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Laser Lightning Rod (LLR)

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

Controlling lightning is a long time dream of mankind. The goal of the present project is to investigate and develop a new type of lightning protection based on the use of upward lightning discharges initiated through a high repetition rate multi terawatt laser. The feasibility of the novel technique and the project’s prospect of success are based on recent research providing new insights into the ...
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MAGENTA proposes a brand new technological path in thermoelectric materials research for waste-heat recovery applications. The originality of the project is based on the newly discovered thermal-to-electric energy conversion capacity of ionic-liquids and ferrofluids; i.e., colloidal dispersions of magnetic nanoparticles in ionic liquids (IL-FFs). It is an inter-disciplinary and cross-sector R&D pr ...
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HotMaps will develop, demonstrate and disseminate a toolbox to support public authorities, energy agencies and planners in strategic heating and cooling planning on local, regional and national levels, and in-line with EU policies. The toolbox will facilitate the following tasks on a spatially disaggregated level: (1) Mapping heating and cooling energy situation including renewable and waste heat ...
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The growing share of variable renewable energy necessitates flexibility in the electricity system, which flexible energy generation, demand side participation and energy storage systems can provide. SIMBLOCK will develop innovative demand response (DR) services for smaller residential and commercial customers, implement and test these services in three pilot sites and transfer successful DR models ...
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Robust Internal Thermal Insulation of Historic Buildings (RIBuild)

Start date: Jan 1, 2015, End date: Dec 31, 2019,

RIBuild will strengthen the knowledge on how and under what conditions internal thermal insulation is to be implemented in historic buildings, without compromising their architectural and cultural values, with an acceptable safety level against deterioration and collapse of heavy external wall structures. The general objective of RIBuild is to develop effective, comprehensive decision guidelines t ...
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The Bonseyes project aims to develop a platform consisting of a Data Marketplace, Deep Learning Toolbox, and Developer Reference Platforms for organizations wanting to adopt Artificial Intelligence in low power IoT devices (“edge computing”), embedded computing systems, or data center servers (“cloud computing”). It will bring about orders of magnitude improvements in efficiency, performance, reli ...
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My Health - My Data (MH-MD)

Start date: Nov 1, 2016, End date: Oct 31, 2019,

Issues of data subjects’ privacy and data security represent a crucial challenge in the biomedical sector more than in other industries. The current IT landscape in this field shows a myriad of isolated, locally hosted patient data repositories, managed by clinical centres and other organisations, which are subject to frequent and massive data breaches. Patients are disenfranchised in this process ...
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The GOFLEX project will innovate, integrate, further develop and demonstrate a group of electricity smart-grid technologies, enabling the cost-effective use of demand response in distribution grids, increasing the grids’ available adaptation capacity and safely supporting an increasing share of renewable electricity generation. The GOFLEX smart grid solution will deliver flexibility that is both g ...
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Road-, Air- and Water-based Future Internet Experimentation (RAWFIE)

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

The purpose of the RAWFIE initiative is to create a federation of different network testbeds that will work together to make their resources available under a common framework. Specifically, it aims at delivering a unique, mixed experimentation environment across the space and technology dimensions. RAWFIE will integrate numerous testbeds for experimenting in vehicular (road), aerial and maritime ...
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Background: Breast cancer detection should be carried out by a team involving a number of health professionals from various medical, nursing and allied health disciplines. Students from different health disciplines often have little idea of what each other’s roles entail. Interprofessional learning increase this knowledge, as well as giving students an understanding of the interpersonal skills nee ...
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Taking into account the fact that buildings constitute the largest end-use energy consuming sector, the design and development of solutions targeted at reducing their energy consumption based on the adoption of energy efficient techniques and the active engagement of citizens/occupants is considered crucial. Innovative solutions have to be implemented upon properly understanding the main energy co ...
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One of the greatest challenges facing regulators in the ever changing landscape of novel nano-materials is how to design and implement a regulatory process which is robust enough to deal with a rapidly diversifying system of manufactured nanomaterials (MNM) over time. Not only does the complexity of the MNM present a problem for regulators, the validity of data decreases with time, so that the wel ...
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Obesity and other lifestyle-related illness are among the top healthcare challenges in Europe. Obesity alone accounts for up to 7% of healthcare costs in the EU, as well as wider economy costs associated with lower productivity, lost output and premature death. Obesity in younger age is an alarming predictor for obesity in adulthood, but also entails short term health complications in juvenile age ...
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SOFCs are good energy sources to supply reliable power at steady state. Due to their slow internal electrochemical and thermodynamic characteristics, they cannot respond to electrical load transients as quickly as desired. During peak demand a battery can provide power in addition to the fuel cell, whereas the fuel cell can recharge the battery during low demand periods. The key advantage of this ...
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In the recent years due to tremendous development and integration of renewable energy resources in Europe, hydraulic turbines and pump-turbines are key technical components to contribute to renewable energy production and to compensate for the stochastic nature of the variable energy sources, preserving thus the electrical grid stability.As a result, the overarching objective of the project is the ...
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... ak generation plants. The consortium of 12 partners from 4 different European countries, coming from ICT (Aarhus University, Centre Suisse D'Electronique et de Microtechnique, University of Agder and Haute Ecole Specialisee de Suisse Occidentale), Energy (Fraunhofer IWES, Agder Energi Nett, SEIC Teledis, EnAlpin, Misurio and Develco Products) and Telecommunications (Devoteam Solutions and netplus) ...
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In the European Union, Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) of the food sector are increasingly under pressure due to developing open markets, increasing demand of standardized and price competitive food products by the consumers, rising importance of large retailers and challenges in obeying governmental regulations. This raises the risk of losing many traditional foods as well as traditional proc ...
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Biopolymers from syngas fermentation (SYNPOL)

