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... end, this Twinning action will focus on the transfer and exchange of knowledge between expert groups from two internationally-leading research institutions, the University of Cambridge (UCAM) and the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (KU Leuven), and scientists, postgraduates and academics from the University of Malta (UoM); through varied forms of training such as summer schools, online tutoring an ...
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The Virtual City (V-City)

Start date: 01 Dec 2008, End date: 31 Dec 2011,

... roject has resulted in the following major achievements:An important outcome of the project is the V-City Builder, a procedural urban modelling tool developed by Procedural Inc, in collaboration with Katholieke Universiteit Leuven. Procedural was selected as a Winner of the Red Herring's Global 100 award, honoring the year’s most promising private technology ventures from around the world, for its ...
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Centre of Excellence in Organic Semiconductor Research (CEOSER)

Start date: 01 Feb 2013, End date: 31 Jul 2016,

... Polymeric and dendritic materials for OLAE technologies. Central to the activities are twinning partnerships with five specialist research organisations: Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, University of Cergy-Pontoise, Technische Universität Dresden and Novaled AG. DOT-KTU will increase its human potential by hiring experienced researchers, an IP Manager and an ...
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... al origin. The SARM consortium consists of 2 industrial (IVIOMICS, Paterna/Spain and Competence Centre on Reproductive Medicine, Tartu/Estonia) and 3 academic (Karolinska Institute, Stockholm/Sweden; Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium and University of Tartu/Estonia) partners, forming a strong, stimulating and coherent research environment ensuring the pooling of complementary scientific skil ...
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... arch teams. TWINNING funding scheme is designed to overcome these aforementioned shortcomings. Thus UT has formed a WIDENLIFE consortium with its world-renowned partners: University of Oxford and Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, and altogether we have set two ambitious objectives to address. Firstly, for the UT: to become one of the leading research and teaching centres for reproductive and fetal m ...
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Euregional Pact II

Start date: 31 Mar 2009, End date: 31 Mar 2012,

... nal Pact II als platinasponsor in het bijzijn van Vlaams minister van Innovatie, Ingrid Lieten, de Euregional Pact II award uitgereikt aan Dr. Sarah van de Veire van de Katholieke Universiteit Leuven voor haar baanbrekend onderzoek op het gebied van oogziekten.Voor meer info: www.euregionalpactii.eu
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Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree in Sports Ethics and Integrity

Start date: 01 Sep 2016, End date: 31 Aug 2021,

... n relation to athlete welfare, child protection and safegaurding, equality, integrity and fair play across able bodied and Paralympic sport delivered by staff from Charles University in Prague, and Katholieke Universiteit, Leuven. Students also gain research methods knowledge and competences, and will gain a sophisticated appreciation of Olympic and Paralympic philosophy, ethics and organisation h ...
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IMMUNOSABR is geared towards opening up a new paradigm in treating metastatic cancer by obtaining clinical proof of concept for a novel bi-modal curative treatment strategy. High precision stereotactic ablative radiotherapy (SABR) is combined with immunotherapy to form a powerful synergistic anti-tumour strategy. The approach relies on the direct cytotoxic effect of SABR, the abscopal effect of ra ...
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It is hard to stand on one leg if we close our eyes. We have trouble tasting food without smelling. And when we talk with other people, we observe their lips to understand them better. We, humans, are masters in sensor fusion as we can seamlessly combine information coming from different senses to improve our judgements. Intriguingly, in order to fuse information efficiently, we do not always devo ...
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Fluorescence microscopy is the tool of choice for live-cell imaging. Its usefulness has been further enhanced by the availability of genetically-encoded biosensors, which enable the visualisation of when and where a certain activity arises. In addition, the development of diffraction-unlimited imaging has dramatically improved the spatial resolution of fluorescence imaging. However, these techniqu ...
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The complex interactions between genetic and non-genetic factors produce heterogeneities in patients as reflected in the diversity of pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, response to therapies, disease development and progression. Yet, the full potential of personalized medicine entails biomarker-guided delivery of efficient therapies in stratified patient populations.MultipleMS will therefor ...
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Ischemic stroke (IS), caused by occlusion of arteries that supply blood to the brain, remains a leading cause of mortality and morbidity in the world. Disruption of blood and oxygen supply to the brain leads to neuronal death in the ischemic core within minutes. The hypoperfused tissue surrounding the ischemic core, the penumbra, is at high risk for infarction over time but still salvageable. Neur ...
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The vision of EU-ToxRisk is to drive a paradigm shift in toxicology towards an animal-free, mechanism-based integrated approach to chemical safety assessment. The project will unite all relevant disciplines and stakeholders to establish: i) pragmatic, solid read-across procedures incorporating mechanistic and toxicokinetic knowledge; and ii) ab initio hazard and risk assessment strategies of chemi ...
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Vapor deposition of crystalline porous solids (VAPORE)

