Archive of European Projects

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Comparative Studies on Adult and Lifelong Learning

Start date: 01 Sep 2015, End date: 31 Aug 2018,

... learning practice. The Strategic Partnership includes the following partners: • Technische Universität Chemnitz, Germany • Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal • Universitii di Padova, ltaly • Universita degli Studi di Firenze, ltaly • University of Aarhus, Denmark • Pecsi Tudomanyegyetem, Hungary • Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg, Germany .
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Exchange of information between different brains usually takes place through the interaction between bodies and the external environment. The ultimate goal of this project is to establish a novel paradigm of brain-to-brain communication based on direct full-optical recording and controlled stimulation of neuronal activity in different subjects. To pursue this challenging objective, we propose to d ...
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Topology and symmetries in synthetic fermionic systems (TOPSIM)

Start date: 01 Nov 2016, End date: 31 Oct 2021,

Topology and symmetry are two fundamental and intertwined concepts driving the behavior of fermionic systems in both condensed-matter and high-energy physics. The goal of the TOPSIM project is to address open problems concerning topological states of fermionic matter from an experimental point of view, by taking advantage of novel possibilities of quantum control on synthetic systems formed by ult ...
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Integrating activities planned under MaRINET 2 build upon the achievements of the advanced community created in MaRINET FP7. MaRINET 2 will ensure the continued integration and enhancement of all leading European research infrastructure and facilities specialising in research, development and testing of offshore renewable energy systems including electrical sub systems and grid integration through ...
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The objective of REPLICATE is to demonstrate Smart City technologies in energy, transport and ICT in districts in San Sebastia, Florence and Bristol addressing urban complexity and generate replication plans in other districts and in follower cities of Essen,Nilufer and Lausanne.Main challenges for cities are to increase the overall energy efficiency, to exploit better local resources in terms of ...
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Despite process heat is recognized as the application with highest potential among solar heating and cooling applications, Solar Heat for Industrial Processes (SHIP) still presents a modest share of about 0.3% of total installed solar thermal capacity. As of today’s technology development stage – economic competitiveness restricted to low temperature applications; technology implementation requiri ...
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The aim of this Project is to create an International and Intersectoral network to facilitate the exchange of staff to progress developments in reminding technologies for persons with dementia which can be deployed in smart environments. The focus will be on developing staff and partner skills in the areas of user centered design and behavioral science coupled with improved computational technique ...
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Molecular in vitro diagnostics and biomedical research have allowed great progress in personalised medicine but further progress is limited by insufficient guidelines for pre-analytical workflow steps (sample collection, preservation, storage, transport, processing etc.) as well as by insufficient quality assurance of diagnostic practice. This allows using compromised patients’ samples with post c ...
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Environmental heating is a growing challenge for our community and problems are already experienced by millions of Europeans during the summertime and aggravated during heat waves or occupational settings. In addition to the well-known health risks related to severe heat stress, a number of studies have confirmed significant loss of productivity due to hyperthermia. Even if countries adopt the EU ...
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For decades, most of the aviation research activities have been focused on the reduction of noise and NOx and CO2 emissions. However, emissions from aircraft gas turbine engines of non-volatile PM, consisting primarily of soot particles, are of international concern today. Despite the lack of knowledge toward soot formation processes and characterization in terms of mass and size, engine manufactu ...
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Living & virtual visiting European World Heritage

Start date: 01 May 2016, End date: 30 Apr 2020,

World Heritage sites have an outstanding and exceptional significance. Living and virtual visiting European World Heritage sites will allow discovering the ‘spirit of place’ and the remarkable vernacular heritage of Europe. It is a unique chance to experience the world heritage special character, allowing traveling to these sites’ intrinsic spatiality and architectural quality, daily experienced b ...
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The calcium sensing receptor (CaSR) is a class C Gprotein-coupled receptor that plays a pivotal role in systemic calcium metabolism by regulating parathyroid hormone secretion and urinary Ca excretion. Abnormal CaSR function is implicated in calciotropic disorders, and in non-calciotropic disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease (AD), cardiovascular disease (CVD), diabetes (DM), sarcopenia and cancer ...
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Organic/low input cereal food systems in the EU are emerging in answer to the sustainability crisis of the conventional agri-food sector. “Alternative” systems are based on local, decentralized approaches to production and processing, regard to quality and health, and short supply chains for products with strong local identities. Diversity is deeply embedded in these food systems, from the agro-bi ...
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Understanding Halophytes for an Agriculture Worth its Salt (HALO)

