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SiliconLaser (SiLAS)

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

Our research aims to revolutionize the electronics industry by adding intra-chip and chip-to-chip communication at the speed of light, offering a significantly reduced energy consumption. Cubic crystal phase SiGe is known to be great for electronics. We propose to develop hexagonal crystal phase SiGe (Hex-SiGe) which features a direct bandgap and will add photonic capabilities to electronics. Dire ...
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Advanced Microscopy techniques are widely recognized as one of the pillars onto which the research and manufacture of Nanotechnology based products is sustained. At present, the greatest challenge faced by these techniques is the realization of fast and non-destructive tomographic images with chemical composition sensitivity and with sub-10 nm spatial resolution, in both organic and inorganic mate ...
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ARCADES aims at disrupting the traditional paradigm in Computer-Aided Design (CAD) by exploiting cutting-edge research in mathematics and algorithm design. Geometry is now a critical tool in a large number of key applications; somewhat surprisingly, however, several approaches of the CAD industry are outdated, and 3D geometry processing is becoming increasingly the weak link. This is alarming in s ...
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Energy CHOices supporting the Energy union and the Set-plan (ECHOES)

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

ECHOES is a multi-disciplinary research project providing policy makers with comprehensive information, data, and policy-ready recommendations about the successful implementation of the Energy Union and SET plan. Individual and collective energy choices and social acceptance of energy transitions are analysed in a multi-disciplinary process including key stakeholders as co-constructors of the know ...
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Developing and implementing European Public Sector Accounting modules

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

The European Commission, authorizing Eurostat, aims to hamonize public sector accounting in Europe. Thereby, European Public Sector Accounting Standards (EPSAS) are to be developed that use the International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS) as a basis of reference. As public sector accounting in Europe is currently very heterogenous, professionals and academics in Europe face tremendous ...
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ENABLE-S3 will pave the way for accelerated application of highly automated and autonomous systems in the mobility domains automotive, aerospace, rail and maritime as well as in the health care domain. Virtual testing, verification and coverage-oriented test selection methods will enable validation with reasonable efforts. The resulting validation framework will ensure Europeans Industry competiti ...
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CO. Design is an approach to design attempting to actively involve all stakeholders (e.g. employees, partners, customers, citizens, end users) in the design process to help ensure the result meets their needs and is usable. CO. Design is focused on processes and procedures of design and not a design style. As more creative professionals use Co. Design, the need for students and graduates to be edu ...
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Children and young people suffering from serious illnesses, chronic diseases and mental-health problems often have to interrupt the "normal" school career and conventional studies. Seriously ill people are disadvantaged in the educational sector and require specific assistance to be able to enforce their right to equality of opportunity and education to be able to gain access to education, to obta ...
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Multi-ObjecTive design Optimization of fluid eneRgy machines (MOTOR)

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

The MOTOR project focuses on ICT-enabled design optimization technologies for fluid energy machines (FEMs) that transfer mechanical energy to and from the fluid, in particular for aircraft engines, ship propellers, water turbines, and screw machines. The performance of these machines essentially depends on the shape of their geometry, which is described by functional free-form surfaces. Even small ...
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The use of advanced methods to solve practical and industrially relevant problems by computers has a long history. Whereas Symbolic Computation is concerned with the algorithmic determination of exact solutions to complex mathematical problems, more recent developments in the area of Satisfiability Checking tackle similar problems but with different algorithmic and technological solutions. Though ...
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Heat management is a paramount challenge in many cutting edge technologies, including new GaN electronic technology, turbine thermal coatings, resistive memories, or thermoelectrics. Further progress requires the help of accurate modeling tools that can predict the performance of new complex materials integrated in these increasingly demanding novel devices. However, there is currently no general ...
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"Being able to enhance and tune the interaction of a light wave with a molecule or nanoparticle on a fundamental level opens up an exciting range of applications such as more efficient solar cells, more sensitive photon detectors and brighter emitters for lighting applications. Nanoplasmonics promises to offer this level of control. Taking the current knowledge on nanoantennas a step further we wi ...
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MOOC Accessibility Partnership

Start date: Sep 1, 2014, End date: Aug 31, 2017,

The purpose of the project is to implement a sustainable strategic partnership between European universities that excel in both teaching accessible design in ICT and providing an inclusive learning environment to students with disabilities. The project will devise and implement a joint curriculum framework on accessible design in ICT, by means of massive open online courses (MOOCs) directed to the ...
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This project aims strengthening interdisciplinary and technological collaboration between the scientists working in the topical areas of nanooptics and nanoplasmonics. These subjects investigate unique optical properties of nanoparticles and nanostructured surfaces, which are amazingly useful for improving optical materials, sensing bioorganicmolecules, progress in solving of biophysical and bioch ...
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Dependable Embedded Wireless Infrastructure (DEWI)

