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Compound semiconductor solar cells are providing the highest photovoltaic conversion efficiency, yet their performance lacks far behind the theoretical potential. This is a position we will challenge by engineering advanced III-V optoelectronics materials and heterostructures for better utilization of the solar spectrum, enabling efficiencies approaching practical limits. The work is strongly moti ...
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Tunable Photonic Structures via Photomechanical Actuation (PHOTOTUNE)

Start date: May 1, 2016, End date: Apr 30, 2021,

The next frontier in photonics is to achieve dynamic and externally tunable materials that allow for real-time, on-demand control over optical responses. Light is in many ways an ideal stimulus for achieving such control, and PHOTOTUNE aims at devising a comprehensive toolbox for the fabrication of light-tunable solid-state photonic structures. We harness light to control light, by making use of p ...
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In the GRIDABLE project we will introduce novel thermoplastic polymer composite materials to enhance performance of essential components of smart grid infrastructure. We have proven in laboratory scale that the polypropylene-silica nanocomposite brings considerable improvements especially in dielectric breakdown strength.When applied as insulator in high-voltage direct current (HVDC) cable and in ...
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Lubricant impregnated slippery surfaces (LubISS)

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

LubISS, Lubricant Impregnated Slippery Surfaces, is the first European Training Network with the main objectives of designing, characterizing, and modelling low adhesive easy-to-clean surfaces for anti-icing and anti-fouling. In a coordinated effort among 9 world-class academic institutions and industrial partners from 6 European countries (Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Netherlands, Swi ...
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SUPercontinuum broadband light sources covering UV to IR applications (SUPUVIR) will combine the efforts of 6 academic and 4 non-academic beneficiaries to train 15 ESRs for the growing industry within SC broadband light sources, giving them extensive knowledge in silica and soft-glass chemistry, preform design and fibre drawing, linear and nonlinear fibre and waveguide characterization, nonlinear ...
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Computational Analysis of Everyday Soundscapes (EVERYSOUND)

Start date: May 1, 2015, End date: Apr 30, 2020,

Sounds carry a large amount of information about our everyday environment and physical events that take place in it. For example, when a car is passing by, one can perceive the approximate size and speed of the car. Sound can easily and unobtrusively be captured e.g. by mobile phones and transmitted further – for example, tens of hours of audio is uploaded to the internet every minute e.g. in the ...
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Coordinating Optimisation of Complex Industrial Processes. (COCOP)

Start date: Oct 1, 2016, End date: Mar 31, 2020,

The vision of COCOP is that complex process-industry plants are optimally run by operators with the guidance of a coordinating, real-time optimisation system. COCOP will strengthen the global position of the European process industry, which represents 20 per cent of the European manufacturing base with around 450,000 companies generating €1.6 billion in turnover and 6.8 million jobs.The project’s ...
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Rail Infrastructure Systems Engineering Network (RISEN)

Start date: Apr 1, 2016, End date: Mar 31, 2020,

Social and economic growth, security and sustainability in Europe are at risk of being compromised due to aging and failing railway infrastructure systems. This partly reflects a recognised skill shortage in railway infrastructure engineering. This project, RISEN, aims to enhance knowledge creation and transfer using both international and intersectoral secondment mechanisms among European Advance ...
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Using the clinical and signal data (cardiac and respiratory traces, video quantification of movement and sound) from a large cohort of hospitalised newborn and pregnant women recordings Digi-NewB aims to propose a new decision support system (DSS). This DSS will assist the clinician in his decision-making through non-invasive monitoring of sepsis risk and of cardio-respiratory and neurobehavioral ...
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The objective of the caLIBRAte project is to establish a state-of-the-art versatile Risk Governance framework for assessment and management of human and environmental risks of MN and MN-enabled products. The framework will be a web-based “system-of-systems” linking different models and methods for: 1) screening of apparent and perceived risks and trends in nanotechnology, 2) control banding, quali ...
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Autonomous Underwater Explorer for Flooded Mines (UNEXMIN)

Start date: Feb 1, 2016, End date: Oct 31, 2019,

This project will develop a novel robotic system for the autonomous exploration and mapping of Europe’s flooded mines. The Robotic Explorer (UX-1) will use non-invasive methods for autonomous 3D mine mapping for gathering valuable geological and mineralogical information. This will open new exploration scenarios so that strategic decisions on the re-opening of Europe’s abandoned mines could be sup ...
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BigDataFinance, a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network “Training for Big Data in Financial Research and Risk Management”, provides doctoral training in sophisticated data-driven risk management and research at the crossroads of Finance and Big Data for 13 researchers. The main objectives are i) to meet an increasing commercial demand for well-trained researchers experienced in both ...
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DownToTen will seek to develop a reliable and robust methodology to enhance the regulatory approach in the assessment of particle number emissions in the sub 23nm region (down to at least 10nm), focusing on state-of-the art automotive powertrains with direct injection gasoline engines, but also diesel ones, under real-world operation conditions. To this end, DownToTen will first investigate and qu ...
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European Circular Energy-Frontier Collider Study (EuroCirCol)

