“our organisation has become a software company. The problem is that our engineers haven’t realised that yet!” This is how the vp research of a major semiconductor manufacturing company, traditionally seen as the classic hardware company, characterised the context in which software solutions were replacing hardware in...
Supercritical Aqueous Reforming of Moist Sewage Sludge a sustainable Energy Concept for Sewage Treatment Plants (STPs)
Security on Airport and other critical large infrastructures
Evaluation and development of industrial lasers for material processing
Experimental and theoretical determination of the distribution of primary and secondary air pollutants in order to understand and predict their chemical transformation and their transport over europe.
Integrated computer communication network/associated server/ equipment transcending national borders using public data networks provided by european ptts to support research collaboration between universities/research organisations
European collaboration in the field of flexible automated assembly systems
Submicron silicon process technology, manufacturing and design capability by 1995. Technical targets: very high complexity (10-100,000,000 transistors/chip); very high speed integrated circuits (5 gbit/s).
New industrial products and technologies as well as craft skills for conservation and restoration work. Establishment of technical standards and guidelines for examination and treatment of objects and monuments.