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EIPIN IS is a comprehensive project at the forefront of multidisciplinary research, examining the role of intellectual property (IP) as a complex adaptive system in innovation. The focus will be on the European regulatory framework for fostering innovation with the aim of enhancing Europe’s capacity for innovation-based sustainable economic growth. The longstanding European Intellectual Property I ...
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Metagenomes comprise enormous reservoirs coding for proteins with useful activities. Unfortunately, harvesting this reservoir is difficult, because useful candidates are rare and hidden in an overwhelming majority of irrelevant genes. Screening campaigns of metagenomic libraries thus require massive capital-expenditure for robotic systems and much manpower, making them expensive, slow and availab ...
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Common Good First - digital storytelling for Social Innovation

Start date: Oct 15, 2016, End date: Oct 14, 2019,

... igh usage of mobile phone technology in South Africa, we will ensure that these platforms are at the heart of our content and application development. •We will actively promote and support University/Enterprise cooperation, based on deep knowledge of the digital landscape in SA, so as to promote take-up of web and mobile technologies in the region, in line with government objectives •We will crea ...
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Sharing LearnIng from Practice to improve Patient Safety

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

Health care is a significant area of employment across Europe, and good quality health care is essential to the wellbeing of its population. Around one in ten patients suffers harm during their care, yet most adverse events are preventable. The Shared LearnIng from Practice to improve Patient Safety (SLIPPS) project aims to improve the key skills of student healthcare professionals in relation to ...
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Integrated Activities for the High Energy Astrophysics Domain (AHEAD)

Start date: Sep 1, 2015, End date: Feb 28, 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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‘Massive Open Online Courses’ (MOOCs) caused a major impact on HEIs worldwide. Business models, target groups, quality standards, certification, sustainability, teaching, delivery & learning methods are all affected. Europe is yet to respond to these emerging trends. Initiatives in the EU exist, but remain isolated, both geographically and per sector. They lack impact on the HEI area as a whole, a ...
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Accessible Learning design, implementation and accreditation

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

... rk prospects of persons with disabilities. The ALdia project will create an innovative, comprehensive and sustainable framework that will promote the equal access of disabled students and trainees to University education and vocational training. This framework will a) define student needs in both higher education and VET sectors, b) develop and implement a flexible, massive open online course (MOO ...
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Latin American Social Innovation Network

Start date: Oct 15, 2015, End date: Oct 14, 2018,

... rica, through intercultural, curricular and extracurricular activities. It will achieve this by establishing Social Innovation Support Units (SISU) within the Partner Countries to promote and support University-social enterprise cooperation, social entrepreneurship and graduate employability with a particular emphasis on social innovation projects, incubation and training. A range of learning and ...
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Advancing university financial management practices in Southeast Asia

Start date: Oct 15, 2015, End date: Oct 14, 2018,

Advanse aims at promoting the modernization of financial management practices and income diversification strategies in HE institutions at regional level, with a view to sustainably strengthen the Higher Education systems and maximize the social return on investment in Higher Education in Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand. More specific it aims at:-enhancing human, organisational and technical capac ...
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Democratisation of HE in LA has helped to ensure a growing trend of increasing enrolment of students with disability, although it is still not significant enough in terms of potential numbers (Mexico: disabled people access in HE lower than 5%, Chile: 6,6% from which, only 2,66% complete their studies, Argentina: disabled students represents 0,08% of the students population). The adaptation of HE ...
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strEngthening National researcH And iNnovation Capacities in viEtnam

Start date: Oct 15, 2015, End date: Oct 14, 2018,

ENHANCE is a structural project that will operate at a macro level targeting the Vietnamese HE system (R&I management and implementation). Thanks to a complementary consortium involving 6 of the most relevant VIET HEIs with geographical balance, 3 EU HEIs with huge experience in R&I and international cooperation and the participation of MOET and MOST (HE and S&T authorities). The project is in lin ...
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Internationalisation of Higher Education in Iran

Start date: Oct 15, 2015, End date: Oct 14, 2018,

IHEI aims to increase the International Relations (IRR) capacities of Iranian HEIs to increase their potential to be more open and reduce barriers for fluid international (int´l) exchanges. The consortium, 3 EU HEIs + 6 Iranian HEIs with geographical balance (5 admin regions of the Islamic Republic of Iran), will work on strengthening the int´l dimension of the Iranian HE System via transfer of kn ...
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Securing abundant, affordable, and clean energy remains a critical scientific challenge. Fortuitously, large shale formations occur within Europe. As the conventional gas production in Europe peaked in 2004, European shale gas could become a practical necessity for the next 50 years. However, the exploitation of shale gas remains challenging. Further, its environmental footprint is at present poor ...
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FlyHigh studies underexplored phytophagous and saprophagous flies and geophyte plants aiming to obtaining ecological and evolutionary data that will be used to elucidate ecological features of fly species that could be exploited for artificial mass production of flies. Artificial mass rearing of flies produces beneficial end products, the flies themselves or their larval stages, that could be appl ...
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The current level of energy efficiency investments in the rental housing sector is in danger of missing EU policy targets. RentalCal aims to develop models and tools for assessing the commercial viability of energy efficiency retrofitting in the rental housing stock. This will reduce split incentive barriers, price in green added value and show a clear road map towards a sustainable housing stock. ...
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Serve. Experience. Learn

