Measurements at the Circular Materials Center (Kortrijk)
On 03.12.2021, project partner IMT Lille Douai carried out measurements in the Circular Materials Center as part of their research into optimizing a laser welding connection. KU Leuven is a partner in the Circular Material Center in Kortrijk.
Within the Athens project and within the framework of the PhD of Rowshni Jabeen (working at IMT Lille Douai), measurements on the thermal conductivity of plastics were performed on December 3, 2021. The C-Therm Trident appliance was used for this, which is currently located in the Circular material center in Kortrijk. These measurements fit within the cross-border collaboration of KU Leuven and IMT Lille Douai.
The SAMPE Europe conference took place in the week of November 14-17, 2022. As a selected candidate during the SAMPE Benelux student seminar earlier this year, the work within the ATHENS project was presented during the student seminar.
KU Leuven participated in the Adhesion 2022 conference that took place in the Technology & Innovation center of the University of Strathclyde's in Glasgow (UK).
On September 14-15, the '6ème colloque fibers naturelles et polymères' took place at the Center de Congress de l'Aube at Troyes. Here the work within the ATHENS project within KU Leuven in connection with characterizing the bio-fibre filled composites presented by means of a poster presentation.