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The GENIALG project aims to boost the Blue Biotechnology Economy (BBE) by increasing the production and sustainable exploitation of two high-yielding species of the EU seaweed biomass: the brown alga Saccharina latissima and the green algae Ulva spp. GENIALG will demonstrate the economic feasibility and environmental sustainability of cultivating and refining seaweed biomass in multiple use deman ...
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New generations of devices for tissue engineering (TE) should rationalize better the physical and biochemical cues operating in tandem during native regeneration, in particular at the scale/organizational-level of the stem cell niche. The understanding and the deconstruction of these factors (e.g. multiple cell types exchanging both paracrine and direct signals, structural and chemical arrangement ...
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The Role of Universities in Innovation and Regional Development (RUNIN)

Start date: Sep 1, 2016, End date: Aug 31, 2020,

The Role of Universities in Innovation and Regional Development (RUNIN) is a European Training Network for Early-Stage Researchers (ESRs) in the field of science and innovation studies. The aim of the network is to train researchers on how universities contribute to innovation and economic growth in their regions through research seeking to examine how universities fulfill their third mission in r ...
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Linear Infrastructure Networks with Ecological Solutions (LIFE LINES)

Start date: Aug 1, 2015, End date: Jul 31, 2020,

Background There is a good knowledge of the existing fauna and flora in the Portuguese region of Alentejo. However one of the main transport and energy corridors linking Portugal to Spain lies in this region. This puts significant pressure on the area’s wildlife, as the mortality data for the linear infrastructure (roads and power lines) shows. Within t ...
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Citizen Led Air pollution Reduction in Cities (CLAiR-CITY)

Start date: May 1, 2016, End date: Apr 30, 2020,

CLAiR-City will apportion air pollution emissions and concentrations, carbon footprints and health outcomes by city citizens’ behaviour and day-to-day activities in order to make these challenges relevant to how people chose to live, behave and interact within their city environment. Through an innovative engagement and quantification toolkit, we will stimulate the public engagement necessary to a ...
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Background The health effects of air pollution have been subject of intense study in recent years. Exposure to pollutants such as airborne particulate matter (PM) has been associated with increases in mortality and hospital admissions due to respiratory and cardiovascular disease. PM is a complex mixture of microscopic particles derived from anthropogenic ...
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The main goal of the LORCENIS project is to develop long reinforced concrete for energy infrastructures with lifetime extended up to a 100% under extreme operating conditions. The concept is based on an optimal combination of novel technologies involving customized methodologies for cost-efficient operation. 4 scenarios of severe operating conditions are considered:1. Concrete infrastructure in d ...
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The Green INSTRUCT project will develop a prefabricated modular structural building block that is superior to conventional precast reinforced concrete panels by virtue of its reduced weight, improved acoustic and thermal performance and multiple functionalities. The Green INSTRUCT block consists of over 70% of CDW in weight. The Green INSTRUCT project will: (i) achieve sustainability and cost sav ...
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Background Mining operations are a cause of soil degradation. They are associated with a legacy of abandoned metalliferous mine wastes and acid mine drainage, which contributes to around 2% of soil contamination in Europe. There is therefore an urgent need for sustainable site re-development strategies and remediation technologies that are effective, both ...
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PAYT - Tool to Reduce Waste in South Europe (LIFE PAYT)

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

Background Municipal waste management practices are failing to achieve high recycling rates in several southern European countries, making it difficult to achieve EU targets. The Waste Framework Directive requires Member States to increase the re-use and recycling of waste materials, such as paper, metal, plastic and glass from households, to a minimum of ...
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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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Strong Gravity and High-Energy Physics (StronGrHEP)

Start date: Jan 1, 2016, End date: Dec 31, 2019,

This project explores strong-gravity phenomena involving black holes in the context of high-energy physics applications and astrophysical observations including gravitational waves. The proposed studies can be loosely classified into four groups with considerable overlap.(i) Fundamental fields in strong gravity.Fundamental fields coupled to curvature are essential for cosmological models, for expl ...
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Vietnam enjoyed 20 years of economic growth following the adoption of Doi Moi or “economic renovation” (°1986). It marked a policy shift from central planning toward a mixed economy, termed as “socialist market economy”. At the same time, the role of universities all over the world changed from producing knowledge for knowledge’s sake to being a source of innovation and a motor of entrepreneurial ...
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SUSPLACE

