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Hydrogen Mobility Europe 2 (H2ME 2)

Start date: May 1, 2016, End date: Jun 30, 2022,

Hydrogen Mobility Europe 2 (H2ME 2) brings together action in 8 European countries to address the innovations required to make the hydrogen mobility sector truly ready for market. The project will perform a large-scale market test of hydrogen refuelling infrastructure, passenger and commercial fuel cell electric vehicles operated in real-world customer applications and demonstrate the system bene ...
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PROMECA strategic objective is to substantially contribute to the increase of knowledge, skills, and competitiveness in the European research area and industry, through the design and deployment of a thorough plan of research and secondment of researchers between top-level EU academia and industrial partners, contributing to the main European Policies on innovation. In line with the MSCA-RISE gene ...
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Environmentally Friendly, Efficient Electric Motion (3EMOTION)

Start date: Jan 1, 2015, End date: Dec 31, 2019,

The 3EMOTION project will provide policymakers and financing institutions with the necessary arguments to invest in Fuel Cell Buses (FCB) as a cost effective strategy to accelerate the reduction of harmful local emissions while offering attractive co-modality options for commuters. By leveraging the experiences of earlier FCB demonstrations in overcoming the last technical and economic barriers, a ...
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The CryoHub innovation project will investigate and extend the potential of large-scale Cryogenic Energy Storage (CES) and will apply the stored energy for both cooling and energy generation. By employing Renewable Energy Sources (RES) to liquefy and store cryogens, CryoHub will balance the power grid, while meeting the cooling demand of a refrigerated food warehouse and recovering the waste heat ...
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Hydrogen For All of Europe (HY4ALL) (HY4ALL)

Start date: Sep 1, 2015, End date: Aug 31, 2018,

"Despite major technological development and the start of commercial deployments of the fuel cells and hydrogen technology, the public awareness of FCH technologies has lagged behind this technical progress so far, restricting the appetite of potential customers and risking a lack of support from policymakers. To address this challenge, a consortium of leading experts has come together, combining ...
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HYdrogen cells for AiRborne Usage (HYCARUS)

Start date: May 1, 2013, End date: Apr 30, 2017,

In order to meet the increasing pressure to reduce fuel consumption and greenhouse gas emissions, airlines are seeking alternative sources to power non-propulsive aircraft systems. The next generation of aircraft is heavily investigating the use of non-fossil fuel to generate electrical power for non-essential applications (NEA). Hydrogen fuel cells are actively being pursued as the most promising ...
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"Hydrogen is expected to be a highly valuable energy carrier for the 21st century as it should participate in answering main societal and economical concerns. However, in order to enable its extensive use as an energy vector, it is of primary importance to ensure its societal acceptance and thus its safety in use. To this aim, hydrogen storage and transportation must be secured. In particular toda ...
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Hydrogen transfer concerns filling and emptying processes. Filling generates heat which can lead to overheating of composite pressure vessels especially when filling transportable containers or fuelling vehicles. Emptying generates cooling. Excessive cooling may occur during delivery of hydrogen from a trailer. The HyTransfer project will address both issues.As hydrogen vehicle refuelling is the l ...
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Hydrogen is expected to be highly valuable energy carrier for the 21st century as it should participate in answering main societal and economical concerns. To exploit its benefits at large scale, further research and technological developments are required. In particular, the storage of hydrogen must be secured. Even if burst in service of pressure vessels in composite material is very unlikely, w ...
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Enhanced Power Pilot Line - EPPL (EPPL)

Start date: Apr 1, 2013, End date: Mar 31, 2016,

A sustainable and competitive European power semiconductor industry is essential to support the megatrend developments formulated in the Europe 2020 strategy - climate change, energy security, food security, and health and aging population. In practically all these areas, power semiconductors play a vital role. Thus, it is of paramount importance to defend and further extend Europe’s leading posit ...
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Optimization of Oxygen-based CFBC Technology with CO2 capture (O2GEN)

Start date: Oct 18, 2012, End date: Oct 17, 2015,

The project objective is to demonstrate the concept of the second generation oxyfuel combustion that reduce significantly (50%) the overall efficiency penalty of CO2 capture into power plants, from approximately 12 to 6 efficiency points.One of the main drawbacks of CCS is the additional energy used for operation. This energetic penalty reduces the power plant efficiency, and increases the cost of ...
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The deployment of a large hydrogen infrastructure with societal acceptance relies on the development of appropriate codes and standards to ensure safety. While hydrogen infrastructures are gradually being built all over the world, there exist no international standard to properly ensure fitness for service of pressure vessels subject to hydrogen enhanced fatigue. For example, high pressure compres ...
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Highly Efficient Tubular Membranes for Oxy-Combustion (HETMOC)

