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Project in the Spotlight: Temperature-controllable Cell Adhesion

2024-01-26T11:30:57+01:00

Key information Project in the Spotlight: T22002 Market: Chemical technology Written by M2i Program Manager: Yulia Fischer Tunable Cell-Adhesive Surfaces One of the most pressing needs in materials science concerns the increased longevity of tailor-made devices, so as to decrease both use of materials and costs. An interesting challenge in the field

Smart*Light 2.0: High-value ‘tabletop synchrotron’

2023-12-20T14:41:34+01:00

The project Smart*Light 2.0 aims to develop a ‘tabletop synchrotron’—a reliable and optimized instrument for specific X-ray analysis techniques, with a focus on fluorescence, diffraction, scattering, spectroscopy, and tomography. These techniques enable researchers to investigate the elemental composition, atomic structure, nanostructure, chemical composition, and 3D structure on a sub-millimeter scale—a critical aspect of material

Project in the Spotlight: A Workshop on fatigue and dynamic loading

2023-11-22T13:48:30+01:00

Key information Project in the Spotlight: N21007 Market: Civil Written by M2i Program Manager: Viktoria Savran Unveiling Challenges and New Frontiers in Steel Bridge Health Monitoring Introduction On November 8, 2023, the SUBLIME project marked a crucial milestone by hosting an insightful workshop in collaboration with esteemed industrial (ArcelorMittal, ARUP, BmS, ct

Digitally Enhanced New Steel product development (DENS)

2023-10-27T13:56:25+02:00

Key information Project in the Spotlight: T17019 (DENS) Market: Materials production Written by M2i Program Manager: Viktoria Savran and Kees Bos (Tata Steel) Introduction The Digitally Enhanced New Steel product development (DENS) programme has aimed to bring through process modelling for steel new product development to a maturity level where it can

Project in the Spotlight: Multi-Wear PPS proposal granted!

2023-10-02T09:42:23+02:00

Key information Project in the Spotlight: T23004 Market: Materials production Written by M2i Program Manager: Jeroen van Beeck Together with Tata Steel, the University of Groningen will develop a multi-scale approach to study and prevent wear of zinc-based anti-corrosion coatings used in the steel industry. Steel plays a key role in society,

Project in the Spotlight: Sealing and closing of plastic packaging

2023-11-22T14:08:17+01:00

Key information Project in the Spotlight: A21017a Market: Packaging Researcher: Ilhan Ilknur Written by M2i Program Manager: Yulia Fischer Introduction This research project is part of a wider Topsector Agri & Food project named “Innovative Smart Materials and Sensors for Packaging of Raw and Processed Food Products”. It is a multidisciplinary project

Project in the Spotlight: Celebrating the Remarkable Recognition of AiM2XL at the 2023 TEKNOWLOGY festival of NWO

2023-08-10T07:56:26+02:00

Key information Project in the Spotlight: Perspectief programme AiM2XL Market: Additive Manufacturing Written by M2i Program Manager: Viktoria Savran We are thrilled to share an exhilarating recap of the Perspectief programme AiM2XL, which took the spotlight at the 2023 TEKNOWLOGY festival organized by the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO). As we

Project in the Spotlight: Scale prediction and control of residual stresses and distortion in additively manufactured components

2023-11-22T13:59:23+01:00

Key information Project in the Spotlight: S17024k/P16-46 Market: Additive Manufacturing Written by M2i Program Manager: Viktoria Savran Introduction The demand for high-quality large-scale products increased significantly in the last few years. Products of considerable size are often heavy and cumbersome and require longer setups and larger tools to be produced. This leads

Project in the Spotlight: Computational Design for Wire and Arc Additive Manufacturing

2023-03-28T09:23:38+02:00

Key information Project in the Spotlight: S17024a/P16-46 Market: Additive Manufacturing Written by M2i Program Manager: Viktoria Savran Introduction Large engineering structures like turbines, metallic bridges, or industrial machinery are generally still manufactured by traditional processes such as forging, casting, welding, bolting, or machining them from solid blocks. Additional manufacturing steps will be

Project in the Spotlight: Fire safety of innovative geopolymer-based building materials (FisIngMat)

2023-01-17T15:12:17+01:00

Key information Project in the Spotlight: S17013a/16347 Market: Civil Written by Kinga Klima and M2i Program Manager: Viktoria Savran Introduction Today great attention is paid to the increased energy efficiency in buildings. This has resulted in the application of many new synthetic materials for thermal insulation. Often these synthetic