7 Master Students from Al-Farabi Kazakh National University. Almaty, Kazakhstan spent 2 weeks visiting CDRSP. They were able to see the range of research activities currently underway at CDRSP and some had the opportunity to prepare nanoscale fibres using electrospinning. They also visited a number of historic and cultural sites in Portugal.
The Minister of Science, Technology and Higher Education, Manuel Heitor, visited the Polytechnic Institute of Leiria (IPLeiria) on the 10th of May within circuit of “Cities and Regions with Knowledge”. In this circuit, which began at 9:30 a.m. at the headquarters of the IPLeiria, the Minister visited its five schools, as well as some research infrastructures and projects. In this context and by the Minister initiative, a thematic meeting [+]
On the 21st of April, the new building of the Centre for Rapid and Sustainable Product Development was inaugurated by António Costa, Prime-minister of Portugal, in Industrial Park of the Marinha Grande. This event gathered many political and academic personalities such as Ana Abrunhosa, President of CCDRC and Paulo Vicente, Mayor of the city of Marinha Grande. These new facilities gathers 15 laboratories and training rooms that will serve [+]
The Prime Minister António Costa will preside the inauguration of the new facility of the Centre for Rapid and Sustainable Product Development from the Polytechnic of Leiria, which will take place next Thursday, April 21st, at 18.30. The new infrastructure will serve as support for R&D activities, advanced training and dissemination actions, aiming for knowledge and technology transfer between academia and industry. It has 19 new laboratories with state [+]
In the 24th of March CDRsp received the first year students of Mechanical Engineering from ESTG. They visited the CDRsp laboratories, especially the ones regarding mechanical processes and products where they had a closer contact with some of the techniques they studied. As 3DPrinting becomes more a direct production process then prototyping technique, students had the opportunity to contact with state of the art equipments and their products.