Thursday, 19 March 2015 - 9:00am to 6:00pm

NANORA – the NANO Regions Alliance ( hereby cordially invites you to a free seminar on Nanocomposites "Current Developments in Nanotechnology for Composites applications" on March 19th 2015, 9 am – 6 pm Villeneuve d’Ascq (close to Lille).

The Nano Regions Alliance provides facilitated market entrance for nanotechnology SMEs through the transnational linking of regional support schemes, the development of new, transnational support structures and the set-up of transnational competence pools. The NANORA partnership is convinced that for European nanotechnology SMEs it is imperative to team up with the right partners – and to do so across borders. This is why they jointly developed a range of tools and services targeted at supporting SMEs in finding business partners, providing nanotechnology expertise, establishing R&D collaborations and facilitating market entrance. 

The workshop will serve as an exchange basis for establishing links between the NANORA regions and other regions on related fields. It will discuss, how project stakeholders can collaborate in order to ensure added value for the projects and sustainability of project activities. The possibilities to join NANORA as a member, supporter or associate will also be evocated

No participation fee is required but registration is mandatory. Please register until March 12th 2015

  • Sonia ELKOLLI, Crepim (FR)
  • Rebecca BARBIER, Pôle d’Excellence Plasturgie et Composites NPdC (FR)
  • Nicolas POINT, Multitel (BE)
  • Bruno CAPOEN, Université Lille 1 (FR)
  • Jacques DEVAUX, Université Catholique de Louvain (BE)
  • Kalappa PRASHANTHA, École des Mines de Douai (FR)
  • Emmanuel BIDAINE and Jean DI MARTINO, Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST)
  • Fouad LAOUTID, MateriaNova (BE)
  • Daniel BONDUEL, Nanocyl (BE)
  • Stéphanie ZWIERZ, Conseil Régional Nord-Pas de Calais (FR)
09:00 – 09:30Arrival of participants, welcome coffee & snack
09:30 – 09:40Welcome & Presentation of the Agenda
09:40 – 09:55Nanora Partners CREPIM and POLE PLASTURGIE ET COMPOSITES: Presentation of the Interreg IV-B Project "NANORA: NaNO Regions Alliance"
09:55 - 10:25Nanora Partner MULTITEL: Presentation of the Transnational Interactive Nano Competence Atlas (TINCA)
10:25 – 10:55 LIST: Composites material properties - modification at nanoscale
10:55 – 11:15Coffee break
11:15 – 11:45UNIVERSITE CATHOLIQUE DE LOUVAIN: Processing of nanocomposites using water-assisted extrusion
11:45 - 12:15ECOLE DES MINES DE DOUAI: Processing and Properties of Multifunctional Polymer Nanocomposites
12:15 – 12:45 UNIVERSITE LILLE 1: Methods for doping xerogels, glasses and fibers with metal nanoparticles or semiconductor
12:45 - 14:15Networking lunch
14:15 - 14:45MATERIANOVA: Polymeric blend nanocomposites : morphology control for targeted properties
14:45 - 15:15NANOCYL: Carbon Nanotubes Composites: Commercially available solutions for improving sustainability
15:15 - 15:45Conseil Régional Nord-Pas de Calais: Presentation of the ERANET project INCOMERA: Innovation and Commercialisation in the NMP thematic area.
15:45 - 18:00B2B session

No participation fee is required but registration is mandatory. 
Please register until March 12th 2015
Please note that places are limited and will be allocated on a first come first serve basis.
For questions please contact: 

Pôle d’Excellence Plasturgie et Composites Nord Pas de Calais
Parc de la Porte Nord Rue Christophe Colomb 62700 Bruay-La-Buissière
Phone : +33 (0) 321 62 82 13

Parc de la Porte Nord Rue Christophe Colomb 62700 Bruay-La-Buissière
Phone : +33 (0) 3 21 61 64 04
Fax : + 33 (0) 3 21 61 64 01


Complexe Ascotel Lille Métropole
7 Avenue Paul Langevin - Cité Scientifique
59650 Villeneuve d'Ascq, France
Phone: +33(0) 3 20 67 34 34
Fax: +33(0) 3 20 91 39 28

Please register until March 12th 2015