About PVtech

The PVtech group is active within the energy conversion research cluster at the Institute of Materials Research (imo-imomec) and actively collaborates with other groups within the EMAP department within the institute. Additionally, the PVtech group is housed within the premises of EnergyVille in Genk.

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Research lines

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New PV material and device developments

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High efficiency PV cell and module technology

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Tandem cells

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Integration of PV in building elements and vehicles

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PV analysis and performance optimisation

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PV module reliability

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PV power converter modelling and testing

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PV energy yield simulation & forecasting

How to collaborate with PVtech?

  • Joint research projects: research and development in close cooperation, financed by a third party (e.g. FWO, VLAIO, Horizon Europe, EFRO)
  • Technology/knowledge transfer: you can strengthen your market position through licensing and access to our existing technologies and expertise
  • Partnership: you can cooperate with us and use our technology (possibly) in combination with your own technology to set up a new company
  • Scientific services: we have long-standing expertise in applied and contract research in collaboration with industry
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prof. dr. Bart Vermang

Thor Park 8320, 3600 Genk, Belgium


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Thor Park 8320, 3600 Genk, Belgium

Research institute