Archive of European Projects

34 European Projects Found

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The number of biobanks for diagnostic/clinical/biodiversity preservation purposes is increasing exponentially, representing an economic burden for the EU. Cryopreservation (Liquid Nitrogen LN) is the only cells/gametes long-term repository method. LN storage is expensive though, requires dedicated facilities, is hazardous, carries pathogens and has high carbon footprint. DRYNET objective is to set ...
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NEXTOWER shall introduce a set of innovative materials to boost the performance of atmospheric air-based concentrated solar power (CSP) systems to make them commercially viable. In particular, tower systems are appealing for the great environmental compatibility and offer tremendous potential for efficient (electrical and thermal) power generation. Yet, their industrial exploitation has been so fa ...
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NanoMaterials safety is of great societal concern and raises many questions for the general public, governments, industry, scientists and regulators. Identifying and controlling the hazards associated with NMs is required to ensure the safety in parallel to exploiting the technological benefits.NANOGENTOOLS answers this challenge by creating a collaborative excellence-based knowledge exchange netw ...
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The demand for lower dependency on critical raw materials (CRM) such as rare earths (RE) is not only a European but a global problem that demands immediate action. The purpose of this project is to exploit advanced theoretical and computation methods together with state-of-the-art materials preparation and characterization techniques, to develop the next generation RE-free/lean permanent magnets ( ...
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ICARUS proposes a new thermodynamic methodology able to identify the elements and the relative chemical composition allowing a nanocrystalline state to occupy a relative minimum of the Gibbs free energy, which makes the nanostructure reasonably stable against coarsening. This approach will be integrated, in synergy with multiscale and thermodynamic (Nano-Calphad) modeling, in order to implement a ...
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Since the publication of the first list of Critical Raw Materials (CRM) in 2010 by the Ad-hoc Working Group on CRM, numerous European projects have addressed (part of) the CRMs value and several initiatives have contributed to gather (part of) the related community into clusters and associations. This led to the production of important knowledge, unfortunately disseminated. Numerous databases have ...
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This project will develop an innovative therapeutic approach for the treatment of Cystic Fibrosis (CF). This condition originates from the defective function of the CFTR protein, a chloride and bicarbonate permeable transmembrane channel. This project will evaluate small molecules capable of facilitating the transmembrane transport of anions such as chloride and bicarbonate and will thus enable CF ...
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The main objective of the proposal is to create a virtual centre to boost IMNR position in Bucharest-Ilfov region and Romania by increasing the knowledge and technology degree of innovation potential for sustainable advanced materials operating under extreme condition. Development and understanding of these materials open new opportunities to enhance the competitiveness of regional and National SM ...
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Piezoelectric materials have become a key technology for a wide range of industrial and consumer products with a robust global market of U.S. $21 billion in the last 2013. Current technology includes applications on actuators, ultrasonic motors, sensor arrays for structural health monitoring, transformers, micro-energy harvesting devices, hydrophones, high resolution ultrasonic medical imaging, co ...
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PROYECTO ENOLOGICO

Start date: 01 Sep 2016, End date: 31 Aug 2018,

This project has been elaborated by the schools Agrupamiento Vertical de Escolas de Cristel (Portugal), la Scuola Immacolata de Novara (Italy), Collège du Plantaurel de Cazères (France), 1o Gymnasium Acharnon de Achernes (Greece), University of Burgos (Spain) and Colegio Aurelio Gómez Escolar de Burgos (Spain).Having completed a process of self-evaluation, the top priority detected is that of stre ...
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This is a project for higher education student and staff mobility between Programme Countries and Partner Countries. Please consult the website of the organisation to obtain additional details.
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EVENT will develop, demonstrate and validate a cost effective, high energy efficient, low CO2 emissions, replicable, low intrusive, systemic approach for retrofitting of residential and commercial buildings, able to achieve NZEB retrofit standard levels, through the integration of an innovative adaptive ventilated façade system, including: • Embedded, breakthrough smart modular heat recovery units ...
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Higher education student and staff mobility project

Start date: 01 Jun 2016, End date: 31 May 2018,

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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Background Industrial wastewater is subject to environmental legislation and limits have been set on discharges based on whether they are sent directly to a sewer system or pass through a public river bed. While direct to sewer discharges are cheaper to treat, they incur higher charges (Annex III of the Council Directive 91/271/EEC concerning waste water ...
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Refractory metals (tungsten, tantalum, rhenium, molybdenum and niobium) are highly strategic metals today mainly imported from a few countries. The European primary production remains below a few percentage. However, resources exist in Europe, as primary resources but mainly as secondary resources (industrial waste, urban mines). Valorizing these resources requires coordination and networking betw ...
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Higher education student and staff mobility project

Start date: 01 Jun 2015, End date: 31 May 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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Background The EU is moving towards a low-carbon economy as part of its strategy to tackle challenges caused by changing climate patterns. Improvements in, and expansion of, sustainable agricultural practices can contribute to this strategy. According to the Commission’s Communication, ‘A Roadmap for moving to a competitive low carbon economy in 2050â ...
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Higher education student and staff mobility project

Start date: 01 Jun 2014, End date: 31 May 2016,

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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Sensory devices network for food supply chain security (SNIFFER)

