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Meeting Materials 2018  |  11 December, Noordwijkerhout

We are counting down the days until our annual M2i conference. The annual M2i Conference 2018 will take place on 10 and 11 December 2018.

The first day of the conference is traditionally only accessible for M2i and its partners. The program consists of an interesting mix of key note presentations about developments in materials innovation and parallel sessions offering an in-depth insight in research projects.

The second day is open for everyone who is interested and involved in materials development. Meeting Materials is an opportunity to learn about the latest insights and developments in the field of innovative and smart materials, along with ways in which these materials can stimulate economic progress and a sustainable society. The second day is co-supported by our sister institute in Belgium Strategic Initiative Materials in Flanders (SIM), Brightlands Materials Center (BMC) in Geleen and Bond van Materialenkennis (BvM).

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The open part of our annual conference will take place on 11 December, 2018.  The program consists of an interesting mix of presentations about developments in materials innovation.

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This years’ Conference

What began in 1997 as an annual meeting for the Dutch materials science community, existing of a dozen researchers, students and our industrial partners has blossomed into an invigorating event about innovations in materials. This year we again expect over 300 participants, representatives from SME’s to renowned industrial manufacturing companies, and from international universities and research institutes.

This year the Program consists of interesting workshops and presentations and of course a lot of opportunities to expand your network. Topics are:

  • Additive Manufacturing
  • Composites
  • Advanced Characterization
  • Sustainability and circular economy
  • Functional Materials

When you have any questions about our event, please contact

Elevator pitch – your minute of fame

Again we will organize the Elevator Pitch session this year. SMEs or start-ups involved with material development are invited to participate in this session. A unique opportunity to catch the attention of a very diverse audience through a 90 seconds presentation.

All participants of the Elevator Pitch can display their products and services in the central hall during the conference. Please email your input to

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Participants in 2016
Participants in 2017


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Registration will open in September.
Admission is free, but space is limited (no-show will be charged).

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This year our conference will be at Leeuwenhorst Conference Centre in Noordwijkerhout.

Hotel NH Noordwijk Conference Centre Leeuwenhorst
Langelaan, 3
2211 XT Noordwijkerhout – Nederland
+31 25 237 8888

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