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RESCCUE aims to deliver a framework enabling city resilience assessment, planning and management by integrating into software tools new knowledge related to the detailed water-centred modelling of strategic urban services performance into a comprehensive resilience platform. These tools will assess urban resilience from a multisectorial approach, for current and future climate change scenarios and ...
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WADI

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

The overall objective of WADI project is to contribute to the reduction of losses in water transmission systems and decrease the related energy consumption required for the process. WADI aims to develop an airborne water leak detection surveillance service to provide water utilities with adequate information on leaks in water infrastructure outside urban areas, thus enabling the utility to promptl ...
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The overall project idea is on contribution to European culture and creativity through developing technological readiness of the breakthrough engineering solution for indoor air safeguard via inter-sectoral European and international cooperation, knowledge sharing, broad skills development and mobility of researchers and innovation staff. Under NANOGUARD2AR it is expected to build new and enhance ...
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SaferAfrica project aims at establishing a Dialogue Platform between Africa and Europe focused on road safety and traffic management issues. It will represent a high-level body with the main objective of providing recommendations to update the African Road Safety Action Plan and the African Road Safety Charter, as well as fostering the adoption of specific initiatives, properly funded. The involve ...
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The GELCLAD project aims at creating a novel cost-effective, durable, industrialised and easy to install composite insulation cladding system, based on a single multi-meso-structured panel with excellent insulation properties, made from functional bio-polymer composite (ecoWPC) as skin coupling with unique advanced foamable extrudable aerogel (FEA) as insulation core/layer. The GELCLAD is produced ...
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HYDRALAB+ Adapting to climate change (HYDRALAB-PLUS)

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

HYDRALAB is an advanced network of environmental hydraulic institutes in Europe, which has been effective in providing access to a suite of major and unique environmental hydraulic facilities from across the whole European scientific community.A continuation project will prepare environmental hydraulic modelling for the upcoming urgent technical challenges associated with adaptations for climate c ...
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Background Pharmaceutical compounds (PhCs) are emerging contaminants of environmental-health concern that, if not checked, could adversely affect drinking water sources and reuse projects, two key issues of sustainable water management. To develop water reuse and ensure the preservation of drinking water supplies in Europe, it is thus important to elimi ...
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IPERION CH aims to establish the unique pan-European research infrastructure in Heritage Science by integrating national world-class facilities at research centres, universities and museums. The cross-disciplinary consortium of 23 partners (from 12 Member States and the US) offers access to instruments, methodologies and data for advancing knowledge and innovation in the conservation and restorati ...
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Coastal Waters Research Synergy Framework (Co-ReSyF)

Start date: Jan 1, 2016, End date: Dec 31, 2018,

The Co-ReSyF project will implement a dedicated data access and processing infrastructure, with automated tools, methods and standards to support research applications using Earth Observation (EO) data for monitoring of Coastal Waters, leveraging on the components deployed SenSyF. The main objective is to facilitate the access to Earth Observation data and pre-processing tools to the research comm ...
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Sediment transport in the fluvial, estuarine and coastal environment causes significant morphological changes and results in the amplification of floods, storm surges and other inundation hazards. This increases considerably the risk of failure of structures, disruption of function of networks (water, energy), destruction of ecosystems and natural resources, as well as property and human loss. The ...
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Users, Safety, security and Energy In Transport Infrastructure (USE-IT)

Start date: May 1, 2015, End date: Apr 30, 2017,

The transport network across Europe faces challenges relating to carbon reduction targets, energy security, and depletion of natural resources, without sacrificing its efficiency and compromising mobility. In addition, the road and rail infrastructure in particular are ageing and require renewal. Simultaneously, advances in sensors, mobile communications, smart ticketing and ‘big data’ offer the p ...
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Background Anthropogenic pressures and climate change are responsible for severe variations in raw water availability and quality, and for the degradation of water sources by emerging contaminants that are of environmental-health concern because of their toxicity, mutagenicity and/or endocrine-disrupting behaviour. These include personal care products and ...
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Innovative hybrid MBR-(PAC-NF) systems to promote water reuse (aWARE)

Start date: Jan 1, 2013, End date: Nov 30, 2016,

Background Freshwater scarcity has become a major concern in many arid and semi-arid countries worldwide. Increasing demand has been a major contributing factor, for reasons including continued population growth, new consumption patterns and industrial development. There are also significant supply issues, including over-dependence on single supply source ...
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Southern Europe and the Mediterranean region are facing the challenge of managing its water resources under conditions of increasing scarcity and concerns about water quality. Already, the availability of fresh water in sufficient quality and quantity is one of the major factors limiting socio economic development. Innovative water management strategies such as the storage of reclaimed water or ex ...
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Transport is a key enabler of economic activity and social connectedness. While providing essential services to society and economy, transport is also an important part of the economy and it is at the core of a number of major sustainability challenges, in particular climate change, air quality, safety, energy security and efficiency in the use of resources (EC 2011: Transport White Paper).The ove ...
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The aim of iWIDGET is to advance knowledge and understanding about smart metering technologies in order to develop novel, robust, practical and cost-effective methodologies and tools to manage urban water demand in households across Europe, by reducing wastage, improving utility understanding of end-user demand and reducing customer water and energy costs.The main scientific challenges for iWIDGET ...
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The aim of BioBuild is to use biocomposites to reduce the embodied energy in building facade, supporting structure and internal partition systems by at least 50% over current materials with no increase in cost. This will lead to a step change in the use of sustainable, low carbon construction materials, by replacing aluminium, steel, FRP, brick and concrete in buildings.Facades are widely used in ...
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Transitions to the Urban Water Services of Tomorrow (TRUST)

