Partnering Event Aachen 2016

IraSME - We Fund Innovation

Successful Partnering Event at WZL - RWTH Aachen

January 28, 2016 | 10:30-16:00 | CORNET and IraSME Partnering Event

Facilitating project partner search for the upcoming calls for proposals

Agenda | Registered Participants

Welcome and Opening Remarks

  • Prof. Christian Brecher (WZL, RWTH Aachen)

Programme Presentations

  • Viktoria Cvetković (AiF e.V.) – CORNET
  • Christian Fichtner (AiF Projekt GmbH) – IraSME
  • Dr. Andrea Hesse (DLR-Projektträger) – EUREKA/Eurostars
  • Susanne Jakobs-Bohack (ZENIT GmbH) – Enterprise Europe Network
  • Sergej Paveliev (ZENIT GmbH) – Horizon2020

At the Heart of a Project

  • Dr. Kristina Lahl (IfU e.V.) – CORNET Success Story: Project ‘TeSaMa’ 

Energy and Biomass


  • Jean-Yves Escabasse (Fraunhofer UMSICHT) - Department New Materials
  • Dr. Katarzyna Falenty (M.E.SCHUPP Industriekeramik GmbH & Co.KG) - SCHUPP - Simply High Temperature Technology
  • Evgeny A. Pavlov (Unimet llc and Siberian Federal University) - Liquid Heart Metal Stirrer (LHMS) and Low Depth Metal Stirrer (LDMS)
  • Maïwenn Larnicol (Centre for Research in Metallurgy, CRM Group) - Development in surface treatment of metallic pieces
  • Simon Kervyn (Coatings Research Institute (CoRI) - Organization Profile
  • Moritz Graf zu Eulenburg, Albert Vitkov (InovisCoat GmbH) - Continuous production of large area electroluminescence
  • Mertol Gökelma (RWTH Aachen, Institute for Non-Ferrous-Metallurgy) - Organization Profile

Mechanical Engineering

  • Jean Crahay (CRMGroup) - Evaluation and management of internal stresses in cladding
  • Philipp Neubauer (Research group System Reliability, Adaptronics, and Machine Acoustics SzM) - Research at SzM with psychoacoustically improved gears

Industry 4.0

  • Prof. Dr. Jan Jürjens (Fraunhofer ISST) - The Industrial Data Space: Opportunities for European R&D projects
  • Tobias Pickshaus and Jonathan Krauss (Fraunhofer Institute for Production Technology IPT) - Organizing Production and Industrial IT in times of "Industrie 4.0"

Power Electronics

Life Sciences and Environment

  • Dr. med. Holger Sauer (Klinikum Westfalen) - Novel solutions patient monitoring
  • Dr. Bianka Kühne (Flanders‘ FOOD) - Flanders’ FOOD: the Innovation Platform for Flemish Agro-Food Companies
  • Jan Echterhoff (Research Institute for Water and Waste Management) - Microplastic in Surface Waters
  • Hervé Bréquel (Centre Terre et Pierre (CTP)) - Industrial Mineral and Plastic Reverse Processing

Simulation and Experimental Technology

In parallel prescheduled Face-to-Face meeting were able at any time

Meeting Venue: Werkzeugmaschinenlabor WZL der RWTH Aachen, Hörsaal 004, WZL Aditec Building, Steinbachstr. 25, 52074 Aachen

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: