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Background Climate change is known to influence forest tree growth response and the CO2 cycle. Dendroclimatological research has shown that the climate signal, species composition, and growth trends have changed in different types of forest ecosystems during the last century. Under current and demonstrated changes in climate variability at geographic, reg ...
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Sustainable Multi-functional Automated Resilient Transport Infrastructures ETN, will bring together a stimulating platform where the stakeholders of the transport infrastructure sector will work alongside world-wide experts in smartening of systems (developers of high-tech sensors, advanced monitoring equipment, automated structures, etc.,) with direct support from the roads, railways and airport ...
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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 REvivED water project will establish electrodialysis (ED) as the new standard providing a source of safe, affordable, and cost-competitive drinking water, using less than half the energy required by state-of-the-art Reverse Osmosis (RO) plants.The innovations of the project constitute a technology platform with a very wide field of potential applications. All components and systems have reache ...
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European business sector pays an ever more increasing attention to competences such as sense of initiative and entrepreneurship. The recommendation 2006/962/EC on key competences for lifelong learning highlights paramount importance of these key competences for employability. These competences related to entrepreneurship play a paramount role in EU neighbouring countries in their development proc ...
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The ReWaCEM project aims at reducing water use, wastewater production, energy use, valuable metal resource recovery and water footprint by between 30-90% in the metal plating, galvanizing and printed circuit board industry. In order to achieve these goals, ReWaCem will adopt two cutting edge membrane technologies suitable for the requirements of closed material cycles approaches and recovery conce ...
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PROTON aims at improving existing knowledge on the processes of recruitment to organised crime and terrorist networks (OCTN) through an innovative integration between social and computational sciences. Moving beyond the state of the art, this integration will support evidence-based policies at the international, national and local level. To achieve its aim, PROTON will complete three specific obje ...
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Lehrkompetenzentwicklung für extensiven Leseunterricht

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

Major aims of the ERASMUS+ project Developing Teaching Competencies for Extensive Reading Programs (LEELU) are to raise foreign language reading competencies of high-schools students and to test and improve a model of experience-based, cooperative and encompassing foreign language teacher education. LEELU’s starting point for pursuing these goals in innovative teacher education are the rather unsa ...
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European Master Programme in System Dynamics

Start date: 15 Aug 2015, End date: 14 Aug 2019,

Objective The main objective of the European Master Programme in System Dynamics is to teach students everything they need to start an international career in strategic modelling with system dynamics.Course duration Two years (120 ECTS)Brief Description The Master course provides students with two complementary sets of knowledge and skills: analytical modelling and group facilitation. Based on the ...
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Background The olive tree is one of the most widespread agricultural tree species in the world. Some 70% of the world’s olive harvest comes from the European Union, where almost 5 million ha of land is devoted to cultivating olives.. Agriculture is particularly vulnerable to the effects of extreme weather events and faces the combined challenge of mitig ...
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Advancing Smart Optical Imaging and Sensing for Health (ASTONISH)

Start date: 01 Jun 2016, End date: 31 May 2019,

The ageing population and related increase in chronic diseases put considerable pressure on both the healthcare system and the society, resulting in an unsustainable rise of healthcare costs. As a result there is an urgent need to improve efficiency of care and reduce hospitalisation time in order to control cost and increase quality of life. Addressing this need, medical applications need to beco ...
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The concept is based on the generation of electricity from salinity gradient using Reverse Electrodialysis with artificial saline solutions operating in a closed-loop. The original salinity gradient is regenerated by a separation step that uses heat at 40 - 100 C. The regenerated solutions can be stored at very low costs and the stack can react within seconds, providing flexibility to the power sy ...
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Integrated Activities for the High Energy Astrophysics Domain (AHEAD)

