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Erasmus Mundus Master in Membrane Engineering for a Sustainable World

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

The Master in Membrane Engineering for a Sustainable World offers an advanced education programme related to membrane science and engineering at the interface between material science and chemical engineering and focused on specific applicative fields. It involves 6 HEI of 5 European countries: University of Twente (The Netherlands), Universidade Nova de Lisboa (Portugal), Universidad de Zaragoza ...
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Current food quality and safety testing is, to a large extent, an inefficient, expensive and ineffective process, unable to assure food safety for all consumers and unable to prevent major food fraud incidents. A paradigm shift in quality and safety testing is urgently required in order to free resources for an intensified combat against fraud in the food chain. As an enabling technology solution, ...
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Reliable Bio-based Refinery Intermediates (BioMates)

Start date: Oct 1, 2016, End date: Sep 30, 2020,

The EU targets at replacing 10% of all transport fossil fuels with biofuels by 2020 to reduce the dependence on petroleum through the use of nationally, regionally or locally produced biofuels, while simultaneously reducing greenhouse gas emissions. However, the EU is concerned with the questionable sustainability of the conventional biofuels and the unattractive production costs of second and thi ...
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In many cases energy, water and resources contained in wastewater may have significant value if recovered. Therefore, the EU is currently confronted with a paradigm shift from wastewater treatment to resource recovery. To facilitate this shift, the SuPER-W European Joint Doctorate programme trains early-stage researchers (ESRs) in developing technologies for water, energy, nutrient and metal reuse ...
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The high temperature Solid Oxide Electrolysis (SOEC) technology has a huge potential for future mass production of hydrogen and shows great dynamics to become commercially competitive against other electrolysis technologies (AEL, PEMEL), which are better established but more expensive and less efficient. On the downside, up to now SOECs are less mature and performance plus durability are currently ...
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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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Ensuring the Integrity of the European food chain (FOODINTEGRITY)

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

Food Integrity “the state of being whole, entire, or undiminished or in perfect condition”.Providing assurance to consumers and other stakeholders about the safety, authenticity and quality of European food (integrity) is of prime importance in adding value to the European Agri-food economy. The integrity of European foods is under constant threat from fraudulently labelled imitations that try to ...
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MultiCoop is aimed at promoting new opportunities for participating partners (VSCHT, QUB and BOKU) by development of levels of excellence and expertise of all three institutions in the field of comprehensive food and feed safety assessment. A major focus will be in enhancing the range of competences of VSCHT. The main objectives and goals of the project are (i) the establishment of close links bet ...
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AUTHENT-NET – Food Authenticity Research Network (AUTHENT-NET)

Start date: Apr 1, 2016, End date: Mar 31, 2018,

It is acknowledged that historically anti-food fraud capability within Europe has not been consolidated and lacks the coordination and support structures available to those working in food safety. There are various initiatives underway to redress this balance e.g. DGSanté’s Food Fraud network, DG Research’s FoodIntegrity project, as well as numerous national programmes and industry initiatives. ...
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In many aspects batch processes are superior to continuous. Therefore it is worthwhile to take advantage of recent progress in sensor technologies, modelling and automation to develop a new paradigm for the design and conduction of batch processes: a) operation at maximum efficiency, b) dynamic, quality driven process trajectories rather than fixed schedules c) detailed analysis and tracking of al ...
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TRIGGER aims at promoting systemic interventions designed to have deep, long lasting and widespread impacts at all the different levels in 5 research organisations. The project, coordinated and co-funded by the Italian Government, assisted by an institute specialised in gender and science, involves as co-funders five universities from different EU countries (Czech Republic, France, Italy, UK, Spai ...
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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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Science education is tremendous in shaping the present and future of modern societies. Thus, the EU needs all its talents to increase creativity and competitiveness. Especially young boys and girls have to be engaged to pursue careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). However, statistics still show that enrolment rates in STEM-based degree programs are low and will lead t ...
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In 2009, the European Union identified Key Enabling Technologies (KETs) for their potential impact in strengthening Europe’s industrial and innovation capacity [COM(2009)512 final]. In particular, KETs were recognized, as playing increasingly vital role in developing the required industrial and technological base indispensable for the delivery of smart, sustainable and inclusive European Growth [S ...
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"MoDeNa aims at developing, demonstrating and assessing an easy-to-use multi-scale software-modelling framework application under an open-source licensing scheme that delivers models with feasible computational loads for process and product design of complex materials. The use of the software will lead to novel research and development avenues that fundamentally improve the properties of these nan ...
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Kill●Spill delivers innovative (bio)technologies, which can be integrated to the real sequences of state-of-the-art actions used currently to cleanup oil spills. The catalogue of Kill●Spill products & technologies is based on a review of technology & knowledge gaps in approaches of oil spill disasters and brings appropriate tools for 1st response, follow-up, and longer-term actions, specifically t ...
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The activities of the DeMStack project will be on the stack optimization and construction based on the high temperature MEA technology of ADVENT S.A. and its long term stability testing in combination with a fuel processor. DeMStack aims to enhance the lifetime and reduce the cost of the overall HT PEMFC technology by integrating promising, already developed materials for electrodes and membranes ...
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Higher education student and staff mobility project

