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Flagship Development

1. Ambient Intelligence
Intelligent environments
Personal Health System
User Interface
Robotics
Internet of Things
RFID

2. Human Security
Biometrics

3. Dedicated ESLA analysis of ICT

4. Other relevant projects and initiatives


ALWEN

Ambient Living with Embedded Networks, the combination of Body Sensors, Ambient Sensors, Wireless Networks and Telemedicine implements a novel approach to zeroth, first and second line care and addresses the widely recognized fact that care must be organized differently.

https://www.alwen.nl/

MIMOSA

The global aim of MIMOSA is to make Ambient Intelligence a reality by developing a mobile-phone centric open technology platform.

Grant: European Commission
http://www.mimosa-fp6.com/

CHIANTI

Different to many existing approaches, CHIANTI is developing technologies that do not require a complete network coverage. Instead, CHIANTI will provide perceived seamless connectivity despite disruptions, changing network characteristics etc. and will thus enable users on the move to use today's and future network more productively.

Grant: European Commission
http://www.chianti-ict.org/

COMPANIONABLE

CompanionAble will provide the synergy of Robotics and Ambient Intelligence technologies and their semantic integration to provide for a care-giver's assistive environment. This will support the cognitive stimulation and therapy management of the care-recipient. This is mediated by a robotic companion (mobile facilitation) working collaboratively with a smart home environment (stationary facilitation).

Grant: European Commission
http://www.companionable.net/

INDECT

Intelligent information system supporting observation, searching and detection for security of citizens in urban environment.

Grant: European Commission
http://indect-project.eu/

SYSTEX

SYSTEX aims at developing a framework for current and future actions in research, education and technology transfer in the field of e-textiles and wearable micro systems / electronics in Europe to support the textile industry in the most efficient and effective way to transform into a dynamic, innovative, knowledge-driven competitive and sustainable sector.

Grant: European Commission
http://www.systex.org/

TOBI

TOBI is a large European integrated project which will develop practical technology for brain-computer interaction (BCI) that will improve the quality of life of disabled people and the effectiveness of rehabilitation.

Grant: European Commission
http://www.tobi-project.org/
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CD-MEDICS

The objective of CD-MEDICS is to obtain an instrument that will be a low-cost non-invasive intelligent diagnosis system that can be present at point of care, such as a doctors surgery which will bring benefits to patients and healthcare professionals.

Grant: European Commission
http://www.etseq.urv.es/cdmedics/

CHRONIOUS

CHRONIOUS primary goal is to define a European framework for a generic health status monitoring platform schema addressing people with chronic health conditions.

Grant: European Commission
http://www.chronious.eu/

CONFIDENCE

The main objective of the Confidence project is the development and integration of innovative technologies to build a care system for the detection of abnormal events (such as falls) or unexpected behaviours that may be related to a health problem in elderly people.

Grant: European Commission
http://www.confidence-eu.org/

DIADVISOR

The DIAdvisor is a large-scale integrating project aiming at the development of a prediction based tool which uses past and easily available information to optimise the therapy of type I and developed type II diabetes.

Grant: European Commission
http://www.diadvisor.eu/

HEARTCYCLE

HeartCycle will provide a closed-loop disease management solution being able to serve both Heart Failure (HF) patients and Chronic Heart Disease (CHD) patients, including possible co-morbidities hypertension, diabetes and arrhythmias. This will be achieved by multi-parametric monitoring and analysis of vital signs and other measurements.

Grant: European Commission
http://www.heartcycle.eu/

METABO

METABO addresses the need of health practitioners to develop and implement more effective and adaptive monitoring and modelling processes of chronic diseases for clinical research purposes, as well as improving care provision, enhancing patients' quality of life and lowering the costs for National Health Systems and individuals.

Grant: European Commission
http://www.metabo-eu.org/

PERFORM

The PERFORM project aims to tackle problems associated with the efficient remote health status monitoring, the qualitative and quantitative assessment and the treatment personalisation for people suffering from neurodegenerative diseases and movement disorders, such as Parkinson's disease (PD).

Grant: European Commission
http://www.perform-project.com/

PHS2020

PHS2020 Project will produce a policy oriented RTD roadmap for ICT supported Personal Health Systems by analysing the state of play of existing technologies and applications and by elaborating scenarios on possible new emerging ones.

Grant: European Commission
http://www.phs2020.com/

SMILING

The SMILING project is planning to diminish age related impairments by interfering with mobility disability and improving carry-over into real life situations.

