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No less than 25 inspiring stories with the focus on the whole design process from A to Z and 10 short sales pitches. A mix of subjects on the themes of product design, additive manufacturing, circular economy, electronics, innovation and  IP, VR/AR and interactive workshops.
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Workshop: introduction to Rhino 6 & Grasshopper by McNeel Europe

Wednesday 7 November 13:30
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Workshop: get into the best practice approaches to modelling in Rhino and use parametric procedures in Grasshopper. Join with your laptop!
(also on Thursday 8 November, 13:30-16:30)

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Add to calendar07/11/2018 13:30:0007/11/2018 16:30:00Workshop: introduction to Rhino 6 & Grasshopper by McNeel EuropeNo need to register, just join at the given times! (workshops also on Thursday 8 November, 13:30-16:30) Within this workshop we invite you to join UGent’s Industrial Design students for introducing Rhino & Grasshopper. Learn to use the software, understand how it works and apply Rhino’s and Grasshopper’s tools to your work. Whatever industrial design branch you’re specialized in, it’s a good way to start to understand the best practice approaches to modelling in Rhino and use parametric procedures in Grasshopper. Grasshopper is a graphical algorithm editor and requires no knowledge of programming or scripting, but still allows designers to build form generators from the simple to the awe-inspiring.    Target Audience New Rhino and Grasshopper users, industrial designers with some previous knowledge of other 3D modeling tools.   Expected outcomes After this workshop you should be able to: - Utilize the new features of the Rhino user interface - Understand the basic concepts - Define a modelling strategy - Understand the key features of parametric design - Describe a design problem parametrically - Create flexible models for industrial design - Use the basic components (Grasshopper)   Pre-requisites Requires Window skills and other 3D modeling softwares knowledge as desire. Laptop with Rhino 6 already installed ( www.rhino3d.com/download ). Programme 3 hours divided in 3 modules that combine theory and practice.   Module 1 Introduction Introduction, programme and outcomes. Rhinoceros 6 McNeel, Rhinoceros 6, licenses, Development Tools, ecosystem.   Module 2 Basic Concepts Computer Science basics, programing, algorithms. Grasshopper Introduction, Grasshopper and interface.   Module 3 Grasshopper Creating a parametric system to 3D print   Contact McNeel Europe Carla Sologuren - carla.sologuren@mcneel.com      workshopsDD/MM/YYYY

Your ideas are precious (in Dutch)

Wednesday 7 November 14:00

Bruno Vanderschoot, accountmanager België, BOIP

Key words: patents, intellectual property, brands, models

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cEDM workshop by Imec – NPI: New Product Introduction

Wednesday 7 November 14:00
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Smart New Product Introduction methodology (NPI) by Imec. What do you have to take into account when you start a design process? How do you organize this design process to realise a manufacturable and reliable product? We present you the methodology through case studies from Barco, Eurocircuits and Allora Factory

