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mySMARTLife project aims at the development of an Urban Transformation Strategy to support cities in the definition of transition models, as a suitable path to reach high level of excellence in its development process, addressing the main city challenges and progressing to the smart people and smart economy concepts.The main instrument to achieve this very ambitious strategy will be the definition ...
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The FUTURE-RADAR project will support the European Technology Platform ERTRAC (the European Road Transport Research Advisory Council) and the European Green Vehicle Initiative PPP to create and implement the needed research and innovation strategies for a sustainable and competitive European road transport system. Linking all relevant stakeholders FUTURE-RADAR will provide the consensus-based plan ...
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Automated Urban Parking and Driving (UP-Drive)

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

Automation of individual transport systems is considered an up-and-coming prospect with the potential of greatly mitigating many of the challenges associated with intensified urbanization, while at the same time offering additional benefits for the citizens and drastically increasing overall street safety. However, due to the lack of maturity of involved key technologies and persisting legal limit ...
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“AdMoRe: Empowered decision-making in simulation-based engineering: Advanced Model Reduction for real-time, inverse and optimization in industrial problems” aims at providing in-depth training of Early Stage Researches (ESRs) in the development and application of state-of-the-art computational models and numerical methods to solve cutting-edge engineering problems. The main driving factors of all ...
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AffordabLe LIghtweight Automobiles AlliaNCE (ALLIANCE)

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

6 of the European carmakers (DAIMLER, VW, TME, CRF, VOLVO, Opel), under the coordination of EUCAR, have joined forces to commonly address the high cost issue of innovations in vehicle lightweighting, having identified it as the major bottleneck towards their implementation in vehicle series and mass production. The AffordabLe LIghtweight Automobiles AlliaNCE (ALLIANCE) has the ambition to develop ...
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Biocatalytic solar fuels for sustainable mobility in Europe (Photofuel)

Start date: May 1, 2015, End date: Apr 30, 2019,

Photofuel studies and advances the biocatalytic production of alternative liquid transportation fuels, which require only sunlight, CO2 and water. Microbial cells directly excrete hydrocarbon and long chain alcohol fuel compounds to the medium from which they are separated, without the need to harvest biomass. This significantly improves the costs and energy balances as only a minimum of nutrients ...
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Industrial optimal design using adjoint CFD (IODA)

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

Adjoint-based methods have become the most interesting approach in numerical optimisation using Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) due to their low computational cost compared to other approaches. The development of adjoint solvers has seen significant research interest, and a number of EC projects have been funded on adjoint-based optimisation. In particular, partners of this proposal are member ...
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... one of the most competitive, advanced and complex industrial sector in Europe, the automotive, where it will accomplish reduced time to production & reduced time to optimization within two use-cases (Volkswagen and FinnPower).In order to realize such a vision, MAYA addresses actual technological constraints through research and development activities focusing on the following three high level obje ...
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... (Italy), Universitatea Tehnica Cluj-Napoca (Romania), University of Huddersfield (UK), Interstaatliche Hochschule fur Technik Buchs NTB (Switzerland), Ecole Normale Superieure de Cachan (France), and Volkswagen AG (Germany). Most of the consortium members participated in common EU projects concerned with vocational training. Members of the consortium have expert knowledge in wide range of areas, ...
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MOVE - MObility to improVE 2016

Start date: Sep 1, 2016, End date: Aug 31, 2018,

The results of previous mobility projects in which many ATEC's trainees had the opportunity to have a formative experience at several Volkswagen Group industrial plants abroad, show clearly and unequivocally the advantages that this type of activities have for its participants and to others, that indirectly use their results.MOVE 2016 project is part of ATEC's innovation strategy and intends to co ...
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COoperative ITS DEployment Coordination Support (CODECS)

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

Multifaceted research initiatives and field operational tests have proven the potential of Cooperative Intelligent Transport Systems and Services (C-ITS) to contribute to a safer, more flexible, mobile, sustainable and comfortable future society. In first deployment activities like the Cooperative ITS Corridor, SCOOP@F and COMPASS4D pilot projects,users will precociously experience the benefits of ...
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Inside today's vehicles ~4000 CAN-Bus signals/sec are processed in comparison to very few signals in smart phones and alike. This large amount of continuously gathered vehicle data represents major big data business potentials, not only for the automotive industry but in particular for cross-sectorial industries with interdisciplinary applications. With today's proprietary approaches focusing on b ...
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The objective is to provide a novel methodology and a comprehensive ICT solution for collaborative design of product-services (Meta Products) and their production processes. The effective extension of products with new services in different sectors (automotive, home appliances, automation equipment etc.) will be achieved by means of Ambient Intelligence (AmI) technology, Lean and Eco-design princi ...
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AdaptIVe will enhance the performance and improve the acceptance of automated driving of cars and trucks. The project develops new and integrated automated functions to improve traffic safety by minimizing the effects of human errors and to enhance traffic efficiency by smoother flows and reduced congestion.The approach is based on a shared control concept, assuring proper collaboration between th ...
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MOVE 2015 - MObility to ImproVE 2015

