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.
Try to implement the cell populations of a biodegrader/bio sorbent to inert supports into water bio-treatments. This complex innovation aims to optimize a biological agent ability to degrade organic compounds/nitrate/metallic ions.
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.
Develop a low frequency, rfid, battery-less tag/transponder, computer, radio communication, odometer/tachometer and satellite technology to enhance future train positioning/ operation;improve user accessibility of public info services
Building upon the work of the cape.Net, capri and pure networks, develop detailed proposals for a programme of development, demonstration and technology transfer to strengthen competitiveness of the european process industry.
The transformation of widely distributed apricot cultivars of large economic importance to obtain transgenic plants with similar characteristics but resistant to sharka (plum pox virus).
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.
Carry out research into relevant european strategic manufacturing data and organise a manufacturing 2020 foresight workshop to help identify and capture international views.
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.
Clustering of assembly structures and processes as well as the establishment of assembly knots to be chosen in europe. european cooperation propelled by industry will come into existence on the basis of global networking.