Durawood

 Durawood Plasma treatment to enhance coated wood durability For wood to compete with other materials and be attractive to customers, the durability of treated wood facades of at least 5-8 years renovation-free should be guaranteed. New EC legislation (2004/42/EC) requires the replacement of solvent-borne coating systems with water-borne coatings for outdoor wood preservation purposes. Wooden [...]
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Manucoat

 Manucoat Electrospray of self-cleaning nano-coatings on textile The MANUCOAT research is focused on getting the visible light photocatalytic effect of textile and wood surfaces by developing of a system for plasma treatment of textile and increase wood substrates and deposition of doped nano-TiO2, where dopants envisaged are Ag and Si in order to provide solutions [...]
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Openmind

 Openmind  Predictive models for manufacturing on demand of medical devices With the development of powerful real-time imaging modalities, the sector of minimally invasive surgery has grown massively in the last decades. The easy and reliable navigation of the medical devices used in these environments is one of the key aspects for the success of such [...]
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Thime

 Thime  Monitoring of coatings in OPV production Printing and other large-area roll-to-roll (R2R)-compatible processes present exciting opportunities for cost-efficient mass manufacturing of electronics, among other functionalities, on large-area and flexible substrates such as plastic, paper and fabrics. In particular, thin-film Organic Photovoltaics (OPV) are generating a buzz in the industry. Printing the active components of [...]
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Optiject

 Optiject Optimal injection moulding of plastic via optical monitoring Injection moulding is a complex process and is dependent on the relationship between the supplied material and the processing conditions. The properties of the plastic materials are directly dependent on the temperature, time and environment. Any change in the injection moulding variables, such as temperature, pressure [...]
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Preview

 Preview  Smart control systems for injection moulding machine in wireless sensor network The primary goal of PREVIEW is to identify the most efficient lifestyle pattern for the prevention of type-2 diabetes in a population of pre-diabetic overweight or obese individuals. The project comprises two distinct lines of evidence, both embracing European and overseas countries:1) A [...]
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OptiNanoPro

 OptiNanoPro Processing and control of novel nanomaterials in packaging, automotive and solar panel processing lines Optimal nanomaterials processing for packaging, automotive and OPV: Nanotechnologies are the sources of unprecedented properties for polymers, both in terms of bulk and surfaces. Nonetheless, their processing at an industrial scale is still challenging. IRIS is developing tailored systems to [...]
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Wheylayer

Wheylayer   Barrier Biopolymers for sustainable packaging   Barrier Bioplastic coating for packaging: Sensitive/fresh food, cosmetic, pharma products need tailored protection generally brought by multilayer plastic film. Coatings based on whey protein, an underutilized by-product from cheese making, were developed for replacing currently used expensive synthetic oxygen barrier layers for packaging applications while safeguarding their [...]
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