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The Multimedia Yasna (MUYA)

Start date: Oct 1, 2016, End date: Sep 30, 2021,

What exactly are the words which priests recite in the Yasna, the core ritual of one of the most ancient and influential living religions, Zoroastrianism? What is their meaning and how do they relate to the ritual actions? The Yasna is significant for our cultural heritage not only because of its influential thought system which arguably impacted on post-exilic Judaism, nascent Christianity and Is ...
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E-CAM will create, develop and sustain a European infrastructure for computational science applied to simulation and modelling of materials and of biological processes of industrial and societal importance. Building on the already significant network of 15 CECAM centres across Europe and the PRACE initiative, it will create a distributed, sustainable centre for simulation and modelling at and acro ...
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TRANSPORT OF SOFT MATTER AT THE NANOSCALE (NANOTRANS)

Start date: Mar 1, 2016, End date: Feb 29, 2020,

We propose a Multi-Partner ITN-ETN network on Transport of Soft Matter at the Nanoscale. The scientific topic, which is the focus of the proposal, is an emerging field of science and technology. Challenges such as design of environmentally friendly engineering materials or understanding the principles of biological organization crucially depend on fundamental understanding of transport of fluids a ...
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Background The European Union food and drink value chain causes 17% of the EU’s direct greenhouse gas emissions and 28% of material resource use. European consumption patterns have global impacts, especially related to the consumption of animal protein and water use. In the EU, it is estimated that 90 million tonnes of food waste is produced every year, ...
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Diversity in the Cultures of Phyiscs

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

The establishment of a Strategic Partnership “Diversity in the Cultures of Physics” seeks to build a transnational network for launching several key actions geared towards improving the gender balance in physics and its subfields. The main network activities will focus on creating spaces for young women to consider physics as a field of academic training and drawing upon the diversity of physics f ...
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Glutathione serves as the major thiol-redox buffer in the defense against Reactive Oxygen Species (ROS) in eukaryotes. Firmicutes bacteria utilize as thiol redox buffer bacillithiol (Cys-GlcN-Mal, BSH) and Actinomycetes produce the related redox buffer mycothiol (AcCys-GlcN-Ins, MSH). In eukaryotes, proteins are post-translational modified to S-glutathionylated proteins in response to oxidative st ...
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The increasing number of refugees and migrants within EU countries forces all stakeholders involved in language education and integration to rethink traditional concepts of language education. Successful integration of migrants, especially in participatory processes, strongly depends on learning local foreign languages and intercultural competencies, without neglecting heritage languages and cultu ...
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StratoClim will produce more reliable projections of climate change and stratospheric ozone by a better understanding and improved representation of key processes in the Upper Troposphere and Stratosphere (UTS). This will be achieved by an integrated approach bridging observations from dedicated field activities, process modelling on all scales, and global modelling with a suite of chemistry clima ...
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"Organofluorine chemistry has played a significant role in the majority of the spectacular scientific and technological developments of thepast century although this is not widely recognised even by the scientific community. Fluoroorganic molecules are key components in anever increasing number of high-value commercially important products particularly in the life science industries. The use of fl ...
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The proposal aims to create a network of European and Latin American universities in order to develop teaching on European Integration and Gender, specially addressing the principle of equality and the gender policies as a cross-cutting concept of the whole integration process. In fact, G-NET will provide expertise to the HEI professors about the gender dimension in the European Integration proces ...
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Synthesis of systematic resources (SYNTHESYS3)

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

SYNTHESYS3 will create an accessible, integrated European resource for researchers in the natural sciences in Europe and globally. Building on the success of the previous SYNTHESYS IA, the NA will focus on improving collections management of new physical and virtual collections. By focusing the JRA on extracting and enhancing data from digitised collections, SYNTHESYS3 will increase the accessibil ...
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This project aims strengthening interdisciplinary and technological collaboration between the scientists working in the topical areas of nanooptics and nanoplasmonics. These subjects investigate unique optical properties of nanoparticles and nanostructured surfaces, which are amazingly useful for improving optical materials, sensing bioorganicmolecules, progress in solving of biophysical and bioch ...
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EU BON: Building the European Biodiversity Observation Network (EU BON)

Start date: Dec 1, 2012, End date: May 31, 2017,

Sustainable governance of our biological resources requires reliable scientific knowledge that meets the needs of society. Current biodiversity observation systems and environmental datasets are unbalanced in coverage and not integrated, limiting integrative analyses and implementation of environmental policies.EU BON presents an innovative approach towards integration of biodiversity information ...
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The SusPhos training network will bring about a paradigm shift in the teaching of sustainable phosphorus chemistry, in the training of multidisciplinary-competent scientists, and in the public’s view on chemistry to preserve the essential element phosphorus from depletion. SusPhos represents the first systematic investigation of the eco-friendly production, smart use, recycling and commercial expl ...
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Randomness and Quantum Entanglement (RAQUEL)

