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Abstract 9Neuroimaging (NI) has enormous potential to improve the clinical care of patients with psychiatric disorders, but has yet to deliver. The PSYSCAN project will address this issue directly by developing a NI-based tool that will help clinicians resolve key clinical issues in the management of patients with psychotic disorders. Clinicians will use the tool to assess patients with a standard ...
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There is a pressing need at the European and global levels to address challenges in the design of a new generation of fuels in order to achieve significant efficiency and emissions benefits in modern downsized boosted engines employing gasoline and ethanol blends. Abnormal combustion phenomena are a severe constraint to the use of much higher boosting pressures which are needed for significant ga ...
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The consortium behind the MARINCOMP IAPP – NUI Galway and University of Ulster; Toray Carbon Fibers Europe, a company specialized in manufacture of carbon fibre; EireComposites, an SME with innovative composite manufacturing technology; and Suzlon Blade Technology, a utility class wind turbine manufacturer – aims to reduce the cost of offshore wind and tidal turbine blade structures and enable the ...
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... ibute to the effective radiative forcing (ERF) from aerosol-cloud interactions (ACI). The uncertainty in ERFaci is larger than for any other forcing agent. Also, feedbacks between the terrestrial and marine biosphere and the atmosphere involving ACI are thought to play an important role in regulating climate change but their relevance remains poorly quantified.BACCHUS proposes to quantify key proc ...
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... research and training platform for the development and implementation of novel fuel mixture preparation, injection profiling, air management and staged/low temperature combustion technologies both in marine and light-duty automotive diesel engines. The marine (slow speed, large-sized, two-stroke engines) and land-transport (high speed, small-to-medium-sized, four-stroke engines) sectors share esse ...
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Strategic Transitions for Youth Labour in Europe (STYLE)

Start date: 01 Mar 2014, End date: 31 Aug 2017,

The overriding aim of this project is to conduct a comparative EU wide analysis on youth unemployment that is sensitive to gender, ethnic and class differences and the historical legacies of multi-level institutions shaping relevant policies.This aim will be achieved through 10 objectives organized around 12 research, management, dissemination and scientific coordination work packages.There are th ...
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Epigenetics of Cnidarian Stem Cells (EpiCS)

Start date: 01 Sep 2015, End date: 31 Aug 2017,

... taxa. In particular, it is possible that traits like regenerative ability, growth plasticity, senescence and resistance to malignancy, which are differentially distributed among animal groups, are primarily mediated by taxon-specific EMs. We propose to test this hypothesis by studying the role of epigenetics in stem cell fate determination in the cnidarian Hydractinia echinata, an animal model tha ...
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AngioMatTrain focuses on the comprehensive, multidisciplinary understanding of ischemic diseases, from basics to translation, fully supported by 8 full partners (5 universities, 1 hospital and 2 SMEs). This ITN will educate and train 12 Early Stage Researchers and 3 Experienced Researchers scientists in: tissue engineering, materials science, chemistry, functionalisation, cell biology, nanotechnol ...
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Quantitative T cell Immunology (QuanTI)

Start date: 01 May 2013, End date: 30 Apr 2017,

The primary objective of this ITN is to train a new generation of European quantitative immunologists, who will be able to address challenges arising in Systems Immunology. This will be achieved with the proposed Network, Quantitative T cell Immunology (QuanTI), that will train 11 ESRs and 4 ERs, bringing together renowned experimental and theoretical scientists from private and academic instituti ...
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An industry-academia collaboration is proposed wherein two industry and three academic partners will establish a lasting, inter-national partnership for transfer of knowledge in biomaterials engineering. The partners have synergistic competences in the medical device sector, and, aided by a schedule of staff secondments and networking events, their relevant niche expertise will be shared and trans ...
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"Our ITN has both scientific and therapeutic targets. Research in Work Package 1 (WP1) aims to advance understanding of normal blood cell development and why primitive cells fail to differentiate in acute myeloid leukaemia (AML). Research in WP2 will use the information gained from WP1 to develop ways of alleviating the differentiation block in AML and so deliver new agents for use in differentiat ...
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Optical Infrared Co-ordination Network for Astronomy (OPTICON)

Start date: 01 Jan 2013, End date: 31 Dec 2016,

Optical-infrared astronomy in Europe is in a state of transition and opportunity, with the goal of a viable structured European scale community in sight. A strong astronomical community requires access to state of the art infrastructures (telescopes), equipped with the best possible instrumentation, and with that access being open to all on a basis of competitive excellence. Further, the community ...
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Repair of Diabetic Damage by Stromal Cell Administration (REDDSTAR)

