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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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Failure of large complex engineering systems often leads to catastrophic consequences. Their efficient and safe design and operation will avoid or reduce malfunctions, failures and accidents, which would have a significant impact on the daily life of the public in terms of service and product delivery, business interruption, economic losses, human injuries/fatalities, and property and environmenta ...
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Alzheimer’s disease (AD) affects more than 7 million people in Europe and this figure is expected to double every 20 years. Despite intensive efforts, no disease-modifying treatments or preventive strategies are available. The lack of specific, sensitive and minimally invasive diagnostics to identify people with early-stage AD to be included in clinical drug intervention trials is among the main r ...
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Increasingly challenging global and environmental requirements have resulted in agricultural systems coming under increasing pressure to enhance their resilience capabilities in order to respond to the abrupt changes in resource quality, quantity and availability, especially during unexpected environmental circumstances, such as uncertain weather, pests and diseases, volatile market conditions and ...
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Clean energy from ocean waves (CEFOW)

Start date: Jun 1, 2015, End date: May 31, 2020,

The most advanced wave power demonstrations today have showed the feasibility of power generation with single device deployments and MW-scale performance within several testing periods of several years. The next step beyond this is to deploy multiple wave energy converters in MW-scale with improved power generation capability and demonstrate that they are able to survive rough sea conditions over ...
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Partnership for Research in Geopolymer Concretes (PRIGeoC)

Start date: Jun 1, 2016, End date: May 31, 2020,

Concrete, owing to its availability, easy preparation and fabrication, is the most popular construction material. However, the cement industry is facing unprecedented challenges caused by energy resources and CO2 emissions. Despite the incremental improvements in process efficiency adopted by the cement industry in recent years, OPC production is still responsible for around 6% of all man-made glo ...
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Climate change and European aquatic RESources (CERES)

Start date: Mar 1, 2016, End date: Feb 29, 2020,

CERES advances a cause-and-effect understanding of how future climate change will influence Europe’s most important fish and shellfish populations, their habitats, and the economic activities dependent on these species. CERES will involve and closely cooperate with industry and policy stakeholders to define policy, environment, social, technological, law and environmental climate change scenarios ...
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Tools for Assessment and Planning of Aquaculture Sustainability (TAPAS)

Start date: Mar 1, 2016, End date: Feb 29, 2020,

Aquaculture is one of five sectors in the EU's Blue Growth Strategy, aimed at harnessing untapped potential for food production and jobs whilst focusing on environmental sustainability. TAPAS addresses this challenge by supporting member states to establish a coherent and efficient regulatory framework aimed at sustainable growth. TAPAS will use a requirements analysis to evaluate existing regulat ...
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STEMM-CCS is an ambitious research and innovation project on geological carbon dioxide (CO2) storage that will deliver new insights, guidelines for best practice, and tools for all phases of the CO2 storage cycle at ocean Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) sites. It brings together the main operator (Shell) of the world’s first commercial scale full-chain ocean demonstration CCS project (Peterhead P ...
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Deictic Communication - A Multidisciplinary Training (DCOMM)

Start date: Feb 1, 2016, End date: Jan 31, 2020,

Deictic communication is fundamental to understanding communication in both typical and atypical populations, and forms the key connection between language and objects/locations in the world. It is therefore critical to understanding human-human interaction, and human-system interaction in a range of technology applications – from mobile phones to cognitive robotics – and to the enhancement of cli ...
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Applications of Personal Robotics for Interaction and Learning (APRIL)

Start date: Jan 1, 2016, End date: Dec 31, 2019,

... evelopmental and social cognitive systems with hands-on experiments on the application of human-robot interaction and assistive systems. APRIL is the result of the strategic synergies of Plymouth University Centre for Robotics and Neural Systems with its international leadership and reputation as UK and European hub in cognitive developmental robotics and human-robot interaction, and with Aldebara ...
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Multiple-actOrs Virtual Empathic CARgiver for the Elder (MoveCare)

Start date: Jan 1, 2017, End date: Dec 31, 2019,

MoveCare develops and field tests an innovative multi-actor platform that supports the independent living of the elder at home by monitoring, assist and promoting activities to counteract decline and social exclusion. It comprises 3 hierarchical layers: 1) A service layer provides monitoring and intervention. It endows objects of everyday use with advanced processing capabilities and integrates th ...
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DANUBIUS-PP is a three-year project to raise DANUBIUS-RI (International Centre for Advanced Studies on River-Sea Systems) to the legal, financial and technical maturity required for successful implementation and development. DANUBIUS-RI is a pan-European distributed research infrastructure (RI) building on existing expertise to support interdisciplinary research on river-sea (RS) systems, spanning ...
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EOMORES (Earth Observation-based Services for Monitoring and Reporting of Ecological Status) aims to develop new highly efficient commercial services for operational inland and coastal ecological water quality monitoring. Inland and coastal water bodies constitute essential components of ecology and biodiversity, they buffer climate change and influence many aspects of economy (recreation, fisheri ...
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Safety Enables Cooperation in Uncertain Robotic Environments (SECURE)