Start date: Jun 1, 2015, End date: May 31, 2017,

The results of previous mobility projects in which many ATEC's trainees had the opportunity to have a formative experience at several Volkswagen Group industrial plants abroad, show clearly and unequivocally the advantages that this type of activities have for its participants and to others, that indirectly use their results. MOVE 2015 project is part of ATEC's innovation strategy and intends to c ...
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Nová země, nová zkušenost aneb jak se vyrábí auta u sousedů 2

Start date: Jun 1, 2015, End date: May 31, 2017,

... he project participants are teachers of technical subjects, who will take part in the 2-week internship in the form of “shadowing” the teachers and specialists in the laboratories and plants of Volkswagen Braunschweig and Audi Ingolstadt. There will be three teachers of our school who are teaching the following subjects: pneumatics and automation, car electronics and CNC machining. The goal of th ...
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Several automotive OEMs have announced plans for the commercialization of fuel cell vehicles from 2014/15. Industrial partnerships such as H2-Mobility in Germany, the UK or Hydrogen Highway in Scandinavia are working to establish the required initial H2- infrastructure While this is a clear signal for the functional readiness of fuel cell technology in automotive application, durability, efficienc ...
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Future of Surface Road Transport European Resarch (FOSTER-ROAD)

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

"The FOSTER-ROAD project will support the European Technology Platform ERTRAC (the European Road Transport Research Advisory Council) to create and implement the needed research and innovation strategies for a sustainable and competitive European road transport system. Linking all relevant stakeholders FOSTER-ROAD will provide the consensus-based plans and roadmaps addressing the key societal, env ...
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Adjoint-based optimisation of industrial and unsteady flows (AboutFlow)

Start date: Nov 1, 2012, End date: Oct 31, 2016,

Adjoint-based methods have become the most interesting approach in CFD optimisation due to their low computational cost compared to other approaches. The development of adjoint solvers has seen significant research interest, and a number of EC projects have been funded on adjoint-based optimisation. In particular, partners of this proposal are members of the EC FP7 project FlowHead which develops ...
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Enhanced Lightweight Design (ENLIGHT)

Start date: Oct 1, 2012, End date: Sep 30, 2016,

Lightweight materials such as carbon-fibre reinforced plastics have been used up to now mostly in high-performance cars with relatively high cost & low production volumes. Instead the electric cars of the future require lightweight solutions that not only enable specific design requirements to be respected but are also cost effective and sustainable throughout their lifecycle.ENLIGHT aims to accel ...
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The objective of the project is to develop co-operative mobility technologies for supervised vehicle platooning, in order to improve fuel efficiency and safety for goods transport. The potential social and environmental benefits inducted by heavy-duty vehicle platoons (or road trains) have been largely proven. However, until now, the creation, coordination, and operation of such platoons have been ...
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By bringing together 21 partners including 7 major carmakers, 7 major suppliers, 2 SME's and 5 academia / research centres, ALIVE will develop directly exploitable knowledge on materials and design concepts which offer a high potential for significantly reducing the weight of vehicles for affordable application to high productions volumes, focusing on next generation Electric Vehicles (EVs).Specif ...
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MOVE - MObility to improVE 2014

Start date: Sep 1, 2014, End date: May 31, 2016,

The results of previous mobility projects in which many ATEC's trainees had the opportunity to have a formative experience at several Volkswagen Group industrial plants abroad, show clearly and unequivocally the advantages that this type of activities have for its participants and to others, that indirectly use their results. MOVE 2014 project is part of ATEC's innovation strategy and intends to c ...
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"Project CATAPULT proposes to develop a radically new concept for automotive PEM fuel cell catalysts based on novel structures wherein platinum is deposited as an extremely thin layer (
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GREENLION is a Large Scale Collaborative Project with the FP7 (topic GC.NMP.2011-1) leading to the manufacturing of greener and cheaper Li-Ion batteries for electric vehicle applications via the use of water soluble, fluorine-free, high thermally stable binders, which would eliminate the use of VOCs and reduce the cell assembly cost.GREENLION has 6 key objectives: (i) development of new act ...
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Description Smart car system for optimal combination of public and individual transportation The V-Charge project is based on the vision that, due to required drastic decrease of CO2 production and energy consumption, mobility will undergo important changes in the years to come. This includes new ...
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In the next 20 years the number of small and light-weight full electric vehicles will substantially increase especially in urban areas. These Small Electric Vehicles (SEVs) shows distinctive design differences compared to the traditional car (e.g. no bonnets, vertical windscreens, outstanding wheels). Thus the consequences of impacts of SEVs with vulnerable road users (VRU) and other (heavier) veh ...
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Future Internet Technologies for MANufacturing (FITMAN)

