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. Dr. Edgardo Saucedo give an Invited Talk at ICMAT 2019 in Singapore

    Dr. Edgardo Saucedo speak about the last progresses of kesterite at the ICMAT 2019 Conference in Singapore, presenting key last results obtained by the STARCELL consortium READ MORE

  2. Samantha Hood from ICL participates in several outreach activities

    The researcher Samantha Hood from ICL has participated last weeks in several outreach activities specially organized for the dissemination of STARCELL towards the general public. READ MORE

  3. New Doctor in the Kesterite Community

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

  4. 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