EU 2020

STARCELL will develop a cost effective material to substitute CRMs in PV technologies, based on earth abundant elements with very low toxicity.

Project: H2020-NMBP-03-2016-720907 / Coordination: IREC

This project has received funding from the European H2020 Framework Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement no 720907. Sole responsibility lies with the authors and the European Commission is not responsible for any use that may be made of the information contained therein.

Timeframe STARCELL runs from 1 January 2017 - 31 December 2019

  • Irec
  • CEA
  • EMPA Materials Science & Technology
  • Uppsala Universitet
  • Imperial college London
  • HZB Helmholtz Zentrum Berlin
  • Martin-Luther Universität Halle-Wittenberg
  • Midsummer
  • Wirec Weee International Recycling
  • Ayesa
  • AIST National Institute of Advanced industrial science and technology
  • Duke University


  1. STARCELL Industrial Workshop

    STARCELL is organizing an Industrial Workshop coinciding with the Review Meeting in the Midsummer headquarters (Stockholm, Sweden). READ MORE

  2. Seminar of Dr. Zacharie Jehl

    Dr. Zacharie Jehl from University of Tokyo in Japan visited IREC, presenting the main activities of his Institution in photovoltaic. READ MORE

  3. STARCELL organizes a specific Workshop on kesterites in the incoming E-MRS Spring Meeting

    STARCELL will organize a specific Workshop on kesterites in the frame of the Symposium A (Thin Film Chalcogenide Photovoltaic Materials) at the E-MRS Spring Meeting, during 18-22 June 2018, in Strasbourg, France. READ MORE

  4. 8th European Kesterite Workshop is launched!

    The eight edition of the European Kesterite Workshop, held in Barcelona during 8th to 10th November has started and we have two exciting and wonderful days to discuss about the last advancements in these materials! READ MORE