The overall objective is to provide the european structural steelwork industry with the means to overhaul itself by introducing purpose-developed, computer integrated manufacturing (cim) systems.
New industrial products and technologies as well as craft skills for conservation and restoration work. Establishment of technical standards and guidelines for examination and treatment of objects and monuments.
Technology to substitute natural products produced by plant cell culture for synthetic compounds in the food technology area
Fibres for medical applications, concrete reinforcement and fibres for polymer matrix composites
High power laser facilities installation with beam manipulation/work handling equipment and high power laser instrumentation and beam diagnostic equipment. Setting up a european laser co2 network.
The advanced amphibious aircraft mission capabilities will cover forest fire fighting, environmental protection, surveillance and control, search and rescue, transportation in specific orographical areas.
Research and development into real-time underwater acoustic optic systems, combining digital signal processing, image handling and manipulation, pattern handling and artificial intelligence
Establishment of new, advanced treatment of wastewater including removal of organic waste, nitrate and phosphorus compounds by combining chemical precipitation; introduction of sludge hydrolysis process.
Knowledge and data acquisition in areas of welding engineering and derivation of pc expert systems with derivation of expert system modules and integration to form form welding engineering information system.
Ultra-high strength, compact reinforced composite for civil and structural engineering applications.