Start date: 01 May 2013, End date: 30 Apr 2016,

Project SNIFFER envisions the design and development of a network of distributed detectiondevices, capable of rapid, on-site detection of multiple kinds of agents and CBR agents with highsensitivity and specificity throughout the most vulnerable stages of the food supply chain (such asfarms, large collection centers, wholesalers, etc…). The project will address both available sensortechnology and ...
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Detailed Anatomy of Galaxies (DAGAL)

Start date: 01 Apr 2012, End date: 31 Mar 2016,

We propose an ambitious network based on a combination of training through high-level astrophysical research and a comprehensive package of complimentary skills training. Our network exploits a unique data set: a combination of very deep mid-infrared imaging of over 2300 local galaxies which we are obtaining with the Spitzer Space Telescope, with ground- and space-based UV, optical, and radio data ...
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Graphene-Based Revolutions in ICT And Beyond (GRAPHENE)

Start date: 01 Oct 2013, End date: 31 Mar 2016,

This Flagship aims to take graphene and related layered materials from a state of raw potential to a point where they can revolutionize multiple industries – from flexible, wearable and transparent electronics, to new energy applications and novel functional composites.Our main scientific and technological objectives in the different tiers of the value chain are to develop material technologies fo ...
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"The general objectives of PROMISE are:PROMISE strives for multidimensional networking thus fostering integrationThe primary strategic objective of PROMISE is to improve and increase the integration, collaboration and knowledge transfer between the new member states, old member states (EU15) and candidate countries through a collaborative workplan of exchange of expertise and regional training and ...
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GLObal Robotic telescopes Intelligent Array for e-Science (GLORIA)

Start date: 01 Oct 2011, End date: 30 Sep 2014,

GLORIA is an innovative citizen-science network of robotic telescopes, which will give free access and research to a virtual community via the Internet. The GLORIA partners will offer access to a growing collection of robotic telescopes via a Web 2.0 environment - 17 telescopes on 4 continents by the project's end.\nThe GLORIA partners can do this because most of the telescopes are already robotiz ...
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Radiation damage is known to lead to materials failure and thus is of critical importance to lifetime and safety within nuclear reactors. While materials mechanical behavior under irradiation has been subject to numerous studies, the current predictive capabilities appear limited. Observations and physical models have shown that the most important damage contributions arise from point defect local ...
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Edible, Medicinal and Aromatic Plants (EMAP)

Start date: 01 Jan 2011, End date: 31 Jul 2014,

The project is finalized to establish long-term research co-operations through a coordinated joint program of research staff exchanges for short periods on the following topics: selection of plant species according to ethnobotanical and ethnopharmacological approaches; breeding to preserve biodiversity and gene reservation of food, medicinal and aromatic plants; cultivation of food, medicinal and ...
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Piedpiper (PIEDPIPER)

Start date: 01 Dec 2011, End date: 30 Nov 2013,

Rodents have always been a risk to mankind. Rats and mice carry over 70 diseases that can be transmitted to humans, they also cause economic damage to crops, buildings and infrastructure that runs into billions of Euro’s per year. The rat population of the world is expanding rapidly and our current control systems are just not effective. All of the current electro mechanical devices have a carbon ...
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"SAFE-COMMS aims to provide effective communication strategies for the aftermath of terror attacks. By analyzing the communication activities that followed terror attacks in many different countries, as well as the requirements for effective crisis communications, the project will develop a comprehensive and flexible communication strategy for authorities to react after terror attacks. The strat ...
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Background Within the framework of the Kyoto Protocol, Europe has committed itself to reducing its greenhouse gas emissions to 8% below 1990 levels by 2008-2012. Lighting and air-conditioning of buildings account for a substantial proportion of Europe’s carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions and energy consumption. Two technologies are currently considered to ...
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The food industry is made up of a large proportion of small businesses, from production through to retail and catering. The central goal of the European Commission's food safety policy is to ensure a high level of protection of human health and consumers' interests in relation to food, taking into account diversity, including traditional products, whilst ensuring the effective functioning of the i ...
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In order to be fully aligned with the European Higher Education Area overarching framework for qualifications, third cycle degree programmes need to be stuctured and transparent, while avoiding overregulation. The European Chemistry Thematic Network Association, a non-profit body including over 120 member institutions coming from thirty different European countries, has been successful in implemen ...
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This network of cooperating institutions has successfully developed a European Computer Science (ECS) course delivering a bachelors’ degree in 3 years encouraging mobility amongst students at this level. Experience shows that mobility at the masters’ level is lower. Because of their high degree of specialization existing masters’ courses do not encourage students to pursue part of their studies ab ...
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This TN project brings together within a single network all actors in HE in chemistry and chemical engineering in Europe. There are schools, universities, industries, national chemical societies, and accreditation bodies. The project brings all these actors together to collaborate in the development of a knowledge based economy, specifically in chemistry and chemical engineering. The project:- wil ...
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SUD-UE is focused on 5 pillars:- Strong awareness of the importance to include New Partners in Erasmus Mundus, providing an opportunity for 11 new universities to participate for the first time in this mobility experience.- Union of two political regions (South America and Europe), providing awareness of it to the countries and universities involved.- Degree recognition abroad as one of the crucia ...
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European Master in Computer Science

Start date: 01 Oct 2007,

We wish to expand the socio-technical infrastructure that we have developed for the bachelors’ course to support a similar international masters’ level course, suited not only to traditional learning but also as a source of material for lifelong learning. This project will enable the partners to fully investigate, design and implement a set of provisions that will support graduates, particularly o ...
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