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The aim is to develop and install a pre-commercial wave energy converter (WEC) of 1MW power, the WAVESTAR C6-1000 device, with main targets the device industrialization and the demonstration of wind and wave energy applications. The utility company Parkwind, which develops, builds and operates wind farms in the North Sea, is committed to the achievement of WAVESTAR’s next development stage. Park ...
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Efficient Additivated Gasoline Lean Engine (EAGLE)

Start date: Oct 1, 2016, End date: Mar 31, 2020,

The decrease of CO2 & particulates emissions is a main challenge of the automotive sector. European OEMs and automotive manufacturers need new long term technologies, still to be implemented by 2030. Currently, hybrid powertrains are considered as the main trend to achieve clean and efficient vehicles. EAGLE project is to improve energy efficiency of road transport vehicles by developing an ultra ...
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A large proportion of the total number of particles emitted from direct injection engines are below 23 nm and although the EU aims to regulate those emissions and impose limits for new light duty vehicles, this is not yet possible due to the absence of accurate quantification methods, especially under real driving conditions. The main reason for this is the absence of adequate knowledge regarding ...
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High efficient Particulate free Gasoline Engines (UPGRADE)

Start date: Oct 1, 2016, End date: Sep 30, 2019,

The UPGRADE project aims to support the transition to a high efficient, cleaner and affordable powertrain technology systems, based on Spark Ignited GDI (Gasoline Direct Injection) approach, suitable for future Light Duty applications. The project also includes a deep analysis of the phenomenon of the formation of the nanoparticles in relationship to the engine design and its operating conditions ...
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Reduction of soot emissions from Diesel engines will be explored by utilising simultaneously (a) injection pressure between 2000-4500bar, (b) engine operation at supercritical conditions relative to the injected fuel’s critical point and (c) additives that improve atomisation and reduce pollutant formation. The detailed processes of nozzle flow cavitation/boiling, atomisation, phase-change and mix ...
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Biocatalytic solar fuels for sustainable mobility in Europe (Photofuel)

Start date: May 1, 2015, End date: Apr 30, 2019,

Photofuel studies and advances the biocatalytic production of alternative liquid transportation fuels, which require only sunlight, CO2 and water. Microbial cells directly excrete hydrocarbon and long chain alcohol fuel compounds to the medium from which they are separated, without the need to harvest biomass. This significantly improves the costs and energy balances as only a minimum of nutrients ...
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Optimised Energy Management and Use (OPTEMUS)

Start date: Jun 1, 2015, End date: Feb 28, 2019,

Optimised energy management and use (OPTEMUS) represents an opportunity for overcoming one of the biggest barriers towards large scale adoption of electric and plug-in hybrid cars: range limitation due to limited storage capacity of electric batteries.The OPTEMUS project proposes to tackle this bottleneck by leveraging low energy consumption and energy harvesting through a holistic vehicle-occupan ...
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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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Background Nowadays, European Member States are facing important environmental problems due to climate change. Global warming has been investigated by many scientists and the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), created by the United Nations Organisation, concludes that climate change is due to greenhouse gases (GHG) created by humans. Acco ...
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Efficient Urban LIght VEhicles (EU-LIVE)

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

"EU-LIVE will provide a comprehensive European solution for the next generation of electrified, cost- and energy-efficient light urban vehicles to cope with the challenges of future personal urban mobility, based on both user needs and acceptance.EU-LIVE will establish the "EU-LIVE modular platform", a systematic approach for efficiently designing, developing and building a wide range of L-categor ...
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REal World Advanced Technologies foR Diesel Engines (REWARD)

