Development of an innovative technology for the treatment of organic wastes by mechanically forced and microbiologically regulated composting; subsequent use of this compost in the decontamination of hydrocarbon-polluted soils and sludges.
Dna will be a r&d strategic eureka factory cluster on advanced competitive and sustainable processes for relevant european manufacturing sectors. Dna will launch and clusterise several projects with special attention to sme's.
Demonstrate a novel form of hybrid electric drive line which combines the virtues of the bus and tram without the need for track or overhead lines and show how this introduces a modal shift away from the passenger car.
Determination of the environmental footprint of a vehicle and relation of this to the economic and social costs of maintaining the infrastructure.
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.
Study to develop/commercially validate an inter-modal system for trans-european freight transfer between nordic region and s.E. Europe whose central building block will be a "blue shuttle train" connecting two inter-modal centres.
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.
Gemstone will develop a geophysical investigation tool for rapid non-intrusive identification of deterioration 'hot spots' in embankments. It will achieve substantial cost savings and avoid failures that are costly for the economy and society.
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.
To develop a suitable liquid mixture that should help reduce the need for artificial fertilizers and make the plant use more nutrients from the soil.