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

People living in social exclusion, children living at risk or foster houses, social isolation of people and children with mental disabilities, limited possibilities of old people’s communities, intolerance among different national minorities, stray animals – these are some of the many severe and painful social problems in a nowadays Lithuanian society. Modern society of ours has created many forms ...
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The European Energy Research Alliance, set-up under the European Strategic Energy Technology Plan, has launched an initiative for a Joint Programme on Nuclear Materials (JPNM). The JPNM aims at establishing key priorities in the area of advanced nuclear materials, identifying funding opportunities and harmonizing this scientific & technical domain at the European level by maximizing complementarit ...
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Quality of higher education (HE) is the basic priority of HE development during last decades in many countries of the world. In Europe, the Bologna process (BP) has declared the quality of HE as one of the major priorities. In CA region the quality assurance (QA) systems and mechanisms are the national priorities while the BP type reforms constitute one of the regional priorities. The consortium 5 ...
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“One becomes an entrepreneur not by birth but by education as well as by experience” Context/background: Our project, ICT ENTREPRENEUR, aims to develop an innovative entrepreneurship programme for ICT students/graduates across Europe, offering these young people an insight of the working environment, helping them in developing their transversal skills and providing a new professional path to them ...
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How to lead a sport club to a successful future

Start date: Jan 1, 2015, End date: Jun 30, 2017,

The sportGO project will focus on the priority of supporting the implementation of EU policy documents in the field of sport and other relevant policy areas such as recommendations, guidelines, policy strategies, etc. (e.g. EU Physical Activity Guidelines, EU Guidelines on Dual Careers of Athletes, Principles on good governance in sport, etc).Nowadays even amateur and semi-professional sport clubs ...
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The aim of CASCADE is to obtain a better understanding of sudden ecosystem shifts that may lead to major losses in biodiversity and ecosystem services, and to define measures that can be used to prevent such shifts. The focus of CASCADE is explicitly on drylands as being one of the most fragile and threatened ecosystems in Europe. CASCADE will investigate the historical evolution of dryland ecosys ...
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Automatic building of Machine Translation (Abu-MaTran)

Start date: Jan 1, 2013, End date: Dec 31, 2016,

Abu-MaTran seeks to enhance industry-academia cooperation as a key aspect to tackle one of Europe's biggest challenges: multilinguality. We aim to increase the hitherto low industrial adoption of machine translation by identifying crucial cutting-edge research techniques (automatic acquisition of corpora and linguistic resources, pivot techniques, linguistically augmented statistical translation a ...
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Dynamic Social and Media Content Syndication for 2nd Screen (SAM)

Start date: Oct 1, 2013, End date: Oct 31, 2016,

Description The SAM project enables consumers to "socialise around media", via their second screens, where they are fed with relevant digital content created once and fully syndicated to all for maximum impact.Today people use “2nd screen” tablets or smartphones while watching their “1st screen” – typically a TV. They engage in activities ...
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In 2008 the estimated cost of dementia within Europe (EU27) was €160.3 billion, equivalent to €22,194 per person with dementia. Between one third and a half of people living with dementia in Europe do so in resource-intensive facilities (e.g. nursing homes and hospitals), although the policy imperative is to shift the balance of care through family caring. The known variation in the quality of dem ...
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Microwave, Ultrasonic and Plasma assisted Syntheses (MAPSYN)

Start date: Dec 1, 2012, End date: May 31, 2016,

The proposed project, MAPSYN, aims to bring selected innovative energy efficient chemical reaction processes, assisted with novel microwave, ultrasonic and plasma systems, up to the manufacturing scale. A pragmatic approach of using these selected alternative energy sources for end user selected reactions, will be individually studied for both microreactor and flow reactor systems (i.e. continuous ...
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"Lightweight ceramics and fibre reinforced ceramic composites, such as non-oxide Ceramic Matrix Composites (CMCs) and Expanded Graphite (EG), represent very promising solutions for high temperature applications in strategic industrial sectors, such as transport and energy. In fact, these materials are one of topical priorities of the European Technology Platform EuMAT and a strategic issue of the ...
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Civil Engagement in Social Work: Developing Global Models (CIVIL_SW)

