International Projects


Acronym: BREEDCAFS Project Title: BREEDing Coffee for AgroForestry Systems Abstract:  Many tropical tree crops are threatened by climate change (CC), including coffee which is highly sensitive to high temperatures, droughts and diseases. 60% of coffee today is cultivated in Agroforestry Systems (AFS), which reduce dependence on external inputs and mitigate the adverse effects of CC.…
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Acronym: LightKone Project Title: Lightweight Computation for Networks at the Edge Abstract:  The goal of LightKone is to develop a scientifically sound and industrially validated model for doing general-purpose computation on edge networks. An edge network consists of a large set of heterogeneous, loosely coupled computing nodes situated at the logical extreme of a network.…
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Acronym: COGNITUS Project Title: Converging broadcast and user generated content for interactive ultra-high definition services Abstract:  COGNITUS will deliver innovative ultra-high definition (UHD) broadcasting technologies that allow the joint creation of UHD media exploiting the knowledge of professional producers, the ubiquity of user generated content (UGC), and the power of interactive networked social creativity in…
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Acronym: DecoChrom Project Title: Decorative Applications for Self-Organized Molecular Electrochromic Systems Abstract:  The DecoChrom project elevates printed graphics products to the age of interactivity, and empowers the creative industries with the tools and innovative advanced material sets to design and build aesthetically pleasing practical human interfaces to smart consumer goods and environments. The DecoChrom consortium…
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Acronym: NEMOSINE Project Title: Innovative packaging solutions for storage and conservation of 20th century cultural heritage of artefacts based on cellulose derivative Abstract:  (currently unavailable)


Acronym: CRESTING Project Title: CiRcular Economy: SusTainability Implications and guidING progress Abstract:  CRESTING will train Early Stage Researchers (ESR) in cutting edge systematic analysis of the process of transformation to a Circular Economy (CE). Establishing a CE (such that the maximum value is extracted from materials and waste generation minimised) is a major policy area…
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Acronym: INFUSION Project Title: Engineering optoelectronic INterfaces: a global action intersecting FUndamental conceptS and technology implementatION of self-organized organic materials Abstract:  Investing in energy efficiency and saving is crucial to support energy accessibility and environmental protection, and it is the world’s best interest to share and implement forms of energy efficiency. This implies a stronger…
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Acronym: NanoMed Project Title: Nanoporous and Nanostructured Materials for Medical Applications Abstract:  This project aims to stimulate intersectoral and international collaboration within Europe and with an ICPC country, Kazakhstan, in the area of novel nanoporous and nanostructured adsorbents for the treatment of very serious health conditions associated with acute and chronic exposure to external radiation…
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Acronym: SCILIFE Project Title: Science in everyday life Abstract:  SCILIFE – Science in Everyday Life – is a European Researchers’ Night (ERN) proposal. It builds on previous experience of successful editions to bring ERN’s aims to a different level in the Portuguese context. Using the theme of Science in Everyday Life as a point of…
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Acronym: HUNTER Project Title: Advanced Humidity to Electricity Converter Abstract:  The HUNTER project will develop revolutionary power devices that convert humidity into electrical charge (hygroelectricity), thereby contributing to the European technology and creativity through joint R&D and R&I multisectorial and international cooperation activities supported by knowledge sharing. The devices will harvest electricity from atmospheric humidity…
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