2810, 2022

M2i & 4TU.HTM Business Awareness Course

The business awareness course of M2i and 4TU.HTM, to be held on 8, 9 and 10 February 2023, is aimed at PhD students and post-doctoral researchers in the later stages to prepare them for their future career in industry or academia.

2709, 2022

Third Grade2XL webinar: “Manufacturing for sustainability”

The third Grade2XL webinar will be on 7th of October at 13:00, this time the topic is “Manufacturing for sustainability”. During the 3rd Grade2XL webinar the two speakers, Prof. Ciprian Cimpan (University of Southern Denmark) and Valentina Pusateri (Denmark Technical University), will talk about the contribution of WAAM to the sustainability of the metal manufacturing sector based on Life Cycle Assessment, Life Cycle Costing and Circular Economy. More information and registration.

3108, 2022

Additive Manufacturing Challenge: Application opens 1st of September

During the annual conference Meeting Materials, taking place on 13 December 2022, the Grade2XL project will organize an Additive Manufacturing Challenge for students, researchers and engineers in the field of Aerospace, Architecture, Design, Maritime, Materials, Mechanical, a.o. as part of the Grade2XL project. We therefore challenge you to design a novel product, to be printed with wire arc additive manufacturing (WAAM).

1706, 2022

European Corrosion Medal 2022 awarded to Arjan Mol

Arjan Mol, Professor of Corrosion Technology and Electrochemistry at Delft University of Technology’s Department of Materials Science and Engineering and Scientific Director of the 4TU.Centre High-Tech Materials, has been awarded the prestigious European Corrosion Medal 2022 for his work on corrosion.

1006, 2022

Bessemer Gold Medal Award for Professor Rob Boom

We are proud to announce that professor emeritus Rob Boom from the Department of Materials Science and Engineering of TU Delft has been awarded the Bessemer Gold Medal for his outstanding services to the steel industry.

706, 2022

New Perspectief Program Granted: DEPMAT

NWO granted the program Data Enhanced Physical models to reduce Materials use  (DEPMAT) under the Perspectief call 2020. This 5-years research program will be led by Prof. dr. ir. Ton van den Boogaard of University of Twente and involves 3 technical universities in the Netherlands and 5 industrial partners. M2i will be responsible for the management of this program.

706, 2022

New Perspectief Program Granted: Circular Circuits

NWO granted the program Circular Circuits under the Perspectief call 2020. This 5-years research program will focus on the design of next generation electronics for a circular economy and be led by Prof. dr. Arnold Tukker of Leiden University. The project involves 11 universities and research institutes and 17 industrial partners. M2i will be responsible for the management of this program.

3005, 2022

Second Grade2XL webinar: “Code Case 3020 for additive manufacturing”

The second Grade2XL webinar will be on 24th of June at 14:00, this time the topic is “Code Case 3020 for additive manufacturing”. During the 2nd Grade2XL webinar the two speakers Mark Douglass and Pallav Chattopadhyay from Lincoln Electric will  give an overview of the ASME Code Case 3020. This is the opportunity to learn more about its concrete application as part of a large study using this methodology and to take advantage of best practices. More information and registration.

2405, 2022

The Grade2XL project partners meet in Nantes

On 18-19 May 2022, Naval Group hosted the Grade2XL partners in Nantes for a 2-day meeting mixing project review sessions and industrial visits. The event gathered 30 onsite participants and 8 online attendees, offering a great opportunity to review the project’s progress and discuss the next technical developments.

1904, 2022

Meet the winners of the Grade2XL Design Contest

During the annual Meeting Materials conference of 5 April, organized by M2i, Grade2XL held its second open Additive Manufacturing Design Contest for young engineers. Normally the Meeting Materials conference takes place in December, but due to COVID-19 the December 2021 conference was postponed until April 2022. For the Grade2XL contest we challenged young professionals and researchers to design a novel, multi-material product that can be printed with wire arc additive manufacturing (WAAM). The expert jury had a tough job judging all the designs that were submitted, The winning team will see their idea being realized.

2302, 2022

3DMed project final event

On 29 March, the Interreg 2Seas project 3DMed will be concluded with its final event. Within the project the consortium has advanced the state-of-the-art of 3D printing technologies for medical applications and streamlined the integration through a software aided workflow.

2501, 2022

Deadline postponed: Design Contest for Young Engineers April 2022

The annual conference M2i Meeting Materials, will host an open Additive Manufacturing Design Contest for young engineers. Due to the growing numbers of infections end November and the Dutch Covid-19 measures that were inforced on Saturday 13 November 2021, the conference will be postponed from 14 December to 5 April 2022. This means the Additive Manufacturing Design Contest deadline for submission will be postponed from 19 November 2021 to 24 February 2022 .

2501, 2022

Prof. Arjan Mol, new scientific director 4TU.HTM

As of 1 January 2022, Prof. Arjan Mol (Delft University of Technology) will be the new scientific director of the 4TU.Centre High-Tech Materials (4TU.HTM). He succeeds Prof. Jilt Sietsma, who was one of the initiators of 4TU.HTM and has led the centre since its inception in 2014.

912, 2021

Looking back at a successful Final QUALIFY Event

On Tuesday 23 November 2021, the Final QUALIFY event took place as a hybrid event, and was also streamlined for a wider public. The QUALIFY project ran for more than four years and was funded from the INTERREG 2 Seas Mers Zeeën programme.