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Liver cirrhosis is a very common chronic disease and one of the leading causes of death in European. Moreover, cirrhosis has a marked impact in patients quality of life and represents a major burden for health systems. Treatment of cirrhosis is currently based on symptomatic management of complications and has not changed substantially in the last 20 years. There is an unmet need for therapies tha ...
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ERASMUS MUNDUS MASTER JOINT DEGREE NUCLEAR PHYSICS

Start date: Oct 31, 2016, End date: Oct 30, 2021,

Nuclear Physics and technology has multiple applications of strategic economical relevance at the EU and worldwide. These include energy resources, medical diagnosis and therapeutic practices, new material characterization, or environmental studies, among others. The Horizon 2020, and the Euratom R&T Programme that complements it in the field of nuclear research and training, put a strong emphasis ...
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This research project is a comparative historical study which examines the role of militias, paramilitary movements, armed organisations, and vigilante groups before the First World War (from the late 19th century to 1914). Its goal is to investigate how and to what extent organised political violence permeated European societies even before the outbreak of the Great War. The practice of organised ...
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Cultural Expertise in Europe: What is it useful for? (EURO-EXPERT)

Start date: Oct 1, 2016, End date: Sep 30, 2021,

Respect for diversity has been at the forefront of political accession to the European Union since 1993 and socio-legal scholarship has developed articulated reflections on the accommodation of ethnic and religious minorities in Europe. Country-experts have been instructed with increasing frequency in judicial and pre-judicial proceedings involving members of diasporic communities. In some common ...
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European crop production is to remain competitive while reducing environmental impacts, requiring development and uptake of effective soil improvingcropping systems. The overall aim of SOILCARE is to identify and evaluate promising soil-improving cropping systems and agronomictechniques increasing profitability and sustainability across scales in Europe. A trans-disciplinary approach will be used ...
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The European network for observing our changing planet (ERA-PLANET)

Start date: Feb 1, 2016, End date: Jan 31, 2021,

In the last decade a significant number of projects and programmes in different domains of environmental monitoring and Earth observation have generated a substantial amount of data and knowledge on different aspects related to environmental quality and sustainability. Big data generated by in-situ or satellite platforms are being collected and archived with a plethora of systems and instruments m ...
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Plasma Antenna Technologies (PATH)

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

PATH is intended to promote a collaborative researches focused in the development of high density plasma sources implemented with the Exchange of staff personnel between the partners of the network. The research will also address transfer of knowledge and training of the researchers in the specific field of plasma sources and its applications in the telecommunication sector.High density plasma sou ...
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Children’s Liver Tumour European Research Network (ChiLTERN)

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

Liver cancer in the paediatric population is rare with an incidence approximately 1-1.5 per million population. The commonest tumour seen in the childhood population is hepatoblastoma (HB), usually seen in young children and infants. Much rarer (about 10% of paediatric liver cancers) is hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), usually seen in the teenage population and sometimes associated with underlying ...
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MMbio will bridge the classically separate disciplines of Chemistry and Biology by assembling leading experts from academia and non-academic partners (industry, technology transfer & science communication) to bring about systems designed to interfere therapeutically with gene expression in living cells. Expertise in nucleic acid synthesis, its molecular recognition and chemical reactivity is combi ...
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Quantum Information Access and Retrieval Theory (QUARTZ)

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

Quantum Information Access and Retrieval TheoryWe aim to establish an European Training Network (ETN) on QUantum information Access and Retrieval Theory (QUARTZ). Towards a new approach to Information Access and Retrieval (IAR) addressing the challenges of the dynamic and multimodal nature of the data and user interaction context, QUARTZ aims to educate its Early Stage Researchers (ESRs) to adopt ...
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Quantum Communications for ALL (QCALL)

Start date: Dec 1, 2016, End date: Nov 30, 2020,

Quantum Communications for ALL (QCALL) endeavors to take the next necessary steps to bring the developing quantum technologies closer to the doorsteps of end users. Quantum communications (QC) is well-known for its offering ultra-secure cryptographic key-exchange schemes—resilient to any future technological advancement. QCALL will empower a nucleus of researchers in this area to provide secure co ...
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Precision Additive Metal Manufacturing (PAM^2)

Start date: Dec 1, 2016, End date: Nov 30, 2020,

Additive Manufacturing (AM) is a fast−growing sector with the ability to evoke a revolution in manufacturing due to its almost unlimited design freedom and its capability to produce personalised parts locally and with efficient material use. AM companies however still face technological challenges such as limited precision due to shrinkage and build−in stresses and limited process stability and ro ...
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Educational Network in Ocular Drug Delivery and Therapeutics (OcuTher)

