University of Liege (UL), Urban and Environmental Engineering Research Unit is a group of 200 members (more than 90 PhD and Post Doc) contributing to solve the most difficult challenges regarding resilient cities, resources and energy-efficient buildings, providing adequate conditions for human activities and mitigating natural and technological hazards.
GeMMe Building Materials group (Laboratoire des Matériaux de Construction) is active in the characterization of materials, specifically recycled products from construction industry but also municipal wastes to be introduced in the manufacture of building materials.
The Gomez Pardo foundation (FGP) is a non-lucrative company founded with the aim of establishing laboratories, awards and grants, promoting technical progress and research and providing social and cultural assistance, especially to Mine School students.
The Foundation currently supports the student’s development through the delivery of courses and publications focused on the dissemination of knowledge related to mining, energy, industry and building materials. It also collaborates in the Spanish Association of Mining Museums initiative.
The Foundation currently manages several research laboratories: construction materials official laboratory (LOEMCO), petrochemicals and fuels laboratory (LPC) and metallurgy, mineral processing and waste laboratory (LAMIMER). It is linked to the Technical School of Mines of Madrid, which belongs to the Madrid Polytechnic University.
Bay Zoltan Nonprofit Ltd. (BZN, est. in 1992) is today Hungary’s largest and most successful institution for applied research.
Its mission is to support the development of sustainable competitiveness of Hungarian companies through innovation and technology transfer.
BZN also would like to play the role of a «bridge of innovation» for the partner institutes through activities of applied research development and technology and knowledge transfer to enterprises. BZN carries out its RTDI tasks in the framework of 3 research divisions: Biotechnology, Intelligent Systems (Smart) and Engineering divisions. BZN also finds it important to raise awareness of the society about the importance of raw materials and their essential role in the circular economy.
The National Research Council (CNR) is the largest public Research Institution in Italy and develops multidisciplinary research activities in many fields. CNR is distributed all over Italy through a network of institutes.
CNR leads several breakthrough research activities on micro /nanotechnologies focused and applied on development of new processes for the substitution of metals and conventional fossil-based materials obtained from non-renewable sources by renewable carbon and bio-based innovative materials. CNR has a long experience in dissemination activities.
In a society where energy and science are subject to debate, Visiatome is a center for discovery and education. It is proposed by the Atomic Energy and Alternative Energies Commission (CEA), a French public research organization.
Visiatome (CEA) provides tools to better understand these issues: energy challenges, renewable energy sources, nuclear energy, radioactive waste.
Come see, touch, and play in 600 m2 of interactive educational tools and answer the fundamental question: what energies for tomorrow? In addition to its permanent exhibition, Visiatome is also: educational workshops for children and teenagers, temporary exhibits on scientific or cultural subjects, monthly lectures and special events: Science Week, Researchers’ Night,…