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Fibre Nervous Sensing Systems (FINESSE)

Start date: Oct 1, 2016, End date: Sep 30, 2020,

The unprecedented properties of optical fibres make them ideal to be implemented as 'artificial nervous systems', enabling any tool or structure to become a sensitive and smart object. Conventional optical fibres are small, low-cost and can be seamlessly integrated in materials, in engineering structures and in the environment. By exploiting the most advanced light-matter interactions, these tiny ...
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ACTIVAGE is a European Multi Centric Large Scale Pilot on Smart Living Environments. The main objective is to build the first European IoT ecosystem across 9 Deployment Sites (DS) in seven European countries, reusing and scaling up underlying open and proprietary IoT platforms, technologies and standards, and integrating new interfaces needed to provide interoperability across these heterogeneous ...
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Intelligent decision from vineyard robots (VineScout)

Start date: Dec 1, 2016, End date: Nov 30, 2019,

The wine industry is strategically for Europe, both economically and socially speaking. Its competitive position in the global market depends on the long-term reputation of its wines, which needs many years to be built but can be lost quickly with a poor wine. The risk of losing reputation is high when repeatability cannot be granted, which happens ever more in the vineyards where manual data samp ...
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The dynamic modulation of semiconductor structures using vibrations provides a powerful tool for the control of the materials properties required for novel functionalities. Surface acoustic waves (SAWs) with GHz-frequencies and micrometre-size wavelength can be generated using piezoelectric transducers fabricated with standard integrated circuit technology. Their small propagation velocity and hig ...
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A major obstacle to increase the efficiency, effectiveness and quality of education in Europe is the lack of widely available, accessible, multilingual, timely, engaging and high-quality educational material (i.e. OpenCourseWare). The creation of comprehensive OpenCourseWare (OCW) is tedious, time-consuming and expensive, with the effect, that often courseware employed by teachers, instructors and ...
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Around 80 million people in the EU, a sixth of its population, have a disability. Beside this, accessibility is a basic right for all persons with disabilities according to the article 9 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities signed by the European Commission in 2010. The purpose of accessibility is to enable persons with disabilities to live independently and ...
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Europe has invoked the SET-Plan to design and implement an energy technology policy for Europe to accelerate the development and deployment of cost-effective renewable energy systems, including photovoltaics. With lower cost of solar electricity, PV could significantly contribute to the achievements of the 20-20-20 objectives.The Joint Program on PV of the European Energy Research Alliance (EERA-P ...
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Preparing ESNII for HORIZON 2020 (ESNII plus)

Start date: Sep 1, 2013, End date: Aug 31, 2017,

Preparing ESNII for HORIZON 2020The aim of this cross-cutting project is to develop a broad strategic approach to advanced fission systems in Europe in support of the European Sustainable Industrial Initiative (ESNII) within the SET-Plan. The project aims to prepare ESNII structuration and deployment strategy, to ensure efficient European coordinated research on Reactor Safety for the next generat ...
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Focus on Automatic Institutional Recognition

Start date: Jan 1, 2015, End date: Apr 30, 2017,

The objective of the Focus on Automatic Institutional Recognition (FAIR) project is to improve European recognition as practiced by higher education institutions by implementing elements of automatic recognition.Experimentation measureThe measure to be tested is the introduction of automatic recognition in institutional recognition procedures. Automatic recognition is a fairly new concept that is ...
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asSIsted MobIlity for Older aNd impaired users (SIMON)

Start date: Jan 1, 2014, End date: Dec 31, 2016,

SIMON is a demonstration project with four large scale pilots in Madrid, Parma, Lisbon and Reading aiming to use ICT services to promote the independent living and societal participation of mobility impaired people in the context of public parking areas and multiple transport modes.The project will tackle two main challenges:- Reduction of fraud in the pre-ICT implementation of the European Disabl ...
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"Seen the societal and political demand for reduction of insecticide use in agriculture, the growth of biological control activities (crop protection methods relying on natural enemies) should be faster. In particular, the private sector of Biological Control Agent (BCA) production could access larger parts of the phytosanitary market. This slow private sector expansion can be explained by its lim ...
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The eTOX consortium proposes to develop innovative methodological strategies and novel software tools to better predict the toxicological profiles of new molecular entities in early stages of the drug development pipeline. This will be achieved by coordinating the efforts of specialists from academia and SMEs in the wide scope of disciplines that are required to move towards a more reliable modell ...
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Next Generation of Heat Pumps working with Natural fluids (NXTHPG)

Start date: Dec 1, 2012, End date: Nov 30, 2016,

The main objective of the project is the development of several reliable, safe, high efficiency and high capacity heat pumps working with the two most promising natural refrigerants: Hydrocarbons andCO2, together with a set of improved components and auxiliary devices adequate for the efficient and safe use of the two refrigerants.The project aims to reach a higher efficiency (10-20% SPF improveme ...
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VINEyardROBOT (VINEROBOT)

