ERC Advanced Grant 2014


Multi-conceptual design of fire barrier
A systemic approach

FireBar Concept

Serge Bourbigot, Professor at the University of Lille,  was awarded by the European Research Council (ERC) by an Advanced Grant of 2.4 millions of euros  for his project  “FireBar concept”; He is the leader of the research group R2Fire belonging to the Unit Materials and Transformation (UMET - UMR CNRS 8207) and his project aims at limiting fire propagation by designing effective fire barrier based on a multi-conceptual approach.