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Solidworks as a tool for industrial product design

Writer: Tommi Silvan, Vaasa university of Applied Sciences, Design Centre MUOVA. 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…
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Ecolabnet team participated in the international conference Baltic Polymer Symposium 2019

Writer: Jolita Ostrauskaite, KTU Kaunas University of Technology 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.,…
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“Recent advances in functionalized plastic materials, bio-based materials and additive manufacturing” Seminar in Kokkola

Tommi Silvan, Vaasa university of Applied Sciences, Design Centre MUOVA. 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…
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sTARTUp Day 2019, Tartu, Estonia

Writer: University of Tartu 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…
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Research and development news, January – June 2019

Writer: Tommi Silvan, Vaasa university of Applied Sciences, Design Centre MUOVA. 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…
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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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Kaunas University of Technology presenting their design and investigation in BIOPOL-2019

Writer: Jolita Ostrauskaite, KTU Kaunas University of Technology Stockholm, Sweden, June 17 – 19, 2019. Kaunas University of Technology presented the design and investigation of plant-derived resins for additive manufacturing in the 7th International Conference on Biobased and Biodegradable Polymers (BIOPOL-2019). The conference aimed to provide a forum for researchers, students and companies from all…
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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

Writers: Miia Lammi & Tommi Silvan, Vaasa university of Applied Sciences, Design Centre MUOVA. 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 –…
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Sustainable Science Days in Helsinki

Writer: Annika Hissa, Vaasa university of Applied Sciences, Design Centre MUOVA. 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…
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