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RAISELIFE focuses on extending the in-service lifetime of five key materials for concentrated solar power technologies: 1) protective and anti-soiling coatings of primary reflectors, 2) high-reflective surfaces for heliostats, 3) high-temperature secondary reflectors, 4) receiver coatings for solar towers and line-focus collectors, 5) corrosion resistant high-temperature metals and coatings for st ...
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This proposal intends to make a ground-breaking advance in magnetometry with the development of a new portable and compact multi-sensor instrument for on ground exploration which measures the complex susceptibility with high resolution. The combination of complex susceptibility and vector measurements would provide for the first time a complete and non-invasive in situ magnetic characterization of ...
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EUROPLANET 2020 Research Infrastructure (EPN2020-RI)

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

The Europlanet 2020 Research Infrastructure (EPN2020-RI) will address key scientific and technological challenges facing modern planetary science by providing open access to state-of-the-art research data, models and facilities across the European Research Area. Its Transnational Access activities will provide access to world-leading laboratory facilities that simulate conditions found on planetar ...
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Astronomy ESFRI and Research Infrastructure Cluster (ASTERICS)

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

ASTERICS (Astronomy ESFRI & Research Infrastructure Cluster) aims to address the cross-cutting synergies and common challenges shared by the various Astronomy ESFRI facilities (SKA, CTA, KM3Net & E-ELT). It brings together for the first time, the astronomy, astrophysics and particle astrophysics communities, in addition to other related research infrastructures. The major objectives of ASTERICS ar ...
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The accretion of ice represents a severe problem for aircraft, as the presence of even a scarcely visible layer can severely limit the function of wings, propellers, windshields, antennas, vents, intakes and cowlings. The PHOBIC2ICE Project aims at developing technologies and predictive simulation tools for avoiding or mitigating this phenomenon. The PHOBIC2ICE project, by applying an innovative a ...
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Future Sky Safety

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

The EC Flight Path 2050 vision aims to achieve the highest levels of safety to ensure that passengers and freight as well as the air transport system and its infrastructure are protected. However, trends in safety performance over the last decade indicate that the ACARE Vision 2020 safety goal of an 80% reduction of the accident rate is not being achieved. A stronger focus on safety is required. T ...
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Getting Ready for EST (GREST)

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

The present project is intended to take the European Solar Telescope (EST) to the next level of development by undertaking crucial activities to improve the performance of current state-of-the-art instrumentation. Legal, industrial and socio-economic issues will also be addressed, as key questions for the attainment of EST. The particular developments and strategic tasks proposed here can be summa ...
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EUFAR aims at providing researchers with Open Access to the airborne facilities the most suited to their needs. EUFAR thus allocates Transnational Access to 21 installations, develops a culture of co-operation between scientists and operators, and organizes training courses to attract young scientists to airborne research. To improve the quality of the service, EUFAR supports the experts on airbor ...
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Mars Analogues for Space Exploration (MASE)

Start date: Dec 13, 2013, End date: Jan 1, 2018,

Assessing the habitability of Mars and detecting life, if it was ever there, depends on knowledge of whether the combined environmental stresses experienced on Mars are compatible with life and whether a record of that life could ever be detected. However, our current ability to make these assessments is hampered by a lack of knowledge of how the combined effect of different environmental stresses ...
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Youth for Space Challenge - ODYSSEUS II (Odysseus II)

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

The Youth for Space Challenge - ODYSSEUS II project aims to inspire young people from all over Europe and to engage them in space exploration, through a series of educational activities, which will combine scientific learning with hands-on experiences. Through the organization of a fun oriented educational contest, which will be organized in multi rounds and which will target all pupils and stud ...
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HYdrogen cells for AiRborne Usage (HYCARUS)

Start date: May 1, 2013, End date: Apr 30, 2017,

In order to meet the increasing pressure to reduce fuel consumption and greenhouse gas emissions, airlines are seeking alternative sources to power non-propulsive aircraft systems. The next generation of aircraft is heavily investigating the use of non-fossil fuel to generate electrical power for non-essential applications (NEA). Hydrogen fuel cells are actively being pursued as the most promising ...
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High Altitude Ice Crystals (HAIC)

Start date: Aug 1, 2012, End date: Jan 31, 2017,

Commercial aircraft have been experiencing in-service events while flying in the vicinity of deep convective clouds since at least the early 1990s. Heated probes and engines are the areas of air-craft most prone to mixed phase and glaciated icing threat. In anticipation of regulation changes regarding mixed phase and glaciated icing conditions, the HAIC project will provide the necessary Acceptabl ...
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"The overall objective is the development of new coatings for supercritical steam power plants for efficient and clean coal utilization. A significant reduction of emissions is expected by increasing efficiencies to ŋ > 50%. Currently, an efficiencies of 45% have been achieved in the last 30 years from subcritical 180 bar/540ºC to ultra-supercritical 300 bar/600-620ºC corresponding to a specific ...
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MOONWALK develops innovative technologies for co-operative human-robot space exploration (robot-assisted EVA). It uses and further develops European Earth analogue infrastructure to validate these technologies under simulated extraterrestrial planetary conditions (low gravity, extreme environmental conditions). Astronauts equipped with an EVA suit and special tools for EVA activities (e.g. exobiol ...
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Cities demonstrating cybernetic mobility (CITYMOBIL2)