Start date: 01 Nov 2016, End date: 31 Oct 2019,

One of the greatest challenges of the 21st century is to meet the world’s future food security and sustainability needs despite the rapid and large declines in suitable resources needed for the agricultural expansion required in the foreseeable future. As a result, interest in saline resources has escalated over the years but, notwithstanding great efforts from the scientific and breeding communit ...
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Background The current system of breeding, testing and selecting wheat varieties is carried out in controlled environments that consume large amounts of energy. A new and evolutionary participatory breeding method offers opportunities to reduce the carbon footprint of wheat breeding, testing and selecting processes. This innovative approach emphasises the ...
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AffordabLe LIghtweight Automobiles AlliaNCE (ALLIANCE)

Start date: 01 Oct 2016, End date: 30 Sep 2019,

6 of the European carmakers (DAIMLER, VW, TME, CRF, VOLVO, Opel), under the coordination of EUCAR, have joined forces to commonly address the high cost issue of innovations in vehicle lightweighting, having identified it as the major bottleneck towards their implementation in vehicle series and mass production. The AffordabLe LIghtweight Automobiles AlliaNCE (ALLIANCE) has the ambition to develop ...
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The Transportation sector employs over 10 million persons in the EU today. At the same time, Transport is a social sector that is rapidly developing, changing and being influenced to the maximum extent by the development of automation, electrification and greening of transport, among others, thus facing problems in staffing its several domains with appropriate and qualified personnel. This fact, m ...
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Background The compiling of Sustainable Forest Management (SFM) indicators is usually accomplished by ground surveys. This approach, based on forest inventory techniques, ensures accurate statistical assessments of forest attributes and how they change over time. However, surveying is generally expensive and time-consuming for medium to large forest manag ...
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European Multimodal and Digital Education for Language Learning

Start date: 01 Sep 2016, End date: 31 Aug 2019,

Context/background:Digital literacy and proficiency in English for international communication are essential requirements for graduates’ access to today’s European labour market. While the two are often held separate in higher education curricula, there is a strong need for designing courses that integrate abilities for the creation and critical interpretation of multimodal digital texts in Englis ...
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Development and Run-test of an Educational Affective Model

Start date: 01 Sep 2016, End date: 31 Aug 2019,

Project idea is situated in the continuum of the current cultural and pedagogical European debate around the Early Educational Systems focused on how to improve their quality and inclusiveness, taking in account the specific peculiarities and needs of their target groups. For reaching this improvement a shared pedagogical strategy, which considers the importance of the affective dimension of educa ...
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The aim of this project is to consolidate and furtherly integrate the activity of teaching and research in the field of EU studies at the University of Florence (UNIFI). It is devoted to the study of the impact of global challenges on the core values of the EU, proposing a "new Renaissance" for Europe. Solidarity among Europeans becomes a crucial issue for the future of the EU, while challenges in ...
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Austria, Germany, Italy, Norway and Sweden have given home to a large number of refugees and asylum seekers during the last months. The countries with high immigration figures, their regions and municipalities are right now at a crucial stage: They have to find ways to quickly integrate immigrants and refugees into society and the world of work in order to allow people a structured and financially ...
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The current healthcare systems are built around the traditional paradigm of patients suffering from a single acute illness. They are therefore largely unprepared to face the increasing demands for health services arising from the expansion of an older population with specific medical needs related to multiple chronic disorders. As a consequence, the medical conditions of a large and growing seg ...
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Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) are on the rise due to the synergistic effects of climate change and habitat destruction. The impacts of AIS on Biodiversity, human health, and loss of ecosystem services are well known, but their control and management has now become a worldwide priority. Successful management of AIS is challenging because it requires several steps in succession: (1) early detectio ...
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Photofuel studies and advances the biocatalytic production of alternative liquid transportation fuels, which require only sunlight, CO2 and water. Microbial cells directly excrete hydrocarbon and long chain alcohol fuel compounds to the medium from which they are separated, without the need to harvest biomass. This significantly improves the costs and energy balances as only a minimum of nutrients ...
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Research and development activities are proposed for the benefit of sustainable pork chains based on European local pig breeds and their production systems. Workprogramme is planned to respond to consumer demands for quality and healthiness of pork products with regional identity and societal demands for environment preservation and development of local agro-economy. Description and evaluation of ...
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Microalgae are a source of secondary metabolites useful as new bioactive compounds. Activity of these compounds against bacterial pathogens and biofilm formation has not been determined yet. Biofilm formation is especially important in infections and tissue inflammation related to implants and catheters. These problems finally cause a release of the implant, which must be removed and replaced by a ...
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Background The generation of LandFill Gases (LFG), produced by the anaerobic decomposition of the organic waste fraction in landfills, is one of the main environmental challenges facing climate change mitigation. The waste management sector is the fourth largest sector in the EU-15 in terms of its contribution to total greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions; desp ...
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Background Several habitat and species found on the islands of the national park are seriously threatened by alien animal species (e.g. rodents, feral cats, hedgehogs, game birds) and by alien plant species (e.g. Carpobrotus spp., Eucalyptus camaludulensis). Control measures to eradicate these alien species are necessary in order to restore the natural is ...
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Complex Oscillatory Systems: Modeling and Analysis (COSMOS)

