Successful R&I in Europe 2014: 6th European Networking Event

Programme, 30 October 2014 (Day 1)
13.00
Welcome
13.05
Opening Session

Dr. Thomas Grünewald, Deputy Minister for Innovation, Science and Research of
North Rhine-Westphalia

13.15
Keynote Speech

Antti Peltomäki, Deputy Director General, Directorate-General for Enterprise and Industry, European Commission, Brussels

13.35
Introduction of Partner Regions
13.40
Success Stories in Europe based in NRW
  • Energy: PlanGridEV
    Dr. Armin Gaul, RWE AG, Essen
    Presentation
  • Sustainable economy: EcoMeTex
    Adjunct Prof. Dr.-Ing. Yves-Simon Gloy, RWTH Aachen, Aachen
    Presentation
14.00
Coffee/ Start of parallel sessions
14.15
Session 1: Parallel Workshops

“Projects seeking partners in Europe”

Nanotechnology, Materials and Manufacturing

1. Process optimisation and development in metallurgical industries
Dr. Els Nagels, InsPyro, Leuven, BE
Presentation

2. Novel Ion-Exchange Membranes for Various Applications
Björn Wiberg, Arcada, Helsingfors, FI
Presentation

3. Tribological Research – Bridge between materials research and implementation
Dr. Edwin de Wit, Via Innovia, Heemstede, NL
Presentation

4. High Temperature Bare Overhead Cables for Extreme Conditions - HITEC
Dr. Marton Benke, University of Miskolc, Miskolc, HU
Presentation

5. Public funding as a tool to drive high risk innovations in a high tech company
Prof. Dr. Michael Heuken, Aixtron SE, Herzogenrath, NRW
Presentation

6. Novel foaming agent for foam-concrete
Dr. Bożena Twardochleb/ Anna Jaszkiewicz/ Joanna Fleszer, Institute of Heavy Organic Synthesis "Blachownia", Kędzierzyn-Koźle, PL
Presentation

Life Sciences

1. Integrated Technologies for Reduced Ecological Footprint from Livestock Farms
Dr. Thomas Bartzanas, Centre for Research and Technology – CERTH, Volos, GR
Presentation

2. Plant based control for greenhouse energy saving (GreenFeeling)
Prof. Dr. Constantinos Kittas, Universtiy of Thessaly, Volos, GR

3. Transnational food innovation incubator – from invention to market introduction
Norbert Reichl, Food Processing Initiative e.V., Bielefeld, NRW
Presentation

4. Innovation in food chain – cross-border collaborations for competitiveness on international markets
Norbert Reichl, Food Processing Initiative e.V., Bielefeld, NRW
Presentation

5. Overcoming the Plant Phenotyping Bottleneck – Networks and Implementations
Dr. Roland Pieruschka, FZ Jülich, Jülich, NRW
Presentation

6. Contribution to the whole food processing chain including the usage of side streams
Dr. Christoph Glasner, Fraunhofer Institute for Environmental, Safety, and Energy Technology UMSICHT, Oberhausen, NRW
Presentation

7. Hydroxypropyl starch as raw material for construction chemicals and food industries - New production methods
Dr. Marek Lukosek, Institute of Heavy Organic Synthesis "Blachownia", Kędzierzyn-Koźle, PL
Presentation

 

Information and Communication Technologies (ICT)

1. GUardian Agent Robot squaDs (GUARDs)
Prof. Dr. Vassilis Kaburlasos, Eastern Macedonia and Thrace Institute of Technology, Kavala, GR
Presentation
    
2. Global ICT Provider
Anastasia Garbi, European Dynamics SA, Marousi, GR
Presentation

3. Defense-In-Depth For Corporate Networks and Cyber-Physical Systems
Dr. Sven Wenzel, Fraunhofer-Institut für Software- und Systemtechnik ISST, Dortmund, NRW
Presentation

4. ADVENT project: ADvanced monitoring serVices of Elder via sensor NeTworks
Giorgios Koumanakos, Aphoi Koumanakou & Sia EE - "Frontida Zois", Patras, GR
Presentation
    
5. Security & Compliance in Big Data, Clouds, and Cyberphysical Systems
Prof. Dr. Jan Jürjens, Fraunhofer Institute for Software- and Systemtechnology ISST, Dortmund, NRW
Presentation

6. Cyber Fleets – CPS Intelligence for Smart, Safe and Self-Governing Fleets
Dr. Marin Lujak, University Rey Juan Carlos, Mostoles, ES
Presentation

 

