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GREENCAP

GREENCAP will realize a novel type of sustainable and high-energy density supercapacitors, which exploit layered 2D materials, including graphene and MXenes as electrode materials, and ionic liquids as high-voltage electrolyte.
Uniresearch Role

Uniresearch supports the project coordinator, the General Assembly and Work Package Leaders Board with managerial, organisational and secretarial duties, administration and archiving work.

Team
Alessandra Lucini Paioni
Grant Consultant
Maarten Weide
Grant Consultant
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Project

GREENCAP aims to create new, high-performance energy storage devices that are sustainable and environmentally friendly. The project will use innovative, two-dimensional materials and ionic liquids to create cylindrical supercapacitors with their own management systems. These devices will have a high energy density (more than 20 Wh/kg or 16 Wh/L), a superior power density (more than 1000 W/kg or 500 W/L), and a long cycle life (more than 1 million charge/discharge cycles). GREENCAP will also eliminate the use of critical raw materials (CRMs), and will be developed to reach technology readiness level 6 (TRL6).

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Facts & Figures
  • Start date: 1 January 2023
  • Duration: 36 months
  • Total budget: 5.4 M€
  • EC funding: 5.4 M€
  • EC contract number: 101091572

The project consortium consists of 11 partners from 7 EU countries.