Start date: 01 Jan 2015, End date: 31 Dec 2018,

Many natural and artificial systems are often composed of oscillatory elements which, besides evolving according to their own non-trivial internal dynamics, mutually interact. As a result, many temporal and spatial scales are typically present, often accompanied by the spontaneous emergence of collective properties. Altogether, such features make the task of understanding the resulting evolution a ...
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The share of renewable energy is growing rapidly driven by the objective to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The amount of electric power which can be supplied to the grid depends on the time of the day and weather conditions. A conventional fleet of thermal power plants is required to compensate for these fluctuations before large scale energy storage technologies will be mature and economically ...
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"The overall aim of the project is the upgrade of knowledge, skills and social capacity of UNSFA in the field of environmental sciences, with special focus on agrometeorology and related ecosystem sciences (such as plant physiology, crop management). The main tool for reaching that aim will be establishment of the AgMnet+ research network at UNSFA in collaboration with leading international resear ...
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Microbiological contamination can be attenuated, never eliminated. Space exploration requires development of reliable rapid significant and safe methods for preventing, monitoring and control the biocontamination within manned closed environments. These methods have to be automated, simple and conceived to decrease the (re-)supply mass from ground.Both space and terrestrial monitoring and preventi ...
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Efficient harvesting of the wind energy (AEOLUS4FUTURE)

Start date: 01 Jan 2015, End date: 31 Dec 2018,

As wind energy is considered one of the most promising renewable energy resources, energy production technologies relying on wind energy are currently flourishing under the EU ambitious plan for 2020. Market demands to prepare a generation of researchers within the EU that are able to face the challenge of fulfilling the EU ambitious plan, to sustain the production of wind energy and to innovate a ...
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Worker-Centric Workplaces in Smart Factories (FACTS4WORKERS)

Start date: 01 Dec 2014, End date: 30 Nov 2018,

It is the high ambition of the project to create “FACTorieS for WORKERS” (FACTS4WORKERS), therefore a serious effort will be put into integrating already available IT enablers into a seamless & flexible Smart Factory infrastructure based on worker-centric and data-driven technology building blocks. As FACTS4WORKERS is underpinned by a clear human-centric approach: usability, user experience and te ...
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Tourist destinations are led to adopt behaviours capable of responding to a tourism increasingly oriented toward finding authentic engaging and unique experiences. This project is placed within this framework. It aims to define a professional profile of "Destination Managers" that is capable of proposing strategies aimed at managing, enhancing and promoting destinations in an integrated perspectiv ...
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Cyanobacteria for restoration of degraded soils (Cyano4REST)

Start date: 01 Nov 2016, End date: 31 Oct 2018,

Frequent land degradation problems in drylands make necessary the adoption of effective and low cost restoration strategies for a sustainable development of these areas. However, water scarcity and low soil fertility inherent to drylands make difficult implementation of traditional restoration techniques based on plant cover establishment. Recent studies point to the viability of cyanobacteria and ...
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Background Coppicing is a traditional way of forest management that has been adopted across Europe, particularly in southern countries. In Italy, there are around 3.7 million hectares of coppice (42% of the total forest area according to the FAO definition). Coppice forests provided a number of forest ecosystem goods and services (FGS), from energy (fire ...
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As risks are not “objective” but socially and culturally constructed, disaster management which is aware, respects, and makes use of local cultural aspects will be not only more effective but, at the same time, also improve the community’s disaster coping capacities. CARISMAND is setting out to identify these factors, to explore existing gaps and opportunities for improvement of disaster policies ...
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DESIRE will focus on epileptogenic developmental disorders EDD, i.e. early onset epilepsies whose origin is closely related to developmental brain processes. A major cause of EDD are malformations of cortical development (MCD), either macroscopic or subtle. EDD are often manifested as epileptic encephalopathies (EE), i.e. conditions in which epileptic activity itself may contribute to severe cogni ...
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