ACCIONA Infrastructuras is a leading European construction company constructing and managing buildings and civil infrastructures under the sustainability principles. It has an international presence in more than 30 countries and its total turnover in 2010 was about 3’1 billion €, employing 15.800 people. It is part of ACCIONA Group, whose business lines are Construction, Real State, Urban-Environmental Services, Energy, Water, Logistic and Transport. ACCIONA’s business strategy is tightly linked to sustainability and in recognition of the company’s efforts and commitments in that direction, received in 2009 the Award for Corporate Sustainability of the EU Business Award. ACCIONA also has its own R&D Technological Centre in Madrid, composed by a multidisciplinary and international team of about 150 highly qualified researchers from a wide range of disciplines. Main research areas are: New Construction Materials, Products and Systems, ICTs, Energy Efficiency as well as Biotechnology and Environmental Technologies and Nanotechnology and Advanced materials group which is actually involved in AEROCOINS.

Role&Expertise: Design and manufacturing of the aerogel component. Fabrication of demonstration units to quantify the performance in a building integration of the new material. Validation and demonstration of the solution.

Key Researchers:

  • Mrs. Patricia Mª Pérez Tarancón. R&D Project Manager.
  • Mr. Jose Cubillo Capuz. Head of Advanced Materials Group.