Researchers from SPECIFIC and COATED M2A programme at Swansea University have collaborated with the University of Bath to make a groundbreaking advancement in thermal storage research, developing a new efficient material that is easily scalable and can be sized and shaped to fit multiple applications.
SPECIFIC researchers have established a low-cost and scalable carbon ink formulation capable of unlocking, for the first time, the potential for perovskite solar cells to… Read More »SPECIFIC Researchers Develop World’s First Completely Roll-to-roll Printable Perovskite Solar Cell
SPECIFIC Highlighted as a Local Climate Action Project Showing How Communities Can Take the Lead in Tackling Climate Change
SPECIFIC was one of four Welsh projects highlighted as inspiring examples of how local projects are finding ways to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, make lifestyles… Read More »SPECIFIC Highlighted as a Local Climate Action Project Showing How Communities Can Take the Lead in Tackling Climate Change
The Solar OASIS: Clean, green, reliable electricity for village as first Active Building in India opens
A village in rural India will now get clean, reliable electricity for the first time, thanks to SUNRISE‘s newly opened Active Building, similar to our… Read More »The Solar OASIS: Clean, green, reliable electricity for village as first Active Building in India opens
Drivers of electric vehicles could save an average of £110 a year – and cut their carbon footprint by 20% – by using “smart charging”… Read More »Smart Charging Can Save Electric Vehicle Drivers £110 A Year – And Cut Carbon Footprint By 20%
A new project involving Swansea University researchers and Tata Steel will investigate the potential for recovering waste heat from industry so it can be re-used.… Read More »Warmth not waste: new research will look at re-using waste heat from industry
The ‘Active Buildings Toolkit’ has been developed by Design Manager, Joanna Clarke, to share the principles and learnings from the Active Buildings, with the aim of encouraging others to adopt or improve on them and to support wider uptake of low carbon building design.
In 2011, SPECIFIC was one of six UK Innovation and Knowledge Centres (IKCs) created by the UK Government. Nine years on, and countless projects and… Read More »£6m EU investment in SPECIFIC Innovation & Knowledge Centre recognises project’s success
Swansea University has successfully won funding to reduce the time it takes to sanitise ambulances after carrying a suspected Covid-19 positive patient. Students from the… Read More »Funding for Team to Test Speed Clean of Ambulances Carrying Covid-19 Patients
A solar tech lab at Swansea University has temporarily switched to producing 5000 litres of hand sanitiser a week, to help the NHS fight the Coronavirus outbreak.