Start date: 01 Dec 2016, End date: 30 Nov 2021,

Metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) are crystalline solids with highly regular pores in the nanometer range. The possibility to create a tailored nano-environment inside the MOF pores makes these materials high-potential candidates for integration with microelectronics, e.g. as sensor coatings, solid electrolytes, etc. However, current solvent-based methods for MOF film deposition, a key enabling step ...
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What? The Erasmus Mundus Master of Science in Public Sector InnOvation aNd EGovERnance (PIONEER) has as main objective to provide students with specialised knowledge about public sector innovation and the role of ICT and technological evolutions in the innovation process: given the multiple challenges the public sector is dealing with and the number of technological possibilities to address those ...
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Solvometallurgy for critical metals (SOLCRIMET)

Start date: 01 Sep 2016, End date: 31 Aug 2021,

The recent “rare-earth crisis” has brought about the widespread realisation that the long-term availability and cost stability of many materials – not just the rare earths – can no longer be guaranteed. Increasing the levels of critical metal recycling from pre-consumer, manufacturing waste and complex, multicomponent end-of-life consumer products is considered as arguably the most important and r ...
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Synthesising Inductive Data Models (Synth)

Start date: 01 Sep 2016, End date: 31 Aug 2021,

Inspired by recent successes towards automating highly complex jobs like programming and scientific experimentation, the ultimate goal of this project is to automate the task of the data scientist when developing intelligent systems, which is to extract knowledge from data in the form of models. More specifically, this project wants to develop the foundations of a theory and methodology for automa ...
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The clinical phenotype and the outcome of Crohn's disease (CD) and ulcerative colitis (UC), the opposite ends of chronic inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD), are heterogeneous and represent the result of a complex interplay of the gut microbiome with the immune system in genetically predisposed individuals. Disease management is much less heterogeneous as all patients are treated using non-specific ...
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Post-Snowden Circuits and Design Methods for Security (Cathedral)

Start date: 01 Sep 2016, End date: 31 Aug 2021,

Summary: Comprehensive set of circuits and design methods to create next generation electronic circuits with strong built-in trust and security. Electronics are integrating/invading into the human environment at an amazing speed, called the Internet-of-Things and next the Internet-of-Everything. This creates huge security problems. Distributed (e.g. body) sensors, pick up often very privat ...
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The project seeks to study the role of digital media in the shaping of transnational memories on disappearance. It investigates a novel case that is in process of shaping: the disappearance of 43 students in Mexico in September 2014. The role of the new media in getting citizens’ attention and in marking a “turning point” was crucial to the upsurge of a counter-movement against the Mexican governm ...
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With transportation noise being the second most deadly environmental pollutant in Europe, engineering for future mobility must be inspired by ecology, economy and health to enable green and silent vehicles. Legislations define maximum noise emission limits that have to be complied with during standardized pass-by noise test procedures. Given novel, often electrified, vehicle powertrain concepts, n ...
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Reliability and radiation damage issues have a long and important history in the domain of satellites and space missions. Qualification standards were established and expertise was built up in space agencies (ESA), supporting institutes and organizations (CNES, DLR, etc.) as well as universities and specialized companies. During recent years, radiation concerns are gaining attention also in aviati ...
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Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is the leading cause of dementia and loss of autonomy in the elderly, implying a progressive cognitive decline and limitation of social activities. Progressive aging of EU population will increase the magnitude of this problem in the next decades. Currently, there is not an effective method for the early diagnosis of AD. Therefore, there is an urgent need to develop new ef ...
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European crop production is to remain competitive while reducing environmental impacts, requiring development and uptake of effective soil improvingcropping systems. The overall aim of SOILCARE is to identify and evaluate promising soil-improving cropping systems and agronomictechniques increasing profitability and sustainability across scales in Europe. A trans-disciplinary approach will be used ...
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Despite the many advantages of microchemical systems and their successful applications in chemical engineering research, one major drawback greatly limiting their use is their susceptibility to channel clogging for flows containing particulate matter. Hence, the aim of the proposed research is to overcome the challenge of clogging in microfluidic devices and to design microfluidic systems that can ...
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A sound fundament for our future buildings (Acoutect)

