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Glasses have traditionally been enabling materials to major societal challenges. Significant breakthroughs on many areas of technological progress have been very closely linked to the exploitation of glassy materials. It is strong consensus that this key role will persist in the emerging solutions to major global challenges in living, energy, health, transport and information processing, provided ...
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SiliconLaser (SiLAS)

Start date: Jan 1, 2017, End date: Dec 31, 2020,

Our research aims to revolutionize the electronics industry by adding intra-chip and chip-to-chip communication at the speed of light, offering a significantly reduced energy consumption. Cubic crystal phase SiGe is known to be great for electronics. We propose to develop hexagonal crystal phase SiGe (Hex-SiGe) which features a direct bandgap and will add photonic capabilities to electronics. Dire ...
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Ultrafast lasers, which allow the concentration of light in space and time, have been instrumental in revolutionizing industrial production technologies, medical applications and cutting-edge fundamental research. A common demand for many applications is the combination of maximum pulse peak powers with maximum average powers, in extreme cases involving petawatt (PW) peak powers and megawatt (MW) ...
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The target of this project is to prepare and train future engineers for the design challenges and opportunities provided by modern optics technology. Such challenges include lossless photon management, modelling at the system, components and feature level, and the link between design and technology. Today all optical designs are often perceived following different approaches, namely geometrical op ...
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Deictic Communication - A Multidisciplinary Training (DCOMM)

Start date: Feb 1, 2016, End date: Jan 31, 2020,

Deictic communication is fundamental to understanding communication in both typical and atypical populations, and forms the key connection between language and objects/locations in the world. It is therefore critical to understanding human-human interaction, and human-system interaction in a range of technology applications – from mobile phones to cognitive robotics – and to the enhancement of cli ...
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Background Forests are multifunctional: serving economic, social and environmental purposes. They offer habitats for animals and plants, and ecosystem services that provide environmental benefits and mitigate climate change. Nearly a quarter of the EU´s forest area is protected under the Natura 2000 network, and much of the rest is home to species protec ...
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The alarming rate of biodiversity loss and ecosystem transitions make it clear that new strategies are required to sustain functioning of the coupled ecological-societal system. Existing space data archives and data streams from the ESA Sentinels, offer unprecedented opportunities to provide rapid, high quality indicators necessary for informed management of key ecosystem services. Yet, it remains ...
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Critical Transitions in Complex Systems (CRITICS)

Start date: Apr 1, 2015, End date: Mar 31, 2019,

Complex systems research has been on the forefront of scientific priorities of many national research councils and the EU for more than a decade. Many very interesting phenomena have been identified and explored, but the development of the underpinning mathematical theory has been lagging behind. The proposed training network builds on an emerging development in applied mathematics to provide prop ...
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The objective of the women entrepreneurs project is to set up and strengthen international and inter-sectoral collaboration in the research field of competence development in young women entrepreneurs and to promote women’s entrepreneurial potential in Europe. The scientific goal is to get a better understanding of the fundamental entrepreneurial competences and to develop an educational programme ...
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Advanced Coherent Ultrafast Laser Pulse Stacking (ACOPS)

Start date: Feb 1, 2014, End date: Jan 31, 2019,

"An important driver of scientific progress has always been the envisioning of applications far beyond existing technological capabilities. Such thinking creates new challenges for physicists, driven by the groundbreaking nature of the anticipated application. In the case of laser physics, one of these applications is laser wake-field particle acceleration and possible future uses thereof, such as ...
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Shared Memories and Dialogues

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

The project promotes migrant-background children’s inclusion and learning, through facilitation of children’s production of shared memories in dialogic communication. The project involves 48 classrooms of 9-11 years children, in three countries. It fosters recognition and empowerment of migrant-background children, avoiding their differentiation from non-migrant children. The project implements t ...
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The Algal Microbiome: Friends and Foes (ALFF)

Start date: Jan 1, 2015, End date: Dec 31, 2018,

Algal aquaculture is developing exponentially worldwide, with multiple applications in the food, chemical and pharmaceutical industries. Current research in algal biotechnology mostly focuses on metabolite discovery, aquaculture yield improvement and engineering bottlenecks. However, agronomical experience shows that controlling the interaction of land crops with mutualistic or pathogenic microbes ...
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BIG4 is a global network to amalgamate the cutting edge methods of genomics, phylogenetics, informatics, taxonomy, semantic biodiversity publishing and citizen science, into highly competitive cross-disciplinary training programme for 15 ESRs with a stronghold in biosystematics. These 15 future leaders will extend the exploration of the four biggest groups of living organisms in a more forward loo ...
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CONNECT 2.0 - Intercultural Learning Network 4 Europe

