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Innovative materials and techniques for the conservation of 20th century concrete-based cultural heritage

Objective

InnovaConcrete is an innovative and ambitious proposal that aims at preserving concrete-based monuments, the most significant tangible Cultural Heritage (CH) in the 20th Century. To achieve this goal, we have recruited an interdisciplinary team presenting a strong scientific background in simulation techniques and nanomaterials synthesis, combined with a wide knowledge of CH conservation from Humanities disciplines and, a sound industrial perspective. Specifically, a completely innovative approach based on producing C-S-H gel, responsible for the engineering properties of cement paste in cracks of decayed concrete monument, in situ, will be developed. Complementary, other innovative solutions giving rise to superhydrophobicity and corrosion inhibition will be also investigated. In addition, InnovaConcrete will explore an approach based on biotechnology: enzyme-assisted self-healing of damaged surfaces. The optimization of the solutions proposed will be carried out by the use of theoretical tools (multi-scale modelling approaches) together with experimental tools (laboratory and in situ validation). Significant 20th century monuments, such as the spectacular building, Centennial Hall, the open-air sculptures of Eduardo Chillida, War Memorial Towers and concrete shell structures, typical construction in communist period will be used as case studies to validate the performance of the solutions proposed. These monuments, a clear representation of European CH, will be employed to study economic and other societal effects of the proposal and to promote citizens' awareness of 20th century European heritage. Finally, the activities required for the future commercialization of the InnovaConcrete products, including standardization, certification, life cycle assessment, scaling up and exploitation strategies will be carried out.

Call for proposal

H2020-NMBP-2016-2017

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Sub call

H2020-NMBP-2017-two-stage

Coordinator

UNIVERSIDAD DE CADIZ
Net EU contribution
€ 601 506,25
Address
Centro Cultural Reina Sofia Paseo Carlos Iii N9
11003 Cadiz
Spain
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 12 825,00

Participants (32)

POLYTECHNEIO KRITIS
Greece
Net EU contribution
€ 298 181,25
Address
Building E4, Technical University Campus Counoupidiana
731 00 Chania
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
Region
Χανιά Κρήτη Νησιά Αιγαίου
 
UNIVERSITAETSMEDIZIN DER JOHANNES GUTENBERG-UNIVERSITAET MAINZ
Germany
Net EU contribution
€ 189 847,00
Address
Langenbeckstrasse 1
55131 Mainz
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,50
Region
Rheinland-Pfalz Rheinhessen-Pfalz Mainz, Kreisfreie Stadt
CONSIGLIO NAZIONALE DELLE RICERCHE
Italy
Net EU contribution
€ 551 526,25
Address
Piazzale Aldo Moro 7
00185 Roma
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
CONSORZIO INTERUNIVERSITARIO PERLO SVILUPPO DEI SISTEMI A GRANDE INTERFASE
Italy
Net EU contribution
€ 247 480,00
Address
Via Della Lastruccia 3
50019 Firenze
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
FUNDACION TECNALIA RESEARCH & INNOVATION
Spain
Net EU contribution
€ 297 466,25
Address
Parque Cientifico Y Tecnologico De Bizkaia Astondo Bidea Edificio 700
48160 Derio (Bizkaia)
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
TECHNISCHE UNIVERSITAT DARMSTADT
Germany
Net EU contribution
€ 248 765,00
Address
Karolinenplatz 5
64289 Darmstadt
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
STUDIECENTRUM VOOR KERNENERGIE / CENTRE D'ETUDE DE L'ENERGIE NUCLEAIRE
Belgium
Net EU contribution
€ 244 530,00
Address
Avenue Herrmann Debroux 40
1160 Bruxelles
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
Region
Arr. de Bruxelles-Capitale/Arr. Brussel-Hoofdstad Région de Bruxelles-Capitale/ Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest
ETHNICON METSOVION POLYTECHNION
Greece
Net EU contribution
€ 172 945,00
Address
Heroon Polytechniou 9 Zographou Campus
157 80 Athina
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
Region
Κεντρικός Τομέας Αθηνών Aττική Αττική
TECHNISCHE UNIVERSITEIT DELFT
Netherlands
Net EU contribution
€ 250 800,00
Address
Stevinweg 1
2628 CN Delft
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
Region
West-Nederland Zuid-Holland Delft en Westland
AGENCIA ESTATAL CONSEJO SUPERIOR DE INVESTIGACIONES CIENTIFICAS
Spain
Net EU contribution
€ 433 265,00
Address
Calle Serrano 117
28006 Madrid
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
VIOMICHANIKIS EREVNAS TECHNOLOGIKISANAPTYXIS ERGASTIRIAKON DOKIMON PISTOPIISIS KAI PIOTITAS AE
Greece
Net EU contribution
€ 232 581,25
Address
A Viomichaniki Periochi
38500 Volos
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
Region
Μαγνησία Θεσσαλία Κεντρική Ελλάδα
WROCLAWSKIE PRZEDSIEBIORSTWO HALA LUDOWA SP ZOO
Poland
Net EU contribution
€ 187 332,50
Address
Ul Wystawowa 1
51 618 Wroclaw
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
FUNDACIÓN EDUARDO CHILLIDA Y PILAR BELZUNCE
Spain
Net EU contribution
€ 90 532,50
Address
Jauregi Bailara
20120 Hernani
Activity type
Other
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
Region
Noreste País Vasco Gipuzkoa
 
