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MONSOON ASSEMBLAGES (MONASS)

Start date: May 1, 2016, End date: Apr 30, 2021,

The ambition of this cutting edge research project is to deliver a ground breaking, interdisciplinary design-driven inquiry into the impacts of changing monsoon climates in three of South Asia’s rapidly growing cities. This will be undertaken at a time when climate change and urban development conspire to produce unlikely futures for urban survival. Extreme weather events, all attributed to the mo ...
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Cloud Orchestration at the Level of Application (COLA)

Start date: Jan 1, 2017, End date: Jun 30, 2019,

SMEs and public sector organizations increasingly investigate the possibilities to use cloud computing services in their everyday business conduct. Accessing services and resources in the cloud on-demand and in a flexible and elastic way could result in significant cost savings due to more efficient and convenient resource utilization that also replaces large investment costs with long term operat ...
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Minerals Policy Guidance for Europe (MIN-GUIDE)

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

MIN-GUIDE is a project addressing the need for a secure and sustainable supply of minerals in Europe by developing a ‘Minerals Policy Guide’. The key objectives of the project are (1) providing guidance for EU and MS minerals policy, (2) facilitating minerals policy decision making through knowledge co-production for transferability of best practice minerals policy, and (3) fostering community and ...
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"Conscious experiences normally result from the flow of external input into our sensory systems. However, our minds are also able to create conscious percepts in the absence of any sensory stimulation; these internally generated percepts are referred to as mental images, and they have many similarities with real visual percepts; consequently, mental imagery is often referred to as “seeing in the m ...
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There is a general consensus that biomedical polymers of natural and synthetic origin should and will play a very important role in the development of new therapeutic strategies to treat diseases. Due to resistance of bacteria to drugs, infection has become one of the toughest problems in the medical world as there are hardly any effective antibiotics left in the fight against many pathogens. This ...
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network infrastructure as commons (netCommons)

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

Communication and information distribution are key components of a modern society. The advent of the Internet has been often invoked as a remedy for their democratization. The truth shows a different picture: the digital divide is widening the gap between those who can access and take advantage of the new systems, and those who remain disconnected.The Internet’s unsustainability, coupled with the ...
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Currently universities of economics and business in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan have to master a series of challenges. They have• to demonstrate that they are reliable providers of good quality higher education by providing graduates with competencies required to evolve their professionality and to develop capacity for the labor market• to enrich the qualification-portfolio of HEI-teache ...
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The Language Magician

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

... need to address the imbalance of language learning in the UK and other member states. The Universities of Reading and Leipzig were identified as leading primary language research experts while the University of Perugia was chosen as assessment expert. In order to ensure the necessary practical focus, the Education Ministry of Tenerife supports the development of the tool for Spanish and together ...
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Market forces trade-offs impacting European ATM performance (Vista)

Start date: Jun 13, 2016, End date: Jun 12, 2018,

Vista examines the effects of conflicting market forces on European performance in ATM, through the evaluation of impact metrics on four key stakeholders, and the environment. The project comprises a systematic, impact trade-off analysis using classical and complexity metrics, encompassing both fully monetised and quasi-cost impact measures.
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City Logistics in Living Laboratories (CITYLAB)

Start date: May 1, 2015, End date: Apr 30, 2018,

Goods, waste and service trips in urban areas impose negative traffic and environmental impacts, and there is a need for further roll-out of cost-effective and sustainable solutions. The CITYLAB objective is to develop knowledge and solutions that result in roll-out, up-scaling and further implementation of cost effective strategies, measures and tools for emission free city logistics in urban cen ...
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"Peripheral nerves are basic communication structures guiding motor and sensitive information from CNS to effector or receptor units. Severe nerve injuries include axon bundles section and Schawnn cells destruction, which results in loss of motion control and sensorial perception. After the lesion, cells present in damaged nerves activate spontaneously self-regeneration programs that might facilit ...
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DATASET2050 (DATA driven approach for a Seamless Efficient Travelling in 2050) is the very first Coordination and Support Action that - through a cutting edge data science approach - will provide insight into the door-to-door European travel paradigm for the current, 2035 and 2050 transport scenarios.DATASET2050 puts the passenger at the centre, paving the way for a seamless, efficient door-to-doo ...
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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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... d to the implementation of operational programs, such as the sustainable fishing, the offshore energy parks and the marine protection zones.The education - training will take place at the Westminster University in London (United Kingdom), the duration will be two days and it aims at the following :a) To enhance knowledge of the participants:1) will learn about the Integrated Maritime Strategy and ...
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Advanced Forest Fire Fighting (AF3)

