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Towards Smart Zero CO2 Cities across Europe (SmartEnCity)

Start date: Feb 1, 2016, End date: Jul 31, 2021,

... ns, as well as coordinated public and private stakeholders.This approach will be firstly defined in detail, laid out and implemented in the three Lighthouse demonstrators (Vitoria-Gasteiz in Spain, Tartu in Estonia and Sonderborg in Denmark). The three cities will develop a number of coordinated actions aimed at:• Significant demand reduction of the existing residential building stock through cost ...
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RECAP: Research on European Children and Adults born Preterm (RECAP)

Start date: Jan 1, 2017, End date: Mar 31, 2021,

The project’s overall aim is to improve the health, development and quality of life of children and adults born very preterm (VPT, < 32 weeks of gestation) or very low birth weight (VLBW, < 1500g) – approximately 50 000 births each year in Europe – by establishing an ICT platform to integrate, harmonise and exploit the wealth of data from 20 European cohorts of VPT/VLBW children and adults and the ...
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Towards Early Molecular Diagnostics of Schizophrenia (SZ_TEST)

Start date: Jan 1, 2017, End date: Dec 31, 2020,

Schizophrenia (SZ) is a severe mental disorder affecting more than 0.7% of the adult population. One of the most disabling and emotionally devastating illnesses known to man, SZ is also associated with considerable socioeconomic burden. In general, the chronic nature and the high degree of patient disability make SZ the fourth leading cause of disease burden across the globe with the management co ...
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Paediatric Clinical Research Infrastructure Network (PedCRIN)

Start date: Jan 1, 2017, End date: Dec 31, 2020,

Children’s health is a major societal challenge for Europe and the world, requiring development of paediatric medicines and treatments strategies based on evidence derived from clinical trials demonstrating efficacy and safety in infants and children, rather than on uncritical extrapolation from adult data (over 50 % of the medicines used for children had not been tested in this specific age group ...
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Understanding mechanisms underlying comorbid disorders poses a challenge for developing precision medicine tools. Psychiatric disorders are highly comorbid, and are among the last areas of medicine, where classification is driven by phenomenology rather than pathophysiology. We will study comorbidity between the most frequent psychiatric conditions, ADHD, mood/anxiety, and substance use disorders, ...
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Neonatal hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy (HIE) is a major cause of death or long-term disability in infants born at term in the western world, affecting about 1-4 per 1.000 life births and consequently about 5-20.000 infants per year in Europe.Hypothermic treatment became the only established therapy to improve outcome after perinatal hypoxic-ischemic insults. Despite hypothermia and neonatal inte ...
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Baltic Gender is a consortium of research organisations and higher education institutions from the Baltic Sea Region aiming at reducing gender segregation and gender inequalities in Marine Science and Technology. The diversity of the consortium members (from Nordic, Continental and Eastern countries) with regard to gender equality policies and practices as well as gatekeeping provides an excellent ...
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The SynBioTEC project aims to recruit an experienced research manager to act as the ERA Chair and a team of experienced researchers at University of Tartu Institute of Technology (TUIT) in order to establish the multidisciplinary Centre of Synthetic Biology. The ERA Chair and the newly recruited team of researchers will bring about the necessary structural changes at TUIT to merge the competences ...
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TransGeno seeks to hire a top researcher as ERA Chair of Translational Genomics at the University of Tartu (UT). In addition to assembling a highly skilled team to engage in cutting edge translational genomic research, the ERA Chair will promote change throughout the university in several ways: • Establishing the Centre of Translational Genomics as a permanent and sustainable unit within UT• Imp ...
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The proposed European Concerted Programme on Radiation Protection Research (acronym: CONCERT) aims to contribute to the sustainable integration of European and national research programmes in radiation protection. It will do so by focusing resources and efforts in five key directions:• Bring together the elements of the European scientific communities in the fields of radiation effects and risks, ...
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Marine Ecosystem Restoration in Changing European Seas (MERCES)

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

The project MERCES is focused on the restoration of different degraded marine habitats, with the aim of: 1) assessing the potential of different technologies and approaches; 2) quantifying the returns in terms of ecosystems services and their socio-economic impacts; 3) defining the legal-policy and governance frameworks needed to optimize the effectiveness of the different restoration approaches. ...
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Healthspan (the life period when one is generally healthy and free from serious disease) depends on nature (genetic make-up) and nurture (environmental influences, from the earliest stages of development throughout life). Genetic studies increasingly reveal mutations and polymorphisms that may affect healthspan. Similarly, claims abound about lifestyle modifications or treatments improving healths ...
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Multisite phosphorylation of proteins is a powerful signal processing mechanism playing crucial roles in cell division and differentiation as well as in disease. Our goal in this application is to elucidate the molecular basis of this important mechanism. We recently demonstrated a novel phenomenon of multisite phosphorylation in cell cycle regulation. We showed that cyclin-dependent kinase (CDK)- ...
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Sovereignty and the Right to Regulate (SRR)

