4th Joint Call: Announcement of Selected Projects

, by JCS

It is our great pleasure to announce the selected projects of the EIG CONCERT-Japan 4th Call for Projects in the field of “Efficient Energy Storage and Distribution”.

After careful consideration at the joint scientific committee meeting in Paris, 23 October 2017, the following 5 projects were selected for funding by the program consortium:

1) Low-cost and efficient sodium-ion battery based on abundant elements (LIBRA)
Teofilo Rojo, CIC EnergiGUNE, Parque Tecnológico de Álava, Professor (Spain)
Shinichi Komaba, Tokyo University of Science, Professor (Japan)
Philipp Adelhelm, Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena, Professor (Germany)

2) Modular Megawatt-range Wireless EV Charging Infrastructure Providing Smart Grid Services ) MoMeWEC)
Giuseppe Guidi, SINTEF Energy Research, Research Scientist (Norway)
Hiroshi Fujimoto, The University of Tokyo, Associate Professor (Japan)
Antonello Monti, RWTH Aachen University, Professor (German)

3) Novel carbon-free cathode materials for metal-air rechargeable batteries (CarFree)
Mario Aparcio, Glass and Ceramic Institute (CSIC), Scientific Researcher (Spain)
Kiyoharu Tadanaga, Hokkaido University, Professor (Japan)
Tugrul Cetinkaya, Sakarya University, Assistant Professor (Turkey)
Alejandro A. Franco, Université de Picardie Jules Verne, Professor (France)

4) Development of Advanced and Innovative metal supported Cells using proton conducting ceramics to foster Hydrogen society Implementation (DAICHI)
Rémi Costa, German Aerospace Center, Senior Research Scientist (Germany)
Hiroshige Matsumoto, Kyushu University, Professor (Japan)
Truls Norby, Oslo University, Professor (Norway)

5) Module-Aware Modelling and Assessment of Performance of Interconnected AC, MTDC Power Grids (MODULATOR)
Salvatore D’Arco, SINTEF Energy Research, Research Scientist (Norway)
Yoshihiko Susuki, Osaka Prefecture University, Associate Professor (Japan)
Sebastian Stock, Fraunhofer IWES, Research Scientist (Germany)

On behalf of the EIG CONCERT-Japan consortium, we would like to offer our sincerest congratulations to the project teams, and look forward to the significant impact their results will bring to the energy landscape of the future.