MACPLUS is a large-scale Integrated Project co-founded by the European Commission under the 7th Framework Programme in the Energy area.

MACPLUS stands for "Material-Component Performance-driven Solutions for Long-Term Efficiency Increase in Ultra Supercritical Power Plants".

The project started on January 1st 2011 and will last 54 months.

It is carried out by a Consortium of 24 Full-Partners, 7 Subcontractors from 10 European countries, carefully selected to meet the needs of the project in terms of skills, competencies and understanding of the problem and possible solutions, each of them bringing specific knowledge of at least one aspect of the supply chain.

C.S.M. S.p.A. is the Coordinator.

The total budget is 18.2 M€ , with 10.7 M€ financing by the European Commission.