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

 WORTH website

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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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EuMaT Governance and Management

EuMaT Governance and Management ToR

EuMaT Governing and Management operation is based on the following concepts, procedures and bodies as shown below.

 

The different bodies composing EuMaT identified in three different layers

  • Decision layer – Steering Committee
  • Operative layer – Working Groups
  • Support layer – Mirror Groups and Advisory Board   

 

     

    Steering Committee

    Duties

    The SC is the decision making and executive body of the Technology Platform. It directs all activities and it is responsible for the strategy, implementation and operation of the Platform. Typical activities dealth with include:

    • Definition of roles and responsibilities within the Platform and outlining operations
    • Compliance with the Platform mission and any related activities
    • Approval and launch of activities, including objectives, timing and scope
    • Follow-up activities and approval of deliverables
    • Final assessment of key deliverables (Strategic Research Agenda and Implementation Strategy) with the support from the Secretariat based on Working group reports
    • Representation of the Patform in the external relationship activities  

    Composition 

    • It is composed by a chairman, a deputy chairman and members
    • The appointing of members is done to achieve the best operation and effectiveness of the EuMaT action, while keeping a reasonable balance between different nationalities, skills, compositions
    • New members can be appointed to the SC if it is in the interest of the Platform, and following the positive decision of the SC
    • Chairpersons of the Working Groups, Scientific Advisory Board  and Member States Mirror Group automatically are members of the SC

    Composition of the SC (February, 2018)

    EuMaT Steering Committee members

    Member

    Company

    Nationality

    Marco Falzetti

    Chairman

    APRE

    IT

    Amaya Igartua

     

    Secretary and WG1 coordinator

    IK4-TEKNIKER

     

    ES

     

    Winfried Keiper

    Secretary

    BOSCH

    DE

    John Oakey  

    Simon Perraud

     

    WG2 coordinator

    CRANFIELD UNIV.

    CEA

    UK

    FR

    Daniele Pullini

    Lars Montelius

    WG3 coordinator

    CRF 

    INL

    IT

    SE

    Arnaldo Moreno Berto

    Michal Basista

    WG4 coordinator

    ITC

    KMM-VIN

    ES

    PL

    Aleksandar Jovanovic         

    WG5 coordinator

    Risk Technolologies  STEINBEIS

    DE

    Cecile Autret

    Victor Acinas

    WG6 coordinator

    UNIV. TOURS

    AMAT

    FR

    IR

     

    Silvia Pascale
    Enrica Vernè

    WG7 coordinator

    LIVANOVA Politecnico Di Torino

    IT

    IT

    Jan Meneve
    WG8 coordinator VITO BE 

    Robert  Quarshie          

    member

    IOM3/KTN

    UK

    Michael Heine

    member

    Univ. Augsburg

    DE

    Helena Gouveia 

    member

    ISQ

    PT

    Arun Junai

    member

    Consultor

    NL

    Fabrice Stassin

    member

    UMICORE - EMIRI

    BE

    Massimo Giannozzi

    member

    GE POWER

    UK

    Marco Varasi

    member

    FINMECCANICA

    IT

    Jürgen Hirsch

    member

    HYDRO Aluminium

    DE

    Giuseppe Daquino

    member

    EDA

    BE

    Werner Fleischer

    member

    ESTF

    DE

    Lars Pleth Nielsen

    member

    DTI

    DK

    Ehrenfried Zschech

    member

    Fraunhofer

    DE

    Rodrigo Martins

    member

    E-MRS, UNINOVA

    PT

    Theo Hack

    member

    EADS

    DE

    Pedro Egizabal

    member

    TECNALIA

    ES

    Miroslav Boca member INST. INORGANIC CH. SK

    Barbara_Cimarra                      Paola_Basta

    member WHIRPOOL          IT
    Francesco Salvato member ALENIA IT
    Serge-Emmanuel Bidaine member LIST BE
    Magnus Ekelund                Carl-Johan Maderud member SANDVIK SE

    Massimo Gentili              Georg Pucker

    member FBK IT
    Paloma Fernandez
     member  FEMS ES 

    Pietro Gimondo            Vittorio Ratto

    member CSM - RINA IT
    Frank Mumme member KUNSTSTOFF INSTITUT DE
    Rosa_López                          Jose Manuel Ramos

     member

     AITEX

     ES

    Mauro Varasi  member FINMECCANICA         IT

    Andi Winterboer

    member

    BOSCH

    DE

    Ann Cleary member Materials-Ireland IE 
    Brett Suddell

     member

    Biobasedsolutions         UK

    Sven Richter

     member

    EFDS

    DE

    Johannes Strümpfel

     member

    PVD Dresden

    DE

    Achilleas Stalios

     

    European Commission  

     


    Contact points

    The main contact points for EuMaT are defined as follows:

    Dr. Amaya Igartua
    EuMaT General Secretary
    IK4-TEKNIKER, Iñaki Goenaga, 5
    20600 Eibar, Guipúzcoa, Spain
    Tel: +34 680656085
    E-mail: amaya.igartua@tekniker.es

    Dr. Winfried Keiper
    EuMaT General Secretary
    Robert BOSCH GmbH
    Tel:  +49 711 811-26118
    E-mail
    : Winfried.Keiper@de.bosch.com

    Dr. Marco Falzetti
    APRE - Agenzia per la Promozione della Ricerca Europea

    Via Cavour, 71 - 00184 Roma

    Tel. +39-06-48939993 Fax +39-06-48902550

    E-mail: falzetti@apre.it

    EU Commission
    Dr Achileas Stalios, RTD-D, Materials

    Interested in participating? 
     
    If you are interested in taking part in EuMaT Technology Platform Initiative you can apply online. By providing your basic contact data and submiting your Expression of Interst...  express interest...