Events
  Event:      CycLED conference “Eco-innovation along the life cyle of LED luminaires: eco-design, closed loop management, recycling”
Date:       May 19, 2015
Location
: Berlin
 

The conference will present the main outcomes of the project by project-partners. Following topics will be addressed:

- Eco-innovative LED luminaires and business models (case studies)

- Critical material flows and recycling of LED products

- Barriers and solutions to eco-innovation in the LED sector

- Assessment of eco-innovativeness of products, businesses and the EU.

Location: Meliá Hotel (central Berlin: Friedrichstraße 103), Berlin 10117, Germany.

For further information, and to download the presentation materials from the Conference Please Click here

  Event:      CycLED High level policy workshop
Date:       May 19, 2015
Location
: Berlin
 

Supporting ecoinnovation in the LED sector: What can policy makers do?

Objective: Provide solutions to policy makers and town planners seeking to support LED innovation and the diffusion of LED technologies.

Participants: Policy makers, town planners, and other policy experts (government, municipalities, industry associations, …).

Free of charge by invitation only (write to cedric.gossart@telecom-em.eu)

Location: Meliá Hotel (central Berlin: Friedrichstraße 103), Berlin 10117, Germany.

For Policy Workshop Please Click here

 Event:      CycLED Workshop: ‘How to truly eco-innovate in the lighting sector ?’
Date:       11.02.2015
Location
: Diamant Building, A. Reyerslaan 80, 1030 Brussels
 

How should the lighting industry in the future deal with dwindling sources of materials? How can you increase the value of your business? On February 11, 2015 Sirris organized a workshop on best practices in the lighting with: case studies, strategy development methods and eco-innovative opportunities that are certain to expand your insight into and activities in eco-innovation. Here the links to the presentations provided by the speakers on the workshop.

- cycLED and eco innovation framework (Thomas Vandenhaute - Sirris)

- From design for recycling to circular economy strategy at Philips (Markus Laubscher - Philips)

- SSL-erate - Lighting people - light : wellbeing and open innovation (SSL-erate – Lighting for people)

- Workshop: Exploring values and strategies (Phil Harfield - Eco Design Centre Wales)

- Impact of strategy change on eco-innovative product and service design at Philips (Maurice Aerts – Philips)

- Workshop: ‘Exploring value proposition design for eco-innovation’ (Thomas Vandenhaute - Sirris)

- Eco-innovation process at Etap and Ona (Greet Verhoeven - Etap Lighting / Ana Blay - Ona)

- Interactive session: ‘Eco-innovation barriers and how to overcome them (Thomas Vandenhaute - Sirris)

- Eco-innovation process at Braun and Riva (Nicky Constabel - Braun Lighting / Roger Aerni - Riva Lighting)

- Eco-innovation framework and product-service design lessons learned (Thomas Vandenhaute - Sirris)

 Event:      Open Workshop : How to truly eco-innovate in the lighting industry?
Date:       11.02.2015
Location
: Diamant Building, A. Reyerslaan 80, 1030 Brussels
 

The lighting industry is in a transition towards more sustainable lighting solutions with innovative products and services required to respond to emerging resource challenges and resulting business opportunities. More and more products integrate led-technology generate as a result eco-innovative business opportunities. For further information, please click the following site. http://www.sirris.be/nl/agenda/open-workshop

Reasons to attend :

You will be introduced to a set of tools, methods and strategies that allow you to capture value with energy and resource efficient lighting applications. The sessions illustrating cases, strategy development methods and eco-innovation opportunities will provide you with a platform for interaction enriching your company’s eco-innovation insights and activities.

Topics to be addressed :

• Framework for eco innovation in the lighting sector

• Demonstrator cases testimonies from SME’s and large companies

• Practical eco-innovation tools for product and service design

• Overcoming your barriers to eco-innovation?

Target public: Representatives of EU companies active in the lighting sector including designers, manufacturers, installers, service and maintenance providers, end of life pre-processers and recyclers interested in increasing their market potential by initiating, extending or enhancing eco-innovation initiatives.