Energy

1. Specific Topics of Smart Grids @ BME  Introduction and Proposals I.
Dr. Dávid Raisz, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Budapest, HU
Presentation

2. FORTH/ICE-HT activities in the field of Energy technologies
Dr. Theophilos Ioannides, Foundation for Research and Technology-Hellas, Patras, GR
Presentation

3. :metabolon - an interdisciplinary waste to value research center   
Prof. Dr. Michael Bongards, Cologne University of Applied Sciences, Gummersbach, NRW
Presentation

4. The fuel cell research centre ZBT als partner for innovative energy-technologies
Dr. Peter Beckhaus, Zentrum für BrennstoffzellenTechnik GmbH, Duisburg, NRW
Presentation

5. REDIRE: project proposal “REactors for Displacing condensation Reactions”
Dr. Arend de Groot, ECN - The Netherlands Energy Research Centre, Petten, NL
Presentation

6. Dipotamia: a Zero Carbon Greek community – seeking partners for SMART CITIES calls
Dimitris Xevgenos, National Technical University of Athens, Athens, GR
Presentation

7. Industrial High Temperature Heat pumps
Sigrid Bollwerk, ECN - The Netherlands Energy Research Centre, Petten, NL
Presentation

8. Contribution to LCE2, LCE3, LCE6 or EE6, EE11 consortia
Luis Blanco, Isastur Group, Llanera/Asturias, ES
Presentation

 

Coffee/Find a Partner

16.15
Session 2: Parallel Workshops

“Projects seeking partners in Europe”


Nanotechnology, Materials and Manufacturing


1. FM-EDA: Safety-awareness Deeply Rooted in the SoC Design System
Dr. Renaud Gillon/ Frederik Deleu, ON Semiconductor Belgium BVBA, Oudenaarde, BE
Presentation

2. Advanced nanofibers for biomedical engineering
Matej Buzgo, Charles University, Praha, CZ
Presentation

3. Designing of nanomaterials and surfaces for biomedical applications
Prof. Dr. Neso Sojic, University of Bordeaux, Pessac, FR

4. Future Energy Applications- A chance for highly specific nanoparticles
Tim Hülser, IUTA e.V., Duisburg, NRW
Presentation

5. High performance multiphase steels for automotive application
Péter Bereczki, College of Dunaújváros, Dunaújváros, HU
Presentation

6. Vegetable oils as renewable raw-materials for production of additives for polymers
Hanna Nosal, Institute of Heavy Organic Synthesis "Blachownia", Kędzierzyn-Koźle, PL
Presentation

7. Development of composites with metal matrix and nanodiamond reinforcements
Dr. Vladimir Popov, National University of Science and Technology "MISIS", Moscow, RU
Presentation

8. Highly Luminescent Nanoparticles for Various Applications
Prof. Dr. Claudia Wickleder, University of Siegen, Siegen, NRW
Presentation
 
               
Life Sciences

1. European Critical Infrastructure Safety Management System
Prof. Dr. Krzysztof Kolowrocki, Gdynia Maritime University, Gdynia, PL
Presentation

2. Sustainable Processes by Whole Process Development: The OPTIBIOCAT Project
Laura Sobrado Torres, SUPREN GmbH, Dortmund, NRW
Presentation

3. Industry tested flexible Bio-IT platform to leverage innovations and products from modern personalized health-, clinical- and genomics data
Dr. Sami Kilpinen, MediSapiens Ltd, Helsinki, FI
Presentation

4. FORTH/ICE-HT activities in biomolecular engineering and systems biology/medicine
Dr. Maria Klapa, Foundation for Research and Technology-Hellas, Patras, GR
Presentation

5. Integrated Structural Biology- an innovation booster for pharma & biotech applications
Dr. Evangelia Chrysina, National Hellenic Research Foundation, Athens, GR
Presentation

6. The Institute of Molecular Biology & Biotechnology (IMBB)
Dr Georgios Efstathiou/ Dr. Vasiliki Fadouloglou, IMBB Forth, Heraklion, GR
Presentation

7. Next Generation BioPharmaceutical Manufacturing
Dr. Birgit Nelsen-Salz, Lonza Biologics plc, Cambridge/ Slough, UK
Presentation

8. Biotechnological valorisation of Waste streams from the food industry
Prof. Dr. Jürgen Rabenhorst, Ostwestfalen-Lippe University of Applied Sciences, Lemgo, NRW
Presentation


Information and Communication Technologies (ICT)


