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In Progress

H2020 – project: Aurora
Achieving a new European Energy Awareness

Co-ordinator

Universidad Politecnica de Madrid (Dr. Ana Belén Cristóbal)

No. of partners

9

Duration

3.5 years (1.12.2021 – 31.5.2025)

Slovenian principle investigator

Prof. Dr. Marko Topič

Contract

No. 101036418 - H2020-LC-GD-2020-3

 

China - bilateral: BI-CN/2021-2022/001
Concepts and comparison of high-efficiency perovskite solar cells

Co-ordinators

UL FE (Prof. Dr. Marko Topič)

Soochow University (Prof. Dr. Zeke Liu)

Duration

2 years (1. 1. 2021 – 31. 12. 2022)

Contract

BI-CN/2021-2022/001

 

EU – FLAG-ERA– project: LASERGRAPH
In-situ laser fabrication of graphene electrodes and interlayers for next generation CIGS/Perovskite solar cells

Co-ordinator

FORTH (dr. Emmanuel Stratakis)

No. of partners

5

Duration

3 years (1. 2. 2020– 31. 1. 2023)

Slovenian principle investigator

Prof. Dr. Janez Krč

Contract

FLAG–ERA JTC 2019

 

HZB - UL – project: TAPAS
TAndem Perovskite And Silicon solar cells - Advanced optoelectrical characterization, modelling and stability

Co-ordinators

HZB (prof. dr. Steve Albrecht)
UL (prof. dr. Marko Topič)

No. of partners

2

Duration

3 years (1. 1. 2020– 31. 12. 2022)

 

H2020 – project: HighLite
High-performance low-cost modules with excellent environmental profiles for a competitive EU PV manufacturing industry

Co-ordinator

IMEC (Dr. Loïc Tous)

No. of partners

17

Duration

3 years (1. 10. 2019 – 30. 9. 2022)

Slovenian principle investigator

Prof. Dr. Marko Topič

Contract

No. 857793 - H2020-LC-SC3-2019-RES-IA-CSA

 

H2020 – project: SUPER PV
Cost reduction and enhanced performance of PV systems

Co-ordinator

UAB SOLI TEK R&D (Dr. Juras Ulbikas)

No. of partners

26

Duration

4,5 years (1. 5. 2018 – 31. 10. 2022)

Slovenian principle investigator

Prof. Dr. Marko Topič

Contract

No. 792245 - H2020-LCE-2017-RES-IA

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Finished

EU H2020 – project: ARCIGS-M
Advanced aRchitectures for ultra-thin high-efficiency CIGS solar cells with high Manufacturability

Co-ordinator

University of Uppsala (Prof. Dr. Marika Edof)

No. of partners

13

Duration

3,5 years (1. 12. 2016 – 31. 11. 2020)

Slovenian principle investigator

Prof. Dr. Marko Topič

Contract

No. 720887 - H2020 NMBP-2016-2017

 

EU H2020 – project: SOLAR-TRAIN
Photovoltaic module life time forecast and evaluation

Co-ordinator

Frauenhofer ISE (Dr. Karl-Anders Weiss)

No. of partners

8

Duration

4 years (1. 9. 2016 – 31. 8. 2020)

Slovenian principle investigator

Prof. Dr. Marko Topič

Contract

No. 721452 - H2020 MSCA-ITN-ETN

 

EU H2020 – project: DISC
Double side contacted cells with innovative carrier-selective contacts

Co-ordinator

ISFH (Prof. Dr. Robby Peibst)

No. of partners

13

Duration

3 years (1. 10. 2016 – 30. 9. 2019)

Slovenian principle investigator

Prof. Dr. Marko Topič

Contract

No. 727529 - H2020 LCE-2016-RES-CCS-RIA

 

Germany  bilateral: BI-DE/2017-2019/004
Low-cost high-efficiency solar cells

Co-ordinator

Prof. Dr. Marko Topič (UL FE)

Prof. Dr. Bernd Rech (HZB)

Duration

2 years (1. 4. 2017 – 31. 3. 2019)

Contract

BI-DE/2017-2019/004

 

India  bilateral: BI-In/2015-2017/007
Advanced metal oxide materials for high bandgap solar cells

Co-ordinator

Prof. Dr. Marko Topič (UL FE)

Prof. Dr. K. T. Ramakrishna Reddy (Sri Venakteswara University)

Duration

2 years (1. 1. 2015 – 31. 12. 2017)

Contract

BI-In/2015-2017/007

 

CEA  bilateral: BI-CEA/2015-2017/002
Photon and electron management in high-efficiency silicon heterojunction solar cells

Co-ordinator

Prof. Dr. Marko Topič (UL FE)

Dr. Delfina Munos (CEA INES, Chambery)

Duration

2 years (1. 6. 2015 – 31. 5. 2017)

Contract

BI-CEA/2015-2017/002

 

ZDA – bilateral: BI-US/2015-2016/008
Potential instabilities in photovoltaic cells and modules

Co-ordinator

Prof. Dr. Marko Topič (UL FE)

Prof. Dr. James Sites (Colorado State University)

Duration

1,8 years (1.3.2015 – 31.12.2016)

Contract

BI-US/2015-2016/008

 

EU 7FP – project: SMARTWIN
Smart, lightweight, cost-effective and energy efficient windows based on
novel material combinations

Co-ordinator

Danish Technological Institute, Denmark (dr. Niels Morsing)

