Partners of I4WORLD
The Programme has 41 academic and 26 non-academic partners (private companies and public organisations). Partners will offer secondment positions for ESRs and participate to training and supervision.
Greenland Ecosystem Monitoring (GEM) is an integrated monitoring and long-term research programme on ecosystems and climate change effects and feedbacks in the Arctic.
The Faculty of Physics and Applied Computer Science (FPACS) is one of the fifteen Faculties of the AGH University of Science and Technology in Cracow. The current activities of the Faculty of Physics and Applied Computer Science are two-fold: intensive research in applied and fundamental physics, and education of students.
Research at ATU Sligo has an important role in driving economic and social development and breakthroughs in the Northwest of Ireland. Relevant and impactful Research, Innovation and Engagement are the key elements of this.
The Department of Food Science and Technology is reflecting the BOKU research focus point related to the security, safety and quality of food and its sustainable production.
The Center for Functional Nanomaterials (CFN) explores the unique properties of materials and processes at the nanoscale. The CFN is a user-oriented research centre whose mission is to be an open facility for the nanoscience research community.
School of Automation the faculty has actively carried out research in the fields of intelligent optimization of manufacturing for complex industrial processes, rail transit informatization and electrical control, Intelligent Perception and Process Monitoring.
CELIA is a joint partnership between Bordeaux University, the Atomic Energy Commission and the National Scientific Research Center. Outstanding opportunities in strong field and/or ultra-high intensity physics and inertial fusion for energy.
Department of Industrial and Materials Science and division of Materials and Manufacture covers the entire value chain from materials design, processing and characterisation to machining of primarily metals.
Institute of Computing Technology. ICT is the first academic establishment to specialise in comprehensive research on computer science and technology in China. ICT has successively spun off many academic institutions and high-tech companies such as Lenovo and Dawning.
Department of Functional Materials, Laboratory of Concrete and Asphalt focus on fundamental research, application-oriented research and product development on cementitious and bituminous materials, with the aim of improving their sustainability and functionality.
Research of the Translational Molecular Imaging (TMI) division focuses on the development and characterization of targeted imaging reporters for translating novel detection techniques into diagnostic applications in oncology. We aim to visualize key molecular changes in cancer onset and progression and capitalize on the strong interdisciplinary magnetic resonance tradition.
School of Microelectronics strives to foster talents that are in urgent demand in the microelectronics industry, developing R&D capabilities in electronic materials, components and IC and Integrated Electronic System.
The IMDEA Materials Institute has an stablished international reputation in the areas of design, processing, characterization, modelling and simulation of advanced materials for applications in different industrial sectors with particular emphasis in transport and energy.
IC2MP is a joint research unit between the University of Poitiers and Le Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, focusing on investigations on resources, their transformations and interactions with natural environments.
The Institute of NanoSciences of Paris (INSP) is a joint research unit of CNRS and Sorbonne University, expert in the field of nanosciences applied to optoelectronics, environmental science, catalysis and medicine.
The Federal Institute of Education, Science and Technology of Goiás (IFG) is an institution of higher, basic and professional, multi-curricular and multi-campus education, specialized in offering professional, technological and free education in different teaching modalities.
Department of Materials Science and Engineering works closely with the industry and focus on metallic and ceramic materials. Research covers the whole chain from processes to structures and properties.
LPICM at the Ecole Polytechnique is a multidisciplinary laboratory for fundamental and application-driven research on materials science, chemistry, optics and electronics. Activities relate to novel optical characterisation techniques.
Theoretical and experimental physics areas, astronomy, energy, environment, biology, medicine and materials science. Department of mechanical engineering focuses on industry-academia collaborations and use of large scale facilities in materials research. Biomedical emphasis on biomechanics, nanobiotechnology, imaging and medical signal processing. Clinical sciences in diagnostic radiology, medical radiation physics and orthopaedics.Department of Experimental Medical Science study biological processes that govern normal human bodily functions that are involved in disease pathogenesis. Close collaboration with Lund hospital. Interest in Double Degree training between University of Oulu and Lund University.
SOLEIL is the French synchrotron, both a large scale facility and a research laboratory.
SMU owns 5 state-level key academic disciplines and another 6 ones approved by the State Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine; its clinical medicine as an academic discipline has been ranked as the top 1% of the worldwide universities by ESI.
