Corporate Banner
Satellite Banner
Technology
Networks
Scientific Communities
 
Become a Member | Sign in
Home>News>This Article
  News
Return

BEST Announces $3 Million EUROTAPES Program Grant from European Union

Published: Monday, October 01, 2012
Last Updated: Monday, October 01, 2012
Bookmark and Share
Further development and advancement of second generation HTS tapes.

Bruker Energy & Supercon Technologies, Inc. (BEST) has announced that its wholly owned Bruker HTS GmbH subsidiary has received a 2.3 million Euro (approximately $3 million USD) grant from the European Commission's Directorate-General for Research & Innovation under the EUROTAPES project.

The project to further improve the performance of high temperature superconductor (HTS) tape includes a total of 20 consortium partners from eight European countries - including eight industrial companies, six universities, five institutes, and one technological center.

As the leading industrial partner for the project's scale-up efforts, Bruker HTS received the largest amount of funding on the program, which is coordinated by the Spanish National Research Council CSIC - ICMAB (Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas - Institut de Ciència de Materials de Barcelona).

The scheduled duration of the project is 54 months, beginning on September 1, 2012.

BEST is investing significant resources in the development and scale-up of its proprietary YBCO HTS tape, and plans to spend approximately 4.4 million Euro in the execution of its work tasks under the EUROTAPES program.

The overall EUROTAPES program has a budget of 20 million Euro, of which 13.5 million Euro is being funded by the European Union.

The objective of EUROTAPES is to identify the best HTS conductor design and most efficient processes for HTS YBCO coated conductors, utilizing a combination of physical and chemical methods while also using two types of substrates - IBAD/ABAD (Ion/Alternating Beam Assisted Deposition) coated stainless steel and RABiTS™ (Rolling Assisted Biaxial Textured Substrates).

The consortium partners will exchange tapes at different process stages for further processing using alternative methods.

Bruker HTS will focus on the assessment of new technologies and processes, as well as implementation and up-scaling of best layer and process combinations.

Dr. Klaus Schlenga, Senior Vice President and CTO of BEST, said: "We are very pleased that this project has been granted. It strengthens long-term partnerships, and it provides the basis for all of us to benefit from the vast experience that exists within this carefully composed consortium. This project matches up perfectly with our existing strategy to develop a cost and performance optimized HTS YBCO process."

Professor Dr. Xavier Obradors, EUROTAPES project coordinator and Director of ICMAB, added: "The project is an excellent opportunity to advance a very fruitful cooperation between European partners from academia and industry in the field of the development of advanced nanostructured second generation coated conductors. Certainly the know-how complementarities and the achieved critical mass will contribute to push European industry towards an international leadership position in high-tech sectors related to electrical power infrastructures and medical or biomedical equipment."


Further Information
Access to this exclusive content is for Technology Networks Premium members only.

Join Technology Networks Premium for free access to:

  • Exclusive articles
  • Presentations from international conferences
  • Over 2,500+ scientific posters on ePosters
  • More Than 3,700+ scientific videos on LabTube
  • 35 community eNewsletters


Sign In



Forgotten your details? Click Here
If you are not a member you can join here

*Please note: By logging into TechnologyNetworks.com you agree to accept the use of cookies. To find out more about the cookies we use and how to delete them, see our privacy policy.

