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SPOMAN Open Science

Fundamental Research within Smart POlymer MAterials and Nanocomposites


THU APR 26: Open Seminar on Graphene

9:45 – 15:00 |  Auditorium I, Dept Chemistry, Langelandsgade 140, 8000 Aarhus C (Click here to see it on a map)

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The Open Seminar on graphene will give an introduction to the field and future of graphene. Why is this wonder material so interesting for many diverse industries.



THU MAY 31: The Second Open Science Festival

The Open Science Festival is a yearly event inviting the world to taste of Open Science. We will invite inspiring speakers from around the world, the Open Science projects will be presented and we hope to offer a lot of networking for both students, researchers, and industry.

Registration is free but do not wait too long to register as we will close the registration when the seats are full – last year we sold out!

Agenda and registration form will be found here.

If you would like to be notified when the registration opens, please register on our mail-list. The form is found at the bottom of this page or send an email to

THU JUN 21: Open Seminar on Machine Learning

9:30 – 14:00 |  TBA

Agenda and registration will be found here soon. Please register at the maillist (form found at the bottom of this page) if you wish to be notified when the registration opens.

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Latest news

Student visit at Unisense

Every semester we organize company visits for the SPOMAN Open Science students. This is an opportunity for the students to see how research is done in the companies they engage with. Furthermore, the visits will inspire the students regarding the future of their...

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The graphene projects do things a little different.

Is it enough to meet monthly at the Open Seminar and get updates on what is going on? Not if you want to be a part of the projects, the science, and the newest findings! A subgroup of SPOMAN Open Science members, all with an interest in the graphene projects, meet...

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SPOMAN Open Science project updates

Bone Promoting Coatings – combined effect of topography and strontium on mineralization Supervisor: Morten Foss This project is a continuation of a bachelor project conducted fall 2017. The current student on the project is Stefan Pendlmayr. The project,...

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Functional nanostructuring of plastic moulding tools

Talk by Michael Hvam, CemeCon, at the Open Seminar on Functional Polymeric Materials. CemeCon do advanced surface coatings for many diverse materials. Coatings introduce new properties to a material; even developing nanostructures on surfaces can affect the surface...

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Choosing an anti-fouling coating strategy for hard materials

Rikke Louise Meyer gave a talk at the Open Seminar on Functional Polymeric coatings on the challenges of choosing the right strategy and designing the best surface for achieving anti-biofouling properties. The Strategy of choice, base on both the material you want to...

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Trends in Nanoscience – Communication and Entrepreneurship

At the Open Seminar on February 22, Morten Foss introduced ud to an iNano student course. iNano offers a new course focusing in nanoscience entrepreneurship. The students will work with innovation, entrepreneurship, and business modelling in a nanoscience context. You...

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