MINISTERO DELLA CULTURA
Italy
Net EU contribution
€ 261 621,25
Address
Via Del Collegio Romano 27
00186 Roma
Activity type
Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
INES INGENIEROS CONSULTORES SL
Spain
Net EU contribution
€ 196 393,75
SME

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

Yes
Address
Calle Nunez De Balboa 120 3 Dcha
28006 Madrid
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
Region
Madrid Comunidad de Madrid
 
ESTUDIO GUADIANA SLP
Spain
Net EU contribution
€ 174 600,00
SME

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

Yes
Address
Calle Guadiana 9
28002 Madrid
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
Region
Madrid Comunidad de Madrid
 
UNIWERSYTET LODZKI
Poland
Net EU contribution
€ 182 268,75
Address
Ul Prezydenta Gabriela Narutowicza 68
90 136 Lodz
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
CONSEIL INTERNATIONAL DES MONUMENTSET DES SITES ASSOCIATION
France
Net EU contribution
€ 242 696,25
Address
11 Rue Seminaire De Conflans
94220 Charenton-le-pont
Activity type
Other
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
Region
Ile-de-France Ile-de-France Val-de-Marne
 
FUNDACION DOCOMOMO IBERICO
Spain
Net EU contribution
€ 116 400,00
Address
Placa Nova 5, 2ª Planta
08002 Barcelona
Activity type
Other
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
NANOPHOS ANONIMI EMPORIKI ETAIRIA ANAPTIXIS KAI YPIRESION - NANOPHOS COMMERCIAL SOCIETE ANONYME OF SERVICES AND DEVELOPMENT
Greece
Net EU contribution
€ 149 091,25
SME

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

Yes
Address
Lavrio Technological & Science Park
19500 Lavrio
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
Region
Ανατολική Αττική Aττική Αττική
NANOTECMARIN GMBH
Germany
Net EU contribution
€ 202 940,00
SME

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

Yes
Address
Muhlstrasse 19
55218 Ingelheim Am Rhein
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
Region
Rheinland-Pfalz Rheinhessen-Pfalz Mainz-Bingen
 
Ionvac Process Srl
Italy
Net EU contribution
€ 219 196,00
SME

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

Yes
Address
Viale Anchise 24 25
00040 Pomezia (Rm)
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,25
SIKA TECHNOLOGY AG
Switzerland
Net EU contribution
€ 138 641,00
Address
Zugerstrasse 50
6340 Baar
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,25
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.

SIKA SA
Spain
Net EU contribution
€ 138 640,00
Address
Ctra Madrid A Irun Km 14.5
28108 Alcobendas
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
RINA CONSULTING SPA
Italy
Net EU contribution
€ 282 150,00
Address
Via Cecchi 6
16129 Genova
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
TECHEDGE GMBH
Germany
Net EU contribution
€ 117 545,00
Address
Hauptstrasse 5
69190 Walldorf
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
Region
Baden-Württemberg Karlsruhe Rhein-Neckar-Kreis
 
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.

TECHEDGE ESPANA SL
Spain
Net EU contribution
€ 42 697,50
Address
Calle Martinez Villergas 52 Edificio B 6A Planta
28027 Madrid
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
Region
Madrid Comunidad de Madrid
 
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.

TECHEDGE SPA
Italy
Net EU contribution
€ 42 697,50
Address
Via Caldera 21
20153 Milano
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
Region
Nord-Ovest Lombardia Milano
 
BEWARRANT
Belgium
Net EU contribution
€ 193 050,00
SME

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

Yes
Address
Avenue Henri Jaspar 113
1060 Bruxelles
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
Region
Arr. de Bruxelles-Capitale/Arr. Brussel-Hoofdstad Région de Bruxelles-Capitale/ Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest
 
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.

WARRANT HUB SPA
Italy
Net EU contribution
€ 121 875,00
SME

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

Yes
Address
Corso Mazzini 11
42015 Correggio Re
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
WISS, JANNEY, ELSTNER ASSOCIATES, INC
United States
Net EU contribution
€ 0,00
Address
Pfingsten Road 330
60062 Northbrook
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 21 375,00
LUCIANO HERNANDEZ
Argentina
Net EU contribution
€ 12 825,00
Address
Antonia Godoy 6642
3000 Santa Fe
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00