Project Description

Gelclad is developing the manufacturing technology to deliver the building market a superior modular façade insulation system that comprises a high-performance nano-insulation aerogel foam core and an eco-friendly composite skin layer, all-in-one single durable, affordable and easy to install panel solution capable of answering strict energy efficiency requirements and outstand traditional multi-product systems.


Project Partners

Instituto Pedro Nunes | PT (Coordinator)

Navodnik Kemijski Inzeniring | SI

Brunel University London | UK

Tecnaro | DE

Specialist Building Products Ltd | UK

Laboratório Nacional de Engenharia Civil | PT

Active Aerogels | PT 

Slovenski Gradbeni Grozd | SI

Cosntrucciones Garcia Rama | ES

Fraunhofer | DE

Building Research Establishment | UK

JUB Kemicna Industrija | SI



Start date

September 2016


3 Years

Funding call


Project ID


Total budget M€


Project contact

Jorge Corker

Instituto Pedro Nunes (Portugal)


The cluster brings together EU funded R&I projects focused on nanotechnologies and advanced materials covering different challenging construction aspects such as energy efficiency in buildings, building materials durability and on-shore and off-shore infrastructures durability

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