Start date: 01 Nov 2012, End date: 31 Oct 2016,

50 million diabetic EU citizens are using approved anti-diabetic agents to control their glycaemia. However, suboptimal glycemic control leads to 6 progressive diabetic complications, namely: nephropathy, retinopathy, cardiomyopathy, neuropathy and foot ulceration. In 2010, 11% of EU adult deaths (634,000) were caused by diabetic complications. These distinct disorders have few effective medicines ...
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Biological neural systems are powerful, robust and highly adaptive computational entities that outperform conventional computers in almost all aspects of sensory-motor integration. Despite dramatic progress in information technology, there is a big performance discrepancy between artificial systems and brains in seemingly simple orientation and navigation tasks. In fact, no system exists that can ...
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The project goal is to manufacture scaffolds for tissue engineering from novel coated microspheres. Such scaffolds have a high potential to be used in bone and cartilage regeneration in orthopaedic or temporomandibular joint (TMJ) applications. Monodisperse microspheres that allow encapsulation of growth factors have been developed at the University of Kansas (KU). Prof. Detamore from KU and I wor ...
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PRACE - Third Implementation Phase Project (PRACE-3IP)

Start date: 01 Jul 2012, End date: 30 Jun 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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"The applicant will collaborate with Irish, European and U.S.-based colleagues to develop a sustainable biorefinery and bioenergy industry in Ireland and Europe. The focus of this ERC Starting Grant will be the application of classical microbiological, physiological and real-time polymerase chain reaction (PCR)-based assays, to qualitatively and quantitatively characterize microbial communities un ...
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HANDHold - HANDHeld OLfactory Detector (HANDHOLD)

Start date: 01 Apr 2012, End date: 31 Mar 2016,

"While the dog will remain a central part of the detection process at border crossing and airports, sensor technology and low power embedded system computing are improving to the extent that the time is right to develop substantially improved mobile detection devices that can complement the role played by dogs. Moreover, these detection devices can be networked together to provide enhanced detecti ...
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Understanding the processes by which smallholder farmers in developing countries increase or renew crop diversity, and how they maintain this diversity by ensuring the transmission of their technical and ecological knowledge through the generations, is essential for tackling food insecurity whilst at the same time conserving agricultural biodiversity. The KINSEED project focuses on seed transmissi ...
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The project aims on the one hand the development of new biobased materials specially adapted to the development of a wide range of containers or packages (films made by extrusion laminating, trays or lids developed by injection moulding and bottles performed through extrusion blow moulding technologies) and the improvement of thermal, mechanical and barrier properties of these packages through nan ...
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Rapid Identification of Respiratory Tract Infections (RID-RTI)

Start date: 01 Jul 2012, End date: 31 Dec 2015,

Respiratory Tract Infections (RTIs) are caused by a variety of bacterial, viral, fungal and other pathogens. RTIs are major causes of morbidity and mortality in adults and children worldwide causing millions of deaths each year. RTIs affecting the lung parenchyma (pneumonia) can be classified into three main categories: Community Acquired Pneumonia (CAP); Hospital Acquired Pneumonia (HAP) which in ...
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Sea For Society (SFS)

Start date: 01 Jun 2012, End date: 30 Nov 2015,

Sea for Society (SFS) has brought together a multidisciplinary partnership of 21 partners from 11 countries representing marine research institutes, funding agencies, science museums and aquaria, CSO’s, NGO’s, higher education institutes, business networks, to implement a MMLAP to address Specific Challenge 3: Marine Resources, inland activities & sustainable development. SFS will mobilise researc ...
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Injuries and degenerative diseases of the central nervous system constitute a bottleneck in medical and surgical practice for which no therapy currently exists. To ensure clinical translation, NeuroGraft is organised in three R&D Work-Packages. NeuroGraft will develop functionalised cell seeded bioartificial organs, specifically spinal cord conduits for transplantation, incorporating a potent immu ...
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Piezoelectric nanohybrid scaffolds for bone regeneration (PiezoScaff)

Start date: 01 Oct 2013, End date: 30 Sep 2015,

Bone tissue regeneration remains an important challenge in the field of orthopaedic and craniofacial surgery and sees a transplantation frequency second to that of blood. The total number of bone graft surgeries performed each year worldwide to repair bone defects in orthopaedics and dentistry is more than 2.2 million. Current clinical treatments for critical-size defects are challenging, and desp ...
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Hernia operations are among the most common surgical procedures performed today with over 20 million cases annually worldwide. Hernia incidents are associated with pain and poor quality-of-life for the patient and lead to enormous healthcare costs, exceeding US $48 billion in the US annually. At present, hernia operations rely heavily on non-degradable polypropylene, polytetrafluoroethylene and ny ...
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Fall Detector for the Elder (FATE)

Start date: 01 Mar 2012, End date: 31 May 2015,

Description The ultimate goal of FATE - FAll DeTector for the Elderly project is to widely validate an innovative and efficient ICT-based solution focused on improving the elder's quality of life by an accurate detection of falls in ageing people, both at home and outdoors. This will be done by implementing an accurate, portable and usable f ...
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The specific and ultimate goal of the REMPARK project is to develop a PHS with closed loop detection, response and treatment capabilities for management of Parkinson's Disease (PD) patients at two levels:\n\nAt the first level, the project will develop a wearable monitoring system able to identify in real time the motor status of the PD patients, and evaluating ON/OFF/Dyskinesia status, with sensi ...
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Wireless Insole for Independent and Safe Elderly Living (WIISEL)

