Self-Healing materials in the spotlight
Self-healing materials appear more and more in media. Here are some links to movies and publications on self-healing concrete and polymers.
Prof. Terryn in Scientific Advisory Board Max Planck Institute
Prof. Herman Terryn (VUB) will serve for six year as a member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Max Planck Institute (MPEI) in Germany.
UAntwerpen Backstage 17.03.2015
Antwerp Smart Regio Link (Antwerp.SRL) presents a unique opportunity to go backstage at UAntwerpen on March 17, 2015, to visit innovative laboratories and listen to the breakthrough research of top scientists.
VUB-SURF workshop NAP-XPS 20.03.2015
VUB-SURF organizes a Near Ambient Pressure XPS workshop on 20.03.2015. Near Ambient Pressure X-ray Photo electron Spectroscopy enables the understanding of processes, surface activity of materials, adsorption, catalysis, nanomaterials etc. under in-situ conditions on a molecular level.
Interview poster award 2014
Net als in 2013 zijn we ook in 2014 gaan praten met de winnaar van de SIM User Forum poster award. Een winnares in dit geval, Jana Faes, en prof. Joris Degrieck, co-promotor van haar doctoraatsonderzoek samen met prof. Wim Van Paepegem, aan de vakgroep Toegepaste Materiaalwetenschappen van UGent.
Lightweight materials: needs at Flemish OEM's
The following report has been compiled by SIM after consultation with a number of Flemish OEM’s: “Lightweight materials (composites). Needs at Flemish OEM’s”.The document describes the specific needs and requests with respect to the use of composites by the consulted companies.
Agfa Graphics wins Essenscia Innovation Award
Agfa Graphics has won the Essenscia Innovation Award with its new generation of low-migration inks.
EIT "RawMaterials" with Flemish partners
The European Institute for Innovation and Technology (EIT) has approved and started up a new "KIC" (Knowledge and Innovation Community) with the focus on raw materials. An extended network of companies, research and educational centers, including KU Leuven, VITO, Umicore, ULG and CRM are teaming up.