The Next Generation of Composite Materials

(STEM) STRUCTURAL ENERGY HARVESTING COMPOSITE MATERIALS

Funding: Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness (National R&D Programme for Societal Challenges) (MAT2015-62584-ERC)​Region: SpainProject period: 2015 – 2016Principal Investigator: Dr. Juan José Vilatela (juanjose.vilatela@imdea.org)The purpose of this project is the development of new

(FIREINF) FIRE RETARDANT EPOXY INFUSION RESIN COMPOSITES

Funding: Foundation for the Research Development and Application of Composite Materials (FIDAMC)Partners: Foundation for the Research Development and Application of Composite Materials (FIDAMC) and IMDEA MaterialsRegion: Spain Project period: 2015 – 2016Principal Investigator: Dr. De-Yi

(MULTICOMP) MULTI-FUNCTIONAL NANO-CARBON COMPOSITE MATERIALS NETWORK

Funding: European Union, European Cooperation in Science and Technology (COST action CA15107)Partners: 31 participating countries, chaired by the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology. IMDEA Materials Institute is one of the representatives of SpainRegion: Europe Project period: 2016 – 2020Principal

(NABISCO) INTEGRATION OF CARBON NANOTUBE FIBRES IN STRUCTURAL COMPOSITES

Funding: China Scholarship CouncilRegion: InternationalProject period: 2016 – 2020Principal Investigator: Drs. Juan José Vilatela(juanjose.vilatela@imdea.org) and Carlos González(carlosdaniel.gonzalez@imdea.org)This project deals with the development of strategies to integrate macroscopic fibres and

(STEM) STRUCTURAL ENERGY HARVESTING COMPOSITE MATERIALS

Structural energy harvesting composite materials     ​Funding: European Union, Horizon 2020 Programme (Grant Agreement 678565). ERC Starting grantRegion: EuropeProject period: 2016 – 2021Principal Investigator: Dr. Juan José Vilatela (juanjose.vilatela@imdea.org)The purpose of this project is the

(ADVANSEAT) MODULAR CONCEPT FOR ULTRALIGH REMOVABLE ADVANCED CAR SEAT

Funding: Centre for Industrial Technological Development (CDTI, CIEN programme), Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness and Grupo AntolínPartners: National consortium led by Grupo Antolín. IMDEA Materials Institute collaborates with Grupo AntolínRegion: SpainProject period: 2015 –

(ONLINE-RTM) ONLINE NDT RTM INSPECTION IN COMPOSITES

Funding: AIRBUS Operations S.L. and CDTI (CIEN 2014 programme) Region: Spain Project period: 2014 – 2017 Principal Investigator: Dr. Carlos González (carlosdaniel.gonzalez@imdea.org) ONLINE-RTM is a research collaboration between IMDEA Materials and AIRBUS Operations aiming at analysing sensor

(ITER PCRS) STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS OF THE ITER PRE-COMPRESSION RINGS

Funding Organization: EADS CASA Espacio / F4E Region: International​ Project Period: 2012 – 2017 Principal Investigator: Dr.Carlos González Contact: carlosdaniel.gonzalez@imdea.org ITER (acronym of International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor) is an international nuclear fusion research

(SORCERER) STRUCTURAL POWER COMPOSITES FOR FUTURE CIVIL AIRCRAFT

 Funding: European Union, Clean Sky Joint Undertaking 2, Horizon 2020 Programme (Grant Agreement 738085)Partners: Imperial College (Project Coordinator), Chalmers University of Technology, KTH Royal Institute of Technology and IMDEA Materials InstituteRegion: EuropeProject period: 2017 –

(ACERCOM) FIBER METAL LAMINATES FOR APPLICATION IN MARINE RENEWABLE ENERGY

Funding: Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness (National R&D Programme for Societal Challenges) (RTC-2016-5076-3)​, thematic objective “Promotion of technological development, innovation and quality research”Partners: Arcelor Mittal (Project Coordinator), Technical University of Madrid

(ENERYARN) NANOSTRUCTURED YARN COMPOSITES FOR STRUCTURAL ENERGY STORAGE

Funding: European Union, Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships, Horizon 2020 Programme (Grant Agreement 797176) Partners: IMDEA Materials Institute Project period: 2018 – 2020 Project Coordinador: Supervisor: Dr. Juan José Vilatela (juanjose.vilatela@imdea.org); Fellow: Anastasiia

(CRASHING II) FRONT FUSELAGE CRASHWORTHINESS MODELLING

Funding: AIRBUS DEFENSE & SPACE Region: Spain Project period: 2016 – 2017 Principal Investigator: Dr. Cláudio Sául Lopes (claudiosaul.lopes@imdea.org) The CRASHING II project is the follow up of the Clean Sky CRASHING project and is focused on the modelling and simulation of the

(AROOA) A STUDY AND OPTIMIZATION OF OUT-OF-AUTOCLAVE PROCESSING OF COMPOSITES

Funding: Hexcel Composites Limited​Region: IndustrialProject period: 2014 – 2017Principal Investigator: Dr. Federico Sket (federico.sket@imdea.org) and Dr. Carlos González (carlosdaniel.gonzalez@imdea.org)AROOA project aims to study and optimize a new family of prepregs designed for out-of-autoclave

