The focus will be on both on eco-design and end-of-life management, particularly because of the legislative impact of the european commission's new directive (dg xi), which will probably come into force in 2003.
Development of a planning and operational tool for preventive, cost-effective drainage management in urban areas. Mathematical,insurance-related,engineering,computer- related and planning parts will be done by partners.
Re-engineering of international transport along main european corridors for sustainable freight mobility. The aim is to stimulate freight chains in europe, improve and develop competitiveness for intermodal transport chains.
The objective of this strategic project is the application of new technologies for the improvement and sustainability of the tourism, leisure and cultural industry as well increasing the european citizen's standard of life.
New industrial products and technologies as well as craft skills for conservation and restoration work. Establishment of technical standards and outlines for examination and treatment of objects and monuments.
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.
Develop, evaluate and validate methodologies and tools for design of the next generation cruise/ferry ships related to: 1. Safety: fire protection, structural (hydroelasticity), wind effects/evaluation. 2. Environment: clean sea/air.
To develop new products based on miniaturisation, autonomy, reliability, high speed and low energy, using micro and nanotechnologies by addressing heterogenous technologies for ambient intelligent vision. This cluster is the follow-up of eurimus ii and pidea+.
New stage light that is eco-compatible and saves energy and is based on the technologies of micro-electro-mechanical devices and space digital modulation of light, together with new manufacturing processes integrated by ict (information and communications technology).
Pro-factory is a european network that aims to bring forward and coordinate applications-oriented, bottom-up, collaborative r&d projects in production and robotics for greater competitiveness and sustainability.