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Smart Implants from Safe CERAmics (SISCERA)

Start date: Jan 1, 2017, End date: Mar 31, 2019,

... biomedical customers), (ii) centering pins for car body welding (for existing automotive industry customers), and (iii) positioning devices for handling robots (for existing industrial customers). SWEREA will apply its surface modification process to facilitate production of solid-oxide fuel cells. The partners have carefully analysed the different markets and have determined that the most strate ...
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The project will deploy and demonstrate local storage technologies which have reached TRL 5-6 in a real electrical grid, and will develop ICT tools to exploit the synergies between them, the smart grid and the citizens. The demonstration in this real environment will be driven by five use cases covering low voltage and medium voltage scenarios and a wide range of applications and functionalities. ...
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Within Trash-2-Cash, growing problems with paper fibre waste from the paper industry and textile fibre waste, originating from a continuously increasing textile consumption, will be solved through design-driven innovation. This will be performed by using the wastes to regenerate fibres that will be included into fashion, interior and other products. The cotton production suffers from non-sustainab ...
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The use of online collaboration platforms facilitates the access of SMEs to Open Innovation environments where they can collaborate, co-create and co-participate in innovation projects.Despite these benefits, European SMEs have so far failed to embrace the use of online platforms to facilitate open innovation.The Europe Enterprise Network, the most widespread innovation support service in Europe, ...
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Smart Access to Manufacturing for Systems Integration (SMARTER-SI)

Start date: Feb 1, 2015, End date: Jan 31, 2018,

Over the last decade, development of Smart Systems Integration (SSI) has demonstrated tremendous benefits in terms of enabling new functionalities of diverse products contributing to enormous economic potential with annual efforts in Europe estimated at approx.10 b€. There is significant opportunity for innovative SME’s to further exploit SSI as they are ideally placed to commercialise and drive t ...
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The ‘Factories of the Future’ PPP launched in 2008/9 has been a proven success and triggered a unique cooperation between industry, researchers and the European Institutions. The objective of the FoF Impact CSA is to transform the FoF PPP from a research and demonstration programme under FP7 into an innovation programme in Horizon 2020. The FoF-Impact CSA will integrate, in one comprehensive and s ...
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This proposal offers a peer learning excercise between 3 innovation agencies from small regions in the South, the North and the Centre of Europe. By means of the proven Twinning + methodology they'll focus on the common challenge of the design of innovation support for SME’s operating in crossborder business value chains. In small regions, business value chains cross easily the regional borders, s ...
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"Many SMEs are not willing to invest time and resources in developing their internal innovation systems. The lack of innovation management capacity among Swedish SMEs might very well be the main reason why certain government support schemes to Swedish innovative SMEs do not indicate any significant impact. The support actions "Enhancing the innovation management capacity of SMEs by the Enterprise ...
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There is a high demand for the design of lightweight energy efficient structures for transport applications in order to meet CO2 emissions targets set worldwide. To achieve this designers have introduced the concept of “hybrid” structures where two or more lightweight materials are used each possessing unique properties that when joined together result in high performance lightweight structures t ...
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The general objective of Hyproline is to strengthen the competitiveness of the European industry by introducing manufacturing methods, which will allow companies to 1) reduce time-to-market and number of rejects, 2) make more customized and innovative products with a higher market value, and 3) make products > 20% more accurate with considerable savings (>30%) in consump-tion of waste metal, fluid ...
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Electric car is considered as the most promising technical solution for automotive industries in 21st century since the use of electric energy not only slows down the petrol consumption but also contribute to reduce the CO2 emission and toxic air pollutants.Due to its good performance, Li-ion battery is generally studied to meet the above demands. However, it is still not satisfactory for long dis ...
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The project (TriSOFC) aims to develop and evaluate the performance of the first-of-its-kind LT-SOFC tri-generation system for low carbon buildings. The system is based on the integration of LT-SOFC stack and a novel liquid desiccant unit.A 1.5kW low-cost durable LT-SOFC tri-generation prototype system will be designed optimised, constructed and tested. The tri-generation system incorporates additi ...
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The aim of LONGLIFE is to develop new multi-functional zirconia oral and spine (lumbar inter-vertebral disc) implants, with a perfect reliability and a lifetime longer than 60 years. Such an ambitious goal, motivated by the risks and costs associated to revision surgery, will only be reachable by an improvement of the Low Temperature Degradation (LTD) resistance of zirconia and by an enhancement o ...
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SweNet Innovation Specialist and Key Account Manager Service (Swennis)

