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Počátek řešení projektu:
01/06/2019
Konec řešení projektu:
01/05/2021
Project ID: TJ02000178
Funding provider: Technology Agency of the Czech Republic
Investigator at UCEEB: Ing. Ondřej Nehasil, Ph.D.
Project duration: 1. 6. 2019 – 31. 5. 2021
Partners: ENERGOCENTRUM PLUS s.r.o. The objectives of the project are: 1) Development of new algorithms and tools for automatic detection of faults and uneconomical operation of technological equipment in buildings
(by 2020)
2) Finding a suitable graphical presentation of detected faults and understandable ways of passing information about errors to human experts (by
2020)
3) Implementation of algorithms into a pilot software for automatic fault detection in production environment, user interface tuning (by 2020)
4) Testing ...
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Počátek řešení projektu:
01/01/2017
Konec řešení projektu:
31/10/2022
Project ID: CZ.02.1.01/0.0/0.0/15_003/0000464
Funding provider: Operational programme Research, Development and Education
Investigator at UCEEB Ing. Petr Wolf, Ph.D.
Project duration: 1. 1. 2017 – 31. 10. 2022
The project is an ambitious effort to face challenges in the area of photovoltaics from atomistic models and novel solar panel element design to urbanistic and architecture design. Newly establish Center of Advanced Photovoltaics (CAP) at the Czech Technical University in Prague will provide, in partnership with University of Southampton, multidisciplinary environment to lay foundation of prime research in theoretical and applied photovoltaics. ...
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Počátek řešení projektu:
01/03/2019
Konec řešení projektu:
28/02/2021
Project ID: TJ02000187
Funding provider: Technology Agency of the Czech Republic
Investigator at UCEEB: RNDr. Vladislav Martínek
Project duration: 1. 3. 2019 – 28. 2. 2021
Partners: AERS s.r.o. In this project we will map the energy needs of industrial production plants. Based on the knowledge of the profiles, energy tariffs and network quality requirements, we will seek throughout the simulations the ways of battery management as a balancing energy element. The possibility of using a local renewable source (photovoltaic) to ensure its own partial self-sufficiency and its influence (positive and negative) on the local network will be also considered. Suitable control algorithm of ...
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Počátek řešení projektu:
31/01/2019
Konec řešení projektu:
30/11/2021
Project ID: LTT19022
Funding provider: Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports, programme Inter-Exellence – Inter Transfer
Investigator at UCEEB:  Ing. Antonín Lupíšek, Ph.D.
Project duration: 31.1.2019 – 30.11.2021 The main project objectives are to enable an active participation of the Czech team in the international consortium of  Annex 72: Assessing life cycle related environmental impacts caused by buildings operated within Technology Collaboration Programme Energy in Buildings and Communities under the International Energy Agency; support the transfer of knowledge developed in the international consortium to the Czech construction practice; and to support establishment and development of research collaboration of the Czech Technical University in ...
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Počátek řešení projektu:
01/02/2019
Konec řešení projektu:
28/02/2021
Project ID: TJ02000086
Funding provider: Technology Agency of the Czech Republic
Investigator at UCEEB: Ing. Marie Nehasilová
Project duration: 1.3.2019 – 28.2.2021
Partners: DEKPROJEKT s.r.o. 1) Development of the environmental module for the BIM plugin, allowing models processed in the most used BIM tools in the Czech Republic to automatically calculate and easily optimize the embodied environmental impacts of the entire building and the detailed embodied impacts of the used constructions (basic by December 2019, further expansion by February 2021). 2) A description of the process of creating environmental data for the plugin to allow for further consistent expansion and upgrade of this environmental module ...
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Počátek řešení projektu:
01/01/2020
Konec řešení projektu:
31/12/2022
Project ID: LTAIN19205
Funding provider: Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports 
Investigator at UCEEB: prof. Ing. Petr Hájek, CSc.
Project duration: 1. 1. 2020 – 31. 12. 2022
Partner: Department of Civil Engineering Manipal University Jaipur Construction activities are known for depletion of largest amounts of natural resources. In recent years, legislative restrictions on mining of sand has put a halt on construction activities posing great economic and occupational losses. Owing to rapid urbanization and limited land, construction and demolition waste (CDW) is increasing enormously. This growing problem of C&D waste and scarcity of sand in India and Czech Republic ...