Start date: Sep 1, 2011, End date: Aug 31, 2015,

This project will develop and demonstrate Highly Efficient Tubular Membranes for OxyCombustion. Oxycombustion is a promising option for implementing cost-efficient carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) in future coal fired power plants. The use of oxygen membranes in the process has the potential to significantly reduce the efficiency losses associated with the capture and to improve the overall ...
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This project addresses the issue of safe indoor use of hydrogen and fuel cells systems (priority 4.6 of the call FCH-JU-2010-1) for early markets (forklift refuelling and operation, back-up power supply, portable power generation, etc.): It aims to provide scientific and engineering knowledge for the specification of cost-effective means to control hazards specific to the use of hydrogen indoors o ...
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Semiconductor Industry Leading towards Viable Energy Recovery (SILVER)

Start date: Jan 1, 2012, End date: Dec 1, 2014,

There is no doubt that ICT, supported by semiconductor technology, can play in using more efficiently energy resources and in allowing the adoption of renewable energy production, care must be taken that the complete life cycle of the envisaged technologies is considered, and that also the energy costs for the production of the critical semiconductor components are minimized. This concept applies ...
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Hydrogen storage is a key enabling technology for the use of hydrogen as an energy vector. To improve volumetric and gravimetric performance, carbon fiber composite cylinders are currently being developed. However, current standards governing the design, qualification and in-service inspection of carbon fiber composite cylinders do not allow cylinder design to be optimized. In particular, safet ...
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Hydrogen-based energy conversion devices, especially proton exchange membrane fuel cells (PEMFC), are known to be sensitive to hydrogen fuel impurities. In this context, adequate specification of hydrogen quality, as well as means of checking H2 fuel compliance, are crucial to warrant reliability of these devices. Besides, a technical and economical compromise between performance loss and purifica ...
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CO2 Site Closure Assessment Research (CO2CARE)

Start date: Jan 1, 2011, End date: Dec 31, 2013,

CO2CARE aims to support the large scale demonstration of CCS technology by addressing the research requirements of CO2 storage site abandonment. It will deliver technologies and procedures for abandonment and post-closure safety, satisfying the regulatory requirements for transfer of responsibility. The project will focus on three key areas: well abandonment and long-term integrity; reservoir mana ...
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"The project aims at developing a unique device for electricity networks: A superconducting fault current limiter (SFCL) based on coated conductor YBCO tape (cc-tape) or 2nd Generation HTS tape. The general trend in Europe to a higher meshing of distribution networks and the rapid growing integration of renewable energy sources leads to an increase of the fault current level by every new installat ...
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The project addresses from one site the most critical and costly step to produce liquid fuel from natural gas using conventional routes, e.g. the stage of syngas production, and from the other side explores alternative routes to convert natural gas to liquid transportable products. The general objective is to explore novel and innovative (precompetitive) routes for transformation of natural gas t ...
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Nano-particle products from new mineral resources in Europe (PROMINE)

Start date: May 1, 2009, End date: Apr 30, 2013,

The objectives of the ProMine IP address the Commission’s concerns over the annual 11 billion € trade deficit in metal and mineral imports. Europe has to enhance the efficiency of its overall production chain putting higher quality and added value products on the market. ProMine focuses on two parts of this chain, targeting extractive and end-user industries. Upstream, the first ever Pan-EU GIS b ...
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Self-Assembled Polymer Membranes (SELFMEM)

Start date: Sep 1, 2009, End date: Aug 31, 2012,

The aim of SELFMEM is to develop innovation in the field of nanoporous membranes. This will be achieved by taking advantage of the self-assembly properties of block copolymers leading to highly porous membranes with adjustable, regular-sized pores of tailored functionalities. Both polymeric and inorganic (silicon) membranes will be developed. In the case of isoporous polymeric membranes focus will ...
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DECARBit responds to the urgent need for further research and development in advanced pre-combustion capture techniques to substantially reduce emissions of greenhouse gases from fossil fuel power plants. The project will accelerate the technology development and contribute to the deployment of large scale carbon capture and storage (CCS) plants in line with the adopted European policies for emiss ...
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The objective of the project « Joint Equipment & Materials for System-in-Package and 3D Integration » is to validate technological solutions for the fabrication of high value-added heterogeneous components and systems.This theme, generally known as “More Than Moore”, intends to gather within a unique system a set of various functions, implemented with elementary components, those generally being f ...
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The development of GENERATION IV nuclear systems is identified as an important objective of the present Euratom work programme. The significant support given in FP5 and FP6 allowed Europe to acquire strong assets in the technology of one of the 6 GENERATION IV reactor types, the (V)HTR. In line with these assets and with the recommendation of the Sustainable Nuclear Energy Technology Platform, whi ...
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Background Glass is a key element to many industries. In 2006, the world market for flat glass was estimated at 42 million tonnes, which is equivalent to 4.2 billion m3 of glass with a thickness of 4 mm. In Western Europe, the average yearly consumption is 18 kg per person. Unfortunately, the production of glass requires high levels of energy and entails ...
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