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

Randomness has established itself as a vital building block of information processing and represents an integral ingredient for practically any aspect in the field of information processing and technology. The principal objective of this project will be to establish and evaluate the role played by randomness in quantum information processing. We propose to address the main difficulties that arise ...
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Simulators and Interfaces with Quantum Systems (SIQS)

Start date: May 1, 2013, End date: Apr 30, 2016,

The overarching goal of our project is to develop systems based on direct and deterministic interactions between individual quantum entities, which by involving large-scale entanglement can outperform classical systems in a series of relevant applications.We plan to achieve that by improving technologies from atomic, molecular and optical physics as well as from solid-state physics, and by develop ...
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Managing Risks of Nanoparticles (MARINA)

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

While there are standard procedures for product life cycle analysis, exposure, hazard, and risk assessment for traditional chemicals, is not yet clear how these procedures need to be modified to address all the novel properties of nanomaterials. There is a need to develop specific reference methods for all the main steps in managing the potential risk of ENM. The aim of MARINA is to develop such ...
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Community Networks Testbed for the Future Internet (CONFINE)

Start date: Oct 1, 2011, End date: Sep 30, 2015,

Community networks are an emerging and successful model for the Future Internet across Europe and far beyond. The CONFINE project complements existing FIRE infrastructure by establishing a new facility built on the federation of existing community IP networks constituted by more than 20,000 nodes and 20,000 Km of links. These community networks incorporate a large and wide variety of commodity ...
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Monitoring of Animals for Feed-related Risks in the Long Term (MARLON)

Start date: Aug 1, 2012, End date: Jul 31, 2015,

While there are many European scientific activities for each of the items related to either animal health or the occurrence of GM ingredients in animal feed, the proposed MARLON project will be unique in bringing these widely different fields of scientific expertise together for the cross-disciplinary task of developing an epidemiological model for the case-specific monitoring of potential health ...
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RNA virus infections kill millions of humans annually, largely due to the lack of suitable vaccines and drugs to control them. This problem is addressed in this FP7 call and in response a consortium of Europe’s and Asia’s leading molecular virologists, structural biologists, medicinal chemists and bioinformaticians has been brought together to generate a state-of-the-art drug discovery and design ...
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Biodiversity core data and information constitutes an important source of knowledge for many disciplines. In order to facilitate access to this knowledge, technical and semantic interoperability barriers need to be addressed.The objectives of Pro-iBiosphere are, to: a) Coordinate towards and prepare the foundations for a long-term viable, evolving knowledge management, aggregation and integration ...
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Existing research points out that the full potential of Impact Assessment (IA) for delivering sustainable development is not being realised. Many tools to support IA are not yet being fully employed by policy makers. This is symptomatic of a large and deep gap between the two broad communities of IA researchers and IA practitioners. Practitioners tend to look for tools that are simple and transpar ...
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Opening up the Natural History Heritage for Europeana (OpenUp!)

Start date: Mar 1, 2011, End date: Feb 28, 2014,

European natural history collections manage and give access to over 1.5 bn objects from the world's biodiversity heritage, covering most of the species described worldwide. These are reference objects for all the common and famous species in the world, incl. those of high economic importance and even those that have already gone extinct. Many have great cultural value as they were collected during ...
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Palm harvest impacts in tropical forests (PALMS)

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

"Tropical forests harbour thousands of useful plants which are harvested and used in subsistence economies or traded in local, regional or international markets. The effect on the ecosystem is little known, and the forests’ resilience is badly understod. Palms are the most useful group of plants in tropical American forests and we will study the effect of extraction and trade of palms on forest in ...
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Virtual Biodiversity Research and Access Network for Taxonomy (ViBRANT)

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

Biodiversity science brings information science and technologies to bear on the data and information generated by the study of organisms, their genes, and their interactions. ViBRANT will help focus the collective output of biodiversity science, making it more transparent, accountable, and accessible. Mobilising these data will address global environmental challenges, contribute to sustainable dev ...
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FoodRisC will characterise key configurations of food risk/benefit relationships and the consequent implications for risk communicators, make recommendations about the unique potential of new social media (e.g. social networks and blogging) and provide a systematic understanding of how consumers deal with food risk/benefit information. The FoodRisC consortium is comprised of experts in key fields ...
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The overall aim of Predict-IV is to develop strategies to improve the assessment of drug safety in the early stage of development and late discovery phase, by an intelligent combination of non animal-based test systems, cell biology, mechanistic toxicology and in-silico modelling, in a rapid and cost effective manner. A better prediction of the safety of an investigational compound in early develo ...
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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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Indexing for Life (i4Life)

