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Sustainability of energy systems goes through high penetration of renewable energy with huge volumes of electricity to transmit over long distances. The most advanced solution is the HVDC Supergrid. But fault currents remain an issue even if DC circuit breakers have emerged. These are not satisfying, whereas Superconducting Fault Current Limiters (SCFCLs) using REBCO tapes bring an attractive solu ...
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A collective effort is needed to create the environmental research infrastructure for answering pressing questions in a world of rapid social, economic and environmental change.The overall aim of the eLTER project is to advance the European network of Long-Term Ecosystem Research sites and socio-ecological research platforms to provide highest quality services for multiple use of a distributed res ...
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ONLINE Platform for Smart Specialisation Policy Advice (ONLINE-S3)

Start date: May 1, 2016, End date: Apr 30, 2018,

This project aims to develop an e-policy platform augmented with a toolbox of applications and online services, which will assist national and regional authorities in the EU in elaborating or revising their smart specialisation agenda, in terms of policies and strategy. The platform will leverage existing methodologies, initiatives and tools developed by the EC for the RIS3 strategy, but it will a ...
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CAST (CArbon-14 Source Term) (CAST)

Start date: Oct 1, 2013, End date: Mar 31, 2018,

The CAST project (CArbon-14 Source Term) aims to develop understanding of the generation and release of 14C from radioactive waste materials under conditions relevant to waste packaging and disposal to underground geological disposal facilities. The project will focus on releases from irradiated metals (steels, Zircaloys) and from ion-exchange materials as dissolved and gaseous species. A study t ...
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Advance_eLTER marks a crucial step in building the distributed European Research Infrastructure of Long-Term Ecosystem Research sites and socio-ecological research platforms (eLTER RI) to provide highest quality data and services complementary to the European and global environmental RIs. The project will conduct important conceptual work and preparatory steps towards enabling European-scale inves ...
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Despite improved understanding of the links between ecosystem health, provision of ecosystem services and human well-being, further conceptual and empirical work is needed to make the ideas of ecosystem services (ESS) and natural capital (NC) operational. OpenNESS will therefore develop innovative and practical ways of applying them in land, water and urban management: it will identify how, where ...
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The potential of geographic information (GI) collected by various actors ranging from public administration to voluntary initiatives of citizens is not fully exploited. The advancements of ICT technologies and shift towards Linked Open Data give floor to innovation.The establishment of SDIs has largely been driven by the "traditional" GI community and the national and European policies governing t ...
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High-Resolution Solar Physics Network (SOLARNET)

Start date: Apr 1, 2013, End date: Mar 31, 2017,

This project aims at integrating the major European infrastructures in the field of high-resolution solar physics. The following actions will be taken: (i) realise Trans-national Access to external European users; (ii) enhance and spread data acquisition and processing expertise to the Europe-wide community; (iii) increase the impact of high-resolution data by offering science-ready data and facil ...
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High current coated conductors (CC´s) have high potential for developing electrical power applications and very high field magnets. The key issues for market success are low cost robust processes, high performance and a reliable manufacturing methodology of long length conductors. In recent years EU researchers and companies have made substantial progress towards these goals, based on vacuum (PLD) ...
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A network combining 9 academic research groups and 4 collaborating industrial companies is proposed to train the next generation of PhD students and post-doctoral researchers, in developing and applying novel experimental and theoretical methods in the NMR spectroscopy of systems containing paramagnetic metals. The assembled team, with researchers distributed throughout the EU, will investigate a ...
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... Innovation Space” on societal challenge ”secure, clean and efficient energy”.The NoGAP consortium is composed of 13 organizations from 6 countries of which 3 are EU members (Germany, Romania, Slovakia) and 3 are members of the Eastern Partnership (Belarus, Ukraine, Georgia). In order to improve mobility between research, business and innovation, interrelated tandem relations between research organ ...
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YOUTH BUILDS PEACE IN EUROPE

Start date: Apr 1, 2015, End date: Oct 31, 2015,

... on 20 - 28 June 2015. In the training participated together 32 youth workers, youth leaders and youth educators as well as youth activists from 13 European countries: Germany, France, Italy, Greece, Slovakia, Estonia, Latvia, Hungary, Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Ukraine and Moldova. Peace-building and conflict transformation are increasingly popular concepts in local and international youth wor ...
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The Linked Open Data (LOD) Strategy is becoming a source of unprecedented visibility, enabling the generation of new businesses and significant advances for research in the environmental area. Nevertheless, in order for this strategy to become a reality, it is necessary to advance the publication of existing environmental data, usually owned by public bodies.This proposal is focused on how the LOD ...
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Archives Portal Europe network of eXcellence (APEX)