Start date: Apr 1, 2013, End date: Sep 30, 2015,

... clothing – Cloud Manufacturing, COMPLUS (SME) LED smart lighting – Collaborative Production, WHIRLPOOL (LE) white goods manufacturer – Mobile workforce.ii. Digital Factories Trials: VOLKSWAGEN (LE) automotive manufacturer – PLM ramp-up for reduced Time to Market , AGUSTAWESTLAND (LE) aeronautics manufacturer – Training services for blue collar workers, CONSULGAL (SME) construction – As-designed vs ...
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What is clearly missing in the current ICT landscape for manufacturing is an integrated, holistic view on data across the full product lifecycle. Especially the design and engineering of products and manufacturing processes is decoupled from the actual process execution. As experiences of the past show, a tight integration of all tools used throughout a product lifetime is not feasible.LinkkME add ...
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Lithium Sulfur Superbattery Exploitating Nanotechnology (LISSEN)

Start date: Sep 1, 2012, End date: Aug 31, 2015,

"This project is aimed to the identification and development of nanostructured electrode and electrolyte materials to promote the practical implementation of the very high energy lithium-sulfur battery. In particular, the project will be directed to the definition and test of a new, lithium metal-free battery configuration based on the use of lithiated silicon as the anode and a nanostructured sul ...
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Autonomic Service-Component Ensembles (ASCENS)

Start date: Oct 1, 2010, End date: Mar 31, 2015,

Description Future software-intensive systems, such as sensor networks, power grids, satellite and robot swarms, will generally exhibit a number of characteristic features:Massive numbers of nodes, nodes with complex behavior, or complex interactions between nodes.Operation in open and non-deterministic environments with variable network top ...
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CO2 emissions, noise emissions and other negative impacts caused by present urban delivery concepts and specifically by the delivery vehicles are unsustainable in present and future European urban life. Fully electric light delivery vehicles (LDV) not only offer zero local CO2 emissions and close-to-zero noise emissions.The change in propulsion technology from ICE to electric powertrains will lead ...
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In all industrial sectors, Non Destructive Evaluation techniques play a critical role for ensuring structures reliability, plant safety and increasingly also for ensuring quality and efficiency of products and processes. The emerging use of numerical simulation is a major trend in the field with tremendous potential benefits in terms of costs reduction, enhanced diagnosis reliability and consequen ...
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Sensitivity Analysis for Deterministic Controller Design (SADCO)

Start date: Jan 1, 2011, End date: Dec 31, 2014,

Optimisation-based design of control systems is concerned with determination of control strategies for complex, dynamical systems, to optimise some measures of best performance. It has the potential for applications to a wide range of fields, including aerospace, chemical processing, transportation systems and resource economics.The multi-partner initial training network SADCO aims at: Training yo ...
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Electricity Demand and Supply Harmonizing for EVs (e-DASH)

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

The sustainable integration of the electric vehicles requires an intelligent charging system for the real-time\nexchange of charge related data between FEVs and the grid in order to allow the management of:\n• high-current fast-charging for large numbers of FEVs in a brand-independent way\n• price-adaptive charging/reverse-charging at optimum price for the customer\n• the real-time grid balancing ...
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... lities for Advanced Driver Assistance functions.The consortium comprises 7 partners well experienced in this sector and worldwide leaders in automotive industry and research: 2 car manufacturers (Volkswagen, Fiat through C.R.F.), 2 research organisations (VTT, CTAG), 2 universities (TUHH, UPT) and one SME specialised in car sensors (SMS).
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Quality Control of Aluminium Laser-welded Assemblies (QCOALA)

Start date: Sep 1, 2010, End date: Jul 31, 2014,

The QCOALA project will develop a new dual-wavelength laser processing system for welding thin-gauge aluminium and copper, 0.1mm to 1.0mm in thickness, with integrated process monitoring and in-line non-destructive inspection, and establish its capability to provide a reliable, high-speed, low-cost and high-quality joining solution for electric car battery and thin-film photovoltaic (PV) cell inte ...
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POWERtrain for FUture Light-duty vehicles (POWERFUL)

Start date: Jan 1, 2010, End date: Jun 30, 2014,

"The Project aims to develop new powertrain concepts able to give a substantial contribution to the achievement of a 50% CO2 reduction (based on 2005 figures) for passenger cars and light-duty vehicles for the new vehicle fleet in 2020. In particular, the research target on spark ignited (SI) engines powered vehicles is to achieve 40% lower CO2 emissions with respect to the 2005 values and 20% low ...
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LABOHR aims to develop Ultra High-Energy battery systems for automotive applications making use of lithium or novel alloy anodes, innovative O2 cathode operating in the liquid phase and a novel system for harvesting O2 from air, which can be regenerated during their operative life without need of disassembling. LABOHR has 5 key objectives: (i) development of a green and safe electrolyte chemistry ...
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Car multi propulsion integrated power train (CASTOR)

Start date: Jun 1, 2010, End date: Nov 30, 2013,

The main objective of CASTOR is to integrate an innovative distributed propulsion system on fully electrical vehicles. Future electrical propulsion concepts demand more efficiency and less complexity with great functionality, high robustness and light weight and need to run in a wide ambient temperature range.CASTOR is aimed at:•Energy saving of 10 - 20% in respect to present propulsion systems•Co ...
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