Materials Science and Engineering develops knowledge on sustainable processing and usage of resources and materials by providing internationally recognised, high quality materials research.
Materials Modelling for Devices research group aims to understand and predict how devices work, by research based on modelling materials at the atomic scale.
Aston Institute of Photonics Technologies. The Optoelectronics and Biomedical Photonics team focuses on biophotonics, optical diagnosis and nanomaterials, with an emphasis on the interface between physics, engineering and biomedical sciences e.g. medical devices and the human body.
The School of Chemistry and Biosciences carries out research across a broad range of fundamental and applied physical sciences, with a remit to develop new compounds and materials, improve our understanding of physical processes and apply that knowledge across a broad range of biological arenas.
The Faculty of Health Sciences finds solutions to global challenges relating to ageing, lifestyles and health.
Researchers in the Department of Physics at the University of Fribourg investigate diverse areas of physics, but with emphasis on condensed matter.
Department of Inorganic Chemistry, Nanomaterials and sustainable chemical Technologies, Nanotech Group will be involved in the development and characterization of novel semiconductors with outstanding properties for the removal of water pollutants by heterogenous photocatalysis.
The Department of Physics has strong expertise in using synchrotron light in materials science applications and in ALD. Mathematics and Statistics has expertise in inverse problems of medical imaging. Life Science research covers broad strengths from structure, function and dynamics of molecules and cells to entire organisms and ecosystems. Wihuri Research Institute has research e.g., on vessels and their organ-specific properties and responses to diseases.
Shared Resources of the Cancer Center at Illinois is conducting e.g. super-resolution imaging in conjunction with intelligent data processing algorithms of heterochromatin patterns and dynamic monitoring of hemidesmosome formation by high resolution fluorescence correlation spectroscopy and lifetime imaging of live cells utilizing the super-resolution imaging system.
The Institute of Physics’ research focus lies in the highly topical fields of nanostructure sciences, atomic molecular and cluster physics, including laboratory astrophysics, quantum optics and optoelectronics. Interest in Double Degree training between University of Oulu and University of Kassel.
SMN is research centre hosted by the Department of Chemistry and Department of Physics, comprising five research groups: catalysis, electrochemistry, nanostructures and functional materials, semiconductor physics, and structure physics. Interest in Double Degree training between University of Oulu and University of Oslo.
The Human Motion Diagnostics Centre investigates the functional and structural relations between movement and human health, as well as determining the causes of injuries and issuing recommendations for injury prevention. Interest in Double Degree training between University of Oulu and University of Ostrava.
Research Institute of IC2MP focuses on investigations on resources, their transformations and interactions with natural environments. Research Institute Laboratory of Experimental and Clinical Neurosciences focuses on neurological and psychiatric pathologies such as Parkinson’s disease, drug addiction, and neurodevelopmental disorders. Interest in Double Degree training between University of Oulu and University of Poitiers.
Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering help to address crucial issues like climate change, energy poverty, affordable medicine, sustainable agriculture and green manufacturing.
In the Department of Physics, Chemistry and Pharmacy, the research group of Ulla Gro Nielsen focuses on sustainable, functional materials including synthesis, characterisation and properties tests.
Department of Life Technologies focuses on biomolecules and their reactions as well as aims to find out how nature functions at the cellular and molecular levels.
The research and education in physics and astronomy at Uppsala University extends from the innermost building blocks of matter through consideration of molecules and materials to the structure and development of stars and the universe. Interest in Double Degree training between University of Oulu and Uppsala University.
Victoria University of Wellington is one of New Zealand’s oldest and most prestigious tertiary institutions with a proud tradition of academic excellence and is ranked number one for research intensity in New Zealand. The School of Engineering and Computer Science offers flexible, integrated programmes in computer science and in electronic and computer systems. Interest in Double Degree training between University of Oulu and Victoria University of Wellington.
The Laboratory of Industrial Chemistry and Reaction Engineering is one of the leading catalysis research groups in Europe specialising in the area of the catalytic utilisation of renewable resources. Researchers at the division of cell biology investigate many of the most central functions of cells, such as signaling within and between cells, cell division and death, stress responses and inflammation.
The heart of Agnico Eagle Finland operations is the Kittilä mine, that is the largest gold mine in Europe and located in Northern Finland. In I4WORLD, the interest is to develop cementitious binders based on mine tailings, for example.
