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Packaging trends 2020

Ecolabnet project researchers participated in the leading industrial event in Northern Europe in Helsinki on March 11-12, 2020, called PacTec, FoodTec & PlastExpo Nordic. A total of 2,765 visitors visited the fair over two days. Although the current coronavirus significantly reduced the number of visitors, the fair was very successful and inspiring. Many of the…
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Rapid Prototyping for Industrial Product Development

Today, prototyping is a crucial part of the industrial product development process to remain competitive in the business. A prototype is a physical representation of a whole product or a component of a product that, although limited in some aspects, can be used for testing, design, and evaluation. Prototypes must be quickly and simply producible, easy…
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ECOLABNET project meeting in Poland

On October 27-29, 2019 in Czestochowa, the second working meeting of the ECOLABNET Network of Service Providers for Eco-innovations in Manufacturing SMEs project, implemented as part of the Interreg Baltic Sea Region program, aimed at creating a network of service providers supporting ecological innovations in manufacturing SMEs from the BSR took place. The meeting was…
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Inspiring collaboration at the 7th Baekeland International Symposium

Tarragona, October 15-18, 2019. Kaunas University of Technology representatives attended the 7th International Baekeland Symposium devoted to the strengthening of academic and industrial networks. This conference was an exciting and inspired meeting of the world experts working in the field of thermosets. The latest results from the renowned researchers and industry experts were presented. The…
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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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Ecolabnet team participated in the international conference Baltic Polymer Symposium 2019

Vilnius, Lithuania, September 18-20, 2019. Ecolabnet team from Kaunas University of Technology participated in the international conference Baltic Polymer Symposium 2019 which is the only scientific event in the Baltic States that brings together professionals from all fields of polymer science: synthesis, processing, recycling, composites, nanotechnologies, etc., to discuss and present their latest scientific and…
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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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