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

"SYNPOL aims to propel the sustainable production of new biopolymers from feedstock. SYNPOL will thereto establish a platform that integrates biopolymer production through modern processing technologies, with bacterial fermentation of syngas, and the pyrolysis of highly complex biowaste (e.g., municipal, commercial, sludge, agricultural). The R&D activities will focus on the integration of innovat ...
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Biometrics Evaluation and Testing (BEAT)

Start date: Mar 1, 2012, End date: Feb 29, 2016,

"Identity management using Biometrics is deployed in a growing number of applications ranging from identification platforms (e.g. biometric passports) to access control systems for border checks or banking transactions.Unfortunately, the reliability of these technologies remains difficult to compare. There are no european-wide standards for evaluating their accuracy, their robustness to attacks or ...
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“Social Innovation–Empowering the Young (SocIEtY) for the Common Good” will both focus on and integrate disadvantaged young people into the research process to improve their quality of life and to foster social innovation. Therefore SocIEtY will extend the given informational basis for designing and implementing policies to reduce inequalities by giving voice and opportunities for developing aspir ...
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Security and quality of life in industrialized countries depend on continuous and coordinate performance of a set of infrastructures (energy systems, ICT systems, transportation etc) which can be therefore defined “critical infrastructures” (CI).“STRUCTURES - Strategies for The impRovement of critical infrastrUCTUre Resilience to Electromagnetic attackS” aims at analyzing possible effects of elect ...
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Over 60 million of citizens in the EU suffer from hearing loss with its associated restrictions. In severe cases, hearing can only be restored by surgically implanting a neuroprosthesis called cochlear implant, which directly stimulates the auditory nerve.The bottleneck for optimal stimulation is caused by the anatomical gap between the electrode array and the auditory neurons in the inner ear. As ...
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Restaurants, hotels, markets, fisheries and other small to medium size agro-food industries have to manage 239 million tonnes of organic waste in Europe per year. The specific management of such waste, with respect to the legislative regulations of EU, involves costly treatment for SMEs and potential hygiene issues on site. ORION aims at allowing a vast majority of SMEs to manage their organic was ...
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In COMMODITY12 we will build a multi-layered multi-parametric infrastructure for continuous monitoring of diabetes type 1 and 2. The COMMODITY12 system will exploit multi-parametric data to provide healthcare workers and patients, with clinical indicators for the treatment of diabetes type 1 and 2. COMMODITY12 will focus on the interaction between diabetes and cardiovascular diseases. To address ...
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VISual Concept Extraction challenge in RAdioLogy (VISCERAL)

