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Energy recovery in new and retrofitted heat pumps using a dedicated expander concept
ID: 605923
Start date: 2013-12-01, End date: 2017-03-31
In vapour-compression cycles (VCC) and more specifically in heat pumps, mechanical work is supplied to the compressor for increasing the pressure of the evaporated refrigerant. Heat is rejected in the condenser (effective heating at heating mode), for the condensation of the ...
Programme: FP7-SME
Record Number: 109874
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
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
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
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
Education on the Move – Mobile access to educational content
ID: 315568
Start date: 2012-07-01, End date: 2014-06-30
This proposal considers the relevance of location-based experiences for education. Edumotion develops a software platform for informal learning, based on field experience. It will lean on content management and location-based distribution, through a combination of existing te...
Programme: FP7-SME
Record Number: 104695
Last updated on: 2017-11-20
Geotechnical design solutions for the offshore renewable wave energy industry
ID: 287056
Start date: 2012-09-03, End date: 2015-08-02
Sustainable offshore wave energy has the potential to make a real contribution towards the binding EU commitment to source 20% of its electricity requirements from renewable sources by 2020. The vast wave energy resource along Europe’s western seaboard is unparalleled anywher...
Programme: FP7-SME
Record Number: 104953
Last updated on: 2017-11-20
Advanced Testing Methods for Better Real Life Performance of Biomass Room Heating Appliances
ID: 606605
Start date: 2013-10-01, End date: 2016-09-30
Existing test standards for biomass room heating appliances (pellet and firewood stoves, and inset appliances) have supported technology development tremendously in past decades. Due to today’s changing and more demanding requirements, however, there is the obvious need for r...
Programme: FP7-SME
Record Number: 110770
Last updated on: 2017-11-20
Flexible fabrication of lightweight aluminium transport structures
ID: 606156
Start date: 2013-11-01, End date: 2016-10-31
The Flexi-Fab project aims to develop a flexible FSW welding system capable of automatically fabricating complex structures, in a variety of joint configurations, from a range of aluminium alloy grades and thicknesses used in the transport sector. Flexi-Fab will deliver signi...
Programme: FP7-SME
Record Number: 110894
Last updated on: 2017-11-20
A SEMANTICALLY-ENHANCED MARKETPLACE OF INTEROPERABLE PLATFORM-AS-A-SERVICE OFFERINGS FOR THE DEPLOYMENT AND MIGRATION OF BUSINESS APPLICATIONS OF SMEs
ID: 605193
Start date: 2013-12-01, End date: 2016-11-30
The 36-month PaaSport project focuses on resolving the application portability issues that exist in the Cloud PaaS market through a flexible and efficient deployment and migration approach. To this end, PaaSport will combine Cloud PaaS technologies with lightweight semantics ...
Programme: FP7-SME
Record Number: 185462
Last updated on: 2017-11-20
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