This project is aimed at the development of sustainable, low carbon, pre-cast concrete infrastructure. Academics Partners from UK and Italy collaborating with a leading pre-cast concrete manufacturer, Banagher Precast Concrete in Ireland and specialists in leading-edge technologies and products for the construction industry, Azichem in Italy.
- Developing significantly lower energy, durable concrete products.
- Maximising the inclusion of waste products.
- Using corrosion resistant reinforcement which is stronger, lighter and has a lower carbon footprint than steel reinforcement.
Budget: 1,085,443 €
Funded by the European Union
(FP7-PEOPLE-2012-IAPP - Marie Curie Action: "Industry-Academia Partnerships and Pathways")
project website: http://eirocrete.com