Start date: May 1, 2014, End date: Apr 30, 2017,

In recent years, the frequency of large-scale forest fires has increased significantly owing to a number of factors including the effects of climate change, urbanisation, poor landscape management and malevolent acts. These so-called “Mega-fires” are particularly destructive and difficult to control with the technologies and systems currently available to fire fighters and emergency agencies. The ...
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... m of the research part is defining the dimensions of the education- job mismatch and its causes, both in Turkey and the partner countries. The EMLT Module is designed in consultation with the university, public and private sectors. The cooperation between sectors is going to take the current sociocultural circumstances of host and partner countries into consideration. The main purpose of the EMLT ...
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Active therapeutic biodegradable and biocompatible materials are highly in demand. These are required for the production of medicinal products in a variety of areas including implant technology, tissue engineering, drug delivery and wound healing. Within implant technology such biomaterials can be used for dental, bone and cardiovascular implants. Tailored mechanical properties, biocompatibility a ...
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Architecture, Design and Art Practice Training ‐ research (ADAPT-r)

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

The ADAPT-r ITN aims to significantly increase European research capacity through a unique and ground-breaking research model: at its core is the development of a robust and sustainable ITN in an emergent Supra-Disciplinary field of research across a range of design and arts disciplines – creative practice research. ADAPT-r will train new researchers, increase supervisory capacity, partner with p ...
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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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Simulation can significantly improve the competitive position of manufacturing and engineering companies by reducing their costs and resulting in more efficient development, production, procurement, logistics or financial processes. However, the take-up of simulation software by SMEs has until now been low due to high barriers of entry that include hardware prices, licensing costs and technical ex ...
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DYNAMIX will propose dynamic and robust policy mixes to shift the EU onto a pathway to absolute decoupling of long-term economic growth from resource use and environmental impacts. DYNAMIX assumes that the tremendous task of reaching absolute decoupling will require paradigm shifts in the way production and consumption is organised and regulated. It will therefore assess how existing and emerging ...
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Best Practice Factory for Freight Transport (BESTFACT)

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

The BESTFACT objective is to develop, disseminate and enhance the utilisation of best practices and innovations in freight logistics that contribute to meeting European transport policy objectives with regard to competitiveness and environmental impact.BESTFACT builds up on the work of BESTUFS, PROMIT and BESTLOG and integrates four interrelated areas of the key freight logistics challenges the Eu ...
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Higher education student and staff mobility project

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

The University of Westminster has been actively involved in the mobility of students and staff for over 20 years through the Socrates, Lifelong Learning and Erasmus+ programmes. The university has over 100 exchange partnerships, and over half of these are with European Higher Education Institutes. The ECHE is displayed in the Student Affairs Reception and also available online along with the Europ ...
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Smart Urban Freight SolutIONs (SmartFuSION)

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

The SMARTFUSION public-private partnership (PPP) will build upon existing urban freight development strategies of three demonstration regions and to demonstrate smart urban freight solutions on co-operative and sustainable city distribution in urban interurban supply chains. Leading idea is to introduce the concept of the European Green Car Initiative in the last mile operations, introduce innovat ...
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"Convenience and cost-effectiveness are the two key considerations for both citizens and security forces when deciding which technologies to embrace or avoid in the Information Society. State actors and private corporations adopt information communication technologies (ICTs) because they are cost-effective. The motivation for adoption may be different in the private and public sectors but once ado ...
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"PACT (PUBLIC PERCEPTION OF SECURITY AND PRIVACY: ASSESSING KNOWLEDGE, COLLECTING EVIDENCE, TRANSLATING RESEARCH INTO ACTION) is a 36 month collaborative project, which aims 1) to assess existing knowledge about public perception of the tension between security and privacy and the role played by social trust and concern; 2) to collect empirical evidence about the way in which European citizens pe ...
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International Desktop Grid Federation – Support Project (IDGF-SP)

Start date: Nov 1, 2012, End date: Jan 31, 2015,

There are over a billion PCs in the world. Most of these PCs can be found in citizens' homes and, to a lesser extent, in universities. Most of these computers remain idle most of the time. About 1 million of them are active in supporting science in a volunteer computing grid and use their idle time to run scientific applications.The potential growth of this computing capacity is enormous. Many Des ...
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ER-flow will build a European Research Community to promote workflow sharing and to investigate interoperability of the scientific data in workflow sharing. The project will disseminate the achievements of the FP7 SHIWA project, particularly the coarse-grained workflow interoperability based on the SHIWA Simulation Platform. It will target major research communities that use workflows to run their ...
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SCIentific gateway Based User Support (SCI-BUS)

