Metal matrix composite material, (economic/environmental/mechanical), which fulfils friction material requirements for cars and trucks
Mass production of vehicles for market sectors at a lower price than the traditional vehicle, using new metallic and/or non-metallic materials
Flexible risers are key components for floating production of oil/gas. Evaluation of existing computer models and further development of riser systems with respect to their resistance to extreme loading and fatigue
New generation of models and tools for the conversion of seismic time to geological depth
Highly intelligent measurement and data collection device incorporating the latest and most advanced telecommunication protocols, enabling full use to be made of the new generation of telecommunication networks and services
Introduction of modern high efficiency welding techniques such as advanced versions of narrow gap and sa-welding with metal powder addition for the manufacture of joints in high strength, low alloy plate material.
Commercialisation of monitors for wetness and corrosion rates in the microenvironment based on the original principle and taking advantage of recent developments within the electronic and information technology field.
Establishment of a database for reference values of heavy metals in human tissues/fluids by evaluation of publications in international scientific literature. Study to include both contaminated and non-contaminated areas in europe.
Development of a european enabling technology for digital television at bit rates up to about 10mbit/s, including the development of related microelectronics.
Given the need for automation of the boning processes in slaughterhouses, the project indicates that enzymes (present naturally in meat) may be brought to considerably reduce binding between meat/bones; test equipment to be built up