Successful R&I in Europe 2019-program


Thursday, 14 February 2019 (Day 1)

including exhibition: Innovations for Europe based in NRW

13.05Opening session
Klaus Kaiser, Parliamentary State Secretary, Ministry of Culture and Science of North Rhine-Westphalia
13.15Keynote speech:
“10 years Enterprise Europe Network: Results and Challenges”
Mattia Pellegrini, Head of Department Finance and Administration, Executive Agency for Small and Medium Enterprises (EASME), European Commission, Brussels 
13.35Success stories in Europe based in NRW
 NMM: Carbon4PUR, Dr. Liv Adler, COVESTRO Deutschland AG, Leverkusen

ICT: ROPOD, Prof. Dr. Erwin Prassler, Hochschule Bonn-Rhein-Sieg, Sankt Augustin
Partner Regions and Services for Proposals and Projects
Dr. Karsten W. Lemke, ZENIT GmbH
14.00Coffee/Start of parallel sessions
14.15Session 1: Parallel workshops
“European projects seeking partners”
Pilot-Plant Synthesis of Highly Specific Nanoparticles for Industrial Applications
Tim Hülser, Institute for Energy and Environmental Technology e.V. – Particle Process Technology and Characterization, Duisburg, Germany

Nanodiamond technologies for industry, energy, science & medicine (H2020: FETOPEN, DT-NMBP-18, DT-NMBP-19, LC-NMBP-32, DT-NMBP-12, SC1-BHC-07)
Dr. Michael Farber, Ray Techniques Ltd. – Nanodiamond technologies, Jerusalem, Israel

Novel solutions for cellulose-based materials and advanced manufacturing technologies
Dr. Heli Kangas, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd, Espoo, Finland

Research for the Plastics Industry
Dr. Gregor Fornalczyk, Gemeinnützige KIMW Forschungs-GmbH, Lüdenscheid, Germany

Instytut Technologii Elektronowej: Research Activities and Opportunities for Collaboration (Div. of Silicon Microsystem and Nanostructure Technology)
Dr. Tomasz Bieniek, Instytut Technologii Elektronowej – Division of Silicon Microsystem and Nanostructure Technology, Warsaw, Poland

Interface design for structural materials of high strength and high ductility
Dr. Lorenz Romaner, Materials Center Leoben Forschung GmbH, Leoben, Austria

Looking for partners
Dr. Ojars Balcers, Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences – Socio-technical Systems Engineering Institute, Valmiera, Latvia

Aledia partnership for microLed display
Eric Mottin, aledia, Grenoble, France

Advanced structural characterization and multi-scale simulation of nanomaterials
Alexander Neirinckx, Universiteit Antwerpen – NANOcenter, ANTWERPEN, Belgium

EmergencyEye X – Digitization connects people in crises situations with professional services
Prof. Dr. Guenter Huhle, Corevas GmbH & Co.KG – EmergencyEye®, Grevenbroich, Germany

Smart packaging for the food industry using a plastic NFC chip and printed graphene antennas
Martin Scattergood, SES RFID Solutions GmbH, Düsseldorf, Germany

Integrated Circuits & Systems Development: R&D Activities and Collaboration Opportunities for Sensor Networks, Power Electronics and Telemedicine
Dr. Grzegorz Janczyk, Instytut Technologii Elektronowej – Integrated Circuits and Systems Design, Warsaw, Poland

Machine Learning and Cyber Physical Systems: Let’s move towards Digital Transformation
Prof. Dr. Mahdi Bohlouli, Petanux GmbH, Bonn, Germany

User-in-the-Loop : A paradigm shift for assisted sustainable living
Prof. Dr. Rainer Schoenen, HAW Hamburg – Kommunikationstechnik, Hamburg, Germany

Intelligent Behavior Research Platform
Dr. Andrew Spink, Noldus Information Technology BV, Wageningen, Netherlands

Strengthening European research and industrial capacities through interactive technologies
Jens Piesk, Nuromedia GmbH, Cologne, Germany

Secure chips for Cyber Intelligent Physically Independent Objects
Fethulah Smailbegovic, CognitiveIC, Delft, Netherlands

DIH-HERO – Digital Innovation Hubs in Healthcare Robotics
Jonas Gesenhues, RWTH Aachen University – Insitute of Automatic Control, Aachen
Circular Economy I

Sustainable Technologies and Resources for Circular Economy from Laboratory to Industrial Scale on our Research Site :metabolon
Prof. Dr. Michael Bongards, TH Köln – University of Applied Sciences – Institute Metabolon for Sustainable Technologies and Resources, Gummersbach, Germany