AMO is a non-profit SME with the mission to open the way to innovations arising from convergence of technologies. Particularly the convergence between micro- and optoelectronics is addressed and the exploitation of innovations potentials emerging from there.
AFSMP is an industry association of the Technology industries of Finland. The association’s member companies manufacture and further process steel and copper products, stainless steel, zinc and nickel for the needs of metal products, machinery, vehicles, construction and electronics and the electrical industry.
BioSO4 Oy develops novel and original water treatment products and also acts as a distributor of global mining reagent producers.
Brightplus is a leading biosourced and side streams-based materials manufacturing company. The company manufactures, sells and licenses a number of production lines based on a core BrightBio technology. Read more from the company website.
Brinter is a pioneer in the development and manufacturing of advanced modular 3D bioprinting technology to enable innovative solutions for the medical, pharmaceutical, and life science industries.
Centria provides expertise on simulations and automation for industrialized construction.
Finnadvance is a SME from Finland which specializes in tailored disease models and organ-onchip (OoC) devices, and microfluidic design and fabrication.
Research in changes in the environment. Ways to control changes. Environmental problems assessed from multidisciplinary perspective by integrating socio-economic considerations. Serves as the national centre for environmental data in Finland.
FMI produces information on the climate system and its changes, the development of climate change, carbon cycling and climate models. The Space and Earth Observation Centre covers cryospheric processes, atmospheric remote sensing, radar science, planetary research, space technology and weather research, and the development of observation and measurement systems.
GrainSense is the developer of the first hand-held analyser defining key quality properties of grains, such as protein, moisture and oil content. The device can be used to define harvest times and separate grain batches of different quality.
Hycamite TCD Technologies develops technology for producing clean hydrogen and pure carbon. We decompose the methane from natural gas or biogas into its elemental components hydrogen and carbon.
Iscent produces innovative luxury film and paper by employing high volume roll-to-roll nanoimprinting. The technology is green as it eliminates the need to add foreign materials or chemistry in order to achieve optical effects. Read more from the company website.
iSTOC integrates Point of Care diagnostics, machine vision, mobile technology and cloud computing into one reliable platform. Read more from the company website.
Luxmet develops advanced control systems for the steel and mining industries based on optical measurements and analysis. Focus area is the control of electric arc furnaces, with a developed system enabling on-line measurement of scrap melting.
Magsort recovers all the metal in slag and turn it into valuable sellable commodities. Bottom ash: Company’s proprietary crushing line liberates all metals - even the ultrafines. Steel Slag: Increase the profitability in steel slag processing by recovering and briquetting the steel currently wasted when using the slag as road construction material.
MS Oy is a cross-disciplinary high-tech engineering, manufacturing, and consulting company from Finland. The company is a well-known developer and service provider of cosmic-ray muography, a unique branch of geophysics based on detecting secondary cosmic-ray muon particles continuously generated in the upper atmosphere.
MAX IV is a national Swedish research infrastructure hosted by Lund University. The MAX IV is currently the brightest X-ray source in the world, and is used in research areas such as physics, chemistry, materials science and nanoscience. Read more about MAX IV.
Luke is a research and expert organisation with expertise in renewable natural resources and sustainable food production.
Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Oulu University Hospital is responsible for the most advanced level medical in vivo imaging in Northern Finland. In addition to routine patient imaging, it conducts top-level research in clinical imaging.
Oulu City-owned Oulu Waterworks is a company operating as a water supply plant as intended under the Finnish Act on Water Services. The organisation collaborates by offering its plant facilities for research. Website.
Breakthrough solutions to the metals industry combining image processing and laser technologies to production. Solutions improve customer process sustainability by increasing yield and material efficiency and decreasing energy consumption.
Timegate develops, manufactures and sells new time-gated Raman instrument for R&D and industrial monitoring purposes. There are facilities for the development, building and testing of time-gated Raman devices.
VTT is a state owned and controlled non-profit limited liability company established by law. Sensing solutions research area develop new technologies and concepts for future sustainable electronics.
Large company will be involved in research related to the use of fleet data in designing new sustainable services. Company website
Woodcomp Company creates competitive advantage for their customers by means of industrial wood construction. Read more from the company website.