Start date: Mar 1, 2012, End date: Sep 30, 2015,

APEX will be the follow-up of the APEnet project, in which national archival institutions from 14 European countries have realised – in collaboration with Europeana – the Archives Portal Europe, the first version of an internet portal for documents and archives in Europe and an archives aggregator for Europeana. APEX aims at widening, deepening, improving and sustaining this initiative, thus expan ...
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Demokratie neu gestalten

Start date: Aug 1, 2014, End date: Jan 31, 2015,

25 years „Fall of the Iron Curtain in Europe“ Young people from all over Europe create a vision for the future of democracy! - A train journey from Berlin via Vienna to Prague and back - What would young people take on the streets? What needs to be changed to increase participation and involvement? Which role do young people wish to take in the process of designing the democratic life in Europe? ...
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FUnctional Nitrides for Energy Applications (FUNEA)

Start date: Feb 1, 2011, End date: Jan 31, 2015,

The FUNEA vision is to develop an integrated and multidisciplinary research and training programme in the field of inorganic nitrides for energy applications. In terms of fundamental research, the FUNEA aims to advance the state-of-the-art knowledge and understanding of inorganic nitrides and mixed nitride-anion systems by achieving the ability to synthesise, manipulate, characterize, understand a ...
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... the intermodal transport of dangerous goods in Central and Eastern Europe. Partners from public authorities, chemical companies and research organisations from Germany, Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Austria, Slovenia and Italy have initiated the project in July 2012 by implementing a deeper analysis of the needs for tracking and tracing of dangerous goods by companies and public auth ...
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The main objective of CentralCommunity is to strengthen collaboration in the Life Sciences sector of five participating central European member states. The extended cluster- and network-based collaborative approach at the heart of this project represents also a promising solution to major constraints of SME innovation, such as access to learning and knowledge processing, to cognitive diversity and ...
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Surpassing Energy Targets through Efficient Public Buildings (SERPENTE)

Start date: Dec 31, 2011, End date: Dec 30, 2014,

Reduction of harmful emissions and efficient use of resources are key to ensuring long term sustainable development. Energy consumption in buildings represents around 40% of total final energy use in Europe. In this context, public authorities have a key role in leading by example, as the impact of energy use in publicly owned and managed buildings is huge.Thus, SERPENTE brings together 10 partner ...
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... ng regions.transfer of knowledge and assistance to pilot implementation will be provided for - an internet based Micro Finance Management tool from Hungary to regions in Estonia, Spain, Italy and the Slovak Republic and- a programme to support internationalisation of SMEs business from Andalusia to regions in Denmark, Italy, Romania and Sweden. ...
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Smarter Cluster Policies for South East Europe (ClusterPoliSEE)

Start date: Apr 30, 2012, End date: Oct 30, 2014,

ClusterPoliSEE main objective is to enhance the capacity of regional policy makers to confront, prevent and anticipate change, developing smart specialization strategies for cluster improvement, thus accelerating differentiation and structural change towards a knowledge-based economy in which there is a place for all SEE regions to position themselves. 25 members partnership covers 11 different SE ...
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Clusters meet culture: an opportunity for development  (CMC)

Start date: Sep 30, 2012, End date: Sep 29, 2014,

As culture is increasingly used as a means of social and economic development, the cultural tourism market is being ?flooded? with attractions, cultural routes and heritage centres. However, many consumers, tired of encountering the serial reproduction of culture in different destinations, are searching for new alternatives. The rise of skilled consumption, the importance of identity and the acqui ...
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Rivers in SEE region are often threatened by unsustainable use, increasing human pressure, and problems of increased floods and droughts driven by climate change. Inhabitation of floodplain areas, hydropower utilization, navigation, gravel and sand extraction, unsustainable tourism etc. lead to changes in morphology, increased pollution, degradation of aquatic habitats, as well as land use conflic ...
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Clusters are part of the new economic environment, but often miss the dynamism which is needed for innovation. New cluster concepts which upgrade clusters & cluster policies are needed. Central European governments need to increase the effectiveness of their policies in this area to secure further development and competitiveness. The policy frameworks on cluster and innovation policy need to be up ...
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The INSPIRE Directive 2007/2/EC, establishes an Infrastructure for Spatial Information in Europe, requiring large amounts of environmental digital content to be made accessible across Europe, resulting in a data pool that is expected to be of huge value for a myriad of value-added applications. The INSPIRE Implementing Rules Legal Acts outlines these data pools, but more work is needed.Making data ...
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The folk culture with its centuries of old tradition in the regions of Central Europe, extremely rich in forms and genres, not only represents one of the keystones of our cultural identity but also offers substantial potential for sustainable socio-economic development of the regions. The idea of creating common knowledge base for research of relations and influences of folk cultures and tradition ...
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Introduction of Regional Energy Concepts (CEP-REC)

