News article

01/03/2007

Nonwovens Research Academy 2007 – Winners announced for EDANA’s New R&D Student Grant

EDANA is pleased to announce that 11 MSc and PhD students from 7 different European universities, studying in the field of nonwovens and related areas, have been selected for the R&D student grant.
EDANA’s Nonwovens Research Academy 2007, taking place in the University of Leeds (United Kingdom) on 29th-30th March 2007, is dedicated to bringing together an interdisciplinary group of academics, students, researchers, scientists and engineers to present and disseminate pre-competitive and post-competitive research studies relevant to the growth of the nonwoven industry in the future. In order to give talented students the opportunity of participating in the Nonwovens Research Academy, a special EDANA grant was launched.

EDANA is pleased to announce that 11 MSc and PhD students from 7 different European universities, studying in the field of nonwovens and related areas, have been selected for the R&D student grant.  The grants, which cover travel, accommodation, and participation fee in the Nonwovens Research Academy, were awarded to:
  • Mr Till Batt, Reutlingen University, Germany
  • Ms Gleny Chirma, University of Bolton, United Kingdom
  • Mr Xiaonan Hou, Loughborough University, United Kingdom
  • Ms Sabine Käse, University of Leeds, United Kingdom
  • Ms Rina Khanum, Technische Universität Dresden, Germany
  • Mr Kolos  Molnàr, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering,  Hungary
  • Mr Leonard Cyrille Simeu Nankam, Technische Universität Dresden, Germany
  • Mr Murat  Peksen , Loughborough University, United Kingdom
  • Mr Chritoph Rieger, Reutlingen University, Germany
  • Mr Balàzs  Tóth, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering,  Hungary
  • Ms Sabrina Zobel, Institut für Textiltechnik der RWTH Aachen, Germany

For more information on the Nonwovens Research Academy 2007, please visit www.edana.org.

Other EDANA events not to be missed
Other events scheduled by EDANA in 2007 include:
  • the Annual International Nonwovens Symposium (30-31 May 2007, Berlin, Germany)
  • the seventh edition of OUTLOOK, the highly acclaimed personal care products conference (26-28 September 2007, Lisbon (Cascais Estoril), Portugal)
  • INDEX 08 – the world’s leading nonwovens exhibition (15-18 April 2008, Geneva, Switzerland)
For further information, please contact:    
Catherine Lennon, Communications Director, edana
Telephone:     +32 2 734 93 10 / Fax: +32 2 733 35 18
E-mail:     Catherine.lennon@edana.org
Website: www.edana.org
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