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Due to lack of targeted interventions, compliance issues, insufficient effect sizes and a high non-responder rate to currently available interventions, there is an urgent need to develop innovative and new interventions for chronic paediatric neuropsychiatric disorders, such as Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Transcranial direct current stimulati ...
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Lung cancer is the most common cancer worldwide. NSCLC alone make up about 75% of all lung cancers and most hospitals currently test all NSCLC patients for EGFR mutations (pharmacogenomics) for treatment decision (personalised medicine) – i.e., patients with mutation(s) in EGFR gene should receive a EGFR-Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitor (TKI) drug (e.g. afitinib) treatment; while those that do not presen ...
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European Research Area for Climate Services (ERA4CS)

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

Within the European Research Area (ERA), the ERA4CS Consortium is aiming to boost, research for Climate Services (CS), including climate adaptation, mitigation and disaster risk management, allowing regions, cities and key economic sectors to develop opportunities and strengthen Europe’s leadership. CS are seen by this consortium as driven by user demands to provide knowledge to face impacts of cl ...
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PLAtform for Climate Adaptation and Risk reDuction (PLACARD)

Start date: Jun 1, 2015, End date: May 31, 2020,

Significant challenges exist towards strengthening the Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) and Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) communities for coherent, mutually reinforcing and pragmatic planning and action. PLACARD seeks to support the coordination of these two communities. PLACARD will tackle current challenges by 1) providing a common ‘space’ where CCA and DRR communities can come together, share ex ...
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European Nuclear Science and Application Research 2 (ENSAR2)

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

ENSAR2 is the integrating activity for European nuclear scientists who are performing research in three of the major subfields defined by NuPECC: Nuclear Structure and Dynamics, Nuclear Astrophysics and Nuclear Physics Tools and Applications. It proposes an optimised ensemble of Networking (NAs), Joint Research (JRAs) and Transnational Access Activities (TAs), which will ensure qualitative and qua ...
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Diversity Enhancements for SIEMs (DiSIEM)

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

Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) systems are a fundamental component of the ubiquitous ICT infrastructures that form the backbone of our digital society. These systems are mostly used to monitor infrastructures using many types of sensors and tools and correlate the obtained events to discover possible threats (attacks, vulnerabilities, etc.) to the organization. The DiSIEM project ...
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A collective effort is needed to create the environmental research infrastructure for answering pressing questions in a world of rapid social, economic and environmental change.The overall aim of the eLTER project is to advance the European network of Long-Term Ecosystem Research sites and socio-ecological research platforms to provide highest quality services for multiple use of a distributed res ...
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Ensuring the Integrity of the European food chain (FOODINTEGRITY)

Start date: Jan 1, 2014, End date: Dec 31, 2018,

Food Integrity “the state of being whole, entire, or undiminished or in perfect condition”.Providing assurance to consumers and other stakeholders about the safety, authenticity and quality of European food (integrity) is of prime importance in adding value to the European Agri-food economy. The integrity of European foods is under constant threat from fraudulently labelled imitations that try to ...
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Nitrogen (N) is a key nutrient, indispensible for the survival of all living organisms on earth, including Man. However, due to human pressure, the N cycle has become the most altered among the element cycles, highlighting the N problem as one of the most pressing environmental issues faced today. Despite the recent work on nitrogen in Europe and the rest of the world, Portugal has not so far util ...
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Earth provides natural resources, such as fossil fuels and minerals, that are vital for Europe´s economy. As the global demand grows, especially for strategic metals, commodity prices rapidly rise and there is an identifiable risk of an increasing supply shortage of some metals, including those identified as critical to Europe's high technology sector. Hence a major element in any economy’s long-t ...
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Today, despite its unravelling business benefits, distributed cloud computing raises many security and dependability concerns. Root causes include increase in complexity and lack of interoperability between heterogeneous, often proprietary infrastructure technologies. SUPERCLOUD thus proposes new security and dependability infrastructure management paradigms that are : 1) user-centric, for self-se ...
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The exploitation of minerals in Europe is an indispensable activity to ensure that the present and future needs of the European society can be met. This means that sufficient access is required to explore and exploit minerals. At the same time the mineral needs of our society must be met without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. Accordingly exploitable mineral ...
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BIHC- Bio-inspired models of human crowds (BIHC)

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

With current consumer-grade personal computers, it is possible to display 3d virtual scenes with thousands of animated individual entities at interactive frame rates. Crowd simulations are, however, too often limited to characters lacking individuality and wandering in an environment without a specific goal. This situation is particularly problematic in the field of cultural heritage in real-time ...
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Micro and Nanoscale Design of Thermally Actuating Systems (MIDAS)

