The second annual periodic report - 3


Partners:



Visitors:


Workshop Presentations and Submitted Papers:


  1. K. Svanberg, N. Bendsoe, Lund University, ALA-PDT clinical studies of skin cancer (presented by S. Andersson-Engels).




  1. R. Rotomskis, S. Bagdonas and M. Tamosiunas, Vilnius The second annual periodic report - 3 University, Photobleaching of sensitizer fluorescence on the bio-surface: relation to depth of necrosis under PDT.




  1. A. Derjabo, J. Kapostins, J. Spigulis, A. Lihachov, University of Latvia, M. Soto-Thompson, T. Johansson The second annual periodic report - 3, S. Svanberg, K. Svanberg, Lund University, The first PDT experience at Latvian Oncology Centre: treatment of Basal Cell Carcinoma.




  1. S. Andersson-Engels, Lund University, Advanced equipment for fluorescent diagnostics and PDT treatment.




  1. A The second annual periodic report - 3. Hielscher and G. Abdulaev, Columbia University, Optical tomographic imaging of biological tissues.




  1. J. Antonsson, O. Eriksson, K. Wardell, Linkoping University, Optical measurements in brain tissue during experimental stereotactic neurosurgery.




  1. B. Kudimov, Institute The second annual periodic report - 3 of Physics, Tartu, Estonia, Skin imaging with optical coherence tomography.




  1. R. Erts, M. Ozols, J. Spigulis, I. Kukulis, University of Latvia, Multi-channel reflection photoplethysmography for cardiovascular diagnostics and monitoring The second annual periodic report - 3.


9. U. Rubins, J. Spigulis, University of Latvia, Modelling of peripheral blood flow dynamics: comparison with finger photoplethysmography signals.


10. J. Spigulis, N. Miluns, L. Gailite, A. Derjabo, J. Kapostins. Potential of skin diffuse reflectance spectrometry for The second annual periodic report - 3 tumour diagnostics: first clinical data.


4. Updated planning sheet

^ Updated NSPA project planning and time-schedule, Year 2

The beginning of the project - January 2003. The funding available from April 2003. All funding indicated in The second annual periodic report - 3 EUR.

* The activities marked in red colour were not completed

^ Work Package 1: Low-pressure plasma devices and laser technologies for nanoscale surface treatment and lighting technology

WP 1, Task 1-1: Contribution to the development and design The second annual periodic report - 3 of RF electrodeless discharge light sources in the UV/VUV spectral region for atmospheric research and various plasma and lightening devices

 

^ PHD Students' exchange

Month planned

Month implemented

By whom

Finances planned

Finances spent

Explication

Riga→ Bremen

4,5

12

^ E. Smalins

 

1150

0

Travel and costs funded from The second annual periodic report - 3 another project. 1150 EUR transferred to Year 3, Task 1-1.

Report of the visit

6

 12

 

Bremen→ Riga

4,5







1150

0

Activity is to be completed in Year 3 due to changes in partner's schedule

Report of the visit

6
















Riga → Vilnius

10,11

 

 

1150

0

Activity is The second annual periodic report - 3 to be completed in Year 3 due to changes in partner's schedule and acquisition of new scientific equipment, which will add value to the exchange visits.

Report of the visit

12

 

 

 

 

Vilnius → Riga

11,12

 

 

851,81

Transfer

Activity is The second annual periodic report - 3 to be completed in Year 3 due to changes in partner's schedule. 298,19 EUR of the amount was transferred to Task 1-2, Year 1 for the visit of PhD student A. Huzandrov

Report of the visit

12

 

 

 

 

Activity is The second annual periodic report - 3 to be completed in Year 3

Riga → EU (Bremen)

4

12

^ L. Abolina

1150

0

Travel and costs funded from another project. 1150 EUR transferred to Year 3, Task 1-1, established researchers’ mobility to EU










Report of the visit

5

12

^ Established researchers The second annual periodic report - 3 twinning mobility

Bremen→ Riga

5,6




Prof. John Burrow

1200

Transfer

507,86

Visit was arranged for June 2004, however, due to logistical reasons Prof. Burrow was forced to cancel the visit. Instead, the researcher U. Gross paid two working visits to the Institute The second annual periodic report - 3 in Bremen (please, see below).

Riga→ Bremen

-

8

Dr. U. Gross

0

373,88

Additional visit. Funding transferred from Bremen – Riga visit above and Riga – Bremen visit below.

Riga→ Bremen

-

11,12

Dr. U.Gross

0

1144,77

Additional visit. Funding transferred from The second annual periodic report - 3 Bremen – Riga visit above and Riga – Bremen visit below.

Riga→ Bremen

11

6

Dr. A. Ubelis

1150

139,21

The remaining funding transferred to the additional visits to Bremen above.

Riga → Vilnius

9







1150

0

Activity is to be completed in The second annual periodic report - 3 Year 3

Vilnius → Riga

12

 

 

1200

0

Activity is to be completed in Year 3

^ Updated NSPA project planning and time-schedule, Year 2 (continued)




In Contract

^ Transferred from Year 1

Spent

Transferred to Year 3




^ Researcher honorarium in Latvia

300


300




600




^ Student stipend in Latvia

300

300




600




^ Student mobility The second annual periodic report - 3 to EU and Vilnius


2300

1150




3450




^ Student mobility to Latvia


850

551,81




1401,81

298,19 EUR of the amount was transferred to Task 1-2, Year 1 for the visit of PhD student A. Huzandrov

^ Researcher mobility to EU and Vilnius


1150

1150

1150

1150

With the The second annual periodic report - 3 amount transferred from researcher honorarium in Latvia and mobility to Latvia

