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.
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.
Carry out research into relevant european strategic manufacturing data and organise a manufacturing 2020 foresight workshop to help identify and capture international views.
Development of computationally efficient, hybrid intelligent methods for analysis, modelling and tuning of cathode ray tube deflection yoke systems.
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.
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.