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The goal of BrainCom is to develop a new generation of neuroprosthetic devices for large-scale and high density recording and stimulation of the human cortex, suitable to explore and repair high-level cognitive functions. Since one of the most invalidating neurospychological conditions is arguably the impossibility to communicate with others, BrainCom primarily focuses on the restoration of speech ...
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We are proposing a 4-year program of knowledge transfer and networking between Aston University, UK (Aston), Cork Institute of Technology, Ireland (CIT), Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Spain (ICN2), University of Birmingham, UK (UoB), Zhejiang University of Technology, China (ZJUT), Nanotechplamsa Ltd, Bulgaria (NPL), B&T composites, Greece (B&T), National Institute for Research and ...
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INTCATCH will instigate a paradigm shift in the monitoring and management of surface water quality that is fit for global waters in the period 2020-2050. INTCATCH will do this by developing efficient, user-friendly water monitoring strategies and systems based on innovative technologies that will provide real time data for important parameters, moving towards SMART Rivers. The business model will ...
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FLEXPOL aims to develop a pilot line for the production of a cost effective antimicrobial (AM) adhesive film for its use in hospitals. The obtained adhesive film will inhibit growth of a wide range of microbes and will be suitable for high-touch surfaces, providing a durable protection with good resistance. It will assure the highest level of hygiene and patient safety, reducing the use of disinfe ...
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PANDORA (Probing safety of nano-objects by defining immune responses of environmental organisms) shall assess the global impact of engineered nanoparticles (NP) on the immune responses of representative organisms covering all evolutionary stages and hierarchical levels from plants to invertebrates and vertebrates. Immunity is a major determinant of the survival and fitness of all living organisms, ...
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NANOSCIENCE FOUNDRIES AND FINE ANALYSIS - EUROPE (NFFA-Europe)

Start date: Sep 1, 2015, End date: Aug 31, 2019,

NFFA-EUROPE will implement the first open-access research infrastructure as a platform supporting comprehensive projects for multidisciplinary research at the nanoscale extending form synthesis to nanocharacterization to theory and numerical simulation. The integration and the extension of scope of existing specialized infrastructures within an excellence network of knowledge and know-how will ena ...
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All-Phononic circuits Enabled by Opto-mechanics (PHENOMEN)

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

This project is at the intersection of photonics, RF signal processing and phononics, aiming to achieve an all-optical phononic circuit using coherent phonons as the state variable. The concept is based on cavity optomechanics (OM) to develop GHz- frequency in-chip phononic circuits for room temperature operation. The circuits will integrate OM-pumped phonon sources and detectors as well as phonon ...
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High level Integrated SEnsor for NanoToxicity Screening (HISENTS)

Start date: Apr 1, 2016, End date: Mar 31, 2019,

The HISENTS vision is to address the problem of the dearth of high-quality tools for nano-safety assessment by introducing an innovative multimodular high throughput screening (HTP) platform including a set of individual modules each representing a critical physiological function connected and integrated in a hierarchical vectorial manner by a microfluidic network. The increase of the capacity to ...
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In InanoMOF, we aim to develop frontier Supramolecular and Nanochemistry methodologies for the synthesis of a novel class of structures via controlled assembly of nanoscale metal-organic frameworks (nanoMOFs) and inorganic nanoparticles (INPs). These methods will embody the premise that “controlled object-by-object nano-assembly is a ground-breaking approach to explore for producing systems of hig ...
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NANOARCHITECTRONICS

Start date: Jan 1, 2017, End date: Dec 31, 2018,

This FET-open Coordination and Support Action is called “Nanoarchitectronics” (NTX) to denote a new interdisciplinary research area at the crossroad of Electromagnetics and Nanoelectronics. NTX It is a new technology aimed at conceiving, designing and developing reconfigurable, adaptive and cognitive structures, sensorial surfaces and functional “skins” with unique physical properties, and enginee ...
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The objective of this project is to elaborate a new roadmap for Nanoelectronics, focused on the requirements of European semiconductor and applications industry, and the advanced concepts developed by Research centers in order to achieve an early identification of promising novel technologies, and cover the R&D needs all along the innovation chain.The final result will be a roadmap for European mi ...
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The recent 20 years have seen the discovery of new classes of nanoporous materials (NPM). It includes amorphous micro-mesoporous aluminosilicate type materials and more recently Metal-Organic Frameworks (MOF). Despite the great potential of this new class of materials, we cannot recognize industrial success yet at the level of initial expectations and business opportunities.The main reasons which ...
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Complex photon-phonon coupling (COPPOLa)

