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DECOMPENSATED CIRRHOSIS: IDENTIFICATION OF NEW COMBINATORIAL THERAPIES BASED ON SYSTEMS APPROACHESID847949From1 April 2020to30 September 2025FunderEuropean CommissionCoordinatorEUROPEAN FOUNDATION FOR THE STUDY OF CHRONIC LIVER FAILURE (EF-CLIF)In 2013, cirrhosis was responsible for 1.2 million deaths worldwide. This mortality is mainly due to cirrhosis decompensation, i.e. development of ascites, hepatic encephalopathy, and/or gastrointestinal hemorrhage, and its progression to acute-on-chronic liver failure (ACLF). Patients with decompen...
Developing Machine Learning Classifier Models for Eye Movements to Diagnose Major Psychiatric DisordersID739781From29 September 2017to28 September 2018FunderEuropean Commission1 in 5 of us are affected by mental illness during our lifetime. It is the largest cause of disability worldwide costing the global economy a staggering US$2.5 trillion per annum and rising to US$6 trillion per annum by 2030. Although illness specific treatments are available, doctors are struggling...
The CYBERnetic LowEr-Limb CoGnitive Ortho-prosthesis Plus PlusID731931From1 January 2017to30 April 2021FunderEuropean CommissionCoordinatorSCUOLA SUPERIORE DI STUDI UNIVERSITARI E DI PERFEZIONAMENTO S ANNAThe global goal of the CYBERLEGs Plus Plus project is to validate the technical and economic viability of the powered robotic ortho-prosthesis developed within the framework of the FP7-ICT-CYBERLEGs project as a means to enhance/restore the mobility of transfemoral amputees and to enable them to per...
evolutionary platform to predict breast cancer (BC) patients outcome and response to therapyID895151From1 September 2020to31 August 2022FunderEuropean Commission“BARRICADE” is about an evolutionary platform to predict breast cancer (BC) patients outcome and response to therapy in a faster and specific manner. Breast cancer is one of the leading causes of cancer mortality among women and is characterized by a high interindividual variability in response to c...
IRSkin provides dermatologists a new dermatoscope, equipped with a software for visual comparisons in the diagnostic phase, performing a content based Image Retrieval from an a-priori built database.ID683660From1 July 2015to31 October 2015FunderEuropean CommissionSkin tumors are the most frequent cancer in fair skinned population with a raising trend over in the world. The financial costs of skin cancer are high for both the person with cancer and for society as a whole (in Europe the cost of a biopsy is about 250-300€, including the costs of the doctor, the...
Designing the I-Do Service: Facilitating Inclusion and Empowerment of People Living with Dementia through Access to Cultural and Creative ActivitiesID895620From19 October 2020to18 October 2022FunderEuropean CommissionThis fellowship will co-develop, implement and evaluate the I-Do service to increase the socio-cultural participation and empowerment of people living with mild to moderate stages of dementia (PLWD) through an interdisciplinary engaged research approach that combines service design and psychology wi...
Epileptic Seizure Prediction System (ESPS) - Predicting and preventing epileptic seizures based on respiratory biofeedback & machine learning.ID876106From1 July 2019to31 December 2019FunderEuropean CommissionEpilepsy is one of the most common nervous system disorders and affects more than 50M people worldwide. The majority of new-onset cases occur in elderly and children. Currently there is no cure for epilepsy. Although antiepileptic drugs can help, one third of all patients do not respond to any pharm...
Neuronal MRI: Harnessing chemical exchange between N-Acetylaspartate and water for functional imaging of neural activityID753100From1 May 2017to28 August 2019FunderEuropean CommissionFunctional MRI (fMRI) is currently the leading noninvasive modality to assess brain function in vivo. However, it relies on a surrogate marker for neural activity –the hemodynamic responses following activity– which makes fMRI nonspecific and difficult to interpret. Here, we propose to advance the s...
Enhacing TRANslational SAFEty Assessment through Integrative Knowledge ManagementID777365From1 September 2017to28 February 2023FunderEuropean CommissionCoordinatorFUNDACIO INSTITUT HOSPITAL DEL MAR D INVESTIGACIONS MEDIQUESDrug safety assessment is a knowledge-intensive process that demands advancement in data handling methods and tools for facilitating data sharing, mining, analysis and predictive modelling. This need is not restricted to any specific type of data and real advancement requires integrating information...
Support to the implementation of the Long-term EU-AU Research and Innovation Partnership for Food and Nutrition Security and Sustainable AgricultureID817663From1 November 2018to31 October 2022FunderEuropean CommissionCoordinatorFORUM FOR AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH IN AFRICA, GHANAThe general objective of LEAP4FNSSA is to establish a sustainable structure, or ‘Platform’, for the efficient and coherent implementation of the AU-EU Research and Innovation Partnership as described in the FNSSA Roadmap. Under the aegis of the HLPD and its Bureau, and by building upon related proje...
ERA-Net Cofund on Sustainable Food production and consumption (SUSFOOD2)ID727473From1 January 2017to30 June 2022FunderEuropean CommissionCoordinatorFORSCHUNGSZENTRUM JULICH GMBHThe aim of SUSFOOD2 is to foster research and innovation in the field of sustainable food systems through enhanced cooperation and coordination between EU member and associated states. It will thereby contribute to the overall EU objective of building the European Research Area as well as a newly em...
