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NanoPlasmoMechanical Systems (PLASMECS)

Start date: 01 Nov 2016, End date: 31 Oct 2021,

"With their unparalleled mass and force sensitivities, nanomechanical resonators have the potential to considerably improve existing sensor technology. However, one major obstacle still stands in the way of their practical use: The efficient transduction (actuation & detection) of the vibrational motion of such tiny structures. Localized plasmon resonances "focus" optical fields below the diffract ...
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Individuals, industries, and nations are depending on software and systems using software. Automated approaches are needed to eliminate tedious aspects of software development, helping software developers in dealing with the increasing software complexity. Automatic program analysis aims to discover program properties preventing programmers from introducing errors while making changes and can dras ...
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SMARTER TOGETHER’s overarching vision is to find the right balance between smart technologies and organizational/ governance dimensions in order to deliver smart and inclusive solutions and to improve citizen’s quality of life.SMARTER TOGETHER gather the European Lighthouse cities Lyon, Munich, Vienna, the Follower cities Santiago de Compostela, Sofia, Venice and Kyiv and Yokohama as observer citi ...
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The physical laws of diffraction generally limit the spatial resolution of optical systems, being about 200 nm for light in the visible range. Within ChipScope we want to overcome this limit by developing the scientific and technological basis for a completely new approach to optical superresolution, based on semiconductor nano Light Emitting Diode (nanoLED) arrays with individual pixel operation. ...
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Advanced Microscopy techniques are widely recognized as one of the pillars onto which the research and manufacture of Nanotechnology based products is sustained. At present, the greatest challenge faced by these techniques is the realization of fast and non-destructive tomographic images with chemical composition sensitivity and with sub-10 nm spatial resolution, in both organic and inorganic mate ...
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Companion diagnostics are crucial for drug development and disease management with regard to patient selection, therapy planning and monitoring. Nanomedicines such as antibodies have been proven to be optimal disease-targeting agents because they generally exhibit superior target uptake and retention. However, to date, nuclear imaging of nanomedicines has been limited to the use of long-lived isot ...
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A novel concept for a photo-electro-catalytic (PEC) cell able to directly convert water and CO2 into fuels and chemicals (CO2 reduction) and oxygen (water oxidation) using exclusively solar energy will be designed, built, validated, and optimized. The cell will be constructed from cheap multifunction photo-electrodes able to transform sun irradiation into an electrochemical potential difference (e ...
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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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The EN-ACTI2NG program (European Network on Anti-Cancer Immuno-Therapy Improvement by modification of CAR and TCR Interactions and Nanoscale Geometry) emanates from the recent clinical evidence that T cells expressing engineered tumor-specific immune receptors can eradicate certain tumors that do not respond to conventional treatment. To obtain T cells with reactivity to a wider array of tumors an ...
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Technology Enabled Adolescent Mental Health (TEAM)

Start date: 01 Nov 2016, End date: 31 Oct 2020,

There is no health without mental health. 27% of our population are young, and mental health disorders are our leading cause of disability. 50% of mental disorders emerge by 14 yrs, 75% by 24 yrs and, untreated, triple odds of having a mental health disorder in later life. TEAM’s will build a network of expertise and train a new generation of researchers to deliver more effective, affordable and f ...
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The PLATIRUS project aims at reducing the European deficit of Platinum Group Metals (PGMs), by upscaling to industrial relevant levels a novel cost-efficient and miniaturised PGMs recovery and raw material production process. The targeted secondary raw materials will be autocatalysts, electronic waste (WEEE) and tailings and slags from nickel and copper smelters, opening-up an important range of a ...
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HotMaps will develop, demonstrate and disseminate a toolbox to support public authorities, energy agencies and planners in strategic heating and cooling planning on local, regional and national levels, and in-line with EU policies. The toolbox will facilitate the following tasks on a spatially disaggregated level: (1) Mapping heating and cooling energy situation including renewable and waste heat ...
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Multimodal, Functional Bio-Photonic Imaging (FBI)

Start date: 01 Oct 2016, End date: 30 Sep 2020,

FBI fosters education of ESRs on an emerging, multimodal imaging platform and its translation into clinical and biological applications. In FBI, 15 ESRs are trained at world-leading European academic institutions and companies, thus forming strong interdisciplinary relations between industry, technical sciences and clinical end-users.Optical imaging has huge potential to address unmet clinical nee ...
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Chemistry is fundamental to nanotechnology, as chemistry can prepare specifically tailored molecules to serve, in a bottom-up approach, as the building blocks for the fabrication of functional and structured nano-materials. Nanotechnology is the technology of the 21st century with applications from electronics to biotechnology and medicine. The next decade will thus be characterized by an increasi ...
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OMT - Optomechanical Technologies (OMT)