Start date: Feb 1, 2017, End date: Jan 31, 2020,

The overall aim of the project is to fill an important gap in the scholarship on international economic law (IEL) by subjecting to analytical and empirical scrutiny a central notion in this field: the idea that, in order to safeguard the possibility of meaningful democratic choice, IEL needs to find an appropriate balance between the conflicting values of investment protection or free trade, on th ...
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Real cell membranes are essentially asymmetric and non-planar. Outer leaflets of the plasma membranes contain neutral lipids and glycolipids, while the inner leaflets host practically all anionic lipids and phosphoinositides. In addition to asymmetric composition the membranes are usually curved due to spontaneous curvature of the membrane lipids and an influence of membrane proteins and cytoskele ...
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Next-Lab intends to change the educational landscape of science and technology education in Europe on a very large scale. The project offers a unique and extensive collection of interactive online (virtual and remote) laboratories that, through a process of mixing and re-use, can be straightforwardly and efficiently combined with dedicated support tools (learning apps) and multimedia material to t ...
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Excellence in Analytical CHemistry

Start date: Oct 15, 2014, End date: Oct 14, 2019,

... cal chemistry. EACH is suitable both for the graduates of bachelor's studies (or equivalent), and analytical chemists in industry and labs. The programme is taught by four universities: University of Tartu (UT, coordinator), Estonia; Uppsala University (UU), Sweden; University Claude Bernard Lyon 1 (UCBL), France; and Åbo Akademi University (AAU), Finland. Students spend the first study year at UT ...
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The lack of qualified Human Resources is one of the biggest weaknesses of Vietnamese’s Health Care system: there are only 1,2 medical doctors per 1000 inhabitants, while EU average indicator is 3.3 per 1000 inhabitants. The low number of doctors comes from limited capacity of universities to prepare and train medical professionals, the available staff resources are distributed unequally among spec ...
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Beyond Text

Start date: Sep 1, 2016, End date: Aug 31, 2019,

Our project is concerned with bringing practice-based research through the arts into education. Its focus is finding ways to support education practitioners from all disciplines, professions and organisations to use the arts to conduct high quality research that is based primarily through practice rather than text. We are proposing developing a module (level 7) designed to encourage a wide range o ...
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Extending and reinforcing good practice in teacher development

Start date: Sep 1, 2016, End date: Aug 31, 2019,

This project aims to enhance quality of higher education in Europe by strengthening and reinforcing good practice in educational development. It will do so by designing a curriculum of a new educational development course, moreover by implementing the course for 35-45 Ph.D. students from Bratislava and Brno and by producing three studies and a book that will explore the determinants that support/h ...
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Medienpraktiken der Aufklärung

Start date: Sep 1, 2016, End date: Aug 31, 2019,

The project "Media-practices of the Enlightenment" combines study programmes and research clusters at the four partner sites. It follows a blended mobility strategy to develop new forms of international training that combine ICT elements with local and networkwide training activities with regard to future joint curricular accreditation.The thematic focus of the project takes on recent developments ...
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Integrated oil spill response actions and environmental effects (GRACE)

Start date: Mar 1, 2016, End date: Aug 31, 2019,

Objectives: 1) to improve the observation and predictions of oil spreading in the sea using novel on-line sensors on-board vessels, fixed structures or gliders, and smart data transfer into operational awareness systems; 2) to examine the true environmental impacts and benefits of a suite of marine oil spill response methods (mechanical collection in water and below ice, in situ burning, use of ch ...
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SoBigData Research Infrastructure (SoBigData)

