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Title: BImetallic catalysts Knowledge-based development for Energy applications.

ICCOM Principal Investigator: Alessandro Fortunelli.

Project Type: International.

Duration: 01/04/2019-31/12/2023.


Abstract: BIKE (BImetallic catalysts Knowledge-based development for Energy applications) is a network for training of T-shaped young promising scientists, who will develop and apply, by an innovative “holistic” approach, the next generation of bimetallic catalysts for energy management, in particular for blue and green hydrogen production processes. BIKE next generation bimetallic catalysts will exhibit superior performance under realistic conditions thanks to the combination of state-of-the-art tools (predictive modelling, advanced characterization, knowledge based design and novel preparation of catalysts, and explorative testing) in a single methodology to fully exploit their added value in a synergistic way. The goal of the BIKE ITN is to address the need of qualified personnel both in the private industry and in the public sector by providing a team of 14 qualified ESRs with a comprehensive and application-oriented knowledge of the H2-field.

Partnership: (Beneficiaries) 1. National Research Council of Italy (CNR-ISTM & CNR-ICCOM); 2. Bulgarian Academy of Science (BAS-IOCCP); 3. Technical University of Catalonia (UPC) Spain; 4. Durham University (UDUR) UK; 5. Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT-ITCP & IKFT) Germany; 6. Technical University of Denmark (DTU); 7. Johnson Matthey (JM) UK; 8. Norges teknisk-naturvitenskapelige universitet (NTNU) Norway; 9. Agencia Estatal Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC) Spain; 10. ICI CALDAIE SPA Italy. (Partners) 11. Eindhoven University of Technology (TUE) NL; 12. HyDEP – Hydrogen for Development of Environmental Projects s.r.l. Italy; 13. Sigma Experience (SE) Italy; 14 Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) Australia.

ICCOM participants: Alessandro Fortunelli, Claudio Evangelisti.

Finanziato da: EC through H2020-MSCA-ITN-2018, Grant agreement ID: 813748.

Financial contribution (overall): 3.722.680,80 €.

Financial contribution (ICCOM): 430.000,00 €.

Categories: Ended projects