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

VISCERAL is a support action that will organize two competitions on information extraction and retrieval involving medical image data and associated text that will benchmark the state of the art and define the next big challenges in large scale data processing in medical image analysis.The increasing amounts of medical imaging data acquired in clinical practice hold a tremendous body of diagnostic ...
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Advanced information communications technology (ICT) has created an expectation that the innovative use of ICT can deliver high quality healthcare to a situation where patients’ data can be supplied seamlessly to support clinical decisions. The world however has moved beyond the current reactive model and hamstrung by the problems of fragmentation and lack of coordination. Medical images are of a ...
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The IoT6 project aims at exploiting the potential of IPv6 and related standards (6LoWPAN, CORE, COAP, etc.) to overcome current shortcomings and fragmentation of the Internet of Things, in line with the CERP-IoT and EC recommendations.Its main challenges and objectives are to research, design and develop a highly scalable IPv6-based Service-Oriented Architecture to achieve interoperability, mobili ...
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Knowledge Helper for Medical and Other Information users (KHRESMOI)

Start date: Sep 1, 2010, End date: Aug 31, 2014,

Description Collect and make sense of biomedical information, then makes it freely and easily available in several languagesKHRESMOI aims to develop a multi-lingual multi-modal search and access system for biomedical information and documents. This will be achieved by:- Effective automated information extraction from biomedical documents, ...
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The ITN 'Education as Welfare - Enhancing opportunities for socially vulnerable youth in Europe' aims to consolidate research on education and welfare and evaluate its capacity to tackle the multiple challenges and pressures a large proportion of young people in Europe faces. In examining the welfare dimensions of educational settings and the educational dimensions of welfare services, it integrat ...
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NEXPRESSO creates and implements a network for evaluation by researchers of prototype photonics components and systems manufactured by SMEs, at no net cost to either the university or the SME. As a result, students are trained on the next generation of emerging technologies and products as identified by European industries. This training orients students toward advanced technology jobs in Europe, ...
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The main goal of the project PARYLENS is to develop the next generation optical devices, based on an innovative and reliable concept inspired by natural optical systems such as the human and the fly eyes. We propose the following devices to the European citizen and industry: 1) tuneable lenses 2) truly accommodative intraocular lenses 3) bistable flexible displays The development of those devices ...
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Description Advancing the Evolution and Benchmaking of Multimedia and Multilingual Information SystemMeasuring is a key to scientific progress. This is particularly true for research concerning complex systems, whether natural or human-built. Multilingual and multimedia information systems are increasingly complex: they need to satisfy di ...
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CHORUS+ creates the conditions for mutual information exchange and cross fertilization between the FP7 projects in the Search Engine domain and the national and international initiatives running in this area. The CHORUS+ project aims to foster timely discussion and avoid fragmentation. Discussion groups with selected experts and representatives from industry, academia, and research organizations ...
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Making Capabilities Work (WorkAble)

Start date: Nov 1, 2009, End date: Oct 31, 2012,

“Making Capabilities Work” (WorkAble) will scrutinise strategies to enhance the social sustainability and economic competitiveness of Europe by strengthening the capabilities of young people to actively shape their personal and work lives in knowledge societies and cope with today's economic, cultural, demographic and technological challenges. Bridging quantitative and qualitative methods ...
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Description For infectious diseases DebugIT detects patient safety related patterns and trends, acquires knowledge and uses this for better quality healthcare In about half a century of antibiotic use, unexpected new challenges have come to light: fast emer-gence of resistances among pathogens, mi ...
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The key objective of ULTRAsponder is to develop a novel telemetry technology for biomedical applications that will enable any kind of deeply implanted device (the transponder) to communicate and be powered wirelessly via acoustic waves with the external system (the control unit). The implanted transponder will include one or more sensors for monitoring a variety of parameters, such as temperature, ...
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"The objective of this 3-year project is to construct and validate a general model to describe and analyse long-term care (LTC) systems for older people from a European perspective. The particular aspects of the different emerging national models that currently address long-term care needs in Europe will be used to show how the links to health care services, the quality of LTC services, the incent ...
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The project PharMEA is based on the technology platform of multi-electrode arrays, which have been widely used for electrophysiological experiments on neuronal and cardiac tissues. Some of the key advantages of MEA technology include ease of use, non-invasive measurements and simultaneous multi-site recording & stimulation capability. Despite these key advantages, MEA technology utilization has re ...
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Corrosion protection with perfect atomic layers (CORRAL)

Start date: Sep 1, 2008, End date: Aug 31, 2011,

The aim of this project is to develop high density defect-free ultra-thin sealing coatings with excellent barrier properties and improved corrosion resistance. Their successful functioning will be provided by the synergy of the coating “perfect” morphology and its complex structural design, which can be tailored at the nanoscale. The study will be focused on development of novel nanostructured coa ...
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