Key words: new product introduction, innovation, idea to market, electronics

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Add to calendar07/11/2018 14:00:0007/11/2018 16:00:00cEDM workshop by Imec – NPI: New Product Introduction This workshop is an organisation of Imec, in collaboration with Barco, Eurocircuits & Allóra Factory Smart products that build-up the Internet of Things are often highly innovative and mandate a short time-to-market. A traditional product development approach applying experience based (conservative) design rules and extensive qualification tests is obsolete. A high level of predictive power regarding manufacturability, supply chain readiness, quality and reliability, cost, etc. is demanded from an agile New Product Introduction methodology for Smart Products. Geert Willems, imec, will present the basic elements of a Predictive NPI approach as well as its practical implementation. Short time-to-market for new products and rapid scale-up of production, keeping product cost low and quality high, are especially challenging for a startup company. To accomplish this allóra Factory works intensively together with imec’s, Center of Electronics Design & Manufacturing (cEDM) from imec. Tom De Ryck will present allóra Factory’s NPI process and how they leverage the cEDM offering. To transform a Smart Product idea into a prototype and industrial product rapidly one needs to know the manufacturing capabilities. Involving manufacturing knowledge and experience is imperative. Eurocircuits, a local prototype Printed Circuit Board supplier, introduced the philosophy of “The Optimum Design Flow” and offers its online “Smart Menus”, “DRC-“ and “DFM functionality” for this purpose. Dirk Stans will explain how these tools facilitate the rapid, low cost production of prototypes “Right First Time” within budget and on time. From the perspective of an internationally operating OEM company, Lena Eeckhout, Barco, will elaborate further on the challenges of matching electronic product design to the capabilities of multiple manufacturing suppliers. She will explain on how the concept of the “Printed Board Assembly (PBA) passport” opens the doors to an international supply chain.   Date:  Wednesday, November 7, 2018, MEETING CENTER IN KORTRIJK XPO   Agenda:  13:30 Welcome 14:00 Predictive New Product Introduction for Smart Products Geert Willems, imec 14:30 New Product Introduction Process in a Startup Company Tom De Ryck, allóra Factory 15:00 Think before you act, leads to “right first time” Dirk Stans, Eurocircuits 15:30 World Wide NPI: the PBA Passport opens the manufacturing doors Lena Eeckhout, Barco 16:00 Visit Prototyping 2018 Exhibition   Practical information cEDM workshop participation: Registration to the exhibition “Prototyping 2018” is required and free. Participation fee for the workshop : €150 Participation is free of charge for cEDM members & cEDM partners The number of attendees is limited, first come, first serve. Registration via e-mail: academy@imec.be Imec is a licensed service provider for training according to “kmo-portefeuille” : license number DV.O108298.   Center for Electronics Design & Manufacturing Interested in member- or partnership of cEDM, or need for more information: please contact:  Geert Willems, geert.willems@imec.be : +32 498 91 94 64 More cEDM info: www.cedm.be  Supported by VLAIO in the framework of VIS-InProVoL >> download full information Electronics Design & Manufacturing Workshop 30 MEETING CENTERDD/MM/YYYY

Start to 3D print (in Dutch)

Wednesday 7 November 14:00

Kris Binon, General Director, FLAM 3D

Key words: 3D-printing, Additive Manufacturing

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From jeans to towel (in Dutch)

Wednesday 7 November 14:30

Mieke Deprez, sales manager, CLARYSSE

Key words: innovative - low impact - made in Belgium - circular economy

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Development of a high end water and weather resistant bluetooth speaker (in Dutch)

Wednesday 7 November 15:00

Pieter Lesage, CEO, STUDIO DOTT

Key words: product design, product development, marketing, production, materials, services

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Prototyping and manufacturing on demand (in English)

Wednesday 7 November 15:00

Protolabs is a digital manufacturer of prototypes and on-demand production parts, serving as a product development tool for engineers and a supply chain resource for companies large and small. Our 3D printing, CNC machining, and injection moulding services have continuously evolved to meet the ever-changing needs of our customers around the world.

David Scott, Account Manager, PROTOLABS

Key words : prototyping, manufacturing on demand, impression 3d, CNC, injection moulding

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Portable 3D digitization solutions to increase the efficiency in product design

Wednesday 7 November 15:07

When it comes to Product Design one critical part of success is to get quickly and easily to an accurate CAD-model. 

Mathias Kinet, Account Manager Sales for Construction, FARO

Key words Product Design, CAD-model, Scan-to-CAD solutions, digital engineering processes, 3D printing, additive manufacturing, exact surfaced meshes       

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Overview of the products of Sika Axson for the development of prototypes (in Dutch)

Wednesday 7 November 15:14

Koen Staelens, zaakvoerder, CONSIST

Key words Prototypes, Sika Axson, milling, modeling paste, casting resin

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How myProto can make your design cycle faster

Wednesday 7 November 15:21

Discover the possibilities of myproto for designers and how it can help designers reduce deadlines.

Marc Vertongen, CEO, DVC 

Key words  prototype, electronics, production, small serie, on-line, offer

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Engineering your innovative dream

Wednesday 7 November 15:28

Quimesis is your key partner toward making your technological innovative device true. We are engineers specialized in robotics & smart devices. From conceptualization, to prototyping, certifications & production of the final wanted device.

Vianney De Braekeleer, Business Developer, QUIMESIS 

Key words: robotics, smart device, prototyping, industrialization, certification

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Virtual reality check

Wednesday 7 November 15:30

Valentijn Destoop, Coördinator Technology lab AR/VR & Innovation Platform

Key words augmented reality, virtual reality, industry 4.0, immersive technologies

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MyMachine – Small dreams, big ideas

Wednesday 7 November 16:30

A unique, multi-award winning methodology active worldwide. Students from all levels collaborate as peers to bring ideas to life for dream machines, invented by elementary school children. According to the New York Academy of Sciences MyMachine’s innovative approach to learning & making, let students develop many 21st-century skills and strengthen their design thinking and problem-solving abilities as they grapple with how best to turn a child’s concept into reality.

