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

European ComissionCoordinator
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 ERA dos insectos (InsetcERA ( Investigação industrial e Estudos de viabilidade))

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The InsectERA Agenda aims to foster the circular economy and leverage the development of new products, processes and services, based on R&D and innovation, with high added value and incorporation of knowledge and technology, allowing to meet the challenge of the green transition towards environmental sustainability. The Agenda c...

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...

Advancing the Regenerative and Translational Potential of Cellular Fibers (CellFi)

Fundação para a Ciência e a TecnologiaCoordinator
Mesenchymal Stem Cells Scaffold-free Cellular Fibers Regeneration

Alternative SuperConducting Superlattice (SuperSuper)

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Moiré materials have emerged as a two-dimensional platform with a broad range of states between superconducting and insulating. Despite the remarkable scientific progress, an important bottleneck is the lack of a general and facile approach for the production of moiré materials. SuperSuper is targeted at developing a disruptive straightforward b...

AM2R - Agenda Mobilizadora para a inovação empresarial do setor das Duas Rodas (AM2R (Novas ferramentas de metal duro aplicadas à indústria de duas rodas))

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The Mobilizing Agenda for business innovation in the Two-Wheeled Sector aims to operationalize the intervention in priority areas in the value chain that will allow the transformation of the national production profile and the development of a new specialization profile in the sector to leverage its competitive position in the internati...

Associated Laboratory CICECO-Aveiro Institute of Materials (LA/P/0006/2020)

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Biocompatible Piezoelectric Thin Films: Towards a Wearable Sensor Devices (BioPiezoSensor)

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Sensors and actuators that are based on biocompatible piezoelectric materials have a great future. These biodevices can be safely integrated with biological systems for applications such as sensing biological forces, stimulating tissue growth and healing, as well as diagnosing medical problems. The main objective of the project is relat...

Bioeconomia para Têxtil e Vestuário (BE@T)

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Apoiada pelo Plano de Recuperação e Resiliência (PRR), a indústria têxtil nacional vai investir 138 milhões de euros na bioeconomia sustentável, procurando a mudança de paradigma para o setor e a criação de produtos de alto valor ...

Blue-biorefinery of macroalgae - improved aquaculture practices and green and innovative extraction methodologies for the production of high-value compounds (ALGREEN)

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There is an increasing trend for revisiting natural sources towards the discovery of bioactive components [1] within the blue-economy, circular economy andbiorefinery concepts. Marine organisms are seen as a promising, almost unlimited source of bioactive and quite exclusive compounds. Algae, and particularlymacroalgae or seaweeds (~10000 specie...

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...

Compreender os mecanismos de sorção em silicatos de Li e Na usados como sorventes de captura de CO2 nos processos de pré/pós- combustão : estratégias para síntese e RMN do estado sólido. (DRI/INDIA/0518/2020)

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Captura de CO2; Silicatos de lítio; Propriedades sorventes; RMN do estado sólido

Development of cost-effective platforms based on ionic liquids for the purification of p53-minicircle DNA biopharmaceuticals with application in oncology (PureDNA)

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Cancer is the second cause of death worldwide, representing critical health and economic burdens. In an era of an aging society, cancer prevalence is expected to rise, with projections disclosing 28.4 million new cases by 2040. Direct costs of cancer reached €103 billion in 2018, of which €32 billion are due to the increase on cancer therapeutic...

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

European ComissionCoordinator
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...

EcoCerâmica e Cristal de Portugal (ECOCERAMICA (1))

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The ECP Pact assumes itself as an integrative and transversal proposal for the Ceramics and Crystal sectors, oriented towards its critical factors of competitiveness and aiming at an improvement of the international positioning.Focusing on 4 core thematic areas - energy sustainability, circular economy and industrial symbioses, digital ...

EcoCerâmica e Cristal de Portugal (ECOCERAMICA (2))

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The ECP Pact assumes itself as an integrative and transversal proposal for the Ceramics and Crystal sectors, oriented towards its critical factors of competitiveness and aiming at an improvement of the international positioning.Focusing on 4 core thematic areas - energy sustainability, circular economy and industrial symbioses, digital ...

EcoCerâmica e Cristal de Portugal (ECOCERAMICA (3))

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The ECP Pact assumes itself as an integrative and transversal proposal for the Ceramics and Crystal sectors, oriented towards its critical factors of competitiveness and aiming at an improvement of the international positioning.Focusing on 4 core thematic areas - energy sustainability, circular economy and industrial symbioses, digital ...

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...