Novel materials development for automotive and related applications

Event Dates: 
Thursday, September 14, 2017 -
10:00 to 11:30
Event Venue: 

NIA and EUCAR (the research association of the automotive OEMs in Europe) are delighted to be hosting a joint webinar for Members of both associations.  The webinar, entitled "Novel materials development for automotive and related applications" brings together car manufacturers and research centres associated with novel materials development and NIA Members with their focus on advanced materials utilising nanotechnology.

​The meeting will hear from 4 key actors in materials development, discussing priorities in materials development plus the regulatory and market pressures that inform decision making.  It marks the start of ongoing association between NIA and EUCAR, with the aim to progress materials development across sectors.


1000: Welcome and introduction from NIA and EUCAR 

1010: Johannes Sprafke, BASF, Innovation Manager Automotive

1030: Andrea Pipino, Fiat Chrysler Automotive, GML – Group Materials Labs

1050: Petra Krammer, OPEL Automotive GmbH, Manager Advanced Manufacturing Technologies

1110: Ludovic Odoni, Solvay, Director of the Innovation Platform and Advanced Materials

1130: Moderated discussion period with audience

1145: Close

The webinar is open to Members only and for any queries regarding membership and access, please contact