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News International #2 2019
Dear Reader,
It has been an exciting first part of the year. We have welcomed three new members in LIGHTer Academy Network, read more about one of them - Dr. Greta Lindwall - below. Our early call for projects resulted in 49 applications about different aspects of lightweight design.

We are happy to announce that the LIGHTer International Conference programme is now available. We would be honored if you would join us in beautiful Gothenburg in November! Read more about the conference below, don´t miss our early bird offer.

LIGHTer has been given the opportunity to host a lightweight symposium at EUROMAT 2019 in Stockholm on September 5. We hope to see you there!

Have a nice summer!

Best Regards,
Cecilia, Fredrik and Jasmine

Registration for LIGHTer International Conference is now open!
We have received many interesting abstracts and the programme for the LIGHTer International Conference is now available. Early bird fee price for registration before August 31st!

Keynote Speakers during the Conference are:
Laurent Morel, Infracore Company
Sofia Teixeira de Freitas, TU Delft
Geoffrey Gibson, University of Newcastle UK
Silvan Halter, Wagner Solutions

Date: 21-22 November
Venue: Chalmers
Programme and registration
LIGHTer is organizing a symposium at EUROMAT, Stockholm
LIGHTer is organizing a Lightweight symposium at the large EUROMAT materials conference in Stockholm on the 5th of September.

The symposium is called LIGHTer materials in the right place with the overall aim to use light materials in multi-material designs. The symposium  and with a symposium that consists of a total of 12 lectures divided into two sessions. You are most welcomed to join us in Stockholm.


Programme and registration
Workshop: Lightweight Applications with Graphene
LIGHTer, SIO Grafen and Innovative Material Arena (IMA) invite you to a seminar on lightweight applications with graphene.
The workshop presents results from three R&D projects within electrics, high temperatures and multifunctional materialswill be presented at the workshop.

Date 22 October 2019
Venue Skylten, Södra Oskarsgatan 3, Linköping

Programme and Registration
The LIGHTer PhD Network made a study visit to MAX IV
A group of LIGHTer PhD network students, from Örebro University, Chalmers, KTH, LTU, and Uppsala University, visited MAX IV on the 3rd June in Lund.

Prof. Malin Åkermo, who is a member of LIGHTer Academy, also joined the visit. MAX IV is one of the most powerful synchrotron radiation facilities in the world. It brings exciting opportunities to a wide spectrum of research fields, both fundamental and applied, academy- as well as industry-oriented.
More about PhD Network
Greta Lindwall, new member of

LIGHTer Academy

During the autumn of 2018, the LIGHTer Academy's network grew, and three more researchers became part of the network. Greta Lindwall from KTH is one of the new members. Greta works at the material science department at KTH with thermodynamic calculations and kinetics. Read more about how Greta Lindwall hope to contribute to the LIGHTer Academy and what challenges she would say are the most current for academic lightweight research.
Read the full interview
LIGHTer PhD network 

Anton Jansson, Örebro University, has now published his Doctorial Dissertation. He is a  LIGHTer PhD network member with main research interest in Computed Tomography an Additive Manufacturing.

The thesis contains method developement of computed tomography concerning measurability and detectability.  "More than a Shadow - Computed Tomography Method Development and Applications Concerning Complex Material Systems". 
Calendar 2019
September 1-5 EUROMAT, Stockholm - In English

September 17 Workshop on Product Optimization, Gothenburg - in Swedish

October 22 Workshop: Lightweight Applications with Graphene - In English

November 20-21 LIGHTer International Conference, Chalmers, Gothenburg - In English
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Sweden's capability to develop world leading competence within lightweight technology will be decisive for the Swedish industries' competitiveness, growth and possibilities to reach global environmental goals. LIGHTer is creating the essential collaborations within lightweight: cross-disciplinary, cross industrial sectors, focused, innovative and efficient. 

Do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions or opinions concerning the newsletter and its content.

Funding for the programme is being provided by Vinnova, the Swedish Energy Agency and Formas.
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