Start date: 01 Oct 2016, End date: 30 Sep 2020,

The proposed project is built on the successful training and research experience of the leading European research groups working in the field of cavity optomechanics. Our ENT unites a total of 14 leading groups in the field, of which two are major industrial players that utilize MEMS and NEMS - Bosch and IBM. The main goal of the project is to exploit optomechanical interactions in views of novel ...
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E-CAM will create, develop and sustain a European infrastructure for computational science applied to simulation and modelling of materials and of biological processes of industrial and societal importance. Building on the already significant network of 15 CECAM centres across Europe and the PRACE initiative, it will create a distributed, sustainable centre for simulation and modelling at and acro ...
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Excitonic Magnetism in Strongly Correlated Materials (EXMAG)

Start date: 01 Jun 2015, End date: 31 May 2020,

Spontaneous symmetry breaking leading to states of matter with long-range order is one of the central topics in condensed matter physics. Common types of order, such as ferro- and anti-ferromagnetic, are characterized by spin or charge densities modulated on inter-atomic scale, therefore well studied thanks to various scattering experiments. Order parameters that are not of this type are much more ...
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FlowerPower aims at establishing a new generation of horticulturists capable of exploiting plant genetic resources in an innovation oriented way using cutting edge technology. The co-operation between the professional horticultural industry, a research-oriented company in the field of functional genomics and scientists from five Universities from 3 countries addresses urgent needs in the non-acade ...
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Non-Hermitian Quantum Wave Engineering (NHQWAVE)

Start date: 01 Mar 2016, End date: 29 Feb 2020,

The concept of parity-time (PT)-symmetry is extensively studied now owing to the ubiquitous applications within the fields of optics, photonics, and plasmonics. Among the many recent developments in PT-systems, the application of pseudo-Hermitian ideas not only promises a new generation of photonic and plasmonic components such as lasers, spasers, modulators, waveguides, and detectors, but also op ...
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The consortium has chosen the topic of circular economy (CE) as the focus of this project, because it concerns the transition from a take – make – use – dispose model that depletes natural resources and destroys ecosystems to a circular model where the value of products, materials and resources is maintained in the economy for as long as possible and the generation of waste is minimized. It has be ...
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Breast cancer represents a leading cause of cancer death in women and a major socio-economic issue. With currently available methods, early diagnosis frequently fails. Moreover, beyond mere detection, there is an ever-increasing need for improved non-invasive characterisation of cancer. Targeted therapies require an in-depth analysis of cancer to select and guide appropriate treatment. Both, PET a ...
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AQUARIUS proposes disruptive improvements in laser based water sensing employing MIR quantum cascade lasers (QCLs). It is motivated byi) the EC Water Framework Directive (2000/60/EC) where hydrocarbons are identified as priority hazardous substances,ii) the industrial and regulatory need for fast and continuous detection of contaminants and iii) the current state-of-the-art of measuring these subs ...
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Flood risk systems are characterised by physical and socio-economic processes acting at different space-time scales, by non-stationary and non-linear behaviour, and by a significant degree of interdependence between processes. This may lead to surprising developments and unanticipated side effects of risk reduction measures. A novel systems approach is needed that captures this dynamics and accoun ...
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Autologous Stem Cell Seeded Tissue Engineered Trachea (TETRA)

Start date: 01 Jan 2016, End date: 31 Dec 2019,

CLINICAL PROBLEM AND UNMET NEEDThere are 11,827 patients with severe structural airway disease in Europe. Even with the current standard of care, when hospitalised this group of patients has a 22% risk of dying. Patients are currently subjected to repeated surgical interventions (stent insertion) which have a high failure rate. Other therapeutic strategies under development include synthetic trac ...
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The SPECIAL project will address the contradiction between Big Data innovation and privacy-aware data protection by proposing a technical solution that makes both of these goals realistic. We will develop technology that: (i) supports the acquisition of user consent at collection time and the recording of both data and metadata (consent, policies, event data, context) according to legislative and ...
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ARCADES aims at disrupting the traditional paradigm in Computer-Aided Design (CAD) by exploiting cutting-edge research in mathematics and algorithm design. Geometry is now a critical tool in a large number of key applications; somewhat surprisingly, however, several approaches of the CAD industry are outdated, and 3D geometry processing is becoming increasingly the weak link. This is alarming in s ...
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Smart Home (SH) provides a promising approach to assisted living for the ageing population. Yet it still remains a challenge to develop and deploy such solutions in a large scale due to the lack of an easy-to-use technology infrastructure and application exemplars. This problem arises from the nature of the SH field: multidisciplinary, diverse in its applications, and with multiple stakeholders. W ...
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Changing Energy Efficiency Technology Adoption in Households (CHEETAH)

