On 5 December 2013, The Hooke Room at the Institute of Physics in London was packed with 86 delegates for the International Conference on Electrospinning: Principles, Practice and Possibilities. It was indeed an international event with 77 papers drawn from 22 countries including Australia, New Zealand, USA and China. In fact, some potential participants were turned away due to the constraint of space and the poster session with some 40 [+]
On 1/5 October 2013, at ESTG, Institute Polytechnic Leiria, in Leiria, Portugal, was held the The International Conference on Advanced Research in Virtual and Rapid Prototyping (VRAP 2013). Organised every two years since 2003,it is recognized as one of the most important world events in virtual and physical prototyping. VRAP 2013 is designed to be a major forum for the scientific exchange of multi-disciplinary and inter-organisational aspects of virtual and rapid [+]
On 4/5 July 2013, at CDRsp, Institute Polytechnic Leiria, Marinha Grande Portugal, took place the International Workshop on Ecosustainable Food Packaging: The Industrial Challenges. The conference provided an opportunity for the key challenges for polymer scientists and engineers in the field of ecosustainable food packaging to be discussed in an industrial context. Keynote lectures were presented by scientists and engineers representing leading industry material providers, food packaging companies and end users. Click here [+]
Sustainable intelligent manufacturing is regarded as a manufacturing paradigm for the 21st century. The International Conference on Sustainable Intelligent Manufacturing (sim.ipleiria.pt), organized by the Centre for Rapid and Sustainable Product Development (cdrsp.ipleiria.pt), Polytechnic Institute of Leiria, and the Faculty of Architecture, Technical University of Lisbon, took place at Lisbon, Portugal, from June 26 to June 29, 2013. The Conference aimed to provide a major international forum for academics, researchers [+]
On May 24, the Ambassador of the Republic of Mozambique in Portugal, Dr. Jacob Jeremiah Nyambir, visited the Center facilities.