Start date: May 1, 2015, End date: Apr 30, 2018,

The overall objective of the REWARD project is to develop the knowhow, intellectual property rights and technical capabilities to adequately and cost-effectively produce cleaner, highly efficient Diesel powertrains and aftertreatment technologies for future cleaner class A, B, C, D and E passenger cars and light commercial vehicles (LCVs) up to 3,500 kg that “go beyond Euro 6 limits under Real Dri ...
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The accelerated development of shale gas is accompanied by growing public concern regarding the safety of shale gas extraction and its impact on human health and the environment. For the US, shale gas exploitation proved very successful in changing the energy landscape in terms of security of domestic supply and increased contribution of gas in the energy mix. For Europe, shale gas exploitation co ...
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FORUM on Aviation and Emissions (FORUM-AE)

Start date: Jul 1, 2013, End date: Jun 30, 2017,

The FORUM-AE coordination action will create a technical specialists european network with all relevant competencies, including academic and industrial partners, linked to key environmental technical issues on aviation emissions.It will address equitably three complementary aspects: environmental impacts (air quality and climate change), technical and technological mitigation solutions (aircraft, ...
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Chemical-looping combustion (CLC) has unique potential for reducing energy and cost penalty for CO2 capture, as it avoids the costly gas separation of other CO2 capture technologies. Early deployment is seen in natural gas steam generation, where gas-to-steam efficiency penalty with CLC is below 1%-point compared to 15%-points with amine scrubbing and 8%-points with oxyfuel combustion, all for 95% ...
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OCTAVIUS aims to demonstrate integrated concepts for zero emission power plants covering all the components needed for power generation as well as CO2 capture and compression.Operability and flexibility of first generation post combustion processes are demonstrated by TNO, EnBW and ENEL pilot plants in order to prepare full scale demo projects such as the ROAD and Porto Tolle projects that will st ...
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Remediation and mitigation of CO2 leakage (MIRECOL)

Start date: Mar 1, 2014, End date: Feb 28, 2017,

Safety, reliability and controllability are essential elements influencing the public perception and licensing of CO2 storage. Therefore a thorough analysis of leakage mechanisms and threats to the safety and security of storage will be the first activity in the MiReCOL project. This will form the basis for an analysis of mitigation and remediation options. Both existing (state-of-the-art) and new ...
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... nd national initiatives and with the key stakeholders in the field. The consortium combines the competencies of the Agency for Renewable Resources (FNR), SENASA, Bauhaus Luftfahrt (BHL), WIP , IFP, EADS Innovation Works and numerous external experts from science, industry and politics.The expected benefits are enhanced knowledge of decision makers, support for maintaining coherent research polici ...
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Support to the European CCS Demonstration Project Network (CCS-PNS)

Start date: Mar 21, 2012, End date: Mar 20, 2016,

... nstitute provides an extensive body of expertise in CCS, expertise in facilitations, and extensive experience in project knowledge sharing and data analysis. The offering will be further supported by IFPEN, SINTEF and TNO, three major research organisations in the field of CCS, and who have expertise on the whole CCS chain. In line with the CCS Project Network Knowledge Sharing Protocol, knowledge ...
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ULTimateCO2 will 1) significantly advance our knowledge of specific processes that could influence the long-term (LT) fate of geologically stored CO2 and 2) yield validated tools for predicting LT storage site performance. The 4-year collaborative programme will cover detailed lab, field and modelling studies of the main physical & chemical processes involved and their impacts in the LT: a) trappi ...
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The proposed project constitutes the second part of a preparatory project aimed at forming a new distributed research infrastructure devoted to world-class experimental research pertaining to CCS. The project will bring the new research infrastructure up to the level of legal and financial maturity. Pursuant to this endeavour, a consortium has been established to provide the techno-economic, legal ...
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"HERCULES was conceived in 2002 as a long-term R&D Programme, to develop new technologies for marine engines. It is the outcome of a joint vision by the two major European engine manufacturer Groups MAN & WARTSILA, which together hold 90% of the world’s marine engine market.The present proposed HERCULES-C project is the Phase III of the HERCULES Programme. In order to take marine engine technology ...
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The STREP project "Smart Battery Control System based on a Charge-equalization Circuit for an advanced Dual-Cell Battery for Electric Vehicles" (SuperLIB) addresses the objectives of the call "ICT for fully electric vehicles", targeting the energy storage system. SuperLIB focuses on smart control system solutions for batteries. To enhance the overall performance, the battery consists of high-power ...
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POWERtrain for FUture Light-duty vehicles (POWERFUL)

