Creation of a platform to stimulate r & d and technology transfer for wood products and in the processing industries, in order to initiate projects emphasising the environmentally-friendly role of wood.
Microsystems initiative to accelerate the growth and increase the market share of european industries in innovative products and systems that use key components based on micro-technologies, materials, tools and equipment.
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.
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.
Dental materials are widespread in the population but the prevalence and types of adverse reactions to such materials have not been recorded on a population scale. The aim is to register core information from different countries.
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.
A european network of national e-learning networks with the objective of establishing viable international e-learning projects with innovative technology and/or methodology.
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.