Bioelectric Systems for next generation biofuels and chemicals
Prof. Dr. Fabian Fischer, HESSO Valais – School of Engineering, Sitten, Switzerland

Thermochemistry as a key tool in the development of innovative materials and processes
Dr. Stephan Petersen, GTT-Technologies (GTT Gesellschaft für Technische Thermochemie und -physik mbH), Herzogenrath, Germany

Opportunities for circular economy in project-based industries
Dr. Tuomas Ahola, Tampere University – Industrial management, Tampere, Finland

CO₂-free Hydrogen Production by physical Carbon Capture from Methane
Stefan Petters, guo – Business Development Consult – Carbotopia Syndicate, Vienna, Austria

Positive environmental Impact of actively cooled floating Solar PV
Christian Kirschning, SolarAnts, Düsseldorf, Germany

Treasure in the toilet
Brendo Meulman, DeSah, Sneek, Netherlands
Energy I
Towards Sustainable Process Industries
Prof. Dr. Axel Gottschalk, SUPREN GmbH, Dortmund, Germany

Clean, Sustainable Transportation in Sea, Air and Land
Dr. Ömer Cora, Karadeniz Technical University – Mechanical Engineering, Trabzon, Turkey

Applications of ultrasonic technologies for different sectors of industry, energy and life sciences
Prof. Dr. Renaldas Raisutis, Kaunas University of Technology – Ultrasound Research Institute, Kaunas, Lithuania

Patent: EP15713831.4 Energy- and resource-efficient, sustainable drive system „Energy-Light“
Juan Carlos González Villar, Kabel.Consult.Ing – Engineering, Mönchengladbach, Germany

Saule Technologies and Saule Research Institute – Optoelectronics from Poland
Dr. Dávid Forgács, Saule Technologies, Warsaw, Poland

Accelerating Inertial CO2 Extraction System (ICES)
Ekaterina Masloboeva, Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology – Center for Design, Manufacturing and Materials, Moscow, Russia
16.15Session 2: Parallel workshops
“European projects seeking partners”
Release of Nanomaterials during their Life Cycle
Dr. Burkhard Stahlmecke, Institute for Energy and Environmental Technology e.V. – Particle Process
Technology and Characterization, Duisburg, Germany

Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) including chemical reactions
Dr. Els Nagels, InsPyro, Heverlee, Belgium

Closed-loop and self-corrective system for process monitoring and quality control of injection molding process
Sandrine Lebigre, IPC – R&D, Bellignat, France

Massively-parallel FPGA-based simulator of complex systems (ARUZ)
Dr. Krzysztof Halagan, Lodz University of Technology – Department of Molecular Physics, Lodz, Poland

AdWoPlas – “Advanced Workbased and Virtual VET Environment for Plastics Education in Europe“
Torsten Urban, Kunststoff-Institut Lüdenscheid – Education & Training, Lüdenscheid, Germany

Facile separation of rubidium and cesium from aqueous brines. From proof-of-principle to application
Prof. Dr. Klaus-Richard Pörschke, Max-Planck-Institut für Kohlenforschung, Mülheim an der Ruhr, Germany

Innovative and high quality rotomoulded liners for hydrogen tanks
Solenn Taveau, RAIGI SAS – Hydrogene, Rouvray-Saint-Denis, France

Nanotechnology – the basis for successful research and innovation in Europe
Dr. Michael Hornung, AMO GmbH, Aachen, Germany

Integrated Material Modelling- Materials for European Industrial Manufacturing
Dr. Amir Horr, Austrian Institute of Technology – Low Emission Transport, Vienna, Austria


EU Research Activities at Fraunhofer Institute for Microelectronic Circuits and Systems: Cooperation Opportunities
Julia Hauser, Fraunhofer IMS – CMOS Microsystem Technology, Duisburg, Germany

Pilotproject “Big Data driven B2B and B2C infrastructure to disclose Romania for Europe”, as implementation model to disclose all EU Member States.
Ad Popper, Xilion webservices – R&D, Heiloo, Netherlands

Digital Manufacturing Platforms for Connected Smart Factories
Damian Borowski, BOR&BAR, Berlin, Germany

MonetDB: your analytical database in the cloud and on HPC platforms
Dr. Ying Zhang, MonetDB Solutions, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Combining digital twins to build virtual test beds for complex application scenarios
Frank Heinze, RIF Institute for Research and Transfer e.V. – Department of Robot Technology, Dortmund, Germany

