FINANCED PROJECTS

UnirCell - Unitised regenerative fuel cell for efficient renewable energy supply: from materials to device
Reference: POCI-01-0145-FEDER-016422
Funded by: FCT – Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, PAC - P2020|COMPETE -Programa de Ações Conjuntas
Starting Date: 2016-10-01, Duration: 36 Months
Coordinator: Fernando Pereira

Cork-a-Tex Yarn - Yarn with high incorporation of cork
Reference: POCI-01-0247-FEDER-17714
Funded by: Agência Nacional de Inovação S.A., P2020|COMPETE - Projetos em Copromoção
Starting Date: 2016-10-01, Duration: 19 Months
Coordinator: Fernando Pereira
Partners: Sedacor-Sociedade Exportadora de Artigos de Cortiça, Lda, Têxteis Penedo, S.A., CITEVE - Centro Tecnológico das Indústrias Têxtil e Vestuário de Portugal

TIP_MOFs - Upgrading of Total Isomerization Processes with Metal-Organic Frameworks
Reference: PTDC/QEQ-PRS/3599/2014
Funded by: FCT – Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, P2020|COMPETE - Projetos em Todos os Domínios Científicos
Starting Date: 2016-07-01, Duration: 36 Months
Coordinator: José António Silva
Partners: ENS Paris (France)

SolkSCritSMBR - Sustainable production of green fuel additives assisted by supercritical carbon dioxide
Reference: PTDC/QEQ-ERQ/2698/2014|16866
Funded by: FCT – Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, P2020|COMPETE - Projetos em Todos os Domínios Científicos
Starting Date: 2016-07-01, Duration: 36 Months
Coordinator: Rui Faria

SMARTHER CORE TF - Development of a Dynamic Thermal-Hydraulic Network Model (FluCOREdin) for Core-Type Power Transformers
Reference: FEUP/EFACEC/2016-70815
Funded by: EFACEC Energia
Starting Date: 2016-07-01, Duration: 18 Months
Coordinator: José Carlos Lopes
Partners: EFACEC Energia

2Dmix - 2D Mixing Devices - Fundamental Study and Applications of the Inversion of the Turbulent Energy Cascade
Reference: PTDC/QEQ-FTT/0041/2014
Starting Date: 2016-07-01, Duration: 36 Months
Coordinator: Ricardo Santos
Partners: Universidade Aveiro

AIProcMat@N2020 - Advanced Industrial Processes and Materials for a Sustainable North Region of Portugal2020
Reference: NORTE-01-0145-FEDER-000006
Funded by: CCDR-N - Comissão de Coordenação e Desenvolvimento Regional do Norte, P2020|Norte2020 - Projetos Integrados ICDT
Starting Date: 2016-06-01, Duration: 36 Months
Coordinator: Madalena Dias
Partners: Instituto Politécnico de Bragança

TexBioPro - Functionalization of textile substrates with biodegradable microparticles produced by continuous processes
Reference: POCI-01-0247-FEDER-003472
Funded by: ANI – Agência Nacional de Investigação, P2020|COMPETE - Projetos em Todos os Domínios Científicos
Starting Date: 2016-04-01, Duration: 36 Months
Coordinator: Madalena Dias
Partners: Devan Micropolis S.A., Universidade de Coimbra

PAPERSU - Plano de Ação do Sistema de Gestão de Resíduos Urbanos do Município do Porto
Reference: FEUP/CMP/2015-69146
Funded by: Câmara Municipal do Porto
Starting Date: 2015-12-23, Duration: 12 Months
Coordinator: Fernando Pereira

HyWATER - Treatment of contaminated drinking water using an hybrid low cost process
Reference: lnn-INDIGO/0003/2014
Funded by: FCT – Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Starting Date: 2015-10-01, Duration: 36 Months
Coordinator: Alírio Rodrigues
Partners: Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (India), Indian School of Mines (India), Jadavpur University (India), Technische Universität München (Germany)

HydraGTS - Novel GTS technology for carbon capturing and transportation
Reference: 6_2015_IP133_HydraGTS
Funded by: KIC InnoEnergy SE, European Institute of Technology
Starting Date: 2015-10-01, Duration: 48 Months
Coordinator: José Carlos Lopes
Partners: Galp Energia, S.A., AGH - Universidade de Ciência e Tecnologia (Poland), Instituto Superior Técnico - Universidade de Técnica de Lisboa

Challenging fine chemicals synthesis: a novel metal-free photocatalytic approach
Reference: IF/00514/2014/CP1249/CT0004
Funded by: FCT – Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Starting Date: 2015-07-01, Duration: 60 Months
Coordinator: Cláudia Silva

Photocatalytic membranes for CO2 conversion to hydrocarbon chemical fuels
Reference: IF/01248/2014/CP1249/CT0005
Funded by: FCT – Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Starting Date: 2015-06-29, Duration: 60 Months
Coordinator: Luisa Pastrana Martinez

Production of Vanillin from Tobacco Biomass Lignin
Reference: FEUP/RJR/2014/01-02-03
Funded by: R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, USA
Starting Date: 2014-07-01, Duration: 24 Months
Coordinator: Alírio Rodrigues
Partners: R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company (United States)

NEREUS - New and emerging chalenges and oppurtunities in wastewater reuse
Reference: ES1403
Funded by: European Comission
Starting Date: 2014-11-06, Duration: 48 Months
Coordinator: Adrián Silva

Anchoring of organometallic gold complexes on heterogeneous supports and their use in synthesis of high-added value products
Reference: IF/01381/2013/CP1160/CT007
Funded by: FCT – Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Starting Date: 2014-10-13, Duration: 50 Months
Coordinator: Sónia Carabineiro

EconPat - Removal of emerging contaminants and pathogens from wastewaters by using advanced technologies
Reference: P1404290052
Funded by: European Comission, 7º Framework Programme - Integrating Activities (SFERA)
Starting Date: 2014-04-01, Duration: 14 Months
Coordinator: Adrián Silva

Study of the regenerability of saponifiable spent mineral oils
Reference: FEUP/SISAV/2015-67745
Funded by: SISAV
Starting Date: 2015-03-02, Duration: 15 Months
Coordinator: José Luís Figueiredo

ZnO-based materials for the photocatalytic production of hydrogen
Reference: FCT/CAPES 4.4.1.00.01/2013
Funded by: FCT – Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, FCT/CAPES
Starting Date: 2014-01-01, Duration: 24 Months
Coordinator: Cláudia Silva

LA 20 - Incentivo/EQB/LA0020/2014
Reference: Incentivo/EQB/LA0020/2014
Funded by: FCT – Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, Programa de Financiamento Plurianual de Unidades de I&D
Starting Date: 2014-01-01, Duration: 24 Months
Coordinator: Madalena Dias

Municipal solid waste planning and management
Reference: FEUP/CMP/2014/03
Funded by: Câmara Municipal do Porto
Starting Date: 2014-11-10, Duration: 12 Months
Coordinator: Fernando Pereira

ENRECOM - Encapsulation of reactive components in coatings
Reference: FEUP/DEVAN/2014
Funded by: Devan Micropolis S.A., Portugal
Starting Date: 2014-04-01, Duration: 24 Months
Coordinator: Alírio Rodrigues

ECO-H2O - Air-to-Water: producing driking water from thin air
Reference: EXPL/AAG-TEC/2205/2013
Funded by: FCT – Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Starting Date: 2014-02-28, Duration: 18 Months
Coordinator: Alexandre Ferreira

CO2 separation from natural gas at low temperature
Reference: Total FR00006986
Funded by: Total SA
Starting Date: 2014-02-01, Duration: 17 Months
Coordinator: Alírio Rodrigues

Cork-a-Tex - Textiles with high incorporation of cork
Reference: SI IDT - 38418/2012 F3
Funded by: QREN/AdI, QREN Project
Starting Date: 2014-01-01, Duration: 18 Months
Coordinator: Fernando Pereira

