Research & Development

20% of our turnover is invested into R&D projects. We have a long standing commitment to R&D and have been involved in European and national projects for decades.
Research topics include high temperature piezoelectric ceramics, high sensitivity materials, lead-free materials, and thick-film technology.

 

European research projects

We collaborate with leading universities throughout Europe. We have been continuously involved in large research projects under Brite/Euram, Eureka, Cost, Esprit, FP5, FP6, FP7, Horizon 2020 etc.
Some of our projects are:

MICROFLEX
Micro fabrication production technology for MEMS on new emerging smart textiles/flexibles

(7th Framework Programme) 2008-2012, NMP-2007-3.5.2

 

AISHA II
Aircraft integrated structural health assessment II

(7th Framework Programme) 2008-2011, CP, AAT-212912

 

MINUET
Miniaturised Ultrasonic, Engineered-Structure and LTCC-Based Devices for Acoustics, Fluidics, Optics and Robotics

(6th Framework Programme) 2004-2007

 

POLECER
Establish a research network to identify key areas for development within polar electroceramics and implement emerging technologies.

(5th Framework Programme) 2001-2007

 

PIRAMID
High-sensitivity novel PIezoceramics for advanced applications - textured, thick films and multilayer structures

(5th Framework Programme) 2001-2004

 

National research projects

ELBA
ELiminating Batteries - energy harvesters for integrated systems
Develop and test very small, environmentally-friendly units called energy harvesters that can capture energy from vibrations. The project was a collaboration between the Technical University of Denmark (DTU), Ferroperm Piezoceramics A/S and Vestas Wind Systems A/S.

Danish National Advanced Technology Foundation 2009-2012, HTF J.nr. 036 2009 1

 

PiMEMS
Piezoelectric MEMS devices for integrated sensors and transducers.

Danish National Advanded Technology Foundation 2006-2009, HTF J.nr. 009 2005 1