1. Hardware based data analysis – speed up the processing of big data
Jarosław Stepaniuk/ Tomasz Grześ/ Maciej Kopczyński, Bialystok University of Technology, Bialystok, PL
Presentation

2. Chair for information systems and supply chain management, university of münster
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Bernd Hellingrath/ Dr. Carsten Böhle, University of Münster, Münster, NRW
Presentation

3. eCo-Store – An electronic marketplace for cold store capacity
Frederic Krehl, Institut GEMIT - Hochschule Niederrhein, Mönchengladbach, NRW
Presentation

4. Future Satellite Navigation- Using synergies from geodesy to transportation for new solutions and products
Dr. Otmar Schuster/ Olaf Ludwig, GeoSat GmbH, Mülheim an der Ruhr, NRW
Presentation

5. Traffic and Logistics in Smart City Dortmund
Dr. Fritz Rettberg, TU Dortmund University, Dortmund, NRW
Presentation


Sustainable Economy


1. SaferCons: Different EU initiatives
Joeri Aleksander van der Have, Flemish Confederation of Construction, Brussels, BE
Presentation

2. Making desalination sustainable: an innovative ZLD pilot system for the treatment of desalination brine
Dimitrios Xevgenos, National Technical University of Athens, Athens, GR
Presentation

3. Noise-management in public space with the "Sounds In Balance-index"
Reinier Vinken/ Loek van Laarhoven, LaX Geluid BV, Oss, NL
Presentation

4. Resolving of ecological problems by soil remediation, waste recycling and management of the human activity refuse
Boguslawa Pozniak, Institute of Heavy Organic Synthesis "Blachownia", Kedzierzyn-Kozle, PL
Presentation

5. Rapid regenerative infrastructure deployment
Prof. Dr. Carmen de Jong, University of Savoie, Le Bourget du Lac, FR
Presentation

6. Research and Innovation for advanced Materials and Practices
Dr. Thomas Salonikios, Earthquake Planning and Protection Organization (EPPO), Thessaloniki, GR
Presentation

7. PhytoPARK – a lignocellulosic and residual biomass based biorefinery
Dr. Peter Welters, Phytowelt GreenTechnologies GmbH, Nettetal, NRW
Presentation

8. Scaling-up urban waste flows: development and demonstration of ecoinnovative,sensor-enabled, collection technology for household waste
Prof. Dr. Antonis Kokossis, National Technical University of Athens, Athens, GR
Presentation


Coffee/Find a Partner

18.15
Session 3: Parallel Workshops

“Services for proposals and projects”

Workshop: Energy
Chairs: Dr. Uwe Birk, Marie-Theres Kraienhorst, ZENIT GmbH / NRW.Europa
   
1. Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions in Horizon 2020
Felix Beckendorf, National Contact Point Mobility / Alexander von Humboldt-Foundation
Presentation

2. European Funding for Energy Projects
Dr. Piotr Swiatek, PT FZ Jülich, NCP Energy
Presentation

3.ef.Ruhr GmbH as cluster for energy research in the Ruhr district
Dr. Ulf Häger, ef.Ruhr GmbH
Presentation


Workshop: ICT

Chair: Benno Weißner, Achim Conrads, ZENIT GmbH / NRW.Europa

1. Pre-commercial Procurement in Horizon 2020
Anne Müngersdorff, ZENIT GmbH / NRW.Europa
Presentation

2. ICT under Horizon 2020 - A short introduction of forthcoming topics -
Dr. Uwe-Michael Schmidt, PT-DLR, NCP ICT
Presentation

3. Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions in Horizon 2020
Felix Beckendorf, National Contact Point Mobility / Alexander von Humboldt-Foundation
Presentation


Workshop: Sustainable Economy
Chairs: Tim Schüürmann, Sabrina Wodrich, ZENIT GmbH / NRW.Europa

1. National Contact Point Environment: Services
Hanna Kleimann, PT FZ Jülich, NCP Environment
Presentation

2. Cluster Umwelttechnologien.NRW - Green technology cluster NRW   
Nicolai Hennemann, Cluster Umwelttechnologien.NRW
Presentation

3. Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions in Horizon 2020
Dr. Kristina Gebhardt, KoWi
Presentation


Workshop: NMM
Chairs: Dr. Karsten Lemke, Silvia Besse-Große Lutermann, ZENIT GmbH / NRW.Europa

1. Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions in Horizon 2020
Dr. Kristina Gebhardt, KoWi
Presentation
   
2. NanoMicroMaterialsPhotonics Cluster - Enabling Technologies made in NRW
Dr. Heinz-Georg Nothofer, NanoMicroMaterialsPhotonics Cluster.NRW
Presentation