NEPCAT - New equipment involving integrated catalytic processes for treatment of organic pollutants and disinfection of water
Reference: SI IDT - 38900/2012 F3
Funded by: ON2, QREN Project
Starting Date: 2014-01-01, Duration: 18 Months
Coordinator: Adrián Silva

RL2_P2 - Mixing in Chemical Reactors
Reference: NORTE-07-0124-FEDER-000013
Funded by: ON2, ON2 Programa Integrado
Starting Date: 2014-01-01, Duration: 18 Months
Coordinator: Madalena Dias

RL1_P3 - Environmental Technologies
Reference: NORTE-07-0124-FEDER-000008
Funded by: ON2, ON2 Programa Integrado
Starting Date: 2014-01-01, Duration: 18 Months
Coordinator: Madalena Dias

RL2_P1 - Engineering Perfumes and Microencapsulation
Reference: NORTE-07-0124-FEDER-000012
Funded by: ON2, ON2 Programa Integrado
Starting Date: 2014-01-01, Duration: 18 Months
Coordinator: Madalena Dias

CarbonMaterial@MetalicMagneticNanoparticles composites as electron shuttles for the biodegradation of dyes
Reference: EXPL/AAG-TEC/0898/2013
Funded by: FCT – Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Starting Date: 2014-02-28, Duration: 18 Months
Coordinator: Fernando Pereira

RL1_P1 - Cyclic Adsorption Processes
Reference: NORTE-07-0124-FEDER-000006
Funded by: ON2, ON2 Programa Integrado
Starting Date: 2014-01-01, Duration: 18 Months
Coordinator: Madalena Dias

New cyclic adsorption-reaction processes
Reference: EXCL/QEQ-PRS/0308/2012|FCOMP-01-0124-FEDER-027458
Funded by: FCT – Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, EXCL - Linhas de Investigação de Excelência
Starting Date: 2013-01-01, Duration: 36 Months
Coordinator: Alírio Rodrigues

SIMALGA - CO2 Capture and Biomass Production through Industrial Production of Microalgae
Reference: FEUP/A4F/2010-2013
Funded by: ALGAFUEL, SA, Portugal
Starting Date: 2010-11-01, Duration: 36 Months
Coordinator: José Carlos Lopes

BIOBLOCKS - Concepção de produtos de base biológica como percursores para a bioindústria de síntese química e de biomateriais a partir de fontes lenhocelulósicas
Reference: SI IDT - 33969/2012 F2
Funded by: QREN/AdI, QREN Project
Starting Date: 2013-07-01, Duration: 24 Months
Coordinator: Alírio Rodrigues

AdvancedLFT - Technology for the Treatment of Leachates from Landfill Leachates through Integration of Biological Oxidation and Photo-Chemical Oxidation Processes, combining Natural and Artificial Radiation
Reference: SI IDT - 33960/2012 F2
Funded by: ANI – Agência Nacional de Investigação, Projectos de I&DT em Co-Promoção
Starting Date: 2013-06-30, Duration: 24 Months
Coordinator: Vitor Vilar

Synthesis and characterization of new microporous niobium silicate and titanosilicate membranes and their application to the separation of hydrogen-containing mixtures
Reference: PTDC/EQU-EQU/100476/2008
Funded by: FCT – Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, FCT Project
Starting Date: 2010-04-30, Duration: 42 Months
Coordinator: Alírio Rodrigues

FOTOTEXT - New strategy to light responsive smart textiles
Reference: PTDC/CTM-POL/0813/2012
Funded by: FCT – Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, I&DT - Projectos de I&DT em Todos os Domínios Científicos
Starting Date: 2013-06-01, Duration: 28 Months
Coordinator: Fernando Pereira

ALGAEVALUE - Adding value to marine macro-algae through its use in separation and recovery of toxic metal ions from water
Reference: PTDC/AAG-TEC/2685/2012
Funded by: FCT – Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, FCT Project
Starting Date: 2013-04-30, Duration: 24 Months
Coordinator: Vitor Vilar

