Category Archives: H2020

CONNECT

Innovative smart components, modules and appliances for a truly connected, efficient and secure smart grid. CONNECT aims to provide concepts, technologies and components that support enhanced integration of renewables and storage combined with intelligent control of the power flow. The demand for primary energy and the carbon dioxide emissions will be reduced and a decentralized… Read More »

TOSYNFUEL

The Demonstration of Waste Biomass to Synthetic Fuels and Green Hydrogen. TOSYNFUEL will demonstrate the conversion of organic waste biomass (Sewage Sludge) into biofuels. The project implements a new integrated process combining Thermo-Catalytic Reforming (TCR©), with hydrogen separation through pressure swing adsorption (PSA), and hydro deoxygenation (HDO), to produce a fully equivalent gasoline and diesel… Read More »

€ 184 million of Horizon 2020 funding for 23 environment & resources projects

The European Commission has selected 23 projects that will receive around €184 million under Horizon 2020’s Societal Challenge “Climate action, environment, resource efficiency and raw materials”. These projects were selected among 56 proposals which were submitted by the 6th of September 2016 for the two-stage 2016 calls. Out of these 23, LEITAT participates in 3 of… Read More »

A rechargeable printed battery with screen printing technologies

Primary printed batteries (unrechargeable single-use) such as zinc-manganese batteries are already available on the market thanks to several companies like Power Paper, KSW-Microtec, Blue spark technologies, Enfucell. However these batteries have a low electric potential and are not rechargeable.   Secondary printed batteries are rechargeable and have been produced during the BASMATI project, a European-funded… Read More »

The open access to publications obligations in Horizon 2020

Recently, Mr. Robert-Jan Smits, Director-General of DG for Research and Innovation of the European Commission, published an open letter and sent it to all Horizon 2020 participants about the open access to publications obligations in Horizon 2020.   He is pointing to the fact that scientific publications produced with public funding is beneficial for everybody.… Read More »