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Jaarcongres STW

24 november 2016
Het jaarcongres van STW vond plaats op 24 november 2016, in de Werkspoorkathedraal in Utrecht. Tijdens het congres stond STW uitgebreid stil bij haar 35-jarig jubileum. Ook kreeg het financieringsprogramma Open Mind weer een podium. Dit jaar verdeelde STW vijf Open Mind-financieringen, twee meer dan in 2015. Dit fotoverslag geeft een overzicht van de dag.
Preliminary Programme Annual Congress Technology Foundation STW:

11:30 - 13:00

Lunch VIP Young Researchers
(by invitation only)
Presentation David Abbink
12:30 - 13:00
Onwards registration
13:00 - 13:45     
Plenary session
Opening by the host of the day Jan Douwe Kroeske

13:45 - 15:00

Simon Stevin Gezel 2016 contest (vote for the best presentation)
Muharrem Bayraktar, University of Twente
Suleyman Naqshband, University of Twente
Valerio Fortunati, Erasmus MC
Open Mind contest (by invitation only)
Demo & Expo
  • Wall of Fame with 23 Simon Stevin Meesters and 11 Simon Stevin Gezellen
  • Workshop 3D-printing (from junk to jewellery)
  • A snowcuber that reduces the volume of snow before loading it in a truck
  • Admire a dress from mushroom mycelium
  • Demonstration of robotic football, by world champion Tech United Eindhoven
Meet the Open Mind 2015 winners
  • Protype first car on Formic Acid – Team FAST, students Eindhoven University of Technology
  • Concrete formwork-system based on CNC-milling technology – Nadia Remmerswaal
  • 3D printer for treating spina bifida in the uterus – Alex Eggink, Dick Oepkes, John van den Dobbelsteen

15:00 - 15:10 




15:10 - 15:15 

Plenary session

Debate on applied and technological sciences in new NWO

• STW’s new director dr. Herry Nijhuis
• STW chair Ton van der Steen 
• TTW chair Jaap Schouten
Simon Stevin Gezel 2016
Announcement of the winner
15:15 - 15:50


Simon Stevin Meesters Albert van den Berg, Han Wösten en Paddy French present and demonstrate their work
Summerlabb STW Design award 

Demo & Expo
15:50 - 16:40     
Plenary session
Awarding of the Simon Stevin Meester Prize 2016 and short presentations by the laureates prof.dr. Suzanne Hulscher and Maarten Steinbuch
16:40 - 17:00     
Open Mind 2016
• Announcement of 5 winners
• Short presentations and Q&A
17:00 - 17:15   
Closing ceremony
17:15 - 18.00   

Demo & Expo