing energy efficiency and conservation and at promoting climate change mitigation. The project brings together different disciplines –namely energy policy, environmental and ecological economics, behavioral public finance, experimental economics, and technology poli ...
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"Cancers of the Head and Neck Region (HNC) are the 6th more deadly cancers worldwide: in Europe ~150.000 new cases are detected and ~70.000 patients die every year. The main reasons for high mortality are the fact that the majority of cases are diagnosed in advanced Stage and the intrinsic heterogeneity of such tumors. At present the only adopted treatment decision method is based on TNM (Tumor-ly ...
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Disconnected, discouraged, disenabled? Let’s code!

Start date: Nov 1, 2016, End date: Dec 31, 2018,

CONTEXTSThe DIS-CODE project aims to train students at drop out risk on improving digital skills and learning maths by studying coding, the 21st century language developing transversal skills such as abstract and analytical thinking, logic and problem solving. The used method will be mainly the one of the flipped classroom, where the traditional lesson method is flipped, meaning that class lecture ...
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e-CF COUNCIL will build a stable network of reference stakeholders in the ICT sector to foster ICT professionalism at European and international level. There will be employer and professional associations, social partners, companies, Small-Medium sized Enterprises (SMEs), public authorities, training institutions and certification bodies. The development of recognised and joint ICT VET programme ...
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Human Cities_Challenging the city scale

Start date: Oct 1, 2014, End date: Sep 30, 2018,

Human Cities is shaped as a multidisciplinary European network composed of various profiles: universities, design centers and design weeks, ICT platforms, service design and creative design consultancies. Led by Cité du Design de Saint-Etienne [FR], the partners share their know how in innovating with people in the urban space using design as a creative and sustainable tool. The focus of Human Cit ...
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European cooperative framework for Dual LEarning

Start date: Sep 1, 2015, End date: Aug 31, 2018,

EuroDuaLE want to open the road for transnational cooperation for the provision of dual learning programmes. HEIs are asked to strenghten the quality of the education provided, for example with the use of ICT solutions and more innovative training approaches, open up to cross-national cooperation and relate more efficiently with the labour market (EU Modernisation Agenda for HE, 2011) . With Euro ...
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With the development of powerful real-time imaging modalities, the sector of minimally invasive surgery has grown massively in the last decades. The easy and reliable navigation of the medical devices used in these environments is one of the key aspects for the success of such an operation. Currently, only a limited spectrum of devices for these interventions is available defined by the medical de ...
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Digital Environment for Cognitive Inclusion (DECI)

Start date: Jun 1, 2015, End date: May 31, 2018,

The average human lifespan increase has significant impacts on healthcare organizations and on every aspect of citizens’ wellbeing. One of the main areas of intervention focuses on elderly people affected by Cognitive Impairment (CI). These people, especially when living alone, are significantly exposed to undeniable risks that can affect their health (falling, malnutrition, hygiene issues, etc.). ...
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Human Brain Project Specific Grant Agreement 1 (HBP SGA1)

Start date: Apr 1, 2016, End date: Mar 31, 2018,

Understanding the human brain is one of the greatest scientific challenges of our time. Such an understanding can provide profound insights into our humanity, leading to fundamentally new computing technologies, and transforming the diagnosis and treatment of brain disorders. Modern ICT brings this prospect within reach. The HBP Flagship Initiative (HBP) thus proposes a unique strategy that uses I ...
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Graphene-based disruptive technologies (GrapheneCore1)