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

When humans design devices to perform a given functionality, we often prioritize ordered patterns and symmetry over anything else. Optomechanics is a clear example where precisely fabricated nanometer-scale devices are required to interface efficiently light with the mechanical vibrations of matter at the nanoscale. This coupling provides an extra degree of freedom to control the light-matter inte ...
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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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Materials design at the eXascale (MaX)

Start date: Sep 1, 2015, End date: Feb 28, 2018,

Materials are crucial to scientific and technological advances and industrial competitiveness, and to tackle key societal challenges - from energy and environment to health care, information and communications, manufacturing, safety and transportation.The current accuracy and predictive power of materials' simulations allow a paradigm shift for computational design and discovery, in which massive ...
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I propose to investigate a new research frontier on spin physics at the boundaries (surfaces) of materials with strong spin-orbit interaction (SOI). Although the properties of these materials have been studied for more than half a century, researchers are just starting to grasp the richness of SOI phenomena that occur at them. SOI leads to surface and boundary states with unusually large spin spli ...
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Flexoelectricity (FLEXOELECTRICITY)

Start date: Jan 1, 2013, End date: Dec 31, 2017,

"Flexoelectricity is a general property of all insulators whereby they generate a voltage when subjected to an inhomogeneous deformation such as bending. Research on this property has taken off with the observation that, due to the large gradients they can accommodate, devices operating in the nanoscale display colossal flexoelectric effects. The present proposal aims to set up Euroe’s first labor ...
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Rapidly developing markets such as green construction, energy harvesting and storage, advanced materials for aerospace, electronics, medical implants and environmental remediation are potential key application targets for nanomaterials. There, nanotechnology has the potential to make qualitative improvements or indeed even to enable the technology. Impacts range from increased efficiency of energy ...
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The thermal properties of nanostructured materials are of fundamental importance to modern technology, but at present reproducible metrological definitions, tools and methods do not exist. This is because the mechanisms of heat transport at the nanoscale are entirely different to those at the macro scale.The project will place nanothermal metrology on a solid basis by an integrated physics-based e ...
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Sensing toxicants in Marine waters makes Sense using biosensors (SMS)

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

"SMS will deliver a novel automated networked system that will enable real-time in situ monitoring of marine water chemical and ecological status in coastal areas by the detection of a series of contaminants regulated by the MSFD. SMS will design a multi-modular apparatus that will host in a single unit—the Main Box (MB)—a Sampling Module and an Analysis Module. The former will contain sample coll ...
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The main objective of GUIDEnano is to develop innovative methodologies to evaluate and manage human and environmental health risks of nano-enabled products, considering the whole product life cycle. A strategy to identify hot spots for release of nanomaterials (NMs) will be followed by decision trees to guide on the use of (computational) exposure models and, when necessary, design of cost-effecti ...
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Carbon nanotubes and graphene form a class of nanoscale objects with exceptional electrical, mechanical and structural properties. I propose to exploit these unique properties to fabricate and study various nanoelectromechanical systems (NEMS) based on graphene and nanotubes. Specifically, I will address two directions with major scientific interests:1- I propose to study electromechanical resonat ...
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Coupling effects in magnetic patterned nanostructures (COEF-MAGNANO)

Start date: Jan 1, 2013, End date: Dec 31, 2016,

The scientific objective of this programme is to achieve a comprehensive knowledge of magnetically coupled systems of reduced dimensionality. Spin configuration, magnetic and electrical properties of patterned nanostructures will be investigated in three kinds of magnetically coupled materials: antiferromagnetic / ferromagnetic (AF/FM), very thin multilayers with perpendicular anisotropy and super ...
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"The main objective of the 3 years research activity herein described is the design and development of protocols for the colloidal synthesis of a new generation of multi-component hybrid nanocrystals (HNCs) with precisely tunable properties and applicability in energy conversion, (photo)catalysis and environmental remediation. In this context, MINE aboard the most problematic points related to th ...
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CARBON BASED SMART SYSTEMS FOR WIRELESS APPLICATIONS (NANO RF)

