Renewable Engine is an exciting cross-border Research & Innovation project aimed at facilitating direct knowledge transfer and technology development within the Advanced Manufacturing and Renewable Energy sectors.

Research themes focus on Energy Generation, Energy Storage and Innovative Enabling Technologies.

The project delivers dedicated research support to industry, bridging the innovation gap typically observed between academic and commercial entities.

The project is supported by the European Union’s INTERREG VA Programme, managed by the Special EU Programmes Body (SEUPB), with match funding provided by the Department for the Economy (Northern Ireland) and Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation (Republic of Ireland).

PARTNERSHIPS

May4

Could Polymer Foams Help in Solving the Global Energy Crisis?

Exciting research being conducted at QUB in collaboration with Kingspan Water & Energy aims to assist rotational moulders in the manufacturing of viable large-scale offshore wave energy generation devices.  By learning more about the development of polymer foams, it is hoped that larger, more robust, and complex structures could be manufactured using the process in … Continued

April6

Understanding Composite Structures in Rotational Moulding

The race to find a new alternative to produce renewable energy has begun a long time ago, but limitations in the way we manufacture products affects the development of new prototypes.  Rotational moulding is the forgotten manufacturing technology that has the potential to produce large structures, like those needed in renewable energy generation.  The principle … Continued

Our PhD Researcher Charlie has a new cross-border paper published online - great work! 👍🏻🌍#circulareconomy https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1364032120302021