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Sustainable Multi-functional Automated Resilient Transport Infrastructures ETN, will bring together a stimulating platform where the stakeholders of the transport infrastructure sector will work alongside world-wide experts in smartening of systems (developers of high-tech sensors, advanced monitoring equipment, automated structures, etc.,) with direct support from the roads, railways and airport ...
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Despite process heat is recognized as the application with highest potential among solar heating and cooling applications, Solar Heat for Industrial Processes (SHIP) still presents a modest share of about 0.3% of total installed solar thermal capacity. As of today’s technology development stage – economic competitiveness restricted to low temperature applications; technology implementation requiri ...
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European business sector pays an ever more increasing attention to competences such as sense of initiative and entrepreneurship. The recommendation 2006/962/EC on key competences for lifelong learning highlights paramount importance of these key competences for employability. These competences related to entrepreneurship play a paramount role in EU neighbouring countries in their development proc ...
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PROTON aims at improving existing knowledge on the processes of recruitment to organised crime and terrorist networks (OCTN) through an innovative integration between social and computational sciences. Moving beyond the state of the art, this integration will support evidence-based policies at the international, national and local level. To achieve its aim, PROTON will complete three specific obje ...
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The concept is based on the generation of electricity from salinity gradient using Reverse Electrodialysis with artificial saline solutions operating in a closed-loop. The original salinity gradient is regenerated by a separation step that uses heat at 40 - 100 C. The regenerated solutions can be stored at very low costs and the stack can react within seconds, providing flexibility to the power sy ...
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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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Insects can be accidentally introduced into non-native ecosystems by humans, or expand their geographical range toward the poles as a consequence of global warming. As they invade new environments, exotic species interact with local species, modifying the structure of local food webs. New associations arising from with biological invasions can impact the strength of existing links with effects cas ...
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Rostrum+

Start date: May 1, 2015, End date: Dec 31, 2018,

Rostrum+ is a project that aims to promote contemporary classical music and strengthen this sector in Europe and beyond. It will do so by exploring innovative strategies to develop audiences, promote new music, enhance the capacity and skills of radio professionals and inspire cooperation between musicians, higher music education institutions and broadcasting companies throughout Europe and across ...
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Wheat and barley Legacy for Breeding Improvement (WHEALBI)

Start date: Jan 1, 2014, End date: Dec 31, 2018,

WHEALBI will combine genomics, genetics and agronomy to improve European wheat and barley production in competitive and sustainable cropping systems. Germplasm representing the species diversity will be selected and characterised in unprecedented detail by next-generation-sequencing. Life history and adaptive traits will be evaluated in both transnational field experiments and a state-of-the-art p ...
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MR-guided Focused Ultrasound Surgery (MRgFUS) combines high intensity focused ultrasound for thermal ablation of diseased tissue with MR imaging to visualise the tumour and surrounding anatomy and to provide MR thermal feedback.However, MRgFUS treatment of the liver and other abdominal organs present tremendous technological challenges, including motion due to breathing and shielding of the target ...
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The TBVAC2020 proposal builds on the highly successful and long-standing collaborations in subsequent EC-FP5-, FP6- and FP7-funded TB vaccine and biomarker projects, but also brings in a large number of new key partners from excellent laboratories from Europe, USA, Asia, Africa and Australia, many of which are global leaders in the TB field. This was initiated by launching an open call for Express ...
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Eliciting Mucosal Immunity to Tuberculosis (EMI-TB)

Start date: Jan 1, 2015, End date: Dec 31, 2018,

Tuberculosis (TB) is a global health problem, killing 1.5 million of people every year. The only currently available vaccine, Mycobacterium bovis BCG, is effective against severe childhood forms, but it demonstrates a variable efficacy against the pulmonary form of TB in adults. Many of these adult TB cases result from the reactivation of an initially controlled, latent Mycobacterium tuberculosis ...
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"Graves' orbitopathy (GO), also known as thyroid eye disease, affects approximately 3 million people in Europe with an estimated socioeconomic burden of 6.4 billion euros per annum. GO is a complication of Graves' disease which is an autoimmune disease and the commonest cause of an overactive thyroid gland. The treatment of GO remains unsatisfactory and the majority of patients report long-term im ...
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Concentrating Solar Thermal Energy encompasses Solar Thermal Electricity (STE), Solar Fuels, Solar Process Heat and Solar Desalination that are called to play a major role in attaining energy sustainability in our modern societies due to their unique features: 1) Solar energy offers the highest renewable energy potential to our planet; 2) STE can provide dispatchable power in a technically and eco ...
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"The project is an interdisciplinary approach to cultural landscapes of Mediterranean mountainous areas, taking as a central axis the historical study of two natural resources essential to generate agro-systems: water and soil. The proposal focuses on Sierra Nevada (Spain), Monti di Trapani (Italy), Colli Euganei (Italy) and Vjosa Valley (Albania).Landscapes and their structure are strongly condit ...
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Sustainable Pavements & Railways Initial Training Network (SUP&R ITN)

