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Two Photon Absorbers for Biomedical Applications
ID: 264362
Start date: 2010-12-01, End date: 2015-03-31
Two-photon absorption is a photophysical process with diverse applications in medicine (photodynamic therapy), neurophysiology, cell biology (microscopy, photo-activated drugs) and biomedical engineering (fabrication of micro-needle arrays and tissue scaffolds). Many of these...
Programme: FP7-PEOPLE
Record Number: 100495
Last updated on: 2017-05-26
Synapses: from molecules to higher brain function and diseases
ID: 238608
Start date: 2009-12-01, End date: 2014-02-28
SyMBaD aims to move forward our knowledge on synapse structure and function in the normal and pathological brain. Brain diseases represent a considerable social and economic burden in Europe. Emerging evidence indicates that synaptic dysfunction is associated with a majority ...
Programme: FP7-PEOPLE
Record Number: 92985
Last updated on: 2017-05-25
Wind Resource Assessment Audit and Standardization
ID: 238576
Start date: 2009-10-01, End date: 2013-09-30
The objective of WAUDIT is the generation of a pool of researchers, in the field of wind resource assessment, in order to support the technological development of wind energy as one of the fastest growing industries worldwide (annual increase rate of 20%). The scientific moti...
Programme: FP7-PEOPLE
Record Number: 93290
Last updated on: 2017-05-25
A EUROPEAN BIOTECHNOLOGY TRAINING NETWORK FOR THE SUPPORT OF CHEMICAL MANUFACTURING
ID: 238531
Start date: 2009-07-01, End date: 2013-06-30
The objective of BIOTRAINS is to deliver a trans-European network of industrially oriented white biotechnologists fully trained in the application of biocatalysis to sustainable chemical manufacturing. Their skills will be developed through a joint research programme at leadi...
Programme: FP7-PEOPLE
Record Number: 92028
Last updated on: 2017-05-25
Training future mechanical, civil, electrionic engineers and computer scientists in SYStem Identification, Condition & Health Monitoring for a New Generation of WIND Turbines
ID: 238325
Start date: 2009-12-01, End date: 2013-11-30
Growth in the European wind energy market has led to the manufacture of larger turbines (~ 7.5 MW). There are several challenges associated with these turbines, particularly offshore, e.g., vibrations/ damage of the flexible blades, mechanical drives/electric converters. Thes...
Programme: FP7-PEOPLE
Record Number: 93018
Last updated on: 2017-05-25
Academic-Industrial Training Network on Alpha-Synuclein-related Brain Diseases
ID: 238316
Start date: 2009-11-01, End date: 2013-10-31
Parkinson’s Disease (PD) is the second most common neurodegenerative disorder. It is characterized pathologically by the accumulation of aggregated conformations of the presynaptic protein alpha-synuclein (ASYN) in cytoplasmic inclusions termed Lewy Bodies (LBs). Furthermore,...
Programme: FP7-PEOPLE
Record Number: 92710
Last updated on: 2017-05-25
LABORATORY ASTROCHEMICAL SURFACE SCIENCE IN EUROPE
ID: 238258
Start date: 2010-02-01, End date: 2014-01-31
Astronomical observations are revealing in ever increasing detail how our Universe works. Existing and planned European investment in sophisticated observational platforms approaches many billions of Euros. However, the observations that can be made on these telescopes would ...
Programme: FP7-PEOPLE
Record Number: 93502
Last updated on: 2017-05-25
Enzyme technology for Lean and Green food processing
ID: 238084
Start date: 2009-10-01, End date: 2013-11-30
Plant material, including industrial vastes from grain production and the juice and vegetable oil industry, is a rich source for valuable functional ingredients for processed foods. Processing of relevant agricultural vaste and product refinery needs, however, rethinking, as ...
Programme: FP7-PEOPLE
Record Number: 92669
Last updated on: 2017-05-25
INitial TRAining network on Mass Independent Fractionation
ID: 237890
Start date: 2009-09-01, End date: 2013-08-31
Molecules containing the element oxygen can be further characterized by the distributions of the stable oxygen isotopes. In some cases, these isotopes have an anomalous distribution, which is evidence of Mass Independent Fractionation (MIF). MIF has become a powerful research...
Programme: FP7-PEOPLE
Record Number: 92348
Last updated on: 2017-05-25
Towards the next generation of the Geological Time Scale for the last 100 million years – the European contribution to EARTHTIME
ID: 215458
Start date: 2008-09-01, End date: 2012-08-31
Geological time is inextricably linked with Earth Sciences and the Geological Time Scale (GTS) is the yardstick to measure it. As such the GTS is the key to reconstruct Earth history. Recent developments in numerical dating now permit to build a much improved next generation ...
Programme: FP7-PEOPLE
Record Number: 88286
Last updated on: 2017-05-25
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