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

DEWI (dependable embedded wireless infrastructure) envisions to significantly foster Europe’s leading position in embedded wireless systems and smart (mobile) environments such as vehicles, railway cars, airplanes and buildings. These environments comprise wireless sensor networks and wireless applications for citizens and professional users. Therefore the consortium introduces the concept of a “s ...
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Silicon Platform for Quantum Spintronics (SiSPIN)

Start date: Sep 1, 2013, End date: Aug 31, 2016,

Quantum spintronics aims at utilizing the quantum nature of individual spins to bring new functionalities into logic circuits, either to make classical information processing more efficient or to implement spin-based quantum algorithms. Two critical aspects for quantum spintronics are a long spin coherence time and a strong, tunable spin-orbit interaction for fast electrical manipulation of spins. ...
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PRACE - Third Implementation Phase Project (PRACE-3IP)

Start date: Jul 1, 2012, End date: Jun 30, 2016,

PRACE-3IP supports the accelerated implementation of the pan-European HPC Research Infrastructure (RI) created in April 2010. It continues, complements, and extends the work of the PRACE-1IP and -2IP projects.PRACE-3IP addresses the computational and simulation needs of European scientific communities and of industry to keep them at the forefront of discovery. Our vision is the formation of an int ...
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DOTSEVEN is a 3.5 year IP proposal for a very ambitious R&D project targeting the development of Silicon Germanium (SiGe) Heterojunction Bipolar Transistor (HBT) technologies with cut-off frequencies (fmax) of around 700 GHz. Special attention will be paid to clearly demonstrate the capabilities and benefits of this technology with benchmark circuits and advanced system applications in the 0.1 to ...
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Neuro-Enhancement: Responsible Research and Innovation (NERRI)

Start date: Mar 1, 2013, End date: May 31, 2016,

This project aims to contribute to the introduction of Responsible Research and Innovation in neuro-enhancement (NE) in the European Research Area and to the shaping of a normative framework underpinning the governance of NE technologies. These will be achieved through mobilization and mutual learning (MML) activities engaging scientists, policy-makers, industry, civil society groups and the wider ...
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"Windows are critical elements to control the energy performance of buildings especially for zero-energy buildings. It is of paramount importance to develop windows which show reduced U-value, weight and costs and certain features to control and harvest energy. Such a window will have a high impact in the window industry and will reduce green house gas emissions as long as the window is affordable ...
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“Social Innovation–Empowering the Young (SocIEtY) for the Common Good” will both focus on and integrate disadvantaged young people into the research process to improve their quality of life and to foster social innovation. Therefore SocIEtY will extend the given informational basis for designing and implementing policies to reduce inequalities by giving voice and opportunities for developing aspir ...
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Ensuring STABiLIty in organic Solar cells (ESTABLIS)

Start date: Jan 1, 2012, End date: Dec 31, 2015,

The Earth receives the energy in 1 hour required for all human needs in a year. Harvesting solar energy will reduce harmful CO2 emissions and resolve the forthcoming energy deficit that other sources alone cannot make up. The market for stable, cheap, roll-to-roll mass-produced organic solar cells (OSCs) is estimated at 1 billion Euros by 2016. The ITN ESTABLIS will produce a team of 11 ESRs and 4 ...
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The objective of this ITN is to develop the next generation methods integrating numerical simulation and geometric design technology. Currently, geometric design and simulation is based on different geometry representation hampering the effective design of Engineering structures, materials and components. Isogeometric analysis developed recently tries to remove those drawbacks by integrating CAD s ...
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The ultimate goal in the development of more efficient catalytic technologies is to combine selectivity, productivity, robustness and ease of processing on the highest possible level. For this purpose, new approaches to integrate molecular catalysis into heterogeneous systems are required. This H2-SMS-CAT project aims to establish homogeneous catalysis in heterogeneous systems in the temperature r ...
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The analysis of geometric and functional inequalities naturally leads to consider the extremal cases, thuslooking for optimal sets, or optimal functions, or optimal constants. The most classical examples are the (different versions of the) isoperimetric inequality and the Sobolev-like inequalities. Much is known about equality cases and best constants, but there are still many questions which seem ...
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Solar Collectors made of Polymers (SCOOP)

Start date: Dec 1, 2011, End date: May 31, 2015,

The international solar thermal market has progressed strongly over the last years. Especially in China, the USA and Europe, the manufacturing and commissioning of installations has grown rapidly. The major share of worldwide installed solar-thermal collectors consists of vacuum tube and glazed flat plate collectors. Both types are currently produced by time-consuming and cost-intensive manufactur ...
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The fishing industry in the EU and elsewhere produces an increasing mass of negative value crustacean shell waste (>6 MTPA), whose current disposal in landfills results in significant costs and risks to human health as well as to the environment. While in Asia small amounts of shrimp waste are processed to chitosan, the high CaCO3 content of EU crab shell waste has prevented cost effective convers ...
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The project aims at significant improvement of the interoperability of computational tools for the design, analysis and optimization of functional products. An isogeometric approach is applied for selected manufacturing application areas (cars, trains, aircraft) and for computer-aided machining. Computer Aided Design and numerical simulation algorithms are vital technologies in modern product deve ...
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PRACE - Second Implementation Phase Project (PRACE-2IP)