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

European cities face four main mobility problems: congestion, land use , safety and environment. One of the main causes of such problems is the car-ownership rate. The centres of large cities address this issue combining efficient mass transits with car restriction policies but peripheral areas and smaller cities remain dominated by private cars.CityMobil has demonstrated how automating road vehi ...
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IOD service mISsions PortfoLio (IODISPlay)

Start date: Jan 1, 2015, End date: Jun 30, 2016,

Current IOD/IOV possibilities are restricted to either the identification of carriers of opportunity or to dedicated missions where a satellite is designed as a compromise among the needs of a number of identified technologies to be demonstrated in orbit.In order to actually bring a significant added value in the identification of a portfolio of European IOD/IOV solutions, the consortium believes ...
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Organized crime does an intensive use of non-cooperative vehicles (cars and motorboats mainly) for a variety of criminal activities, as they are transport of illegal immigrants or smuggling of goods (especially drugs). This generates a very large number of operations carried out by law enforcement agencies in order to intercept these vehicles. During the vehicle interception operations, non coope ...
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"ARCHES will focus on the X-ray survey catalogue data from the XMM-Newton mission. New tools will be developed for cross-correlation with extensive archival resources, producing well-characterised multi-wavelength data in the form of spectral energy distributions for large sets of objects. These enhanced resources will significantly broaden the effective exploitation of the data by the scientific ...
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Astrobiology and Space Missions Road Mapping (AstRoMap)

Start date: Oct 1, 2012, End date: Sep 30, 2015,

AstRoMap (Astrobiology Road Mapping activity) is a Coordination action that aims at providing the European Planetary Science Community with a road map in space science and astrobiology. The goals of the project are: (i) to pose big scientific questions that could be answered with the help of space missions, and (ii) to identify according space missions to be developed in future programs. Project w ...
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"This proposal addresses the call under KBBE.2011.1.3-02: Development of field test for rapid screening of pathologies as well as simple laboratory test in animals.Sustainable food production capable of feeding a growing global population is a significant challenge that is faced by agricultural industries throughout the world. The demand for safe, efficient and high quality animal protein will ris ...
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"Terrestrial subsurface geomicrobiology is a matter of growing interest on many level. From a fundamental point of view, it seeks to determine wheter life can be sustained in the absence of radiation. From an astrobiological point of view, it is an interesting model for early life on Earth, as well as a representation of life as it could occur in other planetary bodies. Río Tinto is an unusual ext ...
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PHOTONIC BIOSENSOR FOR SPACE APPLICATION (PBSA)

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

"PBSA project is focused on the implementation of a Lab-on-a-chip (LoC) for space Life exploratory missions. Advanced terrestrial technologies in the field of biosensors are combined for the development of a novel solution ready to be tested for the space environment. This approach employs recent advances in the space developed biochemistry related to immunoassays with two main novel technologies, ...
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The Collaborative and Sustainable Astronomical Data Infrastructure for Europe (CoSADIE) project will undertake actions aimed at designing a sustainable version of the already successful European Virtual Observatory (Euro-VO). The concept of a Virtual Observatory (VObs or VO) is that all the world's astronomical data should feel like they sit on the astronomer's desktop workspace, analysable with a ...
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Objects re-entering the atmosphere of the Earth from space require systems to decelerate the object during its descent phase as well as protection against temperatures of several hundreds of degrees of centigrade caused by the atmospheric friction. We propose to study the feasibility of using with the Earth re-entry a system developed for entering the Martian atmosphere. The focus of this work wil ...
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The principal objective of the NORS project is to improve the quality and validation of the products delivered by the GMES Atmospheric Service (GAS), using independent groundbased remote sensing data from the international Network for the Detection of Atmospheric Composition Change (NDACC). NDACC is a cross-border research network with a strong European contribution, providing high-quality referen ...
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Sustainable Hydrogen Evaluation in Logistics (SHEL)

Start date: Jan 1, 2011, End date: Jun 30, 2014,

"Materials handling vehicles are currently powered by either electric motors based on lead-acid batteries or combustion engines employing diesel or liquefied petroleum gas. A number of disadvantages have been encountered with these current power systems and many efforts have been undertaken to find new ways to power the vehicles..Here, fuel cells offer advantages over the competing electrochemical ...
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The Endless Runway (ENDLESS RUNWAY)

