Funded projects

Title of
project / contract
Principal
investigator
Funding allocated
or requested (€)
Funding institution and reference Effective period or date of application

High efficiency multifunctional nano coatings for decontamination of volatiles and protection of porous substrates.

Dr. J.I. Álvarez & Dr. Í. Navarro in Collaboration with L'Urederra

206,672.13

Gobierno de Navarra,
PC143 MULTIFICON

01.01.2020
to
30.11.2022

Multifunctional coatings with photocatalytic and hydrophobic effect for environmental decontamination and protection against humidity in urban areas

Dr. J.I. Álvarez in Collaboration with L'Urederra

60,281

Gobierno de Navarra, PC066 RECURBAN

01.02.2018 
to
30.11.2018

Optimization of new lime restoration mortars by the combined action of admixtures and pozzolanic materials Dr. J.I. Álvarez

58,800

 

Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness

MAT2015-70728-P
 01.01.2016
to
31.12.2019
New photocatalytic materials for air pollution control and applications for the preservation of the Architectural Heritage of Navarre (PhotoN) Dr. J.I. Álvarez 28,000 Foundation Caja Navarra PhotoN 2014-2015
Incorporation of new photocatalysts in construction mortars for environmental sustainability Dr. J.I. Álvarez 48,500 University Foundation of Navarra (FUNA). FUNA2013-15108402  2013-2016
Development and application of GeoSilex® as agent for atmospheric CO2 uptake in bio-sustainable construction systems Dr. J.I. Álvarez 40,000 Contract with Trenzametal S.L. 2010-2012
Use of chitosan ethers as rheology modifiers and toxic metals complexing agents in cement mortars Dr. J.I. Álvarez 24,000 University Foundation of Navarra (FUNA) 2010-2013
Natural resins as additives in cement matrices. Combined mechanical and microstructural modification with retaining effect of toxic metals  Dr. J.I. Álvarez 150,000 Contract with LURESA, La Unión Resinera Española, S.A. 2010-2013
New cement-chitosan composites: rheological characterization, physico-mechanical properties and retention of heavy metals Dr. J.I. Álvarez  278,300 Ministry of Education and Science. MAT2007-65478 2007-2010
Study of the application of natural resins as additives in cement and lime mortars. Evaluation of rheological and physico-mechanical properties: setting time changes and binding function  Dr. J.I. Álvarez 180,000 Contract with LURESA, La Unión Resinera Española, S.A. 2007-2010

Chemical and Physico-mechanical characterization of repointing and bedding lime mortars for restoration purposes: Compatibility studies between repair and old mortars and analysis of the stone-mortar masonry.

Dr. J.I. Álvarez 110,706

Spanish Government: National Plan for Scientific Research, Development and Technological Innovation (I+D+I). MAT2000-1347

PIUNA (Plan de Investigación de la Universidad de Navarra)

01.12.2000
01.12.2003
Characterization of binding materials used in Romanesque monuments of Navarra

Dr. J.I. Álvarez

19,000

PIUNA (Plan de Investigación de la Universidad de Navarra)

01.12.1998
01.12.2000

Analysis and characterization of ancient mortars from Pamplona’s cathedral, San Cernin’s tower and Santo Sepulcro’s church (Torres del Río) (Navarra)

Dr. A. Martín

8,000

Government of Navarra: Department of Education

01.01.1997
01.01.1999