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 video promotion

    STARCELL published a video promotion, with the key results and features of the Project. READ MORE

  2. STARCELL: contributing to realise stable, efficient, non-toxic and abundant thin film photovoltaic technologies

    The STARCELL project “Advanced strategies for substitution of critical raw materials in photovoltaics” has come to an end. The final meeting was held on January 16-17th, 2020, in Sevilla (Spain). READ MORE

  3. Final Review Meeting of STARCELL

    The Final Review Meeting of STARCELL was organized in the AYESA headquarters in Seville, Spain, during last 16-17 January 2020. READ MORE

  4. STARCELL very actively participate in the last European Kesterite Workshop

    Several partners from STARCELL participate in the 10th Edition of the European Kesterite Workshop READ MORE