Developent of a new fleet management and communications system for european passenger transport fleets, mainly taxis, to improve efficiency and safety.
To enable the recycling of chromium nitride (crn) coated tooling by developing environmentally sound industrial crn stripping processes to promote the efficient use and reuse of materials.
Study of the strengthening effect of nano-sized bubbles finely dispersed in a metal matrix on the properties of this matrix and analysis of the interaction mechanism between sliding dislocation and the stress field around the bubbles.
Two types of cableways will be developed for the introduction of environmentally friendly wood collection using forest cableways in the forests of spain and renaissance of cableways collection of wood in ireland.
Development of new materials with improved properties, based on combining thermoplastics and cellulose, without increasing the cost of the resulting material.
Investigation and characterisation of the performance of a new category of optical filters based on the combination of single mode polymer optical fibres and bragg gratings in order to offer a new level of performance compared to existing technologies.
The use of new, low cost processing agents in polymer processing as a way of reducing flow instabilities. This will improve the quality of the parts made and will increase the rate of production.
A feasibility study on a traffic corridor (north rhine-westphalia/balkans) to determine more concrete figures and documentation concerning the current and future exchange of goods in these two regions and connecting regions.
Development of a new resin for the construction and furniture industry with environmental advantages and a shorter pressing time, resulting in energy and cost savings.
Conception of combustion locomotive modernisation taking into account life cycle cost (lcc). A prototype will be built with full official certification & exploitation research, and the logistic chain of transit carriages will be redesigned.