CORNET Newsletter

Dear Sir or Madam,

A successful start of the year lies behind us: More than 120 participants joined our latest Partnering Event at RWTH Aachen University and made use of the opportunity to meet future partners in order to realise joint innovation projects.

If you couldn`t make it to the event, you can also have a look at current Project ideas on our website. The next Partnering Event will take place in Berlin on 18 May.

The 23rd Call for Proposals is closing soon! Please make sure that you submit your proposal in time.

Enjoy this year’s second edition of our CORNET Newsletter! You are very welcome to forward this newsletter to anyone interested.

Your CORNET team


Final sprint: 23rd Call for Proposals is closing soon

Final sprint: 23suprd/sup Call for Proposals closing soon 

The 23rd CORNET Call for Proposals is closing on 29 March 2017. Submission is possible until 12 p.m. (CET). We kindly ask you to get your proposal ready and to submit it within the deadline via the CORNET Submission Tool.


Register NOW: Next Partnering Event in Berlin

  Register NOW: Partnering Event in Berlin

On 18 May 2017 CORNET and its partner network IraSME are hosting their next Partnering Event taking place in Berlin during the 24th Innovation Day for SMEs initiated by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi).

SMEs, SME associations and research organisations are happily invited to join and to meet future project partners! Face-to-face meetings with other participants can be scheduled in advance. Design your individual agenda for the day!


Success Story: CORNET project Opti-WCR

Success Story: CORNET project Opti-WCR 

The CORNET project Opti-WCR, an international collaboration between Germany and Poland, identifies the gap in know-how about refractory castables. It focused on the influence of the water-to-cement-ratio on processing steps like setting, drying and heating-up performance.


CORNET project SteriScope running for EARTO Innovation Award

  CORNET project SteriScope in the running for EARTO Innovation Award

As a member of EARTO, the AiF (the German Federation of Industrial Research Associations) has fielded the CORNET project SteriScope in the competition for the EARTO Innovation Award 2017 in the category “Impact Expected”.

SteriScope was a very successful international cooperation project between Germany and Austria which focused on the development of a novel low-temperature sterilisation procedure based on supercritical carbon dioxide and compatible nanocomposites for medical devices.


Successful Partnering Event in Aachen

Successful Partnering Event in Aachen 

On 31 January more than 120 participants from various countries and research fields joined our Partnering Event at RWTH Aachen University in order to find project partners for the current Call for Proposals with deadline on 29 March 2017.

You will find all current project ideas that were presented in Aachen or at other Partnering Events online in the section Project ideas.


Dos and Don´ts to be considered when applying for funding

  Dos and Don´ts to apply for funding

The 23rd CORNET Call for Proposals is open until 29 March 2017, 12 p.m. (CET). In the following, you get some helpful advice on how to apply successfully. Read on for some handy tips about what you should and shouldn’t do when applying …


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