Industrial partners

Contracts with industrial and other commercial partners



University of Limerick

Measurement of AC magnetic susceptibility of metallic samples


Development of methodology for measurement of AC losses and magnetic susceptibility

Victoria Univ. Wellington, Fabrum Solutions Ltd., SuperPower Inc.

Computer modelling of 1 MVA and 40 MVA full superconducting transformers

Research projects with industrial partners


Industrial partner


GaN-based normally-off high power switching transistor for efficient power converters – HiPoSwitch
Type of project: 7th FP EU
Duration: 09/2011 – 02/2015


Innovative design and technology of normally-off GaN transistors has been developed and transferred to Ferdinand-Braun Institut (Germany).

Superconducting, reliable, lightweight, and more powerful offshore wind turbine – SUPRAPOWER
Type of project: 7th FP EU
Duration: 01/2012 – 12/2016

Oerlikon-Leybold Vacuum GmbH, ACCIONA Windpower, Columbus Superconductor Spa

Novel architecture for composite superconductor developed.

European development of superconducting tapes – EUROTAPES
Type of project: 7th FP EU
Duration: 09/2012 – 02/2017

Bruker HTS GmbH, Nexans, THEVA, Oxolutia, DNano

Collaboration with European industries led to the development of competitive superconducting tapes.

Development and field testing of an efficient YBCO coated conductor based fault current limiter for operation in electricity networks – ECCOFLOW
Type of project: 7th FP EU
Duration: 08/2010 – 07/2013

RWE Rhein-Ruhr Netzservice GmbH, Endesa Distributión Eléctrica S.L., A2A RETI Elettriche S.p.A., Nexans, Východoslovenská energetika A.S (VSE)

Participation on design of Fault Current Limiter module, device manufactured by industrial partner Nexans (Germany, France).

Microwave and terahertz metrology for homeland security
Type of project: EMRP
Duration: 06/2012 – 05/2015

Rohde & Schwarz GmbH & Co. KG, SLT Sensor- und Lasertechnik GmbH

Terahertz radiation detector (bolometer) has been developed and manufactured in small series.