Portland Forum, Leimen/Germany

Nanocem Consortium – 7th Open Meeting

On 25.04.2017, the partners in the Nanocem Consortium met for their 7th Open Meeting with interested guests at the Portland Forum in Leimen, to discuss current research activities and the latest research findings. Besides the technical papers, a poster show with more than 50 presentations provided a comprehensive display of knowledge. Attendees from 17 countries, industry partners and academic representatives of a wide range of research institutes discussed the current progress in research, future challenges for the cement industry and other development tasks.

Dr. Wolfgang Dienemann, Director Global Research at the Development HeidelbergCement Technology Center, warmly welcomed the attendees, also in the name of the management. As one of the founding members and industrial partner of Nanocem, ­HeidelbergCement was pleased to host the event. ­Dienemann stressed the importance of the Heidel­berg­Cement Campus. With the Portland Forum event centre and the R&D Centre next door, this spanned a bridge between history and the future. The importance of the Nanocem Consortium lies especially in the shared discussions amongst researchers and with the users....

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