Start date: Jun 1, 2015, End date: May 31, 2019,

The award of the 2013 Nobel Prize for Physics acknowledged the leading role of Europe in particle physics, which has a global community of over 10,000 scientists. To reinforce its pole position throughout the 21st century, Europe must be ready to propose an ambitious post-LHC accelerator project by 2018/19. This is one of the main recommendations of the updated European Strategy for Particle Physi ...
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aDverse wEather eNvironmental Sensing systEm (DENSE)

Start date: Jun 1, 2016, End date: May 31, 2019,

Current driver assistance systems are not all-weather capable. They offer comfort and safety in sound environmental conditions. However, in adverse weather conditions where the accident risks are highest they malfunction or even fail. Now that we are progressing towards automated cars and work machines, the requirements of fully reliable environment perception are only accentuated. The project is ...
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The CritCat proposal aims to provide solutions for the substitution of critical metals, especially rare platinum group metals (PGMs), used in heterogeneous and electrochemical catalysis. CritCat will explore the properties of ultra-small transition metal (TM) nanoparticles in order achieve optimal catalytic performance with earth-abundant materials. The emphasis will be on industrially-relevant ch ...
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The project “Design and Fabrication of Functional Surfaces with Controllable Wettability, Adhesion and Reflectivity (FabSurfWAR)” focuses on the staff exchange between the partners of EU and Asia, and the development of key enabling techniques of designing and generating micro/nano surface topology with better control of bacterial growth, adhesion, friction and other tribological properties for po ...
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Advanced Biological Waste-to-Energy Technologies (ABWET)

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

The Advanced Biological Waste-to-Energy Technologies (ABWET) EJD provides education and research at PhD level on environmental technologies that convert waste materials into bioenergy, training doctoral candidates to think globally and work in multidisciplinary research teams. This makes ABWET alumni attractive for European universities and industry, able to contribute to solving the global challe ...
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Machine Sensing Training Network (MacSeNet)

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

The aim of this Innovative Training Network is to train a new generation of creative, entrepreneurial and innovative early-stage researchers (ESRs) in the research area of measurement and estimation of signals using knowledge or data about the underlying structure. With its combination of ideas from machine learning and sensing, we refer to this research topic as “Machine Sensing”. We will train a ...
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The overall aim of the HOLO project is to boost the scientific excellence and innovation capacity in digital holographic microscopy of the Institute of Applied Physics of the Academy of Sciences of Moldova (IAP-ASM) by creating a network with the high-quality Twinning partners: Universität Stuttgart (USTUTT), Tampere University of Technology (TUT) and Intelligentsia Consultants (Intelligentsia). T ...
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The requirements on production systems are continuously being shifted towards higher flexibility and adaptability. The ReCaM-project will demonstrate at TRL 7 a set of integrated tools for the rapid and autonomous reconfiguration of agile production systems, both at operational as well as managerial levels, integrated with the existing production planning and scheduling tools (MES). This approach ...
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Human Brain Project Specific Grant Agreement 1 (HBP SGA1)

Start date: Apr 1, 2016, End date: Mar 31, 2018,

Understanding the human brain is one of the greatest scientific challenges of our time. Such an understanding can provide profound insights into our humanity, leading to fundamentally new computing technologies, and transforming the diagnosis and treatment of brain disorders. Modern ICT brings this prospect within reach. The HBP Flagship Initiative (HBP) thus proposes a unique strategy that uses I ...
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The EU-US eHealth Workforce Development Consortium has an overall goal of mapping, quantifying and projecting the need, supply and demand for workforce skills and competences, utilising these results to further develop IT skills and training programmes for the healthcare workforce. This work is a continuation and further development of the EU-US collaboration under the EU-US MoU eHealth Roadmap, l ...
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BioMOre describes a “New Mining Concept for Extracting Metals from Deep Ore Deposits using Biotechnology”. The concept is to use hydrofracturing for stimulation and bioleaching for winning of ores. The final process will consist of a so-called doublet, which is two deviated and parallel wells.In order to avoid high costs for drilling from the surface, the BioMOre approach is divided into two phase ...
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MUlti-cloud Secure Applications (MUSA)

Start date: Jan 1, 2015, End date: Dec 31, 2017,

The most challenging applications in heterogeneous cloud ecosystems are those that are able to maximise the benefits of the combination of the cloud resources in use: multi-cloud applications. They have to deal with the security of the individual components as well as with the overall application security including the communications and the data flow between the components.The main objective of M ...
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Biomedical Robotics and Applications (BioRA)

Start date: Jan 1, 2014, End date: Dec 31, 2017,

The project “Biomedical Robotics and Applications (BioRA)” focuses on the staff exchange between the partners of EU and China, and on the development of new technologies and applications in the field of biomedical robotics on the macro, micro and nano scales for biological cell detection, manipulation, test and injection. It meets the objectives and requirements of the Marie Curie Action: Internat ...
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Cloud Collaborative Manufacturing Networks (C2NET) (C2NET)

