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.
Objective: the aim is to generate sub-projects developing high technology products, processes, systems or services contributing to solving some of europe's major environmental problems.
Throat cancer often results in removing the larynx (with vocal folds and epiglottis). To restore the larynx function, an implantable artificial larynx will be developed with a voice-restoring device/epiglottis allowing normal speaking.
Design, manufacture and evaluation of suspension components for vehicles to evaluate the advantages of using fibre- reinforced plastics to reduce mass, integrate parts, increase durability and reduce damage to road surfaces
New uses for environmentally beneficial moulding material binders (alkali silicate basis) for the foundry industry with optimal properties for moulding material preparation and used moulding material regeneration/recycling.
Energy utilisation of biomass via gasification in fluidised- bed reactor to obtain energogas, either as a fuel for gas combustion engines or turbines for the co-generation of heat and power or as a replacement for traditional fuels.
Flexible communication network in the field of industrial production systems integrated in company operations to develop competitiveness in mfg. Methods/design, mfg.Systems/ technology and organisation/human resource development.
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.
Develop, manufacture and test a special peripheral device to visualize teeth surfaces and other parts of the human body in order to analyse the situation of the patient during diagnosis and treatment.