Start date: Sep 1, 2012, End date: May 31, 2016,

Description New technologies and new wireless architectures identified as Beyond CMOS and More than Moore From the strategic agendas of ENIAC,EPoSS and ITRS it is evident that wireless applications are gaining more and more importance that results to new requirements in terms of miniaturization an ...
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"Integration of magnetic functionalities into electronic circuits requires the use of low cost, scalable methods focusing on the manipulation of magnetic moments by electric fields, as opposed to external magnetic fields. Spin polarized carriers can exert a torque to control the magnetization orientation. These carriers can be injected from ferromagnets (FM). They can also originate from the spin- ...
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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 microelectronics industry will face major challenges related to power dissipation and energy consumption in the next years. Both static and dynamic consumption will soon start to limit microprocessor performance growth. The goal of the spOt project is to modify the memory hierarchy by the integration of non-volatility (NV) as a new feature of memory cache, which would immediately minimize stat ...
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Future electronic power devices and packages will need to demonstrate more performance and functionality at reduced cost, size, weight, energy consumption and thermal budget. Further, increasing reliability demands have also to be met by industry to be competitive in this growing multi-billion Euro market of heterogeneously integrated systems.To respond to these challenges, new innovative nano- an ...
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The importance of controlling and understanding energy and heat flow, non-equilibrium processes and fluctuations at small length scales is rapidly gaining attention. This emerging field of nanoscale energy management, starts to play a crucial role in many solid-state device applications and its solution is a condition sine qua non for the adoption of future nanoelectronic devices. The need for ene ...
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Nanocapsules for targeted delivery of radioactivity (RADDEL)

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

The consortium RADDEL (RADioactivity DELivery) has a research-based approach for the training of the new generation of scientists in the development of novel functional nanomaterials . A well structured training program will be provided with a balanced combination of local and network-wide training through secondments, joint network meetings, workshops, schools, industrial training and the final n ...
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Micro- and nanometer structuring has proven to be an efficient method to functionalize surfaces, and is attractive to manufacturers of plastic products. Plastic components are volume manufactured by injection moulding. Compact Discs and Digital Video Discs are today manufactured with nanometer range lateral resolution but, only on planar surfaces. Free-form (double-curved) moulding tools today off ...
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Membrane-based phononic engineering for energy harvesting (MERGING)

Start date: Jan 1, 2013, End date: Dec 31, 2015,

The aim of this proposal is to realise a compact thermoelectric module to harvest the energy of devices to be used in applications requiring heterogeneous integration packaging techniques leading to small size, integrability and high thermoelectric efficiency.Our concept, which goes up to a test device, is based on deep understanding of the behaviour of phonons, their control leading to the contro ...
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Medical diagnosis is currently undergoing a major revolution due to the fast discovery of molecular biomarkers, and the development of multimodal “metabiomarker” signatures. Progress, however, is hindered by low abundance of many biomarkers of interest in body fluids, in absolute concentration and with regard to other biomolecules. The aim of the present project is to apply these progresses in bio ...
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Nanoscale objects interact with living organisms in a fundamentally new manner, ensuring that a fruitful marriage of nanotechnology and biology will long outlast short term imperatives. Therefore, investment in an infrastructure to drive scientific knowledge of the highest quality will have both immediate benefits of supporting the safety assessment of legacy nanomaterials, as well as pointing tow ...
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The overriding goal of the proposed research program is the development of novel reagentless, electrochemical peptide based sensors for the detection of multiple diagnostic proteins. The approach, which will utilize electrochemistry to monitor the binding-induced folding of peptide/polypeptide used as recognition elements, will be rapid, specific, convenient, and critically, selective enough to b ...
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Nanotechnology: Training Of Experts in Safety (NANOTOES)

Start date: Nov 1, 2010, End date: Feb 28, 2015,

Life Sciences and Nano Sciences interact today mainly in two areas: in the evaluation of accidental health and environmental effects derived from engineered nanomaterials, and in development and biological/clinical evaluation of nanoparticles with intended biological effects for application in medicine and biotechnology. It is essential for producers, distributors, consumers and regulators that th ...
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Building a European NanoPhononics Community (EUPHONON)

Start date: Nov 1, 2013, End date: Oct 31, 2014,

The aim of this project is to amalgamate the existing and future activities on phonon science and technology in Europe to establish a strong community in this emerging research field. The impact of EUPHONON will extend from academia to ICT-related industry by providing means for thermal management, optimisation of data handling and, in longer term, new methods for material characterisation and new ...
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"Veterinary diagnostics is a key tool in the prevention and control of infectious diseases in animals. POC4PETS aims at delivering an innovative set of technologies for sample preparation and enrichment for rapid point of care (POC) diagnosis of companion animals’ pathologies. For each of the selected animal species, POC4PETS focuses on emerging, endemic or zoonotic diseases, which are currently c ...
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"Present project aims at strengthening the research cooperation between EU and Russia in the strategic field of ultrathin nanostructured dielectric materials for advanced electronic applications. This field is experiencing a continuous expansion, due to the wide possible applications, which include, among others, enhanced-performance data storage devices, catalysis, communication technologies, sen ...
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