Related Content

Full Range of Bruker Systems Installed in New Pre-Clinical Imaging Laboratory
Researchers, clinicians, health educators and policy makers all gathered as the new Multidisciplinary Centre for Research into Obesity and Related Comorbidities (Cepid-OCRC) was opened at da Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP).
Thursday, June 18, 2015
UK National Graphene Institute Selects Bruker as Official Partner
World-leading graphene research facility purchases multiple Bruker AFMs.
Tuesday, April 07, 2015
PREMIER Biosoft Announces Reseller Agreement with Bruker
Agreement aims to advance lipidomics and metabolomics research.
Monday, November 17, 2014
Bruker Sells GC Business
Bruker completed the divestiture of its GC and GC single-quadrupole (GC-SQ) mass spectrometry products to Techcomp Europe Ltd on October 31st.
Tuesday, November 04, 2014
Bruker Awarded Fourth PeakForce Tapping Patent
AFM mode uniquely combines highest resolution imaging and material property mapping.
Thursday, July 24, 2014
Using LC-MS to Analyse Sulfonamides in Food Grade Honey
Sulfonamides are one of a number of groups of chemicals whose presence in honey is limited by international regulations.
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Bruker MALDI Biotyper™ Receives CFDA Clearance
Company receives clearance from the China Food and Drug Administration to market and sell its IVD MALDI Biotyper System as a medical device in China for the identification of microorganisms isolated from human specimens.
Thursday, June 26, 2014
Bruker Reports 7% Revenue Growth in Q4
Bruker Corporation reported financial results for its fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2013.
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Bruker Opens New Preclinical Imaging Center of Excellence for the Americas
Massachusetts Center will provide advanced development, demonstration and customer support capabilities for Bracer’s unique multimodal preclinical imaging systems portfolio.
Thursday, January 30, 2014
Bruker Corporation Appoints Dr. Gilles Martin to its Board of Directors
Dr. Martin is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Eurofins Scientific Group.
Monday, January 20, 2014
World’s First Compact 900 MHz Actively Refrigerated Magnet for NMR Installed at UCSD
Bruker announce the successful installation of an Ascend™ Aeon 900 magnet, the world’s first compact, single-story NMR magnet with active refrigeration.
Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Bruker Granted FDA Clearance to Market the MALDI Biotyper CA System
Bruker able to market MALDI Biotyper CA System in the US for the identification of Gram negative bacterial colonies cultured from human specimens.
Tuesday, November 26, 2013
Bruker and SISCAPA Assay Technologies Announce Second-Phase Collaboration Agreement
The ongoing collaboration aims to exploit MALDI-TOF instruments as an alternative to nano-LC-MS technology currently used in many SISCAPA assays.
Monday, September 16, 2013
Bruker Announces Acquisition of Prairie Technologies
Acquisition strengthens Bruker Nano Surfaces Division's position in life science markets.
Friday, September 13, 2013
Novel Approach for Inborn Errors of Metabolism Screening by NMR
Clinical IEM-by-NMR screening study in Turkey measures 65 metabolites in urine simultaneously, including 20 endogeneous metabolites and 45 metabolites associated with inborn errors of metabolism.
Wednesday, September 04, 2013
Scientific News
The Changing Tides of the In Vitro Diagnostics Market
With the increasing focus in personalized medicine, diagnostics plays a crucial role in patient monitoring.
Immunotherapy Agent Benefits Patients with Drug-Resistant Multiple Myeloma in First Human Trial
Daratumumab proved generally safe in patients, even at the highest doses.
Low-level Arsenic Exposure Before Birth Associated with Early Puberty in Female Mice
Study examine whether low-dose arsenic exposure could have similar health outcomes in humans.
Inciting an Immune Attack On Cancer Cells
A new minimally invasive vaccine that combines cancer cells and immune-enhancing factors could be used clinically to launch a destructive attack on tumors.
‘Mutation-Tracking’ Blood Test for Breast Cancer
Scientists have developed a blood test for breast cancer able to identify which patients will suffer a relapse after treatment, months before tumours are visible on hospital scans.
Cellular Contamination Pathway for Heavy Elements Identified
Berkeley Lab scientists find that an iron-binding protein can transport actinides into cells.
Intensity of Desert Storms May Affect Ocean Phytoplankton
MIT study finds phytoplankton are extremely sensitive to changing levels of desert dust.
Common ‘Heart Attack’ Blood Test May Predict Future Hypertension
Small rises in troponin levels may have value as markers for subclinical heart damage and high blood pressure.
LaVision BioTec Reports on the Neuro Research on the Human Brain After Trauma
Company reports on the work of Dr Ali Ertürk from the Institute for Stroke and Dementia Research at LMU Munich.
NIH Study Shows No Benefit of Omega-3 Supplements for Cognitive Decline
Research was published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
Scroll Up
Scroll Down
Skyscraper Banner

Skyscraper Banner
Go to LabTube
Go to eposters
 
Access to the latest scientific news
Exclusive articles
Upload and share your posters on ePosters
Latest presentations and webinars
View a library of 1,800+ scientific and medical posters
2,500+ scientific and medical posters
A library of 2,500+ scientific videos on LabTube
3,700+ scientific videos
Close
Premium CrownJOIN TECHNOLOGY NETWORKS PREMIUM FREE!