Objective: help catalyse the creation of collaborative r & d projects in the field of adhesives and adhesive joining technology. This will be done through the operation of a network of people in the participating countries.
Aim: launch projects to improve productivity/competitiveness and support the change process of industrial enterprises. projects will develop global methodical approach with integrating modelling from design to implementation level.
To improve pan-european computer networks for researchers by introducing advanced network technologies (at 34 mbit/s and and beyond)/applications; improving the quality of services and establishing an appropriate management environment.
Development of a new generation of information systems offering capabilities for openness, structurisation, control and synthesis of corporate information to support company strategies and aid the creativity process.
Will support further development of abatement strategies within europe by providing an improved scientific basis for the quantification of source-receptor relationships for photo-oxidants and acidifying substances.
Improving the competitiveness of the european multimedia industry on the worldwide market.
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.
Development of a planning and operational tool for preventive, cost-effective drainage management in urban areas. Mathematical,insurance-related,engineering,computer- related and planning parts will be done by partners.
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.