Start date: Jul 1, 2014, End date: Dec 31, 2014,

... 014 even though services to involved SMEs will proceed in 2015 to 2020. The project will involve six partners where The Swedish Agency for Economic and Regional Growth will be the coordinator. Swerea, Acreo and Centek will be the partners delivering services, both as Key Account Manager and as Innovation Specialists. Partners ALMI Mitt, SIK and Uminova will be involved in a reference group togeth ...
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Nanoparticle Embedded in Alloy Thermoelectrics (NEAT)

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

The project aims at developing “Nanoparticle Embedded in Alloy Thermoelectric (NEAT)” materials to harvest energy in the KW range. Thermoelectric Generators will help to recover some of the huge amount of wasted high-grade thermal power leading to significant savings in fuel and Green House Gas emissions. These innovative materials will be designed to perform efficient waste heat recovery in high ...
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Novel tooling for composites curing under microwave heating (MU-TOOL)

Start date: Dec 1, 2011, End date: Jan 31, 2014,

The aim of the project Mu-Tool is to develop an alternative method of microwave processing of composites, to enable the rapid and low-cost production of composite parts. The new process will result in an increase in energy efficiency, production efficiency, reduction in greenhouse gas emissions and production costs.The principle of this technology will be the use of ceramic tooling which is transp ...
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High-protective clothing for complex emergency operations (SAFEPROTEX)

Start date: Apr 1, 2010, End date: Sep 30, 2013,

The idea that constitutes the basis of the proposed project is to address the main issues that currently limit the wide acceptance of protective garments, i.e. protection against multiple hazards, extension of the life-cycle of protective garments, physiological comfort and mechanical parameters. Overall, the proposed research activities aim at addressing the complex risky conditions met in variou ...
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iNTeg-Risk is a large-scale integrating project aimed at improving the management of emerging risks in the innovative industry. This will be achieved by building a new risk management paradigm for emerging risks, which is a set of principles supported by a common language, commonly agreed tools & methods and Key Performance Indicators integrated into a single framework. As main impact, it will red ...
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Novel Temperature Regulating Fibres and Garments (NoTeReFiGa)

Start date: Jan 1, 2009, End date: Dec 31, 2012,

The objective of the project is to develop novel temperature regulating fibres and innovative textile products for thermal management, selected by the SME segment of the textile industry in Europe. The temperature regulating effect is achieved by novel methods of incorporating large amounts of phase changing materials (PCM) in textile fibres. When the body temperature increases, the PCM melts and ...
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Brominated flame retardants (BFRs) will be phased out because of their environmental hazards. Less toxic alternatives appear to be available already but comprehensive information on their possible toxicological effects are lacking. ENFIRO offers a prototypical case study on substitution options for BFRs resulting in a comprehensive dataset on viability of production and application, environmental ...
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Rolled multi material layered 3D shaping technology (MULTILAYER)

