about us

The consortium

The ENHANCE project brings together 7 European universities and 6 industrial partners in cutting-edge hybrid systems science spanning from materials to end-user products. 

They will efficiently join their research efforts in chemistry, materials science, physics, mechanics, engineering and electronics to overcome the present technical limitations in enabling harvesters with high-power density, offering stabilized output voltage and the ability to adapt this technology to specific needs of sensors with high autonomy and working in high temperature ranges.


The Beneficiaries

The beneficiaries will hire the Early Stage Researchers and will be responsible for the majority of the research activity. These are the beneficiaries involved in the project and their key scientists 

 Universitè de Franche-Comté 

   Key Scientist - Dr. Ausrine Bartasyte

 Imperial College of Science Technology and Medicine

   Key Scientist - Prof. Paul Mitcheson 

 Institut National Des Sciences Appliquees De Lyon

   Key Scientist - Dr. Mickaël Lallart

 Consorzio Interuniversitario Nazionale Per La Scienza    E Tecnologia Dei Materiali, INSTM

   Key Scientist -  Prof. Graziella Malandrino 

 Institut Polytechnique De Grenoble 

   Key Scientist - Prof. Laurent Montes 

 Universitaet Zu Koeln

   Key Scientist - Prof. Sanjay Mathur

 Cedrat Technologies Sa 

   Key Scientist - Frank Claeyssen 

 Aixtron

   Key Scientist - Prof. Mickael Heuken 

 St Microelectronics Srl 

   Key Scientist - Salvatore Rinaudo


Partner Organisation

ENHANCE includes non-academic partners that will contribute by providing valuable engineering and commercial insight, assessing the potential practical value of the advanced piezoelectric materials and innovative vibrational and hybrid energy harvesters and their systems developed throughout the project. Moreover, they will provide co-supervision and secondments at their facilities. The non-academic partners range from Start-ups, Small-medium Enterprises Globally large enterprises and governmental organisations. These are the beneficiaries involved in the project and their key scientists

• PSA Groupe

  Key Scientist - Dr.Bernard Sahut

• Frec|n|sys Sas

  Key Scientist - Dr.Sylvain Ballandras

• Ecole Polytechnique Federale De Lausanne

  Key Scientist - Prof. Paul Muralt

• Epivalence Ltd

  Key Scientist - Dr. Simon Rushworth

• Stmicroelectronics Crolles 2

  Key Scientist - Dr. Stephane Monfray

• Knowledge Transfer Network

  Key Scientist - Nigel Rix

• University of Catania

  Key Scientist - Prof. Graziella Malandrino

• Université de Bourgogne Franche-Comté

  Key Scientist - Dr. Ausrine Bartasyte

• Rwth Rheinisch Westfalische Technische Hochschule Aachen

  Key Scientist - Prof. Mickael Heuken