3D printing for offshore applications

De Blauwe Cluster, SIM and Flam3D are organising an information session on 3D printing in an offshore environment. We will discuss the current state-of-the-art of the technology, possible applications in an offshore environment and useful applications or new opportunities.

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DISCOVER OUR NEW SIM PROGRAM “SIMBA”

SIM has set up a new program on sustainability for batteries. The SIM SIMBA Program intends to increase the impact in terms of energy transition and climate goals.
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About SIM-Flanders

The Strategic Initiative Materials ‘SIM’ is a virtual research centre, initiated in 2009 by the Flemish Materials Industry and the Flemish Universities. SIM’s mission is to further strengthen the scientific materials base and to build technology platforms in relevant areas with sufficient critical mass.

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Take part in VSC Lunch Session on AI

The first Lunch Session takes place on Thursday 7 October 2021, from 12:00 PM to 1:45 PM CEST. This session will focus on High-performance computing (HPC) meets artificial intelligence (AI).
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SIM Themes

  • Durable & Sustainable Structural Materials

    Three domains were identified in this theme to match the interest and specialization of material related industry and research organizations in Flanders: hybrid structural materials, high performance Multi-functional structural materials and sustainable processes.

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  • Intercluster

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  • Materials for Energy & Light

    Energy generation, storage and use is one of the main challenges for the future of Europe, therefore also of Flanders. In the SIM framework, strategic focus is on the following topics: harvesting of energy with photovoltaics, energy conversion with fuel cells and energy storage with batteries.

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  • Predictive Modeling and Advanced Characterization

    Materials and products become increasingly more complex. More different materials become available each year, resulting in endless combination possibilities for applications and functionalities. Basic knowledge, using detailed material characterization and modeling, is needed more than ever.

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