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P is an earthbound and finite element and the prospect of constrained access to mineable P resources has already triggered geopolitical disputes. In contrast to P, availabilities of carbon (C) and nitrogen (N) to ecosystems are rapidly increasing in most areas of the globe. The resulting imminent change in the stoichiometry of available elements will have no equivalent in the Earth’s history and w ...
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RDEB is one of the most severe rare genetic skin diseases of children and adults characterized by skin blistering resulting from lack of expression of type VII collagen. There is no treatment for this life-threatening disease. In March 2009, we obtained the orphan drug designation for the Medicinal product: “Skin equivalent graft genetically corrected with a COL7A1-encoding SIN retroviral vecto ...
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Sustainable Innovative Mobilisation of Wood (SIMWOOD)

Start date: Nov 1, 2013, End date: Oct 31, 2017,

"SIMWOOD presents a novel idea for an innovative, integrated approach to multifunctional forestry and enhanced wood mobilisation across European forest regions. The project targets a multitude of forest owners and stakeholders to spread integrated, transferable solutions and viable policies to unlock immobile forest resources and ensure sustainable forest functions. A novel pan-European Informatio ...
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Open Project for the European Radiation Research Area (OPERRA)

Start date: Jun 1, 2013, End date: May 31, 2017,

"Within the OPERRA project, it is proposed that the MELODI Association, as a well-advanced network, takes the lead in establishing the necessary structures able to manage the long-term European research programmes in radiation protection, also taking advantage of the valuable experience gathered through the DoReMi network of excellence. Whilst in fields adjacent to low-dose risk research (radioeco ...
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Sustainable water management under climate change is an urgent challenge for the Euro-Mediterranean region. Future climate change projections estimate an increase in water scarcity and droughts in the region, causing substantial socioeconomic losses and environmental impacts.In this context, efforts are needed to strengthen public participation and embed a sense of responsibility within the societ ...
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"The NEWFORESTS exchange program brings together researchers from 5 research institutions: two from public research centres in Spain, Forest Sciences Centre of Catalonia (CTFC) and Centre for Ecological Research and Forestry Applications (CREAF), one French institution, Bio-Archaeology and Ecology Centre (CBAE), and two Canadian Universities (University of Quebec in Montreal, UQAM, and in Abitibi- ...
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The CAP reform for the tobacco sector (EG Nr. 864/2004) has the aim to phase out the subsidy payment for tobacco cultivation on Dec 31, 2013. This will have a great impact on the tobacco growers in terms of income and employment. Without a diversification alternative with a high added value most of European Tobacco farms must close. The DIVTOB and the CoAlTa-Project on diversification of Tobacco f ...
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The consequences of altered disturbance regimes in the context of global change will be profound. Despite the interacting effects of multiple disturbances and of altered disturbance regimes are extremely difficult to predict, it is becoming increasingly clear that many ecosystems have critical thresholds at which the system shifts abruptly from one state to another. Such behavior has profound impl ...
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Advanced Research Initiatives for Nutrition & Aquaculture (ARRAINA)

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

Sustainable development of European fish farming is dependent on the availability, environmental sustainability of feeds relying less and less on capture fisheries derived fishmeal and fish oil. The European aquaculture industry has made a determined shift towards the use of feeds based on alternative ingredients which continue to ensure the health and welfare of fish and the nutritional value of ...
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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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The main goal of the ENHANCE project is to develop and analyse new ways to enhance society’s resilience to catastrophic natural hazard impacts, by providing new scenarios and information in selected hazard cases in close collaboration with stakeholders, and by contributing to the development of new multi-sector partnerships (MSPs) to reduce or redistribute risk. Innovation in MSPs is essential, a ...
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Soils and the communities within them have a central role in numerous ecosystem processes, including complex interactions with biotic and abiotic factors, such as climate. The mechanisms of how soil microorganisms interact with climate remain unknown and there may be ways of mitigating climate change impacts through manipulation of soil microbial processes. Mediterranean habitats are particularly ...
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The objective of the FIGARO project is to significantly reduce the use of fresh water on farm level through developing a cost-effective, precision irrigation management platform. The platform will be structured for data acquisition from monitoring devices and forecasting tools, data interpretation, system control, and evaluation mechanisms enabling full decision support for end users at farm scale ...
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The Human Brain Project (HBP)

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

Understanding the human brain is one of the greatest challenges facing 21st century science. If we can rise to the challenge, we can gain profound insights into what makes us human, develop new treatments for brain diseases and build revolutionary new computing technologies. Today, for the first time, modern ICT has brought these goals within sight. The goal of the Human Brain Project, part of the ...
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Matching soil biodiversity with global biogeochemical cycles (SOBIGLOBIC)

