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Energy Efficient LIghtweight-Sustainable-SAfe-Steel Construction

Objective

ELISSA targets the development and demonstration of nano-enhanced prefabricated lightweight steel skeleton/dry wall systems with improved thermal, vibration/seismic and fire performance, resulting from the inherent thermal, damping and fire spread prevention properties of carefully preselected inorganic nanomaterials (aerogels, VIPs, MMTs, CNT) and NEMS as well as the development of industrially friendly methods for their application. New computational and design tools for energy efficient, safe and sustainable anti-seismic steel frame lightweight buildings, exploiting nanomaterials and fulfilling relevant EU building codes, will be developed. The new ELISSA prefabricated lightweight elements will reach the highest achievable degree of energy efficiency, safety - will be structurally tested and optimized as load bearing elements - and sustainability for steel lightweight buildings through:
- Ensuring efficiency and structural integrity under thermal, dynamic and fire loads (due to nanomaterial properties, NEMS and design concept).
- Saving materials, energy and time during construction due to construction concept (pre-fabricated elements -resilient construction that doesn’t need repair in case of lower seismic action).
- Saving energy during building operation due to materials (multi-functional elements with suitable insulation).
- Being economic (recycled, re-usable materials, flexibility in architectural design, optimized production-logistics-construction-use chain).

The industry driven consortium comprises two major industries, one consortium of industries and four high tech SMEs, specializing in lightweight modular construction, nanomaterials and structural design, complemented by four research partners providing expertise on property assessment, testing and modeling aiming to develop, optimize and validate the ELISSA elements and systems that will enhance structural excellence, human comfort and safety in new and existing buildings.

Call for proposal

FP7-2013-NMP-ENV-EeB
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Coordinator

NATIONAL TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OF ATHENS - NTUA
Address
Heroon Polytechniou 9 Zographou Campus
15780 Athina
Greece
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
EU contribution
€ 382 688
Administrative Contact
Georgia Mertzelou (Ms.)

Participants (10)

SVILUPPO TECNOLOGIE E RICERCA PER L'EDILIZIA SISMICAMENTE SICURA ED ECOSOSTENIBILE SCARL
Italy
EU contribution
€ 356 400
Address
Vico Ii San Nicola Alla Dogana 9
80133 Napoli
Activity type
Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
Lorenzo Ederone (Dr.)
FARBE SPA
Italy
EU contribution
€ 292 000
Address
Via Udine 63
33030 Majano Ud
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Raffaello Fabris (Dr.)
WOLFEL ENGINEERING GMBH + CO. KG
Germany
EU contribution
€ 364 247
Address
Max Planck Strasse 15
97204 Hochberg
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Herbert Friedmann (Dr.)
BAYERISCHES ZENTRUM FUR ANGEWANDTEENERGIEFORSCHUNG ZAE EV
Germany
EU contribution
€ 411 176
Address
Am Hubland
97074 Wurzburg
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Thomas Pharo
KNAUF GIPS GK
Germany
EU contribution
€ 322 220
Address
Am Bahnhof 7
97346 Iphofen
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Hans-Ulrich Hummel (Prof.)
UNIVERSITY OF ULSTER
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 347 200
Address
Cromore Road
BT52 1SA Coleraine
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Marie Patton (Dr.)
HARING NEPPLE AG
Switzerland
EU contribution
€ 347 600
Address
Hebelstrasse 75
4056 Basel
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Daniel Seiler (Mr.)
UNIVERSITA DEGLI STUDI DI NAPOLI FEDERICO II
Italy
EU contribution
€ 328 580
Address
Corso Umberto I, 40
80138 Napoli
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Raffaele Landolfo (Prof.)
KNAUF DI LOTHAR KNAUF SAS
Italy
EU contribution
€ 192 000
Address
Stradario 40400 Localita Paradiso
56040 Castellina Marittima Pi
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Claudia Chiti (Mrs.)
VA-Q-TEC AG
Germany
EU contribution
€ 305 663
Address
Alfred Nobel Strasse 33
97080 Wurzburg
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Rose-Marie Heilmann (Mrs.)