Partnering Event 15-1

IraSME - We Fund Innovation

Successful Partnering in Berlin

June 11, 2015 | 10:30-15:00 | CORNET & IraSME Partnering Event

Facilitating project partner search for the upcoming calls for proposals with deadline end of September 2015.

Agenda | Registered Participants | Site Plan

10:30 Welcome & Program presentations

11:00 CORNET "At heart of a project"

Insights into running CORNET projects, tips and tricks – get in touch with experienced project coordinators. Presentations on CORNET website.

  • Dr. Michael Müller (Test and Research Institute) HP4Drying – Energetic and Environmental Optimism of Drying Processes by Integration of Heat Pumps
  • Dr. Wolfram Dietz (Papiertechnische Stiftung) SUBWEX – Subcritical Water as a Green Solvent for Extraction of Plants
  • Dr. Lutz-Michael Berger (Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and Systems) EcoHardCoat - Development of Economically Efficient Thermally Sprayed Hardmetal Coating Solutions for High Temperature Applications
  • Prof. Dr. Jürgen Zentek (Freie Universität Berlin, Institute of Animal Nutrition) ProLegu – Innovative Protein Products from Sustainably Grown Legumes for Poultry Nutrition
  • Dr. Christoph Monfeld  (RWTH Aachen University, Institute of Textile Technology) POLEOT - Printing of Light-emitting devices on textile for the use in technical and communicative clothing and textile.

12:15 CORNET and IraSME Elevator Pitch Session

Presentation of project ideas and project partners – get in touch with successful project coordinators.


  • Hartwig Pohl (TU Dresden, Institut für Angewandte Photophysik) – Organic Sensors
  • Carine Lefèvre (Coatings Research Institute - CoRI) – Powder paint for thermal sensitive substrates
  • Dr. Jens Buller (Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Polymer Research) – Biopolymer Modification at the Fraunhofer IAP
  • Jacques Halleux (Sirris, Research Center of the Technological Industry in Belgium) – EVOCOMP Technology
  • Thomas Lieber (Fraunhofer IWU) – Organisation profile and Bionic and near-surface fluid channels for cooling and heating of tools
  • Thomas Lieber (Fraunhofer IWU) – Presentation on Fraunhofer IWU
  • Thomas Lieber (Fraunhofer IWU) – CORNET project presentation


  • Dr. Mario Baum (Fraunhofer Institute for Electronic Nano Systems - ENAS) – Thin Film Encapsulation for versatile application fields
  • Dr. Nooshin Saeidi (Technische Universität Chemnitz) – IC Compatible Wafer level Packaging
  • Klaus Vogel (Fraunhofer Institute for Electronic Nano Systems - ENAS) – Integration of microscopic and macroscopic components by integrated reactive multilayer systems (iRMS)

Food and Bio:

  • Bianka Kühne (Flanders' FOOD) – Flanders' FOOD the Innovation Platform for Flemish agro-food companies
  • Stéphanie Tollenaere (Research Center of Grouped Institutes - CRIG) – Microalgae as a sustainable source of antimicrobial compounds
  • Dr. Elena Stangeew (Lamsystems GmbH) – Equipment for virus protection and mobile microbiological safety

Laser, Textiles, Microtechnolog:

  • Fabian Dortu (Multitel asbl - Research and Innovation Center) – Lasers and photonic sensors for in vitro and in vivo diagnostics
  • Annett Schmieder (Technische Universität Chemnitz – Textile Maschinenelemente) – Textiles for the Industrial Revolution
  • Dr. Thomas Meißner (Hahn-Schickard) – Organisation profile


  • Stijn Verwulgen (University of Antwerp) - CAD Tools and techniques to apply statistical shape models in Product Development
  • Jens Piesk (Nuromedia GmbH) - Nurogames - Company Presentation

11:15 – 15:00 Face-to-Face Meetings:

Prescheduled Meeting with project coordinators and company representatives

16:00  Social Event:

Get-together and dinner buffet

Meeting Venue:       

AiF Projekt GmbH, Tschaikowskistraße 49, 13156 Berlin, Germany

Contact info

+49 (0)30 48163 493

AiF Projekt GmbH
Tschaikowskistraße 49
13156 Berlin - Germany

Information on our partner network CORNET: If you are an association and your SME members have a common R&D question that needs to be solved by research-centres or universities? You may benefit from the transnational funding opportunities the CORNET network can offer, as it links national and regional funding programmes for collective research to promote cooperation between SME associations and research organisations across Europe: