We’re excited to publish TRANSLATE’s third annual newsletter!

Our coordinator, Professor Justin Holmes from University College Cork (UCC), shares this welcome:

“Welcome to the third issue of the TRANSLATE project newsletter! We are delighted to share with you the progress and achievements of our team as we continue our journey towards developing a sustainable solution for converting waste heat into electricity using porous membranes

Over the past year, our team has been hard at work, building on our successes since our previous newsletter. Our research highlights over the last 12 months include:

  • Numerical simulations by TUD have shown that ionic liquids hold promise as electrolytes for thermoelectric conversion. This finding has recently been published.
  • UCC have demonstrated that nanowood membranes can generate significant thermovoltages when exposed to a temperature gradient.
  • UL have successfully developed electrodes with a low voltage threshold for efficient
    energy storage.

The excellent project management and communications support provided by UCC Academy has been vital to the project’s success. We are grateful for their dedication and expertise in ensuring smooth coordination among our partners and facilitating effective communication within our team.

Furthermore, in the last 12 months, the TRANSLATE team gathered in Riga, Latvia for our 2nd General Assembly, participated in 5 outreach events and 8 other events, presented project results at 5 international conferences, produced 2 research publications, and much more.

We have also taken strides towards the commercialisation of our final device by participating
in the EIC Tech2Market programme, showcasing the TRANSLATE project at the Enlit Europe event and partnering with relevant industries like Ardmore Shipping.

We invite you to stay connected with us through our Twitter and LinkedIn pages for regular updates on our project. If you have any questions or would like to know more about TRANSLATE, please feel free to reach out to us at translate@ucc.ie.

Thank you for your continued support, and we hope you enjoy reading the third issue of the TRANSLATE
project newsletter!”

Download our third TRANSLATE project newsletter for updates on our progress in the third year, as well as recent blogs, team interviews, events and commercialisation and innovation efforts.

The TRANSLATE newsletter is issued annually in June between 2022 and 2025.

The newsletter was designed by the Creative Services team at UCC Academy.

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