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"SOLUTIONS will deliver a conceptual framework for the evidence-based development of environmental and water policies. This will integrate innovative chemical and effect-based monitoring tools with a full set of exposure, effect and risk models and assessment options. Uniquely, SOLUTIONS taps (i) expertise of leading European scientists of major FP6/FP7 projects on chemicals in the water cycle, (i ...
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"Plant natural products have been utilised by human civilisation for millennia, providing vital medicines and essential dietary components. More recently bioactive compounds from plant sources have been used in cosmetics, as health supplements and are important components of feedstuffs. Despite significant investments new activities and new sustainable biosources are required to alleviate our reli ...
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CI-NERGY Smart cities with sustainable energy systems (CI-NERGY)

Start date: Oct 1, 2013, End date: Sep 30, 2017,

The CI-NERGY Marie Curie Initial Training Network (ITN) aims to train young scientists to develop urban decision making and operational optimisation software tools to minimise non-renewable energy use in cities. The training will be carried out by a close collaboration of six of the best academic research centres and four leading industrial companies from the energy and software technology sector ...
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Goals: We will carry out a regenerative medicine clinical trial of the therapeutic system OSTEOGROW for regenerating bone through harnessing a novel bone regenerative product to accelerate and enhance bone repair.The osteogenic regenerative product is composed of an autologous carrier and a biologically active recombinant human protein offering a therapeutic solution in bone regeneration superior ...
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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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The mission of EpiTRAITS is to train young researchers in epigenetic gene regulation and flowering in the model plant Arabidopsis thaliana and the crop plants maize (Zea mays) and barley (Hordeum vulgare). Epigenetic gene regulation confers stability of gene expression patterns through cell divisions while allowing changes in expression in response to environmental or developmental cues. Although ...
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Building Resilience Amongst Communities in Europe (EMBRACE)

Start date: Oct 1, 2011, End date: Sep 30, 2015,

... s and challenges for human impacts and development databases in providing resilience data on regional and national levels will help inform indicator development. These will then be tested and ground truthed by means of 6 well-chosen case studies across Europe exposed to different natural hazards, situated in different governance settings and socio-demographic-economic contexts.Resilience will be c ...
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Valuable EneRgY for a smart School (VERYSchool)

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

VERYSchool will develop customised energy savings strategies and ICT solutions for EU schools. It will do this through the integration of Smart Lighting and LED technology, Smart Meters, Building Energy Management Systems, Energy Simulation Software, and Energy Action Management Software. Each of these technologies are brought to the project from consortium partners with companies dedicated specif ...
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There is widespread concern about how production and use of chemicals affect the environment. Yet food production and benefits of chemical products are vital for the functioning of European societies. In order to ensure sustainable use, EU regulations require extensive risk assessment before a chemical is approved for use. Current risk assessments focus on risk at the level of individual organisms ...
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"The APRES project aims at providing information and recommendations on the appropriateness of prescribing antibiotics in primary care. The appropriateness of prescribing antibiotics is the extent to which the pattern of prescribed antibiotics is congruent with the antibiotic resistance pattern of bacteria. More than 90% of antibiotics in Europe is prescribed to non-hospitalized patients, but exis ...
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The combination of new technology with biology offers high opportunities for EU in terms of realising and implementing directives in different applications as well as economic terms. The main problem however is that people educated in biology are not aware of the possibilities of modern technology. At the same time technical people developing technology are not participating to the world of bio-pr ...
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The Heliophysical Integrated Observatory (HELIO)

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

The Heliophysics Integrated Observatory, HELIO,will deploy a new Europe-wide distributed network of services that will address the needs of a broad community of researchers in heliophysics.This new research field explores the "Sun-Solar System Connection" and requires the joint exploitation of solar, heliospheric, magnetospheric and ionospheric observations. HELIO will provide the most comprehensi ...
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Distributed Dynamic Diversity Databases for Life (4D4Life)

Start date: May 1, 2009, End date: Jul 31, 2012,

A coherent classification and species checklist of the world's plants, animals, fungi and microbes is fundamental for accessing information about biodiversity. The Catalogue of Life provides the world with a unique service: a dynamically updated global index of validated scientific names, synonyms and common names integrated within a single taxonomic hierarchy.The Catalogue of Life was initiated a ...
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Biometric European Stakeholders Network (BEST NETWORK)

Start date: Oct 1, 2009, End date: Mar 31, 2012,

The main objective of BEST NETWORK is to bring together knowledge and hands-on experience with biometric deployments, addressing gaps in the gathering and dissemination of best practices, lessons learned in the scope of studies, pilots and deployments on European and Member States level.Recent experiences with biometrics-enabled systems and services have revealed issues beyond accuracy of identifi ...
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Full Costs of Climate Change (ClimateCost)

Start date: Dec 1, 2008, End date: Jul 31, 2011,

There is increasing interest in the economics of climate change to inform policy on a) long-term targets, b) the costs of inaction (the economic effects of climate change), and c) the costs and benefits of adaptation. The objectives of this study are to advance knowledge across all three areas, i.e. the full economic costs of climate change, through the following tasks: 1. To identify and develop ...
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