Start date: Jan 1, 2015, End date: Dec 31, 2017,

The goal of C2NET Project is the creation of cloud-enabled tools for supporting the supply network optimization of manufacturing and logistic assets based on collaborative demand, production and delivery plans. C2NET Project will provide a scalable real-time architecture, platform and software to allow the supply network partners: to master complexity and data security of the supply network, to st ...
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Researchers Changing Society (CHANGE)

Start date: May 1, 2016, End date: Dec 31, 2017,

The CHANGE project aims to foster collaboration between the public and researchers in Finland in order to improve our everyday life in a rapidly changing world. This project brings together 9 universities, 1 research institute and two expert organisations for science communication. It spans many facets of research in Finland and covers numerous individual researchers with diverse backgrounds and r ...
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Programmable multi-wavelength Mid-IR source for gas sensing (MIREGAS)

Start date: Jan 1, 2015, End date: Dec 31, 2017,

Cost effective multi-wavelength light sources are key enablers for wide-scale penetration of gas sensors at Mid-IR wavelength range. Utilizing a novel Mid-IR Si-based photonic integrated circuit filter and wide-band Mid-IR SLEDs, we aim at demonstrating an innovative light source that covers 2.7…3.5 µm wavelength range with a resolution < 1nm. The spectral bands are switchable and tuneable and the ...
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This project aims at strengthening research partnerships through staff exchanges and networking activities between 4 European research organizations, from Finland, United Kingdom, and France, and 4 organisations from China and Japan. It is based on a 4 years coordinated joint programme of exchange of researchers for periods of 1-12 months, thus providing mobility possibilities to individual resear ...
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Higher education student and staff mobility project

Start date: Jun 1, 2016, End date: Sep 30, 2017,

This is a higher education student and staff mobility project, please consult the website of the organisation to obtain additional details.
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Coordinating European Research on Molecular Communications (CIRCLE)

Start date: Jun 1, 2015, End date: May 31, 2017,

In recent years, several research groups have been created in the emerging research area of molecular communications. This is seen as a fundamental enabler for nano-scale networked devices. The heterogeneity of the biological environments that can host nano-scale communications has produced different proposals (e.g. neuronal networks, molecular diffusion, flow-based carrier mobility) analyzed by m ...
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"One of the great challenges is to understand how cellular functions emerge in cell membrane systems. Unlocking this mystery is the key to the vast majority of human diseases. The current view is based on a static picture where membrane proteins in protein-poor membranes interact with a few specific lipids, while in reality the situation is much more complicated. This ambitious project aims for a ...
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Research accelerators are facing important challenges that must be addressed in the years to come: existing infrastructures are stretched to all performance frontiers, new world-class facilities on the ESFRI roadmap are starting or nearing completion, and strategic decisions are needed for future accelerators and major upgrades in Europe.While current projects concentrate on their specific objecti ...
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ALMARVI aims at providing cross-domain many-core platform solution, system software stack, tool chain, and adaptive algorithms that will enable massive data-rate image/video processing with high energy efficiency. ALMARVI will provide mechanisms and support for high degree of adaptivity at various system layers that will abstract the variations in the underlying platforms (e.g., due to imperfectio ...
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Arrowhead (ARROWHEAD)

Start date: Mar 1, 2013, End date: Feb 28, 2017,

"Our society is facing both energy and competitiveness challenges. These challenges are tightly linked and require new dynamic interactions between energy producers and energy consumers, between machines, between systems, between people and systems, etc. Cooperative automation is the key for these dynamic interactions and is enabled by the technology developed around the Internet of Things and Ser ...
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"The main objective of HYDROBOND is the development of a highly innovative process for application of superhydrophobic coatings onto large off-shore turbine blades, that will contribute to minimize the power losses and mechanical failures. Novel thermal spray technologies will be the way to achieve the nanostructured coatings with tailored anti-icing properties and enhanced bond strengh, in a cost ...
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"The PROLIGHT-IAPP project aims at advancing the research and development in the area of visual media through developing modern signal processing methods for ultra-realistic light field displays. The project suggests forming a strategic intersectorial partnership between two entities: the Department of Signal Processing at Tampere University of Technology and the SME Holografika, with the aim to e ...
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Our goal is to develop technology for fast optical communication using revolutionary concepts that challenge the mainstream approaches for photonics integration and packaging. The primary application is optical communication inside high performance computing systems, such as supercomputers and datacenters, but the technologies will also find use in many other applications.Power-efficient InP VCSEL ...
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In the context of the Energy SET-Plan of the European Commission relevant research and developments channelled to increase the percentage of renewable energy sources. It is crucial the collaboration of the Industry, SME’s and research institutions to bring together the step forward to finally integrate renewable energies as the main source of electricity.Renewable energies represent a wide field u ...
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