Mitochondrial efficiency as a mechanism for local adaptation in a changing climateID101022401From1 September 2021to31 August 2024FunderEuropean CommissionCoordinatorUNIVERSITY OF GLASGOWThe world is undergoing rapid environmental change, and organisms are growing up in environments very different to those in which they evolved. Predicting how organisms will cope with this unprecedented scale of change is a key priority of biological research. The proposed work will be a significant...
RAPID MIGRAINE RELIEF WITH ALGINATE-BASED THIN FILMID829615From1 November 2018to30 June 2021FunderEuropean CommissionKlaria's business concept is based on developing and commercializing innovative, fast-acting medicinal products with clear competitive benefits in the therapeutic fields of migraine and cancer-related pain. Migraine is the sixth most disabling illness in the world. The economic burden of migraine pr...
Improving farmers' wellbeing through social innovationID101000797From1 January 2021to31 December 2023FunderEuropean CommissionCoordinatorE40 GROUP EUROPAI GAZDASAGI EGYESULESThe main objective of FARMWELL is to ensure that individual farmers and farming families benefit fully from social innovation research and practices, which in turn will result in strengthening farmers’ wellbeing and linkages between the farming sector and the wider society. In an increasingly global...
Nanocoating deposition of anti-fingerprint and fluorine free material on glass for optical lenses and solar panels industryID868181From1 April 2019to30 September 2019FunderEuropean CommissionCoordinatorONYRIQ LABS, SLToday the glass lenses and solar panels have a low durability and are easily stained with undesirable fingerprint, oil, dust and environmental pollutants decreasing the efficiency of their optical properties and generating and extra cost and time for their cleaning. In addition, the most current app...
Dental anthropology at the Pleistocene-Holocene transition – insights on lifestyle and funerary behaviour from Neolithic Liguria (Italy)ID752626From1 May 2017to30 April 2019FunderEuropean CommissionThe purpose of the proposed research is using dental anthropology to contribute to our understanding of lifestyle, societies, and belief systems at the Pleistocene-Holocene transition. This is a key moment of our past, during which we shifted from hunting-gathering to the production economy on which...
Novel Personalized Cellular Therapy Approach for Immune DiseasesID812021From1 July 2018to31 March 2023FunderEuropean CommissionThis project will commercialise TLA Gut - the novel medical device for the treatment of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD). IBD belongs to the group of Immune Mediated Inflammatory Diseases (IMIDs) caused and maintained by an exaggerated inflammatory response triggered by an imbalance of the immune sy...
Tracking the cognitive basis of social communication across the life-spanID636458From1 September 2015to28 February 2021FunderEuropean CommissionA vital part of successful everyday social interaction is the ability to infer information about others (e.g. their emotions, visual perspective, and language). Development of these social skills (termed Theory of Mind, ToM) has been linked to improvements in more general cognitive skills, called Ex...
The Tragic Body in the Syrian ContextID832777From16 September 2019to15 September 2021FunderEuropean Commission“SYRBODY – The Tragic Body in the Syrian Context” is one of the first attempts to think the consequences that one of the greatest tragedies of our time, the Syrian tragedy, has had on the body. This project aims to develop and disseminate a contextual philosophy of the body by drawing upon psychoana...
Lifecourse biological pathways underlying social differences in healthy ageingID633666From1 May 2015to30 April 2019FunderEuropean CommissionCoordinatorIMPERIAL COLLEGE OF SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY AND MEDICINE"The dramatic differentials in healthy ageing, quality of life and life expectancy between individuals of different socioeconomic groups, is a major societal challenge facing Europe. The overarching aim of the LIFEPATH project is to understand the determinants of diverging ageing pathways among indi...
Medical microbots to support new assisted reproduction techniquesID835268From1 November 2019to31 October 2024FunderEuropean CommissionCoordinatorTECHNISCHE UNIVERSITAET CHEMNITZInfertility is a health issue with sociological and psychological implications that affects approximately 50 million couples worldwide and therefore receives global attention. Among fertility issues, male infertility is diagnosed in about 40% of all cases and the major causes are poor motility of sp...
NExt generation of Tuneable LASers for optical coherence tomographyID860807From1 February 2020to31 January 2024FunderEuropean CommissionCoordinatorUNIVERSITY OF KENTThe main objective of this Innovative Training Network (ITN) is to educate 15 Early Stage Researchers (ESR) towards PhD through a joint interdisciplinary research programme. This programme (NETLAS) will educate the ESRs in the rapidly expanding hot topic of tuneable lasers for optical coherence tomo...
A framework for the fair and responsible governance of synthetic biologyID101029634From1 September 2021to21 March 2024FunderEuropean CommissionSynthetic biology aims to exercise control in the design, characterization and construction of living organisms and biological parts. No longer the domain of science fiction literature, it has progressed by leaps and bounds in recent years, accompanied by great promises and grave risks. Law and gove...
A Diagnostic Testing Package for Childhood SynaesthesiaID875410From1 January 2020to31 July 2022FunderEuropean CommissionPeople with the genetic trait of synaesthesia experience phantom colours, sounds, tastes, and other unusual sensations. These are triggered by everyday activities like reading or listening to music. Importantly, synaesthesia is comorbid with health conditions including anxiety disorder and autism, a...
Open Ocean Fish farmsID683610From1 August 2015to30 November 2018FunderEuropean CommissionGili Ocean Technologies aims to become the leading off-shore (Open Ocean) aquaculture company. This will be achieved through the operation of fish farms as well as through the delivery of turn-key projects for other fish farmers based on our extensive off-shore fish farming expertise and advanced te...