The objective of this strategic project is to apply new biotechnological tools and agronomic technologies to improve the european forestry sector.
A new cooperative r & d programme to strengthen micro- electronics in europe as the enabling technology for the whole information society, thereby strongly contributing to the creation of higher added-value and more jobs.
Explosive concrete spalling at high temperatures results in serious economic and human safety problems. A research programme will study innovative concretes using new fibre types able to exclude toxic effects and avoid spalling.
Industrial r & d programme dedicated to communication techniques, systems and services. R & d in telecommunications is the key to help europe keep its leading position in industrial competitiveness and make the digital age accessible to all european citizens.
Study and development of innovative electric power train systems that will be integrated in personal mobility devices for helping postmen with their mail deliveries in urban areas.
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.