Event:      Licht2014
Date:        21-24.09.2014
Location
: Den Haag
 

Vom 21. bis 24. September 2014 findet in Den Haag die Gemeinschaftstagung „Licht 2014“ statt. Es ist die einundzwanzigste Veranstaltung dieser Art, die sich diesmal der Thematik “ Licht leicht gemacht, Licht leicht gebracht“ annimmt. Licht 2014 ist eine deutsche semi-wissenschaftliche Konferenz für alle, die Licht und Beleuchtung interessiert. Ziel ist es, Wissenschaftler, Praktiker, Industrielle und Studenten zusammen zu bringen, um Wissen, Know-how und Praxis in einer leicht verständlichen Weise zu teilen: Licht leicht gebracht. Die Lichttechnischen Gesellschaften der Niederlande, Deutschlands, Österreichs und der Schweiz freuen sich auf Ihren Besuch in Den Haag. Den Haag, amtlich auch 's-Gravenhage, ist der Regierungssitz der Niederlande und die Hauptstadt der Provinz Südholland. Seit 1831 ist die Stadt Residenz des Königshauses. Vom 21. bis 24. September 2014 findet in Den Haag die Gemeinschaftstagung „Licht 2014“ statt. Es ist die einundzwanzigste Veranstaltung dieser Art, die sich diesmal der Thematik “ Licht leicht gemacht, Licht leicht gebracht“ annimmt. Licht 2014 ist eine deutsche semi-wissenschaftliche Konferenz für alle, die Licht und Beleuchtung interessiert. Ziel ist es, Wissenschaftler, Praktiker, Industrielle und Studenten zusammen zu bringen, um Wissen, Know-how und Praxis in einer leicht verständlichen Weise zu teilen: Licht leicht gebracht. Die Lichttechnischen Gesellschaften der Niederlande, Deutschlands, Österreichs und der Schweiz freuen sich auf Ihren Besuch in Den Haag. Den Haag, amtlich auch 's-Gravenhage, ist der Regierungssitz der Niederlande und die Hauptstadt der Provinz Südholland. Seit 1831 ist die Stadt Residenz des Königshauses. For further information, please visit the conference Websitehttp://www.licht2014.nl/

  Event:      HallTec
Date:       8. - 10.04.2014
Location
: Karlsruhe
 

Presentation of cycLED at the specialized trade fair for building services in industrial and commercial construction. For further information, please visit the conference Website. http://www.messe-karlsruhe.de/

  Event:     Light _ Biulding 2014
Date:       30.03.2014 - 04.04.2014
Location
: Frankfurt
 

Presentation of cycLED at the world's biggest trade fair for lighting and building. The self-sufficient and sustainable use of energy is increasingly becoming the focus of the modern world. For further information, please visit the conference Website. http://light-building.messefrankfurt.com/

  Event: COBALT: 1st EU Civil Society-Industry Dialogue on "Ecodesign and New Business Models in a Circular Economy"
Date:        27.02.2014
Location
: Brussels
 

Presented cycLED: 'eco-innovation for critical materials'  as case study for eco-innovation collaborative practice.
The first EU Dialogue of the COBALT project took place on 27 February 2014 in Brussels and brought together EU key civil society and industry stakeholders, together with policy-makers and researchers to foster debate, networking and exchange on more sustainable raw materials management in the EU. In particular, it investigated the role of both Ecodesign (and specifically design for reuse and recycling) and at new business models that enable resource efficiency gains and a circular economy.

For further information, please visit the conference Website http://www.cobalt-fp7.eu/events/EU_dialogue_1

  Event:        LogiMAT
Date:        
25. - 27.02.2014
Location
:   Stuttgart
 

Presentation of cycLED at the International Trade Fair for Distribution, Materials Handling and Information Flow, the biggest annual intralogistics exhibition in Europe. For further information, please visit the conference Website. http://www.logimat-messe.de/

  Event:        Sustainable Lighting Seminar
Date:        
29.01.2014
Location
:   Nottingham
 

Presentation of cycLED: Eco-Innovation for Critical Materials in the Lighting Sector at NTU Suastainable Cnsumption Research Group. For further information, please visit the conference Website

https://www.ntu.ac.uk/apps/research/groups/22/home.aspx/group/143506/publications

  Event:        Vom LED-Chip zum LED-System
Date:        
10.7.-11.7.2013
Location
:   Regensburg
  Thermomanagement of LED-Systems For further information, please visit the conference Website http://www.otti.de/veranstaltung/id/vom-led-chip-zum-led-system.html
   