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

Actuating smart systems rely on the distinct class of functional materials able to actuate in a specific field. The highest thermally controlled actuation is provided by shape memory alloys, the class of materials relying on the thermoelastic martensitic phase transformation. Such materials are not only a solution for ecological and durable development but also a continuous subject of research and ...
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"GREEN SURGE will identify, develop and test ways of connecting green spaces, biodiversity, people and the green economy, in order to meet the major urban challenges related to land use conflicts, climate change adaptation, demographic changes, and human health and wellbeing. It will provide a sound evidence base for green infrastructure planning and implementation, exploring the innovation potent ...
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Security for smart Electricity GRIDs (Segrid)

Start date: Oct 1, 2014, End date: Sep 30, 2017,

SEGRID’s main objective is to enhance the protection of smart grids against cyber-attacks. We do this by applying a risk management analysis approach to a number of smart grid use cases (the SEGRID use cases), which will define security requirements and determine gaps in current security technologies, standards and regulations. The identified gaps and the analysis itself will give input to the enh ...
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Despite improved understanding of the links between ecosystem health, provision of ecosystem services and human well-being, further conceptual and empirical work is needed to make the ideas of ecosystem services (ESS) and natural capital (NC) operational. OpenNESS will therefore develop innovative and practical ways of applying them in land, water and urban management: it will identify how, where ...
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Gaia European Network for Improved data User Services (GENIUS)

Start date: Sep 20, 2013, End date: Apr 1, 2017,

GENIUS is designed to boost the impact of the next European breakthrough in astrophysics, the Gaia astrometric mission. Gaia is an ESA Cornerstone mission scheduled for launch in October 2013 and aims at producing the most accurate andcomplete 3D map of the Milky Way to date. A pan-European consortium named DPAC is working on the implementation of the Gaia data processing, of which the final resul ...
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Dengue research Framework for Resisting Epidemics in Europe (DENFREE)

Start date: Jan 1, 2012, End date: Dec 31, 2016,

"WHO estimates that one of the main consequences of global warming will be an increased burden of vector-borne diseases. Among these, dengue appears to be particularly problematic, with tens of millions of cases of dengue fever estimated to occur annually, including up to 500,000 cases of the life-threatening dengue hemorrhagic fever/dengue shock syndrome. In recent years, the global burden of den ...
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"The ambitious EU policy goals to move to sustainable, resource efficient, low-carbon and climate-resilient and biodiversity rich societies requires substantial transitions in the energy system and land-use and food systems. Different scientific approaches offer different perspectives on transitions, each with strengths and weaknesses. The PATHWAYS project takes a step in coupling three scientific ...
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The goal of this project is to investigate in detail the dynamics and composition of the middle and lower atmosphere of Venus by combining data from Venus Express instruments (VIRTIS, VMC) with simultaneous data acquired from several ground-based telescope facilities. The project will perform coordinated observations to provide a detailed analysis of dynamical and chemical couplings between differ ...
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Self-Assembly in Confined Space (SACS)

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

Supramolecular chemistry studies chemistry beyond individual molecules, where molecules or macromolecules form larger entities by spontaneous self-assembly or by self-organisation. The resulting supramolecular architectures are held together by covalent bonds and a variety of non-covalent intermolecular interactions (hydrogen bonding, metal coordination, hydrophobic interactions etc). Spatially, t ...
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Description PERSSILAA (PERsonalised ICT Supported Service for Independent Living and Active Ageing) aims at the development and validation of a new service model that addresses frailty in community dwelling for older adults. PERSSILAA's main focus is to:•          develop remote service modules for screening, monitoring and training. •       ...
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Over the last decade, Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) has grown and matured as a field. Gone are the days when only a mouse and keyboard could be used to interact with a computer. The most ambitious of such interfaces are Brain-Computer Interaction (BCI) systems. BCI’s goal is to allow a person to interact with an artificial system using brain activity. A common approach towards BCI is to analyze ...
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The topics of this joint exchange programme are all related to a specific plant genus of commercial interest and its taxonomy, the propagation and investigation of endangered species of this plant genus, the natural products used in medicine occurring in Digitalis plants, and the isolation, structure elucidation and biological testing of some of the rare but pharmacological relevant cardenolides. ...
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"DESIRE will develop and apply an optimal set of indicators to monitor European progress towards resource-efficiency. We propose a combination of time series of environmentally extended input output data (EE IO) and the DPSIR framework to construct the indicator set. Only this approach will use a single data set that allows for consistent construction of resource efficiency indicators capturing th ...
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Global change is simultaneously the cause and the consequence of a dramatic biodiversity loss on Earth, with the subsequent degradation of ecosystem services. Understanding the major drivers of ecosystem services delivery is critical to develop sound management and conservation strategies to assure their sustained provision. This is particularly urgent in drylands; one of the most abundant, popula ...
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Transboundary Water Basin Management (TransBasin)