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

"The design, construction, maintenance, use and end-of-life management of road pavements and railways is associated with a number of important impacts on the environment; namely the consequences of energy consumption, unsustainable use of materials/resources, waste generation and release of hazardous substances into the environment. It is estimated that over 80% of all these environmental impacts ...
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Controlling domain wall dynamics for functional devices (WALL)

Start date: Sep 1, 2013, End date: Aug 31, 2017,

"WALL is a training network on the topic of domain walls in nanoscale magnetic structures, which will provide the next generation of researchers in this area of advanced technology. Domain walls (DWs) are the interfaces separating magnetic domains, their high speed manipulation in nanostructures will lead to the next generation of new and low power functional devices for computation and communicat ...
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Focus on Automatic Institutional Recognition

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

The objective of the Focus on Automatic Institutional Recognition (FAIR) project is to improve European recognition as practiced by higher education institutions by implementing elements of automatic recognition.Experimentation measureThe measure to be tested is the introduction of automatic recognition in institutional recognition procedures. Automatic recognition is a fairly new concept that is ...
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This Marie Curie IRSES project involves 4 European and 3 Chinese institutions with 70 researchers to participate in a comprehensive exchange programme in developing new and innovative material processing technologies for future generation of sustainable manufacturing. This is a vital area for continued success and competitiveness of EU economy and for the realisation of smart, sustainable and incl ...
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The capacity of zoonotic RNA viruses to emerge as major agents of human disease can appear limitless. Current intervention strategies have demonstrated limited success. Rapid, innovative and effective solutions are needed to reduce the apparently accelerating process of zoonotic disease emergence. We will study the following zoonotic viruses with epidemic potential in Europe: influenza virus, hepa ...
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Future advancements in ICT domain are closely linked to the understanding about how multi-level complex systems function. Indeed, multi-level dependencies may amplify cascade failures or make more sudden the collapse of the entire system. Recent large-scale blackouts resulting from cascades in the power-grid coupled to the control communication system witness this point very clearly. A better unde ...
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The main objectives of FUTUREVOLC are to establish an integrated volcanological monitoring procedure through European collaboration, develop new methods to evaluate volcanic crises, increase scientific understanding of magmatic processes and improve delivery of relevant information to civil protection and authorities. To reach these objectives the project combines broad European expertise in seism ...
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Topology driven methods for complex systems (TOPDRIM)

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

Many complex systems are characterized by multi-level properties that make the study of their dynamics and of their emerging phenomena a daunting task. The huge amount of data available in modern sciences can be expected to support great progress in these studies, even though the nature of the data varies. Given that, it is crucial to extract as much as possible features from data, including quali ...
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The Global Dynamics of Extortion Racket Systems (GLODERS)

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

The GLODERS research project is directed towards development of an ICT model for understanding a specific aspect of the dynamics of the global financial system: Extortion Racket Systems (ERSs). ERSs, of which the Mafia is but one example, are spreading globally from a small number of seed locations, causing massive disruption to economies. Yet there is no good understanding of their dynamics and t ...
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ImaGenX is a cross-border network of users, health providers, administrators, and researchers from Sicily and Malta tasked to promote Breast Cancer surveillance. By integrating interdisciplinary expertise in epidemiology and molecular genetics and through client empowerment it aims to strengthen the structured care and surveillance of women at risk from breast cancer. Risk assessment, stratificati ...
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The project aims at developing an integrated civil protection network between the Sicilian and Maltese bodies involved in the risks forecast, prevention and mitigation processes and moreover in the planning and management of emergencies, to be further extended to the cross border countries. The project aims at structuring an integrated system of interventions, targeting the identification and prev ...
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Energetic Recovery of Waste (VEDER)

