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Early-life stressors and LifeCycle health (LIFECYCLE)

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

Early life is an important window of opportunity to improve health across the full lifecycle. European pregnancy and child cohort studies together offer an unique opportunity to identify a wide range of early life stressors linked with individual biological, developmental and health trajectory variations, and to the onset and evolution of non-communicable diseases. LIFECYCLE will establish the Eur ...
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SECRET is a collaborative European Training Network (ETN) committed to create an “excellent” educational training platform; that is multi-disciplinary and intersectoral in nature, for Early Stage Researchers (ESRs) in the field of wireless communications and networking. In this dynamic field, the challenges are always evolving and more stringent in line with market expectation, and socio-economica ...
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The only lands on Earth that have not been explored in any depth by science are those that have been lost to the oceans. Global warming at the end of the last Ice Age led to the inundation of vast landscapes that had once been home to thousands of people. These lost lands hold a unique and largely unexplored record of settlement and colonisation linked to climate change over millennia. Amongst the ...
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Within a context of growing urban population, advances in urban logistics operations and improved local authority planning, especially in the field of the urban freight transport, can alleviate the associated negative environmental and economic impacts occurring in cities.Several types of stakeholders are involved in such urban logistics management processes. Among them, freight carriers and shipp ...
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The continuous trend towards miniaturization and multi-functionality embedded in products and processes calls for an ever increasing innovation, research and development within the European manufacturing sector. A necessary condition for the European productive sector to be at the global forefront of technology, ensuring job creation and sustainable growth, is to have access to innovative, entrepr ...
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The European Union, Africa and China in the Global Age

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

Major developments are taking place at Europe’s doorstep. High growth rates have led many to believe that Africa will be ‘the next China’. But its immense migration potential and demography will grow exponentially, making it difficult to eradicate endemic African poverty in the foreseeable future. This project aims to contribute to the making of sustainable societies across the African continent w ...
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"With the rapid innovation in sophisticated wireless communication technologies, the past years have witnessed a dramatic growth of content-rich and resource-hungry mobile multimedia applications that demand high Quality-of-Experience (QoE). The overall objective of this project is to bring together a highly qualified group of researchers from both European countries and China to explore the strat ...
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Higher education student and staff mobility project

Start date: Jun 1, 2016, End date: Sep 30, 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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deviCes for Light impact on Skin Stem Cells (CLaSSiC)

Start date: Oct 1, 2013, End date: Sep 30, 2017,

... of-the art scientific solutions can only be found when complimentary partners work synergistically. CLaSSiC is a two-partner network comprising PHILIPS (Netherlands) and the Centre for Skin Sciences (University of Bradford UK). A board of 8 very experienced supervisors will team-up across disciplines and sectors to train and mentor 3 early stage researchers who will work at superb research facilit ...
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The Sasanian Empire (3rd-7th c. AD) stretched from Mesopotamia to the west of the Indian Subcontinent. A pilot study has shown that major frontier walls and geometrical fortifications, whose scale and sophistication surpasses those in contemporary Europe, date to the Sasanian era, as do grand urban foundations and canal systems. Yet, excavations and surveys of Sasanian monuments have been far and ...
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"The explosive evolution of information and communication technologies enables online social networking (OSN) systems such as MySpace, Facebook, Twitter, etc, to connect active users of similar interests, conversing with one another and forming virtual communities. Nowadays the social networks are increasingly accessed via mobile devices thus rendering a new research field of mobile social network ...
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Physical, biochemical and ecological processes in natural water bodies have been the subject of intense research over the past decades by scientists of different expertise. Environmental studies related to natural water bodies are a relatively new area of research, spanning over no more than fifty years. The dawning of environmental studies in the late 20th century has seen developments mainly con ...
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A national service in support of recipients of the H2020 sme instrument and for the enhancement of innovation management in SMEsInnovation is a vital ingredient of growth and an important element of the future success of the UK. With some 95% of R&D and innovation conducted outside of the UK and many major and lead market shaping companies being of non-UK origin, access to knowledge, markets, ski ...
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... ) working environment, work-life balance and institutional culture, and finally, (iii) the increasingly important domain of standards and diversity in research excellence and innovation. Each partner university will address these areas through their individually tailored GEAPs that will build on existing structures and policies where relevant, or develop new systems and practices where appropriate ...
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CrossingBoundaries aims to develop, through a programme of staff exchange, a new international & multi-disciplinary research community working in exploring the processes, challenges & implications on innovation performance of knowledge & technology transfer across national boundaries.This research community will focus particularly in addressing five research questions:1. Who are the actors involve ...
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Learning Layers develops a set of modular and flexible technological layers for supporting workplace practices in SMEs that unlock peer production and scaffold learning in networks of SMEs, thereby bridging the gap between scaling and adaptation to personal needs. By building on recent advances in contextualized learning, these layers provide a meaningful learning context when people interact with ...
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Higher education student and staff mobility project

