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HORATES starts with virtual kick-off meeting

Today, the innovative training network HORATES was officially launched with a kick-off meeting. Due to the current COVID restrictions, the event took place online. Starting today, HORATES will train 15 young talents over a period of four years in the highly innovative field of organic and hybrid thermoelectrics through research projects and a variety of training activities.

The kick-off meeting was opened by Martijn Kemerink from the University of Heidelberg, who acts as scientific coordinator and spokesperson of HORATES. Subsequently, the content of the different work packages was presented in 45-minute presentations by the principal investigators of the different beneficiaries. The different boards for steering and supervising the activities in the HORATES network were also presented.

Programme

09.00
Martijn Kemerink, Heidelberg University
Constitution of supervisor board
WP6: Management Work Package Presentation

10:00
Martijn Kemerink, Heidelberg University
Welcome to HORATES (start for all HORATES members)

10:15
Michael Sommer, University of Chemnitz
WP1: Materials Synthesis

11.00
Coffee break

11.15
Christian Müller, Chalmers University of Technology
WP2: Advanced processing, doping and characterization

12.00
Igor Zozoulenko, Linköping University
WP3: Theory and Modeling

13:45
Wolfgang Kowalsky, innovationLab
WP4: TEGs design, fabrication and upscaling

14:30
Mario Caironi, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia
WP5: Network Training

15.15
Martin Brinkmann, Institut Charles Sadron
WP7: Dissemination, Exploitation & Outreach

16:00
Coffee break

16:15
Constitution of training board (Mario Caironi) and dissemination board (MartinBrinkmann) – in parallel

16:45
Constitution of technology transfer board (Wolfgang Kowalsky) and ethics board (Jan Anton Koster) – in parallel

12:45
Lunch break

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