Second International Process Intensification Conference

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The Second International Process Intensification Conference (IPIC2) will take place as a stand-alone conference, unlike IPIC1 which was held in conjunction with the 10th World Congress of Chemical Engineering (Barcelona 2017). IPIC2 will be an excellent opportunity to learn about recent implementations in industry, the latest advances in research, and the current offer from technology providers. Furthermore, discussions on the ...

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COSMIC successful Midterm Review & 4th network-wide event in Cordoba & Zaragoza


Last week, COSMIC had successfully fulfilled its Midterm Review meeting as well as its 4th Network-wide at the University of Cordoba and the University of Zaragoza, Spain. The purpose of the Midterm Review meeting is to have the project assessed by the REA (Research Executive Agency at EC) representative, having it been running for 24 months now. The 15 Early Stage Researchers ...

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Science communication training in Toulouse


COSMIC ESR Heidy Ramirez took part in the Science Communication training organized by Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions at the ESOF MSCA Satellite Event in Toulouse on 7th July. This workshop was designed to develop MSCA fellows’ communication skills with a professional TEDx-style training. Heidi had been selected along with 30 MSCA fellows, after participating on #MSCAscicomm competition with a video explaining ...

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Ana Luisa Maria will present on 3rd Ultrasonics conference


Ana Luisa Maria will present a poster and short presentation about Ultrasound-assisted oxidative cleavage on the 3rd Ultrasonics conference. This conference is organised from 11th-14th June 2018 in Caparica (Portugal). Also Jeroen Jordens will give an oral presentation on Ultrasound enhanced micromixing: the effect of frequency and pulsed ultrasound at the same conference.  

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The secret life of bubbles


Yesterday, the COSMIC researchers started their third network wide event with a company visit to Weber in Karlsbad. They where introduced in real life applications of ultrasound and transducer design. Also they cut and welded their own key chain with an ultrasonic knife and ultrasonic welding device. After a not so smooth train trip they arrived in Göttingen for the ...

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ETN COSMIC releases first video


Europe on the wave to innovation In the last decades, Europe has lost its top position in the Chemical industrial market to China. One of the most important factors in this process is the lag in innovation. The COSMIC project (European Training Network for Continuous Sonication and Microwave Reactors) tackles this hurdle by training 15 young potential researchers in new ...

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Equilabo, Milestone and GREEN lab are organising a seminar on the latest developments in technology and applications of microwave assisted synthesis and microwave extraction of natural products. The seminar will introduce you in new developments in the exciting field of microwave assisted extraction and chemical synthesis. Learn you how to move microwave process from laboratory to industry and provides an ...

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COMSOL® workshop Acoustics


During this web workshop will show you how to: Modeling Acoustics Applications Acoustic wave propagation in fluids Defining acoustic sources and computing the acoustic near and far field Acoustic-structure interaction (vibroacoustics) Wave propagation in porous materials Thermoviscous acoustics for modeling mobile devices and miniature transducers Aeroacoustics for acoustic propagation in a moving fluid Solving acoustically large models either in ultrasound ...

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Second network wide event finished


On 11 and 12 September 2017 the students and supervisors from the COSMIC project gathered in Novotel in Leuven. They discussed the scientific and management progress during those two days. A draft version of the promo video was shown and some nice ideas for improvement of the project were proposed. We will develop these idea further in the next months.  ...

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COSMIC summer school was successful


Last week 38 people participated in the Summer School in Ultrasound and Microwaves for Chemical Processing. They were introduced into the world of microwaves, ultrasound, the use of ultrasound for separation processes, synthesis and the use of microwaves in inorganic and organic chemistry. Apart from scientific knowledge, they also learned why we should use the defrost function on your microwave ...

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