Proof-of-concept: stability and reliability of emergency services based on smart watches as medical devices in health care
Dr. Achim Hager, Vitatel GmbH – eHealth / emergency solutions, Oberkotzau, Germany

Releasing Potentials of interconnected process chains in the manufacturing of personal protective clothing (PPE)
Arash Rezaey, RWTH Aachen – Institut für Textiltechnik der RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany

Understanding MRI: information and training website on magnetic resonance imaging for patients with multiple sclerosis
Natalie Tutzer, TAKEPART Media + Science GmbH, C, Germany

Wearable health monitor for health and elderly care
Emrah Aydinalp, Pandora X Software Studios – IT, Bursa, Turkey

Life Sciences II

From animal venoms to pharmacology  and drugs
Prof. Dr. Victor Tsetlin, Limited Liability Company „Syneuro“ – Department of molecular bases of
neurosignalization, Shemyakin-Ovchinnikov Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia

Natural phage-based solutions for bacterial pathogens
Adrian Augustyniak, PhageArmour LTD, Pyrzyce, Poland

Quantitative analysis (qSERS) is an affordable assay for absolute quantification of analytes such as drugs proteins and pesticides within few seconds
Dr. Mohammad Salehi, CENIOS – Faculty of Engineering and Computer Science, Osnabrück, Germany

A novel laser-based precision Endoscopy knife using multimode fibre
Gerardo Nahum, Rosetta IP, Netanya, Israel

KomIT – Center of Competence for Innovative Diabetes Therapy
Prof. Dr. Juergen Eckel, German Diabetes Center, Düsseldorf, Germany

C-myDNA „Genetic discovery marketplace for medical, health and fun use“
Peter Walgemoed, Carelliance, Eindhoven, Netherlands

mRNA-based nanomedicines for tissue regeneration
Prof. Dr. Raymond Schiffelers, University Medical Center Utrecht – Nanomedicine, Utrecht, Netherlands

Human placental stromal cells therapy for tissue regeneration in degenerative and inflammatory conditions and mitigation of radiation damages
Prof. Dr. Raphael Gorodetsky, Hadassah hebrew University Medical center, Jerusalem, Israel / Head, Lab. of
Biotechnology and Radiobiology, Sharett Institute of Oncology, Jerusalem, Israel

Digital tools for program evaluation of intraoperative Aseptic Practices
Prof. Dr. Teija-Kaisa Aholaakko, Laurea University of Applied Sciences – Development Unit Education, Vantaa, Finland

New technologies and solutions for early diagnosis and personalized prevention of neurodegenerative diseases
Prof. Dr. Olga Safonicheva, First Moscow State Medical Universitet – Department of Post-Graduate education for Doctors, Moscow, Russia

Energy II

Use of low grade heat for power generation, pumping & compression
Patrick Bliek, Encontech BV, Enschede, Netherlands

Clean Air Foundation – how to deal with household energy poverty?
Dr. Anna Dyląg, Fundacja Czyste Powietrze, Szczecin, Poland

Design of perovskite-based materials with active learning techniques
Dr. Lorenz Romaner, Materials Center Leoben Forschung GmbH, Leoben, Austria

Solar Lighting for Healthier Living
Ofer Becker, Solight LTD, Tirat Hacarmel, Israel

Modelling innovation in the energy industry
Salome Gonzalez Vazquez, VDE|FNN – International Relations, Berlin, Germany

Solar Roof Tile for photovoltaic & solar thermal
Johannes Heun, paXos Consulting & Engineering GmbH & Co. KG – Engineering, Monheim, Germany

Capacity building programmes to support implementation of energy audits
Jesús Serrano, Sustainable Innovations Europe – R&D Department, Madrid, Spain
18.15Session 3: Innovation & Impact
“Science Show” Physikanten & Co
“Horizon Europe: Challenges and Instruments”
Dr. Wolfgang Burtscher, Deputy Director-General for Research and Innovation, European Commission, Brussels
“Horizon Europe: First Impressions from NRW”
Isabel Pfeiffer-Poensgen, Minister of Culture and Science of North Rhine-Westphalia
Panel discussion “Impact-oriented Support for Innovation: Today and Tomorrow”
Dr. Wolfgang Burtscher, Deputy Director-General for Research and Innovation, European Commission, Brussels
Isabel Pfeiffer-Poensgen, Minister of Culture and Science of North Rhine-Westphalia
Prof. Andreas Pinkwart, Minister of Economic Affairs, Innovation, Digitalization and Energy of North Rhine-Westphalia
Moderation: Dr. Peter Fisch, Coburg

