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Incorporation of solid lubricants into surface of friction parts engineered for high-temperature applications
ID: 606009
Start date: 2013-11-01, End date: 2015-10-31
Since traditional lubricants fail when friction is combined with high temperature, it is either impossible or impractical to use these materials in many industrial applications. The need for improved lubricating technologies is critical when trying to solve tribological probl...
Programme: FP7-SME
Record Number: 110921
Last updated on: 2017-06-26
NOO2 - Development of an efficient oxygen elimination technology for reducing oxygen content in landfill gas for fuel quality
ID: 605809
Start date: 2013-10-01, End date: 2017-05-31
European policy targets to increase the utilization of renewable energy sources. Biogas is one of the possible solutions for achieving these targets. Although agriculture and waste water are the main sources of biogas, landfills, collecting municipal waste, have huge potentia...
Programme: FP7-SME
Record Number: 110486
Last updated on: 2017-06-05
The development of a new more efficient and easy to install  high strength solar collector withstanding high temperature (120°)and operating pressures form circulating water and externals
ID: 222582
Start date: 2008-10-01, End date: 2011-06-30
This project will target the fast growing market for solar collector systems. The competitiveness of the EU solar collector industry is a major issue in this rapidly increasing market. Currently, European industry is lagging behind the China and US, which exports solar collec...
Programme: FP7-SME
Record Number: 96632
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
Optimization of Si solar cells, plastic materials and technologies for the development of more efficient concentRatION photovoltaic systems
ID: 222517
Start date: 2008-10-01, End date: 2011-12-31
The development of renewable energy is a central aim of the EU Commission's energy policy. Concentration PhotoVoltaics (CPV) has been demonstrated to be a good solution in PV industry and in the last years has become more attractive and several companies have been founded wit...
Programme: FP7-SME
Record Number: 99307
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
Closed Loop Control of the Laser Welding Process through the Measurement of Plasma
ID: 222279
Start date: 2008-11-01, End date: 2011-04-30
Laser welding is a widely used technique in automotive, aeronautical and shipbuilding industries. New developments are being investigated and it is expected that in the near future it will replace traditional welding techniques in many applications. During laser welding a fre...
Programme: FP7-SME
Record Number: 94189
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
Smart fire-retardant coatings based on intumescent nanocomposites
ID: 222263
Start date: 2008-11-01, End date: 2011-02-28
In Europe, annual fire losses reach 80 billion €, meaning more than 1% of EU GDP, 4000 people die and another 80000 suffer terrible burns. The use of fire retarding intumescent coatings play an important role in Fire Safety being this subsector mainly comprised by SMEs. Nowad...
Programme: FP7-SME
Record Number: 94168
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
Advanced X-ray source based on field emitting  Carbon Nanotubes cold cathode
ID: 222260
Start date: 2008-09-01, End date: 2011-02-28
The project develops an innovative x-ray source based on the emerging technology of field emitting carbon nanotubes (CNT). This kind of source has several advantages with respect to traditional sources: higher intrinsic brilliance; possibility to work in pulsed and continuous...
Programme: FP7-SME
Record Number: 94828
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
Production of an innovative Lightweight Ceramic Brick, with increase noise absorption capabilities and heat insulation
ID: 222212
Start date: 2008-10-01, End date: 2011-03-31
The overall technological aim is to develop a mould-brick acoustic solution based on noise absorption and insulation due material density and porosity that will at least increase levels in 6 dB in performance but at a 20% lower weight and will avoid or minimize noise flanking...
Programme: FP7-SME
Record Number: 93981
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
Development of a cost-effective anti-bacterial device for the 37 million urethral catheters used in enlarged Europe
ID: 222164
Start date: 2008-10-15, End date: 2010-10-14
A survey conducted by WHO showed that 2,4 million of European patients suffer nosocomial infections every year. Urinary Tract Infections (UTI) account for approximately 40% of nosocomial infections; 80% of UTIs are associated with the use of indwelling urethral catheters. UTI...
Programme: FP7-SME
Record Number: 99232
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
Development of a Novel Compact Multi Fuel Steam Reforming Device Integrated into a cost effective Fuel Cell Micro Combined Heat & Power Generation System for Residential Building Application
ID: 222170
Start date: 2008-10-01, End date: 2010-09-30
The construction sector represents a strategically important sector for the European Union employing in 2005 13.8 million people, SMEs are indeed the major force of the construction sector representing 99% of such industry. The EU Building Sector is a major energy consumer (m...
Programme: FP7-SME
Record Number: 92226
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
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