Start date: Sep 16, 2013, End date: Sep 15, 2016,

"About 80% of the global terrestrial C pool is located in soils, and over 50% of the CO2 evolved from soils is due to respiration of heterotrophic biota involved in net secondary production. Consequently, the flux of C from belowground to the atmosphere through respiration is >10 times larger than anthropogenic emissions, and changes in soil respiration could significantly increase or mitigate cur ...
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Multi-Robot Cognitive Systems Operating in Hospitals (MOnarCH)

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

Description MOnarCH targets the development of a novel framework to model mixed human-robot societies, and its demonstration using a network of heterogeneous robots and sensors, in the pediatric area of an oncological hospital. It will handle uncertainties introduced by people and robots, generate natural interactions and engage in edutainme ...
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"Ageing, sedentary behaviour,and obesity are predictors of osteoarthritis, and the combination of arthritis and obesity causes an undue stress on joints, and when conservative treatments no longer yield a satisfactory response, joint replacement becomes necessary. Despite the standardized procedures, a significant share of total joint replacements fail because the prosthesis becomes loose or becau ...
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Innovative knowledge-based Computer Aided Process Planning (CAPP) is a key enabler to minimise cost, improve adaptability, responsiveness, robustness, and sustainability of manufacturing processes. This CAPP-4-SMEs project, planned for 36 month duration and 480 person-months, is aimed at enhancing the competitiveness of European companies, particularly SMEs, in sustainable manufacturing environmen ...
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The overall scope of the DAPhNE project is to develop and demonstrate a package of integrated solutions for energy intensive processes (ceramics, cement and glass), based on tuning micro-wave technologies to the material characteristics and on intelligent control systems, to provide real time information about the energy consumption as well as the product quality.Microwave heating is now a well e ...
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Europeana Fashion

Start date: Mar 1, 2012, End date: Feb 28, 2015,

Europeana Fashion is a best practice network co-funded under the CIP ICT-PSP programme and composed by 22 partners from 12 European countries, which represent the leading European institutions and collections in the fashion domain. The consortium will aggregate and provide to Europeana the most outstanding and rich materials about the history of European fashion, include more than 700.000 fashion- ...
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FI-WARE: Future Internet Core Platform (FI-WARE)

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

The goal of the FI-WARE project is to advance the global competitiveness of the EU economy by introducing an innovative infrastructure for cost-effective creation and delivery of services, providing high QoS and security guarantees. FI-WARE is designed to meet the demands of key market stakeholders across many different sectors, e.g., healthcare, telecommunications, and environmental services. FI- ...
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Harmonised eCall European Pilot - Phase 2 (HeERO2)

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

The overall objective of HeERO 2 is "To extend HeERO to new Member States or associated countries to demonstrate the scalability of the HeERO solution and to widen the acceptance of eCall."To support this objective there are three aims:(1) to prepare the necessary infrastructure to realize interoperability of "eCall" at European level, (2) to boost Member States investment in the PSAP infrastructu ...
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Internet of Energy for Electric Mobility (IoE)

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

The objective of Internet of Energy (IoE) is to develop hardware, software and middleware for seamless, secure connectivity and interoperability achieved by connecting the Internet with the energy grids. The application of the IoE will be the infrastructure for the electric mobility. The underlying architecture is of distributed Embedded Systems (ESs), combining power electronics, integrated circu ...
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Government authorities, restoration architects and conservation scientists have always had to face the problem of deterioration of historic building materials, in particular stone, wood and glass; an issue that has become more and more urgent since climate change has worsened natural decay and the impact of atmospheric pollution. In addition in recent years socio-economic requirements have claimed ...
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All Condition Operations and Innovative Cockpit Infrastructure (ALICIA)

Start date: Sep 1, 2009, End date: Aug 31, 2014,

"ALICIA addresses the ACARE objective of increasing time efficiency within the future air transport system. The aim will be to develop a new and scalable cockpit application which can extend operations of aircraft in degraded conditions – “All Conditions Operations”. A key objective will be to deliver an extensible application that can be applied to many aircraft types. This will necessarily enta ...
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Towards Zero Waste in Industrial Networks (ZeroWIN)