Start date: Oct 1, 2008, End date: Oct 31, 2012,

Various emerging markets in the field of non silicon multimaterial micro devices offer a huge potential for commercialisation in the near future. However, solutions for mass-production for most of them have still to be developed. The objective of the MULTILAYER project is to develop a set of solutions for the large-scale production of micro devices based on a technology we call “Rolled multi mat ...
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30% of European workers experience back pain, and it is the most frequently reported work-related disorder. The proposed work seeks to provide a cure for lower back pain by developing porous scaffolds and technology which will repair a damaged intervertebral disc (IVD) by enabling its regeneration to a natural healthy state or better. Injectable acellular and cell-loaded bioactive polymer-based sc ...
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"With increasing demands from customers and public authorities on using environmentally acceptable processes there is a great need for SMEs within the metal surface painting industry to change pre treatment process. Today’s pre treatment system, zinc phosphating, is a chemical process with high consumption of water and energy and with use of potentially toxic chemicals like nickel and zinc. The ne ...
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Uses of innovative polymer microtubular components render opportunities to innovate the product design to meet new social and economical needs. Potential applications include specially shaped functional components for an instrument innovated by the Polytubes consortium for electrophysiological study on human sperms, heat transfer structural and functional parts for micro-heat-exchangers, parts for ...
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Development of an Antibacterial Cloth Based on Microfibre (CleanCloth)

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

In the CleanCloth project, we propose to develop a superior cleaning cloth with constant and continuous antibacterial effect, ensuring that no bacteria is left in the cloth and making bacterial re-growth impossible, without need for special and time-consuming hygiene procedures. This will be accomplished by a unique technology with antibacterial agent integrated into the microfiber of the cloth. T ...
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Towards an innovative galvanic industry (TIGI)

Start date: Nov 1, 2008, End date: Jan 31, 2012,

"Emulsion pertraction technology (EPT) is introduced for the galvanic industry in Europe. With innovative EPT 8000 of the metal platers in Europe enhance the lifetime of the passivating baths from 6 weeks to 2 years. In this way the galvanic industry can cope with the following problems: environmental -, economical issues, and drain of work to low wages countries. The proposed project has the foll ...
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DIsmantling of Vessels with Enhanced Safety and Technology (DIVEST)

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

"Policy-makers are in dire need of up-to-date objective scientific data to support their decision making as applied to ship dismantling. The objective of the Project is to “define a integrated risk and economic framework” applicable to the optimisation of ship dismantling activities and infrastructure, from a social, economic and environmental point of view. The framework will apply across the lif ...
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Materials for Robust Gallium Nitride (MORGaN)

Start date: Nov 1, 2008, End date: Oct 31, 2011,

The MORGaN project addresses the need for a new materials for electronic devices and sensors that operate in extreme conditions, especially high temperature, high electric field and highly corrosive environment. It will take advantage of the excellent physical properties of diamond and gallium nitride heterostructures. The association of the two materials will give rise to the best materials and d ...
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European Regions for Innovative Productivity (ERIP)

Start date: May 31, 2008, End date: Jun 29, 2011,

The project identifies an increasing pressure on EU manufacturers to be more efficient and innovative in their manufacturing processes. The cause of this pressure is identified by the project as increased production capacity in low-cost economies (LCE) and increased innovation and level of sophistication of supply chains in high-cost economies. The main problems undermining the competitiveness of ...
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Efficient and Robust Dye Sensitzed Solar Cells and Modules (ROBUST DSC)

Start date: Feb 1, 2008, End date: Jan 31, 2011,

"ROBUST DSC aims to develop materials and manufacturing procedures for Dye Sensitized Solar Cells (DSC) with long lifetime and increased module efficiencies (7% target). The project intends to accelerate the exploitation of the DSC technology in the energy supply market. The approach focuses on the development of large area, robust, 7% efficient DSC modules using scalable, reproducible and commerc ...
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Promoted by the MANUFUTURE platform and the DG research of the EC, an annual conference is hosted since 2003 by the country of the EU presidency. The event objective is to report on the progress of the Manufuture activities and debate the future of the European manufacturing industry and the conditions for its sustained development. These events are fundamental contributions to the governance of ...
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The Ship Dismantling Insight by Generating Environmental and Safety Training (Ship DIGEST) project created innovate vocational education and training in order to tackle the vital issues of the low standards of health, safety and environmental awareness in the Turkish ship dismantling industry. Thanks to shipdigest currently exists a learning framework to stop the continuation of bad practices, acc ...
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