Start date: 01 Sep 2015, End date: 28 Feb 2019,

We propose a set of integrated Activities in the High Energy Astrophysics Domain (AHEAD) in response to the INFRAIA-2014-2015 call Research Infrastructures for High EnergyAstrophysics.The overall objective of AHEAD is to integrate national efforts in high-energy Astrophysics and to promote the domain at the European level, to keep its community at the cutting edge of science and technology in this ...
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Insects can be accidentally introduced into non-native ecosystems by humans, or expand their geographical range toward the poles as a consequence of global warming. As they invade new environments, exotic species interact with local species, modifying the structure of local food webs. New associations arising from with biological invasions can impact the strength of existing links with effects cas ...
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MR-guided Focused Ultrasound Surgery (MRgFUS) combines high intensity focused ultrasound for thermal ablation of diseased tissue with MR imaging to visualise the tumour and surrounding anatomy and to provide MR thermal feedback.However, MRgFUS treatment of the liver and other abdominal organs present tremendous technological challenges, including motion due to breathing and shielding of the target ...
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Eliciting Mucosal Immunity to Tuberculosis (EMI-TB)

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

Tuberculosis (TB) is a global health problem, killing 1.5 million of people every year. The only currently available vaccine, Mycobacterium bovis BCG, is effective against severe childhood forms, but it demonstrates a variable efficacy against the pulmonary form of TB in adults. Many of these adult TB cases result from the reactivation of an initially controlled, latent Mycobacterium tuberculosis ...
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Mobility, Security and the New Media

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

Globalization is a distinctive feature of our contemporary world: circulation, of both people and information, is one of the hallmarks of contemporaneity. The increasing accessibility of means of transport, the worldwide set of communication established through the internet, the relentless creation of global social networks: all these possibilities do provide people today with an unprecedented amo ...
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Talking About Language and EmotionS at Home

Start date: 01 Sep 2016, End date: 31 Aug 2018,

TALES@home (Talking About Language and EmotionS at home)This project aims to empower multilingual families in their language management at home. With reference to this management the focus is on language attitudes and emotions and this for two main reasons:- Multilingual families play a significant and important role in the language learning of the family members and this for all languages concern ...
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ARTISAN focuses on improving and extending the offer of high quality learning opportunities that are tailored to individual adult learners’ needs. This project focuses on family members in artisan and agro-tourism family businesses. The family-in-business, includes senior and/or junior members from the family that controls the business and plays a critical role to the survival, continuation, and g ...
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Open Discovery of STEM Laboratories

Start date: 01 Nov 2015, End date: 30 Apr 2018,

ODL was initiated to equip European school teachers with innovative approach - micro-MOOC, to deploy STEM laboratories and their application in the everyday teaching practices and, thus, strengthen the profile of the teaching professions. The project will foster partnerships between universities, research centers, training and professional associations, and school sector to modernize the school ...
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"Graves' orbitopathy (GO), also known as thyroid eye disease, affects approximately 3 million people in Europe with an estimated socioeconomic burden of 6.4 billion euros per annum. GO is a complication of Graves' disease which is an autoimmune disease and the commonest cause of an overactive thyroid gland. The treatment of GO remains unsatisfactory and the majority of patients report long-term im ...
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SUCCESS is bringing together an integrated team of scientists from all fields of fisheries and aquaculture science with industry partners and key stakeholders to work on solutions which shall improve the competitiveness of the European fisheries and aquaculture sector. The supply-side of seafood markets is limited from both sea fisheries and aquaculture. At the same time demand for seafood product ...
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Size effects in fracture and plasticity (SIZEFFECTS)