3. Nanotechnology, Materials and Manufacturing - Services for Proposals and Projects
Dr. Christian Busch, NCP Nanotech, Projekträger VDI TZ
Presentation

4. Pre-commercial Procurement in Horizon 2020
Anne Müngersdorff, ZENIT GmbH / NRW.Europa
Presentation

 

Start of exhibition: Innovations for Europe based in NRW

Flyer

19.15
Reception/Dinner

Dinner Speaker: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Andrzej Górak, TU Dortmund University

21:00
“Düsseldorf by night”

bus tour/city sightseeing

Programme, 31 October 2014 (Day 2)
9.30
Welcome
9.35
Services for Proposals and Projects

Jan Skriwanek, NCP Life Sciences, PT DLR
Presentation

9.45
Success Stories in Europe based in NRW
  • Life Sciences (Bio-based economy): CoMoFarm
    Prof. Dr. Stefan Schillberg, Fraunhofer Institute for Molecular Biology and Applied Ecology, Aachen
    Presentation
  • Life Sciences (Health): RightTimePlaceCare
    Astrid Stephan, Private Universitaet Witten/Herdecke gGmbH, Witten
    Presentation
10.05
Coffee/Start of parallel sessions
10.15
Session 4: Parallel Workshops

“Projects seeking partners in Europe”


Nanotechnology, Materials and Manufacturing

1. Advanced Electron Microscopy for the characterization of materials
Prof. Dr. Joke Hadermann, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, BE
Presentation

2. Development and characterization of new polyolefin materials
Dr. Katarzyna Dziubek, Opole University, Opole, PL
Presentation

3. Naturally and artificial surface-activated materials
Dr. Andrea Simon, University of Miskolc, Miskolc, HU
Presentation

4. Establishing biopolymers in the textile process chain
Pavan Kumar Manvi, Institut für Textiltechnik der RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, NRW
Presentation

5. Novel composite materials with enhanced properties
Bartłomiej Bereska, Institute of Heavy Organic Synthesis "Blachownia", Kędzierzyn-Koźle, PL
Presentation

6. Research and demonstration in the area of nanotechnology and packaging materials
Dr. Johanna Lahti/ Prof. Dr. Jurkka Kuusipalo, Tampere University of Technology, Tampere, FI
Presentation


Life Sciences

1. Clinical research on regenerative medicine
Dr. Clint Styles, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
Presentation

2. Improved understanding, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of human diseases
Dr. Peter Jensen, Danish Technological Institute, Aarhus, DK
Presentation

3. State-of-the-art Technologies for the Generation of Animal Models of Human Disease
Dr. Stefan Selbert, PolyGene AG, Rümlang, CH
Presentation

4. The Institute of Tropical Medicine in Antwerp: your partner in tropical medicine & international health
Dr. Stijn Deborggraeve, Institute of Tropical Medicine Antwerp, Antwerp, BE
Presentation

5. Simultaneous PET/MR Brain Imaging at the Institute for Neuroscience and Medicine
Dr. Christoph Lerche, FZ Jülich, Jülich, NRW
Presentation

6. Innovations in cancer treatment and diagnostics
Dr. Dawid Nidzworski, University of Gdansk, Gdansk, PL
Presentation


Energy


1. Consumer engagement for sustainable energy (EE-10-2015)
Prof. Dr. Gyöngyvér Hervainé Szabó, Kodolányi János University of Applied Sciences, Székesfehérvár, HU
Presentation

2. Metaloxide nano surfaces and hetero-interfaces for energy harvesting applications
Dr. Ralf Müller, University of Cologne, Cologne, NRW

3. Creation  of  Distributed System for Solution of Planning and Dispatching Problems in European Interconnection
Prof. Dr. Oleg Soukhanov, Distributed Technologies Co., Moscow, RU
Presentation

4. VIMSEN: Virtual Microgrids for Smart Energy Networks
Effie Makri, TELINT RTD Consultancy Services Ltd., London, UK
Presentation

5. Specific Topics of Smart Grids @ BME  Introduction and Proposals II.
Dr. Dávid Raisz, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Budapest, HU
Presentation


Information and Communication Technologies (ICT)


1. KU Leuven LICT: your partner for H2020 ICT related proposals
Dr. Greet Bilsen, KU Leuven, Heverlee, BE
Presentation

2. Boost proposals and projects with an advanced end-users needs understanding
Benoît d'Humières, TEMATYS, Paris, FR
Presentation

