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Biomimetic Organocatalysis – Development of Novel Synthetic Catalytic Methodology and Technology
ID: 209437
Start date: 2008-09-01, End date: 2012-08-31
Biomimetic Organocatalysis – Development of Novel Synthetic Catalytic Methodology and Technology The objective of the proposed research is the design and development of unprecedented preassembled, modular, molecular factories. Inspiration comes from nature’s non-ribosomal pep...
Programme: FP7-IDEAS-ERC
Record Number: 87724
Last updated on: 2017-05-30
The geometry of topological quantum field theories
ID: 204757
Start date: 2009-01-01, End date: 2014-06-30
The predictive power of quantum field theory (QFT) is a perpetual driving force in geometry. Examples include the invention of Frobenius manifolds, mixed twistor structures, primitive forms, and harmonic bundles, up to the discovery of the McKay correspondence, mirror symmetr...
Programme: FP7-IDEAS-ERC
Record Number: 87585
Last updated on: 2017-05-30
Non-classical interacting random walks
ID: 208417
Start date: 2008-10-01, End date: 2014-09-30
The proposed project deals with various topics in the area of random walks (RWs) which interact with their own history and/or a possibly non-homogeneous, random environment. Such models arise from physics and other natural sciences as simplified models of complex phenomena an...
Programme: FP7-IDEAS-ERC
Record Number: 88620
Last updated on: 2017-05-30
Probing the Micro-Nano Transition: Theoretical and Experimental Foundations, Simulations and Applications
ID: 211166
Start date: 2008-10-01, End date: 2013-09-30
The objective is to develop a robust multifunctional framework/probe for capturing the evolution of deformation and failure in a variety of processes at the micro-nano transition regime. An interdisciplinary approach will be pursued based on fundamental theory and experiment,...
Programme: FP7-IDEAS-ERC
Record Number: 88239
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
Quantum optics in nanostructures
[PROJECT] OPTNANO - Quantum optics in nanostructures
ID: 210642
Start date: 2008-08-01, End date: 2013-07-31
Nanomaterials are intriguing structures for quantum optics. Their color depends on their size and shape; they are very selective in the wavelengths they absorb and emit. Although nanostructures have been used to color windows and surfaces since the Middle Ages, we lack the un...
Programme: FP7-IDEAS-ERC
Record Number: 87500
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
A neurodevelopmental approach to human language processing
ID: 209656
Start date: 2008-09-01, End date: 2014-08-31
Despite a large number of studies on human language comprehension and its development, the neurocognitive system underlying normal and impaired language processing has yet not been characterized. In particular, it is currently debated whether different subsystems in language ...
Programme: FP7-IDEAS-ERC
Record Number: 87663
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
Seismic Imaging of the Solar Interior using space-based data
ID: 210949
Start date: 2008-08-01, End date: 2013-01-31
The broad science objective of this proposal is to search for the root causes of solar magnetic activity by establishing connections and physical relationships between internal solar properties and the various components of magnetic activity in the solar interior and atmosphe...
Programme: FP7-IDEAS-ERC
Record Number: 87492
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
Microbiology of Dehalococcoides-like Chloroflexi
ID: 202903
Start date: 2008-06-01, End date: 2013-12-31
I propose to initiate research on a specific group of bacteria, here denominated as the “Dehalococcoides-like Chloroflexi”. This group of bacteria is formed by several cultivated strains of the genus Dehalococcoides and many sequences of uncultivated organisms mostly from mar...
Programme: FP7-IDEAS-ERC
Record Number: 87936
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
Small RNA Mediated Epigenetics in Vertebrates
ID: 202819
Start date: 2008-08-01, End date: 2014-07-31
Since the discovery of RNAi small RNA molecules have been under intense study. They have been shown to impact many different processes, ranging from development to organ function and carcinogenesis. Recently, it has become clear that many distinct small RNA families exist. Ho...
Programme: FP7-IDEAS-ERC
Record Number: 87552
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
Iwasawa theory of p-adic Lie extensions
ID: 202305
Start date: 2008-07-01, End date: 2013-06-30
One of the most challenging topics in modern number theory is the mysterious relation between special values of L-functions and Galois cohomology: they are the “shadows” in the two completely different worlds of complex and p-adic analysis of one and the same geometric object...
Programme: FP7-IDEAS-ERC
Record Number: 87387
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
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