Start date: 01 Mar 2012, End date: 28 Feb 2018,

Understanding how materials respond to external mechanical perturbation is a central problem of science and engineering. While for most practical purposes it is useful to idealize the mechanical response of a material as a deterministic function of the externally applied perturbation, disorder and fluctuations are unavoidable, leading to sample-to-sample variations and non-trivial size effects. Th ...
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Concentrating Solar Thermal Energy encompasses Solar Thermal Electricity (STE), Solar Fuels, Solar Process Heat and Solar Desalination that are called to play a major role in attaining energy sustainability in our modern societies due to their unique features: 1) Solar energy offers the highest renewable energy potential to our planet; 2) STE can provide dispatchable power in a technically and eco ...
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Background In Europe, Cory’s shearwater (Calonectris diomedea ) has an 'unfavourable' conservation status (vulnerable); it is listed as 'vulnerable' in the IUCN Red List and is also included in Annex I of the Birds Directive and the Berne Convention. The predation of eggs and nestlings by the black rat (Rattus rattus ) has reduced Cory’s shearwater’ ...
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"The project is an interdisciplinary approach to cultural landscapes of Mediterranean mountainous areas, taking as a central axis the historical study of two natural resources essential to generate agro-systems: water and soil. The proposal focuses on Sierra Nevada (Spain), Monti di Trapani (Italy), Colli Euganei (Italy) and Vjosa Valley (Albania).Landscapes and their structure are strongly condit ...
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Researchers love to engage with nature, society, with future and ultimately with all the complex challenges that will allow them to contribute to a better world. Researchers also love to engage with other people to make the quest they’re involved in a collective endeavour. All this make researchers persons passionate for engagement who are developing a growing sense of responsibility related to th ...
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Improving competences and quality of the learning offer is important factor affecting on level of education in every country. In Poland knowledge about radiation technology and possibility of using radiation is still insufficient. To answer for industry needs in terms of close cooperation between science and industry this type of action is necessary. Only with highly qualified, experienced and mot ...
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Higher education student and staff mobility project

Start date: 01 Jun 2016, End date: 30 Sep 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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Sustainable Pavements & Railways Initial Training Network (SUP&R ITN)

Start date: 01 Oct 2013, End date: 30 Sep 2017,

"The design, construction, maintenance, use and end-of-life management of road pavements and railways is associated with a number of important impacts on the environment; namely the consequences of energy consumption, unsustainable use of materials/resources, waste generation and release of hazardous substances into the environment. It is estimated that over 80% of all these environmental impacts ...
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The present project (TALC_ME) addresses the employability of students from a number of disciplines in the humanities which are currently in high demand: the field of medieval studies, which links approaches from cultural studies and literary analysis. Because the subjects studied in this field – texts, images and written records from the European Middle Ages – seem to have no immediate implication ...
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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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Focus on Automatic Institutional Recognition

Start date: 01 Jan 2015, End date: 30 Apr 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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This Marie Curie IRSES project involves 4 European and 3 Chinese institutions with 70 researchers to participate in a comprehensive exchange programme in developing new and innovative material processing technologies for future generation of sustainable manufacturing. This is a vital area for continued success and competitiveness of EU economy and for the realisation of smart, sustainable and incl ...
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"The project is focused on the ecological and morphological characteristics of river channels and related processes of erosion, sediment transport and deposition under changing boundary conditions described by socio economic and climate change scenarios. We will study effects of these changes on river systems at different spatial and temporal scales. The specific focus of the project is addressing ...
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Biomass conversion is of high priority for sustainable fuel production, to reduce the reliance of Europe on fossil fuel production and to provide environmentally friendly energy. Aqueous phase reforming (APR) is one of the most promising, competitive ways for the production of liquid and gaseous fuels from biomass, since it is low energy consuming. APR enables processing of wet biomass resources w ...
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IRRESISTIBLEIn the project IRRISITIBLE partners work together to make young people more aware about Responsible Research and Innovation issues. Universities and science centres will cooperate in the project using the expertise they have in linking formal land informal learning.For a long term effect the project focusses on teacher training. Each partner will form a Community of Learners in which t ...
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Future advancements in ICT domain are closely linked to the understanding about how multi-level complex systems function. Indeed, multi-level dependencies may amplify cascade failures or make more sudden the collapse of the entire system. Recent large-scale blackouts resulting from cascades in the power-grid coupled to the control communication system witness this point very clearly. A better unde ...
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Higher education student and staff mobility project

Start date: 01 Jun 2015, End date: 30 Sep 2016,

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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Over the centuries, Sicily has known an unequalled variety of building experiences. Strategically located, the largest Mediterranean island has served as a centre for the dissemination of innovative solutions, as well as a collector of ideas from multiple sources. This intellectual interchange is clearly evident in the long history of stereotomy or stone construction. A rich tradition of advanced ...
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