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Nowadays computers are used to process huge amounts of information, for example a major search engine processes tens of thousands of searches per second. Still the future of the information age is at risk. Computer architectures will not be resilient enough for the next information challenges. It is not only a matter of word size or clock cycles. New DNA sequencing technologies are evolving much f ...
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The overall aim of this project is to create an International Network for Comparative Analysis of Social Inequalities (INCASI) with 19 universities, 10 from Europe and 9 from Latin America. The purpose is to conduct comparative research in the area of social inequalities. Through this network we hope to foster a space for collective reflection and the development of synergies between network partn ...
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European Union's Integrated Maritime Policy

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

This Jean Monnet Module seeks to fill a gap in the training available in Galicia on the EU’s Integrated Maritime Policy (IMP) and its impact on the region. Galicia is a peripheral region of the EU, highly dependent on the sea and fishing. Currently, no specialised university courses on EU marine and maritime affairs are offered in this part of Spain. Therefore, students in the Galician university ...
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The HORIZON 2020 EURATOM Collaborative Project “Cement-based materials, properties, evolution, barrier functions (Cebama)” is developed with the overall objective to support implementation of geological disposal of nuclear waste by improving the knowledge base for the Safety Case. Cement-based materials are highly relevant in this context, being used as waste forms, liners and structural component ...
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Deferred Restructuring of Experience in Autonomous Machines (DREAM)

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

A holy grail in robotics and artificial intelligence is to design a machine that can accumulate adaptations on developmental time scales of months and years. From infancy through adult- hood, such a system must continually consolidate and bootstrap its knowledge, to ensure that the learned knowledge and skills are compositional, and organized into meaningful hierarchies. Consolidation of previous ...
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The EID WAKEUPCALL has been set up with the knowledge that, in the WAKE of the financial crisis, a reconsideration of fundamental assumptions that have been standard in the mathematical models for the valuation of financial and insurance products, like CALLs is taking place. The crisis alerted to reiterate models, assumptions and computations. It is now better understood that the usual paradigm, i ...
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Currently universities of economics and business in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan have to master a series of challenges. They have• to demonstrate that they are reliable providers of good quality higher education by providing graduates with competencies required to evolve their professionality and to develop capacity for the labor market• to enrich the qualification-portfolio of HEI-teache ...
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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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Higher education student and staff mobility project

Start date: Jun 1, 2016, End date: May 31, 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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Transformative Social Innovation Theory project (TRANSIT)

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

The aim of TRANSIT (Transformative Social Innovation Theory) is to build a theory of social innovation that is useful not only to academics, but also to policy makers, social entrepreneurs, and other stakeholders. The starting point for TRANSIT is the need to understand transformative social innovations: social innovations that contribute to systemic changes that address urgent societal challenges ...
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Modeling and Simulation of Cancer Growth (MUSIC)

Start date: Oct 1, 2012, End date: Sep 30, 2017,

Nowadays, the treatment of cancer is based on the so-called diagnostic paradigm. We feel that the shift from the traditional diagnostic paradigm to a predictive patient-specific one may lead to more effective therapies. Thus, the objective of this project is to introduce predictive models for cancer growth. These predictive models will take the form of mathematical models developed from first prin ...
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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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Higher education student and staff mobility project

Start date: Jun 1, 2015, End date: May 31, 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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On-farm Renewable Energy Systems (RES) can provide agrarian communities with an extra source of stable income, while guaranteeing long term clean energy supply for society. Despite their enormous potential for RES, in practice many farmers are not capable of accessing the financial, technical and administrative resources required for installing RES capacity on their farms. This is caused by RES in ...
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"This initiative connects four companies and four academic groups in pursuit of a central biotechnological challenge: to identify and improve enzymes for application in industrial biocatalysis. The technology interchange is centered around key technologies to generate thermostabilized proteins. We will develop, share and spread the following approaches (i) folding interference assays with a therm ...
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Social Innovation and Civic Engagement (ITSSOIN)

