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"The main scientific and technological objective of the current project is: producing prototypes of fully recyclable PET trays for food preservation by using recycled PET (RPET). The proposed idea will be able to give a solution to this problem by providing a mono-material tray in virgin PET (for food contact) and RPET for the rest of the tray. The necessary barrier properties will be guaranteed b ...
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The CREDITS4HEALTH project’s main goal is to develop a person centric approach based on the “credits for health” concept to reduce sedentary behavior and enhance the level of physical activity and healthy dietary styles in people living in Euro-Mediterranean Countries. The concept of credits is simple and effective: this means that each participant will earn credits from his local, regional or nat ...
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This proposal addresses the collective challenge faced by the SMEs in the construction sector of collecting and using information on products and equipment – designated articles – to comply with regulatory requirements and expectations from their customers.The new regulation on construction products lays down a number of provisions on products to be used in the sector to improve the free flow of p ...
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"The BLUESHIP project aims to realise an innovative de-NOx Selective Catalytic Reactor (SCR) specifically tailored to the shipping industry, based on electrospun ceramic fibers tailored in designed textures modules. In fact the monolithic design currently in use for SCR imply a very large volume of reaction and heterogeneous reaction yields and rates in the different parts of the reactor. On the ...
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... y important for the future of European research, at the same time fostering the development of the European private sector. Some of the institutes involved in ARDENT have a long-standing bilateral collaboration but at present there is no global collaboration amongst all partners involved in this ITN. ARDENT therefore also represents an excellent opportunity to strengthen existing links and to crea ...
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"Ageing, sedentary behaviour,and obesity are predictors of osteoarthritis, and the combination of arthritis and obesity causes an undue stress on joints, and when conservative treatments no longer yield a satisfactory response, joint replacement becomes necessary. Despite the standardized procedures, a significant share of total joint replacements fail because the prosthesis becomes loose or becau ...
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The EU integrated approach to food safety needs effective control systems to assure safety and quality standards all along the food chain, including animal feed. This is not always straightforward, since several actors are involved in the chain, in some cases not from EU. Following regulation EC 767/2009, which has defined new “rules on the placing on the market and use of animal feed, including r ...
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... upplementary expertise, these four SMEs will together develop the technology, the production and distribution channels and will exploit the results jointly. The SMEs have invited the RTDs TI, Labor S.r.l. and ICSO to perform the needed RTD work. The development will include identification and use of existing methods for analysis and parameter adjustment and combines these with a control system, cr ...
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Artistic robotic surface processing for stone (AROSU)

Start date: Dec 1, 2013, End date: Nov 30, 2015,

Natural stone industry has a crucial importance at European level, and the overall worldwide demand for natural stone products is experiencing a steady growth; however, in the last years globalization is transforming the competitive scenario at a fast pace, with high technology available to most of worldwide players, who are able to offer good alternatives at extremely affordable prices; quality a ...
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In-pipe flexible robot for water pipes inspection (TRACT)

Start date: Dec 1, 2013, End date: Nov 30, 2015,

Recent studies surprisingly estimate the losses in European Water Distribution Networks to an average of around 30 to 40%, peaking to more than 50% in some Eastern European countries. It is clear that the economic impact and scarcity of public water sources mandate the development of a systemic leakage control program; while this would seem the most intuitive and feasible approach, currently no te ...
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A simple and economic engine concept is proposed as an alternative to the conventional heat engine.The main innovative character of the project is determined by the conceptual approach toward technological solution of the challenging problems of heat engines with external heat supply. This approach includes the use of working fluids changing phase, with crucial benefits in terms of:• liquid workin ...
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Efficient and safe food production is a prerequisite for building a society capable of feeding the growing population. With the world population growing at extraordinary rates and the consequent repercussions in the dietary and consumption habits, it is estimated that food production has to be increased at least by 70% in the next 30 years, with the looming threat of a proportional surge of food-b ...
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The WeevilSTOP project will significantly increase competitiveness and sustainability for the large number of SMEs in the European Forestry and Forest-based Industries. About 16 million Private Forest Owners manage 60% of Europe’s forest, generating 3 million jobs and create a total turnover of €300Bn annually.Our community has a great and urgent need for innovation in order to substitute currentl ...
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Electric Motor based on PArallel paTH effect (EMPATHY)