Start date: Jun 1, 2015, End date: Sep 30, 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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The proposed study aims to facilitate the development, sharing and transfer of knowledge on the organizing and leadership practices of social ecopreneurs in Poland and the UK. Many fundamental structural and moral foundations of social life are eroding. Social entrepreneurship and activism may provide the much needed thrust for change. Self-organization and social entrepreneurship are on the verge ...
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The COSMOS project will address the assessment needs of the cosmetics industry by delivering an integrated suite of computational tools to predict the effects of long-term exposure to cosmetic ingredients in humans, thus reducing the need for repeated dose toxicity testing in animals. To achieve this, individual modules comprising: (new) databases, thresholds of toxicological concern (TTC), in sil ...
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First European Comprehensive SOLar Irradiance Data exploitation (SOLID)

Start date: Dec 1, 2012, End date: Nov 30, 2015,

Variations of solar irradiance are the most important natural factor in the terrestrial climate and as such, the time dependent spectral solar irradiance is a crucial input to any climate modelling. There have been previous efforts to compile solar irradiance but it is still uncertain by how much the spectral and total solar irradiance changed on yearly, decadal and longer time scales. Observation ...
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Higher education student and staff mobility project

Start date: Jun 1, 2014, End date: Sep 30, 2015,

The University of Bradford has participated in Erasmus for over 25 years and over those years has built up a strong portfolio of Erasmus partner institutions. However the demographic of the student body has changed over the years, as has the portfolio of degree courses in the UK. The University has also moved towards providing degrees in professional and vocational subject areas, which are typic ...
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The present proposal sees the development of business and value creation models as central to the development of personalised nutrition and thus it is intended to engage in a series of interviews with key stakeholders, which will generate a number of scenarios to be considered by these stakeholders. Parallel to that we will run some focus groups with consumers and develop a tool to ascertain consu ...
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Innovative Energy Recovery Strategies in the urban water cycle (INNERS)

Start date: Mar 31, 2010, End date: Dec 30, 2014,

Currently. a transition is taking place in Europe towards an increasing awareness of the effects of our behavior on the environment. Instead of using fossil fuels. the focus slowly shifts towards minimizing energy consumption or using renewable sources of energy with the purpose to reduce carbon emissions. There is an enormous amount of energy within the urban water cycle that is ignored and l ...
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PREPARED “ENABLING CHANGE” (PREPARED)

Start date: Feb 1, 2010, End date: Jan 31, 2014,

IPCC climate change scenarios have a global perspective and need to be scaled down to the local level, where decision makers have to balance risks and investment costs. Very high investments might be a waste of money and too little investment could result in unacceptable risk for the local community. PREPARED is industry driven, 12 city utilities are involved in the project and the RDT carried out ...
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"Air traffic in Europe is expected to double by 2025 according to the last forecast of Eurocontrol. Future passenger and freight fleets will bring better efficiency and improved environmental performance, and will allow people to benefit from the connections that only air transport can deliver. In this context, an integrated aircraft communication system is of paramount importance to improve effic ...
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Sustainable Peace Building (SPBuild)

