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Advanced Radio Astronomy in Europe (RadioNet)

Start date: Jan 1, 2017, End date: Dec 31, 2020,

RadioNet is a consortium of 28 institutions in Europe, Republic of Korea and South Africa, integrating at European level world-class infrastructures for research in radio astronomy. These include radio telescopes, telescope arrays, data archives and the globally operating European Network for Very Long Baseline Interferometry (EVN). RadioNet is de facto widely regarded to represent the interests o ...
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GlucoCEST Imaging of Neoplastic Tumours (GLINT)

Start date: Jan 1, 2016, End date: Dec 31, 2019,

Cancer is one of the most devastating diseases the world is currently facing, accounting for 7.6 million deaths in 2008 (WHO). Cancer is usually detected through advanced medical imaging. Early detection is very important as it increases the chances of survival and the potential for full recovery. Further, The high level of sophistication in treating cancer has led to a new unsolved problem, the d ...
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High energy lithium sulphur cells and batteries (HELIS)

Start date: Jun 1, 2015, End date: May 31, 2019,

Lithium sulphur batteries (LSB) are viable candidate for commercialisation among all post Li-ion battery technologies due to their high theoretical energy density and cost effectiveness. Despites many efforts, there are remaining issues that need to be solved and this will provide final direction of LSB technological development. Some of technological aspects, like development of host matrices, in ...
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Energy oriented Centre of Excellence for computer applications (EoCoE)

Start date: Oct 1, 2015, End date: Sep 30, 2018,

The aim of the present proposal is to establish an Energy Oriented Centre of Excellence for computing applications, (EoCoE). EoCoE (pronounce “Echo”) will use the prodigious potential offered by the ever-growing computing infrastructure to foster and accelerate the European transition to a reliable and low carbon energy supply. To achieve this goal, we believe that the present revolution in hardwa ...
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Graphene-based disruptive technologies (GrapheneCore1)

Start date: Apr 1, 2016, End date: Mar 31, 2018,

This project is the second in the series of EC-financed parts of the Graphene Flagship. The Graphene Flagship is a 10 year research and innovation endeavour with a total project cost of 1,000,000,000 euros, funded jointly by the European Commission and member states and associated countries. The first part of the Flagship was a 30-month Collaborative Project, Coordination and Support Action (CP-CS ...
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European Medical Information Framework (EMIF)

Start date: Jan 1, 2013, End date: Dec 31, 2017,

In response to the need to tackle increasingly complex medical research questions, a growing amount of human health data is being collected, either in routine Electronic Healthcare Record (EHR) databases, through research-driven cohort studies, in biobanks or related efforts. However, data sources are typically fragmented and contain information gaps which prevent their full exploitation. EMIF aim ...
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European Lead Factory (EUC²LID)

Start date: Jan 1, 2013, End date: Dec 31, 2017,

The European Lead Factory concept proposed by the EUC2LID Consortium relates to the discovery of novel small molecule candidates to serve as starting points for subsequent optimization to either drug candidates or high-quality pharmacological tools for the experimental validation of targets. The concept intends to bridge academic and applied research interests. The European Lead Factory will provi ...
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Drug development in TB requires new integrated methods to transition the novel combination regimens needed to shorten first-line therapy and combat multi-drug resistance. Although new agents are emerging, the path to registration of such regimens remains uncertain while capacity for pivotal trials is limited. Selection and optimization of drug combinations for development depends on preclinical sy ...
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Technicians in Europe

Start date: Jun 1, 2015, End date: May 31, 2017,

The vocational college "Berufskolleg Hilden" as the sending organisation expands its international activities by searching and finding placements for students with organisations, enterprises and institutes in European countries, in order to reinforce their linguistic, inter-cultural and professional skills and knowledge. The participants of the project belong to different sections: 2-year-course i ...
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The aim of the project is to unravel the genetic and contact relations between the indigenous languages of Mesoamerica (Mexico and western Central America) and the Middle Andes region (Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia), as part of a larger endeavour to understand the historical process of the peopling of the Americas as a whole. The deep genetic links between the two regions will be investigated by systemat ...
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Despite dramatic advances in molecular and imaging technologies, there are currently no effective pharmacological treatments for the core symptoms of autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Major obstructions to this include a lack of aetiologically-driven or pathophysiologically-accurate animal models; an absence of tests that indicate efficacy; and reliance of clinical trials on DSM/ICD10 categories wh ...
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Heusler compounds are a remarkable material, a vast collection of more than 1000 members with a large number of functionalities. The prototype Cu2MnAl is a ferromagnetic compound, even though none of its elemental constituents are magnetic. This is typical for this material class; the properties of many of the Heuslers can be forecast simply by counting the number of their valence electrons. Most ...
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The evolutionary success of humans can be attributed to our ability to adapt to ever-changing environments. This reproductive and adaptive success is demonstrated by the 7 billion living humans, occupying nearly every corner of the globe. However, the expansion of humans is an evolutionarily recent development; fossil, genetic and archaeological evidence indicates that humans and our hominin ances ...
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Europeana Sounds

