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Raw Materials University Day

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Start date : 01/10/2017
End date : 01/10/2017
Where: 
KU Leuven Materials Engineering, Leuven, Belgium
European Commission,
Energy, environment and climate,

This event will focus on the innovations of the Department of Materials Engineering in sustainable materials for electronics, mobility, construction and its groundbreaking research in the circular economy.

Participants can take part in many presentations, workshops, games and discussions. These showcase the role of materials in our everyday lives while also giving tips on how individuals can contribute to a sustainable and circular economy. KU Leuven researchers will put the spotlight on new innovations, including but not limited to

  • ultra-light materials for suitcases
  • safer bike helmets
  • efficient and recyclable batteries
  • smart prostheses
  • sustainable cement made from waste

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