Start date: Sep 30, 2011, End date: Mar 31, 2014,

... he implementation of Renewable Energies at regional level, where change matters. 15 Partners as representatives of nine model regions set in Austria, Germany, Czech Republic, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Slovakia and Slovenia started to elaborate possible strategies for regional energy demand and supply. For all nine pilot regions individual Regional Energy Concepts will be established. The main goal ...
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Innovation scores low in SEE, proper framework conditions are missing to bridge research, education & business and the region is characterized by a weak culture for innovation. Although SEE Science PPs have excellent chances for innovative business development since universities and high technology companies are located there, their potential to improve social climate for new developments, is unde ...
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Capability for the diffusion of innovative biodegradable solutions among producers of packaging and other plastic products is dependent on the expectations of end-user industries (food sector, retail, medical and health sector). As long as these players are not convinced of the economic and environmental benefits of introducing biodegradable packaging and half products in their production systems, ...
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Transparency of Food Pricing (TRANSFOP)

Start date: Jan 1, 2011, End date: Dec 31, 2013,

"The overall objective of this project is to address the key aspects of the food chain both that determine the transmission of price changes from farm to consumer levels, emphasising the role of competition in the intermediate and retail stages of the food chain and the broader regulatory environment in which firms in food supply chains across the EU compete. Given that the characteristics of the ...
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"The project aims at developing a unique device for electricity networks: A superconducting fault current limiter (SFCL) based on coated conductor YBCO tape (cc-tape) or 2nd Generation HTS tape. The general trend in Europe to a higher meshing of distribution networks and the rapid growing integration of renewable energy sources leads to an increase of the fault current level by every new installat ...
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... ty preservation and ecological connectivity in the Czech Republic• Analysis of the institutional and legal framework affecting biodiversity preservation and ecological connectivity in the Slovak Republic• Analysis of the institutional and legal framework affecting biodiversity preservation and ecological connectivity in UkraineFor more information see:http://www.southeast-europe.net/en/projects/ap ...
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A Sustainable Development Model for Green Mountain Areas (Green Mountain)

Start date: Dec 31, 2010, End date: Dec 30, 2013,

Mountain territories are important ecosystems exposed to a series of risks and threats: abandonment, use of inappropriate development models, lack of an integrated sustainable approach, loss of biodiversity and degradation of ecosystems. To meet these challenges a transnational project team consisting of 11 organisations from 9 countries will develop and transfer a Sustainable Development and Mana ...
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Fostering continuous research and technology application (FORT)

Start date: Apr 30, 2011, End date: Oct 30, 2013,

Innovation is a results-oriented concept with science and technology as the key to the complex innovation processes embracing many related actors such as technology transfer centres, venture capital, entrepreneurs, etc. Innovation systems are focusing more on relationships and processes between innovation actors in achieving the presence of key factors such high level of research capability, enoug ...
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Well functioning factor markets are a crucial condition for the competitiveness and growth of agriculture and for rural development. At the same time, the functioning of the factor markets themselves are influenced by changes in agriculture and the rural economy, and in EU policies. Member state regulations and institutions affecting land, labour, and capital markets may cause important heterogene ...
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From wounds of an inconvenient & terrible past, the architectural traces of totalitarian regimes of XX° Century could become an important source of local development, if they were managed & valorized through a trans - national cultural route (in compliance with requisites set out by the Council of Europe with the Resolution n° 12/07) corroborated by tourism cultural products. ATRIUM has been desig ...
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Circular flow land use management (CIRCUSE)

Start date: Feb 28, 2010, End date: Feb 27, 2013,

CIRCUSE partner regions are confronted to massive urban sprawl, the current economic crisis and the effects of the demographic change that cause land use patterns that are neither competitive (e. g. in attracting viable economies, efficiently providing infrastructures) nor sustainable. Dispersed land use patterns with their high demands of land, soil and energy accelerate the process of climate ch ...
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Background Human Biomonitoring involves collecting tissue samples, such as urine, blood, hair, saliva or nails, from volunteers and measuring chemical uptake and effect known as biomarkers in those indicators. For a given chemical, human biomonitoring surveys can highlight spatial trends of exposure, help uncover contributing lifestyle factors, and indi ...
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Tools for Transnational Innovation Support in Centrope (CENTROPE_TT)

Start date: Dec 31, 2008, End date: Sep 29, 2012,

... er European context. Bearing this in mind, it is astonishing that almost 20 years after the fall of the iron curtain, 15 years after EU-accession of Austria and 5 years of Czech Republic, Hungary and Slovakia, this transnational region still suffers from insufficient connectivity in the field of research, technology and innovation. Enterprises are already taking advantage of business opportunities ...
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Materials sciences and engineering (MS&E) are significant innovation drivers within the Central European area and thus crucial for competitiveness and economic growth. The MS&E sector has its particularities like: frequent introduction of new material technologies, existing requirements and specifications frequently do not fit the unique features of advanced material and the sectors complexity req ...
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