Start date: Jan 1, 2010, End date: Jun 30, 2014,

"The Project aims to develop new powertrain concepts able to give a substantial contribution to the achievement of a 50% CO2 reduction (based on 2005 figures) for passenger cars and light-duty vehicles for the new vehicle fleet in 2020. In particular, the research target on spark ignited (SI) engines powered vehicles is to achieve 40% lower CO2 emissions with respect to the 2005 values and 20% low ...
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"While architectural requirements, and mechanical and thermal constraints imposed on an electrical powertrain are much less stringent when compared to conventional ICE based vehicles, the needs for cost reduction and range enhancement demand light structures, advanced aerodynamic solutions and optimisation of the drive train as a whole.WIDE-MOB addresses the design and development of EV’s basic bu ...
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Innovative CO2 capture (iCap)

Start date: Jan 1, 2010, End date: Dec 31, 2013,

In post-combustion CO2 capture, a main bottleneck causing significant reduction in power plant efficiency and preventing cost effectiveness is the low flue gas CO2 partial pressure, limiting membrane flux, solvent selection and capacity. In pre-combustion CO2 capture, key bottlenecks are number of processing steps, possible low hydrogen pressure, and high hydrogen fraction in the fuel Global deplo ...
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CO2 Site Closure Assessment Research (CO2CARE)

Start date: Jan 1, 2011, End date: Dec 31, 2013,

CO2CARE aims to support the large scale demonstration of CCS technology by addressing the research requirements of CO2 storage site abandonment. It will deliver technologies and procedures for abandonment and post-closure safety, satisfying the regulatory requirements for transfer of responsibility. The project will focus on three key areas: well abandonment and long-term integrity; reservoir mana ...
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Characterisation of European CO2 storage (SiteChar)

Start date: Jan 1, 2011, End date: Dec 31, 2013,

SiteChar will facilitate the implementation of CO2 storage in Europe by improving and extending standard site characterisation workflows, and by establishing the feasibility of CO2 storage on representative potential CO2 complexes suitable for development in the near term.Reasonable estimates of the theoretical capacities of storage sites have been undertaken in previous studies. We will develop a ...
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"Knowledge for Ignition, Acoustics and Instabilities" (KIAI)

Start date: May 1, 2009, End date: Apr 30, 2013,

"For the time being, the European engine industry does not have at its disposal methodologies adapted to predict the unsteady behaviour of low NOx combustors. Consequently and in order to be able to set up the development of low NOx technologies, KIAI will deliver reliable unstationary CFD tools which will allow a deep comprehension of unsteady phenomena. The main objective of the KIAI project is ...
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Optimized Fuels for sustainable transport in Europe (OPTFUEL)

Start date: Jan 1, 2009, End date: Dec 31, 2012,

... the leading company in biomass gasification for synthetic transport fuels including adapted feedstock concepts. CONCAWE, the research organisation of the mineral oil industry and research institutes IFP and Certh responsible for blending and upgrading BtL ensure a high quality fulfilling the requirements of a premium diesel fuel. Invensys for modelling the production plant, the Indian Institute o ...
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The ECCSEL consortium teams up selected Centres of Excellence on CCS across Europe (Norway, Poland, France, Italy, Germany, Spain, Greece, UK, Netherlands and Switzerland). The mission is to develop (i.e. build and operate) a European distributed, goal-oriented, integrated Research Infrastructure, to:• Provide a dynamic scientific foundation to respond systematically to the urgent R&D needs in CCS ...
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Large-scale CCS Transportation infrastructure in Europe (COCATE)