Start date: Sep 1, 2011, End date: Aug 31, 2014,

PRACE-2IP supports the accelerated implementation of the pan-European HPC Research Infrastructure created in April 2010 as the result of the preparatory phase PRACE project. It complements and extends the work of the PRACE-1IP project that was started in July 2010.PRACE-2IP addresses the computational and simulation needs of European scientific communities to keep them at the forefront of discover ...
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European Clearing House for Open Robotics Development (ECHORD)

Start date: Jan 1, 2009, End date: Dec 31, 2013,

Description Strengthening the knowledge transfer between scientific research and industry in robotics and stimulating their cooperation In Europe the robotics industry is strong, but still fragmented and dispersed. The objective of ECHORD is to provide new opportunities for coordinated and target- ...
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PRACE - First Implementation Phase Project (PRACE-1IP)

Start date: Jul 1, 2010, End date: Dec 31, 2013,

Large scale simulations are the third pillar of science today alongside theory and experiment. They produce scientific insights, technological advances, and solve problems in many fields of society. Their tools are high-end computers and effective software. PRACE, the Partnership for Advanced Computing, has been created as a not for profit association in May 2010 as a permanent pan-European High P ...
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Human Computer Confluence Research in Action (HC2)

Start date: Oct 1, 2010, End date: Sep 30, 2013,

HCC, Human-Computer Confluence, is an ambitious research program studying how the emerging symbiotic relation between humans and computing devices can enable radically new forms of sensing, perception, interaction, and understanding. The horizontal character of HCC makes it a fascinating and fertile interdisciplinary field, but it can also compromise its growth, with researchers scattered across d ...
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Self-aware Pervasive Service Ecosystems (SAPERE)

Start date: Oct 1, 2010, End date: Sep 30, 2013,

The objective of SAPERE is the development of a highly-innovative theoretical and practical framework for the decentralized deployment and execution of self-aware and adaptive services for future and emerging pervasive network scenarios. The framework will be grounded on a foundational re-thinking of current service models and of associated infrastructures and algorithms. In particular, getting in ...
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eACCESS+: the eAccessibility Network (eAccess+)

Start date: Sep 1, 2010, End date: Aug 31, 2013,

Description Much expertise, many guidelines and tools exist on e-accessibility but they are of a highly fragmented nature. As announced in the Communication of December 2008 on eAccessibility, the Thematic Network eAccess+ will create a platform for collecting and providing guidance on how to use in practice this body of knowledge. eAccess+ ...
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Complex Socio-Technical System in Ambient Intelligence (SOCIONICAL)

Start date: Feb 1, 2009, End date: Jan 31, 2013,

We will develop Complexity Science based modelling, prediction and simulation methods for large scale socio-technical systems. We focus on the specific example of Ambient Intelligence (AmI) based smart environments. A key component of such environments is the ability to monitor user actions and to adjust its configuration and functionality accordingly. Thus, the system reacts to human behaviour wh ...
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Lipids are central to the regulation and control of cellular processes by acting as basic building units for biomembranes, the platforms for the vast majority of cellular functions. Recent developments in lipid mass spectrometry have set the scene for a completely new way to understand the composition of membranes, cells and tissues in space and time by allowing the precise identification and quan ...
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The proposed project AMON-RA (Architectures, Materials, and One-dimensional Nanowires for Photovoltaics – Research and Applications) is intended to result in a new type of solar cell, combining advanced hetero- and nano-structures with silicon photovoltaic technology. By ap-plying state-of-the-art photovoltaics design to semiconductor nanowires and nanotrees and assisted by tailor-made theoretical ...
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OPPORTUNITY picks up on the very essential methodological underpinnings of any Ambient Intelligence (AmI) scenario: recognizing (and understanding) context and activity.Methodologies are missing to design context-aware systems: (1) working over long periods of time despite changes in sensing infrastructure (sensor failures, degradation); (2) providing the freedom to users to change wearable device ...
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Personal Glucose Predictive Diabetes Advisor (DIAdvisor)

Start date: Mar 1, 2008, End date: Jun 30, 2012,

The DIAdvisor is a large scale integrating project (IP) aiming at development of a prediction based tool which uses past and easily available information to optimise the therapy of type I and developed type II diabetes.The DIAdvisor does not depend on specific sensor technologies and technologies like standard strip sensing, minimally-invasive continuous glucose sensors and non-invasive methods.Fo ...
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"This project focuses on computational tools for the optimized design of functional free-form surfaces. Specific applications are ship hulls and propellers in naval engineering and car components, frames, and turbochargers in the automotive and railway transportation industries. The functionality of these products depends on the shape of the surfaces, and even small variations may have significant ...
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