Start date: Nov 1, 2016, End date: Oct 31, 2020,

Ocular drug development has transformed from niche area to a major field in drug development in which many companies, including European big pharma has entered recently. Ocular drug development is a unique field in terms of drug targets and end-points of activity, local drug administration routes, tissue barriers and pharmacokinetics, drug delivery and formulation challenges and local toxicity iss ...
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European forests are expected to provide a broad range of ecosystem services (ES). This capacity is however threatened by the uncertainties of climate change, the complex dynamics of evolving global markets and the pressures for increased use of bioenergy. Such challenges cannot be effectively addressed with an uncritical regional or national commitment to traditional forest management models (FMM ...
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REFERENCE: 564530-EPP-1-2015-1-ES-EPPKA1-JMD-MOB_PlantHeTITLE: Plant Health in Sustainable Cropping Systems, PlantHeObjectiveThe Joint Master degree Plant Health in Sustainable Cropping Systems (PlantHe) is proposed by four European countries (France, Germany, Italy and Spain) and represents a fully integrated, globally competitive programme with the objective to educate students to be able to mas ...
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Europe has somewhere between 150,000 and 500,000 landfill sites, with an estimated 90% of them being “non-sanitary” landfills, predating the EU Landfill Directive of 1999. These older landfills tend to be filled with municipal solid waste and often lack any environmental protection technology. In order to avoid future environmental and health problems, many of these landfills will soon require exp ...
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The possibility to artificially induce and expand in vitro tissue-specific stem cells (SCs) is an important goal for regenerative medicine, to understand organ physiology, for in vitro modeling of human diseases and many other applications. Here we found that this goal can be achieved in the culture dish by transiently inducing expression of YAP or TAZ - nuclear effectors of the Hippo and biomecha ...
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SUMCASTEC explores radically new approach for cancer stem cells (CSCs) real time isolation (i.e. within minutes vs current 40 days) and neutralization. A novel micro-optofluidic lab-on-chip (LOC) platform will be developed through a joint and iterative effort by biologists, clinicians and engineers. For the first time, a single LOC will be capable of delivering ultra-wide broadband radiation to co ...
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Arterial hypertension affects up to 45% of the general population and is responsible for 7.1 million deaths per year worldwide. Although a large therapeutic arsenal exists, blood pressure control is sub-optimal in up to two thirds of patients. Yet, even small increments in blood pressure are associated with increased cardiovascular risk, with 62% of cerebrovascular disease and 49% of ischemic hear ...
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Social Innovation in Marginalised Rural Areas (SIMRA)

Start date: Apr 1, 2016, End date: Mar 31, 2020,

SIMRA seeks to advance understanding of social innovation (SI) and innovative governance in agriculture, forestry and rural development (RD), and how to boost them, particularly in marginalised rural areas across Europe, with a focus on the Mediterranean region (including non-EU) where there is limited evidence of outcomes and supporting conditions. These objectives will be achieved by: 1. Develop ...
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Preventing and mitigating farmed bivalve diseases (VIVALDI)

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

The overarching goal of VIVALDI is to increase the sustainability and competitiveness of the European shellfish industry by improving the understanding of bivalve diseases and by developing innovative solutions and tools for the prevention, control and mitigation of the major pathogens affecting the main European farmed shellfish species: Pacific oyster (Crassostrea gigas), mussels (Mytilus edulis ...
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The use of nanotechnology and nano-materials in biological applications is being widely explored and is considered a valuable approach to ameliorate human wellbeing. Specifically, nanoparticles and carbon nanotubes are of great scientific interest as they are currently used clinically as delivery systems for a wide range of drugs. An interdisciplinary approach that considers knowledge in chemistry ...
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Sustainable CellulAr networks harVEstiNG ambient Energy (SCAVENGE)

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

Energy sustainability is key to future mobile networks due to their foreseen capacity upsurge. The objective of the ETN SCAVENGE (Sustainable CellulAr networks harVEstiNG ambient Energy) is to create a training network for early-stage researchers (ESRs) who will contribute to the design and implementation of eco-friendly and sustainable next-generation (5G) networks and become leaders in the relat ...
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Flood Risk ANticipation and Communication in the Alps (LIFE FRANCA)

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

Background Recent hydro-geological events in Italy, such as floods and landslides, have increased public awareness of the link between climate change and the frequency and intensity of extreme weather events. The EU Floods Directive requires Member States to produce flood risk maps for all watercourses and coastlines and to take adequate and coordinated ...
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Background In Europe, there is a general lack of knowledge about the diverse functions of soils, and in particular about the best available measures for their improvement and conservation. In the specific case of vineyards, which have both economic and landscape value in Europe, there are several soil management problems that are often not adequately addr ...
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The main objective of this proposal is to develop reliable GaN-based power devices and systems for high and medium power electronics targeting industrial and automotive applications and bringing the GaN power devices another step towards the wide usability in the energy saving environment to further tap the full potential which this new material brings along.This proposal addresses two subjects, o ...
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innovative Medical Protons Achromatic Calorimeter and Tracker (iMPACT)

