New materials projects

  • BIOTECFOR: Bionegocios y Tecnología para la valorización eficiente de los recursos forestales endógenos en el Norte de Portugal y Galicia. Ref: 0095_BIOTECFOR_1_P. Programme: POCTEP.

EN – BIOTECFOR: Biobusiness and Technology for the efficient valorisation of endogenous forest resources in the North of Portugal and Galicia.

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  • AEROCAR: Transferencia tecnológica entre los sectores de la aeronáutica y la automoción. Ref: SOE1/P1/E0020. Programme: SUDOE.

EN – AEROCAR: Thechnology transfer between automotive and aeronautical sectors.

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  • KREATIVE HABITAT: Transferencia de tecnología desde las Tecnologías Facilitadoras Esenciales (KET) hacia aplicaciones de mercado de la Industria Creativa relacionadas con los materiales de la industria del Hábitat en el espacio Sudoe. Ref: SOE1/P1/E0307. Programme: SUDOE.

EN – KREATIVE HABITAT: Technology transfer from Key enabling technologies (KET) to real market applications in creative industries related with the habitat industry in the SUDOE space.

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  • 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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  • 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.