Meeting Materials 2012

The Bond voor Materialenkennis, Energy Valley and Materials innovation institute (M2i) are happy to announce:

Meeting Materials 2012: "Innovations in Materials for Offshore Energy"


This year's edition will be held on 5 June 2012 in Theatre de Kolk, Assen, the Netherlands.

The goal of this one-day meeting is to discuss the latest developments in materials and industrial applications for offshore energy. Both leading academics as well as industrial experts will present their findings and novel products. Topics to be discussed include innovations in composite materials and structures for offshore wind and tidal energy production, testing of materials, maintenance and repair issues, the development of membranes to generate energy from a fresh and salt water stream and material and safety related issues in LNG storage and transport.

The aim of Meeting Materials is to bring together people from the field of materials and energy in an informal atmosphere. Young materials scientists will have the opportunity to participate in this informative networking event that combines speeches, elevator pitches and a speed-dating session.


Practical information
Meeting Materials will be held on 5 June 2012, starting at 09.30h at Theatre de Kolk, Assen, the Netherlands.

Meeting Materials "Innovations in Materials for Offshore Energy" is organized by Materials innovation institute (M2i) in association with the Bond voor Materialenkennis and Energy Valley. Participation in the symposium (including lunch) is free of charge.

There is a possibility to display some flyers / brochures so please feel free to bring these with you.

The symposium is intended for those who are unfamiliar with the technology as well as experts.

You can register at

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