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

The iMPACT project focuses on the realization of a proton Computed Tomography (pCT) scanner capable of acquiring a target full 3D image with 1s exposure, therefore opening the way to the practical application of proton imaging technique in medical radiotherapy treatments. Such cutting-edge particles scanner combines innovative ideas devised for the future High Energy Physics experiments together w ...
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Additive Manufacturing (AM) market has grown with trends higher than 20% every year in the last 10 years. Their fast uptake is due to different innovative factors such as no shape limits in manufacturing process, full customisation on the single artefact, localised production and no waste material. In particular the ability to print any shape allows to design the products not following the constri ...
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Participatory Urban Living for Sustainable Environments (PULSE)

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

PULSE (Participatory Urban Living for Sustainable Environments) will leverage diverse data sources and big data analytics to transform public health from a reactive to a predictive system, and from a system focused on surveillance to an inclusive and collaborative system supporting health equity. Working within five global cities, PULSE will harvest open city data, and data from health systems, ur ...
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Chronic liver disease affects about 29-million Europeans accounting for about 170,000 deaths at a cost of around €15.8bn. This chronic non-communicable disease is increasing at an alarming rate due to increasing European obesity, alcohol use and ageing. The three main causes of the disease; alcohol, fatty liver and viral hepatitis are amenable to prevention and treatment. Gut-derived endotoxins an ...
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... conducted at the Australian National University (outgoing host institution, Canberra, Australia), hosting a world-class experimental laboratory and state-of-the-art analytical equipment; and at the Università di Padova (return host institution, Padova, Italy), equipped with first-class analytical techniques."
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Astrophysics

Start date: Oct 1, 2015, End date: Sep 30, 2019,

Objective The main objectives of the Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree programme in Astronomy and Astrophysics are initiation in scientific research and applied training in Astronomy and Astrophysics.Course duration Two years (120 ECTS)Brief DescriptionThe various specialities of the partner institutions result in an increased offer of pathways for the students: Theoretical Astrophysics, Models, ...
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To date, three way catalytic converters (TWCs) have been established as the most effective engine exhaust after-treatment system. However, TWCs not only fail to address the issue of particulate matter (PM) emissions but are also the main industrial consumer of Critical Raw Materials (CRMs) mainly Platinum Group Metals (PGMs) and Rare Earth elements (REEs), with the automotive industry accounting f ...
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Homelessness as unfairness (HOME_EU)

Start date: Oct 1, 2016, End date: Sep 30, 2019,

Empirically informing a European theory of justice is a complex and challenging endeavour, however the emergence of current social crisis, and the resulting inequalities and unfairness, bring about the need to revise the premises that facilitate translation of the theory into concrete guidance to effective social policies and coherent programs and practices.To respond to this challenge, a trans-di ...
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"The H2020 "Digital Agenda for Europe" Flagship Initiative has the goal of providing all EU citizens with Internet speeds above 30Mbps and above 50% households above 100Mbps. Delivering such speeds and reaching so many households will require the creation of a new generation of wireless access networks.This action will study Wireless with Increased Network Density, Antennas, Spectrum and Heterogen ...
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European Training for Coordinate Metrology 4.0

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

CONTEXT The EU manufacturing sector accounts for 2 million companies and 33 million jobs; it is the source of 15% of EU GDP and 80% of exports. Digital Manufacturing (i.e. Industry 4.0) is a recent strategy at EU level to support innovation processes (Background Paper on "Digitising European Industry", 30 June 2015, European Commission, DG Connect). Highly qualified labour force remains a key sou ...
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BACKGROUNDThe aeronautic Industry have a special place in European advanced manufacturing. It's stands in the high-added value productions and uses the most demand technologies and quality control . To ensure interchangeability and advanced performance, parts to be assembled need appropriate QUALITY CONTROL as well as advanced design and optimisation. A key factor for the successful implementation ...
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Refugees and migrants and integration into the labour market as a key strategy to tackle the refugee crisesThe influx of refugees and migrants into the European Union has recently reached a high level. The crisis constitutes an urgent call to the member countries of the European Union to work together and develop efficient strategies for coping with the challenges that arise. European countries ne ...
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Human Rights Governance: Theory and Practice of Multi-level governance

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

The proposed Jean Monnet project is an advanced, interdisciplinary and policy-oriented 6 ECT MA course ("Human Rights Governance: Theory and Practice of Multi-level Governance") within a recently created and fully English taught MA programme "Human Rights and Multi-level Governance”. It will provide to an internationally constituted student body a policy-driven and applied framework with the ai ...
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Measuring Return on Investment from EU VET mobility

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

The Education and Training 2020 Strategy wishes for a challenging 6% rate of VET students involved in a mobility experience abroad, compared to the current 0,7%. ROI-MOB springs from the idea that quality can increase quantity. But what is quality?All people say work experiences abroad are useful, enriching, favour employability, development of one’s skills, etc.. What are such statements based up ...
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