Start date: May 27, 2013, End date: May 26, 2016,

This project aims to examine the role of social work and its engagement with civil society in supporting vulnerable members of the community. It will examine the relationship within the context of social welfare reform in response to neoliberal reform and new public management initiatives. Social work provides an important role in civil society of protecting, supporting and advocating for societie ...
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ELECTRONANOMAT offers major efforts towards establishing and developing a new joint European/Chinese network in comprehensive frontline electrochemical and biological surface science. The network will be a platform for future collaboration based on extensive staff exchange and knowledge transfer among the partner institutions. “Molecular and biomolecular electrochemistry at non-traditional electro ...
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Enhancement of Jordan-European S&T Partnerships (EU-JORDANNET II)

Start date: Oct 1, 2012, End date: Sep 30, 2015,

EU-JordanNet II aims at further increasing the research cooperation between Jordan and Europe, following the successful activities of the first EU-JordanNet. On the one hand it will adopt a broader approach by addressing in particular the research-innovation chain encompassing academia as well as the private sector, and on the other hand will facilitate the preparation of collaborative activities ...
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A Flexible Interactive Reading Support Tool (FIRST)

Start date: Oct 1, 2011, End date: Sep 30, 2014,

The FIRST project uses innovative language technology to simplify documents for people with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). These people can have problems when reading such as difficulty understanding complex instructions, misinterpreting literal meanings, or being confused by uncommon words, figures of speech and lack of precision.Using the language technology created in the FIRST project, users ...
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The Innovation Society, Sustainability, and ICT (INSITE)

Start date: Mar 1, 2011, End date: May 31, 2014,

Our society is organized around a positive feedback dynamic that produces innovation cascades. In these cascades, new artifacts are inextricably linked with transformations in social organization and the generation of new "needs" for individual and society. Besides desired effects, these cascades produce disruptive changes in the environment and in society itself, ultimately leading to sustainabi ...
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GEn IV and Transmutation MATerials (GETMAT)

Start date: Feb 1, 2008, End date: Oct 31, 2013,

In FP5 and FP6, a number of significant projects have been launched, aimed at investigating innovative strategies for safe and optimised radioactive waste management. In particular P/T strategies based on the use of Accelerator Driven Systems are being addressed within the integrated project EUROTRANS. Moreover, during FP6, projects were also initiated to study advanced systems, as defined in the ...
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"SIRIUS addresses efficient water resource management in water-scarce environments. It focuses in particular on water for food production with the perspective of a sustainable agriculture in the context of integrated river-basin management, including drought management. It aims at developing innovative and new GMES service capacities for the user community of irrigation water management and susta ...
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30% of European workers experience back pain, and it is the most frequently reported work-related disorder. The proposed work seeks to provide a cure for lower back pain by developing porous scaffolds and technology which will repair a damaged intervertebral disc (IVD) by enabling its regeneration to a natural healthy state or better. Injectable acellular and cell-loaded bioactive polymer-based sc ...
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"The aim of ELCAT is to train a new generation of young researchers in experimental and theoretical research methods in electrocatalysis. The scientific objectives are to address the problem of achieving specific reactivity in electrochemical transformations and to establish predictive tools based on quantum chemical calculations and computational modelling. The electrocatalytic properties of nano ...
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"The general objective of PRACTICE is to link S & T advances and traditional knowledge on prevention and restoration practices to combat desertification with sound implementation, learning and adaptive management, knowledge sharing, and dissemination of best practices. Specific objectives are: 1. To create an international platform of long-term monitoring sites for assessing and investigating pra ...
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IMProving ACcess to Text (IMPACT)

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

Description IMPACT will push innovation in OCR and language technologies for historical document processing and retrieval and build digitisation capacity in EuropeText that is not digital is virtually invisible. Today's readers search the internet for electronically accessible texts rather than visit the reading room of a library. Born-di ...
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Advanced first response respiratory protection (FRESP)

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

"In the current state of technology, individual respiratory protection for first responders consists primarily in a gas mask and an activated carbon filter. Filters protect either against chemical warfare agents, either against (a part of the) toxic industrial chemicals. Combined filters exist, but with limited efficiency and a high burden for the wearer (breathing resistance, canister weight,…). ...
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Fusion Energy Materials Science – Coordination Action (FEMaS-CA)

Start date: Oct 1, 2008, End date: Sep 30, 2011,

The timely availability of qualified materials for use in fusion power reactors is a necessity for the fast deployment of fusion power. 27 European institutions have joined together in the FEMaS-CA to advance fusion materials science in Europe and in close cooperation with EFDA, the European Fusion Development Agreement. The overarching objective of this Coordination Action is: The FEMaS-CA w ...
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Molecular Spin Clusters for Quantum Information Processing (MolSpinQIP)

Start date: Apr 1, 2008, End date: Sep 30, 2011,

Molecular spin clusters are prototypical systems exhibiting coherent dynamics of the electronic spin. The pattern of the lowest lying spin states is well defined and controlled at the synthetic level. The chemical bottom up approach used for the synthesis of molecules also allows to reduce intrinsic sources of decoherence and to build links between clusters, thus creating entanglement of spin stat ...
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