M2i Community: connect with the network in materials innovation

The “Materials ecosystem”: we call it this because it involves all players in industry and academia, organizations and individuals, in fact the whole network which enables materials innovation. Driven specialists, researchers, managers and entrepreneurs – at established institutes, academia, large industries and smart start-ups. M2i connects with the players in the Materials eco-system to enable materials innovation in The Netherlands and internationally. Our personal approach has been well known for years. Now we are adding M2i Community: an online platform. We will start small, letting it grow and develop, and invite all players in materials innovation to build the M2i Community with us so that the entire Community benefits. We invite you to let us know what you want to reach with materials research and innovation, and how M2i can contribute to this in your view. Feel welcome to contact us.


11th Automotive Congress 2017 – 7th – 8th June 2017

On 7th – 8th June 2017, AutomotiveNL, one of the partners of M2i in the INTERREG NWE ASPECT project is organising the 11th Automotive Congress 2017 – Challenges for the Automotive Industry, at the Automotive Campus in Helmond, The Netherlands.

SAVE THE DATE! M2i conference and Meeting Materials 2017

SAVE THE DATE! M2i, SIM, and Brightlands Materials Center are excited to announce our annual M2i conference and Meeting Materials. This year our conference will return to Leeuwenhorst Conference Centre in Noordwijkerhout and will be held on December 11 & 12, 2017.

Obituary Prof. Dr. Ir. Sieb Radelaar by M2i Senior Scientific Advisor Rob Boom

On 19th April 2017 Prof. Dr. Ir. Sieb Radelaar deceased. Prof. Radelaar was the first director of the Netherlands Institute for Metals Research NIMR, the predecessor of the Materials innovation institute M2i.