No. of partners

8

Duration

4 years (1.10.2012 – 31.9. 2016)

Slovenian principle investigators

Dr. Urša Opara Krašovec and Prof. Marko Topič

Contract

No. 314407 – FP7-NMP-2012-5

 

EU 7FP – CA project: SOLARROK
PHOTOVOLTAIC Clusters Development and Implementation Measures of a Seven Region Strategic Joint Action Plan for Knowledge-based Regional Innovation

Co-ordinator

Solar Valley GmbH, Germany (Dr. Sabine Schmidt)

No. of partners

15

Duration

3 years (1. 12. 2012 – 30. 11. 2015)

Slovenian principle investigator

Prof. Dr. Marko Topič

Contract

No. 320028 - FP7-REGIONS-2012-2013-1

 

EU 7FP – MSCP project: Fast Track
Accelerated development and prototyping of nano-technology based high-efficiency thin-film silicon solar modules

Co-ordinator

Forschungszentrum Jülich, Germany (Dr. Aad Gordijn)

No. of partners

15

Duration

3 years (1. 3. 2012 – 28. 2. 2015)

Slovenian principle investigator

Prof. Dr. Marko Topič

Contract

No. 283501 - FP7-NMP-Energy-2011

 

USA – bilateral: BI-US/13-14/024
Performance limits of high band-gap thin-film photovoltaics

Co-ordinators

Prof. Dr. Marko Topič (UL FE)

Prof. Dr. James Sites (Colorado State University)

Duration

2 years (1. 1. 2013 – 31. 12. 2014)

Contract

BI-US/13-14/024

 

CEA – bilateral: BI-CEA Q2-0002
Plasmonics in third generation solar cells

Co-ordinators

Prof. Dr. Marko Topič (UL FE)

Dr. Etienne Quesnel (CEA Liten)

Duration

2 years (1. 10. 2011 – 30. 9. 2013)

Contract

Q2-0002

 

ZDA – bilateral: BI-US/11-12/013
Analysis of solar cell and module performance by electroluminescence

Co-ordinators

Prof. Dr. Marko Topič (UL FE)

Prof. Dr. James Sites (Colorado State University)

Duration

2 years (1. 1. 2011 – 31. 12. 2012)

Contract

BI-US/11-12/013

 

EU 7FP – MSCP project: Silicon-Light
Improved material quality and light trapping in thin film silicon solar cells

Co-ordinator

ECN, The Netherlands (Dr. Wim Soppe)

No. of partners

9

Duration

3 years (1. 1. 2010 – 31. 12. 2012)

Slovenian principle investigator

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Janez Krč

Contract

No. 241277 - FP7-NMP-Energy-2009-1

 

EU 7FP – MSCP project: Solamon
Plasmons generating nanocomposite materials (PGNM) for 3rd Generation thin film solar cells

Co-ordinator

Commissariat à l'Energie Atomique et aux
Energies Alternatives, France (Mr. Yves Hussenot)

No. of partners

6

Duration

2 years (2009-2011)

Slovenian principle investigator

Prof. Dr. Marko Topič

Contract

No. 226820 - FP7-NMP-2008-2.6-1

 

EU 6FP – IP project: Athlet
Advanced Thin-Film Technologies for Cost Effective Photovoltaics

Co-ordinator

Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin für Materialien und Energie GmbH, Germany (Prof. Martha Lux-Steiner)

No. of partners

10

Duration

4 years (2006-2009)

Slovenian principle investigator

Prof. Dr. Marko Topič

Contract

No. 19670 - FP6-SustDev

 

EU 6FP – STREP project: Flexcellence
Roll-to-roll technology for the production of high-efficiency low cost thin film silicon photovoltaic modules

Co-ordinator

Université de Neuchâtel,
Switzerland (Prof. Christophe Ballif)

No. of partners

10

Duration

3 years (2006-2008)

Slovenian principle investigator

Prof. Dr. Marko Topič

Contract

No. 19948 - FP6-SustDev

 

BMBF - Farbstoffsolarzellen
Development of system components for highly efficient dye-sensitised solar cells with emphasis on stability

Duration

3 years (2004-2007)

Contract

No. 252077 BMBF-Netzwerk

 

ZDA bilateral: BI-US/05-06/012
Loss Analysis of Thin-Film poly crystalline solar cells

Co-ordinators

Prof. Dr. Marko Topič (UL FE)
Prof. Dr. James Sites (Colorado State University)

Duration

2 years (2005-2006)

Contract

BI-US/05-06/012

 

EU 5FP –  project: EuroPV
Euroconference Photovoltaic Devices

Duration

3 years (2003-2005)

Contract

No. NNE5/2002/39

 

EU ALTENER project: Soltrain
Photovoltaic Training Courses in Candidate Countries

Duration

2 years (2003-2005)

Contract

No. 4.1030/Z/02-067

 

EU 5FP –  project: Advocate
Advanced Dry Processes For Low Cost, Thin Multicrystalline Silicon Solar Cell Technology

Duration

4 years (2001-2004)

Contract

No. ENK6-CT-2001-00562

 

EU 5FP –  project: aSiNet
European network on amorphous-silicon-device technology

Duration

4 years (2001-2004)

Contract

No. G5RT-CT-2001-05012

 

EU 5FP –  project: PV-Net
Photovoltaic network for the Development of a Roadmap for PV

Duration

3 years (2001-2003)

Contract

No. ENK6-CT-2001-20400