Project ideas

You have an idea for an international collaboration project? You want to share your vision and find future project partners? Please fill out the respective template and send it to the CORNET Coordination Office. We are happy to publish it on our website!

In the following, you will find several project ideas from different branches you might want to join in.

Recent project ideas (apart from the Partnering Events)

Dr. Tomasz Dudziak (Foundry Research Institute (FRI) Krakow, Poland) – Project idea: RECCOAT – Innovative recycled based high temperature and railway pillar protection coatings

Partnering Event: 31 January 2017 in Aachen

Please find in the following project presentations from our event in Aachen.

Dr. Dirk Drees (Falex Tribology, BE) – Efficient durability testing – a wear institute

Raman Subrahmanyam (Aerogelex competence center/TuTech GmbH) – Biopolymer aerogels – High surface area materials for multiple applications

Pavan Kumar Manvi (Institute for Textile Technology at RWTH Aachen) – Biopolymers in textile industry

Konstantin Gorchakov (KRAFTONWEG OY, FIN) – α-β Tantalum and intermetallic Coatings of 50-100 microns by PVD Droplets Method

Tomasz Czarnecki (ECONCORE, BE) – Company Profile

Dr. Pieter Samyn (Hasselt University, Institute for Materials Research, BE) – Analytical Services for innovative Materials Research

Dr. Christian Pelshenke (Forschungsgemeinschaft Werkzeuge und Werkstoffe e.V. (FGW)/Research Association for Tools and Materials, DE) – Organisation Profile

Yves de Blic (Multitel Innvoation Center A.S.B.L., BE) – Organisation Profile

Joana Gil, Hamburg University of Technology and BioMP Competence Center (TuTech GmbH) – “Cascade valorization of Biomass by means of High Pressure”

Damian Kasperczyk (Ekoinwentyka sp. z o.o., PL) – Biopurification of air in a Compact Trickle Bed Bioreactor (CTBB)

Dr. Michael Müller (Prüf- und Forschungsinstitut Pirmasens e.V./Test and Research Insitute Pirmasens e.V., DE) – Organisation Profile

Kerstin Gläser (Hahn-Schickard-Gesellschaft für angewandte Forschung e.V., DE) – Organisation Profile

Dr. Martin Schädel (CiS Forschungsinstitut für Mikrosensorik GmbH, De) – MOEMS IR-technologies and components

Christian Schwotzer (RWTH Aachen University, Department for Industrial Furnaces and Heat Engineering, DE) – Organisation Profile

Ivana Agnolin (HTW Berlin, DE) – BIM-BOOM-BAM: BIM to support the development of technology and services at construction sites and in Facility Management

Hervé Brequel (Centre Terre et Pierre (CTP), BE) – Organisation Profile

Carlo Polidori (Veltha, BE) – SCREEN: Synergic CirculaR Economy across European regioNs

Mikhail Treyvish (UCA OmniGrade, RUS) – OmniGrade: universal crowdsourcing platform for solving the most complicated business and technological issues


Partnering Event: 24 November 2016 in Prague

Please find in the following project presentations from our event in Prague.

Matej Buzgo (InoCure s.r.o., a SME focused on development of advanced nanomaterials for life science use) – Project ideas: Organotypic 3D cell culture platform and Opthalmic drug delivery sytem

Lada Fialova (VBCF GmbH, Vienna Biocenter Core Facilities) – Presentation of main areas of activities

Dr. Michael Müller (PFI, Test and Research Institute Pirmasens e.V.) – Project idea: Exploitation of Spartina maritima as feedstock for the biobased economy

David Berck (CELABOR Scrl) – Overview of CELABOR’s research fields and technology processes

Dr. Andrey Aksenov (Intellectual Systems Ltd.) – Presentation of a project that aims to develop a portable and safe breast cancer scanner

Adriana Kovalcik (Kompetenzzentrum Holz GmbH/Competence Centre for Wood Composites and Wood Chemistry) – Overview of research fields

Carmen Vladu (CEST, Centre of Electrochemical Surface Technology) – Presentation of several project ideas

Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Annett Dorner-Reisel (Schmalkalden University of Applied Sciences) – Overview of project and cooperation interests

Simon Binnemans (Thomas More – Kenniscentrum Energie) – Project proposal: Energy €-valuatoR (E€R)


Partnering Event: 2 June 2016 in Berlin

Please find in the following all given presentations from our event in Berlin.

