News & Events

News & Events

Final Workshop

The EDEFU project is coming to an end with some innovative solutions and achievements that will be presented in the final workshop, held in Brussels on the 22nd of may.


SOST- Spanish Office of Science and Technology

Rue du Trone, 62- 7th floor


9:30 Reception and welcome

10:30 Presentation and discussion of results

12:00 Next steps and support policies

12:30 end of the event


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EDEFU consortium celebrated the VII general meeting of the project

On May 27th the members of EDEFU consortium attended the VII general meeting of the project, Vdz hosted of the event in Berlin.


In addition to the whole consortium, representatives of the European Commission took also the chance to participate in the meetings, increasing this way the feedback of the discussion and the added value of the conclusions.


The different sessions that were programmed served to present a review of the status of the project. At this stage, the prototypes of the technology solutions (such as new heating systems, refractories and recovery systems) for the different sectors addressed (aluminium, glass, ceramics and cement) are ready to be tested and validated


The partners were able to start working on the preparation of the tasks to be done in the following months, paving the way for the validation of the technologies developed within the project.


Furthermore, due to the high industrial impact expected of the results of the project, the dissemination activities and the IPR issues took an important role in the discussions.


Finally, the meeting was closed with a visit to one of the production plants of CEMEX 



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Aluminium India

12-14 september 2013

India's leading B2B trade event for the aluminium eco-system and its application industries, ALUMINIUM India brings together producers, processors, technology suppliers and consumers along the entire value chain.



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8th conference on sustainable development of energy , water and environment systems

22-27 September 2013


The 8th Conference on Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems – SDEWES Conference, to be held in Dubrovnik in 2013, is dedicated to the improvement and dissemination of knowledge on methods, policies and technologies for increasing the sustainability of development by de-coupling growth from natural resources and replacing them with knowledge based economy, taking into account its economic, environmental and social pillars, as well as methods for assessing and measuring sustainability of development, regarding energy, transport, water, environment and food production systems and their many combinations. Sustainability being also a perfect field for interdisciplinary and multi-cultural evaluation of complex system, the SDEWES Conference has at the beginning of the 21st century become a significant venue for researchers in those areas to meet, and originate, discuss, share, and disseminate new ideas.

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Alusolutions Expo

23-24 october 2013

AluSolutions 2013 is the NEW exhibition and conference for aluminium industry executives that will take place in Montreal, Canada during 23 & 24 October 2013.

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European Industrial Technologies conference

European Industrial Technologies conference

On 7, 8 and 9 September 2010, a major conference in the area of Industrial Technologies will be organised by the European Commission in cooperation with the Belgian EU Presidency. The focus will be on nanotechnologies and nanosciences, materials and production technologies, which are the key areas of the FP7 NMP Theme*.

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GIFA- 12th International Foundry Trade Fair

The 12th International Foundry Trade Fair GIFA will take place in Düsseldorf between 28 June and 02 July 2011. And, once again, you can use the top location of the most important trade fair for foundry technology in the world to optimally position your company.

Size, competence and rating by visitors and exhibitors had all already received top marks in 2007. The GIFA was the platform for excellent  Business activities and is the indicator for the innovations which will orientate the future – and all this against the background of impressive
facts and figures.

Also in 2011, we are inviting you to come and convince, with your innovative technologies at the epicentre of the foundry industry, a high calibre and investment inclined trade audience.,oid,11845/lang,2/ticket,g_u_e_s_t/~/About_GIFA.html

EDEFU project will be presented in GIFA 2011.

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International Dongguan Metal Casting Show

14-17 november 2012

International Metal Casting Show is the professional one-stop-shop purchasing platform for metal casting in the southern China region.

IMCS 2012 - International (Dongguan) Metal Casting Show 2012 will attract quality visitors coming from all industries, namely electronics, transportation, heavy machinery, toys, jewelries and accessories, gifts and premiums, petrochemical products, automobiles, lightings and metal works, computer and electrical appliances, construction materials and many others.

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International Recycled Aluminium Conference

19-22 november 2012

International Recycled Aluminium Conference, in its twentieth edition, is one of the major conferences. It will focus on the modern technologies and new market opportunities for making a prosperous business along with various new consumption trend and aluminium recycling across the world.

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27-29 november 2012

Exhibition «ExpoCem» units leading companies of the market on the one venue and creates unique information area in the field of producing and usage of cement. Exhibitors and visitors will find innovation and effective technologies, equipment for cement industry and lots of new contacts and meetings.

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