European Green Week 2022

Júlia Machado and Horatiu Szalad participated to the event “Towards the implementation of the EU Green Deal through the production of sustainable fuels and chemicals” organized by SunCoChem project for the European Green Week 2022. The participation to the online event was an occasion to present an overview of Solar2Chem project and the last scientific results […]

4th Solar2Chem training workshop in Tampere University  

The 4th Solar2Chem Training Workshop about Photophysics and Intellectual property management was organized by Tampere University from the 3rd to the 6th of May 2022. It was organised as a “hybrid” workshop with a mixture of both in person and online speakers. On the first day, prof. Nikolai Tkachenko presented the principles of photochemistry in molecules and materials and he […]

Solar2Chem X Seafuel Symposium in Tenerife 

The ESRs of Solar2Chem were active part of the organization of the event “Hydrogen Islands, opportunities and challenges” together with Seafuel project and the Hydrogen Triple Alliance. The first day of the event was an opportunity to hear from presentations from policy makers, companies working in the energy sector and local entrepreneurs about the role […]

3rd Training Workshop

The 3rd Training Workshop was organized by DTU Physics SURFCAT from the 9th to the 12th November 2021. The workshop started with a lecture of prof. Harry Atwater that presented the objectives and the last achievements of the new Liquid Sunlight Alliance (LiSA), followed by a visit of DTU Physics SURFCAT laboratories. Day 2 began […]

Science in the Pyrenees

It’s summer but that doesn’t mean that there isn’t time for learning! Earlier this month one of our early stage researchers (ESRs) Carolina Pulignani, was in the Pyrenees spreading the word about Artificial Photosynthesis at Joves i Ciència programme. Surrounded by the wonder of nature it was an eventful couple of weeks full of science. […]

EU Green Week Event

Solar2Chem consortium was one of the organizers of the EU Green Week event “Towards Zero Pollution in the Production of Green Fuels and Chemicals” which took place online the 4th of June 2021. During the webinar, technologies for distributed production of chemicals with direct solar energy conversion and for integration of renewable energy with catalytic […]

Mid-term Update

Following a very informative second workshop, we had our mid-term update (06/05/2021) with an officer from the European research executive agency (REA), Peters Caroline. The meeting started with a brief introduction from the principal investigators (PIs) and then a presentation by the REA. The presentation emphasized the obligations and the rights of all stakeholders related […]

2nd Training Workshop

The second Solar2Chem workshop was organised by the Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces on the 4th and 5th of May 2021. We have been smoothly introduced to the world of light-driven reactions by Dr. Aleksandr Savateev, from the hosting institute, with a very useful and practical workshop in “Semiconductor Organic Photocatalysis”. This lecture […]

We are hiring!

We are looking for talented and highly motivated early career researchers educated in chemistry, physics, materials science, engineering or related subjects. The position is opened with a deadline on 31st March 2021. More info in Applications section.

Mini Conference 15/20/2020

Mini-conference by the 15 ESRs to present their objectives for the PhD and to cap off 2020 before the holidays! Good job Megan Smeaton (NUI Galway), Maryam Toufani (NUI Galway), Carolina Pulignani (University of Cambridge), Kathrin Naumann (DTU), Alexey Galushchinskiy (Max Planck Institute), Horatiu Szalad (UP Valencia), Pavle Nikacevic (ICIQ), Francesca Lorenzutti (EPFL), Roberto Valenza […]

Kick-off meeting

We had a great plan for a kick-off meeting in Galway, Ireland, with the recruitment event for ESRs. However, COVID-19 appeared and we had to adapt to the current circumstances. Our first meeting went online on March 20th 2020 with an overview of the project and a comprehensive recruitment process for most of the ESR […]