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Optimizing and Enhancing the Integrated Atlantic Ocean Observing System

The overarching objective of AtlantOS is to achieve a transition from a loosely-coordinated set of existing ocean observing activities to a sustainable, efficient, and fit-for-purpose Integrated Atlantic Ocean Observing System (IAOOS), by defining requirements and systems...

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6 Apr 2021

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Conservative iron chelation as a disease-modifying strategy in Parkinson’s disease: a multicentric, parallel-group, placebo-controlled, randomized clinical trial of deferiprone

Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a major, chronic, non-communicable disease and the 2nd most frequent neurodegenerative disorder worldwide. Excess iron is primarily detected in the substantia nigra pars compacta, where dopaminergic neurons are exposed to high levels of oxidative...

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6 Apr 2021

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Adapting the feed, the animal and the feeding techniques to improve the efficiency and sustainability of monogastric livestock production systems

Feed-a-Gene aims to better adapt different components of monogastric livestock production systems (i.e., pigs, poultry and rabbits) to improve the overall efficiency and to reduce the environmental impact. This involves the development of new and alternative feed resources and...

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6 Apr 2021

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Novel Stromal Cell Therapy for Diabetic Kidney Disease

Type 2 diabetes will affect >500 million adults by 2040 and its secondary complications will generate enormous socioeconomic costs - in particular, diabetic kidney disease (DKD), which is already the most common cause of chronic kidney disease. DKD is associated with greatly...

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6 Apr 2021

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Interdisciplinary training network on the purinergic P2X7 receptor to control neuroinflammation and hyperexcitability in brain diseases.

Brain disorders affect ~179 million people and their families in Europe alone, with an annual cost to the taxpayer estimated at €800 billion- a greater economic burden than cardiovascular disease and cancer combined. Despite diverse etiology, overlap in clinical symptoms and...

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1 Apr 2021

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Carbon nanotube based nanomechanical qubit

This proposal outlines our vision for generating the first mechanical quantum bit (qubit) ever produced. The qubit will be realized with a carbon nanotube (CNT) in two steps. First, a carbon nanotube mechanical resonator is prepared in its quantum ground state and strongly...

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10 Mar 2021

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Smart Planning, Operation and Control for Energy Internet

The planning, operation and control is of importance to the Energy Internet (EI). With large numbers of energy routers (ERs) integrated into EI, the EI system becomes more complex and variable. This state of affairs renders it is necessary to develop new architecture...

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10 Mar 2021

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Low-cost Reliable Indoor Positioning in Smart Factories

We are clearly on the verge of Industry 4.0. The European Commission is investing on European Industry digitalisation not only to improve competitiveness but also to reach climate-neutrality. Indoor Positioning (IP) will play a key role in Industry 4.0 by, for instance...

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10 Mar 2021

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Enhanced 5G Vehicle to Vehicle Technologies for Safe and Reliable Connected Autonomous Vehicles Applications

Connected and autonomous vehicles (CAV) holds great potentials for road safety and efficiency, but two major barriers need to be removed before its potentials can be fully unleashed: significantly enhanced vehicle to vehicle (eV2V) services with millimetre wave (mmWave)...

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10 Mar 2021

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Controllably Biodegradable Conductors for Robotic Tactile Skins

BioConTact will engineer electrical conductors with a controllable biodegradability that are flexible, lightweight, scalable, and produced with readily available materials. The tunable degradation will be finely controlled through the material formulation. Thus, this unique...

Publication date
10 Mar 2021

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