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Open Innovation Test Beds: H2002 calls open

Open Innovation Test Beds (OITBs) are entities, established in at least three Member States or Associated Countries, offering access to physical facilities, capabilities and services required for the development, testing and upscaling of nanotechnology and advanced materials in industrial environments. The objective of the Open Innovation Test Beds is to bring nanotechnologies and advanced materials within the reach of companies and users in order to advance from validation in a laboratory (TRL 4) to prototypes in industrial environments (TRL 7).

They will upgrade existing or support the setting of new public and private test beds, pilot lines, and demonstrators to develop, test and upscale nanotechnologies and advanced materials for new innovative products and services in some specific domains. They will be typically run by for profit organisations. Users could be industrial, including SMEs, as well as innovators and start-ups.

Explanatory notes on OITBS: http://ec.europa.eu/research/participant...

Open calls can be found here:

DT-NMBP-01-2018: Open Innovation Test Beds for Lightweight, nano-enabled multifunctional composite materials and components (IA)

DT-NMBP-02-2018: Open Innovation Test Beds for Safety Testing of Medical Technologies for Health (IA)

DT-NMBP-07-2018: Open Innovation Test Beds for Characterisation (IA)

Deadline Model: two-stage
1st stage Deadline: 23 January 2018 17.00h

Work programme: http://ec.europa.eu/research/participant...

NANOLEAP: Call for Tenders: Added value services offered!

NANOLEAP: Network of Pilot Lines for promoting the use of nanocomposites in Industrial Applications

The Open Window call for tenders is part of the activities planned within the scope of the ongoing project NANOLEAP, funded under the H2020 European Research and Innovation Programme.

The aim of the call for tenders is to carry out a pilot programme to test and validate the operation of the future network of Pilot Plants set by the NANOLEAP consortium.

The selected applicants will be granted free access to the technologies and services offered by the pilot plants to carry out a research project or a business case supported by the project.

Services to be offered:

  • Pre-treatment and functionalisation of nanoparticles or nano-aggregates
  • Implementation of advanced quality control and process verification
  • Real-time measurement, analysis and operations at the nanoscale level
  • Support in the adoption of safer-by-design approaches
  • Market oriented services: IPR Management, Market Analysis & Business Modelling, Nanosafety, LCA….and more!
  • Deadline: 31st December

    Horizon 2020 - Call 2018-2020

    Reminder: Visit EUMAT's, EPPN's and NANOfutures' booth at the Industrial Innovation Info Days. They will be held on 3rd and 4th of October 2017 in Brussels, under the auspices of the European Commission Directorate General for Research & Innovation. The programme (please see attached PDF) will include keynote addresses and on current and future investments in EU research & innovation, as well as presentations on upcoming challenges in the area of Nanotechnologies, Advanced Materials, Advanced Manufacturing and Processing, and Biotechnology. Registration is open until 29th of September via the website. We are looking forward to welcoming you to the Industrial Innovation Days.

    You are looking for cooperation partners, particularLY from France and are interested in the latest updates about the Key Enabling Technologies KET Initatives? We would like to invite you TO THE EU Brokerage Event on KET in Horizon 2020 - Call 2018-2020 Tuesday, 17th October 2017 at the Maison de la Région, Strasbourg, France, organized by the French and German National Contact Points (NCPs) and Enterprise Europe Network (EEN) Grand Est - Alsace in collaboration with Alsace Europe Network and the Enterprise Europe Network Rheinland-Pfalz, register via https://www.b2match.eu/kets2018

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    Industrial Innovation Info Days

    The Industrial Innovation Info Days will be held on 3 and 4 October 2017 in Brussels, under the auspices of the European Commission Directorate General for Research & Innovation.

    The purpose of this major event, which will gather more than 1000 participants, is to inform stakeholders about activities in the “Key Enabling Technologies” part of Horizon 2020.

    The programme will include keynote addresses on current and future investments in EU research & innovation, as well as presentations on upcoming challenges in the area of Nanotechnologies, Advanced Materials, Advanced Manufacturing and Processing, and Biotechnology.

    The Info Days will also involve significant networking activities. During brokerage and matchmaking sessions, participants will have the opportunity to present their project ideas and meet potential partners from similar fields with a view to developing future project proposals.

    Stakeholders from Member States are involved in the organisation of the event and will be present to give concrete advice to potential Horizon 2020 applicants.

    Registrations are now open and we warmly encourage you to participate in this event personally and avail of this ideal opportunity to meet new business partners and extend networks. There are no registration fees.

    On each day of the event, lunch and refreshments will be offered, and at the end of the first day, there will be a networking cocktail.

    The programme and the link to registration site can be found on the website for the event. For further information, contact: RTD-NMBP-INFODAYS-2017@ec.europa.eu

    We are looking forward to welcoming you to the Industrial Innovation Days.

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