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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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European Technical Day to discuss advances in sheet metal forming

On 13 November 2018 EMC2 and other partners of the ASPECT consortium led by M2i are organizing a European Technical day in Nantes, France. Representatives of several industrial sectors using sheet metal forming will exchange views on opportunities to increase productivity by using the latest developments in numerical and experimental tribology.

Coming up: training opportunities on Tribology in Sheet Metal Forming

The INTERREG project ASPECT will host two different kind of trainings on tribology:

Smart Packaging program started

As of July 1st the program “Innovative Smart Materials and Sensors for Packaging of Raw and Processed Food Products” has taken off. The program is a collaboration between M2i, seven innovative companies in the packaging and food industry (Ardagh, Avery Dennison, Douwe Egberts, Heineken, Oerlemans Plastics, Peijnenburg and Yparex) and the Technical Universities of Twente, Delft and Eindhoven together with Wageningen University & Food and Biobased Research (WFBR). The consortium