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... raine (France), Universidade Santiago de Compostela (Spain), Károli Gáspár Református Egyetem Budapest (Hungary), Universidade do Minho (Portugal), Uniwersytet Śląski (Poland), University of Stellenbosch (South Africa), and Università degli Studi Roma Tre (Italy). In addition, EMLex counts on the collaboration of Universität Hildesheim and the Institut für Deutsche Sprache as associated members. T ...
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Water - Sustainable Point-Of-Use Treatment Technologies (WATERSPOUTT)

Start date: Jun 1, 2016, End date: May 31, 2020,

The WHO estimates that in 2015 in Africa ~156 million people relied on untreated sources for their drinking water. WATERSPOUTT will design, develop, pilot and field-test a range of, sustainable point-of-use solar disinfection (SODIS) technologies that will provide affordable access to safe water to remote and vulnerable communities in Africa and elsewhere. These novel large-volume water treatment ...
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This project focuses on a major challenge in African countries: In the 15 sub-Saharan African countries 108 million people have limited or even no access to clean water. The SafeWaterAfrica project will research and develop an autonomous and decentralized water treatment system for rural and peri-urban areas which is highly efficient in the degradation of harmful pollutants and at the same time ve ...
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Global Studies - A European Perspective

Start date: Oct 1, 2015, End date: Sep 30, 2019,

Objective The objective of the Global Studies - A European Perspective Master Programme is to qualify students to deal responsibly and on an advanced scientific level with phenomena of globalisation and its accompanying processes in countries of the North and the South on the basis of findings, theories and methods from the Humanities and Social Science, History and Cultural Science.Course duratio ...
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In the last two decades the world has experienced several crises. In light of these trends and to more effectively move towards sustainable development, several organisations and international actors have developed the concept of green economy as action-oriented approaches. Priority interventions are aimed at triggering technology adoption, and stimulate behavioural change. In fact, eco-innovation ...
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MinWaterCSP - Minimized water consumption in CSP plants (MinWaterCSP)

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

MinWaterCSP addresses the challenge of significantly reducing the water consumption of CSP plants while maintaining their overall efficiency. Its objective is to reduce evaporation losses and mirror cleaning water usage for small- and large-scale CSP plants through a holistic combination of next generation technologies in the fields of i) hybrid dry/wet cooling systems ii) wire structure heat tran ...
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The TBVAC2020 proposal builds on the highly successful and long-standing collaborations in subsequent EC-FP5-, FP6- and FP7-funded TB vaccine and biomarker projects, but also brings in a large number of new key partners from excellent laboratories from Europe, USA, Asia, Africa and Australia, many of which are global leaders in the TB field. This was initiated by launching an open call for Express ...
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the international Learning Network of networks on Sustainability

Start date: Oct 15, 2015, End date: Oct 14, 2018,

The LeNSin project aims at the internationalization, intercultural cross-fertilization and accessibility of higher education by consolidating and empowering a global network called the Learning Network on Sustainability. This network is composed of 6 existing, functioning regional networks (14 HEIs in 5 partner countries and 4 European HEIs): LeNS_Brasil, LeNS_Mexico; LeNS_South Africa, LeNS_China ...
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Enhancing Postgraduate Environments

Start date: Oct 15, 2015, End date: Oct 14, 2018,

The Higher Education sector in South Africa is going through a fundamental transformation process, addressing several challenges such as inequality of representation amongst existing staff, high student : staff ratios, low throughput rates, limited qualifications of existing staff and an inadequate postgraduate pipeline. Therefore, the government aims to identify and nurture academic talent, supp ...
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B3Africa - Bridging Biobanking and Biomedical Research across Europe and Africa will dramatically improve and facilitate the development of better predictive, preventive and personalized healthcare worldwide. The rapidly evolving African biobanks are an invaluable resource: The African population has the greatest genomic diversity on the planet and represents an incredible resource of information ...
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Concentrating Solar Thermal Energy encompasses Solar Thermal Electricity (STE), Solar Fuels, Solar Process Heat and Solar Desalination that are called to play a major role in attaining energy sustainability in our modern societies due to their unique features: 1) Solar energy offers the highest renewable energy potential to our planet; 2) STE can provide dispatchable power in a technically and eco ...
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A Low Cost Active Debris Removal Demonstration Mission (REMOVEDEBRIS)

Start date: Nov 11, 2013, End date: Nov 11, 2017,

A huge amount of debris has progressively been generated since the beginning of the space era. Most of the objects launched into space are still orbiting the Earth and today these object and their by-products represent a threat both in space and on Earth. In Space, debris lead to collisions and therefore to damages to operational satellites. For both issues, a credible solution has emerged over th ...
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Power and Region in a Multipolar Order (PRIMO)

