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OPIN Workshop: Advanced Materials and Manufacturing, Focus on composite materials, 12 November 2019, Nantes, France

As part of the OPIN project, WEAMEC will organize a free workshop on Advanced Materials and Manufacturing (composites focus) on 12th November 2019 in Nantes.

This workshop will provide developers, operators and tech providers with an update on the latest advances in materials and manufacturing, with a particular focus on composites. The workshop will provide an update for the technology in areas such as Research, Training and Innovation as it relates to the marine renewable energy sector.

The workshop will be in English (presentations, discussions and visits). An indicative agenda is provided below:

  • 8:30-9:00 Welcome coffee

  • 9:00-9:30 Introduction

  • 9:30-10:30 Applications and needs from the industrial sector

  • Presentations from Sabella, Bureau Veritas, other speakers to be confirmed

  • 10:30-11:00 Coffee break

  • 11:00-12:15 Latest news from the academic research

  • Presentations from University of Edinburgh, Centrale Nantes, Sandia National Laboratories, Université de Nantes, ICAM

  • 12:15-13:30 Lunch Break

  • 13:30-14:30 Manufacturing and cross-sector considerations

  • Presentations from IRT Jules Verne, LoireTech, EireComposites, Multiplast/Carboman

  • 14:30-15:00 Wrap-up

  • 15:00-18:00 Technical visits IRT Jules Verne research center and LoireTech composites manufacturing facility


Following the workshop you will have the opportunity to visit the Composites Meeting B2B event, organised by EMC2, gathering more than 400 international companies occurring on the 13th and 14th of November. More information and registration for the COMPOSITES MEETINGS here.

Workshop attendance is free of charge. This event is co-funded by Interreg North West Europe and Nantes Métropole.

To register for the OPIN Workshop: Advanced Materials and Manufacturing, please fill out the following form here.

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