Piet Grymonprez, Co-Founder MyMachine Global Foundation 

Key words: industry, talent development, dream machines, New York Academy of Sciences, Harvard University, Sir Ken Robinson, Sir Richard Branson, United Nations, worldwide, Forbes

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I can't find parts to be printed (in my company) or can I?

Wednesday 7 November 16:30

It is not always easy to identify opportunities in Additive Manufacturing. Based on some cases and examples, we are to explore opportunities that may be relevant for your company - also in large-format metal AM. 

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Andreas Gebhardt  - FH AACHEN University of Applied Sciences

Key words: Additive Manufacturing, 3D-Printing, Business cases.

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Spark project - Spatial augmented reality lab (in Dutch)

Wednesday 7 November 17:00

Philippe Martens, Business Design & Innovation Coach AMS, Antwerp Management School 

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Product development 4.0 (in Dutch)

Wednesday 7 November 17:30

Remco Lenstra – expert Design Thinking – Antwerp Management School & Exponential Academy met maakbedrijven Vyncke & Dewulf

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Machine learning and generative design, blessing or curse? (in Dutch)

Wednesday 7 November 18:00

Lieven Grauls, Technical Manager Design & Manufacturing, AUTODESK

Key wordsGenerative Design, Future of Making, Additive Manufacturing, Design

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Innovation can be outsourced? (in Dutch)

Wednesday 7 November 18:30

Jean-Marc Timmermans, AGORIA & 5 IDES* leden: Productize – iDNA – Studio Dott – Pegus Apps – Comate, speech from Geert Jacobs, Lead expert AGORIA

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VR prototyping as a product development tool

Thursday 8 November 11:00

Virtual prototyping is nothing new but it can provide valuable feedback even before you start rapid prototyping. In this short session we will provide you with insights in our design process and how VR prototyping helps us to shorten lead times. 

Lukas Costeur, Product Designer, PILI PILI PRODUCT DESIGN & ENGINEERING

Key words: VR, virtual reality, product design, development, prototyping

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How EMSPROTO solves the problems of electronic card designers who need to do their small series in a simple and fast manner (in French)

Thursday 8 November 11:30

The EMSPROTO web platform, allows a free and instant quote for projects of electronic boards and that in complete autonomy. Factory-made, on a 100% automated SMT line, ensures industrial quality boards. Deadlines are from 2 to 12 days, without a minimum order.

Rama Pradhan, EMSPROTO

Key words: Quick and agile prototyping

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Circular economy – Flooring as a service (in Dutch)

Thursday 8 November 11:30

Duo presentation:

Erik De Bisschop, Strategic Account Manager and C2C Ambassadeur  at Tarkett-Desso 

SERVITIZATION AS ULTIMATE CIRCULAR STRATEGY: THE DESSO CASE
Gert Linthout, Industry Team Lead at Möbius Business Redesign

Key words: Cradle to Cradle, Circulaire economie, Servicemodel, Luchtkwaliteit, Well-being


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Integrating 3d metal printing and flexible post processing

Thursday 8 November 12:00

3D&FPP aims to integrate 3D-metal printing and flexible post-processing. The objective is to lower build preparation time, production time and costs by generating a generic solution for integrated clamping, scanning, polishing and CAD/CAM.

Jurjen Lengkeek, RDM Makerspace, founder & CEO 

Key words: 3D metal printing, Additive manufacturing, post-processing

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Isokinetic bike. The researcher and the designer joining forces (in Dutch)

Thursday 8 November 13:00

Sander Van den Dries, Zaakvoerder, COMATE 

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Smart and creative handling with polyurethanes (in Dutch)

Thursday 8 November 13:00

Carl Grimmelprez, Zaakvoerder, HANDS-ON

Key words: Prototyping, vacuum casting, cnc milling, small series

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3LOGIQ BVBA, Industrial inkjet printing applications (in Dutch)

Thursday 8 November 13:07

Wim Vandendriessche, Owner, 3LOGIQ

Key words inkjet hardware, knowledge, service and sustainability

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Creating Europe's largest production facility online (in Dutch)

Thursday 8 November 13:14

Aron Kirschner, Co-Founder & Director Production & Engineering

Key words Digital Manufacturing, Rapid Prototyping, Smarty Industry, Small series production, fast delivery

