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materials innovation

Community & News 2018-07-03T11:19:45+00:00

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.

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PhD defense Astrid Elzas: cum laude!

M2i is proud to announce that on January 10, 2019, Astrid Elzas, who worked on M2i organized FOM-M2i Industrial Partnership Program “Physics of Failure”, successfully defended her dissertation “Nano-scale failure in steel: Interface decohesion at iron/precipitate interfaces”. She obtained her PhD cum laude.

Materialen NL: Challenges Call

A new call for Materials Research has been opened by NWO where M2i partners can submit proposals: Materialen NL: Challenges. The call focuses on two important material science themes: ‘Designer Functional Metamaterials’ and ‘Next generation Engineering Materials’. The deadline for submission is April 16th 2019.

M2i in RTL7 television program Ondernemend Nederland

Teaser for the item of M2i in the RTL7 television program “Ondernemend Nederland”. The program will be broadcasted this Sunday 4 November, 9.55 AM on RTL7.