  Event:        5th International Conference on Advanced Design and Manufacturing (ADM2013)
Date:        
25th - 28th September 2013
Location
:   Valencia, Spain
  The 5th International Conference on Advanced Design and Manufacturing (ADM2013) will take place in Valencia, Spain, 25th-28th September 2013. ADM2013 will follow the success of its previous 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th conferences held in 2006, 2009, 2010 and 2011. The forthcoming ADM2013 is anticipated to achieve a higher quality and attract more participants. All papers included in ADM2013 conference proceedings will be indexed in EI Compendex in the same way as those of ADM2009, ADM2010 and ADM2011, and the papers presented at the conference will be offered the opportunity for submission to refereed international journals.   
   
For further information, please visit the conference Website
http://www.adm-global.org/ADM2013
   
  Event:        Sustainable Lighting
Date:        
25th - 28th September 2013
Location
:   Valencia, Spain
  Organised by the 'Ecolights' project sponsored by the European Commission's CIP Eco-Innovation Programme
   

Topics will cover, but not limited to, the following:
  •  Lighting products and systems: design, manufacturing, maintenance, packaging, installation, measurement (photometrics),
     testing, energy saving, disposal, recycling, recycled materials, reuse and remanufacture of components, repair and update, etc.
  •  Methods and tools for sustainable lighting product design
  •  Environmental impact assessment and lifecycle analysis of lighting products/systems
  •  Light sources
  •  Retrofit lighting
  •  Electrical, electronic and mechanical components for lighting .   
   
For further information, please visit the conference Website
http://www.adm-global.org/ADM2013/SpecialSession1.php
   
  Event:        Workshop "Innenbeleuchtung"
Date:        
24/06/2013
Location
:   Berlin, Germany
  Presentation of CycLED Project
   
For further information, please visit the conference Website http://optecbb.de/lang/de/startseite.php

  Event: The 17th Electronics Design & Manufacturing Workshop: E-Waste recycling optimization and Design-for-Recycling (ENIAC project GreenElec)
Date:        
07/06/2013
Location
:   Eindhoven
 

“The GreenElec Project” by Dr. Ruud Balkenende, Philips Research
“Identification of materials in PBA’s & Design for Recycling” by Wesley van Meensel, cEDM imec
“Improvement of recyclability & recycling of e-waste” by Prof. Dr. Ir. Joost Duflou, CIB University KU Leuven
“Recycling: challenges & how to improve the yield?” to be confirmed
“Data collection process and full material declarations at Barco” to be confirmed

For futher information, please visit the conference Website http://www2.imec.be/be_nl/imec/evenementen/edm-evente-waste-recycling-optimization.html

  Event: Handlungsfeldkonferenz Lichttechnik
Date:        
25/01/2013
Location
:   Berlin
  Introduction of CycLED Project results, Poster session. For futher information, please visit the conference Website www.optecbb.de

  Event:       ForumLED Europe Conferences 2012
Date:        
21 - 22 November 2012
Location
:  Grande Halle de la Villette. Paris, France
  Overview of the latest LED advances, technological development and LED market trends.
Outstanding experts from the LED community led high level conferences that provided the answers to the questions relating to LED advances and make LED innovations fit for the challenges of the future. Various guest speakers from public institution and from management of leading companies in the industry will be invited to give insightful speeches at this important event.
 
For futher information, please visit the conference Website http://www.forumled.com/led/archives/category/conferences-2

  Event:       DEFRA - systems & waste prevention policy workshop (UK Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs)
Date:        
20.11.2012
Location
:  London
  DEFRA hosted workshop with a number of invited attendees from policy, business and academia. The workshop was an opportunity to discuss "systems thinking" approaches for waste policy. The cycLED project was discussed at a number of points during the workshop from the perspective of critical materials and opportunities for closed loop production.