Friday, 15 February 2019 (Day 2)

including exhibition: Innovations for Europe based in NRW

9.35Services for Proposals and Projects
Jan Skriwanek, National Contact Point Life Sciences, DLR-PT
9.45Success stories in Europe based in NRW
Life Sciences: P4SB, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Lars M. Blank, RWTH Aachen, Aachen

Life Sciences: PICASO, Dr. Carlos A Velasco, Fraunhofer Gesellschaft zur Förderung der Angewandten Forschung e.V., Sankt Augustin
10.05Coffee/Start of parallel sessions
10.15Session 4: Parallel workshops
“European projects seeking partners”

Circular Economy IV
Tapping the Full Inter- and Transdisciplinary Potential: Social Science and Humanities as a USP in European Research and Innovation Projects
Prof. Dr. Alexander Gerber, Hochschule Rhein-Waal – Wissenschaftskommunikation, Kleve, Germany

SPIN APP, a security, energy, environment, water & waste performance assessment tool in line with COP 21 and subsequent COP agreements
Anne Leemans, Yellow design Foundation, Brussels, Belgium

Restoration of urban ecosystems
Prof. Dr. Michel Chalot, Université De Bourgogne Franche Comté – Chrono-environment Laboratory, Montbeliard, France

AI solutions for circular economy
Dr. Markus Sihvonen, Luas Oy – ICT, Lahti, Finland

Circular economy concepts towards the mitigation of greenhouse gases: A multiscale approach
Dr. Manuel Morillas, Institut Quimic de Sarria – Research, Barcelona, Spain
„From analogue Photography to high-tech Data-Archiving“ The piqlfilmGO Project Horizon2020
Moritz Graf zu Eulenburg, InovisCoat GmbH, Monheim., Germany

Network of European-level digital platforms supporting the development, business growth and internalisation of Solo- and Micro-enterprises
Dr. Kai Hänninen, University of Oulu – Kerttu Saalasti Institute, Nivala, Finland

CAPID: a novel way to communicate with smartphones. Current implementations (card games, access gates, payments) and future prospects
Tomasz Stachewicz, Rebased sp. z o.o., Warsaw, Poland

Technology transfer via multinational application experiments in customized and low‐energy computing
Eva Haas, RWTH Aachen University – Forschungsförderung, Aachen, Germany

AI Supported No-Code Application Design & Marketing Platform
Yagmur Melih Gurtunca, YALIN SOFTWARE – Project Department, Bursa, Turkey

Industry Related Research and Development Interests
Dr. Heli Helaakoski, VTT, Oulu, Finland

CyberSecurity and Artificial Intelligence
Ralf Benzmüller, G DATA Software AG – SecurityLabs, Bochum, Germany

The Internet of Citizens: Social Commitment in Smart Communities
Prof. Dr. Piet Kommers, Helix5 – Dept Research and Development, Enschede, Netherlands

Implementation, application and utilization of ‘smart systems’ in the real-virtual world
Prof. Dr. Robert E. Wendrich, University of Twente – Dept. of Design, Production and Management, Enschede, Netherlands
Life Sciences IV

Mossakowski Medical Research Centre (MMRC) – bridge between medical biology and clinical medicine. Current research scientific and human potential
Dr. Dorota Makarewicz, Instytut Medycyny Doświadczalnej i Klinicznej PAN – Administration, Warsaw, Poland

Combination of several commercial movement sensors with ECG / HR capabilities
Nico Kaartinen, Kaasa solution GmbH, Düsseldorf, Germany

Increasing the Efficiency of IVF
Czibok Balázs, University of Pécs – Technology Tansfer Office, Pécs, Hungary

Milteny Biotec Empowering Discovery – Advancing Therapy
Dr. Manal Hadenfeld, Miltenyi Biotec – R&D, Bergisch Gladbach, Germany

How can SPECT imaging help you
Dr. J. Arturo García-Horsman, University of Helsinki – Faculty of Pharmacy, Helsinki, Finland

Artificial intelligence methods for supporting drug design
Szymon Bazan, Alphamoon – R&D, Wrocław, Poland

From Fertility Microbiome profiling to Fertility Therapy
Dr. Jonathan de Jonge, ARTPred BV, Den Bosch, Netherlands

Integration and analysis of biomedical data for patient stratification
Dr. Lorna Morris, LifeGlimmer GmbH, Berlin, Germany

Creation and use of an electronic, clinics and patients comprehensive, monitoring and tracking system (PMCF system) for class III medical devices using the example of hip implants
Dr. Dieter Werdier, SAM Gesellschaft für Statistische Analysen und Monitoring mbH – RDE/PMCF System Development, Aachen, Germany
Transport IV
Quick-Charging-Plug and -Cable for electric mobility
Johannes Heun, paXos Consulting & Engineering GmbH & Co. KG – Engineering, Monheim, Germany

