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Developing innovative method for recycling used chip board furniture and plastics by producing new environment friendly reusable multipurpose composite material
ID: 262337
Start date: 2011-03-01, End date: 2013-05-31
Each year thousands of tons wood based furniture including scrapped particle board and panels end their lives being thrown away by their users. At present there is no effective method for utilizing such waste other then dumping in landfills or incineration. This however means...
Programme: FP7-SME
Record Number: 107654
Last updated on: 2017-12-07
Self-repairable Zinc-free Weldable Anti-corrosion Primer for the Steel protection
ID: 605371
Start date: 2014-02-01, End date: 2017-01-31
The global production of steel is in the range of 1400M tons, worth nearly €1trillion. The steel demand in Europe in 2011 was estimated to be 145M tons, of which 39M tons p.a. for the construction sector and 16M tons p.a. for structural steel. Most of this steel is carbon or ...
Programme: FP7-SME
Record Number: 111373
Last updated on: 2017-12-04
Depth enabled workflow for flexible 2D and multiview video production
ID: 605181
Start date: 2013-11-01, End date: 2016-01-31
The 3FLEX project aims to define and develop a new advanced workflow for flexible 2D, stereo and multiview video production capable to deal with and take advantage of the image+depth content approach and to develop the building blocks to implement it. This workflow enhances c...
Programme: FP7-SME
Record Number: 111323
Last updated on: 2017-12-04
Elimination of NOx, SOx and Particulates in Rail Transportation
ID: 605019
Start date: 2013-11-01, End date: 2015-10-31
Locomotive engines are significant contributors to air pollution in many cities and ports. Although locomotive engines being produced today must meet relatively modest emission requirements set in 1997, they continue to emit large amounts of nitrogen oxides and particulate ma...
Programme: FP7-SME
Record Number: 110841
Last updated on: 2017-12-04
Sensor Based Detection of Implant Loosening in Total Hip Replacements
ID: 606335
Start date: 2014-02-01, End date: 2016-01-31
Ageing, sedentary behaviour,and obesity are predictors of osteoarthritis, and the combination of arthritis and obesity causes an undue stress on joints, and when conservative treatments no longer yield a satisfactory response, joint replacement becomes necessary. Despite the ...
Programme: FP7-SME
Record Number: 111599
Last updated on: 2017-11-20
TAILORed Energy Distributions for Laser WELDing
ID: 606046
Start date: 2013-11-01, End date: 2016-07-31
Laser beam welding is a high-performance joining process that is rapidly growing; highlighted by the fact that the global market for laser welding equipment has grown 50% since 2004, and was worth €1.1 Billion in 2011. The market is expected to grow a further 6% in 2012, and ...
Programme: FP7-SME
Record Number: 111008
Last updated on: 2017-11-20
Femtosecond Light Amplifiers in the Megahertz regime
ID: 315744
Start date: 2012-10-01, End date: 2015-03-31
FLAME will leverage a current revolution in ultrafast laser science and lead to the commercial availability of amplified laser systems with significantly higher pulse repetition rates, higher average powers and shorter pulse durations than has been possible up to now. In addi...
Programme: FP7-SME
Record Number: 105146
Last updated on: 2017-11-20
Consumer-safe and thermally-stable bioplastic formulation with controlled biodegradation properties for agricultural and horticultural accessories
ID: 304987
Start date: 2012-11-01, End date: 2015-10-31
The consumption of plastic materials in agriculture and horticulture in EU has dramatically increased in the last decades posing serious problems of environmental and economic concerns. Agriculture and Horticulture sector generates about 1.2 Mt of plastic waste per year in th...
Programme: FP7-SME
Record Number: 105778
Last updated on: 2017-11-20
A framework for mobile wallets that provides the security levels QAA1-4 in a TSM architecture supporting the use of e-Identity cards on the mobile phone
ID: 605960
Start date: 2014-04-01, End date: 2016-03-31
With a “mobile wallet” the mobile phone becomes a secure storage unit for credit cards, tickets, loyalty cards and keys. Mobile wallets available today require the use of a physical chip, a secure element that is costly to gain access to and has limited storage capacity. As o...
Programme: FP7-SME
Record Number: 188531
Last updated on: 2017-11-20
Advanced Testing Methods for Better Real Life Performance of Biomass Room Heating Appliances
ID: 606605
Start date: 2013-10-01, End date: 2016-09-30
Existing test standards for biomass room heating appliances (pellet and firewood stoves, and inset appliances) have supported technology development tremendously in past decades. Due to today’s changing and more demanding requirements, however, there is the obvious need for r...
Programme: FP7-SME
Record Number: 110770
Last updated on: 2017-11-20
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