Grant: European Commission
http://www.smilingproject.eu/

THERAEDGE

TheraEDGE is an industry-driven effort to accelerate the adoption of theranostics applications in Primary Care by pushing Point of Care Test (POCT) technology far beyond its current state-of-the-art by delivering clinical, analytical and operational breakthroughs.

Grant: European Commission
https://www.theraedge.org/
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EMORPH

eMorph aims to adapt the computational engine of the cognitive system (its morphology with respect to computation) to the dynamics of the real world rather than furiously sample the physical sensory signals in an attempt to obtain adequate bandwidth.

Grant: European Commission
http://www.emorph.eu

ISIS

The Isis project aims to develop an ethics-centred monitoring framework and tools for supporting law enforcement agencies in policing online social networks for the purpose of protecting children.

http://www.comp.lancs.ac.uk/isis/
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ANGELS

The aim of the ANGELS project is to investigate interactions between body morphology and behaviour by designing and building a prototype for a reconfigurable anguilliform swimming robotic system.

Grant: European Commission
http://www.theangelsproject.org

BRICS

BRICS develops a design methodology which focuses on identification of best practice in robotics hardware and software components, development of a tool chain that supports a rapid and flexible configuration of new robot platforms, cross-sectional activities addressing robust autonomy, system openness, and harmonization and benchmarking.

Grant: European Commission
http://www.best-of-robotics.org/

CO3 AUVS

The aim of the Co3-AUVs project is to develop, implement and test advanced cognitive systems for coordination and cooperative control of multiple AUVs. Several aspects will be investigated including 3D perception and mapping, cooperative situation awareness, deliberation and navigation as well as behavioral control strictly linked with the underwater communication challenges.

Grant: European Commission
http://robotics.jacobs-university.de/projects/Co3-AUVs/

ECCE ROBOT

ECCCEROBOT (Embodied Cognition in a Compliantly Engineered Robot) is a three-year project funded by the 7th framework programme of the EU that has the goal to build and control the first anthropomimetic robot and finally, to investigate its human-like cognitive features.

Grant: European Commission
http://eccerobot.org/

ECHORD

ECHORD is a EU-funded project aiming to strengthen the cooperation between scientific research and industry in robotics.

Grant: European Commission
http://www.echord.info

EUROPA

The goal of the EUROPA project is to bridge this gap and to develop the foundations for service robots designed to autonomously navigate in urban environments outdoors as well as in shopping malls and shops to provide various services to users including guidance, delivery, and transportation.

Grant: European Commission
http://europa.informatik.uni-freiburg.de/

EVRYON

The Evryon project aims at providing a novel design methodology for harvesting the potentialities of structural intelligence in the development of Wearable Robots, using a design for emergence approach where a symbiotic interaction between the robot and the human body is sought to achieve useful emerging dynamic behaviours.

Grant: European Commission
http://www.biorobotics.it/evryon.html

FILOSE

The overall aim of FILOSE is acquiring a deeper understanding of the principles underlying fish locomotion and sensing, in order to develop new technologies for underwater vehicles on the basis of biological evidence. More specifically, FILOSE focuses on shedding light on how fish exploit lateral line sensing in underwater environments.

Grant: European Commission
http://www.biorobotics.ttu.ee/tikiwiki_filose/

HANDLE

The HANDLE project aims at understanding how humans perform the manipulation of objects in order to replicate grasping and skilled in-hand movements with an anthropomorphic artificial hand, and thereby move robot grippers from current best practice towards more autonomous, natural and effective articulated hands.

Grant: European Commission
http://www.handle-project.eu/

HUMOUR

The Humour project aims at investigating and developing efficient robot strategies to facilitate the acquisition of motor skills. We will address both the (human) trainee and the (robot) trainer sides, by combining behavioural studies on motor learning and its neural correlates with design, implementation, and validation of robot agents that behave as 'optimal' trainers, which efficiently exploit structure and plasticity of the human sensorimotor systems.

Grant: European Commission
http://www.humourproject.eu

IM-CLEVER

IM-CLeVeR aims to develop a new methodology for designing robots controllers that can cumulatively learn new efficient skills through autonomous development based on intrinsic motivations, and reuse such skills for accomplishing multiple, complex, and externally-assigned tasks.