Start date: Mar 1, 2014, End date: Feb 28, 2017,

Research has made seminal contributions to describing the size and scope of the Third Sector, including volunteering as an essential component. However, most of the research has focused on economic benefits (revenues, employment etc.). We highly value these efforts, but posit that the core contribution and main impact of the sector on socio-economic development lies in the creation of social innov ...
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The overall aim of GLAMURS (Green Lifestyles, Alternative Models and Upscaling Regional Sustainability) is to develop a theoretically-based and empirically-grounded understanding of the main obstacles and prospects for transitions to sustainable lifestyles and a green economy in Europe, as well as of the most effective means to support and speed them up. The call states explicitly that for transit ...
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Context The second most common cause of death within the EU is the cancer disease (2 of 10). It is a number that will clearly increase with the aging process. Concerning disparities in care structures for cancer patients can be identified among the EU-members, whereas on EU-level altogether existing nursing services cannot adequately respond to this specific care-need (European Commission, DG Heal ...
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The importance of advanced simulation to the competitiveness of both large and small companies is well established. The principal objective of Fortissimo is to enable European manufacturing, particularly small to medium enterprises (SMEs), to benefit from the efficiency and competitive advantage inherent in the use of simulation. However, the simulation of, for example, high-pressure gas cylinders ...
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Higher education student and staff mobility project

Start date: Jun 1, 2014, End date: May 31, 2016,

... con las propuestas de internacionalización de la universidad. Igualmente, facilita el establecimiento de lazos de cooperación y redes colaborativas con otras universidades o centros de investigación, que siguen diferentes métodos de trabajo, lo cual supone un enriquecimiento personal e institucional. Context and background of the Project: The University of A Coruña has been participating in the ...
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Property-based testing of Web services (PROWESS)

Start date: Oct 1, 2012, End date: Oct 31, 2015,

This project will develop advanced software engineering technologies suitable for the networked, distributed dimension of software and access to services and data (Objective 1.2). Specifically, we develop approaches to improve quality assurance: the challenge is to reduce time spent on testing, whilst increasing software quality, in order to quickly launch new, or enhancements of existing, web ser ...
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GAP2 is about making a difference to an issue of significance to the whole of society; the wellbeing of the marine environment and the sustainability of fisheries upon which society depends for food. It builds on the relationships, processes and plans arising from GAP1 by enabling Mobilisation and Mutual Learning (MML) actions that promote stakeholder participation in the debate on and development ...
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The European Council Directive 96/62/EC about ambient air quality assessment and management, requires to States the periodical availability of information about air quality within their territories. Nevertheless, the available methods are expensive, which prevents they can be used in a large scale. Thus, at present it is necessary to have inexpensive and robust tools for monitoring air quality acr ...
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NETMAR

Start date: Dec 31, 2011, End date: Sep 30, 2014,

Demonstration, evaluation and dissemination of new robotic systems, sensors and network technologies in operational environments of maritime incidents that constitute a potential risk to human life, environment and economic activities, with the ability to operate in adverse circumstances, polluted and dangerous. ...
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Long-term performance of Engineered Barrier Systems (EBS) (PEBS)

Start date: Mar 1, 2010, End date: Feb 28, 2014,

The main aim of the project PEBS (Long-term Performance of the Engineered Barrier System) is to evaluate the sealing and barrier performance of the EBS with time, through development of a comprehensive approach involving experiments, model development and consideration of the potential impacts on long-term safety functions. The experiments and models cover the full range of conditions from initial ...
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ATLANTICPOWER

Start date: Jan 31, 2012, End date: Jan 31, 2014,

Development of cooperation and joint approaches in identifying new market niches in the renewable energy sector, the redefinition of education and training programmes in the field of offshore and marine renewable energies, contributing to the development of a greener energy model, while improve competitiveness and innovation capacities in regions of the Atlantic Area. ...
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"The project will provide a theoretically and empirically grounded analysis of everyday practices in the workplace, of the macro and micro-level processes which act as drivers for and constraints upon sustainable practices in different types of workplaces across different European countries, and the relationship between work and outside work practices.These analyses will constitute the empirical b ...
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Many bacteria, including human and animal pathogens can acquire a high-resistance state as a consequence of exposure to stress. Since in their natural environments, bacteria seldom encounter conditions that allow exponential growth, understanding the mechanism/s behind stress-induced cross-resistance is of uttermost importance for the control of bacterial populations. In particular, the epidemiolo ...
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OBJETIVOS: Promover la planificación y utilización conjunta de equipamientos, programas y servicios sociales innovadores, a nivel transfronterizo, para la detección precoz de futuras necesidades de dependencia y la promoción del envejecimiento activo y saludable. ACCIONES: Acciones principales: 1. Comité transfronterizo de expertos en prevención y detección de la dependencia, 2. Diseño conjunto de ...
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El objetivo general del proyecto CREATINN es contribuir a la creación de riqueza mediante el lanzamiento de un instrumento de apoyo sistemático a la competitividad de las empresas en sectores estratégicos de las regiones SUDOE participantes. Este instrumento tendrá como base la creatividad y la innovación, bien sea referida a productos, procesos de producción, métodos de comercialización o de orga ...
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Optimization of Bandwidth for IPTV video streaming (OptiBand)