CFD Simulation of Pilot Stirred Reactors
Reference: FEUP/IFPEN/2013
Funded by: IFP Energies Nouvelles
Starting Date: 2013-01-31, Duration: 16 Months
Coordinator: José Carlos Lopes

RL2_P3 - Polymer Reaction Engineering
Reference: NORTE-07-0124-FEDER-000014
Funded by: ON2, ON2 Programa Integrado
Starting Date: 2013-01-01, Duration: 30 Months
Coordinator: Filomena Barreiro

RL1_P2 - Multifunctional Reactors/Process Intensification
Reference: NORTE-07-0124-FEDER-000007
Funded by: ON2, ON2 Programa Integrado
Starting Date: 2013-01-01, Duration: 30 Months
Coordinator: Madalena Dias

RL1_P4 - Molecular Engineering and Simulation
Reference: NORTE-07-0124-FEDER-000011
Funded by: ON2, ON2 Programa Integrado
Starting Date: 2013-01-01, Duration: 30 Months
Coordinator: Madalena Dias

RL2_P4 - Catalysis and Materials
Reference: NORTE-07-0124-FEDER-000015
Funded by: ON2, ON2 Programa Integrado
Starting Date: 2013-01-01, Duration: 30 Months
Coordinator: José Luís Figueiredo

AQUAPHOTOBIO - Solar Photocatalytic Degradation of Antibiotics: Chemical, Ecotoxicological and Biodegradability Assessment
Reference: PP-IJUP-2011-180
Funded by: Universidade do Porto
Starting Date: 2012-12-31, Duration: 12 Months
Coordinator: Vitor Vilar

New adsorption-based cyclic reaction-separation processes
Reference: EXCL/QEQ-PRS/0308/2012
Funded by: FCT – Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, FCT Project
Starting Date: 2012-12-31, Duration: 36 Months
Coordinator: Alírio Rodrigues

Enrichment for low concentration coal-bed methane by adsorption technology
Reference: FCT/MOST/China - 441.00.01
Funded by: FCT – Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, FCT Project
Starting Date: 2012-12-31, Duration: 36 Months
Coordinator: Alírio Rodrigues

LFOTOBIO - Pre-industrial plant with an integrated photocatalytic (40 m2 CPCs)/biological oxidation (3 m3) systems for the treatment of leachates, installed at a sanitary landfill in the north of Portugal
Reference: FEUP/EFACEC/2012/05
Funded by: EFACEC Engenharia e Sistemas, S.A.
Starting Date: 2012-07-31, Duration: 6 Months
Coordinator: Vitor Vilar

SolarNETmix - Solar-Driven Catalytic NETmix® Reactor
Reference: PTDC/EQU-ERQ/123045/2010
Funded by: FCT – Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, I&DT - Projectos de I&DT em Todos os Domínios Científicos
Starting Date: 2012-03-31, Duration: 40 Months
Coordinator: Madalena Dias

FREECATS - Doped Carbon Nanostructures as Metal-free Catalysts
Reference: FP7 280658
Funded by: European Comission, 7.º Programa-Quadro de IDT
Starting Date: 2012-03-31, Duration: 36 Months
Coordinator: Fernando Pereira

Carbon nanotube membranes for water desalination and purification
Reference: PTDC/AAC-AMB/122312/2010
Funded by: FCT – Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, FCT Project
Starting Date: 2012-03-31, Duration: 30 Months
Coordinator: Adrián Silva

Multicomponent Chiral Separations by Simulated Moving Bed Based-Processes
Reference: PTDC/EQU-EQU/119025/2010
Funded by: FCT – Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, I&DT - Projectos de I&DT em Todos os Domínios Científicos
Starting Date: 2012-03-01, Duration: 36 Months
Coordinator: Luís Pais

Desulfurization of diesel using green heterogeneous oxidative catalytic processes
Reference: PTDC/EQU-EQU/121677/2010
Funded by: FCT – Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, FCT Project
Starting Date: 2012-02-29, Duration: 36 Months
Coordinator: Fernando Pereira

