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Science–Business Forum. NANO-inspirations in the architecture and construction industry

06.05.2022 - 13:15, update 13.05.2022 - 14:56
Editors: wcyg

The Science – Business Forum. NANO-inspirations in the architecture and construction industry will be held on 25 May 2022, from 8.40 a.m. to 2.30 a.m. The event is organised by the Industry Cooperation Office of the University of Silesia in Katowice. The University is the leader of the Regional Specialist Observatory of Nanotechnology and Nanomaterials consortium.

The Forum aims to initiate cooperation of scientific research units with entrepreneurs in the field of nanotechnology and nanomaterials as well as to popularise knowledge about the implementation of nanotechnology in the architecture and construction industry. The presented content will be practical and focused on the commercial usage of nanotechnology.

The event is addressed to, in particular, entrepreneurs from different industries and sectors of the economy, designers, students, and researchers. The forum will take place in the main hall number P/0/05 of the Silesian Centre for Education and Interdisciplinary Research (Chorzów, ul. 75 Pułku Piechoty 1A).

You can sign up for the event by Friday 20 May 2022. Anybody interested in participating is asked to fill in the electronic form.

Event programme:


8.40 a.m.–9.00 a.m. – Registration
9.00 a.m.–9.10 a.m.
– Welcome and introduction (University of Silesia in Katowice)
9.10 a.m.–9.40 a.m.
– Application of photocatalytic nanomaterials in air and surface purification – perspectives of application in the area of construction and interior design (SajTom Light Future company)
9.40 a.m.–9.55 a.m.
– Coatings with antimicrobial properties for infrastructure elements (Institute of Non-Ferrous Metals Łukasiewicz Research Network)
9.55 a.m.–10.25 a.m.
– Application of nanoparticles in coating materials (Institute of Polymer and Pigment Engineering Łukasiewicz Research Network)
10.25 a.m.–10.40 a.m.
– Application of X-ray diffraction in the analysis of structure deflection sensors (Center of Polymer and Carbon Materials Sciences)
10.40 a.m.–10.55 a.m.
– Catalytic nanomaterials – the possibility of application in organic synthesis and environment protection (University of Silesia in Katowice)
10.55 a.m.–11.25 a.m.
– Practical application of new-generation nanostructured steel (NanoStal Sp. z o.o.)
11.25 a.m.–11.55 a.m.
– Impact of selected nanoparticles on the properties of coatings
11.55 a.m.–12.10 p.m.
– The offer of SPIN-Lab Centre for Microscopic Studies on Matter (University of Silesia in Katowice)
12.10 p.m.–1.10 p.m.
– Lunch break
1.10 p.m.–2.10 p.m.
– Financing of innovative projects (Silesian Nano Cluster)
2.10 p.m.–2.30 p.m.
– Summary of the meeting

The meeting is organised within the framework of the project “Network of Regional Specialized Observatories in the Entrepreneurial Discovering Process in the Silesian Voivodeship (SO RIS w PPO II)” co-funded by the European Union from the European Regional Development Fund under the Regional Operational Programme of the Silesian Voivodeship for the years 2014–2020 under the Priority Axis 1: Modern Economy, measure 1.4. Support for the Innovation Ecosystem, Sub-measure 1.4.1. Management and Implementation of the Regional Innovation Ecosystem.

Grafika projektowa z tekstem: NANO-inspiracje w branży budowlano-architektonicznej. U góry: SO RIS Sieć Obserwatoriów NANO. Na dole logotypy: 1. Fundusze Europejskie. Program Regionalny 2. Rzeczpospolita Polska 3. Śląskie. 4. Unia Europejska. Europejski Fundusz Rozwoju Regionalnego

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