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RECAP: Research on European Children and Adults born Preterm (RECAP)

Start date: Jan 1, 2017, End date: Mar 31, 2021,

The project’s overall aim is to improve the health, development and quality of life of children and adults born very preterm (VPT, < 32 weeks of gestation) or very low birth weight (VLBW, < 1500g) – approximately 50 000 births each year in Europe – by establishing an ICT platform to integrate, harmonise and exploit the wealth of data from 20 European cohorts of VPT/VLBW children and adults and the ...
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Optical Infrared Coordination Network for Astronomy (OPTICON)

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

Europe has become a global leader in optical-near infrared astronomy through excellence in space and ground-based experimental and theoretical research. While the major infrastructures are delivered through major national and multi-national agencies (ESO, ESA) their continuing scientific competitiveness requires a strong community of scientists and technologists distributed across Europe’s nations ...
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FOIE GRAS provides innovative training for 13 early stage researchers (ESRs) to answer two critical and unanswered questions: a) Is hepatic bioenergetic remodelling involved in NAFLD pathogenesis, and target for stratification or therapeutic/lifestyle interventions? and b) Is the disruption of the gut-liver axis involved in NAFLD progression? In Western Societies, there has been a recent surge of ...
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Neonatal hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy (HIE) is a major cause of death or long-term disability in infants born at term in the western world, affecting about 1-4 per 1.000 life births and consequently about 5-20.000 infants per year in Europe.Hypothermic treatment became the only established therapy to improve outcome after perinatal hypoxic-ischemic insults. Despite hypothermia and neonatal inte ...
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According to ECDC, over 4 million healthcare-associated infections in the EU cause 37,000 deaths and cost EUR 7 billion/year. Half of them are related to medical devices (i.e., catheters, implants) and 80% of these are related to bacterial biofilms. A recent EC report highlighted the medical device sector’s role in driving EU economic growth, employing 500k people in 25k companies (80% are SMEs) w ...
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EMJMD on Wine Tourism Innovation

Start date: Oct 1, 2015, End date: Sep 30, 2020,

REFERENCE: 564513-EPP-1-2015-1-ES-EPPKA1-JMD-MOB_WINTOURTITLE: Innovation in Wine Tourism, WINTOURObjectiveThe EMJMD Innovation in Wine Tourism (WINTOUR) offers a truly integrated study program that combines the expertise in Tourism and Oenology of three universities located in highly attractive touristic areas recognised with the label of human heritage by UNESCO. These areas also have a long tra ...
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The goal of the project is to expand the research and innovation potential of InBIO – Research Network in Biodiversity and Evolutionary Biology, through the creation of an ERA Chair in Environmental Metagenomics. The project aims to strengthen the research potential of human resources, lab facilities and next-generation genome sequencing equipment funded by a FP7 CAPACITIES project, supporting an ...
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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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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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The aim of EKLIPSE is to establish an innovative, light, self-sustainable EU support mechanism for evidence-based policy on biodiversity and ecosystems services open to all relevant knowledge holders and users, and to hand over this mechanism to the wider knowledge community by the end of the project. The mechanism will build on existing science-policy-society interfaces and be further refined via ...
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ISOTIS addresses the nature, causes and impact of early emerging social and educational inequalities in the context of socioeconomic, cultural and institutional processes. The aim is to contribute to effective policy and practice development to combat inequalities. Quasi-panels and pooled longitudinal datasets will be used to examine the variation in early educational gaps and developmental trajec ...
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MUseum Sector Alliance

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

The project aims to address the increasing disconnection between formal education and training and the world of work because of the emergence of new job roles due to the quickening pace of the adoption of ICT in the museum sector. Mu.SA addresses directly the shortage of digital and transferrable skills identified in the museum sector and supports the continuous professional development of museum ...
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Euromaster on Theoretical Chemistry and Computational Modelling

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

Objective The International Master in Theoretical Chemistry and Computational Modelling aims to provide students with a sound background in this area and to promote student mobility within a large network of research laboratories.Course duration Two years (120 ECTS)Brief DescriptionTheoretical Chemistry and Computational Modelling is nowadays a powerful and almost mandatory tool in modern science. ...
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Systemic University Change Towards Internationalization

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

SUCTI (Systemic University Change Towards Internationalization) is the internationalisation at home response for administrative staff. While most internationalisation efforts have targeted students and professors, the SUCTI project aims at empowering the backbone of universities: its administrative staff. This sector of our institutions, if convinced of the importance and added value of internatio ...
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Facing Europe in Crisis: Shakespeare’s World and Present Challenges