Start date: Jun 1, 2015, End date: Sep 30, 2016,

UCT Prague has been involved in the project from its very beginning and evaluates its activites as being very beneficial for both the University itself and its students and academic and non-academic staff. Participants´ mobilities contributes a lot to the UCT Prague internationalisation strategy which involves support of as many students and staff mobilities abroad as possible. The possibility to ...
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The vision of the CISTEM project is to develop a new fuel cell (FC) based CHP technology, which is suitable for fitting into large scale peak shaving systems in relation to wind mills, natural gas and SMART grid applications. The technology should be integrated with localized power/heat production in order to utilize the heat from the FC via district heating and should deliver an electrical outpu ...
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Microscale Chemically Reactive Electronic Agents (MICREAGENTS)

Start date: Sep 1, 2012, End date: Feb 29, 2016,

The goal of the project is to give electronics and chemistry an equal autonomous say in programming complex chemical constructions, processes and analyses at the nano and microscales: the same scale where information processing in living systems occurs – where "to construct is to compute". To do this MICREAgents (MIcroscopic Chemically Reactive Electronic Agents) will develop novel electronically ...
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Combination of anaerobic digestion and microalgae growth can be used for the development of closed loop systems, where carbon and nutrients are recycled. Microalgae biomass produced can be fed to an anaerobic bioreactor, where it is converted to biogas. Subsequently, biogas can be used for energy production. CO2 released can be used for microalgae production, as well as the nutrients released duri ...
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Advanced Biological Waste-to-Energy Technologies (BIOWET)

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

The concern of the international community in utilizing renewable energy sources is ever rising. The reasons are both economical (rising oil/gas/coal prices) and ecological (greenhouse gas emission mitigation). Biological methods for energy production such as anaerobic digestion or microbial fuel cells have a great potential to substitute fossil fuels. Moreover, these biological methods often util ...
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Higher education student and staff mobility project

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

UCT Prague has been actively involved in the project for several years now and still regards international cooperation as a vital part of its teaching and scientific activities which have been purposely extended and deepened. Based on the active participation of academic, non-academic staff and students in international projects new contacts have been established and cooperation has been extended ...
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Transition of processing industries towards a more sustainable model of manufacturing is one of key priority topics for European Research Area. This transition requires adoption of novel reactor technologies, greener reactions and the increase in the use of intelligent systems in processing industries. The latter means improving processes through use of real-time information and ability to affect ...
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"SUCCIPACK aims to support European industry efforts to introduce biobased polybutylene succinate (PBS) as a new material on the food packaging market. Its main advantage is that it has complementary properties compared to other biobased polymers like polylactic acid. PBS is synthesized by polycondensation of succinic acid and butanediol, both identified as key “building blocks” from renewable res ...
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"The objective of the FRISBEE (Food Refrigeration Innovations for Safety, consumers’ Benefit, Environmental impact and Energy optimisation along the cold chain in Europe) project is to provide new tools, concepts and solutions for improving refrigeration technologies along the European food cold chain. At all stages the needs of consumer and European industry will be considered.The project will de ...
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Quality and Safety of Feeds and Food for Europe (QSAFFE)