Start date: May 1, 2011, End date: Apr 30, 2015,

The European project initiative TRUST will produce knowledge and guidance to support TRansitions to Urban Water Services of Tomorrow, enabling communities to achieve sustainable, low-carbon water futures without compromising service quality. We deliver this ambition through close collaboration with problem owners in ten participating pilot city regions under changing and challenging conditions in ...
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Description TIMBUS extends traditional digital preservation approaches by introducing the need to analyse and preserve services, and by aligning preservation actions with business continuity management.A primary motivation for TIMBUS is the declining use of centralised in-house business processes. Based on the concept of software as a ser ...
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Tomorrow's Road Infrastructure Monitoring and Management (TRIMM)

Start date: Dec 1, 2011, End date: Nov 30, 2014,

Problem descriptionEffective, fair and sustainable road management require streamlined objective and up to date information. Advances in a range of sensing technologies and information processing have built up a potential for implementing new monitoring techniques that deliver key information for road management. The traditional monitoring techniques suffer for example in cost efficiency, time and ...
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The co-ordinated and integrated approach of HYDRALAB aims at structuring the access to unique and costly hydraulic and ice engineering research infrastructures in the European Research Area. The network of HYDRALAB is unique in the hydraulic research community and has large experience in co-operating since its start in 1997. It began by informing and co-ordinating the activities of the partners in ...
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OIL SPILL PREVENTION AND RESPONSE AT LOCAL SCALES (SPRES)

Start date: Jan 8, 2012, End date: Jul 8, 2014,

The main aims of this project are to: (i) develop a set of high resolution operational oceanographic systems in several estuaries or ports located in the Atlantic Area, and (ii) establish local oil spill response plans for these local areas based on risk assessment. This work will apply to estuaries all along the European Atlantic coast region. The project partners have been chosen to represent th ...
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CHARISMA is an Integrated Infrastructure Initiative that brings together 22 leading European institutions developing research on artwork materials and their deterioration finalised to the conservation of cultural heritage. The consortium has the objective to optimise the use of infrastructures through a coordinated program of transnational access, joint research and networking activities. Transna ...
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PREPARED “ENABLING CHANGE” (PREPARED)

Start date: Feb 1, 2010, End date: Jan 31, 2014,

IPCC climate change scenarios have a global perspective and need to be scaled down to the local level, where decision makers have to balance risks and investment costs. Very high investments might be a waste of money and too little investment could result in unacceptable risk for the local community. PREPARED is industry driven, 12 city utilities are involved in the project and the RDT carried out ...
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MAKAVOL

Start date: Oct 19, 2010, End date: Oct 18, 2013,

La experiencia adquirida por los participantes de esta solicitud de proyecto, ha creado la necesidad de establecer un programa de continuidad y fortalecimiento de las acciones recomendadas por la UNESCO y IAVCEI para reducir el riesgo volcánico: establecer un enfoque multidisciplinar a la vigilancia volcánica y desarrollar programas educativos sobre el fenómeno volcánico. El análisis de los sistem ...
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"European seismic engineering research suffers from extreme fragmentation of research infrastructures (RI) between countries and limited access to them by the S/T community of earthquake engineering, especially that of Europe’s most seismic regions. A 23-strong Consortium of the key actors in Europe’s seismic engineering research (including 3 industrial partners) addresses these problems in a sust ...
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Seismic Hazard Harmonization in Europe (SHARE)

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

SHARE will deliver measurable progress in all steps leading to a harmonized assessment of seismic hazard – in the definition of engineering requirements, in the collection and analysis of input data, in procedures for hazard assessment, and in engineering applications. SHARE will create a unified framework and computational infrastructure for seismic hazard assessment and produce an integrated Eur ...
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Atlantic Network for Coastal Risk Management (ANCORIM)

Start date: Apr 30, 2009, End date: Apr 29, 2012,

The 33 European regions located along the Atlantic coast are home to approximately 70 million inhabitants. The 10-km wide coastal strip covers a total surface area of 194,197 km2 with a length of 25 000 km. These coastal regions are characterised by a strong identity, an authentic international outlook and significant economic potential.These coastal areas must cope with several threats which are ...
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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 DIREC_MAT project objective is to share, at a European scale, knowledge and practices on recycling road and road-related waste in the aim of ensuring an environmentally-friendly and sustainable end-of-life for road infrastructure. Road material recycling processes have previously been studied in national and European research projects and have led to various levels of practical implementation ...
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Transport is among the main development agents of the European economy and it has a significant environmental impact. Even though the environmental impact of transport is more directly related with energy consumption, it is also associated with other factors depending on the physical and economic sustainability of the infrastructures. The development of new infrastructure projects are usually anal ...
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This project aims to provide the government services with a decision-making tool in their task of maintaining historic buildings or structures used in transport. It is setting up 3 major studies. The first is a study into the causes of damage to the different materials in a marine atmosphere and environment, the second studies the damage to structures and the third consists in developing a decisio ...
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Professionals in the water sector have a water-specific vocabulary (water supply, purification of urban, rural and industrial effluent, and the integrated management of water resources). Foreign language courses do not include the specialised vocabulary.The AQUA'Lingua project is designed to create a language learning tool for water professionals. To this end the partnership includes sectoral play ...
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