3. Electronics-Telecommunications and Applications Lab
Dr. Vasilis Christofilakis, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, GR
Presentation

4. NEPHRON+ "Wearable Artifical kidney device" an FP7 Funded project
Hassan Anis, IMST GmbH, Kamp-Lintfort, NRW
Presentation

5. Upcom: Innovation in the IT Solutions landscape
Dr. Kostas Flokos, Upcom, Athens, GR
Presentation

6. Modern Communication Methods in IoT
Prof. Dr. Aydin Sezgin, Ruhr University Bochum, Bochum, NRW
Presentation

Coffee/Find a Partner

12.00
Session 5: Parallel Workshops

“Projects seeking partners in Europe”

Nanotechnology, Materials and Manufacturing
1. Biomass drying treatment technology without environmental impact and optimizing of the final product
Constantino Papadakis, Kapa Engineering Italia SA, Mercallo, IT
Presentation

2. Green Surface Active Agents in the Chemical Industry
Dr. Zofia Hordyjewicz-Baran, Institute of Heavy Organic Synthesis "Blachownia", Kędzierzyn-Koźle, PL
Presentation

3. Advanced methods and processes for the preservation of underwater cultural heritage
Klisthenis Dimitriadis, GEOSERVICE, Athens, GR
Presentation

4. Environmental Friendly Lead – Free Solder Nanocomposites LEAF-SC
Dr. Greta Gergely, University of Miskolc, Miskolc, HU
Presentation

5. A knowledge-based decision support platform for the optimal use of biomass, manure and agricultural residues
Prof. Dr. Antonis Kokossis, National Technical University of Athens, Athens, GR
Presentation


Life Sciences

1. Fraunhofer Food Chain Management Alliance
Dr. Mark Bücking, Fraunhofer Food Chain Management Alliance, Schmallenberg, NRW
Presentation

2. Partners cooperating in agricultural production
Dr. Věra Prěnosilová, Crop Research Institute, Prague, CZ
Presentation

3. Arsenic removal (from wastewater, sludge, groundwater), recovery and re-use
Carlo Polidori, VELTHAivzw, Tervuren, BE
Presentation

4. Fungal Smart Screen Systems (FSSS)
Dr. Christof Francke, Hogeschool Arnhem Nijmegen, Nijmegen, NL
Presentation

5. Apply gamification for health promotion to comparative effectiveness research
Dr. Kah Tong Seow, WEI  Medicine GmbH, Frankfurt am Main, DE
Presentation

           
Energy


1.  Ultra-compact Switched Converters: High Power at Very High Frequencies
Dr. Renaud Gillon/ Frederik Deleu, ON Semiconductor Belgium BVBA, Oudenaarde, BE
Presentation

2. New technologies for utilisation of heat recovery and large scale energy storage
Dr. Clint Styles, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
Presentation

3. Vertech-Group – Call EE-11-2015 and SFS-02b-2015
Dr. Paola Castrillo, Vertech-Group, Nice, FR
Presentation

4. UNFLOP - Unsinkable-Stable Unaffected from Waves Floating Truss Platforms
Themistoklis Andrikopoulos, ΑΤΙΟ Ltd, Keratea, GR
Presentation


Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions/ Research for Society

1. A Global House of Harmony: Economics, Ecology, Ethics
Prof. Dr. Bernd Hallier, European Retail Academy, Rösrath, NRW
Presentation

2. Emerging technologies in diagnostics and industrial applications
Prof. Dr. Theodoros Karapantsios, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, GR
Presentation

3. Lithuanian  R&D&I  potential
Beata Barauskaitė, Agency for Science, Innovation and Technology, Vilnius, LT
Presentation

4. H2020-MSCA-RISE-2015: ICT applied European Knowledge Based Spin-off Companies: trans-Atlantic and Intra-European mobility and market Internationalization
Juan Manuel García Camús, Rey Juan Carlos University, Mostoles, ES
Presentation

5. Development of Novel Drugs for Cancer and Neurodegenerative Diseases
Dr. Michael Hamacher, Lead Discovery GmbH, Dortmund, NRW
Presentation

6. New Research and Development Laboratories in Regional Science and Technology Center
Joanna Lorens, Regional Science and Technology Center, Chęciny, PL
Presentation

13.00
Interactive lunch/Find a Partner

The networking event will be structured in parallel brokerage sessions focussing on six topics:

Information and Communication Technologies (ICT)

Energy

Nanotechnology, Materials and Manufacturing

Sustainable Economy

Life Sciences

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions/Research for the Society

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