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Novel Electron Beam Surface Sculpting for Efficient Heat Exchange
ID: 606172
Start date: 2013-09-01, End date: 2015-08-31
By combining a new surface engineering process with state-of-the-art thermal modelling, significant design and performance improvements to heat exchangers for electronic and electrical systems can be made. The surface designs created will not only provide an increase in surfa...
Programme: FP7-SME
Record Number: 110150
Last updated on: 2017-12-18
Development of an ultrasonic testing technique to characterise diffusion bonds in layered structures
ID: 605288
Start date: 2014-02-01, End date: 2016-01-31
Diffusion bonding offers a number of advantages to a wide range of industry sectors and applications, particularly where there is a need to join dissimilar materials. The main advantage of diffusion bonding is that, unlike welding, it is not a 'fusion' process – it is a solid...
Programme: FP7-SME
Record Number: 188527
Last updated on: 2017-12-18
Continuous monitoring of the structural condition of the tower and supporting structure of floating and static offshore wind turbines
ID: 605013
Start date: 2014-03-01, End date: 2017-10-31
There is a growing interest in monitoring techniques and systems which can provide information about the condition of a wind turbine support structure, owing to a number of operational factors which have become apparent as increased numbers of turbine installations are experi...
Programme: FP7-SME
Record Number: 185460
Last updated on: 2017-12-18
Advanced Systems for Wood Fire Protection
ID: 604842
Start date: 2013-11-01, End date: 2015-11-30
Wood is an important construction material (over 70% of people in the developed world live in timber frame housing) as it performs well as an engineering material and compared to other commonly used construction materials it is more sustainable. However, timber is combustible...
Programme: FP7-SME
Record Number: 110739
Last updated on: 2017-12-18
Novel Identification Technology for High-value Plastics Waste Stream
ID: 311777
Start date: 2014-01-01, End date: 2017-03-31
The POLYMARK consortium represent the SME communities of Polymer Recyclers. The EU polymer recycling sector forms a vital part of the polymer sector and has an estimated annual turnover of €2,500 million generated by over 1,000 SMEs. However, our members have a major problem....
Programme: FP7-SME
Record Number: 111431
Last updated on: 2017-12-18
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
On-line Intelligent Diagnostics and Predictive Maintenance Sensor System Integrated within the Wind Turbine Bus-Bar structure to aid Dynamic Maintenance Scheduling
ID: 304760
Start date: 2012-12-01, End date: 2014-11-30
Renewable energy (RE) sources have gained a great importance due to their inexhaustibility, sustainability, ecological awareness and supply of energy security. Among all RE sources, wind energy is currently viewed as one of the most significant fastest growing (at an average ...
Programme: FP7-SME
Record Number: 106156
Last updated on: 2017-12-04
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
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