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

Partners to this proposal include the six major global programmes exploring the full extent of species diversity, a core dimension in human knowledge of global biodiversity.They are: GBIF and distribution modelling, the EBI/INDSC, and Barcode of Life initiatives and molecular diversity, IUCN Red Lists and the species conservation movement, and the Species 2000 Catalogue of Life taxonomic framework ...
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Synthesis of Systematic Resources (SYNTHESYS)

Start date: Sep 1, 2009, End date: Aug 31, 2013,

SYNTHESYS IA will aid in the evolution of a European resource through the creation an accessible, integrated infrastructure for researchers in the natural sciences in Europe and globally. By focusing the JRA on DNA extraction, SYNTHESYS IA will increase the opportunities for Users to exploit a largely untapped facet of the 337 million strong collections. Users will be able to play an active role ...
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"LIVIMODE aims to develop specific tools for non invasive in vivo imaging of disease related molecular events. Such tools are of high relevance for disease detection, staging, developing animal models of human disease, and evaluating novel therapies. We propose to use optical imaging, which is optimally suited for this task as it provides excellent sensitivity and allows visualizing molecular even ...
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"The consumption of alcohol among young people in Europe is rising the last years. Several studies indicate that one quarter to one third of all the students has been drinking alcohol during the last month. Also the problematic drinking is a growing issue. Especially in the age group 12 until 14 year the use of alcohol has increased the last decade. The proposed multilevel research project aims to ...
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Wireless Sensor Network Testbeds (WISEBED)

Start date: Jun 1, 2008, End date: May 31, 2011,

The aim of this project is to provide a multi-level infrastracture of interconnected testbeds of large-scale wireless sensor networks for research purposes, pursuing an interdisciplinaryapproach that integrates the aspects of hardware, software, algorithms, and data. This will demonstrate how heterogeneous small-scale devices and testbeds can be brought together to form well-organized, large-scale ...
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"CONSENSUS aims to improve our understanding of trade-offs and synergies between economic, environmental and social aspects of sustainable development. In so doing, the project applies a selective focus in order to shed light on several issues that are of particular relevance in this respect – both in practical and analytical terms. First, the project places particular emphasis on a systematic ana ...
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EM2-STEM

Start date: Nov 30, 2010,

By exposing Scientists, Engineers and those working and studying in technology related disciplines to training and work practices in other countries, the project has an overarching aim to develop the entrepreneurial and business skills capacities within these disciplines. Furthermore, the project will equip early career researchers with specialist knowledge in the area of entrepreneurship and prov ...
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The main purpose of the “FS Biotech – Future Skills For Biotechnology” project is to promote cooperation between HEI and companies by fostering the involvement of enterprises, Industry and Professional Associations, Alumni and other relevant stakeholders. Our goal is to develop and validate a Skills Profile (SP) for Biotechnology graduates using an instrument that will be administered to 500 comp ...
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In response to the overwhelming and constantly ever-increasing demands being plaecd by the industry on trained specialists in modern BPM and IT service technologies this project is to develop a Canadian-European BPM Education Network. The transatlantic education network addresses students in computer science, IT and information systems in Graduate level in order to overcome the shortage of highly ...
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This proposal sets up a mobility scheme and an organisational structure for its realisation. The main purpose is to foster mobility and cooperation between a consortium of 8 universities from 7 different European eligible countries on the one side and 9 universities from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and Turkmenistan on the other side. The consortium already has a lot of experienc ...
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The proposed project is an ambitious, far reaching network about the status of EU studies today, as well as the idea of Europe as it is transmitted by schools, national politicians, media, films, etc. The results of the proposed work will unable the consortium to make practical suggestions for improvement and produce a large amount of quality output for dissemination. The Network of European Studi ...
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Entrepreneur Alumni Network

Start date: Dec 1, 2013,

Wider objective of the EANET project is to establish Entrepreneur Alumni Networks (EAN) at 11 HEIs in Ukraine, Moldova and Georgia which support the entrepreneurial spirit among students, scientists and alumni and raise an entrepreneurial ecosystem in Georgia, Moldova and UkraineSpecific project objectives are - to create entrepreneurship-related associations at HEIs- to create international entre ...
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