Determination of the environmental footprint of a vehicle and relation of this to the economic and social costs of maintaining the infrastructure.
The aim is to develop a new optimal catalyst for the production of high-purity bisphenol a, which is colour- stable at high temperatures. This intermediate feedstock is used to manufacture the highest grade polycarbonate resins.
Creation of a platform to stimulate r&d/technology transfer dealing with laser/optics technologies/their applications, e.G. In processing industries, in order to initiate projects emphasizing cooperation between industry/r & d instititions.
Develop a system to make welders certicates more effective and improve distribution and access to the certificates through the internet. Also including information about the european welding federation education scheme.
Elaboration of formulations for high quality ecological gasoline. This will decrease environmental hazards resulting from the growth in motor fuel consumption.
New bioactive nanostructured composite implant materials will be developed for human bone substitutes. Development is based on the plasma processing of ceramic nanopowders and chemical technology for the production of nanosized hydroxyapatite powders.
Assisting european industry to implement the eurocodes for steel construction quickly and efficiently through the development and use of a cooperative, internet based discussion and advisory forum on best implementation practice.
To provide a reliable software tool for embedded-electronics designers for expert advising on best methods of proection and automated implementation of protection mechanisms against intellectual property theft
Generate e!&Other european rtdi proj in specific fields of laser applications by bringing together eu competencies in the field of laser techn&assisting eu enterprises&res. Org. In finding partners for innovative,internat collaboration.
There are two main challenges: 1. To become sustainable by reducing resource consumption, managing transport and utility networks in a sustainable way, reducing environmental and man-made impacts, improving safety and security and protecting cultural heritage; 2. To become a demand-driven sector.