Cross-border Collaboration – 1 Advanced and sustainable by design-materials

Cross-border Collaboration I Innovate together I Session 1 I Advanced and sustainable by design-materials


On 01/10/20 from 11:00 am to 11:30 am


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The competitiveness clusters Materalia (FR), MecaTech (BE), Skywin (BE) and the Luxembourg Materials & Manufacturing Cluster by Luxinnovation (LU) are joining forces in order to promote technological collaborations between their members.

The objective is to boost the setting up of R&D projects involving large companies, SMEs and RTOs from our respective ecosystems in the Greater Region.

1/ Introduction to European programmes

  • Green Deal 2020 Horizon Europe – Stefano Pozzi Mucelli, Luxinnovation

2/ Testimonial on a current cross regional project

  • FAFil Project – The first robotic cell for wire-laser additive manufacturing  – Maxime El Kandaoui, Institut de Soudure

3/ Call for partners

  • SICLA Aerogel in the prefabricated concrete façade elements. VEEP Project – Francisco Ruiz, Keey Aerogel S.A.S
  • Materia Nova, the technological accelerator of responsible innovations in materials and processes – Martine Bouvet, Materia Nova
  • Development of aluminum alloys for powder bed additive manufacturing or direct metal deposition – Cédric Georges, CRM Group
  • Advanced composite material modeling for hydrogen storage tanks – Michäel Bruyneel , GD Tech
  • Chemical treatments and coating technology for metallic surfaces – By Technochim – François Tosar, Technochim


4 organizer(s) associated to this event.

Pôle MecaTech


The MecaTech Cluster, a driving force for innovation in mechanical engineering.

5032 Gembloux

Pôle MecaTech
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Materia Nova


Materia Nova is a multidisciplinary research center active in the modeling, synthesis, and characterization of high-technology materials, from the fundamental aspects to their application in devices.

7000 Mons

Materia Nova
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CRM Group


The CRM Group was formed through the merging of the talents and resources of two research centers: the Center for Research in Metallurgy (CRM ASBL - est. 1948) and the Center for Advanced Coatings & Construction Solutions (AC&CS, RDCS, est. 1990).

1000 Bruxelles

CRM Group

Skywin Wallonie


1348 Ottignies-Louvain-la-Neuve

Skywin Wallonie