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

"The rearing of healthy European livestock is highly dependent on the provision of high quality and safe feeds. This in turn has a major impact on the safety of the entire animal based food chain. The concept of Q-SAFFE is to deliver better, faster and economically viable means of ensuring the quality and safety of animal feeds in Europe. The Q-SAFFE consortium is composed of academics and governm ...
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"This action will explore the utilisation of photocatalyst indicator inks in a CEN standard for the rapid testing of the activities of various different self-cleaning surfaces, including: glass, tiles, paints, fabrics and concrete. The formulations of all the inks will be given in the standard and so freely available. To date, no rapid screening method for assessing photocatalyst activity exists ...
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"The proposed Coordination and support actions (Coordinating, CSA) has the overall objective to disseminate state-of-the-art research results in food safety and quality topics through a series of symposia, expert working group meetings, an online platform with best practise examples and coordination of cooperation and a plan for the preparation of future activities. In addition to the aim of disse ...
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"The PROMETHEUS project will help the European food industry reduce consumer exposure to food processing contaminants without affecting food quality or microbiological safety. PROMETHEUS builds on the previous EU projects HEATOX and ICARE. Its aims are (1) to understand the dynamics of formation of major Processing Contaminants, (2) to provide on-line real time methods to monitor reactions leading ...
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"MINOTAURUS will deliver innovative bio-processes (bioaugmentation, enzyme technology, rhizoremediation with halophytes, and bioelectrochemical remediation), which are all based on the concept of IMMOBILIZATION OF BIOCATALYSTS (microorganisms and enzymes), to eliminate emerging and classic organic pollutants. The immobilization-based technologies will be applied to engineered (ex-situ) and natural ...
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The NanoLyse project will focus on the development of validated methods and reference materials for the analysis of engineered nano-particles (ENP) in food and beverages. The developed methods will cover all relevant classes of ENP with reported or expected food and food contact material applications, i.e. metal, metal oxide/silicate, surface functionalised and organic encapsulate (colloidal/micel ...
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"For both economic and environmental reasons, maximal use of resources present in wastewater is becoming a very important issue. From this perspective, wastewater is not seen as waste that must be disposed off, but as resource that should be utilized. For energy recovery, anaerobic wastewater treatment is an ideal option, but further research and further developments on the application of combined ...
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Chemical Processing by Swarm Robotics (CHOBOTIX)

Start date: Jun 1, 2008, End date: May 31, 2013,

The aim of the project is to develop chemical processing systems based on the principle of swarm robotics. The inspiration for swarm robotics comes from the behaviour of collective organisms – such as bees or ants – that can perform complex tasks by the combined actions of a large number of relatively simple, identical agents. The main scientific challenge of the project will be the design and syn ...
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"The importance of glycosciences in the development of biology and medicine and the central role played by chemistry in this process have recently been pointed out by ESF. However, it appears that exposure of young scientists in their training phase to the chemical biology of carbohydrates is still lacking. This multidisciplinary project intends to approach the design and synthesis of carbohydrate ...
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RASFF alerts show that monitoring of chemical contaminants in food and feed is very relevant in European food safety. Also consumers placed chemical contaminants on top of the “worry-scale” of food-related risks. According to the General Food Law, food and feed industries are responsible for the safety of their products. Often expensive instrumental single-analyte methods are being applied by regu ...
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PERFluorinated Organics in Our Diet (PERFOOD)

Start date: Aug 1, 2009, End date: Nov 30, 2012,

Proposal summary Anthropogenic perfluorinated compounds (PFCs) have recently gained socio-economic and scientific interest. PFCs constitute a newly emanating group of environmental contaminants, with physico-chemical as well as toxicological properties different from those of other halogenated compounds. PFCs are generally persistent in the environment, and can be found over a broad concentration ...
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"There are many factors affecting air corrosivity, but it is only the temperature and sometimes the relative humidity that are controlled and monitored in indoor premises where valuable and culturally significant objects are stored or displayed. Additional anti-corrosion measures are usually applied only when often-irreplaceable historical objects have already been affected. Information on the act ...
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The main scope of the DoubleNanoMem project is the development of nanostructured membranes based on the most appropriate combination of nanofillers with well-defined size and porosity, dispersed in advanced high free volume polymers with inherent nanoporosity for application in specific gas and vapour separations. This approach is driven by the main requirement for successful replacement of tradit ...
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"By one of very important key for understanding biological processes is knowledge of structure of bio-macromolecules. These molecules have optical activity asymmetry which is connected with macromolecule structure and they absorb across the millimeter wave part of the spectrum due to collective vibrational modes. It is supposed that there will also be significant circular dichroism - differential ...
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