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

Mobility measures of Erasmus+ enable young people in Europe to gain valuable and essential intercultural experiences for their personal and professional development. Whereas participants of non-formal youth exchanges (e.g. EVS) are provided with in-person pedagogical support, only few students who take part in the Erasmus program have the opportunity to attend instructed intercultural learning and ...
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The proposal will investigate young people’s views of the EU and of their role in building the EU through their participatory practices at EU, national, regional and local levels. These issues will be examined from an interdisciplinary perspective (Political Sciences, Sociology, History, Media and Communications, Education, Psychology) as building blocks for a new and groundbreaking conceptualiza ...
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History of Nuclear Energy and Society (HoNESt)

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

HoNESt (History of Nuclear Energy and Society) involves an interdisciplinary team with many experienced researchers and 24 high profile research institutions.HoNESt’s goal is to conduct a three-year interdisciplinary analysis of the experience of nuclear developments and its relationship to contemporary society with the aim of improving the understanding of the dynamics over the last 60 years. HoN ...
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The main objective of the presented innovation action is the first application and near-market replication of a novel water nanogeotechnology for the immobilization of toxic metals in groundwater aquifers, drinking water wells, and river bank filtration sites. The basic concept of our technology is the creation of an adsorptive in situ barrier for the immobilization of toxic metal contaminations. ...
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This is a project for higher education student and staff mobility between Programme Countries and Partner Countries. Please consult the website of the organisation to obtain additional details.
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Higher education student and staff mobility project

Start date: Jun 1, 2016, End date: May 31, 2018,

This is a higher education student and staff mobility project, please consult the website of the organisation to obtain additional details.
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In this project we will analyse the broader contexts of smart, inclusive and sustainable growth in Europe to support implementation of the Commission’s 'Europe 2020' growth strategy and to restore Europe’s ability to innovate, grow and create jobs over the coming decades. In this proposal we argue that entrepreneurship must play a central role in that effort. 'Entrepreneurship' tends to make peopl ...
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Satellite-based Wetland Observation Service (SWOS)

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

The objective of the project SWOS is to develop a monitoring and information service focussing on wetland ecosystems.Globally wetlands are the ecosystems with the highest rate of loss. This is alarming, considering their significance as biodiversity hotspots and ecosystems with a central role in the water cycle, including improving water quality and reducing water scarcity, in climate regulation a ...
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The aim of the PoC-ID project is to develop new micro- and nanoelectronic-based sensing and integration concepts for advanced miniaturised in vitro diagnostic devices. The project addresses the increasing demand for rapid and ultra-sensitive point-of-care diagnostics to reduce healthcare costs and increase the quality of life with a focus on infectious diseases, one of the world’s leading causes o ...
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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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The forecasted increase in the number of older people for this century will be accompanied by an increase of those with disabilities. Disability is usually preceded by a condition named frailty that encompasses changes associated with ageing, life styles and chronic diseases. To detect and intervene on it is of outstanding importance to prevent disability, as recovery from disability is unlikely. ...
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LARGE AREA FLUIDIC WINDOWS (LaWin)

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

An important target of Europe 2020 is climate change and energy sustainability. To reach the ambitious aims, it is necessary to improve the energy performance of buildings in operation. Embodied energy in materials presents a high percentage of the energy spent in the whole life cycle of a building, so new materials are needed. Therefore we will develop within this project a novel material solutio ...
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ADvanced OPtical SYStem Design (ADOPSYS)

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

"There is a severe shortage in the European photonics industry of graduates and PhDs with broad expertise in modelling and design of industrially relevant optical systems and components. This shortage is aggravated because most applied design methodologies are strongly based on previous experience of the designer. In general, these methods also have a limited efficiency because they heavily rely o ...
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Photonic Integrated Compound Quantum Encoding (PICQUE)