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

SPBuild is created and developed by a solid and dynamic network of 11 institutions (EDEN Network for Peace and Conflict) with a proven commitment and capacity to deliver high-quality training in the rapidly developing field of Peace and Conflict research. These universities have undertaken joint research, published, and jointly created a European Doctoral Enhancement Programme on Peace and Conflic ...
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To integrate the increasing demand for more houses and other buildings with the increasing need for more and better flood risk management measures in North West European cities along rivers. Objectives to achieve that aim: 1. Awareness: To enhance the awareness and engagement in all aspects of flood risk and the means of managing it at: - the Policy level (politicians/decision makers). - amo ...
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Chronic diseases represent for healthcare systems the heaviest cost burden. Aside from the social costs in terms of suffering, they account for 70% on European average of public healthcare systems in the EU. A plethora of ICT based applications have been developed in the last years, allowing to tackle at least partially problems related to specific pathologies. However, even advanced experiences h ...
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"Noise pollution is a major environmental problem within the EU. The social costs of traffic noise have been estimated to 0.4% of total GDP. Road traffic is the dominant source, and also rail traffic noise is significant. At the same time, road and rail traffic are expected to steadily increase, and the source strength is not expected to significantly decrease within the near future. To reduce the ...
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"Partners come from 10 European countries to achieve two main objectives: A) The further exploration of 3 animal models (the OBX rat, GS rat and NOD mouse) characterized by an activated immune response system (IRS), an abnormal tryptophan catabolism and a depressive-like behaviour to study the pathogenesis of inflammation-related mood disorders and the efficacy/working mechanism of anti-inflammat ...
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"The polymer industry, including producers, converters and machine manufacturers employ 1.6 million people and generate annual sales worth over €300 billion. Europe is the world leader in plastics recycling and the second worldwide plastic producer, but competence by emerging industrialised nations, such as China, is growing bigger and represents a major thread for European interests in mid and lo ...
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Cooperative Advanced Driver Assistance System for Green Cars (EcoGem)

Start date: Sep 1, 2010, End date: Feb 28, 2013,

EcoGem claims that the success and user acceptability of Fully Electric Vehicles (FEVs) will predominantly depend on their electrical energy consumption rate and the corresponding degree of autonomy that they can offer.EcoGem aims at providing efficient ICT-based solutions to this great issue, by designing and developing a FEV-oriented highly-innovative Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS), eq ...
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"Noise Reducing Devices (barriers, claddings, covers and added devices following EN14388) play an important role in noise reduction: optimizing their global performance is of major concern towards Sustainable Surface Transport. QUIESST will merge, for the very first time and within a true holistic approach, “true” intrinsic products characteristics, whatever their materials and shapes, together wi ...
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Converging technologies for micro systems manufacturing (COTECH)

Start date: Oct 1, 2008, End date: Oct 31, 2012,

The objective of the project COTECH is to investigate new approaches of µ-manufacturing based on advanced technology convergence processes and to propose hybrid solutions for high added value cost effective µ-manufacturing emerging applications. The main goals of COTECH are to develop: (1) µ-replication technologies underpinned by emerging tool-making technologies for processing multi-material com ...
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North Sea Skills Integration and New Technologies (SKINT)

Start date: Sep 30, 2008, End date: Sep 30, 2012,

The project is focusing on to integrate and create knowledge on different methods to empower water in interdisciplinary urban development and planning processes. The project has significant relevance for national and EU policy evaluation and the project supports the implementation of the Floods Directive (FD) and the Water framework Directive (WFD). The project will develop a SKIN Water portal, wh ...
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"Highly hydraulic binders, known as natural or Roman cements, were key materials to cover façades of buildings of the European Historicism and Art Nouveau (19th/early 20th century), a period of rapid urban growth in Europe. The maintenance, restoration and reconstruction of historic Roman cement façades form therefore an important issue in Europe’s efforts to preserve its architectural heritage. T ...
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Sustainable Urban Fringes (SURF)

Start date: Aug 31, 2009, End date: Aug 30, 2012,

SURF focuses on the urban fringe (social /economic/environmental) and developing instruments in which to manage a sustainable urban frindge (UF). In addition, the project aims to put the UF higher on the political agenda within the partner regions, at national and regional governments and at EU level. In most cases the UFs act as the hinterland of the urban centres, are of complex shape with a sc ...
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The need for authoritative, on-going international cooperation in respect of the European agenda for taking the concept of the Internet of Things (IoT) to reality is pivotal in putting it into the global context it demands. CASAGRAS2 provides the necessary conduit for taking the next steps in international collaboration.CASAGRAS2 identifies a much broader base for international cooperation, with p ...
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HeliconPlasmaHydrazine.COmbinedMicro (HPH.com)

Start date: Dec 1, 2008, End date: May 31, 2012,

The objective of the research program is to design, optimize and develop a space plasma thruster based on helicon-radio-frequency technology and its application to a nano-satellite for attitude and position control. Moreover a detailed feasibility study will be also conducted to evaluate the possibility of using the plasma thruster to heat and decompose a secondary propellant. The feasibility stud ...
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"Sediment dynamics in water bodies has been the subject of much study. Previously studies on moving sediments has focussed on their role in morphology. Recently, the transport and accumulation of sediment in natural rivers has become of interest to environmental scientists, as many pollutants are associated with sediments. Deterministic models still commonly used in engineering practice model sedi ...
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