Start date: Feb 19, 2013, End date: Aug 18, 2015,

Development of a sustainable energy sector in perspective of a sustainable use of energy resources, through the implementation of a system for electricity and heat production from biomass, municipal, agricultural and industrial waste. Expect ...
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The aim of EU-GEI is to identify the interactive genetic, clinical and environmental determinants involved in the development, severity and outcome of schizophrenia (EU-GEI, Schiz. Res. 2008; 102: 21-6). In order to identify these interactive determinants, EU-GEI will employ family-based, multidisciplinary research paradigms, which allow for the efficient assessment of gene-environment interaction ...
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Autoimmunity: Computer Aided Diagnosis (A.I.D.A)

Start date: Oct 31, 2012, End date: Apr 29, 2015,

Italo-Tunisian cooperation for research and innovation in the health sector through the application of ICT aimed at the diagnosis of Auto-Immune diseases. Expected Results: Improvement of organisational processes and decision- ...
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... reation of a shared process for the management of cultural and natural heritage in both countries.The strengthening of the cooperation and exchange of doctoral students and young researchers from the University of Tunis and the Management Centre of the didactic pole of Agrigento to produce innovative tools in wealth management. ...
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Mediterranean water resources are extremely under stress, especially in the south and east shore. In Jordan, Lebanon and Tunisia, water demand constantly increases, while water use efficiency can still be considered as limited. These are the two most critical factors regarding the sustainability of the most elementary earth resource: water. Under this concept, policies aiming at improving usage ef ...
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Complexity Research Initiative for Systemic InstabilitieS (CRISIS)

Start date: Nov 1, 2011, End date: Oct 31, 2014,

In his opening address to the ECB Central Banking Conference, Jean-Claude Trichet said that "in the face of the crisis, we felt abandoned by conventional tools", and went on to call for the development of complex systems based approaches to augment existing ways of understanding the economy. This project proposes to address this need by creating an integrated set of complex systems-based ICT too ...
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Reverse Electrodialysis Alternative Power Production (REAPower)

Start date: Oct 1, 2010, End date: Sep 30, 2014,

The project is focusing on the salinity gradient power – reverse electrodialysis (SGP-RE) process. It has been shown in scientific papers that the performance of the process can be increased by an order of magnitude when brine and sea or brackish water are used for the creation of the salinity gradient rather than the current approach of seawater with fresh water. The overall potential is very hig ...
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The project is based on the conservation and development of the involved archaeological and architectural sites (Kerkouane and Pupput in Tunisia, Agrigento in Sicily), overlapping Punic, Hellenistic and Roman cultures.The project will have a positive impact on employment in the socio-economic context, promoting cultural and institutional integration and social advancement. ...
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The project aims to evaluate particular culture systems for the production of vegetable oil for energy purposes in northern Tunisia and to identify the best methods of distribution of the finished product (oil) both in the involved territories and at international level. ...
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POLYCAT provides an integrated, coherent and holistic approach utilizing novel polymer based nanoparticulate catalysts in pharmaceutical, crop protection and vitamin syntheses in conjunction with the enabling functions of micro process technology and “green” solvents such as water or ethyl lactate. This provides a discipline bridging approach between fine chemistry, catalysis and engineering. This ...
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The aim of ESTABLISH is to facilitate and implement an inquiry based approach in the teaching and learning of science and technology across Europe, mainly focussed, through the collaborative actions of the consortium, on appropriate teacher education and support using trialled and tested resource material particularly suited to inquiry based teaching. Inquiry based teaching methodologies are encou ...
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"With 14.4 million prevalent cases and 1.7 million deaths tuberculosis (TB) remains one of the most serious infectious diseases to date. An estimated 2 billion people are believed to be infected with Mycobacterium tuberculosis and at risk of developing disease. Multi- and extensively drug resistant strains are increasingly appearing in many parts of the world, including Europe. While with current ...
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Global Systems Dynamics and Policy (GSDP)

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

GSDP is an initiative to develop a research program for the study of global systems in an ongoing dialogue with decision makers. GSDP will operate as an open network evolving through workshops, working papers, publications, and open conferences. It will consolidate an international community of researchers engaged in dialogues with decision-makers, and will generate a variety of research and consu ...
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In recent years a huge flow of quantitative social, demographic and behavioural data is becoming available spurring the quest for innovative technologies that can improve the traditional disease-surveillance systems, providing faster and better localized detection capabilities and resulting in a broad practical impact. Improved ICT techniques and methodologies support the inter-linkage and integra ...
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