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

"PRIMO (Power and Regions in a Multipolar World) starts from the premise that the importance of non-western regions and certain of their leading states – notably Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, the so-called BRICS states – for international politics and the world economy is rapidly growing. However, the nature of these processes, the consequences for global governance, and the mater ...
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"This project will add new research training capacity at low and middle-income countries (LMICs) in Asia, for promoting research on social determinants of health (RSDH). The focus is doctoral and post doctoral training, institutional strengthening for education, financial and administrative research management, and LMICs-based network building. Novel capacity building approaches will reduce brain ...
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EAU4Food seeks to address the need for new approaches to increase food production in irrigated areas in Africa, while ensuring healthy and resilient environments. Potential pitfalls of introducing innovations in local farming systems, like limited adoption by farmers and trade-off effects to other (environmental) systems are overcome by, respectively, i) utilizing a true transdisciplinary approach ...
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... ained young HSSR scientists, the next generation of health system leaders and researchers in SSA. Activities will be aimed at individuals, institutions and at the network. Makerere University(MU) and Stellenbosch University (SU) are two strong SSA universities with HSSR focus. They will act as hubs in a South-South network including MU, SU, and initially, Muhimbili (MUH) and Malawi (MA). Working ...
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"This project aims at Improving Human Health and Animal Production in developing countries through Integrated Control of Neglected Zoonoses in animals, based on Scientific Innovation and Public Engagement. Neglected zoonoses, such as anthrax, rabies, brucellosis, bovine TB, zoonotic trypanosomiasis, echinococcosis, cysticercosis and leishmaniasis, are major causes of ill-health in developing coun ...
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De-Orbiting of Satellites using Solar Sails (DEORBIT SAIL)

Start date: Mar 1, 2011, End date: Oct 31, 2014,

The goal of this project is to develop and flight test a novel, low cost/riskdeorbiting device based on a 25-m squared Solar Sail with a total mass (including the satellite platform) of 3 kg. The approach will be to modify Solar Sail deployment technology for use as a satellite and/or rocket upper stage deorbiting system. The effectiveness of such deorbiting device is predicted to be high at altit ...
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Flutter-Free Turbomachinery Blades (FUTURE)

Start date: Jul 1, 2008, End date: Jun 30, 2013,

"FUTURE brings together European and international well reputed centres-of-excellence in order to reach major scientific & technical objectives in striving towards flutter-free turbomachine blades. By advancing the state-of-the-art in flutter prediction capabilities and design rules, the FUTURE project will lead to benefits in terms of decreased development cost, reduced weight and fuel consumptio ...
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The aim of the proposed Marie Curie IAPP project is to develop, validate and demonstrate new robust numerical tools for modelling large deformation problems in geotechnics, considering both quasi-static and dynamic applications. Examples of such applications are the interaction between soil and foundations during installation, service and failure, a well as prediction of slope stability (mass grav ...
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Healthcare can be neither universal nor equitable if it is less accessible to some sections of society than it is to others. EquitAble’s focus on activity limitations brings recent thinking on disability, public health and health policy together to provide data that is crucial to enable universal and equitable access to healthcare in resource poor settings. EquitAble is a four-year collaborative r ...
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Development of accurate identification tools for plant pathogens and pests is vital to support European Plant Health Policies. For this project Council Directive 2000/29/EC is important, listing some 275 organisms for which protective measures against introduction into and their spread within the Community needs to be taken. Those threats are now greater than ever because of the increases in the v ...
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Shrink-Path of Ultra-Low Power Superconducting Electronics (S-PULSE)

Start date: Jan 1, 2008, End date: Jun 30, 2010,

Description The project supported joint efforts of European academic and industrial groups in the superconductive technologies field The Support Action S-PULSE aims to prepare Superconducting Electronics (SE) for the technology generation beyond the CMOS scaling limits ("beyond CMOS"). Scaling law ...
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Background Tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS are on the rise worldwide, representing a global public health problem with considerable mutual interaction: TB is the leading cause of mortality for people living with HIV/AIDS, and HIV is the most potent force driving the TB epidemic in countries with a high prevalence of HIV . Especially in rural areas of Africa, Latin America, India and Russia both diseases ...
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EUROSA+ (Europe & South Africa Partnership for Human Development) is a structured and institutionally embedded mobility project involving 9 European, 10 South African and 6 associated partners, aiming to promote mobility activities for South African and European individuals at master, PhD and staff level. The diverse, but complementary EUROSA+ partnership is dedicated to implement a well-functioni ...
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A diverse and complementary partnership of 9 European, 8 South African and 4 associated partners are dedicated to implement a well functioning mobility scheme taking into account the capacity and expertise of the European partners and the needs of the South African partners. The carefully selected associated partners will contribute a great deal in promoting the project within the wider higher edu ...
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The EUROSA II partnership aims to contribute to redressing past inequities and imbalances and to improve the participation rate of historically disadvantaged individuals in higher education. Capacity building and human development, with specific attention to South African’s designated groups, through master, PhD and staff mobility from South Africa to Europe are at the core of the project. The pri ...
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The Erasmus Mundus Partnership programme aims at mutual enrichment and better understanding between the European Union and Third-Countries. It is designed to foster institutional cooperation in the field of higher education between the European Union and Third-Countries through a mobility scheme addressing student and staff exchanges for the purpose of studying, teaching, training and research. Se ...
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Combining existing qualitative partnerships between IRUN and their South African partners strengthens the ties, gives an extra impulse and gives participating partners the possibility to widen their network in Europe and South Africa. The consortium has a strong belief in spreading and sharing knowledge in a people-to people way, not only for the individuals involved but also for the whole institu ...
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The "EMA2SA" consortium (Erasmus Mundus Action 2 for South Africa) aims at building strong multilateral and multidisciplinary relationships between universities in South Africa and Europe. Its EMA2 project connects higher education in Europe and South Africa with guarantees for collaboration and exchange leading to a broad mutual understanding. By exchanging master and doctoral students, as well a ...
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