^ Researcher mobility to Latvia


900

900

507,86

1292,14

507,86 EUR transferred to Year 2, Task 1-1, Researcher mobility to EU (see above)

^ TOTAL PER TASK 1-1:

5800

4351,81

1657,86

8493,95







^ Updated NSPA project planning and The second annual periodic report - 3 time-schedule, Year 2 (continued)

WP 1, Task 1-2: Development of laser-excited plasma imaging techniques for surface diagnostics of semiconductor devices with a nanoscale resolution

 

^ Month planned

Month implemented

By whom

Finances planned

Finances spent

Explication

^ PHD Students' exchange

Riga The second annual periodic report - 3 → Lund 3 month for 1 PhD




June-August




3300

415,70 Transfer

The cooperation with Lund University is implemented in frame of Task 1-3. 415,70 EUR transferred to cover the additional PhD students’ exchange visits to Hanover, which increase the sustainable cooperation. 

Report of the The second annual periodic report - 3 visit




21

Riga → Hanover




April 25 – May 8

O. Docenko

0

1232,22

Additional visit (415, 70 EUR funding – from Riga – Lund trip)

Riga → Hanover




^ September 19 – October 31

O. Docenko

1150

741,79

 

Riga → Hanover




^ October 6 – October 20

E. Zaharova


1150


741,69




^ Established researchers twinning mobility

Riga → Warsaw

June/July (to be confirmed)

June

^ V The second annual periodic report - 3. Gruševskis

850

287,90





Riga → Hanover (Lyon)




^ October 9 – October 22

M. Tamanis

1200

802,29

The destination changed from Lyon to Hanover in order to increase sustainable research cooperation.

Riga → Hanover




April 25 – May 05

^ M. Tamanis

0

1235,59

Additional visit. Funding transferred from The second annual periodic report - 3 the activity below – the experienced researcher’s trip from Lund to Riga.

Kaiserslautern→ Riga

^ To be confirmed




W. Demtreuder

1200

0

 Did not take place, the visit will be planned to coincide with the International Conference, year 3.

Lund → Riga










1209,80

837,88

Transfer

The The second annual periodic report - 3 cooperation with Lund University is implemented in frame of Task 1-3. Funding is transferred to experienced researchers’ mobility to Hanover




^ Updated NSPA project planning and time-schedule, Year 2 (continued)




In contract

Transferred from Year The second annual periodic report - 3 1

Spent

Transferred to Year 3




^ Researcher honorarium in Latvia - total

300

309,80

0

609,80




^ Student mobility to EU - total

5600

0

2715,70

2884,30




^ Researcher mobility to Latvia - total

900

900

837,88

962,12

837,88 EUR transferred to Established researcher’s mobility to Hanover

^ Researcher mobility to EU – total

1200

0

1200

0




^ Researcher mobility to Poland The second annual periodic report - 3 – total

850

0

287,90

562,10




^ TOTAL PER TASK 1-2:

8850

1209,80

5041,48

5018,32







^ Updated NSPA project planning and time-schedule, Year 2 (continued)

WP 1, Task 1-3: Nanoscience for health: development of laser - based technologies for treatment of living cells, skin surface treatment The second annual periodic report - 3 and diagnostics

 

^ Month planned

Month implemented

By whom

Finances planned

^ Finances spent

Explication

PHD Students' exchange

Riga → Heraklion

^ February, March

September-October

PhD Student Uldis Rubīns 

2150

2048,71

Visit performed to Lund University, as the Heraklion partner – research group has stopped operating (please, see the report The second annual periodic report - 3 above).

Report of the visit

April

November













^ Established researchers twinning mobility

Riga → Linkoping

September







1200

0

Proposal to transfer to year 2005 (middle of June), due to tight schedules there were problems to agree the travel time in 2004 

Linkoping → Riga

February




2 researchers

2400

0

 Proposal to The second annual periodic report - 3 transfer the remaining 2 visits to year 2005, in conjunction with the Riga conference







^ In contract

Transferred from Year 1

Spent

Transferred to Year 3




^ Researcher honorarium in Latvia - total

 

600 

56,32

0

656,32




^ Student mobility to EU - total

 

2150 

 55,76

2048,71

157,05




^ Researcher mobility to EU The second annual periodic report - 3 - total

 

1200 

 646

0

1846




^ Researcher mobility to Latvia - total

 

1800 

 212,61

0

2012,61




^ TOTAL PER TASK 1-3:

5750

0

Please, see explication

2048,71

3701,29

970,69 EUR transferred to Year 2, Task 2-2




^ Updated NSPA project planning and time-schedule, Year 2 (continued)

Work package 2: Co-ordination of the project and publicity

^ WP 2, Task 2-1: Project co The second annual periodic report - 3-ordination

 

Month planned

Implementation

^ Finances planned

Finances spent

Explication

Co-ordination

All

A. Damberga

1200

263,74

 

^ A. Atvars




235,01




Web-page construction and update

All

A. Dzilna

600

436,96

Additional 348, 23 EUR transferred from Year 1

^ O. Nikolajeva




286,53




Scientific Board Meetings - travel of International Board to Latvia

6

 




1000

 

0

 ^ Please, refer to Activity Progress report The second annual periodic report - 3, WP2 above.

Interim reports

12

 




 










^ In contract

Transferred from Year 1

Spent

Transferred to Year 3




Co-ordination

1200

0

498,75

701,25




Web-page update

600

348, 23

723,49

224,74




Scientific Board Meetings

1000

0

0

1000




^ TOTAL PER TASK 2-1:

2800

348,23

1222,24 + 1 673,40

(overhead costs) = 2895,64

1925,99




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