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RawMaterials University Days 2019 in Belgium, Finland, Germany, Italy, Portugal and Sweden!

RawMaterials University Day at Aalto University, Finland; 2 October 2019
Aalto EIT Services

Six exciting events will take place, one in each Innovation Hub region, to educate high school and university students about the opportunities of our sector!

  • RawMaterials University Day in Uppsala, Sweden (19 Jun 2019)

  • RawMaterials University Day in Espoo, Finland (2 Oct 2019)

  • RawMaterials University Day in Bologna, Italy (14 Oct 2019)

  • RawMaterials University Day in Lisbon, Portugal (23 Oct 2019)

  • RawMaterials University Day in Liège, Belgium (29 Oct 2019)

  • RawMaterials University Day in Freiberg, Germany (29 Nov 2019)

RawMaterials University Day in Espoo, Finland

Hosted by Aalto University, Finland (Department of Mechanical EngineeringAalto Materials Platform, Aalto Junior and Aalto EIT Services)

2 October 2019 | Focus on high school and Bachelor’s students

The RMUD will form part of the EIT Festivalorganised in Otaniemi, Espoo, Finland as one of the official side events of Finland’s EU Presidency, where EIT RawMaterials, EIT Digital, and EIT Food will collaborate. The event will take place in multiple locations across Aalto University’s Otaniemi campus, with the main theme of Circular Economy, and a strong presence from the Substitution and Recycling areas too.

Planned activities include:

  • Science Expo & Lab Tours
  • Materials Matter Art & Science Exhibition
  • Interactive activities with Aalto Junior, introducing and testing some experimental and dissemination tools
  • Novel discoveries – info stands and lab tours aimed at the general public describing: fundamental science, structured and lightweight materials, textiles, biocomposites, food applications, energy harvesting, nanophotonics, and optoelectronics
  • Pitch talks, posters & meet-and-greet the researchers  
  • 1-hour Lab Workshops for high school students at four different locations – hands-on experiences

Stay tuned for updates!

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