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RADical reduction of OXidative stress in cardiovascular diseases
ID: 316738
Start date: 2013-01-01, End date: 2016-12-31
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) constitutes a major and increasing health burden in developed countries. The prediction is that the prevalence of these conditions will increase by ~60% over the next 20 years. Therefore, the development of novel treatments for patients with CVD b...
Programme: FP7-PEOPLE
Record Number: 106578
Last updated on: 2017-12-11
EUROCANCER STEMCELL TRAINING NETWORK
[PROJECT] EUROCSCTRAINING - EUROCANCER STEMCELL TRAINING NETWORK
ID: 264361
Start date: 2011-01-01, End date: 2014-12-31
The recent identification of tumor initiating (TIC) or cancer stem cells (CSC) has opened a new area of research for scientists interested in cancer. Understanding the biology of cancer stem cells has already unraveled pathways and potential targets. However, accumulating dat...
Programme: FP7-PEOPLE
Record Number: 97851
Last updated on: 2017-12-11
Multi-disciplinary training environment for next generation hydrogel-based smart bio-interactive materials
ID: 316973
Start date: 2012-11-01, End date: 2016-10-31
Smart resorbable hydrogels will play a key role in next-generation biomedicine, for instance as platform materials for tissue engineering. As these materials have potential to address a wide range of medical conditions, significant growth for the biomedical materials industry...
Programme: FP7-PEOPLE
Record Number: 105493
Last updated on: 2017-12-07
Investigating Tectonism-Erosion-Climate-Couplings
ID: 316966
Start date: 2013-01-01, End date: 2017-06-30
Tectonics and climate are interdependent. The tectonics of orogens are moderated by climate through erosion. Exposure of rock by tectonics or erosion is critical to the feedback which governs changes in global climate, whilst topography influences rainfall. The principle obje...
Programme: FP7-PEOPLE
Record Number: 105510
Last updated on: 2017-12-04
Recovery and Use of Nutrients, Energy and Organic Matter from Animal Waste
ID: 289887
Start date: 2012-01-01, End date: 2015-12-31
The ReUseWaste network will i) provide new ideas and systems that lead to a major rethink in the current, established animal waste management systems, ii) train a group of 13 young researchers in developing new technologies for socially and environmentally sustainable utilisa...
Programme: FP7-PEOPLE
Record Number: 101613
Last updated on: 2017-11-20
Innovative biodiagnosis meets chemical structure elucidation – Novel tools in effect directed analysis to support the identification and monitoring of emerging toxicants on a European scale
ID: 290100
Start date: 2011-10-01, End date: 2015-09-30
EDA-EMERGE aims to train a new generation of young scientists in the interdisciplinary techniques required to meet the major challenges in the monitoring, assessment and management of toxic pollution in European river basins considering the enormous complexity of contaminatio...
Programme: FP7-PEOPLE
Record Number: 100631
Last updated on: 2017-11-20
Yeast biodiversity as a source of innovations in food and health
ID: 264717
Start date: 2011-02-01, End date: 2015-04-30
Cornucopia will train a new generation of young scientists focusing on less studied yeasts with interesting traits, which could be applied in the food and health sectors. Yeasts are a divergent group of fungi that predominantly exist as unicellular organisms. The baker's yeas...
Programme: FP7-PEOPLE
Record Number: 96904
Last updated on: 2017-11-20
Indoor Contamination with Flame Retardant Chemicals: Causes and Impacts
ID: 264600
Start date: 2011-01-01, End date: 2014-12-31
The main research goal is to further understanding of how and to what extent flame retardant (FR) chemicals used in every-day consumer goods and construction materials enter humans and of the risk to health that such exposure presents. Our vision is that this enhanced underst...
Programme: FP7-PEOPLE
Record Number: 96854
Last updated on: 2017-11-20
Sculpting the Earth’s topography: insights from modelling deep–surface processes
ID: 264517
Start date: 2011-01-01, End date: 2014-12-31
TOPOMOD is a training project designed for a team of early-stage and experienced researchers to investigate and model the origin and evolution of topography of the continents over a wide range of spatial and temporal scales and using a multi-disciplinary approach, coupling ge...
Programme: FP7-PEOPLE
Record Number: 96992
Last updated on: 2017-11-20
Isotope forensics meets biogeochemistry – linking sources and sinks of organic contaminants by compound specific isotope investigation
ID: 264329
Start date: 2010-11-01, End date: 2015-08-31
The initial training network CSI: ENVIRONMENT aims at training 16 young scientists in the discipline of compound-specific isotope analysis (CSIA) for environmental and forensic investigations. Linking sources and sinks of organic contaminants is a major challenge in contempor...
Programme: FP7-PEOPLE
Record Number: 96697
Last updated on: 2017-11-20
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