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

1. NEW FACES: Studying Shakespeare's World to help face and manage the present and the futureNEW FACES (Facing Europe in Crisis: Shakespeare’s World and Present Challenges) is a Strategic Partnership that aims to promote historical understanding of the complexities of crises (cultural, linguistic, political, social, religious, economic), to help face a complex contemporary European context. The mu ...
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HYDRALAB+ Adapting to climate change (HYDRALAB-PLUS)

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

HYDRALAB is an advanced network of environmental hydraulic institutes in Europe, which has been effective in providing access to a suite of major and unique environmental hydraulic facilities from across the whole European scientific community.A continuation project will prepare environmental hydraulic modelling for the upcoming urgent technical challenges associated with adaptations for climate c ...
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New Approaches in the Conservation of Contemporary Art (NACCA)

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

The importance of European cultural heritage has been generally acknowledged. A significant part of this heritage, however, modern and contemporary art, runs a great risk of getting lost for future generations, because it is particularly difficult to preserve. Proper care requires resolving fundamental questions concerning the identity and authenticity of modern and contemporary artworks and the c ...
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Terrestrial and marine ecosystems provide essential services to human societies. Anthropogenic pressures, however, cause serious threat to ecosystems, leading to habitat degradation, increased risk of collapse and loss of ecosystem services. Knowledge-based conservation, management and restoration policies are needed to improve ecosystem benefits in face of increasing pressures. ECOPOTENTIAL makes ...
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"The dramatic differentials in healthy ageing, quality of life and life expectancy between individuals of different socioeconomic groups, is a major societal challenge facing Europe. The overarching aim of the LIFEPATH project is to understand the determinants of diverging ageing pathways among individuals belonging to different socio-economic groups. This will be achieved via an original study de ...
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Bicycle helmets are a tremendously important asset against head injuries during accidents. However, their normal use is often associated with strong thermal discomfort due to the (thermally) insulating nature of the materials used in their structures. This affects directly the willingness to wear helmets, which has direct implications in terms of the risk to which riders are exposed to. However, t ...
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BRIDGES (Bringing together Research and Industry for the Development of Glider Environmental Services) will provide a necessary tool for further understanding, improved monitoring, and responsible exploitation of the marine environment while assuring its long-term preservation. This new tool, a robust, cost-effective, re-locatable, versatile and easily-deployed ocean glider, will support autonomo ...
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Most European Lifelong Learning (LLL) policies have been designed to create economic growth and, at the same time, guarantee social inclusion (EC 2010). First, we will study how different LLL policies are compatible with each other in terms of their orientations and objectives and how each policy considers the needs of ‘young adults’. Second, we will research the intended and unintended effects of ...
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INCOBRA – Increasing Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) International Cooperation between Brazil (BR) and the European Union (EU) – is a 36-month Coordination and Support Action aiming to increase, enhance and focus Research and Innovation (R&I) cooperation between BR and EU.INCOBRA is expected to contribute to (i) Increased cooperation patterns – by supporting cooperation networks among BR ...
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Integrating Cultural Diversity in Higher Education

Start date: Jan 1, 2016, End date: Dec 31, 2018,

HE4u2 will contribute to the reform of teaching and learning in higher education and the improvement of the retention and attainment of migrants and ethnic minority students.There is a clear need and demand for training of teachers in relation to migrant students, for reform in the delivery of support for these learners, and in the intercultural dimension for all learners. HE4u2 will develop an in ...
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Theoretical Chemistry and Computational Modelling (TCCM)

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

Theoretical Chemistry and Computational Modelling (TCCM) is emerging as a powerful tool to help in the rational design of new products and materials for pharmaceutical, chemical, energy, computer, and new-materials industries. To achieve this goal, it is necessary to go beyond the traditional electronic structure studies, and merge complementary techniques that are normally not available at a sing ...
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Service Design for Innovation (SDIN)

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

Service Design for Innovation (SDIN)-ETN aims to integrate service design and service innovation approaches that are now dispersed into an innovative research training framework; doing so leverages the creative power of service design to foster innovation. Specific objectives are: creating a mass of researchers who can drive widespread application of service design to leapfrog innovation in Europe ...
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European countries have vast coasts and economic zones that go far into the Atlantic and Arctic oceans and are challenging to monitor and manage. The need to protect and manage the vulnerable natural environment and marine resources in a sustainable manner is an important policy that is manifested in European legislation such as the European Strategy for Marine and Maritime Research. Moreover, the ...
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It is believed that solid-state perovskite solar cells (PSCs) will be the next generation of power source, contributing for fostering the use of photovoltaics in buildings’ roofs and facades. Actually, their transparency, various possibilities of colors and high kWh/nominal power ratio offer to PSCs an opportunity to conquer markets that are not attainable by traditional silicon solar cells. To tu ...
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Ensuring the Integrity of the European food chain (FOODINTEGRITY)

