September 22, 2016

Re-Industrialisation of the European Union 2016
Bratislava (Slovakia) – 26-28 October 2016

September 22, 2016

Horizon Prize on:
Materials for Clean Air
Clean Car Engines    
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July 26, 2016

EuMaT ETP has prepared a list of priority topics as a suggestion for the H2020 Work Programme 2018-2020

Full document is available here

April 21, 2016

The fourth European Conference Industrial Technologies 2016 which will be held June 22–24 in the RAI Conference Centre in Amsterdam. 

Industrial Technologies 2016 is the largest networking conference in the field of new production technologies, materials, nanotechnology, biotechnology and digitisation in Europe.
More than 1.250 high level delegates are expected. The conference is organized as an associated event of the Netherlands Presidency of the Council of the European Union in the first half of 2016, (see flyer).

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May 6, 2015
IUMRS Global Awards video (see more)
April 22, 2015

EuMaT ETP, EMRS and FEMS have joined forces in proposing research topics to Horizon 2020 Work Programme of NMBP for the 2016-2017 calls.

This document is a tangible example of the cooperation between the three European organisations on materials initiated within the Alliance of Materials in promoting valuable integration between the main players of the European materials R&D community.

Full document is available here.

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March 4, 2015

The EuroNanoForum 2015 (June, 10-12, in Riga) is Europe’s largest networking conference on nanotechnologies and advanced materials science, innovations and business, across all industrial sectors.

The Latvian capital of Riga will host the bi-annual conference that is expected to attract more than 1200 visitors from over 50 countries during its three-day programme.
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December 15, 2014
On 9th December 2014, the new Commissioner for Research and Innovation, Carlos Moedas, met with a delegation composed by Prof. Fernando Santana Senior Director da FCT/UNL,  Prof. Rodrigo Martins President of DCM-FCT/UNL, and Dr. Marco Falzetti (Centro Sviluppo Materiali) chairman of A4M and EuMaT, to speak about Materials R&I strategies. more
September 9, 2014
EuMaT-Strategy Workshop on Thin Films:
"Vacuum Coating Technologies, an Important Technique to Design New Materials, Functionalities and Performances"
Dresden, 6th Nov. 2014 (see Programme), (see White Paper on Thin Films Strategy)
July 11, 2014
A brokerage event for the coming H2020 NMBP work program 2015 is organized by the European Technology Integrating and Innovation Platform on Nanotechnology NANOfutures with the collaboration of the European Platforms for Advanced Engineering Materials and Technologies EUMAT and Manufacturing, MANUFUTURE.  (more)
June 27, 2014

LET’S 2014 Conference in Bologna, Sep. 29 – Oct. 1, 2014 will be focused on the role of the Key Enabling Technologies.



EuMaT and A4M will be present at LET’S 2014

June 12, 2014
The Alliance for Materials started in 2010 with the goal of providing European Technology Platforms
with a unified voice on crucial materials science topics.
Dr Marco Falzetti discusses the formation of the Alliance and how its member organisations have worked together to advance the field as a whole. (see interview)
May 15, 2014

MatVal Workshop „Developing strategies to boost Materials R&D in Europe”
Satellite event of EMRS Spring Meeting

May 26, 2014,
Lille (France)
ProgrammeRegistration

March 9, 2014

International Conference, 9-11 April in Athens.

December 2, 2013
Draft work programmers 2014-2015 are now available on Commission’s official website
August 4, 2013

EuMaT recognized by EC as an ETP in line with the new ETP 2020 strategy (read more)

 

European Technology Platform on Advanced Engineering Materials and Technologies (EuMaT) has been considered by the European Commission services to fulfill the revised criteria for recognition, and will therefore be included in the publicly available list of recognized ETPs on the European Commission’s ETP website

March 2, 2010
To see previous EuMaT announcements please follow the link below
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WG 7: Biomaterials

Chair: Silvia Pascale (Sorin Group Italia – LivaNova) & Enrica Vernè (Politecnico di Torino)

Scope and objective of this WG

WG7 Biomaterials is a group of people working in the field of biomaterials with different approaches, coming from Academy, Private Research Institutions and Industry.

It would became a self standing virtual structure able to contribute to the policies and activities at EU level on Material & Technologies for biomedical applications.

Approach and aims:

  • To contribute to create the conditions for an effective coordination and integration of different stakeholders, views and resources in the field of Biomaterials R&D at the EU level;
  • To achieve the best and most effective coordination between different sectors, maintaining their relative autonomy, interests and strategies, driving the expected synergy through a common path which integrates actors, resources and strategies from the fundamental aspects of biomaterials science up to the industrial system which produce and/or transform the materials into valuable products;
  • To make effective contributions to the Societal Grand Challenges.

Actions:

  • In order to be effective, the WG7 elaborated a Term of References (ToR) for the group that should be in-line with the EuMaT ToR (taking into consideration specificities of WG7).
  • The ToR define vision, objectives, scope and activities and it will be updated every two years. It is available for the download (link at right).

Activities:

  • On 13-14 September 2016 the workshop “Cross-Cutting Key Enabling Technologies for Healthcare” was held in Brussels. This important event was organized by DG Research and Innovation & DG CONNECT with the aim of explaining the status and explore possible actions for shaping the future of Healthcare and the role of medical technologies. You can find here the link with all the presentations, including the one with the Eumat Visions and Strategic Research Agenda suggestions. 

 

  • Under the suggestion of the EU commission, on 30 June 2016, a first meeting between the EuMat and Nanomedicine platforms took place. The participants were Hans Jörg Meisel (chairman of the nanomedicine platform), Marco Falzetti (chairman of EuMat steering committee), Silvia Pascale and Enrica Verné (chairpersons of the EuMat WG7). It was a first occasion to meet, share information about the missions of the two platforms and take the contact in order to plan future synergies and collaborations.

 

  • On 16-17 July 2014, an international workshop, focused on clinical, research and industrial issues related to biomaterials for regeneration and therapy, has been organized at Politecnico di Torino (Torino, Italy): “Materials for Health: a Value Chain in the Frame of H2020”. The workshop was organized with the co-participation of three European Working Groups on Biomaterials: WG “Materials for Health” of the platform Alliance for Materials Italia, WG3 “Biomaterials” of KMM VIN and WG7 “Biomaterials” of the EuMat platform. More than 100 participants attended the presentations, given by speakers of outstanding scientific level. The event represented an opportunity for the scientific community (from different perspectives) to exchange ideas on the “hot topics” listed in the next H2020 calls concerning Materials for Health, as well as for young researchers to improve their personal skills and widen their perspectives on related topics. As main output, the organizers collected a list of expressions of interests from the participants, who shared their competencies and interests about the topics listed in the H2020 program within the frame of the three European Working Groups on Biomaterials.

Other specific actions could be also developed to:

  • Organize a network of European competencies in the field of Materials for Health
  • Drive synergy in the biomedical research and industrial systems
  • Contribute to the definition of the European research and funding strategies
  • Contribute to increase the competitiveness of Europe in the field of materials for health

Contact 

Silvia Pascale
External Funding Senior Project Manager
Cardiac Surgery Business Unit
Sorin Group Italia – LivaNova
Via Crescentino
13040 Saluggia (VC), Italy
silvia.pascale@livanova.com

 
Members 
 
Presentation 
 
Events 

13-14 September 2016 Brussels (Belgium) Workshop:

'Cross-cutting Key Enabling Technologies for Health'

 

July 2014, Torino
The international workshop on “Materials for Health: a Value Chain in  the Frame of H2020

 
Term of Reference