Start date: Oct 1, 2013, End date: Sep 30, 2015,

EMPATHY aims at developing an innovative configuration of permanent magnet electrical motor, based on the evolution of the FSPM (Flux Switching Permanent Magnet) architecture, enabling to limit torque ripple which traditionally affects such a configuration, opening the way to the industrial exploitation of magnetic flux switching motors, which are able to offer unparalleled performance.The novel u ...
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There are today great risks associated with the process of berthing large ships, especially so with oil and LNG tankers. Excess speed upon approach to jetty may cause damage to jetty structure, fenders and ship hull. Even more serious is the consequences of oil spills during loading/unloading of oil and LNG, in most cases caused by excess movement of the ship while moored. These spills constitute ...
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"Amongst all the chemotherapy agents, 5-FU (fluorouracil) is being in use since 40 years, and is one of the most successful and widely employed in the treatment for breast, colon, and skin cancer, three of the most frequently occurring malignant tumours. In general, 5-FU is relatively well tolerated at standard doses, but there are some important issues that must be duly taken into consideration: ...
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Sustainable Moulding of Articles from Recycled Tyres (SMART)

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

End of Life Tyres represent both a waste problem and a resource opportunity, for both the society and the large recycling trade community. Even though tyres are 100 % recyclable and their chemical and physical properties make them an outstandingly valuable resource, still energy recovery and land filling constitute the greatest share of destination. The tyre recycling sector is constituted by larg ...
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According to Global Industry Analysis Inc., refrigerated transportation world market will reach 5 billion € by 2015. Increasing awareness about food safety, consumer spending on high value perishable goods and replacement of refrigerated vehicles are driving the growth in refrigerated transportation market. Approximately 650.000 refrigerated road vehicles are currently in use within the EU.The in ...
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The objective of this project is to offer to the SMEs Associations the first integrated management solution for supporting vine growers throughout vineyard life cycle, from planting to harvesting, aiming at addressing quality and production variability issues by means of an advanced Decision Support System (DSS). This DSS will be based on the output of well established and consolidated models appl ...
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"Infections with parasitic worms (nematodes and trematodes) represent a significant economic and welfare burden to the European ruminant livestock industry. The increasing prevalence of anthelmintic resistance means that current control programmes are costly and unsustainable in the long term. Recent changes in the epidemiology, seasonality and geographic distribution of helminth infections have b ...
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The FCHR project proposes the implementation of an integrated pasteuriser and homogenizer for fluid foods based on an alternative approach induced only by mechanical means: hydrodynamic cavitation, which consists in the generation of huge amounts of energy in the form of shock waves, due to the turbulence produced in a fluid by pressure fluctuations. Opposite to currently studied alternatives, su ...
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Agricultural waste management is one of the most emerging problems of food processors. The amount of the generated waste as well as the cost of waste disposal is ever increasing across Europe. Egg processors face the problem of the disposal of eggshell waste.According to EC regulations, industrial egg-shell is considered as hazardous waste and it is collected by national authorities. This can indu ...
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"Currently the identification and quantification of pollutants in water are mostly carried out manually through sampling and subsequent laboratory analysis (off-line analysis), with methodologies of work that involve some significant costs in terms of displacement to sampling points, reagents and specialized personnel dedicated to the operation, leading to time consuming and economically challengi ...
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"The flooding of rivers has always been a problem, and thanks to advances in civil engineering humans learnt of methods to keep the river in its bed. In urban areas especially, but in rural areas as well, embankments have been built to keep the river where it belongs. Unfortunately even with embankments flooding occurs as we can see it all over Europe and the World. Due to global warming flooding ...
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"Cell analysis has become an important technique and represents a fast growing market for a wealth of applications in the fields of life sciences, medicine, food and environmental analytics. While clinical (diagnostic) and research applications in the healthcare and drug discovery markets demand rather complex analyses at the single cell level, routine and quality control applications in food anal ...
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"Most Modern automation installations are driven by Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs). Nowadays, the low level programming languages that have been used for decades, such as Ladder Diagrams (LD), are still being used to develop the new software. Besides, there are ‘hidden’ penalties: PLC software is brand dependent. The solution to this problem has been the adoption of new paradigms that allow ...
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SEA Kinetic Energy Recovery System (SEAKERS)

Start date: Jan 1, 2011, End date: Dec 31, 2012,

"SEAKERS originates from a joint initiative of top level SMEs and players of the marine yachting sector, aiming at introducing a high impact potential innovation, which it is expected to provide a valuable market and economic return; the SMEPs partnered together in order to develop a research and industrial action plan. SEAKERS intends to make available an innovative device, both in is concept and ...
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"Presently available methods for the treatment of olive mill waste water are not acceptable from the environmental point of view (evaporation, discharge) or not suitable from the economic aspect (membrane treatments) costing 10-20% of revenues from oil selling. PHOTOMEM proposes a reliable and affordable technology solution to treat the waste water, applying a novel technical solution based on deg ...
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There is a distinct need for an improved method for accurate and inexpensive deployment and retrieval of seabed sensors and equipment. The AutoDrop will be hydro dynamically designed in order to glide through the water experiencing a minimum of drag. The rudders will maintain stability and change the direction if desired. It is important that the time used by the AutoDrop to travel from the surfac ...
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The objective of the proposed project is development of a ballast water treatment system by using a pulsed DC electrical field for microbial inactivation of invasive species in ballast water. The EcoSeaSafe applies an electrical designed pulse shape with instant reversation of the current direction, which generates a reversed electric field that prevents a secondary reaction of radicals which chan ...
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This proposal addresses the great challenge faced by the SMEs in the construction sector of complying with today’s obligations and regulatory requirements regarding exchange of information on hazardous chemicals between various actors in the sector. The European construction sector, being the largest industrial sector highly dominated by small enterprises, is a major downstream user of chemicals a ...
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The aim of project ProFiTex is to support fire fighters in their perilous work with a system that supplies mission-relevant information without overwhelming the fire fighter. The design approach will be user-centered with tests starting at an early point in the project to gain maximum user acceptance. Professional fire fighters will be involved from the beginning of the project to ensure, that the ...
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BRAVEHEALTH proposes a patient-centric vision to CVD management and treatment, providing people already diagnosed as subjects at risk with a sound solution for continuous and remote monitoring and real time prevention of malignant events. The solution proposed will be made up of the following sub-systems: 1)WEARABLE UNIT: it is an innovative concept of miniaturised multi-parameter sensor, able to ...
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"The seismic behaviour of connections in precast construction systems has been largely recognized as a crucial matter to be addressed both by the industry sector and by the related research community. In spite of this situation, the complexity of the problem and the variety of inherent issues to be harmonizedly dealt with in proposing design procedures for connections and precast structures as a w ...
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The objective of the proposed project is development of a cost effective and sustainable seawater treatment system to control accumulation of marine organisms on heat exchangers of vessels by applying ozone technology. To maximize the dispersion in the seawater and achieve effective contact between water and ozone, there is a need to develop a novel ozone injection and dispersion unit. In addition ...
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"Botrytis cinerea is a fungus that affects wine grapes and is responsible for the grey rot infection, which can strongly alter the quality of grapes and derived wine, causing: browning, destruction of flavour compounds, decrease of foaming properties, fermentation stopping. Grey rot is the largest infection of grapes in vineyards all over the world and is a major problem both for wine growers and ...
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"In the food industry, the oxidation of fats, oils, and other food components produces off-flavours, off-colours and nutrient loss. Protection against oxygen is a vital requirement of food packaging. Common synthetic polyolefin films such as PE and PP are excellent moisture barriers, but must be coated or laminated with synthetic polymers including EVOH and PVDC copolymers to provide an oxygen bar ...
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Strategic Objectives Addressed: The proposed project is focused on making large scale land based farming of European and American lobster feasible, both financially and practically, by developing automated technology for feeding and monitoring of each lobster individually. European and American lobster are cannibalistic in nature, and are therefore kept in individual housing cells demanding indiv ...
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The SMEs involved in the lighting industry face a tough competitively situation due to the dominant position of large enterprises in the business. The EU has for long been the world’s largest producer of lighting equipment, but now China has surpasses it in terms of volume. There is a 66 % trade tariff on light bulbs imported into EU, but EU has announced (July 2007) that they have made plans to l ...
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"Bioethanol has been increasingly becoming the renewable energy source that could reduce the oil dependence of the developed countries. Biorefineries can use the locally grown agriculture to produce ethanol. However, food chain supply is beginning to suffer the effects of the ethanol massive production raising major ethical concerns. Cellulosic ethanol can overcome the environmental risks that acc ...
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