Start date: 01 Nov 2011, End date: 31 Mar 2015,

Description WIISEL's main goal is to develop an unobtrusive, self-learning and wearable prevention and warning system to decrease the incidence of falls in the elderly population.The idea is that elderly people put a specifically designed insole in their shoes, which monitors their walking pattern. This way the system may detect changes in g ...
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This project is concerned with optimising the delivery of primary healthcare to European citizens who are migrants who experience language and cultural barriers in host countries. We focus on the implementation of evidence-based health information (e.g. guidelines to enhance communication in cross-cultural consultations) and interventions (e.g. training initiatives on interculturalism and the use ...
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Lung cancer is the most common cancer in terms of both incidence and mortality, worldwide. With a median age at diagnosis of 71, lung cancer is mainly affecting the aging population. Airway stenosis is a key problem with significant morbidity and premature death. Endobronchial stenting is a proven therapy to keep the airways open. Nevertheless the currently used clinical stents have major disadvan ...
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ICT for Energy Efficient Airports (CASCADE)

Start date: 01 Oct 2011, End date: 31 Mar 2015,

CASCADE will develop facility-specific measurement-based energy action plan for airport energy managers underpinned by systematic Fault Detection Diagnosis (FDD) Methods. CASCADE will develop a framework and methodology to underpin the execution of customised ICT solutions building upon existing ICT infrastructure. A measurement framework and minimal data set will be established that control and b ...
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SOCIOEC is an interdisciplinary, European wide project bringing together scientists from several fisheries sciences with industry partners and other key stakeholders to work in an integrated manner on solutions for future fisheries management, that can be implemented at a regional level. The central concept is to provide a mechanism for developing measures that are consistent with the overarching ...
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Locus specificity of immunoglobulin gene diversification (DIVAC)

Start date: 01 Jan 2012, End date: 31 Dec 2014,

"B cells distinguish themselves from all other cells, as they diversify their immunoglobulin (Ig) genes by hypermutation, gene conversion and switch recombination. All three processes required the expression of Activation Induced cytidine Deaminase (AID).The project aims to resolve the long-standing question why hypermutations are targeted almost exclusively to the Ig loci. Using the chicken B cel ...
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The vision of the proposed Linked2Media project is to tap into the vast user-generated content and interpret information posted on blogs, social networks and social media in Europe and beyond, ensuring that the European Commercial and Industrial SMEs will have homogenized access to the globally available online, social media information and data resources needed to perform, on their own, corporate ...
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The vision of the proposed Linked2Safety project is to advance clinical practice and accelerate medical research, to improve the quality of healthcare, benefiting public health, and to enhance patients' safety; by providing pharmaceutical companies, healthcare professionals and patients with an innovative semantic interoperability framework, a sustainable business model, and a scalable technical i ...
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"Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common musculoskeletal disorder and affects approximately 355 million people world-wide. At present, no definitive cure exists for OA. Current treatment involves total joint replacement (TJR) which accounts for approximately 35% of arthritis related procedures. Presently more than 200,000 total knee replacements and 70,000 total hip replacements procedure are perfo ...
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This industry-academia proposal addresses the development of technology which will enable understanding of regeneration of injured or degenerated tendons. Biomimetic fibrous composites will be designed and developed that will mimic the structure of native tendons. The project objectives are to fabricate an optimally stabilised and effectively functionalised three-dimensional collagen-resilin compo ...
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PRACE - Second Implementation Phase Project (PRACE-2IP)

Start date: 01 Sep 2011, End date: 31 Aug 2014,

PRACE-2IP supports the accelerated implementation of the pan-European HPC Research Infrastructure created in April 2010 as the result of the preparatory phase PRACE project. It complements and extends the work of the PRACE-1IP project that was started in July 2010.PRACE-2IP addresses the computational and simulation needs of European scientific communities to keep them at the forefront of discover ...
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MACC II (Monitoring Atmospheric Composition and Climate – Interim Implementation) is designed to meet the requirements that have been expressed for prototype operational GMES services for the atmospheric domain. From late-2011 MACC II will continue the operation and development of the GMES service lines established by the MACC project and prepare for its transition in 2014 to become the atmospheri ...
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AbstractJatrophane are natural compounds isolated from Euphorbia (Euphorbiaceae, spurge family). More than 150 jathrophane have been isolated so far. The general structure is an highly functionalized trans-bicyclo[10.3.0]pentadecane skeleton. Jatrophanes possess a variety of different biological activities such as inhibitory activity on the mammalian mitochondrial respiratory chain, cell cleavage ...
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