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Targeting environmental pollution with engineered microbial systems á la carte
ID: 212894
Start date: 2008-07-01, End date: 2010-09-30
Synthetic Biology-SB- deals with rational combination of biological properties with central elements of engineering design. By merging the genetic tool box already available with engineering disciplines & computer sciences there is a great opportunity for a new approach to en...
Programme: FP7-KBBE
Record Number: 87946
Last updated on: 2017-05-30
“Effect of diet on the mental performance of children”
ID: 212652
Start date: 2008-03-01, End date: 2013-12-31
Current evidence on the effect of diet on mental performance (MP) is largely based on animal, retrospective studies, and short-term nutritional intervention studies in humans. NUTRIMENTHE will significantly improve this knowledge through studying the role, mechanisms, risks &...
Programme: FP7-KBBE
Record Number: 88812
Last updated on: 2017-05-30
Strategies for the eradication of bovine tuberculosis
ID: 212414
Start date: 2008-10-01, End date: 2012-06-30
Tuberculosis is an infectious disease caused by the Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex. This infection affects domestic and wild animals and represents a major concern worldwide because of its high economic impact due to mortalities, condemnations, decreases in productions, a...
Programme: FP7-KBBE
Record Number: 88408
Last updated on: 2017-05-30
Targeted DISCOvery of novel cellulases and hemicellulases and their reaction mechanisms for hydrolysis of lignocellulosic biomass
ID: 211863
Start date: 2008-08-01, End date: 2012-07-31
The aim of the proposed DISCO project is to develop more efficient and therefore more cost-effective cellulosic and hemicellulosic enzyme tools for the enhanced hydrolysis of pre-treated lignocellulosic biomass in simultaneous saccharification and fermentation (SSF) condition...
Programme: FP7-KBBE
Record Number: 88398
Last updated on: 2017-05-30
Promoting the exploitation of scientific knowledge through academia–industry cooperation in the Knowledge-Based Bio-Economy in Europe and beyond
ID: 212446
Start date: 2008-11-01, End date: 2012-01-31
Knowledge2Innovation aims at stimulating and supporting the knowledge transfer process between academia and industry in Europe, and beyond. The project involves a consortium of 9 participants, experienced in knowledge transfer with complementary skills, covering 7 EU countrie...
Programme: FP7-KBBE
Record Number: 88476
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
THERAPEUTIC AND PREVENTIVE IMPACT OF NUTRITIONAL LIPIDS ON NEURONAL AND COGNITIVE PERFORMANCE IN AGING, ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE AND VASCULAR DEMENTIA
ID: 211696
Start date: 2008-08-01, End date: 2015-03-31
Major objective: It is our aim to develop a lipid based diet that is able to delay or prevent onset of Alzheimer’s disease and related diseases and has a stabilizing effect on cognitive performance in aging. Multiple lines of evidence suggest that there is a large overlap bet...
Programme: FP7-KBBE
Record Number: 88395
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
Smart tools for Prediction and Improvement of Crop Yield
ID: 211347
Start date: 2008-04-01, End date: 2012-09-30
The aim of this project is to develop a suite of tools for molecular breeding of crop plants for sustainable and competitive agriculture. The tools help the breeder in predicting phenotypic response of genotypes for complex traits under a range of environmental conditions. Pe...
Programme: FP7-KBBE
Record Number: 87814
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
Low cost technologies and traditional ingredients for the production of affordable, nutritionally correct foods improving health in population groups at risk of poverty
ID: 266331
Start date: 2011-02-01, End date: 2014-07-31
According to 2007 Eurostat statistics, there is a robust need to better understanding the nutritional existing barriers to healthy nutrition of 79 million EU-27 citizens at-risk-of-poverty. These European subclusters and ethnic populations have in common low purchasing power,...
Programme: FP7-KBBE
Record Number: 97822
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
Determinants of eating behaviour in European children, adolescents and their parents
ID: 266044
Start date: 2012-03-01, End date: 2017-02-28
Nutrition-related diseases caused a loss of over 56 million years of healthy life of European citizens in 2000. I.Family will make a significant contribution to reduce this burden by studying the interplay and impact of the main drivers of dietary behaviour and food choice. I...
Programme: FP7-KBBE
Record Number: 97996
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
AN Integration of Mitigation and Adaptation options for sustainable Livestock production under climate CHANGE
ID: 266018
Start date: 2011-03-01, End date: 2015-02-28
ANIMALCHANGE will provide scientific guidance on the integration of adaptation and mitigation objectives and design sustainable development pathways for livestock production in Europe, in Northern and Sub-Saharan Africa and Latin America. ANIMALCHANGE will inform public polic...
Programme: FP7-KBBE
Record Number: 98089
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
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