Start date: Jan 1, 2012, End date: Dec 31, 2015,

In many parts of the world water resources traverse political boundaries. The sustainable management of these transboundary water resources by necessity requires regional cooperation among riparian states. Coupled with physical water scarcity is increasing demand for water by growing populations and expanding economic sectors. In regions in which political relations are fragile, these tensions can ...
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Scalable, Secure Storage of Biobank Data (BiobankCloud)

Start date: Dec 1, 2012, End date: Nov 30, 2015,

Description BiobankCloud - your PaaS for BiobankingThe storage infrastructure for human biological material is generally known as a biobank. One of the main tenets of biobanking is the digitization of our genomic information for its archival and analysis. That is, in the future, vast amounts of genomic data will be derived from biomateria ...
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Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer and the 5th leading cause of death amongst women in developed countries as of 2004, according to the World Health Organisation. X-Ray mammography is the defacto imaging examination used for diagnosis; however there are well-known limitations in terms of sensitivity and specificity, especially in dense breasts common in younger women. This leads to wo ...
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NETwork for GREEN growth Indicators (NETGREEN)

Start date: Sep 1, 2013, End date: Oct 31, 2015,

Policy-makers aiming to accelerate the shift to a green economy have to balance different objectives that, in practice, might contradict or reinforce each other. A good knowledge of these different aspects as well as their interrelations is therefore crucial for developing and implementing effective policies for the transition to a green economy.Many international organisations, research instituti ...
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The main goal of this project is to establish a long-lasting collaboration and create a network of the research centres of excellence from Europe and Third Countries aiming at development of the Fullerene-based systems for oxidative inactivation of airborne microbial pathogens.This goal will be achieved by undertaken of joint research activities via collaboration of a multidisciplinary consortium ...
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The SMARTBLIND project aims at developing an Energy Efficient Smart Window including a hybrid film constituted of an electrochromic LC film and a photovoltaic film both printed on the same long-lasting flexible substrate. The realization process will be implemented thanks to electrochromic and photovoltaic inks especially formulated to be ink-jet printed.A reduction of the windows U-value down to ...
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Marine environments are central to human well being, but they are also extensively threatened by our activities. The MARLISCO proposal seeks to raise societal awareness of both the problems and the potential solutions relating to a key issue threatening marine habitats worldwide; the accumulation of marine litter. A major objective of this proposal is to understand and subsequently facilitate soci ...
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Complex Liquids At Structured Surfaces (CLASS)

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

The topography and surface chemistry of substrates is now recognised to significantly impact on the feasibility and quality of many industrial processes where wetting and self-assembly phenomena play a major role. In the emerging lab-on-a-chip technologies based on integrated microfluidic devices, surface forces dominate, and inertial plays only a secondary role. Therefore, tailoring the solid-liq ...
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The socio-economic activities due to world development are promoting increasing pressures on land, creating competition and conflicts, resulting in suboptimal use of resources. Integrated planning and management of land resources is a top subject of Agenda 21 (managed by FAO), which deals with the cross-sectoral aspects of decision-making for the sustainable use and development of natural resource ...
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Chemotherapy is the standard care for the treatment of non-small cell lung carcinoma (NSCLC) patients, however most of non-small cell lung cancer tumours are not sensitive to this treatment. As an alternative to chemoterapy, target therapy with gefitinib (epidermal growth factor receptor-tyrosine kinase inhibitor) has been used in clinical practice in patients with tumours harbouring mutations in ...
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Kernel-based ARchitecture for safetY-critical cONtrol (Karyon)

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

The use of autonomous mobile systems as unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) or smart cars are desirable for example for environmental surveillance like the monitoring of ash clouds emitted by volcano eruptions as seen in 2010. Also increasing traffic throughput by improving vehicle density in roads by smart cars co-ordinating their behaviours without driver involvement will be a means to maintain mobi ...
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Model Theory and Algebraic Analysis (MODALAN)

Start date: Dec 1, 2012, End date: Nov 30, 2014,

"The researcher Dr. Luca Prelli will carry out the interdisciplinary project""MODALAN"": Model Theory and Algebraic Analysis at the University of Lisbon,Portugal. At the host institution there is a scientific expertise that suits theresearcher's needs excellently since it houses young and activeresearchers in model theory plus it is home to some of the best specialists inalgebraic analysis. A con ...
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Our capacity to effectively sustain biodiversity across spatial and temporal scales is an essential component of European environmental sustainability. Anthropogenic and environmental pressures on biodiversity act differently at different scales. Consequently, effective conservation responses to these threats must explicitly consider the scale at which effects occur, and therefore it is crucial th ...
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