SIM-Flanders / Flam3D Structural Partner of Flanders Investment and Trade

SIM-Flanders / Flam3D was officially appointed as a Structural Partner of Flanders Investment and Trade on 25 November. Of course, the official appointment is a great opportunity to further put the Flemish materials industry on the international stage.

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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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Discover the new technology Gas Dynamic Cold Spray on November 4

On Thursday, November 4, the Dutch Cold Spray Team is organising a symposium at NLR (in Marknesse) to present the new technology Gas Dynamic Cold Spray, and to explore the possibilities of this technology. The language of instruction is Dutch, but the sheets will be in English.
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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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