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

The Europeana Sounds is Europeana's 'missing' fifth domain aggregator, joining APEX (Archives), EUscreen (television), the Europeana Film Gateway (film) and TEL (libraries). It will increase the opportunities for access to and creative re-use of Europeana's audio and audio-related content and will build a sustainable best practice network of stakeholders in the content value chain to aggregate, en ...
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We propose to solve the long-standing problem of coupling quantum states in atoms to solid-state quantum devices. The realization of such a quantum interface represents a major breakthrough for information science, as it enables the development of a powerful hybrid architecture, where long-lived states of atoms store quantum information that can be processed rapidly using superconducting quantum c ...
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Biomarkers For Enhanced Vaccine Safety (BIOVACSAFE)

Start date: Mar 1, 2012, End date: Dec 31, 2016,

... ications, guidelines, reference standards for vaccine development, and inform EFPIA activities. A Management Core with track record of successful public-private projects ensures Cores interoperate to maximise discovery - validation - application - re-discovery cycles, to deliver project goals on time, within budget, while maximising interactions with other actors (EFPIA, FDA, EMA).
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We propose here an exhaustive analysis of the genome, exome, methylome and transcriptome of primary tumours and metastases from patients with colon carcinoma, based on a combination of deep sequencing and chip based techniques. Dependent on their availability, we shall also perform analyses of tumor stem cells, circulating tumor cells, free tumor DNA in serum and xenografts derived from the same p ...
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Most cognitive functions are based on computations that take place in the cerebral cortex, composed of a larger number of areas, each with a complex anatomical structure, with neurons of different types and in different layers interacting according to a precise scheme. The anatomical organization of cortical areas is similar, with some modulation according to its sensory, motor or associative func ...
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In the context of the Energy SET-Plan of the European Commission relevant research and developments channelled to increase the percentage of renewable energy sources. It is crucial the collaboration of the Industry, SME’s and research institutions to bring together the step forward to finally integrate renewable energies as the main source of electricity.Renewable energies represent a wide field u ...
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"PRIMES focuses on the role of protein interactions to assemble dynamic molecular machines that receive and process information to coordinate cellular responses. PRIMES investigates the following: (i) How do protein interactions contribute to the generation of biological specificity in signalling? (ii) How do pathogenetic perturbations affect protein interaction networks? (iii) How can we exploit ...
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Nanoelectronic COupled Problems Solutions (nanoCOPS)

Start date: Nov 1, 2013, End date: Oct 31, 2016,

Designs in nanoelectronics often lead to problems that are large to simulate and that include strong feedback couplings. Industry demands to include variability to guarantee quality and yield. It also requests to incorporate higher abstraction levels to allow for system simulation in order to shorten design cycles, while preserving accuracy. The nanoCOPS project considers the simulation of two pro ...
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Information processing in classical 'von Neumann' architectures is less efficient compared to biological counterparts when dealing with ill-posed problems and noisy data. The reason is that the biological brain is configured differently and the key is its evolving structure, where connectivity elements between individual neurons, the synapses, undergo 'birth' and 'death' as well as strengthening ...
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Molecular Quantum Spintronics (MoQuaS)

Start date: Oct 1, 2013, End date: Sep 30, 2016,

MoQuaS aims at developing devices and protocols to read out and process quantum information using individual molecular spins embedded in electronic circuits. To this end, prototypical hybrid nano-devices addressing single molecular spins will be designed and reliable methods for their realization will be developed. Core of such nano-architectures are magnetic molecules, specifically functionalized ...
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"Li-ion batteries become a reality in the future vehicles, although they do not fulfil completely the demands of consumers. In this respect batteries with higher energy density are required. Lithium technology utilizing sulphur as a cathode is one of the optimal choices since it offers the possibility of achieving high-energy, long-life storage batteries with a potential low price. At present, the ...
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PRACE - Third Implementation Phase Project (PRACE-3IP)

Start date: Jul 1, 2012, End date: Jun 30, 2016,

PRACE-3IP supports the accelerated implementation of the pan-European HPC Research Infrastructure (RI) created in April 2010. It continues, complements, and extends the work of the PRACE-1IP and -2IP projects.PRACE-3IP addresses the computational and simulation needs of European scientific communities and of industry to keep them at the forefront of discovery. Our vision is the formation of an int ...
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"This proposal represents the first concerted effort to study classical strongly coupled systems at the most fundamental individual-particle level, by using complementary approaches from different physics domains - complex plasmas and colloidal dispersions. These are complementary in many ways, the most important being that complex plasmas are virtually undamped at the particle timescales, whereas ...
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The introduction of new ionic moieties (cations and anions) into polymers is giving rise to a new family of functional polymers with particular properties and new applications which is provoking a RENAISSANCE of the chemistry and applications of classic polyelectrolytes. However, further developments and a better understanding of the properties and applications of innovative polyelectrolytes are ...
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Simulators and Interfaces with Quantum Systems (SIQS)

