Kick-Off Meeting in Brussels,
Belgium, 18 of January, 2018.





The VIMMP project was officially launched during its Kick-Off meeting which took place on January 18th 2018 in Brussels, Belgium. During the meeting the partners had the opportunity to elaborate on the technical activities and organization of the project. VIMMP will establish a powerful digital marketplace serving beneficiaries from different manufacturing industry sectors. The digital marketplace enables an effective and widespread use of materials modelling by facilitating the exchange between providers and consumers of products and services and easing the uptake of knowledge and tools.

M6 Meeting in Zurich,
Switzerland, 12 of June, 2018.

The VIMMP first progress meeting and technical review meeting took place at the premises of IBM, CH. During the meeting, lasting from June 11th to June 13th, the consortium partners thoroughly discussed the first developments of the project’s activities, as these are divided among the various Work Packages. At this point various activities already started in parallel and the project advances in identifying models and simulation tools, evaluating the best approach for a marketplace portal and defining the industrial uses cases.

M9 Meeting in Bremen, Germany,
10 of October to 12 of October, 2018.

The 2nd VIMMP Progress Meeting took place at the premises of the coordinator Fraunhofer IFAM in Bremen, Germany. During the M9 meeting the VIMMP partners discussed the ongoing achievements and next steps related to needs of VIMMP marketplace components e.g. ontologies for marketplaces services, integration of industrial requirements, metadata standards and the VIMMP data model.

IntOP2018: EMMC-CSA Workshop on Marketplaces and Interoperability, Freiburg, Germany, 6th to 7th of November.

Martin T. Horsch (STFC) and Silvia Chiacchiera (STFC), as well as Welchy L. Cavalcanti (IFAM) attended the IntOP2018.

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CECAM – EMMC Workshop on Coupling and Linking , Lausanne, Switzerland, 8th to 9th of November, 2018.

Our STFC partners Martin Thomas Horsch, Silvia Chiacchiera, Michael Seaton and Ilian Todorov were present at the CECAM – EMMC Workshop.

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EMMC Workshop – Industrial Views and Needs for Translation, in Eindhoven, Netherlands, 4 th of December 2018.

Martin Thomas Horsch (STFC), Silvia Chiacchiera (STFC), Michael Seaton (STFC), Ilian Todorov (STFC) and Ali Karimi (CONTI) attended the EMMC Workshop on Industrial Views and Needs for Translation.

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M12 Meeting in Paris, France, 15 of January, 2019.

Marking the completion of first year of the project, the partners met with the project’s European Commission Officer, Mrs. Anne de Baas in Paris, on January 15th 2019. During this one-day meeting, the partners and European Commission had the opportunity to have a round table discussion and elaborate on the project’s achievements, foreseen actions and other considerations.

EMMC International Workshop 2019, in Vienna, 25th to 27th of February.

VIMMP was present at the EMMC International Workshop 2019 in Vienna.

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EMMC Expert Meeting on Training requirements for Translators, in Hamburg, 27th of March, 2019.

VIMMP was present at EMMC Expert Meeting held in Hamburg at 27th of March.

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EMMC Expert Meeting on Business Aspects of Digital Marketplaces, in EPFL – Lausanne (CH), 6th to 7th of May, 2019.

Gerhard Goldbeck (GCL) and Welchy L. Cavalcanti (IFAM) attended the EMMC Expert Meeting.

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EMMC-CSA, VIMMP, and MarketPlace Joint Webinar, 21st of May, 2019.

Our partners from STFC, Martin Horsch, Silvia Chiacchiera, Michael Seaton, and Ilian Todorov participated in the EMMC-CSA, VIMMP, and MarketPlace Joint Webinar.


EMMC VIMMP Webinars #1 Ontology, 24th of May, 2019.

Martin Horsch, Silvia Chiacchiera, Michael Seaton, Ilian Todorov (disseminated by Alexandra Simperler for GCL & EMMC-CSA) organized the EMMC VIMMP Webinar which can be found at:

M18 Meeting in Manchester, United Kingdom, 19th of June, 2019.

To be announced

M21 Meeting in Bremen, Germany, 18th of October, 2019.

To be announced


Fraunhofer-Institut für Fertigungstechnik
und Angewandte Materialforschung IFAM
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Dr. Michael Hoffmann
Adhäsions- und Grenzflächenforschung

Virtual Materials Marketplace | VIMMP

This Project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 760907.