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Project Name: Development of Double-Skin Facade with Hermetically Sealed Cavity (H-CCF)
Beneficiary: KFK Ltd. for Production and Trade
Partner: University of Zagreb – Faculty of Architecture
Project Summary: The project addresses the recognized market demands for glass and aluminum facades and aims to develop an innovative product – a facade with a sealed cavity for passive maintenance of dry air, within the thematic priority areas and sub-themes identified through the Call, which relate to advanced solutions to increase energy efficiency, reduce resource consumption, save energy, and protect the environment. The project activities include research and development, capacity strengthening of KFK Ltd. for research, development, and innovation, as well as collaboration with the research institution, the Faculty of Architecture, University of Zagreb.

Project Objectives and Expected Results: The purpose of the project is to achieve the planned innovative product – the DoubleSkin facade named “H-CCF” (Double-Skin Facade with Hermetically Sealed Cavity) through the R&D process. This type of facade is a sustainable transparent facade system in compliance with strict construction regulations.

The project aims to enhance the company’s innovativeness by investing in the necessary R&D capacities and implementing industrial research and experimental development in effective collaboration and extensive knowledge expansion in partnership with the Faculty of Architecture. The implementation of this project would enable:

(a) capacity expansion for research, development, and innovation, resulting in
(b) a new product and entry into new production niches,
(c) significantly improved technological processes,
(d) new production processes,
(e) upgrading in the global value chain, and ultimately
(f) strengthening competitiveness both for KFK and the Croatian economy.

Total Project Value: HRK 67,849,821.53 / EUR 9,005,218.86
EU Co-Funding: HRK 24,968,587.32 / EUR 3,313,901.03
Project Implementation Period:
From February 21, 2020, to August 21, 2023
Contact Person: Antonijo Zeljko

Note: The project is co-financed by the European Union through the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).

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