  Event:       ‘Opportunities in Eco-innovation’ workshop
Date:        
16.11.2012
Location
:  Cardiff
  Participation in ‘Opportunities in Eco-innovation’ workshop by BIC innovation & Glamorgan University (Centre for Research in Futures and Innovation) ‘Eco_innova’ Programme – networking with other eco-innovation project providers and key LED stakeholders in South Wales. Discussed synergies with cycLED aims. For futher information, please visit the conference Website http://www.bic-innovation.com/news/opportunities-eco-innovation-workshop-pencoed-s-wales-16-nov-2012/

  Event:       WRAP Cymru ‘closing the loop’ conference (Waste & Resources Action Programme)
Date:        
08.11.2012
Location
:  Cardiff
  Representation at WRAP Cymru ‘closing the loop’ conference (Waste & Resources Action Programme). Discussed cycLED project objectives with waste management private sector organizations, Welsh Government and Local Council representatives. For futher information, please visit the conference Website http://www.wrapcymru.org.uk/content/wrap-cymru-conference-2012-0/

  Event:      VDI Wissensforum Innovative Beleuchtung mit LED
Date:        8 - 9 November 2012
Location
: Düsseldorf
  For more information, please visit the conference Website http://www.vdi-wissensforum.de/en/nc/angebot/details

  Event:       9th China International Forum on Solid State Lighting
Date:        5 - 7 November 2012
Location
: Guangzhou, China
  CHINASSL is the largest annual event in solid state lighting industry in China. To accelerate innovative development of LED manufacturing equipments, materials, technologies, products and application, CHINASSL strives to provide an international cooperative platform for the whole SSL industrial chain. It dedicates itself to expanding the target market for SSL industry and serving to enhance SSL companies’ commercial value.
       
For futher information, please visit the conference Website http://forum.sslchina.org

  Event:      50th Anniversary of the LED Symposium - "The Ultimate Lamp"
Date:        24 - 28 October 2012

Location:
Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, USA
  The LED 50th Anniversary Symposium is presented by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. This event will include those at the forefront of LED and semiconductor laser development whose contributions have had broad and lasting impact on society and those who will lead the field with innovative applications that will build upon all that has already been accomplished.
       
For futher information, please visit the conference Website http://www.led50years.illinois.edu/schedule.html

  Event:      LED-System Design
Date:        4 October 2012

Location:
Regensburg
  Introduction of CycLED Project and goals and first results. For futher information, please visit the conference Website www.otti.de

  Event:      LED&LED Lighting Exhibition
Date:        27 - 30 September 2012
Location
: Istanbul
  The LED&LED Lighting Exhibition which is the only exhibition of the sector in the region covering the whole Africa, Middle East, the Balkans, mid-east Europe in addition to Turkey brings together the sector for the 8th time at the Istanbul Expo Center on September 27th-30th.
       
For futher information, please visit the conference Website http://www.ledfuari.com/?lang=1

  Event:      LED Professional Symposium
Date:        25 - 27 September 2012
Location
: Bregenz, Austria
  LpS (LED professional Symposium) is Europe's foremost LED lighting technology event for lighting experts in industry and research. The symposium covers LED/OLED lighting technologies for luminaries, lamps and modules focusing on new system approaches, new components and the most up to date design methodologies.
       
For futher information, please visit the conference Website http://www.led-professional-symposium.com/

  Event:      CIE Lighting Quality & Energy Efficiency
Date:        19 - 21 September.2012
Location
: Hangzhou
  For more information, please visit the conference Website http://hangzhou2012.cie.co.at/

  Event:      Strategies in Light/LED
Date:        25 - 27 September 2012
Location
: Yokohama, Japan
  LED Japan Conference & Expo/Strategies in Light® is a business-oriented conference & exhibition on high-brightness LEDs produced by PennWell and ICS. LED Japan Conference & Expo/Strategies in Light was launched to meet the needs of the global market for product and market information about LEDs.
       
For futher information, please visit the conference Website http://www.sil-ledjapan.com/index.html

  Event:      Strategies in Light Europe (SiL)
Date:        18 - 20 September.2012
Location
: Munich, Germany
  Strategies in Light Europe is in its 3rd year of providing a comprehensive conference and exhibition for the rapidly-growing LED lighting industry. The event offers a platform for the best networking opportunities and a forum for the sharing of ideas and experiences in the latest technologies.
       
For futher information, please visit the conference Website http://www.sileurope.com/index.html

  Event:      Licht 2012
Date:       11 - 14 September 2012
Location
: Berlin
  The conference program combines scientific and application-oriented presentations from all fields of light technology and light design. LICHT 2012 provides an overview of the current state of the art of research and industrial application. Architects and light designer are especially addressed in one international session.
    