Start date: Jan 1, 2014, End date: Dec 31, 2018,

Food Integrity “the state of being whole, entire, or undiminished or in perfect condition”.Providing assurance to consumers and other stakeholders about the safety, authenticity and quality of European food (integrity) is of prime importance in adding value to the European Agri-food economy. The integrity of European foods is under constant threat from fraudulently labelled imitations that try to ...
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Flexible and Mobile Economic Processing Technologies (FAME)

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

FAME aims to increase the competiveness of the mining of European mineral resources and to stimulate more private engagement and investment and thus business development with the potential to maintain and create high quality jobs within the EU28. The focus and a principal aim is to enhance mineral processing and mining skills within Europe. A medium to long term aim is to reduce the reliance of Eu ...
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The “Feasibility Study for a European Forum for Enhanced Collaboration in Teaching” (EFFECT) aims at assessing the potential of a European level structure that would contribute to enhancing higher education teaching. It addresses the needs of teaching practitioners, universities and organisations and networks dedicated to teaching enhancement. The three-year project is led by the European Universi ...
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Reinforcement of Veterinary Studies in Asian Universities

Start date: Oct 15, 2015, End date: Oct 14, 2018,

ReVET is a Project involving 14 HEIs (4 European and 10 Asian) with the main aim to contribute to the promotion, strengthening and capacity building of veterinary studies in Asian partners Universities using the European “know-how”. The main basis of the present proposal is transferring and sharing the experience in the veterinary field from Europe to Asia and from Asia to Europe. The entire partn ...
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Citylabs: Engaging Students with Sustainable Cities in Latin-America

Start date: Oct 15, 2015, End date: Oct 14, 2018,

The CITYLAB project aims to enhance the quality of HEI’s in Latin America through problem based-learning. A problem-based learning is a proven innovative approach for introducing real-world problems in the education program with huge possibilities to transform the quality of learning and teaching. It is a kind of active, integrated and constructive learning method that works from a student centred ...
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The main objective of the PONCHO project is to encourage the process of internationalization of Latin American Universities partners in the project, with special focus on the Universities of peripheral areas of the region, whose geographical position or the volume of students have been unable to develop their internationalization in the same way as capital universities or major universities in the ...
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Catalytic reactors account for production of 90% of chemicals we use in everyday life. To achieve the decarbonisation of European economy and comply with the 20-20-20 target, resource utilization and energy efficiency will play a major role in all industrial processes.The concept of PRINTCR3DIT is to employ 3D printing to boost process intensification in the chemical industries by adapting reactor ...
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Assessing individual exposure to environmental stressors and predicting health outcomes implies that both environmental exposures and epi/genetic variations are reliably measured simultaneously. HEALS (Health and Environment-wide Associations based on Large population Surveys) brings together in an innovative approach a comprehensive array of novel technologies, data analysis and modeling tools th ...
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Sharing Childhood 2

Start date: Sep 15, 2016, End date: Sep 14, 2018,

European research's line relating to lifelong learning, their relationship with intergenerational programs and their impact on community and also seniors has been evident on several international projects such as Project Eagle (2010) or ENIL (2012), as well as on federations like ILSE or investigations (MacCallumm et al., 2006; Kaplan, 2011).SACHI 2 includes a set of priorities of the Erasm ...
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Managing for @ School of Success

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

The decentralization of Public School Systems in Portugal, which was approved by the following legal document: Dec. Lei nº 30/2015, focuses on transferring decision-making authority into local communities and empowers school responsibility and autonomy, in that matter, it is expected to empower high-quality educational levels. The Pedagogical Commission, which holds 6 local school establishments ...
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REASON FOR THE PROJECT: The idea for this project, submitted to the Portuguese Erasmus+ National Agency, arises from the fact that there is a lack of training materials and qualified personnel on the adhesive technology. Adhesive bonding technologies are getting a worldwide diffusion in many industrial sectors, such as aeronautic, automotive,shipping and railway ones. According to a report of AVIS ...
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Screening to improve Health In very Preterm infantS in Europe (SHIPS)

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

Very preterm birth is a principal determinant of motor and cognitive impairment in later life. About 50 000 infants in the EU survive very preterm birth annually and are at much higher risk of cerebral palsy, visual and auditory deficits, impaired cognitive ability, psychiatric disorders and behavioural problems than infants born at term. However, the long term prognosis at initial discharge from ...
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