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Brightlands Science Lectures

Event date: January 25, 201712:00u
End date: January 25, 2017

The first of four Brightlands Science Lectures in 2017 which will take place Wednesday, January 25, 2017 (12.00-14.00h).

Collaborative innovation is key to the further development of the Brightlands campuses. That’s why Brightlands introduces the Brightlands Science Lectures, where leading scientists present their work on innovative developments in the fields of materials and health, which are relevant for society.

The Brightlands Science Lectures will be a platform for talented, entrepreneurial, academic and industrial scientists in the field of materials, where you will not only learn and obtain new insights relevant for your career, but you can also meet with your peers during the free lunch.

Furthermore, young talented scientists in the beginning of their career will kick start every Brightlands Science Lecture by presenting a 15-minutes Kickstarter Lecture, before giving the floor to the leading keynote scientific speaker.

This way the Brightlands science community supports scientists to make a difference and contribute to a more sustainable society – and that’s exactly our mission!
Click for more information about the Brightlands Science Lectures.

Wednesday, January 25, 2017
On Wednesday, January 25, 2017, Prof Dr. René Janssen will present the first of the Brightlands Science Lectures. René Janssen is a Professor of Molecular Materials and Nanosystems at the Eindhoven University of Technology. In 2015, he was one of four winners of the Dutch Spinoza Prize. Theme of the January 25 lecture is "Improvement of Organic Solar Cells".

The Kickstarter Lecture is given by Dr Karel Wilsens, Assistant-Professor at the Faculty of Humanities and Sciences, Biobased Materials group at the Maastricht University. His topic is “Biobased liquid crystalline polymers”.

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