Grant: European Commission
http://im-clever.noze.it/

LOCOMORPH

Locomorph's goal is to push beyond the state of the art in robotic locomotion and movements, by increasing efficiency, robustness, and thus usability in unknown environments. As robotic research and industry are competing to increase robots' usability towards the highly-in-demand service robotics, advancements in robotic locomotion today would give Europe a significant competitive advantage.

Grant: European Commission
http://www.locomorph.eu/

MOW-BY-SAT

The priority objective of the MOW-BY-SAT project is to support the development of a GNSS based navigation and guidance system to be integrated into an autonomous lawnmower, paving the way for industrialisation and commercialisation of GNSS applications oriented to domestic service robot, operating outdoor.

Grant: European Commission
http://www.mow-by-sat.eu/

OCTOPUS

OCTOPUS aims at investigating and understanding the principles that give rise to the octopus sensory-motor capabilities and at incorporating them in new design approaches and technologies for building physically embodied, soft-bodied, hyper-redundant, dextrous artefacts.

Grant: European Commission
http://www.octopus-project.eu/

ROBOSKIN

The Roboskin project will develop and demonstrate a range of new robot capabilities based on robot skin tactile feedback from large areas of the robot body. An investigation of these issues until now has been limited by the lack of tactile sensing technologies enabling large scale experimental activities, since so far skin technologies and embedded tactile sensors have been mostly demonstrated only at prototype stage.

Grant: European Commission
http://www.roboskin.eu/

ROSETTA

ROSETTA develops 'human-centric' technology for industrial robots that will not only appear more human-like, but also cooperate with workers in ways that are safe and perceived as natural. Such robots will be programmed in an intuitive and efficient manner, making it easier to adapt them to new tasks when a production line is changed to manufacture a new product.

Grant: European Commission
http://www.fp7rosetta.org

SFLY

The obective of the sFly project is to develop several small and safe helicopters which can fly autonomously in city-like enviroments and which can be used to assist humans in tasks like rescue and monitoring.

Grant: European Commission
http://projects.asl.ethz.ch/sfly

STIFF

The goal of the STIFF consortium is to equip a highly biomimetic robot hand-arm system with the agility, robustness and versatility that are the hallmarks of the human motor system, by understanding and mimicking the variable stiffness paradigms that are so effectively employed by the human central nervous system. A key component of our study will be the anatomically accurate musculoskeletal modelling of the human arm and hand.

Grant: European Commission
http://www.stiff-project.org/

VIACTORS

The VIACTORS project aims at developing and exploiting actuation technologies for a new generation of robots that can co-exist and co-operate with people and get much closer to the human manipulation and locomotion performance than today's robots do.

Grant: European Commission
http://www.viactors.org/
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U-2010

U-2010 stands for ubiquitous IP centric Government & Enterprise Next Generation Networks Vision 2010 and its overall objective is to provide the most capable means of communication and the most effective access to information to everybody required to act in case of accident, incident, catastrophe or crisis, while using existing or future telecommunication infrastructures.

Grant: European Commission
http://www.u-2010.eu/
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AMI-4-SME

The AMI-4-SME project is aiming at a "Revolution in Industrial Environments". Finding new technological and organisational approaches to enable Manufacturing SMEs to use Ambient Intelligence Technology for Systemic Innovation.

Grant: European Commission
http://www.ami4sme.org/

ASPIRE

ASPIRE Project will change the current RFID deployment paradigm, through introducing and boosting a shift towards royalty-free RFID middleware, while also placing the middleware at the heart of RFID infrastructures.

Grant: European Commission
http://www.fp7-aspire.eu/

BRIDGE

BRIDGE (Building Radio Frequency IDentification for the Global Environment) is a European Union funded 3-year Integrated Project addressing ways to resolve the barriers to the implementation of RFID in Europe, based upon GS1 EPCglobal standards.

Grant: European Commission
http://www.bridge-project.eu/

CASAGRAS

CASAGRAS will provide a framework of foundation studies to assist the European Commission and the global community in defining and accommodating international issues and developments concerning radio frequency identification (RFID) with particular reference to the emerging 'Internet of Things'.

Grant: European Commission
http://www.rfidglobal.eu/

CASCADAS

CASCADAS main goal is developing an autonomic component-based framework to enable composition, execution and deployment of innovative services capable of flexing and coping with unpredictable environments by dynamically self-adapting to situation evolutions.

Grant: European Commission
http://www.cascadas-project.org/

CoBIs

The CoBIs project will develop a new approach to business processes involving physical entities such as goods and tools in enterprise environments. The goal is to create Collaborative Business Items (CoBIs) that make it possible to relate more closely the state of an enterprise as represented in business processes with what is actually happing in the real world.