Start date: Apr 1, 2016, End date: Mar 31, 2018,

This project is the second in the series of EC-financed parts of the Graphene Flagship. The Graphene Flagship is a 10 year research and innovation endeavour with a total project cost of 1,000,000,000 euros, funded jointly by the European Commission and member states and associated countries. The first part of the Flagship was a 30-month Collaborative Project, Coordination and Support Action (CP-CS ...
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EUrope-BRAzil Collaboration on BIG Data Scientific REsearch through Cloud-Centric Applications aims at providing services in the cloud for the processing of massive data coming from highly connected societies, which impose multiple challenges on resource provision, performance, Quality of Service and privacy. Processing those data require rapidly provisioned infrastructures customised to Big Data ...
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Many reports issued by the European Union, by University researchers and human resources experts point out that the so called “soft” skills are closely connected with employability of young people entering the labour market. Further studies argue that companies are in vital need of the digital skills the generation that grew up with the internet have. OERs (Open Educational Resources) and MOOCs ( ...
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Entrepreneurship has never been more important than it is now: Entrepreneurs are the driving force of Europe’s economy and a cornerstone to sustainable recovery. Europe needs to create an entrepreneurial culture that permeates our schools and universities. After all, 37% of Europeans want to be their own boss, but only 10% actually are. If this potential could be tapped, millions of new businesse ...
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Obesity and other lifestyle-related illness are among the top healthcare challenges in Europe. Obesity alone accounts for up to 7% of healthcare costs in the EU, as well as wider economy costs associated with lower productivity, lost output and premature death. Obesity in younger age is an alarming predictor for obesity in adulthood, but also entails short term health complications in juvenile age ...
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"The purpose of the project INSERT is to provide clinically relevant stratification and improved personalized radio-chemo therapy for brain tumour patients using a specifically developed multi-modality imaging tool. The system will also be used for early assessment of treatment efficacy. The initial focus will be on patients with glioma but there is future potential to target a range of tumours in ...
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European Roadmap for Cyber-Physical Systems in Manufacturing (sCorPiuS)

Start date: Feb 1, 2015, End date: Jan 31, 2017,

The worldwide economic downturn forces the Western companies to cut costs and enhances the performances of their processes in order to maintain the European leadership and excellence in manufacturing. Effectively, European businesses cannot compete anymore on workforce costs with Eastern countries: as a result the manufacturers have to leverage on more sustainable and efficient production systems. ...
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LEVER aims at “Modelling informal learning and transversal competences in the voluntary service experience to increase employment and mobility of citizens”, fostering volunteers’ competence/transversal skills certifications, according to common transnational schemes and reference frameworks. In fact, the voluntary service can be seen as a relevant learning set/experience for the world of work and ...
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The BabyLux project aims to provide a precise, accurate and robust integrated system to continuously monitoring cerebral oxygen metabolism and blood flow in critically ill newborn babies. Over the last two decades, the percentage of preterm births in the Western hemisphere rose by 20%. During early stages of brain development, injury from lack of blood flow and oxygen delivery may induce cognitive ...
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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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World Manufacturing Forum 2015 (WMF2015)

Start date: Feb 1, 2015, End date: Jul 31, 2016,

The aim of this supporting action is the planning and the organization of the World Manufacturing Forum 2015 (WMF2015) to be held in the second semester of 2015. Keeping the WMF2015 in Europe is pivotal in order to retain the European leadership in key Manufacturing enabling technologies. The aim of this specific proposal is the planning and the organization of an event that can represent the flag ...
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Graphene-Based Revolutions in ICT And Beyond (GRAPHENE)

Start date: Oct 1, 2013, End date: Mar 31, 2016,

This Flagship aims to take graphene and related layered materials from a state of raw potential to a point where they can revolutionize multiple industries – from flexible, wearable and transparent electronics, to new energy applications and novel functional composites.Our main scientific and technological objectives in the different tiers of the value chain are to develop material technologies fo ...
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The Institute for International Politics and Economics (named Haus Rissen) together with Villa Vigoni (seated in Italy) will realize a German - Italian seminar on the topic "Integration of young migrants in European agglomerations". In the project seven other political, administrative and migrants organisations from Milan and Hamburg will participate, which have special experience in the topic. T ...
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European IC manufacturers are on the way to become suppliers of customized products for OEM companies, which means high flexibility and product diversity. The project aims at conducting research to support the development of new manufacturing procedures, new organizations and new information and control tools to enable IC production lines to efficiently manage a high product and technology mix and ...
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The European Manufacturing Industry competitiveness and sustainability strongly depends on Innovation, targeting new consumer needs and societal challenges. This calls for significant public and private investments in R&D, but also a growing capability to transform the created knowledge into new products, processes, services and business models.Many of these challenges are multi-sectorial as the t ...
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Dialysis therapy between Italy and Switzerland (DIALYSIS)