Start date: 01 Jan 2017, End date: 31 Dec 2020,

To ensure a healthy environment for people living and working in buildings, research and engineering in the area of building acoustics is essential. Developments in modern building concepts, such as sustainable low-energy consuming buildings, buildings with lightweight materials and open plan working environments, as well as the need to build in extremely noisy areas, require involvement of acoust ...
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Rabies is the deadliest disease on earth (99.9% fatality rate). Annually, ~58.000 people die from rabies, more than half of them are children. Many remain unvaccinated because of the high costs and the need for a cold-chain. Likewise, despite the existence of an excellent yellow fever (YF) vaccine, yearly ~30.000 people die of YF. The 80-year old low-tech production process does not allow to produ ...
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A step change in our noise mitigation strategies is required in order to meet the environmental targets set for a number of sectors of activity affecting people through noise exposure. Besides being a hindrance to our daily life and subject to regulations, noise emission is also a competitive issue in today’s global market. To address these issues, new technologies have been emerging recently, bas ...
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All chemicals whether they are drugs, cosmetics, agrochemicals or others need to be tested for their safety to man and the environment. The use of whole animal studies for the prediction of adverse effects in man, is problematic due to species dependent effects, high costs and a large burden to animals in terms of numbers and suffering. While there have been major improvements in human in vitro a ...
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A well-functioning locomotor system is essential for human well-being. This is an important consideration in our aging population with the increased associated costs of ensuring high quality of life. Many people suffer from diseases of the locomotor system, such as bone defects or osteoarthritis, for which current treatments are insufficient. To develop new treatments, CarBon includes 6 academic p ...
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Power electronics is the key technology to control the flow of electrical energy between source and load for a wide variety of applications from the GWs in energy transmission lines, the MWs in datacenters that power the internet to the mWs in mobile phones. Wide band gap semiconductors such as GaN use their capability to operate at higher voltages, temperatures, and switching frequencies with gr ...
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Mixing and Angular Momentum tranSport of massIvE stars (MAMSIE)

Start date: 01 Jan 2016, End date: 31 Dec 2020,

With the CoRoT & Kepler data analysed, the time is optimal to move from observational asteroseismology to innovative stellar modelling of the steal factories of the Universe. With MAMSIE, we follow the footsteps of helioseismologists some 30 years after them, but this time we shall be developing inversion methods for stellar structure based on gravity-mode oscillations that probe the deep stellar ...
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Solid Catalysts for activation of aromatic C-H bonds (H-CCAT)

Start date: 01 Jan 2017, End date: 31 Dec 2020,

ObjectivesThe H-CCAT project designs, upscales and shapes hybrid catalysts for the C-H functionalization of aromatic compounds. These solid catalysts will possess better recoverability, higher turnover numbers and better selectivity than current homogeneous catalysts for these reactions. The solid catalysts are applied at demonstration scale in the step-economical production of arylated or alkenyl ...
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Composable Models and Software for Robotics Systems (RobMoSys)

Start date: 01 Jan 2017, End date: 31 Dec 2020,

RobMoSys will coordinate the whole community’s best and consorted effort to build an open and sustainable, agile and multi-domain European robotics software ecosystem.RobMoSys envisions an integration approach built on-top-of, or rather around, the current code-centric robotic platforms, by means of the systematic application of model-driven methods and tools that explicitly focus on (system-of-) ...
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Neonatal hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy (HIE) is a major cause of death or long-term disability in infants born at term in the western world, affecting about 1-4 per 1.000 life births and consequently about 5-20.000 infants per year in Europe.Hypothermic treatment became the only established therapy to improve outcome after perinatal hypoxic-ischemic insults. Despite hypothermia and neonatal inte ...
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The gas and dust in the interstellar medium (ISM) drive the chemical evolution of galaxies, the formation of stars and planets, and the synthesis of complex prebiotic molecules. The prime birth places for this interstellar material are the winds of evolved (super)giant stars. These winds are unique chemical laboratories, in which a large variety of gas and dust species radially expand away from th ...
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Precision Additive Metal Manufacturing (PAM^2)

Start date: 01 Dec 2016, End date: 30 Nov 2020,

Additive Manufacturing (AM) is a fast−growing sector with the ability to evoke a revolution in manufacturing due to its almost unlimited design freedom and its capability to produce personalised parts locally and with efficient material use. AM companies however still face technological challenges such as limited precision due to shrinkage and build−in stresses and limited process stability and ro ...
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MarPipe is a consortium of 11 partners (IBP-CNR, SZN, UiT, UNIABDN, GEOMAR, KULeuven, UCC, eCOAST, MEDINA, MicroDish, Italbiotec) based in 8 countries (I, N, UK, D, B, IRL, E, NL), including 3 from the non-academic sector. We will train 11 ESRs in marine drug-discovery, providing these researchers with unique skills toward becoming world leaders in this research field and to advance their careers ...
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Cochlear implants (CIs) are successful auditory prostheses that enable people with deafness to hear through electrical stimulation of the auditory nerve. In a CI sound processor, a sound signal is converted into a sequence of electrical pulses. This conversion entails many parameters that should ideally be fine-tuned (fitted) for every individual patient, to account for various anatomical and phys ...
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