Grant: European Commission
http://www.cobis-online.de/

CuteLoop

The strategic objective of CuteLoop is to explore how Intelligent Networked Devices such as enhanced RFID-based systems and Global Navigation Satellite Systems, can be used to effectively "integrate customers within an Integrated Enterprise" and with this to provide an important step towards a highly Integrated Real Time Enterprise.

Grant: European Commission
http://www.cuteloop.eu/

EPoSS

EPoSS is an industry-driven policy initiative, defining R&D and innovation needs as well as policy requirements related to Smart Systems Integration and integrated Micro- and Nanosystems.

Grant: European Commission
http://www.smart-systems-integration.org/

GRIFS

The Global RFID Interoperability Forum for Standards (GRIFS) is a Support Action Project with the aim to improve collaboration and thereby to maximise the global interoperability of RFID standards.

Grant: European Commission
http://www.grifs-project.eu/

HYDRA

The Hydra project is a 4-year Integrated Project that develops middleware for Networked Embedded Systems. The Hydra middleware allows developers to incorporate heterogeneous physical devices into their applications by offering easy-to-use web service interfaces for controlling any type of physical device irrespective of its network technology such as Bluetooth, RF, ZigBee, RFID, WiFi, etc.

Grant: European Commission
http://www.hydramiddleware.eu/

PRIMELIFE

PrimeLife will address the core privacy and trust issues pertaining to new challenges: how to protect privacy in emerging Internet applications such as collaborative scenarios and virtual communities; and how to maintain life-long privacy.

Grant: European Commission
http://www.primelife.eu/

SMART

The SMART research project aims to support intelligent business networking and consumer services based on effective and efficient information sharing and collaboration across supply chain partners, capitalizing on the fact that products are uniquely and automatically identified (at item, case or pallet level) with the use of RFID technology.

Grant: European Commission
http://www.smart-rfid.eu/

STOP

The SToP project aims at developing ambient intelligence-based and network-oriented systems for the efficient and secure authentication of products. It thereby helps to reduce the problems imposed by counterfeiting and product privacy.

Grant: European Commission
http://www.stop-project.eu/

TRASER

The scientific objective of TraSer is to develop through iterative actions innovation an understanding of how network partners could be motivated to participate in supporting network level information services deployed by SMEs, and what are the commercial best practices and technological solutions that facilitate such network level services.

Grant: European Commission
http://www.traser-project.eu/

WALTER

Walter aims to develop the technology needed for measurement, calibration, and testing radio signals broadband (UltraWide Band - UWB). Already being standardized in the United States, and supported by the WiMedia Alliance, UWB will be the basis of future generations of Bluetooth, or USB and Firewire wireless.

Grant: European Commission
http://walter-uwb.eu/
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SECURE-JUSTICE

The SecurE-Justice project will assure full protection and security to communication and collaboration instruments to be used in everyday life by citizens and law enforcement officials involved especially in penal trials.

Grant: European Commission
http://83.103.118.7/

PRISE

The European Union is going to expend considerable funding for research on and development of technologies and applications aiming at supporting inner security. These new technologies should not put civil, and in particular privacy, rights in danger, but find a balance between security and personal freedom which complies with the democratic values and the perception of European citizens. In order to support this, PRISE developed criteria and guidelines for privacy enhancing security research and for the application of the developed security solutions.

Grant: European Commission
http://www.prise.oeaw.ac.at/
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ACTIBIO

ACTIBIO aims to research and develop a completely new concept in biometric authentication, i.e., the extraction of biometric signatures based on the response of the user to specific stimuli while performing specific work-related activities.

Grant: European Commission
http://www.actibio.eu/

COGNIRON

The overall objectives of Cogniron are to study the perceptual, representational, reasoning and learning capabilities of embodied robots in human centred environments. The project develops methods and technologies for the construction of such cognitive robots, able to evolve and grow their capacities in close interaction with humans in an open-ended fashion.

Grant: European Commission
http://www.cogniron.org/

HIDE

HIDE's mission is to set up a platform devoted to ethical and privacy issues of biometrics and personal detection technologies which addresses transnational (European) and international problems.

Grant: European Commission
http://www.hideproject.org/

HUMABIO

HUMABIO is a project where new types of biometrics are combined with state of the art sensorial technologies in order to enhance security in a wide spectrum of applications like transportation safety and continuous authentication in safety critical environments like laboratories, airports or other buildings.