For more information, please visit the conference Website http://licht2012.litg.de/


  Event:      "Green lighting" at the Electronics Goes Green 2012+
Date:         9 - 12 September 2012
Location:  Berlin
  Two sessions on Green lighting, including three presentations and one poster authored by partners of the cycLED consortium, will be part of the Electronics Goes Green 2012+ conference. The Electronics Goes Green 2012+ will take place on September 9-12 2012 in Berlin.
    

For futher information, please visit the conference Website www.egg2012.de.

   
  Event:      SPIE Optics and Photonics
Date:       12 - 16 August 2012
Location
: SanDiego, California, United States
  Attend SPIE Optical Engineering + Applications, part of SPIE Optics + Photonics, and hear the latest research in optical design, systems engineering, x-ray FELs, metrology, photonic devices, SSL, gamma-ray and particle technologies, remote sensing, atmospheric and space optics.
    
For more information, please visit the conference Website http://spie.org/x30491.xml

  Event:      The LED Show (workshop & conference)
Date:        30 July -1 August 2012
Location
: Las Vegas, NEVADA, USA
  The LED Show is a conference and exhibition focused on the fast-growing lighting design and technology segment of the LED industry. The event attracts leading LED manufacturers displaying the latest technology and products for attendees to view, compare, and evaluate. The latest in LED fixtures from multiple sources are featured on the exhibit floor enabling attendees to make informed specifying or purchasing decisions.     
   

For futher information, please visit the conference Website http://www.theledshow.com/index.html

  Event:      Innovationsgipfel Berlin Brandenburg
Date:        18/06/2012
Location
: Potsdam
  Introduction of Optics Cluster in BerlinBrandenburg and purpose of different projects including CycLED. For futher information, please visit the conference Website http://www.berlin.de/sen/wtf/presse/archiv/20120618.1300.371643.html

  Event:      SMT Hybrid Packaging
Date:        08.05. - 10.05.2012
Location
: Nuremberg
  Tutorial: "Zuverlässiges Wärmemanagement in LED und Leistungsanwendungen". For futher information, please visit the conference Website http://www.mesago.de/en/SMT/For_journalists/Program/2113__program_detail.htm

  Event:     European Roundtable of Sustainable Consumption and Production
Date:        2-4.05.2012
Location
: Bregenz
  Participated in two workshops on behalf of cycLED – one relating to critical materials in High Technology sectors and one related to sustainable lighting development. Both workshops were attended by a mix of industry, policy makers and academics from across Europe. There was a high level of interest in cycLED. For futher information, please visit the conference Website http://www.erscp2012.eu/

  Event:      Light & Building
Date:        15-20.04.2012
Location
: Frankfurt
  Flyer cycled at the ETAP stand at this fair. For futher information, please visit the conference Website www.light-building.messefrankfurt.com

  Event:      Seminar of the International Solid State Alliance
Date:        17/04/2012
Location
: Frankfurt
  International Sociaty to understand the Solid State Lighting market and to build up worldwide standards. For futher information, please visit the conference Website http://isa-world.org/info.aspx?id=145&t=3

  Event:      Light and Building
Date:        16.04. -17.04.2012
Location
: Frankfurt
  Discussions about sources, use and recycling of LED modules for general and urban lighting. For futher information, please visit the conference Website http://www.messefrankfurt.com/frankfurt/de/media/technologyproduction/light_building/frankfurt/texte/lb2012_schlussbericht.html

  Event:      Photonics Brokerage Event 2012
Date:        27.03. - 28.03.2012
Location
: Nieuwegein, Niederlande
  Face to Face discussions with institutes and industry regarding photonic aspects. For futher information, please visit the conference Website http://www.b2match.eu/photonics-event-2012

  Event:      microsys Berlin 2012
Date:        30 July -1 August 2012
Location
: Berlin
  Talk: "Advanced Packaging Technologies for Ultra High Brigthness LEDs". For futher information, please visit the conference Website http://www.laser-optics-berlin.de/media/lob/lob_media/lob_pdf/Ausstellerbroschuere.pdf

  Event:      Internal day workshop on Solid Waste Management and Processing
Date:       25/01/2012
Location
: Brussels
  Representatives from industry (8) and research institutions (8) were invited to present ideas on which technologies hold particular promise for achieving step improvements in Europe's quest for more efficient use of resources and to discuss opportunities and solutions for using waste as a resource.