Start date: Oct 1, 2015, End date: Sep 30, 2019,

SUSPLACE will train 15 ESRs in sustainable place-shaping by 1) its cutting edge scientific knowledge and methodologies 2) enhancing transferable skills 3) supporting a career development plan and 4) expose ESRs to science, public administration and governance, private businesses, NGOs and citizens initiatives. This will create career prospects for ESRs as an academic, policy-maker or policy-adviso ...
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MASSTRPLAN will train the next generation of interdisciplinary research leaders in advanced molecular analytical techniques to detect oxidized phospholipids & proteins in biological & clinical samples, evaluate their biochemical roles in inflammation, and translate these findings to develop new diagnostic tools. Chronic inflammatory diseases such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease (CVD) & cancer ...
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The development of multilingualism is one of the priorities repeatedly reaffirmed by the European Union. In connection with this language policy, many works and achievements have emerged around the notion of plurilingual and intercultural competence. The development of this competence is one of the first objectives of the Common European Framework for Languages, which is currently the basis for th ...
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Euro4Science 2.0 is a spinoff of a very sucessfull partnership, previous Euro4Science erasmus + Project. Considering Euro4Science 1, a sucessfull strategic partnership, from the participants and partners feedback we also identified several needs and opportunities that justify a new project with much wider scope and ambition in pursuit of innovative and mobilizing practices in secondary school edu ...
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Forecast Engineering: From Past Design to Future Decisions

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

Current and future engineering practices needs highly qualified engineers trained in advanced topics of structural engineering, modern technologies and good transversal competencies. Additionally, previous acquired knowledge and conducted experimental tests have to be collected, provided and make available and accessible. Beside this, there is an urgent need for advanced training courses in the fi ...
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Sustainable development has become a global concern in the last decades. European citizens have been raised aware of global environmental issues, but have not been engaged in actively contributing to solutions through stepwise local actions. In particular, forest smallholders are not aware of their potential as active citizens and their role in the sustainability desired by modern societies. And i ...
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Nanomaterial FAte and Speciation in the Environment (NanoFASE)

Start date: Sep 1, 2015, End date: Aug 31, 2019,

Concept: NanoFASE will deliver an integrated Exposure Assessment Framework, including methods, parameter values, model and guidance that will allow Industry to assess the full diversity of industrial nano-enabled products to a standard acceptable in regulatory registrations. Methods to assess how use phases, waste streams and environmental compartments (air, soil, water biota) act as “reactors” in ...
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European Joint Doctorate in Functional Materials Research (EJD-FunMat)

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

EJD-FunMat is a European Joint Doctoral programme in the field of functional materials research. EJD-FunMat is embedded in an existing research network, with previous experience in co-tutelle doctorates, but the project will add new major elements, with the strategic aim of becoming a permanent reference European Joint Doctoral School in Materials Science and beyond.The key innovative aspects of t ...
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Power Semiconductor and Electronics Manufacturing 4.0 (SemI40)

Start date: May 1, 2016, End date: Apr 30, 2019,

Addressing European Policies for 2020 and beyond the “Power Semiconductor and Electronics Manufacturing 4.0” (SemI40) project responds to the urgent need of increasing the competitiveness of the Semiconductor manufacturing industry in Europe through establishing smart, sustainable, and integrated ECS manufacturing. SemI40 will further pave the way for serving highly innovative electronic markets w ...
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Minerals Policy Guidance for Europe (MIN-GUIDE)

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

MIN-GUIDE is a project addressing the need for a secure and sustainable supply of minerals in Europe by developing a ‘Minerals Policy Guide’. The key objectives of the project are (1) providing guidance for EU and MS minerals policy, (2) facilitating minerals policy decision making through knowledge co-production for transferability of best practice minerals policy, and (3) fostering community and ...
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With the emergence of antibiotic-resistant pathogens the development of antigen-specific antibodies for use in passive immunotherapy is, nowadays, a major concern in human society. Despite the most focused mammal antibodies, antibodies obtained from egg yolk of immunized hens, immunoglobulin Y (IgY), are an alternative option that can be obtained in higher titres by non-stressful and non-invasive ...
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CHEM2NATURE addresses current limitations of UMINHO in the Chemistry field regarding its scientific know-how and partnerships with world-leading institutions. UMINHO seeks to improve the multifunctionality of natural-origin polymers, often with limited bioactivity and stimuli-responsiveness, and increase the performance of cell-based therapies. Introducing such properties by precision chemical mod ...
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TUneable Multiferroics based on oxygen OCtahedral Structures (TUMOCS)