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

"Quantum information was born from the merging of information science and quantum physics. Its main objective consists of harnessing the quantum nature of information and learning how to process it by using physical systems operating according quantum mechanics laws. Being supported by numerous proofs-of-principle, the field is now ready to proceed to move to the next level of applications, where ...
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Apheleia – Integrated Cultural Landscape Management for Local and global sustainability Sustainability became a dominant key-word at the onset of the Brundtland report and, moreover, after the Eco-92 Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro. Yet, 25 years later, the balance could not be other than to recognize our planet stands in a more unstable and less sustainable position, despite all intentions. The R ...
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This is a project for higher education student and staff mobility between Programme Countries and Partner Countries. Please consult the website of the organisation to obtain additional details.
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Higher education student and staff mobility project

Start date: Jun 1, 2015, End date: May 31, 2017,

This is a higher education student and staff mobility project, please consult the website of the organisation to obtain additional details.
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ET-LCGT Telescopes: Exchange of Scientists (ELiTES)

Start date: Mar 1, 2012, End date: Feb 28, 2017,

A new way to investigate the Universe will be possible when the new generation of gravitational wave telescopes becomes operative. First, the advanced detectors, then the 3rd generation observatories will allow to detect the gravitational wave signal emitted in catastrophic event in the Universe. The Large-scale Cryogenic Gravitational wave Telescope (LCGT, now named KAGRA) in Japan and the Einste ...
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Exploring the Security-Democracy Nexus in the Caucasus (CASCADE)

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

CASCADE will:- scrutinise Caucasian states and societies for the root causes of conflict and insecurity, conduct synergetic research on democracy and security in the Caucasus and investigate their interaction,- analyse the links between the region and its wider neighbourhood,- provide forward-looking analysis on regional security and democratisation processes,- and develop a set of proposals on ho ...
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Biological evolution has produced an extraordinary diversity of organisms, even the simplest of which is highly adapted, with multiple complex structures. Evolutionary computation has found that many innovative solutions to optimisation and design problems can be achieved by artificial evolution via random variation and selection.Despite the centrality of evolution to biology and the usefulness of ...
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Biofilms are environmentally relevant lifestyles of microorganisms. Biofilms are usually isolated from surfaces or interfaces, where cells grow together, differentiate, produce a matrix and communicate through the matrix. This matrix also protects them from environmental insults, such as antimicrobials and several other stress conditions. Biofilms possess high complexity that is changing in time a ...
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Light-Matter Coupling in composite Nano-Structures (LIMACONA)

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

"The academic exchange aims to establish and support multi-lateral transfer of knowledge among several European research teams and teams from Russia, Ukraine and Armenia, striving to advance the research on Physics of Light-Matter Coupling in Nanostructures. This programme will combine unique expertise of partners in Nonlinear Physics and Optics, Materials Science, Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, ...
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Higher education student and staff mobility project

Start date: Jun 1, 2014, End date: May 31, 2016,

Die Universität Jena nimmt seit über 20 Jahren sehr aktiv am Erasmus-Programm teil. Es ist das erfolgreichste Europäische Mobilitätsprogramm und somit auch das gößte Austauschprogramm der Universität Jena, da wir hierüber jährlich ca. 280 - 300 Studierende und ca. 25 Mitabreiter/-innen ins europäische Ausland entsenden und auch fördern können. Ziel des Programms an der Universität ist es so vielen ...
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Centre for functional and surface-functionalized glasses (FunGLASS)

Start date: Jun 1, 2015, End date: May 31, 2016,

The scope of the project is the upgrade of existing Centre of excellence for ceramics, glass, and cement, to an internationally recognized Centre for functional and surface-functionalized glasses. The new Centre will be specialized to cutting edge research in the area of glasses with special functional properties (luminescence, electric), and to functionalization of conventional glasses with the a ...
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Hierarchical Analysis of Complex Dynamical Systems (HIERATIC)

Start date: Oct 1, 2012, End date: Apr 30, 2016,

The central aim of HIERATIC is to develop a new framework for understanding complex systems as a multi-level hierarchy of sub-systems using non-linear decompositions.To achieve this goal, HIERATIC is structured in three interlinked sets of activities: theoretical work, deriving the novel mathematics required to identify suitable non-linear state space reductions of complex systems; software develo ...
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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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Quantum Integrated Light Matter Interface (QuILMI)

Start date: Oct 1, 2012, End date: Mar 31, 2016,

This project brings together an interdisciplinary team of young, ambitious and internationally recognized researchers. The aim of the proposed research is to create a highly integrated device, which permits to manipulate, store and control light on a single-photon level using tailored quantum matter. Specifically, we will implement a three-dimensional optical lattice on an atom chip together with ...
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