3D Printed Fouling-Resistant Photoactive Membranes for Wastewater Treatment (PURAQUA)

European ComissionCoordinator
Today's wastewater treatment process has evolved over many thousands of years, but there is still room for improvement. Modern wastewater treatment plants are not capable of removing substances such as Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria and Antibiotic Resistance Genes from the environment. In this context, the EU-funded project PURAQUA will work to i...

3D temperature mapping critical to understanding the nanoworld (ThermoRise)

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Nanometre-scale devices capable of measuring temperature variations at a molecular level are valuable in both fundamental and applied science. For example, they can quickly measure micromachine overheating or the temperature inside of a cell. Although they hold tremendous promise for many applications, their 2D resolution has been a limiting fac...

A Pan-European Solid-State NMR Infrastructure for Chemistry-Enabling Access (PANACEA)

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The chemicals industry is one of Europe’s largest manufacturing sectors. Its modernisation relies on the capacity for atomic-level investigation of increasingly complex solid substrates in multifaceted research areas. Advances have been made in the development and use of solid-state nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy, a powe...

ABSolEU: closing the loop on ABS plastics recycling  (ABSolEU)

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At least 85% of end-of-life ABS plastic, found in durable products ranging from toys to automotive components and daily-use items such as shavers, ends up in landfills or being incinerated. The ABSolEU project aims to develop and matur...

Civil Engineering And Geomatics Innovative Research On Heritage (ENGINEER)

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ENGINEER project aims to enhance the Department of Civil Engineering and Geomatics of the Cyprus University of Technology (CUT) research and innovation potentials through coordination and support actions provided by the Twinning call. Built upon its unique character, as the single University Department of the country where Civil and Geo...

Eco-friendly corrosion protective coatings based on smart nanotechnology platforms for a circular economy (COAT4LIFE)

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Corrosion can lead to financial losses in addition to having a negative effect on public health and safety. This is why its control is imperative economically, environmentally as well as aesthetically. Adding to this field, the EU-funded COAT4LIFE project aims to develop eco-friendly multifunctional coatings that have the ability to detect and p...

Eggshell: a potential raw material for CEramic wall tiles (LIFE EggshellenCE)

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LIFE EggshellenCE mains to demonstrate the technical and economic feasibility of using eggshells, as secondary raw material, in the production of ceramic wall tiles. The success of the project will incur in economic benefits, for both the egg transformation and the ceramic industry, and environmental benefits as it will contribute to th...

Emerging nanoscopy for single entity characterisation (Ensign)

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Understanding structure and behaviour at the nanoscale provides valuable insight and the opportunity for control in application areas like biomedicine, biophysics and biomaterials. Measuring individual nanoscale properties with different instruments is challenging, slow and expensive. Understanding their interactions is even more difficult. Corr...

Engineered Conductive Proteins for Bioelectronics (E-PROT)

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Proteins demonstrate exceptional structural and electrical conduction properties for designing functional materials. The goal of the EU-funded e-Prot project is to rationally design efficient conductive protein systems and produce protein-based conductive structures and materials. This breakthrough relies on a multidisciplinary scientific approa...

European network of FURan based chemicals and materials FOR a Sustainable development (FUR4Sustain)

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Modern society relies on a huge quantity of polymeric materials. However, today, these materials are still almost exclusively based on fossil-resources and evolution to a more sustainable model of development is required. In this perspective, biomass and, in particular carbohydrates from, for example, low value b...

FantastiCOF: Fabricating and Implementing Exotic Moiré Materials from Covalent Organic Frameworks (FantastiCOF)

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Superconducting devices based on Josephson Junctions (JJs) are among the most versatile devices in superconducting electronics. Yet challenges remain because conventional JJs are created using a variety of materials that have been identified as a source of noise, dissipation and dephasing, and also, that raise compatibility problems during the f...

Full human-based multi-scale constructs with jammed regenerative pockets for bone engineering. (REBORN)

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Engineered bone tissue has many advantages over natural bone grafts, including safety and limitless supply. However, current engineering methods cannot generate large vascularised grafts capable of in vivo integration and remodelling. To address this problem, the EU-funded REBORN project proposes to combine biomaterials based on protein...

FUNctional GLASS (FUNGLASS)

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The scientific objective of the project FUNGLASS- FUNctional GLASS integration in photonic devices and components- addresses one of the most crucial challenges in research and innovation which lies in the design and manufacturing of optical components and systems. Among the materials used in photonic devices, glasses play a central role...

Human based bioinks to engineer physiologically relevant tissues (HumanINK)

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Bioprinting techniques, which integrate 3D printing with tissue engineering by using living cells encapsulated in natural or synthetic biomaterials as bioinks, are paving the way toward devising many innovating solutions for key biomedical and healthcare challenges and heralds' new frontiers in medicine, pharmaceutical, and food industries.Human...

Human Platelet Lysates-based Scaffolds for Interfacial Multi-tissue Repair (INTERLYNK)

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Desenvolver scaffolds personalizados com multimateriais altamente bioativos, utilizando tintas com base em lisado de plaquetas e novas técnicas de fabrico aditivo de resolução óptima de impressão Projetar com eficiência compostos biomiméticos altamente adaptados, capazes de promover sinergicamente a regeneração de todos os tecidos ...

Innovative tools to treat and model complex cancer environments (TheraTools)

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Funded by the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions programme, the TheraTools project will create a multidisciplinary research and training network to focus on the technological development of scientific tools to study malignant tumours localised beyond a biological barrier, as in the case of brain tumours. The TheraTools consortium will provide high-q...

MEDIATED BIPHASIC BATTERY (MeBattery)

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The need for decarbonization is more pressing than ever as global warming continues to have a profound impact on the world's climate. Increasing demand for high-performing and sustainable batteries for applications such as clean energy storage, e-mobility, portable electronics and smart cities is driving research and development globally.&l...

Merging Sustainable and Digital Chemical Technologies for The Development of Greener-Bydesign Pharmaceuticals (SusPharma)

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Safe- and green-by-design are pre-market design approaches whereby the objectives of minimizing the use of hazardous chemicals, reducing greenhouse gas emissions, and fostering the reuse and recycling of materials in a circular economy are built into product design. SUSPHARMA fits the European need for sustainable development in modern ...

Molecular design of electrically conductive COFs as efficient electrodes for lithium batteries (ELECTROCOFS)

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Used to power electric vehicles and store renewable energy, Li-ion batteries (LIBs) can help reduce carbon emissions. However, LIBs are based on transition metal oxide cathodes. This means they have limited energy density, and it also raises environmental concerns. The EU-funded ELECTROCOFS project will explore organic materials as alternative e...

New system-driven bioremediation of polluted habitats and environment (NYMPHE)

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Biological organisms, including the smallest, can play a big role in restoring polluted environments. They remove or neutralise an environmental pollutant from soil or water in a process called bioremediation. The EU-funded Nymphe project will take this process to a new level. Specifically, it will develop bioremediation/revitalisation strategie...