Materials Innovation Network Interaction Meeting (MINIM)

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Thursday, 18 May, 2017 - 18:15 to 21:15

Materials Innovation Network Interaction Meeting (MINIM)




International Institute for Product and Service Innovation
WMG, University of Warwick, University Road Coventry CV4 7AL
United Kingdom

Welcome to the Materials Innovation Network Interaction Meeting (MINIM)

MINIM is a networking event aimed at bringing together finished product manufacturers, intermediary part and processing companies along with other manufacturing-related groups with a common interest in metallic composites and materials, and ceramics. MINIM will enable members to keep updated on the latest news, developments and technological innovations associated with using and processing existing and emerging materials. It aims to provide a stimulating and inspiring environment for best-practice sharing, collaboration and networking. 

Our inaugural event is scheduled to take place on Thursday 18th May 2017, 6.15pm - 9.15pm at WMG's impressive International Institute for Product and Service Innovation at the University of Warwick, in Coventry.

We invite you to come and find out more about the latest materials research from WMG, current industry trends and future technologies whilst meeting and collaborating with other likeminded businesses and colleagues from the WMG SME Group. 

Thursday 18th May 2017 - Exploring the world of metals processing and characterisation

The Agenda will be as follows: 

  • 6.15pm Arrival, registration, food and drinks
  • 7.00pm Welcome & Introduction Dr Paul Lansdell, WMG, University of Warwick (event host)
  • 7.05pm Professor Claire Davis, Tata Steel Chair in Thermo-mechanical Processing 'An Overview of Advanced Steels activities
  • 7.20pm Dr Juliette Soulard, Associate Professor, Electric Machines 'Clean Steels for Electric Motors'
  • 7.35pm Dr Zen Cassinath, Advanced Metal Castings Ltd 'Semisolid metal processing technology'
  • 7.50pm Dr Michaela Kendall, School of Metallurgy and Materials, University of Birmingham/Adelan 'Hydrogen Fuel Cells'
  • 8.05pm WMG SME Group Updates and News
  • 8.15pm Networking
  • 9.15pm Close

Please contact the WMG SME Group should you have any queries about this forthcoming event: 
Tel: 02476 574 299


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