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. New Doctor in the Kesterite Community

    Dr. Christian Andres defend his Thesis very recently at EMPA READ MORE

  2. Very active participation of EMPA at the MRS Spring Meeting

    Antonio Cabas-Vidani, a PhD student of EMPA in STARCELL very actively participates in the MRS Spring Meeting in Phoenix, USA. READ MORE

  3. IMRA stand at the E-MRS Spring Meeting

    IMRA presented STARCELL project in their stand at the E-MRS Spring Meeting in Nice READ MORE

  4. Emerging PV Materials Efficiency Tables

    The Journal of Physics Energy from Institute of Physics (UK) publishes the first version of the Emerging PV Materials Efficiency Tables with outstanding participation of STARCELL. READ MORE