Start date: Dec 1, 2013, End date: Nov 30, 2016,

The aim of this project is the design, development, and deployment of a novel use-case agricultural robot under the scope of Unmanned Ground Vehicles (UGV), and equipped with several non-invasive sensing technologies to monitor: 1) of grape yield, 2) vegetative growth, 3) Water stress and 4) Grape composition in order to optimize the vineyard management and improve grape composition and wine quali ...
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make it ReAAL (ReAAL)

Start date: Jan 16, 2013, End date: Jun 30, 2016,

Description In the last decade numerous dedicated ICT solutions have been developed to deliver services in support of sustainable independent living and the promotion of active ageing of older people. The research community has spent a lot of resources developing personalised solutions covering the different perspectives of the problem - soc ...
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"This CASES project is aimed at teaming up trans-continental researchers in the areas of sustainable design/manufacturing and ICT to enrich the knowledge base and achieve research synergies to develop smart design and manufacturing planning services in terms of energy efficiency. The objectives include:(1) To establish an active international community and effective communication channel for resea ...
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Development of a new generation of CIGS-based solar cells (NANOCIS)

Start date: May 1, 2011, End date: Apr 30, 2015,

The main objective of NanoCIS is the establishment of a cooperative partnership between research organizations through a joint program of exchange of researchers for developing a new generation of photovoltaic (PV) solar cells. This new generation of PV solar cells will be based in approaches involving the use of new materials with high conversion efficiencies and low-cost fabrication techniques.T ...
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The project will reduce future Europe’s vulnerability and risk to drought by innovative in-depth studies that combine drought investigations in six case study areas in water-stressed regions (river basin and national scale) with drought analyses at the pan-European scale. Knowledge transfer across these scales is paramount because vulnerability is context-specific (e.g. physical, environmental, so ...
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Scientific research is no longer conducted within national boundaries and is becoming increasing dependent on the large-scale analysis of data, generated from instruments or computer simulations housed in trans-national facilities, by using e Infrastructure (distributed computing and storage resources linked by high-performance networks).The 48 month EGI-InSPIRE project will continue the transitio ...
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Multi-cores Partitioning for Trusted Embedded Systems (MultiPARTES)

Start date: Sep 1, 2011, End date: Dec 31, 2014,

Growing complexity of applications makes the integration of security and dependability an issue in many domains (e.g. energy supply, transportation, industrial control, aerospace, etc). The engineering of embedded systems needs to take these aspects into account. However, guaranteeing security and dependability in a situation of increasing system complexity is leading to unacceptable development c ...
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"The PALM PROTECT consortium aims to develop reliable methods, for use by national plant protection organisations (NPPO), inspection services, growers and other end-users, for early detection, eradication, control and containment of the red palm weevil, Rhynchophorus ferrugineus and the moth Paysandisia archon. The methods will be developed for use at origin, point of entry, in transit and on-site ...
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DECOMOBIL will take advantage of the structured research network set up in HUMANIST NoE and followed up in HUMANIST VCE, in order to develop and widely disseminate knowledge in the area of human centred design of ICT for sustainable transport. Expected impacts of DECOMOBIL are: widening the market for ICT based mobility and transport services by contributing to the development and the widespread o ...
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POWERtrain for FUture Light-duty vehicles (POWERFUL)

Start date: Jan 1, 2010, End date: Jun 30, 2014,

"The Project aims to develop new powertrain concepts able to give a substantial contribution to the achievement of a 50% CO2 reduction (based on 2005 figures) for passenger cars and light-duty vehicles for the new vehicle fleet in 2020. In particular, the research target on spark ignited (SI) engines powered vehicles is to achieve 40% lower CO2 emissions with respect to the 2005 values and 20% low ...
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The S2EuNet project is a joint initiative by four partner universities in Europe and nine partner universities in third countries in the form of staff and researcher exchange under the FP7/People/IRSES action. The main goal of this project is to strengthen research partnership among partner organizations and to elevate the scientific competence of the participating organizations in the fields of n ...
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Groundwater resources are facing increasing pressure from consumptive uses (irrigation, water supply, industry) and contamination by diffuse loading (e.g. agriculture) and point sources (e.g. industry). This cause major threat and risks to our most valuable water resource and on ecosystems dependent on groundwater. New information is need on how to better protect groundwaters and groundwater depen ...
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Mobile Inclusion Platform for Europe and Latin America (M-Inclusion)