Start date: May 1, 2009, End date: Apr 30, 2014,

The first work package will define a common vision on zero-waste entrepreneurship within the first 6 months. The mythos Individual Producer Responsibility will be investigated if it can become the all-healing-solution in electronics industry as well as how this concept can be applied to other industrial sectors. WP2 concentrates on new technological developments, WP3 on waste prevention methodolog ...
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Current evidence on the effect of diet on mental performance (MP) is largely based on animal, retrospective studies, and short-term nutritional intervention studies in humans. NUTRIMENTHE will significantly improve this knowledge through studying the role, mechanisms, risks & benefits of specific nutrients & food components to respond to specific needs and improve the MP of children. The research ...
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"Rice is the main crop in wet areas such as river deltas and is an essential tool in Europe in managing protected ecosystems. Irrigation water is a key factor in the production of rice and water quality has a major impact on crop yield as a result of tolerance of rice to factors such as dissolved salts. Rice is more water consuming than many other crops: in continuous flooding cultivation it takes ...
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"Most Modern automation installations are driven by Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs). Nowadays, the low level programming languages that have been used for decades, such as Ladder Diagrams (LD), are still being used to develop the new software. Besides, there are ‘hidden’ penalties: PLC software is brand dependent. The solution to this problem has been the adoption of new paradigms that allow ...
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Mental health care represents over a third of the cost of health care to all EU nations. However little is being done to develop effective systems for Prevention of the onset of the illnesses or to provide easier Diagnosis with a view to better determine the effects of treatment.OPTIMI will change this by developing tools to perform Prediction through early identification of the onset of an illnes ...
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SEA Kinetic Energy Recovery System (SEAKERS)

Start date: Jan 1, 2011, End date: Dec 31, 2012,

"SEAKERS originates from a joint initiative of top level SMEs and players of the marine yachting sector, aiming at introducing a high impact potential innovation, which it is expected to provide a valuable market and economic return; the SMEPs partnered together in order to develop a research and industrial action plan. SEAKERS intends to make available an innovative device, both in is concept and ...
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"Graffiti attacks and associated cleaning procedures cost Europe ca. 90 million € / year. Cultural Heritage (CH) is a typical market for SMEs because they provide specific case-by-case solutions; however at present these SMEs cannot offer suitable protection measures against graffiti on CH buildings and monuments, as anti-graffiti coatings are hard to find on the market for the type of materials f ...
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Ultrafast control of quantum systems by strong laser fields (FASTQUAST)

Start date: Sep 1, 2008, End date: Aug 31, 2012,

"The objective of this project is to set up an Initial Training Network on advanced techniques for ultrafast manipulation of atoms and molecules by strong femtosecond laser pulses. The project comprises a diverse range of applications of strong-field coherent control to ultrafast spectroscopy and microscopy; nuclear and electron wavepacket dynamics; alignment of molecules with applications to coll ...
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Business Models for User Centred Products (MADE4U)

Start date: Jul 1, 2008, End date: Jun 30, 2012,

Recent research results by one of the partners have shown that human beings display unique behaviour (visual strategy), in the way they look at objects. Thus it has been (2006) possible to create spectacles with Progressive Addition lenses which were personalized to a subject’s visual strategy, finding that they dimensionally improved overall user experience, practically eliminating the spectacle- ...
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Natural Antimicrobials For Innovative and Safe Packaging (NAFISPACK)

Start date: Nov 1, 2008, End date: Dec 31, 2011,

"The main objective of the present project is to develop novel packaging technologies that will avoid/reduce and detect the growth of pathogens and spoilage microoganism responsible for product lost in perishable food products of interest: fresh fish, fresh chicken and minimally processed vegetables (MPVs). The target foods were selected among many, for different reasons: the consumption of MPVs i ...
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"Botrytis cinerea is a fungus that affects wine grapes and is responsible for the grey rot infection, which can strongly alter the quality of grapes and derived wine, causing: browning, destruction of flavour compounds, decrease of foaming properties, fermentation stopping. Grey rot is the largest infection of grapes in vineyards all over the world and is a major problem both for wine growers and ...
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"Food fermentations are among the traditional industries that have a long standing history worldwide. In spite of great technological advantages, much of the industry is still based on traditional, experienced-based techniques that are strongly rooted in specific geographic regions. In food fermentations, consortia of microorganisms are essential to the process, and determine the characteristics o ...
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"The plastic processing industry faces many challenges, although the use of plastics grows with new opportunities and applications To take advantage, SMEs have to innovate and diversify their business offer. Clusters assist this process by joining technical centres to monitor technological development, and suppliers of equipment and materials to improve competitiveness. The plastic processing indu ...
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Microsystems will evolve in the future into integrated smart systems which are able to sense and diagnose a situation, which are predictive, and therefore are able to decide and help to decide. Smart systems address and identify each other and enable the products in which they are incorporated in to interact with the environment and with other smart systems. The CA CEPoSS will deal with Smart Syst ...
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