Start date: Jun 1, 2012, End date: Jan 31, 2014,

"The airport’s capacity is determined by the capacity of its runway system. The real capacity is usually lower than the declared capacity because of weather restrictions (cross- and tailwind and visibility) and because of dependencies between runways.Aircraft need to take off and land within defined cross- and tailwind limits. The direction of the runway determines the cross- and tailwind componen ...
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SEcurity REsearch Ncp network – phase 2 (SEREN 2)

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

"This proposal has been elaborated to continue the work undertaken in the former project SEcurity REsearch Ncp network – phase I (SEREN I), therefore the activities foreseen in this proposal are built upon the outcomes reached previously by the network.The Security National Contact Points (NCPs) network is still at an early stage and its members were quite recently appointed as NCPs, as compared t ...
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"EUFAR is the Integrating Activity for airborne research in Geo-science. It will integrate the airborne community, to ensure thatresearchers may have access to the most suited infrastructure they need, irrespective of the location of the infrastructure. TheEUFAR consortium comprises 32 legal entities. 14 operators of airborne facilities, and 18 experts in airborne research. Theycontribute to 9 Net ...
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"Microbial processes in subsurface ecosystems are of increasing interest due to their implications for mankind, in regards to energy, climate and health. However, these ecosystems are among the least understood. The Iberian Pyritic Belt (IPB), located in southwestern Spain is one of the largest sulfide deposits on Earth. It is of tremendous interest due to its high concentrations of metals (As, Fe ...
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"DeSiReH focus on both, the numerical design tools and the experimental measurement techniques for cryogenic conditions, with the objective to improve the industrial design process for laminar wings in terms of product quality, efficiency, and development cost reduction. The work focuses on the design of high lift devices. DeSiReH addresses the following quantified objectives which will make a sig ...
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HIRF Synthetic Environment (HIRF SE)

Start date: Dec 1, 2008, End date: May 31, 2013,

"The HIRF SE research project has the goal of providing the aeronautics industry with a framework which can be used during the development phase to mitigate the EM aspects. In addition it will provide a considerable reduction in the certification/qualification tests required on air vehicle. The HIRF SE main objectives can be summarized by the two followings items: • Full validated and integrated s ...
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Maritime Assisted Volumetric Navigation System (ARIADNA)

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

"A Volumetric Navigation System (VNS) started with great interest in new traffic navigation solutions considering certain scenarios in which all the vehicles share information in order to be part of a collaborative navigation network. In those scenarios, 3D volume dimensions are used to define the position of an associated volumetric envelope in time. In the maritime navigation the “volume” of the ...
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"FOCUS will allow designing European security research to effectively cope with future EU roles responding to tomorrow’s challenges resulting from the globalization of risks, threats and vulnerabilities. It will do so through the elaboration of multiple scenarios based on IT-supported foresight in the form of alternative futures that are plausibility-probed and not just threat scenarios. FOCUS wil ...
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"In the pursuit of weight reduction, future structures will have to be multifunctional in the sense that a single structure fulfils various objectives and therefore it is not necessary to develop independent structures for each of the functions required by the aircraft (acoustic and vibration attenuation, mechanical properties, electrical conductivity, etc.). Therefore multifunctional laminates ne ...
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European Planetology Network Research Infrastructure (EuroPlaNeT RI)

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

The Europlanet RI project will provide the European planetary science community with a unique research infrastructure, combining access to a suite of state of the art facilities while fostering their joint development and integration in terms of capacity and performance. This research infrastructure will include access to laboratory and field site facilities, advanced modelling, simulation and dat ...
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Rocky Planets Around Cool Stars (RoPACS)

Start date: Dec 1, 2008, End date: Nov 30, 2012,

The search for life bearing planets elsewhere is one of the major themes in contemporary astronomy, and much science investment is committed or being directed to seek and study extra-solar planets, with projects like Corot, Kepler, JWST, and Darwin. Previous search efforts focus on finding earth-like planets around Sun-like stars, however, cool stars are by far the most populous potential planet h ...
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"The PPlane project is a direct follow up study to Out-of-the-Box project that aimed to identify potential new concepts and technologies for future air transport and focused on a number of radical changes to the system rather than taking incremental steps.As a result of the Out-of-the-Box project, PPlane implements a systematic approach to radical and novel ideas for Personal Air Transport System ...
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Implementation of Virtual Testing in Safety Regulations (IMVITER)

Start date: Apr 1, 2009, End date: Jun 30, 2012,

"Computer aided engineering is a routinely used technology for the design and testing of road vehicles, including the simulation of their response to an impact and the prediction of the risk of injuries sustained by the potential victims. But, so far, the release of a vehicle on the market still depends on the verification of the product compliance with safety standards through a series of type ap ...
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"The goal of this project is to elaborate an open architecture for the operation of unmanned air-to-ground wide area land and sea border surveillance platforms in Europe. This architecture is based on analysis of concepts and scenarios for UAV-based aerial surveillance of European borders. It takes into account the emerging legislation for insertion of UAS into controlled civil airspace. The techn ...
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