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Research Visions in Future Energy & Innovation Lab

Clean Chemical Energy Research Vision

This research vision centers on converting CO2 into valuable commodities, producing clean hydrogen, and exploring ammonia as a carbon-free fuel. By synergizing these approaches, the vision seeks to mitigate climate change, transition to sustainable energy sources, and enable efficient energy storage.

Energy Storage Research Vision

The research vision in energy storage aims to revolutionize industries through the integration of 3D printing technology. Wearable electronics, smart buildings, and various energy storage devices can be customized, rapidly prototyped, and localized using 3D printing. This approach offers unprecedented flexibility, efficiency, and sustainability in energy management.

Flexible Wearable Electronics Research Vision

By combining flexible wearable electronics with cloud data storage and AI, this research envisions a future where personalized, real-time data-driven experiences become the norm. From telehealth and sports to astronautics and smart cities, this interconnected ecosystem promises optimized health, performance, safety, and urban living.

3D Printing Research Vision

The vision for 3D printing encompasses electronics, energy storage, biomedicine, and food technology. This technology's capacity for customization and efficient production is set to redefine the design and manufacturing processes across these domains. From tailored electronic devices to personalized medical solutions and sustainable food production, 3D printing holds transformative potential.

Nanorobotics, Microrobotics, and Multiscale Robotics Research Vision

The research vision in this domain explores the applications of miniature robots across medicine, environmental solutions, and more. These robots can target diseases, remove pollutants, and aid in surgeries, offering precision and efficiency in diverse fields. This vision anticipates a future where these robots work collectively, adapting to various environments and challenges.

In each of these research areas, collaboration among industries, researchers, and policymakers is crucial for translating these visions into reality. By addressing current challenges, these innovative approaches have the potential to usher in sustainable growth, enhanced quality of life, and transformative advancements across industries.

Press & Media


Advanced Materials: Revolutionizing Everyday Life with…

A groundbreaking discovery has emerged from the Future Energy and Innovation Laboratory at CEITEC BUT under the guidance of Prof. Martin Pumera. The latest research, detailed in a recently published…
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Mario Urso and Martina Ussia, from Future Energy and Innovation…

He's in physics, she's in chemistry. Each has a different focus, yet their scientific work has crossed. And met with success. CEITEC BUT husband and wife team Martina Ussia and Mario Urso have scored…
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Nature Nanotechnology article about recent work by Urso et al on…

An article in Nature Nanotechnology by Raghavendra Palankar speaks about the importance of the work of Urso et al., from Energy and Innovation Lab, recently published in Nature Communications.Read…
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Interview with Xia Peng, PhD student of the Future Energy and…

Xia Peng comes from the most populous country in the world. She grew up in a big city in the east of China, Yancheng. During her master's studies, she tried without much hope to write an e-mail to…
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