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Počátek řešení projektu:
01/06/2019
Konec řešení projektu:
31/05/2021
Project ID: TJ02000119
Funding provider: Technology Agency of the Czech Republic
Investigator at UCEEB: Ing. Tomáš Vlach
Project duration: 1. 6. 2019 – 31. 5. 2021
Partners: TECHNOFIBER, s.r.o. The main objective of the proposed project is the development, realization and verification of mechanical and fire resistance of new prefabricated lightweight column made of high performance concrete (HPC) with carbon reinforcement in the form of textiles Existing manufacturing technology focusing on application to a lightweight column with a cavity / lightening core will be verified. The first experiments will be performed on smaller test specimens for column design optimization. Based on these results, ...
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Počátek řešení projektu:
01/05/2017
Konec řešení projektu:
31/03/2021
Project ID: CZ.01.1.02/0.0/0.0/16_084/0009975
Funding provider: Operational Programme Enterprise and Innovations for Competitiveness
Investigator at UCEEB: Ing. Jan Včelák, Ph.D.
Project duration: 1. 5. 2017 – 31. 3. 2021
Partner: Lias Vintířov, lehký stavební materiál k.s. The aim of the project is research and development of a new technology of firing light ceramic aggregate Liapor, a light granulate of ceramic mass. A new firing technology based on a rotary furnace and a cooler will allow more efficient heat transfer from flue gas directly into the batch in the individual zones of the rotary furnace and the drum cooler, thus allowing the fraction production ratio ...
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Počátek řešení projektu:
01/07/2019
Konec řešení projektu:
30/06/2022
Project ID: TK02010164
Funding provider: Technology Agency of the Czech Republic
Investigator at UCEEB:  Ing. Jan Včelák Ph.D.
Project duration: 1. 7. 2019 – 30. 6. 2022
Partners: ČVUT Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, ELPRAMO s.r.o. The goal of the current project (by 2022) is to develop, test and evaluate tools maximizing building energy flexibility. Specifically, the research deals with the development of integrated management tools suitable for residential and office buildings. These tools provide coordinated operation of building systems (heating, cooling, ventilation, shading, etc.) in order to optimize the demand response to future needs of so-called smart grid with respect to thermal comfort of ...
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Počátek řešení projektu:
01/06/2018
Konec řešení projektu:
31/12/2021
Project ID: TK01030019
Funding provider: Technology Agency of the Czech Republic
Investigator at UCEEB: Ing. Zbyněk Zelený
Project duration: 1.6.2018 – 31.12.2021
Partners: SVÚM a.s., LING Krnov s. r. o. The aim of this project is to analyze (comprehensive study and testing of the combustion process) and to reduce risks (measuring and control sensors, coatings, design modifications) associated with the combustion of alternative fuels in local boilers and smaller combustion units. One of the results will be the design and modification of the combustion process of modern boilers or ORC units to ensure the most efficient and safe operation subject to the latest eco-design. Second part ...
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Počátek řešení projektu:
01/07/2019
Konec řešení projektu:
31/12/2021
Project ID: LTI19002
Funding provider: Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports, programme INTER-EXCELLENCE
Investigator at UCEEB:  Ing. Mgr. Michal Kuzmič
Project duration: 1. 7. 2019 – 31. 12. 2021
Partners:  Centrum výzkumu Řež s.r.o., Vysoká škola báňská – Technická univerzita Ostrava, Vysoké učení technické v Brně, Vysoká škola chemicko-technologická v Praze, Ústav fyzikální chemie J. Heyrovského AV ČR, v. v. i., Ústav fyziky materiálů AV ČR, v. v. i. The main objective of the EERA-CZ 2 project is to enable the participation and engagement of Czech research organizations in the European Research Area thanks to their entering European Energy Research Alliance (EERA) Joint Programmes ...
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Počátek řešení projektu:
01/07/2020
Konec řešení projektu:
31/12/2022
Project ID: CZ.01.1.02/0.0/0.0/19_262/0020225
Funding provider: OP Enterprise and Innovations for Competitiveness
Investigator at UCEEB: Ing. Zbyněk Zelený 
Project duration: 1. 7. 2020 – 31. 12. 2022
Partners: GT-Progres, s.r.o.  The subject of the project is the development and testing, in operating conditions, of a fully automatic hot water boiler room in a container design for wood chips with a heat output of about 120 kW, which will be applicable in the heating industry and will meet so-called Ecodesign requirements. According to a  detailed survey, the Ecodesign is met only when using wood pellets. The aim of this project is to ...
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Počátek řešení projektu:
01/04/2017
Konec řešení projektu:
31/12/2021
Project ID: 17-322851A
Funding provider: AZV ČR
Investigator at UCEEB: RNDr. Jan Sabó CSc.