Start date: Nov 1, 2011, End date: Feb 28, 2014,

The project Mobile Inclusion Platform for Europe and Latin America (M-Inclusion) is a Support Action funded by the European Commission whose overall objective is to create a cooperation framework between EU and LATAM mobile solution developers and different entities (e.g., public bodies, Third Sector associations) voicing the digital inclusion needs of people at risk of exclusion in LATAM in order ...
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Description The main goal of the universAAL project is to make it easier for the ICT industry in Europe to develop and successfully deploy AAL solutions. To achieve this, the project is developing an open standardized platform/specification on which the AAL service providers can quickly and cheaply build AAL services. The project also assist ...
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Clean European Rail - Diesel (CleanER-D)

Start date: Jun 1, 2009, End date: Jan 31, 2014,

The study of CER, UNIFE, UIC and Euromot of the railway and engine manufacturing industries concluded on a risk of disruptive effect of the NRMM Directive application on the railway diesel vehicle supply market, leading to a possible risk of a partial modal shift from rail to road on regional passenger lines and freight transportation specialized routes, with even foreseeable consequences on the o ...
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Background There has been a growing awareness of acoustic pollution in the last decade, but there is still enormous room for improvement, especially with regards to noise produced by the industrial sector. The use of textile materials in infrastructure has a great potential to provide significant improvements in acoustic absorption. ...
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GROUND-MED project will demonstrate geothermal heat pump (GSHP) systems for heating and cooling of measured SPF>5,0 in 8 demonstration sites of South Europe. As the SPF is determined not only by the heat pump unit, but by its operating conditions imposed to the heat pump by the ground heat exchanger and the heating/cooling system of the building as well, integrated systems incorporating the follow ...
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"SIRIUS addresses efficient water resource management in water-scarce environments. It focuses in particular on water for food production with the perspective of a sustainable agriculture in the context of integrated river-basin management, including drought management. It aims at developing innovative and new GMES service capacities for the user community of irrigation water management and susta ...
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"The overall objective of the SUSTAINMED project is to examine and assess the impacts of EU and national agricultural, rural, environmental and trade policies in the Mediterranean Partner Countries (MPCs). Specific impacts include socio-economic structural changes, income distribution, resource management, trade liberalisation, poverty alleviation, employment and migrations trends, as well as comm ...
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A major challenge facing European industry involves the development of more specific, energy saving processes with less environmental impact. The recent development of Metal Organic Frameworks (MOFs) may prove a major milestone in achieving these goals. MACADEMIA project is an extension to an FP6 STREP (DeSANNS) which highlighted some MOF materials for CO2 capture and storage. It will expand and c ...
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Mediterranean Neurosciences Network (N€UROMED)

Start date: Nov 15, 2009, End date: May 14, 2013,

"Europe and MPC possess a good potential of well trained researchers in the field of brain function and dysfunction in disease. However, neuroscience remains poorly represented in collaborative projects amongst the Mediterranean and European countries. Yet, as the MPC access to the status of developed economies, they face severe health burden of brain dysfunction in relation with developmental iss ...
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Among the various industrial minerals needed by the EU industry, perlite is highly important both from technological and economic point of view with many applications in Construction (ceiling tiles; mortars, as loose-fill insulation), Chemical industry (cryogenics, filter media for chemicals, food products, water purification) and in horticultural applications. Conventionally expanded perlite ha ...
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Background Spain is Europe’s largest producer of citrus fruit with an output of 6 million tonnes a year. Some 1.6 million tonnes of this total goes to produce fruit juice, giving rise to 800 000 to 900 000 tonnes of peel and pulp waste per year. This waste is highly problematic waste for the environment. The only existing alternative to landfilling of c ...
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In this project we will increase the efficiency of thin-film silicon solar cells on flexible substrates by solving the issues linked to material quality, interface properties and light management, thus enabling lower production costs per Watt-peak. The general technological objectives of the project are the development of better materials and enhanced interfaces for thin film silicon solar cells, ...
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El proyecto TRAIN² se propone crear un espacio consolidado de investigación, innovación y educación en el ámbito de la nanociencia y nanotecnología en el territorio SUDOE. Se pretende coordinar las infraestructuras de investigación de vanguardia y los centros de investigación en estos campos emergentes para mejorar la competitividad científica y la transferencia tecnológica y permitir así identifi ...
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Magnetic Scaffolds for in vivo Tissue Engineering (MAGISTER)

Start date: Dec 1, 2008, End date: Nov 30, 2012,

The main driving idea of the project is the creation of conceptually new type of scaffolds able to be manipulated in situ by means of magnetic forces. This approach is expected to generate scaffolds with such characteristics as multiple use and possibly multipurpose delivery in order to repair large bone defects and ostheocondral lesions in the articular surface of the skeletal system. The major ...
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FREIGHT4ALL aims tackling the fragmented functioning of transnational multimodal freight transport chains by providing an interoperable and distributed ICT solution. It will facilitate remote collaboration of the involved parties and jointly use of available e-logistics systems, thus strengthening territorial cohesion and providing cost effective and sustainable services. The real life cases and e ...
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