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Start-up of the ATHENS project


The ATHENS project started on 01.04.2019.

ATHENS is an integrated collaboration between the different regions of Flanders, Wallonia and France, in which research is carried out into different joining techniques of biodegradable thermoplastic composites and a demonstration model is drawn up to transfer this information to the industry. The Athens project was officially launched on 01.04.2019 by the project partners KU Leuven, IMT Lille Douai and Materia Nova, with financial support from Interreg.

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New researchers were recruited from various project partners on 01.10.2019. At the KU Leuven project leader, the research team is supplemented by a new doctoral student ...

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