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

The majority of existing robots in industry are pre-programmed robots working in safety zones, with visual or auditory warning signals and little concept of intelligent safety awareness necessary for dynamic and unpredictable human or domestic environments. In the future, novel cognitive robotic companions will be developed, ranging from service robots to humanoid robots, which should be able to l ...
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Nanomaterial FAte and Speciation in the Environment (NanoFASE)

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

Concept: NanoFASE will deliver an integrated Exposure Assessment Framework, including methods, parameter values, model and guidance that will allow Industry to assess the full diversity of industrial nano-enabled products to a standard acceptable in regulatory registrations. Methods to assess how use phases, waste streams and environmental compartments (air, soil, water biota) act as “reactors” in ...
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The overarching objective of AtlantOS is to achieve a transition from a loosely-coordinated set of existing ocean observing activities to a sustainable, efficient, and fit-for-purpose Integrated Atlantic Ocean Observing System (IAOOS), by defining requirements and systems design, improving the readiness of observing networks and data systems, and engaging stakeholders around the Atlantic; and leav ...
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The project will develop well-targeted and sound communication material that raises awareness on our (individual and collective) responsibility and interest in ensuring the sustainability of the ocean and of its ecosystems. The project builds on critical assessments of: (1) existing communication strategies, material and governance that focuses on the ocean; (2) the values, perceptions and underst ...
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Second Language Tutoring using Social Robots (L2TOR)

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

The L2TOR project capitalises on recent developments in human-robot interaction in which the use of social robots is explored in the context of teaching and tutoring. Social robots have been shown to have marked benefits over screen-based tutoring technologies, and have demonstrable positive impacts on motivation in learners and their learning outcomes. L2TOR focuses on the domain of second langua ...
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Boosting careers of animation young artists with video mapping

Start date: Jun 1, 2015, End date: Sep 30, 2018,

The European creative sectors of animation and digital arts are drivers for creativity, innovation, growth and employment. However these sectors remain structurally weak and are not sufficiently competitive, on a global scale. This is due, in great part, to a failure to retain young talent that comes out of Europe’s high quality higher education system, attracted to the American and Japanese creat ...
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FRESH AIR is a 3 year project which addresses the urgent need to prevent, diagnose and treat lung diseases in LMICs and other low-resource settings where the greatest burden of disease is experienced. Our Consortium brings together leading international respiratory researchers, clinicians and policy experts from EU member states and the US who have expertise and experience of the challenges of imp ...
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Fundamental physics with intense laser fields (SF-QFT)

Start date: Oct 1, 2016, End date: Sep 30, 2018,

"High-intensity lasers have the potential to offer groundbreaking insights into physics both within and beyond the Standard Model, as well as a wealth of applications in science, medicine, technology and industry. There is therefore an international drive to explore fundamental physics in intense laser fields, in the regime where both relativistic and quantum effects are significant.This regime wi ...
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In clinical interventions, skill transfer from therapist to children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) benefits from the inclusion of expressive artefacts such as puppets and animated characters. Well-designed robotic agents have proven to be particularly effective and are becoming an increasingly important tool for mediating between therapists and ASD children in robot-assisted therapy (RAT). ...
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Phenologit: spatial data analysis and mobile learning for schools

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

Understanding and taking care of our environment is a topic that appears across the curriculum in European schools. It is a close-to-the-heart subject, which attracts the students’ attention and can lead to rich and enjoyable educational activities while building positive attitudes in the citizens of the future. It is also a topic that can provide deep intellectual stimulation and satisfaction thr ...
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Robotics for Primary Schools in the 21st Century

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

21st Century IT Teaching for Primary Schools is a collaborative project involving a range of partners with distinctive expertise in primary and adult education, teaching and learning, robotics and information communication technology (ITC). The overarching theme is the development and dissemination of a common pedagogy based on the rapidly changing developments and requirements for ICT including c ...
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The overarching research aim of this project is to examine the social interactions, dynamics and friendship networks of all students, with an emphasis on those identified as having special educational needs, in mainstream primary schools. The IE2 project strives to understand how inclusive education is being implemented across three countries (US, UK, Cyprus) and contribute to the debate on how to ...
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Wave Farm Impacts and Design (WAVEIMPACT)

