Category Archives: EU Projects

POROUS4APP

POROUS4APP – PILOT PLANT PRODUCTION OF CONTROLLED DOPED NANOPOROUS CARBONACEOUS MATERIALS FOR ENERGY AND CATALYSIS APPLICATIONS The main idea of POROUS4APP project is based on the fabrication of functional nanoporous carbonaceous materials at pilot plant scale from natural resources (polysaccharide). The process for nanoporous carbon fabrication is already well known as one of the POROUS4APP… Read More »

MIDES

MIDES -Microbial Desalination for Low Energy Drinking Water   Shortage of fresh water has become one of the major challenges for societies all over the world. Water desalination offers an opportunity to significantly increase the freshwater supply for drinking, industrial use and irrigation. All current desalination technologies require significant electrical or thermal energy, with today’s… Read More »

LUBRICANTS

Through a public tender, the European Commission has selected LEITAT as the entity responsible for reviewing the criteria of the European Ecolabel for lubricants. The European Ecolabel is a voluntary scheme that aims to promote products and services with a reduced environmental impact during their entire life cycle and to provide consumers with accurate, non-deceptive… Read More »

EIROS

Eiros – Erosion and Ice Resistant cOmposite for Severe operating conditions   In the wind power generation, aerospace and other industry sectors there is an emerging need to operate in the low temperature and highly erosive environments of extreme weather conditions. Such conditions mean current materials either have a very short operational lifetime or demand… Read More »

RESET

RESET – Re-use of Thermoplastic Composite.   Current European policies plead for new technologies capable to implement feasible processes for recycling of products in their end of life cycle. Within this framework the re-use of  thermoplastic composites, is a recurrent topic within the aircraft manufacturing industry which needs a suitable solution for the high performance… Read More »

BATCure

The goal of BATCure is to advance the development of new therapeutic options for a group of rare lysosomal diseases – neuronal ceroid lipofuscinoses (NCL) or Batten disease. There are > thousand affected across Europe, with a combined incidence of c.1:100 000. The NCLs are devastating and debilitating genetic disorders that mainly affect children, who… Read More »

MIDWOR-LIFE

MIDWOR stands for Mitigation of environmental impact caused by DWOR textile finishing chemicals studying their non- toxic alternatives.   The main objective of the project is to mitigate the environmental, health and safety impacts of current and future Durable Water and Oil Repellents (DWOR) alternatives by analyzing their environmental impact and technical performances in order… Read More »

3D-PHOTOXIDES

3D-PHOTOXIDES stand for 3D Inkjet Printing of PV devices based on thin films of Semiconductor Oxides Email LEITAT manager in charge: Javier Casellas Starts: 1st of October 2014 Duration: 36 months

TEX-MED

TEX-MED Clusters focuses on fostering the cross-border integration of the T/C industry of the Mediterranean area by promoting the cooperation among eight relevant T/C clusters. The project has an innovative approach, which emphasizes the role of “entrepreneurship” for the international development of clusters and SMEs. Ultimately, it aspires to speed up the evolution of the… Read More »