(SIMSCREEN) SIMULATION FOR SCREENING PROPERTIES OF MATERIALS

Funding: Airbus Operations SAS Region: Industrial Project period: 2012 – 2014 Principal Investigator: Drs. Carlos Gonzalez (carlosdaniel.gonzalez@imdea.org) and Dr. Cláudio Lopes (claudiosaul.lopes@imdea.org) Fiber-Reinforced Polymers (FRP) are nowadays extensively used in applications where

(DMAPOL) DYNAMIC MECHANICAL ANALYSES IN POLYMERIC MATERIALS

Funding: ACCIONA Infraestructuras S.A.Region: SpainProject period: 2014 – 2016Principal Investigator: Dr. Juan Pedro Fernández (juanpedro.fernandez@imdea.org)DMAPOL is an industrial contract between ACCIONA Infraestructuras and IMDEA Materials Institute to to characterize the viscoelastic properties

(CUCCOMP) Development of Cu-C metal matrix composites

Funding: China Scholarship CouncilRegion: InternationalProject period: 2014 – 2015Principal Investigator: Prof. José Manuel Torralba (josemanuel.torralba@imdea.org)Novel Copper-Carbon metal matrix composites will be developed under three different approaches in relationship with the raw materials

(NONCIRC) NON-CIRCULAR CARBON FIBRES

Funding: AIRBUS OPERATIONS S. L.Region: IndustrialProject period: 2013 – 2014Principal Investigator: Dr. Roberto Guzmán de VilloriaECURE is an industrial contract between AIRBUS OPERATIONS S. L. and IMDEA Materials Institute to explore the potential of a new kind of non-circular continuous carbon

(ESTRUMAT) ADVANCED STRUCTURAL MATERIALS

Funding: G.D. of Universities and Research, Madrid Regional GovernmentRegion: RegionalProject period: 2010 – 2013Partners: Rey Juan Carlos University (Coordinator), Polytechnic University of Madrid, Carlos III University of Madrid and Complutense University of Madrid.Principal Investigator: Dr.

(SELFHEALING) SELF HEALING POLYMER MATRIX COMPOSITES

Funding: CDTI-MICNN (CENIT Programme 2010) and ACCIONA Infraestructuras Region: National Project period: 2011 – 2013 Principal Investigator: Dr. Federico Sket (federico.sket@imdea.org) Self‐healing is a very attractive concept if the field of structural materials that is under study for a

(SEMICURED) SEMI-CURED PRODUCTS MANUFACTURING

Funding: Airbus Operations S.L. Region: Industrial Project period: 2011 – 2013 Principal Investigator: Dr. Carlos González (carlosdaniel.gonzalez@imdea.org) This R&D project aims at developing new processing routes for manufacturing not fully cured RTM parts able to be post-cured and

(PRE-HITMAAS) HIGH TEMPERATURE MATERIAL/SOLUTION SELECTION

Funding: Eurocopter España S.A.Region: IndustrialProject period: 2013 – 2013Principal Investigator: Dr. Roberto Guzmán de VilloriaThe goal of this research collaboration is to identify and select new material concepts for possible use and incorporation into the future rear fuselages which operate at

(IMS & CPS) FIRE RESISTANCE OF STRUCTURAL COMPOSITES

Funding Organisation: European Union, 7th Framework Programme (Cooperation, NMP Theme)Region: EuropeProject Period: 2010 – 2013Partners: The research consortium is led by COEXPAIR S.A. (Belgium), and comprises EADS France IW, Nanocyl S.A., Alstom, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Výzkumný a zkušební

(SINTONIA) UNMANNED SYSTEMS ORIENTED TO NULL ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT

Funding: CDTI (CENIT 2009 Programme) and National Consortium Region: IndustrialProject period: 2010 – 2011Partners: National consortium of companies (CESA, Sener, Indra, Aernnova, ARESA, among other companies of the aerospace sector) and several research organizations.Principal Investigator: Drs.

(DEFCOM) THE EFFECT OF DEFECTS IN STRUCTURAL COMPOSITES

Funding: ERA-Net MATERA, 6th Framework ProgrammeRegion: InternationalProject period: 2008 – 2011Partners: The research consortium is led by IMDEA Materials Institute and includes two manufacturers of composite materials and components (Secar from Austria and Gamesa from Spain) and two research

(AZIMUT) OFFSHORE WIND ENERGY 2020

Funding: CDTI-MICNN (CENIT Programme 2010) and GamesaRegion: NationalProject period: 2011 – 2011Partners: Gamesa (coordinator), Alstom Wind, Acciona Windpower, Iberdrola Renovables, Acciona Energía, Técnicas Reunidas, Ingeteam, Ingeciber, Imatia, Tecnitest Ingenieros and DIgSILENT Ibérica. Plus 22

(ICARO) ADVANCE COMPOSITES INNOVATION AND REAR END OPTIMIZATION

Funding: CDTI (CENIT Programme 2008)Region: SpainProject period: 2019 – 2012Principal Investigator: Dr. Carlos Gonzalez (carlosdaniel.gonzalez@imdea.org)A collaborative Research project funded by the Centre for the Development of Industrial Technology (CDTI) within the fourth call of the Programme