The SAB meetings

  • Last Strategic Advisory Board Meeting, December 7th, 2018, FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg-Fürth, Germany
    Prof. H. Freund presents the Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) and its Institute of Advanced Materials and Processes (ZMP). Mr. F. Spits makes a feedback on the Europic activities in 2018, mentioning the arrival of new members like Air Liquide, Novacap and more recently Braskem. A lecture about “Digital Tools in Process Industries” is performed by Prof. Norbert Kockmann (TU Dortmund). Prof. A. Gorak mentions some forthcoming events: next Advanced Workshop on 18-19 March 2019 at BASF, Ludwigshafen; PI Colloquium on 7-8 May 2019 at TU Dortmund, including the 10th anniversary event of Europic and the next SAB meeting. Finally, a feedback on in-house workshops (2 at Perstorp, 2 at Sanofi, 1 at Elkem) is performed and shows the benefit of such events, involving multidisciplinary teams among the host industrial members and two of the Professors of the Europic Management Board. A visit of facilities ends the meeting.
  • Next SAB Meeting: May, 7th, 2019 at TU Dortmund, Germany.
  • The 4th EUROPIC Advanced Workshop, 18-19 March 2019:
    “Process Intensification in Fermentation”, at BASF, Ludwigshafen, Germany.

The Expert Meetings

  • EUROPIC 13th Workshop for PI-Experts:
    August 31st, 2018, at Fluor, Hoofddorp, the Netherlands
    The agenda was:
    09.00  Arrival of Participants
    09.15  “Presentation of Fluor”
    10.00  “From Wastewater Treatment to Resource Recovery” by Didier Perrin (Suez)
    10.45  Coffee break
    11.15  “Micro/nanobubbles Technology for Wastewater Treatment” by Dr. A. Mroz
    12.15  Lunch
    13.15  “Designing future technologies for water reuse and zero liquid discharge” by Sneha Verma and Burcu Ekmekci (Fluor)
    14.15  Presentation by Dr. Erik van Zessen (Paques)
    15.00  Europic news by Frans Spits
    15.30  Closure
    25 participants around.

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