Start date: Jan 1, 2010, End date: Oct 31, 2012,

IPTV provides telecommunication operators the opportunity to better serve the video market and better compete with the industry transition to HD (High Definition) and unicast video (e.g. Video on Demand), both creating challenges to the existing CATV (Cable TV) and SAT (Satellite) providers. One of the main challenges in IPTV is the line rate of the access lines, which is predominantly ADSL.OptiBa ...
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Strategic Crime and Immigration Information Management System (SCIIMS)

Start date: Nov 1, 2009, End date: Oct 31, 2012,

"People trafficking and People Smuggling has long been a problem for European Governments, adversely affecting the security of their citizens. In many cases women and children are exploited for the sex trade and labour exploitation. In formulating the SCIIMS project the consortium will focus upon an overarching question from which the developed system, demonstration and experimentation will answe ...
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CompanionAble adresses the issues of social inclusion and homecare of persons suffering from chronic cognitive disabilities prevalent among the elderly, a rapidly increasing population group. Those people need support of carers and are at risk of social exclusion, yet this problem not well addressed by ICT technology, but would lead to a social and economical pressure for staying at home as long a ...
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Atlantic Network for Coastal Risk Management (ANCORIM)

Start date: Apr 30, 2009, End date: Apr 29, 2012,

The 33 European regions located along the Atlantic coast are home to approximately 70 million inhabitants. The 10-km wide coastal strip covers a total surface area of 194,197 km2 with a length of 25 000 km. These coastal regions are characterised by a strong identity, an authentic international outlook and significant economic potential.These coastal areas must cope with several threats which are ...
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... co sobre la oferta y la demanda de la innovación en el mercado organizado de las relaciones Universidad-Empresa. - Realización de un informe sobre la oferta de innovación de las Universidades del espacio en servicios, proyectos, recursos humanos y gestión de la innovación. - Realización de un informe sobre la demanda de innovación de las empresas en servicios, proyectos, recursos humanos y gestión ...
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Together, the stakeholder and scientist participants in GAP1 will initiate cooperative research by making plans to combine knowledge in future participatory research. They will engage through a series of European and regional workshops. GAP1 represents phase 1 of a three-phase programme that aims to explore the complementary nature of alternative knowledge and investigate how to combine it in wa ...
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MAritime Incident Research and Innovation NEtwork (MARINE)

Start date: Dec 31, 2006, End date: Jun 29, 2008,

The MARINE project aims at creating and fostering a Network of Excellence to promote the development and the transfer of knowledge and innovation in the field of maritime incidents within the context of maritime security and of protection of marine habitats.This involves the setting up of a network of expert bodies in research and development of innovative activities as well as the establishment o ...
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Towards Integrated Management of Ensis Stocks (TIMES)

Start date: Feb 28, 2007, End date: Jun 29, 2008,

TIMES focuses on developing the key points identified by the SHARE project and will benefit from the close collaboration already set up during the SHARE project. The project partners will continue to work together to ensure targets are achieved. TIMES proposes a series of integrated actions which will contribute to maintaining this important business activity in peripheral coastal regions for futu ...
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O projecto AVANTEC desenvolve-se a partir dos resultados obtidos no projecto SURTEC aprovado no âmbito da Primeira Convocatória do Programa. Neste projecto, pretendia-se que as organizações participantes vissem melhorada a sua capacidade de gestão de ligações entre os Centros de Conhecimento e as Empresas. E, por um lado, os Centros de Conhecimento vissem os seus resultados de investigação e os se ...
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Le projet R.E.P.A.R.T.I.R. + est la suite du projet R.E.P.A.R.T.I.R. approuvé lors du premier appel à projet. Le partenariat a été élargi par rapport au projet précédent et a été constitué autour de lidée « Mieux se connaître, réfléchir et décider ensemble pour être plus pertinents ». Effectivement, lobjectif de ce projet sinscrit dans la suite logique du premier projet et a pour ambition de mener ...
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