Start date: May 31, 2013, End date: Aug 30, 2015,

Renal impairment and dialysis treatment represent and increasingly important issue, with a strong social and economic impact. The project “DialysIS” aims to define optimum clinical protocols to be shared amongst the various sanitary operators so as to ensure high quality territorial and cross-border continuity to the access and treatment of dialysis. The project will create a web platform that wil ...
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Patient empowerment is considered a potential tool to reduce healthcare costs and improve efficiency of the health systems, reinforcing healthcare quality. Patient empowerment has become an element of high priority in the EU health strategy, supported by national and regional health authorities.Building on already existing e-health platforms and services in the participating regions, the PALANTE p ...
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si transfrontalieri legati alla via Regina (I CAMMINI DELLA REGINA)

Start date: Apr 1, 2013, End date: Jun 29, 2015,

The Regina Lariana pathway, which connects Como to Sorico, is one of the most ancient historical and cultural exchange routes between Italy and Switzerland. It consists in a wonderful pedestrian itinerary that, together with Via Francisca and Via Spluga, is a fundamental transalpine sustainable mobility connection whose potential for European development has not yet been accounted for. This is the ...
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LAB FAB for smart sensors and actuators MEMS (LAB4MEMS)

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

General GoalsLab4MEMS will feature the Pilot Line for innovative technologies on advanced piezoelectric and magnetic materials, expected to fuel the next generation’s smart sensors and actuators based on MEMS:1. Micro-actuators, micro-pumps, sensors and electrical power generators, integrated on silicon-based piezoelectric materials (PZT) • for use in Data Storage, Ink Jet, Health Care, Automot ...
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Description Active Constraints Technologies in Neurosurgery for Ill-defined or Volatile Environments The ACTIVE project exploits ICT and other engineering methods and technologies for the design and development of an integrated redundant robotic platform for neurosurgery. A light and agile redunda ...
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The objectives of the “Socially sustainable manufacturing for the Factories of the Future” –SO SMART are to:• Develop a socially sustainable ecosystem assessment framework, including guidelines to describe scenarios and a set of indicators needed in order to evaluate them, under the perspectives of economic and social sustainability.• Define and validate a future vision for socially sustainable Fo ...
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3D-ICONS proposes to digitise a series of architectural and archaeological masterpieces of world and European cultural significance and provide 3D models and related digital content to Europeana, with the aim of contributing to the critical mass of highly engaging content available to users.Public fascination with the architectural and archaeological heritage is well known, it is proven to be one ...
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World Manufacturing Forum 2014 (WMF2014)

Start date: Jul 1, 2013, End date: Dec 31, 2014,

"Aim of this proposal is the planning and the organisation of an event which can, in the frame of the Italian Presidency of the EU, represents a flagship initiative for the year 2014. In order to leverage on the past experience and reputation gained in the previous events, the event will be called World Manufacturing Forum 2014.Strategic objectives of the event are:• To be an open and independent ...
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Conservazione Programmata nello spazio comune REtico (CPRE)

Start date: Mar 31, 2013, End date: Nov 29, 2014,

The project will develop methods for cultural heritage preservation in the two areas involved. The method, already experimented in Valtellina in the past several years, will be extended to the Grisons Canton which is in close proximity and culturally aligned with the former. The aim is to create a cultural common space to improve reciprocal information sharing and operational methods connected wit ...
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PlanetData

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

Description The PlanetData project aims to establish an interdisciplinary, sustainable European community of researchers, helping organizations to expose their data on the Web PlanetData will push forward the state-of-the-art in large-scale data management and its application to the creation of us ...
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The brain circuits of the central nervous system are formed by neurons and synapses endowed with complex dynamical properties. However, the traditional architectures of computational systems, like artificial neuronal networks, are based on connectivity rules while making use of very simplified neurons. Moreover while brain circuits operate through discontinuous signal called spikes organized in co ...
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