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Social Innovation: Driving Force of Social Change (SI-DRIVE)

Start date: Jan 1, 2014, End date: Dec 31, 2017,

SI-DRIVE extends knowledge about social innovation (SI) in three major directions:- Integrating theories and research methodologies to advance understanding of SI leading to a comprehensive new paradigm of innovation.- Undertaking European and global mapping of SI, thereby addressing different social, economic, cultural, historical and religious contexts in eight major world regions.- Ensuring rel ...
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Marine Metagenomics for New Biotechnological Applications (MAMBA)

Start date: Jul 1, 2009, End date: Jun 30, 2013,

"The Project aims at the mining of individual enzymes and metabolic pathways from extremophilic marine organisms and the metagenomes from microbial communities from peculiar marine environments and consequent funnelling the new enzymatic reactions and processes towards the new biotechnological applications. Project builds up on the scientific and technological excellence of individual academic and ...
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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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