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NEXTGENCAT: Development of NEXT GENeration Cost Efficient Automotive CATalysts

The main objective of NEXTGENCAT proposal is the development of novel eco-friendly nano-structured automotive catalysts utilizing transition metal nanoparticles (Cu, Ni, Co Zn, Fe etc) that can partially or completely replace the PGMs. Based on nanotechnology, low cost nanoparticles w
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CycLED: Cycling Resources Embedded in Systems Containing Light Emitting Diodes

The energy saving potential for light emitting diodes (LEDs) is significant, and the strategic importance of the LED technology is reflected in the current and upcoming market development. However, LED-based product systems contain many resources like indium, gallium or rare earth met
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HARFIR: Heusler Alloy Replacement for Iridium

HARFIR (“Heusler Alloy Replacement for Iridium”) is a 43-month European/Japanese R&D project which started in September 2013. It is a JST-EC DG RTD Coordinated Research Project, being partially funded by the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Research & Innovation t
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IRENA: Indium Replacement by Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Thin Films

The IRENA project aims to develop high performance materials, i.e. both metallic and semiconducting single-walled carbon nanotube (SWCNT) thin films to completely eliminate the use of the critical metals in electron devices: i) Indium in transparent conducting films (TCF, indium oxide
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COBALT: Contributing to Building of Awareness, Learning and Transfer of Knowledge on Sustainable Use of Raw Materials

The COBALT project will contribute to addressing several key challenges on the route towards more sustainable use of raw materials and resource efficiency. It will focus particularly on extraction, substitution, replacement and recycling of critical and scarce raw materials as well as
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NANOPERMAG: High Performance Nanostructure Permanent Magnets

The development of a new generation of permanent magnets is more urgent than ever in view of the demand for more efficient engines in wind energy, all electric cars and space applications. The purpose of the project is to exploit the opportunities available to fabricate powders of mag
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NANOMAG: Magnetic Nanoparticles and Thin Films for Spintronic Applications and High Performance Permanent Magnets

The basic objective and scope of this Marie Curie Action is to improve the research potential in the field of advanced multifunctional nano-structured magnetic materials and technologies for novel spintronic, magnetic storage and biomedical applications at European level, through coll
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ARMEVA: Advanced Reluctance Motors for Electric Vehicle Applications

To enable a large scale adoption of EVs, a new generation of electric drive systems is needed to reduce dependency on rare earth materials, while improving energy efficiency, power density, safe operation and reducing manufacturing/recycling costs. ARMEVA will develop a new rare-earth
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MAG-DRIVE: New Permanent Magnets for Electric-Vehicle Drive Applications

The future of road transport is electric – within the foreseeable future, pure electric vehicles (EVs) will populate our roads. Vital to the success of this transition is improved, next-generation motors based on improved magnetic materials; which provide high levels of flux at
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LAYERS of Material Flows for E-Tech Elements

To achieve carbon reduction targets as we move increasingly away from the use of fossil fuels, the infrastructure of electricity generation and transport will change as wind generation and electric vehicles become more important. Both of these require very specific materials, the so-c
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