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MAGnetic nanoparticle based liquid ENergy materials for Thermoelectric device Applications

Objective

MAGENTA proposes a brand new technological path in thermoelectric materials research for waste-heat recovery applications. The originality of the project is based on the newly discovered thermal-to-electric energy conversion capacity of ionic-liquids and ferrofluids; i.e. colloidal dispersions of magnetic nanoparticles in ionic liquids (IL-FFs). It is an inter-disciplinary and cross-sector R&D project combining concepts and techniques from physics, chemistry and electrochemistry with an active participation from 3 SME and 1 industrial partners implicated in the materials supply-chain, the device design/performance and the market-uptake assessment. Both experimental and theoretical approaches will be employed to build foundational knowledge on novel magneto-thermoelectric phenomena in ferrofluids. Computational simulations will allow ‘bottom-up’ construction of IL-FFs with optimal conditions for harvesting energy. The end-products of MAGENTA, application specific magneto-thermoelectric materials and devices, will provide innovation leadership to European companies in waste-heat recovery industries. The lead-user industries targeted by MAGENTA are automobile and microelectronic sectors, but demonstration-type thermoelectric generators will also be produced for public outreach actions on waste-heat recovery technologies. Through its foundational, interdisciplinary and cross-sector research & innovation actions, the consortium will become a “seed community” for building an innovation ecosystem around the novel magneto-thermoelectric technology, presenting long-term impacts on future renewal energy science and technology from which the society as a whole can benefit. Withal, MAGENTA offers breakthrough thermoelectric materials that are versatile, cost-effective and non-toxic to assist the economically and environmentally sustainable energy transition in Europe.

Coordinator

COMMISSARIAT A L ENERGIE ATOMIQUE ET AUX ENERGIES ALTERNATIVES
Net EU contribution
€ 853 161,25
Address
Rue Leblanc 25
75015 Paris 15
France

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Region
Ile-de-France Ile-de-France Paris
Activity type
Research Organisations
Other funding
€ 853 161,25

Participants (10)

CONSIGLIO NAZIONALE DELLE RICERCHE
Italy
Net EU contribution
€ 726 573,00
Address
Piazzale Aldo Moro 7
00185 Roma

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Region
Centro (IT) Lazio Roma
Activity type
Research Organisations
Other funding
€ 726 573,00
CENTRE NATIONAL DE LA RECHERCHE SCIENTIFIQUE CNRS
France
Net EU contribution
€ 507 187,50
Address
Rue Michel Ange 3
75794 Paris

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Region
Ile-de-France Ile-de-France Paris
Activity type
Research Organisations
Other funding
€ 507 187,50
Third-party

Legal entity other than a subcontractor which is affiliated or legally linked to a participant. The entity carries out work under the conditions laid down in the Grant Agreement, supplies goods or provides services for the action, but did not sign the Grant Agreement. A third party abides by the rules applicable to its related participant under the Grant Agreement with regard to eligibility of costs and control of expenditure.

SORBONNE UNIVERSITE
France
Net EU contribution
€ 221 958,75
Address
21 Rue De L'ecole De Medecine
75006 Paris

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Region
Ile-de-France Ile-de-France Paris
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Other funding
€ 221 958,75
"NATIONAL CENTER FOR SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH ""DEMOKRITOS"""
Greece
Net EU contribution
€ 472 212,00
Address
End Of Patriarchou Grigoriou E And 27 Neapoleos Street
15341 Agia Paraskevi

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Region
Βόρειος Τομέας Αθηνών Aττική Αττική
Activity type
Research Organisations
Other funding
€ 472 212,00
SOLVIONIC
France
Net EU contribution
€ 252 250,00
Address
11 Che Des Silos
31100 Toulouse

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SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Region
Occitanie Midi-Pyrénées Haute-Garonne
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Other funding
€ 252 250,00
C-TECH INNOVATION LIMITED
United Kingdom
Net EU contribution
€ 450 685,00
Address
Capenhurst Technology Park
CH1 6EH Chester

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SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Region
North West (England) Cheshire Cheshire West and Chester
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Other funding
€ 450 685,00
CENTRO RICERCHE FIAT SCPA
Italy
Net EU contribution
€ 315 750,00
Address
Strada Torino 50
10043 Orbassano

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Region
Nord-Ovest Piemonte Torino
Activity type
Research Organisations
Other funding
€ 315 750,00
GEMMATE TECHNOLOGIES SRL
Italy
Net EU contribution
€ 254 375,00
Address
Via Reano 31
10090 Buttigliera Alta

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SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Region
Nord-Ovest Piemonte Torino
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Other funding
€ 254 375,00
HAUTE ECOLE SPECIALISEE DE SUISSE OCCIDENTALE
Switzerland
Net EU contribution
€ 609 125,00
Address
Route De Moutier 14
2800 Delemont

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Region
Schweiz/Suisse/Svizzera Espace Mittelland Jura
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Other funding
€ 609 125,00
POLITECHNIKA GDANSKA
Poland
Net EU contribution
€ 336 500,00
Address
Ul. Gabriela Narutowicza 11/12
80-233 Gdansk

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Region
Makroregion północny Pomorskie Trójmiejski
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Other funding
€ 336 500,00