Araceli de Pablos-Martín (Fraunhofer Institute for Microstructure of Materials and Systems IMWS. Center for Applied Microstructure Diagnostics CAM) – Laser bonding of transparent materials @ Fraunhofer CAM de PablosMartin_Fraunhofer IMWS_Laser Bonding

Jacques Halleux (Sirris, Research Center of the Technological Industry in Belgium) – 6 project ideas around materials & production technologies Halleux_Sirris_project ideas_22e CORNET call_Berlin_160602_comp

Barbara De Mena und Tatevik Babayan (abc GmbH – advanced biomass concepts) – Organisation Profile and Business Fields Babayan_160530 abc GmbH – short profile

Ninon Piacere (CELABOR Scrl) – Overview of CELABOR’s research fields and capabilities Piacere_Partening Event-CELABOR

Joerg P Praetorius (Praetorius Technology & Innovation) – Praetorius Technology & Innovation Praetorius_Innovation_Day_publication

Uwe Reichel (Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and Systems IKTS) – New ceramic materials for innovative applications Reichel_IKTS Praesentation020616

Jan Marek (VÚTS) – Organisation Profile Marek_VUTS – company presentation, ENG short

Farshad Goodarzi Boroojeni (Institute of Animal Nutrition, Department of Veterinary Medicine, Freie Universität Berlin) – Innovative processing technology of rapeseed products for poultry nutrition (ProRapeSeed) Boroojeni_AIF TAG – ProRapeSeed

Michael Müller (Prüf- und Forschungsinstitut Pirmasens e.V.) – Organisational Profile Mueller2016-01-29_Presentation PFI

Damien Hubaux (CETIC) – Organisational Profile Cetic.presentation.generale.EN


Project ideas from previous events or ideas that reached our network independently

A lot of interesting project ideas are waiting for you to join in. Please download the pitches you are interested in as pdf file and get in touch with the contact person of the project.

Dr. Martin Trinker (acib GmbH) – The Austrian Centre of Industrial Biotechnology) 1_Trinker_acip_pdf

Oliver Dinstl (DIPHA GmbH) – Individualized Tablets Formulations with 3D-printing technology 2_Dinstl_DIPHA_pdf

Dr. Markus Wehrl (wfk - Cleaning Technology Institute e.V.) – wfk Cleaning Technology Institute - Fields of Research, Competences and project ideas 3_Wehrl_wfk_pdf

Dr. med. Holger Sauer (Klinikum Westfalen) - Novel solutions patient monitoring (16_Sauer_Aachen2016) (published 01/16)

Guy Baret (LUXOL) – Smart grid and energy storage (01_Baret_LUXOL photovoltaics), (02_Baret_SOREA_Maurienne) (published 01/16)

Dr.-Ing. habil. Ahmad Al-Halbouni (Gas- und Wärme-Institut e.V.) – Organisational profile (03_Al-Halbouni_GWI-short presentation) (published 01/16)

Dr. Eng. Wim Audenaert - improved energy balance of WWTP in the food industry (Audenaert_Pitch) (published 01/16)

Jean-Yves Escabasse (Fraunhofer UMSICHT) - Department New Materials (05_Escabasse_Clean_air) (published 01/16)

Dr. Katarzyna Falenty (M.E.SCHUPP Industriekeramik GmbH & Co.KG) - SCHUPP - Simply High Temperature Technology (06_Falenty_SCHUPP-CERAMICS) (published 01/16)

Evgeny A. Pavlov (Unimet llc and Siberian Federal University) - Liquid Heart Metal Stirrer (LHMS) and Low Depth Metal Stirrer (LDMS) (07_Pavlov_UniMet LLC) (published 01/16)