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

The main objective of the project is development of new lead-free multiferroic materialshe for prospective application in forms of films and/or arranged layers in which the cross-coupling (magnetic-dipolar-elastic) can be tuned by both internal and external factors. This objective is to be achieved through preparation, investigation, and optimization of two kinds of Bi-containing oxygen-octahedra ...
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The proposal aims to develop an innovative approach to impart sensing functionality and detect substrate degradation. The degradation processes targeted will be corrosion of metallic substrates and mechanical damage by impact on fibre reinforced plastics and composites (FRP), used as structural components in the vehicle industry worldwide.The innovative sensing materials are based on controlled re ...
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2D-INK is targeted at developing inks of novel 2D semiconducting materials for low-cost large-area fabrication processes on insulating substrates through a new methodology, which will exceed the properties of state-of-the-art graphene- and graphene oxide based inks. Achieving this would represent an important step forward in the processing of 2D semiconducting materials and will provide the key pa ...
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The main objective of the proposal is development of active multi-functional surfaces with high level of self-healing ability on the basis of Layered Double Hydroxide (LDH) structures formed on different industrially relevant metallic substrates. The main idea of the project is based on “smart” triggered release on demand for functional organic or inorganic anionic compounds intercalated into inte ...
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AQUACROSS aims to support EU efforts to enhance the resilience and stop the loss of biodiversity of aquatic ecosystems as well as to ensure the ongoing and future provision of aquatic ecosystem services. It focuses on advancing the knowledge base and application of the ecosystem-based management concept for aquatic ecosystems by developing cost effective measures and integrated management practice ...
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Although there is a large body of knowledge available on soil threats in Europe, this knowledge is fragmented and incomplete, in particular regarding the complexity and functioning of soil systems and their interaction with human activities. The main aim of RECARE is to develop effective prevention, remediation and restoration measures using an innovative trans-disciplinary approach, actively inte ...
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Despite examples of excellent practice, rare disease (RD) research is still mainly fragmented by data and disease types. Individual efforts have little interoperability and almost no systematic connection between detailed clinical and genetic information, biomaterial availability or research/trial datasets. By developing robust mechanisms and standards for linking and exploiting these data, RD-Con ...
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Concept: Global climate change is displayed as a set of stressors (increasing temperature and CO2 levels, decreasing soil moisture content, higher UV radiation exposure) potentially impairing both biotic and abiotic ecosystem components. This may worsen in environments degraded by human activities where organisms have to deal with multiple stress factors, i.e. in multi-stressed environments, and t ...
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EUropean CERamic MATerials

Start date: Sep 1, 2015, End date: Aug 31, 2018,

The aim the European Ceramic Materials (EUCERMAT) project is to significantly contribute to changing the general opinion about ceramics materials in Europe. As a matter of fact, ceramic materials are too often simply associated to great diffusion materials mainly employed as building materials (covering plates factories, glasses for windows... etc.). This narrow and negative image is the main reas ...
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Strategy For Change

Start date: Sep 1, 2015, End date: Aug 31, 2018,

The Project aims to establish a formalised transnational training programme to prepare students for carrying out effective social innovation projects in the local community. Social Innovation is defined as ‘new ideas (products, services and models) that simultaneously meet social needs and create new social relationships or collaborations’(Grisolia and Ferragina, 2015). The global field of social ...
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Sustainable development has become a global concern in the last decades. Younger European generations have been raised aware of global environmental issues, but have not been engaged in actively contributing to those ‘global problems’ through stepwise local actions. Youngsters are not aware of their potential as active citizens and their role in the sustainability desired by modern societies. And ...
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Mind Safety- Safety Matters!

Start date: Sep 1, 2015, End date: Aug 31, 2018,

According to Eurostat (2009) Health problems related with working conditions affected 8,6% EU workers and 3,2% suffered an accident at work during the annual working time, (this means 7 million europeean workers). The continuous increase of young workers ( between 15 and 24 years ) in the world economy , raises special concerns in the safety and health. Younger workers are more likely to be vict ...
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Advanced Analytical Chemistry for Life Sciences

Start date: Sep 1, 2015, End date: Aug 31, 2018,

The objective of the project is to adapt the study programmes in HEIs to the needs of the health service in the area of the use of AAC techniques in omics through an exchange of experiences at the European level. The rapid development of civilization diseases is the main reason for the increase of morbidity and mortality in Europe and quantitative/qualitative research into identifying biomarkers o ...
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Engineer for the Future

Start date: Sep 1, 2015, End date: Aug 31, 2018,

The partnership of this project, composed of 10 partners, from 6 different countries, is a well balanced and strong one, as it involves schools, vet schools, universities, SMEs and Order/association of Engineers. All partners are well aware of the respective responsibility in accepting working together in this project and knows what their role is, during the 3 years of project development. The pre ...
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With the rise of Creative Industries in recent years, many places in Europe have seen the rebirth of high added-value crafts and semi-industrial activities. Generally lead by young entrepreneurs or already established businesses and ‘makers’ inspired by ‘new blood’, these new or renewed businesses tend to establish themselves in old (many times abandoned) industrial areas in the city centres or in ...
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