Start date: Jan 1, 2010, End date: Dec 31, 2012,

"All ongoing projects on CO2 transport are focusing on CO2 coming from power plants having their own CO2 capture process. No single project considers multiple different smaller sources. The technical problems involved are different, due to the multiple combination of fumes and CO2 mixtures; further, the need of a low pressure pooling network adds additional complexity to the problem. The objective ...
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"The objective of LESSCCV is to exploit the recent possibilities of engine computational fluid dynamics (CFD) tools to fundamentally improve the understanding of cyclic combustion variability (CCV) in gasoline engines under real operating conditions, and to provide adequate modelling. Multi-scale CFD tools, able to study in detail the sources of CCV in full engines, will be developed. These tools ...
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OLEFIN METATHESIS AS A PRACTICAL SYNTHETIC TOOL (EUMET)

Start date: Nov 1, 2008, End date: Oct 31, 2012,

Catalysis is a well-established area that is well known for shortening molecular assembly protocols. The beneficial overall environmental impact emerging from catalytic uses is also well understood. Making use of catalysis, we plan to develop a program focusing on a very important reaction in organic and homogeneous catalysis that has not yet reached its potential; Olefin Metathesis. The 2005 No ...
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Vehicle Concept Modelling (VECOM)

Start date: Oct 1, 2008, End date: Sep 30, 2012,

The aim of the proposed training network is to provide dedicated research training in the emerging field of vehicle concept modelling for up-front pre-CAD functional performance engineering, bridging between industry and academia across Europe. The research area is of highly strategic importance to European automotive OEMs, who must launch products on an ever shorter time frame, at increased quali ...
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DECARBit responds to the urgent need for further research and development in advanced pre-combustion capture techniques to substantially reduce emissions of greenhouse gases from fossil fuel power plants. The project will accelerate the technology development and contribute to the deployment of large scale carbon capture and storage (CCS) plants in line with the adopted European policies for emiss ...
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Alternative Fuels and Biofuels for Aircraft Development (ALFA-BIRD)

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

"ALFA-BIRD aims at developing the use of alternative fuels in aeronautics. In a context where the price of oil is increasing and with impact of fossil fuels on climate change, the sustainable growth of the civil aviation is conditioned by the respect of the environment. In this context, using biofuels and alternative fuels in aeronautics is a great challenge, since the operational constraints (e.g ...
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Main objective of “Integrated gas powertrain (InGas)” Collaborative Project is to deploy a custom designed engine integrated with specific aftertreatment systems applied to a light duty vehicle able to achieve a 10% higher fuel conversion efficiency than that of a corresponding 2006 diesel vehicle and complying with an emission level lower than Euro 6. Additional features are advanced storage syst ...
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European Value Chains for CO2 (ECCO)

Start date: Sep 1, 2008, End date: Nov 30, 2011,

The main objective of ECCO is to facilitate robust strategic decision making regarding early and future implementation of CO2 value chains for Europe in the face of uncertainty. The project will provide recommendations enabling cost-effective use of the CO2 being produced from zero-emission power plants and other industries in Europe by exploring the assets and challenges of CO2 for enhanced hydr ...
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CO2 Enhanced Separation and Recovery (CESAR)

Start date: Feb 1, 2008, End date: May 31, 2011,

"CESAR aims for a breakthrough in the development of low-cost post-combustion CO2 capture technology to provide economically feasible solutions for both new power plants and retrofit of existing power plants which are responsible for the majority of all anthropogenic CO2 emissions (worldwide, approx. 5,000 power plants emit around 11 GtCO2/year). CESAR focuses on post-combustion as it is the only ...
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"The overall objective of the EAGAR Coordination Action is to benchmark the current public automotive research activities at international level, in particular to benchmark EU countries with North America, Japan, Korea, India, China and other new and emerging economies and to identify potential international cooperation areas. Europe has created a robust methodology to develop good roadmaps, deta ...
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