Project duration: 1. 4. 2017 – 31. 12. 2021
Partner: Univerzita Karlova v Praze, 2LF, Veterinární a farmaceutická univerzita Brno The incisional hernia is one of the most frequent complications affecting around 20% of all laparotomies. Around half of them suffer a recurrence when operated and one forth when surgical mesh is used. Unfortunately, even the surgical mesh can cause a wide range of complications and poses a lifelong risk for the patient. The biological mesh has brought a certain change to this concept. However, due to its biological origin ...
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Počátek řešení projektu:
01/01/2020
Konec řešení projektu:
31/01/2022
Project ID: 20-12941S
Funding provider: Czech Science Foundation (GACR)
Investigator at UCEEB:  Ing. Kamil Staněk, Ph.D.
Project duration: 1. 1. 2020 – 31. 1. 2022 Mould growth on wood is often a precursor of further decay. Current predictive mould growth models used in building science are based on laboratory experiments, in which the material sample is in hygrothermal equilibrium with ambient air. However, such condition is rarely satisfied in real life building structures and thus these models often fail. The main objective of this project is to deepen the understanding of fungal growth on wood exposed to changing boundary conditions ...
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Počátek řešení projektu:
01/01/2018
Konec řešení projektu:
31/12/2021
Project ID:  TH03030230
Funding provider:  Technology Agency of the Czech Republic
Project duration:  1. 1. 2018 – 31. 12. 2021
Investigator at UCEEB: prof. Ing. Jan Tywoniak CSc.
partners: LIKO-S a.s., Mendelova univerzita v Brně The aim of the project is to find solutions for vegetation roofs and vegetation facades which will bring real and quantifiable contribution to the creation of the indoor environment of buildings, the microclimate of buildings, the improvement of the water balance in the urbanized space and at the same time they will be technically repeatable with acceptable investment costs, guaranteed low operating costs and adequate lifetime. The project focuses primarily on ...
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Počátek řešení projektu:
15/12/2017
Konec řešení projektu:
31/12/2022
Project ID:  CZ.02.2.69/0.0/0.0/16_028/0006215
Funding provider:  Operational Programme Research, Development and Education
Investigator at UCEEB: doc. Ing. Lukáš Ferkl, Ph.D.
Project duration: 15. 12. 2017 – 31. 12. 2022 The project focuses on the setting up of strategic management of research and development on selected parts of CTU in Prague in accordance with the terms of the “The European Charter for Researchers and The Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers, and the development of the knowledge, skills and skills of CTU in Prague and strategic management of R & D. ...
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Počátek řešení projektu:
01/04/2019
Konec řešení projektu:
31/03/2022
Project ID: FV40148
Funding provider: Ministry of Industry and Trade
Investigator at UCEEB: doc. Ing. Petr Kuklík, CSc.
Project duration: 1. 4. 2019 – 31. 3. 2022
Partners: Zlínské stavby a.s. The goal of this project is to develop timber-concrete composite floor element with no competition on the market. Thanks to high level of prefabrication, we will be able to obtain the floor element´s highest quality while the lowest requirements for construction time on site. The subject of research and experimental development is fully prefabricated element achieving the best rate between final price and its utility properties thanks to innovative materials. The development ...
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Počátek řešení projektu:
01/06/2018
Konec řešení projektu:
31/05/2021
Project ID: TK01020024
Funding provider: Technology Agency of the Czech Republic
Investigator at UCEEB: doc. Ing. Lukáš Ferkl, Ph.D.
Project duration: 1. 6. 2018 – 31. 5. 2021
Partners: Honeywell, spol. s r.o. The project aims at fulfilling the European and Czech energy commitments to increase efficiency and decrease greenhouse gases. Buildings are the biggest sole energy consumer (40%) and an important producer of CO2 (36%). Project Hydronics 4.0 focuses on a development of a new generation of heat distribution and delivery system with the potential for significant savings in material, time, labor and most importantly for up to 40% savings in operating costs ...
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Počátek řešení projektu:
01/07/2020
Konec řešení projektu:
31/12/2022
Project ID: CZ.01.1.02/0.0/0.0/19_262/0020160
Funding provider: OP Enterprise and Innovations for Competitiveness
Investigator at UCEEB: Ing. Václav Novotný
Project duration: 1. 7. 2020 – 31. 12. 2022
Partner: Tepelná čerpadla MACH, s.r.o.   Efficient use of low-potential waste heat through the involvement of technology in electricity storage – flexibility aggregation. The project is a practical demonstration of power to heat / heat to power (P2H / H2P). ...
