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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
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
Lens that mIGHT be a Satisfactory Way Of Reducing age Degradation of Sight
ID: 315564
Start date: 2012-11-01, End date: 2015-01-31
Ageing of society is an issue of increasing importance for Europe. According to Eurostat, 36,5% of the European population is more than 50 years old and this percentage is constantly growing. In the next decades, Europe’s growth will increasingly depend on the ability to capi...
Programme: FP7-SME
Record Number: 105892
Last updated on: 2017-11-20
Transnational Cooperation of the European Network of NCP SME
ID: 218878
Start date: 2008-02-01, End date: 2012-12-31
The TranCoSME project intends to support the European network of National Contact Points for the SME-specific measures of the 7th Framework Programme (NCP SME) in their support to proposers in their respective countries. Objectives are to deliver a better quality of service, ...
Programme: FP7-SME
Record Number: 98985
Last updated on: 2017-11-20
Cognitive Airborne multisEnsor System for Aerial Reconnaissance Intelligence and Surveillance
ID: 605093
Start date: 2013-10-01, End date: 2015-09-30
CAESARIS project aims at developing a new, integrated security and search-and-rescue airborne solution conceived to detect people, both above visible and hidden behind opaque layers (like foliage, trailer covers, boat covers) or in darkness and reduced visibility conditions. ...
Programme: FP7-SME
Record Number: 110965
Last updated on: 2017-07-12
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
Real-Time In Situ Monitoring of Tool Wear in Precision Engineering Applications
ID: 315067
Start date: 2014-01-01, End date: 2015-12-31
In precision engineering, the degradation of the cutting surface (tool wear) has the greatest affect on accuracy and surface finish of machined parts. Tool wear is the greatest single contributor to scrap (waste material). In the surgical products market, cosmetic finish requ...
Programme: FP7-SME
Record Number: 111258
Last updated on: 2017-06-21
Creation of a synthetic, absorbable, haemostatic fleece for delivery of active agents into healing wounds
ID: 222097
Start date: 2008-09-01, End date: 2011-05-31
The SME Participants in the SynthaFleece project (NANOVAL, BBS, ASTERIE, STERIPACK) aim to create a new, totally synthetic medical device based on a poly-lactide (PLA) polymer platform that is capable of the sustained release of ionic silver, antibiotics and bone morphogeneti...
Programme: FP7-SME
Record Number: 97479
Last updated on: 2017-05-30
Development of a heelless shoe to reduce injury during running
ID: 222468
Start date: 2008-09-01, End date: 2010-08-31
As healthy as it is to keep fit by running, the repetitive stresses and strains on joints cause a large percentage of the injuries experienced during this sport. HEELLESS aims to develop a novel type of running shoe that prevents joint injury and muscle strain by mitigating t...
Programme: FP7-SME
Record Number: 94172
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
Development of an ultrasonic technique, sensors and systems for the volumetric examination of alumino-thermic rail welds
ID: 222425
Start date: 2008-09-01, End date: 2010-12-31
In 2004 an estimated 5 billion passenger journeys will be made in the UK, France and Germany and the market in the three countries is worth approximately €40 billion. [Ref. 1] . Based on the extrapolation of data relating to the UK, French and German railways [Ref 1], the 500...
Programme: FP7-SME
Record Number: 92648
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
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