Development of an innovative firefighter jacket

About the project

Thermal Protective Clothing (TPC) Research & Development has been searching solutions to minimize firefighters’ heat load and skin burns. However, until now, the available commercial solutions solve isolated problems. As a drawback, episodes of heat stroke and severe burns are still often.

In this project, the multidisciplinary team will combine the available solutions and techniques to produce a Thermal Protective Clothing with outstanding performance.

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Project outcomes

The project aims to transfer technical capacities to stakeholders through a strong component of dissemination events!


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The consortium CEFT, CeNTI, CITEVE, and ENB organized the first webinar of the project DIF-Jacket (a series of 3). On November 25, 2021,...

If you have a background in science or engineering, with interest in transport phenomena and product performance...

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Project reference: PCIF/SSO/0106/2018

Project financed by Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT):