Training Week #03
The third training week is held at AAU in Aalborg (Denmark) in July 2018. It puts into relief considerations such as decision, normalisation and qualification.
Basic scientific skills:
- Life-cycle analysis and issues of sustainability of infrastructures (EPFL)
- Training module on economic analysis and societal issues (IFSTTAR): transport in economy, women in transport, greenhouse gas
Advanced scientific skills:
- New trends in NDT and monitoring (IFSTTAR)
- Towards a qualification of NDT operators (BAM)
- Pertinence and reliability of NDT measurements (BAM)
- Interventions on existing structures using Ultra-High Performance Fibre Reinforced Concrete (EPFL)
- Rehabilitation of an orthotropic steel bridge using UHPFRC - Case of the Illzach bridge (EIFFAGE)
- Industrial challenges of a wind-turbine farm construction (COWI)
- Entrepreneurship: establishing an SME or “how to turn ideas into reality” (AAU) This course will contain the following subjects (Co-trainers: NEOSTRAIN & PHIMECA):
- Innovation, incl. Types of innovation
- Organization and management of innovation processes, incl. Innovation roles and Team and organizational structures
- Technology and innovation strategy, incl. R&D strategy, Technology strategy, how does technology evolve? And Technology forecasting and planning
- Continuous innovation, incl. Strategic, innovation and operational excellence, Exploitation – exploration, Sustainability and globalization
- Practical and theoretical problems with continuous innovation
- Recent developments, incl. user-driven innovation, business model innovation and Entrepreneurship, Establishment of SMEs
- Intellectual Property Rights and Innovation (moderators/lecturers: the IPR help-desk; Alice Pezard on European patents).
- Development of a research career in Europe (EIFFAGE): how to write a CV, how to apply for a job, the perspectives of employments, etc. in coordination with Euraxess
- Danish National Test Centre for Wind Turbines in Østerild, Denmark. Here new wind turbines with a height up to 250 meters can be tested (AAU). The visit will contain presentations by wind turbine manufactures.