New materials projects

  • JOSPEL: Low energy passenger comfort systems based on the joule and peltier effects. Ref.: GA653851. Programme: Horizon2020.

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This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme under grant agreement No 653851.

  • FORTAPE: Research on efficient integrated systems for the manufacturing of complex parts based on unidirectional tapes for the automotive and aeronautical industry. Ref.: GA636860. Programme: Horizon2020.

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This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme under grant agreement No 636860.

  • NATURTRUCK: Development of a new Bio-Composite from renewable resources with improved thermal and fire resistance for manufacturing a truck internal part with high quality surface finishing. Ref.: nº 605658. Programme: Seventh Framework Programme.

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  • CARBOPREC: Renewable source nanostructured precursors for carbon fibers. Ref.: GA604215. Programme: Seventh framework programme.

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  • CARBONINSPIRED 2.0: Red de integración y transferencia de productos de alto valor añadido basados en nanopartículas para la industria del Espacio SUDOE. Ref.: SOE4/P1/E793. Programme: SUDOE.

EN – CARBONINSPIRED 2.0: Integration and transfer network for the application of high value added products based on nanoparticles for the SUDOE industry

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  • GREENMOTION: Plataforma virtual para la transferencia de materiales ecológicos a la industria automovilística de la EuroRegión. Ref.: 0526_GREENMOTION_1_E. Programme: POCTEP.

EN – GREENMOTION: Virtual platform for the transfer of ecological materials to the Euro-region automobile sector

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  • FORESTCAR: Estudo da viabilidade técnica do uso de fibra de mato e outros restos forestais como reforzo de componentes plásticos para a industria da automoción. Ref.: 10DPI029CT. Programme: Incite10.

EN – FORESTCAR: Study of the technical viability of using bush fibre and other forest waste as reinforcement for plastic components for the automotive industry

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  • HYBRID-BODY: Optimización estrutural dun sistema híbrido para absorción de enerxía en choque frontal con comprobación experimental e computacional. Ref.: 10DPI025CT. Programme: Incite10.

EN – HYBRID-BODY: Structural optimization of a hybrid system for energy absorption in head-on collisions with computational and experimental verification

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  • CARBONINSPIRED: Red de cooperación y transferencia para la aplicación de materiales de alto valor añadido basados en partículas carbonosas en el sector de automoción y construcción. Ref.: SOE2/P1/E281. Programme: SUDOE.

EN – CARBONINSPIRED: Cooperation and transfer network for the application of high added value materials based on carbon-based nanoparticles in the automotive and building sectors

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  • ECOplast: Research in new biomass-based composites from renewable resources with improved properties for vehicle parts moulding. Ref.: nº 246176. Programme: Seventh Framework Programme.

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  • TAFF: Investigación de módulos fotovoltaicos flexibles mediante técnicas de impresión roll-to-roll para su aplicación en automoción. Ref.: PID-600200-2009-23. Programme: Profit09.

EN – TAFF: Research on flexible photovoltaic modules by means of roll-to-roll printing techniques for their application to the automobile sector

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  • SMARTCOVER: Desarrollo de componente plástico para automoción con función sensórica integrada mediante forrado con tejido inteligente. Ref.: PID-560410-2009-5. Programme: Profit09.

EN: SMARTCOVER-­ Development of automotive plastic component with sensor function integrated in smart textile

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  • Nanocontroller: Investigación e desenvolvemento dun novedoso indicador de dano estructural con sensorización propia a partir de composites mellorados con nanoestructuras de carbono. Ref.: INCITE 09TMT004CT. Programme: Incite09.

EN – Nanocontroller: Research and development of a new composite based on a CNT reinforced polymer which detects and quantifies structural damage by means of surface electrical conductivity measurement on car parts

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  • Nanocit: Diseño de productos de alto valor añadido basados en nanoestructuras de carbono y resinas poliméricas. Ref.: IAP-600100-2008-26. Programme: Profit08.

EN – NANOCIT: Design of high added value products based on carbon nanostructures and polymer resins

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  • LIGHTCARBONCARS: Reducción del impacto ambiental de automóviles mediante el aligeramiento estructural basado en composites de carbono de bajo coste, sin comprometer la seguridad y el confort. Ref.: PSE-370100-2007-1. Programme: Proyectos singulares estratégicos.(Singular strategic projects)

EN – LIGHTCARBONCARS: Reduction of the environmental impact of vehicles through structural weight reduction based on low-cost carbon composites, without compromising safety and comfort

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  • Naturplas II: Novos materiais com base em recursos naturais da euro-regiao: aplicaçoes na indústria automóvel. Ref.: SP1.P154/03 Programme: Interreg III A.

EN – Naturplas: Development of new materials from the resources of the Euroregion Galicia-North of Portugal for application in the automobile industry

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  • Naturplas: Novos materiais com base em recursos naturais da euro-regiao: aplicaçoes na indústria automóvel. Ref.: SP.1P46/02. Programme: Interreg III A.

EN – Naturplas: Development of new materials from the resources of the Euroregion Galicia-North of Portugal for application in the automobile industry

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  • TRIBONAT – High performance ceramic nanoparticles for the improvement of the tribo-mechanical properties of plastic materials.
  • MICROEDM – Electrode manufacturing for micro-EDM using laser based Rapid Manufacturing techniques. Increasing the range of the application field of Rapid Manufacturing techniques, specifically DMLS and PRPL, through their validation for micro-manufacturing.