Anna Nikodym-Bilska, Air Force Institute of Technology, Warsaw, Poland

Light aircraft equipped with electric power system based on hydrogen fuel cells
Dr. Piotr Czarnocki, Warsaw University of Technology – Institute of Aeronautics and Applied Mechanics, Warsaw, Poland

Join analytical calculation to numerical simulation of scroll compressors
Dr. Manuel Buisson, Institut of Physics of Rennes- University of Rennes – Mechanics & Glasses Department, Rennes, France

Advanced Concepts for Aero‑Structures with Integrated Antennas and Sensors (ACASIAS)
Dr. Marta Martinez-Vazquez, IMST Gmb , Kamp-Lintfort, Germany

FIT-4-AMandA. Future European Fuel Cell Technology
Patrick Wunderlin, United Parcel Service – Automotive Engineering, Langenhagen, Germany

Environmental transformation
Miguel Gallardo, Vertech Group – R&D, Nice, France

Smart Factory Development and Implementation for Production of Aircraft Wing and Fuselage Structures
Dr. Amool Raina, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany
12.00Session 5: Parallel workshops
“European projects seeking partners”

Nanostructured Hybrid Materials
Prof. Dr. Amir Fahmi, Rhein-Waal University of Applied Sciences – Faculty Technology and Bionics, Kleve, Germany

Theoretical Boussisnes indentation of an elastic-brittle material : investigate nucleus of cone-crack via Cartan geometry
Dr. Manuel Buisson, Institut of Physics of Rennes- UMR6251CNRS-University of Rennes – Mechanics & Glasses Department, Rennes, France

Imagine Chemistry, Nouryon’s Collaborative Innovation program
Minke Janssens, Nouryon – Research, Development and Innovation, Deventer, Netherlands

Trusted Environments: safe information exchange in the innovation process
Dr. Teun Sluijters, Public Impact, Voorburg, Netherlands

Easy and secure data sharing in the value chain
Sibel Kuzgun Akın, Yakamoz Software, Bursa, Turkey

Software Modules Like Lego Blocks
Zuhal Soyaslan, Nota Software – Software, Bursa, Turkey

Aptoide app store: H2020 partner search
Joao Casal, Aptoide, SA, Lisbon, Portugal

Efficient and precise exploration of large data sets
Prof. Dr. Leon Bobrowski, Bialystok University of Technology – Faculty of Computer Science, Bialystok, Poland

Augmented accessibility – potential benefits and risks of using disruptive technologies in public services and public spaces
Radoslaw Nagay, Panopticum, Szczecin, Poland

Life Sciences V

In Field Management Zoning Technologies in potatoes: IoF consortium and farmer experiences
Albert Schirring, Bayer – Crop Strategy and Portfolio Management, Monheim, Germany

Proven Antibiotic effect of an Ayurveda Herbal Formula to treat Bacterial infections, including MRSA.
Cornelis Peters, Europa Ayurveda Centrum – Product development, Witharen, Netherlands

Hyper-accumulation and detoxification of heavy metals by conditioned plants and bacteria
Prof. Dr. Egon Amann, University of Applied Sciences Hamm-Lippstadt – Ham1, Hamm, Germany

Urban Environment, Nature Based Solutions (NBS), and Quality of Life
Dr. Herbert Haubold, European Topic Centre on Urban, Land and Soil systems, ETC/ULS – Environment Agency Austria, Vienna, Austria

Serco’s H2020 experience in the MOSES and EOPEN Innovation Projects – some synergies for fostering their commercial exploitation
Dr. Maria Gabriella Scarpino, Serco Italia S.p.A., Frascati, Italy

Bacteriocins applications for the development of new genetic control of microbial strains in industrial fermentation
Guy Helin, SYNGULON, Seraing, Belgium

Would the following suit: PPI Activities from Ireland – a startup story
Mike Mc Grath, PTI, Cork, Ireland

STARS: reduction of patient stress in case of elective surgery
Dr. Ine Vandewauw, Maastricht University, Maastricht, Netherlands

From requirement assessment to certification – Development of a Certification Framework for Intelligent/Smart and complex PPE
Jan Jordan, Institut für Textiltechnik of RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany

Best Practices in Sustainable Procurement
Vaishali Baid, Alexander von Humboldt German Chancellor Fellowship, Cologne, Germany
13.00Interactive lunch/Find a partner