Tecnalia. Inspiring Business

Tecnalia. Inspiring Business

Fourth materials science & technology conference

2018.07.02 - 2018.07.03

Venue: Donostia (Ibaeta): Ceit-IK4 and Tecnun
Date: 2018.07.02 - 2018.07.03
Organiser: Ceit and Tecnun

Following the success of the three previous editions, Ceit-IK4 (Donostia) and Tecnun (University of Navarra) are jointly organising the fourth Materials Science & Technology Conference ( TECNALIA, which has a representative in the scientific committee of the conference, is encouraging its workers and researchers to submit studies for, or attend the event.

The aim of the Conference is to serve as a showcase for the scientific production of new technologies in the Basque Country, as well as to become a stakeholder and promoter of innovative and smart products and processes, manufactured and completed with advanced materials. These products and processes will be applied, subsequently, to highly developed sectors and industrial areas in the Basque Country:

  • These will include the transport, automotive, aeronautics, railway, shipbuilding, metal and machine tool sectors, among others, with the focus on an advanced manufacturing strategy.
  • The energy sector, at all stages of the value chain, from energy generation to its storage and distribution. The conference will devote particular attention to the design, research and development of new materials which must withstand extreme conditions.
  • Additive manufacturing has been integrated into technology used in various applications of the aforementioned sectors, therefore the Congress schedule includes the research and development of materials specifically designed, manufactured and transformed for this purpose.
  • Biomaterials, main focus of breakthroughs in bioscience.

Our aim is to display the work carried out throughout the Basque Science, Technology and Innovation Network, and transfer this flow of knowledge to the business and research framework. Therefore, we invite businesses and their R&D units to the technology and cooperative research centres, to the centres of excellence and to the basic research centres, and we invite university research teams to take part in this event, through this call for imagination, effort and commitment. You are all welcome!


  • Processing and manufacturing of materials
  • Characterisation techniques: destructive and non-destructive
  • Properties of the materials: physical, chemical, electrical, mechanical, magnetic, etc.
  • Simulation and modelling, development of new materials and processes
  • Industrial applications and uses:
    • Construction
    • Transport
    • Aeronautics
    • Energy
    • Nanotechnology
    • Coatings
    • Biomaterials
    • Additive manufacturing
    • Advanced manufacturing
    • Materials for extreme working conditions
  • Materials and environment: life-cycle, recycling


Deadline for abstracts submission: 15 February 2008

Deadline for works submission: 30 April 2018


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