AdTechP2 - Advanced Separation Technologies for the Protein Purification
Reference: PTDC/EQU-EQU/113310/2009
Funded by: FCT – Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, I&DT - Projectos de I&DT em Todos os Domínios Científicos
Starting Date: 2011-03-01, Duration: 39 Months
Coordinator: Luís Pais

Hy2Seps 2 - Hybrid Membrane - Pressure Swing Adsorption (PSA) Hydrogen Purification Systems
Reference: FP7 278539
Funded by: European Comission, FP7 Project
Starting Date: 2011-10-31, Duration: 24 Months
Coordinator: Alírio Rodrigues

NEWALK - Materials, Components and Technologies for Shoes of the Future
Reference: QREN-ADI-13850
Funded by: QREN/AdI, QREN Project
Starting Date: 2011-09-30, Duration: 39 Months
Coordinator: Filomena Barreiro

GASCLEAN - Development of a prototype for gaseous depollution of VOCs by adsorption/catalytic oxidation
Reference: SI IDT - 21616/2011
Funded by: Agência de Inovação, S.A., SI IDT - Sistema de Incentivos de I&DT - Projectos de I&DT em Co-Promoção
Starting Date: 2011-07-01, Duration: 30 Months
Coordinator: Fernando Pereira

FluSHELL - Development of a Thermo-Hydraulic Network Model for SHELL Type Power Transformers
Reference: FEUP/EFACEC/2011/03
Funded by: EFACEC Energia
Starting Date: 2011-04-29, Duration: 24 Months
Coordinator: José Carlos Lopes

Elimination of micropollutants with antimicrobial activity from wastewaters
Reference: PTDC/AAC-AMB/113091/2009
Funded by: FCT – Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, FCT Project
Starting Date: 2011-03-31, Duration: 36 Months
Coordinator: Vitor Vilar

Theoretical Study of Silicate Chemistry in the Synthesis of Nanoporous Materials
Reference: PTDC/QUI-QUI/109914/2009
Funded by: FCT – Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, FCT Project
Starting Date: 2011-01-31, Duration: 36 Months

Reforço e qualificação da infra-estrutura de engenharia química da Universidade do Porto
Reference: NORTE-07-0162-FEDER-000050
Funded by: ON2, ON2 Infraestruturas
Starting Date: 2010-12-31, Duration: 45 Months
Coordinator: Madalena Dias

Protein-Aqueous Environment Interactions
Reference: PTDC/EQU-EQU/112812/2009
Funded by: FCT – Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, FCT Project
Starting Date: 2010-12-31, Duration: 36 Months
Coordinator: Alírio Rodrigues

Degradation of organic pollutants by catalytic wet peroxide oxidation using carbon materials
Reference: PTDC/AAC-AMB/110088/2009
Funded by: FCT – Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, FCT Project
Starting Date: 2010-12-31, Duration: 42 Months
Coordinator: Joaquim Luís Faria

HIDROCORK - Use of Cork Wastes and By-Products for the Elimination of Oils and Fats from Waters
Reference: SI IDT - 13493/2010
Funded by: Agência de Inovação, S.A., SI IDT - Sistema de Incentivos de I&DT - Projectos de I&DT em Co-Promoção
Starting Date: 2010-09-01, Duration: 27 Months
Coordinator: Rui Boaventura

Novel Functional Textiles Obtained by the Incorporation of Silica Nanoparticles, Nanoclays and Carbon Nanotubes: Production, Characterization and Applications
Reference: PTDC/CTM/108820/2008
Funded by: FCT – Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, I&DT - Projectos de I&DT em Todos os Domínios Científicos
Starting Date: 2010-06-01, Duration: 38 Months
Coordinator: Fernando Pereira

BIIPP - Integrated Biorefinery in Pulp and Paper Industry
Reference: SI IDT - 11551/2010
Funded by: QREN/AdI, QREN Project
Starting Date: 2010-05-31, Duration: 36 Months
Coordinator: Alírio Rodrigues

