First speaker announced for FEMS Junior EUROMAT 2022

Professor Rodrigo Martins, Professor in Materials Science Department of Faculty of Science and Technology of NOVA School of Science and Technology, Portugal, has been announced as the first speaker at ERC Grant Day on 20 July 2022 at FEMS Junior EUROMAT 2022.

Professor Rodrigo Martins will lead the debate titled, ‘Materials and the Creativity Challenges for a Better Green Sustainable World.’

Topics to be covered:

  • Attraction of talents and the ERC commitments towards Materials
  • How materials answer to the demands of society in critical areas: energy; water; food and IoT, among others.
  • Circularity: materials selection, products and systems for processing the same
  • Strategy for education

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