Start date: May 1, 2013, End date: Apr 30, 2016,

The overarching goal of our project is to develop systems based on direct and deterministic interactions between individual quantum entities, which by involving large-scale entanglement can outperform classical systems in a series of relevant applications.We plan to achieve that by improving technologies from atomic, molecular and optical physics as well as from solid-state physics, and by develop ...
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The Research Data Alliance (RDA) is rapidly building the social and technical bridges that enable open sharing of data on a global level. RDA Europe - the European plug-in to the global Research Data Alliance – will ensure that European political, research, industrial and e-infrastructure stakeholders are aware of, engaged with and actively involved in the global RDA activities. European domain sc ...
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Graphene-Based Revolutions in ICT And Beyond (GRAPHENE)

Start date: Oct 1, 2013, End date: Mar 31, 2016,

... nsfer highway, allowing industry to rapidly absorb and exploit new discoveries.The Flagship will be aligned with European and national priorities to guarantee its successful long term operation and maximal impact on the national industrial and research communities.Together, the scientific and technological objectives and operative targets will allow us to reach our societal goals: the Flagship wil ...
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Quantum Integrated Light Matter Interface (QuILMI)

Start date: Oct 1, 2012, End date: Mar 31, 2016,

This project brings together an interdisciplinary team of young, ambitious and internationally recognized researchers. The aim of the proposed research is to create a highly integrated device, which permits to manipulate, store and control light on a single-photon level using tailored quantum matter. Specifically, we will implement a three-dimensional optical lattice on an atom chip together with ...
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Enhanced Power Pilot Line - EPPL (EPPL)

Start date: Apr 1, 2013, End date: Mar 31, 2016,

A sustainable and competitive European power semiconductor industry is essential to support the megatrend developments formulated in the Europe 2020 strategy - climate change, energy security, food security, and health and aging population. In practically all these areas, power semiconductors play a vital role. Thus, it is of paramount importance to defend and further extend Europe’s leading posit ...
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EMBRACE brings together the leading Earth System Models (ESMs) in Europe around a common set of objectives to improve our ability to (i) simulate the Earth System and (ii) make reliable projections of future global change. EMBRACE builds on the existing European collaboration network in Earth System Modelling and will be the main European input to international efforts in this field over the comin ...
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Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis is one of the most devastating diseases in neurology affecting in Europe 50,000 individuals at any time, and causing around 10,000 deaths each year. ALS is characterized by progressive degeneration of motor neurons in brain and spinal cord leading to muscle weakness. ALS affects otherwise healthy people at any time in adulthood. The patient becomes paralyzed and dies ...
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bottom-UP blueprinting GRAphene baseD Electronics (UPGRADE)

Start date: Feb 1, 2013, End date: Jan 31, 2016,

UPGRADE targets a fundamental breakthrough by achieving the first proof-of-concept of chemically controlled engineering of graphene nanoribbons (GNRs), through a novel and fast bottom-up patterning technique, which will enable the atomically-controlled fabrication of patterned GNRs over large areas. GNRs combine the advantages of graphene with the semiconducting properties required for the design ...
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Network for Integrated Cellular Homeostasis (NICHE)

Start date: Jan 1, 2012, End date: Dec 31, 2015,

"There is a need for greater understanding of integrated cellular physiology to exploit cells and to tailor their activities to optimise microbial productivity in synthetic circuits and to limit microbial activity in food and pharmaceutical products. Understanding the integration of the cellular metabolic processes is fundamental to developing and exploiting cells. We have assembled a team of inte ...
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Integrated non-CO2 Greenhouse gas Observing System (INGOS)

Start date: Oct 1, 2011, End date: Dec 31, 2015,

InGOS will support and integrate the observing capacity of Europe for non-CO2 greenhouse gases (NCGHG: CH4, N2O, SF6, H2 and halocarbons). The emissions of these gases are very uncertain and it is unknown how future climate change will feedback into the land use coupled emissions of CH4 and N2O. The NCGHG atmospheric abundances will increase further in the future and the emissions of these gases a ...
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Zebrafish Regulomics for Human Health (ZF-HEALTH)

Start date: Jul 1, 2010, End date: Dec 31, 2015,

In recent years, the zebrafish has emerged as a new vertebrate model organism for biomedical research which offers a unique combination of traits: a short generation time, small size and efficient breeding procedures make it the best choice among vertebrates for forward genetic screening and small-molecule screens, including toxicology, while the transparent embryo and larva offers unique opportun ...
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Drought-tolerant yielding plants (DROPS)

Start date: Jul 1, 2010, End date: Dec 31, 2015,

DROPS will develop novel methods and strategies aimed at yield maintenance under fluctuating water deficit and at enhanced plant water-use efficiency. We deal with high genotype x environment interaction in the field (any trait can have positive, negative or no effect depending on drought scenarios) with an approach combining Physiology, Genetics, field testing and Ecophysiological modelling. The ...
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The objective of the application is the development and characterization of small molecule stabilizers of protein-protein interactions (“Molecular Glues”) as a novel class of biological tool compounds and potential therapeutic drugs for the treatment of cancer as well as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Disease, respectively. As biological targets we work on 14-3-3 proteins, an important class of adapt ...
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