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Development of sustainable textiles against bugs
ID: 606517
Start date: 2013-11-01, End date: 2016-10-31
The aim of this project is to create textiles capable of providing the user with protection in front of bugs such as ticks and bedbugs. On the one hand, ticks are important vectors of human and animal diseases, besides causing hurts and irritant bites. Currently, these diseas...
Programme: FP7-SME
Record Number: 110634
Last updated on: 2017-04-24
Deployable early warning pollution device for application in water
ID: 605937
Start date: 2013-12-01, End date: 2015-11-30
The purpose of this project is to develop an innovative integrated deployable device for the detection of pollution in water using innovative, state-of-the-art microfluidic technology. The consortium for this project is made up of partners from Ireland (T.E Laboratories and D...
Programme: FP7-SME
Record Number: 110697
Last updated on: 2017-04-10
Novel automatic and stand-alone integrated pest management tool for remote count and bioacoustic  identification of the Olive Fly (Bactrocera oleae) in the field
ID: 605073
Start date: 2014-09-01, End date: 2017-12-31
ENTOMATIC addresses a major problem faced by EU Associations of Olive growing SMEs: the Olive fruit fly (Bactrocera oleae). This insect pest causes yearly economical losses estimated to be almost €600/ha. ENTOMATIC aims to develop a novel stand-alone field monitoring system c...
Programme: FP7-SME
Record Number: 191351
Last updated on: 2017-03-06
Sustainable Coating for Food Packaging based on Starch and Seaweed Extracts
ID: 311803
Start date: 2012-11-01, End date: 2014-10-31
Food packaging coatings (on paper wraps, cartons and cardboard) are essential to providing a physical barrier to protect food products in the packaging container during storage and transportation. Current packaging coatings are based on petrochemical derived waxes and polymer...
Programme: FP7-SME
Record Number: 105748
Last updated on: 2017-02-27
Novel on-line composting monitoring system
ID: 243625
Start date: 2010-02-01, End date: 2013-01-31
Composting represents a sustainable solution for the treatment of organic waste, whatever its origin, however the economic returns of composting could be increased by improving the quality of the final product. The starting waste material from farms is more homogeneous and ha...
Programme: FP7-SME
Record Number: 98441
Last updated on: 2017-02-21
Radio Frequency Sensing for Non-Destructive Testing of Carbon Fibre Reinforced Composite Materials for Structural Health Monitoring
ID: 314935
Start date: 2012-12-01, End date: 2014-11-30
It is well recognised that composites have a significant part to play in reducing the weight of many structural engineering components, given its superior strength-to-weight ratio. These features help on reducing energy requirements and enabling renewable energy generation th...
Programme: FP7-SME
Record Number: 106165
Last updated on: 2017-01-09
Development of a new Bio-Composite from renewable resources with improved thermal and fire resistance for manufacturing a truck internal part with high quality surface finishing
ID: 605658
Start date: 2014-01-01, End date: 2017-03-31
"The main objective of NATURTRUCK is to develop injected plastic parts for the commercial vehicles industry (mainly cabin truck parts) made with thermoplastic composite materials from renewable resources (at least 80% w/w), namely physically modified polylactic acid (PLA) gra...
Programme: FP7-SME
Record Number: 111565
Last updated on: 2016-12-26
Low cost, super efficient and jet fire resistant cryogenic thermal insulation half shell structures using geopolymer technology for LNG pipeline applications
ID: 605277
Start date: 2013-10-01, End date: 2015-09-30
Natural gas may be liquefied at -160oC thereby reducing its volume and providing an economic means for its transportation. Liquefied natural gas (LNG) enables gas markets to be connected with more distant export sources thereby improving market competitiveness and stability. ...
Programme: FP7-SME
Record Number: 110341
Last updated on: 2016-12-26
Artistic robotic surface processing for stone
ID: 606453
Start date: 2013-12-01, End date: 2015-11-30
Natural stone industry has a crucial importance at European level, and the overall worldwide demand for natural stone products is experiencing a steady growth; however, in the last years globalization is transforming the competitive scenario at a fast pace, with high technolo...
Programme: FP7-SME
Record Number: 111176
Last updated on: 2016-12-05
Innovative Digital Preservation using Social Search in Agent Environments
ID: 605356
Start date: 2013-10-01, End date: 2015-09-30
Digital preservation (DP) represents the management of digital information over time to guarantee their accessibility and preserved quality. It includes processes and activities that ensure access to information and all types of records, scientific and cultural heritage that ...
Programme: FP7-SME
Record Number: 110693
Last updated on: 2016-11-28
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