Grant: European Commission
http://www.humabio-eu.org/

MOBIO

MOBIO concept is to develop new mobile services secured by biometric authentication means. Scientific and technical objectives include robust-to-illumination face authentication, robust-to-noise speaker authentication, joint bi-modal authentication, model adaptation and scalability.

Grant: European Commission
http://www.mobioproject.org/

MTIT

The Minutiae Template Interoperability Testing (MTIT) Project is a major European project to test and improve the interoperability of fingerprint biometrics and is being undertaken by a team of experts in fingerprint technology.

Grant: European Commission
http://www.mtitproject.com/

SENSATION

SENSATION aims to explore a wide range of micro and nano sensor technologies, with the aim to achieve unobtrusive, cost-effective, real-time monitoring, detection and prediction of human physiological state in relation to wakefulness, fatigue and stress anytime, everywhere and for everybody.

Grant: European Commission
http://www.sensation-eu.org/

TURBINE

The overall objectives of TURBINE are to develop an innovative, privacy enhancing technology solution for electronic identity (eID) authentication through fingerprints biometrics, and to demonstrate the performance and security of this solution for use in commercial eID management applications as well as its benefit for the citizen in terms of enhanced privacy protection and user trust in electronic identity management through the use of fingerprints.

Grant: European Commission
http://www.turbine-project.eu/
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ICTETHICS

The ICTEthics project will perform an integrated ESLA of identified strategic ICT developments that have the potential to revolutionize private and social life over the next five years. It will analyse the development of intelligent environments, the convergence of the physical, the mental and the virtual, the internet of things, and ICT for security.

Grant: European Commission
http://www.ictthatmakesthedifference.eu

EGAIS

Given the wide impact of the ethical implications that arise from new and emerging technologies, the EGAIS project aims to provide recommendations and concrete guidance on ethical governance techniques that can be applied throughout a technical development project.

Grant: European Commission
http://www.egais-project.eu/

ETICA

The ETICA project will identify emerging Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) and their potential application areas in order to analyse and evaluate ethical issues arising from these. By including a variety of stakeholders and disciplinary perspectives, it will grade and rank foreseeable ethical risks.

Grant: European Commission
http://moriarty.tech.dmu.ac.uk:8080/



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BITRUM

The BITrum project pursues an interdisciplinary approach to the information concept from a maximally open perspective, inviting the research community to express its multiple points of view regarding information.

http://sites.google.com/site/ebitrum/

ePractice.eu

ePractice.eu is a portal created by the European Commission which offers a new service for the professional community of eGovernment, eInclusion and eHealth practitioners. It is an interactive initiative that empowers its users to discuss and influence open government, policy-making and the way in which public administrations operate and deliver services.

http://epractice.eu/

INCLUSO

INCLUSO aims to deliver a verifiable proof that ICT, and more precisely, social software tools, can facilitate social inclusion of marginalized young people. INCLUSO will make suggestions for future research and development, based on desk research, expert input, pilot projects in 4 countries, the development of a measurement tool to screen evolution in social inclusion/exclusion and a business and sustainability model for organisations working with ICT in the area of social inclusion.

Grant: European Commission
http://www.incluso.org/


Nanosoc

NanoSoc brings together nanotechnologists, natural and social scientists, stakeholders, and citizens in the region of Flanders, Belgium, to discuss and reflect on the opportunities and challenges involved in the constructive social shaping of nanotechnologies in three particular fields of application: smart environment, bio on chip, and new materials.

http://www.nanosoc.be

PERVASIVE HEALTH

Pervasive healthcare is an emerging research discipline, focusing on the development and application of pervasive and ubiquitous computing technology for healthcare and wellness. Pervasive healthcare seeks to respond to a variety of pressures on healthcare systems, including the increased incidence of life-style related and chronic diseases, emerging consumerism in healthcare, need for empowering patients and relatives for self-care and management of their health, and need to provide seamless access for health care services, independent of time and place. The conference is the leading forum on this topic with high level contributions (under 30% acceptance rate).

http://www.pervasivehealth.org/

SENIOR

The Social Ethical and Privacy Needs in ICT for Older People: A Dialogue for Roadmap (SENIOR) is a 2 year support action which aims to provide a systematic assessment using dialogue as the key instrument to evaluate the social, ethical and privacy issues involved in ICT and Ageing.

Grant: European Commission

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