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.
The application and advantage of a number of alternative yar preparation mechanisms for air-jet weaving machines will be investigated by means of insertion simulations and the development of functional models.
Development of a new production process that enables the production of laminate flooring in a continuous press, where the structure of the surface is synchronised with the decor of the flooring.
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.
Pidea+ is a cluster programme whose objectives are to develop new electronic packaging and interconnection technologies for miniaturisation in order to enhance the european electronics industry. It follows pidea (e!1888 - 09/98-03/04).
Environmental engineering experts carry out research and test the interaction between a product and its environment. By merging the knowledge of experts and the technical capabilities at the centres, there should be an increase in know-how and the eventual production of best products.
The project focus is on developing electrophoretic writable display technology, capable of displaying colour digital information in realtime.
Industry-driven cooperative r & d programme for maintaining european leadership in software-intensive systems (in which software represents a significant segment in system functionality, system development cost & risk, system dev. Time).
Improving and re-engineering of international freight transport chains with the target being sustainable freight mobility. The aim is to stimulate freight chains in europe, and improve and develop the competitiveness of intermodal transport chains.
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.