25 March 2020

About Dutch Polymer Days

 

20th DUTCH POLYMER DAYS | 24 & 25 April 2023

 

Dutch Polymer Days 20

We are very happy to welcome you all on 24 & 25 of April 2023 in de Werelt in Lunteren. After 3 years, we will proceed with the 20th edition of the Dutch Polymer Days (DPD), with Plenary speakers, poster session, workshops, the Medema award and much more! We are looking forward to seeing you again on the 20th edition of the Dutch Polymer Days! Follow our PTN LinkedIn page for the latest updates, deadlines, and participation news!

The primary objective of DPD is to encourage young researchers (PhD- & PDEng-students and post-doctoral fellows) to present their work in plenary lectures, workshops lectures and a poster session, to a wide audience. Moreover, some world-class high profile speakers are invited, among which the PTN Medema Lecture award winner. This award is given to world-leading polymer scientists with a strong connection to the Dutch polymer science community. The congress language is English.


 

Brightlands Polymer Days 2021

Brightlands Polymer Days 2021 is a scientific conference in the field of polymer science and technology. It is a collaboration and organised by the Belgian Polymer Group, KNCV Macromolecular Division, PTN, the former Dutch Polymer Days and Brightlands Rolduc Polymer Conference. These partners have joined forces to start a new scientific conference where academia, from student to Nobel Prize winner, and industry can meet.
The congress theme is 'Innovative Polymer Materials for a Sustainable Future'. Abstracts can be submitted (as from now) within the following topics: mobility - energy - health - circularity.

 

For more detailed information: please visit the conference website polymerdays.brightlands.com.
Furthermore, the PTN Medema Lecture award will be granted to Prof. Dr. Brigitte Voit (Leipniz IPF Dresden).

 

Dutch Polymer Days 2020

Because of Covid-19 the Dutch Polymer Days 2020 were cancelled.

Dutch Polymer Days 2019

Since 2000, the Dutch Polymer community assembles in Lunteren (NL) for the so-called "Dutch Polymer Days" (DPD), a two-day annual conference conference in different areas of polymers: Chemistry, Physics, Technology, Processing, BioMaterials & BioProcesses.

Primary objective of DPD is to encourage young researchers (PhD- & PDEng-students and post doctoral fellows) to present their work in plenary lectures, workshops lectures and a poster session, to a wide audience.

Moreover, some world-class high profile speakers are invited, among which the PTN Medema Lecture award winner. This award is given to world-leading polymer scientists with a strong connection to the Dutch polymer science community.

click here for full programme DPD-2019

Winner DPD 2019

Winner PTN Medema Lecture Award 2019
Prof. Olli Ikkala
Aalto University - Helsinki, Finland

granted by Prof. Jan van Hest
(TU/e, chairman PTN)

 

 

Winner Medema Award 2019

Winner Plenary Lecture Award 
Ms. Ellen van Heeswijk (TU/e)

Winners Workshop Awards
Chemistry: Mr. Milad Golkaram (RuG)
Biomedical: Ms. Blessing Ilochunwu (UU)
Physics & Theory: Ms. Shari Finner (TU/e)
Technology: Mr. Leonid Pasthukov (TU/e)

Winners Poster Awards
Chemistry: Ms. Patricia Marin (TU/e)
Biomedical: Mr. Bram Zoetebier (UT)
Physics & Theory: Mr. Justin Tauber (WUR)
Technology: Mr. Giorgos Kafkopoulus (UT)

 

Challa Award Dutch Polymer Days

Winner Challa Polymer Award 2019
Dr.ir. Anne Hélène Gélébart
(SABIC - former TU/e PhD-student)

granted by em. Prof. Ger Challa (RuG)