Blogs

Solidworks as a tool for industrial product design

Using CAD (computer aided design)  you can generate industrial design concepts by modelling it in 3D. CAM 3D programs are  parametrical modelling programs and most of the production companies are also using them for their design. By using CAD programs you can design objects in 3D environment and use models as a base for actual…
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“Recent advances in functionalized plastic materials, bio-based materials and additive manufacturing” Seminar in Kokkola

Kokkola, Finland, September 11th, 2019 Recent advances in functionalized plastic materials, bio-based materials and additive manufacturing Centria University of Applied Sciences organized seminar “Recent advances in functionalized plastic materials, bio-based materials and additive manufacturing” on September 11th 2019, where Merie Kannampuzha and Tommi Silvan from Design Centre Muova, VAMK participated. The theme of seminar was…
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sTARTUp Day 2019, Tartu, Estonia

Ecolabnet was part of a science to business event in Tartu namely sTARTUp Day 2019 In January there was sTARTUp Day business festival in Tartu. It is the is the biggest of its kind in the Baltics. Therefore it gives the best insight on the local startup and business scene. The program gives the oportunity…
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Research and development news, January – June 2019

Research on suitable photosensitive biobased material formulation and additive manufacturing techniques has been carried out by Kaunas University of Technology. Analysis of the properties of chemical materials, laboratory equipment and photosensitive biobased material required to print 3D microstructured objects and its’ optical additive manufacturing has been done by Vilnius University. Several biobased resins have been…
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Vilnius University in Laser World of Photonics, Munich

Vilnius University participated in Munich on 24-27 June Laser World of Photonics, one of the world’s largest laser technology exhibitions. The Vilnius University stand presented a wide range of research and development technologies such as optical 3D micro- and nano-printing from soybean oil, glass-ceramic nanofabrication technology, photonic crystal microscopic laser and other research-based solutions. Together…
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Innovation Drift 2019, Vilnius, Lithuania

On June 13th 2019 Simonas Varapnickas and Edvinas Skliutas participated in the Baltic Sea region technological achievements forum „Innovation Drift 2019“. The event aim was to discuss regional and global challenges, share views on innovations and create possibilities to solve pressing economic and social challenges. In the innovations exhibition hall, Simonas and Edvinas presented two…
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“EREK Finland Workshop – Improving resource efficiency through industrial symbiosis – opportunities for SMEs” event in Helsinki

Helsinki, Finland, June 6th, 2019 On June 6th 2019 Miia Lammi and Tommi Silvan from Design Centre Muova, VAMK participated in the workshop “Improving resource efficiency through industrial symbiosis – Opportunities for SMEs” run by the European Resource Efficiency Knowledge Centre – EREK and MOTIVA. The event attracted more than 60 participants from various European countries. Event…
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Sustainable Science Days in Helsinki

Helsinki, Finland, May 9-10, 2019 On May 9th and 10 Muova´s director Annika Hissa participated in Sustainable Science Days in Helsinki. The events were organized by Aalto University and the University of Helsinki. Annika participated in interesting parallel sessions: “Transition towards a low-carbon society – future considerations”; and “Towards a low-carbon society – Implementation and…
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Technorama 2019 researchers’ exhibition in Lithuania

Kaunas, Lithuania, May 9th, 2019 On May 9th, 2019, Migle Lebedevaite from the Department of Polymer Chemistry and Technology, Kaunas University of Technology, and Edvinas Skliutas from Laser Research Center, Vilnius University, participated in “Technorama 2019” which is the most exciting junior researchers’ exhibition in Lithuania. It is an international event that invites representatives of…
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Ecolabnet kick-off event, Vaasa

January 16- 18,2019 The kick-off event for Ecolabnet project was held from January 16th to 18th in Vaasa, Finland. Lead partner of the project, Design Centre MUOVA, organized the event. The kick-off event started on 16th of January with all partners presenting their work packages. Each participant also presented a competence card representing the competences…
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