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Co-creating meaningful innovation with Howest Industrial Design Center

Thursday 8 November 13:21

Key words: design thinking, applied creativity, prototyping, virtual and augment reality, kleine serie, light, innovation program

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Workshop: introduction to Rhino 6 & Grasshopper by McNeel Europe

Thursday 8 November 13:30
workshops

Workshop: get into the best practice approaches to modelling in Rhino and use parametric procedures in Grasshopper. Join with your laptop!
(also on Wednesday 7 November, 13:30-16:30)

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Add to calendar08/11/2018 13:30:0008/11/2018 16:30:00Workshop: introduction to Rhino 6 & Grasshopper by McNeel EuropeNo need to register, just join at the given times! (workshops also on Wednesday 7 November, 13:30-16:30) Within this workshop we invite you to join UGent’s Industrial Design students for introducing Rhino & Grasshopper. Learn to use the software, understand how it works and apply Rhino’s and Grasshopper’s tools to your work. Whatever industrial design branch you’re specialized in, it’s a good way to start to understand the best practice approaches to modelling in Rhino and use parametric procedures in Grasshopper. Grasshopper is a graphical algorithm editor and requires no knowledge of programming or scripting, but still allows designers to build form generators from the simple to the awe-inspiring.  Target Audience New Rhino and Grasshopper users, industrial designers with some previous knowledge of other 3D modeling tools.   Expected outcomes After this workshop you should be able to: - Utilize the new features of the Rhino user interface - Understand the basic concepts - Define a modelling strategy - Understand the key features of parametric design - Describe a design problem parametrically - Create flexible models for industrial design - Use the basic components (Grasshopper)   Pre-requisites Requires Window skills and other 3D modeling softwares knowledge as desire. Laptop with Rhino 6 already installed ( www.rhino3d.com/download ). Programme 3 hours divided in 3 modules that combine theory and practice.   Module 1 Introduction Introduction, programme and outcomes. Rhinoceros 6 McNeel, Rhinoceros 6, licenses, Development Tools, ecosystem.   Module 2 Basic Concepts Computer Science basics, programing, algorithms. Grasshopper Introduction, Grasshopper and interface.   Module 3 Grasshopper Creating a parametric system to 3D print   Contact McNeel Europe Carla Sologuren - carla.sologuren@mcneel.com      workshopsDD/MM/YYYY

Boost you business with innovation (in Dutch)

Thursday 8 November 13:30

Bart Bauwens, Zaakvoerder, iDNA Product Design& Engineering 

Key wordsDrive - Colaboration - Organisation - Marketing & sales

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Hybrid additive manufacturing – Case: redesign achtervleugel bugatti chiron (in Dutch)

Thursday 8 November 14:00

Tom van 'T Erve, Director Development, SIEMENS 

Key words: digital twin, generative design, topology optimization, lattice design, digital twin of production process

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The AM integrated factory - Certified 3D printing (in Dutch)

Thursday 8 November 14:30

Simon Vermeir, Design Engineer, SIRRIS 

Key words: AM integrated factory; 3D print; certificates; quality

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From electric superbike to street motorcycle: manx7 (in Dutch)

Thursday 8 November 14:30

Bjorn Robbens, co-founder Saroléa

Discover the development process of the MANX7, a motorbike resulting from the design of the Saroléa superbike SP7. Battery technology, software, chassis, driving mechanism..... Find out how this (Belgian) Saroléa bike is called 'the Tesla' of the motorbikes!

Key words: Design, engineering, electric superbike, materials, battery, drivetrain, Belgian

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Polyurethane, a future for your new products (in Dutch)

Thursday 8 November 15:00

Steven van den Bremt, Zaakvoerder, L-STIN 

Key words: polyurethaan, low volume production, cost-efficiency, design

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Artcore: Inspired by VR (in Dutch)

Thursday 8 November 15:30

Maarten Serneels, Managing partner, ARTCORE SOCIETY 

Key words: VR, AR, Mixed reality

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Virtual Engineering: Enhancing the unbreakable bond of design and manufacturing

Thursday 8 November 16:00

How can you ensure that a million products are made exactly the way you designed them?

Mathijs Pont, Business Development Engineer, IN SUMMA INNOVATION, MSC SOFTWARE BENELUX AGENCY 

Key words: Virtual Engineering, CAE, manufacturing, design, software

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