NEWS & EVENTS
Would you like to stay tuned to what is happening within SIM and in the materials innovation community linked to SIM research?
New project idea: Development of viable 3D printing methods for digital fabrication of geopolymer-based reinforced concrete
Exploring the full potential of geopolymer-based concrete with 3D printing technique
The annual SIM event on materials innovation is back! This year’s edition of the SIM User Forum will take place on 11 May. Only this year with a brand-new name: SIM Materials Forum.
During this event, you will be introduced to the results of the DUSC project 'Durability of MFS-slag Concrete'. You will learn how circular concrete with reprocessed copper slag is conceived and which mechanical and durability properties are achieved.
The Tribology section of the Dutch “Bond voor Materialenkennis” and Soete Laboratory, Ghent University organise a new edition of the “Tribology of the Low Countries” Symposium.
The 33rd CORNET call is open. Project proposals can be submitted until 30 March 2022; the call for proposals closes at 12 noon (CET). Only completed proposals including all annexes and submitted within the set deadline via the Submission Tool will be evaluated.
EIT RawMaterials launched 2 calls to find promising Start-ups and SMEs that have the potential to deliver impact in the raw materials sector, and who need support.
The 29th Ira-SME call is open. Project proposals can be submitted until 30 March 2022; the call for proposals closes at 12 noon (CET). Ira-SME strengthens the competitiveness of European SMEs. Flanders is participating in this call.
SIM-Flanders / Flam3D was appointed as a Structural Partner of FIT: an opportunity to further put the Flemish materials industry on the international stage.
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 Flemish Supercomputer Center is launching Lunch Sessions. These two-hour online sessions are scheduled during the lunch break and include two use cases followed by a presentation on the topic at hand by VSC, plus a Q&A.
SIM has set up a new program on sustainability for batteries. As climate change is no longer a far-off phenomenon, we need to act now. That is exactly what the SIM SIMBA Program intends to do: increase the impact in terms of energy transition and climate goals.
Participate in advisory committe of the project ‘Advanced Heat Exchanger design and optimization with innovative Additive Manufacturing’
This is a call for interested companies to become members of the Industrial Advisory Board of the IAMHEX project.
On October 4th, 2021, several companies, public and private knowledge institutions will organise the workshop GREENER. The event takes place online via Zoom from 1 PM to 5 PM. The GREENER project wants to contribute to a reduction of the microplastics pollution.
Since 8 July 2021, the 32nd CORNET call is open. Project proposals can be submitted until 29 September 2021; the call for proposals closes at 12 noon (CET). Only completed proposals including all annexes and submitted within the set deadline via the Submission Tool will be evaluated.
As of 1 April 2021, SIM welcomed Griet Van Cauwenberghe as its new program manager. Griet was already familiar with the SIM-activities. Within SIM, Griet will now coordinate, as program manager, the SIMBA battery program.
On May 20th, 2021, the Flemish Supercomputer Center will organise a webinar to present their new Tier-1 Cloud component. During the event, the features and possibilities of the new component will be highlighted, along with practical information on how to apply.
M-ERA.NET supports ambitious, transnational R&D projects on materials innovation, with a focus on energy-related applications. A new M-ERA.NET call 2021 is now open with a deadline of 15 June 2021, 12.00 noon. Project proposals should fit within certain topics.
Elsyca, skilled in electrochemical intelligence and member of SIM, has appointed Mr. Marc Boonen as Chief Commercial Officer. He will take up this new role as from February 1st.
The Aerospace NDT student challenge is an international competition which is organised by Airbus, Gifas and Safran, and in which different research labs compete. UGent-MMS wins the 2019 edition.