Ongoing European projects

Research Infrastructure Access in NAnoscience & nanotechnology (RIANA)
2024-2028, Horizon Europe Infrastructure (EMAT)

High mobility Printed Networks of 2D Semiconductors for Advanced Electronics (HYPERSONIC)
2024-2028, Horizon Europe EIT Pathfinder Open (EMAT)

Designing of multifunctional nanomaterials for light-driven innovation technologies(DELIGHT)
2024-2028, Horizon Europe MSCA Staff Exchange (EMAT, DuEL, CMT)

High-Quality Graphene Supports for Microspectroscopic Techniques (HYPERGRAPH)
2023-2025, ERC Proof of Concept, Sara Bals (EMAT)

Dynamics and structural analysis of 2D materials (DYNASTY)
2022-2025, Horizon Europe Widening (EMAT, CMT)

Design, implementation and production upscaling of novel, high-performance, multimetallic cluster-based catalysts for CO2 hydrogenation and electro-reduction (Catchy)
2021-2025, MSCA-ITN (EMAT)

Heating triggered drug release from nanometric inorganic-metal organic framework composites (HeatNMof)
2020-2024, MSCA-ITN (EMAT)

Previous European projects

Multiscale, Multimodal and Multidimensional imaging for Engineering  (Mummering)
2018-2022, MSCA - ITN (EMAT)

European soft matter infrasctucture (EUSMI)
2017-2021, H2020 - Infraia

European Network for Electron Microscopy (ESTEEM3)
2019-2023, H2020 - Infraia

3D Structure of Nanomaterials under Realistic Conditions (RealNano)
2019-2024, ERC - Consolidator, Sara Bals

Picometer metrology for light-element nanostructures: making every electron count (Picometrics)
2018-2023, ERC - Consolidator, Sandra Van Aert (EMAT)

High Definition Electron Microscopy: Greater clarity via multidimensionality (HDem)
2019-2024, ERC - Starting, Timothy Pennycook (EMAT)

Flag-Era / Era-Net
Synergy of plasmonic structures, affinity elements and photosensitizers for electronsensing of pharmaceuticals (2018-2021), ERA-NET joint project A Sense Lab - DuEL

Theoretical investigation of electronic transport in functionalized 2D transition metal dichalcogenides (Trans2DTMD) (2016-2019)

In situ, non-invasive quality control of crystalline quality of GRMs via non-linear optical properties imaging (Graphe-EYE) (2018-2020)

Other joint  projects

Membraneless photo-electrolyzer for solar hydrogen production (A Sense Lab - DuEL), FWO Aspirant PhD

Femtosecond pulsed laster micromachining for engineering, materials and catalysis research (EMAT - A Sense Lab - DuEL), FWO medium scale infrasctructure

InSusChem - Consortium for integrated sustainable chemistry Antwerp (DuEL, EnvEcon, Plasmant), IOF-UA

High resolution Raman spectroscopy and imaging (AXIS, A Sense Lab, DuEL), FWO medium scale infrastructure

 Infrastructure for imaging nanoscale processes in gas/vapour or liquid environments (EMAT - DuEL), FWO medium scale infrastructure

Microsen - Elucidating anti-biofouling on nanoporous gold surfaces: toward microneedle devices for continuous drug sensing (A SenseLab - EMAT), FWO postdoctoral fellowship

Atomic thin membranes for water and ion transport (PLASMANT-CMT)

Understanding the durability of light sensitive materials: transferring insights between solar cell physics and the chemistry of paintings (EMAT-CMT)

Mechanical properties and chemical bonding at the interfaces in polymer-based composite materials (EMAT-CMT-PLASMANT)

Optimization of the structure -activity relation in nanoporous materials (EMAT-CMT)

Structural characterzation and growth modelling of metallic nanowires mediated by biomolecular templates (EMAT-CMT)