Start date: 01 Dec 2016, End date: 30 Nov 2019,

Modelling analyses typically suggest that policies accelerating the adoption of energy-efficient technologies (EETs) by overcoming barriers to energy efficiency in the residential sector provide benefits for individual households, the energy system and for society as a whole. Yet, implicit discount rates, employed to reflect households’ decision criteria and response to policy, are disputed in pol ...
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GROW Observatory (GROW)

Start date: 01 Nov 2016, End date: 31 Oct 2019,

The GROW Observatory (GROW) will create a sustainable citizen platform and community to generate, share and utilise information on land, soil and water resource at a resolution hitherto not previously considered. The vision is to underpin smart and sustainable custodianship of land and soil, whilst meeting the demands of food production, and to answer a long-standing challenge for space science, n ...
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All visual information is broadcasted by an intra-retinal pathway formed by a group of neurons called bipolar cells. They collect photoreceptor signals in the outer retina and relay the signals to the inner retinal neurons. This transfer of visual information is far from passive: Each of the at least 10 bipolar cell types transforms the photoreceptor signals in a unique and highly specific way. As ...
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Pervasive and on-line water quality monitoring data is critical for detecting environmental pollution. However, it’s not easy to gather such data, at least not for all contaminants. Currently, water utilities rely heavily on frequent sampling and laboratory analysis in order to acquire this information.For this situation to be improved, portable and high-performance devices for pervasive water qua ...
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sustainablySMART will make a change to the life cycle of mobile information and communication devices by developing new product design approaches (including enhanced end-of-life performance, re-use and re-manufacturing aspects; i.e. implementing “Design for a Circular Economy”) for smartphones and tablet computers on the product and printed circuit board level, and by new re-/de-manufacturing proc ...
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E+ JMD CARTOGRAPHY

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

REFERENCE: 553659-EPP-1-2014-1-DE-EPPKA1-JMD-MOB_CARTOTITLE: Cartography Master of Science, CARTOObjectiveThe Cartography Master of Science (CARTO) aims to provide qualifications to give students access to professions in the area of cartography research, map publishing, Internet mapping and geographic information systems (GIS).Course durationTwo years (120 ECTS credits).Brief descriptionOver four ...
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The scientific research and associated development in Palestine has gained a considerable attention in the past few years. However, the access to the research output has been severely limited due to the primitive current practice of research output management and the inabilities in publishing and access research works in PS HEIs, in addition to the financial restrictions. Therefore, providing acce ...
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In response to the increasing problem of water shortage, the reuse of treated urban wastewater is considered the most suitable and reliable alternative for sustainable water management and agricultural development. In spite of the benefits associated with this practice, major concerns currently exist, related to the adverse effects regarding chemical and biological contaminants of emerging concern ...
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Middle European Joint Master for Urban Design

Start date: 01 Sep 2016, End date: 31 Aug 2019,

MEMUD (Middle European Master for Urban Design) is aimed at establishing a joint master program for urban design with a particular focus on the Central European Region, involving the Technical University Vienna (TU Vienna), University of Ljubljana (UL) and University of Split (UNIST). With this orientation, the program seeks to create strong transnational bonds in academic research and training so ...
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Self-Aware CPSoCs with Hierarchical Goal Management (SAGE-CPSoC)

Start date: 01 Sep 2016, End date: 31 Aug 2019,

SoCs (System-on-Chip) constitute the basis of embedded systems, are highly complex and require thorough orchestration of different goals across operating system, compiler and architecture layers. State-of-the-art approaches tend to focus on a single aspect, while other critical objectives are neglected. There is no centralized arbiter that considers the priority and significance of objectives and ...
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Zinc Oxide For TeraHertz Cascade Devices (Zoterac)

Start date: 01 Sep 2015, End date: 31 Aug 2019,

The terahertz (THz) spectral region, located between the infrared and the microwave regions, is known as “the THz gap” because of the lack of compact semiconductor devices. This spectral domain is currently intensively explored in view of its potential for medical diagnostics, security screening, trace molecule sensing, astronomical detection, space-borne imaging, non-invasive quality control or w ...
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The evidence base of Internet-based interventions in the prevention and treatment of mental health conditions has rapidly grown in the past decade. Yet many European countries (e.g., Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Great Britain, The Netherlands, Spain) have not implemented these promising approaches into health systems. Individuals with risk conditions or distinct mental health problems interested ...
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European Materials Modelling Council (EMMC-CSA)

Start date: 01 Sep 2016, End date: 31 Aug 2019,

The aim of the EMMC-CSA is to establish current and forward looking complementary activities necessary to bring the field of materials modelling closer to the demands of manufacturers (both small and large enterprises) in Europe. The ultimate goal is that materials modelling and simulation will become an integral part of product life cycle management in European industry, thereby making a strong c ...
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