Start date: Sep 1, 2015, End date: Aug 31, 2019,

One of the most pressing and fascinating challenges scientists face today, is understanding the complexity of our globally interconnected society. The big data arising from the digital breadcrumbs of human activities promise to let us scrutinize the ground truth of individual and collective behaviour at an unprecedented detail and scale. There is an urgent need to harness these opportunities for s ...
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The life sciences are undergoing a transformation. Modern experimental tools study the molecules, reactions, and organisation of life in unprecedented detail. The precipitous drop in costs for high-throughput biology has enabled European research laboratories to produce an ever-increasing amount of data. Life scientists are rapidly generating the most complex and heterogeneous datasets that scienc ...
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... abour market, at the same time supporting the linguistic identity of the border area minority communities. This project is initiated by four universities from European border areas (University of Tartu Narva College (ET), Pädagogische Hochschule Freiburg (DE), Libera Universita di Bolzano (IT), Univerza na Primorskem (SLO)) to address the challenges in multilingual higher education.The main object ...
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"The objective of DEPRIVEDHOODS is to come to a better understanding of the relationship between socio-economic inequality, poverty and neighbourhoods. The spatial concentration of poverty within cities is of great concern to national governments, partly based on a belief in neighbourhood effects: the idea that living in deprived neighbourhoods has an additional negative effect on residents’ life ...
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Under pace-of-life syndrome (POLS) hypothesis, physiological, behavioural, and life history traits covary along the slow–fast pace-of-life axis. The POLS concept has been recently applied within species and populations, to studying individual-level variation in physiological, behavioural and life-history strategies. One critical environmental feature that has curiously been completely overlooked ...
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The project aims at creating an EU-Africa e-Infrastructure, UBORA, for open source co-design of new solutions to face the current and future healthcare challenges of both continents, by exploiting networking, knowledge on rapid prototyping of new ideas and sharing of safety criteria and performance data. The e-infrastructure will foster advances in education and the development of innovative solut ...
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... d policy papers and positive engagement strategies.For better communication the next acronyms are used in the proposal:UNIMAN (P1), IPRS (P2), CJD (P3), UAB (P4), UCP (P5), UMB (P6), FYRN (P7),UTARTU (P8), CYC (P9), IPI (P10), YES (P11), GESIS (P11)
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Background of the project PLAY&LEARN DIGIMEDIAHigh quality professional development and training for teachers and educators is a crucial aspect for achieving the “digital jump”. When developing educators’ digital competences, it is particularly important to consider the pedagogical aspects of digital media use. There is substantial evidence from research studies that the effective use of e-learnin ...
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Partnership for New Energy Leadership 2050 (PANEL 2050)

Start date: Mar 1, 2016, End date: Feb 28, 2019,

The aim of PANEL 2050 project is to create durable and replicable sustainable energy networks at local (municipality/community) level, where relevant local stakeholders collaborate for the creation of a local energy visions, strategies and action plans for the transition towards low carbon communities in 2050. The PANEL 2050 project will focus on the creation of these sustainable local energy netw ...
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Traditional valorisation approaches focus on linear processes: from academia to society. In order to bring valorisation to a higher level, all relevant actors need to cooperate in an equal setting: co-creation. Co-creation transcends boundaries, but it does not happen naturally. Therefore, the ACCOMPLISSH consortium, consisting of 14 universities from 12 countries (representing all the sub discipl ...
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The goal of the project is to increase research productivity and excellence and to promote international visibility and integration of three European universities – Tartu in Estonia, Uppsala in Sweden, and Kent in the United Kingdom -- in the field of Russian and East European Studies by creating a dynamic, comprehensive, open and sustainable framework for cooperation and transfer of knowledge. In ...
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Vancomycin is the critically important antibiotic to treat neonatal Late Onset Sepsis (LOS) due to Gram positive bacteria in neonates, including Coagulase Negative Staphylococci (CoNS) and Staphylococcus aureus. These organisms also create biofilms which are extremely resistant to antibiotics. The increased incidence of LOS due to bacteria such as CoNS and MRSA in NICUs has led to a marked increas ...
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EUROPEAN MUSIC INCUBATOR

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

European Music Incubator is a 5-partners innovative project based on a European capacity building program dedicated to knowledge-transfer about in-between/emerging musicians' careers and to structuring of the music sector at local and European levels. EMI develops transnational skills-training and mentoring solutions about entrepreneurship mindset, new business models and diversification of activi ...
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Emerging personalised medicine initiatives have the perspective to cut healthcare costs and improve the overall health of the population. Taking into account the individual’s molecular characteristics complemented by environmental and lifestyle factors, will allow to develop more precise and improved disease prevention and treatment programs compared to conventional methods. As an example of pote ...
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MICroACTuators (MICACT)

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

Electroactive polymers (EAP) consist of materials capable of changing dimensions and/or shape in response to electrical stimuli. Most EAPs are also capable of generating electrical energy in response to applied mechanical forces. These polymeric materials exhibit properties well beyond what conventional metal or plastic-based actuators can offer, including very high mechanical flexibility (can be ...
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... orldwide. Strategic partnership with UCL and KI - both international leaders in medical research and education, enables developing long-lasting knowledge exchange framework for allowing University of Tartu (UT) to capitalise on its current achievements and deliver a new internationally-leading European Centre of Translational Medicine (CETM).The specific objectives of the project are to:1. measura ...
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... lence in animal reproductive medicine, EMU must also work to make stronger linkages with human reproductive research. For this reason, EMU’s long-time collaborator within Estonia, the University of Tartu (UTARTU) will participate as a 4th partner. Due to their high level of competence in making this link, both USFD and UCPH will serve as mentors in this process as well. In addition to building bri ...
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... nt medical and socio-economical challenge. Herein, while addressing this issue, the Estonian research on female reproductive health and medicine has rapidly developed with the lead of University of Tartu (UT). Nevertheless, the UT’s capacity and expertise still falls short of the leading institutions. At the same time, also the most competitive research groups face significant barriers to perform ...
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