Imagine a Virtual Lab were physical crash tests are made history and test time is dramatically reduced. If you are a car manufacturer, savings could be hundreds of million euros a year.
In 1580, the Swedes produced cannons and cannonballs in Finspång. Today, they friction stir weld battery trays for electric vehicles: welcome to the innovation & technology hub of Hydro Extruded Solutions.
On top of a hill in Verdal lies a farmhouse with the most spectacular view of the valley below. It is the home of Odd-Geir Lademo, head of CASA’s Methods and Tools Programme.
“Some of the presentations we have seen are jaw-dropping.” “There are big challenges ahead.” These potentially contradictory quotes encapsulate the impressions of SFI CASA’s Scientific Advisory Group meeting last week.
“This has been a most useful and exciting visit,” said State Secretary Gjermund Hagesæter after spending a whole day at SFI CASA last month.
Confused? Good. In real life, mustard and honey goes on top of the salmon loin when SFI CASA Professor Aase Reyes prepares dinner. The polymer foam stays at work.
How do you find the path to optimal solutions? You ask. In SFI CASA’s technical meeting 1-3 March, the partners will see their own answers to questions on the programmes Industrial Implementation and Structural Joints.
Judging by industry and public interest in her subject, Karoline Osnes has brilliant prospects. In a few years she will know more about the behaviour of glass in explosions than most people on the planet.