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Thematic network on ornamental stones - osnet

Project information

Grant agreement ID: G1RT-CT-2001-05019

  • Start date

    1 June 2001

  • End date

    31 October 2004

Funded under:

FP5-GROWTH

  • Overall budget:

    € 2 355 480

  • EU contribution

    € 2 355 480

Coordinated by:

NATIONAL TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OF ATHENS

Greece

Objective

This proposal aims at the establishment of a Thematic Network on Ornamental Stones (OSNET) to bring together all the organisations active in the Ornamental Stones Sector.

The planned activities include:
a)organisation of an annual Network Workshop and Sectorial meetings;
b)a market oriented Web site;
c) publication of special technical editions, bulletins, newsletters, proceedings;
d)organization of industry open days;
e)organization of a proposals forum.

The Network has been divided in 6 thematic sectors:
1) Quarrying;
2) Processing;
3) Stone characterisation;
4) Tools and equipment;
5) Safety and environment;
6) Technology transfer.

The consortium consists of 46 partners and 17 "other participants" covering the whole range of the sector activities. The Network objectives will be achieved through the completion of five Workpackages: Network Management and Coordination, Network Web-site, Network Activities, Strategy and Plans, Exploitation, and Dissemination.

Coordinator

NATIONAL TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OF ATHENS

Address

Zographou Campus
15780 Athens

Greece

Participants (73)

A. BENETTI MACCHINE SRL

Italy

ANTONIA PANOU & ASSOCIATES S.A.

Greece

ARTEC AEROSPACE SARL

France

ASOCIACION DE INVESTIGACION DE LAS INDUSTRIAS DE LA CONSTRUCCION

Spain

ASSOCIATION FOR RESEARCH AND INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES

Spain

ATLAS COPCO ROCK DRILLING EQUIPMENT A.B.

Sweden

BELGIAN BUILDING RESEARCH INSTITUTE (CSTC/WTCB)

Belgium

BIC TOSCANA SCPA

Italy

BIMEX LTD.

Bulgaria

BRITSTONE LTD.

United Kingdom

Bureau de Recherches Geologiques et Minieres

France

CARRIERES DU HAINAUT S.A.

Belgium

CENTRO TECNOLOGICO DEL MARMOL

Spain

CERRIG CYF

United Kingdom

CETMA - CENTRO DI PROGRETTASZIONE, DESIGN & TECHNOLOGIE DIE MATERIALI

Italy

CEVALOR - CENTRO TECNOLOGICO PARA E APROVEITAMENTO E VALORIZACAO DAS ROCHAS ORNAMENTAIS INDUSTRIAIS

Portugal

COGEMAR SRL

Italy

COMIXIO SARL.

France

CONSORZIO ERICA - EVOLUZIONE DELLA RICERCA INDUSTRIALE NEL COMPRENSORIO APUANO

Italy

COOPERATIVA CONDOMINI LAVORATORI BENI SOCIALI DI LEVIGLIANI A.R.L.

Italy

CYNEFIN ENVIRONMENTAL CONSULTANTS LTD.

United Kingdom

D'APPOLONIA SPA

Italy

DIAMANT BOART HELLAS S.A.

Greece

DIONYSSOS - PENTELICON COMMERCIAL & INDUSTRIAL MARBLE S.A

Greece

DITTA RIPAMONTI DR. GIANNI SAS

Italy

ECO SIL SRL

Italy

ENVIRONMENTAL, CHEMICAL & METALLURGICAL SERVICES LTD

Greece

EQUIMARMORE - EQUIPAMENTOS PARA MARMORES LDA

Portugal

FORSCHUNGSGEMEINSCHAFT WERKZEUGE UND WERKSTOFFE E.V.

Germany

G. CHRISSAFAKIS S.A.

Greece

GENERAL MARBLE SA

Greece

GEOANALYSIS SA

Greece

GEOLOGICAL SURVEY OF FINLAND

Finland

GEOLOGICAL SURVEY OF NORWAY

Norway

GRANITI ET MARMI COLORATI DI LUCIANO GRASSI & C. S.P.A.

Italy

HERRAMEINTAS DE DIAMANTE SA

Spain

INSTITUTE OF GEOLOGY AND MINERAL EXPLORATION

Greece

INSTITUTO GEOLOGICO E MINEIRO

Portugal

INSTITUTO PEDRO NUNES

Portugal

INSTITUTO SUPERIOR TECNICO

Portugal

INTERNAZIONALE MARMI E MACCHINE CARRARA SPA

Italy

LASKARIDIS MARBLE ABEE

Greece

LB NAXOS MARBLES S.A.

Greece

LUND UNIVERSITY

Sweden

MARINI QUARRIES GROUP SRL

Italy

MEGAMARM LTD

Greece

METALLURGICAL INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENT CENTER SA

Greece

NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL OF ITALY

Italy

NORTH KARELIA POLYTECHNIC

Finland

PEDRINI SPA

Italy

PISANI LIMITED

United Kingdom

POLITECNICO DI TORINO

Italy

PROVINCIA DEL VERBANO CUSIO OSSOLA

Italy

RIGA TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY

Latvia

ROCDATABY KL S.A.S DI GARDENATO MASSIMO AND C.

Italy

SOUTH CARELIA POLYTECHNIC

Finland

SOVEMINE INGÉNIERIE SARL

France

SP SWEDISH NATIONAL TESTING AND RESEARCH INSTITUTE

Sweden

SPACE RESEARCH INSTITUTE - BULGARIAN ACADEMY OF SCIENCES

Bulgaria

STENINDUSTRINS FORSKNINGSINSTITUT A.B.

Sweden

STOHENG SRL ENGINEERING AND CONSULTING

Italy

TEC INGENIERIE SA

France

TECHNICAL RESEARCH CENTRE OF FINLAND

Finland

TECHNISCHE UNIVERSITAET BERLIN

Germany

THASSOS MARBLE SA

Greece

UNIVERSIDAD DE OVIEDO

Spain

UNIVERSITA DEGLI STUDI DI PISA

Italy

UNIVERSITAET HANNOVER

Germany

UNIVERSITY FOR APPLIED SCIENCES LUENEBURG

Germany

UNIVERSITY OF BOLOGNA

Italy

UNIVERSITY OF GENOVA

Italy

UNIVERSITY OF ROME "LA SAPIENZA"

Italy

UNIVERSITY OF THE WEST OF ENGLAND, BRISTOL

United Kingdom

Project information

Grant agreement ID: G1RT-CT-2001-05019

  • Start date

    1 June 2001

  • End date

    31 October 2004

Funded under:

FP5-GROWTH

  • Overall budget:

    € 2 355 480

  • EU contribution

    € 2 355 480

Coordinated by:

NATIONAL TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OF ATHENS

Greece