AIRPHOTOXI - Solar Indoor Air Detoxification: Bioaerosols and VOCs
Reference: PTDC/EQU-EQU/100554/2009
Funded by: FCT – Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, FCT Project
Starting Date: 2010-04-30, Duration: 42 Months
Coordinator: Vitor Vilar

Tjets - Mini and Micro T-jets reactors with high throughput
Reference: PTDC/EQU-EQU/098617/2008
Funded by: FCT – Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, FCT Project
Starting Date: 2010-04-30, Duration: 42 Months
Coordinator: Ricardo Santos
Partners: Universidade Aveiro

Heterogenization of gold complexes and their use in catalysis
Reference: PTDC/QUI-QUI/100682/2008
Funded by: FCT – Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, FCT Project
Starting Date: 2010-04-30, Duration: 36 Months
Coordinator: Sónia Carabineiro

Selective oxidation of renewable organic substrates
Reference: PTDC/EQU-ERQ/101456/2008
Funded by: FCT – Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, FCT Project
Starting Date: 2010-03-31, Duration: 40 Months
Coordinator: José Luís Figueiredo

Molecular Engineering, Synthesis and Testing of Water Compatible Smart Polymers
Reference: PTDC/EQU-EQU/098150/2008
Funded by: FCT – Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, FCT Project
Starting Date: 2010-03-31, Duration: 42 Months
Coordinator: Rolando Dias

Advanced experimental techniques and molecular simulation for the development of selective separation processes of xylene isomers with MOFs (Metallorganic Frameworks)
Reference: PTDC/EQU-ERQ/104413/2008
Funded by: FCT – Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, FCT Project
Starting Date: 2010-03-31, Duration: 42 Months
Coordinator: Alírio Rodrigues

Process Intensification in the Synthesis of Green Fuel Additives
Reference: PTDC/EQU-EQU/100564/2008
Funded by: FCT – Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, FCT Project
Starting Date: 2010-02-28, Duration: 36 Months
Coordinator: Alírio Rodrigues

EUROBIOREF - EUROpean multilevel integrated BIOREFinery design for sustainable biomass processing
Reference: FP7 241718
Funded by: European Comission, FP7 Project
Starting Date: 2010-02-28, Duration: 48 Months
Coordinator: Alírio Rodrigues

Equilibria, Structure and Liquid-Liquid Interfacial Dynamics Involving Ionic Liquids
Reference: PTDC/EQU-FTT/104195/2008
Funded by: FCT – Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, I&DT - Projectos de I&DT em Todos os Domínios Científicos
Starting Date: 2010-03-01, Duration: 37 Months
Partners: ICETA - Instituto de Ciências e Tecnologias Agrárias e Agro-Alimentares

Eco-efficient Separation of Propane/Propylene by Gas Phase Simulated Moving Bed
Reference: PTDC/EQU-EQU/103756/2008
Funded by: FCT – Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, FCT Project
Starting Date: 2010-02-28, Duration: 36 Months
Coordinator: Alírio Rodrigues

Enhancement of oxygen transport by functionalized magnetic nanoparticles (FMP) in non-Newtonian highly viscous microbial fermentations for biopolymer production: theoretical foundations and technological feasibility
Reference: PTDC/EBB-EBI/103761/2008
Funded by: FCT – Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, FCT Project
Starting Date: 2010-01-31, Duration: 42 Months
Coordinator: Madalena Dias

Degradation of organic pollutants by catalytic oxidation with hydrogen peroxide on carbon materials
Reference: PTDC/AAC-AMB/110088/2009
Funded by: FCT – Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, I&DT - Projectos de I&DT em Todos os Domínios Científicos
Starting Date: 2011-01-01, Duration: 42 Months
Coordinator: Helder Gomes

H2Solar - Photoelectrochemical cells for the production of hydrogen from solar energy
Reference: PTDC/EQU-EQU/107990/2008
Funded by: FCT – Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, I&DT - Projectos de I&DT em Todos os Domínios Científicos
Starting Date: 2010-05-01, Duration: 42 Months