4th Cycle

PreMEMB: Prefabricated modules for energy management in buildings

In the last decades, it’s becoming more and more clear everyday that the rational use and production of Energy will be a crucial issue for the development of our civilization. Big efforts are being done to find new exploitable energy resources and to improve the performance and efficiency of the existing conversion technologies. To make …

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AdMIRE 2: Advanced Mobile Intelligence and Reactive Environments

AdMIRE, Advanced Mobile Intelligence and Reactive Environments, presents a revolutionary vision in which the “intelligence” is placed on the mobile device. “Mobile” as “personal”, always available in the hands of the user, able to hold all his/her knowledge. The environment is perceived as “reactive”: equipped with ICT sensors and controls it “reacts” to user requests, …

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NEWSOLAR: A new generation of solar cells

The challenge of the project is: – To create a world free of carbon emissions, where power is plentiful, safe and truly green and where even the most remote village has Internet access and with light in every home, including aesthetic solutions for buildings. – To mimic the energy production in plant leaves, creating artificial …

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RBOF: The retail bank in the future: emerging business models and new customer relationship management strategies

Significant changes are affecting the retail banking industry in the last few years. The risk of disintermediation coming from the rise of new models such as Financial Social Networks or direct banking players, changes in the regulatory framework about payments (i.e. SEPA) and the deployment of new Information and Communication Technologies are generating a profound …

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Sharitage: Creating a planned and participatory form of cultural heritage management

In a new perspective of the value of the past, the preservation domain is being enlarged by a strong increase in the types of artifacts being considered worthy of protection and conservation: in addition to monumental high-style architecture (traditionally the preservation concern) many new categories of sites are now recognized as equally meritorious: cultural and …

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ORTHOROB: ORTHOpaedic Surgery and ROBotics

In total knee arthroplasty (TKA) procedures, the surgeon is required to correctly orient the cutting guides to ensure the surgical operation outcome. Navigation systems and medical robotic systems are becoming part of surgical practice, but they are still not easily accepted in clinics due to their disadvantageous cost benefit ratio: they offer solutions which are …

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IPROS: An integrated prognostics and logistic support system for the engines of an aircraft fleet

The IPROS project addresses an issue of growing importance: that of maximizing up time equipment while minimizing maintenance and operating costs. The area of intelligent maintenance and prognostic-enabled condition-based maintenance of machinery is a vital one for today’s complex systems in industry, aerospace vehicles, ships, automotive industry, and elsewhere. As manning levels are reduced and …

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