SmartAnswer Mid-Term review meeting (M24), Workshop & courses

Location

KU LEUVEN

Thermotechnisch Instituut

Kasteelpark Arenberg 41, 3001

Heverlee

 

Registration

To register, please contact Dr. Julien christophe (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Phone: +32 2 359 98 63)

 

Interim review Meeting (PO, ESRs, Beneficiaries and Partners) - Seminar Room “De Groote”

Tuesday 19, 2019

  • 8:30 – 9:00 Welcome coffee
  • 9:00 – 9:15 Introduction to SmartAnswer Project – PO and C. Schram
  • 9:15 – 9:45 Round table and presentation of the consortium (Beneficiaries and Partners) – C. Schram & J. Christophe (VKI)
  • 9:45 – 10:45 Coordinator’s mid-term report – C. Schram & J. Christophe (VKI)
  • 10:45 – 12:45 Poster session – Fellows’ individual report (ESR), ~ 8min/ESR
  • 12:45 – 14:00 Lunch
  • 14:00 – 15:00 Meeting between ESRs and PO (ESR, PO)
  • 15:00 – 15:30 Financial review meeting (PO, Beneficiaries, Partners)
  • 15:30 – 16:00 Coffee break
  • 16:00 – 17:00 Feedback and open discussion (PO, Beneficiaries, Partners, ESRs)
  • 19:00 Dinner

SmartAnswer Public Workshop (open to public) - Thermotechnisch Instituut

Wednesday 20, 2019

  • 9:00 – 9:30 Welcome coffee
  • 9:30 – 10:15 Overview of the SmartAnswer project - C. Schram & J. Christophe (VKI)
  • 10:15 – 10:45 Coffee break
  • 10:45 – 12:00 Noise reduction through flow control (ESRs)
  • 12:00 – 13:30 Lunch
  • 13:30 – 14:45 Acoustic control and materials (ESRs)
  • 14:45 – 15:15 Coffee break
  • 15:15 – 16:30 Modeling techniques (ESRs)
  • 16:30 – 17:00 Open discussions

Course “From ideas to products: the innovation track” (ESRs, Beneficiaries and Partners) - Seminar Room “De Groote”

Thursday 21, 2019

  • 9:00 – 10:15 Science and policy making (Part 1) – Mr. Gavin Costigan (https://www.southampton.ac.uk/publicpolicy/about/staff/gavin-staff.page)
    Shows how science research feeds into key policy decisions. Interactive course based around a case study, and will involve individual and group exercises. Particularly relevant to doctoral researchers wanting to engage policy makers with their research and those who would like a career in policy making.
  • 10:15 – 10:45 Coffee break
  • 10:45 – 12:00 Science and policy making (Part 2) – Mr. Gavin Costigan
  • 12:00 – 13:15 Lunch
  • 13:15 – 14:30 Business awareness (Part 1) – Dr David Baxter (University of Southampton https://www.southampton.ac.uk/business-school/about/staff/db1y13.page)
    Strategic thinking, planning and delivery; people management; innovation & creativity; sales & marketing and customer service.
  • 14:30 – 14:45 Coffee break
  • 14:45 – 16:00 Business awareness (Part 2) – Dr David Baxter
  • 16:00 – 17:00 Industrial innovation – Oriol Ferret Gasch (Siemens Gamesa) – Online presentation
    Industrial considerations regarding noise and innovation, socio-economical impact, integration of innovation in a design process, links to market, etc.

Friday 22, 2019

  • 9:00 – 10:15 IPR (Part 1) – H. Van der Auweraer (SISW)
    Legal principles of IPR including: IPR in practice, awareness of EU law in theory and practice, copyrights, trademarks, patents and designs.
  • 10:15 – 10:45 Coffee break
  • 10:45 – 12:00 IPR (Part 2) – H. Van der Auweraer (SISW)
  • 12:00 – 13:15 Lunch
  • 13:15 – 14:30 An SME success story– R. Corin (SNT) (To be confirmed)
    Lessons learned and feedback from a successful SME story : business development, patenting, etc.