The Horizon 2020 project ROBINSON –Smart integration of local energy sources and innovative storage for flexible, secure and cost-efficient energy supply on industrialized islands-has officially started on 1 October 2020. The project, funded by the EU Research and Innovation Programme Horizon 2020 under Grant Agreement n. 957752, has an overall budget of approximately € 8,4 million and will run for 4 years, between October 2020 and September 2024. ROBINSON’s main mission is to develop an
Nano-enabled surfaces and membranes have huge potential to offer material solutions to address the Sustainable Development Goals. Deployment of these Key Enabling Technologies (KETs) will result in positive and sound impacts for society and key industrial sectors, driving a significant part of the goods and services available in the market in the next decade.The NewSkin project aims to create an Open Innovation Test Bed (OITB) to provide the European Innovation Ecosystem with the necessary technologies,
The NewSkin project aims to develop innovative industrial and consumer products thanks to nano-enabled surfaces and membranes in various fields such as ceramics, water treatment, renewable energies or medical devices. Nano-enabled surfaces and membranes have a huge potential to offer material solutions to address Sustainable Development Goals resulting in positive and sound impacts for the society and key industrial sectors. However, the challenges that reduce nano-enabled surfaces and membranes commercialization to market are various: low
NEMMO (Next Evolution in Materials and Models for Ocean Energy) is a European project financed by the Horizon 2020 framework programme. The main objective is to improve the efficiency of floating tidal turbines that generate energy from tidal forces. To this end, the objective is to reduce costs by designing larger, lighter and more durable turbine blades to reach capacities of more than 2 MW. Funditec is one of the partners of the project consortium
Funditec is a new member of the Iberian Association of Photocatalysis (AIF). This association aims to pool and put in contact companies and research centers that provide photocatalytic construction materials, with the aim of implementing the concept of The Photocatalytics Island within the large polluted cities. The main objectives are to enumerate the different trades linked to photocatalysis and list the existing or potential applications of photocatalysis, prepare a professional manual, determinate recommendations and control
On the 21st of October, IE Business School organizes a workshop entitled Sustainable Innovations Europe. During this event, Lara Valentin, PhD, from Funditec will present innovative solutions in the field of sustainability. Sustainable Innovations Europe at the invitation of IE Business School Green Week, organizes a dynamic workshop joining representatives from six different sectors of the economy: SMEs, large industries, research institutions, NGOs, universities and public entities. Each of these representatives will bring up a
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