Maïwenn Larnicol (Centre for Research in Metallurgy, CRM Group) - Development in surface treatment of metallic pieces (08_Larnicol_CRMGroup_MLarnicol_Surface-treatment) (published 01/16)

Moritz Graf zu Eulenburg, Albert Vitkov (InovisCoat GmbH) - Continuous production of large area electroluminescence (10_Eulenbeurg_Vitkov_Glow-Tec 2016 E) (published 01/16)

Jacques Halleux (Sirris, Research Center of the Technological Industry in Belgium) – Materials Engineering with plastics and metals Halleux_SIRRIS_pdf (published 12/15)

Jean Crahay (CRMGroup) - Evaluation and management of internal stresses in cladding (11_Crahay_CRMGroup_CladStress) (published 01/16)

Philipp Neubauer (Research group System Reliability, Adaptronics, and Machine Acoustics SzM) - Research at SzM with psychoacoustically improved gears (12_Neubauer_SzM) (published 01/16)

Prof. Dr. Jan Jürjens (Fraunhofer ISST) - The Industrial Data Space: Opportunities for European R&D projects (13_Juerjens_ISST) (published 01/16)

Lucas Gerads (Aixcon PowerSystems GmbH) - Company profile (15_Gerads_Presentation) (published 01/16)

Hunn Sim (FMDauto -Institute) - Design concept and reliability study of a DEAP system (20_Sim_fmdauto) (published 01/16)

Dipl.-Wirt.-Ing Tobias Herken (IANUS Simulation GmbH) - Company presentation of IANUS (21_Herken_IANUS Simulation) (published 01/16)

Dr. Bianka Kühne (Flanders‘ FOOD) - Innovation Platform for Flemish Agro-Food Companies (17_Kuehne_FlandersFOOD) (published 01/16)

Ute Henniges (University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna - BOKU) – Division of Chemistry of Renewable Resources at the Department of Chemistry Henniges_BOKU_pdf

Kerem Oflazgil (Institute for Industrial Management (FIR) at RWTH Aachen University) – Company Presentation as well as Project Idea “Intelligent Production Systems based on Neuronal Networks” Oflazgil_FIR_pdf

Bruno Koninckx (Thomas More University College / Media School - Memori) – 360 degree video: from hype to reality (pdf_summary_TMMA_020316_360) (published 02/16)

Stefan Kirschbaum (GFaI) – From Science to Application with the TOP-Energy Software Framework Kirschbaum_GFal_pdf (published 12/15)

Lukasz Kulas, Ph.D. (Gdansk University of Technology / INTERIZON Polish ICT Cluster) – Smart City Operating System Kulas_Gdansk_pdf (published 12/15)

Sandra Trösterer (Center for Human-Computer Interaction, Department of Computer Sciences, University of Salzburg) Trösterer_CenterHCI_pdf (published 12/15)

Jeroen Vanattenhoven (Centre for User Experience Research, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Leuven / iMinds) Vanattenhoven_CUO_pdf (published 12/15)

Jan Echterhoff (Research Institute for Water and Waste Management) - Microplastic in Surface Waters (18_Echterhoff_Microplastic_FiW) (published 01/16)

Hervé Bréquel (Centre Terre et Pierre (CTP)) - Industrial Mineral and Plastic Reverse Processing (19_Brequel_CTP) (published 01/16)

Ing. Bruno Vanslambrouck (M.Sc.) Ghent University, Faculty of Engineering and Architecture,Research Group Thermal Energy in Industry (TEI), Belgium/Flanders. Subject: Short term heat or cold storage in industry cornet_project_idea thermal storage (pdf) (published 12/15)  


Describe your personal project in a few words using our template cornet_project_idea.doc and send it via e-mail to We will publish your idea on our website and spread it through our channels.

If your organisation is generally interested in being part of a CORNET project, you are invited to send your organisation profile by e-mail to your CORNET partner or the CORNET Coordination Office using this template Oranisational_profile.doc.

Please note that CORNET is not responsible for the content of these documents. The project ideas are not checked for compliance with CORNET criteria, so your chances for funding within CORNET are not influenced by publishing a presentation.