FLUPOLProject reference: 220323
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Fuel Cell Membranes Based on Functional Fluoropolymers
Total cost:EUR 169 957,94
EU contribution:EUR 169 957,94
Coordinated in:United Kingdom
Topic(s):PEOPLE-2007-2-1.IEF - Marie Curie Action: "Intra-European Fellowships for Career Development"
Call for proposal:FP7-PEOPLE-2007-2-1-IEFSee other projects for this call
Funding scheme:MC-IEF - Intra-European Fellowships (IEF)
"Several research groups are focusing their efforts on the replacement of the most widely used perfluorinated Nafion® as Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell (PEMFC). The objective of this proposal is to prepare new fluoropolymers for fuel cell membranes. The physico-chemical and electrochemical properties of these new polymers will be rigorously assessed. The methodology relies on the use of novel fluorinated monomers [such as α-fluoromethylstyrene] and their radical copolymerisation with various alkenes [chlorotrifluoroethylene, para-(2,2-dimethylisocyanate)styrene or vinylene carbonate]. This proposal builds on an existing collaboration between Gouverneur and Ameduri who have expertise on synthetic fluorine chemistry and polymer chemistry, respectively."
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