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Počátek řešení projektu:
01/07/2018
Konec řešení projektu:
30/06/2022
Project ID: TK01020180
Funding provider: Technology Agency of the Czech Republic
Investigator at UCEEB: Ing. Jan Včelák, Ph.D
Project duration: 1. 7. 2018 – 30. 6. 2022
Partners: Korado, a.s. Proposed project is dealing with design of innovative air handling unit for local air treatment which is using thermoelectric modules. The aim of the project is to develop unit prototype including smart control module with measurement of indoor air quality and control algorithms taking available renewable energy into account. Using the support from the technical agency the project development will speed up and more personal capacities will be assigned to the development. The functional ...
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Počátek řešení projektu:
01/08/2019
Konec řešení projektu:
31/07/2022
Project ID: PGI05809
Funding provider: ERDF – Interreg Europe
Investigator UCEEB: Mgr. Tereza McLaughlin Váňová
Project Coordinator CVUT: Karolina Tomešová, MSc.
Project duration: 1. 8. 2019 – 31. 7. 2022
Partners: Navarra Government (Spain), Navarra de Suelo y Vivienda, NASUVINSA (Spain), Marche Region (Italy), Linnaeus University (Sweden), Energy Agency of the Zlín Region (Czech Republic), North-West Croatia Regional Energy Agency (Croatia) Web: https://www.interregeurope.eu/lcdistricts/ The overall objective of LC Districts is to improve regional development policies and programmes in the areas of building renovation and construction of energy-efficient buildings, creation and renovation of district heating and other urban renovation actions in order to facilitate the ...
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Počátek řešení projektu:
01/04/2018
Konec řešení projektu:
31/03/2021
Project ID: TL01000555
Funding provider: Technology Agency of the Czech Republic
Investigator at UCEEB: Ing. arch. Jaromír Hainc Ph.D.
Project duration:  1. 4. 2018 – 31. 3. 2021 Main goal of the project is to present Czech municipalities with certified methodology with focuss on planning specific and realistic measures for long-term increase in the quality of public space based on analysis of specific conditions in given municipality. The methodology will combine urban development, sociology, social psychology and it shall address how spatial functions influence the satisfaction of citizens‘ needs and which elements are instrumental to this. The methodology shall enable the municipalities to ...
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Počátek řešení projektu:
01/10/2019
Konec řešení projektu:
30/09/2022
Project ID: CZ.01.1.02/0.0/0.0/17_176/0015643
Funding provider: OP Enterprise and Innovations for Competitiveness
Investigator at UCEEB: doc. Ing. Rudolf Urban, Ph.D. 
Project duration: 1. 10. 2019 – 30. 9. 2022
Partner: HRDLIČKA spol.s r.o.  The project is focused on the development of MAWISPhoto application, which is used to control the quality of buildings and construction works through self-collection, automated processing, display and management of geoinformation data using digital photogrammetry construction. ...
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Počátek řešení projektu:
01/08/2019
Konec řešení projektu:
31/07/2022
Project ID: TK02020137
Funding provider: Technology Agency of the Czech Republic
Investigator at UCEEB:  Ing. Zbyněk Zelený
Project duration: 1. 8. 2019 – 31. 7. 2022
Partners: G – Team Progres, spol. s r.o. Find a complex solution of a combustion chamber for combusting solid biomass fuels with high content of ash and water in a microcogeneration ORC unit. Design a mechanical grater system including its cooling system. Optimize air supply into the combustion chamber and eventually design a flue gas recirculation system. Enable combusting low quality biomass fuels, often considered waste, in the combustion chamber. Contribute to the “Ekodesign” designation for microcogeneration ORC ...
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Počátek řešení projektu:
01/03/2019
Konec řešení projektu:
28/02/2021
Project ID: Tj02000215
Funding provider: Technology Agency of the Czech Republic
Investigator at UCEEB: Karolina Tomešová, MSc.
Project duration: 1. 3. 2019 – 28. 2. 2021
Within the framework of the proposed project a mobile autonomous unit for extraction of water will be developed based on previous research in the field of water vapour sorption and utilization of renewable energy sources, especially solar radiation. The mobile autonomous unit will use sorption unit with a flowrate 200/100 m3/h and local renewable sources of electricity, heat and cold in the desert climate conditions. The expected device size is cca 1 x 1 x 2 m ...
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