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

SCI-BUS will create a generic-purpose gateway technology as a toolset to provide seamless access to major computing, data and networking infrastructures and services in Europe including clusters, supercomputers, grids, desktop grids, academic and commercial clouds. SCI-BUS will elaborate an application-specific gateway building technology and customisation methodology based on which user communiti ...
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Bombay Cinema's Encounter with the 1960s (1960s Bombay Cinema)

Start date: Sep 1, 2013, End date: Aug 31, 2014,

This project looks at the cultural resonance of the 1960s in the world of Bombay cinema. Indian cinema’s transition from black and white to colour produced an affective force field that impacted on the choice of locations, forms of mobility, the designing of interiors, the role of music and the cultural politics of stardom. Equally the 1960s was the decade of tourism.Tourism’s imaginative force ta ...
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POLicy for NAtural RESouces (POLINARES)

Start date: Jan 1, 2010, End date: Dec 31, 2012,

"POLINARES concentrates on the global challenges faced with respect to access to oil, gas and mineral resources over the next 20 years and proposes solutions for the various policy actors, including the EU. Combined theoretical and empirical analyses will use expertise from a wide range of disciplines including political science, economics, geology, engineering, technology, law and security studie ...
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Researchers of all disciplines, from Life Sciences and Astronomy to Computational Chemistry, create and use ever-increasing amounts of complex data, and rely more and more on compute-intensive modelling, simulation and analysis. Scientific workflows have become a key paradigm for managing complex tasks and have emerged as a unifying mechanism for handling scientific data. Workflows capture the ess ...
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European Desktop Grid Initiative (EDGI)

Start date: Jun 1, 2010, End date: Aug 31, 2012,

EDGI's aim is to deploy desktop grid (DG) and cloud services for EGI user communities that are heavy users of DCIs and require extremely large multi-national e-infrastructure. In order to achieve this goal software components of ARC, gLite, Unicore, BOINC, XWHEP, ADICS, 3G Bridge, OpenNebula, Eucalyptus will be integrated into SG?DG?Cloud platforms for service provision and as a result EDGI will e ...
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MICROARRAYS FOR THE DETECTION OF TOXIC ALGAE (MIDTAL)

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

Microalgae in marine and brackish waters of Europe regularly cause «harmful effects», considered from the human perspective, in that they threaten public health and cause economic damage to fisheries and tourism. Cyanobacteria cause similar problems in freshwaters. These episodes encompass a broad range of phenomena collectively referred to as «harmful algal blooms» (HABs). They include discolorat ...
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Desktop Grids for International Scientific Collaboration (DEGISCO)

Start date: Jun 1, 2010, End date: May 31, 2012,

The FP7 EDGeS project has successfully set up a production-level distributed computing infrastructure (DCI) consisting of more than 100.000 PCs from several volunteer and low-cost Desktop Grids, which have been connected to existing Service Grids (including EGEE, SEE-GRID, etc. with about 150.000 processors) based on the new 3G Bridge technology and application development methodology.The main ai ...
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The present project aims at bringing together EU competence on a transition towards a sustainable and low carbon energy system through energy innovation, encompassing transition planning, energy modeling activities, and technology assessment. This will be achieved by creating a platform in which techniques and data are collected, shared and harmonized. The Objectives of the project are to: • Revie ...
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The PERFORM project aims to tackle problems associated with the efficient remote health status monitoring, the qualitative and quantitative assessment and the treatment personalisation for people suffering from neurodegenerative diseases and movement disorders, such as Parkinson's disease (PD). The PERFORM project aspires to research and develop an innovative, intelligent system for monitoring neu ...
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"Although considerable attention has been given to the establishment and operation of international criminal courts and other international or internationalized mechanisms for determining individual and state responsibility in mass atrocity situations, their capacity remains limited and national courts continue to carry most of the burden of prosecuting the vast majority of perpetrators. However, ...
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Enabling Desktop Grids for e-Science (EDGeS)

Start date: Jan 1, 2008, End date: Mar 31, 2010,

Grid systems are currently being used and adopted by a growing number of user groups and diverse application domains. However, there still exist many scientific communities whose applications require much more computing resources than existing Grids like EGEE can provide. The main objective of this project is to support these new communities:a) by providing the necessary extensions for existing Gr ...
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The core aim of this project is to produce a comprehensive toolkit making it easy for HE institutions within the EU to introduce Intercultural Communication into their postgraduate programmes in Translation. To this end, the project will produce (1) a complete module in Intercultural Communication (2) the necessary materials to include Intercultural Communication as a cross-curricular theme runni ...
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