June 14, 2018

WORTH PARTNERSHIP PROJECT APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR SECOND CALL 

After the success of the first call, from 17th of April 2018 the second call opens as a new opportunity to develop innovative products in furniture/home decoration, fashion, leather/fur, footwear, accessories, jewellery sector

The second call for applications opened on 17th of April. The WORTH Community is rapidly increasing, with over 800 members registered in WORTH, ready to connect and build transnational collaborations. All creative minds are invited to register and apply to the second call of WORTH Partnership Project, which closes on 24th October 2018. 

What in it for you? The selected partnerships will receive financial and capacity building support to exchange knowledge and skills between manufacturing, creative and technology companies with:

• A small amount of seed money € 10,000 per project

• Individual coaching and advice on product market positioning, branding and IPR

• Participation in two international events,

• Networking, cross-sectorial collaboration, and product development

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May 20, 2018

After several years of intensive technical and organizational work, performed and financially supported by a group of industrial and other organizations (TÜV SÜD, TÜV Austria, EnBW, MAN, Shell, TÜV Rheinland SA, Bayer TS, BMILP China, DNV, Lloyd's and others), and lead by Steinbeis Advanced Risk Technologies (convener A. Jovanović, project manager F. A. Quintero) the new EU standard on Risk-Based Inspection (RBI) EN16991:2018 was published on May 1, 2018 by NEN (The Netherlands)! (see https://www.nen.nl/NEN-Shop-2/Standard/NENEN-169912018-en.htm).

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May 7, 2018

 

 Fundación madri+d, as a partner of the Enterprise Europe Network, in collaboration with the Advanced Materials and Nanomaterials Spanish Technological Platform (MATERPLAT), the European Technology Platform for Advanced Engineering Materials and Technologies (EuMaT) and the Centre for the Development of Industrial Technology (CDTI) as Spanish National Contact point for NMBP, will organise a Brokerage Event to address the main topics of the NMBP call of 2019 in which materials R&D are expected to have a major impact.

The objectives of this Brokerage event are two-fold: present insights, expectations and tips from the European Commission on the 2019 NMBP topics as well as constitute a unique international networking platform to find the right partners for a successful H2020 proposal.

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April 13, 2018

 

 

 

 

SHAPE, the SME HPC Adoption Programme in Europe is a pan-European, PRACE-based programme supporting HPC adoption by SMEs. The Programme aims to raise awareness and equip European SMEs with the expertise necessary to take advantage of the innovation possibilities opened up by High Performance Computing (HPC), thus increasing their competitiveness.

 

HPC is a powerful technology that can enable the development of new products or services, reduce time-to-market and cost of R&D or increase quality. The opportunities opened up by HPC are vast and an increasing number of SMEs turn to HPC in order to create new business opportunities.

 

The Programme will help European SMEs overcome barriers to using HPC, such as cost of operation, lack of knowledge and lack of resources. It will facilitate the process of defining a workable solution based on HPC and defining an appropriate business model.

 

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February 16, 2018

AuxDefense 2018 – 1st World Conference on Advanced Materials for Defense, to be held in Lisbon, Portugal, on 3rd and 4th  September 2018, aims to be the meeting point for everyone interested in these outstanding advanced materials, including researchers, technicians, technologists, militaries and students.

This conference focuses on advanced materials research in the forward-looking enabling R&D domain where the intersection of key technologies in areas such as nano and microtechnology, biotechnology, stealth materials, smart materials and structures, and energy generation and storage is being explored.

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September 1, 2017

The Industrial Innovation Info Days hold on 3 and 4 October 2017 in Brussels, under the auspices of the European Commission Directorate General for Research & Innovation.

The purpose of this major event, which gathered more than 1000 participants, was to inform stakeholders about activities in the “Key Enabling Technologies” part of Horizon 2020.

EuMat participated actively in this event.

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WG 1: Modelling and Multiscale

Chairperson: Amaya Igartua (Tekniker)

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Scope and objective of this WG

WG1 deals with any aspect related to the modelling of materials and their transformation processes. It is nowadays impossible to image significant step forward in material science without the support of advanced and reliable modelling design capabilities of materials and their behaviour in operating condition and full life cycle view.
Both experimental and theoretical tools have improved considerably so that much stronger links between basic physical and chemical properties at the atomic/molecular structural level and the overall properties of the material have been established. In this context materials modelling will play an increasingly important role as it moves more and more from a description of idealized limiting cases towards an almost complete characterization of the system being investigated.

In that sense, the WG1 covers all the aspects related to material modelling as:

Modelling and simulation of material properties (microstructure, texture, internal stresses, physical and mechanical properties, acoustical damping, wear and corrosion resistance, lifecycle...).

Modelling of Manufacturing Processes
Simulation of manufacturing processes (solidification, 3D injection with or without reinforcement, fibers, anisotropy...) and systems (virtual and accurate products, conduction positions).

Product Lifecycle Modeling
Integration of the environmental impact and the cost impact, reflecting the overall lifecycle consequences for the product or process development.

Multiscale Modeling and Characterization
a key challenge for a cost effective development and production of both traditional and innovative Nanomaterials is the integration of computational modelling with experimental and testing techniques, in a common integrated industrial concept design. Integrated Multiscale Collaborative Frameworks enable real unified modelling - experimental & testing strategies thanks to the “Multiscale Information Space” concept and method. This implies the development of languages and modules to describe physical and chemical structures and related Structure – Properties – Performance – Processes relationships and interdependencies over the full range of space and time scales.

The main industrial sectors addressed by WG1 modelling activities includes:

  • Aerospace
  • Automotive, Rail & Marine industries (replacing conventional metals)
  • Gas turbines, Pressure vessels, Wind energy (turbine blades)
  • Micro-chips & micro-machines
  • Biotech & Medicine
  • Extreme conditions: high-temperature, high pressure, creep, corrosion and radiation resistance
Contact 
Amaya Igartua
Fundacion Tekniker
Apdo.44, Otaola 20
20600 Eibar
Gipuzkoa, Spain 
Tel:  +34 943 20 67 44
Fax: +34 943 20 27 57
aigartua@tekniker.es
 
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