NeCoE-PCM - Next generation cost effective phase change materials for increased energy efficiency in renewable energy systems in buildings


This Action's objective is to foster and accelerate long-term advancement of renewable energy systems and phase change materials research in Europe through design, development, characterisation and simulation of new generation modified hybrid phase change materials for use in energy storage for heating, cooling and renewable energy applications.

Project details

 Action member Michele Bottarelli

 Funding source: COST 

Start date 22/04/2009 - end date 21/04/2013


  • Trinity College Dublin, Ireland - Chair
  • Technical University - Sofia, branch Plovdiv, Bulgaria
  • Cyprus University of Technology, Cyprus
  • Brno University of Technology, Czech Republic
  • Universite Paris-Est Creteil Val de Marne, France
  • Fraunhofer ISE, Germany
  • Dublin Institute of Technology, Ireland
  • Ben-Gurion University, Israel
  • University of Ferrara, Italy
  • Riga Technical University, Latvia
  • Vilnius University, Lithuania
  • DuPont Building Technologies, Luxembourg
  • Wandronk Architecture, Netherlands
  • Warsaw University of Technology, Poland
  • University of Minho, Portugal
  • National R&D Institute for Nonferrous and Rare Metals, Romania
  • S.C.CEPROCIMS.A., Romania
  • Polymer Institute of Slovak Academy of Sciences, Slovakia
  • University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • University of the Basque Country, Spain
  • Universitat de Lleida, Spain
  • Empa - Materials Science & Technology, Switzerland
  • University of Applied Sciences of Western Switzerland, Switzerland
  • University of Ulster, United Kingdom
  • Fraunhofer Institute for solar energy systems, Germany
  • Institute of Materials and Structures, Latvia
  • Institute of Physical Chemistry, Romania
  • University of Lleida, Spain