Start date: Jul 1, 2014, End date: Jun 30, 2018,

"Wave energy is a vast resource that can substantially reduce our environmental footprint. For this purpose Wave Energy Converters (WECs) must be deployed in arrays, forming wave farms, because a single WEC cannot deliver the amounts of energy that are required. At present we do not understand how the sea will interact with these wave farms. In earlier work, we carried out laboratory tests to char ...
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Sustainability of societies in a restricted or fragile environment forms a perpetual question, past and present underpinning questions of the rise and fall of civilisation. Today, the eroded Maltese islands support one of the densest human populations in the world. When first colonised in the 6th millennium BC, pristine soil and forest covered the landscape, but within centuries the landscape was ...
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The recent experience with ocean wave energy have revealed issues with reliability of technical components, survivability, high development costs and risks, long time to market, as well as industrial scalability of proposed and tested technologies. However the potential of wave energy is vast, and also positive conclusions have been drawn, in particular that wave energy is generally technically fe ...
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Neurophenomenology of Mental Imagery (NeuPheMi)

Start date: Mar 22, 2016, End date: Mar 21, 2018,

The NeuPheMi project presents a novel approach in the neuroscientific study of mental imagery. Mechanisms of mental imagery are not yet well understood and while traditional approaches investigated their neural correlates based mostly on problem-solving tasks, NeuPheMi proposes to shed the light on the neural correlates of experiencing mental imagery. By taking into account the subjective experien ...
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Asymptomatic vascular damage accumulates for years before patients are identified and subjected to therapeutic measures. The limited knowledge on early vascular disease pathophysiology is reflected in the lack of therapeutic options. SysVasc aims to overcome this limitation by mounting a comprehensive systems medicine approach to elucidate pathological mechanisms, which will yield molecular target ...
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The main objective of the EnerGAware project is to achieve a 15-30% energy consumption and emissions reduction in a social housing pilot and increase the social tenants’ understanding and engagement in energy efficiency. The EnerGAware project will develop and test, in publically owned social housing, a serious game that will be linked to the actual energy consumption (smart meter data) of the gam ...
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EUFAR aims at providing researchers with Open Access to the airborne facilities the most suited to their needs. EUFAR thus allocates Transnational Access to 21 installations, develops a culture of co-operation between scientists and operators, and organizes training courses to attract young scientists to airborne research. To improve the quality of the service, EUFAR supports the experts on airbor ...
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INFORM aims to develop novel and improved user-driven products for inland water quality monitoring by using innovative methods integrated into biogeochemical models which fully exploit the capabilities of upcoming earth observation missions. Remote sensing is dramatically underutilized for the monitoring of inland waters mainly due to the complexity of these waters, the lack of adequate analysis m ...
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Synergistic role of Notch and CD133 in oral epithelial cell differentiation and survivalThe Notch signaling is an evolutionarily conserved pathway that regulates cell-cell communication and cell fate. CD133/Prominin1 is often expressed by stem cells but its functions are still unknown. Increasing evidence suggest Notch and CD133 might have close biological connection. Based on my preliminary resul ...
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Marine Ecosystem Stability and Turnover (MAREST)

Start date: Jan 1, 2015, End date: Dec 31, 2017,

... ity of shallow water benthic communities in the Mesozoic; (ii) bridge current research in Stratigraphic Palaeobiology and stable isotope geochemistry; (iii) create a novel collaboration between the University of Georgia Stratigraphic Lab (USA) and the Centre for Research in Earth Science at Plymouth University (UK); (iv) bring back to Europe unique research expertise in Stratigraphic Palaeobiology ...
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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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Anatolian pLateau climatE and Tectonic hazards (ALErT)

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

ALErT: Anatolian pLateau climatE and Tectonic hazards, is a virtual campus of 10 European academic and 5 industry partners in the fields of applied Earth sciences, natural hazard monitoring, and knowledge transfer. Our research focus is on the tectonic and climatic boundary conditions along the densely populated margins of the Central Anatolian Plateau, Turkey and associated natural hazards. Due t ...
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Cognitive Innovation (CogNovo)

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

... oduce a cohort of researchers well-equipped to contribute to the European Research Area. To demonstrate its commitment to this proposal and further enhance the impact of the CogNovo network, Plymouth University will fund an additional 12 PhD students to complement the group of EU–funded Early Career Researchers.Research within the network will be built upon an extensive multi-disciplinary base, ra ...
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"Bioactive trace metal (TM) distributions in the ocean impact directly on the growth and sustainability of micro-organisms and on the marine biogeochemical cycles of bulk elements that sustain life, such as carbon, nitrogen, phosphorus and sulphur. A primary delivery mechanism of TMs to the modern surface ocean is via atmospheric transport and deposition in aerosols and precipitation. An important ...
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